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Himalaya: Unsere Expedition 1930 [Himalaya: Our Expedition 1930]: Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar
Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar Himalaya: Unsere Expedition 1930 [Himalaya: Our Expedition 1930]
1931 Scherl Berlin 1st, thick 8vo, pp.380, photo frontis, 119 bw photos, fldg panorama photo, 1 fldg profile, blue cloth; cloth fine #26966 $195.00 $95.00
Account of the large, 11-member, International Himalayan Expedition of 1930, led by Dyhrenfurth, which attempted Kangchenjunga (8586m). Kangchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, was attempted numerous times but was not successfully climbed until 1955. None of the members of the 1930 team h[read more]

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]

1991 First Day Cover Lithuania Everest: Everest
Everest 1991 First Day Cover Lithuania Everest
1991 ; unused, new #19525 $4.50 $2.70
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2000c Postcard Jamie Clarke: Everest
signedEverest 2000c Postcard Jamie Clarke
2000 oversize card; inscribed by Clarke, fine #26376 $7.50 $4.50
Canadian Clarke had four trips to Everest (1991, 1994, 1997 summit, 2010 summit) as well as climbing the Seven Summits. In 1999 he spent 40 days crossing 620 miles of the Empty Quarter of Arabia, the first westerner to do so in 50 years. To see all of our Sale Items,
Everest: 50 Years on the Mountain: Everest
DVD videoEverest Everest: 50 Years on the Mountain
2003 US 90 min, DVD; new #25943 $19.99 $14.99
In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay made history as the first people to reach the top of Everest. Now, 50 years later, three sons (Peter Hillary, Jamling Tenzing, Brent Bishop) of Everest's most celebrated climbers return to the mountain to challenge it again. Join their journey as they b[read more]

Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks: Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables
signedFanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks
1996 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, oblong 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 209 color & 6 bw photos, 45 illus, 14 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed 12 - Barry Blanchard, Carlos Buhler, Aid Burgess, Dave Hahn, Charley Mace, Simone Moro, Glen Porzak, Gerry Roach, Steve Swenson, P.V. Scoturro, Ed Webster, & Mark Wilford, dj fine, cloth fine #25981 $795.00 $755.00
A large-format work with stunning photos exploring alpine-style approaches to 40 of the world's greatest peaks including Broad Peak, GIV, Hidden Peak, K2, Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Annapurna, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Shishapangma, and others. Winner 1996 Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Pr[read more]

Atlante di Alpinismo Italiano nel Mondo [Atlas of Italian Alpinism in the World]: Fantin, Mario
Fantin, Mario Atlante di Alpinismo Italiano nel Mondo [Atlas of Italian Alpinism in the World]
1972 CAI Bologna 1st, 4to, (pp.107), 158 color maps, wraps; very good #24442 $45.00 $39.00
An interesting atlas, without topo lines, depicting a great number of climbing areas throughout the world. In Italian, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Farwell, Byron The Gurkhas
1984 Allen Lane London 1st, 8vo, pp,317, 31 bw photos, 11 bw illus, map, appendices, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24255 $5.00 $4.00
The Gurkha regiments of the British Army are considered to be some of the finest infantrymen in the world. Recruited from the foothills of the Himalaya since the early 19th century, these tough Nepalese tribesmen served Britain with incredible loyalty, tenacity and courage. From the collection of A[read more]

Faure, Gabriel The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda
c1925 Hale, Cushman & Flint Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.143, 203 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth spine pulled, name, vg- #25137 $5.00 $4.00
A companion volume to Faure’s ‘Dolomites’. 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 f[read more]

The Struggle for Everest: Finch, George Ingle (George W. Rodway, ed.)
signedFinch, George Ingle (George W. Rodway, ed.) The Struggle for Everest
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 70 bw photos, 11 drawings, 2 maps, red cloth; signed George Rodway, dj & cloth new #25101 $44.95 $39.95
The first English translation of Finch’s ‘Der Kampf um den Everest’. Finch was a key member of the 1922 British Mount Everest Expedition, a mountaineering endeavor which resulted in the world’s first climbing foray above 8000m, and President of the Alpine Club from 1959-61. His approach to mountai[read more]

From a Tramp’s Wallet: A Life of Douglas William Freshfield: Fisher, Hervey
signedFisher, Hervey From a Tramp’s Wallet: A Life of Douglas William Freshfield
2001 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 307, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 14 drawings, 2 maps, appendix, burgundy cloth; signed, dj clipped, fine, cloth w/ inscription, fine #22296 $25.00 $19.00
Freshfield was a member of the privileged class and thus was able to devote his life to mountain exploration and the promotion of geographical study, starting in 1863 with his record of being the youngest schoolboy to scale Mont Blanc. His three expeditions to the unknown Caucasus and to the unmappe[read more]

Bibliography of American Mountaineering Ascents: Fisher, Joel. E.
Fisher, Joel. E. Bibliography of American Mountaineering Ascents
1946 AAC NY 1st, 8vo, pp.299, brown cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #23358 $45.00 $34.00
A most useful reference to early ascents with references to a wide variety of sources – AJ, AAJ, Appalachia, CAJ, Harvard Mountaineering Bulletin, Mazama, Mountaineer, Sierra Club Bulletin, Trail & Timberline, and others. To see all of our Sale Items, click [read more]

Expedition Yukon: Fisher, Marnie, ed.
Fisher, Marnie, ed. Expedition Yukon
[1972] Thomas Nelson Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.200, 16 color & many bw photos, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, dj unclipped, vg, cloth w/ bookplate remnant & withdrawn stamp on half-title, withdrawn stamp on top page edge, vg #13692 $9.00 $7.00
The 1967 Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition placed over 250 climbers in the St. Elias Mountains and made many first ascents in the Centennial Range. This is the complete account of what was the largest mountaineering expedition ever to take place. To see all of our Sale Items,
Fleming, Peter Bayonets to Lhasa: The First Full Account of the British Invasion of Tibet in 1904
1984 Oxford Hong Kong rep, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 29 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; near fine #24256 $5.00 $4.00
Account of events surrounding Younghusband’s 1904 expedition to Tibet. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Travels Through the Alps of Savoy and Other Parts of the Pennine Chain with Observations on the Phenomena of Glaciers: Forbes, James, D.
Forbes, James, D. Travels Through the Alps of Savoy and Other Parts of the Pennine Chain with Observations on the Phenomena of Glaciers
1843 Adam & Charles Black Edinburgh 1st, 4to, pp.x, 424, 4 pgs ads, color litho frontis, 1 color & 7 bw lithos, 9 color topo sketches, 2 maps (1 lg fldg), text illus, appendices, orig blindstamped green cloth w/ gilt lettered spine with a 3-pg contemporary hand-written note; cloth spine faded, sharp corners, front hinge starting, name of J. Ladd to fep, fldg map w/ orig folds & no tears, very good #26523 $2,495.00 $1,795.00
Forbes was a Scottish physicist and glaciologist who made many observations and mountain expeditions in the Alps, Norway and Dauphiné. He visited Norway primarily for scientific research on glaciers. He wrote two books related to mountaineering, and over 100 papers on glaciers, which are the first[read more]

The Avalanche Enigma: Fraser, Colin
Fraser, Colin The Avalanche Enigma
1966 McNally Chicago 1st, 8vo, pp.301, 48 bw photos, 14 figs, appendix, map eps, green cloth; dj near fine, cloth w/ some speckling to spine, near fine #21899 $19.00 $9.00
Fraser worked for the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research and was in Switzerland during the terrifying winter of 1950-51. He describes avalanches and explains the processes that create them in layman’s terms and provides many accounts of accidents to illustrate the technical poi[read more]

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