* Rare * Eric Shipton Nanda Devi First Edition in D/J 1936


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Author: Eric Shipton (Foreword By Hugh Ruttledge)        Title: Nanda Devi  Publication:  First Edition 1st Impression Published By Hodder & Stoughton London 1936…………………………….. (See Pictures) Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket: This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in Publisher’s black cloth with bright blue gilt title lettering to spine and upper cover in a Very Good Dust-Jacket,with a couple of small closed tears to the outer extremities of the d/j mostly affecting the head and tail of spine,slight darkening along spine and with some dustiness and marks to the white’s of the rear dust-jacket.The endpaper maps and drawings within the text are by Bip Pares.Not Price clipped and this copy has NO previous owner’s names or inscriptions present.Illustrated with a frontispiece and 26 tissue guarded plates from photographs.The book is centred on the expedition of 1934 to Nanda Devi with H.W. Tilman.Thuis expedition solved the long standing puzzle of how to create the sanctuary which was finally acheived by the forcing of the Rishi Ganga.A classic of Mountaineering exploration and one of Neate’s fifty best books on Mountaineering.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning or rolling to spine.Very attractive copy for the collector with a few spots to the fore-edge of the book and along top edge of the book.The dust-jacket comes well protected in a brodart cover sleeve,Neate 696 8vo 310pp First Edition 1st Impression [1936] UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe £19.95Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World £22.95Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  USA £22.95Payments:Paypal Visa Mastercard

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