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Where the Mountains Throw Their Dice: An Insight into the Kiwi Climbing Psyche: Hersey, Paul
Hersey, Paul Where the Mountains Throw Their Dice: An Insight into the Kiwi Climbing Psyche
2008 NZ 1st, 8vo, pp.175, photo frontis, 19 color photos, map, photo eps, wraps; new #25313 $29.95
A prolific New Zealand mountaineer, Hersey’s first book includes accounts of his own climbs in both NZ and the Italian Alps, as well as chats with some of NZ’s most experienced climbers to find out why they are drawn to the mountains and why, after losing friends, they return.[read more]

Annapurna Premier 8000: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna Premier 8000
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.300, photo frontis, 37 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps (1 color fldg), wraps w/ dj; dj rubbed, 1” tear back, good+, wraps w/ small tear to back, tight, vg #13005 $9.00
The first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed himself and Louis Lachenal on the summit, although they suffered severe frostbite. This French edition has a few more photos than the English ‘Annapurna’. Neate H74, Perret 2236, Yak H176.[read more]

Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth vg+. #9746 $18.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176.[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.316, photo frontis, 2 color & 24 bw photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj chipped on front & top spine, unclipped, good, cloth tight, bookplate, very good+ #12180 $29.00 $7.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. This is a true first edition and not a Book Club edition. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Y[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1997 US rep, 8vo, pp.314, 24 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps; fine #7999 $16.95 $9.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY 3rd, 8vo, pp.316, photo frontis, 2 color & 24 bw photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj from 5th prtg, chipped top/bottom spine vg, cloth vg+. #12200 $19.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176.[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1952 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.208, 2 color & 16 bw photos, 7 maps (1 color), photo eps, grey cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine/edges, good, cloth fine #12182 $5.00
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. This has the nice color sketch map of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs on the back of the dust jacket. Winner 2010 National Outdoo[read more]

Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; cloth fine #12201 $9.00 $7.20
A classic, the first ascent of an 8000-metre peak. Herzog led the successful 1950 French expedition which placed two on the summit but suffered severe frostbite. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; fine #14527 $35.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; signed Marcel Schatz, dj w/ 2” tear front, vg, internally fine #22685 $85.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; inscribed Marcel Ichac, dj edges rubbed, near fine, internally near fine #13006 $125.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, dec black cloth; cloth missing half-title, fine. #16191 $70.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This hardcover edition is much harder to find than the softcover, was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'.[read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped top spine, vg+, internally fine #15042 $49.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

La Montagne [The Mountains]: Herzog, Maurice, et al.
Herzog, Maurice, et al. La Montagne [The Mountains]
1956 Larousse Paris 1st, thick 4to, pp.476, color frontis, 25 color & many bw photos, photo eps, gold dec green cloth; cloth fine #12053 $35.00
A very large encyclopedia on mountains and mountaineering done in collaboration with Couzy, Escarra, Franco, Samivel, and others. In French, no English translation.[read more]

La Montagne [The Mountains]: Herzog, Maurice, et al.
Herzog, Maurice, et al. La Montagne [The Mountains]
1956 Larousse Paris 1st, thick 4to, pp.476, color frontis, 25 color & many bw photos, photo eps, gold dec green cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #26693 $45.00 $15.00
A very large encyclopedia on mountains and mountaineering done in collaboration with Couzy, Escarra, Franco, Samivel, and others. In French, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life: Hickey, Patrick
Hickey, Patrick 7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life
2010(!) US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 179, photos, map, wraps; new #25282 $29.95
Dr. Hickey, a nursing educator, tells the story of how hard work, persistence, a belief in oneself, and the support of family and friends can get one to the top of the world. This is the story of his journey as an insecure youth dealing with the challenges of rural life, meager financial resources,[read more]

Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]
1957 Engelhornverlag Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.285, 29 bw photos, grey cloth;; cloth tight, vg #27377 $9.00 $7.65
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This is his first book and covers his climbs in the Eastern and Western Alps. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hiebeler, Toni Berge Unserer Erde [Mountains of Our Earth]
1974 Süddeutscher München 1st, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 90 color & 26 bw photos, 10 maps, map ep, white cloth; dj rubbed on edges, vg, cloth fine. #20869 $39.00
A nice, large-format book featuring major mountains from around the world – Triglav, Badile, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mont Blanc, Meije, Elbrus, Communism, Lenin, Pobeda, Tirich Mir, Noshaq, K2, Mustagh Tower, Annapurna, Everest, Machapuchare, Cook, Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Aconcagua, Alpamayo, Fitz Roy, Cerro[read more]

Dunkle Wand am Matterhorn: Die abenteurliche Geschichte der Nordwand [Dark Wall at the Matterhorn: The Adventurous History of the North Wall]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Dunkle Wand am Matterhorn: Die abenteurliche Geschichte der Nordwand [Dark Wall at the Matterhorn: The Adventurous History of the North Wall]
1962 Wilhelm Limpert Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 69 bw photos, illus, 4 sketches, white cloth; cloth w/ spine taped on, rubbed, bookplate, good #27376 $7.00 $5.95
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This book covers the climbing history of the Matterhorn’s North Wall and, unfortunately, has not seen an English edition. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
North Face in Winter: The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni North Face in Winter: The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961
1963 Lippincott Phil 1st, 8vo, pp.121, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, white/blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ some red underlining, else fine #9748 $39.00
First winter ascent of the 6000' North Face by Hiebeler and three others over six days. Neate H76.[read more]

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