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Freedom Climbers: McDonald, Bernadette
McDonald, Bernadette Freedom Climbers
2011 Canada reprint, 8vo, pp.352, 67 color & 30 bw photos, appendix, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26069 $32.95
Freedom Climbers tells the story of the extraordinary Polish adventurers who emerged from under the blanket of oppression following the Second World War to become the world’s leading Himalayan climbers. Although they lived in a war-ravaged landscape, with seemingly no hope of creating a meaningful [read more]

Freedom Climbers: McDonald, Bernadette
signedMcDonald, Bernadette Freedom Climbers
2011 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 67 color & 30 bw photos, appendix, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25845 $42.95
Freedom Climbers tells the story of the extraordinary Polish adventurers who emerged from under the blanket of oppression following the Second World War to become the world’s leading Himalayan climbers. Although they lived in a war-ravaged landscape, with seemingly no hope of creating a meaningful [read more]

I’ll Call You in Kathmandu: The Elizabeth Hawley Story: McDonald, Bernadette
signedMcDonald, Bernadette I’ll Call You in Kathmandu: The Elizabeth Hawley Story
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 31 bw photos, map, red cloth; signed McDonald, dj & cloth new #24792 $34.95
Hawley is one of the most important figures in Himalayan climbing, although not herself a climber. For more than four decades she has been inextricably linked to all expeditions coming into Nepal and is the keeper of record for all expedition statistics. Despite her sharp tongue and rigorous intervi[read more]

McDonald, Bernadette & John Amatt, eds Voices from the Summit: The World’s Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing
2000 US 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 109 bw photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #20513 $29.00 $20.00
A fantastic book, specially commissioned for the 25th anniversary of the Banff Mountain Film Festival, consisting of 32 essays by top mountaineers focusing on eleven topics crucial to the future of mountaineering – from the Himalaya to rock and ice climbing. Essayists include Breashears, Calhoun, C[read more]

McGuinness, Jamie Trekking in the Everest Region
1996 Trailblazer Surrey 2nd, small 8vo, pp.256, 23 color photos, 33 maps, appendices, wraps; fine #25202 $15.00 $12.00
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]

Everest Diaries: McHugh, Rory
McHugh, Rory Everest Diaries
2018 UK 1st, 4to, pp.146, 167 color & 6 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27526 $59.95
Follow Irish Times columnist Rory McHugh’s weekly articles as he joins a low key commercial expedition to climb the world’s highest peak in 2017. Beautifully illustrated with photos from Steve Brown as far as the icefall, higher up from Scott MacKenzie, Blake Penson, Rocket Ronnie Rehn, Jonathan Gui[read more]

Give Me Shelter: McKeever, Ian
McKeever, Ian Give Me Shelter
2007 Folens Dublin 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 196, 29 bw photos, wraps; new #25398 $34.95
In 2007 McKeever, who had never previously stepped on ice, rock-climbed or been to altitude, turned the world of mountaineering on its head when he smashed the world record for the physically and mentally draining Seven Summits Challenge, achieving an incredible completion time of 155 days. This is[read more]

Only Two For Everest: How a First Ascent by Riddiford and Cotter Shaped Climbing History: McKinnon, Lyn
McKinnon, Lyn Only Two For Everest: How a First Ascent by Riddiford and Cotter Shaped Climbing History
2016 NZ 1st, 8vo, pp.352, photo frontis, 55 color & 102 bw photos, 4 color maps, appendices, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27210 $39.95
The 1951 First New Zealand Himalayan Expedition was initiated by Earle Riddiford who, together with Ed Cotter (Guy Cotter’s father), Edmund Hillary, George Lowe, and Pasang Dawa Lama made the first ascent of Mukut Parbat (7242m), their target peak in the Garhwal Himalaya. Hearing of the success o[read more]

Mont Blanc – The Early Years: A Bibliography of Printed Books from 1744 to 1860: Meckly, Eugene
Meckly, Eugene Mont Blanc – The Early Years: A Bibliography of Printed Books from 1744 to 1860
1995 Pvt pub NC 1st, 8vo, pp.iv, 138, 4 bw ills, 246 title-page illus, appendix, blue cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #22281 $49.00
A most useful bibliography providing details, and title-page illustrations, of 223 principal works relating to Mont Blanc. An important reference for the collector.[read more]

Aufstieg in die Todeszone: Aus dem Tagebuch eines Expeditionsarztes [Ascent into the Death Zone: The Diary of an Expedition Physician]: Mees, Klaus
Mees, Klaus Aufstieg in die Todeszone: Aus dem Tagebuch eines Expeditionsarztes [Ascent into the Death Zone: The Diary of an Expedition Physician]
2003 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 46 color & 17 bw photos, orange cloth; dj & cloth new #25031 $29.00
Mees has acted as expedition doctor on a number of expeditions and is a climber himself, having summitted Cho Oyu (2002), Gasherbrum II (2003), and attempted Everest (2004, 2005, 2006). Here he discusses his earlier climbs in the Andes and then devotes half the book to his ascent of Cho Oyu. In Ge[read more]

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro: Megarry, Jacquetta
Megarry, Jacquetta Explore Mount Kilimanjaro
2002 UK 2nd, tall 8vo, pp.64, 50 color photos, 3 color maps (1 fldg), spiral spine, wraps; new. #24127 $15.95
A most useful guide for anyone considering a Kilimanjaro (5896m) ascent. Presented is practical advice on preparation, planning, and equipment, together with detailed maps, profiles, and photos of the Marangu and Machame routes. Part of the Rucksack Readers series.[read more]

signedMehta, Soli & Harish Kapadia Exploring the Hidden Himalaya
1998 India 2nd, rev ed, 8vo, pp.190, 40 bw photos, 12 maps, wraps; signed Kapadia, new. #22032 $25.00
A most useful work focusing on the history of exploration and climbing of peaks in the 6-7000m range in the Indian Himalaya.[read more]

signedMehta, Soli & Harish Kapadia Exploring the Hidden Himalaya
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.172, photo frontis, 39 color & 37 bw photos, 12 maps, blue cloth; signed Kapadia, dj w/ two spots top front, else fine, cloth fine. #23736 $39.00
A most useful work focusing on the history of exploration and climbing of peaks in the 6-7000m range in the Indian Himalaya.[read more]

Exploring the Hidden Himalaya: Mehta, Soli & Harish Kapadia
Mehta, Soli & Harish Kapadia Exploring the Hidden Himalaya
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.172, photo frontis, 39 color & 37 bw photos, 12 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #23737 $29.00
A most useful work focusing on the history of exploration and climbing of peaks in the 6-7000m range in the Indian Himalaya.[read more]

Mélèze, Josette Directissime Pumori: Sept Guides Savoyards dans l’Himalaya
1974 Presses de la Cite Paris 2nd, 8vo, pp.250, wraps; fine. #18420 $27.00
Account of a successful 1972 French climb of Pumori. Note there are no photos in this book. In French, no English translation. Perret 2913.[read more]

Mellor, Don Rock Climbing: A Trailside Guide
1997 Norton NY 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.191, 135 color photos, figures, wraps; fine #25227 $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]

Beginner's Guide to Rock and Mountain Climbing: Mendenhall, Ruth & John
Mendenhall, Ruth & John Beginner's Guide to Rock and Mountain Climbing
1975 Stackpole Harrisburg rev ed, 8vo, pp.159, figures, wraps; very good #9896 $5.00
Includes getting proper instruction, ground work, using knots and ropes, climber’s signals, travel in the dark, weather problems, selecting peaks and routes, establishing high camp, pacing and resting, sensible gear, belaying, cramponing, glissading, rappelling, step cutting, and more. Neate M81.[read more]

Mendenhall, Ruth Dyar Backpack Cookery
1966 La Siesta Press Glendale 8vo, pp.40, 4 bw photos, sketches, wraps; name stamp, fine #27154 $3.00
Mendenhall takes one through the planning, purchasing, packing, and preparation of backpack foods. Food lists and menus are simple, easily prepared, and ranging from those in your cupboard and supermarket to special freeze-dried and dehydrated foods. All recipes are useable at high altitudes and wit[read more]

Backpack Techniques: Mendenhall, Ruth Dyar
Mendenhall, Ruth Dyar Backpack Techniques
1967 La Siesta Press Glendale 8vo, pp.36., 4 bw photos, sketches, wraps; name stamp, fine #27153 $5.00
Through a series of informative articles on the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of backpacking Mendenhall takes her reader through a brief discussion of the pre-planning and dreaming of you proposed trip, to that delightful, but often needlessly expensive shopping for gear and food; on to the wilderness trails.[read more]

In the World's Attic: Merrick, Henrietta Sands
signedMerrick, Henrietta Sands In the World's Attic
1934 Putnam's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 259, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 3 color illus, 57 bw photos, fldg map, appendix, photo eps, red cloth; inscribed ‘To Mr Philip Rosenbach with the author’s compliments Henrietta Sands Merrick, cloth rubbed, map w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #26471 $65.00
Adventures in Kashmir and Ladakh. Yak M155.[read more]

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