THE CLIMB

TRAGIC AMBITIONS ON EVEREST

1997 FIRST EDITION

SIGNED AND DATED BY ANATOLI BOOKREEV ON THE TITLE PAGE

VERY SCARCE BOOK WHEN SIGNED


This is the first printing of the first edition of THE CLIMB -- TRAGIC AMBITIONS ON EVEREST by Anatoli Boukreev. This book was published in 1997 by St. Martin's Press in New York. The book measures 242mm tall x 157mm, and has 256 pages, 1 b/w & 24 color photos, 2 maps, 1 graph. Good book, recommended reading for anyone planning to climb high. Account of the May 1996 Everest SE Ridge climb where leading guides Scott Fischer & Rob Hall, & 3 others, perished in a storm. Boukreev was Fischerís chief guide on the trip & subsequently had plenty of criticism directed at the decisions he made high on the mountain. Itís a clear account with clear opinions based on great experience.

CONDITION: Original white boards, silver lettering spine. The book is in nice condition with minor cover wear, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages (other than Boukreev's signature and date), no foxing, tight binding, clean. The book is signed and dated 11-12-97 by Boukreev on the title page in black pen. The original dust jacket is in fine condition with no chips, no tears, clean. Price: $500.


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