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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert

Author Name    Irwin, William Robert

Title   Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+ Jacket

Edition   First

Publisher   New York Columbia University Press 1950

Seller ID   017647

Clean green cloth boards with small illustration at lower corner of front board, black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Very tiny bump to top front board edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 444 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-five of the most exciting firsthand accounts of mountaineering all over the world--of scaling peaks in the Andes, the Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Himalayas, the Alps--as they have appeared over the past century. Writers include Sir Leslie Stephen, Gertrude Bell, Evelyn Waugh, John Muir, John Buchan, and more; also includes a brief glossary and suggestions for further reading.

Price = 25.00 USD




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