Early mountaineering photography (1866)

George, H B & Edwards, E.

The Oberland and its Glaciers Explored and Illustrated with Ice-axe and Camera with 28 [mounted] photographs by Ernest Edwards.

Date: 1866

First edn, Bennett, London, 1866. 4to, xii, 243p. Fldg map and 28 mounted photographs by Ernest Edwards. Inscr, new endpapers, minor light foxing, VG nice copy in original pictorial red cloth gilt. Perret 1884, Neate G13 ' George was one of the leading climbers of his day. Some of his climbs are described in the book which is also prized for its illustrations. Ernest Edwards was considered to be the best of the early Alpine photographers'.


Offered by A G Cram