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The Six Mountain-Travel Books: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric The Six Mountain-Travel Books
2010 US rep, thick 8vo, pp.ix, 800, photo frontis, 109 bw photos, 18 maps, sketches, appendices, wraps; fine #27282 $19.00
A nice reprint of Shipton’s popular mountain books - Nanda Devi, Blank on the Map, Upon that Mountain, Mt. Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951, Mountains of Tartary, Land of Tempest.[read more]

Mountain Conquest: Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn
Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn Mountain Conquest
1966 American Heritage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.153, many color & bw photos/illus, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth pulled top spine, tight, vg #23764 $5.00 $4.25
A nice book covering major peaks and climbs around the world - Matterhorn, McKinley, Nanda Devi, Everest, and others. Neate S61, SB S26. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu Himalayas
1977 Abrams NY concise ed, lg 4to, pp.128, 40 color & 11 bw photos, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #11501 $35.00
Shirakawa’s large-format photography of the Himalaya is stunning. Neate S72, SB S32, Yak S217.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu Himalayas
1986 Abradale/Abrams NY 2nd, folio, np, 6 multi-page & 248 full-page color photos, 6 maps/diagrams, white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #10113 $45.00
This magnificent 17" book is a larger format version than that published in 1977.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu The Alps
1975 Abrams NY 1st, 4to, pp.136, 56 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23426 $25.00
Another in Shirakawa’s fine photo coverages of the world’s mountain ranges. This book weighs 3.5 pounds.[read more]

The Sierra Club: A Guide: Sierra Club.
Sierra Club. The Sierra Club: A Guide
1989 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.64 + 16, 30 color & 27 bw photos, appendices, wraps; fine #23433 $5.00 $4.00
A special publication with two photo sections. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest Calling: The Irish Journey: Siggins, Lorna
Siggins, Lorna Everest Calling: The Irish Journey
2013 UK rev ed, 8vo, pp.x, 214, photo frontis, 103 color & 5 bw photos, sketch, map, appendices, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26485 $35.95
This revised edition of Siggins 1994 edition not only recalls the ground-breaking success of the 1993 Irish expedition which placed the first Irishman atop Everest via the North Ridge, but also chronicles many Everest achievements since – the first summit by an Irishwoman, Clare O’Leary, Pat Falvey’[read more]

Dark Shadows Falling: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Dark Shadows Falling
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 27 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #8742 $7.00 $5.95
Joe contrasts the Everest tragedies of 1996 with changes in the moral climate of climbing society. Also includes his 1996 attempt on Pumori. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Dark Shadows Falling: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Dark Shadows Falling
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 27 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ nick to bottom first 4 pages, fine #11468 $65.00 $59.00
Joe contrasts the Everest tragedies of 1996 with changes in the moral climate of climbing society. Also includes his 1996 attempt on Pumori. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Storms of Silence: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Storms of Silence
1996 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 13 color & 44 bw photos, blue cloth; d jfine, cloth fine #10116 $39.00
Simpson confronts agression and violence while taking us to Gangchempo and Cho Oyo in the Himalaya, Huascaran in Peru, and, of course, Sheffield, England.[read more]

The Beckoning Silence: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe The Beckoning Silence
2002 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 290, 26 color & 14 bw photos, photo eps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22441 $39.00
Another tale from Joe Simpson! In this one he examines the exhilaration and despair he has encountered in the mountains, leading him to leave mountaineering. He takes us to Bolivia, the Alps, Colorado, and Spain before confronting his final mountain – the Eiger’s North Face. Winner 2003 National [read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #24858 $39.00
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded, unclipped, near fine, cloth near fine #22158 $45.00
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1995 US reprint, 8vo, pp.330, 47 bw photos, wraps; new #4264 $16.95
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10117 $9.00 $7.65
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Simpson & Simon Yates, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27062 $89.00
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
2004 Cape London rep, 8vo, pp.173, 16 color & 7 bw photos, sketch, map eps, black cloth; signed bookplate, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25409 $49.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. A great read.[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; signed Simpson & Simon Yates, dj w/ some spotting to cover text, stain mark to rear cover, unclipped, else fine, cloth w/ stain mark to back board, else fine #10119 $195.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. Joe has signed on the titl[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ barcode sticker on back, name on ffep, vg #10118 $19.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years.[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
1989 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; signed Simpson, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #25164 $85.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. Bonington wrote the for[read more]

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