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Miscellaneous pieces about guides and alpine life by the first president of the Ladies Alpine Club.
Title: My Home In The Alps
Edition: 1892 First Edition
Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston: 1892
Book Condition: 131pp, 32pp adverts, original pictorial cloth, light wear to extremities, bookplate of Horace Walker, VG. Horace Walker, 1838–1908, was an English mountaineer who made many notable first ascents, including Mount Elbrus and the Grandes Jorasses. Son of Liverpool lead merchant and mountaineer Francis Walker, and brother of Lucy Walker, the first woman to climb the Matterhorn. He was also President of the Alpine Club from 1891-1893. A scarce item.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 68458
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