Edward Whymper

Whymper, Edward

englischer Grönlandforscher, Alpinist; 1865 Erstbesteiger des Matterhorns (1840 -1911). Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift. London. 2 1/3 pp. 8vo. Nadelspuren am Kopf.
$ 2,734 / 2.500 € (74630)

An einen Illustrator. „[…] Messrs Macmillan have placed your illustrations in my hands […] In regard to several I feel that the drawings on wood may be proceeded with at once, but in respect to others I think that it will be best to submit changes on paper, before making the drawings on wood […]“ - 1880 erschien sein Buch „The Ascent of the Matterhorn“. – Sehr selten.

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