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I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1975 Gollancz London 5th, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj spine not faded like most copies, fine, cloth w/ initials & date, fine #11072 $59.00 $47.20
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1969 Gollancz London 3rd, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj rubbed, wear spot on front, vg, cloth w/ name stamp on ½ title/top edge, near fine #9532 $49.00 $39.20
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1973 Gollancz London 4th, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18724 $45.00
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211.[read more]

Mountaineer: A Lifetime of Climbing the Great Mountains of the World: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: A Lifetime of Climbing the Great Mountains of the World
2016 UK rev ed, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 547 color & 6 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed Bonington & Leo Houlding, new #27158 $39.95
This revised and expanded edition of Bonington’s ‘Mountaineer’ is a photographic autobiography, documenting over sixty years of climbing the world’s most beautiful and challenging mountains. Few climbers can match Bonington’s climbing achievements. He is one of the most accomplished and respected cl[read more]

When the Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age: Braham, Trevor
Braham, Trevor When the Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age
2004 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 314, 20 color & 24 bw photos, map eps, grey cloth; dj w/ Award sticker, dj & cloth new #23628 $39.95
It was during the mid-to-late Victorian era, the Golden Age of mountaineering, when a band of British mountaineers began to explore the higher reaches and peaks of the Alps. Braham tells this story primarily through the lives of six Victorian founding fathers – Alfred Wills, John Tyndall, Leslie Ste[read more]

La Chaine du Mont-Blanc: Bregault, Henry, Edouard de Gigord, Jacques et Tom de Lepiney, André Migot, René Richard, & Henry de Segogne (membres du Guide de Haute Montagne)
signedBregault, Henry, Edouard de Gigord, Jacques et Tom de Lepiney, André Migot, René Richard, & Henry de Segogne (membres du Guide de Haute Montagne) La Chaine du Mont-Blanc
1928 Alpina Paris 1st, #4919, 4to, pp.163, photo frontis, 10 color aquarelles w/ tissue guards, 196 bw photos, map, marbled eps, gilt-lettered spine w/ raised bands, six compartments, ¾ brown calf & marbled boards over original wrappers; inscribed ‘Proprieté de Henry Bradford Washburn, Jr – membre du G.H.M. – du Club Alpin Francais 1928’, calf corners/edges rubbed, miss calf from top spine compartment, tight, very good #27430 $175.00
A beautifully illustrated work covering the Mont Blanc range. Leather bound copies are uncommon. In 1926, at age 16, Brad Washburn traveled to Europe and spent two weeks exploring the peaks about Chamonix, making the Charmoz-Grépon traverse, and summitting Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, and the Matterho[read more]

The Hard Years: Brown, Joe
New signedBrown, Joe The Hard Years
1967 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, blue cloth; signed on loosly-inserted tag, dj vg+, cloth w/ partial separation in front gutter, else near fine #9556 $185.00 $175.00
Brown, a legendary British climber, made many severe climbs and notable ascents in the Alps, as well as the first ascents of Kangchenjunga (1955), with George Band, and Mustagh Tower (1956), with McNaught-Davis. He also had several climbs with Bonington. Neate B185, Yak B272. To see all of our[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryBrown, Joe The Hard Years
1969 Gollancz London 3rd imp, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, blue cloth; dj chipped, rubbed, good+, cloth near fine #24801 $59.00 $53.10
Brown, a legendary British climber, made many severe climbs and notable ascents in the Alps, as well as the first ascents of Mustagh Tower and Kangchenjunga. He also had several climbs with Bonington and summitted Kangchenjunga with Band. Neate B185, Yak B272. This book is from the collection o[read more]

signedBrown, Joe The Hard Years
2001 Mountaineers Seattle rep, 8vo, pp.256, 42 bw photos, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Joe is amazing on wet & loose rock. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, new #25131 $35.00 $28.00
Brown, a legendary British climber, made many severe climbs and notable ascents in the Alps, as well as the first ascents of Mustagh Tower and Kangchenjunga. He also had several climbs with Bonington and summitted Kangchenjunga with Band. Neate B185, Yak B272. This book is from the Phil Hanson [read more]

The Hard Years: Brown, Joe
signedBrown, Joe The Hard Years
1967 Gollancz London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj is color facsimile, cloth fine #23013 $125.00
Brown, a legendary British climber, made many severe climbs and notable ascents in the Alps, as well as the first ascents of Mustagh Tower and Kangchenjunga. He also had several climbs with Bonington and summitted Kangchenjunga with Band. Neate B185, Yak B272.[read more]

The Hard Years: Brown, Joe
signedBrown, Joe The Hard Years
1967 Gollancz London 1st imp, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #26003 $195.00
Brown, Joe. The Hard Years. 1967 Gollancz, London, 1st imp, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, blue cloth; Brown, a legendary British climber, made many severe climbs and notable ascents in the Alps, as well as the first ascents of Kangchenjunga (1955), with George Band, and Mustagh Tower ([read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
Burgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
2001 Mountaineers Seattle 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.463, 49 bw photos, wraps; new #26961 $24.95
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce.[read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
signedBurgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Rocky Mountain Books/Cloudcap Calgary/Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; signed Aid & Al Burgess, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25321 $155.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce.[read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
New Burgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Rocky Mountain Books Calgary 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; dj bumped top spine, else fine, cloth fine #22590 $39.00 $29.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce. To see all of our Sale Items,
The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
signedBurgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Cloudcap Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; inscribed by Aid to Clint Willis, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ Willis’ address stamp to ffep, tight, fine #27486 $85.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce. Willis is the author of The Boys of Everes[read more]

A Passion for Mountains: Burrows-Smith, Hannah, ed.
Burrows-Smith, Hannah, ed. A Passion for Mountains
2014 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, 216 color & 8 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26741 $49.95
A compilation of accounts written by members of the British Mountain Guides, including John Barry, Adrian Burgess, Rob Collister, Alan Hinkes, Martin Moran, Chris Parkin, Andy Perkins, Mike Pescod, Mark Seaton, Victor Saunders, and many others. Documenting both personal climbing and mountaineering a[read more]

Mount Everest North Face (7500m) Poster: Caban, Miroslav
signedCaban, Miroslav Mount Everest North Face (7500m) Poster
Image size 41.25" x 11.5", Poster size 43.5" x 16", geographic locator text states “Pumori, Shisha Pangma, Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Changtse, C1, Nord Cool, East Rongbuck Glacier, C2”, color w/ white margins; signed in lower right corner, rolled, new #25267 $19.95 $15.96
Miroslav Caban started serious climbing in 1996 and since then has climbed in the Alps (Mount Blanc, Matterhorn, Grossglockner, Grossvenediger, and others), Aconcagua (2000, 2001), K2, Cho Oyu (2002), Everest (2002), Denali (2004), Elbrus (2004), Kilimanjaro (2004), Vinson (2004), Aconcagua (2005), [read more]

Mount Everest North Face (8650m) Poster: Caban, Miroslav
signedCaban, Miroslav Mount Everest North Face (8650m) Poster
Image size 41.25" x 12.75", Poster size 43.5" x 16", geographic locator text states “Kangchenjunga, Makalu”, color w/ white margins; signed in lower right corner, rolled, new #25268 $19.95 $15.96
Miroslav Caban started serious climbing in 1996 and since then has climbed in the Alps (Mount Blanc, Matterhorn, Grossglockner, Grossvenediger, and others), Aconcagua (2000, 2001), K2, Cho Oyu (2002), Everest (2002), Denali (2004), Elbrus (2004), Kilimanjaro (2004), Vinson (2004), Aconcagua (2005), [read more]

Oltre i venti del Nord: Le Nuove Frontiere dell’Alpinismo [Beyond the Northern Winds: The New Frontiers of Alpinism]: Casarotto, Renato
Casarotto, Renato Oltre i venti del Nord: Le Nuove Frontiere dell’Alpinismo [Beyond the Northern Winds: The New Frontiers of Alpinism]
1986 dall'Oglio Milano 1st, 4to, pp.119, 64 color photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #23394 $79.00
Casarotto (1948-1986) was one of Italy’s top mountaineers of the 1970’s and 80’s with a number of solo climbs in the Alps, Himalaya, and US. He came to North America at least twice (1978, 1984) and describes those climbs here – Canada (Mont Gros Bras, Weeping Wall, Slipstream, Carlsberg Column, Neme[read more]

Sketching Rambles; or, Nature in the Alps and Apennines: Catlow, Agnes & Maria
Catlow, Agnes & Maria Sketching Rambles; or, Nature in the Alps and Apennines
[1861] James Hogg & Sons London 1st, 8vo, 2 vol, vol I pp.xiii, 374, 2 pgs ads, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 8 tinted & 1 bw lithographs w/ tissue guards, vol II pp.ix, 368, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 9 tinted lithographs w/ tissue guards, gilt & blind-stamped red cloth; cloth rubbed, pulled top of spines, vol II w/ stain mark to lower front corner & hinges starting, good+ set #26521 $295.00 $219.00
The Catlow sisters were natural historians who wrote a number of books. Here they describe their travels in Switzerland and Northern Italy. Included are observations on flora, fauna, geography, topography, and anecdotes of their travels. This is from the Ladd Collection although it does not bear [read more]

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