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Read, Piers Paul Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
1996 Adventure Library NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.307, photo frontis, 39 bw photos, 4 maps, facsimile ep, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #10020 $25.00 $20.00
An amazing story of survival in the high Andes. This reprinting includes facsimile signatures on the front endpaper. 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[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryReader, John Kilimanjaro
1982 Universe NY 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 84, 81 color photos, 8 bw illus, 2 maps, brown cloth; dj rubbed, near fine, cloth w/King blindstamp, fine #24352 $59.00 $53.10
A spectacular large-format work on Africa’s highest peak. Scarce. Neate R14. King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – AAC member who wrote ‘In the Shadow of Giants: Mountain Ascents, Past and Present’ (1981), relating his climbs on Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger, Everest, Fuji, an[read more]

Rebuffat, Gaston Das Matterhorn: Epos eines Zauberbergs
1965 Müller Zürich 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 23 color & 66 bw photos, 27 bw illus, gray cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #24311 $49.00
A classic book on the Matterhorn. Rébuffat tells of his experiences along with extracts from the diaries and recollections of Whymper, de Sassure, Mummery, Bonatti and Guido Rey. Some of the b/w photos are by Bradford Washburn. Published in English as ‘Men and The Matterhorn’. From the collectio[read more]

Men and The Matterhorn: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Men and The Matterhorn
1967 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 23 color & 66 bw photos, 27 bw illus, brown cloth; dj chipped top spine & 1 chip top front, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, vg+ #10024 $35.00
A great book on the Matterhorn. Rébuffat tells of his experiences along with extracts from the diaries and recollections of Whymper, de Sassure, Mummery, Bonatti and Guido Rey. Some of the b/w photos are by Bradford Washburn. Neate R16.[read more]

Neige et Roc: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Neige et Roc
1959 Hachette Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.191, color frontis, 14 color & 285 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; inscribed, issued w/o dj, cloth w fine #18715 $79.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. A classic, in French.[read more]

On Ice and Snow and Rock: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston On Ice and Snow and Rock
1963 Oxford University Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.191, frontis, 58 color & 187 bw photos, figures, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #24600 $49.00 $45.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. Revised edition of 'On Snow and Rock'. Neate R19.[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps
1956 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 122, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 7 maps/diagrams, yellow cloth; dj lightly rubbed, chip back corner, vg+, cloth w/ small stamp mark to bottom edge, else fine #22154 $125.00 $74.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This first UK edition is hard to find in nice condition. Neate R20. To see all of our Sale Items,
Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; inscribed ‘A Arlehe (?) Anderle, Rebuffat 17.3.57’, dj rubbed, edge chips, corners taped, vg, cloth fine #11461 $545.00 $375.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Signed copies of his books are getting harder to locate[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 b/w photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; cloth fine #25494 $25.00
One of Rébuffat's earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Neate R20.[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; signed, dj spine faded, lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27131 $495.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Neate R20.[read more]

The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes
1996 Mountaineers Seattle new ed, 4to, pp.240, 89 color & 175 bw photos, 101 route drawings, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #4822 $29.00
A wonderful large-format reissue of this classic with great photos.[read more]

The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes
1975 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.239, 89 color & 173 bw photos, 101 route drawings, map eps, red cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #22153 $49.00 $29.00
A large-format classic showing the massive majesty of Mont Blanc. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Der Montblanc: Rébuffat, Gaston
Rébuffat, Gaston Der Montblanc
1966 Albert Müller Verlag Zürich 1st German ed, 8vo, pp.194, photo frontis, 9 color & 52 bw photos, 18 bw illus, map, gray cloth; dj w/ ½” tear froint, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27388 $15.00 $12.75
A lovely book reproducing many of the old prints from early ascents of Mont Blanc supplemented with a great number of photos, some by Brad Washburn. This is the German translation of the French edition ‘Mont Blanc: Jardin Féerique’ published in 1962 and a less common Rébuffat title. To see all of[read more]

On Snow and Rock: Rébuffat, Gaston
signedRébuffat, Gaston On Snow and Rock
1965 Vane London rep, 8vo, pp.208, color frontis, 14 color & 285 bw photos, brown cloth; inscribed, cloth fine #25407 $95.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. Neate R19.[read more]

Sterne und Stürme: Die Großen Nordwände der Alpen [Stars and Storms: The Great North Walls of the Alps]: Rébuffat, Gaston
Rébuffat, Gaston Sterne und Stürme: Die Großen Nordwände der Alpen [Stars and Storms: The Great North Walls of the Alps]
1955 Nymphenburger München 3rd, 8vo, pp.173, 29 bw photos, 6 route drawings, gray cloth; cloth w/ 1” split along back spine, else tight, vg #27389 $12.00 $10.20
The third edition of Rebuffat’s classic book detailing his ascents of six great north faces - Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This was translated into English as ‘Starlight and Storm’. To see all of our Sale Items,
Rebuffat, Gaston & Pierre Tairraz Between Heaven and Earth
1965 Nicholas Vane London 1st, 8vo, pp.183, photo frontis, 7 color & 103 bw photos, blue cloth; dj chipped, few taped tears, vg-, cloth w/ name, fine. #23088 $45.00
This terrific book utilizes Rébuffat’s prose and Tairraz’s wonderful black and white images. It is an outgrowth of their award-winning film which recreated four of Rébuffat’s climbs in the Alps. One of France's most famous mountain guides, Rébuffat was also a member of the 1950 Annapurna expeditio[read more]

Rebuffat, Gaston & Pierre Tairraz Splendeurs des Cimes [Splendors of the Summits]
1976 Arthaud Paris rep, 8vo, pp.183, photo frontis, 7 color & 103 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine. #22225 $39.00
A nicely produced French edition of ‘Between Heaven and Earth’.[read more]

End of the Rope: Mountains, Marriage, and Motherhood: Redford, Jan
Redford, Jan End of the Rope: Mountains, Marriage, and Motherhood
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 303, 39 bw photos, gray cloth; dj & cloth new #27416 $25.95
In this funny and gritty debut memoir, Redford grows from a nomadic rock climber to a mother who fights to win back her future. As a teenager, in a fit of rage toward her father, Jan pits herself against a steep rock face near their cottage. At the top, fired up by the victory, she sets her sight[read more]

Moved by a Mountain: Inspirations from an Alpine View in Alaska: Reed, Tom
signedReed, Tom Moved by a Mountain: Inspirations from an Alpine View in Alaska
2013 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.42, photo frontis, 13 color & 29 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #26339 $21.95
Tom Reed’s second book of alpine images is as pleasingly presented as his first. The beautiful images presented here are all from his alpine cabin in Alaska. In the first half of the book he describes finding the land on which to build, building his cabin, and explores the question - “How and why [read more]

Regmi, D. R. Modern Nepal: Rise and Growth in the Eighteenth Century
1961 Mukhopadhyay Calcutta 1st, 8vo, pp.333, bw illus, olive cloth; dj w/ large chip top spine effecting title, vg-, cloth vg+. #24269 $19.00
The third volume of the “History of Nepal” series covering the period from 1750-1800. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

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