Story: Non-fiction

Unclimbed New Zealand

Unclimbed New Zealand

Unclimbed New Zealand, seen here in the window of Whitcombe and Tombs's bookshop in Wellington in 1939, is considered a classic of mountaineering literature. In it, author John Pascoe, an enthusiastic and daring mountaineer and a skilled photographer, revealed a gift for vivid description and an engaging sense of humour.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: PA1-q-945-186

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How to cite this page:

Alex Calder, 'Non-fiction - Men in non-fiction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Alex Calder, published 22 Oct 2014