Houston, Charles & Bates, Robert

Published by Collins, London, 1955
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Houston, Charles & Bates, Robert. K2 THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN. London, 1955, Collins, First U.K. Edition. 192 pp. Map, diagram, 22 B&W photos. Gripping story of famous American expedition in 1953, of courage and tragedy. On descent in storm, a fall by many roped together was held on ice axe belay by one man. Fatally stricken Art Gilkey died in an avalanche. A riveting story. Slightly chipped DJ, VG. NZ$120. Bookseller Inventory # 000007

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Publisher: Collins, London

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Slightly Chipped DJ

Edition: 1st Edition

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