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Cold Wars: Climbing the Fine Line Between Risk and Reality: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Cold Wars: Climbing the Fine Line Between Risk and Reality
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 38 color 6 & bw photos, 20 drawings, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25844 $45.00
This is the brilliant sequel to Kirkpatrick’s Boardman-Tasker Award winning debut ‘Psychovertical’. Mountaineering stand-up Kirkpatrick has achieved his life’s ambition to become one of the world’s leading climbers, specializing in big wall aid climbing, winter expeditions, and suffering generally. [read more]

Psychovertical: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Psychovertical
2008 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.277, 35 color photos, 12 bw illus, 14 route drawings, map, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26011 $95.00
Kirkpatrick is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers and big-wall climbers. In this, his first book, he describes his 13-day solo ascent of El Capitan’s Reticent Wall interwoven with his earlier climbs in Yosemite, the Alps, and Fitzroy. Winner of the 2008 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mou[read more]

Psychovertical: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Psychovertical
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 35 color photos, 12 bw illus, 14 route drawings, map, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26134 $95.00
Kirkpatrick is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers and big-wall climbers. In this, his first book, he describes his 13-day solo ascent of El Capitan’s Reticent Wall interwoven with his earlier climbs in Yosemite, the Alps, and Fitzroy. Winner of the 2008 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mo[read more]

Unknown Pleasures: Collected Writing on Life, Death, Climbing and Everything in Between: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Unknown Pleasures: Collected Writing on Life, Death, Climbing and Everything in Between
2018 UK Ltd Signed ed n/200, 8vo, pp.xviii, 232, 32 bw illus, black cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27357 $59.95
Unknown Pleasures is a collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick. Obsessed with climbing and addicted to writing, Kirkpatrick is a master storyteller. Covering subjects as diverse as climbing, relationships, fatherhood, mental health, and the media, it is easy t[read more]

signedKobalenko, Jerry The Horizontal Everest: Extreme Journeys on Ellesmere Island
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 277, 10 color & 32 bw photos, 8 maps, blue/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new. #22318 $29.00
Ellesmere Island, only 450 miles from the North Pole, is well known to Kobalenko who has traversed much of its terrain. His book, part historical and part journal, bring this forbidding place to life. A nice read about an area which received little literary attention. Winner 2002 Banff Mountain B[read more]

The Himalayas: Playground of the Gods – Trekking, Climbing, Adventure: Kohli, M. S.
signedKohli, M. S. The Himalayas: Playground of the Gods – Trekking, Climbing, Adventure
2000 Indus New Delhi rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 244, 37 bw photos, 37 maps, brown cloth; signed, corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new #23696 $45.00
This makes an excellent guide for anyone planning to trek or climb in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, China, or Afghanistan with details on landscapes, people, facilities, and difficulties.[read more]

signedKolev, Svetoslav Bitkata za Nanga Parbat [The Battle of Nanga Parbat]
1990 Medizine & Sport Sofia 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 11 bw photos, map, wraps; inscribed, fine. #22268 $39.00
Accounts of the first 100 expeditions to Nanga Parbat from 1835 to 1987. In Bulgarian, no English translation.[read more]

signedKopacka, Werner Everest: Der Roman [Everest: The Novel]
1998 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.334, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new. #19078 $29.00
Kopacka was a journalist for the Austrian Himalayan Everest Expedition in 1978. With a forward by Robert Schauer. In German, no English translation.[read more]

signedKrakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 3rd, prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ small tear on paper cover, else fine. #22141 $39.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. First printings are hard to find.[read more]

Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21284 $325.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. Included is his story ‘A Bad Summer on K2’ which covers the disaster of 1986. First printings are hard to find.[read more]

Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 5th prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24599 $45.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. Included is his story ‘A Bad Summer on K2’ which covers the disaster of 1986.[read more]

Into the Wild: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into the Wild
1996 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 207, photo frontis, 1 bw photo, 4 maps, map eps, black/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #11843 $449.00
Krakauer’s gripping account of disappearance and death in Alaska’s wilderness vaulted to the New York Times Bestseller list. This was Jon’s first book and first printings, especially signed, are hard to come by. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years[read more]

signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine. #11016 $145.00
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implicati[read more]

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25410 $139.00 $110.00
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implication[read more]

Into Thin Air: The Illustrated Edition: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: The Illustrated Edition
1998 Villard NY 1st ed, 8vo, pp.xxii, 407, frontis, 240 bw photos, text illus, 3 sketches, 4 maps, photo eps, white cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, clear acetate cover yellowing on spine, else fine, cloth fine #26012 $95.00 $79.00
This magnificent special edition of Krakauer’s bestseller, over 2,000,000 sold!, features heavy stock paper, a full-cloth stamped case, and 240 photos, many of which have not been previously published, from a variety of sources. Includes a new postscript by Krakauer in response to Boukreev’s book ‘[read more]

Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey: Kropp, Göran
signedKropp, Göran Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey
1999 Discovery Books NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 227, 21 color photos, 3 maps, sketch, blue/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18345 $325.00 $295.00
Kropp took a new approach to climbing Everest by starting out from Sweden on his bike in October 1995. Seven months later his first solo summit attempt ended 350 feet short of the top. Following the disastrous storm which claimed a number of lives he succeeded on his second attempt, in the company o[read more]

Challenge the Vertical: Kukuczka, Jerzy
signedKukuczka, Jerzy Challenge the Vertical
2015 Poland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.260, 35 color & 15 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed Cecylia Kukuczka, new with DVD (8.5 min) #26956 $44.95
Kukuczka (1948-1989) was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Reinhold Messner. Like Messner, he is regarded as one of the greatest climbers of all time. Although unlike Messner, all but one of Kukuczka’s climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. His amazing care[read more]

My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks with signed card: Kukuczka, Jerzy
signedKukuczka, Jerzy My Vertical World: Climbing the 8000-metre Peaks with signed card
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 189, 19 color photos, 14 bw illus, map, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine; with signed card; fine #26155 $245.00
Kukuczka was the second person to climb all 14 of the 8000m peaks, after Messner. All but one of his climbs were by new routes or were first winter ascents. Sadly, he was killed while making an attempt on Lhotse’s South Face in 1989, prior to this book being published. This has become a hard to find[read more]

K2: The Price of Conquest: Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi
signedLacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi K2: The Price of Conquest
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.127, 21 color & 28 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #27127 $295.00
In the 50 years since the Italian ascent of K2, Lino Lacedelli never released a statement regarding the summit climb he made with Achille Compagnoni, an event which was celebrated in Italy with great pride. However, when the team, led by Ardito Desio, returned home a terrible accusation was leveled [read more]

K2: The Price of Conquest: Lacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi
signedLacedelli, Lino & Giovanni Cenacchi K2: The Price of Conquest
2006 UK ltd ed #16 of 50, 8vo, pp.127, 21 color & 28 bw photos, color eps, blue slipcase, blue cloth; signed Lacedelli & numbered endpaper, slipcase & cloth new with additional dust jacket #24340 $495.00
One of 50 signed and numbered copies! In the 50 years since the Italian ascent of K2, Lino Lacedelli never released a statement regarding the summit climb he made with Achille Compagnoni, an event which was celebrated in Italy with great pride. However, when the team, led by Ardito Desio, returne[read more]

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