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Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #9902 $115.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30.[read more]

Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj rubbed, 2 small edge tears, vg, cloth fine #11555 $37.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30.[read more]

Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26837 $35.00 $19.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30. To see all of our Sale Items,
Messner, Reinhold Grenzbereich Todeszone [Boundary of the Death Zone]
1978 Kiepenheuer & Witsch Köln 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 61 bw photos/illus, photo eps,white cloth; dj w/ edge wear spot, vg+, cloth w/ several bent pages, vg+. #22122 $25.00
Messner explores the lure of the heights and our fascination with the so-called Death Zone. In German, no English translation.[read more]

K2 Chogori: Der Grosse Berg: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold K2 Chogori: Der Grosse Berg
2004 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.261, 65 color & 46 bw photos, 6 maps, 5 sketches, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #23417 $45.00
For the 50 anniversary of the first ascent of K2, Messner provides a history from the early explorations of Conway in 1892 thru 2004. Primary focus is placed on the expeditions of Crowley (1902), Wiessner (1939), Houston (1953), the first ascent, led by Desio, (1954), Messner’s alpine-style ascent [read more]

K2: Berg der Berge [ K2: Mountain of Mountains]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold K2: Berg der Berge [ K2: Mountain of Mountains]
1980 Albert Müller Verlag Rüschlikon - Zürick 1st, 4to, pp.177, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, blue cloth; inscribed & dated 3/3/80, dj fine, cloth fine #22956 $95.00
A harder book to find, in English, on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. This is the German language edition of ‘K2: Mountain of Mountains’ published in English in 1981. See Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, grey cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth fine #11443 $195.00 $95.00
A very hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Moving Mountains: Lessons on Life and Leadership: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Moving Mountains: Lessons on Life and Leadership
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.246, 22 color photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #20770 $29.00
Messner outlines the lessons he has learned throughout a lifetime of breaking though mental and physical barriers as he has climbed all 14 off the world’s 8000m peaks, the seven summits, and traversed the Antarctic continent.[read more]

My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 169, 23 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #18742 $23.95 $7.00
Messner presents a variety of evidence, accumulated over a number of years, to shed light on the mystery of the yeti. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 169, 23 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #21323 $69.00
Messner presents a variety of evidence, accumulated over a number of years, to shed light on the mystery of the yeti.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery
2000 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 169, 23 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #19669 $19.00 $15.20
Messner presents a variety of evidence, accumulated over a number of years, to shed light on the mystery of the yeti. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, wraps; new #26802 $19.95
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US Ltd Signed ed 100, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed on signature sheet, dj & cloth new #26938 $195.00
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Siebter Grad [Seventh Grade]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Siebter Grad [Seventh Grade]
1981 BLV Munchen new ed, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 17 color & 27 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed, cloth fine #25909 $65.00
This is Messner's fifth book and the first with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be the absolute limit of potential climbing. This new edition has more photos than both the original German and Engli[read more]

Messner, Reinhold Solo Nanga Parbat
1980 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 55 color & 88 bw photos, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth near fine. #9910 $95.00
Messner’s account of his 1978 ascent of the Diamir Flank by a new route. This hardcover edition is getting increasingly hard to find. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M91.[read more]

Solo Nanga Parbat: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Solo Nanga Parbat
1980 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 55 color & 88 bw photos, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ light corner rubbing, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24400 $175.00
Messner’s account of his 1978 ascent of the Diamir Flank by a new route. This hardcover edition is getting increasingly hard to find. Neate M91.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold Sturm am Manaslu
1984 Knaur Munchen 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.168, 13 color & 56 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; chipped bottom spine, vg #22124 $29.00 $19.00
Messner’s second successful 8000m peak was Manaslu when, as a member of the Wolfgang Nairz-led Tyrolean expedition, he reached the summit, alone, via the unclimbed south face. Messner’s summit attempt partner turned around and was later lost, a result for which Messner was criticized. In German, no [read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear on front, corners worn, yellowed on back, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #9898 $125.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; dj bumped bottom spine, yellowed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #27387 $25.00 $21.25
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #18965 $69.00 $59.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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