Adam and Charles Black.





Item Description

4to. 6.75 x 9 inches. xi + [i] + 230 + [2] pp. + 8 pp. publisher's catalogue. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with pictorial decorative blocks on front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Minor wear to extremities and a little browning of fly leaves; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 75 colour plates with captioned tissue guards and by map at end. Decorated by green title page vignette. Copy of the attractive volume in the A. and C. Black colour series. First edition published 1905. The text is by William Thomas Palmer (b.1877), of Liverpool, writer on the lakes and rock climbing and the paintings are by the artist, Alfred Heaton-Cooper (1864-1929) who illustrated numerous books for the publisher. (Inman 25).

[Stock No. 25977]

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