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THE MOUNTAINS OF SNOWDONIA IN HISTORY, THE SCIENCES, LITERATURE AND SPORT Herbert Carr, George Lister 1925 1st ed Hardcover Very Good
By Carr, Herbert C. and George A. Lister (Editors)
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London, 1925, 1st UK edition. 405 pp, With coloured frontispiece of The Heart of Snowdon and fold out maps, b/w plates, photographs and b/w illustrations and diagrams, maps. Ex Lib red cloth hardcover with the usual library wear. Very Good

Contributors include E.A. Baker, C.F. Holland, A. Lockwood, E.W. Steeple and G. Winthrop Young. The history, legend, poetry, literature, wild life, geology, industry and sports of this wild part of north Wales. Incl. Mountain walking and rock-climbing. 

Appendices: 1. Notes on the Pronunciation of Welsh Place-Names. 2. Tables of the Principal Physical Features of Snowdonia. 3. Sketch-maps of the Five Mountain Groups of Snowdonia. 4. Meteorological Observations in Snowdonia. Index. A wonderfully detailed book.
 
Has articles on The Mountains in Legend and History; Nomenclature of the Snowdonia Hills; The History of the Pen-y-Gwryd; The Industrial Activities of Snowdonia; The Geology of Snowdonia; Bird Life in the Mountains; Notes on the Flora of Snowdonia; The Weather of Snowdonia...; Cartography and Maps; Snowdon in Welsh Poetry; Snowdonia in English Literature; Mountaineering; An Impression of Pen-y-Pass; Modern Climbing in the Ogwen District; Camping in the Hills; Notes on Angling, etc. 

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