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MOUNTAIN WORLD FULL SET 1953-1969 10 Volumes Hardcovers DJ, Near Fine
By Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
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A Full 10 Volume Set of THE MOUNTAIN WORLD:
1953, 1954, 1955, 1956-1957, 1958-1959, 1960-1961, 1962-1963, 1964-1965, 1966-1967, 1968-1959.  

Published by Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. This set is written in English, all ten are Handsome 10'' tall Hardcovers with Dust Jackets, and all ten books are in Near Fine to Fine condition.  They are complete with their maps, none are Ex Lib, may have minor wear, but they have no major flaws. Each book has its original Dust Jacket, and some DJ's may be faded or have small tears or 'chips' missing. 

The Ten Volumes of the Mountain World, issued from 1953 to 1969, coincided with the first ascents of the 8000 meter peaks of the Himalaya and Karakoram. The Mountain Worlds published here contain articles on all the 14 peaks, usually before the expedition's official account appeared. The first ascents of Gasherbrum II and Broad Peak had books in German, they never had an english language edition. So the articles in Mountain World are the first expedition accounts for those two peaks in English. 

These books also cover the rush of expeditions and first ascents all over the post WW2 world, in the Alps, Central Asia, the Himalaya, Karakoram and other mountain ranges of Asia. Also covered are climbs that took place in the USA, Canada, the Andes, Alaska, Greenland, Andes and much more.  

All ten books are hardcovers,  and postage for ten books will be requested for Media Mail, Priority Mail or International Mail.  




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