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Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69

Author(s): Whymper, Edward

Copyright: 1893, John Murray, London
Specifications: 4th, thick 8vo, pp.xviii, 432, frontis, 21 bw full page & 107 text illus, 5 fldg maps, appendices, teg, uncut
Condition: cloth lightly rubbed, name, bookplate, tape marks to eps, else vg+.

Whymper became obsessed with being the first to climb the Matterhorn, finally succeeding in 1865. This fourth edition restores a chapter not in the third edition and has more illustrations than in previous editions. One of the great classics of mountaineering. Neate W65.

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