Bibliography in four volumes with holograph and typed listings of some 290 titles on mountaineering, from 1633-1963 in English,
French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, and Latin. It was compiled by two decorated English peers, Colonel Oscar Vaughn Viney
and his son Major Elliott Merriam Viney.
Colonel Oscar Vaughan Viney (1886-1976) lived at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant
(D.L.). He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.). He also held the position of High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in
1950. In the latter half of his career, Viney was the chairman of the Hazel-Sun Group, formed from the family firm of Hazell
Watson & Viney of Aylesbury. In 1962 the firm obtained the contract to produce the first-ever weekly color magazine for a
British newspaper, The Sunday Times Colour Magazine.
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