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Ten Great Mountains by  R.L.G Irving - Hardcover - Second printing - 1942 - from Old Scrolls Book Shop (SKU: 017646)

Ten Great Mountains

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Ten Great Mountains

by Irving, R.L.G

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  • hardcover
Near Fine/Very Good+
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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1942. Second printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 213 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs and maps. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, slight darkening to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

"This book gives one of the best and clearest descriptions one has yet read of the difficult "Second Step" on Everest which has baffled many climbers. Its ten chapters have hundreds of interesting points, and the photographs are remarkable for the way in which they show the massive proportions, the tremendous downrush of precipices, and the dizzying effect of corners and slaps that seem to be hung out over space." - Manchester Guardian Mountains include: Snowdon, Ben Nevis, Mount Cook, The Matterhorn, Ushba, Mont Blanc, Mount Logan, Nanga Parbat, Kangchenjunga, Mount Everest.


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Ten Great Mountains
Irving, R.L.G
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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good+
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Second printing
J. M. Dent & Sons
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Mountaineering mountain climbing Mount Everest Matterhorn Kangchenjunga Nanga Parbat Mount Logan Mont Blanc Ushba Mount Cook Snowdon Ben Nevis Adventure/Travel
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