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Pallis, Marco Peaks and Lamas
1949 Knopf NY rev & updated ed, thick 8vo, pp.xvii, 428, 76 bw photos, 4 maps, gilt-lettered red cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #23332 $19.00
Principally concerned with Tibetan Buddhism but also includes expeditions to Garhwal and Sikkim. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate P03.[read more]

Pallis, Marco Peaks and Lamas
1948 Readers Union London rep, 8vo, pp.viii, 248, 8 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ 1” tear bottom, chipped, vg-, cloth w/ name, vg. #23333 $5.00 $4.00
Principally concerned with Tibetan Buddhism but also includes expeditions to Garhwal and Sikkim. Neate P03. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

A Price Guide to Books Concerning Mountaineering in the Himalayas: Palmer, Dek
Palmer, Dek A Price Guide to Books Concerning Mountaineering in the Himalayas
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.153, wraps; new. #22202 $19.95
A useful starting point for the ever-changing world of book pricing. Prices are based on UK prices and do not reflect variations for condition.[read more]

Edward W. D. Holway: A Pioneer of the Canadian Alps: Palmer, Howard
signedPalmer, Howard Edward W. D. Holway: A Pioneer of the Canadian Alps
1931 Univ if Minnesota Press Minneapolis 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 81, photo frontis, 5 bw photos, map, pictorial paper-covered boards; signed Mary M. Holway March 1950, issued w/o dj, boards w/ browning to rear eps, tight, vg+ #23870 $275.00
Holway made many first ascents (Mt. Edith Cavell, Longstaff, Cyprian Peak, Augustine, Topham, Citadel, Austerity, Sir Sandford, Adamant, and others), some with Palmer, over the course of 16 seasons climbing in the Canadian Rockies and Interior Ranges. He wrote seven articles for the Canadian Alpine [read more]

Palmer, Howard Mountaineering and Exploration in the Selkirks: A Record of Pioneer Work among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912
1914 Putnam's NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxvii, 439, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 219 bw photos, 3 fldg maps (2 color), appendices; beautifully rebound in full green leather w/ raised bands, leather title patches, marbled eps, tight, fine #15051 $325.00
The cornerstone work on the Selkirk mountains, profusely illustrated. Neate P07.[read more]

Mountaineering and Exploration in the Selkirks: A Record of Pioneer Work among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912: Palmer, Howard
Palmer, Howard Mountaineering and Exploration in the Selkirks: A Record of Pioneer Work among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912
1914 Putnam's NY & London 1914 Putnam's, NY & London, 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxvii, 439, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 219 bw photos, 3 fldg maps (2 color), appendices, green cloth; dj faded to spine/edges, rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth vg+ #26407 $495.00
The cornerstone work on the Selkirk mountains, profusely illustrated. This appears to be a UK edition with the US-printed sheets bound in green cloth. The jacket is particularly scarce. Neate P07.[read more]

A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada: Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington
Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada
1940 AAC [NY] 3rd, ltd ed 300, 16mo, pp.xviii, 299, blue cloth; cloth near fine #26540 $69.00 $19.00
Limited to 300 copies, scarce. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

California Glaciers: Palmer, Tim
Palmer, Tim California Glaciers
2012 US 1st, square 8vo, pp.125, photo frontis, 89 color & 3 bw photos, white cloth; dj & cloth new #26338 $29.95
In preparation for this elegantly rendered farewell, award-winning photographer and writer Tim Palmer spent the spring, summer, and autumn of 2010 among California's last glaciers. He climbed and slept in a world of creaking ice and snow, a world sharp with light and cold, photographing the remnants[read more]

Vertical: Life on the Steepest Faces: Papert, Ines
Papert, Ines Vertical: Life on the Steepest Faces
2012 Germany 1st, oblong 4to, pp.159, 220 color & 54 bw photos, 8 maps, map eps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26269 $49.95
A sumptuous, large-format book on the exploits of Ines Papert, four-time World Champion ice climber. Featured here are images of her expeditions to Arwa Tower, India (2007), Icefall Brook Canyon, Canada (2008), Kwangde Shar, Nepal (2008-09), Cirque of the Unclimbables, Canada (2009), Scotland (2010[read more]

Paragot, Robert & Lucien Bérardini Vingt ans de Cordeé
1974 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.226, 26 bw photos, wraps; w/ Richard Irvin’s stamp, vg+. #16897 $25.00
Account of 20 years climbing throughout the world, including the South Face of Aconcagua, Huascaran, and the Dolomites. In French, no English translation. Perret 3287.[read more]

Vingt ans de Cordeé: Paragot, Robert & Lucien Bérardini
signedParagot, Robert & Lucien Bérardini Vingt ans de Cordeé
1975 Flammarion Paris 2nd, 8vo, pp.226, 26 bw photos, wraps; signed Paragot, vg+. #24583 $29.00
Account of 20 years climbing throughout the world, including the South Face of Aconcagua, Huascaran, and the Dolomites. In French, no English translation. Perret 3287.[read more]

Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits: Parfet, Bo & Richard Buskin
signedParfet, Bo & Richard Buskin Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 239, 25 color photos, appendix, black/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25243 $23.00
At age 26, investment banker Parfet arranged his first major climb – of Kilimanjaro. He was no professional climber, nor was he in any shape to be tackling a major peak. But, in just four years, with perseverance and unbelievable courage, he managed to successfully complete his quest to scale all [read more]

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home: Parrado, Nando
signedParrado, Nando Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, 46 bw photos, 3 maps, black/grey cloth; inscribed by Parrado, dj w/ slight dampstain to inside of bottom spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight sign of dampstain bottom spine, else fine #27231 $19.00
Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying — among them his own mo[read more]

Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers: Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose
Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 292, 16 color & 50 bw photos, 38 sketches, green cloth; dj & cloth new #22906 $36.00 $32.40
Climbing would not have achieved its current level without ongoing developments in clothing and equipment. The authors take us behind the scenes in the progression of these items from the Victorian era to today. What makes this book intriguing is that it’s not just about the gear but also the famo[read more]

The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge: Partridge, Keith
Partridge, Keith The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge
2015 UK 1st, square 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 194 color & 2 bw photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #26943 $49.95
Keith Partridge has been one of the world's leading adventure cameramen for two decades. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts winning ‘Touching The Void’, ‘Beckoning Silence’ and ‘Human Planet’ are just some of the films that have taken him to the ends of the earth. If some astonishing lo[read more]

Catorce Veces Ocho Mil: Una Historia de Superación Personal para Vencer el más Grande de los Desafíos [Fourteen Times Eight Thousand: A History of Personal Development to Overcome the Biggest Challenges]: Pasaban, Edurne
Pasaban, Edurne Catorce Veces Ocho Mil: Una Historia de Superación Personal para Vencer el más Grande de los Desafíos [Fourteen Times Eight Thousand: A History of Personal Development to Overcome the Biggest Challenges]
2011 Spain rep, 8vo, pp.334, 32 color photos, wraps; new #26079 $45.00
Pasaban, who became the first woman to climb all 14 8000m peaks, describes how her 12 years in the mountains have mixed love, death, and high personal cost. Despite these challenges she considers her quest “has been worthwhile”. This is more of a narrative than the photo book by Angela Benevides ([read more]

Pascoe, John The Mountains, The Bush & The Sea: A Photographic Report
1950 Whitcombe & Tombs Christchurch 1st, 4to, pp.98, photo frontis, 96 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj chipped top front, good, cloth w/ name, near fine. #23481 $19.00
A nice photo book of New Zealand’s mountain, forest and coastal regions.[read more]

Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps: Pascoe, John
Pascoe, John Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps
1939 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.238, color frontis, 78 bw photos, 2 sketches, 3 fldg maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed w/ scratch marks, top spine pulled, vg #23964 $75.00 $69.00
Pascoe’s accounts of his pioneering climbs and explorations between the wars. Includes a detailed map of the Southern Alps. This first edition is much scarcer than subsequent editions, is thicker in appearance, and has twice the number of photos. Neate P20. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven: Paterson, David
Paterson, David Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven
1990 Mallard Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.176, many color photos, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13602 $7.00
A lovely, large-format book covering the major peaks, and associated ranges, of Nepal - Everest, Annapurna, Rowaling, Ganesh Himal, Kasta Mandap, and Makalu.[read more]

signedPatey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1978 Gollancz London 5th imp, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; signed Chris Bonington, dj fine, cloth fine. #22227 $75.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find. Neate P22, Yak P30.[read more]

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