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London: J. M. Dent, 1940. Author of "The romance of mountaineering" covers 10 significant mountains inc. Snowdon (?), The Matterhorn, Nanga Parbat and Everest. Green covers with silver, 213pp with b/w illustrations, inc frontis. "Times" obituary of mountaineer G. Winthrop Young (1958) slipped in. Green top edges. Covers have very little sign of wear with light bunmping to head and foot of spine. Neat gift inscription on ffep, otherwise internally very clean and tight. Unclipped DJ has moderate general wear with several nicks and small losses, particularly at head and foot of spine. Ref:114861. First Edition. Cloth. VG/G-. 15x22cm.
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