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We Met Death on K2: Bates, Robert H.
Bates, Robert H. We Met Death on K2
1953 Dec 12 Saturday Evening Post color photos, wraps; entire issue, vg #22336 $9.00 $7.20
Part two of a two-part article on the 1953 American Karakoram Expedition to K2. Quite hard to find. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition: Beattie, Owen & John Geiger
Beattie, Owen & John Geiger Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition
1987 Bloomsbury London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 180, 40 color & 25 bw photos/illus, 2 maps, appendices, red cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ name 2x, else fine #27450 $9.00 $7.65
Fascinating account of the exhumation of three of Franklin’s men on Beechey Island. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition: Beattie, Owen & John Geiger
Beattie, Owen & John Geiger Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition
1987 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 180, 41 color & 24 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ edge mark, else fine #14609 $25.00 $5.00
Fascinating account of the exhumation of three of Franklin's men on Beechey Island. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

In A Crystal Land: Canadian Explorers in Antarctica: Beeby, Dean
Beeby, Dean In A Crystal Land: Canadian Explorers in Antarctica
1994 Univ Toronto Toronto 1st, 8vo, pp.262, 16 bw photos, map, map eps, grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #14382 $29.95 $9.95
Chronicles the work of Canadians who participated in early Antarctic exploration from 1899 to the 1980’s. These stories are based on journals, logbooks, letters, and interviews. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

An Ever-Changing Place: A Year Among Snow Monkeys and Sherpas in the Himalayas: Bishop, John Melville
Bishop, John Melville An Ever-Changing Place: A Year Among Snow Monkeys and Sherpas in the Himalayas
1978 Simon & Schuster NY 1st, 8vo, pp.190, 30 bw photos, green/yellow cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ inscription, fine #25016 $9.00 $7.20
A young couple’s year-long stay in a Nepalese village to study the langur monkey. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains: Blanchard, Barry
signedBlanchard, Barry The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.440, 36 color & 53 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26820 $37.95
With riveting descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the 1292 Lord Strathcone’s Horse Army Cade[read more]

Sacred Summits: A Climber's Year: Boardman, Peter
Boardman, Peter Sacred Summits: A Climber's Year
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.264, 34 color photos, 7 maps/drawings, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9519 $27.00 $22.95
Accounts of one year's climbing on Carstenz Pyramid, Kanchenjunga, and Gauri Sankar. Doug Scott was a member of the Kanchenjunga team, together with Georges Bettembourg and Joe Tasker, which made the third ascent of the mountain. Neate B119, Yak B193. To see all of our Sale Items,
Climbers: Scaling the Heights with the Sport’s Elite: Boga, Steven
Boga, Steven Climbers: Scaling the Heights with the Sport’s Elite
1994 Stackpole Mechanicsburg 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 214, 19 bw photos, wraps; fine #9521 $14.95 $5.95
Profiles of eight men and women - Bachar, Brower, Corbett, Hackett, Hill, Rowell, Wellman, & Wood. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Great Days: Bonatti, Walter
Bonatti, Walter The Great Days
1974 Gollancz London 1st imp, 8vo, pp.189, 35 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ two small tears, clipped, near fine, cloth w/ glue remnant from label on fep, else fine #26002 $195.00 $155.00
Bonatti’s second autobiographical work covers the Walker Spur, Eiger, Siberia, the Matterhorn, and more. Reprinted several times but the 1st printings are quite hard to find in any condition. Neate B124. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Annapurna South Face: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, black cloth; signed Bonington & Tom Frost, dj fine, cloth fine #26222 $135.00 $108.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Book Club Assoc London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw foldout route photo, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj rubbed, vg+, cloth near fine #18947 $79.00 $63.20
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Chris Bonington's Everest: Bonington, Chris
Bonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22739 $39.95 $31.96
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions. His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for interesting reading. [read more]

Chris Bonington's Everest: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #22840 $69.00 $49.00
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions (1972, 1975, 1982, 1985). His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for[read more]

Everest Expeditions: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest Expeditions
2003 UK 1st, thick 8vo, pp.671, 4 bw route photos, appendices, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #22896 $75.00 $60.00
Here in one massive volume are Bonington’s three great Everest books – Everest: South West Face, Everest: The Hard Way, and Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge. Chris has spent a long time on Everest and here are the accounts of his three primary expeditions. Everest: South West Face is the official acco[read more]

Bonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #9529 $32.00 $25.60
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #11071 $89.00 $71.20
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Barclays Bank in assoc w/ Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, dark blue leatherette binding; signed Bonington (on fep) & Doug Scott (on title page), binding slightly darkened on spine, small nick to front, tight, near fine #10860 $125.00 $100.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. This appears to be a special printing done for Barclays Bank who was a major underwriter of the expedition. Other than the leatherette binding and [read more]

signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj near fine, cloth near fine #13537 $175.00 $140.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #9527 $189.00 $151.20
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1975 Gollancz London 5th, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj spine not faded like most copies, fine, cloth w/ initials & date, fine #11072 $59.00 $47.20
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

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