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 #: OP3781-1032
DIE ALPEN: DE ALPIBUS COMMENTARIUS [THE ALPS: THE ALPS COMMENTARY] Josias Simler 1931 1st ed Hardcover Very Good 2 Copies Available
By Simler, Josias
Price: $19.99

List Price: $150.00
You Save $130.01 (87%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Germany, Gesellschaft Alpiner Bucherfreunde, 1931, 1st edition. 218 pp, 112 b/w illustrations. In German, originally in Latin. Tall hardcover with canted boards and cover has a stain. May have foxed page edgesInterior is fine - no writing or obvious wear. The book's rigid covers are bound in a Vellum-like material, with a spine made of linen. Very Good condition. 

From Wikipedia:
In Simler's work Die Alpen: De Alpibus Commentarius, which was the first work that dealt comprehensively with the Alps, he collected all the information about the mountains from the works of various other authors provided with comments from his own view. Simler also wrote other works on Swiss geography, such as De Republica Helvetiorum (demolition of the Chronicle of John Stumpf, 1547/48) or Vallesiae Descriptio . He also advised Ulrich Campell on the composition of his Raetiae alpestris topographica descriptio (Topographic description of the Alpine Rhaetia/Rhaetian Alpine country, Chur 1573). In his honor, the Simler snowfield is named in the Antarctic

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
VALLESIAE DESCRIPTIO LIBRO DVO DE ALPIBUS COMMENTARIUS [VALLESIAE DESCRIPTION OF TWO BOOKS: THE ALPINE DIARY] Josia Simler 1970 Facsimile Hardcover Fine
By: Simler, Josia
Price $29.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $70.95 (71%)
- Item # OP3946-942
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE ALPEN: SPIELPLATZ EUROPAS [THE ALPS: PLAYGROUND OF EUROPE] Toni Hiebeler 1976 Hardcover DJ Fine Slipcase
By: Hiebeler, Toni
Price $25.00
- Item # OP5409-907p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAINS AND MEN Leonard Robbins 1931 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Robbins, Leonard H.
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $65.00, You Save $45.01 (69%)
- Item # OP775-2472
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE SCHWEIZER ALPEN: LES ALPES SUISSE: THE SWISS ALPS Spahni, Heimann, Ruttimann, van Hoorick c. 1983 Hardcover Near Fine
By: Spahni, Jean-Christian, Erwin Heimann, Heinrich Ruttimann and Edmond van Hoorick (photos)
Price $39.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $60.95 (61%)
- Item # OP7069-969p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LEUCHTENDE BERGE: EIN FARBUCH DER ALPEN [LUMINOUS MOUNTAINS: A COLOR GUIDE TO THE ALPS] Joseph Julius Schatz 1954 1st ed Large Format Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Schatz, Joseph Julius
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # OP3905-311p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
UNFERE SCHONE HEIMAT DUETSCHE ALPEN [OUR BEAUTIFUL HOMELAND GERMAN ALPS] Ulrich Pohle 1957 Softcover Near Fine
By: Pohle, Ulrich (Editor)
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $10.00 (29%)
- Item # OP7685-178
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE ZUKUNFT DER ALPEN [THE FUTURE OF THE ALPS] Reinhold Messner 2007 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Messner, Reinhold, Georg Tappeiner, Christjan Ladurner
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $85.00, You Save $55.01 (65%)
- Item # BK4058-9502p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VIERTAUSENDER: EIN BILDBUCH VON DER SCHONHEIT UNSERER ALPEN [FOUR-THOUSANDERS: A PICTURE BOOK ABOUT THE BEAUTY OF OUR ALPS] E.A. Heiniger 1942 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Fine
By: Heiniger, E. A.
Price $5.99 ~ Regular $65.00, You Save $59.01 (91%)
- Item # OP4090A-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VIERTAUSENDER: EIN BILDBUCH VON DER SCHONHEIT UNSERER ALPEN [FOUR-THOUSANDERS: A PICTURE BOOK ABOUT THE BEAUTY OF OUR ALPS] E.A. Heiniger 1942 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Heiniger, E. A.
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $65.01 (87%)
- Item # OP4090-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HOCHTOUREN IN DEN ALPEN, SPANIEN, NORDAFRIKA, KALIFORNIEN UND MEXIKO [HIGH-TOURS IN THE ALPS, SPAIN, NORTH AFRICA, CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO] Raimond Schafer 1903 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Schafer, Raimond
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP3782-966
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


CHRIS BONINGTON, MOUNTAINEER: THIRTY YEARS OF CLIMBING THE WORLD'S GREAT PEAKS 1989 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $85.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $15.00 (15%)
- Item # OP217A-950p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE RED SNOWS: AN ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH CAUCASUS EXPEDITION 1958 John Hunt and Christopher Brasher 1960 TBC 2nd imp Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Hunt, John and Christopher Brasher
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.01 (20%)
- Item # OP546D-969
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HOCHGEBIRGSWANDERUNGEN IN ALPEN UND IM KAUKASUS [HIGH MOUNTAIN HIKES IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS] Andreas Fischer 1913 Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available Slipcase
By: Fischer, Andreas
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $29.96 (60%)
- Item # OP6396-9542
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WHITE TOWER James Ramsey Ullman 1945 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Ullman, James Ramsey
Price $32.00 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $18.00 (36%)
- Item # OP1168A-969
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH-SPEED SKI-ING Peter Lunn 1936 2nd prtg or 1937 3rd prtg Hardcover Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Lunn, Peter
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $11.96 (60%)
- Item # OP6351B-1722
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SEVEN MOUNTAINS: THE INNER CLIMB TO COMMITMENT Marilyn Mason 1998 Softcover Near Fine
By: Mason, Marilyn
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $11.95, You Save $6.96 (58%)
- Item # BK961A-953
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE MEASURE OF A MOUNTAIN: BEAUTY AND TERROR ON MOUNT RAINIER Bruce Barcott 1998 Softcover Near Fine
By: Barcott, Bruce
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $3.00 (23%)
- Item # BK88-962
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DOWNWARD BOUND: A MAD! GUIDE TO ROCK CLIMBING Warren Harding 1990 Paperback New SIGNED by Royal Robbins
By: Harding, Warren
Price $75.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $75.00 (50%)
- Item # BK75-962
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST 1933 Hugh Ruttledge 1934 1st UK ed Hardcover Scarce DJ Near Fine
By: Ruttledge, Hugh
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $450.00, You Save $200.00 (44%)
- Item # OP363A-965p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCIENCE IN THE SUBARCTIC: TRAPPERS, TRADERS AND THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Debra Lindsay 1993 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Lindsay, Debra
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $23.01 (92%)
- Item # PL130-9606
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart