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 &  pages plus colophon. Black-and- white illustrations. There are a few tiny marks to the bottom edges of the pastedowns. Very good.
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.