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THE ROOF OF THE WORLD Hindley 1971 1st edition
By Hindley, Geoffrey
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London, 1971, 1st edition, 189 pp, ills, 5 maps. 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. Hardcover, no dust jacket issued. Fine condition. 
 
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, Index.
 

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