Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering

By: Irwin, William Robert

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Book Condition: Very Good+


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.

Title: Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering

Author Name: Irwin, William Robert

Categories: Adventure/Travel, mountaineering,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+ Jacket

Seller ID: 017647

Keywords: mountaineering mountain climbing accounts anthology literature Adventure/Travel,