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VAKACIO AZ ALPESEKBEN [AMONG THE ALPS WITH BRADFORD] c 1933 Hardcover VG SIGNED by Bradford Washburn and Edith Washburn
By Washburn, Bradford
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Budapest, c. 1932-1933. 160 pp, b/w photos and illustrations. In Hungarian. Pictorial hardcover. Very Good condition. Pages are yellowed and fragile.



SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Bradford Washington: "For Heinke from Brad Washburn Belmont 1989!" Also signed by Edith H. Washburn.  Brad then wrote, "My mother's copy of this book."

When I offered this book to Brad for his signature, he was incredulous, as it was signed previously by his mother!  As the book is in Hungarian, I (Michael Chessler) mentioned to Brad that my wife was Hungarian, and was fluent in the language.  So he signed the book and inscribed it to my wife, Heinke Forfota.

Hungarian translation of Among the Alps with Bradford Washington. Travel to the Alps with mountaineering legend, Bradford Washburn. This is the account of Washburn's teenage climbs in the Alps with his brother, in the company of renowned Alpine photographer Georges Tairraz and the famous guides Antoine Ravanel & Georges Charlet. It includes his account of the famous traverse of the Aiguilles de Chamonix, Grands Charmoz-Grepon traverse, with a climb of the infamous Mummery Crack. There is also a chapter on his ski ascent and ski descent of Mont Blanc.

This was Washburn's first full-size book and it conveys a youthful energy and passion for exploring that would continue well past normal "retirement" age. Written as literature for youth.

Washburn went on to pioneer major Alaskan climbs including the first ascent of the 'normal' route up Mt McKinley. He is responsible for the definitive maps of Mt Everest, Mt McKinley, the Grand Canyon, and New Hampshire's Presidential Range. He was director for the Boston Museum of Science and was elected in 1985 Honorary Director for Life. He is world-renowned for his unmatched crystal clear photography of mountains, especially for those of mountains in Alaska and the Alps.

He held honorary doctorates from ten colleges and universities and was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and London's Royal Geographical Society. He was also awarded the National Geographic Society's highest honor, The Centennial Medal, granted for outstanding contributions to geographical exploration.

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