Club Alpin Français, Isère Section Album... - Lot 12 - Artenchères

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Club Alpin Français, Isère Section Album... - Lot 12 - Artenchères
Club Alpin Français, Isère Section Album n°1: Oisans-Pelvoux, 1880 Rare album containing fifty (50) albumen prints, mounted on elegant yellow card pages with red borders and captions on printed labels. Half-bound in brown leather with corners, four-ribbed spine stamped in gilt lettering, the first printed pages detailing the captions for all the images and presenting the complete collection of four forthcoming albums, 1° Oisans-Pelvoux; 2° Grandes-Rousses, Sept-Laux, Belledonne; 3° Taillefer, Trèves, Dévoluy, Vercors; 4° Chartreuse (of which our copies tend to prove that this initial numbering was not respected), as well as the subscription methods. Copy numbered 35 with a wet stamp on the title page The set illustrates the richness of the landscapes: Glacier des Fétoules, Rioupéroux, Livet, Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans, Aiguille Rousse Col de Jandri, La Bérarde, Les Étages, Tête de la Maye, Col du Rateau, Glacier des Étançons Col et glacier du Clot des Cavales, La Grande Ruine, Glacier de La Plate des Agneaux, Ville-Vallouise, Massif du Pelvoux, Glacier Noir Supérieur, Col des Avalanches, Glacier de Coste-Rouge, Glacier du Clot de l'Homme, Col du Selé, Rocher de Lancula, Col du Sellar, Rif-du-Sap ... Proof sizes vary slightly from 7.5 x 11 cm to approx. 11.5 x 16 cm. Album: 16 x 24.5 cm Binding very faded, first cover detached, significant wetness on first pages of text Expert : Damien VOUTAY
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