Views in Italy.
Book, oblong 8vo (130 x 165mm, 5 x 6½"), 23 uncoloured lithographs of alpine scenery by Lemercier, Engelmann and others after Dubois. Marbled paper-covered boards, ink mss. title label to cover. Binding scuffed and rubbed, paper torn and partially missing to spine and verso. Plates generally good, some foxed.
Reduced versions of familiar images of almost exclusively the Swiss Alps include a mountain climbing party's ascent of Mont Blanc and glaciers at Chamonix. An charming souvenir album of an Alpine tour, signed and dated in ink inside front cover 'Augusta M. Rolleston 1841'.
[Ref: 11923] £330.00