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ON AND OFF THE ROCKS: SELECTED ESSAYS 1968-1985 Jim Perrin 1986 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine Multiple Copies Available
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London, Victor Gollancz, 1986, 1st edition. 192 pp, over 100 b/w photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Near Fine to Fine condition. 

Essays on all aspects of the mountain experience. Includes profiles of famous climbers, this book explores the mountain scene, the pleasures and companionship of the mountains. This is a book that climbers will like, but perhaps only British climbers.

A collection of of 37 essays that appeared between 1968 and 1985 in various British journals dealing with climbing. The writing varies in tone from artsy, adjective-laden prose to gripping dramatic narrative. Its focus is narrowly limited to Great Britain, more specifically to Wales.


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