Matterhorn Man: the Life and Adventures of Edward Whymper

Unsworth, Walter

Published by Victor Gollancz, London, 1965
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Renaissance Books (Dunedin, New Zealand)

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127 pages + 10 illustrations on 8 plates + 4 in-text maps and diagrams. No signatures. Front flap of dustjacket is price-clipped with slight loss of text. Small bookseller's sticker on front endpaper. 1.5" closed tear in front panel of dustjacket. "The Matterhorn, the most spectacular mountain in the Alps, was first climbed by Whymper in 1865. In this anniversary volume, Walter Unsworth, himself a climber, tells the story of all that led up to the ascent, from the earliest attempts to the final successful tragic expedition. "; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001309

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Title: Matterhorn Man: the Life and Adventures of ...

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: Website: GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.

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