1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.
1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.

1881 Scarce Victorian Book - Alpine Climbing - Narratives of Recent Ascents of Summits of the Alps. Copy of British mountaineer Frederick Gardiner.

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Author: William Henry Davenport Adams.
Title: Alpine Climbing: Narratives of Recent Ascents of Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, the Jungfrau, and Other Lofty Summits of the Alps.
Publisher: London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1881. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: viii-237 pages. 
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, rare light staining - as shown, ex-libris on the first endpaper of Frederick Gardiner (London 1850-1919) who was a British explorer and mountaineer. A pioneer of mountaineering without a guide, he made a large number of climbs in the Alps and the Caucasus).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated with 34 illustrations.

Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 225)

The book: Rare and very attractive book on Alpine Climbing, Recent Ascents of Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, the Jungfrau, and Other Lofty Summits of the Alps. This particular book was the copy of British explorer and mountaineer Frederick Gardiner!

The author: William Henry Davenport Adams (1828–1891), was an English writer and journalist of the 19th century, notable for a number of his publications.


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