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In High Places: Haston, Dougal
signedHaston, Dougal In High Places
1973 Macmillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.168, 20 bw photos, black cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #25325 $45.00
Autobiography of one of Scotland's leading climbers, Haston discusses climbs in Scotland, the Eiger, Cerro Torre, Yosemite, the 1970 Annapurna South Face expedition (with Bonington), the 1971 International Everest expedition, etc. He later made the first ascent of Everest's SW Face with Doug Scott. [read more]

Climbing: The World’s Best Sites: Hattingh, Garth
signedHattingh, Garth Climbing: The World’s Best Sites
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 232 color & 4 bw photos, 26 sketches, map, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj & cloth new #17417 $75.00
This beautiful book offers essential guidance and inspiration to climbers and mountain-top enthusiasts covering a variety of climbing. Special emphasis is on Himalayan, Big Wall, and Alpine climbs. Includes personal profiles of top climbers and a time line from 218 BC.[read more]

Climbing: The World’s Best Sites: Hattingh, Garth
Hattingh, Garth Climbing: The World’s Best Sites
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 232 color & 4 bw photos, 26 sketches, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small pen notation on one page, else fine #27449 $15.00
This beautiful book offers essential guidance and inspiration to climbers and mountain-top enthusiasts covering a variety of climbing. Special emphasis is on Himalayan, Big Wall, and Alpine climbs. Includes personal profiles of top climbers and a time line from 218 BC.[read more]

Hattingh, Garth Rock & Wall Climbing
2000 Stackpole Mechanicsburg 1st, 4to, pp.96, photo frontis, 183 color photos, many figures, wraps; near fine #25221 $9.00 $7.20
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 in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Hauser, Günter Eisgipfel und Goldpagoden: Expedition ins Königreich Nepal
1966 Bruckmann München 1st, 8vo, pp.84 + 120, 8 color & 121 bw photos, 3 maps, 2 sketches, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ crack top spine, vg+. #20453 $65.00
This very successful 1965 German expedition ascended Ganpapurna (24,443’), placing all 11 members on top, then Glacier Dome, and finally they made a first ascent of Tent Peak. In German, no English translation.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryHauser, Günter White Mountain and Tawny Plain
1961 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 38 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ tape mark to front flap, near fine, cloth w/ King blindstamp, else fine #24870 $35.00 $31.50
Account of the 1957 German expedition which made the first complete ascent of Alpamayo (6100m); long regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The first ascent had been claimed by the 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition, see Kogan’s ‘The Ascent of Alpamayo’, but they only reached the[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryHauser, Günter White Mountain and Tawny Plain
1961 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 38 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj pulled top spine, else fine, cloth w/ Margaret Prouty & AAC/Robert Prouty bookplates, fine #24869 $45.00 $40.50
Account of the 1957 German expedition which made the first complete ascent of Alpamayo (6100m); long regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The first ascent had been claimed by the 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition, see Kogan’s ‘The Ascent of Alpamayo’, but they only reached the[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryHauser, Günter White Mountain and Tawny Plain
1961 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 38 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj rubbed on back, else fine, cloth fine #24868 $49.00 $44.10
Account of the 1957 German expedition which made the first complete ascent of Alpamayo (6100m); long regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The first ascent had been claimed by the 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition, see Kogan’s ‘The Ascent of Alpamayo’, but they only reached the[read more]

White Mountain and Tawny Plain: Hauser, Günter
Hauser, Günter White Mountain and Tawny Plain
1961 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 38 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj unclipped, light rubbing, fine, cloth fine #23560 $39.00
Account of the 1957 German expedition which made the first complete ascent of Alpamayo (6100m); long regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The first ascent had been claimed by the 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition, see Kogan’s ‘The Ascent of Alpamayo’, but they only reached the [read more]

Far, Far, the Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce - Mountaineer, Scholar, Poet: Hawkins, Stewart
signedHawkins, Stewart Far, Far, the Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce - Mountaineer, Scholar, Poet
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 334, 8 color & 34 bw photos, chart, 13 maps, appendices, map eps, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26674 $59.95
Hawkins first climbed with Wilfrid Noyce while in school and was a fellow member of the Climbers’ Club for over 50 years. Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the [read more]

Haycox, Stephen W. & Betty J. Melvin Ricks' Alaska Bibliography: An Introductory Guide to Alaskan Historical Literature
1977 Binford & Mort Portland 1st, 4to, pp.xvi, 270, photo frontis, blue cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine. #24065 $29.00
For over 25 years, Ricks gathered historical material relating to Alaska. His large collection encompassed over 1000 books, 84 volumes of pamphlets, 16,000 notecards, and more. This is an important reference which updates, complements, and supplements other earlier bibliographies.[read more]

One Man’s Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2: Hayes, Adrian
Hayes, Adrian One Man’s Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2
2018 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 235, 20 color photos, appendices, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27475 $39.95
A deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world’s most unpredictable and perilous mountain. Hayes details an intensely personal account of his attempts to climb K2 - the notorious second highest mountain in the world - in 2013 and again in 2014. In this gripping[read more]

The Merry-Go-Round of My Life: An Adventurer’s Diary: Hechtel, Richard
New Hechtel, Richard The Merry-Go-Round of My Life: An Adventurer’s Diary
1991 Vantage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 219, 10 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24198 $29.00 $14.00
Hechtel’s autobiography of climbs in the Alps, Himalaya, McKinley, Ecuador, Bolivia, and elsewhere. This was originally ublished in German as ‘Lebens-erinnerungen’. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Heckmair, Anderl Eigernordwand, Grandes Jorasses und andere Abenteuer
2002 Germany 4th printing, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketch, 6 maps, page ribbon, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #22436 $27.00
Heckmair was one of the leading pre-war German climbers. He started mountaineering in the late 1920s and made the first ascent of the Grand Charmoz North Face in 1931. In the early 1930s, he made bold ascents of Tre Cima di Lavaredo, the Cima Grande North Face (first alpine ascent in five hours wi[read more]

My Life as a Mountaineer: Heckmair, Anderl
New signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life as a Mountaineer
1978 Gollancz London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.224, 22 bw photos, 3 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj clipped, near fine, cloth near fine #27168 $275.00 $125.00
Heckmair was a leading pre-war German climber and guide, who led the 1938 first ascent of the Eiger’s North Face with Harrer. Neate H65. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Life as a Mountaineer: Heckmair, Anderl
Heckmair, Anderl My Life as a Mountaineer
1975 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 22 bw photos, 3 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #27374 $35.00 $29.75
Heckmair was a leading pre-war German climber and guide, who led the 1938 first ascent of the Eiger’s North Face with Heinrich Harrer. Neate H65. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; w/ signed color photo, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26010 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; signed Heinrich Harrer, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27492 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

Um die Eiger Nordwand [On the North Face of the Eiger]: Heckmair, Andreas, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek, & Heinrich Harrer
signedHeckmair, Andreas, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek, & Heinrich Harrer Um die Eiger Nordwand [On the North Face of the Eiger]
1938 Zentralverlag der NSDAP München 3rd, 8vo, pp.159, 65 bw photos (1 fldg in pocket), blue cloth; signed Heckmair, cloth bright, name, frontis photo loose, fldg photo w/ orig folds & no tears, vg+ #22299 $155.00 $145.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face in 1935. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. In German, no English translatio[read more]

Die Schweiz: Ein Bildwerk [Switzerland: A Picture Book]: Heffe, Jacques
Heffe, Jacques Die Schweiz: Ein Bildwerk [Switzerland: A Picture Book]
nd Office du Livre Fribourg 1st, 4to, pp.240, 212 bw photos, green cloth; cloth very good #27375 $7.00 $5.95
A nice, large-format, picture book on the people, towns, and mountains of this beautiful country. In German. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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