Turner Samuel

Published by London T. Fisher Unwin 1911, 1911
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First edition. Frontispiece, title-page printed in red and black, 74 illustrations on full-page plates. Thick 8vo, publisher's original blue cloth gilt lettered and decorated on the spine and upper cover, the upper cover also with pictorial illustration painted in colours, t.e.g. xii, 283 pp. A very good and well preserved copy with slight mellowing to the spine panel and a bit of age evidence, text-block clean with little of the usual mellowing or spotting, hinges tight and strong, FIRST EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC MOUNTAINEERING TEXT. Turner was quite well known and highly regarded in his day. His exploits took him to New Zealand, Siberia, South America and the classic mountains of Europe. He made a journey in the Altai Mountains of south-central Siberia, with ascents of Belukha and Willer's Peak. Turner was sent out to Siberia to study the possibilities of opening up Russo-British trade opportunities. Bookseller Inventory # 27579

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Publisher: London T. Fisher Unwin 1911

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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