The Armchair Mountaineer (The Armchair Library series)

By: REUTHER, David; THORN, John (editors); CARROLL, Bob (illustrations)

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A first printing of this collection of articles and essays sharing a common theme of mountaineering. Mostly accounts of difficult climbs in the Himalayas, the Alps and other challenging ranges; it also consists of tips and techniques, fictional accounts, and even a story by Mark Twain about an imagined Alpine climb by extravagantly-equipped gentlemen climbers. With drawings in black & white by Bob Carroll. --- In full blue paper-covered boards with titling in silver to spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy, though with scratches and wear to edges of covers.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; x, 342 pages

Title: The Armchair Mountaineer (The Armchair Library series)

Author Name: REUTHER, David; THORN, John (editors); CARROLL, Bob (illustrations)

Categories: >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

ISBN Number: 0684181983

ISBN Number 13: 9780684181981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 72177