An Artist in the Himalayas
New York: Macmillan, 1895.
Hardcover. Good. First American edition. 306 pp, with folding Map of the Kingdom of Kashmir and many illustrations by the author. Lettering and illustration on cloth boards is quite faded, one crack in binding, scattered foxing, old dampstain and private library embossed stamp visible on title page. Good. Neate M03: "His own account of Conway's 1892 Karakoram Expedition. McCormick was a landscape artist and watercolorist who illustrated Conway's alpine books and other mountaineering books." McCormick describes his book in the preface as "a more personal narrative" in which he has "attemped to give an ida of the picturesque aspect of the expedition rather than of the geographical portion."