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Rudolph, Fritz Himalaya-Tigers: Der Kampf um das Dach der Welt [Himalaya Tigers: The Fight for the Roof of the World]
1986 Sportverlag Berlin rep, 8vo, pp.346, 35 bw illus, 5 maps, illus eps, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #21222 $29.00
A nice work on the Tigers, or Sherpa, who played key roles in the early attempts and ascents of Nanga Parbat and Everest. In German, no English translation. Yak R201.[read more]

Mapping the Himalayas: Michael Ward and the Pundit Legacy: Sale, Richard
Sale, Richard Mapping the Himalayas: Michael Ward and the Pundit Legacy
2009 UK ltd trade ed of 234, 8vo, 2 vol, vol I pp.208, 26 color & 52 bw photos, 36 bw illus, 2 sketches, appendix, wraps; vol II contains 44 folding maps (16 color), in blue card slipcase; both vols in blue card slipcase; new #25304 $129.00
This extensive work, first started by Michael Ward, is based on Ward’s diaries of the 1951 Everest Reconnaissance (including previously unpublished material) and his two trips to Bhutan (1964, 1965). In 1951, Ward conducted surveys with Eric Shipton which led to his interest in cartography and, sub[read more]

Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain: Sale, Richard & George Rodway
Sale, Richard & George Rodway Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 231, 23 color & 30 bw photos, 6 figs, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25687 $39.95
In this fascinating study of the history of Everest climbs, the authors describe in vivid detail the struggle to conquer the mountain and the advances in physiology that made the conquest possible. Their account gives a compelling insight into the science of mountaineering as well as the physical a[read more]

The Himalaya by the Numbers: A Statistical Analysis of Mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya: Salisbury, Richard & Elizabeth Hawley
signedSalisbury, Richard & Elizabeth Hawley The Himalaya by the Numbers: A Statistical Analysis of Mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya
2011 Nepal Ltd ed 200, 8vo, pp.224, 217 color charts, tables, appendices, 2 color maps, page-ribbon, pictorial cloth; signed Salisbury & Hawley, corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new #25881 $75.00
A comprehensive statistical analysis of climbing activity, ascents and fatalities in the Nepal Himalaya covering three periods of climbing - 1950-1969 (the expeditionary period), 1970-1989 (the transitional period), and 1990-2009 (the commercial period). An extensive amount of data is analyzed in s[read more]

No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya: Saunders, Victor
signedSaunders, Victor No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya
1994 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.175, 21 color photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Saunders, Chris Bonington, & Nazir Sabir, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10081 $135.00
Accounts of three expeditions to Makalu II (1989), Ultar (1991), and Panch Chuli V (1992), where both Steven Venables and Chris Bonington survived falls. Shortlisted for the 1994 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. Now out of print.[read more]

No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya: Saunders, Victor
New signedSaunders, Victor No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya
1994 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.175, 21 color photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fore edges yellowing as usual, tight, fine #26023 $95.00
Accounts of three expeditions to Makalu II (1989), Ultar (1991), and Panch Chuli V (1992), where both Steven Venables and Chris Bonington survived falls. Now out of print. Shortlisted for the 1994 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Saysse-Tobiczyk, Kazimierz, ed W Skalach i Lodach Swiata Vol 5: Himalaje-Karakorum
1974 Wiedza Powszechna Warszawa 1st, tall 8vo, pp.471, 6 color & 100+ bw photos, green cloth; dj chip bottom spine, vg, cloth fine. #19510 $49.00
The last of five volumes in the ‘In the World’s Rock and Ice’ series. Although titled Himalaya-Karakoram this volume also updates major Polish mountaineering achievements in other parts of the world. In Polish, summary and picture text in Russian and English.[read more]

Schaller, George B. Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
1980 Viking NY rep, 8vo, pp.292, 14 color photos, 6 maps, illus eps, brown cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #13664 $19.00
Schaller, a field biologist, spent six years in the Himalaya observing the people and animals. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S17, Yak S53.[read more]

Schaller, George B. Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
1980 Deutsch London 1st, 8vo, pp.292, 14 color photos, 6 maps, illus eps, brown cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #24312 $19.00
Schaller, a field biologist, spent six years in the Himalaya observing the people and animals. Neate S17, Yak S53.[read more]

Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering: Scott, Chic
signedScott, Chic Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering
2000 Canada 1st, 4to, pp.440, photo frontis, 24 color & 583 bw photos, sketches, 14 maps, blue cloth; signed Scott, Trevor Jones, & Pat Morrow, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #17827 $69.00
Canada’s complete mountaineering history over the last 200 years! This beautifully illustrated book follows the evolution of climbing in Canada – from the West Coast to Quebec, from the Yukon to the Rockies; as well as Canadians in Yosemite, South America and the Himalaya. A magnificent work. Win[read more]

Angel Peak Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Angel Peak Poster
Image size 15" x 21.25", Poster size 19.5" x 28", text states "Angel Peak - From West Ridge of K2", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #23567 $29.95 $23.96
Another beautiful image by Doug Scott. Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. He has reached the summit of some 40 peaks, including Everest and Kangchenjunga. His first ascent of Everest’s southwest face in 1975 with Dougal Haston is a great story. Half of Doug climbs w[read more]

Bhutanese Children Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Bhutanese Children Poster
Image size 23.5" x 11.75", Poster size 28" x 19.5", text states "Bhutanese Children", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #22832 $29.95 $23.96
This is a gorgeous image of four young, curious children in Bhutan. Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. He has reached the summit of some 40 peaks, including Everest and Kangchenjunga. His first ascent of Everest’s southwest face in 1975 with Dougal Haston is a great [read more]

Broad Peak Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Broad Peak Poster
Image size 25.5" x 9", Poster size 27.75" x 19.5", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #23568 $29.95 $23.96
Text states "Broad Peak - From the South Rib of K2 - The original route of ascent was up the hanging glaciers and snow slopes on the right. The Godwin-Austen Glacier meets the Abruzzi and Vinge Glaciers at Concordia on the right, with the prominent peaks of Chogolisa, K6 and K7 in the background." A[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
Scott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj edges ruffled, small tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ 1 leaf (4 pages) separated, else fine #10091 $5.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Doug Scott & Chris Bonington, dj fine, cloth fine #21965 $195.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25441 $65.00 $55.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Jitchu Drake Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Jitchu Drake Poster
Image size 25.5" x 9", Poster size 28" x 19.5", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #23570 $29.95 $23.96
Text states "Jitchu Drake and the Tibetan Plateau - Victor Saunders climbing on the first ascent of Jitchu Drake in 1988. The Himalayan Range stretches right across Bhutan and further east into Arunachal Pradesh where only a handful of peaks have been climbed. It can be seen how dramatically the Him[read more]

K2 from Broad Peak Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug K2 from Broad Peak Poster
Image size 19.75" x 12", Poster size 23.25" x 16.5", text states "K2 from Broad Peak", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #22834 $29.95 $23.96
This is a gorgeous, classic image of K2, second highest mountain in the world, which Doug attempted four times (1978, 1980, 1983, 1987). Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. He has reached the summit of some 40 peaks, including Everest and Kangchenjunga. His first asce[read more]

Lhotse Everest Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Lhotse Everest Poster
Image size 23.5" x 11.75", Poster size 28" x 19.5", text states "Lhotse Everest from Makalu", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #22836 $29.95 $23.96
This is a marvelous photo of both Everest and Lhotse from a unique vantage point. Shining brightly in the early morning sun is the rarely attempted Kangshung Face of Everest. Also visible is the South Col, South Summit, and Pinnacles region on the sloping Northeast Ridge. Doug Scott is one of B[read more]

Makalu from Chamlang North Face Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Makalu from Chamlang North Face Poster
Image size 23.5" x 11.75", Poster size 28" x 19.5", text states "Makalu from Chamlang North Face", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #22837 $29.95 $23.96
This image of Makalu, sixth highest mountain in the world, was taken during Doug's expedition to Chamlang's North Face in 1981. Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. He has reached the summit of some 40 peaks, including Everest and Kangchenjunga. His first ascent of Eve[read more]

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