Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: St Martins Press, 1985.
First US edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good+ dust-jacket with trivial edge wear and cut along front panel.
This book is about a man, John Buxton, who is in his seventies and has been a mountaineer for most of his life. He is living in a small town in Colorado, and is retired from his job as a professor at a university. John is a passionate mountaineer and has many accomplishments, including being the first person to climb Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen. He has also climbed many other mountains, including Denali in Alaska.
One day, John decides to try to climb Mount Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the world. This is a very difficult mountain to climb, and John has to face many challenges along the way. He is not the only person trying to climb the mountain, and there are many dangerous conditions. However, John perseveres and finally reaches the summit.
This book is a story of passion and determination, and it is a great example of what can be accomplished if you keep working hard.; A Superintendent Kenworthy Novel; 8vo; FSA.