MacMillan, 1883, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
WILLIAM SPOTSWOOD GREEN. The High Alps of New Zealand, London: Macmillan, 1883. Octavo, first edition, pp. xiv, 350, 32 (ads), red cloth boards with gilt lettering and mountain on spine, 2 black fillets on front, folding map, ownership label on front pastedown, ownership info on free front endpaper. Mountaineer finds new heights to reach in New Zealand and comes close to being the first person to conquer Mount Cook. Discussions of wildlife, glaciers, and travel in general. Condition of this book: Piece missing at head of spine, tears in spine cloth, front joint starting, rear hinge cracked; clean, no foxing. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Mountaineering; New Zealand; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54113.