Leading Climber & Pioneer of Domestic Science (1907)

Hornby, Emily & Signed by Fanny L Calder.

Mountaineering Records.

Date: 1907

First edn, Thompson, Liverpool, 1907. 8vo, viii, 352p. New endpapers, VG clean copy in original cloth gilt, vignette of the Matterhorn on front board. Scarce & important record of peaks & passes crossed between her ascent of the Matterhorn in 1875, with the Guide Aloys Pollinger, to Austria and the Dolomites in 1895. Neate H113 'A leading climber of her generation'. SIGNED by Fanny L Calder, a pioneer of domestic science and founder of the Liverpool College of Domestic Science (later part of Liverpool John Moores University.


Offered by A G Cram