UNDERHILL, Miriam. Give me the Hills.

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UNDERHILL, Miriam. Give me the Hills. London, Methuen, [1956].

8vo. Original cloth with illustraed dust-wrapper (price-clipped); pp. 252, plates after photogrpahs (a nfew even in colour); light rubbing to wrapper, otherwise very good.
First edition of this autobiography of a woman pioneer climber. Miriam Underhill was an American mountaineer, environmentalist and feminist, best known for the concept of 'manless climbing' - organizing all-women's ascents of challenging climbs, in the Alps and Rockies. One pek in Wyoming and one route in the Dolomites are named after her.

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