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Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes: Isserman, Maurice & Stewart Weaver
Isserman, Maurice & Stewart Weaver Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
2008 US 3rd, 8vo, pp.xii, 579, photo frontis, 64 bw photos, 12 drawings, 7 bw maps, blue cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25851 $39.95 $10.95
The first comprehensive history of Himalayan mountaineering in fifty years. The authors offer detailed, original accounts of the most significant climbs since the 1890s. They discuss the effects of political and social change on the world of mountaineering, and offer a penetrating analysis of a cu[read more]

Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes: Isserman, Maurice & Stewart Weaver
Isserman, Maurice & Stewart Weaver Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 579, photo frontis, 64 bw photos, 12 drawings, 7 bw maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25089 $39.95 $12.95
The first comprehensive history of Himalayan mountaineering in fifty years. The authors offer detailed, original accounts of the most significant climbs since the 1890s. They discuss the effects of political and social change on the world of mountaineering, and offer a penetrating analysis of a cu[read more]

Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition: Jackson, Monica & Elizabeth Stark
Jackson, Monica & Elizabeth Stark Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition
2000 US rep, 8vo, pp.258, 28 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; new. #18839 $16.00 $14.50
The 1955 Women's Expedition to the Jugal Himal made an ascent of Gyalgen Peak (6706m). See Neate J04, Yak J06. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Jonas, Rudolph Im Garten der Göttlichen Nanda: Bergfahrten im Garhwalhimalaya (In the Garden of the God-Like Nanda: Climbing in the Garhwal Himalaya)
1948 Seidel & Sohn Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.168, 4 color & 89 bw photos, 3 maps (1 fldg), tan cloth; cloth near fine. #11048 $49.00
Account of the 1938 Austrian-German Himalayan expedition which made first ascents Bhagirathi North Peak, Chandar Parbat, Sri Kailas, and others in the Gangotri region. Yak J48.[read more]

1995 Postcard Dutch Seven-Up K2 Expedition: K2
signedK2 1995 Postcard Dutch Seven-Up K2 Expedition
1995 oversized card showing single climber; signed Ronald Naar, fine #22049 $12.00
Naar led the first Dutch expedition to K2. He is an experienced Himalayan climber having climbed Everest, and the rest of the Seven Summits, along with K2. This expedition succeeded in placing four members on the summit. This is one of five cards I have seen from this expedition.[read more]

Mountains in My Heart: A Passion for Climbing: Kaltenbrunner, Gerlinde
Kaltenbrunner, Gerlinde Mountains in My Heart: A Passion for Climbing
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.303, 52 bw photos, wraps; new #26737 $21.95
Kaltenbrunner was the first woman to summit all fourteen 8,000m peaks (1998-2011) without supplemental oxygen or high-altitude porters. This is the first English-translation of her original German-language book ‘Ganz bei Mir’. She covers her early years learning to climb in Austria, her personal lif[read more]

signedKapadia, Harish High Himalaya, Unknown Valleys
1997 India 3rd, 8vo, pp.336, frontis, 31 bw photos, 17 sketches, 29 maps (11 fldg), appendices, black cloth; signed, dj bumped, else dj & cloth new #22074 $29.00
In this book Kapadia covers climbs on 6000-7000m peaks over 30 years in Sikkim, Kumaon, Garhwal, Kinnaur, Spiti, Lahaul, Zanskar, Ladakh and East Karakoram.[read more]

signedKapadia, Harish Into the Untravelled Himalaya: Travels, Treks and Climbs
2005 India 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 14 color & 34 bw photos, 7 sketches, 22 maps, wraps; signed, new. #24147 $35.00
Kapadia covers his treks and climbs, undertaken in the last decade, to Tibet, the Tsangpo River, Bhutan, Kangchenjunga, Nanda Devi, Himachal Pradesh, East Karakoram, and the Siachen Glacier.[read more]

Legendary Maps from the Himalayan Club: Commemorating 90 Years of the Iconic Institution: Kapadia, Harish
Kapadia, Harish Legendary Maps from the Himalayan Club: Commemorating 90 Years of the Iconic Institution
2016 India 1st, 8vo, pp.240, 63 bw photos, 30 illus, 30 maps, red/brown leather; leather new #27406 $34.95
A sumptuous-looking work from the former editor of the Himalayan Journal. The last 90 years have been a glorious period in Himalayan exploration. As explorers from across the globe have attempted to discover the Himalaya, the Himalayan Club has played a pioneering role in chronicling their expeditio[read more]

Siachen Glacier: The Battle of Roses: Kapadia, Harish
signedKapadia, Harish Siachen Glacier: The Battle of Roses
2010 India 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 229, 30 color & 7 bw photos, 6 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, corners bumped from shipping, else dj & cloth new #26296 $49.00
For 25 years, several thousand troops from the armies of India and Pakistan have faced each other in an undeclared war in the vast expanse of the Siachen glacier. Siachen is the world’s longest non-polar glacier. This uninhabited area did not feature in the negotiations between India and Pakistan [read more]

Rock ‘n’ Roll on the Wall: Karo, Silvo
signedKaro, Silvo Rock ‘n’ Roll on the Wall
2020 Slovenia 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 74 color & 44 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27715 $34.95
The long-awaited autobiography of the protagonist of the golden age of Slovenian mountaineering, who was led by the call of the mountains from the rural countryside to brutal Patagonian storms, vast Himalayan heights, radiant chimneys of the Karakorum granite, Greenland horizon, Indian monsoon, the [read more]

The Himalayas: A Journey to Nepal: Kazami, Takehide
Kazami, Takehide The Himalayas: A Journey to Nepal
1970 Kodansha Tokyo 4th, prtg, small 8vo, pp.154, photo frontis, 110 color photos, 2 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj vg, near fine #21901 $7.00 $5.60
Kazami made several treks through the Himalaya during the course of two visits and describes some of the rewards and hardships of high-mountain travel and photography. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Keay, John When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-75
1977 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 277, 24 bw illus, 4 maps, 7 engravings, red cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ name, fine. #9822 $35.00
Accounts of 19th century Himalaya explorers from Moorcroft to Dalgleish. Neate K10, Yak K42.[read more]

Khosla, G. D. Himalayan Circuit: The Story of a Journey in the Inner Himalayas
1956 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 233, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, fldg map, green cloth; dj vg+, cloth vg+. #23839 $19.00
Travels to Spiti and Lahoul with rich observations on geography, religion, physiognomy, attire, and customs. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. See Yak K58.[read more]

“Let’s Go Climbing!”: Kirkus, Colin
Kirkus, Colin “Let’s Go Climbing!”
1946 Nelson London 2nd, 8vo, pp.vii, 200, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, color map, green top edge, red cloth; dj chipped/edge tears, clipped, good, cloth w/ inscription, tight, very good #27566 $12.00
Kirkus (1910-42) was a British rock climber who climbed extensively in Wales, making a number of new routes with Menlove Edwards, as well as in the Alps and Himalaya. In this instructional book, first published in 1941, he also describes several climbs including the 1933 expedition to Satopanth, led[read more]

Kohli, Harish Across the Frozen Himalaya: The Epic Winter Ski Traverse from Karakoram to Lipu Lekh
2000 India 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 48 color photos, 10 maps, appendices, illus eps, black cloth; dj rubbed, else dj & cloth new. #19015 $35.00
Kohli, a veteran of a previous 8,000 km Himalayan traverse, presents an account of the first-ever ski traverse from the Karakoram Pass to the Lipu Lekh Pass, a distance of 2,000 km. They endured numbing cold, frostbite, twenty passes, and much more in this momentous journey.[read more]

One More Step: An Autobiography: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. One More Step: An Autobiography
2005 India 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 322, 38 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #24163 $29.95
Kohli’s latest book, his autobiography, traces his life and evolution as a mountaineer. Best remembered as the leader of the successful 1965 Indian Everest expedition, he has written a number of books on mountaineering, the Himalaya, and the Sherpas. Here he describes his early life in Pakistan, h[read more]

The Himalayas: Playground of the Gods – Trekking, Climbing, Adventure: Kohli, M. S.
signedKohli, M. S. The Himalayas: Playground of the Gods – Trekking, Climbing, Adventure
2000 Indus New Delhi rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 244, 37 bw photos, 37 maps, brown cloth; signed, corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new #23696 $45.00
This makes an excellent guide for anyone planning to trek or climb in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, China, or Afghanistan with details on landscapes, people, facilities, and difficulties.[read more]

Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs: Kohli, M. S. & Kenneth Conboy
Kohli, M. S. & Kenneth Conboy Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 226, 30 bw photos, 6 maps, cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22847 $15.00
The intriguing account of a long-held story regarding the planting of a nuclear-powered sensing device high in the Himalaya. M. S. Kohli was a leading figure in the joint American-Indian expeditions which were on Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot.[read more]

signedKopacka, Werner Everest: Der Roman [Everest: The Novel]
1998 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.334, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new. #19078 $29.00
Kopacka was a journalist for the Austrian Himalayan Everest Expedition in 1978. With a forward by Robert Schauer. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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