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Annapurna ; conquest of the first 8000-metre peak (26, 493 feet)

Maurice Herzog

Annapurna ; conquest of the first 8000-metre peak (26, 493 feet)

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Published by World Books Society in Toronto .
Written in English


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StatementTranslated from the French by Nea Morin and J.A. Smith, with an introd. by Eric Shipton
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22211446M


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