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Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls: Pritchard, Paul
signedPritchard, Paul Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 38 color photos, black cloth; signed Simon Yates, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18543 $35.00
Pritchard describes many climbs, from the Peak District and North Wales, to Yosemite, Trango, Patagonia, and more. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

See It from the Top: How to Climb Everest Without Quitting Your Day Job: Pritzker, Yury
signedPritzker, Yury See It from the Top: How to Climb Everest Without Quitting Your Day Job
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.210, 41 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #25969 $14.99
Pritzker summitted Everest in 2009 via the South East Ridge as a member of the Eco Everest Expedition 2009 led by Asian Trekking. Prior to this expedition he had trips to his native Caucasus, the Cascades, Grand Teton, Rainier, Peru, Mount Hunter, Mount Shasta, Denali, the Alps, and other peaks. P[read more]

From Hellifield to the Himalaya: Pugh, Sue
Pugh, Sue From Hellifield to the Himalaya
2019 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.197, 46 color photos, 3 maps, wraps; new #27668 $29.95
So what do you do when you’ve ‘bagged’ all 282 scottish Munros and sampled the delights of Norway’s remote Lyngen Alps and Switzerland’s Valais Alps. Obviously, you head for the Himalaya ... in spite of the fact it was an area you vowed never to visit. Pugh never set out to conquer the great outdoor[read more]

Alcanzar La Cumbre de Cristal [Reaching the Crystal Summit]: Pujante, Josep A.
Pujante, Josep A. Alcanzar La Cumbre de Cristal [Reaching the Crystal Summit]
2007 Spain 1st, 8vo, pp.249, 22 color & 4 bw photos, color map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25103 $39.00
Pujante, a Spanish neurosurgeon, has climbed Cho Oyu, Everest, as well as the Seven Summits and has written numerous books on climbing. Following his ascent of Cho Oyu he proposed a dual expedition to Aconcagua and Mount Vinson for 1991. On Aconcagua he became lost for three days at 7000m, resulti[read more]

The Bold and Cold: A History of 25 Classic Climbs in the Canadian Rockies: Pullan, Brandon
Pullan, Brandon The Bold and Cold: A History of 25 Classic Climbs in the Canadian Rockies
2016 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.280, 116 color & 2 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27170 $44.95
Pullan’s book is not a guidebook, rather, it is a narrative history and illustrated tribute told by the people who risked life and limb to establish these long, difficult, and sometimes scary climbs. Through interviews, articles, journals, and photographs this monumental work takes the reader on a c[read more]

Nanga Parbat 8125M: Puškáš, Arno & Ivan Urbanovic
signedPuškáš, Arno & Ivan Urbanovic Nanga Parbat 8125M
1976 Sport Bratislava 1st, 4to, pp.123, xxxiii, 16 color & 131 bw photos, 2 maps, illus eps, dec white cloth; signed Urbanovič & Gejza Haak, dj w/ 1.5” tear front, good+, cloth fine, w/o the separate booklet #22885 $95.00
Accounts of the 1969 and 1971 Czech expeditions to Nanga Parbat. In Czechoslovakian, summary text in English, German, and Russian.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryPutnam, William Lowell The Great Glacier and Its House
1982 AAC NY 1st, 4to, pp.223, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, 5 maps, appendices, map eps, black cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #10015 $25.00 $22.50
The Selkirk Range, the Canadian railroad, and climbs and climbers from 1885-1925. Neate P104. 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,
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryPutnam, William Lowell The Great Glacier and Its House: The Story of the First Center of Alpinism in North America 1885-1925
1982 AAC NY 1st, 4to, pp.223, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, 5 maps, appendices, map eps, black cloth; inscribed ‘For Henry Hall in anticipation of his 87th birthday, with gratitude for all you have done for alpinism. Bill Putnam’, dj fine, cloth fine #14665 $65.00 $58.50
The Selkirk Range, the Canadian railroad, and climbs and climbers from 1885-1925. Neate P104. Hall, Henry S., Jr. (1895 – 1987) – AAC Councilor (1923-33, 47-49, 53-73), Secretary (1933-46), President (1950-52), Honorary Member (1962), and first Honorary President (1974-87). He was also a founde[read more]

Pyatt, Edward C. A Climber in the West Country
1968 David & Charles Newton Abbot 1st, 8vo, pp.204, 21 bw photos, 3 figs, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23006 $25.00
A narrative guide to the British coastal granite, limestone, sandstone, and shale cliffs of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, and Dorset. Neate P107.[read more]

Pyatt, Edward C. The Passage of the Alps: From Hannibal to the Motorway
1984 Hale London 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 77 bw photos/illus, 10 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #10016 $15.00 $12.00
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 motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology: Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds.
Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds. British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology
1952 Dennis Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.235, 16 bw photos, green cloth; dj lightly rubbed, small chips top spine, unclipped, vg+, cloth near fine #23007 $29.00 $14.00
An anthology of 54 extracts illustrating the development of climbing in Britain, mainly from climbing club journals. Includes such authors as Tyndall, Spencer, Collie, Crowley, Winthrop Young, Raeburn, Abraham, Pilley, Longland, Murray, Smythe, Noyce, and others. Neate P106. To see all of our [read more]

George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir: Pye, David
Pye, David George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir
1927 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.183, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 5 bw photos, spare spine label, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, paper spine label chipped, name, vg #14360 $85.00 $79.00
Pye climbed with Mallory and here presents one of the most touching portrayals of him. Neate P112. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir: Pye, David
Pye, David George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir
2002 Thailand 1st thus, 8vo, pp.183, photo frontis, 5 bw photos, green cloth; dj & cloth new. #22970 $31.95
Back in print! First published in 1927, Pye climbed with Mallory and here presents one of the most touching portrayals of him. This new edition contains a foreward by George Mallory II and a new introduction by Pye’s son Tristam. Neate P112.[read more]

Tempting the Throne Room: Surviving Pakistan's Deadliest Climbing Season 2013: Quillen, John
signedQuillen, John Tempting the Throne Room: Surviving Pakistan's Deadliest Climbing Season 2013
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 155, 53 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #26638 $17.95
Quillen was a member of the 2013 Field Touring Alpine Broad Peak Expedition which shared both Base Camp and logistics with the five-member Iranian New Route Team. Quillen had to leave the team early to accompany his injured partner home but presents a poignant story of the cross-cultural bonding be[read more]

Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador: Rachowiecki, Rob
Rachowiecki, Rob Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador
1984 Bradt Bucks 1st, 8vo, pp.161, frontis, 10 bw illus, 1 color & 21 bw maps, appendices, wraps; near fine #13404 $9.00
Ecuador offers experienced climbers some good new routes, while giving others the excitement of high altitude ascents. For the less ambitious there are walks and treks varying from a half day to a week, skirting the volcanoes in the highlands and descending to coast and jungle. Rachowiecki is a re[read more]

Ralston, Aron Between a Rock and a Hard Place
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 354, 34 color photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ sticker remnant, near fine, cloth near fine #25154 $9.00 $7.20
Ralston achieved international attention when, following six days of being pinned by a two-hundred pound boulder in Blue John Canyon, he amputated his right arm. This is his amazing story of endurance, survival, and an amazing will to live. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's l[read more]

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Ralston, Aron
Ralston, Aron Between a Rock and a Hard Place
2005 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiii, 354, 34 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; wraps. #24100 $14.00 $9.95
Ralston achieved international attention when, following six days of being pinned by a two-hundred pound boulder in Blue John Canyon, he amputated his right arm. This is his amazing story of endurance, survival, and an amazing will to live.[read more]

Randall, Glenn Vertigo Games
1983 W. R. Pub Sioux City 1st, 4to, pp.125, color & bw photos, wraps; fine. #11578 $19.00
A great photo book covering such Colorado classics as Flatirons, Lumpy Ridge, Garden of the Gods, Glenwood Canyon, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and more. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

A Day To Die For - 1996: Everest’s Worst Disaster – The Untold Story: Ratcliffe, Graham
Ratcliffe, Graham A Day To Die For - 1996: Everest’s Worst Disaster – The Untold Story
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 26 color & 1 bw photos, 3 sketches, wraps; new #25685 $29.95
Ratcliffe is no stranger to Everest. He first attempted the north side in 1993 and then again in 1995, summitting with Anatoli Boukreev. In 1996 he turned his sights to Everest’s south side and was a member of Henry Todd’s expedition. He reached the South Col on May 10, 1996 during the height of [read more]

Mountains of Pakistan: Raza, M. Hanif
Raza, M. Hanif Mountains of Pakistan
1994 Colorprix Islamabad 3rd, oblong 8vo, pp.162, 77 color & 1 bw photos, sketch, 12 maps, illus eps, pictorial cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25597 $49.00
A nicely illustrated work on the mountains of Pakistan which are over 6000m. The regions covered include Gilgit, Hunza, Baltistan, Kaghan, Murree, Gallies, Kashmir, Swat, and Chitral. With a listing of all peaks over 6000m. Uncommon.[read more]

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