Proof copy. 8vo. pp. viii, 106; printer's inkstamps to each gather ("2nd Revise 16 Jun 1909" "William Clowes & Sons (Limited)"); very good in later limp calf, gilt, somewhat faded; author's MS corrections to title-page, to dedication and to p. 79, subsequently presented by the author and inscribed on the half-title "Herbert P. Carie from Geoffrey Winthrop Young Ap. 1924 - 'all that was left.' -"
Winthrop Young was one of his generation's most successful Alpinists, making numerous significant ascents up to the First World War. This volume was his third publication, and this proof copy was presented by Young 15 years after publication to Carie, a member of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club.
Author Young, Geoffrey Winthrop.
Binding Later calf, gilt
Publisher London: Smith, Elder & Co.
Condition See description
Pages viii, 106
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