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Tilman, H. W. Ice With Everything
1974 Nautical Pub London 1st, 8vo, pp.142, 19 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, green cloth ; dj fine, cloth w/ name, fine. #22162 $39.00
Account of Tilman's three voyages to Greenland from 1971 to 1973 in the 'Sea Breeze' and 'Baroque' following the loss of the 'Mischief' in the Arctic. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. Mostly Mischief: Voyages to the Arctic and to the Antarctic
1966 Hollis & Carter London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 22 bw photos, 4 charts, blue cloth ; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj rubbed, spine faded, clipped, vg-, cloth fine #22166 $85.00
This is the fourth of Tilman’s ‘Mischief’ titles. Here he recounts four voyages – Bylot Island (1963), East Greenland (1964, 1965), and Heard Island (1964-5). [read more]

Tilman, H. W. Mount Everest 1938
1948 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.x, 160, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, brown cloth ; dj w/ edges tape reinforced, vg-, cloth w/ name, near fine #22935 $95.00
Tilman's small team, with Shipton and Smythe, reached 27,300'. This is identical to the first edition published the same year. A hard to find book. Neate T44, SB T11, Yak T78. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. Mount Everest 1938
1948 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 160, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, brown cloth ; dj chipped top spine & back, clipped, vg, cloth w/ toning to rep, else fine #18986 $95.00
Tilman's small team, with Shipton and Smythe, reached 27,300'. Neate T44, SB T11, Yak T78. [read more]

signed American Alpine Club Library Tilman, H. W. Nepal Himalaya
1952 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 272, photo frontis, 61 bw photos, 7 maps, appendix, blue cloth ; signed Charles Houston, cloth spine faded & edges cracked, fair #25058 $65.00
An account of three expeditions: Langtang and Ganesh (1949); Annapurna IV and Manaslu (1950); and to Everest, with Charles Houston, where the southern approach was discovered in 1950. Neate T45, SB T12, Yak T81. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from [read more]

signed American Alpine Club Library Tilman, H. W. Nepal Himalaya
1952 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 272, photo frontis, 61 bw photos, 7 maps, appendix, blue cloth ; signed Charles Houston, cloth fine #25056 $175.00 $126.00
An account of three expeditions: Langtang and Ganesh (1949); Annapurna IV and Manaslu (1950); and to Everest, with Charles Houston, where the southern approach was discovered in 1950. Neate T45, SB T12, Yak T81. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from [read more]

signed American Alpine Club Library Tilman, H. W. The Ascent of Nanda Devi
1937 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 235, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth ; signed Charles Houston, cloth spine faded, chipped top spine, vg #25053 $95.00
The first ascent of Nanda Devi (25,645') with Arthur Emmons, Charles Houston, and Noel Odell, in 1936, without the use of crampons or pitons! Both Tilman and Odell reached the summit. Houston is, of course, also known for his feats on K2 in 1936 and 1938. Odell was a member of the British Everest [read more]

Tilman, H. W. The Eight Sailing/Mountain-Exploration Books
1995 Mountaineers Seattle rep, thick 8vo, pp.956, color photos, blue cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #6872 $29.00
A nice reprint of Tilman’s popular sailing titles - Mischief in Patagonia, Mischief Among the Penguis, Mischief in Greenland, Mostly Mischief, Mischief Goes South, In Mischief’s Wake, Ice with Everything, Triumph and Tribulation. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. Triumph and Tribulation
1977 Nautical Pub London 1st, 8vo, pp.153, 12 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine. #22167 $39.00
The last of Tilman’s sailing books. This includes three more of Tilman's voyages, one to Spitsbergen and two to Greenland in the 'Baroque' from 1974-1976. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. Two Mountains and a River
1949 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 233, photo frontis, 83 bw photos, 6 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth ; dj worn, chipped top spine, some corner tears, vg-, cloth near fine #22275 $95.00 $79.00
Accounts of expeditions to Rakaposhi (25,550’), Mustagh Ata (24,388’) with Shipton, as well as a visit to the source of the River Oxus. Neate T49, Yak T79. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth ; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, cloth vg+. #23780 $75.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1946 Cambridge Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth ; dj spine slightly darkened, large price clip, vg+, cloth fine #10177 $95.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77. [read more]

Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth ; dj chipped/worn, hole in spine, good+, cloth spine darkened, vg #10176 $95.00 $85.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

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