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To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9912 $175.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 6 color illus, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27205 $145.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Crowood Wiltshire 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #9911 $195.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

Moravec, Fritz Dhaulagiri - Berg Ohne Gnade
1961 Österreichischer Bundersverlag Wien/München 2nd, 8vo, pp.223, 17 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; cloth bright, fine. #22200 $49.00
The account of the 1959 Austrian Himalayan expedition to Dhaulagiri. At this time it was the highest unclimbed peak in the world. They were the first to reconnoiter the NE ridge. Despite the death of one member, the team managed to reach 25,250’ before being defeated by wind and weather. In Germ[read more]

Gefahren und Gefährten: Abenteuer auf Spitzbergen [Hazards and Companions: Adventure in Spitsbergen]: Moravec, Fritz
signedMoravec, Fritz Gefahren und Gefährten: Abenteuer auf Spitzbergen [Hazards and Companions: Adventure in Spitsbergen]
1963 Österreichischer Bundersverlag Wien/München 2nd, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 41 bw photos, map, photo eps, dec blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ few edge tears, cloth bright, fine #26814 $49.00
Although best known for his Himalayan expeditions, which included the first ascent of Gasherbrum II in 1956, Moravec also had two expeditions to northern Spitsbergen, in 1958 and 1960. Here he provides accounts of his explorations, via dogsled, and an epic boat journey around the southern coast of S[read more]

Himalaya-Bergsteigen einst und heute: Von den Ersten Erkundungen zu den käuflichen Gipfeln [Himalayan Mountaineering Then and Now: From the First Explorations to the Commercial Peaks]: Moravec, Fritz
Moravec, Fritz Himalaya-Bergsteigen einst und heute: Von den Ersten Erkundungen zu den käuflichen Gipfeln [Himalayan Mountaineering Then and Now: From the First Explorations to the Commercial Peaks]
1998 Picus Wien 1st, small 8vo, pp.72, dec cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #20556 $9.00 $7.00
Moravec, and team, made the first ascent of Gasherbrum II in 1956. This is a small reprinted version of his account of the climb. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges: Mordecai, David
Mordecai, David The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges
nd India reprint, oblong 8vo, [pp.58], 1 color & 55 bw photos (1 fldg), 2 fldg profiles, sketch, charts, illus boards; issued w/o dj, boards new #24397 $35.95
A unique book, Mordecai lists 568 peaks over 20,000’, in order by height, along with their height, location and successful expeditions. A nicely done reprint of the scarce original edition. Neate M143.[read more]

The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges: Mordecai, David
Mordecai, David The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges
1966 India 1st, oblong 8vo, [pp.58], 1 color & 55 bw photos (1 fldg), 2 fldg profiles, sketch, charts, photo illus boards; issued w/o dj, boards w/ light edge bumping, tight, near fine #27051 $49.00
A unique book, Mordecai lists 568 peaks over 20,000’, in order by height, along with their height, location and successful expeditions. Scarce. Neate M143.[read more]

An Outsider on Everest: Morris, Jan
Morris, Jan An Outsider on Everest
2010 UK 1st, ltd ed 500, 4to, pp.17, wraps; new #25637 $24.95
The transcript of the 2nd Annual Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture delivered by Jan Morris at the Royal Geographical Society on 27th May 2010. Proceeds from this item assist The Himalayan Trust UK.[read more]

signedMorse, Randy The Naked Mountain: An Adventure to the Deadliest Peak in the Himalaya
1982 Fleet Toronto 1st, 8vo, pp.193, 27 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed Aid Burgess, dj fine, cloth fine #9929 $35.00
The 1980 Canadian attempt on Nanga Parbat's 3000m Rupal Flank. Neate M156.[read more]

No Place for Men: Mulgrew, Peter
Mulgrew, Peter No Place for Men
1964 Reed Wellington 1st, 8vo, pp.199, 52 bw photos, 2 maps, appendix, photo & map eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, 2 small tears back, vg, cloth w/ clip to ffep, else fine #25509 $19.00
Mulgrew was a member of Hillary's 1960 Himalayan Expedition attempting Makalu on which Mulgrew suffered severe frostbite.[read more]

Mulgrew, Peter No Place for Men
1965 Vane London 2nd, 8vo, pp.199, 52 bw photos, 2 maps, appendix, photo & map eps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #9954 $29.00
Mulgrew, and George Lowe, were members of Hillary's 1960 Himalayan Expedition attempting Makalu on which Mulgrew suffered severe frostbite. This is the UK edition of 'I Hold the Heights'. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M173, Yak M270.[read more]

Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir: Mumm, A. L.
American Alpine Club LibraryMumm, A. L. Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir
1909 Arnold London 1st, 8vo, pp xv, 263, photogravure frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 photogravure plates w/ tissue guards, 4 fldg panoramas, 47 bw photos, 2 color fldg maps, teg, uncut, dark blue cloth; rebound in red leather/buckram, spine lettering faint, front cover off, rear hinge taped, Field bookplate, NY Public Library stamp on fep, title page, some internal pages & maps, one map separated along fold lines, good #24912 $395.00 $284.40
Mumm was a London publisher who liked to travel and climb. He was with Freshfield in the Ruwenzori (1905) and on Longstaff’s expedition to Trisul (1907). This is the account of the Trisul expedition and, although he did not reach the summit, he did bring along oxygen, the first use for high-altitu[read more]

Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir: Mumm, A. L.
American Alpine Club LibraryMumm, A. L. Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir
1909 Longmans Green NY 1st, 8vo, pp xv, 263, photogravure frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 photogravure plates w/ tissue guards, 4 fldg panoramas, 47 bw photos, 2 color fldg maps, teg, uncut, dark blue cloth; cloth spine separated from backstrip, corners rubbed, front hinge taped, AAC/Ladd bookplate, good #24913 $595.00 $428.40
Mumm was a London publisher who liked to travel and climb. He was with Freshfield in the Ruwenzori (1905) and on Longstaff’s expedition to Trisul (1907). This is the account of the Trisul expedition and, although he did not reach the summit, he did bring along oxygen, the first use for high-altitu[read more]

Tirich Mir: The Norwegian Himalayan Expedition: Naess, Arne
Naess, Arne Tirich Mir: The Norwegian Himalayan Expedition
1952 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.192, photo frontis, 56 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; facsimile dj of rubbed, unclipped, vg dj, cloth spine mottled, small name, tight, vg #24918 $75.00
Account of the 1950 Norwegian expedition which made the first ascent of Tirich Mir (25,264’), the highest peak in the Hindu Kush. Both British and German expeditions had previously been unsuccessful in reaching the summit. An uncommon title. Neate N01.[read more]

Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]: Nagore, Jorge
Nagore, Jorge Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]
2011 Spain 2nd, 8vo, pp.247, 34 color photos + 16 portraits, map eps, wraps; new #26077 $49.00
Ochoa was a prominent Spanish climber with over 30 Himalayan expeditions and successful ascents of 12 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. In May 2008 he and his companion had almost reached the summit of Annapurna, via the difficult East Ridge, when they had to turn back due to weather and fro[read more]

Those Who Dared: Stories from the Golden Age of Exploration: Nelsson, Richard, ed.
Nelsson, Richard, ed. Those Who Dared: Stories from the Golden Age of Exploration
2009 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.250, 7 bw photos, burgundy cloth; dj & cloth new #25497 $26.95
A collection of classic adventure travel writing culled from the extensive archives at "The Guardian" and "The Observer" In the 19th century, British and European explorers were busy trying to fill in 'blanks on the map' - crossing deserts, racing to the poles, searching for the source of the Nile,[read more]

The Girl Who Climbed Everest: Norris, Bonita
Norris, Bonita The Girl Who Climbed Everest
2017 UK 8vo, pp.277, 14 color photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27426 $39.95
Norris, at age 29, was the youngest person in the world to have reached both the summit of Everest (2010) and the North Pole (2011). She has undertaken six Himalayan/Karakoram expeditions, and when not on expedition, is a TV presenter and motivational speaker. She began climbing at age 20 after a ch[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]

A Climber’s Guide to Sonamarg Kashmir: Noyce, Wilfrid, et al.
signedNoyce, Wilfrid, et al. A Climber’s Guide to Sonamarg Kashmir
[1945] Himalayan Club Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 51, 10 bw photos, sketch, fldg map, pictorial boards; xlib Himalayan Club, issued w/o dj, boards rubbed, signed Richard Irvin, vg #23476 $75.00
Noyce’s first work, published for the Himalayan Club. This monograph was compiled from reports by instructors of the Aircrew Mountain Course at Sonamarg who had made the various ascents. Scarce. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

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