Book Description

1956 First UK Edition. Hardback. 8vo 360pp. Port. frontis., ills., 3 maps. Green cloth which shows some fading to the edges. In 1953 Hermann Buhl made the first ascent of Nanga Parbat – the ninth-highest mountain in the world, and the third 8,000-metre peak to be climbed, following Annapurna and Everest. Written shortly after Buhl’s return from the mountain, Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage is a classic of mountaineering literature that has inspired thousands of climbers.
Dealer Notes
Stock Ref: 261
Author Buhl, Hermann. Translated by Hugh Merrick
Date 1956
Binding Paper boards
Publisher London : Hodder & Stoughton
Condition Very good

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