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MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD J. T. Headley 1872 Hardcover Near Fine
By Headley, J. T.
Price: $150.00


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New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1872, 2nd edition. 356 pp, 41 full page b/w engravings. Original ed embossed cloth hardcover with some rubbing and wear to top and bottom of spine, else fine for a book this age. Near Fine condition.

Thirty one chapters of the best writings on mountaineering from the Golden Age of Alpine climbing. A collection of 19th-century mountaineering and climbing tales. Joel Tyler Headley (1813 - 1897) was an American clergyman, historian, Author, newspaper editor and politician who served as Secretary of State of New York. Mountains covered include Mont Blanc, Finsteraarhorn, Jungfran, Galenstock, Matterhorn, Perdu, North Cape, Parnassus, Mounth Athos, Mount Elbruz, Mount Ararat and Mount Sinai and more. Book also includes daring rescues.

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