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IN THE SHADOW OF GIANTS: MOUNTAIN ASCENTS PAST AND PRESENT Tom King 1981 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine
By King, Tom
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California, A.S. Barnes, 1981, 1st edition. 287 pp, b/w photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Near Fine to Fine.  

Essays on climbs of Fujiyama, Haute Route, Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, etc. 

A colorful recreation of great climbs that captures the spirit of challenge and discovery at the heart of mountaineering. The mountains of the world have afforded some of the most spectacular achievements in history. The fascinating stories recounted in this exciting and informative book are truly played out in this book: Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monch, the Eiger, Everest, Fujisan and various summits in California's High Sierra. The highest and most inaccessible mountains of Europe, Asia and the continental United States are breathtakingly brought to the minds eye in historical and contemporary accounts of their ascents.


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