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Descent (46), September 1980
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Descent (46), September 1980
Russians Working to Record Depth
The deepest cave in the world might no longer be in France, but in the USSR: enter Snezhnaya Cave.
British Connect Ragge Javre Raige with Lower Entrance
On a trip to Norway, a significant link is forged.
A round-up of the tents available on the market.
French Successes in New Britain
A French team has made significant discoveries and begun work on the Nare river.
A small group of cavers have been investigating the caves of Sarawak and started to record some stunningly impressive sites.
Advanced Caving Techniques
Dave Elliot opens his series with the cord technique for rigging pitches.
Diving in Peak Cavern
Far Sump is receiving attention, to good effect.
Cover: Paul Deakin working in Peak Cavern streamway. Photo: W. Chiswell
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- September 1980
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- Poor: water stains to edge, no annotations, library stamp p3,, reading copy
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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.
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Descent (24), July 1973 SECOND-HAND Collector's copy: price includes postage and takes condition and scarcity into account. See Data tab for details of condition, general notes provides information about second-hand copies of Descent. For posting outside the UK, please contact us direct.
The Descent Caver's Handbook 1994 SECOND-HAND Collector's copy: price includes postage and takes condition and scarcity into account. See Data tab for details of condition, general notes provides information about second-hand copies of Descent. For posting outside the UK, please contact us direct.