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Everest -- The West Ridge -- SIGNED by Unsoeld & Hornbein First Edition
Sierra Club, San Francisco 1965 - FIRST PRINTING of FIRST EDITION. Warmly inscribed and signed by Willi Unsoeld on the first blank page and SIGNED (no inscription) by Dr. Hornbein on the title page. Photos of the signed pages are available upon request. First editions signed by Willi Unsoeld are very scarce. Unsoeld perished in an avalanche on Mt Rainier in 1979. This is the true 1965 first printing of the book. Original grey cloth, gilt lettering spine and front cover, illustrated EPs. This is a folio size book measuring 35cm tall x 26cm, and has 201 pages, 89 glossy color plates. This book is in FINE condition with no writing or marks by previous owners on any pages, no rubbing, clean, solid binding. The original dust jacket is quite clean, has a clean 4cm tear lower front, 2mm deep loss x 2cm lower front. The dust jacket for this book is usually damaged and soiled since the jacket is big and the book is one that was/is read and handled frequently. The dust jacket on the book offered here is clean and bright, better than most for this book. BIG BOOK: EXTRA POSTAGE required for international shipping. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED. MORE PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS]
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