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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]

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 fine, cloth 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]

No Boundaries: Spirit Of Adventure: Viesturs, Ed & Page Stegner, eds
Viesturs, Ed & Page Stegner, eds No Boundaries: Spirit Of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 4to, pp.179, 93 color photos, brown cloth; dj & cloth new. #22712 $34.95 $13.95
A large-format photo book, sponsored by Ford, to inspire one to get outdoors. The photos, including many by Galen Rowell, are supplemented with a varied selection of writings by travel and nature writers. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Naar Himalaya en Karakorum: Visser, Ph. C.
Visser, Ph. C. Naar Himalaya en Karakorum
1923 Nijgh & van Ditmar's Rotterdam 1st, 4to, pp.154, photo frontis, 69 bw photos, two maps, green cloth; cloth w/ new eps, tight, very good+ #21348 $85.00 $45.00
Narrative of the first, of four, Visser expedition. In 1922 they explored the Saser Pass from the Nubra Valley and six glaciers, and reconnoitered Saser Kangri (7672m) from the west. Visser was a Dutch diplomat and mountain explorer who, along with his wife, spent 14 years exploring the Karakoram ov[read more]

Walker, Kevin Learn Rock Climbing in a Weekend
1998 Knopf NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.96, photo frontis, color photos & illus, signed. Wraps; fine #25235 $3.00 $2.40
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]

Rondoy: An Expedition to the Peruvian Andes: Wall, David
Wall, David Rondoy: An Expedition to the Peruvian Andes
1965 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp.176, 35 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj clipped, near fine, cloth w/ date on ffep, label on title page for US distributor, else fine #10220 $15.00 $7.00
Account of a young, eight-member British expedition which made a difficult first ascent of Rondoy (19,300’), located in the Cordillera Huayhuash, in 1963. Two members were killed while retracing the summit ridge. Neate W07. To see all of our Sale Items, c[read more]

In This Short Span: A Mountaineering Memoir: Ward, Michael
Ward, Michael In This Short Span: A Mountaineering Memoir
1972 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 40 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #13616 $75.00 $24.00
Ward, a British surgeon and mountaineer, covers his Himalayan expeditions to Everest (1951, 1953), to Ama Dablam and Makalu (1960-61), and to Bhutan (1964, 1965). Neate W19. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Matterhorn from the Southwest Poster: Washburn, Brad
Washburn, Brad Matterhorn from the Southwest Poster
Image size 23" x 17.25", Poster size 28" x 22", text states "Matterhorn The Matterhorn seen from the Southwest, Late Afternoon, 1958", black & white w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; rolled, new #22901 $45.00 $36.00
Brad Washburn's aerial photographs are legendary for their detail and simplicity. This great photograph, taken in 1958, depicts the summit of the Matterhorn and is the image used on the cover of the book 'Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography'. Brad Washburn was one of the leading mountain phot[read more]

Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951: Washburn, Bradford
Washburn, Bradford Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951
2003 Top of the World Press Williston, VT 1st, 8vo, pp.142, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 4 sketches, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new #22852 $24.95 $19.95
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, was first climbed in 1913 by its northern Muldrow Glacier route. Yet, for almost 40 years, no one had climbed the mountain via its southern slopes. By 1951, however, one man knew more about McKinley’s geography than anyone else. His knowledge of [read more]

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