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Scrambles Among the Alps in the Years 1860-69

by Edward Whymper

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic travel writing,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Description and travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • History: American,
  • Alps,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • Whymper, Edward,
  • Biography,
  • 19th century,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Mountaineers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7637190M
    ISBN 100486289729
    ISBN 109780486289724

    Scrambles amongst the Alps by Edward Whymper; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Mountaineering, History, Mountaineers, Biography, Rhine River and Valley; Places: Alps, Rhine River Valley, Matterhorn (Switzerland and Italy); People: Edward Whymper (); Times: 19th century. Published in , Scrambles Amongst the Alps is Whymper's own story of his nine years spent climbing in the Alps. One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, it is a breathtaking account of the triumph of man over mountain in a time before thermal clothing, nylon ropes, global positioning systems, and air rescues/5(17).

      Scrambles Among the Alps in the Years became an instant classic of mountaineering literature, bringing him fame and fortune, and is still in print today. His mountain drawings were respected – Professor John Tyndall, Whymper’s main rival in the quest for the Matterhorn, wrote his own book about climbing in the Alps and purchased. Scrambles amongst the Alps: in the years '69 by Edward Whymper (Book) 69 editions published between and in English and Italian and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

    Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years London: John Murray, First edition of the author’s classic work on mountaineering, the first to help promote the very notion that peaks are meant to . Edward Whymper FRSE (27 April – 16 September ) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in Four members of his climbing party were killed during the descent. Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, Chimborazo in South America, and the Canadian : 16 September (aged 71), Chamonix, France.


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Scrambles amongst the Alps in the years by Edward Whymper; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Mountaineers, Description and travel, Biography, Mountaineering, Accessible book; Places: Alps; People: Edward Whymper ().

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Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years By: Edward Whymper () Scrambles Amongst the Alps is one the great classics (some would say the greatest) of early mountaineering literature, and Edward Whymper () one of the leading figures of Author: Edward Whymper.

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This is the first UK edition ("Fifth Thousand") of SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS by Edward Whymper. This book was published in London by John Murray in Scrambles Amongst the Alps by Edward Whymper. In this famous book Whymper describes the nine years he spent climbing in the Alps ( to ) including his numerous attempts to climb the Matterhorn, and his successful eighth attempt, when he finally became the first man to reach the summit (a climb that claimed the lives of four of his fellow.

Great Britain: Time-Life Books. Very Good/No Jacket. First Thus. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Octavo Hardback Hardcover. Scrambles Amongst the Alps In the Years With Maps and Illustrations.

Loose folding maps illustrations, maps. Brown leather red and gilt decorated Leather-bound, all edges gilt. Published inScrambles Amongst the Alps is Whymper's own story of his nine years spent climbing in the Alps.

One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, it is a breathtaking account of the triumph of man over mountain "the mountain which first dominated then destroyed him.

“THE MOST FAMOUS MOUNTAINEERING BOOK IN THE WORLD”: WHYMPER’S ILLUSTRATED SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS. WHYMPER, Edward. Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years London: John Murray, Thick octavo, modern full green morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers.

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