2 edition of Travels through the Alps found in the catalog.
Travels through the Alps
James David Forbes
|Statement||by the late James D. Forbes.|
|Contributions||Coolidge, W. A. B. 1850-1926, ed.|
|LC Classifications||DQ823 .F619|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxviii p., 1 l., 572 p.|
|Number of Pages||572|
|LC Control Number||04000712|
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Schlepping Through the Alps book. Read 38 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hans Breuer, Austria’s only wandering shepherd, is also /5. Mountain Lines is the stirring account of a month-long journey on foot through the French Alps and a passionate and intimate book laced with humor, wonder, and curiosity. In the tradition of trekking classics like A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, The Snow Leopard, and Tracks, the book is a meditation on movement, solitude, adventure, and the.
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In The Alps, Stephen O’Shea takes readers up and down these majestic mountains, battling his own fear of heights to journey through a mile arc across France, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia.4/5(40). Excerpt from Travels Through the Alps IN Professor Forbes collected his scattered essays and notes relating to his scientific observations on glaciers in a volume entitled, Occasional Papers on the Theory of Glaciers, now first collected and chronologically arranged (edinburgh, A.
Black).Cited by: 3. Hedged in by impassable barriers which fix limits to its movements, it yields groaning to its fate, and still travels forward, seamed with the scars of many a conflict with opposing obstacles. English "Principal books relating to the Alps which are quoted by Forbes": p.
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First edition of this travel narrative of a journey through the Central European Alps, with nine (of ten) beautiful folio aquatint plates depicting striking Alpine views and one map, handsomely bound.
Each guide is highly qualified in all necessary skills to safely travel through the French Alps. They will be with us for the entirety of the adventure helping us carry group supplies and helping us see the true Alps experience. A Modern Adventure Trip Leader will also join the group as an experienced travel guide.
But if there was something roguish and fantastic about the immediate vicinity through which you laboriously made your way, the towering statues of snow-clad Alps, gazing down from the distance, awakened in you feelings of the sublime and holy.” ― Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain.
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Travels through the Alps of Savoy and other parts of the Pennine chain. [1st ed., Edinburgh, ]--pt. Journals of excursions in the high Alps of Dauphiné, Berne, and Savoy. [First pub. as appendix to the author's Norway and its glaciers, ]--pt.
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Travels through the Alps of Savoy and other parts of the Pennine cliain Originally published at Edinburgh in by Messrs. Black, a second and enlarged edition was issued inand this has formed the basis of the new edition herewith given to the reading public.
Hardback book chronicling journeys made by James Forbes. New edition revised and annotated by W. fair condition. The book is well used and the hinges are cracked, though the boards are still attached. Board covers are bumped and rubbed. The.All of Great Rail Journeys alpine tours include a range of excursions to satisfy even the most thirsty of cultural appetites.
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