First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm, the extremities slightly rubbed with very minor bumping to the bottom corners. The lightly toned contents are clean and without previous owners' stamps or inscriptions. Complete with the lightly rubbed, nicked and creased original dustwrapper which has a small date in pen next to the price on the front flap. Not price-clipped (25s. to the front flap).
Two world-famous American mountaineers describe their magnificent but ill-fated adventure on K2, the highest mountain on earth after Mount Everest, which led to the death of one climber and the near demise of the entire party.
Stock code: 23905