Romm, Michael - THE ASCENT OF MOUNT STALIN
Romm, Michael. THE ASCENT OF MOUNT STALIN. London, 1936, Lawrence and Wishart, First U.K. Edition. 270 pp, foldout map at rear, double-sided frontispiece and 30 other B&W illustrations. Exploring a wild and unknown area of the Pamirs, with scientific discoveries culminating in the first ascent of Mount Stalin. Neate: R66: Mount Stalin, now Pik Communism, 7495m, was discovered in 1913. One of the official tasks of the 1933 Russian scientific expedition to the western Pamirs was ascent of the peak. Original cream backed light blue cloth. Scarce. No DJ, VG.