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Weisse Berge - Schwarze Menschen [White Mountains – Black People]: Moravec, Fritz
signedMoravec, Fritz Weisse Berge - Schwarze Menschen [White Mountains – Black People]
1958 Österriechischer Wien 2nd, 8vo, pp.224, 13 bw photos, map/photo eps, dec green/white cloth with Postcard Austrian Gasherbrum II Expedition; cloth corners rubbed, very good, postcard signed 8 – Fritz Moravec, E. Gattinger, Sepp Larch, Hans Ratay, Richard Reinagi, G. Weiler, Hans Willenpart, + 1, slight damp marks on address area, very good #27568 $195.00
Moravec provides the official expedition account of the first ascent of Gasherbrum II in 1956. Also included is an account of a trip through the Ruwenzori mountains of Africa to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro. Important as one of the 8000-meter first ascent books. Moravec, Larch, and Willenpart all rea[read more]

The Big Book of Mountaineering: Moravetz, Bruno, ed
Moravetz, Bruno, ed The Big Book of Mountaineering
1980 Barron's Woodbury 1st, 4to, pp.284, 102 color & 7 bw photos, 2 figs, map, photo eps, appendix, white cloth; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #12073 $29.00
A magnificent, large-format, book with chapters by such leading mountaineers as Hauser, Heckmair, Hiebeler, Karl, Messner, Moravec, Nairz, Tichy, and others, describing their climbs throughout the world. Neate M142.[read more]

The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges: Mordecai, David
Mordecai, David The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges
nd India reprint, oblong 8vo, [pp.58], 1 color & 55 bw photos (1 fldg), 2 fldg profiles, sketch, charts, illus boards; issued w/o dj, boards new #24397 $35.95
A unique book, Mordecai lists 568 peaks over 20,000’, in order by height, along with their height, location and successful expeditions. A nicely done reprint of the scarce original edition. Neate M143.[read more]

The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges: Mordecai, David
Mordecai, David The Himalayas: An Illustrated Summary of the World's Highest Mountain Ranges
1966 India 1st, oblong 8vo, [pp.58], 1 color & 55 bw photos (1 fldg), 2 fldg profiles, sketch, charts, photo illus boards; issued w/o dj, boards w/ light edge bumping, tight, near fine #27051 $49.00
A unique book, Mordecai lists 568 peaks over 20,000’, in order by height, along with their height, location and successful expeditions. Scarce. Neate M143.[read more]

Through South Westland: A Journey to Haast and Mount Aspiring New Zealand: Moreland, A. Maud
signedMoreland, A. Maud Through South Westland: A Journey to Haast and Mount Aspiring New Zealand
1911 Witherby London 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 219, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 2 fldg maps, appendix, green cloth; signed Richard Irvin, cloth bright, 3 plates separated, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, tight, near fine #23950 $79.00
Moreland provides an account of a tour of NZ’s South Island South Westland. He crossed Haast Pass and the Matukituki and includes an account of the first ascent of Mount Aspiring by mountain guide Alex Graham. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Not in Ne[read more]

Everest: From the First Attempt the Final Victory: Morin, Micheline
Morin, Micheline Everest: From the First Attempt the Final Victory
1955 John Day NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 13 color & 42 bw illus, 10 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ edge tears, vg-, cloth vg+ #12083 $9.00
An Everest history for younger readers. Neate M144, SB M46, Yak M251.[read more]

 La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream): Moro, Simone
signedMoro, Simone La Voce del Ghiaccio - Gli Ottomila in Inverno: Il Mio Sogno Quasi Impossibile (The Voice of the Ice – The Eight-thousanders in Winter: My Almost Impossible Dream)
2012 Rizzoli Milano 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.282, 58 color photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26453 $95.00
Italian mountaineer Moro has been pushing the boundaries of high altitude climbing for some time and is at the top of his game. His specialities are new routes and first ascents in winter. Of the 8000m peaks he has climbed Lhotse (1997), Cho Oyu (2002), Broad Peak (2003), Shisha Pangma (first wint[read more]

An Outsider on Everest: Morris, Jan
Morris, Jan An Outsider on Everest
2010 UK 1st, ltd ed 500, 4to, pp.17, wraps; new #25637 $24.95
The transcript of the 2nd Annual Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture delivered by Jan Morris at the Royal Geographical Society on 27th May 2010. Proceeds from this item assist The Himalayan Trust UK.[read more]

Morrisey, Thomas 20 American Peaks & Crags
1978 Contemporary Chicago 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 210, 91 bw photos, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ 3” clean tear front, near fine, cloth fine. #23055 $17.00
A nice earlier work on this beautiful region of Austria.[read more]

Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits: Morrow, Pat
signedMorrow, Pat Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits
1986 Camden House Camden East 1st, 4to, pp.175, 126 color photos, 7 route maps, wraps; signed Pat Morrow, fine #13601 $35.00 $29.00
Pat Morrow was the first to successfully complete the Seven Summits quest with the inclusion of Carstenz Pyramid. Neate a30, SB M51.[read more]

Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits: Morrow, Pat
Morrow, Pat Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits
1986 Camden House Camden East 1st, 4to, pp.175, 126 color photos, 7 route maps, wraps; fine #9927 $9.00 $7.65
Pat Morrow was the first to successfully complete the Seven Summits quest with the inclusion of Carstenz Pyramid. Neate a30, SB M51. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

signedMorrow, Pat Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits
1986 Camden House Camden East 1st, 4to, pp.175, 126 color photos, 7 route maps, wraps; signed Pat & Baiba Morrow, fine. #18966 $45.00
Pat Morrow was the first to successfully complete the Seven Summits quest with the inclusion of Carstenz Pyramid. Neate a30, SB M51.[read more]

Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits: Morrow, Pat
signedMorrow, Pat Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits
1986 Camden House Camden East Ltd Ed, 4to, pp.175, 126 color photos, 7 route maps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ small stain on back, unclipped, fine, cloth bright, fine #21317 $195.00
Pat Morrow was the first to successfully complete the Seven Summits quest with the inclusion of Carstenz Pyramid. This is the scarce hardcover edition which was only available via advance subscription. Neate a30, SB M51.[read more]

Footsteps in the Clouds: Kangchenjunga a Century Later: Morrow, Pat & Baiba Morrow
Morrow, Pat & Baiba Morrow Footsteps in the Clouds: Kangchenjunga a Century Later
1999 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 70 color & 10 bw photos, wraps; very fine #17552 $19.00
A wonderful account of a seven-week journey to recreate the historic trek of Douglas Freshfield and Vittorio Sella round Kangchenjunga. The team faced a massive snowstorm, Tibetan Guards, and forbidden territory. Stunning color photos complemented by exquisite black and whites taken by Sella. To [read more]

signedMorse, Randy The Naked Mountain: An Adventure to the Deadliest Peak in the Himalaya
1982 Fleet Toronto 1st, 8vo, pp.193, 27 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed Aid Burgess, dj fine, cloth fine #9929 $35.00
The 1980 Canadian attempt on Nanga Parbat's 3000m Rupal Flank. Neate M156.[read more]

Stones into Schools: Mortenson, Greg
Mortenson, Greg Stones into Schools
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiii, 420, 29 color & 21 bw photos, 6 bw maps, tan cloth; dj & cloth new #25448 $26.95
Mortenson’s second book picks up where his bestselling ‘Three Cups of Tea’ left off in 2003. This traces his efforts to work in a new country, the secluded northeast corner of Afghanistan. His efforts to establish the first schools there were diverted by the October 2005 earthquake in Pakistan but h[read more]

Reflections on High Places: Morton, Hugh W.
Morton, Hugh W. Reflections on High Places
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 195, 25 color photos, sketch, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27788 $27.95
In 1986, while on a trek in the Himalaya, adventurer Morton came face-to-face with Everest, an event that would dramatically change the course of his life. At 39-years-old, an age when many mountaineers are retiring, Hugh began a 30-year odyssey that would have him climbing major mountains around th[read more]

Kilimanjaro: A Photographic Journey to the Roof of Africa: Moushabeck, Michel
Moushabeck, Michel Kilimanjaro: A Photographic Journey to the Roof of Africa
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.151, photo frontis, 95 color & 1 bw photos, color map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25451 $29.95
A nice book which captures the essence of majestic Kilimanjaro (19,340’) with full-color photographs and an engaging and entertaining narrative that smoothly ties together personal observations with the mountain’s history, its people, and its ecology.[read more]

Everest: Surviving the Death Zone – Tears and Triumphs on the North Side of Mt Everest: Muhl, Ronnie
signedMuhl, Ronnie Everest: Surviving the Death Zone – Tears and Triumphs on the North Side of Mt Everest
2008 South Africa 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 309, 88 color, 2 bw & 64 bw portrait photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj bumped top spine, unclipped, fine, dj tight, fine #25296 $59.00
Muhl spent two seasons on the north side of Everest (2006, 2007) before succeeding as the 7th South African to reach the summit. In this book, he details the disastrous season of 2006 when he turned around at 8700m and his subsequent return in 2007 for eventual success. He has climbed six of the sev[read more]

The Wind in My Hair: Muir, Bridgitte
Muir, Bridgitte The Wind in My Hair
1998 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 293, 40 color photos, wraps; pages browned, very good #14648 $19.00
In 1997 Brigitte Muir became the first Australian woman to climb Everest, her third attempt, and thus became the first Australian to climb the Seven Summits. She describes her Seven Summits climbs and each of her attempts on Everest, via both the north and south sides. In 1996 she was a member of He[read more]

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