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H. W. Tilman: The Seven Mountain-Travel Books


*Tilman (on reaching the summit of Nanda Devi): "I believe we so far forgot ourselves as to shake hands on it." * Tilman (after arduous and ultimately unsuccessful attempts on two peaks in Central Asia, and his arrest as a spy): "as I turned to go down into Chitrail, tired, lousy, and bereft of my diaries, I felt that the year had at any rate been rich in instruction." The W. L. Gore Shipton/Tilman Grant is named for Tilman, and his climbing companion, Eric Shipton, but too few Americans are aware of Tilman's remarkable ...

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H. W. Tilman: The Seven Mountain-Travel Books
2004, Mountaineers Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780898869606

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