Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers..... BALL John (editor) 1818-1889 Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts Publish Year: 1859 Publish Place: London Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007566 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Inscription: Unknown £300.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Commonly regarded as the cornerstone of any mountaineering collection. BALL John 1818-1889 Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club. London Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts. 1859 In the original pictorial gilt cloth, corners bumped, gilt titles to spin, expertly rebacked preserving the original cloth. Internally, half title, frontis, title with vignette, , (vi-xvi), , 2-516 pp, 8 colour chromolithographs, 9 maps (some folding), 23 woodcuts, new endpapers, small signature on title (McDaniel), light edgewear, one map with short tear, lightly foxed. (208*136 mm). (Neate 18). There was also a second series with plain plates as well as a number of later printings. Ball was the first President of the Alpine Club and his travelers guide to the Alps was the standard work for many years.