Title: The Alps Described and Painted
Publisher: Adam & Charles Black
Publication Date: 1904
Book Condition: Good
pp 294. Illustrated with 70 tissue guarded bright coloured plates. 4to, tan cloth. Cloth very faded, corners slightly bumped, front free endpaper creased and worn at the bottom. Top inner hinge detached, slight tear at top of outer hinge. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the publishers. This is number 193. Neate C100, Inman 221. This copy has the former owner's ink signature of Aileen Smiles, author of a biography of Samuel Smiles (1812-1904), doctor, and later a railway executive who became famous as the author of Self-help (1859) and many other books extolling the virtues of hard work and education.