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ITALIAN ALPS, Sketches in the Mountains of Ticino, Lombardy, the Trentino, and Venetia

By: Freshfield, Douglas William

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11520

Condition: near Fine


xvii + 385 pages + 8 tables + 2p ads + 5 folding maps. octavo. Frontispiece of the Cima Tosa, title page with a vignette (the Punta Trubinesca and Cima di Tschingel), plus 8 other engravings; appendices. Lacks the half-title. Recently rebound in 1/4 leather, marbled boards, gilt spine titles, new endpapers. Very attractive. Neate F66. "D. W. Freshfield (1845-1934), was an English mountain-climber and explorer. Educated at Oxford, he had scaled all of the notable peaks of the Caucasus by the age of 22. He toured the Apennines, most of the Alpine region, and Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas, an... View more info

RED PEAK. A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Pamir Expedition.

By: Slesser, Malcolm.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann Inc.: (1964)

Edition: first American edition (as stated)

Seller ID: 000017198

Condition: Fine


Octavo, blue cloth covers, 256 pages. Map on endpapers, index. Includes both black and white and full color photo reproductions. Book is in Fine condition; dust jacket has some light rubbing and minor chipping at head of spine. Montain Climbing, Russia, Mountaineering. 020117A View more info