Peeps At Many Lands – Switzerland - John Finnemore 1909 - Adam and Charles Black, London - First Edition, Second Printing ‘It is the presence of the great mountain-chain of the Alps which gives Switzerland its greatest charm...’

A lovely copy of this engaging chronicle of the Swiss landscape, a perfect accompaniment for the curious traveller, with chapters including ‘A Summer on an Alp’, ‘Along Lake Leman’, ‘The Little Hero of Lucerne’, ‘The Avalanche’, ‘A Climb Up a Swiss Mountain’, ‘Swiss Sports’, and ‘Stories of Chamois-Hunting’, among others.

Charmingly illustrated with 12 full page colour plates by A.D. McCormick, J. Hardwicke Lewis, and others, together with a sketch map of Switzerland.
  Octavo (13.5 x 18.5 cm). pp. [2] viii 86 [2].

First published September 1908, second printing published January 1909.
  Bound in full dark green calf, gilt decorative border to panels, spine in six compartments intricately tooled in gilt, red morocco title label lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers.   Condition: Near fine, a few pages with faint occasional foxing, small bookseller sticker to rear pastedown, in near fine binding, spine slightly faded.   Ref: 108262   Price: HK$ 1,100