Im Kampf um den Himalaja: Der Erste Deutsche Angriff auf den Kangchendzonega, 1929 [with] Um den Kantsch: Der Zweite Deutsche Angriff auf den Kangchendzoenga, 1931. First title "Mit 100 abbildungen, 5 panoramen und 3 karten," the second "Mit 72 aufnahmen, 2 panoramen und einer dreifarbigen photogramme-trischen karte des zemu-gletschers."

Muenchen, (Germany): Verlag Knorr & Hirth GMBH, 1931-1933. First edition of each volume. 8vo. 2 volumes: 174; 191 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, some folding, maps and plans. Mountaineer Robert L.M. Underhill's copy, with his ownership stamp on the front pastedown. Underhill (1889-1983) was an "American mountaineer best known for introducing modern Alpine style rope and belaying techniques to the U.S. climbing community in the late 1920s and early 1930s" (Wikipedia); he edited the journal "Appalachia" for the Appalachian Mountain Club, 1928-1934. Neate 66 (for the 1937 English translations): "[Bauer was a] German lawyer and mountaineer [who led] pre-war German expeditions to Kanchenjunga and Nanga Parbat." Very good. Original printed tan cloth. (8796). Item #61876

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