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Mountaineering for all

Richard Frank Gilbert

Mountaineering for all

by Richard Frank Gilbert

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard Gilbert ; [diagrams by Dominic Elwes, Andrew Hawkswell, and Declan Morton].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV200 .G54 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3519967M
    ISBN 100713433507
    LC Control Number82103612
    OCLC/WorldCa8437438

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