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Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar Himalaya-Fahrt: Unsere Expedition 1930 [Himalaya-Trip: Our Expedition 1930]
1942 Orell Füssli Zürich new ed, 8vo, pp.192, 44 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; cloth spine sunned, vg+. #20534 $49.00
Account of the large International Himalayan Expedition of 1930, led by Dyhrenfurth, which attempted Kangchenjunga. Although they failed to reach the summit they did make the first ascent of Jongsang Peak. In German, no English translation. Yak D203.[read more]

Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar Himalaya-Fahrt: Unsere Expedition 1930 [Himalaya-Trip: Our Expedition 1930]
1942 Orell Füssli Zurich new ed, 8vo, pp.192, 44 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, cloth spine sunned, vg+. #23674 $59.00
Account of the large International Himalayan Expedition of 1930, led by Dyhrenfurth, which attempted Kangchenjunga. Although they failed to reach the summit they did make the first ascent of Jongsang Peak. In German, no English translation. Yak D203.[read more]

Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar To The Third Pole: The History of the High Himalaya
1955 Werner Laurie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 233, 47 bw plates, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, chipped, vg, cloth fine #18327 $89.00
An important early reference to the 8000ers, including historical, technical, and geological information. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate D64, SB D31, Yak D204.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryDyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar To The Third Pole: The History of the High Himalaya
1955 Werner Laurie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 233, 47 bw plates, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped, good, cloth w/ name, vg+ #9634 $75.00 $67.50
An important early reference to the 8000ers, including historical, technical, and geological information. Neate D64, SB D31, Yak D204. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerin[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryDyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar To The Third Pole: The History of the High Himalaya
1955 Werner Laurie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 233, 47 bw plates, 9 maps, tan cloth; dj chipped, good, cloth w/ AAC/Howorth bookplate, vg+ #25045 $65.00 $58.50
An important early reference to the 8000ers, including historical, technical, and geological information. Neate D64, SB D31, Yak D204. Howorth, Beckett (1900 – 1986) – Former AAC member and Councilor (1945-49) and member of the AMC. In 1936 he made the first free ascent of the Grand Teton’s Nor[read more]

Edwards, Amelia B. Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys: A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites
1893 Routledge London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 389, frontis w/ tissue guard, 8 full-page illus, 18 woodcuts, fldg color map, gilt-dec red cloth; cloth spine lightly darkened, prize bookplate, name, one sheet loose, else fine. #23453 $65.00
Edwards was principally an Egyptologist but here presents an account of her travels in the Dolomites in 1872. A most attractively decorated copy. Neate E09.[read more]

Egeler, C. G. & T. de Booy The Untrodden Andes: Climbing Adventures in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru
1955 Faber & Faber London 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 32 bw photos, 9 maps, blue cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj w/ 1” tear top spine, vg, cloth near fine #18951 $59.00
In 1952 two Dutchmen, with Lionel Terray as their guide, made the first ascent of Huantsán (20,976') in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Two other first ascents were made as well. This UK edition is harder to find than the US “Challenge of the Andes”. A good read. Neate E10.[read more]

The Untrodden Andes: Climbing Adventures in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru: Egeler, C. G. & T. de Booy
signedEgeler, C. G. & T. de Booy The Untrodden Andes: Climbing Adventures in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru
1955 Faber & Faber London 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 32 bw photos, 9 maps, blue cloth; signed Geoff Milburn, dj pulled top/bottom spine, clipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #23875 $29.00
In 1952 two Dutchmen, with Lionel Terray as their guide, made the first ascent of Huantsán (20,976') in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Two other first ascents were made as well. This UK edition is harder to find than the US “Challenge of the Andes”. From the mountaineering library of Geoff Milburn, gu[read more]

The Everest-Lhotse Adventure: Eggler, Albert
Eggler, Albert The Everest-Lhotse Adventure
[1957] Harper NY 1st, 8vo, pp.222, color frontis, 31 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; cloth spine faded, vg #11165 $7.00 $5.95
Account of the 1956 Swiss first ascent of Lhotse, made by Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger, and second ascent of Everest. See Neate E11, SB E01, Yak E18. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ehmer, Wilhelm Um den Gipfel der Welt
1954 Deutscher Jugendbuch Stuttgart rep, 8vo, pp.223, map, blue cloth; cloth vg+. #20389 $25.00
A German novel of Mallory and Everest starting in Tibet. In German, no English translation. Yak E19.[read more]

Eisenmann, Eugen Schwarze Menschen – Weiße Berge [Black Humans – White Mountains]
1939 Verlagshandlung Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.92, 52 bw photos, 3 maps, green/tan cloth; cloth rubbed, vg. #22960 $29.00
An account of a 1937 German expedition to Kilimanjaro and the Ruwenzori mountains of West Africa. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Above the Bush: A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912- 2012: Elms, Lindsay J.
signedElms, Lindsay J. Above the Bush: A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912- 2012
2012 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.165, 51 bw photos, 9 maps, wraps; signed, new #26086 $24.95
Written to commemorate the centenary of the Alpine Club of Canada's Vancouver Island Section this book contains transcripts of journal entries, diaries and newspaper accounts of early ascents of some of the most prominent mountains on Vancouver Island. In addition, Elms has written about the rich, [read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth w/ name, vg+. #9653 $29.00
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17.[read more]

A History of Mountaineering in the Alps: Engel, Claire-Eliane
Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; cloth w/ gift inscription, tight, vg #12174 $5.00 $4.25
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9654 $27.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 McNally NY 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 clean 1” tears, vg+, cloth fine #23184 $25.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits: Ershler, Phil & Susan
Ershler, Phil & Susan Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits
2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.294, 32 color & 4 bw photos, bw map, blue/white cloth; dj & cloth new #24631 $24.95
This inspirational account by the Ershler’s describes not only their successful climbs of the Seven Summits but the more trying challenges of facing colon and prostate cancer. Phil, a professional guide (the first American to summit Everest from the north) with International Mountain Guides taught [read more]

Ertl, Hans Bergvagabunden [Mountaindrifter]
1954 Buchergilde Gutenberg Frankfurt 1st, 8vo, pp.247, 22 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth near fine. #21417 $19.00
Accounts of first ascents in the Alps by this German mountaineer. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Escarra, Jean, et al Himalayan Assault: The French Himalayan Expedition 1936
1938 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 203, map frontis, 59 bw photos, 3 maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed, name whited out on fep, vg+. #9657 $69.00
Account of the early attempt by the French on Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) in 1936. Neate E24, Yak E52c.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryEvans, Charles Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition
1955 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth; dj chipped top front, spine label, mylar cover taped on, vg, cloth w/ Colorado Mountain Club stamp on copyright page & edges, vg #24833 $29.00 $26.10
Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds f[read more]

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