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 #: BK4155-425
THE ALPS: A HUMAN HISTORY FROM HANNIBAL TO HEIDI AND BEYOND Stephen O'Shea 2017 Hardcover New
By O'Shea, Stephen
Price: $12.95

List Price: $26.95
You Save $14.00 (52%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

“An entertaining, turbocharged race among the high mountain passes of six alpine countries.” ―Liesl Schillinger, New York Times Book Review


NY, 2017, 1st edition. 318 pp, ills.  For centuries the Alps have been witness to the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers, and the dreams of engineers. In The Alps, Stephen O’Shea ("a graceful and passionate writer"―Washington Post) takes readers up and down these majestic mountains. Journeying through their 500-mile arc across France, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia, he explores the reality behind historic events and reveals how the Alps have profoundly influenced culture and society. New hardcover with dust jacket.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
TRUNK ROAD FOR HANNIBAL: WITH AN ELEPHANT OVER THE ALPS 1960 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by John Hoyte
By: Hoyte, John
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $9.96 (33%)
- Item # OP5431-388
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE PASSAGE OF THE ALPS: FROM HANNIBAL TO THE MOTORWAY Edward C. Pyatt 1984 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Pyatt, Edward C
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $22.01 (88%)
- Item # OP1225-5602
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HANNIBAL CROSSES THE ALPS Cecil Torr 1924 1st ed Hardcover Fine
By: Torr, Cecil
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $20.00 (44%)
- Item # OP3036-212
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
8000+ AUFBRUCH IN DIE TODESZONE [8000+ BEGINNING IN THE DEATH ZONE] Ueli Steck 2012 2nd ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Steck, Ueli, with Karin Steinbach
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $70.00, You Save $65.01 (93%)
- Item # BK3439-614
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ASCENT CHRIS BONINGTON 2017 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $25.01 (50%)
- Item # BK4127A-4206
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPS UPSIDE DOWN: MOUNTAIN PANORAMAS SYMMETRICALLY DOUBLED [Bergüber] Simon Walther 2017 1st edition Large Hardcover New
By: Walther, Simon and Markus Mäder
Price $49.99
- Item # BK4169-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WHITE MOUNTAIN: A CULTURAL ADVENTURE THROUGH THE HIMALAYAS Robert Twigger 2017 1st ed Hardcover DJ New 2 Copies Available
By: Twigger, Robert
Price $5.95 ~ Regular $28.95, You Save $23.00 (79%)
- Item # BK5781-5832
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WHITE DEATH: TRAGEDY AND HEROISM IN AN AVALANCHE ZONE McKay Jenkins 2000 1st ed New Hardcover DJ
By: Jenkins, McKay
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $23.95, You Save $19.00 (79%)
- Item # BK742-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPINE JOURNAL 2004 (UK) Volume 109, No. 353
By: Alpine Club, edited by Ed Douglas
Price $39.95
- Item # AJ2004
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WHITE DEATH: TRAGEDY AND HEROISM IN AN AVALANCHE ZONE SIGNED by McKay Jenkins 2000 1st edition DJ
By: Jenkins, McKay.
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $20.05 (50%)
- Item # BK742A-445
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


NORTHWARD HO! Including a Narrative of Captain Phipps's Expedition By a Midshipman Albert H. Markham 1879 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Markham, Albert H.
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $500.00, You Save $350.00 (70%)
- Item # PL6672-308
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE SCOTTISH HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION. W.H. Murray 1951 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Murray, W.H.
Price $124.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $25.01 (17%)
- Item # OP178AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE VILLAIN: THE LIFE OF DON WHILLANS Jim Perrin 2005 True 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize Multiple copies available
By: Perrin, Jim
Price $65.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $10.00 (13%)
- Item # OP1829-8663
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KARAKORAM: ICE MOUNTAINS OF PAKISTAN Colin Prior Due October 2020 New large format hardcover
By: Prior, Colin
Price $70.00
- Item # BK5901-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EXPEDITIONS UNPACKED: WHAT THE GREAT EXPLORERS TOOK INTO THE UNKNOWN Ed Stafford 2019 1st ed Large hardcover New Multiple copies available
By: Stafford, Ed
Price $39.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.05 (20%)
- Item # BK4193-4432
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ESCAPE ROUTES: FURTHER ADVENTURE WRITINGS 1997 Advanced Reading Sample SIGNED by David Roberts and Jon Krakauer
By: Roberts, David with Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $45.01 (60%)
- Item # BK1273A-523
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH EXPOSURE: A LIFELONG PASSION FOR EVEREST AND UNFORGIVING PLACES 1999 1st ed Hardcover DJ SIGNED by David Breashears and Jamling Tenzing
By: Breashears, David and Jeff Long
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $90.00, You Save $60.01 (67%)
- Item # BK634A-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WHITE FURY: GAURISANKAR AND CHO OYU Raymond Lambert and Claude Kogan 1956 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Lambert, Raymond and C. Kogan
Price $49.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $26.00 (35%)
- Item # OP264-693
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MARCH TO THE SOUND OF THE DRUMS [Military Mountaineering] Harold L. Oppenheimer 1966 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: Oppenheimer, Harold L.
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $32.01 (91%)
- Item # OP3808-831
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FIVE MILES HIGH: THE STORY OF AN ATTACK ON THE SECOND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN THE WORLD BY THE MEMBERS OF THE FIRST AMERICAN KARAKORAM EXPEDITION Bob Bates, Charles Houston 1939 1st edition Fine With Base Camp Letter from Bill House
By: Bates, Robert and Charles Houston
Price $349.00 ~ Regular $450.00, You Save $101.00 (22%)
- Item # OP414-374
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart