Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber


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Stated first printing of the first American edition. In this work British writer and adventurer Al Alvarez shares highlights of his mountain climbing obsession, often enjoyed in the company of his friend Mo Anthoine. With several b&w photos. --- In blue and black paper-covered boards with spine titling in orange. Jacket features silhouette image of a climber on front cover, black & white photo of the author on back. --- With a bold remainder mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise a bright, clean, newish copy. Unclipped jacket with a cover scratch & slight rubbing, else bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 152 pages

Title: Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber

Author Name: ALVAREZ, A.

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0871133075

ISBN Number 13: 9780871133076

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 80446