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Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes: Isserman, Maurice & Stewart Weaver
signedIsserman, Maurice & Stewart Weaver Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 579, photo frontis, 64 bw photos, 12 drawings, 7 bw maps, blue cloth; signed Isserman, Weaver & Dee Molenaar, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26095 $75.00
The first comprehensive history of Himalayan mountaineering in fifty years. The authors offer detailed, original accounts of the most significant climbs since the 1890s. They discuss the effects of political and social change on the world of mountaineering, and offer a penetrating analysis of a cult[read more]

Euskal Herria Munduaren Goiko Mugetan: Hamalau Euskal Zortzimilakoak: Iturriza, Antxon
Iturriza, Antxon Euskal Herria Munduaren Goiko Mugetan: Hamalau Euskal Zortzimilakoak
1998 Pyrenaica Bilbao 1st, 4to, pp.194, 179 color photos, map, photo eps, appendices, pictorial cloth; cloth fine #24685 $39.00
This beautifully photographed book is Part 2 of ‘Vascos en el Himalaya’ by Ortega. It contains a wealth of photos and information on Spanish climbs on all of the 8000m peaks from 1979 to 1997. In Basque, no English translation.[read more]

Izzard, Ralph An Innocent on Everest
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.319, blue spotted cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth w/ bookplate, fine #9813 $29.00
Izzard was correspondent for the Daily Mail on the 1953 British expedition. Neate I22, SB I08, Yak I34.[read more]

Izzard, Ralph An Innocent on Everest
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.319, blue spotted cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ name, vg+. #9812 $29.00
Izzard was correspondent for the Daily Mail on the 1953 British expedition. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate I22, SB I08, Yak I34.[read more]

An Innocent on Everest: Izzard, Ralph
Izzard, Ralph An Innocent on Everest
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.319, blue spotted cloth; cloth worn, hinges cracked, blindstamp on title page, good #12326 $5.00 $4.25
Izzard was correspondent for the Daily Mail on the successful 1953 British expedition on which Hillary and Tenzing made the first ascent. Neate I22, SB I08, Yak I34. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Jackson, Monica & Elizabeth Stark Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition
1956 Collins London 1st, 8vo, pp.255, 36 bw photos, 5 maps, appendix, black cloth; cloth vg. #9815 $19.00
The 1955 Women's Expedition to the Jugal Himal made an ascent of Gyalgen Peak (6706m). From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate J04, Yak J06.[read more]

Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition: Jackson, Monica & Elizabeth Stark
Jackson, Monica & Elizabeth Stark Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition
2000 US rep, 8vo, pp.258, 28 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; new. #18839 $16.00 $14.50
The 1955 Women's Expedition to the Jugal Himal made an ascent of Gyalgen Peak (6706m). See Neate J04, Yak J06. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy: James, Karen
James, Karen Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 225, 29 color & 55 bw photos, illus, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25121 $24.99
James was the wife of Kelly James, one of three climbers who died on Oregon’s Mount Hood in December, 2006. Millions of people across the world prayed and waited in anguish to learn the fate of the three trapped climbers. The worst storm in a decade was pounding the mountain with hurricane-force w[read more]

Peak Performance: James, Tori
James, Tori Peak Performance
2013 UK 1st, small 8vo, pp.88, wraps; new #26466 $5.99
In 2007 James became the first Welsh woman to reach the summit of Everest. Here she shares the inspiration and drive which helped her to the summit.[read more]

Janin, Christine Le Tour du Monde par les Cimes
1993 Michel Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.202, 66 color photos, map, wraps; near fine. #13008 $29.00
Account of Janin's climbs of the Seven Summits with Carstenz Pyramid. In French, no English translation. Perret 2355.[read more]

Jeffers, LeRoy The Call of the Mountains: Rambles Among the Mountains and Canyons of the United States and Canada
1923 Dodd, Mead NY 2nd, prtg, 8vo, pp.xv, 282, color frontis, 100 bw photos, gilt lettered green cloth; cloth spine darkened, bookplate, vg. #17473 $19.00
New York librarian Jeffers formed the Bureau of Associated Mountaineering Clubs of North America in 1916. In 1919 he made a solo first ascent of the north (lower) peak of Mount Moran in the then little known Teton range. Neate J24.[read more]

Jenkewitz-Meytras, Christine Tahoe Rock Climbing
1987 Chockstone Denver 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 177, 20 bw photos, 63 topo drawings, 7 maps, wraps; vg+ #25200 $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]

The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest: Jenkins, Steve
Jenkins, Steve The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest
1999 US rep, 4to, pp.30, color frontis, color illus, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #17792 $16.00 $9.00
Geared for younger readers, this book uses color illustrations to cover history, geography, climate, and culture of the big mountain. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Huskies of the Heroic Era of Antarctic Exploration: Jensen, David
Jensen, David Huskies of the Heroic Era of Antarctic Exploration
2018 UK 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.71, 55 bw photos, figs, wraps; new #27427 $23.95
This is a fascinating account of the development of the use of huskies who first stepped ashore in Antarctica on February 17, 1899 and left their paw marks on the ice for the very last time 95 years later in 1994. It includes the history of huskies used by Australian Douglas Mawson, Norwegian explor[read more]

Jerstad, Luther G. Mani-Rimdu, Sherpa Dance-Drama
1969 Oxford Calcutta 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 192, 22 bw photos, 6 figs, appendices, red cloth; dj w/ large edge chips, vg-, cloth vg. #22332 $27.00
Jerstad, known for this 1963 ascent of Everest, describes the Nepalese form of the Tibetan Buddhist dance-drama known as Cham. He observed Mani-Rimdu among the Sherpas of northeastern Nepal. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Reaching the Summit: Edmund Hillary’s Life of Adventure: Johnston, Alexa
Johnston, Alexa Reaching the Summit: Edmund Hillary’s Life of Adventure
2005 US 1st, 4to, pp.232, photo frontis, 387 color & 142 bw photos, 3 sketches, 4 color maps, appendix, illus eps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new. #24160 $29.95
Johnston, the only official biographer of Sir Edmund, has produced the first fully illustrated biography of one of the great heroic figures of modern time. This sumptuously illustrated book features Sir Edmund’s own photos, letters, and diaries covering his full life and adventures – from his exped[read more]

Ho, Pasang!: Österreichische Bergsteiger in Westnepal: Jonas, Rudolph
Jonas, Rudolph Ho, Pasang!: Österreichische Bergsteiger in Westnepal
1954 Europa Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.176, map frontis, 36 bw photos, sketch, map, tan cloth; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth fine #24305 $35.00 $9.00
Jonas led the seven-member1954 Austrian expedition to Saipal (23,096’) in western Nepal. They came within 3000’ of the summit when one member succumbed to pneumonia. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Jonas, Rudolph Im Garten der Göttlichen Nanda: Bergfahrten im Garhwalhimalaya (In the Garden of the God-Like Nanda: Climbing in the Garhwal Himalaya)
1948 Seidel & Sohn Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.168, 4 color & 89 bw photos, 3 maps (1 fldg), tan cloth; cloth near fine. #11048 $49.00
Account of the 1938 Austrian-German Himalayan expedition which made first ascents Bhagirathi North Peak, Chandar Parbat, Sri Kailas, and others in the Gangotri region. Yak J48.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryJones, Chris Climbing in North America
1976 Univ California Press Berkeley 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 392, 203 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ edge nicks, near fine, cloth near fine #25083 $35.00 $31.50
One of the best historical books on North American climbing. Neate J32. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library, click her[read more]

Climbing in North America: Jones, Chris
signedJones, Chris Climbing in North America
1976 Univ California Press Berkeley 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 392, 203 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Bob Culp, Glen Denny, Layton Kor, Royal Robbins & David Roberts, dj w/ 2 tears back, slight rippling of back, taped top spine, good+, cloth w/ bookplate, near fine #25084 $149.00
One of the best historical books on North American climbing. Neate J32.[read more]

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