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ZEITSCHRIFT DES DEUTSCHEN UND OESTERREICHISCHEN ALPENVEREINS - Jahrgang 1896 -- Band XXVII

By: Hess, H(einrich) , editor

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Graz, Verlag Des Deutschen Und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereins: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41389

Condition: Good


Lacks two leaves of text at the end. ; iv & 336 pp pages; Publisher's grey printed wrappers, partially unopened. Most of the illustrations are from photographs (including several lovely collotype plates and a folding panorama) . The plates are superb. Minor soiling and wear to the wrappers, particularly along the spine and at the edges. Alas, the last two leaves of text are missing at the end. Good, otherwise. An interesting volume of a leading mountaineering annual jou... View more info

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THE ASCENT OF EVEREST

By: Hunt, John ; [Brigadier Sir John Hunt] ; [SIGNED]

Price: $249.94

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42068

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Autograph; xx, 300 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, bright attractive dustwrapper in protective mylar cover. Autographed Copy SIGNED by hunt on ffep. The Expedition Leader's account of the first ascent of Everest in 1953 by Tenzing and Hillary. Illustrated with 8 colour plates and 48 plates in b/w. Numerous sketches in text and several maps and plans. Chapter 16 by Sir Edmund Hillary. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinb... View more info