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The Call of the Corbetts by Irvine Butterfield

The Call of the Corbetts by Irvine Butterfield

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Butterfield has here drawn together a collection of photographs, to create a record of every Corbett peak in Scotland.


No less significant than the loftier and more renowned Munros (Scottish peaks over 3,000ft), this second challenging list of Scottish peaks - the Corbetts - was compiled by an Englishman, John Rooke Corbett. Long before he drew up his list mountaineers had sampled the delights of the grander peaks regardless of height, to which were added many a lonely height in the sprawling wastes of Sutherland and Ross-shire, the more isolated caims of the Grampians, the bold steeps of Morvern and Ardgour, the bald crowns of the Southern Uplands, and a scattering of island peaks. Irvine Butterfield has here drawn together a superb collection of photographs, with stunning introductory artworks from Paul Craven, that capture the essence of these most singular mountains, to create a wonderful record of every Corbett in Scotland.

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SKU GOR002463922
Title The Call of the Corbetts
Author By (author) Irvine Butterfield
Contributor Illustrated by Paul Craven
Condition GOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher David & Charles
Year Published 2001
Page Number 192
ISBN 0715311522
ISBN13 9780715311523
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes N/A
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
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