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The Complete Book of Cave Exploration
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The Complete Book of Cave Exploration

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The Complete Book of Cave Exploration by Roy Pinney

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The Complete Book of Cave Exploration

The Complete Book of Cave Exploration by Roy Pinney is 'an authoritative guide to the wonders, mysteries and excitement of caves and caving'. Presented in three parts (caves and their history, and exploration), individual chapters cover such topics as geology, physics, archaeology, art, and famouse American and 'exotic' caves. Exploration chapters include choice of clothing, ropework, a rare coverage of the 'psychology of caving', cave diving and cave photography, the latter being unusually long for its publication date of 1962.

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Binding:
Hardback
Dustjacket:
Present
Size:
142mm x 215mm approx
New or used:
Book: second-hand
Pages:
256
Illustrations:
16 page section of b&w photographs
Publication date:
1962
Detailed condition:
Some discolouration to internal binding at front and back from original glue, bookplate to half title page, overall clean and with tight binding
Condition:
Good
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One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
Stock no:
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