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QUEST FOR ADVENTURE. Chris Bonington. 1st USA edition [Not Signed]
By Bonington, Chris
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New York, 1981, 1st USA edition. 1981. 448 pp, illustrations. Large anthology of adventure stories, some on climbing. Chris Bonington selects 17 of the most thrilling expeditions and adventures of the second half of the 20th century, uncovering the common thread which drives men and women to achieve the impossible. Examines the adventurous impulses of men and women to test themselves against the earth's elements: to climb mountains, to sail alone, to explore wild places etc. Includes adventure on the oceans, in the desert, mountains, poles, rivers, caves and outer space. Sailing stories include sections on Kon-Tiki, Ridgeway and Bligh, Fairfax, Chichester, Lewis. Large-format hardcover, slightly edge-worn dust jacket, Fine.
 
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