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Messner, Reinhold My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery
2000 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 169, 23 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #19669 $19.00 $15.20
Messner presents a variety of evidence, accumulated over a number of years, to shed light on the mystery of the yeti. 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[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, wraps; new #26802 $19.95
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
New signedMessner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US Ltd Signed ed 100, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed on signature sheet, dj & cloth new #26938 $195.00
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Siebter Grad [Seventh Grade]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Siebter Grad [Seventh Grade]
1981 BLV Munchen new ed, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 17 color & 27 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed, cloth fine #25909 $65.00
This is Messner's fifth book and the first with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be the absolute limit of potential climbing. This new edition has more photos than both the original German and Engli[read more]

Messner, Reinhold Solo Nanga Parbat
1980 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 55 color & 88 bw photos, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth near fine. #9910 $95.00
Messner’s account of his 1978 ascent of the Diamir Flank by a new route. This hardcover edition is getting increasingly hard to find. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M91.[read more]

Solo Nanga Parbat: Messner, Reinhold
New signedMessner, Reinhold Solo Nanga Parbat
1980 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 55 color & 88 bw photos, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ light corner rubbing, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24400 $175.00
Messner’s account of his 1978 ascent of the Diamir Flank by a new route. This hardcover edition is getting increasingly hard to find. Neate M91.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #18965 $69.00 $59.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear on front, corners worn, yellowed on back, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #9898 $125.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; dj bumped bottom spine, yellowed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #27387 $25.00 $21.25
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed Messner & Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #21962 $195.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Peter Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ bookplate, fine #24992 $195.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth near fine #23819 $75.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9899 $95.00 $75.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed, dj lightly yellowed on spine/back as usual, unclipped, else fine, cloth tight, fine #13401 $125.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Peter Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Messner, Reinhold
New Messner, Reinhold The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, photo frontis, 60 color & 215 bw photos, 5 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, small stain bottom spine on inside, else fine, cloth fine #4314 $65.00 $15.00
In 1980 Messner made the first solo, oxygen-less ascent of Everest, via the North Col route; a tremendous feat. SB M27. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
1989 Crowood London 1st, 8vo, pp.322, frontis, 60 color & 215 b/w photos, 5 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10406 $24.95
In 1980 Messner made the first solo, oxygen-less ascent of Everest, via the North Col route; a tremendous feat. SB M27.[read more]

The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 32 color & 111 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22990 $24.95 $12.00
Messner speaks out on the fateful climb of his first 8000m peak! In 1970 Reinhold, along with his brother Gunther, was a member of Karl Herrligkoffer’s large Rupal Face expedition to Nanga Parbat. Although successful in reaching the summit, the expedition was marred by the death of Gunther during [read more]

The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest: Messner, Reinhold
New Messner, Reinhold The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.221, photo frontis, 63 bw photos, 9 sketches, 2 maps, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new #20773 $23.95 $7.95
Messner wades into the Mallory fray with his accounting of the tragic demise of Mallory and Irvine in 1924. Includes accounts of the early British attempts as well as the 1960 and 1975 Chinese ascents. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj w/ light fading to spine (common), else fine, cloth w/ 2 pages lacking some paper, from printing, not affecting text, pen notation back, fine. #9907 $95.00
Messner's first book with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be -the absolute limit of potential climbing. Neate M90.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22989 $115.00
Messner's first book with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be -the absolute limit of potential climbing. Neate M90.[read more]

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