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I COME FROM THE STONE AGE 1964 1st USA ed DJ SIGNED by Heinrich Harrer
By Harrer, Heinrich
Price: $350.00


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New York, 1964, 1st USA edition. 256 pp, 38 illustrations. We were fortunate to have met with Heinrich Harrer several times, including twice at his Museum in Huttenberg Austria. Harrer told us that three of his classic books became best-sellers, this being the third. (The others are Seven Years in Tibet and The White Spider.) It describes his arduous first ascent of Carstenz Peak in New Guinea, a glaciated 17,000 footer on the Equator. This is the highest peak in ''Australasia'' and counts as one of the  ''seven summits'', the highest point on each continent. Both the book and the DJ are in Fine condition.

SIGNED by Heinrich Harrer.


Heinrich Harrer became the most famous of the original four climbers from the Eiger Nordwand climb. After the Eiger climb he joined a 1939 expedition to Nanga Parbat, a reconnaissance, but was arrested by the British in Pakistan once WWII started. His escape from the prison camp to Tibet and subsequent life with the young Dalai Lama led to his famous book, Seven Years In Tibet.

Harrer went on to become a consumate explorer and adventurer, much like Lowell Thomas, Eric Shipton and H.W. Tilman, but Harrer didn't limit his travels to mountains. Highly appreciative of native culture, Harrer travelled the world to remote mountains and jungles to experience the untouched civilizations. His adventures include trips to remote Amazon jungle tribes, Pacific Islands, remote Himalaya, and New Guinea where he and Philip Temple made the first ascent of Carstensz Pyramid, one of the Seven Summits [Denali, Everest, Vinson, Elbrus, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Carstensz or Kosciusko].

Other notable mountaineering first ascents by Heinrich Harrer were Mount Hunter (4442 meters or 14,573 ft, Mount Deborah (12,339 ft or 3,761 m) in Alaska with Fred Beckey in 1954 and Ausangate (6384 meters, 20,945 feet) in Peru's Cordillera Vilcanota in 1953. Ausangate is higher than Mount McKinley. He died in 2006 at age 93. 


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