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night climbers of Cambridge.

Whipplesnaith.

night climbers of Cambridge.

by Whipplesnaith.

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Published by Chatto & Windus .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This edition first published 1937.

The Physical Object
Pagination183p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19949036M

Cambridge night climbing history This is the transcript of a talk given by Richard Williams to the Cambridge Society of Victoria at the Kelvin Club, Melbourne, on Wednesday 21st October The text has been updated by the author. The latest version can be found at It has recently been. The Night Climbers of Cambridge is a collection of nocturnal images made in the s of men scaling the buildings of Cambridge University — a photographic archive acquired by artist/photographer Thomas Mailaender. The book borrows its title from the volume for which these images were made, first published in , which served as guide to.

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  This slender volume is The Night Climbers of Cambridge, authored under the alluring pseudonym Whipplesnaith. First printed in , it spent long years out of . Night Climbing in s Cambridge by ManipledMutineer. This is an intriguing account of an underservedly little-known phenomenon, that of climbing the buildings of the s University of Cambridge for sport and pleasure.5/5(1).


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