K2 -- THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN

By Charles Houston, Robert Bates & the team

1979 FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION

SIGNED by Robert Bates


This is the 1979 original first paperback edition of K2 -- THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN by Charles Houston, Robert Bates and the team members. It was published in Seattle by The Mountaineers in 1979. The book measures 208mm tall x 133mm, and has 394 pages, 36 b/w photos, 9 b/w portrait photos of team members, many Molenaar sketches, index. Near disastrous, yet almost successful 1953 attempt by Americans. This edition has transcripts from taped discussion of the expedition recorded on the mountain in 1953 (not included in the 1954 first edition) & additional material by members based on 25th reunion of team (not included in the 1954 first edition).

CONDITION: Original paperback binding. Minor edge rubbing, slight bump lower outside front cover corner, no previous owner marks or writing, no foxing, solid binding. Signed on the title page by Robert Bates. Price: $25.


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