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Workman, Fanny Bullock, and William Hunter Workman
A COLLECTION OF FOUR WORKS, COMPRISING:
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Workman, Fanny Bullock, and William Hunter Workman
A COLLECTION OF FOUR WORKS, COMPRISING:
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2,3002,500
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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Workman, Fanny Bullock, and William Hunter Workman
A COLLECTION OF FOUR WORKS, COMPRISING:
Ice-bound heights of the Mustagh. An account of two seasons of pioneer exploration and high climbing in the Baltistan Himalaya. London: Archibald Constable, 1908, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY (blindstamp on title), half-title, 2 folding coloured maps, 103 plates, photographic illustrations in the text, original olive green pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, [Yakushi (1994) W229], prospectus loosely laid in
Peaks and glaciers of Nun Kun. A record of pioneer-exploration and mountaineering in the Punjab Himalaya. London: Archibald Constable, 1909, FIRST EDITION, half-title, folding coloured map, 92 plates, original dark green pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, [Yakushi (1994) W320], [Norman G. Dyhrenfurth, bookplate and signature]
The call of the snowy Hispar. A narrative of exploration and mountaineering on the Northern Frontier of India. London: Archibald Constable, 1910, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 2 folding maps, 1 coloured, 93 photographic plates, photographic illustrations in the text, original pictorial red cloth, top edge gilt, (old ownership label with names erased), [Yakushi (1994) W231], prospectus loosely laid in
Illustrations of ice wilds of Eastern Karakoram. [London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1917], FIRST EDITION, half-title, 3 folding coloured maps, photographic plates, original light grey cloth with the title on the spine and upper cover, [not in Yakushi], [Charles R. Mapp, Cheltenham, ink stamp; library slip tipped in facing p.20]
together 4 volumes, 8vo, minor tears to maps, some bindings slightly rubbed
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Fanny Workman was one of the earliest professional mountaineers, and set several women’s altitude records.

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