K2 8611M: Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al.
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K2 8611M

Author(s): Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al.

Copyright: 1954, Arthaud, Paris
Specifications: 1st, 4to, pp.100, 7 color & 52 bw photos, sketch, map, wraps w/ dj
Condition: signed Charles Houston, dj & wrapper spines missing, covers off, library labels on cover, poor, AAC & DPL bookplates, DPL stamp to title & copyright pages, poor

The photo book of the 1953 Third American Karakoram Expedition. This book, never published in English and hard to find, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Houston's classic 'K2: The Savage Mountain'. Includes the separate map. In French. Perret 2286, Yak H246.

DPL (Denver Public Library) – For a time, the AAC held its Rocky Mountain Regional Depository Collection at the Denver Public Library. A change in the Denver Library’s policy resulted in this collection of AAC books being relocated to the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1981 with some portion then returning to the Club’s Library.

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