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A record of the Himalayan scientific and mountaineering expedition of 1960-61. The purpose was to search for the yeti [Abominable Snowman] and study the effects of high altitude over a prolonged period.
Also includes the record of the disaster in attempting to scale Makalu and Team members Barry Bishop, Mike Ward, Wally Ramones, & Mike Gill made 1st ascent of Ama Dablam.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
Title: ...High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition, Led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia
Illustrator: Illustrated with color & b/w plates and map endpapers
Edition: First Edition, First Printing. This American edition preceded the UK version and shows color photos the UK edition does not.
Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc. ,: 1962.
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Book Condition: 8vo; 258 pages with index.
Type: Ref: Neate 371.; wiki.
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 008594