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Boardman Tasker 2013 Calendar
2013 UK 13.75" wide x 19.5" high when opened, 27 color images, 12 months ; new #26242 $19.95
A fantastic new commemorative calendar produced to mark the 30th anniversary of the disappearance of Pete Boardman and Joe Tasker, last seen high on the North East Ridge of Mount Everest, heading for the summit in deteriorating weather. Images include Changabang, Dunagiri, Everest, K2, Kangchenjung [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1996, Sept 27 UK 1st, 4to, pp.106-150, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26070 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Mawson, Nansen, Palmer, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scoresby, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, and others, comprising 59 lots. Of mountaineering interest, there are also five lots related [read more]

[China] Mountaineering in China
1965 Foreign Languages Press Peking 1st, 8vo, [pp.91], 4 color & 134 bw photos, wraps w/ dj ; dj w/ edge rubbing, vg #23443 $139.00
A nice, primarily photo, book which includes ascents of Minya Konka (1957), Shule Mountain (1958), Mustagh Ata (1959 – new women’s world altitude record), Everest (1960 - first ascent of North Ridge), Amne Machin (1960), Kongur (1961 – all-women, new women’s world altitude record), and Shisha Pangma [read more]

[Japan]. Japan Everest Skiing Expedition Everest: Yuichiro Miura & Japanese Everest Skiing Expedition
1970 Bungei-Shunju Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.90 + 16, 88 color (2 fldg) & 35 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, white cloth ; slipcase corners worn, vg+, dj fine, cloth fine #25698 $255.00 $195.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. This large-format photo book is a great companion to Miura’s own popular account of his feat. Text and photo captions in Japanese and English. Yak j521 (2nd ed). To see all [read more]

[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1952-3
1954 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.66, 4, 217, 17, 2 color & 127 bw photos, 6 figs, 3 sketches, 6 charts, 7 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, blue cloth ; dj is a facsimile, cloth w/ some discoloration to lower spine, vg+. #25241 $450.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their reconnaissance in 1952 and attempt in 1953, re [read more]

[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1954-6
1958 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.24, 14, 353, 13, 47 bw photos, 30 figs, 8 sketches, 74 charts (2 fldg), 8 maps (1 color, 1 fldg), appendices, red cloth ; dj is a facsimile, cloth fine #25615 $495.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their failed attempt in 1954, the reconnaissance of [read more]

[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]

DVD video [Kukuczka, Jerzy] Kukuczka
2011 45 min, NTSC Region 1 DVD ; new #25968 $19.95
Jerzy Kukuczka (1948-1989) was one of the greatest Himalayan climbers in history, the second to ascend all 14 8000m peaks. Widely considered one of the best high-altitude climbers in history, he ascended all fourteen peaks in under eight years; all (except Everest) without supplemental oxygen, ten [read more]

signed Abbott, Cindy L. Reaching Beyond the Clouds: From Undiagnosed to Climbing Mt. Everest
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 247, 33 bw photos, wraps ; signed, new #25825 $16.95
In 2007, Abbott was diagnosed with Wegener’s granulomatosis, a rare and potentially life-threatening blood vessel disease. Three years later she reached the summit of Everest, via the South Side, as a member of a Mountain Trip expedition led by Scott Woolums. Her preparations for Everest included [read more]

Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer
1975 Vikas Delhi 4th, 8vo, pp.viii, 186, 33 bw photos, map, appendix, black cloth ; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, fine #23640 $45.00
Ahluwalia reached the summit of Everest during the third Indian expedition of 1965. He recounts not only this expedition but also his experiences in the Indo-Pakistan war where, four months after Everest, he was critically wounded. Neate A21. [read more]

signed Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. [read more]

Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.- [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #26 Spring 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; rubbed top/bottom spine, light spine edge wear, very good #25275 $24.00
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 1 by Ed Webster, Wade Davis, Mike Westmacott, Wang Fuzhou & Tom Hornbein
  • Elbsandstein, Dresden, Germany by Helmut Schulze
  • The Giri-Giri Boys by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • After the Fall by Ron Matous
  • Postc [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #27 Summer 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #25300 $15.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 2 by Ed Webster, Katie Ives, Doug Scott, Andrej Stremfelj, George Lowe, Pavel Shabalin, & Dawa Steven Sherpa
  • Embracing Insanity by Dean Potter
  • Symphony in Siyeh by Kelly Cordes
  • The Beautiful & the Beast by J [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #41 Winter 2012-13
2013 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #26298 $17.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: The Eiger, Part II (1939-2012) by Martin Gutmann, Rainer Rettner, Jeff Lowe, Daniel H. Anker, & Ueli Steck
  • Verticality: A Short History of the Other Blank on the Map by John Hessler
  • The Sanctity of Space: Traversing the Mooses Tooth M [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #47 Summer 2014
2014 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #26750 $19.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: The Picket Range by Forest McBrian, Ed Cooper, Carla Firey, Wayne Wallace, & Jens Holsten
  • Sendero Luminoso by Alex Honnold
  • Visions of Charlie Porter by Matt Samet, Gary Bocarde, Sibylle Hechtel, Alan Burgess, Russell McLean, & Stephen [read more]

Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001)
2004 Junta de Castilla y Leon 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 83 color photos, wraps ; light rubbing, else new #24430 $49.00
The accounts of two Spanish expedition to Everest, both via the South Col route. The 1999 expedition reached 7500m on the Lhotse Face before deep snow and avalanches forced a halt. The return expedition in 2001 succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Spanish, no English translation. [read more]

Ament, Pat Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 37 illus, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #20737 $17.95 $16.15
This is a new, hardcover edition of ‘10 Keys to Climb Everest’. [read more]

signed Anderson, J. R. L. High Mountains and Cold Seas: A Biography of H. W. Tilman
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.366, 40 bw photos, 15 maps, green cloth ; signed Charles Houston, dj fine, cloth fine #9450 $89.00 $80.10
Tilman led the first ascent of Nanda Devi, in 1936, on which Dr. Houston was a member. They joined up again, in 1950, in the first reconnaissance of the southern approach to Everest via the Khumbu Valley. An excellent biography of a great explorer. Neate A50, SB A16, Yak A74. [read more]

New signed Anker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth ; signed Anker & Roberts, dj & cloth new #18549 $49.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his discove [read more]

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