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Mount Everest 1938: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Mount Everest 1938
1948 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 160, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, brown cloth; dj chipped top spine & back, clipped, vg, cloth w/ toning to rep, else fine #18986 $95.00 $79.00
Tilman's small team, with Shipton and Smythe, reached 27,300'. Neate T44, SB T11, Yak T78. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Two Mountains and a River: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Two Mountains and a River
1949 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 233, photo frontis, 83 bw photos, 6 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; dj worn, chipped top spine, some corner tears, vg-, cloth near fine #22275 $95.00 $79.00
Accounts of expeditions to Rakaposhi (25,550’), Mustagh Ata (24,388’) with Shipton, as well as a visit to the source of the River Oxus. Neate T49, Yak T79. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

When Men and Mountains Meet: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; dj chipped/worn, hole in spine, good+, cloth spine darkened, vg #10176 $95.00 $79.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Encyclopedia of Outdoor & Wilderness Skills: Townsend, Chris & Annie Aggens
Townsend, Chris & Annie Aggens Encyclopedia of Outdoor & Wilderness Skills
2003 Ragged Mountain Camden 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 434, photo frontis, 113 bw photos, many figures, wraps; fine #25234 $9.00 $7.20
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]

Meine Berge [My Mountains]: Trenker, Luis
Trenker, Luis Meine Berge [My Mountains]
1950 Bertelsmann Gütersloh 1st thus, 8vo, pp.156, photo frontis, 176 bw photos, page ribbon, tan cloth; cloth w/ 1” wear spot to cover edge & several spots to cover, tight, else vg #27398 $9.00 $7.65
Trenker was a South Tyrolean film producer, director, writer, actor, architect, alpinist, and mountain guide. A prolific filmmaker, he produced, directed, wrote, and/or acted in 52 films! He also wrote/cowrote 24 books, many dealing with the mountains. Here he covers many of his alpine climbs. In Ge[read more]

Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography: Tullis, Julie
Tullis, Julie Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography
1987 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp322, 24 bw photos, 9 maps, grey/blue boards; dj pulled top spine/top edge, unclipped, vg-, cloth fine #10184 $7.00 $5.95
One of Britain's top women climbers and assistant to filmmaker Kurt Diemberger, Julie died on K2 during the summer of 1986. She had previously summitted Broad Peak and climbed on Pisco, Huascarán, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate a43, SB T17. To see all of our Sale Items,
Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; cloth tight, vg #25172 $9.00 $7.20
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. 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 la[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ large chip effecting fep & front, good, cloth vg #10197 $7.00 $5.60
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, bookplate, near fine #10199 $6.00 $4.80
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing
1956 Reprint Society London reprint, 8vo, pp.320, 29 bw photos, 4 maps/sketches, green cloth; cloth vg #25616 $5.00 $4.25
Tenzing's first autobiography following the ascent of Everest. He discusses his early climbs including Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Everest with the Swiss, and the successful 1953 expedtion with the British. Neate U05, SB T06, Yak U15. To see all of our Sale Items,
The Age of Mountaineering: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey The Age of Mountaineering
1954 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 30 bw photos, 5 maps, appendices, map eps, brown/tan cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine #14001 $25.00 $19.00
Revised edition of 'High Conquest' with ascents of Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate U02, SB U06. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The White Tower: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey The White Tower
1945 Lippincott Philadelphia 1st, 8vo, pp.479, illus eps, blue cloth; dj chipped, unclipped, good+, cloth vg+ #12355 $5.00 $2.00
Novel. The story of climbers ascending a Swiss peak of Himalayan proportions for nationalistic motives. Neate X387. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Because it is There: Famous Mountaineers 1840-1940: Unsworth, Walt
Unsworth, Walt Because it is There: Famous Mountaineers 1840-1940
1973 Gollancz London 2nd, 8vo, pp.144, 12 bw photos, blue cloth; dj clipped, near fine, cloth fine #12193 $19.00 $16.15
Contains 24 biographical sketches of such well-known mountaineers as Bruce, Collie, Conway, Eckenstein, Mallory, Mummery, Rey, Smythe, Whymper, Young, and others. Neate U16. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hold The Heights: The Foundations of Mountaineering: Unsworth, Walt
Unsworth, Walt Hold The Heights: The Foundations of Mountaineering
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.432, 69 bw photos, 22 maps/charts, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ slight page yellowing, tight, fine #10209 $25.00 $20.00
A comprehensive history of world mountaineering from the first recorded ascent to 1953, ranging the globe. Includes extensive notes and a regional bibliography. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. H[read more]

Peaks, Passes and Glaciers: Selections from the Alpine Journal: Unsworth, Walt
Unsworth, Walt Peaks, Passes and Glaciers: Selections from the Alpine Journal
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.284, 18 bw photos, illus eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ blindstamp, tight, fine #11719 $9.00 $7.65
A selection of some of the best articles and most exciting stories from the Alpine Journal. Divided into three parts - Early Days, Middle Years, Maturity. Neate A37. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Life of Adventure: Vaughan, Norman D.
Vaughan, Norman D. My Life of Adventure
1995 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 246, 56 bw photos, red/blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #4982 $19.95 $9.00
Vaughan's autobiography includes his first ascent of Mount Vaughan prior to his 89th birthday. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
2001 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 208, 48 color & 13 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new #18859 $16.95 $13.55
The 1992 Indian-British Panch Chuli Expedition made the first ascent of Panch Chuli V (21,750’), and then met with disaster upon descent in the dark. Chris Bonington saw Venables’ headlamp plunging through the darkness and coming to a stop at 19,000’. This is Stephen’s story. To see all of our [read more]

First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs
2008 US 1st, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 152 color & 59 bw photos, 8 color & 2 bw illus, pictorial cloth; dj unclipped, fine cloth fine #25105 $44.95 $9.00
In this large-format book, Venables takes readers back to a time when there were many mountains yet to be climbed. Using first-hand accounts and archival photographs, he tells the exciting history of world mountaineering by describing in vivid detail 70 first ascents of the most daunting peaks. At t[read more]

Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 14 color & 17 bw photos, 9 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fin #10217 $55.00 $39.00
The 1983 first ascent of Kishtwar-Shivling and the 1985 Siachen Indo-British Expedition's first ascent of Rimo III (7233m). Winner of the 1986 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 14 color & 17 bw photos, 9 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 1” tears back & wrinkled, unclipped, vg-, cloth tight, fine #18144 $7.00 $5.95
The 1983 first ascent of Kishtwar-Shivling and the 1985 Siachen Indo-British Expedition's first ascent of Rimo III (7233m). Winner of the 1986 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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