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Aufstieg in die Todeszone: Aus dem Tagebuch eines Expeditionsarztes [Ascent into the Death Zone: The Diary of an Expedition Physician]: Mees, Klaus
Mees, Klaus Aufstieg in die Todeszone: Aus dem Tagebuch eines Expeditionsarztes [Ascent into the Death Zone: The Diary of an Expedition Physician]
2003 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 46 color & 17 bw photos, orange cloth; dj & cloth new #25031 $29.00
Mees has acted as expedition doctor on a number of expeditions and is a climber himself, having summitted Cho Oyu (2002), Gasherbrum II (2003), and attempted Everest (2004, 2005, 2006). Here he discusses his earlier climbs in the Andes and then devotes half the book to his ascent of Cho Oyu. In Ge[read more]

100-degree Panorama from Camp VIII Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee 100-degree Panorama from Camp VIII Poster
15" x 10½", unlimited edition, bw w/ some color; signed, rolled, new #24109 $50.00
A pencil-sketch showing the marvelous view obtained from the 1953 Camp VIII. Peak locators indicate Gasherbrum III, Broad Peak, Chogolisa, Masherbrum, and other features. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger [read more]

K2 Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee K2 Poster
10¼" x 14", unlimited edition. Black/white; signed, rolled, new #24107 $50.00
A marvelous pencil-sketch showing the classic view of K2's South Face and Abruzzi Ridge. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger at Mount Rainier, and authored the award-winning book 'The Challenge of Rainier', [read more]

Rainier Views Print Set: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee Rainier Views Print Set
8½" x 11", set of 12 color prints, ltd numbered ed 100; signed, new #24110 $250.00
This limited edition set consists of 12 watercolor images created by Dee Molenaar showing all sides of heavily-glaciated Mount Rainier. Dee has hand-labeled and signed each of the images contained within the set. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is a[read more]

Route up Abruzzi Ridge Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee Route up Abruzzi Ridge Poster
14" x 10¾", unlimited edition, bw w/ some color; signed, rolled, new #24108 $50.00
A pencil-sketch showing the route of the 1953 American Karakoram Expedition and their eight camps. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger at Mount Rainier, and authored the award-winning book 'The Challenge of [read more]

Third American Karakoram Expedition 1953 Print Set: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee Third American Karakoram Expedition 1953 Print Set
8½" x 11", set of 10 color prints, ltd numbered ed of 100; signed, new #24103 $350.00
This limited edition set consists of all 10 watercolor images created by Dee Molenaar during the 1953 Third American Karakoram Expedition to K2. The images show Skyang Kangri, Trango Peaks, Trango Towers, Paiju, Broad Peak, China from Windy Gap, K2 Base Camp, Godwin-Austen Glacier, Camp V, and Camp [read more]

View of Camp V on K2 Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee View of Camp V on K2 Poster
Print size 11" x 15½", unlimited edition, color w/ white margins; signed, rolled, new #24105 $75.00
This view of Camp V was painted on site and is one of ten created while on the expedition. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger at Mount Rainier, and authored the award-winning book 'The Challenge of Rainier'[read more]

View of Camp VIII on K2 Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee View of Camp VIII on K2 Poster
Print size 11" x 15½", unlimited edition, color w/ white margins; signed, rolled, new #24106 $75.00
This view of Camp VIII was painted from memory while Dee was stormbound at the camp for 10 days during a blizzard. This image depicts one lone tent. Following the expedition, Dee viewed a slide of the site and painted another version showing all four expedition tents. This is one of the two highest [read more]

Die wilden siebziger Jahre im Himalaya [The wild seventies in the Himalaya]: Nairz, Wolfgang
signedNairz, Wolfgang Die wilden siebziger Jahre im Himalaya [The wild seventies in the Himalaya]
2008 Austria 1st, 8vo, pp.336, 212 color & 19 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth corners bumped from shipping, else new + DVD #25035 $59.95
Thirty years after Nairz’s leadership of the first Austrian ascent of Everest, which culminated with Habeler and Messner’s ascent without artificial oxygen, he’s written a beautiful book covering his expeditions to Manaslu (1972), Makalu (1974), Noshaq (1976), Everest (1978), Ama Dablam (1979, 1985)[read more]

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home: Parrado, Nando
signedParrado, Nando Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, 46 bw photos, 3 maps, black/grey cloth; inscribed by Parrado, dj w/ slight dampstain to inside of bottom spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight sign of dampstain bottom spine, else fine #27231 $19.00
Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying — among them his own mo[read more]

Pfann, Hans Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]
1943 Deutsche Verlag Berlin 3rd, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; cloth rubbed, hinges weak, tape reinforced, good+. #22690 $35.00
Pfann led many trips to the Alps, Caucasus, Tian Shan and the Andes. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]: Pfann, Hans
signedPfann, Hans Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]
1941 Deutsche Verlag Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; inscribed & dated 28 Oct 41, cloth rubbed, tight, very good+ #26696 $45.00 $35.00
Pfann led many trips to the Alps, Caucasus, Tian Shan and the Andes. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

One Day As A Tiger: Porter, John
signedPorter, John One Day As A Tiger
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 230, 74 color & 4 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj upper corners w/ light wear, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26763 $45.95 $34.95
In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck Alex MacIntyre on the head, killing him instantly and robbing the climbing world of one of its greatest talents. Although only twenty-eight years old, Alex was already one of the leading figures of British[read more]

Read, Piers Paul Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
1996 Adventure Library NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.307, photo frontis, 39 bw photos, 4 maps, facsimile ep, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #10020 $25.00 $20.00
An amazing story of survival in the high Andes. This reprinting includes facsimile signatures on the front endpaper. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps: Rebuffat, Gaston
New Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps
1956 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 122, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 7 maps/diagrams, yellow cloth; dj lightly rubbed, chip back corner, vg+, cloth w/ small stamp mark to bottom edge, else fine #22154 $125.00 $74.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This first UK edition is hard to find in nice condition. Neate R20. To see all of our Sale Items,
Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; signed, dj spine faded, lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27131 $495.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Neate R20.[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
New signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; inscribed ‘A Arlehe (?) Anderle, Rebuffat 17.3.57’, dj rubbed, edge chips, corners taped, vg, cloth fine #11461 $545.00 $375.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Signed copies of his books are getting harder to locate[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 b/w photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; cloth fine #25494 $25.00
One of Rébuffat's earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Neate R20.[read more]

Sterne und Stürme: Die Großen Nordwände der Alpen [Stars and Storms: The Great North Walls of the Alps]: Rébuffat, Gaston
Rébuffat, Gaston Sterne und Stürme: Die Großen Nordwände der Alpen [Stars and Storms: The Great North Walls of the Alps]
1955 Nymphenburger München 3rd, 8vo, pp.173, 29 bw photos, 6 route drawings, gray cloth; cloth w/ 1” split along back spine, else tight, vg #27389 $12.00 $10.20
The third edition of Rebuffat’s classic book detailing his ascents of six great north faces - Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This was translated into English as ‘Starlight and Storm’. To see all of our Sale Items,
Ricker, John F. Yuraq Janka: Guide to the Peruvian Andes Part 1: Cordilleras Blanca and Rosko
1981 Alpine Club of Canada American Alpine Club 2nd, 8vo, pp.180, 11 bw fldg panoramas, 45 bw photos, 4 fldg maps, wraps; new. #23539 $14.00
An excellent reference for those planning to climb in Peru. Neate Q888.[read more]

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