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The Will to Climb: The boy who dared to climb Mt. Everest: Harris, Richard
signedHarris, Richard The Will to Climb: The boy who dared to climb Mt. Everest
2007 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 292, 24 bw photos, wraps; signed Richard & Christopher Harris, new #24723 $39.95
Harris’ son Christopher started climbing at age eight and they decided to become the first father-son team to climb the Seven Summits. The succeeded on Kosciuszko (1999), Kilimanjaro (2003), Aconcagua (2004 attempt, 2006), Elbrus (2004), and McKinley (2005 attempt). In 2006 they turned their sight[read more]

What Ship?: Lieutenant Harry Pennell’s Antarctic Legacy: Harrowfield, David
signedHarrowfield, David What Ship?: Lieutenant Harry Pennell’s Antarctic Legacy
2013 Pvt Pub NZ Ltd ed 450, 8vo, pp.124, photo frontis, 15 color & 33 bw photos, map, appendices, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #26489 $69.00
Pennell served as navigator and captain during Capt. Robert Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13) aboard the Terra Nova. Harrowfield’s book commemorates the centenary of the death of Captain Scott and his party on return from the South Pole in 1912 along with the mysterious arrival during [read more]

Deadly Peaks: Mountaineering's Greatest Triumphs and Tragedies: Hartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman
signedHartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman Deadly Peaks: Mountaineering's Greatest Triumphs and Tragedies
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 286, wraps; signed Hauptman, new #27135 $18.95
Deadly Peaks recounts some of the most extraordinary controversies, hoaxes, triumphs, and disasters to have ever taken place at high altitude. From the Himalayas to the Andes, the world’s best alpinists, rock climbers, and ski-mountaineers continue to push the boundaries of what was once thought imp[read more]

Mountain of Storms: The American Expeditions to Dhaulagiri, 1969 & 1973: Harvard, Andrew & Todd Thompson
signedHarvard, Andrew & Todd Thompson Mountain of Storms: The American Expeditions to Dhaulagiri, 1969 & 1973
1974 Chelsea House, NY Univ Press NY 1st, tall 8vo, pp.210, 16 color & 77 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed John Roskelley, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18329 $59.00 $35.00
The 1969 expedition was decimated by an avalanche which killed seven of the team. Perseverance brought the 1973 expedition back to make the fourth ascent of this tough mountain with Louis Reichardt and John Roskelley summitting. A very good read. Neate H47, Yak H64. To see all of our Sale Item[read more]

In High Places: Haston, Dougal
signedHaston, Dougal In High Places
1973 Macmillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.168, 20 bw photos, black cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #25325 $45.00
Autobiography of one of Scotland's leading climbers, Haston discusses climbs in Scotland, the Eiger, Cerro Torre, Yosemite, the 1970 Annapurna South Face expedition (with Bonington), the 1971 International Everest expedition, etc. He later made the first ascent of Everest's SW Face with Doug Scott. [read more]

Climbing: The World’s Best Sites: Hattingh, Garth
signedHattingh, Garth Climbing: The World’s Best Sites
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 232 color & 4 bw photos, 26 sketches, map, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj & cloth new #17417 $75.00
This beautiful book offers essential guidance and inspiration to climbers and mountain-top enthusiasts covering a variety of climbing. Special emphasis is on Himalayan, Big Wall, and Alpine climbs. Includes personal profiles of top climbers and a time line from 218 BC.[read more]

Far, Far, the Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce - Mountaineer, Scholar, Poet: Hawkins, Stewart
signedHawkins, Stewart Far, Far, the Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce - Mountaineer, Scholar, Poet
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 334, 8 color & 34 bw photos, chart, 13 maps, appendices, map eps, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26674 $59.95
Hawkins first climbed with Wilfrid Noyce while in school and was a fellow member of the Climbers’ Club for over 50 years. Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the [read more]

My Life as a Mountaineer: Heckmair, Anderl
New signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life as a Mountaineer
1978 Gollancz London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.224, 22 bw photos, 3 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj clipped, near fine, cloth near fine #27168 $275.00 $125.00
Heckmair was a leading pre-war German climber and guide, who led the 1938 first ascent of the Eiger’s North Face with Harrer. Neate H65. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; w/ signed color photo, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26010 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; signed Heinrich Harrer, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27492 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

Um die Eiger Nordwand [On the North Face of the Eiger]: Heckmair, Andreas, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek, & Heinrich Harrer
signedHeckmair, Andreas, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek, & Heinrich Harrer Um die Eiger Nordwand [On the North Face of the Eiger]
1938 Zentralverlag der NSDAP München 3rd, 8vo, pp.159, 65 bw photos (1 fldg in pocket), blue cloth; signed Heckmair, cloth bright, name, frontis photo loose, fldg photo w/ orig folds & no tears, vg+ #22299 $155.00 $145.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face in 1935. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. In German, no English translatio[read more]

Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season: Heil, Nick
signedHeil, Nick Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 271, 17 color photos, 3 drawings, map, blue/gray cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24977 $29.00
On May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall’s death was reported aroun[read more]

Austria 8000: Österreichische Alpinisten auf den Höchsten Gipfeln der Welt [Austria 8000: Austrian Alpinists on the Highest Peaks of the World]: Hemmleb, Jochen
signedHemmleb, Jochen Austria 8000: Österreichische Alpinisten auf den Höchsten Gipfeln der Welt [Austria 8000: Austrian Alpinists on the Highest Peaks of the World]
2013 Innsbruck 1st, thick 8vo, pp.414, 56 color & 53 bw photos, 1 color illus, map, page ribbon, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26456 $59.00
When it came to climbing the highest summits of the world, Austrian climbers were at the forefront from the beginning. After the World War II they made five first ascents of 8000m peaks, more than any other nation, - Nanga Parbat, Cho Oyu, Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak and Dhaulagiri. Hermann Buhl bec[read more]

Broad Peak: Traum und Albtraum - Auf den Spuren von Hermann Buhls letzter Expedition [Broad Peak: Dream and Nightmare - On the Trails of Hermann Buhl’s last Expedition]: Hemmleb, Jochen
signedHemmleb, Jochen Broad Peak: Traum und Albtraum - Auf den Spuren von Hermann Buhls letzter Expedition [Broad Peak: Dream and Nightmare - On the Trails of Hermann Buhl’s last Expedition]
2007 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.199, photo frontis, 58 color & 17 bw photos, map, map eps, blue cloth; signed Hemmleb, Kurt Diemberger, Generl (Eugenie) Buhl (Buhl’s widow), and Kriemhild Buhl (Buhl’s eldest daughter), dj corners bumped, else dj & cloth new #24702 $145.00
On June 9, 1957, four Austrians – Hermann Buhl, Kurt Diemberger, Marcus Schmuck, and Fritz Wintersteller – made the historic first ascent of Broad Peak (8047m). Three weeks later, Buhl was killed on nearby Chogolisa (7000m). In 2006, Hemmleb and nine companions went to the Baltoro region to commem[read more]

Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition: Hemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson
signedHemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition
2002 US 1st thus, 4to, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 color & 117 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, wraps; signed Hemmleb, tight, near fine #22430 $14.95
The story of the 2001 Mallory and Irvine expedition is a step-back-in-time look at a number of the earlier Everest expeditions. The team managed to find early camps and uncovered archeological material from the '22, '24, and '33 British teams and the '60 and '75 Chinese expeditions. The team also ma[read more]

Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition: Hemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson
signedHemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition
2002 US ltd ed 300 1st, 4to, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 color & 117 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, pale blue cloth; signed Hemmleb & Simonson, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, fine #22693 $69.00
The story of the 2001 Mallory and Irvine expedition is a step-back-in-time look at a number of the earlier Everest expeditions. The team managed to find early camps and uncovered archeological material from the '22, '24, and '33 British teams and the '60 and '75 Chinese expeditions. The team also [read more]

Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition: Hemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson
signedHemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition
2002 US ltd ed 300, 1st, 4to, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 color & 117 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, pale blue cloth; inscribed Andy Politz, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27577 $45.00
The story of the 2001 Mallory and Irvine expedition is a step-back-in-time look at a number of the earlier Everest expeditions. The team managed to find early camps and uncovered archeological material from the '22, '24, and '33 British teams and the '60 and '75 Chinese expeditions. The team also ma[read more]

signedHemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 84 color & 26 bw photos, 3 maps, black/brown cloth; signed Jochen Hemmleb & Eric Simonson, dj & cloth new. #18272 $49.00
Set against the backdrop of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, and historical clues from subsequent expeditions, ‘Ghosts of Everest’ brings to life the events surrounding the ill-fated Mallory/Irvine climb, while following the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition team as it retraced the[read more]

signedHemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 84 color & 26 bw photos, 3 maps, black/brown cloth; signed Jochen Hemmleb & Brad Washburn, dj & cloth new #22022 $35.00
Set against the backdrop of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, and historical clues from subsequent expeditions, ‘Ghosts of Everest’ brings to life the events surrounding the ill-fated Mallory/Irvine climb, while following the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition team as it retraced the[read more]

signedHemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 84 color & 26 bw photos, 3 maps, black/brown cloth; signed Jochen Hemmleb & Brad Washburn, dj & cloth new #22023 $35.00
Set against the backdrop of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, and historical clues from subsequent expeditions, ‘Ghosts of Everest’ brings to life the events surrounding the ill-fated Mallory/Irvine climb, while following the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition team as it retraced the[read more]

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