A scare / hard to find book – illustrated with black and white photographs.
Skisters: The Story of Scottish Skiing by Myrtle Simpson is a history of skiing in Scotland from 1892.
Throughout this story, characters and faces emerge, including Harry MacRobert from Kilmalcolm , Chris Lyon, a Clydeside engineer and Bill Bracken and his Macmurren ski school.
The war years are covered, with Scots, Norwegians and Poles training for mountain warfare in the N. E. Highlands. After the war there were many new enthusiasts and the skiing population exploded. A fascinating book.
The dust wrapper is in good condition only (see photographs), including scuffs rubbing and closed tears to the extremities, fading to the back and spotting to the unseen reverse of the jacket. The binding is tight. There is light spotting to the top outside edges of the pages. Inside, the content is clean and unmarked and in vg condition.
Skisters The Story of Scottish Skiing By Myrtle Simpson
- Published by Landmark Press,1982
- ISBN 095034401X
- First edition
- 7.5 x 10 inches
- 160 pages