Rakaposhi.

Banks, Mike. Foreword by Field-Marshal Sir Gerald Templer.

Published by London: Secker & Warburg, 1959
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Very good hardcover in good dust jacket; dust jacket edges rubbed and worn, top of spine chipped. Bookplate on blank front flyleaf. Rakaposhi, 22,500 feet, part of the Karakoram Range of the Himalayas, was conquered by the author, a captain in the Royal Marines, and Tom Patey, a surgeon in the Royal Navy. 238 pages. Index. Photographs. Maps. Color frontispiece photograph. Signed by the author. Also signed by George Band, author of 'Road to Rakaposhi'. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Rakaposhi.
Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg
Publication Date: 1959
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st edition..

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Banks, Mike (Foreword by Field-Marshal Sir Gerald Templer)
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Book Description Published by Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd., 7 John Street, London First Edition . 1959., 1959. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 238 printed pages of text with coloured frontispiece, 35 black and white photographic plates, 3 maps in the text. Describes the successful ascent of this giant peak in northern Pakistan on June 15, 1958. Spine sun faded, ink name to the front free end paper 'D. G. Resitell'?, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. MOUNTAINEERING. Seller Inventory # 91115

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Banks, Mike (Field-Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, Foreword)
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Book Description A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, NY, 1960. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 36 B/W Photos, 3 Maps (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, NY, 1960. 1st Edition VG+/VG+, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6"x8.5", 238pp(Index). 36 B/W Photos, 3 Maps. 1/4" DJ tear bottom rear edge, DJ lightly rubbed, ink owner name, date inside front book cover, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Rest of book in Fine condition. Price unclipped. SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE PACK WITH GREAT CARE, 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY141797I

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Banks, Mike (foreword by Field-Marshal Sir Gerald Templer)
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Book Description Secker and Warburg, London, 1959. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. 238 pp. Red cloth lettered in silver on the spine; illustrated in black and white plates and maps. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some rubbing on the front panel; price clipped; bumped on the upper right of book; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Pen Pal Planning; Rakaposhi; Camps and Blizzards; Summit Bid; High Tension; Counter Attack; Avalanche; Perspective; Combined Operations; Return to Rakaposhi; The Siege is Laid; Build-up; Assault; The Way Down; and Journeys Ending; followed by: Appendix A: Survey Work by Lieut-Comd. F. R. Brooke; Appendix B: Provisioning by Capt. E. J. E. Mills; and an index. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 210482

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Banks, Mike; Foreword by Field-Marshal Sir Gerald Templer
Published by A. S. Barnes and Company, New York (1960)
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Book Description A. S. Barnes and Company, New York, 1960. Hardcover. First American Edition; First Printing. Book condition is Very Good; with a Very Good- dust jacket. Edgewear to jacket, including some tearing and rubbing. Text is clean and unmarked, photographic illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 7916

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