Travels Through the Alps of Savoy and Other Parts of the Pennine Chain with Observations on the Phenomena of Glaciers

Author(s): James D. Forbes

Geology & Earth Sciences | Secondhand

This is a first edition, published in 1843 by Adam and Charles Black. Blind stamped green cloth with a gilt lettered spine. Included inside are  1 color and 7 black and white lithographs, 9 colored topographical sketches, 2 maps and one large folding map completely in tact. A few scuff marks and fading on the cover, and torn spine. Forbes was a a Scottish physicist and glaciologist who made many observations and mountain expeditions in the Alps, Norway and Dauphine. This book is considered as the most scientifically important of all books on Alpine travel. 

Product Information

General Fields

  • : CIR1597101789
  • : Adam & Charles Black
  • : Adam & Charles Black
  • : January 1843
  • : Edinburgh
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James D. Forbes
  • : Hardback
  • : 1st Edition
  • : 424