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Shipton and Tilman


Using unpublished diaries, Jim Perrin, the acclaimed author of The Villain and Menlove, tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalayas and found the key to unlocking Everest. They crossed Africa by bicycle, explored China with Spender and Auden, journeyed down the Oxus River to its source and, with no support, opened up much of the Nepalese Himalaya. In the words of Jim Perrin, 'The journeys of discovery ...

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Shipton and Tilman
2014, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099505082

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Shipton and Tilman
2013, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780091795467


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