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Mummery, A. F. My Climbs in the Alps and Caucasus
1974 Quartermain Lawrence rep, 8vo, pp.xii, 360, frontis, 10 bw full-page plates, 21 text illus, yellow cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj w/ 1” tear top, vg+, cloth fine. #21285 $59.00
Mummery, an expert rock and alpine climber, made many important climbs in the Mont Blanc region. He disappeared while leading an expedition to Nanga Parbat in 1895. A classic. Neate M181.[read more]

Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends: Neale, Jonathan
Neale, Jonathan Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 336, 27 bw photos, 5 maps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #22433 $26.95 $21.55
Neale’s look at the Sherpa climbers begins not with Tenzing’s famous ascent of Everest but rather with the earlier, gripping story of the disasterous 1934 German attempt on Nanga Parbat. A compelling read.[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9973 $25.00 $20.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion f[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, ½” tear to one back corner, near fine, cloth fine #16338 $9.00 $7.65
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #11565 $19.00 $9.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

1985 First Day of Issue Mountain Peaks of Pakistan: Pakistan
Pakistan 1985 First Day of Issue Mountain Peaks of Pakistan
1985 ; fine #26366 $4.50 $2.70
This first day cover features two nice stamps of Nanga Parbat and Rakaposhi. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Nanga Parbat 1982: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski: Piotrowska, Danuta, ed.
signedPiotrowska, Danuta, ed. Nanga Parbat 1982: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski
2018 Poland 1st, square 8vo, pp.215, photo frontis, 82 bw photos, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight bump from shipping, else new #27403 $84.95
Tadeusz Piotrowski (1939-1986) was one of the great Polish mountaineers specializing in winter ascents. These included Trollryggen (Norway, 1972, 1974, 1977), Noshaq (Afghanistan, 1973), Tirich Mir (Afghanistan, 1978), Rakaposhi (Pakistan, 1979), Distaghil Sar (Pakistan, 1980), and Api (Nepal, 1983)[read more]

Nanga Parbat 1985: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski: Piotrowski, Danuta
signedPiotrowski, Danuta Nanga Parbat 1985: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski
2019 Poland 1st, square 8vo, pp.238, photo frontis, 151 bw photos, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27670 $84.95
Tadeusz Piotrowski (1939-1986) was one of the great Polish mountaineers specializing in winter ascents. These included Trollryggen (Norway, 1972, 1974, 1977), Noshaq (Afghanistan, 1973), Tirich Mir (Afghanistan, 1978), Rakaposhi (Pakistan, 1979), Distaghil Sar (Pakistan, 1980), and Api (Nepal, 1983)[read more]

Nanga Parbat 8125M: Puškáš, Arno & Ivan Urbanovic
signedPuškáš, Arno & Ivan Urbanovic Nanga Parbat 8125M
1976 Sport Bratislava 1st, 4to, pp.123, xxxiii, 16 color & 131 bw photos, 2 maps, illus eps, dec white cloth; signed Urbanovič & Gejza Haak, dj w/ 1.5” tear front, good+, cloth fine, w/o the separate booklet #22885 $95.00
Accounts of the 1969 and 1971 Czech expeditions to Nanga Parbat. In Czechoslovakian, summary text in English, German, and Russian.[read more]

Tempting the Throne Room: Surviving Pakistan's Deadliest Climbing Season 2013: Quillen, John
signedQuillen, John Tempting the Throne Room: Surviving Pakistan's Deadliest Climbing Season 2013
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 155, 53 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #26638 $17.95
Quillen was a member of the 2013 Field Touring Alpine Broad Peak Expedition which shared both Base Camp and logistics with the five-member Iranian New Route Team. Quillen had to leave the team early to accompany his injured partner home but presents a poignant story of the cross-cultural bonding be[read more]

Étoiles et Tempêtes (Six Faces Nord) [Starlight and Storm: Six North Faces]: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Étoiles et Tempêtes (Six Faces Nord) [Starlight and Storm: Six North Faces]
1958 Arthaud Paris rep, 8vo, pp.178, 37 bw photos, 6 sketches, map, appendix, wraps w/ dj; inscribed Rébuffat & signed Tom Ballard, dj chipped top/bottom spine & 1 corner, wraps fine #24153 $245.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this classic describes his ascents of the six great north faces of the Alps (Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger). This copy is also signed by Tom Ballard, son of noted mountaineer Alison Hargreaves. In 1993 Hargrea[read more]

signedReinisch, Gertrude Wanda Rutkiewicz: Karawane der Träume [Wanda Rutkiewicz: A Caravan of Dreams]
1998 Munchen 1st, 4to, pp.192, 192 color & 25 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj & cloth new. #17406 $59.00
At long last, an English-language book on the great Polish climber Wanda Rutkiewicz. Rutkiewicz was regarded as the top woman climber of her day with ascents of eight 8000m peaks - Everest (1978), Nanga Parbat (1985), K2 (1986), Shishapangma (1987), Gasherbrum II (1989), Gasherbrum I (1990), Cho Oy[read more]

To Live: Fighting for Life on the Killer Mountain: Revol, Élisabeth
signedRevol, Élisabeth To Live: Fighting for Life on the Killer Mountain
2020 UK Ltd Signed ed n/200, 8vo, pp.154, 22 color & photos, 2 figs, map, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27701 $110.00
Limited, Signed, & Numbered Edition of 200 On 25 Jan 2018, Revol and her climbing partner Tomasz Mackiewicz summited Nanga Parbat, the killer mountain. Situated in the Karakoram, the world’s ninth-highest peak is an immense ice-armoured pyramid of rock rising to an altitude of 8,126 metres. Élisa[read more]

Roberts, Eric Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23903 $29.00
Welzenbach was Germany's foremost alpinist between the World Wars climbing many big walls and making a number of first ascents in the Alps. He was killed in the 1934 disaster on Nanga Parbat. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R47.[read more]

Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach: Roberts, Eric
Roberts, Eric Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #11026 $19.00 $16.15
Welzenbach was Germany's foremost alpinist between the World Wars climbing many big walls and making a number of first ascents in the Alps. He was killed in the 1934 disaster on Nanga Parbat. Neate R47. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[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]

Nanga Parbat 1970: Tragedy and Controversy: Sale, Richard & Jochen Hemmleb
signedSale, Richard & Jochen Hemmleb Nanga Parbat 1970: Tragedy and Controversy
2014 UK 1st, Ltd ed 500, 8vo, pp.208, 31 color & 29 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Sale, dj & cloth new #26723 $59.95
In 1970 a German-Austrian-Italian (South Tyrolean) team succeeded in climbing the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat, a climb which heralded a new era in mountaineering on the world’s highest peaks. But with success came controversy as the first climbers to reach the summit, two young South Tyrolean brothe[read more]

Structured Chaos: The Unusual Life of a Climber: Saunders, Victor
Saunders, Victor Structured Chaos: The Unusual Life of a Climber
2021 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 180, 52 color & 4 bw photos, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #27868 $39.00
Saunders’ follow-up to his 1990 Boardman-Tasker Award winning book, Elusive Summits, reflects on his early childhood in Malaya and his first experiences of climbing as a student, and describes his progression from scaling canal-side walls in Camden to expeditions in the Himalaya and Karakoram. Follo[read more]

Structured Chaos: The Unusual Life of a Climber: Saunders, Victor
signedSaunders, Victor Structured Chaos: The Unusual Life of a Climber
2001 UK Ltd Signed ed n/200, 8vo, pp.x, 180, 52 color & 4 bw photos, grey cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27746 $59.95
Saunders’ follow-up to his 1990 Boardman-Tasker Award winning book, Elusive Summits, reflects on his early childhood in Malaya and his first experiences of climbing as a student, and describes his progression from scaling canal-side walls in Camden to expeditions in the Himalaya and Karakoram. Follo[read more]

Schaefer, Hermann Die Weisse Kathedrale: Abenteuer Nanga Parbat
1987 Nymphenburger München 1st, 8vo, pp.304, photo frontis, 3 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, grey cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #20390 $59.00
A nice history of mountaineering on Nanga Parbat. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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