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Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research (SFAR). Everest: The Swiss Everest Expeditions
1954 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.xv, (172), 6 color & 144 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; cloth rubbed, name, vg+. #23483 $39.00
The photo book of the 1952 Swiss expeditions, a good companion volume to Dittert's 'Forerunners to Everest'. This UK edition is harder to find than the US. Neate S206, SB S63, Yak S122.[read more]

In the Shadow of Ben Nevis: Sykes, Ian
signedSykes, Ian In the Shadow of Ben Nevis
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 242, 64 color & 2 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27081 $25.95
In 1959, sixteen-year-old Ian ‘Spike’ Sykes left school and, after a short period of work at Leeds University, joined the RAF. Already a keen climber, he signed up on the promise of excitement and adventure and was posted to the remote RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team in the north of Scotland. It wa[read more]

The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life: Synnott, Mark
Synnott, Mark The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life
2018 US 2nd, 8vo, pp.viii, 405, 29 color & 6 bw photos, yellow/white cloth; dj & cloth new #27671 $27.95
In Mark Synnott’s unique window on the ethos of climbing, his friend Alex Honnold’s astonishing free solo ascent of El Capitan’s 3,000 feet of sheer granite is the central act. When Honnold topped out at 9:28am on June 3, 2017, having spent fewer than four hours on his historic ascent, the world gav[read more]

Honouring High Places: The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei: Tabei, Junko & Helen Rolfe
Tabei, Junko & Helen Rolfe Honouring High Places: The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei
2017 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.396, 62 color & 19 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27335 $31.95
Junko Tabei was born in Miharu, a small town in Fukushima prefecture, north of Tokyo, in 1939. An amazing mountaineer and lover of peaks, she founded the Ladies Climbing Club in 1969 and reached the summit of Everest on May 16, 1975, as leader of an all-women Japanese team. After Everest, Tabei devo[read more]

Blind Corners: Adventures on Everest and the World's Tallest Peaks: Tabin, Geoff
signedTabin, Geoff Blind Corners: Adventures on Everest and the World's Tallest Peaks
2002 US expanded ed, 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xix, 235, 26 color photos, wraps; signed, new #22677 $19.95
Tabin, a widely published writer, chronicles his adventures while climbing the seven summits, including three expeditions to Everest. This expanded edition has extra text detailing Tabin’s work with the Himalayan Cataract Project.[read more]

Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents: Tabin, Geoff
signedTabin, Geoff Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents
1993 ICS Merrillville 2nd, prtg, 8vo, pp.vi, 196, 33 color photos, blue cloth; inscribed & signed twice, dj fine, cloth w/ owner’s name, fine. #10150 $29.00
Tabin, a widely published writer, chronicles his adventures while climbing the seven summits, including three expeditions to Everest. SB T000.[read more]

Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents: Tabin, Geoff
Tabin, Geoff Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents
1993 ICS Merrillville 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 196, 33 color photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #4871 $24.99 $9.95
Tabin, a widely published writer, chronicles his adventures while climbing the seven summits, including three expeditions to Everest. SB T000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters: Tabor, James M.
signedTabor, James M. Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters
2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 400, 16 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24679 $26.95
In the summer of 1967, an Arctic hurricane trapped seven climbers, members of Joe Wilcox’s 12-man expedition, at 20,000’ on Mount McKinley. Ten days passed while the storm raged and, despite the availability of resources, no rescue was mounted and all seven men died; their bodies never recovered. Th[read more]

Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters: Tabor, James M.
signedTabor, James M. Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters
2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 400, 16 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Tabor & Wilcox, dj & cloth new #26503 $75.00
In the summer of 1967, an Arctic hurricane trapped seven climbers, members of Joe Wilcox’s 12-man expedition, at 20,000’ on Mount McKinley. Ten days passed while the storm raged and, despite the availability of resources, no rescue was mounted and all seven men died; their bodies never recovered. Th[read more]

Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters: Tabor, James M.
signedTabor, James M. Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters
20007 US 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xxii, 400, 16 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ name on rear endpaper, fine #25600 $19.00
In the summer of 1967, an Arctic hurricane trapped seven climbers, members of Joe Wilcox’s 12-man expedition, at 20,000’ on Mount McKinley. Ten days passed while the storm raged and, despite the availability of resources, no rescue was mounted and all seven men died; their bodies never recovered. Th[read more]

Tairraz, Georges Le Massif du Mont-Blanc
1947 Challamel Paris 1st, 4to, pp.[56], 61 bw photos, map, wraps; near fine. #23343 $35.00
A nice collection of photographs by noted French mountaineer Georges Tairraz, with a preface by Roger Frison-Roche. In French, no English translation. Uncommon. Not in Neate.[read more]

Talbot, Daniel, ed A Treasury of Mountaineering Stories
1954 Putnam NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 337, blue cloth; dj ch, edge wear, vg-, cloth vg. #11630 $12.00
An anthology of fictional stories by such authors as Ullman, Knowlton, Frison-Roche, Mummery, and others. Neate X368.[read more]

All That Glitters: A Climber’s Journey Through Addiction and Depression: Talbot, Margo
signedTalbot, Margo All That Glitters: A Climber’s Journey Through Addiction and Depression
2011 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 23 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #25889 $19.95
Margo Talbot's unflinchingly honest account of a childhood characterized by abuse and neglect, her descent into depression, addiction, and criminal activity is both heartbreaking and, ultimately, inspiring. Finding redemption and healing through her passion for the outdoors and, in particular, ice [read more]

Everest: The Cruel Way: Tasker, Joe
Tasker, Joe Everest: The Cruel Way
1981 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.166, 26 bw photos, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18353 $89.00 $79.00
The 1980-81 winter attempt to climb the West Ridge of Everest without supplemental oxygen. The team, which included the Burgess twins, Brian Hall, Alan Rouse, Pete Thexton, and others, was defeated by horrendous weather. Scarce. Neate T04, SB T03, Yak T07. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Tasker, Joe Everest: The Cruel Way
1981 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.166, 26 bw photos, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24361 $175.00
The 1980-81 winter attempt to climb the West Ridge of Everest without supplemental oxygen. The team was defeated by horrendous weather. Scarce. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate T04, SB T03, Yak T07.[read more]

Savage Arena: Tasker, Joe
Tasker, Joe Savage Arena
1982 St. Martin’s NY 1st, 8vo, pp.270, 53 bw photos, 8 maps, 6 diagrams, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 small rub marks, else fine, cloth fine #10884 $35.00 $20.00
One of Britain's top climbers, before his death on Everest, Tasker describes his climbs on the Eiger, Dunagiri, Changabang, K2, and Kanchenjunga. Neate T05, Yak a61. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Breach: Kilimanjaro and the Conquest of Self: Taylor, Rob
Taylor, Rob The Breach: Kilimanjaro and the Conquest of Self
1981 Coward, McCann & Geoghegan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 10 color photos, map, blue/white boards; dj fine, cloth w/ name, fine #10156 $14.00 $9.00
Story of the 1977 attempt, with Henry Barber, on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall. Taylor's accident resulted in an arduous rescue and discord between the two climbers. Neate T07. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Breach: Kilimanjaro and the Conquest of Self: Taylor, Rob
signedTaylor, Rob The Breach: Kilimanjaro and the Conquest of Self
1981 Coward, McCann & Geoghegan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 10 color photos, map, blue/white boards; signed, dj w/ small tear top spine, unclipped, vg, cloth near fine #10155 $19.00 $16.15
Story of the 1977 attempt, with Henry Barber, on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall. Taylor's accident resulted in an arduous rescue and discord between the two climbers. Neate T07. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Nawok: The New Zealand Expedition to New Guinea's Highest Mountains: Temple, Philip
Temple, Philip Nawok: The New Zealand Expedition to New Guinea's Highest Mountains
1962 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 189, color frontis, 21 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #23918 $15.00
Account of the fourth attempt, in 1961, to ascend Carstensz Pyramid, one of the Seven Summits. Temple returned to Carstenz in 1962 as a member of Heinrich Harrer’s expedition which made the first ascent. Neate T15.[read more]

Temple, Philip Nawok: The New Zealand Expedition to New Guinea's Highest Mountains
1963 Travel Book Club London rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 189, 4 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth near fine. #23847 $25.00
Account of the fourth attempt, in 1961, to ascend Carstensz Pyramid, one of the Seven Summits. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate T15.[read more]

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