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MANY PEOPLE COME LOOKING, LOOKING 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Galen Rowell
By Rowell, Galen
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Seattle, 1980, 1st edition. 164 pp, many col ills. Quarto. Large Format Hardcover, Dust Jacket, Near Fine condition with minor fading at top edge.

Expeditions to Nun Kun, Trango Tower, plus trekking in Nepal. From the dust jacket: “If the word ‘HIMALAYA’ conjures up an image of a mountain paradise inhabited by cheerful villagers, then this book will shock you.” Through words and photographs, Galen Rowell explores the effects of modern life and tourism on the world’s highest places: the mountains of Nepal, India and Pakistan.

'Through words and photographs, Galen Rowell explores the effects of modern life and tourism on the world's highest places: the mountains of Nepal, India, and Pakistan. ' He also recounts some of his mountaineering adventures. Includes the first ascent of Great Trango Tower, ascent of Nun Kun, Thorungtse, high circuit of Annapurna, many observations with discussion of impact of trekkers & climbers on local people & culture. The book is jam-packed with gloriously reproduced color photos, many taking up the whole 8-3/4" x 12" page!
 
SIGNED by Galen Rowell on the FEP. No other writing in the book.
 
This is a heavy large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail or International Mail.
 
From the dust jacket: “If the word ‘Himalaya’ conjures up an image of a mountain paradise inhabited by cheerful villagers, then this book will shock you.” Through words and photographs, Galen Rowell explores the effects of modern life and tourism on the world’s highest places: the mountains of Nepal, India and Pakistan.

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