THE WHITE DEATH: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone

By: Jenkins, McKay

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New York: Random House, (2000).. (2000).. Very good. INSCRIBED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN AND SIGNED BY MCKAY JENKINS - Octavo, cloth- backed boards in a dust wrapper. There are some tiny stains to the front cover & the bottom edge of the rear cover. The rear panel of the dust jacket is slightly soiled. xxi, 228 & [1] pages plus colophon. Black-and- white illustrations. There are a few tiny marks to the bottom edges of the pastedowns. Very good.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author to Peter Matthiessen on the half-title: "Feb 00 / For Peter / With deepest admiration and gratitude for your guidance and help these last few years / McKay". Jenkins edited "The Peter Matthiessen Reader".

Matthiessen provides a quote on the rear panel of the dust wrapper: "A dramatic account of an ill-fated mountaineering family, and a well-researched study of avalanches and the mysterious nature of snow, which makes the collapse of its formations the great underlying danger in high mountains." Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: THE WHITE DEATH: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone

Author Name: Jenkins, McKay

Categories: Mountaineering,

Publisher: New York: Random House, (2000).: (2000).

ISBN Number: 037550303X

ISBN Number 13: 9780375503030

Book Condition: Very good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31752

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