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DIRETTISSIMA: THE EIGER ASSAULT Peter Gillman and Dougal Haston 1966 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Peter Gillman and John Harlin III
By Gillman, Peter, Dougal Haston and Chris Bonington (Photos)
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New York, 1966, 1st US edition. 174 pp, 40 b/w and color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book has stamps from club or library of some sort and jacket is fine. Near Fine overall. 

One of the most famous climbs and books. The story of the notorious Eiger Direct climb with Harlin and Bonington.

Though the Eiger is not a particularly high or beautiful mountain, its forbidding North Face has presented one of the greatest challenges to mountaineers. In the course of the years, it has claimed no less than 27 victims - including John Harlin (who lead a British-American team with Dougal Haston, one of this book's authors). This is the story of that climb. Following the death of John Harlin who fell 4000 feet to his death, the remainder of his team under Dougal Haston joined with a German team to climb the North Face of the Eiger.

SIGNED on the title page by Peter Gillman


and on the dedication page by 
John Harlin III



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