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Faces of Everest: Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S.
Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Faces of Everest
1982 Vikas Pub House Pvt Ltd New Delhi 2nd, 4to, pp.xxiv, 244, 86 color & 52 bw photos, 24 maps/drawings, appendices, black cloth; dj w/ some wear top/bottom spine & corners, 2 delamination spots on flaps, unclipped, else vg, cloth w/ former tape marks to back cover, near fine #23920 $29.00
The history of Everest from its discovery in 1855. This second edition is updated with events through 1980.[read more]

Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer: Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S.
Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer
1975 Vikas Delhi 4th, 8vo, pp.viii, 186, 33 bw photos, map, appendix, black cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, fine #23640 $45.00
Ahluwalia reached the summit of Everest during the third Indian expedition of 1965. He recounts not only this expedition but also his experiences in the Indo-Pakistan war where, four months after Everest, he was critically wounded. Neate A21.[read more]

Touching Upon the Himalaya: Excursions and Inquiries: Aitken, Bill
Aitken, Bill Touching Upon the Himalaya: Excursions and Inquiries
2004 India 1st, 8vo, pp.168, sketches, wraps; new. #23800 $29.00
Published to commemorate the 60th volume of the Himalayan Journal, this is a collection of Aitken’s HJ articles covering a variety of subjects and areas about the Himalaya. Aitken is one of several leading authors who have contributed articles to the HJ.[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK trade ed, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26944 $47.95
In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-m[read more]

Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy: Allen, Hubert A. Jr.
signedAllen, Hubert A. Jr. Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy
2007 Albuquerque 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 14 bw photos, 2 figs, 4 tables, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24653 $23.95
Allen answers many of the questions and misconceptions left by the media following the tragic deaths of three climbers on Oregon’s Mount Hood in December, 2006. He uses media accounts, interviews with searchers and rescuers, weather forensics, and a re-enactment of the climb to provide us with the [read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signedAllison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.-[read more]

Alpine Club (AC). Alpine Club Library Catalogue: Books and Periodicals
1982 Cordee London 1st, v1, 4to, pp.viii, 230, , softbound; new. #9370 $39.00
A complete listing of the thousands of holdings (books, guides, periodicals) of the Alpine Club Library as of March, 1979. The first such listing since 1899. Excellent reference. Neate b02.[read more]

Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1859 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 3rd, 8vo, pp.xx, 532, color frontis, 7 color lithographs, 24 woodcuts, 9 maps (1 color fldg), appendix, marbled edges & eps, full brown calf boards w/ gilt-dec spine/edges & raised bands, green morocco label on spine; boards rubbed on bands & wear to covers, name, vg+, fldg map fine w/ original folds. #23436 $295.00
This third edition incorporates a new preface (in addition to the original) and several corrections to the text and maps. This copy contains beautifully marbled endpapers.[read more]

Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1860 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 5th, 8vo, pp.xiii, 328 + 24 ads, fldg map frontis, 7 color fldg maps, 4 figs, appendices, original ½ red cloth w/ gilt vignette on cover, red calf spine w/ gilt lettering; dedication inscription to Ad Carter from Milton Academy Class of 1949, with Ad’s bookplate, previous contemporary bookplate of Wm. Spencer Child, spine quite rubbed, maps fine w/ original folds, vg. #23648 $225.00
This is the first of a series of three very important works detailing outings by various members of the Alpine Club. This series contains a wealth of information on early ascents and led directly to the publication of the Alpine Journal. Neate calls this ‘one of the most famous titles in mountaine[read more]

Alps. Alpe Neige Rock 1961
1961 Librairie Marguerat Lausanne 1st, 4to, pp.161, photo frontis, 3 color & 84 bw (3 fldg) photos, 4 maps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, small split top spine, name, vg+. #23497 $35.00
This annual edition of Alpe Neige Rock includes articles by Bates (photos by Washburn), Rebuffat, and others, with a nice section on the Antarctic. The large-format photos are particularly striking. In French.[read more]

Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber: Alvarez, A.
signedAlvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #24707 $45.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13.[read more]

signedAlvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, dj vg+, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #9385 $75.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13.[read more]

Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001): Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez
Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001)
2004 Junta de Castilla y Leon 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 83 color photos, wraps; light rubbing, else new #24430 $49.00
The accounts of two Spanish expedition to Everest, both via the South Col route. The 1999 expedition reached 7500m on the Lhotse Face before deep snow and avalanches forced a halt. The return expedition in 2001 succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 37 illus, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #20737 $17.95 $16.15
This is a new, hardcover edition of ‘10 Keys to Climb Everest’.[read more]

Master of Rock: The Biography of John Gill: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Master of Rock: The Biography of John Gill
1977 Alpine House Boulder 1st, 4to, pp.197, 255 bw photos, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #23037 $55.00 $49.50
An original classic on the life of noted boulder-specialist Gill with lots of photos. Neate A40.[read more]

Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age: Ament, Pat
signedAment, Pat Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age
1992 Two Lights Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.301, 219 bw photos, wraps; inscribed Royal Robbins ‘For Dianna – When you reach the top, keep on climbing! Royal Robbins’, fine #24982 $39.00
The biography of the “father of modern rock climbing”.[read more]

Amery, Rt. Hon. L. S. In the Rain and the Sun: A Sequel to Days of Fresh Air
1946 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.250, color frontis, 65 bw photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; cloth w/ front of dj tipped-in after title page, vg. #23909 $19.00
Amery, a President of the Alpine Club from 1944-6, reflects on climbs in the Alps, Rockies, Africa, and NZ which he made in the 1920's. Three mountain peaks in the world bear his name. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate A44.[read more]

signedAmy, Bernard La Montagne des Autres: Alpinisme en Pays Kurde
1972 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 26 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed to Ad Carter, with Ad’s bookplate, fine. #23641 $39.00
Amy describes climbs made in the little-known Cilo Dag range (13,000’) in southeastern Turkey. He and his friends were greatly helped by the local Kurds. In French, no English translation.[read more]

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