GOOD to FAIR CONDITION
This sale is for a
vintage hardback FIRST EDITION entitled “A
History of British Mountaineering,” by R.
L. G. Irving, with 65 vintage photographic and other illustrations,
including a frontispiece.
It was published
by B. T. Batsford Ltd., of London,
and is the 1955 FIRST EDITION (stated).
Horrid Becomes Attractive
Discovery of Chamonix
and Monte Rosa
Climbers in the Caucasus
Mountains of Europe
of the Southern Hemisphere
Search for Novelty
The book measures
9 inches x 6.25 inches and has 240 pages + illustrations.
The book is in
good neat condition for its age, with wear/frayed to the ends of the spine,
bumped corners and is grubby to the original cloth hardback cover, with a
previous owner’s inscription and an older vintage British Council bookplate
(overstamped ‘discarded’) at the front and a slight odour of tobacco when the
book is opened. The binding is good with no loose or missing pages. There is no dust-jacket.
A good reading
copy of this wonderfully illustrated vintage FIRST EDITION.
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Surface Mail (Anywhere
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