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The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 536, 26 bw photos, black/tan cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #27584 $29.95 $9.95
Willis’ latest tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent in 1953. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement and heart-breaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington. His[read more]

My Father, Sandy: Wollaston, Nicholas
Wollaston, Nicholas My Father, Sandy
2003 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 19 bw photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #23027 $25.95
Sandy Wollaston was an explorer, undertaking expeditions to New Guinea, the Sahara, and Africa. In 1921, he was a member of the British expedition to make the first reconnaissance of Everest. Written seventy years after his father was murdered, Wollaston has produced a sensitive memoir that provid[read more]

Against the Wall: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Against the Wall
1997 Cape London 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.176, sketch frontis, 18 color photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26411 $145.00
Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simpson's rope, describes a four-man ascent of a new route on the Central Tower of Paine with Paul Pritchard and Sean Smith. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Beyond the Void Poster: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Beyond the Void Poster
Image size 21.5" x 14", Poster size 24" x 18", text states "Joe Simpson on the West Face of Siula Grande, 1985. Photograph by Simon Yates", color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #24283 $19.95 $15.96
A great photo of Joe Simpson leading out on Siula Grande prior to his fall and epic descent with Simon. This is the climb which Joe portrayed in his bestseller 'Touching the Void'. We're pleased to offer two great signed posters from Simon Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simp[read more]

Latoks and Ogres Poster: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Latoks and Ogres Poster
Image size 22.5” x 15.5”, Poster size 23.5” x 16.5”, text states “The Latoks and Ogres from the East– Pakistani Karakoram– From left to right: Latok III (6949m), Latok I (7108m), Ogre II (6960m), Ogre I (7285m), Photograph Simon Yates", color, thick stock; signed, new #24284 $15.95
We're pleased to offer two great signed posters from Simon Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simpson's rope during their epic 1985 climb of Siula Grande's West Face (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes. Although this climb brought his name into the mainstream, for over 20 years Simon's[read more]

The Wild Within: Climbing the World’s Most Remote Mountains: Yates, Simon
New signedYates, Simon The Wild Within: Climbing the World’s Most Remote Mountains
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 45 color photos, sketch, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25999 $45.00
Yates’ third book takes us on unique expeditions to unclimbed peaks in the Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego, the Wrangell St-Elias ranges on the Alaskan-Yukon border, and to Eastern Greenland. Laced with dry humour, he relates his own experience of the rapid commercialisation of mountain wilder[read more]

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