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Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; cloth fine #12201 $9.00 $7.20
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth vg+. #9746 $18.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176.[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1997 US rep, 8vo, pp.314, 24 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps; fine #7999 $16.95 $9.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1952 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.208, 2 color & 16 bw photos, 7 maps (1 color), photo eps, grey cloth; dj w/ chips, clipped, vg, cloth w/ name sticker on fep, bookseller’s stamp in back, tight, fine #12182 $5.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. This has the nice color sketch map of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs on the back of the dust jacket. Winner 2010 National Outdoo[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.316, photo frontis, 2 color & 24 bw photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj chipped on front & top spine, unclipped, good, cloth tight, bookplate, very good+ #12180 $29.00 $7.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. This is a true first edition and not a Book Club edition. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Y[read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, dec black cloth; cloth missing half-title, fine. #16191 $70.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This hardcover edition is much harder to find than the softcover, was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'.[read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; fine #14527 $35.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped top spine, vg+, internally fine #15042 $49.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; signed Marcel Schatz, dj w/ 2” tear front, vg, internally fine #22685 $85.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; inscribed Marcel Ichac, dj edges rubbed, near fine, internally near fine #13006 $125.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains: Hinkes, Alan
New signedHinkes, Alan 8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 192, photo frontis, 171 color photos, 2 color maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed on special bookplate, dj & cloth new #26542 $49.95
Hinkes has produced a beautiful book to document his 11 year quest to climb all 14 8000m peaks. He finished with Kangchenjunga in 2005 to become the 15th person, and the first Briton, to complete this challenge; although his attainment of the true summit of Cho Oyu in a whiteout is in dispute. Separ[read more]

Challenge the Vertical: Kukuczka, Jerzy
signedKukuczka, Jerzy Challenge the Vertical
2015 Poland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.260, 35 color & 15 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed Cecylia Kukuczka, new with DVD (8.5 min) #26956 $44.95
Kukuczka (1948-1989) was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Reinhold Messner. Like Messner, he is regarded as one of the greatest climbers of all time. Although unlike Messner, all but one of Kukuczka’s climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. His amazing care[read more]

My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks: Kukuczka, Jerzy
Kukuczka, Jerzy My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks
1992 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 189, 19 color photos, 14 bw illus, map, blue cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #22411 $145.00
Kukuczka was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Messner. All but one of his climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. Sadly, he was killed while making an attempt on Lhotse’s South Face in 1989, prior to this book being published. This has become a hard to find[read more]

My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks: Kukuczka, Jerzy
New Kukuczka, Jerzy My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 189, 19 color photos, 14 bw illus, map, blue cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #6554 $195.00
Kukuczka was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Messner. All but one of his climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. This has become a hard to find title.[read more]

My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks with signed card: Kukuczka, Jerzy
signedKukuczka, Jerzy My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks with signed card
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 189, 19 color photos, 14 bw illus, map, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine; with signed card; fine #26155 $245.00
Kukuczka was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Messner. All but one of his climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. Sadly, he was killed while making an attempt on Lhotse’s South Face in 1989, prior to this book being published. This has become a hard to find[read more]

Ostatni w Koronie: Shisha Pangma ’87 [Last in the Crown: Shisha Pangma ’87]: Kukuczka, Jerzy
New DVD videoKukuczka, Jerzy Ostatni w Koronie: Shisha Pangma ’87 [Last in the Crown: Shisha Pangma ’87]
2017 Katowice 1st, square 8vo, pp.144, 45 color & 16 bw photos, 59 QR codes, map eps, DVD, pictorial cloth w/ original paper band; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27891 $34.95
This is Kukuczka’s expedition diary from his successful ascent of Shisha Pangma in 1987, edited by his wife Cecylia and presented in an artful manner to also include photos, documents, and letters. With this ascent he became the second person to climb all 14 8000m peaks. An interesting aspect of thi[read more]

Polskie Himalaje [The Polish Himalayas]: Kurczab, Janusz
New Kurczab, Janusz Polskie Himalaje [The Polish Himalayas]
2008 Warszawa 1st, 8vo, 6 vols, pp.160, 89 color, 47 bw photos, 6 maps, pp.160, 122 color, 6 bw photos, pp.160, 129 color, 17 bw photos, pp.160, 104 color, 20 bw photos, 2 sketches, pp.160, 141 color, 21 bw photos, pp.160, 157 color, 52 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj’s, cloth new + 5 DVDs #25880 $159.00
Vol 1. The First Conquerors w/ 54-min DVD Vol 2. The Ice Warriors w/ 53-min DVD Vol 3. The Great Climbing w/ 50-min DVD Vol 4. Ladies In The Mountains w/ 41-min DVD Vol 5. The Great Tragedies w/ 66-min DVD Vol 6. A Lexicon of Polish Himalayan Mountaineering The [read more]

K2: The Price of Conquest: Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi
Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi K2: The Price of Conquest
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.127, 21 color & 28 bw photos, wraps; new #24342 $16.95
In the 50 years since the Italian ascent of K2, Lino Lacedelli never released a statement regarding the summit climb he made with Achille Compagnoni, an event which was celebrated in Italy with great pride. However, when the team, led by Ardito Desio, returned home a terrible accusation was leveled[read more]

K2: The Price of Conquest: Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi
Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi K2: The Price of Conquest
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.127, 21 color & 28 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24341 $35.00 $29.00
In the 50 years since the Italian ascent of K2, Lino Lacedelli never released a statement regarding the summit climb he made with Achille Compagnoni, an event which was celebrated in Italy with great pride. However, when the team, led by Ardito Desio, returned home a terrible accusation was leveled[read more]

K2: The Price of Conquest: Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi
signedLacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi K2: The Price of Conquest
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.127, 21 color & 28 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #27127 $295.00
In the 50 years since the Italian ascent of K2, Lino Lacedelli never released a statement regarding the summit climb he made with Achille Compagnoni, an event which was celebrated in Italy with great pride. However, when the team, led by Ardito Desio, returned home a terrible accusation was leveled [read more]

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