International shipping is done at cost. Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years Comprar usado Precio: EUR 7. 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 servant--the Author.
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 "the mountain which first dominated then destroyed him. His book Scrambles is the most famous mountaineering book in the world" Neate. We have distinguished ourselves by having a reputation for handling unique and important books that are in exceptional condition.
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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. It also offers Whymper's controversial story of the tragedy on the Matterhorn. One of the best adventure books of all time, Scrambles Amongst the Alps is an essential classic of climbing literature by one of mountaineering's most legendary figures. More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Edward Whymper; Editor-H. Tyndale; Photographer-John Cleare.
Published by Peregrine Smith Books About this Item: Peregrine Smith Books, Condition: Used; Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is VG.
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Gently read. This is one of the great classics on mountaineering and even today is a fresh and very exciting read. Chris Bonington. On 11th of July, began a series of events that were to end in tragedy. Returning from the success of the first ever ascent of the Matterhorn, four of Whymper's party plunged down the North face to their deaths when a rope snapped. The news of the accident stunned the entire civilized world. The reissue of Whymper's fascinating description of the first ascent of the Matterhorn is taken from the sixth edition, published in One of the great classics of climbing literature, it is universally known simply as Scrambles.
The book is illustrated with Whymper's original engravings, and now with John Cleare's outstanding photographs of the Alpine range which has been a challenge and a mystery to climbers for centuries. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Published by John Murray, Seller Inventory CW More information about this seller Contact this seller 7.
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Light wear to boards. Pages are tanned with pull out map to rear. DJ has some edge wear, toning and little wear. Price clipped. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8.
Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years ' Seller Inventory BBS More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Published by Thomas Nelson, undated, c. About this Item: Thomas Nelson, undated, c. More information about this seller Contact this seller From: Pendleburys - the bookshop in the hills Llanwrda, United Kingdom.
No Jacket. About this Item: Reprinted from edition. The book is printed in black and white. Illustrations if any are also in black and white. Sewn perfect bound for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover. The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not included. If the book is a multi volume set then this is only a single volume. This is a reprint of a very old book so there might be some imperfections like blurred pages, poor images or missing pages.
Seller Inventory S Published by National Geographic, UK A used but very presentable copy, with some mild thumbing at corners but internally clean throughout and free from any notable creases or signs of wear.
Why do most sellers not describe their actual item? Item Type: Book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under grams. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: From: Gyan Books Pvt. Delhi, India. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back .
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Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: English. Seller Inventory PB Published by National Geographic Books About this Item: National Geographic Books, Used, Internally looks Unread - Quick flick through pages could not see any issues - All Pages appear clean and unmarked. A Very Good personal reading copy. Light wear only - otherwise Like New. Parcels weighing over the base rate will incur an additional charge on some sites we use and we will contact you with the additional shipping fee required.
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Published by J. About this Item: J. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Rear board and edges stained, all silver from front board decoration rubbed away.