Climbs in the New Zealand Alps: Being an Account of Travel and Discovery: Fitzgerald, E. A.
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Climbs in the New Zealand Alps: Being an Account of Travel and Discovery

Author(s): Fitzgerald, E. A.

Copyright: 1896, Scribner’s, NY
Specifications: 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xvi, 363, frontis w/ tissue guard, 48 bw photos/illus w/ tissue guards, 10 text illus, lg color fldg map in rear pocket, teg, uncut, brown cloth w/ leather title patches
Condition: cloth & title patches rubbed, hinges cracked, frontis loose/dampstained, damp/wrinkling to lower margins, miss fldg map, fair

Fitzgerald made a number of good climbs after losing the first ascent of Mount Cook to local climbers. Both he and his book were unpopular with New Zealand mountaineers. His light-hearted style of writing also met with critical disapproval. Neate F36.

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