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Boardman Tasker 2013 Calendar
2013 UK 13.75" wide x 19.5" high when opened, 27 color images, 12 months ; new #26242 $19.95
A fantastic new commemorative calendar produced to mark the 30th anniversary of the disappearance of Pete Boardman and Joe Tasker, last seen high on the North East Ridge of Mount Everest, heading for the summit in deteriorating weather. Images include Changabang, Dunagiri, Everest, K2, Kangchenjung [read more]

[Japan]. Shinkai, Isao K2: The Mountain of My Heart
1978 Soshisha-shuppan Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.167, 110 bw photos, 3 maps, white cloth, boxed ; original cardboard box w/ fade to spine, edge wear, vg, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #25125 $295.00
A personal account of the large Japanese expedition which made the second ascent of K2 in 1977. This large, 50-person Japanese expedition made three attempts before finally placing seven climbers on the summit over the course of two consecutive days. This large-format book makes a nice accompaniemen [read more]

[K2] K2
20040 Alp #19 Jan-Feb 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 100 color & 49 bw photos, 8 color & 1 bw illus, 6 color maps, map ep, wraps ; new, entire issue #26029 $29.95
This entire issue of the Italian publication ‘Alp’ is devoted to K2. Includes nice coverage of the early expeditions. In Italian, no English translation. [read more]

signed Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. [read more]

Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.- [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #23 Spring 2008
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #24967 $18.99
In this issue:
  • Local Hero: Doug Chabot by Conrad Anker
  • Area Profile: Chile’s Valle Cochamo by Daniel Seeliger
  • K2 – The Russian Route by Pavel Shabalin
  • Stripped: The Diamond by Steph Davis
  • Life is Lilac by Silvia Vidal
  • Vertical Visi [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #32 Autumn 2010
2010 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #25559 $19.99
In this issue:
  • Inexplorado: Monte Sarmiento by Ralf Gantzhorn
  • Scared: Mount Foraker by Colin Haley
  • Earth, Stone and Sky: Southern Utah by Peter Beal
  • On the Trails of the Glaciers: K2 and the Karakoram by Fabiano Ventura
  • Searching for Namibia [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #37 Winter 2011-12
2012 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #25931 $19.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: K2 – The Mountaineer’s Mountain, Part I (1856-1954) by Steve Swenson, Jules Jacot-Guillarmod, Bob Craig, and Luca Signorelli
  • Muscular Thoughts by Mark Goodwin
  • Fifty-Fifty: Tales of a Climber’s Life by Denis Urubko
  • Trespass: [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #38 Spring 2012
2012 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #26026 $11.99
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]

Ashurly, Dr. Murad Finding Your Everest: Irrefutable Principles for Conquering Your Next Challenge
2015 US Ltd ed, 8vo, pp.148, 55 color & 4 bw photos, wraps ; new #26936 $19.95
Ashurly was a strong Azerbaijani mountaineer, the third to climb Everest, who also completed the Seven Summits in 2013. His mountaineering achievements included Island Peak (2000), Aconcagua, McKinley, & Elbrus (2007), Everest (2013), and Ama Dablam (2014), as well as numerous summits in South Ameri [read more]

signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 4 - Nick Clinch, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston, Brad Washburn, cloth w/ slight bend to lower corner of first 7 pages, else fine #23620 $245.00
Bob Bates (1911-2007) was a mountaineer, author, teacher, and member of the Harvard Five; which included Ad Carter, Charles Houston, Terris Moore, and Brad Washburn. He has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career including attempts on Mt. Crillon (1932, 1933) with Charles Houston [read more]

signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed Bates & Charles Houston, dj fine, cloth fine #9493 $175.00
Bob Bates (1911-2007) was a mountaineer, author, teacher, and member of the Harvard Five; which included Ad Carter, Charles Houston, Terris Moore, and Brad Washburn. He has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career including attempts on Mt. Crillon (1932, 1933) with Charles Houston [read more]

Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #9492 $45.00
Bob Bates (1911-2007) was a mountaineer, author, teacher, and member of the Harvard Five; which included Ad Carter, Charles Houston, Terris Moore, and Brad Washburn. He has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career including attempts on Mt. Crillon (1932, 1933) with Charles Houston [read more]

signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 7 - Bob Bates, Nick Clinch, Bob Craig, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston, Dee Molenaar, Brad Washburn, dj fine, cloth fine #8472 $445.00
Bob Bates (1911-2007) was a mountaineer, author, teacher, and member of the Harvard Five; which included Ad Carter, Charles Houston, Terris Moore, and Brad Washburn. He has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career including attempts on Mt. Crillon (1932, 1933) with Charles Houston [read more]

signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 6 - Bates, Nick Clinch, Bob Craig, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston, Dee Molenaar, dj fine, cloth fine #9491 $395.00
Bob Bates (1911-2007) was a mountaineer, author, teacher, and member of the Harvard Five; which included Ad Carter, Charles Houston, Terris Moore, and Brad Washburn. He has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career including attempts on Mt. Crillon (1932, 1933) with Charles Houston [read more]

Bates, Robert H. We Met Death on K2
1953 Dec 12 Saturday Evening Post color photos, wraps ; entire issue, vg #22336 $9.00 $7.20
Part two of a two-part article on the 1953 American Karakoram Expedition to K2. Quite hard to find. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

signed American Alpine Club Library Bates, Robert H., Charles S. Houston, et al. Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
2000 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xv, 381, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, appendices, wraps ; signed Bates & Charlie Houston, new #19738 $95.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. Neate B58. [read more]

signed Bates, Robert H., et al Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; signed Bates & Charles Houston, cloth spine darkened, internally tight, fine #9494 $645.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. An important and scarce work in the original edition. Neate B58. [read more]

Bates, Robert H., et al. Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; cloth fine #25305 $395.00 $375.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit. An important and scarce work in the original edition. Neate B58. To see all of our Sale Items,
Bates, Robert H., et al. Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; dj w/ large chip to front, edge chips, unclipped, good, cloth bright w/ sharp corners, name, fine #26519 $795.00 $675.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. This is a beautiful copy, with the scarce jacket, of an important and scarce work in [read more]

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