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THE CLIMBERS: A HISTORY OF MOUNTAINEERING Chris Bonington 1992 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine (Not Signed)
By Bonington, Chris
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London, 1992, 1st UK edition. 288 pp, color photos.  Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

This history of mountaineering is one of the hardest to find of Chris' books in a 1st UK edition. Includes a timeline of mountain climbing expeditions dating back to 218 B.C., a mountain climbing glossary, and lavishly illustrated with mountain maps, illustrations, and tons of photographs—including four sections of all color photographs. This is the history of mountain climbing and the adventurous expeditions that have made headlines around the world for centuries.

Included is information and profiles of the Alpine Journal, Annapurna, Peter Aschenbrenner, Paul Bauer, Peter Boardman, Walter Bonatti, Bonington, Martin Boysen, Broad Peak, Joe Brown, General C.G. Bruce, Alexander Burgener, Tomo Cesen, Chamonix, Cho Oyu, Ian Clough, Colin Crawford, Dhaulagiri, Eiger, Mount Everest, Hidden Peak, Gasherbrum I and II, Dougal Haston, K.M. Herrligkoffer, Charles Houston, K2, Kangchenjunga, Jerzy Kukuczka, Lhotse, Tom Longstaff, Makalu, George Mallory, The Matterhorn, Reinhold Messner, Mont Blanc, A.F. Mummery, Nanga Parbat, Rongbuk Valley, Doug Scott, Sherpas, Pangma Shisha, Frank Smythe, Joe Tasker, Benedict Venetz, Don Whillans, Edward Whymper, Fritz Wiessner, Geoffrey Winthrop Young, and many other climbers, mountains, climbing techniques, expeditions, and much, much more.

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