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Eric Shipton: Everest and Beyond: Steele, Peter
Steele, Peter Eric Shipton: Everest and Beyond
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 27 bw photos, 21 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #12321 $24.95 $15.20
Steele’s delightful biography of Shipton, legendary mountain explorer, provides insight into this enigmatic character, who is still the role model for post-war expedition climbers. Steele had access to Shipton’s family, friends, diaries, and personal letters to trace his life from early farming day[read more]

Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West, 1840-1900: Stone, Irving
Stone, Irving Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West, 1840-1900
1956 Doubleday Garden City 1st, 8vo, pp.459, map eps, green cloth; cloth tight, vg #27397 $5.00 $4.25
Acclaimed author stone details the early opening up of California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado and focuses on such men as John Sutter, whose dream of paradise was shattered by the California Gold Rush; Brigham Young and the Mormons, who tamed the desert with Bible texts; and the silver kings and the m[read more]

Climbing Big Walls: Strassman, Mike
Strassman, Mike Climbing Big Walls
1990 ICS Merrillville 1st, 8vo, pp.115, illus, wraps; fine #10141 $8.00 $6.40
Includes required gear and support systems needed for the big ones. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Climbs & Exploration in the Canadian Rockies: Stutfield, Hugh E. M. & J. Norman Collie
Stutfield, Hugh E. M. & J. Norman Collie Climbs & Exploration in the Canadian Rockies
1903 Longmans, Green London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 343, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 full-page & 56 half-page bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, gilt-lettered grey cloth; cloth tight, map w/ no tears & orig folds but separated from map tab (easily reattachable), else fine #23010 $375.00 $349.00
A very nice copy of one of the classics of the Canadian Rockies. Neate S177. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Gunks Guide: Swain, Todd
signedSwain, Todd The Gunks Guide
1995 Chockstone Evergreen 3rd, small 8vo, pp.x, 387, 82 bw photos, maps, wrap; inscribed ‘Phil, Years of great stories from this place. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25215 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Mountain World 1954: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1954
1954 Harper NY 8vo, pp.224, 55 bw photos (6 fldg), 12 maps/sketches, brown cloth; dj rubbed, chipped, vg, cloth w/ inscription, near fine #9936 $29.00 $24.00
Includes first ascents of Everest, Nun Kun, and Nanga Parbat and the American attempt on K2. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S113. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mountain World 1955: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1955
1955 Harper NY 8vo, pp.222, 55 bw photos (7 fldg), 12 maps, brown cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ inscription, fine #11460 $29.00 $24.00
Includes first ascents of K2 and Cho Oyu as well as attempts on Makalu. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S114. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mountain World 1958/59: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1958/59
1959 Harper NY 8vo, pp.208, 52 bw photos (12 fldg), 6 maps (1 color fldg), brown cloth; dj rubbed, chipped/taped top spine, vg, cloth fine #15049 $29.00 $24.00
Includes the first ascents of Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak, and Manaslu. Diemberger provides his account of the first ascent of Broad Peak and his final climb with Hermann Buhl on Chogolisa. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S116. To see all of our Sale Items, click[read more]

Mountain World 1964/65: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1964/65
1964/65 Allen & Unwin London 8vo, pp.215, color frontis, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, brown cloth; cloth fine #9944 $8.00 $6.80
Includes first ascents of Everest's West Ridge and Mt. Huntington and the nice color folding map of the Panta Group, Cordillera Vilvabamba in the back pocket. Neate j78, SB S62, Yak 119. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

An Alien in Antarctica: Reflections upon Forty Years of Exploration and Research on the Frozen Continent: Swithinbank, Charles
Swithinbank, Charles An Alien in Antarctica: Reflections upon Forty Years of Exploration and Research on the Frozen Continent
1997 McDonald & Woodward Blacksburg 1st, 4to, pp.xviii, 215, 57 color & 17 b/w photos, 10 maps, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9336 $49.00 $39.00
Swithinbank, an eminent British glaciologist, has had more places named after him than any living explorer. This is a first-person narrative of his experiences, working with the US Antarctic Research Program over a span of 40 years, from digging snow pits and hand coring-holes, dangling from a heli[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, highly regarded opthalmologist, and co-founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project, chronicles his adventures while climbing the seven summits, including three expeditions to Everest (1981, 1983, 1988). SB T000. To see all of our Sale Items,
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]

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 w/ edge wear, clipped, vg, cloth fine #10159 $9.00 $3.00
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. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

2000 First Day Cover Romanian Tenzing Stamp: Tenzing
Tenzing 2000 First Day Cover Romanian Tenzing Stamp
2000 ; new #26375 $7.50 $4.50
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The Borders of the Impossible: From the Alps to Annapurna: Terray, Lionel
Terray, Lionel The Borders of the Impossible: From the Alps to Annapurna
1964 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.350, 47 photos, 10 maps, green cloth; cloth tight, vg #12446 $15.00 $12.75
Terray, a superb French mountaineer, climbed the Eiger, Annapurna, Fitzroy, Makalu, Jannu, and more. This is the US edition of ‘Conquistadors of the Useless’. Neate T19, Yak T35. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Thomson, I. D. S. The Black Cloud: Scottish Mountain Misadventures 1928-1966
1993 Ernest Press UK 1st, 8vo, pp.274, 32 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps; new. #18376 $19.95 $17.95
Fascinating accounts of the most noteworthy Scottish mountain accidents written with contributions from experts in the fields of meteorology, medicine and mountain rescue, as well as those who were directly involved. To see all of our Sale Items, click here<[read more]

Mischief Goes South: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Mischief Goes South
1968 Hollis & Carter London 1st, 8vo, pp.190, 18 bw photos, 3 charts, blue cloth; dj w/ light edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #22941 $59.00 $55.00
This is the fifth of Tilman’s ‘Mischief’ titles. Tilman recounts two voyages here – a trip around Africa in 1957/58, and a disastrous 20,000 mile voyage in 1966/67 south of Cape Horn on which they lost their first mate. To see all of our Sale Items, click he[read more]

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