Mountains in Colour


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By Frank S. Smythe

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Published by Max Parrish, London, 1949, 1st UK Edition, D/w (worn at edges, small pieces missing top and bottom of spine), D/w: V.G., Book: Nr. Fine.    Frank Smythe (1900-1949) was an English mountaineer, prolific author, photographer and botanist.  He is best known for new routes on the Brenva Face of Mont Blanc, his first ascent of Kamet (7,756 metres) in 1931 and for taking part in three Everest Expeditions in the 1930’s.  This quarto volume is illustrated with 57 colour photographs by the author, with the book divided into 4 sections, The Himalayas, The British Hills (Scotland, The English Lake District, Wales), Switzerland, and The Mountains and Hills of North America.

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