HAVERGAL, Frances Ridley. Swiss Letters and Alpine Poems … Edited by her Sister J. Miriam Crane. Ninth Edition. London, Nisbet & Co., [c. 1883].
8vo. Original gilt-stamped pictorial cloth with bevelled edges; pp. vii, 356, [4, advertisements]; apart from light offsetting from endpapers and old gift inscription to frontispiece-verso, a very attractive copy.
These are letters written from Switzerland in the 1860s and 1870s by the celebratred religious poet and hymn writer. The letters describe some serious mountain tours on glaciers and at high altitude.