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The Alps and Alpinism


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Edited by Karl Lukan,   Translated by Hugh Merrick,   and with an Introduction by Christian Bonington

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Published by Thames and Hudson, London, 1968, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Nr. Fine.   This large-format copiously illustrated volume records the development of the alpine world from pre-history to today’s practitioners of sophisticated climbing, skiing and photography techniques.  It is the story of the great pioneers of alpine climbing, writers and painters inspired by the Alps, tourism development and engineering feats in the Alps.   With 271 black-and-white illustrations and 12 colour plates.

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Weight1.4 kg