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The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed Messner & Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #21962 $195.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Peter Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth near fine #23819 $75.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9899 $95.00 $75.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed, dj lightly yellowed on spine/back as usual, unclipped, else fine, cloth tight, fine #13401 $125.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Peter Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ bookplate, fine #24992 $195.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, photo frontis, 60 color & 215 bw photos, 5 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, small stain bottom spine on inside, else fine, cloth fine #4314 $65.00 $15.00
In 1980 Messner made the first solo, oxygen-less ascent of Everest, via the North Col route; a tremendous feat. SB M27. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
1989 Crowood London 1st, 8vo, pp.322, frontis, 60 color & 215 b/w photos, 5 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10406 $24.95
In 1980 Messner made the first solo, oxygen-less ascent of Everest, via the North Col route; a tremendous feat. SB M27.[read more]

The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 32 color & 111 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22990 $24.95 $12.00
Messner speaks out on the fateful climb of his first 8000m peak! In 1970 Reinhold, along with his brother Gunther, was a member of Karl Herrligkoffer’s large Rupal Face expedition to Nanga Parbat. Although successful in reaching the summit, the expedition was marred by the death of Gunther during [read more]

The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.221, photo frontis, 63 bw photos, 9 sketches, 2 maps, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new #20773 $23.95 $7.95
Messner wades into the Mallory fray with his accounting of the tragic demise of Mallory and Irvine in 1924. Includes accounts of the early British attempts as well as the 1960 and 1975 Chinese ascents. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj w/ light fading to spine (common), else fine, cloth w/ 2 pages lacking some paper, from printing, not affecting text, pen notation back, fine. #9907 $95.00
Messner's first book 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. Neate M90.[read more]

The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27128 $225.00
Messner's first book 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. Neate M90.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22989 $115.00
Messner's first book 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. Neate M90.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1999 US rep, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 4 maps, wraps; new. #17503 $24.95 $19.95
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. SB M31. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 6 color illus, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27205 $145.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9912 $175.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Crowood Wiltshire 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #9911 $195.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #19740 $69.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

Vertical: 100 Jahre Kletterkunst: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Vertical: 100 Jahre Kletterkunst
2002 BLV Verlagsgesellschaft München 1st, 4to, pp.295, illus frontis, 72 color & 248 bw photos, 10 illus, illus eps, pictorial cloth; signed Messner & Royal Robbins, issued w/o dj, cloth very fine #27122 $89.00
A history of extreme rock climbing, primarily in the Alps, from Alfred Mummery and Emil Zsigmondy in the 1880s, through Alexander Huber in 2001. Many of the great alpinists are included – Guido Rey, Emilio Comici, Mathias Rebitsch, Guido Magnone, Joe Brown, Don Whillans, Jean-Marc Boivin, Peter Crof[read more]

Wild: oder der Letzte Trip auf Erden [Wild: or the Last Trip on Earth]: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Wild: oder der Letzte Trip auf Erden [Wild: or the Last Trip on Earth]
2019 Germany 1st, 16mo, pp.357, 56 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27590 $19.95
Messner recounts Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17) focusing on Frank Wild. Wild, one of the greatest British Edwardian Polar explorers of all time, participated in five Antarctic expeditions, serving with Scott, Shackleton, and Mawson, on five different ships. In 1914, Wild,[read more]

Zurück in die Berge [Back in the Mountains]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Zurück in die Berge [Back in the Mountains]
1977 Athesia Bozen 4th, 4to, pp.119, 41 color & 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; inscribed, cloth fine #25027 $65.00
With the photos of Ernst Pertl, Messner provides his thoughts on mountains and mountain life. This is his first book. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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