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Across East African Glaciers An Account Of The First Ascent Of Kilimanjaro by  Hans Meyer - 1st Edition  - 1891 - from JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS (SKU: 001964)

Across East African Glaciers An Account Of The First Ascent Of Kilimanjaro

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Across East African Glaciers An Account Of The First Ascent Of Kilimanjaro

by Meyer, Hans

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  • hardcover
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Very Good/No Jacket
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London: George Philip & Son, 1891. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First UK Edition translated from the German edition. Original green cloth binding with decorated front cover & spine, gilt lettering front & spine, original green coated end pages. The book has tissue-repaired inside hinges, strong binding and stable, former owner bookplate on the front pastedown, a bookstore stamp on upper edge of the verso of the FFEP along with seller's mark in pencil in the same area, no other marks or writing on any pages, a little fore-edge foxing but no foxing on page faces, light cover wear with some surface rubbing at the corners, generally clean. Complete with all maps and illustrations. The plates with the original photos are clean with no darkening/browning of the margins that is sometimes found with this book. The book measures 26cm tall x 18cm and has 404pp, 3 colored folding maps, colored frontispiece, 8 mounted b/w photos, 12 illustrated plates, 19 text illustrations, 11 appendices, index. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.

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Bookseller
JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001964
Title
Across East African Glaciers An Account Of The First Ascent Of Kilimanjaro
Author
Meyer, Hans
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Philip & Son
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1891
Keywords
Mountaineering, Arrampicata, Mountain Climbing, Bergsteigen, Alpinismus, Alpinism, Alpinismo, Alpinisme, africa, kilimanjaro, hans meyer, ludwig purtscheller
Bookseller catalogs
Mountaineering; Africa; Mountain Photography;

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