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BALTORO: EIN HIMALAYA-BUCH Gunter Oskar Dyhrenfurth 1939 1st edition 2 volumes Hardcover DJ Fine
By Dyhrenfurth, Gunter Oskar, Vittorio Sella (photos.) Contributions by Hettie DyhrenFurth, Hans Ertl and Andre Roch.
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Basel, 1939, 1st edition 2 vols. 194 pp, 202 photos, many by Vittorio Sella. Tall octavo. In German. One of the classic expeditions and books on climbing and exploring the Karakoram. Too bad it was never translated into English!  Also, includes the second volume of panoramas and maps.

Includes an attempt on Hidden Peak in 1934, and first ascents of Baltoro Kangri, Sia Kangri West and Center. In German. Hardcover DJ Fine.  

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A classic expedition report of the 1934 IHE headed by Gunter O.[scar Dyhrenfurth (father or Norman) 'International Himalayan expedition 1934' (IHE 1934) in the area of ​​Baltoro glacier in the Karakoram (in north of Pakistan) the expedition reach the to time the first and only summit conquests large Berge ( 'Seven thousand M') in Karakorum: Together with Albert Höcht succeeded Hans Ertl, Günter Oskar Dyhrenfurth and his wife Hettie Dyhrenfurth the first ascent of Sia Kangri I (Queen Mary peak, 7422 m) on 3 August 1934.

Hettie Dyhrenfurth (mother of Norman) surpassed the nearly 30 year old altitude record for women, achieved by Fanny Bullock Workman 1906 (Pinnacle peak, 6932 m, Nun Kun group). The eastern summit of Baltoro Kangri (Golden Throne, 7260 m) was climbed for the first time by J. Belaieff, P. and A. Ghiglione Roch. Part of the expedition team went on the march back the monastery Lamayuru Ladakh in the west.

The photographic images - mostly of G.O. Dyhrenfurth and Vittorio Sella) - are of excellent quality. As part of the 'I.H.E. 1934' the film 'The demon of the Himalaya' was shot (camera among others Hans Ertl). in addition to the travel report is worth knowing about the country and people The work offers a rich scientific harvest (geology, glaciology etc.), a chapter on the development history of the Baltoro (A. Schlagintweit 1856 G. Austen 1861 WM Conway 1892 FB u. WH Workman 1898/99 u. 1911/12, O. corner stone in 1902, LA di Savoia u. V. Sella 1909, among others), as well as an extensive bibliography of literature on the Karakorum.

Large book; extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail or International Mail. 


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