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ABODE OF SNOW: A HISTORY OF HIMALAYAN EXPLORATION AND MOUNTAINEERING Kenneth Mason 1955 1st US ed Hardcover No DJ Very Good-Near Fine Multiple Copies Available
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New York, 1955, 1st edition. 372 pp, 21 b/w photos/illustrations, 16 maps. Hardcover with no dust jacket. May have faded spine and/or former owner's name on FEP. May be rebound with brand new boards and end papers and original spine. Very Good to Near Fine overall.

[Neate M62.] ''His book is the most authoritative reference on the history of the entire Himalaya, with a comprehensive history of Himalayan exploration.'' 

Chapter headings as follows: General description of the Himalayas, Punjab Himalaya, Karakoram, Kumaun Himalaya, Nepal Himalaya, Sikkim Himalaya, Assam Himalaya, Weather in the Himalaya, Early travellers and adventurers to 1800, Travels and route surveys 1800-1845, Triangulation and surveys 1845-1868, Pundit explorers and the years 1865-1895.

Opening phase, Punjab Himalaya, Kumaun Himalaya, Nepal, Sikkim, and Assam Himalaya, Karakoram, Re-survey of Kashmir, Retrospect and prospect 1919, Everest 1921, Everest 1922, Everest 1924, Karakoram, Kumaun Himalaya, The founding of the Himalayan Club, Kangchenjunga 1929, 1930, 1931, Kamet and Nanda Devi, Everest 1933-1938, Nanga Parbat 1932, 1934, Nanga Parbat 1937, 1938, 1939, Karakoram exploration, Gasherbrum, Saltoro, Masherbrum and Rakaposhi, K2, Kumaun Himalaya, Sikkim and Assam Himalaya, The inter-war period, The second world war and after, Kumaun Himalaya, Karakoram, Conquest of Nanga Parbat, Nepal: Dhaulagiri and Annapurna, The ascent of Everest, 1954 and the future, Bibliography. 

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