Forbes, James D.Travels Through the Alps of Savoy and Other Parts of the Pennine Chain : With Observations on the Phenomena of Glaciers Edinburgh Adam and Charles Black 1843 1843 First Edition Blind-stamped Cloth Good Large 8vo. x, 424 pp. Blind-stamped green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine and board edges faded to light brown. Tears to cloth along spine joints and at spine ends. Staining to endpapers and plates. Frontis repaired. Colour frontis and eight additional lithographic illustrations. Two maps, including one large folding, and two topographical sketches. Library stamps to maps. First edition of this classic on Alpine exploration and the theory of glaciers.