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[Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
1977/78 Gakushûkenyû-sha Tokyo 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth ; slipcases w/ light rubbing, near fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine #23791 $1,200.00
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri, [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #39 Summer 2012
2012 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #26139 $19.99
In this issue:
  • A Season in Patagonia: Part II by Gwen Cameron, Scott Bennett, Cheyne Lempe, Max Odell, Hayden Kennedy, Luca Signorelli, Rolando Garibotti, David Lama, & Bjørn-Eivind Årtun
  • The Magician’s Glass: Annapurna III 1981 by Ed Douglas
  • Wired: Climb Disconnecte [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #7 Summer 2004
2004 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #23608 $45.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Catherine Destivelle
  • The Adventures of Hardy Grimper by Steve “Roadie” Seats
  • Mountain Profile: Taullirajur by Mick Fowler
  • Valeriy Babanov recounts his triumph on Nuptse East
  • Jay Smith celebrates the art of the bivouac
  • [read more]

signed Annapurna 1970 Postcard British Annapurna South Face Expedition
1970 ; signed 10 members – Chris Bonington (leader), Martin Boysen, Mick Burke, Ian Clough, Nick Estcourt, Tom Frost, Dougal Haston, Kelvin Kent, Mike Thompson, & Don Whillans, fine #18688 $345.00
Haston and Whillans made the first ascent of Annapurna’s South Face. This card contains a number of scarce signatures of Britain’s top mountaineers. There are several variants of this card, depending on who was present when they were signed. Following Clough’s death near the end of the expedition hi [read more]

Annapurna 2000 First Day Cover 1950 Ascension de l’Annapurna
2000 ; fine #26419 $15.00
An attractive first day cover featuring the 50th anniversary commemorative Annapurna stamp and a large color illustration. [read more]

New signed Ascent: Ascent - The Climbing Experience in Word and Image
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 314, photo frontis, 29 color illus, 147 bw photos, wraps ; signed Galen Rowell, fine #14835 $45.00
The 14th issue of the premiere collection of mountaineering fiction, non-fiction, photography, and art. Many of the best mountaineering writers launched their careers with Ascent. In this issue:
  • Kusum Kanguru: The Dream Pillar by Stephen Venables
  • My Dinner with Anderl by D [read more]

Bergamaschi, Arturo Il Nepal e la HN ’79: Spedizione Italiana all’Annapurna Fang-m. 7650 Himalaya del Nepal
1980 Aniballi Ancona 1st, 8vo, pp.244, 32 color & 45 bw photos, 4 figs, 10 maps, blue cloth ; dj pulled top spine/edge, vg+, cloth fine. #12143 $75.00
The account of the large 20-man Italian 1979 Annapurna Fang (7650m) expedition. Their attempt was thwarted by bad weather at 20,850’ on the SE Ridge. In Italian, no English translation. [read more]

signed Berljak, Darko Više od Everesta: Hrvatska Ženska Ekspedicija na vrh Svijeta [Over Everest: Croatian Women's Expedition to the Top of the World]
2009 Croatia 1st, 8vo, pp.255, 134 color photos, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth ; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #25578 $79.95
A very nicely produced book documenting the 2nd Croatian Female Climbing Expedition led by veteran Croatian mountaineer Darko Berljak; who is the Secretary General of the Croatian Mountaineering Association. A preliminary chapter covers the women’s prerequisite expedition to Cho Oyu (2007) and then [read more]

Bini, Gianfranco & Guido Machetto Annapurna: Spedizione Italiana nel Nepal: [Annapurna: Italian Expedition in Nepal]
1974 Edizioni Virginia - Pero Milano 1st, oblong 8vo, [pp.179], 141 color photos, tan cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #9510 $65.00
This is largely a photographic account of the 1973 Italian expedition to Annapurna. The 11-member team followed the French first-ascent route up to Camp II on a plateau and then broke off in a new direction up the NW Spur. They had established Camp III and IV and reached 23,125’ when a storm broke. [read more]

signed Blum, Arlene Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 313, photo frontis, 84 bw photos, 3 sketches, 2 maps, blue cloth ; signed, dj w/ edge mark, else dj & cloth new #24098 $35.00
Blum’s memoir covers her early life and traces her evolution as a climber. She led the first teams of women to climb both McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Everest. Her expeditions included Adams (1964), Hood, Popocatepetl (1965), Yanapaccha Norte, Nevado Pisco, C [read more]

signed Blum, Arlene Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life
2005 US rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 313, photo frontis, 84 bw photos, 3 sketches, 2 maps, blue cloth ; signed, edge mark, else dj & cloth new #24571 $29.00
Blum’s memoir covers her early life and traces her evolution as a climber. She led the first teams of women to climb both McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Everest. Her expeditions included Adams (1964), Hood, Popocatepetl (1965), Yanapaccha Norte, Nevado Pisco, C [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Book Club Assoc London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw foldout route photo, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth ; signed Bonington, Doug Scott, Don Whillans, dj rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #18723 $425.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Book Club Assoc London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw foldout route photo, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth ; signed, dj rubbed, vg+, cloth near fine #18947 $79.00 $63.20
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here. [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth ; signed Don Whillans, dj w/ light edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth near fine #9522 $195.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, black cloth ; signed Bonington & Tom Frost, dj fine, cloth fine #26222 $135.00 $108.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here. [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth ; signed, dj near fine, cloth near fine #9523 $125.00 $100.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here. [read more]

signed Bonington, 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]

Bonington, Chris Quest for Adventure
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.448, photo frontis, many color & bw photos, 33 maps/drawings, blue cloth ; dj w/ some edge wear, near fine, cloth fine #25592 $29.00 $23.20
Chapters cover challenges on the oceans, deserts, rivers, mountains, poles, in air and space, and underwater caving. The climbing chapters are on Annapurna, Everest, Cho Oyu, the Bonatti Pillar, Broad Peak, Annapurna South Face, and Nanga Parbat. This book weighs over four pounds. Neate B135, SB [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Quest for Adventure: Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950-2000
2000 UK new ed, 4to, pp.352, photo frontis, 150 color & bw photos, sketches, maps, photo eps, blue cloth ; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #19705 $39.00 $31.20
This updated edition covers challenges on the oceans, deserts, rivers, mountains, poles, in air and space, and underwater caving. The climbing chapters are on Annapurna, Everest, Annapurna South Face, Nanga Parbat, El Capitan, and Changabang. See Neate B135, SB B27, Yak B217. To see all items i [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris The Next Horizon: Autobiography II
1973 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 6 color & 69 bw photos, 15 maps/diagrams, brown cloth ; inscribed, dj w/ light rubbing, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #21958 $59.00 $45.00
Chris' second book picks up with an expedition to the Central Tower of Paine, the Eiger Direct, Ecuador, Hunza, and Annapurna. Neate B132, Yak B213. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here. [read more]

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