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Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25013 $24.95 $19.95
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27285 $35.00
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller.[read more]

A Hard Day's Summer: Six Classic North Faces Solo: Hargreaves, Alison
Hargreaves, Alison A Hard Day's Summer: Six Classic North Faces Solo
1994 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.158, 24 color photos, map, 6 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth pages toned as usual, else fine #9721 $85.00
The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande. In 1995, Alison became the first woman to climb Everest solo, and without supplementary oxygen, following which she went on to climb K2 where, tragically, she was killed in a fierce storm during her descent. An uncommon title.[read more]

Deadly Peaks: Mountaineering's Greatest Triumphs and Tragedies: Hartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman
signedHartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman Deadly Peaks: Mountaineering's Greatest Triumphs and Tragedies
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 286, wraps; signed Hauptman, new #27135 $18.95
Deadly Peaks recounts some of the most extraordinary controversies, hoaxes, triumphs, and disasters to have ever taken place at high altitude. From the Himalayas to the Andes, the world’s best alpinists, rock climbers, and ski-mountaineers continue to push the boundaries of what was once thought imp[read more]

Hartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman The Mountain Encyclopedia: An A-Z Compendium of More Than 2,300 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People
2005 US 1st, 4to, pp.xxxv, 291, 408 color & 40 bw photos, 32 drawings, 31 sidebars, 2 tables, 18 maps, appendices, wraps; near fine #25141 $19.00 $15.20
The first English-language A-Z compendium on all topics related to mountains, including geological, geographical, and zoological terms, as well as many entries on significant explorers, surveyors, mountaineers, rock climbers, and skiers. Definitions, explanations, and clarifications are contained i[read more]

Heckmair, Anderl Eigernordwand, Grandes Jorasses und andere Abenteuer
2002 Germany 4th printing, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketch, 6 maps, page ribbon, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #22436 $27.00
Heckmair was one of the leading pre-war German climbers. He started mountaineering in the late 1920s and made the first ascent of the Grand Charmoz North Face in 1931. In the early 1930s, he made bold ascents of Tre Cima di Lavaredo, the Cima Grande North Face (first alpine ascent in five hours wi[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; signed Heinrich Harrer, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27492 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; w/ signed color photo, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26010 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

Alpamayo to Everest: It’s Not about the Summit: Hibbert, Ian
Hibbert, Ian Alpamayo to Everest: It’s Not about the Summit
2015 US 8vo, pp.ix, 242, 50 bw photos, wraps; new #27593 $29.95
Hibbert chronicles his adventures climbing the world’s highest mountains in this gripping series of tales that reveals the power of grit, determination, and will. Filled with pictures, these memoirs delve into the challenges he overcame climbing the exotic mountains of the South American Andes, Nepa[read more]

Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill-Walker’s Journey to the Top of the World: Horrell, Mark
Horrell, Mark Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill-Walker’s Journey to the Top of the World
2017 US 8vo, pp.401, 20 bw photos, wraps; new #27187 $19.95
From hiking to mountaineering. The true story of how a simple hiker went trekking in Nepal and was inspired to become a mountaineer. After his hike in the Himalayas, Horrell went on a journey that led him to climb Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua; finally he tackled the ultimate challenge of climbing Evere[read more]

A Step Too Far: The Tragic First Ascent of Kuksar: Hurrell, Tim
Hurrell, Tim A Step Too Far: The Tragic First Ascent of Kuksar
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.198, 21 color & 39 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27414 $44.95
Hurrell had a great love of outdoor life and became a passionate mountaineer, photographer and naturalist. From family holidays in Wales, Scotland and the Alps, to adventures with the Cambridge Mountaineering Club and with his own expeditions, he travelled and climbed in many parts of the world. A k[read more]

Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger Cordillère Blanche: Expédition franco-belge à la Cordillère des Andes (1951)
1952 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.161 + ads, 17 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped, vg-, wraps fine #23878 $29.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, 'most beautiful mountain in the world', and Huascaran. This is the original French edition of 'The Ascent of Alpamayo'. From the collection of[read more]

Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger Cordillère Blanche: Expédition franco-belge à la Cordillère des Andes (1951)
1952 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.161 + ads, 17 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj split on spine, internally unopened, fine. #18708 $29.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, 'most beautiful mountain in the world', and Huascaran. This is the original French edition of 'The Ascent of Alpamayo'. Neate K40.[read more]

The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger
Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes
1954 Harrap London 1st, 8vo, pp.134, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped top spine, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #23877 $15.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, “most beautiful mountain in the world”, and Huascaran. On Alpamayo they reached the northern edge of the summit ridge. Neate K40.[read more]

The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger
Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes
1954 Harrap London 1st, 8vo, pp.134, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj edges rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth fine #18960 $19.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, “most beautiful mountain in the world”, and Huascaran. On Alpamayo they reached the northern edge of the summit ridge. Neate K40.[read more]

Larden, Walter Argentine Plains and Andine Glaciers: Life on an Estancia, and an Expedition into the Andes
1911 Unwin London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 89 bw photos, appendices, map, gilt-dec red cloth; cloth worn, vg-. #23887 $245.00
In 1908-09, Larden, a British alpinist, made a return trip to South America, having been there previously in 1888. He gives a thorough description of life on his brothers estancia. In early 1909 he attempted Tupungato, coming within 300 feet of the summit, and later approached the base of Aconcagu[read more]

Aconcagua: The Invention of Mountaineering on America's Highest Peak: Logan, Joy
Logan, Joy Aconcagua: The Invention of Mountaineering on America's Highest Peak
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 251, 20 bw photos, map, wraps; new #26260 $35.00
Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas and the tallest in the world outside the Himalayas. Located in the Andes mountains of Argentina, near the city of Mendoza, Aconcagua has been luring European mountain climbers since 1883, when a German geologist nearly reached the mountain's summit.[read more]

Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of Hamish MacInnes: MacInnes, Hamish
MacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of Hamish MacInnes
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj spine lightly faded, sticker on back, faint moisture mark along back edge, vg+, cloth fine #22148 $29.00
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of…
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ small tear back, near fine, cloth w/ King blindstamp, fine #24903 $25.00 $22.50
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10. King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – [read more]

Stille Abenteuer: Zwischen Anden und Himalaya [Satisfactory Adventure: Between the Andes and Himalaya]: Mayr, Rudi.
Mayr, Rudi. Stille Abenteuer: Zwischen Anden und Himalaya [Satisfactory Adventure: Between the Andes and Himalaya]
1985 Steiger Innsbruck 1st, 8vo, pp.148, 33 color & 25 bw photos, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #22856 $45.00
Accounts of expeditions to the Alps, Andes, Cho Oyu (1982), Glacier Dome (1983), and Dhaulagiri (1984). In German, no English translation.[read more]

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