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The North Western Fells
The original Pictorial Guide to the North Western Fells of Lakeland - freshly reproduced from Wainwright's original pages.
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published January 25th 2008 by Frances Lincoln Ltd
(first published July 28th 2005)
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Alfred Wainwright was born in Blackburn, Lancashire to Thomas Wainwright and Elizabeth Nixon. His family was relatively poor, mostly due to his stonemason father's alcoholism. He did very well at school (first in nearly every subject) although he left at the age of 13. While most of his classmates were obliged to find employment in the local mills, Wainwright started work as an ...moreMore about Alfred Wainwright...