The Peaks & Passes of J.R.D.: James Robert Dennistoun born 7th March 1883 died 9th August 1916: from the note-books diaries and letters from life

By: Mannering, Guy (ed.); Joanna Martin (contributor)

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Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Lacking postcard and panorama from pocket at front. No tears or chips in dust wrapper. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 264 pages + double page frontispiece + folding panorama in pocket at rear (from Mount Sealy at left to Mount Livingstone at right). Folding pocket at front is empty, without the postcard of the dust-jacket art and the folding panorama (from Mount Sefton at left to Mount Blackburn at right). Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 209 x 147mm. Accounts of mountaineering in the South Island of New Zealand in the early 20th Century. "Assembled and arranged by Guy Mannering from the collected papers of J.R.D. mostly held by his niece Joanna Martin". Contents: J.R.D.; Prelude; Itinerary of Climbs; Sowing Seeds; The Climbing Begins; Research; The Second Expedition; Interlude; The Third Expedition; Farmer Jim 1; Disappointment at Aspiring; Six Weeks in Tasman; First Ascent, Mitre Peak; Farmer Jim 2; Antarctica; New Route to Hermitage; Mount Cook Disaster; Farmer Jim 3; Ruapehu; War; Farewells; Tailpiece; Taking Stock. [Provenance: This copy inscribed to Peter Maling by the editor, J.R.D.'s niece Joanna Martin. The inscription is dated 1999. (Martin also wrote the 2 page biographical section "J.R.D." at the beginning of this book.]

Title: The Peaks & Passes of J.R.D.: James Robert Dennistoun born 7th March 1883 died 9th August 1916: from the note-books diaries and letters from life

Author Name: Mannering, Guy (ed.); Joanna Martin (contributor)

Categories: Category Available, test2, Mountaineering,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Geraldine, JRD Publication: (1999)

ISBN Number: 0473060256

ISBN Number 13: 9780473060251

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 15272

Keywords: New Zealand