American Alpine Club Library 
Item #24352
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Author(s): Reader, John

Copyright: 1982, Universe, NY
Specifications: 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 84, 81 color photos, 8 bw illus, 2 maps, brown cloth
Condition: dj rubbed, near fine, cloth w/King blindstamp, fine

A spectacular large-format work on Africa’s highest peak. Scarce. Neate R14.

King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – AAC member who wrote ‘In the Shadow of Giants: Mountain Ascents, Past and Present’ (1981), relating his climbs on Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger, Everest, Fuji, and the Sierra. King was killed in a fall two weeks prior to embarking on an expedition to China.

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