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Title: Das Matterhorn und seine Geschichte. Hrsg. v.d. Sektion Berlin des deutschen u. österreichischen Alpenvereins. 'In luftigen Höh'n. Skizzen aus dem Bergsteigerleben'.
Description: Berlin, Raimund Mitscher, (Druck von Greiner & Pfeiffer, Kgl. Hofbuchdruckerei, Stuttgart), o.J. (1896), in-4°, 4 Bl. (1 Bl. weiss, Titel, Widmung, Inhalts-Verz.) + 192 S., reich illustriert + 33 Tafeln, davon vielen in Lichtdruck, ill. Original-Leinenband. (Kletterabbildung in Farbe). Rotschnitt. (Einbd.-Zeichnung v. P. Schnorr). ¶ Gutes, durchaus schönes Exemplar der sehr seltenen Erstausgabe. Mit u.a. sehr frühen, grösseren und vorzüglichen Aufnahmen von Felsklettereien. With the famous illustration by Gustave Doré 'Catastrophe du Cervin le 14 juillet 1865', and many beautiful photographic pictures taken by the famous Alpine photographer Theodor Wundt, whose honeymoon trip served for this book. With his wife Maud, he travelled first by balloon and describes not without euphorism his view on 'the most beautiful mountain in the world'. With many classical pictures of the Zermatt region and climbing scenes. The trip goes on to Saas Fee and to the Lago Maggiore, also illustrated with fine linedrawings and vignettes throughout the book by Emil Terschack. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 4610.

Keywords: alpinisme Suisse-Générale, Switzerland-general, Schweiz-allgemein Valais, Wallis helvetica Terschack, Emil

Price: CHF 550.00 = appr. US$ 545.70 Seller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.
- Book number: 116169


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