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DER ALPINISMUS IN BILDERN [MOUNTAINEERING IN PICTURES] Alfred Steinitzer 1924 2nd ed Large Format Hardcover No DJ Very Good
By Steinitzer, Alfred
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Munich, 1924, 2nd edition. 489 pp, 637 b/w illustrations, 16 color. Quarto. Pigeon blue linen Large Format hardcover, no Dust Jacket, Very Good condition. May contain former owner's bookplate. Book is 12'' high, 9'' wide and 1 '' thick, and weighs 5 pounds.

This book is large format and heavy, so extra postage will be requested for Media Mail, Priority Mail or International Mail.

This is by far the finest collection of early mountaineering and skiing photographs and other illustrations ever done. If the text was in English, the clamor for it would be deafening. We feel it is an essential book for anyone interested in 19th and early 20th century mountaineering pictures.

Still unsurpassed documentation of the iconography of alpinism and its development in Europe and the non-European mountains. Other topics covered include alpinism and skiing; military alpinism; alpine flying; accommodation and transport in the Alps; alpinism in caricature; humor and satire; in advertising and poster art; alpine bookplates.



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