NORMAN-NERUDA, May. The Climbs of Norman Neruda. Edited, and with an Account of his Last Climb, by May Norman-Neruda. London, Fisher Unwin, 1899.
8vo. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. 335, [4, advertisements], photogravure portrait with captioned tissue guard, plates after photographs and watercolours; cloth a little marked and with light fading, inner hinges strengthened; a little spotting internally, contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper.
First edition of these collected mouintaineering papers by the Swedish-born British mountaineer Ludwig Norman-Neruda (of Moravian descent), who died at the age of 33 in th Switzerland, after a carrer of climbing in the Swiss and Italian High Alps after a fall.