Bonatti, Walter - ON THE HEIGHTS
Bonatti, Walter. ON THE HEIGHTS. London, 1964, Rupert Hart-Davis, First U.K. Edition. 248 pp, 19 B&W photographs. Bonatti's account of his part in some of the most famous and challenging climbs in history, including successful climbs in the Alps, Peruvian Andes, Patagonia, and epic first ascents of K2 and Gasherbrum. Neate B126: Autobiography of a leading Italian climber, whose solo ascent of the South-west Pillar of the Dru in 1955 was one of the most remarkable feats of Alpine mountaineering. Signed by mountaineer Reinhold Messner. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, Dust Jacket a bit worn and slightly chipped, protected in plastic cover. Previous owner's name on FEP. Slightly chipped DJ, overall Very Good Plus.