KARAKORAM: THE ASCENT OF GASHERBRUM IV; Translated from the Italian by James Cadell

New York: The Viking Press, (c1961). First American edition (first published in Italian in 1959, then London, 1961). Small 4to (24 cm). 319, (1) pp. Illustrated from photographs and line drawings, plates, many in color, maps, endpaper maps tables. “Italian Alpine Club’s 1958 expedition to Mount Gasherbrum IV, a hitherto unclimbed peak in the Baltoro-Karakoram.” Neate 493: “[Maraini’s] books rank high for the quality of the writing and illustrations.” Original tan cloth, color illustrated dust jacket (rubbed). Inscription on half-title, else very good. Item #67828

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