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Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded as usual, unclipped, else fine, cloth fine #24377 $89.00 $39.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed Messner, Peter Habeler, & Robert Schauer, dj rubbed on corners, spine lightly faded as usual, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #24399 $395.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded as usual, unclipped, else fine, cloth fine #20462 $95.00 $44.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed Messner & Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, stain mark on lower inside, near fine, cloth fine #9901 $145.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169.[read more]

Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #9902 $115.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30.[read more]

K2: Berg der Berge [ K2: Mountain of Mountains]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold K2: Berg der Berge [ K2: Mountain of Mountains]
1980 Albert Müller Verlag Rüschlikon - Zürick 1st, 4to, pp.177, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, blue cloth; inscribed & dated 3/3/80, dj fine, cloth fine #22956 $95.00
A harder book to find, in English, on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. This is the German language edition of ‘K2: Mountain of Mountains’ published in English in 1981. See Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, grey cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth fine #11443 $195.00 $95.00
A very hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 169, 23 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #21323 $69.00
Messner presents a variety of evidence, accumulated over a number of years, to shed light on the mystery of the yeti.[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US Ltd Signed ed 100, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed on signature sheet, dj & cloth new #26938 $195.00
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Siebter Grad [Seventh Grade]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Siebter Grad [Seventh Grade]
1981 BLV Munchen new ed, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 17 color & 27 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed, cloth fine #25909 $65.00
This is Messner's fifth book and the first with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be the absolute limit of potential climbing. This new edition has more photos than both the original German and Engli[read more]

Solo Nanga Parbat: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Solo Nanga Parbat
1980 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 55 color & 88 bw photos, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ light corner rubbing, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24400 $175.00
Messner’s account of his 1978 ascent of the Diamir Flank by a new route. This hardcover edition is getting increasingly hard to find. Neate M91.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear on front, corners worn, yellowed on back, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #9898 $125.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ bookplate, fine #24992 $195.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 32 color & 111 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27117 $95.00
Messner speaks out on the fateful climb of his first 8000m peak! In 1970 Reinhold, along with his brother Gunther, was a member of Karl Herrligkoffer’s large Rupal Face expedition to Nanga Parbat. Although successful in reaching the summit, the expedition was marred by the death of Gunther during [read more]

The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27128 $225.00
Messner's first book with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be -the absolute limit of potential climbing. Neate M90.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Crowood Wiltshire 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #9911 $195.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 6 color illus, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27205 $145.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9912 $175.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

Vertical: 100 Jahre Kletterkunst: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Vertical: 100 Jahre Kletterkunst
2002 BLV Verlagsgesellschaft München 1st, 4to, pp.295, illus frontis, 72 color & 248 bw photos, 10 illus, illus eps, pictorial cloth; signed Messner & Royal Robbins, issued w/o dj, cloth very fine #27122 $89.00
A history of extreme rock climbing, primarily in the Alps, from Alfred Mummery and Emil Zsigmondy in the 1880s, through Alexander Huber in 2001. Many of the great alpinists are included – Guido Rey, Emilio Comici, Mathias Rebitsch, Guido Magnone, Joe Brown, Don Whillans, Jean-Marc Boivin, Peter Crof[read more]

Zurück in die Berge [Back in the Mountains]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Zurück in die Berge [Back in the Mountains]
1977 Athesia Bozen 4th, 4to, pp.119, 41 color & 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; inscribed, cloth fine #25027 $65.00
With the photos of Ernst Pertl, Messner provides his thoughts on mountains and mountain life. This is his first book. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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