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The Book of Modern Mountaineering


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Edited by Malcolm Milne,    With a Foreword by Lord Hunt (Sir John Hunt)

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Published by Arthur Barker Limited, London, 1968, 1st UK Edition, D/w (slight wear edges and slight foxing), V.G.   From the library of, and signed by, Hamish M. Brown (prolific author, particularly on Scotland, and the first person to complete all of Scotland’s Munros in one trip in 1974).  A large format, coffee-table, wide-ranging anthology of articles from leading climbers, concentrating on climbing and mountaineering post the second World War. Contributors include Chris Bonington, Bill Murray, Gunter and Norman Dyhrenfurth, Charles Houston, Tom Patey, Royal Robbins, Bill Tilman, Eric Shipton, Noel Odell, Andre Roch and Sir John Hunt, amongst others.  Illustrated with 32 pages of colour, 48 pages of 2-colour, and 224 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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Weight1.6 kg