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history of mountaineering in the Alps.

Claire EМЃliane Engel

history of mountaineering in the Alps.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering.,
    • Alps -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 282-289.

      StatementWith a foreword by F. S. Symthe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDQ824 .E5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination296 p.
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6069204M
      LC Control Number50007482
      OCLC/WorldCa1680124


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