WORKMAN, Fanny Bullock; William Hunter.

Ice-bound Heights of the Mustagh

£375

Ice-bound Heights of the Mustagh
An account of two seasons of pioneer exploration and high climbing in the Baltistan Himalaya.
London, Archibald Constable & Co, 1908.

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Account of the authors’ 1902-3 expedition in the Baltistan Himalayas. They explored the Chogo Lungma Glacier and later reached the Nushik La from the Hoh Lumba Glacier. All the impressive illustrations are from the authors own photographs. Mrs Workman established a new world height record for women (c.23,000 ft) when she climbed the Pinnacle Peak during a later expedition in 1906. She was aged 47.

Description

First edition. 8vo. (24.5 x 17 cms), pp xv, 444, 170 illustrations, some coloured, some full-page, including 3 photogravure portraits, 2 folding maps, original green pictorial cloth gilt, worn at extremities, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Neate W123; Yakushi (1994), W229.

 

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