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Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. xviii, [ii, part title], 432; 22 wood-engraved plates, numerous wood-engravings to text, 6 folding maps or geological sections at rear; foxing to first and final leaves, else very good in the original cloth, sometime rebacked with the original spine laid down, ?new endpapers, a little wear to extremities.
Dealer Notes
Whymper's account of the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865, and of the accident that marred the descent..
Author Whymper, Edward.
Date 1871
Binding Original cloth, gilt
Publisher London: John Murray
Condition See description
Pages pp. xviii, [ii, part title], 432

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