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The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps. A Tour through all the romantic and less-frequented 'Vals' of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY by KING - First Edition - 1858 - from Island Books (SKU: 38917)

The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps. A Tour through all the romantic and less-frequented 'Vals' of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

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The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps. A Tour through all the romantic and less-frequented 'Vals' of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

by KING

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John Murray,, 1858. 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, 9 plates, illustrations in the text, full-page plan and 3 coloured folding maps (one map frayed and age-soiled at outer margin); original blue pebble-grain cloth, upper board framed in blind and blocked in gilt, strongly rebacked in blue cloth gilt to style, uncut, a bright, clean, firm copy. With 32pp publisher's catalogue at end. SCARCE. Neate 421.

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Island Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
38917
Title
The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps. A Tour through all the romantic and less-frequented 'Vals' of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY
Author
KING
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray,
Date published
1858
Keywords
sports, mountaineering, climbing, alps, alpine, pennine alps, piedmont, tarentaise, gries

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