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Author: SHAIRP, TATE & ADAMS-REILLY
Title: Life and Letters of James David Forbes F.R.S.
Description: 1873, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edition, Macmillan, London, 1873. Thick 8vo, xiv, 577p, 2p ads. VG in original cloth gilt, with new endpapers at some time. Complete with folding map (by Adams-Reilly), & 8 illustrations including 4 mounted photographs (two of the Mer de Glace, Chamonix). Important biography of the famous alpine mountaineer and glaciologist. DNB - 'He was the first to study scientifically the phenomena of glaciers'.
Keywords: Alps Glaciers
Price: GBP 175.00 = appr. US$ 249.90 Seller: A G Cram Rare Books
- Book number: 001603
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