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Scenes From The Snow-Fields: Being Illustrations Of The Upper Ice-World Of Mont Blanc, From Sketches Made On The Spot In The Years 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858; With Historical And Descriptive Remarks, And A Comparison Of The Chamonix And St. Gervais Routes by  Edmund T Coleman - Hardcover - Reprint  - 1985 - from JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS (SKU: 002195)

Scenes From The Snow-Fields: Being Illustrations Of The Upper Ice-World Of Mont Blanc, From Sketches Made On The Spot In The Years 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858; With Historical And Descriptive Remarks, And A Comparison Of The Chamonix And St. Gervais Routes

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Scenes From The Snow-Fields: Being Illustrations Of The Upper Ice-World Of Mont Blanc, From Sketches Made On The Spot In The Years 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858; With Historical And Descriptive Remarks, And A Comparison Of The Chamonix And St. Gervais Routes

by Coleman, Edmund T

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Bern: Kümmerly & Frey, 1985. Reprint . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Coleman, Edmund T. . 1985 deluxe facsimile reprint. Excellent reprint of one of the scarcest books in the literature of mountaineering. This reprint has the publisher's introduction in german but all of the original text from the Coleman original is in English. Edition limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the editor of this edition, Gherardo Priuli. Original maroon imitation leather clamshell slipcase with gilt lettering front, debossed borders & corner decorations front & rear, grey imitation leather spine with gilt lettering, inside leaves are unbound as issued contained in a dark brown wrapper with gilt lettering on front. CONDITION: fine condition with no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, no rubbing, no foxing, no tears, no creases. The large case is in fine condition.

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JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002195
Title
Scenes From The Snow-Fields: Being Illustrations Of The Upper Ice-World Of Mont Blanc, From Sketches Made On The Spot In The Years 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858; With Historical And Descriptive Remarks, And A Comparison Of The Chamonix And St. Gervais Routes
Author
Coleman, Edmund T
Illustrator
Coleman, Edmund T.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Kümmerly & Frey
Place of Publication
Bern
Date published
1985
Keywords
mont blanc, alps, alpes, monte bianco
Bookseller catalogs
Mountaineering; fine colored plates; Mountains Alps;

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