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Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27491 $65.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Haberl, Jim Risking Adventure: Mountaineering Journeys Around the World
1997 Swan Hill Shrewsbury 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 156, photo frontis, 52 color photos, 2 sketches, 3 maps, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new. #20670 $29.00
Explores the concepts of adventure and risk through five personal experiences - K2, Devil's Thumb, Alpamayo, Mt. Kenya, and Kilimanjaro. Sadly, Haberl was killed in an avalanche in May 1999.[read more]

Mount Everest: Formation, Population and Exploration of the Everest Region: Hagen, Toni, Günter-Oskar Dyhrenfurth, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf, & Erwin Schneider
Hagen, Toni, Günter-Oskar Dyhrenfurth, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf, & Erwin Schneider Mount Everest: Formation, Population and Exploration of the Everest Region
1963 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 195, 31 bw photos, 24 bw figs, lg color fldg map in pocket, map ep, grey cloth; dj worn, good+, cloth fine, map w/ original folds, fine #23003 $95.00
Hagen’s classic work examining the Everest region. The color folding map is quite large, 1:25,000, and very detailed. Neate H03.[read more]

Haines, Aubrey L. Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier
1962 Oregon Historical Soc Portland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiii, 257, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, illus eps, wraps; vg+. #9713 $12.00
History of Rainier with summary of attempts and ascents from 1852-1894. Neate H07.[read more]

Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier: Haines, Aubrey L.
Haines, Aubrey L. Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier
1962 Oregon Historical Society Portland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiii, 257, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, illus eps, wraps; wear top/bottom spine, good+ #12049 $7.00
History of Rainier with summary of attempts and ascents from 1852-1894. Neate H07.[read more]

Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak: Hall, Andy
Hall, Andy Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 252, 19 color photos, sketch, map, white/tan cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26730 $27.00
In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska’s Mount McKinley - known to the locals as Denali - one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. He spent years tracking [read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25013 $24.95 $19.95
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27285 $35.00
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller.[read more]

Hall, Lincoln The Loneliest Mountain: The Dramatic Story of the First Expedition to Climb Mt. Minto, Antarctica
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 232, color frontis, 175 color photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #6553 $39.00
A beautiful book on the Australian 1988 Bicentennial Antarctic Expedition to climb Mt. Minto located in North Victoria Land. Now out of print.[read more]

White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest
1987 Weldons McMahons Point 2nd, 4to, pp.262, photo frontis, 199 color photos, map, pictorial cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #15041 $49.00 $19.00
Excellent photos of this 1984 expedition which made the first ascent of the Great Colouir route. Both Tim McCartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer summitted very late in the day. Hard to find. Neate H14, SB H04. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest
1985 Weldons McMahons Point 1st, 4to, pp.262, photo frontis, 199 color photos, map, pictorial cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22485 $79.00
Excellent photos of this 1984 expedition which made the first ascent of the Great Colouir route. Both Tim McCartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer summitted very late in the day. Hard to find. Neate H14, SB H04.[read more]

Climbing the Seven Summits: A Comprehensive Guide to the Continents’ Highest Peaks: Hamill, Mike
Hamill, Mike Climbing the Seven Summits: A Comprehensive Guide to the Continents’ Highest Peaks
2012 US 1st, square 4to, pp.317, 108 color photos, 22 maps, tables, wraps; new #26141 $29.95
A complete reference to all eight of the Seven Summits (Everest, Kilimanjaro, Denali, Aconcagua, Vinson, Elbrus, Kosciuszko, and Carstenz Pyramid). Hamill has climbed the Seven Summits himself and guided for Alaska Mountaineering School and International Mountain Guides. He provides information fo[read more]

Hanoteau, Guillaume The Alps I Love
1962 Tudor NY 1st, 8vo, np, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, tan cloth; dj w/ 2" tear back, vg, cloth fine. #9718 $19.00
A nice photo book of the Alps with an introduction by Herzog. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

The Summits of Modern Man: Mountaineering after the Enlightenment: Hansen, Peter H.
Hansen, Peter H. The Summits of Modern Man: Mountaineering after the Enlightenment
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 380, 24 bw figs, 2 maps, yellow cloth; dj & cloth new #26441 $34.99 $29.00
The history of mountaineering has long served as a metaphor for civilization triumphant. Once upon a time, the Alps were an inaccessible habitat of specters and dragons, until heroic men — pioneers of enlightenment — scaled their summits, classified their strata and flora, and banished the phantoms [read more]

Maurice Wilson: A Yorkshireman on Everest: Hanson, Ruth
Hanson, Ruth Maurice Wilson: A Yorkshireman on Everest
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.199, 7 color & 14 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; new #25104 $34.95
In 1932 Maurice Wilson was one of many who dreamed of climbing Mount Everest. But he planned to go alone, to fly to Tibet, land as high up on the mountain as he could and walk to the top. At that point he had no climbing experience and had never been in a plane, but he believed Everest was his des[read more]

Harder, Gustav & Werner Müller-Esterl Annapurna I: Der Vergessene Achttaussender
1982 Schneider München rep, 8vo, pp.251, 77 bw photos, 14 sketches, chart, 4 maps, wraps; fine. #22319 $27.00
Account of the 1980 German ascent of Annapurna which placed seven members on the summit. Includes a chronology of Annapurna expeditions from 1950 to 1980. In German, no English translation.[read more]

signedHardie, Norman In Highest Nepal: Our Life Among the Sherpas
1957 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 4 drawings, 4 maps, green cloth; signed Norman & Enid Hardie, dj chipped, vg, cloth w/ prior tape marks to fep, new rear ep, vg+. #22486 $125.00
Hardie was a member of Hillary’s 1954 Baruntse expedition and in 1955 was one of those who made the first ascent of Kangchenjunga. Following this climb he and his wife Enid stayed in the Khumbu region for a number of months living with the Sherpa people. Neate H27.[read more]

On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer: Hardie, Norman
signedHardie, Norman On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer
2006 NZ 1st, 8vo, pp.323, 39 color & 18 bw photos, 2 color & 3 bw maps, wraps; signed, fine #24588 $45.00
Norman Hardie is a New Zealand civil engineer who has lived a fascinating life. He paid his way through university by shooting deer in rugged terrain. After graduating he worked on hydro-electric projects among the mountains and, with a strong group of friends, made many first ascents on major summi[read more]

Distant Snows: A Mountaineer’s Odyssey: Harding, John
signedHarding, John Distant Snows: A Mountaineer’s Odyssey
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 338, 65 color & 62 bw photos, 15 color maps, map ep, red cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27199 $39.95
Harding recollects his worldwide adventures spanning sixty years across Europe, Iran, East Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Arctic. He climbed many classic peaks including Mont Blanc, Mount Kenya, and Mount Cook, explored obscure ranges, and pioneered ski mountaineering expeditions in Tu[read more]

Downward Bound: A Mad! Guide to Rock Climbing: Harding, Warren
signedHarding, Warren Downward Bound: A Mad! Guide to Rock Climbing
1990 Menasha Ridge Press Birmingham reprint, 8vo, pp.197, 41 bw photos, illus, appendices, wraps; signed Fred Beckey & Glen Denny, fine #11510 $125.00
A leading American rock climber from the 1950s to 1970s, Harding led the first ascent of the Nose of El Cap in 1958. His whimsical autobiography includes accounts of the Nose climb and his 27 day first ascent of Wall of the Early Morning Light, together with light-hearted discussion of climbing tec[read more]

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