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A WOMAN'S REACH Nea Morin 1968 1st ed Hardcover Ex Lib DJ Very Good
By Morin, Nea
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New York, 1968, 1st US edition. 288 pp, 25 b/w plates, illustrations. Blue cloth Ex Lib hardcover with dust jacket. Book has the usual library marks and wear. Very Good.

Morin was one of the leaders in the development of women's climbing in Britain, this includes a list of first feminine ascents. 

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Nea Morin (21 May 1905 - 12 July 1986) was a female rock climber and mountain climber. She climbed in the Alps in the 1920s, joined the Ladies Alpine Club, and met many climbers in the French Group de Haute Montagne. In 1928 she married Jean Morin (1897–1943) and lived in Paris. She climbed often with other women and advocated the cordée féminine, climbing only with women on a rope. After the death of her husband in World War II, she lived in Tunbridge Wells and climbed in England and Wales. Her autobiography, A Woman's Reach (1968), describes her climbing and the achievement of other women in the mountains.

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