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TWENTY YEARS IN THE HIMALAYA - Charles Bruce, Edward Arnold, London, 1st edn., 1910, original green cloth with gilt titles and embossed design on cover, 330 pages, overall VG, with weak front hinge and missing fep, large fold-out map of the Himalaya & Karakoram. A remarkable character from yesteryear...a British military man of long-standing who made journeys through Chitral, Baltistan, Sikkim and Nepal but he was also a member of many of the early Himalayan climbing expeditions, travelled with Conway in Karakoram and led Everest 1922 expedition etc. I wish someone would write a full biography of Bruce...but, till then, this autobiography of a crucial 20 years is rich beyond measure....a cornerstone work for a serious Himalayan library. Scarce. - $NZ1250.

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TWENTY YEARS IN THE HIMALAYA - Charles Bruce, Edward Arnold, London, 1st edn., 1910, original green cloth with gilt titles and embossed design on cover, 330 pages, overall VG, with weak front hinge and missing fep, large fold-out map of the Himalaya & Karakoram. A remarkable character from yesteryear...a British military man of long-standing who made journeys through Chitral, Baltistan, Sikkim and Nepal but he was also a member of many of the early Himalayan climbing expeditions, travelled with Conway in Karakoram  and led Everest 1922 expedition etc. I wish someone would write a full biography of  Bruce...but, till then, this autobiography of a crucial 20 years is rich beyond measure....a cornerstone work for a serious Himalayan library. Scarce.  - $NZ1250.