Auction 458 / Lot n° 144

[ALPINISMO] - Bollettino del Club Alpino Italiano. Turin: Candeletti, 1874-93; L'Alpinista. Torino: Candeletti, 1875-76; Statuto del C.A.I. Torino: Candeletti, 1875; C.A.I. Regolamento della sezione di Torino. Torino: Candeletti, 1875. A large collection of the official C.A.I. review illustrated by numerous fine plates of mountains, flora and fauna. An important testimony of the birth of Italian Alpinism. 8vo (250 x 160mm). From n. 22 to n. 60 (lacking n. 33 and 34) which cover years from 1874 to 1893 and the general index to the first 50 vols (39). 198 plates of which many folding and coloured, 2 portraits and numerous illsutratios (in vol. 21 the pp. 33-48 are substitute by repeating pp. 17-32; lacking plate 3 in n. 49 and plates 7 and 8 in n. 50 published separately). Original editorial wrapper (occasional light rubbing and chipping). [TOGETHER WITH:] the first to years of 1874-75 in 24 fascicules of l'indice dell'Alpinista" (25), the C.A.I. statute and the regulations of the section of Turin, both: Candeletti, 1875 (2). The work is sold as viewed and not subject to return. (64)

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:30

Estimate 500 - 800€