THE WHITE SPIDER

BY HEINRICH HARRER

1960 FIRST EDITION

HAND-SIGNED BY HEINRICH HARRER AND ANDERL HECKMAIR


This is the first USA edition (first printing) of THE WHITE SPIDER. It was published in New York by E. P. Dutton in 1960. This book has been signed on the pre-title page by Anderl Heckmair and by Heinrich Harrer. Anderl Heckmair was the leader of the first ascent team which included Harrer. The book measures 235mm tall x 160mm, and has 240 pages, 58 photos (4 in colour & route information with large folding photo diagram), chronology of climbs, index. This has identical format and contents as the first UK edition.

CONDITION: The book is bound in original blue boards with silver lettering spine. Previous owner's name is neatly penned with date at very top of blank free endpage. Otherwise there is no writing (except for Harrer and Heckmair autographs) on any pages. No marks or stamps and any pages. No foxing. No tears. No folded page corners. The binding is solid and tight. Covers are relatively clean with a couple very very faint spots (about 5mm wide) front cover. Corners are lightly bumped. No rubbing. Overall nice external condition and fine internal condition. The original dust jacket is worn with small chips at corners and some rubbing mainly at folds and near edges. Original price is intact on inside flap corner. Price: $630.

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