London and New York: Kaye & Ward and Oxford University Press, 1978.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 143 pp, illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. Quarto (8-3/4" X 10-1/2"). Translated by Audrey Salkeld. Slight dust soiling to top edge, else fine, in a clean dust jacket with just a touch of wear. Messner was the first man to climb all 14 8000-meter peaks. Here he relates his experiences on such diverse faces as the Eiger North Face, Nanga Parbat South Face, Grand Jorasses Walker Spur, and Dhaulagiri South Face. Neate M86.