Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
By Robert H. Bates et al.
First edition, first printing of this mountaineering classic. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1939. Original red cloth boards; pp. xvi, 381. Complete with frontispiece and dozens of full-page photographs. A very good copy, no jacket. Binding is tight, sturdy and square. Light shelfwear to boards with a bit of loss to cloth at spine crown, spine sunned, light offsetting to rear board. Owner's name to first blank, else internally clean and fine. Scarce.