Scrambles amongst the Alps by Edward Whymper

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .

Written in English

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  • Alps

Subjects:

  • Mountaineering.,
  • Alps -- Description and travel.

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Statement[by] Edward Whymper; with additional illustrations and material from the author"s unpublished diaries, revised and edited by H. E. G. Tyndale.
ContributionsTyndale, H. E. G. 1887-1948, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDQ825 .W64 1937
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6359342M
LC Control Number37027121
OCLC/WorldCa1427404

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Originally published in Pages: Edward Whymper FRSE (27 April – 16 September ) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in Four members of his climbing party were killed during the descent. Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, Chimborazo in South America, and Died: 16 September (aged 71), Chamonix, France.

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