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Snowdonia Through The Lens


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Mountain Wanderings in Wildest Wales

By W.A. Poucher

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Published by Chapman & Hall, London, 1941, 1st UK Edition, No D/w, Quarto size, Insc (13 signatures – see image), V.G..    William Arthur Poucher (1891-1988), known as Walter, was one of the leading British mountain photographers and guidebook writers during the 1940s and 1950s, although in his day job he was a leading research chemist, specialising in the chemistry of perfumes, cosmetics and soaps. He personally explored and photographed all the routes he describes in his famous mountain guides, and was an accomplished and skilled photographer who was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society in 1975.  This volume on Snowdonia is illustrated by 62 of the author’s black-and-white photographs.

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