An Eccentric in the Alps, The Story of the Rev. W.A.B. Coolidge the Great Victorian Mountaineer
London: Museum Press, 1959.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 224 pp, indexed and illustrated. Blue cloth boards lettered in gilt, no dust jacket. Mild wear to extremities and slight spine lean. Tightly bound and unmarked. No dust jacket. William Augustus Brevoort Coolidge was an American theologian and climber who lived much of his life in Europe, making many first ascents in the Alps in the 1860s-1880s. According to Neate (C58) he had "tremendous knowledge of the history of mountaineering, but was extremely quarrelsome."
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