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A Celebration of World Mountaineering

General Editor: Chris Bonington    Editor: Audrey Salkeld

Foreword by Lord John Hunt, Introduction and Postscript by Chris Bonington

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Published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1994, 1st Edition, slight wear at one point on top edge of board, D/w, Nr. Fine.   Published in association with The Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club, this large-format, well-illustrated volume looks at the development of climbing in the great mountain ranges of the world. Each section has an introduction to the history of the region, followed by around 40 personal accounts of memorable climbs by some of the foremost mountaineers of the day and of recent history. The volume is divided into The Alps, Europe Beyond The Alps, North America, Southern Hemisphere and High Asia.

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Weight1.5 kg