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Everest: The West Ridge.

by Thomas F. Hornbein

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San Francisco, CA Sierra Club, 1965. Hardcover First Edition (1965), unstated in accordance with Sierra Club's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1965), unstated in accordance with Sierra Club's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good in Good only DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; slight spine lean; else flawless. The binding remains quite secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor flaws. Despite these flaws, remains sturdy and tightly bound; not far from 'As New'. The DJ shows fairly heavy wear; loss to chipping and rubbing at both top and bottom extremities of both panels; moderate rubbing, scuffing and soiling to the panels themselves; the price has not been clipped. A handsome, lightly used copy in a somewhat tatty, but mostly intact DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (13.8 x 10.65 x 0.8 inches). 201 pages. Introduction by Wiilliam E. Siri. Edited by David Brower. Profusely Illustrated in Color Photographs by the Leader of The American Mount Everest Expedition, Norman G. Dyhrenfurth. Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 4 pounds, 5 ounces. Twelfth in the Sierra Club Exhibit-Format Series.. Hardback with DJ.


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