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signedLaird, Thomas Into Tibet: The CIA’s First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa
2002 Grove NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 364, 14 bw photos, map eps, blue/red cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj fine, cloth fine, with additional publisher papers. #22734 $29.00
The first full telling of the CIA’s first agent to die in the line of duty – Douglas Mackiernan. His unprecedented atomic intelligence operations helped shape both Central Asia and the CIA, work so sensitive the Agency neither confirms nor denies his existence. Based on previously undisclosed mate[read more]

signedLe Bon, Leo Where Mountains Live: Twelve Great Treks of the World
1987 Aperature NY 1st, 4to, pp.144, photo frontis, 110 color photos, 12 maps, blue cloth; inscribed to Richard Irvin, dj fine, cloth fine. #23466 $59.00
A beautifully photographed, large-format, book cover treks to, or in, K2, Everest, Minya Konka, Chomolhari, Annapurna, Kanjiroba, Trans-Himalaya, Kishtwar to Zanskar, Cordillera Blanca, Inca Highlands, Patagonia, and Kilimanjaro. Le Bon was the founder of Mountain Travel.[read more]

On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber: Lee, Chip
signedLee, Chip On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber
1982 AMC Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 291, 90 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, dj w/ jacket tears, vg-, cloth near fine #25148 $35.00 $28.00
Biography of American rock climber Barber. He was with Rob Taylor on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall when Taylor fell necessitating a difficult withdrawal. Neate L30. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. [read more]

On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber: Lee, Chip
signedLee, Chip On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber
1982 AMC Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 291, 90 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Henry Barber & David Roberts, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27495 $49.00
Biography of American rock climber Barber. He was with Rob Taylor on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall when Taylor fell necessitating a difficult withdrawal. This was co-written with David Roberts and Kenneth Andrasko. Neate L30.[read more]

signedLee, Chip On Edge: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber
1982 AMC Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 291, 90 bw photos, blue cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, dj vg, cloth w/ gift inscription, near fine #9849 $29.00 $23.20
Biography of American rock climber Barber. He was with Rob Taylor on Kilimanjaro's Breach Wall when Taylor fell necessitating a difficult withdrawal. Neate L30. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. [read more]

Through Dangerous Doors: A Life at Risk: Lee, Robert Charles
signedLee, Robert Charles Through Dangerous Doors: A Life at Risk
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.213, 32 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #27929 $24.95
In a life defined by risk, Lee experiences a poor and free-ranging childhood in the racist South of the 1960s. After his father dies, the family grows dysfunctional. As a result, teen-age Robert seeks sanity and solace by rock climbing solo and driving cars fast. He wins a scholarship and graduates [read more]

Return to the Scene of the Climb: Lester, Alison Jean, ed.
signedLester, Alison Jean, ed. Return to the Scene of the Climb
2023 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvi, 245, 76 color & 1 bw photos, 1 bw map, pictorial cloth; signed, cloth new #27853 $39.95
James T. Lester (1927-2010) wasn't a mountaineer - he wasn't any sort of athlete, or even a hobbyist sportsman. But in 1963 he participated in the American Mount Everest Expedition (AMEE), when Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Everest via the South Col route alongside Nawang Gombu S[read more]

signedLewis, H. Warren You're Standing on My Fingers!
1969 Howell-North Berkeley 1st, 8vo, pp.268, 75 bw photos, maps, photo eps, appendices, dec blue cloth; inscribed to Dick & Heidi, Irvin, dj fine, cloth fine. #24480 $15.00
Account of one family's climbs and adventures on the ranges of North America. Neate L39.[read more]

1975 Postcard Italian Lhotse Expedition: Lhotse
signedLhotse 1975 Postcard Italian Lhotse Expedition
1975 ; signed 15 members – Riccardo Cassin (leader), D. Alippi, G. Alippi, A. Anghileri, G. Arcari, S. Barbacetto, F. Chierego, M. Conti, M. Curnis, A. Gogna, F. Gugiatti, A. Leviti, F. Lorenzi, Reinhold Messner, & I. Piussi, fine #23396 $125.00
The 1975 attempt on Lhotse’s South Face was a combined climbing and scientific expedition. The strong team tackled vertical rock and 70° ice at high altitude but had to abandon the climb 3300’ short of the summit in the face of bad weather and avalanches. This card is signed by the entire team, incl[read more]

Against Giants: The Life and Climbs of a Disabled Mountaineer: Lim, David
signedLim, David Against Giants: The Life and Climbs of a Disabled Mountaineer
2007 Singapore 2nd, 8vo, pp.xii, 164, 45 color & 31 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, wraps; signed, new #23045 $29.95
David Lim is an amazing mountaineer. Following his successful leadership of the first Singapore Mt. Everest expedition in 1998, David came down with debilitating Guillain-Barre Syndrome. This book, his second, details his coming to grips with his illness and return to climbing. Since 1998 he has [read more]

Expeditions: Lindblade, Andrew
signedLindblade, Andrew Expeditions
2001 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.236, photo frontis, 40 color & 8 bw photos, stiff wraps; signed, tight, fine #25298 $49.00
Expeditions is about high risk and high reward. From an early age Lindblade was fascinated with climbing and after a teenage start at walking and rock climbing, he teamed up with New Zealand climber Athol Wimp to begin one of the most outstanding climbing partnerships of this generation. Their ex[read more]

Antarctic Tears: Determination, Adversity, and the Pursuit of a Dream at the Bottom of the World: Linsdau, Aaron
signedLinsdau, Aaron Antarctic Tears: Determination, Adversity, and the Pursuit of a Dream at the Bottom of the World
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 320, 53 bw photos, 14 maps, wraps; signed, new #26860 $16.95
Aaron Linsdau had a plan. It was to do something no other American had ever accomplished. During the 2012-13 Antarctic season he wanted to become the first to ski from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back without aid or support. And, he wanted to do this alone. Here Linsdau covers h[read more]

Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier: Loewen, Bree
signedLoewen, Bree Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier
2009 US 1st, small 8vo, pp.189, wraps; signed, new #25391 $16.95
Loewen recounts her three seasons as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier – the bizarre details of daily life as a ranger, rescues both successful and tragic, and her slightly neurotic attempts to make sense of it all.[read more]

The Stonemasters: California Rock Climbers in the Seventies: Long, Jeff & Dean Fidelman
signedLong, Jeff & Dean Fidelman The Stonemasters: California Rock Climbers in the Seventies
2009 US 1st, 4to, pp.196, photo frontis, 98 color & 47 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed Dean Fidelman & Greg Child, clear acetate jacket & cloth new #25541 $495.00
In the early 1970s, a small band of young rock climbers, decked out in bandanas, shades and cut-offs, came together and blew open the conventions of climbing. Dubbing themselves the Stonemasters, these now legendary adventurers established techniques that allowed for some of the most spectacular cli[read more]

Because it is There: Lowe, George
signedLowe, George Because it is There
1959 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 216, 47 bw photos, 6 maps/plans, blue cloth; signed, dj chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, very good, cloth w/ spots to fore-edge, some separation to rep, tight, very good #12186 $150.00
Lowe was a member of both the 1953 British Everest Expedition and the 1955-58 British Trans-Antarctic Expedition. This is the UK edition of 'From Everest to the South Pole'. Neate L52, SB L13, Spence 724, Yak L141.[read more]

Letters from Everest: A First-hand Account from the Epic First Ascent: Lowe, George
signedLowe, George Letters from Everest: A First-hand Account from the Epic First Ascent
2013 UK Ltd ed #36/60, small 8vo, pp.176, photo frontis, cloth cutting from Lowe’s sleeping bag, 31 bw photos, bw illus, 3 sketches, 2 figs, 3 maps, illus eps, illus grey cloth; signed Peter Hillary, Huw Lewis-Jones, & Jan Morris, slipcase, issued w/o dj, cloth new #26487 $475.00
Sixty years after Everest was first climbed, this unique book of letters celebrates, in a very personal way, this most majestic of mountains. With exclusive access to the private archives of pioneering New Zealand climber George Lowe, this is a welcome tribute to an unsung hero. The ascent of Everes[read more]

Ice World: Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing: Lowe, Jeff
signedLowe, Jeff Ice World: Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 2nd, 8vo, pp.256, 139 color & 117 bw photos, 15 maps, wraps; signed 9 - Conrad Anker, Jim Donini, Steve House, Brad Johnson, Jeff Lowe, Jim McCarthy, Ueli Steck, Margo Talbot, & Josh Wharton on Metanoia bookplate, tight, fine #4451 $150.00
At the time, this was the definitive, most comprehensive, state-of-the-art “how-to” on this extreme sport with an overview of the world’s best climbs. This copy is one of 200 which were used as a fundraiser to benefit Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia documentary film about his life and climbs. All 200 copies we[read more]

Forget Me Not: A Memoir: Lowe-Anker, Jennifer
signedLowe-Anker, Jennifer Forget Me Not: A Memoir
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 276, 17 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24980 $29.00
In 1999 Jennifer Lowe's husband Alex Lowe died tragically in an avalanche on Shishapangma, leaving her alone to raise their three sons. Alex was widely considered one of the greatest modern climbers and the world mourned his loss. While Jenni and her sons faced the absence of the most important man [read more]

The Mountains of Youth: Lunn, Arnold
signedLunn, Arnold The Mountains of Youth
1925 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.192, ads, 20 blue-toned photos, uncut, green cloth; inscribed by Lunn Nov 25th, 1935, dj heavily chipped, taped, good, cloth fine #26204 $95.00 $65.00
Lunn, a prolific writer, gives his account of his early days spent climbing in the Alps and his pioneer ski mountaineering. A classic work. Neate L76. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Wild Places: Macfarlane, Robert
signedMacfarlane, Robert The Wild Places
2007 Granta London 1st, 8vo, pp.340, 16 bw photos, illus eps, green cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27497 $240.00
Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? Or have we tarmacked, farmed, and built ourselves out of wilderness. Macfarlane, author of prizewinning debut ‘Mountains of the Mind’, has established himself as a writer of both lyrical elegance and precision; he has also acquired a r[read more]

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