Filippi, Filippo de: KARAKORAM AND WESTERN HIMALAYA 1909. An Account of the Expedition of H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amadeo of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi. London, 1912. xvii, 469 pp, over 200 b/w text illustrations and 32 b/w plates hors texte; 18 folding panoramas, 3 folding maps and 16 pp. index booklet: ’List of Illustrations and Index’. 2 vols. 27x21 cm. Green cloth.
An account of the Expedition of H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy.
Comprises text volume plus a separate folder in the same green cloth containing the panoramas, maps and index booklet. All maps and panoramas present. The 32 black-and-white photographic plates in the text volume showing mountain scenes are of a particularly high quality. A uniform and complete set of this rare travelogue.
The text volume slightly shaky in its covers and joints starting to crack due to the weight of the volume. 5.5 cm vertical split to the top of the spine where it joins the front cover. Some other slight wear and marks to the covers. Fading of the gilt lettering on the spine. The cloth folder generally tired but intact. Again some marks and wear. Priced accordingly.
Item 354 in List 204.
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