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Above the Bush: A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912- 2012: Elms, Lindsay J.
signedElms, Lindsay J. Above the Bush: A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912- 2012
2012 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.165, 51 bw photos, 9 maps, wraps; signed, new #26086 $24.95
Written to commemorate the centenary of the Alpine Club of Canada's Vancouver Island Section this book contains transcripts of journal entries, diaries and newspaper accounts of early ascents of some of the most prominent mountains on Vancouver Island. In addition, Elms has written about the rich, [read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth w/ name, vg+. #9653 $29.00
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17.[read more]

A History of Mountaineering in the Alps: Engel, Claire-Eliane
Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; cloth w/ gift inscription, tight, vg #12174 $5.00 $4.25
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 McNally NY 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 clean 1” tears, vg+, cloth fine #23184 $25.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9654 $27.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits: Ershler, Phil & Susan
Ershler, Phil & Susan Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits
2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.294, 32 color & 4 bw photos, bw map, blue/white cloth; dj & cloth new #24631 $24.95
This inspirational account by the Ershler’s describes not only their successful climbs of the Seven Summits but the more trying challenges of facing colon and prostate cancer. Phil, a professional guide (the first American to summit Everest from the north) with International Mountain Guides taught [read more]

Ertl, Hans Bergvagabunden [Mountaindrifter]
1954 Buchergilde Gutenberg Frankfurt 1st, 8vo, pp.247, 22 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth near fine. #21417 $19.00
Accounts of first ascents in the Alps by this German mountaineer. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Escarra, Jean, et al Himalayan Assault: The French Himalayan Expedition 1936
1938 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 203, map frontis, 59 bw photos, 3 maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed, name whited out on fep, vg+. #9657 $69.00
Account of the early attempt by the French on Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) in 1936. Neate E24, Yak E52c.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryEvans, Charles Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition
1955 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth; dj chipped top front, spine label, mylar cover taped on, vg, cloth w/ Colorado Mountain Club stamp on copyright page & edges, vg #24833 $29.00 $26.10
Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds f[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryEvans, Charles Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition
1955 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth; dj covers pasted on free eps, AAC/Hall bookplate, vg- #24834 $25.00 $22.50
Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26. Hall, Henry S., Jr. (1895 – 1987) – AAC Councilor (1923-33, 47-49, 53-73), Secret[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryEvans, Charles Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition
1955 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth; dj edges chipped, tears, vg-, cloth w/ Prouty & AAC/Prouty bookplates, fine #12026 $39.00 $35.10
Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26. Prouty, Margaret Jo (1908 – 1992) & Robert L. (1913 – 2000) – Margaret was a pedi[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 187, 51 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band, dj chipped, vg+, cloth fine #12325 $115.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. This copy is signed by George Band who was not only one of the team to reach the summit but was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. Neate E27, Yak E62.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band & Tony Streather, dj pulled top spine, clipped, very good, cloth w/ pencil marks to ffep, near fine #10272 $295.00 $150.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. Band was a member of the first summit team and Streather a member of the second team. Band was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. Neate E27, Yak E62. [read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; signed George Band & Tony Streather, dj unclipped, edge chips, 1¼” tear on back, good+, cloth w/ some light browning to edges, near fine #16242 $295.00 $75.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. Band was a member of the first summit team and Streather a member of the second team. Band was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. Neate E27, Yak E62. [read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak with Kangchenjunga Climbed. 50th anniversary program: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak with Kangchenjunga Climbed. 50th anniversary program
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth. Anniversary program - pp.12, 5 color & 5 bw photos, wraps; signed 5 - George Band, Joe Brown, Norman Hardie (pasted in), John Jackson, & Tony Streather, dj yellowing on back, unclipped, fine, cloth w/ light spine fading, spotting to edges, tight, near fine #26005 $695.00
Program signed 7 - George Band, Joe Brown, Charles Clarke, Norman Hardie, John Jackson, Doug Scott, & Tony Streather, fine Account of the British first ascent of Kangchenjunga in 1955. This copy is signed by the successful first summit team of Band and Brown as well as the second summit team of H[read more]

Everest. Catalans a l’Everest 50è Aniversari 1a Ascensió 1953 – 2003
2003 FEEC Barcelona 1st, 8vo, [pp.28], 34 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; new. #23377 $19.00
A nice special publication, for the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, celebrating the Spanish Catalan expeditions to Everest in 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, and 2003. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Everest – Photographs from the Royal Geographical Society Picture Library: Everest.
Everest. Everest – Photographs from the Royal Geographical Society Picture Library
2003 illustrated brochure w/ price list, pp.40, 14 color & 21 & bw photos, wraps; new. #22909 $9.00
A marvelous selection of prints from the RGS Everest Archive made available in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest. The prints in this special commemorative limited edition include some of the most famous photographs ever taken of the mountain from 1907 to 1953.[read more]

Everest. Hem fet el cim!
1985, 17 Oct La Vanguardia Barcelona 1st, 4to, pp.31, 41 color photos, wraps; entire issue, fine. #23979 $35.00
This special supplement of La Vanguardia is devoted to the 1985 Spanish Catalan Everest expedition. The large team placed six members on the summit via the North Col route, all without supplemental oxygen, following four unsuccessful attempts, and was the second to make the ascent via the monsoon. [read more]

The Organization of an Alaskan Expedition: Everett, Boyd N., Jr.
Everett, Boyd N., Jr. The Organization of an Alaskan Expedition
1984 Gorak Book Pasadena 1st, 8vo, pp.112, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; fine #25824 $14.95
The first detailed book to describe the tasks necessary to prepare a mountaineering expedition to the Alaska Range, Wrangell Mountains, Chugach Range, and St. Elias Mountains. Topics include route planning, glacier flying, regulations, avalanches, equipment, food, climbing strategies, weather, and e[read more]

A Journey to Adventure: Stories I Never Thought I'd Tell: Falvey, Pat
Falvey, Pat A Journey to Adventure: Stories I Never Thought I'd Tell
2007 Ireland 1st, 4to, pp.170, photo frontis, 187 color & 1 bw photos, map, appendix, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #24981 $52.95
Pat Falvey, who runs an adventure travel company from Macgillycuddy’s Reeks in Kerry, has made many high-altitude ascents around the world. He is the only Irish person to complete the Seven Summits, not once but twice, and he has climbed Everest from both north and south. This new, lavishly-illust[read more]

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