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To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration: Larson, Edward J.
Larson, Edward J. To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 329, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, plan, 5 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27367 $29.95
As 1909 dawned, the greatest jewels of exploration—set at the world’s frozen extremes—lay unclaimed: the North and South Poles and the so-called Third Pole, “the Pole of Altitude”, located in unexplored heights of the Himalaya. Before the calendar turned, three expeditions had faced death, mutiny, a[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]

Expeditions: Lindblade, Andrew
signedLindblade, Andrew Expeditions
2001 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.236, photo frontis, 40 color & 8 bw photos, stiff wraps; signed, tight, fine #25298 $49.00
Expeditions is about high risk and high reward. From an early age Lindblade was fascinated with climbing and after a teenage start at walking and rock climbing, he teamed up with New Zealand climber Athol Wimp to begin one of the most outstanding climbing partnerships of this generation. Their ex[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]

Aconcagua: The Invention of Mountaineering on America's Highest Peak: Logan, Joy
Logan, Joy Aconcagua: The Invention of Mountaineering on America's Highest Peak
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 251, 20 bw photos, map, wraps; new #26260 $35.00
Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas and the tallest in the world outside the Himalayas. Located in the Andes mountains of Argentina, near the city of Mendoza, Aconcagua has been luring European mountain climbers since 1883, when a German geologist nearly reached the mountain's summit.[read more]

Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1951 Murray London 2nd, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj heavily chipped on edge, good+, cloth fine #23702 $89.00
Longstaff was one of the great early Himalayan climber-explorers. His travels took him to the Caucasus (1903), Nanda Devi (1905), Trisul and Kamet (w/ Bruce and Mumm, 1907), Tibet (traveling partly w/ the Duke of Abruzzi, de Filippi, and Sella, 1909), Assiniboine (1910), Purcell Range (w/ Wheeler, [read more]

Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1951 Murray London 2nd, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth near fine. #23915 $69.00
Longstaff was one of the great early Himalayan climber-explorers. His travels took him to the Caucasus (1903), Nanda Devi (1905), Trisul and Kamet (w/ Bruce and Mumm, 1907), Tibet (traveling partly w/ the Duke of Abruzzi, de Filippi, and Sella, 1909), Assiniboine (1910), Purcell Range (w/ Wheeler, [read more]

Forget Me Not: A Memoir: Lowe-Anker, Jennifer
signedLowe-Anker, Jennifer Forget Me Not: A Memoir
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 276, 17 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24980 $29.00
In 1999 Jennifer Lowe's husband Alex Lowe died tragically in an avalanche on Shishapangma, leaving her alone to raise their three sons. Alex was widely considered one of the greatest modern climbers and the world mourned his loss. While Jenni and her sons faced the absence of the most important man [read more]

Majrani, Marco Himalaya
1994 Desnivel Madrid 1st, 4to, pp.144, photo frontis, 114 color photos, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #20639 $39.00
A stunningly illustrated book of the Himalaya and its people, primarily focused on Tibet. In Spanish.[read more]

With Axe and Rope in the New Zealand Alps: Mannering, George Edward
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryMannering, George Edward With Axe and Rope in the New Zealand Alps
1891 Longmans, Green London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 139, frontis w/ tissue guard, 17 bw illus, color fldg map, appendix, w/o ads, teg, marbled eps, raised bands, ½ leather/marbled boards; inscribed ‘A red letter day of ? In making Mr. Montagnier G Mannering 17 July 1922’, ½ spine off, spine sep from backstrip, Montagnier & AAC/Montagnier plates, frontis before Preface, fair #24906 $325.00 $292.50
Mannering, a self-trained climber, attempted the unclimbed Mount Cook without guides. He was later a co-founder of the New Zealand Alpine Club and was responsible for much exploration and survey work in the Mount Cook area. Neate M40. Montagnier, Henry Fairbanks (1877 – 1933) – Member of the AA[read more]

Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant: Mantovani, Roberto
signedMantovani, Roberto Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant
1997 US 1st, 4to, pp.144, 200 color & bw photos, black cloth; signed Chris Bonington, Kurt Diemberger, Tom Hornbein, Doug Scott, Ed Webster, dj & cloth bumped, else new #8464 $155.00
A nice large-format book covering the discovery, exploration, and climbing of Everest through remarkable color and historic black and white photos. Same format as Ardito’s “Mont Blanc” and Diemberger's "K2: Challenging the Sky" for collectors.[read more]

Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant: Mantovani, Roberto
Mantovani, Roberto Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.144, 200 color & bw photos, black cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #26796 $19.95 $9.00
A nice large-format book covering the discovery, exploration, and climbing of Everest through remarkable color and historic black and white photos. Same format as Ardito’s “Mont Blanc” and Diemberger's "K2: Challenging the Sky" for collectors. To see all of our Sale Items,
Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant: Mantovani, Roberto
signedMantovani, Roberto Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.144, 200 color & bw photos, black cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj fine, cloth fine #11337 $49.00
A nice large-format book covering the discovery, exploration, and climbing of Everest through remarkable color and historic black and white photos. Same format as Ardito’s “Mont Blanc” and Diemberger's "K2: Challenging the Sky" for collectors.[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]

Martinez, Gregorio Ariz Expedicion Navarra al Himalaya 79: Dhaulagiri 8.172
1979 Grafinasa Pamplona 1st, 4to, pp.104, 146 color photos, 3 maps, 2 sketches, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine. #16904 $75.00
Account of the 1979 Spanish spring ascent of the Northeast ridge of Dhalaugiri. Five members of the expedition reached the summit including Sherpa Ang Rita. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Mason, Kenneth Abode of Snow: A History of Himalayan Exploration and Mountaineering
1955 Rupert Hart-Davis London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 372, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, 16 maps/diagrams, appendices, green cloth; dj worn, split along spine, poor, cloth w/ name, near fine. #11536 $79.00
Mason was Superintendent of the Survey of India and editor of the Himalayan Journal. This is an excellent reference on early Himalayan exploration and mountaineering. Neate M62, SB M18, Yak M105.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMason, Kenneth Abode of Snow: A History of Himalayan Exploration and Mountaineering
1955 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 372, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, 16 maps/diagrams, appendices, green cloth; dj chipped top spine, near fine, cloth fine #9891 $59.00
Mason was Superintendent of the Survey of India and editor of the Himalayan Journal. This is an excellent reference on early Himalayan exploration and mountaineering. Neate M62, SB M18, Yak M105. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of th[read more]

The Fall: Mawer, Simon
Mawer, Simon The Fall
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.370, black/burgundy cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24572 $5.00
Mawer’s acclaimed novel covers two generations, love, fate, betrayal, and a wide range of British mountaineering from rock climbing in North Wales, to Himalayan expeditions, to alpine ascents such as the Eiger’s North Face. The book succeeds where most climbing novels fail. Winner of the 2003 Boardm[read more]

Stille Abenteuer: Zwischen Anden und Himalaya [Satisfactory Adventure: Between the Andes and Himalaya]: Mayr, Rudi.
Mayr, Rudi. Stille Abenteuer: Zwischen Anden und Himalaya [Satisfactory Adventure: Between the Andes and Himalaya]
1985 Steiger Innsbruck 1st, 8vo, pp.148, 33 color & 25 bw photos, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #22856 $45.00
Accounts of expeditions to the Alps, Andes, Cho Oyu (1982), Glacier Dome (1983), and Dhaulagiri (1984). In German, no English translation.[read more]

Alpine Warriors: McDonald, Bernadette
signedMcDonald, Bernadette Alpine Warriors
2015 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.335, 93 color & 37 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj w/ bump to upper right corner from shipping else dj & cloth new #27016 $39.95
After the Second World War a period of relative calm began in Josip Broz Tito’s Yugoslavia. Through elaborate training programs and state-supported expeditions abroad, Yugoslavian alpinists began making impressive climbs in the Himalaya as early as 1960. These teams were dominated by Slovenian climb[read more]

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