Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition: Bates, Robert H., et al
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Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition

Author(s): Bates, Robert H., et al

Copyright: 1940, Hale, London
Specifications: 1st, UK ed, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map ep, red cloth
Condition: xlib, signed Bob Bates & Charles Houston, cloth worn, lib plate on cover & fep, miss ffep, front hinge starting, good.

This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. An important and scarce work.





















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