Rock-Climbing in North Wales ABRAHAM George 1871-1965 and Ashley 1876-1951 Publisher: G.P. Abraham Publish Year: 1906 Publish Place: Keswick, Cumberland Illustrator: Author and SAUNDERS Rev TBA of Keswick Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007565 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £300.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, First edition, 1906, complete In blue marked cloth, front edge faded. Spine, gilt titles, edges bumped. Internally, half title, frontis, , (v-xx), , 394 pp, 30 illustrations (full page & in monogravure), 10 pen & ink sketches, and 11 route drawings, chipped edges to frontis tissue guard. (197*140 mm). (Neate A08). 93 courses (routes) are described, 14 routes in the easy listing, 38 routes in the Moderate List with the remainder either in the Difficult or Exceptionally Severe List. The book is divided into two parts, Part 1, on the Carnedds, Tryfan and the Glyders was taken by George D Abraham; while Part 2, dealing with Snowdon and the climbs south of the Llanberis Pass, including Cader Idris, was written by Ashley P Abraham. The Abraham brothers who in around 1900 planned to produce a guide to Snowdonia but here they ran into obstructive secrecy and resentment over their intrusion into the area from the leisured classes who made up the majority of climbers in Snowdonia and looked down on the Abrahams, who were in trade! See ODNB for a full Bio.