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The Wind in My Hair: Muir, Bridgitte
Muir, Bridgitte The Wind in My Hair
1998 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 293, 40 color photos, wraps; pages browned, very good #14648 $19.00
In 1997 Brigitte Muir became the first Australian woman to climb Everest, her third attempt, and thus became the first Australian to climb the Seven Summits. She describes her Seven Summits climbs and each of her attempts on Everest, via both the north and south sides. In 1996 she was a member of He[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dent London rev, 8vo, pp.ix, 218, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj chipped, darkened, vg-, cloth vg+. #23330 $15.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288.[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 193, frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, ‘Discard’ stamp to fep, pocket remnant rear, vg #23331 $5.00 $4.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dutton NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.ix, 198, frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth fine. #9959 $15.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288.[read more]

Going for the Top: Expeditions to Team Building, Coaching and Leadership: Naar, Ronald
signedNaar, Ronald Going for the Top: Expeditions to Team Building, Coaching and Leadership
2007 Netherlands 1st, square 4to, pp.88, photo frontis, 44 color photos, grey cloth; signed, dj w/ slight corner bend, else dj & cloth new #24680 $69.95
This is primarily a photo book derived from Naar’s lectures using his mountaineering achievements to illustrate the parallels between reaching the highest summits and being successful in business. The common themes in his lectures are the lessons learned during his expeditions: the setting of clear[read more]

Incredible Ascents to Everest: Celebrating 60 Years of the First Successful Ascent: Nagrath, Sumati
Nagrath, Sumati Incredible Ascents to Everest: Celebrating 60 Years of the First Successful Ascent
2013 US 1st, 4to, pp.224, photo frontis, 100 color & 55 bw photos, 2 color & 1 bw illus, photo eps, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #26465 $29.95
Nagrath presents a nice, large-format, book focusing on the early Everest attempts, the successful ascent by Hillary and Tenzing, the Sherpa, Yuichiro Miura, Junko Tabei, Reinhold Messner, Tom Whittaker, Erik Weihenmeyer, Min Bahadur Sherchan, Elizabeth Hawley, and more. Includes a number of less-c[read more]

Gipfelsieg am Everest: Expedition der Weltrekorde des Alpenvereins 1978: Nairz, Wolfgang
signedNairz, Wolfgang Gipfelsieg am Everest: Expedition der Weltrekorde des Alpenvereins 1978
1979 Buchclub Ex Libris Zürich 1st thus, 8vo, pp.296, 42 color & 33 bw photos, 2 maps, white cloth; signed Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine, with 1978 Postcard Everest ’78 Expedition. signed Nairz, fine #20540 $185.00
The official account of the 1978 Austrian Everest expedition, led by Nairz, which saw Messner and Habeler make the first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen. A nice book. Also includes the uncommon postcard created for the expedition. In German, no English translation. Yak N04.[read more]

Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends: Neale, Jonathan
Neale, Jonathan Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 336, 27 bw photos, 5 maps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #22433 $26.95 $21.55
Neale’s look at the Sherpa climbers begins not with Tenzing’s famous ascent of Everest but rather with the earlier, gripping story of the disasterous 1934 German attempt on Nanga Parbat. A compelling read.[read more]

Spitfire over Everest: Neame, Kenneth D.
Neame, Kenneth D. Spitfire over Everest
2018 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 262, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 18 figs, 20 tables, 15 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27482 $49.95
An outstanding story of coincidence, quick wit, skill, routine, improvisation and seized opportunity as a young RAF pilot flies an iconic Spitfire in an aerial photographic mission over Everest at the end of World War Two. RAF Pilot Officer Neame trained to fly Spitfires for photographic reconnai[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, ½” tear to one back corner, near fine, cloth fine #16338 $9.00 $7.65
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9973 $25.00 $20.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. 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 f[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #11565 $19.00 $9.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Story of Everest: Noel, John
signedNoel, John The Story of Everest
1927 Little, Brown Boston 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 258, photo frontis, 37 bw photos, appendices, blue cloth; inscribed ‘B. Lewishon (?) In appreciation of our meeting & friendship John Noel Mt. Everest Expeditions on title page, cloth rubbed, spine slightly darkened, light spots on back cover, tight, very good #15961 $795.00
Noel, photographer on the British Everest expeditions of 1922 and 1924, gives accounts of his 1913 reconnaissance expedition and the first three Everest expeditions (1921, 1922, 1924). This was published in the UK as ‘Through Tibet to Everest’. Copies signed/inscribed by Noel are quite scarce. Ne[read more]

Through Tibet to Everest: Noel, John
Noel, John Through Tibet to Everest
1927 Arnold London 1st, 8vo, pp.302, 16 ads, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, 4 illus, appendices, blue cloth; cloth bright, tight, fine #24924 $395.00
A very, nice, bright copy! Noel, photographer on the British expeditions of 1922 and 1924, gives accounts of the first three Everest expeditions. A very nice copy. SB N13, See Yak N56.[read more]

Everest Pioneer: The Photographs of Captain John Noel: Noel, Sandra
Noel, Sandra Everest Pioneer: The Photographs of Captain John Noel
2003 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xvi, 176, photo frontis, 13 color & 143 bw photos, 4 maps, sketch, black cloth; dj & cloth new #23065 $49.95
Sandra Noel is the only child of John Noel, official photographer of the 1922 and 1924 British Everest expeditions. Drawing together his work for the first time, this book presents a unique collection of his stunning images taken despite the complex technical demands of high altitude, cold, and fati[read more]

Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest: Norgay, Jamling Tenzing
Norgay, Jamling Tenzing Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 317, 33 color & 17 bw photos, sketch, illus eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ edge mark, else fine #25601 $14.00
Jamling, son of famed Everester Tenzing Norgay who first climbed Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, and star of the IMAX film ‘Everest’, presents his autobiography including his account of the 1996 storm on Everest, details of his father’s life, and the impact of climbing Everest.[read more]

Norton of Everest: The Biography of E. F. Norton, Soldier and Mountaineer: Norton, Hugh
signedNorton, Hugh Norton of Everest: The Biography of E. F. Norton, Soldier and Mountaineer
2017 UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xix, 183, 12 color & 24 bw photos, illus, 3 maps, appendices, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27238 $39.00
E. F. Norton lived a life of distinction in the declining years of the British Empire. Born into an accomplished, well-travelled family, he followed his heart and enlisted for a professional career as a soldier. A distinguished military career followed, punctuated with indulgences in his passion for[read more]

Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Poster: Norton, Jake
signedNorton, Jake Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Poster
Image size 13" x 19.5", Poster size 18" x 24", color w/ wide black margins; signed Jake Norton, rolled, new #24266 $10.00 $8.00
Text states "Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. - Helen Keller -" To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

The Fight for Everest 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
signedNorton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight for Everest 1924
2015 UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiv, 305, 9 color & 30 bw photos, 24 color & 9 bw illus, diagram, map, map eps, brown cloth; signed Christopher Norton, dj & cloth new #27018 $67.95
This is the first UK reissue of Edward Norton's classic ‘The Fight for Everest 1924’, with new, additional content. In 1924 Everest remained unclimbed. Two British expeditions had already tackled what was known to be the highest mountain on Earth. The first, in 1921, found a route to the base. The s[read more]

The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1925 Arnold London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 372, color frontis, 7 color illus & 24 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, green cloth; cloth rubbed top/bottom spine, faint trace of label on fep, foxing throughout, map w/ orig folds, no tears and hinge reinforced, good+. #18969 $295.00
One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature. Anyone with a true interest in Everest should read the ear[read more]

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