WHITE MOUNTAIN AND TAWNY PLAIN Translated From the German by Richard Rickett

(London: George Allen & Unwin LTD, 1961).

UNCOMMON FIRST EDITION, the account of the German Alpine Society, Swabian Section Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Vilcanota, which included first complete ascent of Alpamayo, "the worlds most beautiful mountain." The book also includes fascinating day-to-day accounts of life amongst the natives peoples of this extremely remote and wondrous region. Item #27980

First edition in English of Hauser's IHR HERREN BERGE. The copy of famed climber Eric Roberts. With maps of Peru, the Cordillera Blanca the Cordillera Vilcanota and numerous black and white photographs on glossy double-sided plates. 8vo, publisher's original moss-green course-wove cloth lettered on the spine in black, in the original pictorially decorated dustjacket. 224 pp. A very pleasing copy just lightly mellowed at the edges, a former library copy very well preserved with no markings to the binding or dustjacket. An old library label to the pastedown and withdrawn stamp only.

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Price: $75.00