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Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer: Whillans, Don & Alick Ormerod
signedWhillans, Don & Alick Ormerod Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer
1971 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.266, 25 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Joe Brown, small stamp of (Louis) Baume on rep, dj w/ edge/corner wear, rubbed, unclipped, very good, cloth tight, fine #27721 $195.00
Whillans did many pioneering climbs in the 1950’s and 60’s, including the first ascent of the South Face of Annapurna. He was an extremely colorful character and climbed with many notables of his era. From the library of Louis Baume, author of Sivalaya, who once held the largest private library in B[read more]

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
signedWillis, 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; signed, corners bumped from shipping, else dj & cloth new #24389 $29.95
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]

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]

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