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From a Tramp's Wallet : a life of Douglas William Freshfield, D.C.L., M.A., 1845-1934., FISHER, Hervey.
1 FISHER, Hervey. From a Tramp's Wallet : a life of Douglas William Freshfield, D.C.L., M.A., 1845-1934.
Norwich Erskine Press 2001 
308pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970693 *** Explorer, mountaineer, writer and scholar. One time President of the Royal Geographical Society, Gold Medallist of the Royal Geographical Society, President of the Alpine Club. His principal expeditions - three times to the Caucasus and once to the unmapped region to the north of Kanchenjunga - 'gave rise to some of the most vivid...writings in the canon of mountain literature of the nineteenth century'. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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A Climber in New Zealand., ROSS, Malcolm.
2 ROSS, Malcolm. A Climber in New Zealand.
London Edward Arnold 1914 
Illustrated from photographs by the author. xx, 316pp, 8pp publisher's adverts; frontis & 30 b&w illustrations (on 23 plates). Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, blind rules. From the Hutchins School Library [Hobart], with a plate on the half-title indicating its presentation by Sir Rupert Shoobridge in 1961; tape stains on endpapers from a since-departed plate or pocket, library stamp on half-title and verso of the frontis, lacks the front free endpaper; otherwise unmarked and clean. The edges are a little spotted. A good+ copy. 
Price: 275.00 AUD
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Our Life in the Swiss Highlands., SYMONDS, John Addington, and his daughter Margaret.
3 SYMONDS, John Addington, and his daughter Margaret. Our Life in the Swiss Highlands.
London and Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black 1892 
x, 366pp, [6] publisher's advertisements, frontispiece portrait, 4 black & white illustrations. Original dark green cloth with gilt rules and titling (damp damage along rear fore-edge). Edges spotted and damp stained. Narrow damp staining on fore-edges of first 3 and last couple of leaves, and a little on verso frontispiece. Spotting on first and last few leaves, otherwise interior clean and fresh. Bookplate (of Herbert Jekyll) on front paste-down. Good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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On Foot Through Tyrol in the Summer of 1855., WHITE, Walter.
4 WHITE, Walter. On Foot Through Tyrol in the Summer of 1855.
London Chapman & Hall 1856 
First edition. 316pp. Original blind decorated rose cloth; spine slightly faded, corners a little rubbed). Top edges dusty, the others uncut, small area of soiling on front paste-down, light spotting on last couple of leaves, very occasional single spot in text, but interior generally clean and fresh. A good to very good clean copy. 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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