DUNSHEATH, Joyce et al. Mountains and Memsahibs. By the Members of the Abinger Himalayan Expedition 1956 ... Foreword by Mrs. Pandit, High Commissioner for India. London, T. and A. Constable Ltd for Constable & Co Ltd, 1958.
8vo. Original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, map endpapers, dustwrapper; pp. x, 198; half-tone plates with illustrations recto-and-verso; dustwrapper rubbed and chipped at edges and a little marked, but not price-clipped, endpapers spotted, otherwise a very good copy.
First edition. The 1956 Abinger Himalayan Expedition comprised four women members, who motored from London to Manali at the head of the Kulu valley and explored the Bara Shigri Glacier and surroundings. This is the account of a rather overlooked all-women Himalayan expedition.
Neate D58; Yakushi (3rd ed.) D361a.