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Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration: Heggie, Vanessa
Heggie, Vanessa Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, 10 bw photos, 3 bw illus, white cloth; dj & cloth new #27585 $39.95
During the long twentieth century, explorers went in unprecedented numbers to the hottest, coldest, and highest points on the globe. Taking us from the Himalaya to Antarctica and beyond, Heggie presents the first history of extreme physiology, the study of the human body at its physical limits. Each[read more]

The Throne of the Gods: An Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalaya: Heim, Arnold & August Gansser
Heim, Arnold & August Gansser The Throne of the Gods: An Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalaya
1939 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxv, 235, 220 bw & 2 fldg bw plates, 3 fldg panoramas, 18 text illus, color fldg map in pocket, teg, gold lettered green cloth; cloth bumped bottom spine/back cover, else vg+, map w/ original folds, 2 small openings at folds, else fine #24872 $95.00
Beautifully illustrated account of the 1936 Swiss expedition to the area around Mt. Kailas in Tibet during which several 6000m peaks were climbed. Neate H69, Yak H131.[read more]

Herrligkoffer, Karl Abschied vom Himalaya: Erfolg und Tragik am K2 und Broad Peak [Departure from the Himalaya: Success and Tragedy on K2 and Broad Peak]
1989 Bayerland Dachau 1st, 4to, pp.144, 41 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signature plate glued in, issued w/o dj, cloth new. #20510 $75.00
Herrligkoffer is best known as an expedition leader, and a controversial one at that, with 33 years of expeditions to the Himalaya. In this nicely presented book he recounts the two-pronged expedition of 1986 to both K2 and Broad Peak. On K2 Jerzy Kukuczka and Tadeusz Piotrowski made a magnificent[read more]

Alpamayo to Everest: It’s Not about the Summit: Hibbert, Ian
Hibbert, Ian Alpamayo to Everest: It’s Not about the Summit
2015 US 8vo, pp.ix, 242, 50 bw photos, wraps; new #27593 $29.95
Hibbert chronicles his adventures climbing the world’s highest mountains in this gripping series of tales that reveals the power of grit, determination, and will. Filled with pictures, these memoirs delve into the challenges he overcame climbing the exotic mountains of the South American Andes, Nepa[read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, gray cloth; signed, dj w/ ½” taped tear top spine, rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #13598 $125.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193.[read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
New signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24989 $95.00 $75.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; dj spine pulled, vg, cloth fine #12202 $19.00 $15.20
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. [read more]

High in the Thin Cold Air: Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig
Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig High in the Thin Cold Air
1962 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 258, photo frontis, 54 color & 23 bw photos, 2 sketches, map eps, grey cloth; cloth tight, vg #12322 $5.00 $4.25
The 1960-61 Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition which climbed Ama Dablam, made an attempt on Makalu, and devoted a winter to physiological research. This US edition was published one year prior to the UK edition. Neate H82, SB H18, Yak H190. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

High in the Thin Cold Air: Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig
signedHillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig High in the Thin Cold Air
1962 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 258, photo frontis, 54 color & 23 bw photos, 2 sketches, map eps, grey cloth; signed Hillary, dj rubbed, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #9763 $135.00
The 1960-61 Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition which climbed Ama Dablam, made an attempt on Makalu, and devoted a winter to physiological research. This US edition was published one year prior to the UK edition. Neate H82, SB H18, Yak H190.[read more]

East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954: Hillary, Edmund & George Lowe
signedHillary, Edmund & George Lowe East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954
1956 H & S London 1st, 4to, pp.70, 63 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Lowe, dj w/ edge wear, small chip top spine, vg, cloth near fine #13599 $295.00
This expedition climbed 19 peaks over 20,000', made the first ascent of Baruntse (23,690'), and attempted Chamlang (24,012'). Neate H79, SB H16, Yak H189.[read more]

The Himalayan Journal 2010 (Vol. 66): Himalayan Club
Himalayan Club The Himalayan Journal 2010 (Vol. 66)
2010 Oxford Univ Press Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.319, color & bw photos, maps, wraps; new #26647 $51.95
The Himalayan Journal (1929 – present) is an excellent resource to supplement other journals. Accounts are provided of smaller expeditions not covered elsewhere as well as major expedition accounts from other member’s perspectives.[read more]

Steps of Courage: My Parents' Journey from Nazi Germany to America: Hoerlin, Bettina
signedHoerlin, Bettina Steps of Courage: My Parents' Journey from Nazi Germany to America
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 316, 57 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25946 $28.99
Following her parents death, Hoerlin discovered a suitcase filled with over 500 love letters between her mother Kate Tietz Schmid, who was part of Munich’s intellectual and musical elite, but Jewish, and her father Hermann Hoerlin, a world record-holding German mountaineer and aspiring physicist, as[read more]

Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton Himalayan Journals, or Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, etc
1891 Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co London, NY & Melbourne Minerva Lib rep, small 8vo, pp.xxxi, 574, photo frontis, 13 full-page illus (1 fldg), 71 illus, 2 fldg maps, appendix, green cloth; cloth tight, vg+ #22266 $95.00
Hooker was the first to make an almost complete circuit of Kangchenjunga in the years 1848-50. A most thorough work. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate H108.[read more]

Islands in the Snow: A Journey to Explore Nepal’s Trekking Peaks: Horrell, Mark
Horrell, Mark Islands in the Snow: A Journey to Explore Nepal’s Trekking Peaks
2018 US 8vo, pp.159, 16 bw photos, wraps; new #27422 $19.95
Two days east of Lukla was a pleasant yak pasture surrounded by high peaks. When Col. Jim Roberts set out to look for it in 1953, he ended up making the first ascent of Mera Peak and sowing the seeds of Himalayan tourism. Mera Peak has become a popular goal for trekkers and novice mountaineers, b[read more]

Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill-Walker’s Journey to the Top of the World: Horrell, Mark
Horrell, Mark Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill-Walker’s Journey to the Top of the World
2017 US 8vo, pp.401, 20 bw photos, wraps; new #27187 $19.95
From hiking to mountaineering. The true story of how a simple hiker went trekking in Nepal and was inspired to become a mountaineer. After his hike in the Himalayas, Horrell went on a journey that led him to climb Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua; finally he tackled the ultimate challenge of climbing Evere[read more]

The Manaslu Adventure: Three Hapless Friends Try to Climb a Big Mountain: Horrell, Mark
Horrell, Mark The Manaslu Adventure: Three Hapless Friends Try to Climb a Big Mountain
2018 US 8vo, pp.171, 16 bw photos, wraps; new #27423 $19.95
The mountain gods were protective of Manaslu, a two-pronged peak in the Nepal Himalaya, and one of the world’s fourteen 8,000m peaks. Many years ago, a Japanese team tried to climb it, but the gods had sent an avalanche in their wake which destroyed a monastery and set the local people against th[read more]

K2: The Savage Mountain: Houston, Charles S., Robert H. Bates, et al.
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryHouston, Charles S., Robert H. Bates, et al. K2: The Savage Mountain
2000 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.334, 36 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; signed Houston & Bates, new #19879 $65.00
Account of the 1953 3rd American Karakoram expedition to K2. One of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering with Schoening's incredible belay saving the entire expedition. Neate H118, Yak H245. This item is provided by Thom Davis, fellow mountaineer and bibliophile. Thom and I have [read more]

K2: The Savage Mountain: Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al.
Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al. K2: The Savage Mountain
2009 US rep, 8vo, pp.195, 26 bw photos, map, appendices, wraps; new #18841 $16.95 $10.95
Account of the 1953 3rd American Karakoram expedition to K2. One of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering with Schoening's incredible belay saving the entire expedition. Neate H118, Yak H245. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

K2: The Savage Mountain: Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al.
signedHouston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al. K2: The Savage Mountain
1954 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 9 color & 27 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, red/black cloth; signed Bob Bates, Robert Craig, Charles Houston, & Dee Molenaar, dj w/ edge wear, clipped, vg, cloth fine #9785 $249.00
Account of the 1953 3rd American Karakoram expedition to K2. One of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering with Pete Schoening's incredible belay saving the entire expedition. Neate H118, Yak H245.[read more]

K2: The Savage Mountain: Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al.
Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al. K2: The Savage Mountain
1954 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 9 color & 27 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, red/black cloth; dj chipped, worn, good, cloth w/ owner’s initials on ffep, vg #9781 $59.00
Account of the 1953 3rd American Karakoram expedition to K2. One of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering with Schoening's incredible belay saving the entire expedition. Neate H118, Yak H245.[read more]

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