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Wanda Rutkiewicz: A Caravan of Dreams: Reinisch, Gertrude
signedReinisch, Gertrude Wanda Rutkiewicz: A Caravan of Dreams
2000 UK 1st, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 192 color & 25 bw photos, red cloth; signed on tipped-in sheet, dj & cloth new #24663 $65.00
A terrific English-language book on the great Polish climber Wanda Rutkiewicz. Rutkiewicz was regarded as the top woman climber of her day with ascents of eight 8000m peaks - Everest (1978), Nanga Parbat (1985), K2 (1986), Shishapangma (1987), Gasherbrum II (1989), Gasherbrum I (1990), Cho Oyu and [read more]

signedReinisch, Gertrude Wanda Rutkiewicz: Karawane der Träume [Wanda Rutkiewicz: A Caravan of Dreams]
1998 Munchen 1st, 4to, pp.192, 192 color & 25 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj & cloth new. #17406 $59.00
At long last, an English-language book on the great Polish climber Wanda Rutkiewicz. Rutkiewicz was regarded as the top woman climber of her day with ascents of eight 8000m peaks - Everest (1978), Nanga Parbat (1985), K2 (1986), Shishapangma (1987), Gasherbrum II (1989), Gasherbrum I (1990), Cho Oy[read more]

Licht und Schatten am K2 [Light and Shadow on K2]: Reinisch, Gertrude & Willi Bauer
signedReinisch, Gertrude & Willi Bauer Licht und Schatten am K2 [Light and Shadow on K2]
1988 Pinguin Innsbruck 1st, 8vo, pp.250, 54 color photos, map, map eps, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger ‘Berg heil! Please compare this account with the authentic report in “K2 – The Endless Knot”’, dj fine, cloth fine #16909 $125.00 $75.00
Account of the Austrian expedition to K2, led by Willi Bauer, during the terrible season of 1986. Diemberger as signed with his usual admonition to read his own account of this season. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click h[read more]

Mein Weg als Bergsteiger: Reiss, Ernst
Reiss, Ernst Mein Weg als Bergsteiger
1959 Huber Frauenfeld 1st, 8vo, pp.248, 38 bw photos, tan cloth; dj w/ edge/corner wear, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #26888 $45.00
Reiss’ autobiography provides his account of the expeditions which almost made the first ascent of Everest in 1952 and succeeded in the first ascent of Lhotse in 1956. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains: Reist, Dolf
signedReist, Dolf Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains
1972 Benteli Bern 1st, 8vo, [pp.127], 103 bw photos, map, wraps; signed & dated 15.8.72, fine #23756 $45.00 $39.00
Reist was a member of the second successful Everest expedition in 1955. This is a photo-book of peaks from 25 different regions of Switzerland. Most of the photos are by Reist. Photo captions in German, French, Italian, and English. To see all of our Sale Items,
Biwak auf dem Dach der Welt: Auf Bergpfaden durch Tadshikistan [Bivouac on the Roof of the World: On Mountain Paths of Tajikistan]: Renner, Georg
Renner, Georg Biwak auf dem Dach der Welt: Auf Bergpfaden durch Tadshikistan [Bivouac on the Roof of the World: On Mountain Paths of Tajikistan]
1975 VEB Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.179, 26 color & 82 bw (1 fldg) photos, 3 maps (2 color fldg), white cloth; dj w/ 1.5” tear front, taped top/bottom spine & corners, rubbed, vg, cloth w/ small bookplate of Anders Bolinder, 2 ink stamps, inscription, fine #24780 $29.00
An account of climbs in the Pamir culminating in the ascent of Pik Korshenewskaja (7105 m). This copy is from the library of the noted Swiss mountain chronicler Anders Bolinder. In German, no English translastion.[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds
Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds The Armchair Mountaineer
1989 US rep, 8vo, pp.342, 10 bw illus, wraps; new. #2666 $15.95 $9.00
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24.[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds.
Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds. The Armchair Mountaineer
1984 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 342, 10 bw illus, blue cloth; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #10030 $9.00 $7.65
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Rey, Guido Peaks and Precipices: Scrambles in the Dolomites and Savoy
1914 Unwin London 1st, tall 8vo, pp.238, photo frontis, 75 bw photos, teg, gilt dec red cloth; printed signature Tom Nevison Feb. 1955, cloth rubbed, tight, vg+. #23335 $185.00
Rey was a wealthy Italian climber who made the third ascent of Monte Rosa, and had the Cresta Rey named after him. He wrote the definitive work on the Matterhorn and here covers his climbs in the Dolomites and the Chamonix Aiguilles. Nevison, who has signed his name to this book, was a member of t[read more]

The Matterhorn: Rey, Guido
Rey, Guido The Matterhorn
1949 Blackwell Oxford rep, 8vo, pp.x, 278, color frontis, 44 bw photos, map, green cloth; cloth spine bumped, tight, vg #23089 $9.00 $7.65
This is one of the principal books on the early history of the Matterhorn. This particular revised edition has two additional chapters by R. L. G. Irving. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Matterhorn: Rey, Guido
Rey, Guido The Matterhorn
Dec 1907 T. Fisher Unwin London 2nd, thick 8vo, pp.336, mounted frontis w/ tissue guard, 13 bw mounted plates w/ tissue guards, 11 bw photo plates, 23 illus, tan cloth; cloth chipped top/bottom spine, corners worn, hinges separating, bookplate of Norbert L. Lederer, good+ #27233 $89.00
This is one of the principal books on the early history of the Matterhorn. This second edition was published only two months after the first edition. Dr. Norbert Lederer was a noted criminologist, author, chess expert, chemist, Egyptologist, and lover of tropical fish. Neate R25.[read more]

Richmond, W. Kenneth Climber's Testament
1950 Redman London 1st, 8vo, pp.246, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth vg+ #24334 $9.00 $7.20
Reflections on climbing in the UK. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R30. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Climber's Testament: Richmond, W. Kenneth.
Richmond, W. Kenneth. Climber's Testament
1950 Redman London 1st, 8vo, pp.246, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, red cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, good+, cloth near fine #10033 $9.00
Reflections on climbing in the UK. Neate R30.[read more]

Ricker, John F. Yuraq Janka: Guide to the Peruvian Andes Part 1: Cordilleras Blanca and Rosko
1981 Alpine Club of Canada American Alpine Club 2nd, 8vo, pp.180, 11 bw fldg panoramas, 45 bw photos, 4 fldg maps, wraps; new. #23539 $14.00
An excellent reference for those planning to climb in Peru. Neate Q888.[read more]

Above All Things: Rideout, Tanis
Rideout, Tanis Above All Things
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.387, blue/green cloth; dj & cloth new #26442 $26.95
Rideout’s debut novel of obsession and divided loyalties weaves together the harrowing story of George Mallory's ill-fated 1924 attempt to be the first man to conquer Everest with that of a single day in the life of his wife as she waits at home in England for news of his return. A captivating blen[read more]

Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father
2001 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed by Ridgeway, dj w/ price sticker on back, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #21001 $18.00
This is Ridgeway’s account of the 1980 attempt on Minya Konka (24,891’) and the disasterous avalanche that left one of their members dead. He describes his return to the mountain 19 years later in the company of his deceased teamates daughter and the profound impact on them both. Rick won the 2002 A[read more]

Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father
2001 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24997 $24.00
This is Ridgeway’s account of the 1980 attempt on Minya Konka (24,891’) and the disasterous avalanche that left one of their members dead. He describes his return to the mountain 19 years later in the company of his deceased teamates daughter and the profound impact on them both. Rick won the 2002 A[read more]

The Big Open: On Foot Across Tibet's Chang Tang: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Big Open: On Foot Across Tibet's Chang Tang
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 304, color photos, 3 maps, blue/orange cloth; signed Ridgeway & Conrad Anker, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth very fine #23585 $59.00
Ridgeway, Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Galen Rowell set out on foot across Tibet's remote Chang Tang plateau to locate the unknown calving grounds of the endangered Tibetan antelope, the chiru. heir grueling 275-mile trek across this 16,000-foot-high plateau, while pulling 250-pound rickshaws, is [read more]

The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Richard Irvin & Phillip Trimble, dj fine, cloth fine #23880 $49.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Trimble was the expedition leader. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest: Ridgeway, Rick
signedRidgeway, Rick The Boldest Dream: The Story of Twelve Who Climbed Mount Everest
1979 Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 244, 19 bw photos, map, tan/blue boards; signed Ridgeway, Arlene Blum & Phillip Trimble, dj fine, cloth fine #10034 $95.00
The 1976 American Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Trimble was the expedition leader. Neate R32, SB R12, Yak R109.[read more]

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