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MOUNTAIN WORLD 1953 DJ
By Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
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London or New York, 1953. Mt Everest 1952 (17 Articles), Gosainkund by Ella Maillart, Bolivia, Peru, NE  Greenland. Produced from 1946-1969 by the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. All are hardcovers with Dust Jackets, profusely illustrated with photos, maps, sketches. 
 
Article include an Account of the First Swiss Everest Expedition, Mountaineering in Nepal, Bolivia, Peru, Greenland. Numerous illustrations from photographss, a folding panorama of Khumbu-Cwm in rear pocket, maps. The first Englsih lanugage of an intended annual publication on the exploration and climbing of mountains, consisting of articles by various authors including Ella Maillart, Raymond Lambert, Ernst Feuz, etc, with much on Everest, illustrations on Nepal, Bolivia, Peru, Greenland. Each member of the Everest Expedition of 1952 contributed an article. Kurz contributed an exhaustive survey of Everest history.
 
Hardcover with DJ, Very Good-Fine condition. 

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