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The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1995 Cosmo Publications New Delhi reprint, 8vo, pp.viii, 372, 16 bw photos, sketch, large fldg map in back, blue cloth; minor corner bumps, this copy missing the photo spread, else dj & cloth new #21945 $27.00 $19.00
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.[read more]

The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1925 Longmans, Green NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 372, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 7 color illus & 24 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, blue cloth; cloth lightly pulled top/bottom spine, no foxing, tight, maps w/ orig folds & tear along fold line, fine #24927 $495.00
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]

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]

Noyce, Wilfrid South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest
1955 Sloane NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, photo frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, black cloth; dj w/ minor rubbing, near fine, cloth w/ bookplate, inscription, else fine #13402 $35.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest
1955 Sloane NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, photo frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, black cloth; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth vg+ #17430 $15.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest
1955 Sloane NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, photo frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, black cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, corners worn, good+, cloth w/ wear to lower corners, small tear top spine, vg #25019 $19.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953: Noyce, Wilfrid
signedNoyce, Wilfrid South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953
1954 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 303, color frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, blue cloth; signed Ed Hillary, dj pulled top spine, 2” taped tear back, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, near fine #18422 $195.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. Hillary and Tenzing were the first to reach the summit. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953: Noyce, Wilfrid
signedNoyce, Wilfrid South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953
1954 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 303, color frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ light edge wear, unclipped, very good, cloth w/ name, tight, fine #9981 $495.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. Hillary and Tenzing were the first to reach the summit. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Noyce died in a tragic climbing accident in 1962. Noyc[read more]

To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth – A Memoir: O’Brien, Vanessa
O’Brien, Vanessa To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth – A Memoir
2021 US 1st, 8vo, pp.360, 14 color & 1 bw photos, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27778 $26.95
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, O’Brien’s life was suddenly turned upside down. After years of climbing the corporate ladder to great success, her career went into a tailspin, and she found herself searching for a new purpose in life. She settled on an unlikely goal: climbing Everest. T[read more]

Just for the Love of It: The First Woman to Climb Mount Everest from Both Sides: O’Dowd, Cathy
signedO’Dowd, Cathy Just for the Love of It: The First Woman to Climb Mount Everest from Both Sides
1999 South Africa 1st, 8vo, pp.320, 42 color & 71 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth; signed O’Dowd & Ian Woodall, dj & cloth new #21178 $75.00
Cathy presents four expeditions starting with her account of the South African Everest expedition of 1996 in which she describes the early team breakup, the disasterous storm, and eventual success. In 1998 she and Ian Woodall attempted Aconcagua and then Everest via the North Col. In 1999 they aga[read more]

O’Dowd, Cathy & Ian Woodall Everest: Free to Decide
1997 South Africa 8vo, pp.301, 49 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new. #11300 $27.95
Ian Woodall led the first South African Everest expedition in the spring of 1996. Criticized for his handling of the expedition, Woodall and fellow climber Cathy O’Dowd recount the hardship, joy and tragedy of the expedition. Despite what were viewed as long odds they did manage to summit, along w[read more]

O’Dowd, Cathy & Ian Woodall Everest: Free to Decide
1997 South Africa 8vo, pp.301, 49 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; fine. #21179 $19.00
Ian Woodall led the first South African Everest expedition in the spring of 1996. Criticized for his handling of the expedition, Woodall and fellow climber Cathy O’Dowd recount the hardship, joy and tragedy of the expedition. Despite what were viewed as long odds they did manage to summit, along w[read more]

Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain: Olson, Tod
Olson, Tod Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain
2020 US Uncorrected Proof, 8vo, pp.267, 65 bw photos, 3 sketches, wraps; new #27919 $9.95
In 1953, as two men summit Everest for the first time, Charlie Houston and a team of mountaineers carve a path up the second-highest peak on Earth: the deadly K2. For Houston, reaching the top of K2 is a lifelong dream, an obsession that began 15 years earlier on his first expedition there in 1938. [read more]

Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering: Ortner, Sherry B.
Ortner, Sherry B. Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering
1999 US 4th, 8vo, pp.367, 30 bw photos, 1 fig, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17501 $26.95 $19.00
Through gripping accounts of expeditions over the decades, Ortner offers a compelling and probing look at the relationship between Sherpa guides of Everest and the climbers, or sahibs, who depend on them. Recommended for those wanting to get beyond the normal expedition account. To see all of ou[read more]

Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits: Parfet, Bo & Richard Buskin
signedParfet, Bo & Richard Buskin Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 239, 25 color photos, appendix, black/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25243 $23.00
At age 26, investment banker Parfet arranged his first major climb – of Kilimanjaro. He was no professional climber, nor was he in any shape to be tackling a major peak. But, in just four years, with perseverance and unbelievable courage, he managed to successfully complete his quest to scale all [read more]

Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers: Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose
Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 292, 16 color & 50 bw photos, 38 sketches, green cloth; dj & cloth new #22906 $36.00 $32.40
Climbing would not have achieved its current level without ongoing developments in clothing and equipment. The authors take us behind the scenes in the progression of these items from the Victorian era to today. What makes this book intriguing is that it’s not just about the gear but also the famo[read more]

The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge: Partridge, Keith
Partridge, Keith The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge
2015 UK 1st, square 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 194 color & 2 bw photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #26943 $49.95
Keith Partridge has been one of the world's leading adventure cameramen for two decades. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts winning ‘Touching The Void’, ‘Beckoning Silence’ and ‘Human Planet’ are just some of the films that have taken him to the ends of the earth. If some astonishing lo[read more]

1994 Memorial Cover Pasang Lhamu Sherpa: Pasang Lamu
Pasang Lamu 1994 Memorial Cover Pasang Lhamu Sherpa
1994 w/ insert; printed signature of Pasang Lhamu #22039 $19.00
This special Memorial Cover was issued, along with a special stamp, to commemorate Pasang Lhamu Sherpa who, in 1993, became the first Nepalese woman to reach the summit of Everest. Tragically, she died on the descent. This cover is postmarked First Day of Issue and includes a related insert.[read more]

Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven: Paterson, David
Paterson, David Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven
1990 Mallard Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.176, many color photos, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13602 $7.00
A lovely, large-format book covering the major peaks, and associated ranges, of Nepal - Everest, Annapurna, Rowaling, Ganesh Himal, Kasta Mandap, and Makalu.[read more]

Canadians on Everest: Patterson, Bruce
Patterson, Bruce Canadians on Everest
1990 Detselig Calgary 1st, 8vo, pp.240, 23 color photos, 9 illus, map eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9991 $29.00
Stories of four Canadian attempts on Everest from 1982-1988.[read more]

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