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Wainwright's pictorial guide : the southern fells

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Publication Type
Guidebook
Author
Alfred Wainwright
ISBN
9780711239395
Date Published
2018
Size
170 x 118 mm
Number of Pages
336pp
Cost
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Publisher's website 2018

The Southern Fells include the highest, roughest, grandest fells in Lakeland including the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike. Wainwright a fell-walking legend in his own lifetime knew the terrain and conveyed its grandeur and beauty like nobody else. In this unique Pictorial Guide, he writes of the glorious curves and simple grandeur of Great Langdale; of Wasdale, 'an emerald amongst sombre hills'; of enchanting Borrowdale; of the sparkling radiance of the Duddon; and of the most delectable valley of all Eskdale, 'sanctuary of peace and solitude'.

The Pictorial Guides by A. Wainwright, written half a century ago, have been treasured by generations of walkers. This edition of The Southern Fells is freshly reproduced from Wainwright's original hand-drawn pages.


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