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Alfred Wainwright MBE (17 January 1907 – 20 January 1991), who preferred to be known as A. Wainwright or A.W., was a British fellwalker, guidebook author and illustrator. His seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, published between 1955 and 1966 and consisting entirely of reproductions of his manuscript, has become the standard reference work to 214 of the fells of the English Lake District. Among his 40-odd other books is the first guide to the Coast to Coast Walk, a 192-mile long-distance footpath devised by Wainwright which remains popular today.

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  • Alfred („A.“) Wainwright MBE (* 17. Januar 1907 in Blackburn, Lancashire; † 20. Januar 1991 in Kendal) war ein englischer Autor und Illustrator. Seine sieben Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, die zwischen 1955 und 1966 erschienen sind, gelten als Standardwerk der Routenbeschreibungen zu 214 Bergen („Fells“) des englischen Lake District. Zu den über 40 weiteren Büchern gehört die Beschreibung einer 300 km langen Wanderung quer durch Nordengland von der irischen See bis an die Nordsee (A Coast to Coast Walk), die genau wie die Pictorial Guides komplett mit der Hand geschrieben und mit vielen Skizzen und Zeichnungen illustriert ist.
  • Alfred Wainwright MBE (17 January 1907 – 20 January 1991), who preferred to be known as A. Wainwright or A.W., was a British fellwalker, guidebook author and illustrator. His seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, published between 1955 and 1966 and consisting entirely of reproductions of his manuscript, has become the standard reference work to 214 of the fells of the English Lake District. Among his 40-odd other books is the first guide to the Coast to Coast Walk, a 192-mile long-distance footpath devised by Wainwright which remains popular today.
  • Alfred Wainwright (Blackburn, 17 gennaio 1907 – 20 gennaio 1991) è stato uno scrittore inglese. Alfred ("A.W.") Wainwright MBE fu un , un autore di guide e un illustratore. I suoi sei volumi Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, pubblicati tra il 1955 e il 1966 e contenenti l'intera riproduzione dei suoi manoscritti, sono diventati un riferimento standard per le 214 cascate del Lake District. Tra i suoi libri troviamo la prima guida della Coast to Coast Walk, un di 192 miglia definito da Wainwright che rimane tuttora molto popolare.
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