Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer: Whillans, Don & Alick Ormerod
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Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer

Author(s): Whillans, Don & Alick Ormerod

Copyright: 1971, Heinemann, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.266, 25 bw photos, blue cloth
Condition: signed Joe Brown, small stamp of (Louis) Baume on rep, dj w/ edge/corner wear, rubbed, unclipped, very good, cloth tight, fine

Whillans did many pioneering climbs in the 1950’s and 60’s, including the first ascent of the South Face of Annapurna. He was an extremely colorful character and climbed with many notables of his era. From the library of Louis Baume, author of Sivalaya, who once held the largest private library in Britain on mountaineering and polar exploration.

Neate W52, Yak W63.





















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