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EDWARD WHYMPER - Frank Smythe, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1st edn., 1940, original red boards (no fading) , gilt titles, rare dustjacket (foxed) with piece missing lower spine, Internally VG+ with previous owner's name on fep., lovely B&W plates - Together with Camp Six, Edward Whymper is the rarest of Smythe's many books - the definitive early biography of a remarkable climber, expedition traveller and artist who made the first ascents of Chimborazo, Cayambe, Antisana, Carihuairazo, Sara Urco, Cotocachi & Sincholagua. Whymper was best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn.
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EDWARD WHYMPER - Frank Smythe, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1st edn., 1940, original red boards (no fading) , gilt titles, rare dustjacket (foxed) with piece missing lower spine, Internally VG+ with previous owner's name on fep., lovely B&W plates -  Together with Camp Six, Edward Whymper  is the rarest of Smythe's many books - the definitive early biography of a remarkable climber, expedition traveller and artist  who made the first ascents of Chimborazo, Cayambe, Antisana, Carihuairazo, Sara Urco, Cotocachi & Sincholagua. Whymper was best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn.<br />
$NZ110