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K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
signedMessner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; signed, dj clipped, fine, cloth fine #21963 $145.00
A very hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
signedMessner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; signed Messner, dj w/ light fading to spine, clipped, near fine, cloth w ‘Signed’ sticker to front board, former tape marks front/rear boards from flap taping, name, near fine #27286 $95.00
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, grey cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, else fine, cloth tight, fine #27582 $24.95
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
signedMessner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; signed Messner & Audry Salkeld, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #22210 $225.00
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Uncommon copy signed by Audrey Salkeld who did the translation. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

Hermann Buhl: Am Rande des Möglichen [At the Edge of the Possible]: Messner, Reinhold & Horst Höfler
signedMessner, Reinhold & Horst Höfler Hermann Buhl: Am Rande des Möglichen [At the Edge of the Possible]
2003 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.272, photo frontis, 20 color & 110 bw photos, sketch, page-ribbon, blue cloth; signed Diemberger, dj & cloth new + audio CD-Rom. #23660 $75.00
A new biography of Buhl with a great many photos. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North: Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle
Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North
2014 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 28 color & 47 bw photos, 1 color & 2 bw illus, 2 maps, wraps; new #26861 $28.95
“They were all gamblers and fortune seekers. They did things on their own - were independent people who wanted to be free to roam. They were good people, but, of course, some were loners or escapists. They all depended strictly on their wits.” Joe McBryan, pilot and owner of Yellowknife-based Buf[read more]

Migot, André Tibetan Marches
1955 Readers Union London rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 303, 27 bw photos, map eps, tan cloth; dj w/ minor foxing, vg, cloth fine. #22272 $19.00
Migot was a French doctor who set out in 1946 to explore the Chinese-Tibetan frontier. After traveling by caravan he headed, in disguise, for Lhasa but was stopped prior to reaching the Forbidden City. He then turned north toward the legendary lake of Koko-nor and then east to Peking where he was [read more]

First Fam’lies of the Sierras: Miller, Joaquin
Miller, Joaquin First Fam’lies of the Sierras
1876 Jansen, McClurg Chicago 1st, 8vo, pp.iv, 258, 4 pgs ads, gilt-lettered spine, embossed dark-red cloth; cloth rubbed, light spot to spine, tight, very good #27227 $25.00
Miller (1837-1913), a prolific writer, American poet, and frontiersman , was considered the ‘Poet of the Sierras’.[read more]

The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors: Mills, James Edward
Mills, James Edward The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.205, map frontis, 22 color & 2 bw photos, wraps; new #26811 $19.95
The nation’s wild places belong to all Americans. But not all of us use these resources equally. Although the Buffalo Soldiers proved essential to the creation of several national parks and Charles Crenchaw became the first African-American to summit Denali in 1964 minority populations are much less[read more]

Milne, Malcolm, ed The Book of Modern Mountaineering
1968 Putnam NY 1st, 4to, pp.304, photo frontis, 32 color & 200+ bw photos, grey cloth; dj w/ edge tears, vg-, cloth fine. #11401 $12.00
A nice collection of 34 mountaineering stories by Dyhrenfurth, Bonington, Houston, Patey, Robbins, Tilman, Shipton, Clough, Odell, Lunn, and others.[read more]

The Book of Modern Mountaineering: Milne, Malcolm, ed.
signedMilne, Malcolm, ed. The Book of Modern Mountaineering
1968 Putnam NY 1st, 4to, pp.304, photo frontis, 32 color & 200+ bw photos, grey cloth; signed Chris Bonington, dj w/ 1” edge tear top, vg, cloth fine #23510 $75.00
A nice collection of 34 mountaineering stories by Dyhrenfurth, Bonington, Houston, Patey, Robbins, Tilman, Shipton, Clough, Odell, Lunn, and others.[read more]

Milner, C. Douglas Rock for Climbing
1950 Chapman & Hall London 1st, 4to, pp.viii, 128, photo frontis, 96 bw photos, black cloth; dj chipped, 3” tear back, vg, cloth fine. #23054 $19.00
A nice book of photos of classic rock climbs, mostly in the British Isles. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M115.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMitchell, John, ed. Guide Book to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro
1971 Mountain Club of Kenya Nairobi 3rd, 16mo, pp.240, 16 bw photos, 6 maps/diagrams, 2 fldg maps, appendix, plastic covered wraps; cover a bit wrinkled as usual, vg #24909 $39.00 $35.10
This third edition was completely revised from the prior 1963 edition. Neate Q808. 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,
Miura, Yuichiro The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1978 Harper & Row SF 1st, 8vo, pp.170, photo frontis, 12 color & 29 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj w/ large tear, good, cloth w/ name, near fine #18610 $19.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. Neate M123, SB M39, Yak M211.[read more]

Miura, Yuichiro The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1978 Harper & Row SF 1st, 8vo, pp.170, photo frontis, 12 color & 29 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj chipped top spine, near fine, cloth fine #11183 $29.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. Neate M123, SB M39, Yak M211.[read more]

Miura, Yuichiro The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1978 Harper & Row SF 1st, 8vo, pp.170, photo frontis, 12 color & 29 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #18172 $29.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M123, SB M39, Yak M211.[read more]

Alaska: High Roads to Adventure: Mobley, George F.
Mobley, George F. Alaska: High Roads to Adventure
1976 National Geographic Washington 1st, 4to, pp.199, photo frontis, 134 color & 8 bw photos, 5 color maps, grey cloth; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, dj chipped top spine, edge tear, vg, cloth fine #26322 $7.00
One in a series of National Geographic books this focuses on the state of Alaska – its people, geography, and wildlife. From the collection of American mountaineer Pete Schoening with his circular bookplate.[read more]

1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering: Modica, Gilles
Modica, Gilles 1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering
2016 UK 1st, thick square 8vo, pp.393, 96 bw photos, 59 color & 102 bw illus, 7 color & 2 bw maps, appendices, page ribbon, red cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27104 $77.95
From the Wetterhorn in 1854 to the Matterhorn in 1865 – from triumph to tragedy – the Alps were conquered in a decade. It was what Reverend W.A.B. Coolidge called the ‘golden age of alpinism’, the era of the first great guides (Christian Almer, Melchoir Anderegg, Michel Croz) and gentlemen climbers [read more]

Moffat, Gwen Space Below My Feet
1961 Houghton Mifflin NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 302, 15 bw photos, brown cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9920 $36.00
This is the first volume, of three, of autobiography from one of England's leading woman climbers. Neate M125.[read more]

Revelations: Moffat, Jerry
signedMoffat, Jerry Revelations
2009 UK UK, rep, 8vo, pp.242, 48 color & 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25394 $49.00
The story of Moffat’s meteoric rise to rock climbing stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top for over two decades. Top sport climber, brilliant competitor and a pioneer in the new game of bouldering, Moffat’s story is that of climbing itself in the last thirty years. Winner of the 2[read more]

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