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Rare climbing and mountaineering books sought by British Mountaineering Council

14 February 2012

Rare climbing and mountaineering books sought by British Mountaineering CouncilThe British Mountaineering Council has issued an appeal for a number of 'lost' Scottish climbing and mountaineering guide books, for inclusion in a new guide book, which could include up to 1,400 publications.

The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is appealing for more than fifty 'lost' books which could be included on its bibliography list of almost 1,400 publications. The Council's guide to walking and climbing routes around the UK date to 1894, and around eleven Scottish guidebooks are believed to be missing.

Anyone who can help is asked to contact the BMC via the contact details on its website.

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