First American Edition, First Printing. Over 100 brilliant color photos by renowned mountain photographer, Shiro Shirahata. One of the best photo albums of Karakoram, Nanga Parbat, Hindu Raj, & Hindu Kush. Detailed captions at the rear indexed by small versions of the big photos. Includes a short essay by Shirahata describing his many trips to the region. Near fine in original black cloth, previous ownership signature and very mild waviness to text block. Very good pictorial dust jacket with some internal tape repair to spine, edge wear and scuffing. Folio. 10.5 x 14.5 in. 192 pp.