Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: OP1930A-610
THE ALPS IN NATURE AND HISTORY with presentation card by W.A.B. Coolidge 1908 1st UK ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By Coolidge, W.A.B.
Price: $44.99

List Price: $175.00
You Save $130.01 (74%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Methuen, London, 1908, 1st UK edition. 440 pp (plus 40 pp of Methuen's catalog), 20 b/w photographic plates, 7 folding diagrams, color folding alpine map, appendices, index. 'An account of the most interesting features presented by the Alps from several points of view, and an account that is based on the personal experiences of over forty years' wandering through almost every district of this great chain.' Blue hardcover with gilt decoration. No dust jacket, Near Fine.

This copy has a printed presentation card from the author pasted on the front endpaper (with handwritten additions) that reads: 'With Rev'd W.A.B. Coolidge's compliments.' Also includes copies of 1908 reviews from newspapers and a corrected draft of a review by 'J.G.' for the Yorkshire Ramblers' Club Journal. The corrections may be in Coolidge's handwriting.
 
In the early chapters the Alps are looked on from the physical side, then we come to man in the Alps. An attempt has been made to trace out the political or territorial history of the chief summits of the Alps. In later chapters man is considered in his relation to the principal passes across the Alps and as the explorer of the innermost recesses of the High or snowy Alps, this entailing notice of the guides through whose effort and loyalty the High Alps were finally conquered. There are impressions made at different seasons and finally the Alps hitherto looked on as a whole are considered in detail as forming twenty groups with diverse characteristic features.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
WALKS AND EXCURSIONS IN THE VALLEY OF GRINDELWALD W.A.B. Coolidge 1929 3rd Paperback Very Good
By: Coolidge, W.A.B.
Price $9.99
- Item # OPG5764A-716
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE HIGH ALPS FROM SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE JUNE 1908 John C. Van Dyke 1908
By: Van Dyke, John C.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP5688-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE HIGH ALPS FROM SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE JUNE 1908 John C. Van Dyke 1908 Magazine Cover plus article Near Fine
By: Van Dyke, John C.
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP5688-492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATURE ON THE RAMPAGE H.J. De Blij 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By: De Blij, H.J.
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.05 (84%)
- Item # BK368-7652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNT ATHABASKA ROUTE CARD
Price $3.95
- Item # GB67
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO THE FORBIDDEN LAND: DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES IN TIBET Sven Hedin 1934 1st ed Hardcover Fine
By: Hedin, Sven
Price $0.00
- Item # OP5397-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE GEFAHRTEN DER ALPEN [THE RISKS OF THE ALPS] Emil Zsigmondy and Wilhelm Paulcke 1908 4th ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Zsigmondy, Emil and Wilhelm Paulcke
Price $19.99
- Item # OP5238-135
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ECRINS PARK DAUPHINE ALPS [France] Robin G. Collomb 1986 1st ed New Paperback
By: Collomb, Robin
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $27.01 (90%)
- Item # GB5713-504
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
REGARDS VERS L'ANNAPURNA. [MEMORIES OF ANNAPURNA] 1951 1st ed Hardcover Presentation Copy Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice and Marcel Ichac
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $100.00 (29%)
- Item # OP852K-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ARCTIC FRONTIERS: UNITED STATES EXPLORATIONS IN THE FAR NORTH John Edwards Caswell 1956 1st ed Ex Lib Hardcover No DJ Very Good
By: Caswell, John Edward
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # PL5914-326
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WALKS AND EXCURSIONS IN THE VALLEY OF GRINDELWALD W.A.B. Coolidge 1929 3rd Paperback Very Good
By: Coolidge, W.A.B.
Price $9.99
- Item # OPG5764A-716
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE EVEREST LHOTSE ADVENTURE Albert Eggler 1957 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Ernst Reiss [Lhotse 1st Ascent, Everest 2nd]
By: Eggler, Albert
Price $324.99 ~ Regular $400.00, You Save $75.01 (19%)
- Item # OP297AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NEPAL: THE KINGDOM IN THE HIMALAYAS Toni Hagen 1961 or 1980 1st or later ed Hardcover DJ/No DJ Very Good to Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Hagen, Toni with a foreword by the Prime Minister of Nepal B.P. Koirala
Price $8.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $66.01 (88%)
- Item # OP1108-1292
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CAMP 4: RECOLLECTIONS OF A YOSEMITE ROCKCLIMBER. Steve Roper 1994 1st edition Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by Royal Robbins and Tom Frost
By: Roper, Steve
Price $149.99
- Item # OP1297AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THEY SURVIVED Wilfrid Noyce 1962 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Noyce, Wilfrid
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # OP1853-8312
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNT MCKINLEY: THE PIONEER CLIMBS 1967 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Terris Moore
By: Moore, Terris, Introduction by Francis Farquhar.
Price $94.95
- Item # OP600AB-677
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NORDIC SKIING MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 1978 Volume 3 Number 2 Barbara Brewster Paperback Magazine Near Fine
By: Brewster, Barbara (Editor)
Price $4.99
- Item # OP5128-713
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: EIGHTY YEARS OF TRIUMPH TRAGEDY Peter Gillman 2001 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by 29 CLIMBERS: Ed & Peter Hillary, Anderson, Anker, Apa Sherpa, Berg, Blanchard, Bonington, Child, Diemberger, Habeler, Hahn, House, Humar, Kor, Lowe, etc.
By: Gillman, Peter
Price $599.00 ~ Regular $2500.00, You Save $1901.00 (76%)
- Item # BK520-425
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST CALLING: ASCENT OF THE DARK SIDE: THE MALLORY IRVINE RIDGE Lorna Siggins 1994 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Siggins, Lorna and Dermot Somers
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $46.01 (92%)
- Item # OP372-241
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NEPAL HIMALAYA H. W. 1998 H. W. Tilman 1998 Paperback New
By: Tilman, H. W.
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.05 (50%)
- Item # BK1913-478
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GLIMPSES OF THE BARREN LANDS Captain Thierry Mallet 1930 1st ed Hardcover VG to Fine
By: Mallet, Captain Thierry
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP3542-349
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart