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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 covers pasted on free eps, AAC/Hall bookplate, vg- #24834 $25.00 $22.50
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. Hall, Henry S., Jr. (1895 – 1987) – AAC Councilor (1923-33, 47-49, 53-73), Secret[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]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band & Tony Streather, dj pulled top spine, clipped, very good, cloth w/ pencil marks to ffep, near fine #10272 $295.00 $125.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. Band was a member of the first summit team and Streather a member of the second team. Band was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. Neate E27, Yak E62. [read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 187, 51 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band, dj chipped, vg+, cloth fine #12325 $115.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. This copy is signed by George Band who was not only one of the team to reach the summit but was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. Neate E27, Yak E62.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
Evans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; dj yellowing on back as usual, 1” tear back, some fold lines to front flap, clipped, vg, cloth bright, tight, near fine, with Kangchenjunga Climbed. 50th anniversary program, pp.12, 5 color & 5 bw photos, wraps; new #23678 $69.00
Account of the British first ascent of Kangchenjunga in 1955. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. The accompanying 50th anniversary program is also signed by the same people with the addition of Charles Clarke provided the introduction for the evening and Doug Scott the clos[read more]

See You Tomorrow: The Disappearance of Snowboarder Marco Siffredi on Everest: Evans, Jeremy
New Evans, Jeremy See You Tomorrow: The Disappearance of Snowboarder Marco Siffredi on Everest
2021 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 207, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27777 $24.95
Marco Siffredi was considered by many the world’s best snowboarder in 2001 when he made the first complete snowboard descent of Everest. But in 2002, the 23-year-old returned to Tibet and mysteriously disappeared on Everest while attempting to descend the Hornbein Couloir, an unrelentingly steep and[read more]

Everest. Catalans a l’Everest 50è Aniversari 1a Ascensió 1953 – 2003
2003 FEEC Barcelona 1st, 8vo, [pp.28], 34 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; new. #23377 $19.00
A nice special publication, for the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, celebrating the Spanish Catalan expeditions to Everest in 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, and 2003. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Everest – Photographs from the Royal Geographical Society Picture Library: Everest.
Everest. Everest – Photographs from the Royal Geographical Society Picture Library
2003 illustrated brochure w/ price list, pp.40, 14 color & 21 & bw photos, wraps; new. #22909 $9.00
A marvelous selection of prints from the RGS Everest Archive made available in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest. The prints in this special commemorative limited edition include some of the most famous photographs ever taken of the mountain from 1907 to 1953.[read more]

Everest. Hem fet el cim!
1985, 17 Oct La Vanguardia Barcelona 1st, 4to, pp.31, 41 color photos, wraps; entire issue, fine. #23979 $35.00
This special supplement of La Vanguardia is devoted to the 1985 Spanish Catalan Everest expedition. The large team placed six members on the summit via the North Col route, all without supplemental oxygen, following four unsuccessful attempts, and was the second to make the ascent via the monsoon. [read more]

The Organization of an Alaskan Expedition: Everett, Boyd N., Jr.
Everett, Boyd N., Jr. The Organization of an Alaskan Expedition
1984 Gorak Book Pasadena 1st, 8vo, pp.112, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; fine #25824 $14.95
The first detailed book to describe the tasks necessary to prepare a mountaineering expedition to the Alaska Range, Wrangell Mountains, Chugach Range, and St. Elias Mountains. Topics include route planning, glacier flying, regulations, avalanches, equipment, food, climbing strategies, weather, and e[read more]

A Journey to Adventure: Stories I Never Thought I'd Tell: Falvey, Pat
Falvey, Pat A Journey to Adventure: Stories I Never Thought I'd Tell
2007 Ireland 1st, 4to, pp.170, photo frontis, 187 color & 1 bw photos, map, appendix, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #24981 $52.95
Pat Falvey, who runs an adventure travel company from Macgillycuddy’s Reeks in Kerry, has made many high-altitude ascents around the world. He is the only Irish person to complete the Seven Summits, not once but twice, and he has climbed Everest from both north and south. This new, lavishly-illust[read more]

Reach for the Sky: Falvey, Pat
Falvey, Pat Reach for the Sky
1997 Ireland 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 53 color & 44 bw photos, appendix, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #12990 $29.00
Falvey went from being a millionaire at age 26, and broke by 29, to the Seven Summits by 39. His ascent of Everest via the North Ridge in 1995 was a first for Ireland.[read more]

Coming Through: Expeditions to Chogolisa and Menlungtse: Fanshawe, Andy
Fanshawe, Andy Coming Through: Expeditions to Chogolisa and Menlungtse
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 17 color photos, 4 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ 2 small cuts top of ffep, else fine #26494 $17.00 $14.45
The bold, first traverse of Chogolisa's (7665m) twin summits, in 1986, and the first ascent of Mengluntse West (7023m), in 1988, led by Chris Bonington and with David Breashears and Alan Hinkes. Fanshawe was killed in 1992 while climbing in the Cairngorms.[read more]

Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks: Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables
Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks
1995 Hodder & Stoughto London 1st, oblong 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 209 color & 6 bw photos, 45 illus, 14 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj w/ small rub mark upper left cover, rubbed, light edge wear, unclipped, very good, cloth tight, near fine #9668 $25.00
A large-format work with stunning photos exploring alpine-style approaches to 40 of the world's greatest peaks including Broad Peak, GIV, Hidden Peak, K2, Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Annapurna, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Shishapangma, and others. Winner 1996 Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand [read more]

Atlante di Alpinismo Italiano nel Mondo [Atlas of Italian Alpinism in the World]: Fantin, Mario
Fantin, Mario Atlante di Alpinismo Italiano nel Mondo [Atlas of Italian Alpinism in the World]
1972 CAI Bologna 1st, 4to, (pp.107), 158 color maps, wraps; very good #24442 $45.00 $39.00
An interesting atlas, without topo lines, depicting a great number of climbing areas throughout the world. In Italian, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

I Quattordici “8000”: Fantin, Mario
Fantin, Mario I Quattordici “8000”
1964 Zanichelli Bologna 1st, 8vo, pp.302, frontis chart, 45 bw photos, 24 maps (23 color), 60 sketches, 3 charts (1 fldg), map eps, appendices, orange cloth; dj rubbed, spine faded, very good, cloth tight, fine #24416 $95.00
A marvelous anthology of the 8000m peaks with chapters on each peak. Each chapter contains biographies of the principal members of the successful first ascent teams, excerpts from their writings, maps, sketches, and photos. Contributors include Herzog, Terray, Mason, Noyce, Hillary, Hunt, Tilman, [read more]

Fantin, Mario Mani Rimdu Nepal: The Buddhist Dance Drama of Tengpoche
1976 English Book Store New Delhi 1st, 4to, pp.176, 111 color photos, 2 diagrams, 62 figs, 2 color maps, illus eps, red cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #23958 $29.00
A beautiful book on the fascinating, colorful, and intricate Mani Rimdu dance. The photos have detailed descriptions of the subject matter. This book makes a nice companion to Fantin’s ‘Sherpa Himalaya Nepal’. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Farquhar, Francis P. History of the Sierra Nevada
1966 Univ California Press Berkeley/LA 2nd, 4to, pp.xiv, 262, color frontis, 48 bw illus, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ 1” tear top, else fine, cloth fine. #20628 $59.00
Farquhar’s classic history of the Sierra Nevada. Farquhar was an editor of the American Alpine Journal. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate F03.[read more]

Farquhar, Francis P. & Aristides E. Phoutrides Mount Olympus
1929 Johnck & Seeger San Francisco 1st, 1 of 950 copies, 4to, pp.x, 47, photo frontis, 4 bw photos, fldg drawing, map, uncut, vellum spine w/ paper label, brown boards; boards w/ name on ep, label remnant, near fine. #23959 $59.00
Both authors climbed Mount Olympus in 1914. This history of the mountain, based in both fact and mythology, was published six years after the death of Phoutrides. One of 950 hardbound copies printed on handmade paper. Neate F04.[read more]

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