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The Lure of the Mountains


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Edited By Herbert Maeder (Introduction, Commentary and Selection of Photos).

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Published by Elsevier Phaidon, London, 1975, 1st UK Edition, D/w (slight nicks, some wear at edges), V.G.   Maeder uses the words and experiences of some of the greatest mountaineers and writers to explore the European Alps and The Lure of the Mountains, including John Ruskin, Edward Whymper, Jules Michelet, Friedrich von Tschudi, Leslie Stephen, Alphonse Daudet, Edmund von Fellenberg and Mark Twain. Large-format, with 94 colour illustrations.

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Weight0.95 kg