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CLIMBING THE FISH'S TAIL [Machapuchare, 7000M] Wilfrid Noyce 1958 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Noyce, Wilfrid
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London, 1958, 1st edition. 150 pp, 25 b/w illustrations. Navy cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket has minor chips at top of spine. Book is Fine.

British first ascent of Machapuchare in 1957. Account of the five-man Himlayan expediton of 1957 to climb Machapuchare, Nepalese for the Fish's Tail, a 22,958 peak in Nepal which the author described as the most difficult and spectacular mountain that he had been on.

Noyce and a companion managed to climb within 100 - 150 feet of the summit before a blinding snowstorm combined with high polished ice to thwart their final ascent. has two small chips, the book is Fine and the DJ is Near Fine. 

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