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Author(s): Banks, Mike

Copyright: 1960, Barnes, NY
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.238, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, blue cloth
Condition: dj w/ large chip front, good, cloth w/ King blindstamp, fine

Account of 1956 attempt and 1958 first ascent of Rakaposhi (25,550') with Tom Patey. Neate B38.

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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