An account of the first ascent of the Eiger. 69 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 33 cm. [New York] : Limited Editions Club, 1996. Beautiful example of this unusual Limited Editions Club edition of "The White Spider, " published in 1996.
Small folio 13 by 9 1/4 inches in morocco backed woven cloth binding with inset stonework decoration to the upper cover. Were the stones really scraped from the Eiger? #52 of 300 Signed by Harrer.There is some modest creasing to the endpages which appears to be related to the glue used in the production of the book -- otherwise Fine in a Near Fine black cloth clamshell (couple of marks/snags). Everything we sell is Returnable for any reason. We only ask for prompt notification, within 14 days. Don't hesitate to ask for more info/detail on any of our listings. "Designed, set in Monotype Joanna and printed by Michael and Winifred Bixler"--Colophon. Of 300 copies, signed by the. / Binding has onlay, consisting of coated rock granules from the Eiger. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nordwand (north face) of the Eiger. With a diagram showing the route established during the events written about in The White Spider. The Spider ice-field is located on the peak's upper left. The White Spider (1959 with chapters added in 1964; original title: Die Weisse Spinne) is a book written by Heinrich Harrer. That describes the first successful ascent of the Eiger.
Nordwand (Eiger north face), a mountain in the Berner Oberland. With sections devoted to the history of mountaineering in the area. The item "Harrer Mountain Climbing Eiger White Spider LEC 1996 Signed Ltd Ed Club 1996" is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hoffmansbooks" and is located in Columbus, Ohio.This item can be shipped worldwide.