WHERE THE CLOUDS CAN GO

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CONRAD KAIN

By Conrad Kain and edited by J. Monroe Thorington

1935 First edition

with RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET


This is the first printing of WHERE THE CLOUDS CAN GO -- THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CONRAD KAIN. It was published in New York by The American Alpine Club in 1935. This is the first and only printing of the first editon. The book measures 234mm tall x 16cm and has 456 pages, 29 b/w photos on 19 plates, index, with additional chapters by J.M. Thorington. Published posthumously (Kain died in 1934). A classic of mountaineering in Canada (250 pages on climbing in Canada). Kain, born and raised in Lower Austria, was a guide & great climber. He made around 100 first ascents & new routes in the Alps (mostly Dolomites & Gesäuse), NZ, & Canada including Mt Robson, Bugaboo Spire, & Louis.

CONDITION: original blue cloth with gilt letterig spine and small gilt decoration front cover. Book is in very nice, FINE condition. This book has the rare original dust jacket which has 5mm or less chips at corners, otherwise quite nice. SOLD. We have another hardcover of the book here (click on link) HARDCOVER WHERE THE CLOUDS CAN GO


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