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Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1989 Cloudcap Seattle 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 704, 18 color & 52 bw photos, 4 figures, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #24487 $25.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1981 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 578, 17 color & 55 bw photos, 4 fig, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #13685 $32.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

On Top of the World: My Everest Adventure: Vajpai, Arjun w/ Anu Kumar
Vajpai, Arjun w/ Anu Kumar On Top of the World: My Everest Adventure
2010 India 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 16 color photos, 2 sketches, wraps; new #25871 $17.95
Two months after he had set out, sixteen-year-old Vajpai stood on top of the world, having conquered Mount Everest. At that time, he held the record for being the youngest non-Sherpa person in the world to do so. He is still the youngest Indian to climb the peak. It had indeed been a long journey[read more]

Naar Nieuwe Hoogte: Beklimming van de Mount Everest Zonder Zuurstof [To New Heights: Climbing Mount Everest Without Oxygen]: Van Rooijen, Wilco
signedVan Rooijen, Wilco Naar Nieuwe Hoogte: Beklimming van de Mount Everest Zonder Zuurstof [To New Heights: Climbing Mount Everest Without Oxygen]
2005 Netherlands 1st, 8vo, pp.144, photos frontis, 199 color photos, 5 maps, wraps; signed, new + DVD #25486 $59.00
Van Rooijen is one of Holland’s top mountaineers. He became the first Dutch person to reach the North Pole (1997), the South Pole (2000), and the summit of Everest (2002 and 2004, both without supplemental oxygen). This covers these four expeditions as well as to Mount Kenya (1996) and K2 (where h[read more]

Everest: Alone at the Summit: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen Everest: Alone at the Summit
1999 Odyssey Bath 1st thus, 8vo, pp.236, 26 color & 34 bw photos, 3 maps, diagram, wraps; vg #8809 $7.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Originally published as “Everest: Kangshung Face”. SB V04[read more]

Everest: Alone at the Summit: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Alone at the Summit
2000 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.360, wraps; signed Ed Webster, new. #20792 $19.95
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Originally published as "Everest: Kangshung Face”. SB V04[read more]

Everest: Alone at the Summit: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Alone at the Summit
1999 Odyssey Bath 1st thus, 8vo, pp.236, 26 color & 34 bw photos, 3 maps, diagram, wraps; signed Robert Mads Anderson, Paul Teare, Ed Webster, new. #10213 $59.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Originally published as "Everest: Kangshung Face". SB V04[read more]

Everest: Kangshung Face: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1989 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.236, 67 color & 34 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Venables, Robert Mads Anderson, Paul Teare, & Ed Webster, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27603 $195.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Venables became the first Briton to climb Everest without su[read more]

Everest: Kangshung Face: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1989 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.236, 67 color & 34 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Venables & Ed Webster, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24976 $79.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Venables became the first Briton to climb Everest without su[read more]

signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1989 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.236, 67 color & 34 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Ed Webster, dj fine, cloth fine #23806 $75.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Lite[read more]

Everest: Kangshung Face: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1993 Rupa New Delhi rep, 8vo, pp.256, 31 color photos, 2 sketches, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, bottom spine torn, good+ #26327 $9.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. From the collection of American mountaineer Pete Schoening w[read more]

Everest: Kangshung Face: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1989 Arnold New Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.236, 67 color & 34 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth near fine #10215 $69.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Identical to 1st UK with the addition of the publishers impr[read more]

Everest: Summit of Achievement: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Summit of Achievement
2003 UK 1st, oversize 4to, pp.252, photo frontis, 103 color & 197 bw photos, 11 maps (1 color), photo eps, blue cloth; signed Ed Webster, dj top edge lightly pulled, else dj & cloth new #22900 $75.00
A massive work, weighing over five pounds, done to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the first ascent of Everest. This is beautifully illustrated with many never-before-published photos. It presents the initial early surveys, to the reconnaissance expeditions, all the early attempts, and thru th[read more]

Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest
2007 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.370, 46 color & 18 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24748 $45.00
Venables has now written a full autobiography which explores how and – more importantly – why he became a mountaineer. Starting from childhood, he describes many previously unpublished adventures, including early alpine climbs, winter Scottish journeys, Afghanistan before the Russian invasion, the N[read more]

Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest
2007 UK 2nd, 8vo, pp.370, 46 color & 18 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27283 $29.00
Venables has now written a full autobiography which explores how and – more importantly – why he became a mountaineer. Starting from childhood, he describes many previously unpublished adventures, including early alpine climbs, winter Scottish journeys, Afghanistan before the Russian invasion, the N[read more]

To the Top: The Story of Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen To the Top: The Story of Everest
2003 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.96, photo frontis, 40 color & 29 bw photos, maps/sketches, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed Ed Webster, dj & cloth new #22981 $29.00
Although geared toward younger readers, Venables does a very nice job in presenting the Everest story. Starting with the Mallory and Irvine saga the book then turns to the final triumph of Hillary and Tenzing. The latter half of the book covers the Americans in 1963, Haston and Scott in 1975, Mess[read more]

To the Top: The Story of Everest: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen To the Top: The Story of Everest
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.96, photo frontis, 40 color & 29 bw photos, maps/sketches, photo eps, pictorial cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27268 $9.00
Although geared toward younger readers, Venables does a very nice job in presenting the Everest story. Starting with the Mallory and Irvine saga the book then turns to the final triumph of Hillary and Tenzing. The latter half of the book covers the Americans in 1963, Haston and Scott in 1975, Messne[read more]

The Mountain: My Time on Everest: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Mountain: My Time on Everest
2013 US 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.xvi, 330, 37 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Viesturs, dj & cloth new #26645 $26.95
Based on his extensive experience on Everest, eleven expeditions in 23 years, Viesturs presents riveting accounts of his own climbs as well as vivid narratives of some of the most famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century. With an introduction by Tom Hornbein.[read more]

The Mountain: My Time on Everest: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Mountain: My Time on Everest
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 330, 37 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27583 $9.95
Based on his extensive experience on Everest, eleven expeditions in 23 years, Viesturs presents riveting accounts of his own climbs as well as vivid narratives of some of the most famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century. With an introduction by Tom Hornbein.[read more]

Nezvestní z Everestu: Príbeh štvorice slovenských horolezcov, ktorá zmizla na najvyššej hore sveta [Missing on Everest: The Story of Four Slovak Climbers who Disappeared on the Highest Mountain of the World]: Vranka, Milan
Vranka, Milan Nezvestní z Everestu: Príbeh štvorice slovenských horolezcov, ktorá zmizla na najvyššej hore sveta [Missing on Everest: The Story of Four Slovak Climbers who Disappeared on the Highest Mountain of the World]
2011 Pvt pub 1st, small 8vo, pp.160, 42 color & 19 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25990 $44.95
This is the first detailed account of the 1988 Slovak Everest Lhotse Expedition. 1988 was an extremely busy year for Everest with climbers all over the mountain. The Slovak team first made an ascent of Lhotse, placing two climbers, Dušan Becík and Jozef Just, on the summit without supplemental oxy[read more]

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