Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas: Conway, Sir William Martin
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Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas

Author(s): Conway, Sir William Martin

Copyright: 1894, Appleton, NY
Specifications: 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxviii, 709, frontis, 296 bw illus, fldg map, teg, black & white decorated brown cloth
Condition: cloth w/ small faint vertical line on upper spine, sharp corners w/ light wear, former label mark on front pastedown, map w/ orig folds & no tears, a clean, bright, tight copy, fine

This first major climbing expedition to the Himalaya, 1892, was the prototype for most subsequent major expeditions. In addition to exploring the Hispar, Biafo and Baltoro areas, a first ascent of Pioneer Peak (22,600') was made, the highest point climbed at the time. A classic of Himalayan literature. This is the single volume narrative without the separately issued volume of scientific reports.

Neate C103, Yak C143.

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