Climbing with Joseph Georges. Dorothy E. Thompson.

Climbing with Joseph Georges

London: Titus Wilson and Son, 1962.

First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. 159 pp, with 13 plates. Mild shelfwear; tight binding, no markings. Dust jacket is chipped at the corners and spine ends and has a few short, closed tears. "Climbing memoirs of a noted British alpinist between the wars. Written as a tribute to her guide and published posthumously by her friends" (Neate T22). Thompson was best known for a traverse of Mont Blanc from the Refuge Durier over the Aiguille de Bionnassay, with the first-ever descent of the Peuterey Ridge to the Gamba Hut.

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