The Challenge (Reinhold Messner)

The Challenge (Reinhold Messner) soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London: Kaye & Ward, 1977, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables; Colour photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; Title page illustration;

From the cover: In the summer of 1975, Reinhold Messner, 31, and Peter Habeler, 33, climbed the 8,000 metre Hidden Peak, via its most difficult face, without oxygen, fixed ropes, high camps or high-altitude porters and without any contact with the outside world. This was the start not only of a new epoch in Himalaya…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is faded at the edges and nicked at the bottom corner of the upper panel. Pages lightly age-tanned, a little more heavily at the blanks.

Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 205 pages. 9¼” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Sport Mountaineering catalogue?

About BookLovers of Bath

The world's leading book dealer in Peasedown St. John.
This entry was posted in Books For Sale and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s