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Himalayan Holiday


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A Trans-Himalayan Diary 1939

By Peter Young     With a Foreword by Wing Commander Bentley Beauman

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Published by Herbert Jenkins, London, (1945), 1st UK Edition, front hinge weak, Insc, D/w (some wear), V.G.    Peter Young was serving with the R.A.F. as a Squadron Leader in India in 1939 when, following many flights over India with the Himalayas as a backdrop, he decided to go on his travels into Northern Kashmir, Ladakh and Baltistan – ostensibly hunting big game, but mainly scrambling and exploring, rather than mountaineering.  Includes fold-out map of ‘Part of Kashmir’ showing the author’s route.

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Weight0.35 kg