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Hill-Writings of J.H. Doughty


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Collected by H.M. Kelly

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Published by The Rucksack Club, 1937, 1st UK Edition, No D/w, slight foxing edges prelims, cloth a little worn, V.G.    Joseph Henry Doughty (1889-1936) was an English schoolmaster and climber who wrote mainly for The Rucksack Club and Fell & Rock Climbing Club journals. Neate notes “Selected essays and other pieces by an English schoolmaster and climber whose example did much to improve the literary qualities of mountaineering club journals.  A minor classic.”  The writings include some of Doughty’s editorials and reviews, along with a Short History of Lakeland Climbing which he wrote with H.M. (Harry) Kelly, himself a significant Lakeland pioneer, mainly in the 1920’s, and guidebook writer.

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