A Pioneer In The High Alps. Alpine Diaries and Letters of F. F. Tuckett 1856-1874.

By: Tuckett F.F.

Price: £375.00

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Book Condition: xi, 372pp, original brown cloth, spine lettering dull as usual, minor stain to leading edge of front board, some foxing to endpapers and foreedges, some scattered foxing to text, VG+. Inscribed on the front endpaper to 'F. W. Crossman, in memory of an old friend' and signed by A. Tuckett, Xmas 1920. This is likely to be Francis Fox's wife Alice, she died in 1928 where as Francis Fox died in 1913. Loosely inserted copy of Extracts of Mountaineering Accounts of Francis Fox Tuckett and compiled by Mr D Taylor. Also inserted is a newspaper article on the Tuckett family and their life at Frenchay in the suburbs of Bristol, from the Bristol Times in 2003. An interesting association copy.


Tuckett climbed extensively in the latter part of the nineteenth century, adopting a scientific approach to mountain travel. Edited by W. A. B. Coolidge.

Title: A Pioneer In The High Alps. Alpine Diaries and Letters of F. F. Tuckett 1856-1874.

Author Name: Tuckett F.F.

Categories: Mountaineering,

Edition: 1920 First Edition

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1920

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: xi, 372pp, original brown cloth, spine lettering dull as usual, minor stain to leading edge of front board, some foxing to endpapers and foreedges, some scattered foxing to text, VG+. Inscribed on the front endpaper to 'F. W. Crossman, in memory of an old friend' and signed by A. Tuckett, Xmas 1920. This is likely to be Francis Fox's wife Alice, she died in 1928 where as Francis Fox died in 1913. Loosely inserted copy of Extracts of Mountaineering Accounts of Francis Fox Tuckett and compiled by Mr D Taylor. Also inserted is a newspaper article on the Tuckett family and their life at Frenchay in the suburbs of Bristol, from the Bristol Times in 2003. An interesting association copy.

Seller ID: 68910

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