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The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth chipped top spine, dampstain to rear cover, hinges taped, DPL, Montagnier, & AAC/Montagnier bookplates, DPL stamp to title & marks to copyright page, miss frontis tissue guard, fair #24862 $150.00 $108.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

Grosspietsch, Walter Fahrt zum Himalaja [Travel to the Himalaya]
1981 Brockhaus Leipzig 2nd, 8vo, pp.318, 32 color & 74 bw photos, 6 sketches, white cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #22918 $19.00
Grosspietsch presents his travels in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. In German, no English translation. Yak G144.[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27285 $35.00
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller.[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25013 $24.95 $19.95
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller[read more]

On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer: Hardie, Norman
signedHardie, Norman On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer
2006 NZ 1st, 8vo, pp.323, 39 color & 18 bw photos, 2 color & 3 bw maps, wraps; signed, fine #24588 $45.00
Norman Hardie is a New Zealand civil engineer who has lived a fascinating life. He paid his way through university by shooting deer in rugged terrain. After graduating he worked on hydro-electric projects among the mountains and, with a strong group of friends, made many first ascents on major summi[read more]

Deadly Peaks: Mountaineering's Greatest Triumphs and Tragedies: Hartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman
signedHartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman Deadly Peaks: Mountaineering's Greatest Triumphs and Tragedies
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 286, wraps; signed Hauptman, new #27135 $18.95
Deadly Peaks recounts some of the most extraordinary controversies, hoaxes, triumphs, and disasters to have ever taken place at high altitude. From the Himalayas to the Andes, the world’s best alpinists, rock climbers, and ski-mountaineers continue to push the boundaries of what was once thought imp[read more]

Climbing: The World’s Best Sites: Hattingh, Garth
Hattingh, Garth Climbing: The World’s Best Sites
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 232 color & 4 bw photos, 26 sketches, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small pen notation on one page, else fine #27449 $15.00
This beautiful book offers essential guidance and inspiration to climbers and mountain-top enthusiasts covering a variety of climbing. Special emphasis is on Himalayan, Big Wall, and Alpine climbs. Includes personal profiles of top climbers and a time line from 218 BC.[read more]

Climbing: The World’s Best Sites: Hattingh, Garth
signedHattingh, Garth Climbing: The World’s Best Sites
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 232 color & 4 bw photos, 26 sketches, map, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj & cloth new #17417 $75.00
This beautiful book offers essential guidance and inspiration to climbers and mountain-top enthusiasts covering a variety of climbing. Special emphasis is on Himalayan, Big Wall, and Alpine climbs. Includes personal profiles of top climbers and a time line from 218 BC.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: Guardian of the Eastern Himalaya: Hauf, Tim & Conger Beasley, Jr.
Hauf, Tim & Conger Beasley, Jr. Kangchenjunga: Guardian of the Eastern Himalaya
2006 US 1st, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 175 color photos, color map, appendix, blue cloth; dj rubbed on corners, unclipped, near fine, cloth rubbed, tight, near fine #24578 $37.00
Photographer Hauf and writer Beasley blend their superb talents to capture this legendary mountain and the remote terrain of the eastern Himalaya - Hauf with his astounding photos of the face and texture of the mountain, Beasley with his insightful text showcasing the people, history, flora, and fau[read more]

The Merry-Go-Round of My Life: An Adventurer’s Diary: Hechtel, Richard
Hechtel, Richard The Merry-Go-Round of My Life: An Adventurer’s Diary
1991 Vantage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 219, 10 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24198 $29.00 $14.00
Hechtel’s autobiography of climbs in the Alps, Himalaya, McKinley, Ecuador, Bolivia, and elsewhere. This was originally ublished in German as ‘Lebens-erinnerungen’. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration: Heggie, Vanessa
Heggie, Vanessa Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, 10 bw photos, 3 bw illus, white cloth; dj & cloth new #27585 $39.95
During the long twentieth century, explorers went in unprecedented numbers to the hottest, coldest, and highest points on the globe. Taking us from the Himalaya to Antarctica and beyond, Heggie presents the first history of extreme physiology, the study of the human body at its physical limits. Each[read more]

The Throne of the Gods: An Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalaya: Heim, Arnold & August Gansser
Heim, Arnold & August Gansser The Throne of the Gods: An Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalaya
1939 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxv, 235, 220 bw & 2 fldg bw plates, 3 fldg panoramas, 18 text illus, color fldg map in pocket, teg, gold lettered green cloth; cloth bumped bottom spine/back cover, else vg+, map w/ original folds, 2 small openings at folds, else fine #24872 $95.00
Beautifully illustrated account of the 1936 Swiss expedition to the area around Mt. Kailas in Tibet during which several 6000m peaks were climbed. Neate H69, Yak H131.[read more]

Herrligkoffer, Karl Abschied vom Himalaya: Erfolg und Tragik am K2 und Broad Peak [Departure from the Himalaya: Success and Tragedy on K2 and Broad Peak]
1989 Bayerland Dachau 1st, 4to, pp.144, 41 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signature plate glued in, issued w/o dj, cloth new. #20510 $75.00
Herrligkoffer is best known as an expedition leader, and a controversial one at that, with 33 years of expeditions to the Himalaya. In this nicely presented book he recounts the two-pronged expedition of 1986 to both K2 and Broad Peak. On K2 Jerzy Kukuczka and Tadeusz Piotrowski made a magnificent[read more]

Alpamayo to Everest: It’s Not about the Summit: Hibbert, Ian
Hibbert, Ian Alpamayo to Everest: It’s Not about the Summit
2015 US 8vo, pp.ix, 242, 50 bw photos, wraps; new #27593 $29.95
Hibbert chronicles his adventures climbing the world’s highest mountains in this gripping series of tales that reveals the power of grit, determination, and will. Filled with pictures, these memoirs delve into the challenges he overcame climbing the exotic mountains of the South American Andes, Nepa[read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, gray cloth; signed, dj w/ ½” taped tear top spine, rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #13598 $125.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193.[read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24989 $95.00 $75.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; dj spine pulled, vg, cloth fine #12202 $19.00 $15.20
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. [read more]

High in the Thin Cold Air: Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig
Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig High in the Thin Cold Air
1962 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 258, photo frontis, 54 color & 23 bw photos, 2 sketches, map eps, grey cloth; cloth tight, vg #12322 $5.00 $4.25
The 1960-61 Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition which climbed Ama Dablam, made an attempt on Makalu, and devoted a winter to physiological research. This US edition was published one year prior to the UK edition. Neate H82, SB H18, Yak H190. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

High in the Thin Cold Air: Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig
signedHillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig High in the Thin Cold Air
1962 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 258, photo frontis, 54 color & 23 bw photos, 2 sketches, map eps, grey cloth; signed Hillary, dj rubbed, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #9763 $135.00
The 1960-61 Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition which climbed Ama Dablam, made an attempt on Makalu, and devoted a winter to physiological research. This US edition was published one year prior to the UK edition. Neate H82, SB H18, Yak H190.[read more]

East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954: Hillary, Edmund & George Lowe
signedHillary, Edmund & George Lowe East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954
1956 H & S London 1st, 4to, pp.70, 63 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Lowe, dj w/ edge wear, small chip top spine, vg, cloth near fine #13599 $295.00
This expedition climbed 19 peaks over 20,000', made the first ascent of Baruntse (23,690'), and attempted Chamlang (24,012'). Neate H79, SB H16, Yak H189.[read more]

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