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The Resource Above the snow line : mountaineering sketches between 1870 and 1880, by Clinton Dent, vice-president of the Alpine Club ; with two engravings by Edward Whymper and an illustration by Percy Macquoid

Above the snow line : mountaineering sketches between 1870 and 1880, by Clinton Dent, vice-president of the Alpine Club ; with two engravings by Edward Whymper and an illustration by Percy Macquoid

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Above the snow line : mountaineering sketches between 1870 and 1880
Title
Above the snow line
Title remainder
mountaineering sketches between 1870 and 1880
Statement of responsibility
by Clinton Dent, vice-president of the Alpine Club ; with two engravings by Edward Whymper and an illustration by Percy Macquoid
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Contributor
Former owner
Illustrator
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
D-19
Citation source
Neate, J. Mountaineering and its literature
Dewey number
796.52
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G510
LC item number
.D4
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Above the snow line : mountaineering sketches between 1870 and 1880, by Clinton Dent, vice-president of the Alpine Club ; with two engravings by Edward Whymper and an illustration by Percy Macquoid
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Reflections on the nature of mountains and mountaineering by C.T. Dent, a leading figure in mountaineering in the late 19th century. The book describes, among other things, Dent's first ascent of the Aiguille du Dru, on his 19th attempt;" see Neate
  • Issued in publisher's binding of blue cloth stamped in brown; illustration of a cluster of mountain flowers in lower right corner; gray coated endpapers. Large colored armorial bookplate of "Major William D. Hackett, U.S. Army, Retired" on front endleaf. Hackett was an American climber who made dozens of first and early ascents, including new routes on Mt. Hood, first ascents in Alaska, 4th ascent of Mt. McKinley, first American ascent of Mt. Kenya, fourth ascent of Mt. Logan, and an attempt of K2 in 1960
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 327, [1] pages, [3] leaves of plates
Lccn
05038677
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Purchased with funds from the Francis P. Farquhar Mountaineering Collection and Endowment Fund, Walkabout Books, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (lithographs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02359656
  • ucoclc2359656
Label
Above the snow line : mountaineering sketches between 1870 and 1880, by Clinton Dent, vice-president of the Alpine Club ; with two engravings by Edward Whymper and an illustration by Percy Macquoid
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Reflections on the nature of mountains and mountaineering by C.T. Dent, a leading figure in mountaineering in the late 19th century. The book describes, among other things, Dent's first ascent of the Aiguille du Dru, on his 19th attempt;" see Neate
  • Issued in publisher's binding of blue cloth stamped in brown; illustration of a cluster of mountain flowers in lower right corner; gray coated endpapers. Large colored armorial bookplate of "Major William D. Hackett, U.S. Army, Retired" on front endleaf. Hackett was an American climber who made dozens of first and early ascents, including new routes on Mt. Hood, first ascents in Alaska, 4th ascent of Mt. McKinley, first American ascent of Mt. Kenya, fourth ascent of Mt. Logan, and an attempt of K2 in 1960
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 327, [1] pages, [3] leaves of plates
Lccn
05038677
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Purchased with funds from the Francis P. Farquhar Mountaineering Collection and Endowment Fund, Walkabout Books, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (lithographs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02359656
  • ucoclc2359656

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