Tichy, Herbert.

Published by Methuen & Company, London, 1957
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Title: CHO OYU

Publisher: Methuen & Company, London

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


Tichy, Herbert. CHO OYU. By Favour Of The Gods. London, 1957, Methuen & Company, First U.K. Edition. 196 pp, 2 maps, colour frontispiece and 3 other colour photos, plus 33 B&W photos. This first ascent of Cho Oyu, world¿s 7th highest peak, was accomplished by an Austrian team led by Tichy in 1954, described in the book. It was the smallest team to make a first ascent of an 8000 meter peak. Considered an important book in Himalayan mountaineering history, it remains quite a difficult title to find. A lovely copy, original brown cloth, no foxing other than outer edge, clean and bright, in corresponding bright Dust Jacket. Very small chips to top and bottom of DJ spine. Overall VG. NZ$700. Bookseller Inventory # 000287

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