By J. A. Jackson; C. W. F. Noyce et al.
New Delhi   Himalayan Club
9" by 5.5" (v) 51pp. (1)
The first edition of this fascinating guide to mountain climbing in India.
By J. A. Jackson; C. W. F. Noyce et al.

[1945] A Climber's Guide To Sonamarg Kashmir

New Delhi   Himalayan Club
9" by 5.5" (v) 51pp. (1)
The first edition of this fascinating guide to mountain climbing in India.
£98.00
: 0.5kgs / : 603K9

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Description

First Edition, Folding Maps

Complete, with seven monochrome plates, a colour frontispiece and a folding map depicting Sonarmarg. Undated. Dated from copac. Sonamarg is a hill station in Ganderbal District in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. The area is a popular tourist destination, especially with climbers. This guide, printed in India, discusses the various climbing areas in the district with illustrations of the many valleys and glaciers. The work also details those who were first to ascend the various peaks.

Condition

In a pictorial half cloth binding. Externally smart with slight bumping to the extremities and the head and tail of the spine. Sunning to the spine. Handling marks to the boards. Ink inscription of Keith Richmond to front free endpaper. Internally generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages generally bright and clean with just the odd spot and age toning due to paper used.Small closed tear to folding map.

Very Good

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