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QUEST FOR ADVENTURE 1981 1st US or 1982 UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By Bonington, Chris
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New York or London, 1982 or 1981, 1st US or UK edition. UK edition has US dust jacket. 448 pp, b/w and color photos, illustrations. Large-format hardcover with dust jacket. May have former owner's gift inscription, torn and repaired jacket and/or book plate, else Fine.
 
SIGNED by Chris Bonington.

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 book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail or International Mail.

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