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 #: OP4612-949
MONT BLANC SEEN FROM THE SKY [MONTE BIANCO VISTO DAL CIELO] Jean-Baptiste Meylan 1986 1st ed Hardcover Fine
By Meylan, Jean-Baptiste, Prefaces by Christophe Profit and Roger Frison-Roche
Price: $39.95

List Price: $100.00
You Save $60.05 (60%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Annecy Grance, Gardet, Publisher and Printer, 1986, 1st edition. 95 pages, 100+ color photos. In English and French.  Horizontal format hardcover (10.5''h x 9''w) with dust jacket. Book is in Fine condition with no flaws and no writing. 

This is one Mont Blanc photo book that everybody can afford. 

Mont Blanc is the second most photographed peak in the Alps after the Matterhorn, and over the years many wonderful coffee table photograph books have been produced in France and other countries celebrating the Mont Blanc Massif. This is the first Mont Blanc photo book we have seen that has excellent photos, all taken from helicopters, that is not really an oversize coffee table book. At 95 pages, and about the size of Rebuffat's books, it is designed to show the majesty of the highest peak in the Alps, and her neighbors, in a size less imposing and less expensive than most. 

I was quite surprised to come across this book in 2021 as we had never seen it before. That is because it was published in France, and although the text and captions are in both English and French, it has never appeared in bookshops outside France. It was  designed for the bookshops in Chamonix  and other Alpine mountain towns, for the many English speaking tourists, skiers and climbers who visit every year. 

In 1981 I spent a week skiing in Chamonix and ran into many English speakers, more than I expected. Most were British, but there were also quite a few Americans, including some members of the US Armed Forces from Germany or Italy who had driven to Chamonix to taste the French snow, and the French cuisine.  

This book is not listed in the Neate bibliography, partly for the reasons above, but also because it came out the same year as the latest Neate edition. It is included in the marvelous two volume bibliography by Jacques Perret as that came out in 1997. 

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
G.H.M ANNALES: GROUP DE HAUTE MONTAGNE SWITZERLAND
By: Group De Haute Montagne Swiss
Price $10.00
- Item # JR254
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ANNALS OF MONT BLANC Charles Edward Mathews 1898 1st UK ed Hardcover Very Good
By: Mathews, Charles Edward
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $300.00, You Save $50.00 (17%)
- Item # OP76A-949
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GERVASUTTI'S CLIMBS Giusto Gervasutti 1957 1st UK edition Hardcover Like New and DJ Fine
By: Gervasutti, Guisto
Price $115.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $35.00 (23%)
- Item # OP479AB-940
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69 Edward Whymper 1900 5th UK ed Near Fine
By: Whymper, Edward
Price $75.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $75.00 (50%)
- Item # OP1787B-147
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GERVASUTTI'S CLIMBS Giusto Gervasutti 1979 Paperback Very Good-Near Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Gervasutti, Giusto
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $29.99, You Save $20.00 (67%)
- Item # OP479B-9393
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69 Edward Whymper 1871 UK 1st edition ''Fourth Thousand'' Very Good
By: Whymper, Edward
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $50.00 (25%)
- Item # OP1787E-147
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69 Edward Whymper 1871 UK 1st edition Good
By: Whymper, Edward
Price $350.00 ~ Regular $400.00, You Save $50.00 (12%)
- Item # OP1787D-147
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MONT BLANC MASSIF: THE 100 FINEST ROUTES Gaston Rebuffat Updated 1991 or 1996 ed Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Rebuffat, Gaston
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $55.05 (73%)
- Item # BK1245-3852p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69 Edward Whymper 1986 Illustrated ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Whymper, Edward and John Cleare (color photos)
Price $39.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.05 (20%)
- Item # OP1787J-9692
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69 Edward Whymper 1986 Illustrated edition Hardcover DJ New
By: Whymper, Edward. Color photos by John Cleare
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # OP1787AB-Pickupvated
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


FILMING THE IMPOSSIBLE Leo Dickinson 1982 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Dickinson, Leo
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $35.01 (78%)
- Item # OP282-610
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EXPLORING SCOTLAND WITH TOM WEIR 1991 1st ed Tall Hardcover DJ Like New
By: Weir, Tom
Price $29.95
- Item # OP4635-948
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CHRIS BONINGTON, MOUNTAINEER: THIRTY YEARS OF CLIMBING THE WORLD'S GREAT PEAKS Chris Bonington 1996 Softcover Near Fine (Not Signed)
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # BK453D-950p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EARTHBORN: IN CELEBRATING WILD PLACES John Beatty 1989 Paperback Very Good
By: Beatty, John
Price $3.95 ~ Regular $15.95, You Save $12.00 (75%)
- Item # OP6191-958
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: PREMIER 8000 [ANNAPURNA: FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000M PEAK] 1951 1st French ed Softcover Near Fine SIGNED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $100.00 (29%)
- Item # OP106J-949
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
ALPES VAUDOISES Louis Seylaz 1948 Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Seylaz, Louis
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $65.01 (87%)
- Item # OP3936-110
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
K2 UOMINI ESPLORAZIONI IMPRESE [K2: MEN, EXPLORATION, EXPEDITIONS] Leonardo Bizzaro 2004 1st ed Hardcover Fine
By: Bizzaro, Leonardo. Alessandro Gogna, Carlo Pinelli, Associazione Ardito Desio
Price $85.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $65.00 (43%)
- Item # BK1402-948p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: THE HISTORY OF THE HIMALAYAN GIANT Roberto Mantovani 1997 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine [Not Signed]
By: Mantovani, Roberto and Kurt Diemberger
Price $9.99
- Item # BK939B-396p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALS BERGSTEIGER IM KAUKASUS [A MOUNTAINEER IN THE CAUCASUS] Vilem Heckel, Arnost Cernik 1968 Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Heckel, Vilem and Arnost Cernik
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $69.96 (70%)
- Item # OP6814-969
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart