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Creator:
Fellows, Charles, Sir, 1799-1860.
Title:
A narrative of an ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc / by Charles Fellows.
Alternate Title(s):
Narrative of the ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc, of the 25 July, 1827.
Ascent of Mont Blanc
Published/Created:
[London : Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars], MDCCCXXVII [1827]
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 35, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates : ill., facsim. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC611.M68 F45 1827+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC611.M68 F45 1827+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved title page with vignette.
Half-title varies: Narrative of the ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc, of the 25 July, 1827.
Cover title on printed boards: Ascent of Mont Blanc.
Illustrations unsigned.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 has colored lithographs. Two newspaper clippings mounted on verso of front cover. The first dated August 1861: Mont Blanc. To the Editor of the Times; and the second dated 17th October 1866: The sad accident on Mont Blanc. The Editor of the Times. Inscribed: Charles Francis Fellows. 15 Great Cumberland Place. Hyde Park. Bound in printed boards. Cased with BAC copy 2.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 has uncolored lithographs. Two ms inscriptions on recto of second free endpaper: To Miss Coldham with the authors heartfelt thanks. April 1859. The second: To George Fellows from his affectionate cousin Charles Francis Fellows in memory of Miss Coldham. March 1872. Ms inscription on preliminary half-title leaf: Miss Fellows with the affectionate love of her brother the writer. Binder's ticket: Whittingham, bookbinder, Nottingham. Bound in blind- and gilt-stamped green morocco style binding, with gilt edges. Cased with BAC copy 1.
Subject Terms:
Blanc, Mont (France and Italy) -- Description and travel.
Coldham, Miss Fellows -- Pres. insc. to Charles Francis Fellows. April 1859.
Davison, Thomas -- Printer.
Fellows, Charles Francis -- Autograph.
Fellows, Charles Francis -- Pres. insc. to George Fellows. March 1872.
Fellows, Charles Francis -- Pres. insc. to Miss Coldham. April 1859.
Fellows, George -- Pres. insc. from Charles Francis Fellows. March 1872.
Fellows, Miss -- Pres. insc. from her brother the writer.
Mountaineering -- France.
Whittingham -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1827.
Lithographs -- 1827.
Engravings -- 1827.
Contributors:
Davison, Thomas, printer.
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