9.25" x 6.25". 224pp. Blue paper covered boards with a white cloth spine, in dust wrapper. Small remainder mark along the bottom edge, else fine condition; nice VG+ jacket with mild edge wear. With dozens of color and black & white photo illustrations, including pictorial endpapers. A compelling and detailed account of Reinhold Messner's ascent of the world's highest peak without the use of artificial oxygen. This copy signed by Messner on the title page. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Lonely Victory. Mount Everest, '78.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 1978
Edition: First American edition.
Book Description S&S, NY, 1978. Book Condition: VG/Good+ (see notes). 1st US. 8vo. 224pp. Rem. mark bottom edge. Scotch tape repair to 3" tear bottom front of. otherwise decent DJ. Old sticker remnant front end p. Bookseller Inventory # MAIN009169I
Book Description Simon & Schuster, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed. NOT an ex library book. Clean interior pages. Dust jacket has 1/4" tear, no chips, price is not clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 131009
Book Description SIMON & SCHUSTER TRADE. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Sports and Outdoors>Outdoors>Mountaineering>Literature. Book: USED, Fair. Dust Jacket: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # 01978067124842007. Bookseller Inventory # 01978067124842007
Book Description Simon & Schuster, publishers, New York. hardcover, 6½" x 9½", with dust jacket On May 8, 1978 Peter Habeler and Reinhold Messner climbed the summit of Mount Everest without the use of artificial oxygen, confirming their original purpose of a thrilling confrontation between nature and human endurance. But members of their party lose their lives; others turn back; climbers suffer the deceptive and oftimes fatal 'euphoria' of extended periods at high altitude; Habeler literally tumbled down the mountain. Documented with stunning photos, the book is a tribute to human spirit. Title page has been removed. Sound binding. GOOD book in GOOD unclipped dust jacket 224 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 36182