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Published by J. Cape & H. Smith in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Alps

Subjects:

  • Mountaineering.,
  • Alps -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 217.

Statement[by] Edwin Muller, jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG510 .M95
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6740800M
LC Control Number30008883
OCLC/WorldCa1484004

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