Book Description

4to. pp. [24 inc. wrappers]; text in French; portraits of the expedition team, 6 photos. from illusts., one sketch map of the ascent, one sketch map of the Annapurna area; some crinkling due to moisture, good in the original printed wrappers, stain to rear cover. Signed by the Maurice Herzog and Gaston Rébuffat (slightly indistinct).
Dealer Notes
A brochure celebrating the first ascent of Annapurna with a preface by Lucien Devies, President of the Club Alpin Français and 6pp. of text by Maurice Herzog describing the expedition and its success. The illustrations shows scenes from the expedition, and there are adverts to the first and last three pages. The front cover is signed by the expedition leader Herzog, and by expedition member Gaston Rébuffat.
Author Herzog, Maurice et al.
Date n.d. c. 1951
Binding Original printed wrappers
Publisher [Melun: Imp. Legrand et Fils]
Condition See description
Pages 24

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