The Conquest of the New Zealand Alps

By: Turner, Samuel

Price: NZ$253.75

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-Libris labels on front endpapers. "Dr. CNS McLachlan." "W. Henry Lewin." Gutters split at hinges. Some bumping and rubbing to ends of spine. Some rubbing to corners of boards with 1/8" loss of cloth to the top corner of the rear board. Slight marking to boards. ; 291 pages + frontispiece + 45 illustrations on 24 leaves + 1 sketch map. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Blind-stamped lettering and illustraion of ice axe and rope on front board. Includes account of the author's ascent to the summit of Mount Cook. Contents: Foreword; Season 1912; Season 1913; Season 1914; Season 1915; Season 1916; Season 1917-18; Attempts on Mount Cook Alone; The First Conquest of Mount Cook; A Brief Mount Cook History; My First Mount Tutoko Expedition, 1919; Second Mount Tutoko Expedition, 1920; Third Mount Tutoko Expedition, 1921; Brief Note on Equipment for New Zealand Exploration and Mountain-Climbing; Notes on Training for Serious Mountaineering; Appendix; Index. ; 8vo

Title: The Conquest of the New Zealand Alps

Author Name: Turner, Samuel

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: (1922)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6003