Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition. Illustrated from photographs taken by members of the expedition

London: Robert Hale Limited, 1940. First British edition (first published in the United States the previous year). 8vo. 319 pp. Plates, line drawings, folding temperature chart, endpaper maps. Account of a 1938 ascent of K2, the second highest mountain in the world, that reached 26,000 feet , about 2200 feet short of the summit." Neate 65. Very good. Original red cloth, silver-stamped spine title. (#7864). Item #60818

Price: $450.00