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First ascent

Stephen Venables

First ascent

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Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- History,
  • Mountaineers -- Biography,
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Biography,
  • Mountaineering -- Pictorial works,
  • Mountains -- Pictorial works,
  • Alpinisme -- Histoire,
  • Alpinistes -- Biographies,
  • Aventuriers -- Biographies,
  • Alpinisme -- Ouvrages illustrés,
  • Montagnes -- Ouvrages illustrés

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesFirst ascent :
    StatementStephen Venables.
    GenreBiography, Pictorial works, Biographies, Ouvrages illustrés
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.89 .V46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23644417M
    ISBN 101554074037
    ISBN 109781554074037
    LC Control Number2009294883

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