THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MOUNTAINS & MOUNTAINEERING

FACTS & FEATS

BY EDWARD PYATT

1980 FIRST UK EDITION

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This is the first printing of the first UK edition of THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MOUNTAINS & MOUNTAINEERING FACTS & FEATS by Edward Pyatt. This book was published in Enfield by Guinness Superlatives Limited in 1980. The book measures 241mm tall x 173mm, and has 256 pages, many b/w & colour photos, maps, index. An excellent reference source, a worldwide gazetteer of summits listed by country & range, including ascents & heights. Includes introductory sections on geology, volcanoes, wind, lightning, mountain medicine, moountain railways, maps, mountains & warfare, etc. A mass of information. The best book on first ascent facts, mountain names & places. No other book comes close in scope. A serious and useful book for quick reference to mountains worldwide.

CONDITION: Original blue boards with gilt lettering spine. The book is like new in clean condition, no fading, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, no rubbing, tight binding, no foxing. The dust jacket has some slight age tanning, no tears, no chips, clean. Price: $30.


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