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Himalaistki: Opowieść o Kobietach, Które Pokonują Każdą Górę (Climbers: A Story of Women who Overcome Every Mountain): Sepioło, Mariusz
Sepioło, Mariusz Himalaistki: Opowieść o Kobietach, Które Pokonują Każdą Górę (Climbers: A Story of Women who Overcome Every Mountain)
2017 Wydawnictwo Znak Krakow 1st, 8vo, pp.319, 41 color & 14 bw photos, stiff wraps; new #27478 $34.95
Profiles of 14 Polish women mountaineers who have climbed in the Himalaya – Halina Krüger-Syrokomska (Gasherbrum II 1975, K2 died 1982), Anna Okopińska (Lhotse 1974, Gasherbrum II 1975, Makalu 1978, K2 1982), Dobrosława Miodowicz-Wolf (K2 1984, Nanga Parbat 1985, K2 died 1986), Wanda Rutkiewicz (Gas[read more]

Shabab, Dilaram Kullu: Himalayan Abode of the Divine
1996 Indus New Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.136, 23 color & 21 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #17022 $25.00
A history of the Kullu Valley region of Himachel Pradesh from the Pal Dynasty which ruled for over 1800 years to the integration of the region with present day India.[read more]

Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent: Sherwood, Charles
signedSherwood, Charles Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent
2002 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.180, 86 color & 7 bw photos, 7 figs, 2 maps, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27698 $29.95
Sherwood is on a quest to find the best climb on each continent. He eschews the traditional Seven Summits, where height alone is the determining factor, and instead considers mountaineering challenge, natural beauty, and historical context, aiming to capture the diverse character of each continent a[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu Himalayas
1977 Abrams NY concise ed, lg 4to, pp.128, 40 color & 11 bw photos, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #11501 $35.00
Shirakawa’s large-format photography of the Himalaya is stunning. Neate S72, SB S32, Yak S217.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu Himalayas
1986 Abradale/Abrams NY 2nd, folio, np, 6 multi-page & 248 full-page color photos, 6 maps/diagrams, white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #10113 $45.00
This magnificent 17" book is a larger format version than that published in 1977.[read more]

Everest Calling: The Irish Journey: Siggins, Lorna
Siggins, Lorna Everest Calling: The Irish Journey
2013 UK rev ed, 8vo, pp.x, 214, photo frontis, 103 color & 5 bw photos, sketch, map, appendices, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26485 $35.95
This revised edition of Siggins 1994 edition not only recalls the ground-breaking success of the 1993 Irish expedition which placed the first Irishman atop Everest via the North Ridge, but also chronicles many Everest achievements since – the first summit by an Irishwoman, Clare O’Leary, Pat Falvey’[read more]

Storms of Silence: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Storms of Silence
1996 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 13 color & 44 bw photos, blue cloth; d jfine, cloth fine #10116 $39.00
Simpson confronts agression and violence while taking us to Gangchempo and Cho Oyo in the Himalaya, Huascaran in Peru, and, of course, Sheffield, England.[read more]

signedSingh, Brigadier Gyan Lure of Everest: Story of the First Indian Expedition
1961 Ministry Info & Broadcasting Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 212, color frontis, 64 bw photos, 3 maps, sketches, appendices, map eps, tan cloth; signed Richard Irvin, cloth rubbed, vg+ #10120 $39.00
Singh was Principal of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling when he led this first all-Indian attempt on Everest in 1960. Although unsuccessful they did reach 8,625 metres. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S77, SB S35, Yak S246.[read more]

Himalayan Handbook: Sircar, Joydeep
Sircar, Joydeep Himalayan Handbook
1979 Ms. Rita Sircar Calcutta 1st, 8vo, pp.168, appendices, pict black wraps; fine #10121 $47.00
An alphabetical listing of every Himalayan peak over 20,000' with summaries of every attempt and ascent, with bibliographical references. A great reference for the smaller peaks. Uncommon Neate S79, SB S37, Yak S262.[read more]

Skuhra, Rudolf Sturm auf die Throne der Götter: Himalaja-Expeditionen 1921 – 1950 [Storm on the Thrones of the Gods: Himalayan Expeditions 1921 - 1950]
1952 Buchergilde Gutenberg rev ed, 8vo, pp.224, 24 bw photos, 4 sketches, map, dec blue cloth; cloth fine. #20490 $29.00
A summary of expeditions to Everest, Kangchenjunga and Nanga Parbat, with a bit on Annapurna and K2. In German, no English edition. Yak S274.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Behold the Mountains: Climbing with a Color Camera
1949 Chanticleer NY 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth; cloth fine. #12106 $15.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe's climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S124.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Behold the Mountains: Climbing with a Color Camera
1949 Chanticleer NY 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth fine #11605 $19.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe's climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. Neate S124.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Peaks and Valleys
1938 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.xi, 129, color frontis, 75 bw photos, tan cloth; cloth spine darkened, vg. #12119 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one focuses on the European Alps and Himalaya, with the Himalaya section illustrating his travels described in “Valley of Flowers”. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Nea[read more]

Smythe, Frank Snow on the Hills
1948 Adam & Charles Black London 2nd, 4to, pp.119, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, tan cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, vg, cloth w/ bookplate, vg. #23094 $19.00
The largest of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one includes British Hills, Alps, Canadian Rockies, and Himalaya. Includes photos from the 1933, 1936, and 1938 Everest expeditions. Neate S130.[read more]

Smythe, Frank The Kangchenjunga Adventure
1931 Gollancz London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.464, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, 6 maps, appendices, green cloth; cloth rubbed, bookplate, good+. #12110 $35.00
This is the account of the unsuccessful international expedition of 1930 led by G. L. Dyhrenfurth. Kangchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, was attempted numerous times but was not successfully climbed until 1955. This 1930 team was one of the strongest to climb in the Himalaya but was [read more]

Smythe, Frank The Mountain Vision
1942 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xi, 308, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth w/ spine faded, vg. #24484 $19.00
Essays on various aspects of mountains and mountaineering, including the Alps and Himalaya. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S122.[read more]

Mountains in Colour: Smythe, Frank S.
Smythe, Frank S. Mountains in Colour
1949 Parrish London 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth; cloth w/ small tear top rear of spine, front hinge starting, good #13479 $5.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe’s climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. This is the UK edition of “Behold the Mountains”. Neate S124.[read more]

My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest: Smythe, Tony
signedSmythe, Tony My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.324, 96 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26554 $39.95
Frank Smythe’s mountaineering achievements in the decade before the Second World War became a part of climbing history. His intensive Alpine climbing followed by two Himalayan expeditions – to Kangchenjunga in 1930 and success the following year on Kamet, the highest summit then reached – became th[read more]

Todeszone: Die Story der Erfolgreichen und Tragischen Skibesteigung des 8152m Hohen Cho Oyu [Dead Zone: The Story of the Successful and Tragic Ski Ascension of 8152m High Cho Oyu]: Stammberger, Fritz
Stammberger, Fritz Todeszone: Die Story der Erfolgreichen und Tragischen Skibesteigung des 8152m Hohen Cho Oyu [Dead Zone: The Story of the Successful and Tragic Ski Ascension of 8152m High Cho Oyu]
1972 EOS Verlag St. Ottilien 1st, 8vo, pp.124, 4 color & 8 bw photos, wraps w/ dj; dj w/ light edge wear, else fine, internally fine #12165 $129.00 $95.00
Stammberger, a noted ski mountaineer, had several expeditions to the Himalaya and was editor of Climbing magazine. In 1964 he was a member of a small five-person team which attempted Cho Oyu. Stammberger claimed a successful ascent but this is in dispute. He did, however, make a ski descent from 24,[read more]

8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]: Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach
Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach 8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]
2012 Germany 2nd, 8vo, pp.254, 44 color photos, page ribbon, map eps, light blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27485 $24.95
Steck (1976-2017), the Swiss Machine, was an outstanding Swiss mountaineer known for his bold ascents in the Alps and Himalaya. He won a number of awards over the course of his career – Eiger Award (2008), Piolet d’Or (2009, 2014), Kari Unterkircher Award (2010), and National Geographic Adventurer o[read more]

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