American Alpine club"s Handbook of American mountaineering by Kenneth Atwood Henderson

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Mountaineering.

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Other titlesHandbook of American mountaineering.
Statementby Kenneth A. Henderson ...
ContributionsAmerican Alpine Club.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG510 .H485 1942
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6435821M
LC Control Number42014228
OCLC/WorldCa1347499

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