McDowall, Arthur; illustrations from lino-cuts by Mary McDowall
Title PEAKS & FRESCOES: A Study of the Dolomites
Book Condition Mild foxing to a few pages, bookplate to rear pastedown, light wear and flecking to burgundy cloth covers; lacking dust jacket. Large, tall octavo.
Edition First edition, first printing. Fourteen extraordinary color lino-cuts, including frontispiece. Map of the Dolomites to front endpapers.
Publisher London: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1928.
Seller ID 46369.00
Portrait in word and picture of the alpine mountain region. "Besides the surprise and splendour in the mountains, you find out the charm of the people and of a life which seems to match and yet vary the nature of the hills."--McDowall, from preface.
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