First edition, “limited edition de luxe”. 8vo. pp. 383; photo. illusts., 9 folding maps; previous owner’s bookplate, else near-fine in the original full leather, gilt, an unusually good copy.
Published as Lonsdale Library vol. XVIII, this is an excellent overview of the subject, with contributions by some of the foremost mountaineers of the time: G. Winthrop Young, Claude Wilson, T. G. Longstaff, J. Monroe Thorington, and Walter Weston (on mountaineering in Japan and Korea). J. M. Wordie contributes a chapter on Arctic Mountaineering. The book was published in a trade edition bound in buckram with a dust-wrapper, and also in the present deluxe format.
Author Spencer, Sydney, ed.
Binding Original full leather, gilt
Publisher London: Seeley Service & Co. Limited, .
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