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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]

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]

Nanga Parbat Rupal Face and Mazeno Ridge Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Nanga Parbat Rupal Face and Mazeno Ridge Poster
Image/poster size 23.25” x 16.5”, text states “The 8 mile long Mazeno Ridge of Nanga Parbat (8125 metres) from the south”, signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ no margins; signed, rolled, new #13729 $11.95 $9.56
Doug has made several attempts on Nanga Parbat’s long and difficult Mazeno Ridge. Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. He has reached the summit of some 40 peaks, including Everest and Kangchenjunga. His first ascent of Everest’s southwest face in 1975 with Dougal Hast[read more]

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]

You Think That's Bad: Stories: Shepard, Jim
Shepard, Jim You Think That's Bad: Stories
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.225, black/white cloth; dj & cloth new #25706 $24.95
Shepard, a previous finalist for the National Book Award, presents a wildly diverse collection of 11 fictional stories. Included are reluctant soldiers, workaholic artists, female explorers, depraved murderers, deluded losers, and mountaineers! Of principal interest here are stories of Freya Stark[read more]

No Regrets, No Apologies: Doctor or Mountain Climber?: Sinclair, Michael C., MD.
Sinclair, Michael C., MD. No Regrets, No Apologies: Doctor or Mountain Climber?
2019 US 8vo, pp.xii, 275, 49 bw photos, wraps; new #27520 $24.95
An improbable memoir of a man who was a heart surgeon, a mountain climber, and a doctor who worked for humanitarian organizations. The narrative takes the reader through a kaleidoscope of scenes--a troubled childhood in a small California town, cardiac surgery gone awry, a group of mountaineers trap[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]

Snaith, Stanley At Grips with Everest
1938 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.258, 7 bw photos, map, silver cloth; xlib, cloth spine darkened, lib number & wear to top spine, markings to eps, vg #23341 $9.00 $7.20
Summary accounts of Everest expeditions through 1938, as well as Kangchenjunga, Nanda Devi, and Nanga Parbat. Neate S137, SB S46, Yak S295. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Postcard for Nanga Parbat: Stingl, Jörg
signedStingl, Jörg Postcard for Nanga Parbat
; signed; new #25518 $3.99
A promotional postcard for Stingl’s book ‘Nanga Parbat’ on his 2004 Nanga Parbat expedition.[read more]

Nanga Parbat: Tragödie am Schicksalsberg [Nanga Parbat: Tragedy on the Mountain of Destiny]: Stingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow
signedStingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow Nanga Parbat: Tragödie am Schicksalsberg [Nanga Parbat: Tragedy on the Mountain of Destiny]
2006 Germany 2nd, 4to, pp.167, photo frontis, 173 color photos, map/photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new + signed book promotion card, new #25515 $49.00
Nanga Parbat is the second in Stingl’s profusely-illustrated matching trilogy of books on his climbs. The 2004 Alpine Club of Saxony Nanga Parbat Expedition was a team of six to the Rupal Face. They succeeded in placing four on the summit, including Stingl, but one died on the descent. Like his o[read more]

Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict: Swenson, Steve
Swenson, Steve Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.317, photo frontis, 16 color & 13 bw photos, 6 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27225 $26.95
Karakoram is world-class alpinist Steve Swenson’s personal story of climbing K2 and other peaks in the Karakoram Range that straddles the borders of China, India, and Pakistan — a story told against the backdrop of extreme altitude and harsh conflict between these nations for control of Kashmir. [read more]

Mountain World 1954: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1954
1954 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 55 bw photos (6 fldg), 12 maps, brown cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #11560 $24.00
Includes first ascents of Everest, Nun Kun, and Nanga Parbat and the American attempt on K2. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S113.[read more]

Mountain World 1954: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research Mountain World 1954
1954 Harper NY 8vo, pp.224, 55 bw photos (6 fldg), 12 maps/sketches, brown cloth; dj rubbed, chipped, vg, cloth w/ inscription, near fine #9936 $29.00 $24.00
Includes first ascents of Everest, Nun Kun, and Nanga Parbat and the American attempt on K2. Neate j78, SB S62, see Yak S113. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Thür, Hans & H. Hanke Sieg am Nanga Parbat
1954 Andermann München 1st, 8vo, pp.127, 16 bw photos, illus, map, blue cloth; dj chipped/torn, vg, cloth fine. #21992 $20.00
A history of attempts on Nanga Parbat, scene of numerous German attempts and disaster. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography: Tullis, Julie
Tullis, Julie Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography
1987 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp322, 24 bw photos, 9 maps, grey/blue boards; dj pulled top spine/top edge, unclipped, vg-, cloth fine #10184 $7.00 $5.95
One of Britain's top women climbers and assistant to filmmaker Kurt Diemberger, Julie died on K2 during the summer of 1986. She had previously summitted Broad Peak and climbed on Pisco, Huascarán, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate a43, SB T17. To see all of our Sale Items,
Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography: Tullis, Julie
signedTullis, Julie Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography
1987 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 24 bw photos, 9 maps, grey/blue boards; signed ‘Berg heil! Kurt Diemberger 1995’, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10183 $59.00
One of Britain's top women climbers and assistant to filmmaker Kurt Diemberger, Julie died on K2 during the summer of 1986. She had previously summitted Broad Peak and climbed on Pisco, Huascarán, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate a43, SB T17.[read more]

Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing
1956 Reprint Society London reprint, 8vo, pp.320, 29 bw photos, 4 maps/sketches, green cloth; cloth vg #25616 $5.00 $4.25
Tenzing's first autobiography following the ascent of Everest. He discusses his early climbs including Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Everest with the Swiss, and the successful 1953 expedtion with the British. Neate U05, SB T06, Yak U15. To see all of our Sale Items,
The Age of Mountaineering: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey The Age of Mountaineering
1954 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 30 bw photos, 5 maps, appendices, map eps, brown/tan cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine #14001 $25.00 $19.00
Revised edition of 'High Conquest' with ascents of Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate U02, SB U06. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Age of Mountaineering: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey The Age of Mountaineering
1956 Collins London 1st, 8vo, pp.384, 27 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, map eps, green cloth; dj rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth near fine #10189 $9.00
Revised edition of 'High Conquest' with ascents of Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate U02, SB U06.[read more]

First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs
2008 US 1st, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 152 color & 59 bw photos, 8 color & 2 bw illus, pictorial cloth; dj unclipped, fine cloth fine #25105 $44.95 $9.00
In this large-format book, Venables takes readers back to a time when there were many mountains yet to be climbed. Using first-hand accounts and archival photographs, he tells the exciting history of world mountaineering by describing in vivid detail 70 first ascents of the most daunting peaks. At t[read more]

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