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Mountain Spirit 2008 Calendar
US 12" wide x 24" high when opened, 25 color images, 16 months (Sept '07 - Dec '08) ; new #24741 $11.95 $5.95
This is one of two great new calendars we are offering by climber and photographer Marek Wencel. Each month features two images with a description of the main image and each day has plenty of room for writing those special reminders! Note: this calendar starts in September of 2007 so you can start [read more]

Mountaineer's Spirit 2008 Calendar
US 12" wide x 24" high when opened, 25 color images, 16 months (Sept '07 - Dec '08) ; new #24742 $11.95 $5.95
This is one of two great new calendars we are offering by climber and photographer Marek Wencel. Each month features two images with a description of the main image and each day has plenty of room for writing those special reminders! Note: this calendar starts in September of 2007 so you can start [read more]

[Japan]. Tokyo Himalaya Expedition The Mountain of the White Devil: South Pillar of Dhaulagiri I, 1975 & 1978
1979 The Expedition Tokyo 1st, 8vo, pp.44, 387, 45 color & 38 bw photos + 49 portraits, route drawings, tables, 4 maps, sketch eps, page-ribbon, blue cloth ; slipcase rubbed, near fine, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #25461 $185.00
Account of the expeditions to the South Pillar of Dhaulagiri in 1975 and 1978. Six members were lost in an avalanche in 1975 and success was achieved in 1978. In Japanese with seven text pages and four-page summary in English, no English translation. Yak j463 (2nd ed), T174 (3rd). [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]

Aitken, Bill Touching Upon the Himalaya: Excursions and Inquiries
2004 India 1st, 8vo, pp.168, sketches, wraps ; new. #23800 $29.00
Published to commemorate the 60th volume of the Himalayan Journal, this is a collection of Aitken’s HJ articles covering a variety of subjects and areas about the Himalaya. Aitken is one of several leading authors who have contributed articles to the HJ. [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #38 Spring 2012
2012 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #26026 $17.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: K2 – The Mountaineer’s Mountain, Part II (1974-2012) by Steve Swenson, Nazir Sabir, Naoe Sakashita, & Przemo Piasecki
  • The City and the Blade (Shark’s Fin, Meru Central, Garhwal Himalaya, India) by Conrad Anker
  • On Belay: New Zealand’s [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #52 Winter 2015-16
2015 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.106, color photos, wraps ; bumped bottom spine, fine #27007 $9.99
In this issue:
  • Freedom in the Hills: Women Alpinists by Charlotte Austin, Jewell Lund, Sílvia Vidal, Jarmila Tyrril, Pat Deavoll, Lee Myoung-hee, Kei Taniguchi, Natalia Martínez, & Ines Papert
  • Available Light: Alpine Landscapes from the Cordillera Blanca to the Himalaya by Emi [read more]

Ascent: Sierra Club Mountaineering Journal Ascent 1974 Vol 2, #2
July 1974 4to, pp.96, bw photos, wraps ; near fine #9481 $15.00
In this issue:
  • Freakers’ Ball, FitzRoy by Jeff Salz
  • Bouldering, Photos by Jim Stuart
  • The Soloist’s Diary by Jeffery Long
  • Yosemite, Photos by Ed Cooper
  • The Rock Guides by Joe Kelsey & Sheridan Anderson
  • La Derive, Poetry by Carol MacGee[read more]

Backshall, Steve Mountain: A Life on the Rocks
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.356, 46 color photos, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #26984 $37.95
Backshall’s love affair with the mountains has taken him to some of the world’s wildest places, environments that have the power to make a human being feel very small, very vulnerable and very alive. This is an account of his most breath-taking expeditions heading into the Death Zone on the roof of [read more]

Bartlett, Phil The Undiscovered Country: The Reason We Climb
1993 Ernest Press UK 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 183, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, grey cloth ; dj & cloth new. #18374 $31.95
Part history and part autobiography, Bartlett draws on the literature of mountaineering and his own experiences in the Lake District and Himalaya to address the question of why we climb. [read more]

signed Bauer, Paul Im Kampf um den Himalaja: Der Erste Deutsche Angriff auf den Kangchendzöga [In the Fight for the Himalaya: The First German Attack on Kangchenjunga 1929]
1931 Knorr & Hirth Munchen 2nd, 8vo, pp.176, 100 bw photos (4, of 5, fldg), 3 maps (1 fldg), brown cloth ; signed Ad Carter w/ his bookplate, cloth rubbed, miss one panorama from back, vg+. #23653 $49.00
The account of the first German attempt on Kangchenjunga. The English version of this expedition was included in Bauer’s ‘Himalayan Campaign’, published in 1937. [read more]

Bauer, Paul Im Kampf um den Himalaja: Der Erste Deutsche Angriff auf den Kangchendzöga 1929 [In the Fight for the Himalaya: The First German Attack on Kangchenjunga 1929]
1931 Knorr & Hirth München 1st, 8vo, pp.176, 100 bw photos (5 fldg), 3 maps (1 fldg), brown cloth ; cloth fine #12142 $45.00
The account of the first German attempt on Kangchenjunga. The English version of this expedition was included in Bauer’s ‘Himalayan Campaign’, published in 1937. In German. [read more]

Baume, Louis C. Sivalaya: Explorations of the 8000-metre peaks of the Himalaya
1979 Mountaineers Seattle 1st thus, 8vo, pp.346, frontis, 29 illus & maps, wraps ; vg #6536 $29.00
The reference on the 14 8000ers with a history of each peak up to 1977 and bibliography. This book belongs on every shelf of the serious collector for the list of reference books it contains. Uncommon. Neate B66, SB B07, Yak B80. [read more]

Bell, Steve Virgin on Insanity
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.v, 246, 17 color & 40 bw photos, map/photo eps, black cloth ; dj & cloth new #27102 $39.95
Outwardly, ‘Britain’s most experienced teenage Alpinist’ is a brave young mountaineer. But he’s not experienced at all, at least not in the way he really wants to be. Behind his death-defying climbs there lurks a great deal of fear - fear of the opposite sex, fear of failure, fear of not being ‘man [read more]

Benham, Angela Lucky to be Alive: A First Expedition to the Himalayas
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 164, 17 color photos, map, wraps ; new. #22910 $14.95
Benham was a member of the Red Rope Tirsuli North Wall 2001 Expedition. The team had hoped to make a first ascent of Tirsuli West (7035m) but had to settle for a first ascent of Shamhu Ka Qilla (6160m). Benham ended up falling on the descent and was lucky to survive. [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 Berry, Steve Straight Up: Himalayan Tales of the Unexpected
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 148, 36 color & 27 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps ; signed, new #26085 $25.95
Berry, cofounder of expedition firm Himalayan Kingdoms, has participated in nine Himalayan expeditions and 60 treks in the region. This is a collection of stories from his early expeditions prior to 1987. There are tales of encounters with bears, escapes from avalanches, summit successes and failu [read more]

Bishop, John Melville An Ever-Changing Place: A Year Among Snow Monkeys and Sherpas in the Himalayas
1978 Simon & Schuster NY 1st, 8vo, pp.190, 30 bw photos, green/yellow cloth ; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ inscription, fine #25016 $9.00 $7.20
A young couple’s year-long stay in a Nepalese village to study the langur monkey. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

signed Block, Andreas Manaslu 8163 Meter: Seele des Himalaya
1988 Block Dortmund 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.160, frontis, 20 color photos, 14 watercolors, many bw sketches, grey cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new. #16900 $55.00
Account of the 1987 Austrian Manaslu expedition which placed three members on the summit via the Northeast Face. In German, no English translation. [read more]

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