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Chamonix And The Range Of Mont Blanc. A Guide. 1899 INSCRIBED By Whymper by  Edward Whymper - Hardcover - Fourth Edition  - 1899 - from JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS (SKU: 000766)

Chamonix And The Range Of Mont Blanc. A Guide. 1899 INSCRIBED By Whymper

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Chamonix And The Range Of Mont Blanc. A Guide. 1899 INSCRIBED By Whymper

by Whymper, Edward

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London: John Murray, 1899. Fourth Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. 1899 Fourth Edition. Inscribed by Whymper "Presented by the author" along the top edge of the front wrapper. Whymper usually inscribed these guidebooks in this manner. The handwriting is an exact match to other examples by Whymper. Bound in new grey cloth harcover with black lettering spine. Original front and rear covers of the book have been bound inside at the front and end of the new binding (after new fly leafs). Complete with all pages, illustrations, and maps. New covers are in fine condition. The original paper covers have some corner wear, but a generally clean and not rubbed. No previous owner marks or writing on any pages. Solid binding. A little foxing in margins of pages where folded maps or folded illustrations are present. Minor foxing on three other pages. All other pages are free of foxing. The book measures 195mm tall x 127mm, 205 pages (+ 44 pages of advertisements), 60 engravings, 2 city maps, 2 folding maps (detail of summit area Mont Blanc & relief map of Mont Blanc Range), folding plan of Chamonix, 10 appendices, index. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.

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Bookseller
JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000766
Title
Chamonix And The Range Of Mont Blanc. A Guide. 1899 INSCRIBED By Whymper
Author
Whymper, Edward
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket Issued
Quantity available
1
Edition
Fourth Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1899
Keywords
Mountaineering, Mountain Climbing, Bergsteigen, Alpinismus, Alpinism, Alpinismo, Alpinisme, Mont Blanc, Monte Bianco, Weisse Berg, Chamonix
Bookseller catalogs
SIGNED Mountain; Mountaineering; Mountain Guide Books;

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