I Chose to Climb
THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK IN FULL MOROCCO
Published: Gollancz, 1966
Stock code: 46380
8vo., First Edition, with 44 plates; handsomely bound in full dark green crushed morocco, sides with git frame border, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with an ice-axe motif, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, ribbon marker, custom-made slip-case, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation.
An elegant copy of author's first book. Includes his first major Scottish climb in 1953, the first British ascent of the Eigerwand, first steps in the Himalaya and the Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia. Neate 90.