* Rare in D/J * Ronald Clark The Splendid Hills First Edition 1948

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Author: Ronald Clark (illustrated by Vittorio Sella) Title: The Splendid Hills The Life and Photographs of Vittorio Sella    Publication:  First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By Phoenix House London 1948………………………… (See Pictures)Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket:This is a Fine Copy of this book in superb condition and in original dark blue cloth boards with bright gilt title lettering to spine and upper cover in a Very Good Dust-Jacket that has a couple of closed tears to the edges and there is one small 1cm chip to the wrapper and the top left hand edge of the lower cover and with some creasing noted to the edge of the lower cover.The book has No previous owner’s names or inscriptions.Lovely and clean internally with no foxing and with no previous inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.Superbly illustrated with 83 plates plus frontispiece.A genuine expert in Mountain Photography that convey the scene superbly,no faked grandeur.These ones were chosen from his own portfolio and photographic library in Biella Italy.This volume is an authorised record of his life his development as a photographer and also his many expeditions he undertook at the turn of the Century.Scarce in original wrapper and certainly more so due to this wonderful collectable condition.Protected in a brodart cover sleeve,4to First Edition 1st Impression [1948]  UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  USA 

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