The White Spider, An Account of the First Ascent of the Eiger. Heinrich Harrer.
The White Spider, An Account of the First Ascent of the Eiger
The White Spider, An Account of the First Ascent of the Eiger
The White Spider, An Account of the First Ascent of the Eiger

The White Spider, An Account of the First Ascent of the Eiger

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1996.

Hardcover. Fine. Quarto (9" x 13") bound in gray morocco-backed cloth, with an illustration in stone inset on the front cover. Beautifully illustrated with six photogravures produced from the author's original negatives. Copy #228 of 300 copies, signed by Harrer on the colophon. A compelling account the history of attempts on the Eiger's north face, both successful and disastrous, and most notably Harrer's own first ascent of the North Face with Anderl Heckmair, Ludwig Vorg, and Fritz Kasparek in 1938. One of the true classics of mountaineering literature. A fine copy, in the original cloth slipcase, also in fine condition.

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