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Wanderings Among the High Alps

Author(s): Wills, Alfred

Copyright: 1937, Blackwell, Oxford
Specifications: rep, 8vo, pp.ix, 235, 16 bw photos, tan cloth
Condition: cloth rubbed, front hinge cracked, King blindstamp, vg

Wills was a founding member of the Alpine Club and its President from 1864-5. This describes his ascent of the Wetterhorn which is considered the beginning of the Golden Age of mountaineering. Neate W94.

King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – AAC member who wrote ‘In the Shadow of Giants: Mountain Ascents, Past and Present’ (1981), relating his climbs on Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger, Everest, Fuji, and the Sierra. King was killed in a fall two weeks prior to embarking on an expedition to China.

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