London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Original green cloth, Octavo. Titles in gilt on spine, and bright figure of a Tartar in gilt with a gilt border. Corners nudged, some wear along outer hinges and light general wear. Textblock square, binding strong. xv, 509 pages. Color lithograph frontis, 4 engraved plates, 16 text woodcuts. With three foldout maps [as called for]. Ex-library copy with pockets removed from front and rear pastedowns, stamp to title page, otherwise a bright, clean copy with a few small tears or chips to prelims. Good Plus. Item #81408
Douglas Freshfield [1845-1934] was a British lawyer, mountaineer and author, who served as president and member of the Royal Geographical Society and Alpine Club. He also founded the Himalayan Club.
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