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British Mountaineers


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By F. S. Smythe

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Published by Collins, London, 1946, Second impression of 1942 1st Edition, a little staining at bottom edge of boards, D/w (slight nicks and wear at edges), Good.   A history of British mountaineers and mountaineering from the establishment of the Alpine Club in 1857 through to 1940, by Frank Smythe (1900-1949), English mountaineer, prolific author, photographer and botanist, who led  the first ascent of Kamet (7,756 metres) and took part in 3 Everest Expeditions in 1933, 1936 and 1938.  A short book of only 48 pages, but with 8 colour plates and 22 black-and-white illustrations – part of the Britain in Pictures series from publishers Collins.

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