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Freedom Climbers: McDonald, Bernadette
signedMcDonald, Bernadette Freedom Climbers
2011 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 67 color & 30 bw photos, appendix, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25845 $42.95
Freedom Climbers tells the story of the extraordinary Polish adventurers who emerged from under the blanket of oppression following the Second World War to become the world’s leading Himalayan climbers. Although they lived in a war-ravaged landscape, with seemingly no hope of creating a meaningful [read more]

Freedom Climbers: McDonald, Bernadette
McDonald, Bernadette Freedom Climbers
2011 Canada reprint, 8vo, pp.352, 67 color & 30 bw photos, appendix, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26069 $32.95
Freedom Climbers tells the story of the extraordinary Polish adventurers who emerged from under the blanket of oppression following the Second World War to become the world’s leading Himalayan climbers. Although they lived in a war-ravaged landscape, with seemingly no hope of creating a meaningful [read more]

A Walk to the Pole: To The Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott: Mear, Roger & Robert Swan
Mear, Roger & Robert Swan A Walk to the Pole: To The Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott
1987 Crown NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 306, photo frontis, 95 color & 11 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #9236 $9.00
Account of the 1985 re-creation of Scott's 883 mile trip to the pole. Winner of the 1987 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. US edition of ‘In the Footsteps of Scott’.[read more]

Revelations: Moffat, Jerry
signedMoffat, Jerry Revelations
2009 UK UK, rep, 8vo, pp.242, 48 color & 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25394 $49.00
The story of Moffat’s meteoric rise to rock climbing stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top for over two decades. Top sport climber, brilliant competitor and a pioneer in the new game of bouldering, Moffat’s story is that of climbing itself in the last thirty years. Winner of the 2[read more]

Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards, with an Appendix of his Writings: Perrin, Jim
New signedPerrin, Jim Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards, with an Appendix of his Writings
1985 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.347, 45 bw photos, appendix, green cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22175 $159.00
A stunning and sensitive biography of a leading rock climber of his age. Winner of the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature.[read more]

The Climbing Essays: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Climbing Essays
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 320, 19 color & 20 bw photos, black cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24519 $44.95 $39.00
Perrin, at one time one of the UK’s leading rock climbers, has long been regarded as one of the country’s best writers on climbing. His favorite literary form is the essay and here he collects 60 of them, composed over 40 years. If you want insight into the practice, people and history of climbing y[read more]

The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17119 $95.00 $65.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971)[read more]

The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; signed Perrin & Joe Brown, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24143 $175.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971),[read more]

One Day As A Tiger: Porter, John
signedPorter, John One Day As A Tiger
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 230, 74 color & 4 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj upper corners w/ light wear, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26763 $45.95 $34.95
In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck Alex MacIntyre on the head, killing him instantly and robbing the climbing world of one of its greatest talents. Although only twenty-eight years old, Alex was already one of the leading figures of British[read more]

Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls: Pritchard, Paul
New signedPritchard, Paul Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 38 color photos, black cloth; signed Simon Yates, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18543 $35.00
Pritchard describes many climbs, from the Peak District and North Wales, to Yosemite, Trango, Patagonia, and more. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls: Pritchard, Paul
signedPritchard, Paul Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 38 color photos, black cloth; inscribed by Pritchard, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #11411 $49.00
Pritchard describes many climbs, from the Peak District and North Wales, to Yosemite, Trango, Patagonia, and more. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls: Pritchard, Paul
Pritchard, Paul Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls
1998 UK rep, 8vo, pp.192, 38 color photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #8765 $33.95 $30.00
Pritchard describes many climbs, from the Peak District and North Wales, to Yosemite, Trango, Patagonia, and more. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Pritchard, Paul Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 38 color photos, black cloth; dj w/ sticker remnant on back, near fine, cloth near fine #23799 $9.00 $7.20
Pritchard describes many climbs, from the Peak District and North Wales, to Yosemite, Trango, Patagonia, and more. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Limits of the Known: Roberts, David
Roberts, David Limits of the Known
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 306, black/grey cloth; dj & cloth new #27344 $26.95
Roberts, “veteran mountain climber and chronicler of adventures” (Washington Post), has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth. Here he reflects on humanity’s—and his own—relationship to extreme risk. Part memoir and part history, this book tries to make sense o[read more]

Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend: Roper, Robert
Roper, Robert Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 306, photo frontis, 13 color & 10 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22327 $29.00
Unsoeld was one of America’s great mountaineers. Roper focuses primarily on Unsoeld’s 1963 Everest and 1976 Nanda Devi expeditions. It was on the latter that Unsoeld lost his daughter Nanda Devi Winner of the 2002 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Broad Peak: Sale, Richard
signedSale, Richard Broad Peak
2004 UK 8vo, pp.208, 48 color & 18 bw photos, sketch, appendix, blue cloth; signed Richard Sale, Fritz Wintersteller & Qader Saeed, dj & cloth new #24139 $195.00 $165.00
The first full account of the first ascent of Broad Peak in 1957 by Marcus Schmuck, Fritz Wintersteller, Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger. Sale drew upon the climbing diaries of Schmuck and Wintersteller, accounts written by Buhl, and conversations with Diemberger and Qader Saeed, the expedition’s [read more]

Broad Peak: Sale, Richard
signedSale, Richard Broad Peak
2004 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.208, 48 color & 18 bw photos, sketch, appendix, blue cloth; signed Richard Sale, Marcus Schmuck, Fritz Wintersteller & Qader Saeed, dj & cloth new #23599 $475.00
The first full account of the first ascent of Broad Peak in 1957 by Marcus Schmuck, Fritz Wintersteller, Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger. Sale drew upon the climbing diaries of Schmuck and Wintersteller, accounts written by Buhl, and conversations with Diemberger and Qader Saeed, the expedition’s [read more]

Broad Peak: Sale, Richard
signedSale, Richard Broad Peak
2004 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.208, 48 color & 18 bw photos, sketch, appendix, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #23598 $49.00
The first full account of the first ascent of Broad Peak in 1957 by Marcus Schmuck, Fritz Wintersteller, Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger. Sale drew upon the climbing diaries of Schmuck and Wintersteller, accounts written by Buhl, and conversations with Diemberger and Qader Saeed, the expedition’s [read more]

Broad Peak: Sale, Richard
New signedSale, Richard Broad Peak
2004 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.208, 48 color & 18 bw photos, sketch, appendix, blue cloth; signed Richard Sale, Qader Saeed, Marcus Schmuck’s 2 sons, & Fritz Wintersteller, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27132 $245.00
The first full account of the first ascent of Broad Peak in 1957 by Marcus Schmuck, Fritz Wintersteller, Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger. Sale drew upon the climbing diaries of Schmuck and Wintersteller, accounts written by Buhl, and conversations with Diemberger and Qader Saeed, the expedition’s P[read more]

The Challenge of K2: A History of the Savage Mountain: Sale, Richard
signedSale, Richard The Challenge of K2: A History of the Savage Mountain
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 227, 32 color & 22 bw photos, 2 tables, appendices, black cloth; signed, dj w/ light ruffling to upper back edge, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25848 $45.00 $39.95
K2 is one of the most demanding mountaineering challenges in the world and one of the most treacherous. Extreme, unpredictable weather and the acutely difficult climbing conditions test the technique, endurance and psychological strength of the most experienced mountaineers to the limit. Many of t[read more]

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