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Scott, Doug Big Wall Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 283 bw illus, 15 diagrams/maps, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #10090 $39.00
A great book on the history of big wall climbing since 1857 by one of Britain's leading climbers. Neate S31.[read more]

Big Wall Climbing: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Big Wall Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 283 bw illus, 15 diagrams/maps, blue cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth w/ some tape marks, 2 names, fine #11598 $69.00
A great book on the history of big wall climbing since 1857 by one of Britain's leading climbers. Neate S31.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25441 $65.00 $55.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Doug Scott & Chris Bonington, dj fine, cloth fine #21965 $195.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
Scott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj edges ruffled, small tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ 1 leaf (4 pages) separated, else fine #10091 $5.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13.[read more]

Shisha Pangma: The Alpine-style First-ascent of the South-West Face: Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre
Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre Shisha Pangma: The Alpine-style First-ascent of the South-West Face
2000 US rep, 8vo, pp.321, 13 color & 57 bw photos, 6 maps, wraps; fine #25671 $9.00 $7.65
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34. To see all of our Sale Items,[read more]

The Shishapangma Expedition: Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre
Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre The Shishapangma Expedition
1984 Granada London 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 56 bw photos, 7 maps, sketches, appendices, grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10093 $19.00
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34.[read more]

The Shishapangma Expedition: Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre
signedScott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre The Shishapangma Expedition
1984 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 56 bw photos, 7 maps, sketches, appendices, grey cloth; signed Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #18351 $79.00
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34.[read more]

signedScott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre The Shishapangma Expedition
1984 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 56 bw photos, 7 maps, sketches, appendices, grey cloth; inscribed by Scott, cloth fine #17109 $59.00
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34.[read more]

Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, & Tibet: Searle, Mike
Searle, Mike Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, & Tibet
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiii, 438, frontis, 201 color & 5 bw photos, 23 color & 14 bw illus, table, 12 color & 8 bw maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj bumped bottom spine from shipping, else dj & cloth new #26644 $39.95 $34.95
Searle, a leading expert on Himalayan geology and a mountaineer, has spent 30 years working on the geology of the Himalaya, Karakoram, Tibet, and Southeast Asia combining fieldwork with mountaineering expeditions. Here he masterfully interweaves the science of these great mountains with vivid accou[read more]

A La Conquête de l'Impossible: Seigneur, Yannick
Seigneur, Yannick A La Conquête de l'Impossible
1976 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 14 bw photos, wraps; vg+ #13035 $19.00 $5.00
Accounts of Seigneur's climbs in the Alps, Andes, (Huascaran), and Himalaya (Makalu and Gasherbrum II). In French, no English translation. Perret 4004, Yak S136. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Seligman, G. Snow Structure and Ski Fields: Being an Account of Snow and Ice Forms met with in Nature and a Study of Avalanches and Snowcraft
1962 Adam Brussels rep, 8vo, pp.xfsii, 555, photo frontis, 371 figures, appendices, blue cloth; cloth w/ name, fine. #10098 $95.00
A most scholarly work on snow and avalanches. Hard to find. Neate S43.[read more]

Tears in the Wind: Triumph and Tragedy on America’s Highest Peak: Semento, Larry
Semento, Larry Tears in the Wind: Triumph and Tragedy on America’s Highest Peak
2017 US 8vo, pp.212, wraps; new #27190 $19.95
Like many seeking to learn the ropes of mountaineering, Semento took up climbing with Rainier Mountaining Inc (RMI). He joined with Phil Ershler on climbs of Rainier (1994) and Ixtaccihuatl and Orizaba (1996) before turning his attention to Denali. In 1998 he was a member of the RMI expedition, led [read more]

Himalaistki: Opowieść o Kobietach, Które Pokonują Każdą Górę (Climbers: A Story of Women who Overcome Every Mountain): Sepioło, Mariusz
Sepioło, Mariusz Himalaistki: Opowieść o Kobietach, Które Pokonują Każdą Górę (Climbers: A Story of Women who Overcome Every Mountain)
2017 Wydawnictwo Znak Krakow 1st, 8vo, pp.319, 41 color & 14 bw photos, stiff wraps; new #27478 $34.95
Profiles of 14 Polish women mountaineers who have climbed in the Himalaya – Halina Krüger-Syrokomska (Gasherbrum II 1975, K2 died 1982), Anna Okopińska (Lhotse 1974, Gasherbrum II 1975, Makalu 1978, K2 1982), Dobrosława Miodowicz-Wolf (K2 1984, Nanga Parbat 1985, K2 died 1986), Wanda Rutkiewicz (Gas[read more]

Shabab, Dilaram Kullu: Himalayan Abode of the Divine
1996 Indus New Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.136, 23 color & 21 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #17022 $25.00
A history of the Kullu Valley region of Himachel Pradesh from the Pal Dynasty which ruled for over 1800 years to the integration of the region with present day India.[read more]

Degrees of Difficulty: Shatayev, Vladimir
Shatayev, Vladimir Degrees of Difficulty
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 195, photo frontis, 13 bw photos, wraps; near fine #10101 $29.00
This is the first Soviet book on mountaineering to be translated into English and published in the US. Shatayev attained the level of Master of Sport and here presents his climbs from 1957 through the tragedy in the Pamirs in 1974.[read more]

The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering: Shaw, Robin
Shaw, Robin The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering
1983 Doubleday NY 2nd, 4to, pp.viii, 135, photo frontis, 89 bw photos, figures, appendices, wraps; very good #18352 $5.00
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Sheldon, Charles The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon: A Hunter’s Explorations for Wild Sheep in Sub-Arctic Mountains
1911 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 354, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 96 bw photos, 4 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, teg, uncut, gilt dec green cloth; cloth rubbed on back cover, front cover bright, front hinge a bit weak, name, near fine. #22706 $275.00
The classic account of exploration in the Yukon.[read more]

You Think That's Bad: Stories: Shepard, Jim
Shepard, Jim You Think That's Bad: Stories
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.225, black/white cloth; dj & cloth new #25706 $24.95
Shepard, a previous finalist for the National Book Award, presents a wildly diverse collection of 11 fictional stories. Included are reluctant soldiers, workaholic artists, female explorers, depraved murderers, deluded losers, and mountaineers! Of principal interest here are stories of Freya Stark[read more]

Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places: Shepton, Bob
Shepton, Bob Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 204, 28 color photos, 4 maps, wraps; new #26746 $25.95
Shepton is the modern H. W. Tilman. An ordained minister in his late 70s, Shepton spends much of his time sailing into the Arctic and leading small teams to make first ascents of inaccessible mountains. Opening with the disastrous fire that destroyed his yacht whilst he was ice-bound in Greenland, [read more]

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