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ERNEST BRUNNARIUS 1857 - 1901 [French Mountaineer & Artist] Ernest Brunnarius 1903 1st ed Softcover Very Good
By Brunnarius, Ernest
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Paris, 1903, 1st edition. 173 pp, 106 b/w photos in text and illustrated with a frontispiece and six watercolor inset plates by Brunnarius. In French. Large format softcover with glassine wraps. Near Fine condition. Rare book.

This is a large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail and International Mail.

A collection of articles and lectures, preceded by a biography of the author. E. Brunnarius (1857-1901), was a member of the French Alpine Club and one of the founders of the Society of Mountain Painters; he created the CAF badge in 1898. (Perret 0746) Beautifully illustrated biography of Ernest Brunnarius, architect, painter and mountaineer.

Contents:
Ernest Brunnarius Biographical Note; The Matterhorn His Story; Excerpt from the annual report of the French Alpine Club for the year 1898; The Winter Races of the Paris Section; Toast given by Ernest Brunnarius in Albertville on February 9, 1901 (the day before his death); Society of Mountain Painters; Speeches given at the funeral of Ernest Brunnarius and Inauguration of the Monument de la RochePourrie.

Ernest Brunnarius was born on February 10, 1857 and died accidentally on the day of his 44th birthday on February 10, 1901, at Mount Mirantin, Beaufortin. A memorial, built by the alpine club of Albertville, is dedicated to him. He was a mountaineer, architect and painter.




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