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Descent (31)
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Descent (31)

D031-801

Descent (31), May 1975

SECOND-HAND

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Description

Contents

Descent (31), May 1975


Britain’s First SRT Fatality

The facts behind David Huxtable’s death in Gaping Gill, with ...

Gaping Ghyll: Why Did the Rope Break?

An analysis of rope types and why some are unsuitable for SRT.

New Guinea 75

The latest expedition to Papua New Guinea is one of the largest and most ambitious to leave our shores.

Otter Hole

A tidal sump guards the secrets of a discovery in the Forest of Dean.

NCA News Bulletin

The NCA reports back to cavers.

Cave Photography

Alan Coase turns to flash techniques in part three of his series on cave photography.

The Problems Now Facing Britain’s ‘Super-Cave’

Making Ogof Ffynnon Ddu the centrepiece of British caves is not an easy thing.

Cover: The huge Iaro River Cave of Papua New Guinea. Photo: Uncredited

Product Details
D031-801

Data sheet

Binding:
Card cover
Size:
Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
New or used:
Descent: second-hand
Pages:
52 inc. cover
Publication date:
May 1975
ISSN:
0046-0036
Detailed condition:
Very good; clean throughout other than slight grubbiness to back cover and slight crease and indent marks on front cover
Availability:
One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
Other:
Stock no: 801

Second-hand copies of Descent

With such a wealth of information contained in the pages of Descent, out-of-print editions have become much sought after. To help collectors and researchers, where possible second-hand copies are available to supplement the back issues in stock.

Availability of these varies a great deal. Some early and a few later editions are very scarce. Prices vary widely, according both to scarcity and condition – to a collector, creases or a stamped imprint would affect an issue's desirability, while clubs may only wish to have a 'reading copy' to place in the library. In short, expect prices higher than those for back issues – especially for copies in good condition – although sometimes a second-hand copy may be damaged and thus be cheaper than a back issue.

Contents lists of the main articles may be found by looking at individual issues.

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