Maggs Bros Ltd

Annapurna. Premier 8000.

HERZOG Maurice

£120.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

Illustrations. Reprint. 8vo., quarter blue calf over rexine boards, gilt. Grenoble, Cercle du Bibliophile.

A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper 'Pour Yehudi Menuhin, en lui disant que si l'on voit ce que j'ai en (illegible), je sais, personellement, ce que j'ai en plus, grace à lui, aujourd'hui, j'ai davantage encore. En témoignage d'admiration et d'amitié. Maurice Herzog Chamonix, le 14.8.75'. Book label of Yehudi and Diana Menuhin pasted opposite.

First published in 1951, (this copy is an undated reprint of the 1966 Cercle du Bibliophile edition), Herzog's account of the first expedition to conquer a mountain measuring over 8000 metres has sold more copies than any other book on mountaineering.

Stock Code: 221771