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Comte Henri de Tilly - Ascensions aux cîmes de l'Etna et du mont Blanc - 1835

Berthier-Guers, de Chateauvieux, Pelletier, 1835.
Octavo, half leather, smooth blank spine, modern amateur binding, 112 pages.
First edition, decorated with 2 lithographs after Simeon Fort.
The book contains at the end the list of the highest points of the Chamonix valley.
Preserved covers.
Story of the first ascent of Mont Blanc by a Frenchman. The Count of Tilly, close to the Count of Chambord, emigrated to Switzerland after participating in the legitimist uprising of 1832, which gave him the opportunity to make this ascent. Good copy of this important and rare book.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Mountaineering, Travels
Author/ Illustrator Comte Henri de Tilly
Book Title Ascensions aux cîmes de l'Etna et du mont Blanc
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1835
Edition 1st Edition
Language French
Original language Yes
Binding/ Material Half leather
Number of pages 112
Dimensions 22×14 cm
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