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When The Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age.

By: Braham, Trevor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The In Pinn, Neil Wilson Publishing, 2004. 1903238749: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2026

ISBN: 1903238749

Condition: Very Good

Hardback in Very Good condtion, complete with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condtion. First edition, with colour and b&w illustrations, pp314, notes to chapters, list of Alpine first ascents, map endpapers and index. The sport of mountaineering was pioneered 150 years ago by a diverse cross-section of Victorians, following in the footsteps of earlier local explorers who ventured into the upper regions of ice and snow in search of game and minerals. By the early years of the 19th century, a growing interest in the study of geological and glaciological phenomena attracted scientific interest ... View more info

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The Cairngorms of Scotland.

By: Stuart Rae, Adam Watson.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Eagle Crag Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007072

ISBN: 0953397300

Condition: Very Good

Large 30 x 22 Hardcover in Fine condition, First edition, with colour photographs. Beautifully illustrated book. Both authors are walkers, mountaineers, cross-country skiers, and biologists who studied ptarmigan for their PhD degrees. Adam Watson, FRSE, FRSB, FINA, FRMS, FCEH (14 April 1930 - 23 January 2019) was a Scottish biologist, ecologist and mountaineer. He was one of the most recognisable scientific figures in Scotland due to his many appearances on TV and radio. His large academic output and contributions to the understanding of the flora and fauna in Scotland and elsewhere have b... View more info

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Rock Climbs in Leicestershire.

By: Vickers, K. S.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Leicester Association of Mountaineers: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005177

Condition: Very Good

Small stapled booklet in card covers. First edition, pp48, with b&w illustrations. A series of rock climbs in Leicestershire. For the Leicester Association of Mountaineers. View more info

Vehicle hill tracks in northern Scotland.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007221

ISBN: 1908341076

Condition: As New

Large 21 x 28 softcover in As New condition, with colour illustrations, with pp 152, bibliography. This book is the most comprehensive account on the spread of vehicle tracks on hill land in northern Scotland that has occurred since the mid 1950s. It reviews timing, numbers, locations, distribution and impacts including run-off, soils and vegetation. Then it provides an impartial analysis of the generally low standards of construction and reinstatement, with recommendations to minimise impacts and maximise reinstatement. Included is a brief history of public concern about tracks. This culmi... View more info