NEPAL HIMALAYA

BY H. W. TILMAN

1952 FIRST EDITION

FIRST MOUNTAINEERS TO KHUMBU SIDE OF EVEREST


This is the first UK edition of NEPAL HIMALAYA by H. W. Tilman. This book was published in Cambridge by The University Press in 1952. The book measures 222mm tall x 140mm, and has 271 pages, 62 b/w photos, 7 maps, index. Descriptions of 3 expeditions: thorough exploratioin of the Langtang Himalaya in 1949, up the Buri Gandaki past Manaslu over to N side of Annapurna group and on to Mustangbhot in 1950, and a journey to the Nepal side of Everest with Dr. Charles Houston, Houston's father, and Mrs. E. S. Cowles in 1950. They were the first known mountaineers to make that approach to Mt Everest.

CONDITION: Original blue cloth with white lettering spine. Original dust jacket with wear at corners, 2cm deep x 4cm chip upper rear, 1cm x 1cm chip upper rear flap corner, 1cm tear upper front. The book has bumped corners, minor soiling rear cover, rubbed lower outside corner edges, bottom outside corners of pages lightly bumped, tight binding, no foxing, clean pages, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages. Price: $75.


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