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signed Borgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]
1939 Editore Ulrico Hoepli Milano 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xvi, 415, 116 bw photos, 13 illus, stiff wrappers ; signed Armando Aste, Riccardo Cassin, & Cesare Maestri, wraps rubbed on edges, bottom portion of spine wrap is missing, vg-. #27219 $495.00
An important anthology of mountaineering literature devoted to the history of mountaineering. The first two chapters includes writings by Whymper, Mummery, Sella, Lammer, Guido Rey, Henry, Gugliermina, and others. The third chapter relates the advent of the sixth grade in the Dolomites by Solleder, [read more]

Brooker, W. D. ed A Century of Scottish Mountaineering: An Anthology from the Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal
1993 Scottish Mountaineering Trust Edinburgh rep, 8vo, pp.xii, 372, 80 bw photos, illus, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new. #22316 $31.95 $27.95
A marvelous selection from the SMCJ, first published in 1890. Tales are told of historic events ranging from rock to ice, sea stacks to Ben Nevis. [read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 McNally NY 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth ; dj w/ 2 clean 1” tears, vg+, cloth fine #23184 $25.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19. [read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth ; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9654 $27.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19. [read more]

Irving, R. L. G. The Mountain Way: An Anthology in Prose and Verse
1938 Dent London 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xxii, 656, photo frontis, blue cloth ; cloth rubbed, name, vg #24854 $12.00
Neate regards this as ‘one of the best mountaineering anthologies’. Over 220 selections from general literature, mountaineering classics, Alpine Journals, and more by such writers as Gesner, de Saussure, Ruskin, Mallory, Freshfield, Stephen, Kugy, Young, Ball, Symonds, Whymper, Rey, Montague, Moore [read more]

Irwin, William Robert, ed Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
1950 Columbia Univ NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 444, orange cloth ; dj chipped top/bottom spine, rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #23076 $15.00
Irwin collected 25 first-hand accounts of mountaineering throughout the world. His authors featured here include Stephen, Montague, Bell, Waugh, Thoreau, Muir, Young, Slingsby, Pilley, Mummery, Mackinder, Fremont, and others. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signa [read more]

New Perfahl, Jost, ed. Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]
1960 Bergland-Buch Salzburg 1st, thick 8vo, pp.351, 2 color & 17 bw photos (2 fldg), 3 color illus, illus eps, tan cloth ; dj corners rubbed, very good, cloth fine #27079 $19.00 $9.00
This anthology covers adventures and tragedies from Hannibal to Harrer, taken from original sources in Alpine literature. Primarily a collection of documents from Europe’s best known climbers and writers (Gesner, Dtephen, Tyndall, Rey, Whymper, Mummery, Zsigmondy, Young, Kugy, Harrer, Schmuck, Hilla [read more]

signed Potterfield, Peter, ed Everest: The Mountaineers Anthology Series vol IV
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.258, wraps ; signed, new. #22844 $19.95
With the 50th anniversary of the 1st ascent of Everest, this anthology is ideal for anyone with Everest fever or the desire to learn more about the great peak. These accounts provide insights into the early attempts, successes, disasters, noteworthy moments, and personal epiphanies of the myriad cl [read more]

Potterfield, Peter, ed. Courage & Misfortune: The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol II
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.255, wraps ; new #27358 $16.95
Bad luck. Human error. Violent forces of nature. Trouble on the mountain comes from all directions. In these selections from the great classics of mountaineering literature misfortune is met with undaunted courage. Included are stories by Childs, Craig, Davidson, MacInnes, Messner, Molenaar, Pritcha [read more]

Potterfield, Peter, ed. Glorious Failures: The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol I
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.237, wraps ; new #27359 $16.95
Veterans know that climbing is less about the summit and more about the strength of the human spirit tested to its limits. From the rich publishing legacy of The Mountaineers Books comes an engaging collection of the most famous and infamous almost-summits ever assembled. Included are stories by Bon [read more]

Potterfield, Peter, ed. Over The Top: Humorous Mountaineering Tales - The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol III
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.239, wraps ; new #27360 $16.95
Tales of amazing expeditions that test the strength of the human condition often contain more than a glimpse of the humorous side of our characters as well. Such stories can present the self-deprecating cynic, the wise and ironic wit, the irreverent banter of climbing friends, and other comedic pers [read more]

New Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds. British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology
1952 Dennis Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.235, 16 bw photos, green cloth ; dj lightly rubbed, small chips top spine, unclipped, vg+, cloth near fine #23007 $29.00 $19.00
An anthology of 54 extracts illustrating the development of climbing in Britain, mainly from climbing club journals. Includes such authors as Tyndall, Spencer, Collie, Crowley, Winthrop Young, Raeburn, Abraham, Pilley, Longland, Murray, Smythe, Noyce, and others. Neate P106. To see all of our [read more]

Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds The Armchair Mountaineer
1989 US rep, 8vo, pp.342, 10 bw illus, wraps ; new. #2666 $15.95 $9.00
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24. [read more]

Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds. The Armchair Mountaineer
1984 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 342, 10 bw illus, blue cloth ; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #10030 $9.00
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24. [read more]

Spectorsky, A. C. ed. The Book of the Mountains
1955 Appleton-Century-Crofts NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.x, 492, 64 bw photos, text illus, decorative cloth ; clear plastic dj as issued, cloth tight, vg+ #13604 $9.00
An anthology of the literature of mountaineering. Neate S148. [read more]

Talbot, Daniel, ed A Treasury of Mountaineering Stories
1954 Putnam NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 337, blue cloth ; dj ch, edge wear, vg-, cloth vg. #11630 $12.00
An anthology of fictional stories by such authors as Ullman, Knowlton, Frison-Roche, Mummery, and others. Neate X368. [read more]

Willis, Clint High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.321, 17 bw photos, wraps ; fine #14263 $16.95 $9.00
Another great anthology from Willis encapsulating 75 years of writing about the two highest peaks in the world; from Smythe on Everest, to Bates and Houston on K2, to the present day. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New Wilson, Edward L, et al Mountain Climbing
1897 Scribner's [NY] 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 358, frontis, 81 bw illus, blue cloth ; xlib, cloth rubbed, tear to title page, vg #15059 $9.00 $2.00
This anthology includes Mount Washington in winter, Aetna, Ararat, St. Elias, and more. Neate W98. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

Woodside, Christine No Limits But the Sky: The Best Mountaineering Stories From Appalachia Journal
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 263, 35 bw photos, wraps ; new #26856 $18.95
This anthology of 25 stories, published from 1877 to the present, collects the most riveting, real-life adventure stories from America's oldest mountaineering and conservation journal, Appalachia. The explorers chronicled push the limits – of endurance, weather, altitude, or personal achievement. So [read more]

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