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Lure of the Mountains: The Life of Bentley Beetham 1924 Everest Expedition Mountaineer: Lowes, Michael D.
Lowes, Michael D. Lure of the Mountains: The Life of Bentley Beetham 1924 Everest Expedition Mountaineer
2014 UK 1st, small 8vo, pp.155, 36 bw photos, blue cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26742 $27.95
Beetham (1886-1963), a schoolmaster, naturalist, rock climber, ornithologist, and writer, was the primary photographer of the British Everest expedition of 1924. This is the first published biography of Beetham and charts his life from childhood in Darlington, to rock climbing in the Lake District a[read more]

Mountains of the Mind: How Desolate and Forbidding Heights were Transformed into Experiences of Indomitable Spirit: Macfarlane, Robert
Macfarlane, Robert Mountains of the Mind: How Desolate and Forbidding Heights were Transformed into Experiences of Indomitable Spirit
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.306, 31 bw photos/illus, map, grey/yellow cloth; dj & cloth new #24245 $24.00 $9.95
An analysis of the way mountains have been viewed throughout history, from the forbidding abode of demons and danger, through the modern lure of adventure, beauty and recreation. ncludes a chapter on Mallory and his obsession with Everest. Shortlisted for the 2003 Boardman-Tasker Award.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of…
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ small tear back, near fine, cloth w/ King blindstamp, fine #24903 $25.00 $22.50
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10. King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – [read more]

In the Footsteps of Mallory and Irvine: The Wildest Dream: Mackenzie, Mark
Mackenzie, Mark In the Footsteps of Mallory and Irvine: The Wildest Dream
2009 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 248, 21 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25281 $39.95
The story of the 2007 Altitude Everest Expedition which attempted to determine whether Mallory and Irvine could have reached the summit of Everest in 1924. Using period clothing and equipment, Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding followed in the footsteps of the early British climbers, including attemptin[read more]

Everest Panorama - Mount Everest Camp One Poster: Mackenzie, Roddy
Mackenzie, Roddy Everest Panorama - Mount Everest Camp One Poster
Australia Image size 29" x 12.5”, Poster size 32.25” x 17”, text states “Everest Camp One”, color; rolled, new #20847 $19.95 $15.96
This lovely poster shows the view of Everest’s Camp One sitting within the massive depths of the Western Cwm. On the far wall of Nuptse one can see an avalanche descending. One of a series of five, these stunning, large panoramic posters were taken in May 1989 using a special Widelux camera with[read more]

Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant: Mantovani, Roberto
signedMantovani, Roberto Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.144, 200 color & bw photos, black cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj fine, cloth fine #11337 $49.00
A nice large-format book covering the discovery, exploration, and climbing of Everest through remarkable color and historic black and white photos. Same format as Ardito’s “Mont Blanc” and Diemberger's "K2: Challenging the Sky" for collectors.[read more]

Brightest of Silver Linings: Climbing Carstenz Pyramid in Papua at Age 65: Masheter, Carol
Masheter, Carol Brightest of Silver Linings: Climbing Carstenz Pyramid in Papua at Age 65
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 199, 28 bw photos, appendix, wraps; new #27098 $13.95
Masheter’s second book describes her completion of her Seven Summits quest in 2012, becoming the oldest woman to do so - Kilimanjaro (1972), Aconcagua (2007), Everest (2008), Denali (2009), Erebus, Vinson (2012), Kosciuszko (2012), and Carstenz Pyramid (2012); as well as Cho Oyu (2005) and Mont Blan[read more]

No Magic Helicopter: An Aging Amazon’s Climb of Everest: Masheter, Carol
signedMasheter, Carol No Magic Helicopter: An Aging Amazon’s Climb of Everest
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 214, 9 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #25667 $14.95
Masheter, known as the SilverFox to her friends, has been a research chemist, a university professor in the social sciences, and an epidemiologist for public health. At age 50, she took up high altitude mountaineering to cope with grief and anger, despite being afraid of heights. Since age 60, she[read more]

Mata, Toni i Riu Everest 2000 el Dietari
2000 Intercomarcals 1st, 8vo, pp.82, 67 color photos, wraps; near fine. #22876 $29.00
This Catalan expedition had a successful ascent of Everest via the South Col route. In Catalan, no English translation.[read more]

Everest: El Repte D'un Somni [Everest: Challenge in a Dream]: Mateu, Manuel
Mateu, Manuel Everest: El Repte D'un Somni [Everest: Challenge in a Dream]
1984 Editorial RM Barcelona 1st, 4to, pp.213, 117 color photos, chart, 9 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22877 $95.00
This 1982 Spanish Catalan Expedition made a strong attempt on Everest’s West Ridge. They established a winch system and managed to reach 27,900’ before being stopped by high winds. Nicely illustrated. In Catalan, no English translation.[read more]

Mauduit, Chantal Vivir en el Paraíso
2002 Desnivel Madrid 1st thus, 8vo, pp.154, wraps; new. #22519 $29.00
Mauduit, one of the top French woman climbers, continually pushed her high-altitude abilities and reached the summit of six 8000ers (K2, Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Manaslu, GII). She also attempted Everest several times, Annapurna, and was killed while on Dhaulagiri in 1998. Note there are no [read more]

The Altitude Journals: A Seven-Year Journey from the Lowest Point in My Life to the Highest Point on Earth: Mauro, David
signedMauro, David The Altitude Journals: A Seven-Year Journey from the Lowest Point in My Life to the Highest Point on Earth
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.453, 13 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #27402 $23.95
When David Mauro was in his forties, his life hit rock bottom. With nothing to lose, he left everything he knew behind and set out on an epic international adventure – to climb the Seven Summits. For the next seven years, Dave trudged across glaciers and frozen wastelands and through dense, dangerou[read more]

signedMazeaud, Pierre Everest 1978
1978 Denoël Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 50 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; signed Kurt Diemberger, vg. #14287 $55.00
Account of the 1978 French Everest Expedition which ascended via the South Col route. In French, no English translation. Perret 2885, SB M21, Yak M125.[read more]

signedMazeaud, Pierre Everest 1978
1979 Paris 2nd, 8vo, pp.222, 50 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; signed Kurt Diemberger, near fine. #21467 $39.00
Account of the 1978 French Everest Expedition which ascended via the South Col route. In French, no English translation. Perret 2885, SB M21, Yak M125.[read more]

Naked Before the Mountain: Mazeaud, Pierre
Mazeaud, Pierre Naked Before the Mountain
1974 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 33 bw photos, brown cloth; dj unclipped w/ price sticker over original price, fine, cloth tight, fine #23004 $65.00
Mazeaud, a French post-war alpinist, had numerous first ascents in the Alps. He and Bonatti barely survived an epic retreat from the Central Pillar of Frêney in 1961. In 1971 he was a member of the International Everest Expedition. Neate M73, SB M20.[read more]

Walking with the Wounded: McCrum, Mark
McCrum, Mark Walking with the Wounded
2012 UK rep, 8vo, pp.viii, 307, 35 color photos, map eps, red cloth; dj & cloth new #25962 $35.95
In April 2011, four British soldiers – each a hero of recent conflicts who suffered devastating injuries in the line of duty – set out on a two-hundred mile trek, unsupported, to the North Pole. It was the culmination of a journey that began long before, when two friends decided to mount an expedit[read more]

Alpine Rising: Sherpas, Baltis, and the Triumph of Local Climbers in Greater Ranges: McDonald, Bernadette
New signedMcDonald, Bernadette Alpine Rising: Sherpas, Baltis, and the Triumph of Local Climbers in Greater Ranges
2024 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, 14 color & 3 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27934 $34.95
Maurice Herzog is well known in mountaineering circles and beyond as the first man to reach the summit of Annapurna, but how many people know about Ang Tharkay, the Sherpa who carried the severely frostbitten Herzog for miles on that 1950 French expedition? Although rarely mentioned in published acc[read more]

Trekking in the Everest Region: McGuinness, Jamie
McGuinness, Jamie Trekking in the Everest Region
1996 Trailblazer Surrey 2nd, small 8vo, pp.256, 23 color photos, 33 maps, appendices, wraps; fine #25202 $15.00 $12.00
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Everest Diaries: McHugh, Rory
McHugh, Rory Everest Diaries
2018 UK 1st, 4to, pp.146, 167 color & 6 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27526 $59.95
Follow Irish Times columnist Rory McHugh’s weekly articles as he joins a low key commercial expedition to climb the world’s highest peak in 2017. Beautifully illustrated with photos from Steve Brown as far as the icefall, higher up from Scott MacKenzie, Blake Penson, Rocket Ronnie Rehn, Jonathan Gui[read more]

Give Me Shelter: McKeever, Ian
McKeever, Ian Give Me Shelter
2007 Folens Dublin 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 196, 29 bw photos, wraps; new #25398 $34.95
In 2007 McKeever, who had never previously stepped on ice, rock-climbed or been to altitude, turned the world of mountaineering on its head when he smashed the world record for the physically and mentally draining Seven Summits Challenge, achieving an incredible completion time of 155 days. This is[read more]

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