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THE AGE OF MOUNTAINEERING James Ramsey Ullman 1954 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Ullman, James Ramsey
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Philadelphia, 1954, 1st edition. 352 pp, 20  b/w illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket. Minor wear to dust jacket. Book is in Fine condition, DJ is Near Fine. 

A revision of High Conquest (1941), this history of climbing includes first ascents of Everest, Annapurna and Nanga Parbat, and influenced many post-war climbers. 

In this book the author, himself a mountaineer, tells of the most famous climbs, re-creates the most famous personalities and draws a detailed picture of the world’s mountains. It is a series of true adventure stories and a popular history of mountaineering.

CONTENTS:

Foreword
Gods, Demons - and Men
An Adventure Begins - The Winning of the Alps
The Mountain and a Man - The Ascent of the Matterhorn
New Horizons - 1865-1954
British Mountains by W.H. Murray
From Sea to Sea - Mountains and Mountaineering in North America
The Great One - The Story of Mount McKinley
Snow Peaks and Fire Peaks - The Andes of South America
Ice on the Equator - The Mountains of Africa
"Highest Yet" - The Challenge of the Himalayas
Bitter Victory - Annapurna - Nanga Parbat
The Giants - Kangchenjunga, K2
Everest I - The Struggle
Everest II - The Victory
Unfinished Adventure - The Himalaya of the Future
Axe, Rope and Trouser-seat - The Craft of Mountaineering
Behind the Ranges

APPENDICES:

Himalayan Expeditions of 1954 and 1955
Women in Mountaineering
The Himalayan Career of Tenzing the Sherpa
A Note on Volcanoes
One Hundred Famous Mountains
Glossary of Mountaineering Terms
Reading List


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