The Challengers - Ingrid CranfieldWeidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges, slightly loose and wrinkled, lightly stained on the reverse. Price Clipped. faint damp marks to the front pastedown and first blank. Text bright and tight.
Illustrated with B&W photographs. British and Commonwealth Adventure Since 1945. From the cover: “The three decades since the Second World War have witnessed many outstanding triumphs by British and Commonwealth adventurers. The era includes the conquest of Everest, Sheila Scott’s flight over the North Pole, Sir Francis Chichester’s solo navigation of the world, and a host of lesser publicised feats in many different fields. Ingrid Cranfield’s lucid and comprehensive book surveys the events that have taken place in areas as diverse as potholing and Arctic exploration, canoeing and gliding, mountaineering and skiing.”