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Author Name:    Jenkins, McKay

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

Book Condition:   Very good

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

ISBN Number:   037550303X / 9780375503030

Inscription:   Signed

Seller ID:   31752

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.

MOUNTAINEERING; MOUNTAINEERS; SNOW; NATURAL PHENOMENA; AVALANCHES; THE WHITE DEATH: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone; MCKAY JENKINS; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; ILLUSTRATIONS; PETER MATTHIESSEN; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.



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