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Everest: Kangshung Face: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1989 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.236, 67 color & 34 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #23806 $75.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering L[read more]

Everest: Kangshung Face: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Everest: Kangshung Face
1989 Arnold New Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.236, 67 color & 34 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth near fine #10215 $69.00
The amazing story of four climbers, with two support members, who forged a new route on Everest in 1988. This account of the second ascent of Everest’s East, or Kangshung, Face, without sherpa support or supplemental oxygen is a must read. Identical to 1st UK with the addition of the publishers impr[read more]

Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest
2007 UK 2nd, 8vo, pp.370, 46 color & 18 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27283 $29.00
Venables has now written a full autobiography which explores how and – more importantly – why he became a mountaineer. Starting from childhood, he describes many previously unpublished adventures, including early alpine climbs, winter Scottish journeys, Afghanistan before the Russian invasion, the N[read more]

Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Higher Than The Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest
2007 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.370, 46 color & 18 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24748 $45.00
Venables has now written a full autobiography which explores how and – more importantly – why he became a mountaineer. Starting from childhood, he describes many previously unpublished adventures, including early alpine climbs, winter Scottish journeys, Afghanistan before the Russian invasion, the N[read more]

Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 14 color & 17 bw photos, 9 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fin #10217 $55.00 $39.00
The 1983 first ascent of Kishtwar-Shivling and the 1985 Siachen Indo-British Expedition's first ascent of Rimo III (7233m). Winner of the 1986 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 14 color & 17 bw photos, 9 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 1” tears back & wrinkled, unclipped, vg-, cloth tight, fine #18144 $7.00 $5.95
The 1983 first ascent of Kishtwar-Shivling and the 1985 Siachen Indo-British Expedition's first ascent of Rimo III (7233m). Winner of the 1986 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest: Webster, Ed
signedWebster, Ed Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest
2000 US 1st trade ed, thick 8vo, pp.xv, 582, photo frontis, 176 color & 282 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 route maps, 8 photo-diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ pen/date mark to ffep, else fine #17405 $29.95
Webster has seen Everest from all sides as a member of three very different teams. Here are his accounts of his attempt on the West Ridge Direct (1985) as part of a 20-member team, his solo ascent of Everest’s North Peak - Changtse (1986), and his participation in the audacious ascent of the Kangsh[read more]

Epic: Stories of Survival from the World’s Highest Peaks: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint Epic: Stories of Survival from the World’s Highest Peaks
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.342, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, wraps; vg #25177 $9.00
A terrific anthology with classic works from Bates, Boardman, Child, Climaco, Davidson, Herzog, Hornbein, Houston, Krakauer, Lansing, Matthiessen, Roberts, Shipton, Tasker, Tilman, & Venables.[read more]

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
signedWillis, Clint The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 536, 26 bw photos, black/tan cloth; signed, corners bumped from shipping, else dj & cloth new #24389 $29.95
Willis’ latest tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent in 1953. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement and heart-breaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington. His[read more]

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 536, 26 bw photos, black/tan cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #27584 $29.95 $9.95
Willis’ latest tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent in 1953. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement and heart-breaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington. His[read more]

My Father, Sandy: Wollaston, Nicholas
Wollaston, Nicholas My Father, Sandy
2003 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 19 bw photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #23027 $25.95
Sandy Wollaston was an explorer, undertaking expeditions to New Guinea, the Sahara, and Africa. In 1921, he was a member of the British expedition to make the first reconnaissance of Everest. Written seventy years after his father was murdered, Wollaston has produced a sensitive memoir that provid[read more]

Against the Wall: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Against the Wall
1997 Cape London 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.176, sketch frontis, 18 color photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26411 $145.00
Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simpson's rope, describes a four-man ascent of a new route on the Central Tower of Paine with Paul Pritchard and Sean Smith. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Beyond the Void Poster: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Beyond the Void Poster
Image size 21.5" x 14", Poster size 24" x 18", text states "Joe Simpson on the West Face of Siula Grande, 1985. Photograph by Simon Yates", color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #24283 $19.95 $15.96
A great photo of Joe Simpson leading out on Siula Grande prior to his fall and epic descent with Simon. This is the climb which Joe portrayed in his bestseller 'Touching the Void'. We're pleased to offer two great signed posters from Simon Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simp[read more]

Latoks and Ogres Poster: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon Latoks and Ogres Poster
Image size 22.5” x 15.5”, Poster size 23.5” x 16.5”, text states “The Latoks and Ogres from the East– Pakistani Karakoram– From left to right: Latok III (6949m), Latok I (7108m), Ogre II (6960m), Ogre I (7285m), Photograph Simon Yates", color, thick stock; signed, new #24284 $15.95
We're pleased to offer two great signed posters from Simon Yates, perhaps best known as the climber who cut Joe Simpson's rope during their epic 1985 climb of Siula Grande's West Face (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes. Although this climb brought his name into the mainstream, for over 20 years Simon's[read more]

The Wild Within: Climbing the World’s Most Remote Mountains: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon The Wild Within: Climbing the World’s Most Remote Mountains
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 45 color photos, sketch, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25999 $45.00
Yates’ third book takes us on unique expeditions to unclimbed peaks in the Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego, the Wrangell St-Elias ranges on the Alaskan-Yukon border, and to Eastern Greenland. Laced with dry humour, he relates his own experience of the rapid commercialisation of mountain wilder[read more]

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