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A man and his mountains

by Norman Croucher

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Kaye & Ward in Kingswood .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Croucher, Norman.,
    • Mountaineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementNorman Croucher.
      LC ClassificationsGV199.92.C76 A35 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2610105M
      ISBN 100718220005
      LC Control Number85172308

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