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Mountaineering in China: [China]
[China] Mountaineering in China
1965 Foreign Languages Press Peking 1st, 8vo, [pp.91], 4 color & 134 bw photos, wraps w/ dj; dj w/ edge rubbing, vg #23443 $139.00
A nice, primarily photo, book which includes ascents of Minya Konka (1957), Shule Mountain (1958), Mustagh Ata (1959 – new women’s world altitude record), Everest (1960 - first ascent of North Ridge), Amne Machin (1960), Kongur (1961 – all-women, new women’s world altitude record), and Shisha Pangma[read more]

Manaslu 1952-3: [Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club
[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1952-3
1954 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.66, 4, 217, 17, 2 color & 127 bw photos, 6 figs, 3 sketches, 6 charts, 7 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, blue cloth; dj is a facsimile, cloth w/ some discoloration to lower spine, vg+. #25241 $450.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their reconnaissance in 1952 and attempt in 1953, re[read more]

Manaslu 1954-6: [Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club
[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1954-6
1958 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.24, 14, 353, 13, 47 bw photos, 30 figs, 8 sketches, 74 charts (2 fldg), 8 maps (1 color, 1 fldg), appendices, red cloth; dj is a facsimile, cloth fine #25615 $495.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their failed attempt in 1954, the reconnaissance of [read more]

Story of the Ascent of Manaslu / Everest: From the First Attempt the Final Victory: [Japan]. Maki, Aritsune & Micheline Morin
New [Japan]. Maki, Aritsune & Micheline Morin Story of the Ascent of Manaslu / Everest: From the First Attempt the Final Victory
1963 Akane-shobô Tokyo 1st, 8vo, pp.240, photo frontis, 144 bw photos, 3 maps, dec eps, page ribbon, pictorial cloth; slipcase lightly rubbed, near fine, cloth near fine #27755 $45.00
A combination of Maki’s account of the first ascent of Manaslu in 1956, written for boys and girls, and Morin’s account of the first ascent of Everest in 1953. Interestingly, for the Manaslu section, this book has more photos than Maki’s adult narrative. Maki was the expedition leader. In Japanese,[read more]

Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush: [Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro
[Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
1977/78 Gakushûkenyû-sha Tokyo 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth; slipcases w/ light rubbing, near fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine #23791 $1,200.00 $750.00
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri,[read more]

Kukuczka: [Kukuczka, Jerzy]
DVD video[Kukuczka, Jerzy] Kukuczka
2011 45 min, NTSC Region 1 DVD; new #25968 $19.95
Jerzy Kukuczka (1948-1989) was one of the greatest Himalayan climbers in history, the second to ascend all 14 8000m peaks. Widely considered one of the best high-altitude climbers in history, he ascended all fourteen peaks in under eight years; all (except Everest) without supplemental oxygen, ten [read more]

Faces of Everest: Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S.
Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Faces of Everest
1982 Vikas Pub House Pvt Ltd New Delhi 2nd, 4to, pp.xxiv, 244, 86 color & 52 bw photos, 24 maps/drawings, appendices, black cloth; dj w/ some wear top/bottom spine & corners, 2 delamination spots on flaps, unclipped, else vg, cloth w/ former tape marks to back cover, near fine #23920 $29.00
The history of Everest from its discovery in 1855. This second edition is updated with events through 1980.[read more]

Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer: Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S.
Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer
1975 Vikas Delhi 4th, 8vo, pp.viii, 186, 33 bw photos, map, appendix, black cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, fine #23640 $45.00
Ahluwalia reached the summit of Everest during the third Indian expedition of 1965. He recounts not only this expedition but also his experiences in the Indo-Pakistan war where, four months after Everest, he was critically wounded. Neate A21.[read more]

Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet: All, John
All, John Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 224, 16 color photos, black cloth; dj corners lightly bumped else dj & cloth new #27692 $26.99
In May 2014, mountaineer and professor of geography John All plunged into a crevasse on Himlung (23,430’, 2014), a fall that all but killed him. He recorded a series of dramatic videos as he struggled to climb seven stories back up to the surface with a severely dislocated shoulder, internal bleedin[read more]

Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan: Allen, Everett S.
signedAllen, Everett S. Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan
1962 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 340, 36 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ edge tears, rubbed, unclipped, vg-, cloth w/ address stamp of Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, tight, fine #16757 $25.00
Biography of MacMillan, noted Arctic expedition leader, explorer and naturalist, and his expeditions to Labrador, Greenland, Ellsmere, Baffin, and the Canadian Arctic Islands (1908-1957). This copy is inscribed by MacMillan to Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, former president of the Harvard Mountaineering C[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.-[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signedAllison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; signed, dj new, cloth w/ ‘New’ stamp on ffep, new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.[read more]

Alpinist #26 Spring 2009: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #26 Spring 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps; light rubbing to spine edge, else new, unread #25275 $35.00
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 1 by Ed Webster, Wade Davis, Mike Westmacott, Wang Fuzhou & Tom Hornbein
  • Elbsandstein, Dresden, Germany by Helmut Schulze
  • The Giri-Giri Boys by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • After the Fall by Ron Matous
  • Postc[read more]

Alpinist #27 Summer 2009: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #27 Summer 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps; light rubbing top/bottom spine, else new, unread #25300 $25.00
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 2 by Ed Webster, Katie Ives, Doug Scott, Andrej Stremfelj, George Lowe, Pavel Shabalin, & Dawa Steven Sherpa
  • Embracing Insanity by Dean Potter
  • Symphony in Siyeh by Kelly Cordes
  • The Beautiful & the Beast by J[read more]

Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001): Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez
Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001)
2004 Junta de Castilla y Leon 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 83 color photos, wraps; light rubbing, else new #24430 $49.00
The accounts of two Spanish expedition to Everest, both via the South Col route. The 1999 expedition reached 7500m on the Lhotse Face before deep snow and avalanches forced a halt. The return expedition in 2001 succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 37 illus, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #20737 $17.95 $16.15
This is a new, hardcover edition of ‘10 Keys to Climb Everest’.[read more]

Nine Lives: Expeditions to Everest: Anderson, Robert Mads
signedAnderson, Robert Mads Nine Lives: Expeditions to Everest
2020 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 48 color photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed sticker, new #27709 $29.95
Anderson is an elite mountaineer with a solitary goal: to conquer Everest. After nearly getting killed on his first expedition, Anderson then led a team up a new route without oxygen or Sherpa support, climbed solo on the remote North Face to finally guide a team to the top of the world. Incorpor[read more]

Triumph on Everest: A Tribute from the Sherpas of Nepal: Ang Rita Sherpa & Susan Höivik, eds
Ang Rita Sherpa & Susan Höivik, eds Triumph on Everest: A Tribute from the Sherpas of Nepal
2003 Nepal 1st, 8vo, pp.151, 39 color & 57 bw photos, wraps; fine #22943 $19.00
An interesting item, done to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, with a number of profiles and sections contributed by Sherpa climbers. The first section is on Mountains and Mountaineers while the second is on the Khumbu and the Sherpas. Note: This is not edited by the c[read more]

The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest: Anker, Conrad & David Roberts
signedAnker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth; signed Anker & Roberts, dj & cloth new #18549 $49.00 $39.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his discove[read more]

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