Zigzagging amongst Dolomites
Zigzagging amongst Dolomites

[TUCKETT, Elizabeth Fox]. Zigzagging amongst Dolomites.

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[TUCKETT, Elizabeth Fox]. Zigzagging amongst Dolomites. London, Longmans, etc., 1871.

Oblong folio; original dark blue cloth with ornamentation and lettering in gilt on front cover; neatly re-backed; ff. [iii], 238, [1, advertisements], all lithographed, apart from final leaf; very light bubbling in places, title a little spotted, otherwise a clean and fresh copy.
First edition, scarce. A delightful pictorial account of mountaineering and travelling in the Dolomites, a region not often frequented by British mountaineers. Elizabeth was the talented sister of the celebrated alpinist Francis Fox Tuckett, who regularly gathered a party of friends and family to accompany him on climbing expeditions.
Neate T68, Perret 4343 'recherché pour ses illustrations'.

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