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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]

signed Band, George Everest: 50 Years on Top of the World – The Official History
2003 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, map frontis, 143 color & 149 bw photos, 5 maps, chart, photo eps, appendices, pictorial cloth ; signed Ed Webster, dj & cloth new #22902 $59.00
A sumptuous book, weighs over three pounds, by the youngest member of the 1953 Everest team. A complete history of Everest from the first reconnaissance expedition in 1921 through the first ascent. Also includes major achievements to the present time. There are even some previously unpublished ph [read more]

signed Bettembourg, Georges The White Death
1981 Reynard House Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.313, 12 sketches, white cloth ; signed Richard Irvin, dj w/ small chip back, else fine, cloth fine #23921 $295.00 $275.00
Climbs on Broad Peak, Kanchenjunga, Kusum Kanguru, Everest, and Nuptse, with Boardman, Scott, and Tasker. This is a nice copy of a very scarce book. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B98, SB B13, Yak a06. [read more]

Blanchard, Barry The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.440, 36 color & 53 bw photos, black cloth ; dj & cloth new #26820 $27.95
With riveting descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the 1292 Lord Strathcone’s Horse Army Cade [read more]

signed Blum, Arlene Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 313, photo frontis, 84 bw photos, 3 sketches, 2 maps, blue cloth ; signed, dj w/ edge mark, else dj & cloth new #24098 $35.00
Blum’s memoir covers her early life and traces her evolution as a climber. She led the first teams of women to climb both McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Everest. Her expeditions included Adams (1964), Hood, Popocatepetl (1965), Yanapaccha Norte, Nevado Pisco, C [read more]

signed Blum, Arlene Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life
2005 US rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 313, photo frontis, 84 bw photos, 3 sketches, 2 maps, blue cloth ; signed, edge mark, else dj & cloth new #24571 $29.00
Blum’s memoir covers her early life and traces her evolution as a climber. She led the first teams of women to climb both McKinley and Annapurna, and was the first American woman to attempt Everest. Her expeditions included Adams (1964), Hood, Popocatepetl (1965), Yanapaccha Norte, Nevado Pisco, C [read more]

Boardman, Peter Sacred Summits: A Climber's Year
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.264, 34 color photos, 7 maps/drawings, black cloth ; small stamp of (Louis) Baume on rep, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth very fine #9519 $95.00
Accounts of one year's climbing on Carstenz Pyramid, Kanchenjunga, and Gauri Sankar. From the library of Louis Baume, author of Sivalaya, who once held the largest private library in Britain on mountaineering and polar exploration. Neate B119, Yak B193. [read more]

Boardman, Peter Sacred Summits: A Climber's Year
1982 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.264, 34 color photos, 7 maps/drawings, blue cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26490 $65.00
Accounts of one year's climbing on Carstenz Pyramid, Kanchenjunga, and Gauri Sankar. Doug Scott was a member of the Kanchenjunga team, together with Georges Bettembourg and Joe Tasker, which made the third ascent of the mountain. Neate B119, Yak B193. [read more]

Boardman, Peter The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall
1984 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.194, 26 bw photos, 2 maps, tan/white cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #11095 $35.00
The amazing 1976 alpine-style ascent by Boardman and Joe Tasker. Winner of the 1979 John Llewelyn Rhys Prize. See Neate B120, Yak B192. [read more]

signed Boardman, Peter The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall
1978 Leisure Circle London rep, 8vo, pp.192, 12 color & 15 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth ; signed Chris Bonington, dj w/ rubbing bottom spine, else fine, cloth w/ name, fine. #19493 $75.00
The amazing 1976 alpine-style ascent by Boardman and Joe Tasker. This UK edition has some color photos which were black and white in the US edition. Winner of the 1979 John Llewelyn Rhys Prize. This edition is identical to the first UK edition. See Neate B120, Yak B192. [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris Everest Expeditions
2003 UK 1st, thick 8vo, pp.671, 4 bw route photos, appendices, black cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #22896 $75.00 $60.00
Here in one massive volume are Bonington’s three great Everest books – Everest: South West Face, Everest: The Hard Way, and Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge. Chris has spent a long time on Everest and here are the accounts of his three primary expeditions. Everest: South West Face is the official acco [read more]

Bonington, Chris The British Mount Kongur Expedition to China
1981 The Expedition np 1st, 4to, [pp.8], 13 color & 2 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; signed, fine + Expedition Report. [1981] 4to, pp.6, map ; photocopied, fine #20859 $39.00
This expedition brochure was done in advance of the 1981 first ascent of Kongur (25,318') in western China. The Bonington-led team included Peter Boardman, Charlie Clarke, Alan Rouse, Joe Tasker and others. Together with this is the final report summarizing the expedition. [read more]

signed Bonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge
1984 Norton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.132, 80 color & 15 bw photos, map, map eps, black cloth ; signed Bonington, dj near fine, cloth fine #18562 $79.00 $63.20
The 1982 British attempt on the unclimbed Northeast Ridge on which Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker disappeared. Neate B131, SB B28. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here. [read more]

Bowley, Graham No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 253, 36 color photos, map, map eps, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #25505 $25.99
Bowley re-creates one of the most dramatic tales of death and survival in mountaineering history, vividly taking readers through the tragic 2008 K2 ascent that claimed the lives of eleven climbers, severely injured two others, and made headlines around the world. With its near-perfect pyramid shape, [read more]

Bowley, Graham No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 253, 36 color photos, map, map eps, blue cloth ; cloth w/ edge mark, else dj & cloth new #26197 $25.99 $9.99
Bowley re-creates one of the most dramatic tales of death and survival in mountaineering history, vividly taking readers through the tragic 2008 K2 ascent that claimed the lives of eleven climbers, severely injured two others, and made headlines around the world. With its near-perfect pyramid shape, [read more]

New signed Boysen, Martin Hanging On: A Life Inside British Climbing’s Golden Age
2017 UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.265, 17 color & 26 bw photos, 2 drawings, wraps w/ French flaps ; signed, new #27236 $25.95
Boysen’s long-awaited autobiography describes his passion for crags and mountains emanating from his deep love of nature and a strong sense of adventure. From his early days on rock as a Kent schoolboy after the war, he was soon among the most gifted climbers of his or any generation, famed for his [read more]

signed Bullock, Nick Echoes: One Climber's Hard Road to Freedom
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 231, 40 color & 26 bw photos, blue cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #26149 $39.95
Bullock, one of the UK’s most outstanding climbers, presents his debut book. He escaped his life as a prison guard by discovering the mountains of Scotland and Wales. He has since traveled on over 20 expeditions from Pakistan to Peru in search of new routes and a new way of seeing the world. Bull [read more]

Cave, Andy Learning to Breathe
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.276, 27 color & 6 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth ; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ slight toning to paper as usual, near fine #24041 $29.00
Cave’s memoir takes us from his early days as a coal miner 3000 feet below the surface to his emergence as a high altitude climber. In 1986 he quit his job mining in order to take up mountaineering professionally. He attempted Ama Dablam (1987), Annapurna III (1988), and Gasherbum IV (1993). In 1997 [read more]

Cave, Andy Thin White Line
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 240, 40 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #24979 $39.00
In 1997, Cave returned from the Himalaya, having climbed the stupendous north face of Changabang, but losing his friend and climbing partner in the process. Traumatized by the ordeal, he examines his relationship with the mountains that have defined his life. Will he have the courage to undertake [read more]

Craig, George Everest: A Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Conquest of the World’s Highest Mountain
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.128, 59 color & 43 bw photos, 1 color illus, 2 maps, pictorial cloth ; dj & cloth new #26476 $33.95
A photo history of Everest updated from Craig’s earlier ‘Everest: 50 Years of Struggle to Reach the Top of the World’, published in 2002. In addition to the coverage of the early British attempts and the 1953 first ascent, Craig also includes the Chinese and American ascents, Miura’s ski descent, T [read more]

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