The Snow Leopard
NY, Viking, (1978). His National Book Award-winning volume, recounting a trip to the Himalayas with naturalist George Schaller in the hopes both of encountering a snow leopard in the wild and of coming to terms with his wife's recent death from cancer. This is a third printing: unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Very good, lacking the dust jacket. Named Salon Magazine's top travel book of the century. [#032046] $70
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