First edn, 5th thousand, Murray, London, 1871. 4to, 432p. Complete with 23 plates, text illustrations and 5 folding maps. Fine binding in full dark-green publishers' calf, gilt label, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Slight wear to head of spine. Neate W65 'The most famous of all mountaineering books', on the first ascent of the Matterhorn. A great classic.
Author Whymper, Edward.