1906 True Tales of Mountain Adventure For Non-Climbers Young and Old
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
In a signed binding by Relfe Brothers.
A collection of short advisory tales on mountain climbing, a both instructive and entertaining work.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, and thirty-five plates.
Written by Elizabeth Hawkins-Whitshed, credited as Mrs Aubrey le Blond to the title page. Hawkins-Whitshed was an Irish pioneer of mountaineering, at a time when it was unheard of for there to be woman mountaineers.
The third impression of this work.
Stubbington House prize label to the front pastedown. Presentation inscription to the verso to the front endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper.
In a full calf binding. Externally, front board may detach with further handling. Some marks to the boards and spine. A little loss to the spine label. Bumping and a small amount of loss to the head and tail of the spine. Tail of the spine is lifting a little. Prize label to the front pastedown. Presentation inscription to the verso to the front endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very lightly age-toned with some spots.
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