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BOURRIT Marc-Théodore. A relation of a journey...

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BOURRIT Marc-Théodore. A relation of a journey to the glaciers in the dutchy of Savoy : Translated from the French by C. and F. Davy. Norwich, R. Beatniffe, 1775; in-8 contemporary half tan basane, smooth spine. On a page engraved with his arms the translators C. and F. Davy thank R. Walpole for his precious help. He seems to be the brother of Horace Walpole. The author, a renowned mountaineer, boasted of his title of cantor at the cathedral of Geneva. - With 3 plates engraved on copper.