The Bolivian Andes, A Record of Climbing and Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900. Martin Conway.
The Bolivian Andes, A Record of Climbing and Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900
The Bolivian Andes, A Record of Climbing and Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900
The Bolivian Andes, A Record of Climbing and Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900
The Bolivian Andes, A Record of Climbing and Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900

The Bolivian Andes, A Record of Climbing and Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900

New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1901.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 402 pp, with appendix, bibliography, index, and more than 50 illustrations from photographs, in the simplest binding of unadorned grayish-brown cloth. Spine lettering faded but legible. Upper corners lightly bumped, binding sound, text clean. Short ownership inscription ("A.W.B. December 18, 1918") on front free endpaper. Neate C102: "The first major climbing expedition to the area. Conway's party made the first ascent of the south (highest) peak of Illimani (6402m) at the southern end of the range, and just failed to reach the summit of Ancohuma (6430m) at the northern end. They also prepared the first topographic survey of the range."

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