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Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps

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Full of eccentric characters, Killing Dragons is the story of the first British mountaineers to tackle the Alpine summits of Switzerland during the late eighteenth century. Originally the explorers of this area were poorly equipped, wearing ordinary shoes and no protective clothing. The British arrived intent on reaching every Alpine summit, and 'mountaineering' was born. The title refers to the mythical creatures said to inhabit these peaks: 'Here be dragons,' said the old maps ...

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Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps
2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781522661344

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Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps
2002, Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN-13: 9780802138675

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Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps
2001, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871137784

American edition

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Killing Dragons: The Conquest Of The Alps
2001, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862074538

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Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps
2000, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862073791

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