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Washburn, Bradford Washburn: Extraordinary Adventures of a Young Mountaineer
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 236, 32 bw photos, wraps; near fine #25174 $9.00 $7.20
Back in print – the three Washburn Boys’ Books by Boys! ‘Among the Alps with Bradford’ (1927) in which Brad describes exploring the peaks about Chamonix, making the Charmoz-Grépon traverse, and his attempt on Mont Blanc. ‘Bradford on Mount Washington’ (1928) describes a winter ascent of New Englan[read more]

A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias: Waterman, Jonathan
signedWaterman, Jonathan A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 253, photo frontis, bw photos, 2 maps, blue/white cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21539 $29.00 $9.00
Waterman and his partner attempted to duplicate the Duke of Abruzzi’s historic 1897 route up Mount St. Elias by first sailing to the mountain. A mixture of mountain adventure combined with painstakingly researched history, includes historic photos. To see all of our Sale Items,
A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias: Waterman, Jonathan
Waterman, Jonathan A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 253, photo frontis, bw photos, 2 maps, blue/white cloth; dj & cloth new #8405 $25.00 $14.95
Waterman and his partner attempted to duplicate the Duke of Abruzzi’s historic route up Mount St. Elias by first sailing to the mountain. A mixture of mountain adventure combined with painstakingly researched history, includes historic photos. To see all of our Sale Items,
Wechsberg, Joseph Avalanche!
1958 Knopf NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ bookplate, else fine #23520 $9.00 $7.20
The amazing story of the 1954 avalanches which destroyed the Austrian village of Blons. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Weiss, Jurg Klippen und Klufte
1954 Orell Fussli Zurich 8vo, pp.155, 17 bw photos, grey cloth; stamped Robert Underhill, cloth fine #15830 $9.00 $7.20
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Everest: The Testing Place: West, John B.
West, John B. Everest: The Testing Place
1985 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 187, 18 color photos, 8 figures, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24356 $22.00 $14.95
West led the 1981 American Medical Research Expedition which conducted scientific and medical research from base camp up to the summit, reached by five climbers. This is a good book for those interested in the effect of altitude on the body and as a source for other scientific articles. Neate W40[read more]

Mountaineering and Exploration in the Japanese Alps: Weston, Rev. Walter
Weston, Rev. Walter Mountaineering and Exploration in the Japanese Alps
1896 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 346, 35 bw photos, 2 color fldg maps, appendices, uncut, gilt-lettered green cloth; cloth spine/edges darkened, upper rear spine edge worn, miss ffep, name of John Ladd on half-title, maps w/ original folds & no tears, good+ #26529 $895.00 $645.00
Weston is considered to be the father of mountaineering in Japan. From the collection of William S. Ladd with his son’s name in small print. A scarce classic. Neate W45. Ladd, William S., MD. (1887 – 1949) – AAC Councilor (1923-25), Vice-President (1926-28), President (1929-31), Honorary Mem[read more]

Nanga Parbat: Der Schicksalsberg der Deutschen: Weyer, Helfried & Norman Dyhrenfurth
signedWeyer, Helfried & Norman Dyhrenfurth Nanga Parbat: Der Schicksalsberg der Deutschen
1980 Badenia Karlsruhe 1st, 8vo, pp.142, color frontis, 60 color photos, illus, maps, pictorial cloth; signed Weyer, issued w/o dj, cloth tight, fine #12170 $69.00 $44.00
Account of the 1979 expedition to Nanga Parbat which attempted the Southeast Pillar. This was a memorial expedition in honor of Hermann Buhl. In German, no English translation. Yak W60. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator: Whymper, Edward
Whymper, Edward Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator
1892 Murray London 1st, 2 vol, 8vo, vI pp.xxiv, 456, vII pp.xxii, 147, vI frontis, 19 full-page & 118 text illus, 4 maps (3 fldg), vII 14 plates, 42 figs, uncut, gold dec brown beveled boards; vol I cloth rubbed, corners w/ wear, tight, vg, vol II is xlib, cloth spine darkened, tight, very good #14234 $275.00 $250.00
The first of the few great classics of South American climing literature. Whymper made eight first ascents in the Andes, including Chimborazo. This 2-volume set includes the rare Supplementary Appendix volume and the folding map in the pocket of volume 1. Neate W66. To see all of our Sale Item[read more]

Addicted to Danger: Wickwire, Jim & Dorothy Bullitt
Wickwire, Jim & Dorothy Bullitt Addicted to Danger
1998 Pocket Books NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 322, 96 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #13411 $13.00 $10.95
Wickwire's memoir details his many accomplishments as one of America's premier high-altitude climber's. Includes his ascent of Mount Rainier's Willis Wall (1971), numerous trips to McKinley (1972, '76, '78, '80, '81, '84, '92), his first attempt and subsequent ascent of K2 (1975, 1978), Aconcagua (1[read more]

Addicted to Danger: Wickwire, Jim & Dorothy Bullitt
Wickwire, Jim & Dorothy Bullitt Addicted to Danger
1999 Pocket Books NY rep, 8vo, pp.xii, 322, 96 bw photos, wraps; new. #16296 $14.95 $11.95
Wickwire's memoir details his many accomplishments as one of America's premier high-altitude climber's. Includes his ascent of Mount Rainier's Willis Wall (1971), numerous trips to McKinley (1972, '76, '78, '80, '81, '84, '92), his first attempt and subsequent ascent of K2 (1975, 1978), Aconcagua ([read more]

Beyond the Icefall: Wilby, Sorrel
Wilby, Sorrel Beyond the Icefall
1989 Cloudcap Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.160, color frontis, 110 color & 2 bw photos, pict eps, appendices, pict cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10237 $17.00 $14.45
A large-format account of the 1988 Australian Bicentennial Everest Expedition which placed three people on the summit via the South Col route, great photos. SB W13. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.321, 17 bw photos, wraps; fine #14263 $16.95 $9.00
Another great anthology from Willis encapsulating 75 years of writing about the two highest peaks in the world; from Smythe on Everest, to Bates and Houston on K2, to the present day. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 536, 26 bw photos, black/tan cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #27584 $29.95 $9.95
Willis’ latest tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent in 1953. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement and heart-breaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington. His[read more]

Mountain Climbing: Wilson, Edward L, et al
Wilson, Edward L, et al Mountain Climbing
1897 Scribner's [NY] 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 358, frontis, 81 bw illus, blue cloth; xlib, cloth rubbed, tear to title page, vg #15059 $9.00 $2.00
This anthology includes Mount Washington in winter, Aetna, Ararat, St. Elias, and more. Neate W98. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The High Himalaya: Wolfe, Art
Wolfe, Art The High Himalaya
2001 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.160, many color photos, black cloth; 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.160, 175 color photos, 2 color maps, black cloth #22197 $44.95 $5.00
Wolfe has been called “the most prolific and sensitive recorder of a rapidly vanishing natural world”. Now internationally acclaimed nature photographer Art Wolfe captures the magic of the world’s most magnificent mountain landscape, the high Himalaya. Through wonderful photos taken on journeys t[read more]

The Magic of the Mountains: A Photographic Essay on the Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps: Wyss, Max Albert
Wyss, Max Albert The Magic of the Mountains: A Photographic Essay on the Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps
1966 Book Adventures NY 1st, 4to, pp.88, 42 color & 33 bw photos, sketches, blue cloth; cloth w/ 1” tear bottom spine, tight, vg #27399 $8.00 $6.80
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Beyond the Void Poster: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Beyond the Void Poster
Image size 21.5" x 14", Poster size 24" x 18", text states "Joe Simpson on the West Face of Siula Grande, 1985. Photograph by Simon Yates", color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #24283 $19.95 $15.96
A great photo of Joe Simpson leading out on Siula Grande prior to his fall and epic descent with Simon. This is the climb which Joe portrayed in his bestseller 'Touching the Void'. We're pleased to offer two great signed posters from Simon Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simp[read more]

The Flame of Adventure: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon The Flame of Adventure
2001 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 220, 29 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #22067 $49.00 $39.00
Yates’ second book tells of his early climbing years in such places as the Tien Shan, the Eiger, tha Karakoram, and Australia. His adventures and descriptions of other climbers like Doug Scott and Joe Simpson are entertaining. To see all of our Sale Items, c[read more]

Zanetti, Giovanni Kangch 82: La Spedizione delle Guide Valdostane al Kangchenjunga
1984 Musumeci Editore Aosta 1st, 4to, pp.127, 140 color photos, 3 sketches, appendices, map eps, white cloth; cloth rubbed, vg #23407 $59.00 $39.95
This large Italian expedition had hoped to attempt the unclimbed Southwest Face of Kangchenjunga but had to divert to the normal route due to bad weather. They succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Italian, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
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