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A G Cram

Mountaineering and Mountain Travel; Lake District and Cumbria; Antiquarian and History of Science. Private premises. Bookfairs and postal only with specialist catalogues twice a year.

Scrambles amongst the Alps in the Years 1860 - 1869. Mountaineering.


First edition, John Murray, London, 1871. 4to, xx, 432p. Complete with 21 full page engravings (these printed by the author), 90 text engravings and 5 folding maps. In original green cloth gilt. A great classic. Neate W65 ‘The most famous of all mountaineering books. The first ascent of the Matterhorn and the most celebrated mountain disaster of all time’.