SOUVENIRS D'UN APLINISTE. Préface de M. Henry Bordeaux... by JAVELLE,…

SOUVENIRS D'UN APLINISTE. Préface de M. Henry Bordeaux...

Paris: Payot, 1929. Reprint of a book first published in 1886. Octavo. 272 pp +8 photo plates. Nicely rebound in brown quarter leather, spine with 3 raised bands, marbled covers and endpapers, top edge gilt and with a bound-in string bookmark, original paper cove rs bound in. Slight flaking to the thin gilt rules on spine; long ink inscription to a blank leaf before the title leaf; else fine. Housed in a marbled card slipcase (slight wear). A very pleasant copy of this mountaineering classic (Alps). Javelle was the first to scale the Tour-Noir.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 11457
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