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Extreme Eiger: The Race to Climb the Direct Route up the North Face of the Eiger: Gillman, Peter & Leni
signedGillman, Peter & Leni Extreme Eiger: The Race to Climb the Direct Route up the North Face of the Eiger
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.394, 38 color & 8 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Peter & Leni, dj & cloth new #26942 $39.95
In February 1966 two climbing teams arrived beneath the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, notorious as the most dangerous face in the Alps. They aimed to climb the face by a new 'direct' route, following a straight line from bottom to top. One team consisted of four internationally renowned cl[read more]

signedGillman, Peter & Leni The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 46 bw photos, map, appendices, grey/white cloth; signed Peter Gillman, dj & cloth new #20919 $32.00
The most comprehensive biography of Mallory yet written. The Gillman’s examine Mallory’s early years and associations, his climbing accomplishments, and each of the three Everest expeditions of which he was a member. Winner of the 2000 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and National O[read more]

The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory: Gillman, Peter & Leni
signedGillman, Peter & Leni The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 46 bw photos, map, appendices, grey/white cloth; signed Peter & Leni Gillman, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #21181 $45.00
The most comprehensive biography of Mallory yet written. The Gillman’s examine Mallory’s early years and associations, his climbing accomplishments, and each of the three Everest expeditions of which he was a member. Winner of the 2000 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and National Out[read more]

Beyond The Poles: First and Only Unsupported Crossing of Both Poles: Gjeldnes, Rune
signedGjeldnes, Rune Beyond The Poles: First and Only Unsupported Crossing of Both Poles
2006 Norway 1st, 4to, pp.160, 136 color photos, 3 color maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj w/ small tear top cover, else fine, cloth fine #24584 $89.00 $75.00
Norwegian Gjeldnes has made long-distance ski expeditions his forte. In 1996 he, along with fellow Norwegian Torre Larsen, completed an unsupported ski crossing of the Arctic Ocean, 109 days, 2,100 kilometers, thus becoming the first to cross the Arctic Ocean without resupply. In 2005-06, Gjeldnes c[read more]

Climb! Rock Climbing in Colorado: Godfrey, Bob & Dudley Chelton
signedGodfrey, Bob & Dudley Chelton Climb! Rock Climbing in Colorado
1977 Alpine House Boulder 1st, 4to, pp.ix, 275, 100's bw photos, map, orange cloth; inscribed ‘Whoops! See you on the Hill, Cheers, Henry C. Barber’ on pg 216, signed Richard Irvin, dj near fine, cloth fine #14469 $45.00
A wonderful collection of the best tales of Colorado first ascents, from 1870, with historic photos. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate G31.[read more]

Un Alpinismo di Ricerca [Mountaineering Research]: Gogna, Alessandro
signedGogna, Alessandro Un Alpinismo di Ricerca [Mountaineering Research]
1983 dall‘Oglio Italy new ed, 8vo, pp.359, 28 color & 15 bw photos, wraps; signed, near fine #27068 $75.00
Gogna, an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, mountain guide, prolific writer, and lecturer, made numerous first ascents in the Alps in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Further afield, expeditions took him to Annapurna (1973), Lhotse (1975), El Capitan (1978), and K2 (1979). Here he presents ma[read more]

Dick Byrd - Air Explorer: An Intimate Story of a Great Air Explorer, Whose Spectacular Flights to the North and South Poles, Across the Atlantic Ocean and Other Adventures have Thrilled Red-Blooded Men and Boys the World Over: Green, Fitzhugh
signedGreen, Fitzhugh Dick Byrd - Air Explorer: An Intimate Story of a Great Air Explorer, Whose Spectacular Flights to the North and South Poles, Across the Atlantic Ocean and Other Adventures have Thrilled Red-Blooded Men and Boys the World Over
1928 Putnam’s NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 267, 4 pgs ads, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, photo eps, red cloth; inscribed ‘Best of good wishes to Felix Riesenberg, R E Byrd Boston Mass Sept. 29, 1928’, cloth w/ light wear/rubbing, tight, 2nd inscription to Riesenberg from Thomas L Sullivan, very good #25773 $95.00
Green was a member of Donald MacMillan’s Crocker Land Expedition (1913-16). He wrote a number of books among which were three biographies of polar explorers (Bob Bartlett, Dick Byrd, and Robert Peary). This book, written for young adults, is inscribed by Richard Byrd to Felix Riesenberg who was the [read more]

Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet: Green, Jonathan
signedGreen, Jonathan Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, 7 bw photos, 2 maps, grey/white cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26006 $25.00
Green recounts the tragic tale of September 30, 2006 when Chinese border guards near Cho Oyu opened fire on a group of Tibetans attempting to flee to Nepal via the Nanga La. Intertwined are the accounts of Tibetan refugees and Western mountaineers, primarily Luis Benitez, headed for the summit. A [read more]

Rock Climbing Colorado: Green, Stewart
signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Colorado
1995 Falcon Helena 5th, 8vo, pp.x, 470, 127 bw photos, 8 topo drawings, 58 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Check out Boulder, Aspen, & Telluride areas here. I scored some great lines. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25192 $19.00 $15.20
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 for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Rock Climbing Europe: Green, Stewart
signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Europe
2006 Falcon Helena 1st, 4to, pp.vii, 520, 329 bw photos, 14 topo drawings, 64 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Let’s go! Too many choices, too little time. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25193 $19.00 $15.20
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 for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Rock Climbing Utah: Green, Stewart
signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Utah
1998 Falcon Helena 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, 538, 170 bw photos, 60 topo drawings, 37 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Let’s do more desert classics. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25194 $19.00 $15.20
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 for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

1971 Postcard Watkins Mountains Expedition: Greenland
signedGreenland 1971 Postcard Watkins Mountains Expedition
; signed Alastair Allen (leader), David Mathews (geologist), Steen Morup (physicist), Torben Eriksen (telegraphist), & Vagn Bjerre Christensen (deputy leader), fine #27887 $9.00
This card commemorates the second ascent of remote Gunnbjorns Fjeld (3693m), the highest peak in the Arctic, during the 1971 Anglo-Danish Mountain Survey in East Greenland. The first ascent was in 1935.[read more]

signedGregory, Alfred Alfred Gregory's Everest
1993 Constable London 4to, pp.183, frontis, 112 bw photos, black cloth; signed George Band, dj & cloth new #9705 $59.00
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent this is a great addition to the literature. Gregory was the official photographer and many of his black and white photos presented here in this large-format book have not been published previously. SB G15.[read more]

Alfred Gregory's Everest: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred Alfred Gregory's Everest
1993 Constable London 1st, 4to, pp.183, frontis, 112 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj small marks to back cover, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #24012 $125.00 $95.00
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent this is a great addition to the literature. Gregory was the official photographer and many of his black and white photos presented here in this large-format book have not been published previously. SB G15. To see all of our Sale[read more]

Photographs from Everest to Africa: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred Photographs from Everest to Africa
2007 Australia 1st, large 4to, pp.xi, 211, 40 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, page ribbon, silver cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26496 $150.00
Gregory was the official photographer on the 1953 British ascent of Everest. His spectacular photos of Everest record not only the human struggle which took place but also the once pristine beauty of the world’s highest mountain. Following that expedition, Gregory traveled the world, leading mountai[read more]

The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene
1954 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.[96], color frontis, 42 color photos, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #19774 $235.00
Pictorial account of the 1953 first ascent. A good companion volume to Hunt's 'Ascent of Everest'. This is a very nice copy. Neate G62, SB G14, Yak G127.[read more]

Forty Years for Labrador: Grenfell, Wilfred
signedGrenfell, Wilfred Forty Years for Labrador
1932 Houghton Mifflin Boston & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 372, photo frontis, 26 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, cloth w/ tribute sheet pasted to front pastedown, tight, vg #27462 $25.00 $21.25
Grenfell (1865-1940) was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. This is his second autobiography which revises and adds additional years to his first, ‘A Labrador Doctor’ (1919). One of a number of books by Grenfell on his life in Labrador. To see all of our Sale Items,
Adrift on an Ice-Pan: Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason
signedGrenfell, Wilfred Thomason Adrift on an Ice-Pan
1931 Houghton Mifflin Boston & NY 28th imp, small 8vo, pp.xxv, 69, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, appendix, grey cloth; signed, cloth vg #27457 $25.00 $21.25
Grenfell (1865-1940) was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. In April 1908, he was summoned to treat a seriously ill boy who needed immediate attention to save not only his leg but his life. Grenfell set out from St. Anthony, Newfoundland, with his komatik and his eight best dogs. [read more]

Lockender Fels, Leuchtender Firn [Alluring Rock, Shining Cliffs]: Gretschmann, Emil
signedGretschmann, Emil Lockender Fels, Leuchtender Firn [Alluring Rock, Shining Cliffs]
1950 Bruckmann München 1st, 8vo, pp.239, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, white cloth; inscribed 1950, cloth spine coloring chipped, else vg+ #26282 $35.00 $7.00
Gretschmann’s memoir covers his climbs in the Wilder Kaiser region of Austria, the Dolomites, and Switzerland. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Reinhold Messner & Rob Schauer, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27177 $145.00 $65.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06. To see all of our Sale Items,
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