Lot 56: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Harrer, Heinrich. The White Spider.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Harrer, Heinrich. The White Spider. Photographic plates of the ascent of the Eiger by Harrer. Small folio, morocco-backed grey linen with a three-dimensional relief of pebbles scraped from the icy rock surface, laid on a grey morocco inset on the front cover; felt-lined cloth clamshell box; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 300 copies signed by harrer of his historic account of the conquest of the Eiger and its "North Face" in 1938. A classic of mountaineering, first published in 1959. (New York), 1996