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The Descent Caver's Handbook
  • The Descent Caver's Handbook

The Descent Caver's Handbook

SH-505

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.

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The Descent Caver's Handbook 1994

The Descent Caver's Handbook was released in its final version as a small ring-bound, looseleaf volume published by Ambit (at the time the owner of Descent) in conjunction with the National Caving Association in September 1994. It was packed with data and produced in a format that permitted updates so that cavers could switch pages for a more recent one, or add a new section. Information covers the caving clubs and associations of the time, making this a superb historical document.

This single example is almost as new, other than the first page holes being damaged. If you require this posting outside the UK, please contact us and we can move the stock so that it can be ordered online. See the Data tab for more information.

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Data sheet

Binding:
Plastic ring binder
Dustjacket:
No dustjacket issued when published
Size:
120mm x 185mm approx
Pages:
123pp
Publication date:
September 1994
Detailed condition:
Very good, clean, almost as new, other than holes for binder broken on page 1
Availability:
One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
Other:
sh-505

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.

Please note that second-hand stocks can and do change rapidly. Different copies of the same issue may be available at differing prices, depending on condition, so use a search to uncover any others. Also note that not all the second-hand stock of Descent is online: if you are looking for a copy in a different conditions, or one that is not online, please contact us to enquire.

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