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THE PIONEERS OF THE ALPS.
Cunningham, C.D. and Abney, Captain W. de W.

THE PIONEERS OF THE ALPS.

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington ... 1888.
2nd Ed. 4to. 180pp. 24 plates, t.p. device, many ills. Some light browning, ex.-lib. with ink stamp to t.p. and accession no. and sm. label to verso, some light browning, modern e.ps., original gilt lettered cloth with gilt device to upper board, rebacked with much of original marked and restored spine laid down, sm. mark to upper board at tail. Neate C156. Biographical sketches of the great early Alpine guides, illustrated with Abney’s superb photographic portraits. Cunningham was an early advocate of Scottish winter climbing. Abney contributed to the development of photographic chemistry, about which he wrote several books.
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