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Above All Things: Rideout, Tanis
Rideout, Tanis Above All Things
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.387, blue/green cloth; dj & cloth new #26442 $26.95
Rideout’s debut novel of obsession and divided loyalties weaves together the harrowing story of George Mallory's ill-fated 1924 attempt to be the first man to conquer Everest with that of a single day in the life of his wife as she waits at home in England for news of his return. A captivating blen[read more]

Himalayan Holiday: An Account of the New Zealand Himalayan Expedition 1953: Roberts, Athol, et al
Roberts, Athol, et al Himalayan Holiday: An Account of the New Zealand Himalayan Expedition 1953
2004 NZ 1st thus, 8vo, pp.72, 58 color & 16 bw photos, map, wraps; new. #24233 $24.95
This is an account of that other 1953 Himalayan expedition. Roberts and his three teammates made the first ascent of Chamar (7000m), visited a large part of Nepal previously unvisited by Europeans, and even brought back a bear. First published as a newspaper article, this has previously unpublishe[read more]

Roch, André Climbs of My Youth
1949 Lindsay Drummond London 1st, 8vo, pp.159, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, brown cloth; cloth fine. #15053 $29.00
Roch was one of the great Swiss climbers and climbed in the Himalaya in 1939 and 1947. He was also a member of the 1952 Everest expedition. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R57.[read more]

Roch, André Garhwal Himalaya: Expèdition Suisse 1939
1947 Attinger Neuchatel 1st, 8vo, pp.171, color frontis, 43 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; partially unopened, inkstamp on fep, vg+. #17583 $29.00
Account of the 1939 four-man Swiss expedition which climbed several peaks in the Garhwal including Dunagiri (7066m). In French, no English translation.[read more]

Karakoram Himalaya: Bezwingung von Siebentausendern: Roch, André
Roch, André Karakoram Himalaya: Bezwingung von Siebentausendern
1947 Rascher Zürich 1st thus 8vo, pp.177, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 3 maps, light brown cloth; dj vg, cloth fine #26824 $29.00 $19.00
Account of the 1934 Swiss/International Reconnaissance expedition to Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) led by Gunter Dyhrenfurth. This is the first German edition, published two years after the French softcover edition,, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
Roch, André Karakoram Himalaya: Sommets de 7000m
1945 Attinger Neuchatel 1st, 8vo, pp.187, color frontis, 35 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; vg+. #17404 $29.00
Account of the 1934 Swiss/International Reconnaissance expedition to Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) led by Gunter Dyhrenfurth. In French, no English translation.[read more]

Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend: Roper, Robert
Roper, Robert Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 306, photo frontis, 13 color & 10 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22327 $29.00
Unsoeld was one of America’s great mountaineers. Roper focuses primarily on Unsoeld’s 1963 Everest and 1976 Nanda Devi expeditions. It was on the latter that Unsoeld lost his daughter Nanda Devi Winner of the 2002 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jeff Lowe, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24717 $49.00
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). Lowe was a member of the Tawoche team.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10056 $19.00 $16.15
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jeff Lowe, dj fine, cloth w/ name stamp, else fine #26135 $49.00 $45.00
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). Lowe was a member of the Tawoche team.[read more]

Stories Off the Wall: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Stories Off the Wall
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 32 color & 24 bw photos, red cloth; signed, dj w/ slight spine fade, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10061 $45.00
A fine collection of stories from the Cascades and Yosemite to the Karakoram, Himalaya, and Russian Pamirs. Out of print in hardcover. SB R002.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryRoskelley, John Stories Off the Wall
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 32 color & 24 bw photos, red cloth; dj w/ large taped tears back, book, cloth w/ name, fine #25052 $19.00 $17.10
A fine collection of stories from the Cascades and Yosemite to the Karakoram, Himalaya, and Russian Pamirs. Out of print in hardcover. SB R002. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all curre[read more]

Stories Off the Wall: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Stories Off the Wall
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 32 color & 24 bw photos, red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jim Wickwire, dj near fine, cloth fine #24602 $49.00 $45.00
A fine collection of stories from the Cascades and Yosemite to the Karakoram, Himalaya, and Russian Pamirs. Out of print in hardcover. SB R002.[read more]

The Roskelley Collection: Nanda Devi, Last Days, and Stories Off the Wall: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John The Roskelley Collection: Nanda Devi, Last Days, and Stories Off the Wall
2012 US 1st thus, thick 8vo, pp.668, photo frontis, 22 color & 116 bw photos, 2 sketches, wraps; new #26097 $39.95
A single-volume collection of Roskelley’s three great books. Nanda Devi tells the story of the 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, which succeeded in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expediti[read more]

Kangchenjunga Yalung Face Print: Rowe, J. Lincoln
signedRowe, J. Lincoln Kangchenjunga Yalung Face Print
UK Image size 21" x 15", Print size 25¼" x 17¾", ltd ed 100; signed George Band, Joe Brown, Norman Hardie, Tony Streather, and Lincoln Rowe along bottom edge, color w/ wide white margins on thick paper stock; rolled, new #21589 $355.00
Text states "Kangchenjunga Yalung Face - The third highest Mountain in the World 28169 ft. First ascended on 25th May 1955 by George Band and Joe Brown and on 26th May 1955 by Norman Hardie and Tony Streather Limited Edition Print no. __ of 100 signed copies from a pastel field study by J. Lincoln R[read more]

The Art of Adventure: Rowell, Galen
Rowell, Galen The Art of Adventure
1989 Collins SF 1st, 4to, pp.166, 137 color photos, map, black cloth; dj w/ ½” closed tear top, small tear & dent on back, unclipped, else fine, cloth tight, very fine #14470 $9.00
Wild horses thunder across the Patagonian plain...Disheartened climbers retreat from the stormy face of Everest...Buddhist pilgrims fine nirvana in the shadow of a sacred peak...A rainbow touches the golden rooftops of a Tibetan palace...Four men trek 285 agonizing miles across the magnificent isola[read more]

Rudolph, Fritz Chomolungma und ihre Kinder
1986 Sportverlag Berlin 2nd, 8vo, pp.264, 10 color & 51 bw photos, map eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine. #18704 $35.00
A nice history of the Himalayan peaks. The appendices, which cover major events on 100 peaks, are expanded from the 1st edition. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Rudolph, Fritz Himalaya-Tigers: Der Kampf um das Dach der Welt [Himalaya Tigers: The Fight for the Roof of the World]
1986 Sportverlag Berlin rep, 8vo, pp.346, 35 bw illus, 5 maps, illus eps, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #21222 $29.00
A nice work on the Tigers, or Sherpa, who played key roles in the early attempts and ascents of Nanga Parbat and Everest. In German, no English translation. Yak R201.[read more]

Mapping the Himalayas: Michael Ward and the Pundit Legacy: Sale, Richard
Sale, Richard Mapping the Himalayas: Michael Ward and the Pundit Legacy
2009 UK ltd trade ed of 234, 8vo, 2 vol, vol I pp.208, 26 color & 52 bw photos, 36 bw illus, 2 sketches, appendix, wraps; vol II contains 44 folding maps (16 color), in blue card slipcase; both vols in blue card slipcase; new #25304 $129.00
This extensive work, first started by Michael Ward, is based on Ward’s diaries of the 1951 Everest Reconnaissance (including previously unpublished material) and his two trips to Bhutan (1964, 1965). In 1951, Ward conducted surveys with Eric Shipton which led to his interest in cartography and, sub[read more]

Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain: Sale, Richard & George Rodway
Sale, Richard & George Rodway Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 231, 23 color & 30 bw photos, 6 figs, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25687 $39.95
In this fascinating study of the history of Everest climbs, the authors describe in vivid detail the struggle to conquer the mountain and the advances in physiology that made the conquest possible. Their account gives a compelling insight into the science of mountaineering as well as the physical a[read more]

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