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image of Zermatt und sein Tal. Einführung von Herrn J. Musy, Präsident der schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft. München, Bergverlag Rudolf Rother o. J. (um 1925). Gr. 8°. 180 S., zahlr. photogr. Aufnahmen v. Fred. Boissonnas, Gaberell. Emil Gos, Chr. Meisser, sowie 1 (mehrf. gef.) farb. Karte, Olwd. mit OUmschl

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Genf, Alpina: Alpina, 1925. Hardcover. Very good overall. 8vo, 1/2 mottled br. leather, 1/2 marbled paper, gilt title on spine,180 pp, b/w photographic illustrations and (1) fold-out color map of "Chemins aux environs de Zermatt" at 176 pp. Spine rubbed at edges w loss at head and foot not effecting title. Internally toned, clean, binding tight.
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Das Matterhorn und Seine Geschichte

by Wundt, Theodor

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Published
1897
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Good + overall
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Second edition
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$145.00

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Berlin: Raimond Mitscher, 1897. Second edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. The Matterhorn and its history. 4to, decorated tan cloth boards, gilt title on spine. Cover illustration has 3 climbers scaling the Matterhorn, with cover text in gilt as part of the mountain. 191 pp, with 15 chapters and many photographs throughout. Cover dusty, spine frayed at head,… Read more
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Alpine Notes and the Climbing Foot

by Wherry, George

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Published
1896
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Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$95.00

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Cambridge: Macmillan & Bowes, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Wherry's Alpine holiday memoirs from 1891 to 1895; plus a chapter on "the climbing foot", and one on accidents. 8vo, xvi, 174 pp, ads [4], b&w photographic illustrations. Green gilt cloth covers with gilt title at spine and front board with gilt decoration. Slt.… Read more
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The Exploration of the Caucasus

by Freshfield, Douglas

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Published
1896
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Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$2,500.00

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London: Edward Arnold, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Freshfield [1845-1934] was a British lawyer, author and a keen traveler and mountaineer. He edited the Alpine Journal from 1872 to 1880, was an active member of the Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club and served as President of both. He teamed with Italian photographer Vittorio Sella… Read more
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The Alps in 1864, a Private Journal. Association copy

by Moore, A.W.; Kennedy, Alex. B. W. (ed.)

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Published
1902
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Very good condition
Edition
Second Printing
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$450.00

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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1902. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very good condition. Moore (1841-1887) (known generally as A. W. Moore) was a British civil servant and mountaineer and member of The Alpine Club. This is the second edition, printed after a rare private printing from 1867. Presented to Ursula Corning by her father. Ursula Corning was… Read more
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My Summer in the Alps

by Williams, William

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Published
1914
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Very good condition
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New York: Privately Printed, 1914. Hardcover. Very good condition. Presentation copy from the author, Jan. 1, 1936. Privately printed by Frederick Fairchild Sherman and limited to 300 copies. Quarter imitation vellum and teal paper covered boards, gilt title at front board. Small 4to, 21pp with 6 full page photogravures. Deckle edged pages, printed on hand made… Read more
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Hours of Exercise in the Alps

by Tyndall, John

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Published
1899
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Good + overall
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London: Longmans & Green, 1899. Hardcover. Good + overall. John Tyndall [1820 - 1893] was a prominent 19th century physicist and philosopher. He was an accomplished author, speaker, mountaineer. 8vo, embossed maroon cloth boards, gilt text on spine, 481 pp including 7 pp index, 4 pp ads at back. Spine sunned with fraying at top and bottom, corners… Read more
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Mountaineering in 1861. A Vacation Tour

by Tyndall, John

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Published
1862
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Good + overall
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First edition
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$275.00

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London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1862. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. John Tyndall (1820 - 1893) was a prominent 19th century physicist and philosopher. He was an accomplished author, speaker, mountaineer. Presented to Ursula Corning by her father. She was a noted mountain climber (Matterhorn) & skier and member of The Alpine Club in… Read more
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My Climbs in the Alps and Caucasus

by Mummery, Albert Frederick

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Published
1895
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Good condition
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895. First edition. Hardcover. Good condition. Mummery was an English mountaineer and author. Known for his many first ascents in the Alps, he was part of a group to make the first attempt to summit Nanga Parbat (8,000 ft), and lost his life there in 1895. Sml 4to, xii, 360pp, frontispiece, and… Read more
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The Ascent of Everest

by Hunt, John

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Published
1953
Edition
Proof
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. Proof. A proof copy of an account of the first successful ascent of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Brown kraft paper wrappers marked "Not Final Copy Set from Collected Galleys NB", with a stamp on the brown paper wrapper to be returned to Curtis Brown, publishers in New York. … Read more
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