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Author: Guillarmod, J. Jacot
Title: Six Mois dans l'Himalaya le Karakorum et l'Hindu-Kush: Voyages et Explorations aux plus Hautes Montanges du Monde
Place Published: Neuchatel, Switzerland
Publisher:W. Sandoz
Date Published: Circa 1904
Description:


363 pp. With 11 photogravured plates (1 panorama), several illustrations from photographs within the text, and three maps (two folding). (8vo) 24x16 cm (9¼x6¼"), Publisher's wrappers. 



Inscribed by the author to noted mountaineer J.P. Farrar. Dr. Jules Jacot Guillarmod was a Swiss doctor, mountaineer and photographer. He was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds. He participated in the 1902 expedition to the K2 and the 1905 expedition to the Kanchenjunga. He related these expeditions in his book called "Six Mois dans l'Himalaya, le Karakorum et l'Hindu-Kush". He died in 1925 in the Gulf of Aden. (From Wikipedia) 

Condition

General wear to wrappers; light toning to some pages, two detached leaves; good.

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Guillarmod's Six Months in the Himalayas

Estimate $400 - $600Aug 23, 2018