Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine

By: Whymper, Edward & Murphy, Lady Blanche

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Book Condition: Very Good


Publisher's light brown cloth with stamped decoration in 3 color on front and spine; beveled edges; all edges gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Two titles bound together. 8vo; 164 and 76 pages. No date ca 1884. Illustrated with frontispiece and 15 additional plates with numerous in-text illustrations. ---------- Scrambles is a classic of mountaineering literature. Recounts the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn on which four members of the team were lost on the descent. -------- Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, South America, and the Canadian Rockies. His exploration of Greenland contributed an important advance to Arctic exploration. Whymper wrote several books on mountaineering. REF: Neate W65 ------ Down the Rhine is a delightful travel narrative describing what one would see along the Rhine.

Title: Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine

Author Name: Whymper, Edward & Murphy, Lady Blanche

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS, Travel, Geography & Exploration,

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO.: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 009157

Keywords: mountaineering,