Everest The Cruel Way - (Tasker)
Everest The Cruel Way
Eyre Methuen, London, 1981, First U.K. Edition. Octavo, original blue buckram with gilt lettering, and Dustjacket, 166 pages, 26 B&W photographs.
Bonington’s 1980 British Everest Winter Expedition, written up by Joe Tasker includes delightful insights on people and mountains. Joe was a fine writer and worldly thoughtful, yet only wrote two books, and this is by far his most rare book. Now uncommon. Near Fine, Signed by Chris Bonington. Dustjacket, Fine. $400