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The Upper Engadine

Author(s): Musson, Spencer C.

Copyright: 1907, A & C Black, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 212, fldg map, frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 color illus, fldg map, uncut, dec tan cloth
Condition: cloth w/ AAC/Howorth bookplate, stamped George W. Gay MD on ½ title & title page, map w/ orig folds & no tears, near fine

The Upper Engadine is celebrated as one of the most scenic valleys in Switzerland. This is an early work on the region.

Howorth, Beckett (1900 – 1986) – Former AAC member and Councilor (1945-49) and member of the AMC. In 1936 he made the first free ascent of the Grand Teton’s North Ridge in the company of Bill House, Percy Olton, and Fritz Wiessner.

Dr. Gay was an 1868 graduate of Harvard Medical School and as a surgeon was affiliated with Boston City Hospital.

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