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CONQUISTADORS OF THE USELESS: FROM THE ALPS TO ANNAPURNA Lionel Terray 1963 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Terray, Lionel
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London, 1963, 1st edition. 351 pp, 84 b/w photos. Hardcover edge chipped dust jacket. DJ is not price clipped. The book has no writing, no flaws, Near Fine.

Lionel Terray, one of the greatest climbers of this century, did first or notable ascents of Makalu, Fitzroy, Annapurna, Jannu, Eiger, Mt Huntington, Mt McKinley, etc.

This is the autobiography of the French mountain climber and guide, Lionel Terray. He is the man who made the second ascent of the Eiger north wall in 1947 with Louis Lachenal, and then returned to take part in a most dramatic rescue on the same mountain in 1957; who went to the aid of two climbers marooned in a blizzard on Mont Blanc after the other guides in the area had refused to make the attempt; who went with Maurice Herzog on the great French Himalayan expedition to Annapurna, and has since climbed Makalu, Nilgiri and Jannu and many other summits.


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