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BRENVA

Brown T. Graham

Published by London J. M. Dent & Sons 1944, 1944
Hardcover
From Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA (Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.)

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First edition. This copy with provenance, from the collection of famed climber Eric Roberts. With a doublepage sketch map and over 70 full or near full page black and white photographs on plates. 8vo, publisher's original blue cloth lettered on the spine in gilt and blind. 225 pp., plates. A very pleasing, bright and well preserved copy, especially considering the war-time economy standards. FIRST EDITION WITH PROVENANCE OF A MOUNTAINEERING CLASSIC. This is the story of climbing Mont Blanc via the Brenva glacier. Brown, a Scottish mountaineer and physiologist, pioneered three new routes– the Sentinelle Rouge, Route Major and the Pear Buttress – constituting "the most important new routes made by British climbers in the Alps in the inter-war years." He climbed the first of these routes, the Sentinelle Rouge, with famous mountaineer and author Frank Smythe. Bookseller Inventory # 27777

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Title: BRENVA

Publisher: London J. M. Dent & Sons 1944

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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