Adventures of An Alpine Guide
London: John Murray, 1932.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition in English, translated from the third German edition by Erwin and Pleasaunce von Gaisberg; edited and with additional chapters by H.E.G. Tyndale. Edges of text block dust-soiled, spine ends sunned. Binding tight and square, text unmarked. No dust jacket. Neate (K33) says: "Memoirs of a great guide. In 1890 he made several difficult new climbs with Norman-Neruda, and in 1893 he participated in the first traverse of the Peuterey Arete on Mont Blanc. Overall he made dozens of new ascents and continued climbing until he died."
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