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Nanga Parbat: Tragödie am Schicksalsberg [Nanga Parbat: Tragedy on the Mountain of Destiny]: Stingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow
signedStingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow Nanga Parbat: Tragödie am Schicksalsberg [Nanga Parbat: Tragedy on the Mountain of Destiny]
2006 Germany 2nd, 4to, pp.167, photo frontis, 173 color photos, map/photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new + signed book promotion card, new #25515 $49.00
Nanga Parbat is the second in Stingl’s profusely-illustrated matching trilogy of books on his climbs. The 2004 Alpine Club of Saxony Nanga Parbat Expedition was a team of six to the Rupal Face. They succeeded in placing four on the summit, including Stingl, but one died on the descent. Like his o[read more]

Seven Summits: Auf den Höchsten Bergen der Sieben Kontinente [Seven Summits: On the Highest Mountains in Seven Continents]: Stingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow
signedStingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow Seven Summits: Auf den Höchsten Bergen der Sieben Kontinente [Seven Summits: On the Highest Mountains in Seven Continents]
2009 Germany 2nd, 4to, pp.224, photo frontis, 289 color photos, 9 maps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new + signed book promotion card, new #25516 $49.00
Seven Summits is the third in Stingl’s profusely-illustrated matching trilogy of books on his climbs. He was the first German to ascent the Seven Summits (2001-07), with both Carstenz Pyramid and Kosciuszko, without supplemental oxygen. Like his other books, this is chock-full of photos. In Germa[read more]

Stockert, Hartmut Mein Weg zum Dach der Welt: Die Besteigung des Cho Oyu - 8201m
1997 Stockert Siegen 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 73 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; new. #16408 $39.95
Accounts of the authors early climbs on Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua leading up to climbs on Baruntse (1995), Island Peak (1995), and Cho Oyu (1996). In German, no English translation.[read more]

Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict: Swenson, Steve
Swenson, Steve Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.317, photo frontis, 16 color & 13 bw photos, 6 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27225 $26.95
Karakoram is world-class alpinist Steve Swenson’s personal story of climbing K2 and other peaks in the Karakoram Range that straddles the borders of China, India, and Pakistan — a story told against the backdrop of extreme altitude and harsh conflict between these nations for control of Kashmir. [read more]

Mountain World 1955: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1955
1955 Harper NY 8vo, pp.222, 55 bw photos (7 fldg), 12 maps, brown cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ inscription, fine #11460 $29.00 $24.00
Includes first ascents of K2 and Cho Oyu as well as attempts on Makalu. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S114. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mountain World 1958/59: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1958/59
1959 Harper NY 8vo, pp.208, 52 bw photos (12 fldg), 6 maps (1 color fldg), brown cloth; dj rubbed, chipped/taped top spine, vg, cloth fine #15049 $29.00 $24.00
Includes the first ascents of Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak, and Manaslu. Diemberger provides his account of the first ascent of Broad Peak and his final climb with Hermann Buhl on Chogolisa. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S116. To see all of our Sale Items, click[read more]

Mountain World 1958/59: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1958/59
1959 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.208, 52 bw photos (12 fldg), 6 maps (1 color fldg), brown cloth; dj rubbed, 2” tear on front, unclipped, good+, cloth fine #11561 $14.00
Includes the first ascents of Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak, and Manaslu. Diemberger provides his account of the first ascent of Broad Peak and his final climb with Hermann Buhl on Chogolisa. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S116.[read more]

In the Shadow of Ben Nevis: Sykes, Ian
signedSykes, Ian In the Shadow of Ben Nevis
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 242, 64 color & 2 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27081 $25.95
In 1959, sixteen-year-old Ian ‘Spike’ Sykes left school and, after a short period of work at Leeds University, joined the RAF. Already a keen climber, he signed up on the promise of excitement and adventure and was posted to the remote RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team in the north of Scotland. It wa[read more]

The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life: Synnott, Mark
Synnott, Mark The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life
2018 US 2nd, 8vo, pp.viii, 405, 29 color & 6 bw photos, yellow/white cloth; dj & cloth new #27671 $27.95
In Mark Synnott’s unique window on the ethos of climbing, his friend Alex Honnold’s astonishing free solo ascent of El Capitan’s 3,000 feet of sheer granite is the central act. When Honnold topped out at 9:28am on June 3, 2017, having spent fewer than four hours on his historic ascent, the world gav[read more]

Honouring High Places: The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei: Tabei, Junko & Helen Rolfe
Tabei, Junko & Helen Rolfe Honouring High Places: The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei
2017 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.396, 62 color & 19 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27335 $31.95
Junko Tabei was born in Miharu, a small town in Fukushima prefecture, north of Tokyo, in 1939. An amazing mountaineer and lover of peaks, she founded the Ladies Climbing Club in 1969 and reached the summit of Everest on May 16, 1975, as leader of an all-women Japanese team. After Everest, Tabei devo[read more]

The Return of the South Pole Sled Dogs: With Amundsen’s and Mawson’s Antarctic Expeditions: Tahan, Mary R.
Tahan, Mary R. The Return of the South Pole Sled Dogs: With Amundsen’s and Mawson’s Antarctic Expeditions
2021 Switzerland 1st, 8vo, pp.xxv, 467, 38 color & 50 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issed w/oo dj, cloth new #27761 $44.95
Tahan documents the return of the surviving sled dogs of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition of 1910–1912 from Antarctica, where they had helped Roald Amundsen become the first human to reach the South Pole. This is the sequel to the highly acclaimed ‘Roald Amundsen’s Sled Dogs: The Sledge Dogs Who H[read more]

The Sea and The Snow: The South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island: Temple, Philip
Temple, Philip The Sea and The Snow: The South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island
1966 Cassell Melbourne 1st, 8vo, pp.188, 23 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ name, near fine #25571 $39.00
Account of a 1964 schooner voyage and the first ascent of Mawson Peak, scarce. Neate T16.[read more]

Temple, Philip The Sea and The Snow: The South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island
1966 Cassell Melbourne 1st, 8vo, pp.188, 23 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #24087 $45.00
Account of a 1964 schooner voyage and the first ascent of Mawson Peak, scarce. Neate T16.[read more]

Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay: Tharkay, Ang
Tharkay, Ang Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.205, photo frontis, 4 maps, wraps; new #27092 $19.95
The first English translation of Ang Tharkay’s scarce book ‘Mémoires d’un Sherpa’. One of the greats of the golden age of Himalayan mountaineering, Ang Tharkay (1908-1981) had an illustrious climbing career in the company of Eric Shipton, Bill Tilman, and Maurice Herzog. His expeditions included Kan[read more]

Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods: Tichy, Herbert
Tichy, Herbert Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods
1957 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.196, photo frontis, 4 color & 33 bw photos, 2 maps, appendix, tan cloth; cloth tight, fine #25572 $195.00
The 1954 first ascent of Cho Oyu was by the smallest team to make a first ascent of an 8000 meter peak. This is an important book for those interested in the Himalaya and one that is getting quite hard to find. Neate T31, Yak T71.[read more]

Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods: Tichy, Herbert
Tichy, Herbert Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods
1957 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.196, photo frontis, 4 color & 33 bw photos, 2 maps, appendix, tan cloth; dj spine/back darkened, unclipped, very good+, cloth tight, fine #11464 $495.00
The 1954 first ascent of Cho Oyu was by the smallest team to make a first ascent of an 8000 meter peak. This is an important book for those interested in the Himalaya and one that is getting quite hard to find. Neate T31, Yak T71.[read more]

Cho Oyu: Gnade der Götter [Cho Oyu: Grace of the Gods]: Tichy, Herbert
signedTichy, Herbert Cho Oyu: Gnade der Götter [Cho Oyu: Grace of the Gods]
1955 Ullstein Wien 2nd, 8vo, pp.243, 4 color & 39 bw photos, map, map eps, appendix, blue grey cloth; signed, dj w/ very small chips top spine, else bright, fine, cloth fine #25903 $225.00
This is the German edition of Tichy’s classic book ‘Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods’ recounting the first ascent of Cho Oyu in 1954. This was the smallest team to make a first ascent of an 8000 meter peak. In German.[read more]

Cho Oyu: Gnade der Götter [Cho Oyu: Grace of the Gods]: Tichy, Herbert
Tichy, Herbert Cho Oyu: Gnade der Götter [Cho Oyu: Grace of the Gods]
1957 Ullstein Wien rep, 8vo, pp.157, 22 bw photos, map, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, vg #20495 $25.00
This is the German edition of Tichy’s classic book ‘Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods’ recounting the first ascent of Cho Oyu in 1954. The summit was reached by Tichy, Pasang, and Joseph Jöchler. This was the smallest team to make a first ascent of an 8000 meter peak. In German.[read more]

Tichy, Herbert Himalaya
1970 Putnam NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, frontis, 61 color & 84 bw photos, drawings, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ tear on back, edge rubbing, vg, cloth fine. #10172 $49.00
A lively introduction to the history, geography, and ethnology of the Himalaya region. Tichy was the first to ascend Cho Oyu and includes photos from the expedition as well as other Austrian expeditions. Neate T33.[read more]

Wild Adventures We Have Known: My Life with Willi Unsoeld: Unsoeld, Jolene
signedUnsoeld, Jolene Wild Adventures We Have Known: My Life with Willi Unsoeld
2016 Pvt Prtd US 1st, 4to, pp.407, 143 color & 91 bw photos, 5 color & 1 bw illus, sketch, page ribbon, illus blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new with 90-min DVD #27291 $44.95
Jolene Unsoeld provides an intimate portrait of her life with famed American mountaineer Willi Unsoeld. Thirty-seven years in the making, Jolene’s book, together with Willi’s letters, writings, and diary entries, tells of their lives and adventures together climbing mountains and raising four childr[read more]

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