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Hardback, Tall 8vo. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In full brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt monogram to front. With dustwrapper with B&W plates to front and spine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; darkened and rubbed, small chips to ends of spine and two tears to top front edge/corner.In removable plastic cover. Not price clipped). Cloth clean and bright. Neat inscription to top of p.11 (plates list) dated 1943. Else a very clean and tight copy. 383pp. With 102 b&w plates and 9 fold out maps. "Some of the most distinguished mountaineers of to-day are the authors of this book. In their capable and expert hands the principles of mountaineering, rock-climbing, ice and snow craft, equipment and the many other departments of the game are minutely and exhaustively dealt with. Every place on the globe, where mountains may be climbed, is dealt with in detail by the great expert on that locality". This is a complete book of mountaineering, visiting many countries and mountain ranges, and packed with advice for the mountaineer.
Title: Mountaineering. (The Lonsdale Library Vol. XVIII).
Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. 1934 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82442
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