A Lady's Tour round Monte Rosa with visits to the Italian Valleys of Anzasca, Mastalone, Camasco, Sesia, Lys, Challant, Aosta and Cogne. In a Series of Excursions in the Years 1850-56-58
1859, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Longman Brown Green Longmans and Roberts, 1859. 8vo, xii, 402p. Folding coloured map and 4 attractive colour chromolithos by George Barnard. Colour vignette of a rose on the title. Nr fine copy in an attractive binding: polished half-calf, spine gilt in compartments, marbled boards & endpapers, by Bumpus, Oxford St. Top edge gilt. With 2 appendices, Zermatt to Macugnaga; first ascent of Grivola (in French). Previously attributed to Mrs Freshfield, the extensive tour was made by Eliza Cole with her husband (and William Longman), Neate C88 & Perret 1049. "I feel certain that any lady.. who is capable of taking a little exercise.. will accomplish the Tour of Monte Rosa".
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