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HIMALAYA-FAHRT: UNSERE EXPEDITON 1930 [HIMALAYAN JOURNEY: OUR EXPEDITION 1930] G.O. Dyhrenfurth 1942 Hardcover Chipped DJ Near Fine
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Zurich, Orell Füssli, 1942. 192 p., 44 b.w photos, mapped end papers. Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles on cover and spine and chipped dust jacket. Half title page has been cut out, else fine. Near Fine.

The International Himalayan Expedition (IHE) led by the Swiss geologist and alpinist G.O. Dyhrenfurth, one year after Paul Bauer's first attempt (up to approx. 7400 m). In the spring of 1930 he tried to climb the Kangchenjunga (8586 m) in the Sikkim Himalayas from the northwest side. The expedition was canceled after the death of a Sherpa. During the expedition, Dyhrenfurth, who trained with Arnold Fanck in film directing and photography, shot his expedition film "Himatschal, the Throne of the Gods." This edition is a shortened text and illustration of the book of the same name.

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