By Dr. Hans Meyer
London   George Philip & Son
9.5" by 6.5" xx, 404pp plus plates
The first English edition of this incredibly eminent work of mountaineering from the first recorded European to ascend the summit of Kilimanjaro. A lovely bright copy, with all maps present.
By Dr. Hans Meyer

1891 Across East African Glaciers. An Account of the First Ascent of Kilimanjaro

London   George Philip & Son
9.5" by 6.5" xx, 404pp plus plates
The first English edition of this incredibly eminent work of mountaineering from the first recorded European to ascend the summit of Kilimanjaro. A lovely bright copy, with all maps present.
£5,940.00
: 2kgs / : EXP3-D-1

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Description

An Important Work, First Edition, Folding Maps, Folding Plates

Translated from the German of Dr. Hans Meyer. With three fold-out maps. With twenty plates. Lacks chromolithograph frontispiece. Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer, 1858 - 1929, was a German geographer from Hildburghausen. Hans Meyer is credited with being the first European to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1889.

Condition

In a half cloth binding. Externally, just a little bumping, with slight loss to the spine label. There is a gilt reference number to the tail of the spine, with a small reference, and the remains of a label. Internally, firmly bound, bright, with occasional spots or marks. With a small blindstamp to the title page.

Very Good Indeed

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