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Killing dragons : the conquest of the Alps

Author: Fergus Fleming
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Here be dragons,' said the old maps ... In the late eighteenth century, a few brave men started to venture up the mountains of Switzerland to discover the secrets hidden in their snowy peaks. Then  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fergus Fleming
ISBN: 1862074534 9781862074538
OCLC Number: 1016107220
Description: IX, 398 str., [16] str. pril. : zvd. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Fergus Fleming.

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'Fleming shins up the sheer face of Alpine exploration...[and] is excellent at the detail, excitement and danger of specific climbs.' Literary Review; '[A] richly entertaining as well as highly Read more...

 
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