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Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]: Borgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa
signedBorgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]
1939 Editore Ulrico Hoepli Milano 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xvi, 415, 116 bw photos, 13 illus, stiff wrappers; signed Armando Aste, Riccardo Cassin, & Cesare Maestri, wraps rubbed on edges, bottom portion of spine wrap is missing, vg-. #27219 $495.00
An important anthology of mountaineering literature devoted to the history of mountaineering. The first two chapters includes writings by Whymper, Mummery, Sella, Lammer, Guido Rey, Henry, Gugliermina, and others. The third chapter relates the advent of the sixth grade in the Dolomites by Solleder, [read more]

Brooker, W. D. ed A Century of Scottish Mountaineering: An Anthology from the Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal
1993 Scottish Mountaineering Trust Edinburgh rep, 8vo, pp.xii, 372, 80 bw photos, illus, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new. #22316 $31.95 $27.95
A marvelous selection from the SMCJ, first published in 1890. Tales are told of historic events ranging from rock to ice, sea stacks to Ben Nevis.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9654 $27.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 McNally NY 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 clean 1” tears, vg+, cloth fine #23184 $25.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

I Quattordici “8000”: Fantin, Mario
Fantin, Mario I Quattordici “8000”
1964 Zanichelli Bologna 1st, 8vo, pp.302, frontis chart, 45 bw photos, 24 maps (23 color), 60 sketches, 3 charts (1 fldg), map eps, appendices, orange cloth; dj rubbed, spine faded, very good, cloth tight, fine #24416 $95.00
A marvelous anthology of the 8000m peaks with chapters on each peak. Each chapter contains biographies of the principal members of the successful first ascent teams, excerpts from their writings, maps, sketches, and photos. Contributors include Herzog, Terray, Mason, Noyce, Hillary, Hunt, Tilman, [read more]

Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour: Gillman, Peter
Gillman, Peter Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 4to, pp.208, color frontis, 108 color & 57 bw photos, 7 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj new, cloth w/ slight adhesion marks to some pages, else new #18118 $35.00 $25.00
A marvelous anthology of writing and photographs, some previously unpublished. This was the first Everest history collection in a large-format, photographic presentation. Writing by Mallory, Longland, Salkeld, Lambert, Norgay, Fu-chou, Hornbein, Gyatso, Boardman, Coffey, Buhler, Stokes, Duff, Diembe[read more]

The Mountain Way: An Anthology in Prose and Verse: Irving, R. L. G.
Irving, R. L. G. The Mountain Way: An Anthology in Prose and Verse
1938 Dent London 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xxii, 656, photo frontis, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, name, vg #24854 $12.00
Neate regards this as ‘one of the best mountaineering anthologies’. Over 220 selections from general literature, mountaineering classics, Alpine Journals, and more by such writers as Gesner, de Saussure, Ruskin, Mallory, Freshfield, Stephen, Kugy, Young, Ball, Symonds, Whymper, Rey, Montague, Moore[read more]

The Mountain Way: An Anthology in Prose and Verse: Irving, R. L. G.
Irving, R. L. G. The Mountain Way: An Anthology in Prose and Verse
1938 Dutton NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xxii, 656, photo frontis, blue cloth; dj rubbed, clipped, good+, cloth tight, vg+ #23194 $19.00
Neate regards this as ‘one of the best mountaineering anthologies’. Over 220 selections from general literature, mountaineering classics, Alpine Journals, and more by such writers as Gesner, de Saussure, Ruskin, Mallory, Freshfield, Stephen, Kugy, Young, Ball, Symonds, Whymper, Rey, Montague, Moore,[read more]

Irwin, William Robert, ed Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
1950 Columbia Univ NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 444, orange cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #23076 $15.00
Irwin collected 25 first-hand accounts of mountaineering throughout the world. His authors featured here include Stephen, Montague, Bell, Waugh, Thoreau, Muir, Young, Slingsby, Pilley, Mummery, Mackinder, Fremont, and others. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signa[read more]

The Perpetual Hills: A Personal Anthology of Mountains: Merrick, Hugh
signedMerrick, Hugh The Perpetual Hills: A Personal Anthology of Mountains
1964 Newnes London 1st, tall 8vo, pp.247, 35 bw photos, photo eps, green cloth; signed John Roskelley on his bookplate & w/ his blindstamp, dj lightly chipped top/bottom spine, rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #13632 $29.00
Merrick was active in the field of mountaineering literature for many years and here presents his take on the best writings from over 100 authors. Neate M83.[read more]

Valley of Giants: Stories From Women at the Heart of Yosemite Climbing: Miller, Lauren DeLaunay
Miller, Lauren DeLaunay Valley of Giants: Stories From Women at the Heart of Yosemite Climbing
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 18 color & 3 bw photos, 3 bw maps, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27801 $21.95
Though often overlooked, women have long been at the center of climbing in Yosemite—integral members of the community establishing routes and making equipment. In ‘Valley of Giants’, editor and climber Miller has gathered original stories, interviews, journal excerpts, archival materials, and memora[read more]

Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]: Perfahl, Jost, ed.
Perfahl, Jost, ed. Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]
1960 Bergland-Buch Salzburg 1st, thick 8vo, pp.351, 2 color & 17 bw photos (2 fldg), 3 color illus, illus eps, tan cloth; dj corners rubbed, very good, cloth fine #27079 $19.00 $5.00
This anthology covers adventures and tragedies from Hannibal to Harrer, taken from original sources in Alpine literature. Primarily a collection of documents from Europe’s best known climbers and writers (Gesner, Dtephen, Tyndall, Rey, Whymper, Mummery, Zsigmondy, Young, Kugy, Harrer, Schmuck, Hilla[read more]

Mirrors in the Cliffs: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim Mirrors in the Cliffs
1983 Diadem London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.688, frontis, 12 color & 47 bw photos, 26 cartoons, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #11486 $39.00
An anthology of over 100 mountaineering essays, extracts, commentaries, interviews, cartoons, poems, and photographs covering the international spectrum of climbing, by a who’s-who of climbers - Ament, Barber, Beckey, Bettembourg, Birtles, Blum, Bonington, Bridwell, Carter, Child, Cleare, Craig, Dra[read more]

signedPotterfield, Peter, ed Everest: The Mountaineers Anthology Series vol IV
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.258, wraps; signed, new. #22844 $19.95
With the 50th anniversary of the 1st ascent of Everest, this anthology is ideal for anyone with Everest fever or the desire to learn more about the great peak. These accounts provide insights into the early attempts, successes, disasters, noteworthy moments, and personal epiphanies of the myriad cl[read more]

Courage & Misfortune: The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol II: Potterfield, Peter, ed.
Potterfield, Peter, ed. Courage & Misfortune: The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol II
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.255, wraps; new #27358 $16.95
Bad luck. Human error. Violent forces of nature. Trouble on the mountain comes from all directions. In these selections from the great classics of mountaineering literature misfortune is met with undaunted courage. Included are stories by Childs, Craig, Davidson, MacInnes, Messner, Molenaar, Pritcha[read more]

Glorious Failures: The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol I: Potterfield, Peter, ed.
Potterfield, Peter, ed. Glorious Failures: The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol I
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.237, wraps; new #27359 $16.95
Veterans know that climbing is less about the summit and more about the strength of the human spirit tested to its limits. From the rich publishing legacy of The Mountaineers Books comes an engaging collection of the most famous and infamous almost-summits ever assembled. Included are stories by Bon[read more]

Over The Top: Humorous Mountaineering Tales - The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol III: Potterfield, Peter, ed.
Potterfield, Peter, ed. Over The Top: Humorous Mountaineering Tales - The Mountaineers Anthology Series Vol III
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.239, wraps; new #27360 $16.95
Tales of amazing expeditions that test the strength of the human condition often contain more than a glimpse of the humorous side of our characters as well. Such stories can present the self-deprecating cynic, the wise and ironic wit, the irreverent banter of climbing friends, and other comedic pers[read more]

Inner Ranges: An Anthology of Mountain Thoughts and Mountain People: Powter, Geoff
Powter, Geoff Inner Ranges: An Anthology of Mountain Thoughts and Mountain People
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.359, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27925 $21.95
This collection of original and previously published pieces includes provocative editorial and opinion work about the state of adventure, personal tales from a life of exploration and risk-taking, some touches of humour, and award-winning profiles of some of Canada’s mountaineering greats. Stories i[read more]

British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology: Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds.
Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds. British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology
1952 Dennis Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.235, 16 bw photos, green cloth; dj lightly rubbed, small chips top spine, unclipped, vg+, cloth near fine #23007 $29.00 $14.00
An anthology of 54 extracts illustrating the development of climbing in Britain, mainly from climbing club journals. Includes such authors as Tyndall, Spencer, Collie, Crowley, Winthrop Young, Raeburn, Abraham, Pilley, Longland, Murray, Smythe, Noyce, and others. Neate P106. To see all of our [read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds
Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds The Armchair Mountaineer
1989 US rep, 8vo, pp.342, 10 bw illus, wraps; new. #2666 $15.95 $9.00
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24.[read more]

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