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In The High Mountains


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By Emil Zsigmondy     With Collotype illustrations from water colours by E.T. Compton     Translated by Olwyn Grimshaw     Modern Foreword by Keith Treacher

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Published by The Ernest Press, Glasgow, 1992, 1st U.K. and English Language Edition, decorative pictorial boards with gilt, a.e.g., No D/w (none issued), Number 234 of of a limited edition of 300 copies, Mint Copy.    Emil Zsigmondy (1861-1885) was an Austrian mountaineer and physician, a leading alpinist in the years immediately following the ‘Golden Age’ of alpine exploration, and an early advocate of guideless mountaineering.  This superbly produced volume is the first English translation of Zsigmondy’s classic Im Hochgebirge, published posthumously in 1889.

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Weight1.85 kg