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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]

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]

Bonington, 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; dj & cloth new #16690 $29.95 $23.96
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]

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]

Great Climbs: Bonington, Chris & Doug Scott
Bonington, Chris & Doug Scott Great Climbs
1996/7 UK 1st thus, 4to, 2 vol, vol I pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, vol II pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, wraps; slipcased boxed set, new #25007 $64.95 $51.96
A boxed set of Bonington’s ‘Mountaineer’ and Scott’s ‘Himalayan Climber’. 'Mountaineer' is a great photo book covering Chris' entire career. 'Himalayan Climber' covers Scott's career as a climber all over the world. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, [read more]

Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al Changabang
1976 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth; dj w/ slight pulling to top edge, else fine, cloth fine #9544 $49.00 $39.20
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]

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]

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 Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #9545 $149.00 $119.20
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]

Booth, Pat Edmund Hillary: Life of a Legend
1994 Moa Beckett Auckland 2nd ed, 4to, pp.208, 13 color & 117 bw photos, grey cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #12503 $59.00
A great book on Hillary's life and accomplishments, profusely illustrated with many photos not published elsewhere. Hard to find.[read more]

Booth, Pat Edmund Hillary: Life of a Legend
1993 Moa Beckett Auckland 1st, 4to, pp.208, 13 color & 117 bw photos, grey cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ minor pen mark to title page, fine. #19544 $69.00
A great book on Hillary's life and accomplishments, profusely illustrated with many photos not published elsewhere. Hard to find.[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]

Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
1997 St. Martin's NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.xi, 256, 24 color & 1 bw photos, 2 maps, sketch, chart, white cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #8659 $15.00 $12.00
This is Anatoli Boukreev’s dramatic personal account of his role on Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness team and the 1996 Everest disaster. He presents his perspective and sheds new light on the events and his account of the pre-expedition maneuvering for clients, permits, and oxygen makes fascinating[read more]

Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains: Bowen, Mark
signedBowen, Mark Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
2005 US 1st, thick 8vo, pp.463, 16 color & 19 bw photos, 3 figs, map, blue/white cloth; signed Bowen, ‘American Alpine Club Annual Meeting, March, 2007’, dj fine, cloth fine #24136 $29.00
A fascinating book presenting the work of the world’s premier paleoclimatologist on the world’s highest equatorial peaks in search of clues to global warming. Bowen accompanied scientist Lonnie Thompson on several expeditions, and includes accounts of other expeditions as well, to deep-drill into gl[read more]

Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains: Bowen, Mark
Bowen, Mark Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
2005 US 1st, thick 8vo, pp.463, 16 color & 19 bw photos, 3 figs, map, blue/white cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ underlining, else vg+ #25724 $9.00
A fascinating book presenting the work of the world’s premier paleoclimatologist on the world’s highest equatorial peaks in search of clues to global warming. Bowen accompanied scientist Lonnie Thompson on several expeditions, and includes accounts of other expeditions as well, to deep-drill into g[read more]

Mick Bowie: The Hermitage Years: Bowie, Nan
Bowie, Nan Mick Bowie: The Hermitage Years
1969 Reed Wellington 1st, 8vo, pp.196, 41 bw photos, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9549 $35.00
Biography of Bowie who guided for 40 years on Mount Cook. Neate B144.[read more]

Bowie, Nan Mick Bowie: The Hermitage Years
1969 Reed Wellington 2nd, 8vo, pp.196, 41 bw photos, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #9550 $29.00
Biography of Bowie who guided for 40 years on Mount Cook. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B144.[read more]

No Way Down: Life and Death on K2: Bowley, Graham
Bowley, Graham No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 253, 36 color photos, map, map eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25505 $25.99
Bowley re-creates one of the most dramatic tales of death and survival in mountaineering history, vividly taking readers through the tragic 2008 K2 ascent that claimed the lives of eleven climbers, severely injured two others, and made headlines around the world. With its near-perfect pyramid shape,[read more]

No Way Down: Life and Death on K2: Bowley, Graham
Bowley, Graham No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 253, 36 color photos, map, map eps, blue cloth; cloth w/ edge mark, else dj & cloth new #26197 $25.99 $9.99
Bowley re-creates one of the most dramatic tales of death and survival in mountaineering history, vividly taking readers through the tragic 2008 K2 ascent that claimed the lives of eleven climbers, severely injured two others, and made headlines around the world. With its near-perfect pyramid shape,[read more]

The Andes of Southern Peru: Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy-Third Meridian: Bowman, Isaiah
Bowman, Isaiah The Andes of Southern Peru: Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy-Third Meridian
1916 Holt NY 1st, 4to, pp.xi, 336, 92 bw photos, 75 diagrams, 29 charts/graphs (3 fldg), 7 color fldg & 10 bw (1 fldg) maps, appendices, brown cloth; cloth near fine, graphs & maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #9551 $29.00 $9.00
The full account of the geographical reconnaissance of the 1911 Yale Peruvian Expedition. The expedition route led from the tropical plains of the lower Urubamba southward over lofty snow-covered passes to the desert coast at Camaná. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his[read more]

The Ascent of Rum Doodle: Bowman, W. E.
Bowman, W. E. The Ascent of Rum Doodle
1956 Parrish London 1st, 8vo, pp.141, 16 bw illus, brown cloth; cloth w/ name, tight, near fine #23352 $45.00
Bowman’s ‘Rum Doodle’ is the funniest book in all of mountaineering fiction with typical British humor. A satirical climb of 40,000’ Rum Doodle! Neate X39, SB B36.[read more]

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