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THE ALPS DESCRIBED BY W. MARTIN CONWAY Martin Conway and A.D. McCormick 1904 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By Conway, Martin, Painted by A.D. McCormick
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London, Adam and Charles Black, 1904, 1st edition. 294 pp, 70 color plates by A.D. McCormick, TEG. Handsome pictorial blue cloth hardcover with slight bowing to covers, else fine. Near Fine.

A good general description of the Alps, Alpine life and climbing. The contents include the famous high-level traverse of the Alps in 1894, from Monte Viso to the Gross Glockner and more.  The Chapter headings are:


        The Maritime Alps

        The Cottian Alps

        The Western Graians

        Mont Blanc

        The Buet: Chamonix to S. Maurice

        The Bernese Oberland: Western Part S. Maurice to the Gemmi

        Monte Rosa

        Bernese Oberland

        Uri and Glarus

        Mountain-Falls

        The Rhatikon and Silvretta Groups

        Oetz and Stubai Mountains

        Zillerthal and Venediger Groups

        Gross Glockner and Eastward

        Tirolese Scrambles in 1875

o       The Wilder Freiger

o       The Botzer

o       The Wilde Kreuz Spitze

 

        A Run Through the Western and Central Alps

o       The Maritime Alps

o       The Cottian Alps

o       The Central Dauphiny Alps

o       The Graian Alps

o       The Chain of Mont Blanc

o       The North Route Through the Swiss Alps

o       The South Route Through the Swiss Alps

 


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