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High Mountains


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By Charles Meade

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Published by Harvill Press, London, 1954, 1st UK Edition, offsetting to endpapers, D/w (some staining and torn at top and bottom of spine), V.G.   An examination of ‘the question of mountains and nature mysticism’ (Neate) by a former Vice President of the Alpine Club and distinguished early Himalayan explorer.  Meade climbed extensively in the Alps and Himalayas, often accompanied by his guide, Pierre Blanc.  In particular, he made early attempts on Kamet, camping overnight in 1913 at Meade’s col at 7,138 metres, was an original member of the Mount Everest Committee, had a hill in the Antarctic, Meade Nunatak, named after him, and designed the Meade Tent which was used at the highest camp on the first ascent of Everest.


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