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Scrambles amongst the Alps in the years 1860-69

Edward Whymper

Scrambles amongst the Alps in the years 1860-69

by Edward Whymper

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering.,
    • Alps -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edward Whymper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDQ825 .W64 1900
      The Physical Object
      Pagination468 p.
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6942426M
      LC Control Number04017312
      OCLC/WorldCa645083

      Scrambles Amongst the Alps is one the great classics (some would say the greatest) of early mountaineering literature, and Edward Whymper () one of the leading figures of the early years of Alpine : Edward Whymper. Published in , Scrambles Amongst the Alps is Whymper's own story of his nine years spent climbing in the Alps. One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, it is a breathtaking account of the triumph of man over mountain in a time before thermal clothing, nylon ropes, global positioning systems, and air rescues.

      This is the fifth UK edition of SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS by Edward Whymper. This book was published in London by John Murray in It has been corrected by the author with a new preface that discusses topics that occurred after the first edition.   : Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years First edition of the author's classic work on mountaineering, the first to help promote the very notion that peaks are meant to be climbed. Octavo, original cloth, 23 plates and numerous illustrations after drawings by Whymper; 5 folding maps. Inscribed by the author to the geologist and Alpinist Thomas Bonney, "from his obedient.

      Great Britain: Time-Life Books. Very Good/No Jacket. First Thus. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Octavo Hardback Hardcover. Scrambles Amongst the Alps In the Years With Maps and Illustrations. Loose folding maps illustrations, maps. Brown leather red and gilt decorated Leather-bound, all edges gilt. VINTAGE MOUNTAINEERING BOOK, SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS , EDWARD WHYMPER, JOHN MURRAY. A first edition, Fourth Thousand, of 'SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS ' by Edward Whymper and published by John Murray, The book is in very good condition with five maps to the rear and many illustrations. There is a small .


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