Travel and Topography Books

Bowie, Nan: Mick Bowie: The Hermitage Years (2135)

A H & A W Reed rep 1969
sunning to top + btm edges of bds, tr + min crsing to d/w o/w VG/VG 446 gms
(Order reference 2135).

The life and times of Mick Bowie, Mount Cook's leading mountain guide. During his 40 year career he saw the Hermitage and Mt Cook transform from a place for a few wealthy tourists to an international tourist destination. Bowie pioneered many of the mountain guiding practices still in place in New Zealand today.