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signedKirk, Ruth Exploring the Olympic Peninsula
1969 Univ Washington Press Seattle 3rd, 8vo, pp.120, photo frontis, 68 bw photos, 5 maps, map ep, wraps; signed Tom Hornbein, rubbed, vg #24020 $9.00 $7.20
The first comprehensive guide to the Olympic Peninsula, this includes sections on history, natural history, and a road and trail guide. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Cold Wars: Climbing the Fine Line Between Risk and Reality: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Cold Wars: Climbing the Fine Line Between Risk and Reality
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 38 color 6 & bw photos, 20 drawings, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25844 $45.00
This is the brilliant sequel to Kirkpatrick’s Boardman-Tasker Award winning debut ‘Psychovertical’. Mountaineering stand-up Kirkpatrick has achieved his life’s ambition to become one of the world’s leading climbers, specializing in big wall aid climbing, winter expeditions, and suffering generally. [read more]

Psychovertical: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Psychovertical
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 35 color photos, 12 bw illus, 14 route drawings, map, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26134 $95.00
Kirkpatrick is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers and big-wall climbers. In this, his first book, he describes his 13-day solo ascent of El Capitan’s Reticent Wall interwoven with his earlier climbs in Yosemite, the Alps, and Fitzroy. Winner of the 2008 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mo[read more]

Psychovertical: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Psychovertical
2008 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.277, 35 color photos, 12 bw illus, 14 route drawings, map, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26011 $95.00
Kirkpatrick is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers and big-wall climbers. In this, his first book, he describes his 13-day solo ascent of El Capitan’s Reticent Wall interwoven with his earlier climbs in Yosemite, the Alps, and Fitzroy. Winner of the 2008 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mou[read more]

Unknown Pleasures: Collected Writing on Life, Death, Climbing and Everything in Between: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Unknown Pleasures: Collected Writing on Life, Death, Climbing and Everything in Between
2018 UK Ltd Signed ed n/200, 8vo, pp.xviii, 232, 32 bw illus, black cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27357 $59.95
Unknown Pleasures is a collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick. Obsessed with climbing and addicted to writing, Kirkpatrick is a master storyteller. Covering subjects as diverse as climbing, relationships, fatherhood, mental health, and the media, it is easy t[read more]

Kirkpatrick, W. T. Alpine Days and Nights
1932 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.198, photo frontis, 11 bw photos, green cloth; cloth rubbed, bookplate Alpine Club of Canada + 1 other, vg. #23049 $29.00
A collection of articles first published in the Alpine Journal from 1900-31. Neate K30.[read more]

Abenteuer Schnee [Adventure Snow]: Klier, Heinrich
Klier, Heinrich Abenteuer Schnee [Adventure Snow]
1963 Bergverlag Rother München 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 80 bw photos, sketches, pictorial cloth; cloth spine reglued, vg #27378 $9.00 $7.65
Klier, an Austrian alpinist and writer, covers his climbs in Switzerland, Peru, Patagonia, and elsewhere. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Adventures of an Alpine Guide: Klucker, Christian
Klucker, Christian Adventures of an Alpine Guide
1932 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp. xiii, 329, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, map, black cloth; cloth spine lightly faded, vg+ #25585 $49.00
Klucker was a great German guide who made numerous first ascents. In 1890 he made several difficult new climbs with Norman Neruda. In 1893 he participated in the first traverse of the Peuterey Arête on Mont Blanc. Uncommon. Neate K33.[read more]

Knight, Max Return to the Alps
1978 Friends of the Earth SF 4to, pp.159, color frontis, 53 color photos, photo eps, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #9829 $25.00
A very nice Format Series book on the Alps.[read more]

Sir Edmund Hillary: Knoop, Faith Yingling
Knoop, Faith Yingling Sir Edmund Hillary
1970 Watts London 1st UK, 8vo, pp.96, 6 bw photos, 14 illus, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ small chip top spine, else fine, cloth fine #26449 $24.00 $9.00
A children’s book overviewing Hillary’s childhood, climbs, Antarctic expedition, and work with the Sherpa. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Facing the Extreme: One Woman’s Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival, and Her Quest for the Summit: Kocour, Ruth Anne w/ Michael Hodgson
Kocour, Ruth Anne w/ Michael Hodgson Facing the Extreme: One Woman’s Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival, and Her Quest for the Summit
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.257, 18 bw photos, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #11548 $22.95 $15.00
Account of Kocour’s experiences on Mount McKinley in 1992 when teams were lashed by the most severe storm on record - 110 mph winds, -47 degrees. Eleven people died in this tragic season. This is one of the few books to describe a contemporary climb on this mountain. She discusses gear, the daily[read more]

Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger Cordillère Blanche: Expédition franco-belge à la Cordillère des Andes (1951)
1952 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.161 + ads, 17 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped, vg-, wraps fine #23878 $29.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, 'most beautiful mountain in the world', and Huascaran. This is the original French edition of 'The Ascent of Alpamayo'. From the collection of[read more]

Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger Cordillère Blanche: Expédition franco-belge à la Cordillère des Andes (1951)
1952 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.161 + ads, 17 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj split on spine, internally unopened, fine. #18708 $29.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, 'most beautiful mountain in the world', and Huascaran. This is the original French edition of 'The Ascent of Alpamayo'. Neate K40.[read more]

The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger
Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes
1954 Harrap London 1st, 8vo, pp.134, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped top spine, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #23877 $15.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, “most beautiful mountain in the world”, and Huascaran. On Alpamayo they reached the northern edge of the summit ridge. Neate K40.[read more]

The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger
Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes
1954 Harrap London 1st, 8vo, pp.134, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj edges rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth fine #18960 $19.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, “most beautiful mountain in the world”, and Huascaran. On Alpamayo they reached the northern edge of the summit ridge. Neate K40.[read more]

Kohli, Harish Across the Frozen Himalaya: The Epic Winter Ski Traverse from Karakoram to Lipu Lekh
2000 India 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 48 color photos, 10 maps, appendices, illus eps, black cloth; dj rubbed, else dj & cloth new. #19015 $35.00
Kohli, a veteran of a previous 8,000 km Himalayan traverse, presents an account of the first-ever ski traverse from the Karakoram Pass to the Lipu Lekh Pass, a distance of 2,000 km. They endured numbing cold, frostbite, twenty passes, and much more in this momentous journey.[read more]

Kohli, M. S. Nine Atop Everest: Spectacular Indian Ascent
2000 India rep, 8vo, pp.xviii, 236, 26 bw photos, map, appendices, brown cloth; dj corners bumped, fine, cloth fine #19935 $27.95
Back in print! This is one of my favorite books which provides the account of the Third Indian Everest Expedition of 1965 which finally succeeded and placed nine members on the summit. Neate K43, SB K23, Yak K115.[read more]

Nine Atop Everest: Story of the Indian Ascent: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. Nine Atop Everest: Story of the Indian Ascent
1969 Orient Longmans Ltd Bombay 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxi, 384, 31 color & 85 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj rubbed, ¾” chip to front edge, unclipped, good+, cloth miss page ribbon, very good #9834 $89.00
Account of the Third Indian Everest Expedition of 1965 which finally succeeded and placed nine members on the summit. Hard to find and a good read. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate K43, SB K23, Yak K115.[read more]

On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006): Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006)
2006 India 1st, 8vo, pp.303, 26 color & 2 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj lamination a bit ‘crazed’, corners rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #24664 $39.95 $19.00
Kohli, a prolific writer and no stranger to Everest, chronicles all Indian ascents to the middle of 2006. Indian mountaineers have made their mark on Everest with 107 ascents, the first person to climb Everest twice, and the first woman to climb Everest twice. This includes chapter contributions by [read more]

On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006): Kohli, M. S.
signedKohli, M. S. On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006)
2006 India 1st, 8vo, pp.303, 26 color & 2 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; signed, corner bumped in shipping & dj lamination a bit ‘crazed’, else dj & cloth new #25311 $59.00
Kohli, a prolific writer and no stranger to Everest, chronicles all Indian ascents to the middle of 2006. Indian mountaineers have made their mark on Everest with 107 ascents, the first person to climb Everest twice, and the first woman to climb Everest twice. This includes chapter contributions b[read more]

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