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SKETCHING RAMBLES;
Catlow, Agnes and Maria E.

SKETCHING RAMBLES;

Or, Nature in the Alps and Apennines. James Hogg and Sons N.d. c.[1861].
1st Ed. 2 vols. xii + [i] + 374pp. + viii + [i] + 368pp. Colour litho. frontiss. and 18 sepia litho. plates by Day & Son. Inscription to flyleaf of vol. 1., light browning mainly marginal to plates, marbled e.ps. and edges, contemporary calf, double gilt rule edging to boards, some scratching and marking to boards, gilt filleted raised bands with gilt compartments and gilt lettered title labels to sl. rubbed spines. Robinson Wayward Women 'Armed with their sketch-books, the Catlow sisters, natural historians both, set out for the Alps . . exploring the gentler slopes of Switzerland and Italy. Their illustrations are gentle, delicate landscapes; it is a very seemly book, this, written to encourage other in similar maidenly circumstances to travel too'.
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