Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer by Don Whillans and Alick Ormerod (William Heinemann Ltd, 1st edition 1971). Hardback in dustwrapper. pp ix, 266 plus b/w illustrations. Size: 8.75 x 5.75 inches approx. (222mm x 142mm). Dustwrapper with a few tears and creasing to upper edge; small puncture to spine (next to upper corner of 19A filmstrip on spine); light wear and rubbing to extremities. Cloth clean and bright; light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips. A little dustiness to pages but generally very clean throughout. Overall, light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy – presenting well.
From the dustwrapper blurb: Whillans has kept a series of diaries from 1951 onwards, and from these has vividly and authentically reconstructed his famous climbs.
Author Don Whillans and Alick Ormerod
Publisher William Heinemann