Title Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6
Book Condition 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, protective glassine cover intact, VG+ in original repaired Good+ black illustrated slipcase.
Edition 1956 First Edition
Publisher The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan 1956
Seller ID 63844
This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed.
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