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$1200 ICE BOUND HEIGHTS OF THE MUSTAGH Fanny Bullock Workman & William Hunter Workman, London Archibald Constable & Co, 1908. First edition. This copy signed by Samuel Turner and Charlie Collins

ICE BOUND HEIGHTS OF THE MUSTAGH Fanny Bullock Workman & William Hunter Workman, London Archibald Constable & Co, 1908. First edition. This copy signed by Samuel Turner and Charlie Collins (prominent NZAC member) 444 page hardback, original binding with front decoration and gilt titles, VG+ with minor bumped/worn corners and small spine tear, 170 illustrations, some coloured, some full-page, including 3 photogravure portraits, 2 large folding maps in rear, binding a tad loose, Account of the authors' 1902-3 expedition in the Baltistan Himalayas. They explored the Chogo Lungma Glacier and later reached the Nushik La from the Hoh Lumba Glacier. All the impressive illustrations are from the authors own photographs. Mrs Workman established a new world height record for women (c.23,000 ft) when she climbed the Pinnacle Peak during a later expedition in 1906. She was aged 47 - Scarce $1200 Ex libris John Nankervis

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ICE BOUND HEIGHTS OF THE MUSTAGH Fanny Bullock Workman & William Hunter Workman, London Archibald Constable & Co, 1908. First edition. This copy signed by Samuel Turner and Charlie Collins (prominent NZAC member) 444 page hardback, original binding with front decoration and gilt titles, VG+ with minor bumped/worn corners and small spine tear, 170 illustrations, some coloured, some full-page, including 3 photogravure portraits, 2 large folding maps in rear, binding a tad loose, Account of the authors' 1902-3 expedition in the Baltistan Himalayas. They explored the Chogo Lungma Glacier and later reached the Nushik La from the Hoh Lumba Glacier. All the impressive illustrations are from the authors own photographs. Mrs Workman established a new world height record for women (c.23,000 ft) when she climbed the Pinnacle Peak during a later expedition in 1906. She was aged 47 - Scarce $1200 Ex libris John Nankervis