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Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards, with an Appendix of his Writings: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards, with an Appendix of his Writings
1985 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.347, 45 bw photos, appendix, green cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22175 $159.00
A stunning and sensitive biography of a leading rock climber of his age. Winner of the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature.[read more]

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 412, 21 bw photos, 3 maps, grey cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27498 $39.00
Using previously unpublished original material (notebooks, correspondence, etc) Perrin tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalaya and found the key to unlocking Everest. They c[read more]

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 412, 21 bw photos, 3 maps, grey cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26400 $49.95
Using previously unpublished original material (notebooks, correspondence, etc) Perrin tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalaya and found the key to unlocking Everest. They[read more]

The Climbing Essays: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Climbing Essays
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 320, 19 color & 20 bw photos, black cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24519 $44.95 $39.00
Perrin, at one time one of the UK’s leading rock climbers, has long been regarded as one of the country’s best writers on climbing. His favorite literary form is the essay and here he collects 60 of them, composed over 40 years. If you want insight into the practice, people and history of climbing y[read more]

The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17119 $95.00 $65.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971)[read more]

The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; signed Perrin & Joe Brown, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24143 $175.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971),[read more]

Peters, Ed, ed. Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills
1984 Mountaineers Seattle 4th ed, 4th prtg, 8vo, pp.xii, 550, photo frontis, 32 bw photos, many figures, appendices, pictorial cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #25230 $9.00 $7.20
A foundational book for many aspiring climbers. Chock-full of useful information. 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 [read more]

Teton Tales and Other Petzoldt Anecdotes: Petzold, Paul
signedPetzold, Paul Teton Tales and Other Petzoldt Anecdotes
1995 ICS Merrillville 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 214, 12 bw photos, wraps; signed & dated 12-4-‘95, fine #24643 $195.00 $75.00
Petzoldt was a mountaineer, environmentalist, served with the Army's 10th Mountain Division, founder of the National Outdoor Leadership School, a guide in the Grand Tetons, a member of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2, and here provides a wide collection of stories. To see all o[read more]

The New Wilderness Handbook: Petzold, Paul
signedPetzold, Paul The New Wilderness Handbook
1984 Norton NY Revised & Updated, pp.317, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed Paul Petzo Petzoldt Mt. Film Fest. Telluride Co 527-95, fine #26823 $95.00 $45.00
A revised edition of Petzoldt’s guide designed for anyone who ventures into the wilderness. Conservation is the theme: of the individual, of equipment, and of the environment. Clothing, equipment, and rations are thoroughly discussed, along with the necessity of good expedition behaviour. There are [read more]

On Top Of The World: My Adventures with my Mountain-Climbing Husband: Petzoldt, Patricia
signedPetzoldt, Patricia On Top Of The World: My Adventures with my Mountain-Climbing Husband
1953 Crowell NY 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 248, 9 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed, dj worn, taped top spine, clipped, good+, cloth tight, near fine #10003 $59.00
Patricia's husband, Paul, was a guide in the Grand Tetons and a member of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. Neate P47, Yak P84.[read more]

Teton Tales and Other Petzoldt Anecdotes: Petzoldt, Paul
Petzoldt, Paul Teton Tales and Other Petzoldt Anecdotes
1995 ICS Merrillville 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 214, 12 bw photos, wraps; fine #4838 $15.00
Petzoldt was a mountaineer, environmentalist, served with the Army's 10th Mountain Division, founder of the National Outdoor Leadership School, a guide in the Grand Tetons, a member of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2, and here provides a wide collection of stories.[read more]

Peyré, Joseph Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]
1947 du Milieu du Monde Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.309, map, wraps; near fine. #19724 $25.00
An earlier work on the life and disappearance of George Mallory on Everest. In French, no English translation.[read more]

Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]: Peyré, Joseph
Peyré, Joseph Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]
1987 Arthaud Paris rep, 8vo, pp.308, map, wraps; fine #27324 $15.00 $9.00
An earlier work on the life and disappearance of George Mallory on Everest. In French, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Pfann, Hans Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]
1943 Deutsche Verlag Berlin 3rd, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; cloth rubbed, hinges weak, tape reinforced, good+. #22690 $35.00
Pfann led many trips to the Alps, Caucasus, Tian Shan and the Andes. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]: Pfann, Hans
signedPfann, Hans Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]
1941 Deutsche Verlag Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; inscribed & dated 28 Oct 41, cloth rubbed, tight, very good+ #26696 $45.00 $35.00
Pfann led many trips to the Alps, Caucasus, Tian Shan and the Andes. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Within Reach: My Everest Story: Pfetzer, Mark & Jim Galvin
Pfetzer, Mark & Jim Galvin Within Reach: My Everest Story
1998 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 18 color photos, red/black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #14265 $16.95 $7.95
Mark Pfetzer tells of his introduction to climbing at an early age and ‘youngest to summit’ records on Pisco, Huascaran, Cotopaxi, Ama Dablam, and Cho Oyu. He has also attempted Everest via both the north and south routes. In 1996 he returned as a member of Henry Todd’s Himalayan Guides team. On the[read more]

Big Walls: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier: Piana, Paul
signedPiana, Paul Big Walls: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier
1997 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.190, photo frontis, 104 color & 3 bw photos, 4 route drwgs, appendix, orange cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #8823 $55.00 $45.00
Beautifully illustrated with photos by such leading photographers as Hatcher, Rowell, and Wald. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

A Mountain Called Nun Kun: Pierre, Bernard
Pierre, Bernard A Mountain Called Nun Kun
1955 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 189, 20 bw photos, 5 maps/diagrams, appendices, red cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ small inscription, near fine #12092 $29.00
Account of the 1953 French expedition which made the first ascent of Nun Kun (23,410'). It was on this expedition where Claude Kogan set a new altitude record for women. Neate P53.[read more]

Pierre, Bernard Ils Ont Conquis l’Himalaya [They Conquered the Himalaya]
1979 Plon Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.250, 27 color & 33 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; spine faded, vg+. #16898 $25.00
Historical overview of major ascents in the Himalaya starting with the early expeditions at the turn of the century. In French, no English translation.[read more]

Pierre, Bernard Ils Ont Conquis l’Himalaya [They Conquered the Himalaya]
1981 Loisirs Paris rep, 8vo, pp.256, 27 color & 33 bw photos, 4 maps/sketches, white cloth; cloth fine #19726 $35.00
Historical overview of major ascents in the Himalaya starting with the early expeditions at the turn of the century. In French, no English translation.[read more]

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