Summits of adventure

the story of famous mountain climbs and mountain climbers. by John Scott Douglas

Publisher: Dodd, Mead in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 273 Downloads: 668
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  • Mountaineering.
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LC ClassificationsG510 .D65
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6156577M
LC Control Number54010609
OCLC/WorldCa1666396

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