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The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall: Boardman, Peter
Boardman, Peter The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall
1978 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 12 color & 15 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth; dj w/ edge tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ 2 pages w/ ink comment, else fine #12011 $9.00 $7.65
The amazing 1976 alpine-style ascent by Boardman and Joe Tasker of Changabang’s West Wall (6864m) in India’s Garhwal Himalaya. It was considered the most outstanding lightweight Himalayan climb achieved to date. This was the first of a number of difficult climbs the pair would make together. This UK[read more]

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]

signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth near fine #9523 $125.00 $100.00
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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1969 Gollancz London 3rd, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj rubbed, wear spot on front, vg, cloth w/ name stamp on ½ title/top edge, near fine #9532 $49.00 $39.20
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]

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]

Kongur: China's Elusive Summit: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Kongur: China's Elusive Summit
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, frontis, 86 color & 59 bw photos, 12 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, slight discoloration inside edge of dj, else fine, cloth tight, fine #17408 $49.00
Account of 1980 reconnaissance and 1981 first ascent of Kongur (25,318') in western China. Usual excellent Bonington narrative. Neate B133, Yak a07. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1989 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #9537 $65.00 $39.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. Now out-of-print in hardcover. SB B30. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1989 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj w/ ½” tear back, price clipped, fine, cloth fine #9536 $195.00 $156.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. Now out-of-print in hardcover. SB B30. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1996 US rep, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, wraps; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, new #19095 $95.00 $76.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. SB B30. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

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