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THE ROOF OF THE WORLD Geoffrey Hindley 1971 1st ed Hardcover Fine 2 copies available
By Hindley, Geoffrey
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London, 1971, 1st edition, 191 pp, b/w and color illustrations, 5 maps. Pictorial hardcover - no dust jacket issued. Fine condition. Illustrations are excellent. 

Volume 16 of the Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. Wonderfully illustrated with maps, art, graphs, photographs and more. Maps include The Alps, the Mountains of Africa, The Mountains of North America, The Mountains of South America and the Himalaya. 
 
Chapters:
  • Why Do Men Climb Mountains?
  • The Beginnings
  • The Golden Age
  • New Routes and New Techniques
  • Beyond the Alps
  • Scaling the North American Peaks
  • Meeting the South American Challenge
  • Exploring the Himalaya
  • Confronting the Himalayan Giants
  • The New Golden Age
  • Appendix
  • The Mountaineers
  • The Mountains
  • Glossary and Index
 

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