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Nanga Parbat Adventure


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A Himalayan Expedition   Translated from the German of Fritz Bechtold by H.E.G. Tyndale

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Published by John Murray, 1935, Reprint, D/w (nicked and a little grubby), V.G.   The account of the disastrous second German expedition of 1934 (the first was in 1932), led by Willy Merkl, on which 4 climbers (including Merkl himself and Willi Welzenbach) perished along with 6 porters.  At the time, no 8000 metre peak had been climbed – Nanga Parbat was not climbed until 1953 (Herman Buhl, solo).

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Weight.75 kg