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Holmes, Peter. MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1958. Hardcover First Edition


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First printing. An account of the expedition of Peter Holmes and his wife, Judy, to the Himalayas especially the mountainous desert province of Spiti, on the borders of Tibet. This book focuses on both the mountain-climbing adventures and on the people who live in the area (especially the story of one remarkable young boy - Shiring Dawa.) Illustrated with several sections of black and white photographs by the author, contains 2 folding maps. Index. 191 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. .

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