Mountain Prospect. Scott Russell.

Mountain Prospect.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Signed copy written by Russell [1913-1999], a British botanist and mountaineer, while he was a Japanese POW at Singapore. Inscription reads, "Ursula, With love. In case the other copy does not turn up. Scott 1980." Contents include his climbing adventures in the Lake District, Jan Mayen Island (Arctic), New Zealand Alps and the Karakoram-Himalayas under Shipton. 8vo, blue cloth covers with gilt on spine, 248 pp, 47 plates, and bw dj. Book covers/spine clean and unmarked, interior clean, binding tight. Dj slightly rubbed on foredge, top slightly ruffled, closed tear on rear dj top right. Altogether a fine copy. Very good condition. Item #20652

Price: $65.00

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