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Quand Brillent les Étoiles de Midi: Ichac, Marcel
New signedIchac, Marcel Quand Brillent les Étoiles de Midi
1960 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.114, 4 color & 102 bw photos, map, white cloth w/ color photo; signed Lionel Terray, cloth lightly rubbed, else fine #21973 $295.00 $249.00
Account of creating yet another film with Lionel Terray, Gerard Herzog, and Jacques Ertaud. This film won the Grand Prize for Cinema in 1959 and featured Terray as the main participant. Terray was a superb Alpinist who participated in many first ascents including that of Annapurna in 1950. In French[read more]

Abstieg zum Erfolg [Descent to Success]: Kammerlander, Hans
New signedKammerlander, Hans Abstieg zum Erfolg [Descent to Success]
1989 Rother München 2nd, 4to, pp.176, photo frontis, 61 color & 69 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27161 $59.00 $49.00
Kammerlander has had a most successful climbing career. He has climbed 13 of the 14 8000m peaks, all except Manaslu. In this large-format book he covers his climbs on Gasherbrum I and II, Matterhorn, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Cerro Torre, and much more. In German, no English tr[read more]

Legendary Maps from the Himalayan Club: Commemorating 90 Years of the Iconic Institution: Kapadia, Harish
Kapadia, Harish Legendary Maps from the Himalayan Club: Commemorating 90 Years of the Iconic Institution
2016 India 1st, 8vo, pp.240, 63 bw photos, 30 illus, 30 maps, red/brown leather; leather new #27406 $34.95
A sumptuous-looking work from the former editor of the Himalayan Journal. The last 90 years have been a glorious period in Himalayan exploration. As explorers from across the globe have attempted to discover the Himalaya, the Himalayan Club has played a pioneering role in chronicling their expeditio[read more]

Annapurna Himal - Monograph - Guide - Chronicle: Kielkowski, Jan
signedKielkowski, Jan Annapurna Himal - Monograph - Guide - Chronicle
2014 Poland 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 127 bw figs/photos, 11 maps, wraps; signed, new #26829 $39.95
This is one of two new additions, the other being Manaslu (#26830), to Kielkowski’s wonderful monograph series on the 8000m peaks. Covers the entire Annapurna Himal region with a listing of all expeditions (1873-2013), all routes, and ascent information for each, a massive undertaking with Kielkowsk[read more]

Manaslu Himal Monograph - Guide - Chronicle: Kielkowski, Jan
signedKielkowski, Jan Manaslu Himal Monograph - Guide - Chronicle
2014 Poland 1st, 8vo, pp.210, 96 bw figs/photos, 20 maps, wraps; signed, new #26830 $39.95
This is one of two new additions, the other being Annapurna (#26829), to Kielkowski’s wonderful monograph series on the 8000m peaks. Covers the entire Manaslu Himal region with a listing of all expeditions (1950-2013), all routes, and ascent information for each, a massive undertaking with Kielkowsk[read more]

One More Step: An Autobiography: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. One More Step: An Autobiography
2005 India 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 322, 38 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #24163 $29.95
Kohli’s latest book, his autobiography, traces his life and evolution as a mountaineer. Best remembered as the leader of the successful 1965 Indian Everest expedition, he has written a number of books on mountaineering, the Himalaya, and the Sherpas. Here he describes his early life in Pakistan, h[read more]

Sherpas: The Himalayan Legends - Including the untold story of Phu Dorje the first Nepalese to climb Sagarmatha: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. Sherpas: The Himalayan Legends - Including the untold story of Phu Dorje the first Nepalese to climb Sagarmatha
2003 India 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 352, 65 bw photos, pictorial cloth; corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new. #24140 $29.95
During the course of his mountaineering career (1956-68), Kohli was a member of fifteen major expeditions – three to Everest, four each to Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot, and one each to Saser Kangri, Annapurna III, Trisuli, and Nanda Devi East. He climbed with most of the legendary Sherpas and provides [read more]

Challenge the Vertical: Kukuczka, Jerzy
signedKukuczka, Jerzy Challenge the Vertical
2015 Poland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.260, 35 color & 15 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed Cecylia Kukuczka, new with DVD (8.5 min) #26956 $44.95
Kukuczka (1948-1989) was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Reinhold Messner. Like Messner, he is regarded as one of the greatest climbers of all time. Although unlike Messner, all but one of Kukuczka’s climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. His amazing care[read more]

Lachenal, Louis Carnets du Vertige
1956 Horay Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.255, 25 bw photos, map eps, white cloth; cloth w/ dj photo of Lachenal pasted to front, dj eps pasted to fep, else fine #20192 $24.00
Lachenal was a tremendous post-war French climber who was a constant companion of Lionel Terray with whom he made the second ascent of the Eiger. He was also a member of Herzog’s 1950 Annapurna expedition. His account, given here, was published following his death and heavily edited by Herzog’s br[read more]

Ein Leben für die Berge [A Life for the Mountains]: Lachenal, Louis
Lachenal, Louis Ein Leben für die Berge [A Life for the Mountains]
1963 Verlag Hallwag Bern & Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.231, 42 bw photos, yellow cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, tight, vg #27381 $15.00 $12.75
This is the German edition of Lachenal’s ‘Carnets du Vertige’ which was published after his death. This edition has more photos than the original French edition. Lachenal was a tremendous post-war French climber who was a constant companion of Lionel Terray with whom he made the second ascent of the[read more]

signedLe Bon, Leo Where Mountains Live: Twelve Great Treks of the World
1987 Aperature NY 1st, 4to, pp.144, photo frontis, 110 color photos, 12 maps, blue cloth; inscribed to Richard Irvin, dj fine, cloth fine. #23466 $59.00
A beautifully photographed, large-format, book cover treks to, or in, K2, Everest, Minya Konka, Chomolhari, Annapurna, Kanjiroba, Trans-Himalaya, Kishtwar to Zanskar, Cordillera Blanca, Inca Highlands, Patagonia, and Kilimanjaro. Le Bon was the founder of Mountain Travel.[read more]

Summit 8000: Life and Death with Australia’s Greatest Mountaineer: Lock, Andrew
signedLock, Andrew Summit 8000: Life and Death with Australia’s Greatest Mountaineer
2014 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 352, 30 color photos, map, wraps; signed, tight, fine #26770 $65.00
A thrilling memoir of the spectacular high-altitude mountaineering achievements of Andrew Lock: the only Australian to have summited all fourteen 8000m peaks in the world, including Everest - twice. Lock gives us a gripping account of his death-defying ascents and explains his passion for climbin[read more]

Marester, Guy Quelques Hommes et l'Himalaya
1950 Seuil Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.227, 8 bw photos, 3 sketches, wraps; vg. #13027 $29.00
A history of Himalayan mountaineering up to the French ascent of Annapurna. In French, no English translation. Yak M85.[read more]

Mauduit, Chantal Vivir en el Paraíso
2002 Desnivel Madrid 1st thus, 8vo, pp.154, wraps; new. #22519 $29.00
Mauduit, one of the top French woman climbers, continually pushed her high-altitude abilities and reached the summit of six 8000ers (K2, Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Manaslu, GII). She also attempted Everest several times, Annapurna, and was killed while on Dhaulagiri in 1998. Note there are no [read more]

All 14 Eight-Thousanders: Messner, Reinhold
New signedMessner, Reinhold All 14 Eight-Thousanders
1988 Cloudcap Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.247, color frontis, 143 color & 76 bw photos, 19 maps/drawings, 8 tables, blue cloth; signed Messner, Kurt Diemberger, & Robert Schauer, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #21960 $195.00 $124.00
Messner, the first to climb all 14 of the world’s 8000m peaks (Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Cho Oyu, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Gasherbrum I & II, Broad Peak, Shishapangma), describes each of his climbs and his philosophies. This is the true first edition! An import[read more]

All 14 Eight-Thousanders: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold All 14 Eight-Thousanders
1989 Crowood Wiltshire 2nd, 4to, pp.247, color frontis, 143 color & 76 bw photos, 19 maps/drawings, 8 tables, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27625 $24.95
Messner, the first to climb all 14 of the world’s 8000m peaks (Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Cho Oyu, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Gasherbrum I & II, Broad Peak, Shishapangma), describes each of his climbs and his philosophies. An important book and a good reference so[read more]

Annapurna: 50 Years of Expeditions in the Death Zone: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Annapurna: 50 Years of Expeditions in the Death Zone
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.173, 42 color & 96 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #21075 $110.00
To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the first ascent of an 8000m peak, Messner reconstructs the history of climbing on Annapurna. Included are not only the historic first ascent but also Bonington’s expedition on the South Face (1970), Loretan and Joos’ traverse (1984), and Messner’s ascent [read more]

Annapurna: 50 Years of Expeditions in the Death Zone: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Annapurna: 50 Years of Expeditions in the Death Zone
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.173, 42 color & 96 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj new, cloth w/ bottom edge mark, else new. #20168 $24.95 $9.95
To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the first ascent of an 8000m peak, Messner reconstructs the history of climbing on Annapurna. Included are not only the historic first ascent but also Bonington’s expedition on the South Face (1970), Loretan and Joos’ traverse (1984), and Messner’s ascent [read more]

 La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream): Moro, Simone
signedMoro, Simone La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream)
2012 Rizzoli Milano 5th prtg, 8vo, pp.282, 58 color photos, blue cloth; signed Moro & Denis Urubko, dj & cloth new #26454 $145.00
Italian mountaineer Moro has been pushing the boundaries of high altitude climbing for some time and is at the top of his game. His specialities are new routes and first ascents in winter. Of the 8000m peaks he has climbed Lhotse (1997), Cho Oyu (2002), Broad Peak (2003), Shisha Pangma (first wint[read more]

 La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream): Moro, Simone
signedMoro, Simone La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream)
2012 Rizzoli Milano 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.282, 58 color photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26453 $95.00
Italian mountaineer Moro has been pushing the boundaries of high altitude climbing for some time and is at the top of his game. His specialities are new routes and first ascents in winter. Of the 8000m peaks he has climbed Lhotse (1997), Cho Oyu (2002), Broad Peak (2003), Shisha Pangma (first wint[read more]

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