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Rimo - Mountain on the Silk Road

By: Hillary, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1988

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5201


Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 176pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. No obvious imperfections or evidence of handling. Dustwrapper is clean, with no shelfwear or evidence of handling. Son of Sir Edmund, Peter Hillary here gives his account of an epic 1986 expedition to Mount Rimo in the Eastern Karakoram. Catalogue: Polar / Mountaineering. Keywords: Karakoram, Rimo, Hillary View more info

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No Place for Men

By: Mulgrew, Peter

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Vane: 1965

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5200


Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 199pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) has price clipped from front flap. Light shelfwear and evidence of handling. A harrowing yet inspirational account by a member of Hillary's 1960 expedition to climb Makalu mountain whose terrible frostbite prevented his reaching the summit and cost hi... View more info

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Himalayan Holiday - A Trans-Himalayan Diary

By: Young, Peter

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Seller ID: 5206


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 108pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Good. Book undated, but described as a (post-) wartime production so c.1947? Spine and boards lightly faded at edges, foxing to block edges, fold-out map of Kashmir at end is intact but creased. Dustwrapper (now protected) has general chipping and shelfwear to edges, also grubby from handling. An RAF officer's account of a shikar trek in Kashmir. Catal... View more info