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Climbing On The Himalaya And Other Mountain Ranges -- FIRST EDITION by  J. Norman Collie - First Edition 1st Printing - 1902 - from JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS (SKU: 001535)

Climbing On The Himalaya And Other Mountain Ranges -- FIRST EDITION

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Climbing On The Himalaya And Other Mountain Ranges -- FIRST EDITION

by Collie, J. Norman

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  • hardcover
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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1902. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original green cloth with gilt lettering spine, top edge gilt. Splendid condition with clean covers & spine, no splitting or cracking of cloth, bright gilt lettering, tight binding, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, hinges fine and intact (not cracked), minor fore-edge & EP foxing, no foxing on inside pages, pages bright and clean. Book measures 227mm tall x 144mm, and has 315 pages, 18 b/w photos & sketches, 3 coloured folding maps, bibliography, index. One of the most important books in the climbing literature. This covers in detail the first real attempt to climb an 8000er, Nanga Parbat, where Mummery & his partners perished. Also considerable Canadian Rockies content (discovery & exploration of Columbia Icefield), climbing in Norway, Skye, classic firsts in the Chamonix Aiguilles with Mummery, etc.

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Bookseller
JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001535
Title
Climbing On The Himalaya And Other Mountain Ranges -- FIRST EDITION
Author
Collie, J. Norman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
David Douglas
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date published
1902
Keywords
Mountaineering, Mountain Climbing, Bergsteigen, Alpinismus, Alpinism, Alpinismo, Alpinisme, Arrampicata, Himalaya, Canadian Rockies, Nanga Parbat, Karakoram, Lofoten Islands, Kashmir, Mont Blanc
Bookseller catalogs
Mountaineering;

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JP Mountain Books sells mountaineering books, exploration and discovery books, some polar books, books about mountains, some true adventure books, high altitude cook books.

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