The White Spider: The History of the Eiger's North Face

Harrer, Heinrich

Published by Rupert Hart-Davis, 1959
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First printing: date of 1959 on title page; "This translation copyright Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd., 1959," no additional printings listed, on the copyright page. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick. Harrer (1912-2006) chronicles two decades of "Mordwand"--the 13,000-foot Swiss death wall that was first climbed by a party that included Harrer (author of "Seven Years in Tibet") in 1938 and has since claimed the lives of more than sixty climbers. Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering on the spine; top page edges tinted gray. Laid in is a newspaper clipping of a contemporary review, from an unknown British newspaper. Former owner name and "1960" in ink on front endpaper, else unmarked. Book is tight and square; one corner, tail of spine bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price 30s net, at bottom of front flap); chipped at spine ends and corners; edgewear. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The White Spider: The History of the Eiger's...
Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition

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Book Description Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1960. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st English Edition. 8vo. Translated From The German By Hugh Merrick. B/W Plates, One Foldout. Newspaper Clipping Pasted To Front Free Endpaper, Also Inscription On That Page, Edges Foxed And Worn, Spine Ends, Corners Bumped, Dustjacket Worn, Tears To Spine And Flaps, Now Protected. Bookseller Inventory # 024926

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Book Description Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 2nd Impression. 165X235mm. Blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tidy and neat. Edges of boards are lightly faded and thumbed, therefore a little discoloured. Head and tail of spine bumped. Pages throughout are lightly and evenly discoloured due to age. Free endpapers, pastedowns, title page and the occasional page are lightly foxed. Page edges are lightly discoloured and bear the odd scuff mark and some foxing, else in good condition. Dust wrapper is showing some wear and tear at the edges. General discolouration on back and fold backs. Rubbed, thumbed and lightly creased, yet in good condition.The dustwrapper is covered in archival plastic. *We always describe the faults of our books meticulously but they usually present better than they sound. Bookseller Inventory # MTN031

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Book Description Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1965. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG-. Revised Edition. VG/VG-. 8vo. original blue boards (leaf edges a bit spotted, endpapers a trifle offset, corners a little rubbed & bumped) in dustwrapper (price-clipped, edges rubbed with wear to extremities); pp. 310, with 39 plates, folding panorama + double-page plan. A very good copy. [Neate H41: The author, an Austrian mountaineer, took part in the first ascent of the Eiger North Face in 1938 after there had been several attempts and fatalities]. From the library of Australian pioneer climber and publisher, Chris Baxter, with his details to FFE, dated the year of publication. Bookseller Inventory # 009922

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Book Description Rupert Hart- Davis, London, 1959. Hard. Book Condition: Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. (first edition). Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick. Dust jacket edgeworn, chipped along head of front cover, corners and head/foot of spine, rear cover scuffed in places, front and rear boards slightly edgeworn, some light spotting to closed edges of text block at reading edge, previous owner's inscription to fep, pp clean and clear to read, binding sprung but secure. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 54128

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Book Description Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG-. Dust Jacket Condition: G. First Edition. VG-/G. 8vo. original blue boards (paperstock a little tanned, board edges a little sunned, rubbed and grubby, a few marks to endpapers, else internally clean) in dustwrapper (edges rubbed and frayed, with tearing / creasing to extremities); pp. 240, with 39 plates, folding panorama + double-page plan. A very good copy in a worn dustwrapper. [Neate H41: The author, an Austrian mountaineer, took part in the first ascent of the Eiger North Face in 1938 after there had been several attempts and fatalities]. The rare first UK edition. Bookseller Inventory # 006476

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