FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY GWEN MOFFAT. Trade paperback, b/w illustrations. Illustrated covers. Light creasing to spine, gentle edgewear. Signed by Gwen Moffat in black pen to head of Chapter 5, ‘Gwen Moffat – freedom to climb’. Else, clean, tight and bright. Uncommon signed by the important British female climber.
Gwen Moffat (b. 1924) is a British writer and mountaineer, known for climbing in bare feet. The oldest member of the Pinnacle Cub, she made her living through guiding – becoming the first female British Mountain Guide in 1953 – and writing, including a series of crime novels featuring Miss Melinda Pink, a climber-cum-magistrate sleuth.
Author [MOFFAT, Gwen]; BIRKETT, Bill; PEASCOD, Bill
Publisher London: A & C Black
Condition Near fine