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Machetto, Gianfranco & Riccardo Varvelli Sette Anni Contro il Tirich [Seven Years Against the Tirich]
1976 dall’Oglio Milano 1st, 8vo, pp.269, 18 color & 13 bw photos, 14 sketches, 5 tables, 9 maps, wraps; small tear top spine, vg. #24461 $49.00
An accounting of expeditions to Tirich Mir since the 1950 Norwegian first ascent. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Machnik, Andrzej Na Zachodniej Scianie Makalu
nd AT Krakow 1st, 8vo, pp.162, figures, wraps; fine. #18430 $25.00
A history of Polish attempts on Kangchenjunga with a number of charts. In Polish, no English translation.[read more]

Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of Hamish MacInnes: MacInnes, Hamish
MacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of Hamish MacInnes
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj spine lightly faded, sticker on back, faint moisture mark along back edge, vg+, cloth fine #22148 $29.00
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of…
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ small tear back, near fine, cloth w/ King blindstamp, fine #24903 $25.00 $22.50
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10. King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – [read more]

Climb to the Lost World: MacInnes, Hamish
signedMacInnes, Hamish Climb to the Lost World
1974 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 10 color & 39 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth; signed Joe Brown, dj w/ light edge wear, small ½” tear bottom back, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #25327 $175.00
In 1973 MacInnes, accompanied by Mo Anthoine, Joe Brown, Don Whillans, and a film crew, journeyed through the jungles of Guyana and made the first ascent of the Great Prow of Roraima in appalling weather. A great read of some of the UK’s finest. Neate M12.[read more]

Look Behind the Ranges: A Mountaineer’s Selection of Adventures and Expeditions: MacInnes, Hamish
signedMacInnes, Hamish Look Behind the Ranges: A Mountaineer’s Selection of Adventures and Expeditions
1979 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.271, 5 color & 36 bw photos, 5 maps/dwgs, blue cloth; inscribed to Richard Irvin, dj vg, cloth fine #23935 $95.00
A nice collection of stories from one of the UK’s hard men of climbing. MacInnes recounts climbs in the Caucasus, filming on the Old Man of Hoy with Bonington, Eiger with Haston, Matterhorn, Pumori, New Zealand with Irvin, and more. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with hi[read more]

The Price of Adventure: More Mountain Rescue Stories from Four Continents: MacInnes, Hamish
signedMacInnes, Hamish The Price of Adventure: More Mountain Rescue Stories from Four Continents
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 20 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Simon Yates, dj fine, cloth fine #24710 $35.00
More rescue stories including Joe Simpson's and Hugh Herr's dramas.[read more]

In the Footsteps of Mallory and Irvine: The Wildest Dream: Mackenzie, Mark
Mackenzie, Mark In the Footsteps of Mallory and Irvine: The Wildest Dream
2009 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 248, 21 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25281 $39.95
The story of the 2007 Altitude Everest Expedition which attempted to determine whether Mallory and Irvine could have reached the summit of Everest in 1924. Using period clothing and equipment, Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding followed in the footsteps of the early British climbers, including attemptin[read more]

The First Ascent of Mount Kenya: Mackinder, H. J.
Mackinder, H. J. The First Ascent of Mount Kenya
1991 Ohio Univ Athens 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 287, frontis, 11 bw photos, sketches, 3 maps, appendices, red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #11019 $29.00 $24.00
This is the first publication of Mackinder's book on his 1899 ascent and includes an interesting section on why the book was not published as planned. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

John Pascoe: MacLean, Chris
MacLean, Chris John Pascoe
2003 NZ 1st, 4to, pp.344, 63 color & 247 bw photos, 14 color & 8 bw illus, 4 color maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #23501 $59.95
In his heyday, Pascoe (1908-1972) was known as the 'Man of the Mountains', an accolade he earned for climbing many virgin peaks in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, and as the author of numerous books on early exploration and mountaineering. But these achievements have obscured his other remarkable cont[read more]

The Last Hero - Bill Tilman: A Biography of the Explorer: Madge, Tim
Madge, Tim The Last Hero - Bill Tilman: A Biography of the Explorer
1995 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 22 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #4288 $29.00
Drawing from previously unpublished and family archival material, this biography provides more insight into Tilman the mountaineer, sailor, and war hero.[read more]

Bergsteiger, Schriftsteller, Wissenschaftler [Climbers, Writers, Scientists]: Maduschka, Leo
Maduschka, Leo Bergsteiger, Schriftsteller, Wissenschaftler [Climbers, Writers, Scientists]
1992 Berg München 1st thus, 8vo, pp.336, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #26512 $24.00 $13.00
Maduschka was one of the best German rock climbers of his time and, despite his early death at age 24, became an icon for young German climbers. These are selected writings based on the 5th edition of his work ‘Junger Mensch im Gebirg [Young Man in the Mountains]’ published in 1932. In German, no [read more]

Neuzeitliche Felstechnik [Modern Rock Art]: Maduschka, Leo
Maduschka, Leo Neuzeitliche Felstechnik [Modern Rock Art]
c1942 Rother München small 8vo, pp.55, bw illus, wraps; stamped Robert Underhill, vg #15806 $9.00 $2.50
Maduschka was one of the best German rock climbers of his time and, despite his early death at age 24, became an icon for young German climbers. He produced several booklets on rock climbing technique. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
Maestri, Cesare …E Se La Vita Continua […And If Life Continues]
1997 Baldini & Castoldi Milano 2nd, 8vo, pp.255, wraps; fine. #24422 $29.00
An extended autobiography by Maestri in which he covers not only his early climbs in the Dolomites and Alps but also details the tragic, and controversial, ascent of Cerro Torre in 1959. It was this climb on which Toni Egger perished. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Maestri, Cesare Arrampicare è Il Mio Mestiere [Climbing Is My Trade]
1961 Garzanti Milano 1st, 8vo, pp.217, photo frontis, 4 color & 34 photos, blue cloth; dj chipped top spine, horizontal stain on front, vg, cloth vg+. #24421 $149.00
An early autobiography by Maestri, known for his controversial climbs on Cerro Torre. Here he covers his early climbs in the Dolomites with the bulk of the book devoted to his attempt on Cerro Torre in 1957 and the disputed ascent in 1959. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Duemila Metri della Nostra Vita [Two Thousand Meters of Our Life]: Maestri, Fernanda & Cesare
Maestri, Fernanda & Cesare Duemila Metri della Nostra Vita [Two Thousand Meters of Our Life]
1972 Garzanti Milano 2nd, 8vo, pp.173, 41 color photos, ep drawing, black cloth; dj w/ some corner wear, vg, cloth fine #25292 $125.00
This is Maestri’s account of his controversial drilled ascent of Cerro Torre in 1970. The style of this climb, following on the heels of his disputed and tragic claimed first ascent in 1959, only further antagonized the climbing community. Scarce. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Duemila Metri della Nostra Vita [Two Thousand Meters of Our Life]: Maestri, Fernanda & Cesare
Maestri, Fernanda & Cesare Duemila Metri della Nostra Vita [Two Thousand Meters of Our Life]
1972 Garzanti Milano 1st, 8vo, pp.173, 41 color photos, ep drawing, black cloth; dj is a facsimile, cloth fine #24423 $149.00
This is Maestri’s account of his controversial drilled ascent of Cerro Torre in 1970. The style of this climb, following on the heels of his disputed and tragic claimed first ascent in 1959, only further antagonized the climbing community. Scarce. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Berge-ewiges Abenteuer [Mountains – Eternal Adventure]: Maix, Kurt
Maix, Kurt Berge-ewiges Abenteuer [Mountains – Eternal Adventure]
1966 Nymphenburger München 1st, 8vo, pp.543, 65 bw photos, grey cloth; cloth fine #26214 $15.00 $7.00
A history of mountaineering begining with Babylonians, Romans, and Vikings. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Majrani, Marco Himalaya
1994 Desnivel Madrid 1st, 4to, pp.144, photo frontis, 114 color photos, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #20639 $39.00
A stunningly illustrated book of the Himalaya and its people, primarily focused on Tibet. In Spanish.[read more]

Malatynski, Marek Im Schatten des Kangchendzönga: In den Bergen Nepals
1984 Brockhaus Leipzig 1st, German, 8vo, pp.244, 34 color & 16 bw photos, map, white cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj near fine, cloth fine. #23706 $45.00
Account of the 1974 first ascent of Kangbachen and the 1978 first ascents of Kangchenjunga’s Middle and South Peaks. Unfortunately, on the latter climb, the team had permission for the Main summit, not for these two peaks, and the leader, Piotr Mlotecki, was banned from Nepal for five years. Two A[read more]

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