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The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine: Hemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson
Hemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 84 color & 26 bw photos, 3 maps, black/brown cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17035 $35.00 $14.95
Set against the backdrop of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, and historical clues from subsequent expeditions, ‘Ghosts of Everest’ brings to life the events surrounding the ill-fated Mallory/Irvine climb, while following the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition team as it retraced the[read more]

Handbook of American Mountaineering: Henderson, Kenneth A.
Henderson, Kenneth A. Handbook of American Mountaineering
1942 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.239, frontis, 149 figures, green cloth; cloth tight, vg #14580 $5.00 $4.25
The first handbook to deal specifically with American mountains and conditions. Discusses rock, ice and snow terrain, camping, cooking, equipment, maps, compass, sledging, etc. Neate H72. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Henry, Thomas R. The White Continent: The Story of Antarctica
1950 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xii, 257, map, white/blue cloth; dj chipped, vg-, cloth near fine #9168 $9.00 $7.20
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Henson’s Historic Arctic Journey: The Classic Account of One of the World’s Greatest Black Explorers: Henson, Matthew A.
Henson, Matthew A. Henson’s Historic Arctic Journey: The Classic Account of One of the World’s Greatest Black Explorers
2009 US 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.232, 12 bw photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25256 $19.95 $9.95
This is a 100th Anniversary reprinting of Henson’s scarce book ‘A Negro Explorer at the North Pole’ which relates his account of reaching the North Pole with Admiral Peary in 1909. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; cloth fine #12201 $9.00 $7.20
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.316, photo frontis, 2 color & 24 bw photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj chipped on front & top spine, unclipped, good, cloth tight, bookplate, very good+ #12180 $29.00 $7.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. This is a true first edition and not a Book Club edition. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Y[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1997 US rep, 8vo, pp.314, 24 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps; fine #7999 $16.95 $9.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
La Montagne [The Mountains]: Herzog, Maurice, et al.
Herzog, Maurice, et al. La Montagne [The Mountains]
1956 Larousse Paris 1st, thick 4to, pp.476, color frontis, 25 color & many bw photos, photo eps, gold dec green cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #26693 $45.00 $15.00
A very large encyclopedia on mountains and mountaineering done in collaboration with Couzy, Escarra, Franco, Samivel, and others. In French, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]
1957 Engelhornverlag Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.285, 29 bw photos, grey cloth;; cloth tight, vg #27377 $9.00 $7.65
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This is his first book and covers his climbs in the Eastern and Western Alps. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Dunkle Wand am Matterhorn: Die abenteurliche Geschichte der Nordwand [Dark Wall at the Matterhorn: The Adventurous History of the North Wall]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Dunkle Wand am Matterhorn: Die abenteurliche Geschichte der Nordwand [Dark Wall at the Matterhorn: The Adventurous History of the North Wall]
1962 Wilhelm Limpert Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 69 bw photos, illus, 4 sketches, white cloth; cloth w/ spine taped on, rubbed, bookplate, good #27376 $7.00 $5.95
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This book covers the climbing history of the Matterhorn’s North Wall and, unfortunately, has not seen an English edition. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
signedHill, Lynn w/ Greg Child Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 270, photo frontis, 36 color & 47 bw photos, grey cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C Barber’, dj w/ small tear bottom spine, vg+, cloth near fine #22465 $29.00 $23.20
The biography of one of the world’s most gifted climbers. Lynn describes her early beginnings as a stuntperson in Hollywood, her days on the World Cup tour, climbing high with Alex Lowe, and her masterpiece first ‘free’ ascent of El Capitan’s classic 3,000’ Nose route. Banff Mountain Book Festival[read more]

Mountain: Hill, Sandy
Hill, Sandy Mountain
2011 US 1st, 4to, pp.352, photo frontis, 157 color & 96 bw photos, illus eps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25857 $85.00 $79.00
An inspiring collection of evocative images collected by lifelong mountaineer Sandy Hill, who has a singular knowledge, understanding, and experience of the world’s highest places. Powerful, beautiful, wild, sublime, and forbidding, the world’s summits are often considered the last real frontier. [read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24989 $95.00 $75.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; dj spine pulled, vg, cloth fine #12202 $19.00 $15.20
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. [read more]

Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of ....: Hillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary
signedHillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of ....
1986 Doubleday Garden City 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 18 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed Ed Hillary, dj lightly rubbed bottom back edge, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9767 $95.00 $75.00
Ed discusses adventures in Antarctica, Nepal and Tibet. Peter describes growing up in the family and his attempt on Lhotse, via the Western Cwm, with the 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition and the Burgesses. This is the US edition of “Two Generations”. Neate H86, SB H20. To see all of our Sale I[read more]

In The Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent On The Edge: Hillary, Peter & John Elder
Hillary, Peter & John Elder In The Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent On The Edge
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.342, photo frontis, 5 bw photos, blue cloth; dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new #23170 $26.00 $19.95
The account of Hillary’s 1998-99 attempt to walk to the South Pole, and back, with two companions. The strain of pulling 400-pound sleds across 900 miles of Antarctic wasteland, the relentless media spotlight, fatal team chemistry, and food and fuel shortages, all led to the collapse of the expedit[read more]

Franz Josef Glacier – Blue Crack: Hlavacek, Petr
signedHlavacek, Petr Franz Josef Glacier – Blue Crack
Image size 12.5" x 19", Poster size 17" x 24", text states “Franz Josef Glacier – New Zealand”, color w/ wide white margins; signed in lower right-hand corner, rolled, new #24675 $14.95 $11.96
A view through a blue crack in the Franz Josef Glacier towards the sky. This is one of a series of four posters we carry. Petr Hlavacek, a former New Zealand glacier guide, lives on NZ’s South Island at the foot of the mountains. His interest in photography started at an early age and today con[read more]

Franz Josef Glacier – Glacial Arch: Hlavacek, Petr
signedHlavacek, Petr Franz Josef Glacier – Glacial Arch
Image size 12.5" x 19", Poster size 17" x 24", text states “Franz Josef Glacier – New Zealand”, color w/ wide white margins; signed in lower right-hand corner, rolled, new #24674 $14.95 $11.96
A view through a glacial arch looking downstream on the Franz Josef Glacier. This is one of a series of four posters we carry. Petr Hlavacek, a former New Zealand glacier guide, lives on NZ’s South Island at the foot of the mountains. His interest in photography started at an early age and toda[read more]

Franz Josef Glacier – Main Icefall: Hlavacek, Petr
signedHlavacek, Petr Franz Josef Glacier – Main Icefall
Image size 19" x 12.5", Poster size 24" x 17", text states “Franz Josef Glacier – New Zealand”, color w/ wide white margins; signed in lower right-hand corner, rolled, new #24676 $14.95 $11.96
The main icefall of the Franz Josef Glacier with a green glacier lake in the foreground. This is one of a series of four posters we carry. Petr Hlavacek, a former New Zealand glacier guide, lives on NZ’s South Island at the foot of the mountains. His interest in photography started at an early [read more]

Franz Josef Glacier – Winter Scene: Hlavacek, Petr
signedHlavacek, Petr Franz Josef Glacier – Winter Scene
Image size 19" x 12.5", Poster size 24" x 17", text states “Franz Josef Glacier – New Zealand”, color w/ wide white margins; signed in lower right-hand corner, rolled, new #24673 $14.95 $11.96
A winter scene on the Franz Josef Glacier with a dramatic sky in the background. This is one of a series of four posters we carry. Petr Hlavacek, a former New Zealand glacier guide, lives on NZ’s South Island at the foot of the mountains. His interest in photography started at an early age and [read more]

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