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Garve, Andrew - The Ascent of D-13

New York, Harper & Row, 1968. First US edition. An airplane-mounted spy camera is being tested when a hijacker pulls a gun and announces that their new destination is the USSR. A struggle with the copilot leads to a mountaintop crash and a famous climber is recruited to retrieve the camera.  Near fine in dust jacket, which shows open tears to rear panel and chipping to spine ends.  $15.00.