1872 Mountain Adventures Mont Blanc Ararat Matterhorn Climbing Famous PROVENANCE

J T Headley

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A collection of 19th-century mountaineering and climbing tales, illustrated with 41 full-page engravings.

Joel Tyler Headley (1813 – 1897) was an American clergyman, historian, Author, newspaper editor and politician who served as Secretary of State of New York.

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1872 Mountain Adventures Mont Blanc Ararat Matterhorn Climbing Famous PROVENANCE

 

A collection of 19th-century mountaineering and climbing tales, illustrated with 41 full-page engravings.

 

Joel Tyler Headley (1813 – 1897) was an American clergyman, historian, Author, newspaper editor and politician who served as Secretary of State of New York.

 

Main author: J T Headley

 

Title: Mountain adventures in various parts of the world : selected from the narratives of celebrated traveler

 

Published: New York : Charles Scribner and Co., 1872.

 

Language: English

 

Notes & contents:

  • Illustrated with 41 full-page illustrations
  • Contents include stories and adventures from various famous mountains and mountain ranges including:
    • Mont Blanc
    • Finsteraarhorn
    • Jungfran
    • Galenstock
    • Matterhorn
    • Perdu
    • North Cape
    • Parnassus
    • Mounth Athos
    • Mount Elbruz
    • Mount Ararat
    • Mount Sinai
    • Daring rescues
    • And More!
  • Provenance: “Robert L. M. Underhill”
    • Robert Lindley Murray Underhill was an American mountaineer best for introducing modern Alpine style rope and belaying techniques to the U.S. climbing community in the late 1920s.

 

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Wear: wear as seen in photos

Binding: tight and secure binding

Pages: complete with all vi + 356 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such

Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner and Co., 1872.

Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

 

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Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

J T Headley

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete