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Title:The Condition of Ice
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$9.90)
Item ID:SB00-0119117
Publisher:Secker & Warburg, London, 1990
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Secker & Warburg, 1990, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

Blue coloured endpapers, with blue coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper (background) with light-coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. Set in Switzerland as the threat of war keeps growing, and of an Englishman, Ernest Tinnion, and his childhood friend ,Hansi Kirchner (a German) race to the first mountaineers to conquer the north face of the Versucherin. "Although Tinnion tries to deny the events are unfolding around him, what happens on the mountain forces him to face the truth – about love, friendship and, most importantly, about himself. Rubbing of the backstrip edges and lower book corners. Browning of the text block edges and pages. A little rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 169, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Switzerland; 1930s; Mountaineering. ISBN: 0436199890. ISBN/EAN: 9780436199899. Inventory No: 0119117.
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