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preceded it; and he must equally trust in the indulgence of his readers to excuse numerous inaccuracies which no doubt pervade it.
He has however no hesitation in speaking of the merits of the second section of this volume, relating to Savoy and Piedmont, which has been prepared by a friend and fellow-traveller, most intimately acquainted with those countries, which he has explored in almost every direction, and on many different occasions. The routes contained in it possess great interest, from the want of other information respecting the country they traverse, from the extreme accuracy with which they are described, and from their being derived, not from books, but from personal knowledge. They will probably be the means of throwing open to English travellers a region little visited hitherto, but rossessing, from its romantic beauties, the highest claim to attention.
The admirable work of Professor Forbes, “Travels through the Alps,' the most remarkable contribution to their history since that of De Saussure, furnished the Editor with valuable information for the edition of 1846.
* The present edition has been very carefully revised, and corrected, as far as possible, down to the present time; some new routes have been added, and others have been re-written.
3 Basle to Soleure, the Weissen-
Lauterbrunnen; over the Wen-
14 Furca, and Dündengrat 82
Baden : Rly. Baden to Zürich 15 Gasteren Thal
of Zürich and Wallenstadt 29 30 Pass of the Furca, from the
by Horgen and the Rigi 34 St. Gothard, by the Glacier
Brienz, by Alpnacht and Sarnen 56 34 Pass of St. Gothard,-- from
the Baths of Leuk (Loèche), 68 St. Gall to Altstetten and Coire
and to Leuk in the Vallais 110 by the Baths of Gais, Appen-
menthal; Baths of Weissen-
Herisau and Heinrichsbad 197
Toggenburg and Wildhaus 198
42 Berne to Lausanne, by Frey-
and Avenches (Aventicum) 127 Vorder-Rhein, over the Kis-
Neuchâtel, by Motiers Travers 136 75a From Muotta to the Baths of
PAGE 818 Davos Plaz to the Baths of 87 Coire to Splügen, by the Via Tarasp in the Engadin, by
235 the Fluela Pass
227 88 Pass of the Splügen — from 82 Pass of the Julier, from Coire
Splügen to Chiavenna and up the Valley of Oberhalb
the Lake of Como .
240 stein, to the Baths of St. Mo- 89 Chiavenna to St. Moritz, and ritz in the Engadine
228 the source of the Inn, by 83 Coire to Ponte in the Enga
the Val Bregaglia and the dine, by Weissenstein and the
Pass of the Maloya
244 Albula Pass
229 90 Pass of the Bernardin.-Splü81 The Engadine.-St. Moritz to
gen to Bellinzona .
246 Nauders, and the Pass of 91 Bellinzona to Magadino and Finstermünz
230 Locarno on the Lago Maggiore 249 85 Pass of the Bernina, from 92 Bellinzona to Lugano and Samaden, in the Enga
Como, by the Monte Cenere . 253 dine, to Tirano, in the 93 Luino, on the Lago Maggiore, Valteline, by Pontresina and
to Menaggio, on the Lago di Puschiavo
233 Como, across the Lago Lugano 255
THE ALPS OF SAVOY AND PIEDMONT.
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION.–Page 259.
SKELETON Tours.—Page 263.
PAGE 101 Arona, on Lago Maggiore, to
d'Aosta, by Zermatt and the Varallo, in the Val Sesia 264 Pass of the Mont Cervin.-102 Baveno to Varallo, by the
Tour of Monte Rosa
280 Lake of Orta and the Col de 107 From Turin to Aosta and CorColma.
267 mayeur.— The Val d'Aosta 290 103 Arona to Turin by Romagnano 269 108 Martigny to Aosta.—Pass of 104 Varallo to Châtillon, in the
the Great St. Bernard . 296 Val d'Aosta, by the Passes 108ASt. Bernard to Cormayeur, of the Col de Val Dobbia,
by the Col de Serena . 303
Valley of Bagnes, the Gla-
ciers of Charmontane, the Col
270 des Fenêtres, and the Val 104A Pass of the Turlo — from
304 Alagna to Pestarena . 273 110 Martigny to Cormayeur, by 105 Vogogna, in Val d'Ossola, to
the Col de Ferret
307 Visp, in the Vallais, by the 111 Aosta to Ponte in Val d'Orca, Val Anzasca, the Pass of the
by Cogne, Fenêtre de Cogne,
the Col de Reale, and Val
309 106 Visp to Châtillon, in the Vai 112 Ponte to Villeneuve, by the