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THE EARLY MOUNTAINEERS Francis Gribble 1899 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By Gribble, Francis
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London, 1899, 1st edition. 338 pp, 48 b/w plates. Teal cloth hardcover with gilt decoration and titles. Very minor foxing, minor edge wear, else fine. Near Fine condition overall.

This history of pre-19th century mountaineering. This is the best source for information on how the ancients regarded mountains. Includes descriptions of mountains by Gesner, Scheuchzer, Simler, plus early Mont Blanc ascents. Very thorough descriptions of all the poking around Mont Blanc before Balmat and Paccard finally "knocked the bastard off."

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