Bonington, Chris, and Salkeld, Audrey (editors) - GREAT CLIMBS
Bonington, Chris, and Salkeld, Audrey (editors). GREAT CLIMBS. A Celebration Of World Mountaineering. London, 1994, Mitchell Beazley, First U.K. Edition (2nd Impression). 224 pp, profusely illustrated with maps, diagrams, line drawings, B&W and colour photographs. Wonderful large format book looking at the development of mountain climbing in the great ranges of the world. Sections cover geographical regions, giving context with an introduction to the history of the area, and then accompanied by storied accounts of memorable climbs by many famous mountaineers. This copy signed by three well-known climbers, at the titles of each of their personally written essays inside the book - Ed Hillary; Catherine Destiville; Greg Mortimer. Near Fine DJ, book Near Fine.