Millrace Books
by Colin Brash

The Books

Our books are listed below under two main categories. The ‘walking and climbing’ titles are now part of Vertebrate’s mountaineering list. Click on any of the outdoor titles below for more information about them and a link to the Vertebrate website.

Our ‘travel, history and literature’ titles are still available direct from Millrace via our stall on Amazon, or may be ordered from any bookshop.

Walking and climbing in the hills

A Bit of Grit on Haystacks
A celebration of Wainwright (out of print)
A Cairngorm Chronicle
Includes a Four Peak circuit in 1904 (out of print)
A Measure of Munros
Munros, Munro-bagging and a personal obsession
A Rope of Writers
Mountaineering literature in Britain
Climbing Down
Long distance walking with a dodgy hip
Macc and Other Islands
Explores some remote British isles
Macc and the Art of Long Distance Walking
Walks, books, pubs and maps
Presumptuous Pinnacle Ladies
Articles from early Pinnacle Club journals
Mountain Words
British mountain literature, a bibliography and essays
Muir and More
John Muir, his life and walks
The Central Buttress of Scafell
Historic essays on a legendary rock climb
The Life and Times of the Black Pig
A biography of, and ways up, Ben Macdui
The Riddle of Sphinx Rock
Great Gable explored
Tops of the North, Volume I
Three Shire Head to Carlisle
Tops of the North, Volume II
Carlisle and the Cheviot to the Cat & Fiddle

Travel, history and literature

My Friend Monica
Our second title from Jane Duncan’s My Friends series
My Friends the Miss Boyds
Jane Duncan’s 1959 bestseller
A Tale of Two Journeys
Early 19th-century travel diaries
Miss Brocklehurst on the Nile
The diary of a Victorian traveller in Egypt
The Defending Officer’s Dog
A Royal Engineer abroad in WWII
87 And What Can I Remember
A rural childhood in the 1870s-1880s
The Buxton Stage
A history of theatre in Buxton
English Rugby, a Game of Two Halves
A romp through the history of English rugby
Shakespeare and the Common Man
A fresh look at some Shakespeare plays
Mickey Braddock’s Works Do
Short stories set in a northern textile town