Thoughts of a mountaineer.

  • 177 Pages
  • 4.48 MB
  • English
Oliver & Boyd
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20413651M

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Thoughts of a Mountaineer Author Frere, R.B Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Edition 1st Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Oliver and Boyd Place of Publication Edinburgh Date published Keywords SCOTLAND, HIGHLANDS, CLIMBING, BEN NEVIS, DEVIL'S POINT, CAIRN LOCHAIN, CUILLIN MOUNTAINEERING Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tallBook Edition: 1st Edition.

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THE BOOK OF LIES, first published in London inAleister Crowley’s little master work, has long been out of print. Frater P., as is well known, is a mountaineer. This chapter should be read in conjunction with Chapters 8 and It is a practical instruction, the gist of which is easily to be apprehended by comparatively Walter Bonatti, translated by Robert Marshall.

This book collects the classic writings of world-famous mountaineer Walter Bonatti (many from On The Heights and The Great Days). The cover is Bonatti's route on the south-west pillar of the Aiguille du Dru.

The book has 26 pages of b/w photos, an additional 3 b/w photos, and 8 route maps.