KENYA MOUNTAIN

BY E. A. F. DUTTON

1929 FIRST EDITION

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This is the first printing of the first UK edition of KENYA MOUNTAIN by E. A. F. Dutton. This book was published in London by Jonathan Cape in 1929. The book measures 262mm tall x 180mm and has 218 pages, 56 b/w photos, 4 maps (1 folding), 9 appendices. The classic work on Mt Kenya. Author explored many aspects & features of the mountain. Appendix contains accounts of Mackinderís fist ascent & Shiptonís second ascent. Glossary of the place names, geology, etc. Duttonís attempt was unsuccessful, but a book like this makes up for any summit not quite reached. Excellent book. This is by far the best book on Mt Kenya.

CONDITION: Original navy buckram, gilt lettering cover & spine. Usual fading to spine and covers, old bookplate of Herberto Mexwell the Baron of Monreith on the front pastedown and bookplate of Major William Hackett (accomplished soldier & climber) on the front endpage, otherwise near Fine. Price: $230.


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