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EINZELGANGER IM HIMALAYA [HIMALAYA VENTURE] Fritz Kolb 1957 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Kolb, Fritz
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Germany, 1957, 1st edition. 176 pp, 16 photos, 3 maps.  In German. Blue cloth hardcover with chipped dust jacket, book is fine. Near Fine.

An account of an Austro-English mountain expedition to the Himalayas that left for India in 1939. The author and some of his like-minded friends proved that you can spend your holidays in the Himalayas, even if you do not have any resources. Four English and Austrian teachers and students pooled their savings, selected an easily-accessible Himalayan group as their destination and climbed the main summit. As the group stood on the top of the Mulkila peak they did not realize that their respective countries were at war. 

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