London: Phoenix House, 1957.
Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. 288 pp + illustrations, with frontispiece, appendices, bibliography, index. Corners heavily bumped; internals clean and sound. Dust jacket is price clipped and has chipping to the upper right quadrant of the front panel. "This is the first book to describe the history of the sport in Britain from the start of rock-climbing in the 1880's to the present-day mass movements ... The equipment, traditions, and literature of the sport are discussed, and the second part of the book then deal with developments" (dust jacket).