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The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice – Crossing Antarctica Alone: O’Brady, Colin
O’Brady, Colin The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice – Crossing Antarctica Alone
2020 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 279, 48 color photos, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27666 $27.95
Over the past 100 years, since Ernest Shackleton’s aborted attempt to cross the Antarctic in 1914-17, there have been a number of attempts to make a solo crossing of the continent by various means. As of 2020 there have been 16 successful traverses of Antarctica, but all have either been supported b[read more]

Just for the Love of It: The First Woman to Climb Mount Everest from Both Sides: O’Dowd, Cathy
signedO’Dowd, Cathy Just for the Love of It: The First Woman to Climb Mount Everest from Both Sides
1999 South Africa 1st, 8vo, pp.320, 42 color & 71 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth; signed O’Dowd & Ian Woodall, dj & cloth new #21178 $75.00
Cathy presents four expeditions starting with her account of the South African Everest expedition of 1996 in which she describes the early team breakup, the disasterous storm, and eventual success. In 1998 she and Ian Woodall attempted Aconcagua and then Everest via the North Col. In 1999 they aga[read more]

O’Dowd, Cathy & Ian Woodall Everest: Free to Decide
1997 South Africa 8vo, pp.301, 49 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; fine. #21179 $19.00
Ian Woodall led the first South African Everest expedition in the spring of 1996. Criticized for his handling of the expedition, Woodall and fellow climber Cathy O’Dowd recount the hardship, joy and tragedy of the expedition. Despite what were viewed as long odds they did manage to summit, along w[read more]

O’Dowd, Cathy & Ian Woodall Everest: Free to Decide
1997 South Africa 8vo, pp.301, 49 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new. #11300 $27.95
Ian Woodall led the first South African Everest expedition in the spring of 1996. Criticized for his handling of the expedition, Woodall and fellow climber Cathy O’Dowd recount the hardship, joy and tragedy of the expedition. Despite what were viewed as long odds they did manage to summit, along w[read more]

Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering: Ortner, Sherry B.
Ortner, Sherry B. Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering
1999 US 4th, 8vo, pp.367, 30 bw photos, 1 fig, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17501 $26.95 $19.00
Through gripping accounts of expeditions over the decades, Ortner offers a compelling and probing look at the relationship between Sherpa guides of Everest and the climbers, or sahibs, who depend on them. Recommended for those wanting to get beyond the normal expedition account. To see all of ou[read more]

Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits: Parfet, Bo & Richard Buskin
signedParfet, Bo & Richard Buskin Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 239, 25 color photos, appendix, black/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25243 $23.00
At age 26, investment banker Parfet arranged his first major climb – of Kilimanjaro. He was no professional climber, nor was he in any shape to be tackling a major peak. But, in just four years, with perseverance and unbelievable courage, he managed to successfully complete his quest to scale all [read more]

Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers: Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose
Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 292, 16 color & 50 bw photos, 38 sketches, green cloth; dj & cloth new #22906 $36.00 $32.40
Climbing would not have achieved its current level without ongoing developments in clothing and equipment. The authors take us behind the scenes in the progression of these items from the Victorian era to today. What makes this book intriguing is that it’s not just about the gear but also the famo[read more]

The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge: Partridge, Keith
Partridge, Keith The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge
2015 UK 1st, square 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 194 color & 2 bw photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #26943 $49.95
Keith Partridge has been one of the world's leading adventure cameramen for two decades. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts winning ‘Touching The Void’, ‘Beckoning Silence’ and ‘Human Planet’ are just some of the films that have taken him to the ends of the earth. If some astonishing lo[read more]

1994 Memorial Cover Pasang Lhamu Sherpa: Pasang Lamu
Pasang Lamu 1994 Memorial Cover Pasang Lhamu Sherpa
1994 w/ insert; printed signature of Pasang Lhamu #22039 $19.00
This special Memorial Cover was issued, along with a special stamp, to commemorate Pasang Lhamu Sherpa who, in 1993, became the first Nepalese woman to reach the summit of Everest. Tragically, she died on the descent. This cover is postmarked First Day of Issue and includes a related insert.[read more]

Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven: Paterson, David
Paterson, David Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven
1990 Mallard Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.176, many color photos, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13602 $7.00
A lovely, large-format book covering the major peaks, and associated ranges, of Nepal - Everest, Annapurna, Rowaling, Ganesh Himal, Kasta Mandap, and Makalu.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]: Pauner, Carlos
Pauner, Carlos Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]
2006 Spain 1st, 4to, pp.159, photo frontis, 107 color photos, 2 sketches, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26080 $79.00
Pauner, a highly successful Spanish mountaineer, has climbed 13 of the 14 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. His first was K2 (2001) and in May, 2012 he reached the summit of Shishapangma, his 13th peak. The only remaining 8000er for Pauner is Everest. He first attempted Kangchenjunga in 19[read more]

Journeys to the Edge: Where Will Your Vision Take You?: Peeters, Randall L.
signedPeeters, Randall L. Journeys to the Edge: Where Will Your Vision Take You?
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 284, 112 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed, new #26855 $16.95
Ever wonder what it’s like to climb Mount Everest? Or to even have the energy and motivation to do it? It requires dreaming big and creating a personal vision to climb the mountains in your life. Peeters shares his successes and failures and provides directly applicable guidelines on how you can cre[read more]

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 412, 21 bw photos, 3 maps, grey cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27498 $39.00
Using previously unpublished original material (notebooks, correspondence, etc) Perrin tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalaya and found the key to unlocking Everest. They c[read more]

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 412, 21 bw photos, 3 maps, grey cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26400 $49.95
Using previously unpublished original material (notebooks, correspondence, etc) Perrin tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalaya and found the key to unlocking Everest. They[read more]

The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17119 $95.00 $65.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971)[read more]

The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; signed Perrin & Joe Brown, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24143 $175.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971),[read more]

Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]: Peyré, Joseph
Peyré, Joseph Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]
1987 Arthaud Paris rep, 8vo, pp.308, map, wraps; fine #27324 $15.00 $9.00
An earlier work on the life and disappearance of George Mallory on Everest. In French, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Peyré, Joseph Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]
1947 du Milieu du Monde Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.309, map, wraps; near fine. #19724 $25.00
An earlier work on the life and disappearance of George Mallory on Everest. In French, no English translation.[read more]

Within Reach: My Everest Story: Pfetzer, Mark & Jim Galvin
Pfetzer, Mark & Jim Galvin Within Reach: My Everest Story
1998 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 18 color photos, red/black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #14265 $16.95 $7.95
Mark Pfetzer tells of his introduction to climbing at an early age and ‘youngest to summit’ records on Pisco, Huascaran, Cotopaxi, Ama Dablam, and Cho Oyu. He has also attempted Everest via both the north and south routes. In 1996 he returned as a member of Henry Todd’s Himalayan Guides team. On the[read more]

Himálajský deník: První Češka na Everestu [Himalayan Diary: The First Czech Woman on Everest]: Poláčková, Klára
Poláčková, Klára Himálajský deník: První Češka na Everestu [Himalayan Diary: The First Czech Woman on Everest]
2008 Gutenburg 1st, square 8vo, pp.127, photo frontis, 99 color & 4 bw photos, sketch, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25989 $39.95
Prior to her Everest ascent, Poláčková started with Aconcagua in 2005. She then climbed Cho Oyu as a member of the Jagged Globe Cho Oyu Expedition 2006, led by Tashi Tenzing. The following year, 2007, she hired Tashi as her personal guide, along with two high altitude sherpas, and all four ascende[read more]

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