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Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club

Author(s): Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed

Copyright: 1860, Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts, London
Specifications: 5th, 8vo, pp.xiii, 328 + 24 ads, fldg map frontis, 7 color fldg maps, 4 figs, appendices, original ½ red cloth w/ gilt vignette on cover, red calf spine w/ gilt lettering
Condition: dedication inscription to Ad Carter from Milton Academy Class of 1949, with Ad’s bookplate, previous contemporary bookplate of Wm. Spencer Child, spine quite rubbed, maps fine w/ original folds, vg.

This is the first of a series of three very important works detailing outings by various members of the Alpine Club. This series contains a wealth of information on early ascents and led directly to the publication of the Alpine Journal. Neate calls this ‘one of the most famous titles in mountaineering literature’. Neate A32.





















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