8vo., publisher’s red cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine and gilt and embossed ornamentation to boards, pp. xvi, [1 list of illustrations], 312, with chromolithographic frontispiece, 3 chromolithographic illustrations and 3 engraved monochrome maps, complete with advertisements printed to front and rear pastedowns. Binding worn and chipped, 0.5 cm chip to top corner of spine, 0.3 cm chip to foot (no loss of text), hinges starting, 1 map splitting at crease, spine cracked and split in places, pages slightly yellowed; otherwise a fair copy, complete, the plates bright with tissue guards present.Thomas Woodbine Hinchliff (1825-1882) was an English mountaineer, traveler and author, and from 1875 to 1877 the seventh President of the Alpine Club. Summer Months Among the Alps was referred to in Mark Twain’s ‘A Tramp Abroad’ as ‘Hinchliffe’s book’. Very scarce.
HINCHLIFF, Thomas W., Summer Months Among the Alps: With the Ascent of Monte Rosa., Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857
Marcello, Pietro; Lodovico Domenichi (trans.), Vite de’ Prencipi di Vinegia. Tradotte in volgare da Lodouico Domenichi. Con le vite di qvei Prencipi, che fvrono dopo il Barbarigo, fin al doge Privli. Nelle qvali s’ha cognitione di tutte le Istorie Venetiane fino all’anno MDLVII. Con una copiosissima tauola di tutte le cose memorabili, che si contengono in esse., Plinio Pietrasanta, 1557