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Himalayas by Yoshikazu Shirakawa - 1st - 1986 - from The Wild Muse and


by Yoshikazu Shirakawa

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine

NY: Abradale/Abrams, 1986. First edition thus, reissue of the 1971 edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Abradale/Abrams, 1986, first printing. Large folio, 12" x 17", unpaginated, 248 full-page photos in full color, 6 multipage foldout colorplates, 6 maps and diagrams. White cloth with black titles. Preface by Arnold Toynbee, Intro by Sir Edmund Hillary. Near fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio.


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