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Description - The The Northern Fells 50th Anniversary Edit by

The Northern Fells include the rolling Caldbeck and Uldale Fells ... 'serene and restful, a perfect sanctuary for birds and animals and fell-walkers who prefer to be away from the crowds'; Skiddaw ... 'an affable, friendly giant'; majestic Blencathra ... 'the mountaineer's mountain'; Latrigg ... the favourite of visitors to Keswick ... and many more. They offer the walker excellent tramping and exhilarating freedom to wander at will.. The Pictorial Guides by A. Wainwright, written half a century ago, have been treasured by generations of walkers. This edition of The Northern Fells is freshly reproduced from Wainwright's original hand-drawn pages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780711224582
ISBN-10: 0711224587
Format: Hardback
(170mm x 112mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography -

Born in Blackburn in 1907, Alfred Wainwright left school at the age of 13. A holiday at the age of 23 kindled a life long love affair with the Lake District. Following a move to Kendal in 1941 Wainwright devoted every spare minute of his time for thirteen years to researching and compiling the original seven Pictorial Guides. Following Wainwright's death in 1991, Michael Joseph bought the complete list including the later guidebooks and numerous sketchbooks. The rights were sold to Frances Lincoln in 2003, and the printing of the Pictorial Guides was returned to their original location in Kendal.