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Wild Winds: Adventures in The Highest Andes: Darack, Ed
signedDarack, Ed Wild Winds: Adventures in The Highest Andes
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.350, photo frontis, 14 color & 177 bw photos, 17 maps, appendix, wraps; signed, new #22292 $19.99 $8.99
Ed details his climbs on Aconcagua, Ojos del Salado, and Cerro Pissis, (1st, 2nd, and 3rd highest in South America), Nevado Sajama (highest in Bolivia), and Llullaillaco (5th highest). This is a most useful book for anyone going to these peaks. Nicely illustrated with quality maps. To see all o[read more]

Hands of a Climber: A Life of Colin Kirkus: Dean, Steve
Dean, Steve Hands of a Climber: A Life of Colin Kirkus
1993 Ernest Press UK 1st, 8vo, pp.278, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, sketch, map/photo eps, red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10467 $31.95 $28.95
Biography of one of the UK’s leading pre-war climbers and a welcome addition to the modern climber’s knowledge of the 1930’s. He spent his weekdays in an insurance office secretly studying photos of cliffs with all known routes marked...“The blank spaces in between fascinated me”. To see all of o[read more]

Roald Amundsen’s Belgica Diary: The First Scientific Expedition to the Antarctic: Decleir, Hugo ed.
Decleir, Hugo ed. Roald Amundsen’s Belgica Diary: The First Scientific Expedition to the Antarctic
1999 UK 1st, ltd ed 1500, 8vo, pp.v, 208, photo frontis, 5 bw photos, 30 drawings, 6 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #15877 $75.00 $59.00
Amundsen served as first mate on Adrian de Gerlache’s Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99) in the ship “Belgica”. Although previous scientific work was conducted in Antarctic waters this was the first voyage of scientific vessel to the Antarctic continent. Frederick Cook was the expedition surge[read more]

Victory Over K2: Second Highest Peak in the World: Desio, Ardito
Desio, Ardito Victory Over K2: Second Highest Peak in the World
1956 McGraw Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 63 bw photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, spline lightly faded, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #10996 $79.00 $59.00
Account of the 1954 Italian first ascent of K2. This is the US edition of 'Ascent of K2'. Neate D21, Yak D94. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Total Alpinism: Desmaison, René
Desmaison, René Total Alpinism
1982 Granada London 1st, 8vo, pp.202, 24 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ pen mark to copyright page, tight, fine #23589 $59.00
A translation of Desmaison’s ‘342 Heures dans les Grandes Jorasses’ and ‘La Montagne a Mains Nues’. Desmaison was a controversial French climber of the 1950’s-60’s who made many daring ascents in the Alps. He climbed a number of new routes including the Direct North Face of Cima Grande, the Freney P[read more]

Everest Poster: Diemberger, Kurt
signedDiemberger, Kurt Everest Poster
Image size 26¼" x 22", Poster size 33" x 22", text states "Der Berg Ruft! Die Alpinismus-Ausstellung im SalzburgerLand - Der Hillary Step, die Schlüsselstelle zum Gipfel des Mount Everest (8850m)"; signed in lower left corner, color w/ wide blue margin on right; rolled, new #21121 $29.95 $23.96
Kurt Diemberger took this amazing shot of the Hillary Step during his ascent as a member of the 1978 French Everest Expedition. In the foreground is Pierre Mazeaud, leader of the expedition, starting up the step. One of the unique aspects of this photo is the view across the cornice-threatened upper[read more]

Gasherbrum II Poster: Diemberger, Kurt
signedDiemberger, Kurt Gasherbrum II Poster
Image size 26¼" x 22", Poster size 33" x 22", text states "Der Berg Ruft! Die Alpinismus-Ausstellung im SalzburgerLand - Feenschleier am Gasherbrum II (8035 m)"; signed along bottom, color w/ wide blue margin on right; rolled, new #21122 $29.95 $23.96
This terrific large poster represents Kurt Diemberger's 'Spirits of the Air' in a transparent cloud surrounding the summit region of Gasherbrum II. Kurt is one of the world's foremost mountaineers, being one of only two people to make first ascents of two 8000-metre peaks - Broad Peak, with Hermann [read more]

Summits and Secrets: Diemberger, Kurt
signedDiemberger, Kurt Summits and Secrets
1991 Mountaineers Seattle rep, 8vo, pp.348, 10 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps; signed, near fine #14185 $39.00 $31.20
The autobiography of one of the world's foremost mountaineers, including his first ascents of Broad Peak, with Buhl, and Dhaulagiri. Diemberger is only one of two people to make first ascents of two 8000-metre peaks. See Neate D26, Yak D119. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil'[read more]

The Endless Knot: K2, Mountain of Dreams and Destiny: Diemberger, Kurt
Diemberger, Kurt The Endless Knot: K2, Mountain of Dreams and Destiny
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 308, 38 color & 40 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, photo eps, gray cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24693 $25.00 $21.25
Diemberger recounts his and Julie Tullis' association with K2 and their struggle to survive during the tragic summer of 1986. An important book about a complex story. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Endless Knot: K2, Mountain of Dreams and Destiny: Diemberger, Kurt
signedDiemberger, Kurt The Endless Knot: K2, Mountain of Dreams and Destiny
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 308, 38 color & 40 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, photo eps, gray cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9624 $75.00 $49.00
Diemberger recounts his and Julie Tullis’ association with K2 and their struggle to survive during the tragic summer of 1986. An important book about a complex story. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Wall of Shadows: The New Zealand Jannu Adventure: Dingle, Graeme
American Alpine Club LibraryDingle, Graeme Wall of Shadows: The New Zealand Jannu Adventure
1976 H & S Auckland 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 177, 37 color & 1 bw photos, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ 1/2" tear bottom back cover, rubbed, vg, cloth lower corner bumped/worn, vg #24827 $25.00 $18.00
Account of a 1975 attempt on Jannu’s very severe north face. Jannu (25,294’) had only been climbed twice at the time. Neate D30. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings [read more]

Chomolungma: New Zealanders on the North Face of Everest: Dingle, Graeme & Mike Perry
Dingle, Graeme & Mike Perry Chomolungma: New Zealanders on the North Face of Everest
1986 Hodder & Stoughton Auckland 1st, 4to, pp.172, 108 color & 1 bw photos, sketch, map, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #13595 $29.00 $24.00
This 1985 14-member New Zealand and Australian expedition made three separate attempts on Everest, via the West Ridge, the North Face, and the North Ridge. With each attempt they ran into problems including avalanches and bad weather. Ultimately, they were defeated but came away without losing any [read more]

Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon: Dompnier, Robert
Dompnier, Robert Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon
1999 Shambhala Boston 1st, 4to, pp.177, photo frontis, 224 color photos, color map, red cloth; dj top spine pulled, bump to right corner, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #25135 $25.00 $20.00
A beautifully photographed work on the people and country of Bhutan. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hermann Buhl Poster: Dottridge, Agaath
Dottridge, Agaath Hermann Buhl Poster
Image size 7.5" x 11", Print size 11" x 17", color w/ wide white margins; rolled, new #23720 $19.95 $15.96
This image of the great Hermann Buhl captures a man haggard and exhausted but also triumphant following the strain of the first ascent of Broad Peak in 1957. This striking painting is based on a photograph by Kurt Diemberger. Buhl, along with Diemberger, was the only person to have made the first as[read more]

Kurt Diemberger Poster: Dottridge, Agaath
signedDottridge, Agaath Kurt Diemberger Poster
Image size 10.75" x 16", Print size 11" x 17"; signed Diemberger, color w/ white margins; rolled, new #23975 $29.95 $23.96
A classic portrait image of legendary mountaineer Kurt Diemberger. This was painted from Hermann Warth's ice-beard photo of Kurt following their first ascent of Shartse (7502m) in 1974. This image was used as the cover photo for Kurt's book 'Spirits of the Air'. This is one of three color prints by [read more]

The World of Ice: Dyson, James L.
Dyson, James L. The World of Ice
1962 Knopf NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvii, 292, xiii, 89 bw photos, maps, photo eps, blue cloth; cloth w/ 2 holes on 1 index page, vg #25180 $5.00 $4.00
A nice book on snow mountains and glaciers throughout the world, with some Antarctic content, and with many interesting photos. Renard 472, Spence 407. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He disco[read more]

Dyson, James L. The World of Ice
1963 Knopf NY 3rd, 8vo, pp.xvii, 292, xiii, 89 bw photos, maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth w/ name, fine #11504 $9.00 $7.20
A nice book on snow mountains and glaciers throughout the world, with some Antarctic content, and with many interesting photos. Renard 472, Spence 407. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Everest-Lhotse Adventure: Eggler, Albert
Eggler, Albert The Everest-Lhotse Adventure
[1957] Harper NY 1st, 8vo, pp.222, color frontis, 31 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; cloth spine faded, vg #11165 $7.00 $5.95
Account of the 1956 Swiss first ascent of Lhotse, made by Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger, and second ascent of Everest. See Neate E11, SB E01, Yak E18. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

A History of Mountaineering in the Alps: Engel, Claire-Eliane
Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; cloth w/ gift inscription, tight, vg #12174 $5.00 $4.25
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band & Tony Streather, dj pulled top spine, clipped, very good, cloth w/ pencil marks to ffep, near fine #10272 $295.00 $125.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. Band was a member of the first summit team and Streather a member of the second team. Band was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. Neate E27, Yak E62. [read more]

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