[Mountain Climbing] Polish Mountaineering Club

Published by Katowice Klub Wysokogorski 1975
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First edition, the issue in English. The copy of famed climber Eric Roberts who died in an avalanche on Annapurna. Illustrated throughout. 8vo, in the original highly decorated stiff paper wrappers. 24 pp. text, followed by 34 pp. advertisements in English for Polish industries. Beautifully preserved with only the lightest mellowing. RARE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ISSUE. This is the program for the Polish Mountaineering Club's 1975 expedition to the Ruwenzori in Uganda. The well-illustrated text gives a brief history of Polish achievements in Alpinism; a description of the tactical program of the expedition; an introduction to the members of the expedition with portraits; descriptions of the Ruwenzori, the flora and fauna, and of Mount Kenya and Kimimanjaro; and a history of Polish mountaineers in Africa. A very unusual piece, rare in the English issue. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Katowice Klub Wysokogorski 1975

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