THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT COOK
Freda Du Faur
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An Account of Four Season's Mountaineering on the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Written by the first woman to scale Mount Cook, this tells the tale of an Edwardian mountaineer overcoming not only physical challenges but all the social restrictions placed in her path. First edition. Top edge gilt, original cloth binding with  leather and gilt title labels to spine. Front hinge reinforced at half-title and reverse of frontis. W A Anderson's gift inscription to Mary Anderson dated 1923 in ink to free end paper. Slipped in a Mount Cook Motor Co's Ltd. Map of Mount Cook and Lakes Districts (from similar period).

George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London, 1915. Hardback with no dust jacket. 250 pages + plates. SECONDHAND



Online Price: NZ $375.00 inc gst


      




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