Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
Copyright: 1977/78, Gakushûkenyû-sha, Tokyo
Specifications: 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth
Condition: slipcases w/ light rubbing, near fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri, Leo Pargial, Kulu, Central Lahoul, Menthosa, Kishtwar, Nun Kun, Leh, Srinagar. Vol 2 has large maps covering the regions of Saser Muztagh, Siachen & Rimo Muztagh, Saltoro & Masherbrum, Skardu, Baltoro, Panmah, Hispar, Rakaposhi & Haramosh, Hunza, Batura, Koh-I-Chiantar, Gakuch, Central & Eastern Hindu-Raj, Eastern, High & Central Hindu-Kush, Tirich Mir & Buni Zom, South of Chitral, Nanga Parbat, Pamir, Tien Shan, Pobeda (Tomur). Despite being in Japanese; the maps and a sufficient amount of English in the text, photos, and references makes this a very useful reference for anyone planning to go to these regions. This is a hefty set of scarce books, weighs over 11 pounds, which will require additional postage.
Neate Y11 & Y12, Yak j774 & j775.