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Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1973 Gollancz London 3rd imp, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23749 $29.00
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. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard [read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
signedPatey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1997 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.287, 8 bw photos, wraps; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, new. #8768 $45.00
Back in print! 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. With a new introduction by Chris Bonington.[read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1971 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27322 $45.00 $39.00
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 as a first edition. Neate P22, Yak P30. To see all[read more]

Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them: Paulcke, Wilhelm & Helmut Dumler
Paulcke, Wilhelm & Helmut Dumler Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them
1973 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.161, color fldg frontis, 119 bw photos, sketches, black cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ name/bookplate, fine #23986 $9.00
Originally published in 1885, this quickly became the authoritative book on the subject. Chapters cover rock, snow, cornices, avalanches, skiing, glaciers, weather, mountain sickness, equipment, and more. Neate P23.[read more]

Great Himalaya Trail: 1,700 Kilometres Across the Roof of the World: Pauler, Gerda
Pauler, Gerda Great Himalaya Trail: 1,700 Kilometres Across the Roof of the World
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.218, 41 color & 78 bw photos, wraps w/ flaps; new #26744 $25.95
The Great Himalaya Trail is one of the longest and highest trails in the world. It is a trail that winds for 1,700 kilometres through Nepal - across the ‘roof of the world’, over ice-covered passes, crossing high-mountain deserts and through some of the most remote areas on earth. In 2012, Himalaya [read more]

Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]: Pauner, Carlos
Pauner, Carlos Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]
2006 Spain 1st, 4to, pp.159, photo frontis, 107 color photos, 2 sketches, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26080 $79.00
Pauner, a highly successful Spanish mountaineer, has climbed 13 of the 14 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. His first was K2 (2001) and in May, 2012 he reached the summit of Shishapangma, his 13th peak. The only remaining 8000er for Pauner is Everest. He first attempted Kangchenjunga in 19[read more]

Berg Heil: Die 100 Schönsten Bergwanderungen in den Alpen [Berg Heil: The 100 Most Beautiful Mountains in the Alps]: Pause, Walter
Pause, Walter Berg Heil: Die 100 Schönsten Bergwanderungen in den Alpen [Berg Heil: The 100 Most Beautiful Mountains in the Alps]
1959 BLV Munchen 6th, 8vo, pp.211, 100 bw photos, 100 route drwgs, map eps, pictorial cloth issued w/o dj; cloth vg+ #24716 $15.00
The 100 most beautiful mountains in the Alps. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Salute the Mountains: The Hundred Best Walks in the Alps: Pause, Walter
Pause, Walter Salute the Mountains: The Hundred Best Walks in the Alps
1962 Harrap London 1st, 4to, pp.211, 100 bw photos, 100 maps, map eps, black cloth; dj yellowed, chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27232 $14.00
The 100 best mountain walks in the Alps. One in a series of ‘100 Best’ books on mountains, climbs, and walks in the Alps..[read more]

The Taming of Denali - Now Mount McKinley: Pearson, Grant H.
Pearson, Grant H. The Taming of Denali - Now Mount McKinley
1957 Pearson Los Altos 1st, 8vo, pp.21, 3 bw photos, staple-bound, wraps; edges toned, very good #18971 $95.00
Pearson was Superintendent of Mount McKinley National Park for a number of years and a member of the 1932 Lindley-Liek expedition. This was the first party to climb both peaks of Denali. This booklet summarizes all 31 expeditions to the mountain beginning with the U.S. Army Expedition of 1898 thru 1[read more]

See article titles below: Peary, R. E., Markham, Clements R., Nordenskiöld, Otto, Brooks, Alfred H.
Peary, R. E., Markham, Clements R., Nordenskiöld, Otto, Brooks, Alfred H. See article titles below
1904 Smithsonian Institution Annual Report, GPO Washington, DC 1st, black cloth; entire issue, thick 8vo, pp.876, spine darkened, very good #26707 $75.00
Peary, R. E. North Polar Exploration: Field Work of the Peary Arctic Club, 1898-1902. pp.427-457, 15 bw photos, fldg map; with Markham, Clements R. The First Years Work of the National Antarctic Expedition. pp.459-465, color fldg map; with Nordenskiöld, Otto. The Swedish Antarctic Expedition. [read more]

The Sierra Nevada: The Range of Light: Peattie, Roderick, ed
Peattie, Roderick, ed The Sierra Nevada: The Range of Light
1947 Vanguard NY 1st, 8vo, pp.398, photo frontis, 26 bw photos, color fldg map, tan cloth; dj w/ edge wear, price clipped, vg, cloth fine #24202 $15.00
A collection of writings on the Sierra Nevada by Heald, Tresidder, Matthes, Brower, and others. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

A Search for the Apex of America: High Mountain Climbing in Peru and Bolivia including The Conquest of Huascarán, with some Observations on the Country and People Below: Peck, Annie S.
Peck, Annie S. A Search for the Apex of America: High Mountain Climbing in Peru and Bolivia including The Conquest of Huascarán, with some Observations on the Country and People Below
1911 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xviii, 370, photo frontis, 123 bw photos, fldg map, gilt dec pale green cloth; cloth rubbed, name on ffep, tight, vg #22609 $495.00
Peck (1850-1935) was an American educator, writer, suffragette, pioneering mountaineer and founding member of the American Alpine Club. Her ascent of the Matterhorn in 1895 brought her to prominence in mountaineering circles not only for her climb but her choice to wear men’s climbing attire. Furthe[read more]

Journeys to the Edge: Where Will Your Vision Take You?: Peeters, Randall L.
signedPeeters, Randall L. Journeys to the Edge: Where Will Your Vision Take You?
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 284, 112 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed, new #26855 $16.95
Ever wonder what it’s like to climb Mount Everest? Or to even have the energy and motivation to do it? It requires dreaming big and creating a personal vision to climb the mountains in your life. Peeters shares his successes and failures and provides directly applicable guidelines on how you can cre[read more]

Peissel, Michel Mustang: The Forbidden Kingdom - Exploring a Lost Himalayan Land
1967 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.318, color frontis, 17 color & 18 bw photos, 6 drawings, 4 maps, dec green cloth; dj worn top edge, vg, cloth near fine. #9998 $39.00
Peissel was the first foreigner to make an extended visit of the Mustang region of Nepal lying north of the Annapurna range. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Yak P41.[read more]

Tiger for Breakfast: The Story of Boris of Kathmandu: Peissel, Michel
signedPeissel, Michel Tiger for Breakfast: The Story of Boris of Kathmandu
1966 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 24 bw photos, map, green cloth; inscribed ‘To Irene, For services of too few happy days in the Royal With best wishes, Boris 8/10/68’, dj vg, cloth near fine #26017 $350.00 $295.00
Boris Lissanevitch was regarded as one of the more colorful characters of Kathmandu. He was a Russian emigrant, ballet dancer, big game hunter, distiller, and hotelier. As owner of the Royal Hotel, and thus the Yak and Yeti Bar, many an expedition came to know him. Sir Edmund Hillary regarded him[read more]

Peissel, Michel Zanskar: The Hidden Kingdom
1979 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 16 color & 20 bw photos, 3 maps, white/blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23916 $12.00
Peissel, who speaks fluent Tibetan, undertook the first scholarly exploration and study of Zanskar in 1976. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom: Peissel, Michel.
Peissel, Michel. Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom
1968 Collins & Harvill Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, color frontis, 17 color & 18 bw photos, 6 drawings, 4 maps, green cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #27323 $35.00 $15.00
Peissel was the first foreigner to make an extended visit of the Mustang region of Nepal lying north of the Annapurna range. Yak P41. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]: Perfahl, Jost, ed.
Perfahl, Jost, ed. Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]
1960 Bergland-Buch Salzburg 1st, thick 8vo, pp.351, 2 color & 17 bw photos (2 fldg), 3 color illus, illus eps, tan cloth; dj corners rubbed, very good, cloth fine #27079 $19.00 $5.00
This anthology covers adventures and tragedies from Hannibal to Harrer, taken from original sources in Alpine literature. Primarily a collection of documents from Europe’s best known climbers and writers (Gesner, Dtephen, Tyndall, Rey, Whymper, Mummery, Zsigmondy, Young, Kugy, Harrer, Schmuck, Hilla[read more]

Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908: Perret, Jacques
signedPerret, Jacques Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908
2011 France Ltd signed & numbered ed of 250, 8vo, pp.271, 15 color & 53 bw photos, 91 color & 204 bw illus, 2 color & 3 bw maps, pictorial cloth; signed, slipcase, acetate dj, dj & cloth new #25891 $175.00
Produced to coincide with an exposition in Grenoble, Perret’s work exhibits the evolution of the mountain book from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. This book weighs 3.5 pounds.[read more]

Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908: Perret, Jacques
Perret, Jacques Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908
2011 France trade ed of 1250, 8vo, pp.271, 15 color & 53 bw photos, 91 color & 204 bw illus, 2 color & 3 bw maps, pictorial cloth; slipcase, acetate dj, dj & cloth new #25892 $95.00
Produced to coincide with an exposition in Grenoble, Perret’s work exhibits the evolution of the mountain book from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. This book weighs 3.5 pounds.[read more]

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