The White Spider, The Story of the North Face of the Eiger [SIGNED]. Heinrich Harrer.
The White Spider, The Story of the North Face of the Eiger [SIGNED]

The White Spider, The Story of the North Face of the Eiger [SIGNED]

London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1977.

Hardcover. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Second impression of the revised edition of 1976, with ten additional chapters by Harrer and Kurt Maix. 312 pp, extensively illustrated with photographs and maps, one folding photographic plate. Signed on the title page by Harrer and expedition member Anderl Heckmair. Light dust soiling to top edge; very slight spine slant. In a clean, bright dust jacket protected by a mylar cover. Harrer, author of Seven Years in Tibet, provides a compelling account the history of attempts on the Eiger's north face, both successful and disastrous, and most notably his own first ascent with Heckmair, Ludwig Vorg, and Fritz Kasparek in 1938. One of the true classics of mountaineering literature. Neate H41.

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