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The Kid Who Climbed Everest: Grylls, Bear
Grylls, Bear The Kid Who Climbed Everest
2001 US 1st US, 8vo, pp.xvi, 283, illus frontis, 16 color photos, bw map, appendices, blue/white cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24695 $16.95 $9.95
Bear has had his share of excitement. At age 21, while serving in the British Army, he broke his back in a parachute jump. Two years later found him on the summit of Everest, the youngest Briton to summit and return, as a member of the 1998 British Everest Expedition. First published in the UK as[read more]

Devils Tower: Stories in Stone: Gunderson, Mary Alice
Gunderson, Mary Alice Devils Tower: Stories in Stone
1988 High Plains Press Glendo 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 141, 39 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; fine #27077 $7.00 $5.00
The only comprehensive history of the awesome rock tower and the people who have been drawn to it: Sitting Bull, Custer, photographer/artist team Jackson and Moran, climbers, adventures, eccentrics - they re all here! To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Habeler, Peter Der Einsame Sieg: Mount Everest ’78 [The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest ‘78]
1978 Goldmann Munich 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 51 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #22085 $29.00
This is Habeler’s personal account of the amazing first ascent of Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen. He and Reinhold Messner sustained a supreme effort and set a new standard for future mountaineers. This was published in the UK as 'Everest: Impossible Victory’ and in the US as ‘The Lon[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #25114 $49.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9707 $75.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Reinhold Messner & Rob Schauer, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27177 $145.00 $65.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06. To see all of our Sale Items,
Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Habeler & Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26007 $195.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed, dj clipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27491 $69.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Risking Adventure: Mountaineering Journeys Around the World: Haberl, Jim
Haberl, Jim Risking Adventure: Mountaineering Journeys Around the World
1997 Swan Hill Shrewsbury 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 156, photo frontis, 52 color photos, 2 sketches, 3 maps, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #20670 $29.00
Explores the concepts of adventure and risk through five personal experiences - K2, Devil's Thumb, Alpamayo, Mt. Kenya, and Kilimanjaro. Sadly, Haberl was killed in an avalanche in May 1999.[read more]

Mount Everest: Formation, Population and Exploration of the Everest Region: Hagen, Toni, Günter-Oskar Dyhrenfurth, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf, & Erwin Schneider
Hagen, Toni, Günter-Oskar Dyhrenfurth, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf, & Erwin Schneider Mount Everest: Formation, Population and Exploration of the Everest Region
1963 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 195, 31 bw photos, 24 bw figs, lg color fldg map in pocket, map ep, grey cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, map w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #23003 $125.00
Hagen’s classic work examining the Everest region. The color folding map is quite large, 1:25,000, and very detailed. Neate H03.[read more]

Haines, Aubrey L. Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier
1962 Oregon Historical Soc Portland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiii, 257, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, illus eps, wraps; vg+. #9713 $12.00
History of Rainier with summary of attempts and ascents from 1852-1894. Neate H07.[read more]

Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier: Haines, Aubrey L.
Haines, Aubrey L. Mountain Fever: Historic Conquests of Rainier
1962 Oregon Historical Society Portland 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiii, 257, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, illus eps, wraps; wear top/bottom spine, good+ #12049 $7.00
History of Rainier with summary of attempts and ascents from 1852-1894. Neate H07.[read more]

Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak: Hall, Andy
Hall, Andy Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 252, 19 color photos, sketch, map, white/tan cloth; dj & cloth new #26730 $27.95
In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska’s Mount McKinley - known to the locals as Denali - one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. He spent years tracking [read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25013 $24.95 $19.95
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27285 $35.00
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller.[read more]

First Ascent: The Life and Climbs of Greg Mortimer: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln First Ascent: The Life and Climbs of Greg Mortimer
1997 Simon & Schuster Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 254, 15 bw photos, wraps; vg #9715 $29.00
A nice biography of Mortimer which includes an account of the 1984 Australian Everest expedition which climbed the Great Couloir route.[read more]

Hall, Lincoln The Loneliest Mountain: The Dramatic Story of the First Expedition to Climb Mt. Minto, Antarctica
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 232, color frontis, 175 color photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #6553 $39.00
A beautiful book on the Australian 1988 Bicentennial Antarctic Expedition to climb Mt. Minto located in North Victoria Land. Now out of print.[read more]

White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest
1985 Weldons McMahons Point 1st, 4to, pp.262, photo frontis, 199 color photos, map, pictorial cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22485 $79.00
Excellent photos of this 1984 expedition which made the first ascent of the Great Colouir route. Both Tim McCartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer summitted very late in the day. Hard to find. Neate H14, SB H04.[read more]

Climbing the Seven Summits: A Comprehensive Guide to the Continents’ Highest Peaks: Hamill, Mike
Hamill, Mike Climbing the Seven Summits: A Comprehensive Guide to the Continents’ Highest Peaks
2012 US 1st, square 4to, pp.317, 108 color photos, 22 maps, tables, wraps; new #26141 $29.95
A complete reference to all eight of the Seven Summits (Everest, Kilimanjaro, Denali, Aconcagua, Vinson, Elbrus, Kosciuszko, and Carstenz Pyramid). Hamill has climbed the Seven Summits himself and guided for Alaska Mountaineering School and International Mountain Guides. He provides information fo[read more]

Geoffrey Winthrop Young: Poet, Mountaineer, Educator: Hankinson, Alan
New Hankinson, Alan Geoffrey Winthrop Young: Poet, Mountaineer, Educator
1995 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.365, 39 bw photos, black cloth; dj w/ some light crease lines, unclipped, fine, cloth w/ faint ring mark on cover, tight, fine #9717 $59.00
An influential member of the Alpine Club, Young made many first ascents in the Alps prior to WW1. After the war, and loss of a leg, he continued his mountaineering. Hankinson’s book relies heavily on Young's writings. Winner 1995 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature.[read more]

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