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WALKA O SZCZYT SWIATA [FIGHT FOR THE TOP OF THE WORLD] Jan Kazimierz Dorawski 1955 Softcover Near Fine
By Dorawski, Jan
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Warsaw, 1955, 1st edition. 229 pp, b/w photos, maps. Softcover tanned and somewhat worn, but still tightly bound for a book of this age. In Polish. Near Fine.

Mount Everest expedition of 1952.

Contents: 
FIRST CENTURY
- Getting to know you
- First attacks - first defeats
- Everest still not conquered
- Searching for a new way
- Everest problem

SPRING 1952
- The Swiss are breaking the monopoly
- Zoom in
- In the face of Everest
- Towards the South Pass
- Not a victory for pioneers
- Last try

FALL 1952
- Last change
- South Pass - for the third time
- On the top
- After the victory

- List of the most important dates and facts
- Bibliography

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