A Climber in New Zealand

By: Ross, Malcolm

Price: NZ$256.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Several rubber stamps of the "Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute" on the endpapers, title page, and some text leaves. Missing one plate. The missing plate is "Crossing the Hooker River in the Cage", which should be facing page 48. Gutters reinforced with strips of paper at hinges. Minor spots of foxing to page edges. Small 10mm split to cloth at top of rear joint. ; xx, 316 pages + frontispiece + 29 of 30 illustrations on 22 of 23 plate leaves + 8 pages advertisements. Lacking 1 plate. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Blind-stamped pattern on front board. Page dimensions: 222 x 140mm. Tissue guard to frontispiece present. "One morning, soon after our return to the Hermitage, I found myself basking in the warm sunshine, dividing my attention for the most part between a book and a cigar, and occasionally gazing up at the ice cliffs of Mount Sefton [...] - from page 48. Early New Zealand mountaineering history. Chapter titles: Descriptive and Historical; In the Olden Days; The Conquering of Aorangi; Above the Plains; Down in the Valleys; An Ascent of Haidinger; An Interlude; De La Bche and the Minarets; Across the Southern Alps; In Kiwi Land; The First Crossing of Mount Cook. ; 8vo

Title: A Climber in New Zealand

Author Name: Ross, Malcolm

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 14802