Dent, Clinton.


Mountaineering Sketches Between 1870 and 1880. Longmans, Green and Co. 1885.
1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. xiv + 327pp. 2 plates from ills. by Edward Whymper and an illustration by Percy Macquoid. Some light browning, ex.-libris J.C. Reddie, original cloth with line ills. to upper board, leading corner bumped, stained spine damaged with loss to head and tail, upper joint split to head. Neate D19 ‘The author was a leading figure in mountaineering in the late nineteenth century. The book describes, among other things, his first ascent of the Aiguille du Dru, at his 19th attempt.’
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