Category: Mountaineering


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The Day The Rope Broke.

By: Clark, Ronald W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World:

Edition: Stated first american Edition

Seller ID: 002363

Triumphant First Ascent of the Matterhorn and its Strange and Tragic Aftermath. X-Library with stamps, numbers and pocket in back. Dust jacket has mylar cover over it, all good+. CR 1965, 221 pages with bibliography. Frontis is a black and white photo of the Matterhorn. Fate or coincidence brought three separate parties to Zermutt on the same summer day - each party intent on being the first to conquer the Matterhorn. An old story, told many times, has been updated from letters, diaries, from documents and reminiscences recently made available. View more info

In The Shadow of the Giants.

By: King, Thomas

Price: $22.00

Publisher: California, A.S. Barnes:

Edition: Stated first Edition

Seller ID: 002344

Mountain Ascents Past and Present. Dust jacket has slight tears, the flaps are pasted down. Overall good+ condition. CR 1981, stated first edition. Photos and sketches by author, unless otherwise indicated, 287 pages with index. A colorful recreation of great climbs that capture the spirit of challenge and discovery at the heart of mountaineering. Provides historically accurate accounts back in time to observe first ascents of the most famous peaks in the world and to share in the author's own journey to those very mountains in the footsteps of pioneeers. View more info