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Image for From a Tramp's Wallet : a life of Douglas William Freshfield, D.C.L., M.A., 1845-1934.

From a Tramp's Wallet : a life of Douglas William Freshfield, D.C.L., M.A., 1845-1934.

By: FISHER, Hervey.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwich, Erskine Press: 2001

Seller ID: 34051


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... View more info

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A Climber in New Zealand.

By: ROSS, Malcolm.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1914

Seller ID: 34423


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 ... View more info

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Our Life in the Swiss Highlands.

By: SYMONDS, John Addington, and his daughter Margaret.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1892

Seller ID: 21764


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. View more info

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On Foot Through Tyrol in the Summer of 1855.

By: WHITE, Walter.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1856

Seller ID: 21550


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. View more info