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Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1996 US rep, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, wraps; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, new #19095 $95.00 $76.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. SB B30. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Quest for Adventure: Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950-2000: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Quest for Adventure: Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950-2000
2000 UK new ed, 4to, pp.352, photo frontis, 150 color & bw photos, sketches, maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #19705 $39.00 $31.20
This updated edition covers challenges on the oceans, deserts, rivers, mountains, poles, in air and space, and underwater caving. The climbing chapters are on Annapurna, Everest, Annapurna South Face, Nanga Parbat, El Capitan, and Changabang. See Neate B135, SB B27, Yak B217. To see all items i[read more]

The Climbers: A History of Mountaineering: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Climbers: A History of Mountaineering
1992 Hodder & Stoughton/BBC London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 40 color & 88 bw photos, 6 bw illus, 6 maps, 5 drawings, blue cloth; signed Joe Brown & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9524 $95.00
A very nice book on the history of mountaineering from the ascent of Mont Blanc in 1786, through the Victorian era, the early Himalayan forays, up to today. Contains interesting background information.[read more]

The Everest Years: A Climber's Life: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Everest Years: A Climber's Life
1986 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 76 color & 90 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #18908 $145.00
Chris' third autobiography, including his own Everest ascent. Copies of the first edition signed by both Bonington and Scott are now less common. Neate a03, SB B29.[read more]

The Everest Years: A Climber's Life: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Everest Years: A Climber's Life
1986 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 76 color & 90 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9531 $45.00
Chris' third autobiography, including his own Everest ascent. See Neate a03, SB B29. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

The Next Horizon: Autobiography II: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Next Horizon: Autobiography II
1973 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 6 color & 69 bw photos, 15 maps/diagrams, brown cloth; signed Joe Brown & Doug Scott, dj spine w/ slight fading as usual, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21225 $149.00
Chris' second book picks up with an expedition to the Central Tower of Paine, the Eiger Direct, Ecuador, Hunza, and Annapurna. Neate B132, Yak B213.[read more]

The Next Horizon: Autobiography II: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Next Horizon: Autobiography II
1973 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 6 color & 69 bw photos, 15 maps/diagrams, brown cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj spine w/ slight fading as usual, unclipped, fine, cloth page edges rubbed, tight, fine #11074 $149.00
Chris' second book picks up with an expedition to the Central Tower of Paine, the Eiger Direct, Ecuador, Hunza, and Annapurna. Neate B132, Yak B213.[read more]

The Next Horizon: Autobiography II: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Next Horizon: Autobiography II
1973 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 6 color & 69 bw photos, 15 maps/diagrams, brown cloth; inscribed, dj w/ light rubbing, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #21958 $59.00 $45.00
Chris' second book picks up with an expedition to the Central Tower of Paine, the Eiger Direct, Ecuador, Hunza, and Annapurna. Neate B132, Yak B213. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way Up the Highest Mountain in the World: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way Up the Highest Mountain in the World
1973 Stein & Day NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 24 color & 58 bw photos, 2 drawings, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ ½” tear top spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #19534 $39.00
Account of 1972 Southwest Face attempt, US edition of 'Everest Southwest Face'. Neate B129, SB B25, Yak B214.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way Up the Highest Mountain in the World
1973 Stein & Day NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 24 color & 58 bw photos, 2 drawings, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj chipped, vg, cloth near fine #16818 $95.00 $76.00
Account of 1972 Southwest Face attempt, US edition of 'Everest Southwest Face'. Neate B129, SB B25, Yak B214. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge: Bonington, Chris & Charles Clarke
signedBonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge
1983 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.132, 80 color & 15 bw photos, map, map eps, black cloth; signed Bonington, dj spine slightly faded, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #19771 $65.00
The 1982 British attempt on the unclimbed Northeast Ridge on which Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker disappeared. Neate B131, SB B28.[read more]

Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge: Bonington, Chris & Charles Clarke
signedBonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge
1984 Norton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.132, 80 color & 15 bw photos, map, map eps, black cloth; signed Bonington, dj near fine, cloth fine #18562 $79.00 $63.20
The 1982 British attempt on the unclimbed Northeast Ridge on which Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker disappeared. Neate B131, SB B28. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Tibet’s Secret Mountain: The Triumph of Sepu Kangri: Bonington, Chris & Charles Clarke
signedBonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Tibet’s Secret Mountain: The Triumph of Sepu Kangri
1999 Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 254, 91 color photos, 2 illus, 7 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington, dj & cloth new #19046 $39.00 $31.20
Bonington, Clarke, Curran, and team made several attempts over several years to reach the summit of 6860-metre Sepu Kangri and did reach the West Summit, just 200 meters shy of the Main Summit. An enthralling account of their climb and human encounters along the way. Bonington is well known for hi[read more]

signedBonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Tibet’s Secret Mountain: The Triumph of Sepu Kangri
1999 Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 254, 91 color photos, 2 illus, 7 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Jim Curran, dj & cloth new #18279 $59.00 $47.20
Bonington, Clarke, Curran, and team made several attempts over several years to reach the summit of 6860-metre Sepu Kangri and did reach the West Summit, just 200 meters shy of the Main Summit. An enthralling account of their climb and human encounters along the way. Bonington is well known for hi[read more]

Changabang: Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al.
signedBonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al. Changabang
1976 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18907 $75.00
The first ascent of Changabang (22,520') in 1974. Neate B128, Yak B215. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]: Borgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa
signedBorgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]
1939 Editore Ulrico Hoepli Milano 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xvi, 415, 116 bw photos, 13 illus, stiff wrappers; signed Armando Aste, Riccardo Cassin, & Cesare Maestri, wraps rubbed on edges, bottom portion of spine wrap is missing, vg-. #27219 $495.00
An important anthology of mountaineering literature devoted to the history of mountaineering. The first two chapters includes writings by Whymper, Mummery, Sella, Lammer, Guido Rey, Henry, Gugliermina, and others. The third chapter relates the advent of the sixth grade in the Dolomites by Solleder, [read more]

Hanging On: A Life Inside British Climbing’s Golden Age: Boysen, Martin
signedBoysen, Martin Hanging On: A Life Inside British Climbing’s Golden Age
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.265, 39 color & 39 bw photos, 2 drawings, black cloth; signed, dj new, cloth w/ front free end-paper glued to front pastedown, else new #26749 $39.95
Boysen’s long-awaited autobiography describes his passion for crags and mountains emanating from his deep love of nature and a strong sense of adventure. From his early days on rock as a Kent schoolboy after the war, he was soon among the most gifted climbers of his or any generation, famed for his [read more]

Hanging On: A Life Inside British Climbing’s Golden Age: Boysen, Martin
signedBoysen, Martin Hanging On: A Life Inside British Climbing’s Golden Age
2017 UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.265, 17 color & 26 bw photos, 2 drawings, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27236 $25.95
Boysen’s long-awaited autobiography describes his passion for crags and mountains emanating from his deep love of nature and a strong sense of adventure. From his early days on rock as a Kent schoolboy after the war, he was soon among the most gifted climbers of his or any generation, famed for his [read more]

The Crevasse: A Critical Response to David Day’s Flaws In The Ice: Bradford, Karyn Maguire
signedBradford, Karyn Maguire The Crevasse: A Critical Response to David Day’s Flaws In The Ice
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.96, 8 bw photos, appendices, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27026 $39.95
When Bradford read David Day’s contentious and provocative book ‘Flaws in the Ice’ (2013) she was somewhat incensed at the conclusions Day had reached about one of the Heroic Age’s foremost explorers, the Australian, Douglas Mawson. The negative picture Day presented was so much at odds with what sh[read more]

High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places: Breashears, David
signedBreashears, David High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 53 color & 23 bw photos, map, black/white cloth; signed, dj w/ ‘Autographed’ sticker, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #17303 $29.00
Breashears and his MacGillivray Freeman IMAX/IWERKS Everest team played a pivotal role helping to rescue climbers in 1996. In this autobiography, Breashears, IMAX ‘Everest’ director, takes us from his childhood days growing up in Greece under the dominance of his abusive father, to early climbs in E[read more]

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