Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. First American Edition. Hardcover. 139p. A light grey cloth hardcover book in good condition. Light fading along bottom of spine and a few light scratches on the front cover. Rear blank endpaper is torn and scuffed. Formewr owner's name stamped on endpapers and bottom foredge. Text clean and tight. Item #1242630
Pius XI was an avid mountaineer before his papacy. This book, written before he became pope, is an account of his mountain-climbing adventures in the Alps. Contains black and white photographs.