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Himalayas by Shirakawa, Yoshikazu

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Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English


  • Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Statementphotographs and text by Yoshikazu Shirakawa ; preface by Arnold Toynbee ; introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary ; essay, "The great Himalayas," by Kyuya Fukada.
LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 S42713
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21188959M
ISBN 100810910519

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