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Kulu and Lahoul: Bruce, Gen. C. G.
signedBruce, Gen. C. G. Kulu and Lahoul
1914 Arnold London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xii, 308 + 8 ads, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 34 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), silver lettered dark green cloth; cloth rubbed, crack to lower front hinge, H(ugh) Heber Cholmondeley bookplate & signed Colin Monteath, foxing to prelims, several early pages tape, vg #22725 $625.00 $295.00
Account of six months climbing and exploration in 1912. Bruce and a small party went to the largely unexplored region between Garhwal and Kashmir, making ascents up to 19,000’. He later went on to lead the second and third British Everest expeditions. Cholmondeley was a noted Canterbury, NZ human[read more]

The Assault on Mount Everest 1922: Bruce, Gen. C. G.
Bruce, Gen. C. G. The Assault on Mount Everest 1922
1924 Arnold London 2nd imp, royal 8vo, pp.xi, 339, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 35 bw photos, 2 fldg maps back (1 color), uncut, red cloth; cloth slightly darkened on spine, light pull top/bottom spine, small delamination bottom fep, tight, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, near fine #22476 $375.00
The second British expedition, from the north, building upon the reconnaissance of the previous year. Even then the use of oxygen was debated so attempts were made with and without, both going over 8000 meters. An important work in early Everest history. Anyone with a true interest in Everest should[read more]

The Assault on Mount Everest 1922: Bruce, Gen. C. G.
Bruce, Gen. C. G. The Assault on Mount Everest 1922
1924 Longmans, Green NY 2nd imp, royal 8vo, pp.xi, 339, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 35 bw photos, 2 fldg maps back (1 color), blue cloth; xlib Princeton Univ, cloth w/ Univ bookplate to fep, pocket remnant on rear ep, miss 4 photos, hinges starting, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #21866 $125.00
The second British expedition, from the north, building upon the reconnaissance of the previous year. Even then the use of oxygen was debated so attempts were made with and without, both going over 8000 meters. Neate B196, SB B44, Yak B279.[read more]

Sepp Larch: Vom Gesäuse in den Karakorum (Sepp Larch: From Gesäuse to the Karakorum): Brunnthaler, Adolf
Brunnthaler, Adolf Sepp Larch: Vom Gesäuse in den Karakorum (Sepp Larch: From Gesäuse to the Karakorum)
2006 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.164, 185 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25978 $29.95
Austrian Sepp Larch is best know for being a member of the team which made the first ascent of Gasherbrum II in 1956. His early climbs took place in the Gesäuse region of Austria and then expanded to the Eiger and Matterhorn. Later expeditions took him to the Andes. This book is filled with with [read more]

The National Geographic Society: 100 Years of Adventure and Discovery: Bryan, C. D. B.
signedBryan, C. D. B. The National Geographic Society: 100 Years of Adventure and Discovery
1987 Abrams NY 1st, 4to, pp.484, photo frontis, 241 color & 124 bw photos, 23 color & 6 bw illus, 1 color map, dec yellow cloth; signed Bradford Washburn, dj rubbed, pulled top spine, small edge tears, very good, cloth tight, fine #22182 $19.95
A wonderful book showcasing the many subjects covered by the National Geographic Magazine over its first 100 years. There are sections devoted to both the poles and mountaineering, including three photos by Washburn. This book weighs 5.5 pounds.[read more]

signedBryant, L. V. New Zealanders and Everest
1953 Reed Wellington 1st, 8vo, pp.48, 21 bw photos, map, wraps; signed George Lowe, vg. #9559 $45.00
Bryant was a member of the 1935 British Everest expedition, a nice booklet.[read more]

Peaks and Bandits: Bryn, Alf Bonnevie
Bryn, Alf Bonnevie Peaks and Bandits
2021 UK 1st English trans., 8vo, pp.117, orange cloth; dj & cloth new #27745 $31.95
In 1909, while dreaming of the Himalaya, Norwegian mountaineer Bryn and a fellow young climber, the Australian George Ingle Finch, set their sights on Corsica to build their experience. The events of this memorable trip form the basis of Bryn’s acclaimed book ‘Tinder og banditter’, with their boiste[read more]

Mount Fitz Roy: Die Qualität des nächsten Schrittes [Mount Fitz Roy: The Quality of the Next Step]: Bubendorfer, Thomas
Bubendorfer, Thomas Mount Fitz Roy: Die Qualität des nächsten Schrittes [Mount Fitz Roy: The Quality of the Next Step]
1986 Orac Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.183, 40 color photos, white cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24776 $29.00
Bubendorfer is one of the world’s foremost free solo climbers, climbing alone and without the aid of a rope or protection, an accomplished author and speaker. By age 21, he had set an unprecedented 30 first solo ascents, speed solo climbing records and ‘youth records’ in Austria, Switzerland, Italy,[read more]

Bueler, William M. Roof of the Rockies: A History of Mountaineering in Colorado
1974 Pruett Pub Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 200, frontis, 37 bw photos, 3 illus, 14 maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #23866 $25.00
A good reference to the early exploration and climbing of the Rockies. Neate B208.[read more]

Achttausend Drüber und Drunter: Buhl, Hermann
signedBuhl, Hermann Achttausend Drüber und Drunter
[1960] Büchergilde Gutenberg Frankfurt new ed, 8vo, pp.365, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, vg+ with signed 5” x 7” bw portrait photo of Buhl, fine #20388 $1,795.00
With Signed Photo of Hermann Buhl Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing his[read more]

Achttausend Drüber und Drunter: Buhl, Hermann
Buhl, Hermann Achttausend Drüber und Drunter
1955 Nymphenburger München 2nd prtg (6-10 Tausend), 8vo, pp.350, 18 bw photos, blue cloth; dj chipped/torn, good, cloth w/ light wear to corners, tight, else fine #27174 $95.00 $75.00
Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. This autobiography, published pri[read more]

Lonely Challenge: Buhl, Hermann
Buhl, Hermann Lonely Challenge
1956 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.318, 19 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #11077 $125.00
Autobiography. Buhl was an accomplished rock climber with first ascents of Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. First US edition of 'Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage'. Neate B210, Yak B291.[read more]

Lonely Challenge: Buhl, Hermann
signedBuhl, Hermann Lonely Challenge
1956 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.318, 19 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj w/ light rubbing, unclipped, very good+, cloth fine #27124 $149.00
Autobiography. Buhl was an accomplished rock climber with first ascents of Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. Diemberger was with Buhl on Chogolisa when Buhl died falling from a cornice. First [read more]

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography: Buhl, Hermann
signedBuhl, Hermann Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.360, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj w/ edge wear & rubbed on spine, clipped, very good, cloth w/ name on ffep, fine #16238 $125.00 $95.00
Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. This autobiography, published pri[read more]

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography: Buhl, Hermann
signedBuhl, Hermann Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.360, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; signed, cloth w/ light spotting to top of page edges, some offsetting to eps, tight, near fine #9564 $95.00
This autobiography, published prior to his death in 1957, covers his early climbs culminating with Nanga Parbat. Following the ascent of Broad Peak he attempted Chogolisa, with Kurt Diemberger, but disappeared when he fell through a cornice. Neate B210, Yak B291.[read more]

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography: Buhl, Hermann
Buhl, Hermann Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.360, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj rubbed, wear on spine, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #24984 $89.00
Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. This autobiography, published pri[read more]

Echoes: One Climber's Hard Road to Freedom: Bullock, Nick
signedBullock, Nick Echoes: One Climber's Hard Road to Freedom
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 231, 40 color & 26 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj& cloth new #26149 $39.95
Bullock, one of the UK’s most outstanding climbers, presents his debut book. He escaped his life as a prison guard by discovering the mountains of Scotland and Wales. He has since traveled on over 20 expeditions from Pakistan to Peru in search of new routes and a new way of seeing the world. Bullock[read more]

Tides: A Climber’s Voyage: Bullock, Nick
signedBullock, Nick Tides: A Climber’s Voyage
2018 UK Ltd Signed ed n/250, 8vo, pp.viii, 246, 37 color photos, illus eps, black cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27401 $59.95
The much-anticipated follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut ‘Echoes’. Now retired from the strain of work as a prison officer, Nick is free to climb. A lot. ‘Tides’ is a treasury of his antics and adventures with some of the world’s leading climbers, including Steve House, Kenton Cool, Nico Fav[read more]

Climbing: Bunting, James
signedBunting, James Climbing
1973 Crowell NY 1st, 8vo, pp.92, photo frontis, 6 color & 38 bw photos, 3 illus, 27 figs, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed Richard Irvin, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #23442 $9.00 $7.20
A guide to climbing reflecting the state of the art at the time. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
Burgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Rocky Mountain Books Calgary 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; dj bumped top spine, else fine, cloth fine #22590 $39.00 $29.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce. To see all of our Sale Items,
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