Lot 28: [ Books / Sporting Memorabilia - Mountaineering ]

Dominic Winter Auctions

April 11, 2013
Near Cirencester, United Kingdom

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Description: Eckenstein (Oscar & Lorria, August, editors). The Alpine Portfolio. The Pennine Alps, from the Simplon to the Great St. Bernard, [1889], 101 b & w photographs by Vittorio Sella, Mrs Le Blond, W.F. Donkin and others, mounted on thick card (most plts. re-guarded), some minor spotting and edge wear, 33 pp. introductory text and list of illustrations, retaining orig. printed wrappers, recently rebound in blind-panelled red full morocco, thick 4to. Neate E06. Eckenstein & Lorria climbed together in the 1880s. (1)
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