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ALPINE TRAGEDY Charles Gos 1948 1st UK ed Hardcover Near Fine
By Gos, Charles
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London, 1948, 1st UK edition. 282 pp, 35 b/w illustrations, 6 maps. Blue cloth hardcover with faded spine, silver titles and no dust jacket. Near Fine.

Twenty notable climbing accidents. The engravings throughout the book are by Edward Whymper. From the hundreds of fatal accidents that occurred in the high Alps between the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 20th, the author has chosen the most intense. 

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