A Year in the Life of the Langdale Valley

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Frances Lincoln Limited, Oct 1, 2004 - Photography - 112 pages
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Probably the best known and best loved of all Lakeland valleys is caught through the seasons in a series of photographs by noted climber, photographer and writer Bill Birkett. Over a hundred images, ranging from the grandeur of the great mountains surrounding the valley through the more mundane activities of the local farmers to the details of the spectacular prehistoric carvings and artefacts which are still extant, trace and record the subtle interplay of man and nature which characterise the peculiar beauty of the Lake District. This is an irresistible gift book for those who know and love the area.

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Bill Birkett is one of Britain's foremost mountain writers and photographers. Photography, climbing and walking have been his lifelong passions. He first started exploring the mountains with his father Jim Birkett, a leading climber and naturalist. Twice a winner of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild BEST OUTDOOR BOOK for his A Year in the Life of the Duddon Valley. and A Year in the Life of Langdale Valley, Bill is also the author of photographic portaits of Borrowdale and Glencoe and Scafell - Portrait of a Mountain.To find out more about Bill Birkett, click here

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