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Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains

Krakauer, John

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ISBN 10: 1558210571 / ISBN 13: 9781558210578
Published by Lyons & Burford, New York, N.Y., 1990
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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Second printing. The author's first book. Quarterbound in blue cloth-covered boards with a black cloth, gold-lettered spine. Book is square and unmarked; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $17.95); the deep blue of the lettering on the front panel is faded to a turquoise on the spine, and the top board edges are also somewhat faded. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005757

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Title: Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and ...

Publisher: Lyons & Burford, New York, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

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Originally published in 1990 by the American publishers, Lyons and Burford, a collection of writings on mountaineering and the culture of climbing. It includes first-hand accounts of expeditions made by the author, who also wrote INTO THE WILD and INTO THIN AIR.

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The author of "Into Thin Air" "has taken the literature of mountains onto a higher ledge." --"New York Times Book Review """ "Armchair adventurers can't ask for better entertainment than this tour of the legendary locations of mountaineering and the eccentric climbers who gather there." --"Publisher's Weekly"
The author of Into Thin Air "has taken the literature of mountains onto a higher ledge." --New York Times Book Review "Armchair adventurers can't ask for better entertainment than this tour of the legendary locations of mountaineering and the eccentric climbers who gather there." --Publisher's Weekly

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