London: George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Very Good in a Good dust jacket. 344 pp, indexed, extensively illustrated with b/w photos, maps. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick. Signed by Diemburger on the title page. Boards are sunned at the edges; front board has a subtle stain. Binding tight, text unmarked. Dust jacket has chipping and rubbing to the spine and corners and several closed tears (some internally repaired with clear tape), with a small loss at the rear joint. Diemburger, a highly accomplished Austrian mountaineer, is the only living person to have made first ascents on two mountains over 8000 meters--Broad Peak in 1957 and Dhaulagiri in 1960. This book collects essays on many of his great early climbs in the Alps and Himalaya. Neate D26.