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Official account of the Manaslu expeditions in 1952 and 1953. In 1952, a Japanese reconnaissance party reached 5275m on the east side of the mountain. In 1953 the first attempt to Summit Manaslu was made by a Japanese team of 15 climbers led by Yukio Mita via the Northeast face. K. Kato, J. Yamada and S Ishizaka made a summit push reaching 7750m before turning back. Yakushi 525. A very scarce title indeed.
Title: Manaslu 1952-3
Edition: 1954 First Edition
Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers: 1954
Book Condition: 217pp, 126 photographs, maps, original blue cloth, VG+ in Poor dw with some loss to front. Text in Japanese, with a summary in English.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 61042
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