K2

MOUNTAIN OF MOUNTAINS

1981 FIRST EDITION

MESSNER'S CLIMB OF K2 AND HISTORY OF ATTEMPTS AND EARLY ASCENTS


This is the first printing of the first USA edition of K2 MOUNTAIN OF MOUNTAINS by Reinhold Messner and Alessandro Gogna. This book was published in 1981 by Oxford University Press in New York. The book is larger format in size and measures 264mm tall x 220mm, and has 175 pages, 49 color & 33 b/w photos, 9 maps & route diagrams. Messnerís account of his ascent of K2 with Michl Dacher. This was the 4th expedition to reach the summit. Team included Renato Casarotto, Friedl Mutschlechner, Alessandro Gogna, Jochen Hoelzgen & Robert Schauer. Includes good history of expeditions & climbs of K2.

CONDITION: Original blue boards with white lettering spine. The book is in near fine condition with minor edge rubbing, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, tight binding, no foxing, clean. The dust jacket is in nice condition with no chips, 2cm clean tear middle of spine at fold (barely noticeable), 5mm tear at top of spine, tiny 2mm surface nick at base of spine, clean. Price: $45.


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