The Valley of Flowers. F. S. SMYTHE, signed.

The Valley of Flowers.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Royal octavo. x + 322pp. White buckram lettered in gilt on spine & front board. Top-edge gilt, beveled edges. One of 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Tipped-in color frontis. & plates all with tissue-guards. Fold-out b/w map. Smythes fascinating account of climbing, exploration and plant hunting in the Garwhal Himalaya and the Bhyundar Valley. Boards slightly rubbed with a few minor spots, slight bumps to upper corners of boards, previous owners' names on front free endpaper, minor spotting to endpapers, else a tight, clean VG+ copy (no dust jacket - not called for?). Item #44716

Price: $450.00

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