CHO OYU GNADE DER GÖTTER

BY HERBERT TICHY

1955 FIRST AUSTRIAN PRINTING

SIGNED BY HERBERT TICHY AND BY PASANG DAWA LAMA


This is the first Austrian printing of CHO OYU GNADE DER GÖTTER by Herbert Tichy, the original version of what was published in english as CHO OYU BY FAVOUR OF THE GODS. This pre-dates the english edition by two years. This book was published in Vienna (Wien) Austria by Ullstein & Co. in 1955. The book measures 225mm tall x 149mm, and has 222 pages, 36 b/w photos, 4 color photos, sketch, EP maps overlaid on b/w photo. THE TEXT IS IN GERMAN. This is the main account of the first ascent of Cho Oyu.

CONDITION: Original light grey cloth, navy decoration of ice-axe on front cover, navy title blocks spine with grey lettering, three small decorations spine. SIGNED on the short-title page by Herbert Tichy and by Pasang Dawa Lama. Pasang Dawa Lama was the hero of the expedition as well as being a summiter. He also made the second ascent of Cho Oyu in 1958, becoming the first person to climb an 8000er twice. Very good condition with no marks or writing (other than the signatures) on any pages, no foxing, tight binding, clean, no rubbing. Original dust jacket is present in nice condition (very tiny flecking spine ends and tip of one corner). A good collectible example of the original first edition. Price: $350.


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