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The Story of Mont Blanc

By Walt Unsworth

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1986, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.    Walt Unsworth (1928-2017) was a distinguished British writer, editor and publisher, who founded Cicerone Press in 1969 with his wife Dorothy and friends Brian and Aileen Evans (he retired in 1999, but Cicerone Press is still going strong today with over 400 titles for mountaineers, climbers, cyclists and hikers).  He was for many years the editor of Climber magazine, helped establish Great Outdoors magazine, and wrote more than 20 books, including the definitive studies of climbing on Everest and on Mont Blanc.  This latter is a very readable and authoritative book on the history of Mont Blanc and its exploration and climbs from the 18th Century through to the early 1980s.


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