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A Dissertation on the Passage of Hannibal over the Alps: Wickham, Henry L. & Rev. J. A. Cramer
Wickham, Henry L. & Rev. J. A. Cramer A Dissertation on the Passage of Hannibal over the Alps
1828 Whittaker London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 241, color fldg map frontis, 2 maps, 2 illus, errata; appendix, paper boards; boards & 2 leaves off, spine miss, front board w/ bookplate, some foxing, uncut, fldg map w/ orig folds & 1.5” tear, good #27513 $29.00
“The ingenious authors have collected and arranged, with great industry and perspicuity, the materials furnished by their predecessors, and by a careful and diligent examination of the different roads across the Alps, performed in the course of a tour undertaken with an exclusive reference to this i[read more]

Among Secret Beauties: A Memoir of Mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas: Wilkins, Brian
Wilkins, Brian Among Secret Beauties: A Memoir of Mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas
2013 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.215, 54 color & 20 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #26646 $59.95
Wilkins was one of a number of world-class New Zealand climbers who entered the world stage in the 1950s. In this memoir he shares his experiences of climbing in the Southern Alps and the Himalaya. He was a member of the New Zealand Alpine Club's 1954 expedition to Baruntse which also included Cha[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryWills, Alfred Wanderings Among the High Alps
1937 Blackwell Oxford rep, 8vo, pp.ix, 235, 16 bw photos, tan cloth; cloth rubbed, front hinge cracked, King blindstamp, vg #25074 $25.00 $22.50
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: Mount[read more]

Joy of Mountains – A Climber’s Life: John Harrison (1932 – 1966): Wilson, John
Wilson, John Joy of Mountains – A Climber’s Life: John Harrison (1932 – 1966)
2012 NZ 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.256, 45 color & 114 bw photos; 5 color & 21 bw illus, wraps; new #27201 $44.95
John Harrison died in an avalanche in 1966 when he was helping to search for four young climbers missing on the Otira face of Mount Rolleston in Arthur's Pass National Park, NZ. The death of one of the country’s leading climbers while he was on a search and rescue mission shocked the nation. In a no[read more]

The Magic of the Mountains: A Photographic Essay on the Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps: Wyss, Max Albert
Wyss, Max Albert The Magic of the Mountains: A Photographic Essay on the Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps
1966 Book Adventures NY 1st, 4to, pp.88, 42 color & 33 bw photos, sketches, blue cloth; cloth w/ 1” tear bottom spine, tight, vg #27399 $8.00 $6.80
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