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Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1952 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.208, 2 color & 16 bw photos, 7 maps (1 color), photo eps, grey cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine/edges, good, cloth fine #12182 $5.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. This has the nice color sketch map of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs on the back of the dust jacket. Winner 2010 National Outdoo[read more]

Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth vg+. #9746 $18.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176.[read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; signed Marcel Schatz, dj w/ 2” tear front, vg, internally fine #22685 $85.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped top spine, vg+, internally fine #15042 $49.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; inscribed Marcel Ichac, dj edges rubbed, near fine, internally near fine #13006 $125.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; fine #14527 $35.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, dec black cloth; cloth missing half-title, fine. #16191 $70.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This hardcover edition is much harder to find than the softcover, was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'.[read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; signed Lionel Terray, dj rubbed, vg, internally fine. #22684 $195.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life: Hickey, Patrick
Hickey, Patrick 7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life
2010(!) US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 179, photos, map, wraps; new #25282 $29.95
Dr. Hickey, a nursing educator, tells the story of how hard work, persistence, a belief in oneself, and the support of family and friends can get one to the top of the world. This is the story of his journey as an insecure youth dealing with the challenges of rural life, meager financial resources,[read more]

Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]
1957 Engelhornverlag Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.285, 29 bw photos, grey cloth;; cloth tight, vg #27377 $9.00 $7.65
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This is his first book and covers his climbs in the Eastern and Western Alps. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

North Face in Winter: The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni North Face in Winter: The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961
1963 Lippincott Phil 1st, 8vo, pp.121, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, white/blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ some red underlining, else fine #9748 $39.00
First winter ascent of the 6000' North Face by Hiebeler and three others over six days. Neate H76.[read more]

signedHill, Lynn w/ Greg Child Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 270, photo frontis, 36 color & 47 bw photos, grey cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C Barber’, dj w/ small tear bottom spine, vg+, cloth near fine #22465 $29.00 $23.20
The biography of one of the world’s most gifted climbers. Lynn describes her early beginnings as a stuntperson in Hollywood, her days on the World Cup tour, climbing high with Alex Lowe, and her masterpiece first ‘free’ ascent of El Capitan’s classic 3,000’ Nose route. Banff Mountain Book Festival[read more]

Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World: Hill, Lynn w/ Greg Child
signedHill, Lynn w/ Greg Child Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 270, photo frontis, 36 color & 47 bw photos, grey cloth; signed Lynn Hill, dj & cloth new #22280 $24.95
The biography of one of the world’s most gifted climbers. Lynn describes her early beginnings as a stuntperson in Hollywood, her days on the World Cup tour, climbing high with Alex Lowe, and her masterpiece first ‘free’ ascent of El Capitan’s classic 3,000’ Nose route. Banff Mountain Book Festival 2[read more]

High Adventure: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund High Adventure
1955 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.224, color frontis, 68 bw photos, 7 maps, 3 drawings, blue cloth; signed, dj lightly rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth w/ name, fine #9753 $175.00
This is Hillary's account of his trip in 1951 to Everest and Cho Oyu with Shipton and with the 1953 British Everest expedition. This is a great read. This second impression was printed one month after the first printing. Neate H81, SB H15, Yak H188.[read more]

High Adventure: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund High Adventure
1955 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, color frontis, 68 bw photos, 7 maps, 3 drawings, blue cloth; signed Hillary, George Band & Alf Gregory, dj rubbed, reinforced top/bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #9751 $795.00
This is Hillary's account of his trip in 1951 to Everest and Cho Oyu with Shipton and with the 1953 British Everest expedition. This is a great read and the first UK edition is quite desireable. Alfred Gregory’s signature is less common as he lived in Australia. Neate H81, SB H15, Yak H188.[read more]

Nothing Venture, Nothing Win: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund Nothing Venture, Nothing Win
1975 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 319, 17 color & 42 bw photos, 17 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear bottom spine, clipped, vg, cloth w/ whiteout on ffep, tight, else fine #25411 $125.00
Hillary’s first autobiography and a good read. Neate H84, SB H19, Yak H192.[read more]

View from the Summit: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund View from the Summit
1999 Doubleday London 1st, 8vo, pp.310, 64 color & 22 bw photos, 4 maps, map eps, grey cloth; signed on blank bookplate pasted to half-title, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #17747 $149.00
Hillary’s autobiography includes not only his early climbs but also after climbing Everest and crossing Antarctica. This is a thoughtful and honest reappraisal of a life spent pushing the human ability to its limits and relishing the challenges thrown down by the elements. This first UK hardcover [read more]

East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954: Hillary, Edmund & George Lowe
signedHillary, Edmund & George Lowe East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954
1956 H & S London 1st, 4to, pp.70, 63 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Lowe, dj w/ edge wear, small chip top spine, vg, cloth near fine #13599 $295.00
This expedition climbed 19 peaks over 20,000', made the first ascent of Baruntse (23,690'), and attempted Chamlang (24,012'). Neate H79, SB H16, Yak H189.[read more]

8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains: Hinkes, Alan
signedHinkes, Alan 8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 192, photo frontis, 171 color photos, 2 color maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed on special bookplate, dj & cloth new #26542 $49.95
Hinkes has produced a beautiful book to document his 11 year quest to climb all 14 8000m peaks. He finished with Kangchenjunga in 2005 to become the 15th person, and the first Briton, to complete this challenge; although his attainment of the true summit of Cho Oyu in a whiteout is in dispute. Separ[read more]

Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean - With Scott's Discovery Expedition 1901-1904: Hirzel, David
signedHirzel, David Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean - With Scott's Discovery Expedition 1901-1904
2015 US 1st, 8vo, pp.234, 1 bw photo, 3 maps, appendices, wraps; signed, new #27001 $19.95
Crean was an Irish seaman and member of three major Antarctic expeditions - Scott’s National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04), Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13), and Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17). His contributions to these expeditions sealed his reputation as[read more]

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