The Six Mountain-Travel Books. Nanda Devi, Blank on the Map, Upon that Mountain, Mountains of Tartary, Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951, Land of Tempest. Mountaineering, Eric Shipton.

The Six Mountain-Travel Books. Nanda Devi, Blank on the Map, Upon that Mountain, Mountains of Tartary, Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951, Land of Tempest.

Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1985. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Shipton's pioneering treks and climbs in unmapped mountain ranges laid the groundwork for the first ascent of Everest and other Himalayan peaks. Eric Shipton’s adventures in the mountains are virtually incomparable. He explored Central Asia, Africa, and South America, making a number of significant first ascents of his own as well as pioneering routes for the first ascents of others. This collection of Shipton’s six mountain-travel books, takes readers along on his exploits and expeditions, letting them experience a time in history when vast regions of the world were unknown to all but the indigenous inhabitants. Item #27782

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