Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Pamir Expedition

By: SLESSER, Malcolm

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A former library copy of the first US edition. An account of the 1962 joint British-Soviet expedition in the Pamir Mountains of present-day Tajikistan. On this expedition, an ascent was made of the highest peak in the range, Ismoil Somoni Peak (then known as Pik Kommunizma) at 24,590 feet. With maps at endpapers, a section of black and white photos as well as a few in color, along with a foreword by the author. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color photo of the group on a snowy climb. --- With familiar library trappings: Bro-Darted jacket taped to boards, rubberstampings, stickers, etc.; otherwise a clean, sturdy copy.; Ex-Library; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 256 pages

Title: Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Pamir Expedition

Author Name: SLESSER, Malcolm

Categories: >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Coward - McCann, Inc.: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 80419