Description:First Ed, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ...First Ed, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows barely discernible spine lean, but the binding remains perfectly secure; else flawless; text clean. DJ shows only the mildest rubbing and a tick of wear at the heel of the backstrip; else flawless; price unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 463pp. Hardback with DJ. I am addicted to mountaineering books, the "who gets killed next on Everest" type. The Bad Burgess Boys were mentioned periodically in these. Just having read their own account of themselves and their adventures, I was very surprised and delighted by their flair for writing and obvious intelligence. Very few climbers who write about their own experiences seem to be able to analyze risks and apply prudence when necessary. These guys have done it all and lived to tell the tale. I had wondered if the title "Book of Lies" was tongue in cheek, because the book seemed very honest to me. I just read a quote from one of the twins that confirmed my hunch: "there's not a lie in it." One of the most enjoyable books I've read in a long while.
Description:Very Good in Fine jacket. Book 463 pgs. Nice hardback copy in...Very Good in Fine jacket. Book 463 pgs. Nice hardback copy in priced dust jacket. The book has a name stamped on the front endpaper, but otherwise is like new.
Description:Collectible. Signed by Author FINE/FINE. Yellow boards. SIGNED...Collectible. Signed by Author FINE/FINE. Yellow boards. SIGNED by AUTHOR, Aid Burgess (twice! ), mountaineer, on title page. [B201]
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