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The Highest Andes

E. A. Fitz Gerland


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Ref. 106545   Edition. First Edition

Illustrated By: A. E. Lightbody

Published By: Methuen & Co. 1899 (London)

...A record of the first ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the exploration of the surrounding valleys... with chapters by Stuart Vines, M.A., F.R.G.S and contributions by Professor Bonney, D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S., G. C. Crick, F.G.S. R. I. Pocock, G. A. Boulenger, F.R.S. I. H. Burkhill, Philip Gosse. With two maps by A. E. Lightbody, A.M.I.C.E., F.R.G.S., fifty-one illustrations, and a panorama. First edition hardback clothbound with gilt tooled title and motif to cover and title to spine. Blind tooled border to cover. Two neat inscriptions to ffep, one of which that of Dr F McGuckin, an early member of The Alpine Club. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Photographic plates throughout. Shelf wear and light rubbing to cover and spine. Spine and edges slightly darkened. A little cracking to gutter but binding still firm. Spotting and toning to endpapers. Foxing throughout, mostly marginal, otherwise clean. Overall very good condition. 390 pp + 2 folding maps.

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Large 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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