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To Kiss High Heaven: The Epic Story of Eight Young Men on Nanda Devi: Languepin, J. J.
Languepin, J. J. To Kiss High Heaven: The Epic Story of Eight Young Men on Nanda Devi
1956 Wm. Kimber London 1st, 8vo, pp.199, photo frontis, 8 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; dj chipped top spine, good+, cloth w/ blindstamp on title page, vg #12152 $295.00 $119.00
The tragic story of the 1951 French expedition attempting to make the second ascent of Nanda Devi. While attempting to traverse the mountain two members disappeared. This is a very scarce title in English. Neate L09, Yak L35. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

signedLee, Chip On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber
1982 AMC Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 291, 90 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, dj vg, cloth w/ gift inscription, near fine #9849 $29.00 $23.20
Biography of American rock climber Barber. He was with Rob Taylor on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall when Taylor fell necessitating a difficult withdrawal. Neate L30. 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]

On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber: Lee, Chip
Lee, Chip On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber
1982 AMC Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 291, 90 bw photos, blue cloth; dj pulled top spine, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #9848 $15.00 $12.75
Biography of American rock climber Barber. He was with Rob Taylor on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall when Taylor fell necessitating a difficult withdrawal. Neate L30. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

signedLee, Chip On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber
1982 AMC Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 291, 90 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, dj w/ jacket tears, vg-, cloth near fine #25148 $35.00 $28.00
Biography of American rock climber Barber. He was with Rob Taylor on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall when Taylor fell necessitating a difficult withdrawal. Neate L30. 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]

Leonard, Richard M., et al Belaying the Leader: An Omnibus on Climbing Safety
1959 Sierra Club SF 2nd, 8vo, pp.85, 7 figures, 8 tables, wraps; near fine #23898 $7.00 $5.60
This edition is greatly expanded from the original 1946 printing in the Sierra Club Bulletin. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. See Neate L35. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Alps: Leprohon, Pierre
Leprohon, Pierre The Alps
1983 Minerva SA Geneva 1st, 4to, pp.96, photo frontis, 195 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27382 $7.00 $5.95
A nice, large-format, photo book highlighting the mountains and villages of this beautiful country. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership: Levine, Alison
Levine, Alison On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership
2014 US 5th prtg, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 242, 39 color & 1 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #26641 $26.95 $14.95
Levine has climbed the Seven Summits and skied to both North and South Pole. Her first Everest attempt (2002) fell only 300 feet shy of the summit due to weather but she finally succeeded in 2010. Her ability to achieve these goals is all the more impressive as she has Raynaud’s Disease which can in[read more]

Hiking Alaska: Littlepage, Dean
Littlepage, Dean Hiking Alaska
1997 Falcon 5th, prtg, 8vo, pp.387, bw photos, maps, appendices, wraps; new. #23112 $16.95 $14.95
A comprehensive guide to the entire state, featuring 100 hikes with more than 200 optional destinations and side trips. Special sections offer information on Denali National Park and remote wildlands like Gates of the Arctic, Katmai, and Wrangell-St. Elias national parks. The text describes hikes [read more]

Über dem Abgrund – Senkrecht bis Überhängend: Aus dem Leben eines Passionierten Bergsteigers [Above the Abyss – Vertical to Overhanging: From the Life of a Passionate Mountaineer]: Livanos, Georges
Livanos, Georges Über dem Abgrund – Senkrecht bis Überhängend: Aus dem Leben eines Passionierten Bergsteigers [Above the Abyss – Vertical to Overhanging: From the Life of a Passionate Mountaineer]
1960 Albert Müller Zürich 1st, 8vo, pp.251, 17 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth pulled top spine, toning to cover edges, vg #27383 $12.00 $10.20
Livanos, a French mountaineer, created over 500 new routes, primarily in the Dolomites and Western Alps, and climbed with Jean Franco and Gaston Rebuffat. He recounts many of those climbs here. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

This My Voyage: Longstaff, Tom
Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1950 Scribner’s NY 1st, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; cloth w/ splits top/bottom back of spine, inscription, vg- #24899 $9.00 $7.65
Longstaff’s authoritative climbing memoirs. He climbed on most ranges in the northern hemisphere and was so well thought of he was even invited by Robert Scott to go to the Antarctic, an offer he refused. A good read. Neate L48. To see all of our Sale Items,
Learning to Rock Climb: Loughman, Michael
Loughman, Michael Learning to Rock Climb
1981 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.141, 111 bw photos, figures, wraps; some staining to top spine edge, very good #9860 $7.00 $5.60
Provides an excellent introduction to technique and movement. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

From Everest to the South Pole: Lowe, George
Lowe, George From Everest to the South Pole
1961 St. Martin's Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 216, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 6 maps/plans, blue cloth; cloth w/ light fading to spine, vg #22224 $5.00 $4.25
Lowe was a member of both the 1953 British Everest Expedition and the 1955-58 British Trans-Antarctic Expedition. US edition of 'Because it is There'. Neate L52, SB L13, Spence 724, Yak L141. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

A Century of Mountaineering 1857-1957: Lunn, Arnold
Lunn, Arnold A Century of Mountaineering 1857-1957
1957 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.263, color frontis, 16 bw photos, 7 color paintings, gilt-dec red cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ name, fine #23079 $35.00 $25.00
This is Lunn’s most desireable book, published as a Centenary tribute to the Alpine Club from the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. Lunn knew many of the prominent figures in mountaineering and provides fascinating insight into world mountaineering at the time. The binding matches the Club’s usu[read more]

Lunn, Arnold Mountain Jubilee
1943 Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 287, photo frontis, 16 bw photos, red cloth; cloth w/ lightly faded spine, faint name, vg #23226 $7.00 $5.60
Lunn presents chapters on various Alpine themes. Neate L74. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Mountains of Youth: Lunn, Arnold
Lunn, Arnold The Mountains of Youth
1949 Oxford Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 192, color frontis, 18 bw photos, brown cloth; cloth spine faded, inscription to fep, rear hinge cracked, vg- #27384 $5.00 $4.25
Lunn, a prolific writer, gives his account of his early days spent climbing in the Alps and his pioneer ski mountaineering. A classic work. Neate L76. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Mountains of Youth: Lunn, Arnold
signedLunn, Arnold The Mountains of Youth
1925 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.192, ads, 20 blue-toned photos, uncut, green cloth; inscribed by Lunn Nov 25th, 1935, dj heavily chipped, taped, good, cloth fine #26204 $95.00 $65.00
Lunn, a prolific writer, gives his account of his early days spent climbing in the Alps and his pioneer ski mountaineering. A classic work. Neate L76. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest Panorama - Mount Everest Camp One Poster: Mackenzie, Roddy
Mackenzie, Roddy Everest Panorama - Mount Everest Camp One Poster
Australia Image size 29" x 12.5”, Poster size 32.25” x 17”, text states “Everest Camp One”, color; rolled, new #20847 $19.95 $15.96
This lovely poster shows the view of Everest’s Camp One sitting within the massive depths of the Western Cwm. On the far wall of Nuptse one can see an avalanche descending. One of a series of five, these stunning, large panoramic posters were taken in May 1989 using a special Widelux camera with[read more]

The First Ascent of Mount Kenya: Mackinder, H. J.
Mackinder, H. J. The First Ascent of Mount Kenya
1991 Ohio Univ Athens 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 287, frontis, 11 bw photos, sketches, 3 maps, appendices, red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #11019 $29.00 $24.00
This is the first publication of Mackinder's book on his 1899 ascent and includes an interesting section on why the book was not published as planned. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Bergsteiger, Schriftsteller, Wissenschaftler [Climbers, Writers, Scientists]: Maduschka, Leo
Maduschka, Leo Bergsteiger, Schriftsteller, Wissenschaftler [Climbers, Writers, Scientists]
1992 Berg München 1st thus, 8vo, pp.336, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #26512 $24.00 $13.00
Maduschka was one of the best German rock climbers of his time and, despite his early death at age 24, became an icon for young German climbers. These are selected writings based on the 5th edition of his work ‘Junger Mensch im Gebirg [Young Man in the Mountains]’ published in 1932. In German, no [read more]

Neuzeitliche Felstechnik [Modern Rock Art]: Maduschka, Leo
Maduschka, Leo Neuzeitliche Felstechnik [Modern Rock Art]
c1942 Rother München small 8vo, pp.55, bw illus, wraps; stamped Robert Underhill, vg #15806 $9.00 $2.50
Maduschka was one of the best German rock climbers of his time and, despite his early death at age 24, became an icon for young German climbers. He produced several booklets on rock climbing technique. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
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