Collection of writings about the scenery of Switzerland. Prefatory note by Jane Miriam Crane, editor and sister of the author. Illustrated with colour tissue-guarded plates. Pagination: vii + 356 pages.
Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and illustrations to front cover and spine and blind-stamped decoration to rear cover, bevel-edged boards; all page edges gilt.
This book is in fair condition with many loose pages and page signatures (pages iii-vi, 35-46, 49-80, 81-96, 131-142 and 147-158), light edge-wear to covers and spine with light bumping to cover corners and light denting to front cover edges, light slanting to spine; cracking to front hinge, 1.5cm x 0.5cm internal open tear to front pastedown endpaper exposing board material, tissue guard to frontispiece starting to detach, plate to page 37 mis-bound as frontispiece, pages 4 to 12 starting to detach, tissue guard to page 65 plate starting to detach, cracking between pages 256 and 257; light foxing to many pages, mainly to edges/margins, light partial tanning and gift inscription dated 1884 to title page, binder's sticker to rear pastedown endpaper, moderate staining/soiling to binding where pages have become detached and staining where binding staples have oxidised, but all pages present and generally clean internally with clear text and illustrations throughout.