The Silent Hills


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By S.H. Whitbread

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Published by Hutchinson & Co, London, for Private Circulation, No date (c. 1930s or 1940s), title page heavily foxed, some foxing to edges, cloth some marks and lettering on spine worn, Good.    Whitbread was the son of an M.P. (who was a member of Lord Palmerston’s Government of 1859-65), was educated at Eton and Cambridge, and late in life penned these reminiscences of travel in mountain areas, mainly in the 1880s, 1890s and early years of the twentieth century, with chapters on Scotland, Norway, The Pyrenees, Sardinia, Kashmir, The Caucasus, Austria, Transylvania, Newfoundland and The Rockies.

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Weight0.5 kg