Sort by: 
Search Results
Search for: "Cho Oyu" returned 312 item(s).
 
Alaska: High Roads to Adventure: Mobley, George F.
Mobley, George F. Alaska: High Roads to Adventure
1976 National Geographic Washington 1st, 4to, pp.199, photo frontis, 134 color & 8 bw photos, 5 color maps, grey cloth; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, dj chipped top spine, edge tear, vg, cloth fine #26322 $7.00
One in a series of National Geographic books this focuses on the state of Alaska – its people, geography, and wildlife. From the collection of American mountaineer Pete Schoening with his circular bookplate.[read more]

1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering: Modica, Gilles
Modica, Gilles 1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering
2016 UK 1st, thick square 8vo, pp.393, 96 bw photos, 59 color & 102 bw illus, 7 color & 2 bw maps, appendices, page ribbon, red cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27104 $77.95
From the Wetterhorn in 1854 to the Matterhorn in 1865 – from triumph to tragedy – the Alps were conquered in a decade. It was what Reverend W.A.B. Coolidge called the ‘golden age of alpinism’, the era of the first great guides (Christian Almer, Melchoir Anderegg, Michel Croz) and gentlemen climbers [read more]

100-degree Panorama from Camp VIII Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee 100-degree Panorama from Camp VIII Poster
15" x 10½", unlimited edition, bw w/ some color; signed, rolled, new #24109 $50.00
A pencil-sketch showing the marvelous view obtained from the 1953 Camp VIII. Peak locators indicate Gasherbrum III, Broad Peak, Chogolisa, Masherbrum, and other features. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger [read more]

Under a Sheltering Sky: Journeys to Mountain Heartlands: Monteath, Colin
signedMonteath, Colin Under a Sheltering Sky: Journeys to Mountain Heartlands
2003 NZ 1st, 4to, pp.240, 250 color photos, 12 color maps, cloth; signed, numbered bookplate, dj corner(s) bumped from shipping else dj & cloth new. #23018 $89.95
Monteath is one of New Zealand's best known photographers and writers specialising in the world's polar and mountain regions. A mountaineer for 35 years, Colin has taken part in mountaineering and trans-alpine expeditions on every continent. Among his many ascents in New Zealand he lists 13 climbs[read more]

The K2 Man (and His Molluscs): The Extraordinary Life of Haversham Godwin-Austen: Moorehead, Catherine
signedMoorehead, Catherine The K2 Man (and His Molluscs): The Extraordinary Life of Haversham Godwin-Austen
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 279, 10 color & 5 bw photos, 23 color & 3 bw illus, 2 color & 1 bw maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26556 $49.95
Haversham Godwin-Austen (1834-1923), from an ancient and interesting Surrey aristocratic family with royal connections, not only found the first way to the 'savage mountain', K2, but went on to be the first serious explorer of the Karakoram, Ladakh, Western Tibet, Bhutan, Northern Burma and Assam. H[read more]

 La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream): Moro, Simone
signedMoro, Simone La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream)
2012 Rizzoli Milano 5th prtg, 8vo, pp.282, 58 color photos, blue cloth; signed Moro & Denis Urubko, dj & cloth new #26454 $145.00
Italian mountaineer Moro has been pushing the boundaries of high altitude climbing for some time and is at the top of his game. His specialities are new routes and first ascents in winter. Of the 8000m peaks he has climbed Lhotse (1997), Cho Oyu (2002), Broad Peak (2003), Shisha Pangma (first wint[read more]

 La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream): Moro, Simone
signedMoro, Simone La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream)
2012 Rizzoli Milano 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.282, 58 color photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26453 $95.00
Italian mountaineer Moro has been pushing the boundaries of high altitude climbing for some time and is at the top of his game. His specialities are new routes and first ascents in winter. Of the 8000m peaks he has climbed Lhotse (1997), Cho Oyu (2002), Broad Peak (2003), Shisha Pangma (first wint[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMusson, Spencer C. The Upper Engadine
1907 A & C Black London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 212, fldg map, frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 color illus, fldg map, uncut, dec tan cloth; cloth w/ AAC/Howorth bookplate, stamped George W. Gay MD on ½ title & title page, map w/ orig folds & no tears, near fine #24917 $35.00 $31.50
The Upper Engadine is celebrated as one of the most scenic valleys in Switzerland. This is an early work on the region. Howorth, Beckett (1900 – 1986) – Former AAC member and Councilor (1945-49) and member of the AMC. In 1936 he made the first free ascent of the Grand Teton’s North Ridge in the[read more]

Einer Geht immer Voraus: Mutschlechner, Friedl
signedMutschlechner, Friedl Einer Geht immer Voraus
1993 Rother München 2nd, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 149 color & 13 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed Hans Kammerlander & Reinhold Messner, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #20458 $195.00
A great, large-format, tribute book to one of Germany’s top mountaineers. Mutschlechner was a prolific climber, making the ascent of three 8000m peaks with Reinhold Messner. His expeditions included K2 (1979), Shishapangma (1981), Kangchenjunga (1982), Cho Oyu (1982), Dhaulagiri (1984), and Makalu ([read more]

Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]: Nagore, Jorge
Nagore, Jorge Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]
2011 Spain 2nd, 8vo, pp.247, 34 color photos + 16 portraits, map eps, wraps; new #26077 $49.00
Ochoa was a prominent Spanish climber with over 30 Himalayan expeditions and successful ascents of 12 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. In May 2008 he and his companion had almost reached the summit of Annapurna, via the difficult East Ridge, when they had to turn back due to weather and fro[read more]

In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times
1911 Stokes NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xviii, 384, tipped-in color frontis w/ tissue guard, 86 illus/maps; vII pp.xiii, 420, tipped-in color frontis w/ tissue guard, 76 illus/maps; gilt dec blue cloth; cloth spines slightly darkened, very light edge rubbing top/bottom spine & corners, vol 1 w/ slight paper pull on frontis, tight, near fine #25780 $475.00 $275.00
Nansen took five years to complete his history of Arctic exploration, expanding beyond his initial intentions. Due to the unreliability of earlier accounts, he went back to the original sources. Presented here is a wealth of information including - Hecataeus of Miletus (5th century BC), Pytheas’ voy[read more]

In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times: Nansen, Fridtjof
American Alpine Club LibraryNansen, Fridtjof In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times
1911 Stokes NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xviii, 384, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 86 illus/maps; vII pp.xiii, 420, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 76 illus/maps; gilt dec blue cloth; cloth w/ label marks bottom spines, Harry P. Nichols & AAC/Nichols bookplates, DPL stamp to title & copyright pages, tight, a bright looking set, vg+ #25085 $195.00 $140.40
Nansen took five years to complete his history of Arctic exploration, expanding beyond his initial intentions. Due to the unreliability of earlier accounts, he went back to the original sources. Presented here is a wealth of information including - Hecataeus of Miletus (5th century BC), Pytheas’ voy[read more]

signedNotten, Jan Everest 84
1984 Alpinisme Valkenburg 1st, 4to, pp.95, 68 color & 10 bw photos, sketches, wraps; inscribed Han Timmers, fine #18629 $49.00
Account of a Czechoslovakian ascent of a new route on Manaslu North II (7157m) in 1979. Novotný was one of the summitters. In Czech, no English translation.[read more]

Scholar Mountaineers: Pioneers of Parnassus: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Scholar Mountaineers: Pioneers of Parnassus
1950 Roy NY 1st, 8vo, pp.164, 12 bw illus, brown cloth; dj chipped bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth spotted on front edge/back cover, vg #27202 $9.00
Essays on the effect of mountains on various historical figures - Dante, Rousseau, de Saussure, Goethe, Wordsworth, Keats, Nietzsche, Scott, and others. Neate N39.[read more]

Scholar Mountaineers: Pioneers of Parnassus: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Scholar Mountaineers: Pioneers of Parnassus
1950 Dennis Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.164, 12 bw illus, brown cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #24114 $9.00
Essays on the effect of mountains on various historical figures - Dante, Rousseau, de Saussure, Goethe, Wordsworth, Keats, Nietzsche, Scott, and others. Neate N39.[read more]

The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice – Crossing Antarctica Alone: O’Brady, Colin
O’Brady, Colin The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice – Crossing Antarctica Alone
2020 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 279, 48 color photos, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27666 $27.95
Over the past 100 years, since Ernest Shackleton’s aborted attempt to cross the Antarctic in 1914-17, there have been a number of attempts to make a solo crossing of the continent by various means. As of 2020 there have been 16 successful traverses of Antarctica, but all have either been supported b[read more]

The Time Has Come: Ger McDonnell - His Life & His Death on K2: O’Brien, Damien
signedO’Brien, Damien The Time Has Come: Ger McDonnell - His Life & His Death on K2
2012 Ireland 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 194, photo frontis, 74 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #26030 $29.95
On 1 August 2008 Ger McDonnell became the first Irish person to reach the summit of K2 as part of the Norit K2 team. But neither Ger nor the other climbers knew that below them an avalanche had swept away their ropes. Joy soon turned to dismay for the McDonnell family waiting at home as Ger’s status[read more]

The Storms of Denali: O’Connell, Nicholas
signedO’Connell, Nicholas The Storms of Denali
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.295, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26483 $49.00
O’Connell, an experienced climber, is no stranger to mountain literature having previously written ‘Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers’, among other works. In this highly acclaimed, disaster-epic, novel he explores risk, death, and survival as four young men set out to climb a new route on 20[read more]

Tom Crean: Antarctic Survivor: O’Shea, Ian
O’Shea, Ian Tom Crean: Antarctic Survivor
2012 UK 1st, Ltd ed #n/250, oblong 16mo, [pp.42], 30 bw illus, map, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26892 $37.95
On 4 January 1912 Tom Crean, William Lashley and Teddy Evans watched as Robert Scott and the Pole party began their fateful trip. The three men not chosen by Scott to be part of the Pole party turned round and began their march back to Cape Evans, 750 miles away. Eighty-three miles from safety Evans[read more]

Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers: O'Connell, Nicholas
signedO'Connell, Nicholas Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.300, 31 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Reinhold Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27129 $59.00
A well done series of 17 in-depth interviews with such climbers as Messner, Cassin, Diemberger, Bonatti, Robbins, Scott, Kurtyka, Droyer, Güllich, Lowe, Destivelle, Hill, Croft, Cesen, and others.[read more]

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [11] 12 13 14 15 16  Next
view cart Can't find what you are looking for? Try our Advanced Search.
Home | Advanced Search | How to Order | Catalogues | Request a Newsletter | Links | About Us | FAQ | Contact Us

Copyright © 2022 Top of the World Books