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TEN GREAT MOUNTAINS Snowdon, Ben Nevis, Mount Cook, the Matterhorn, Ushba, Mont Blanc, Mount Logan, Nanga Parbat, Kangchenjunga and Mount Everest

Irving R. L. G

Published by London J. M. Dent & Sons Limited 1940, 1940
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First edition. A copy with pleasing provenance, coming from the library of famed climber Eric Roberts who died young in an avalanche on Annapurna. With 15 plates of black and white photographs and with diagrams and maps within the text. 8vo, publisher's original green cloth lettered on the spine in silver. xii, 213 pp. A fine copy, the text is fine and the cloth bright and attractive with no fading but just a little age evidence. FIRST EDITION WITH PROVENANCE. Accounts written in jouranistic style of notable climbs on ten of the world's most famous mountains. Am accomplished mountaineer himself, Irving was a member of the Alpine Club since 1902 and was an early advocate of climbing without a mountain guide, which in those days was thought to be reckless. By 1955 he had authored over a dozen well received mountaineering books. Bookseller Inventory # 27759

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Title: TEN GREAT MOUNTAINS Snowdon, Ben Nevis, ...

Publisher: London J. M. Dent & Sons Limited 1940

Publication Date: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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