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THE SPRINGS OF ADVENTURE Wilfrid Noyce 1958 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Noyce, Wilfrid
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London, 1958, 1st UK edition. 240 pp, 21 b/w plates. Blue cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket has very minor chips to spine, else Fine condition both.

Explores man's search for adventure; including mountaineering. In a vivid and poetic exploration into the reasons for doing bold and dangerous things, the author calls upon a roster of the great fighters against nature to speak their thoughts and feelings, and retells their high moments of triumph. A compilation of accounts of adventure and hardship from Antarctica, mountaineering and caving through to sailing and undersea exploration. 

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