GROVE, Florence Crauford.

The Frosty Caucasus.

£250

The Frosty Caucasus.
An account of a walk through part of the range and of an ascent of Elbruz in the summer of 1874.
London, Longmans, 1875

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Description

Grove was one of the ablest British climbers of the day and president of the Alpine Club, 1884-6. He also led the condemnation of guildeless climbing in the 1870s, against the Rev. Girdlestone.

Description

First edition. 8vo., x, 341pp., 6 wood-engraved plates by Edward Whymper, folding map, original bluish-green cloth gilt, upper cover ruled in gilt, corners bumped, light stains to covers, a very good copy.

Provenance: Evening College for Women, Queen Street, Brompton, circulating library (label to front free endpaper)

Bibliography

Neate G75; Perret 2069.

 

Stock ID: 93098