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The High Himalaya

Wolfe, Art;Potterfield, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0898868416 / ISBN 13: 9780898868418
Published by Mountaineers Books, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Very nice copy of this Mo8untaineering book. Signed and interestingly inscribed by Wolfe. It reads on title page" For John My Favorite Photographer Art Wolf 12-15-2001". Bookseller Inventory # 007718

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Title: The High Himalaya

Publisher: Mountaineers Books, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Art Wolfe

Edition: First Edition

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He has been called "the most prolific and sensitive recorder of a rapidly vanishing natural world" (William Conway, former General Director, Wildlife Conservation Society). Now internationally acclaimed nature photographer Art Wolfe captures the magic of the world's most magnificent mountain landscape, the high Himalaya.
In 150 photographs taken on journeys through Pakistan, India, Nepal, Tibet, and China, Wolfe presents the Himalaya in all its beauty and grandeur - not only the natural landscape, but also the human landscape and the people who inhabit both. Star tracks arc the night sky over a towering Mount Everest. The lines and textures of terraced mustard fields embroider the spare foothills. Many-hued prayer flags flap from the jumbled rooftops of Namche Bazaar. An old woman spins a prayer wheel near the Potala Palace. Kazahk horsemen sprint and weave in an ancient game played on the high Pamir Plateau, dust billowing.

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