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Climbs and ski runs

F. S. Smythe

Climbs and ski runs

mountaineering and ski-ing in the Alps, Great Britain, and Corsica.

by F. S. Smythe

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps,
  • Great Britain,
  • Corsica (France)
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering.,
    • Skis and skiing.,
    • Alps -- Description and travel.,
    • Great Britain -- Description and travel.,
    • Corsica (France) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a foreword by Geoffrey Winthrop Young and 9 photos by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG510 .S6 1957
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p.
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6256887M
      LC Control Number58030023
      OCLC/WorldCa2714055

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