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FIRST ASCENTS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD 1901-1950 Francis Farquhar 1953 Softcover Near Fine
By Farquhar, Francis
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San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1953. 17 pp. Card covered pictorial softcover. Near Fine.

This list of First Ascents Throughout the World, 1901-1950, is presented as a souvenir of the visit to San Francisco and Berkeley of Maurice Herzog, whose name will forever be associated with Annapurna. For my part, I thought it would be a simple matter to make a list of the outstanding first ascents of the present century, culminating in the achievement of Annapurna. I was mistaken. The sources of information are scattered through many volumes and when found often require critical examination. I have compromised for the present by selecting only sixty peaks, well aware that there are many omissions. - From the foreword

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