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The Age of Mountaineering: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey The Age of Mountaineering
1954 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 30 bw photos, 5 maps, appendices, map eps, brown/tan cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine #14001 $25.00 $19.00
Revised edition of 'High Conquest' with ascents of Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate U02, SB U06. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs
2008 US 1st, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 152 color & 59 bw photos, 8 color & 2 bw illus, pictorial cloth; dj unclipped, fine cloth fine #25105 $44.95 $9.00
In this large-format book, Venables takes readers back to a time when there were many mountains yet to be climbed. Using first-hand accounts and archival photographs, he tells the exciting history of world mountaineering by describing in vivid detail 70 first ascents of the most daunting peaks. At t[read more]

No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks: Viesturs, Ed & David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed & David Roberts No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
2006 US rep, 8vo, pp.358, 16 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed Roberts on title page, Viesturs on bookplate, dj & cloth new #25295 $34.95
This is Ed Viesturs’ long-awaited memoir. In May, 2005, as he reached the summit of Annapurna on his third try, Viesturs became the first American to climb the world’s fourteen 8,000m peaks, all without the aid of bottled oxygen. His quest spanned 18 years and 30 expeditions - a quest made all the[read more]

No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks: Viesturs, Ed & David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed & David Roberts No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.358, 16 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24407 $49.00
This is Ed Viesturs’ long-awaited memoir. In May, 2005, as he reached the summit of Annapurna on his third try, Viesturs became the first American to climb the world’s fourteen 8,000m peaks, all without the aid of bottled oxygen. His quest spanned 18 years and 30 expeditions - a quest made all the m[read more]

The Will to Climb: Obsesssion and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna - the World's Deadliest Peak: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Will to Climb: Obsesssion and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna - the World's Deadliest Peak
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 281, photo frontis, 20 color photos, blue cloth; signed David Roberts, dj & cloth new #26195 $25.95 $17.95
Viesturs chronicles his three attempts to climb Annapurna, the world's 10th highest and statistically deadliest peak, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made, or attempted, the ascent, and what these exploits teach us about facing life's greatest challenges. As a hig[read more]

The Will to Climb: Obsesssion and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna - the World's Deadliest Peak: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Will to Climb: Obsesssion and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna - the World's Deadliest Peak
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 281, photo frontis, 20 color photos, blue cloth; signed Viesturs & Roberts, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #25849 $45.00
Viesturs chronicles his three attempts to climb Annapurna, the world's 10th highest and statistically deadliest peak, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made, or attempted, the ascent, and what these exploits teach us about facing life's greatest challenges. As a high[read more]

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 & Royal Robbins, dj rubbed, chipped top spine, unclipped, very good, cloth tight, near fine #25496 $245.00
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. Neate W52, Yak W63.[read more]

signedWhillans, Don & Alick Ormerod Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer
1971 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.266, 25 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Bonington, dj clipped, near fine, cloth fine. #22129 $295.00
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 this book is quite hard to find. Neate W52, Yak W63.[read more]

Whillans, Don & Alick Ormerod Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer
1971 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.266, 25 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth speckled, name, vg #23491 $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 this book is quite hard to find. Neate W52, Yak W63.[read more]

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
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]

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]

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