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Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, 15 bw photos, 2 maps, black/grey cloth; signed Bob Bates, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27845 $95.00
A terrific account of the 1937 first ascent of Mount Lucania (17,150’), then the highest unclimbed peak in North America, by Bob Bates and Brad Washburn. With their support aircraft unable to return for them, due to unusually warm weather softening the glacier snow, Bates and Washburn had no choice [read more]

signedRoberts, David Escape Routes: Further Adventure Writings of David Roberts
1998 US rep, 8vo, pp.267, wraps; signed, new. #18545 $19.00
To see all current offerings by David Roberts, click here.[read more]

signedRoberts, David Escape Routes: Further Adventure Writings of David Roberts
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.267, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #18544 $29.00
To see all current offerings by David Roberts, click here.[read more]

Great Exploration Hoaxes: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David Great Exploration Hoaxes
2001 US rep, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 225, 14 bw photos, 6 maps, wraps; signed David Roberts & Tom Hornbein, fine #20891 $19.00
Contains the stories of ten men, from Cabot to Crowhurst, from the seas to the mountains, with chapters on Cook, Peary, Byrd, and Maestri. To see all current offerings by David Roberts, click here.[read more]

Great Exploration Hoaxes: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David Great Exploration Hoaxes
1982 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 182, 12 b/w photos, 7 maps, yellow/brown cloth; inscribed, dj vg, cloth vg #11025 $29.00
Contains the stories of ten men, from Cabot to Crowhurst, from the seas to the mountains, with chapters on Cook, Peary, Byrd, and Maestri.[read more]

Limits of the Known: Roberts, David
Roberts, David Limits of the Known
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 306, black/grey cloth; dj & cloth new #27344 $26.95
Roberts, “veteran mountain climber and chronicler of adventures” (Washington Post), spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth. Here he reflects on humanity’s—and his own—relationship to extreme risk. Part memoir and part history, this book tries to make sense of wh[read more]

signedRoberts, David Moments of Doubt and Other Mountaineering Writings
1997 Mountaineers Seattle rep, 8vo, pp.xvi, 237, wrapsrep, 8vo, pp.xvi, 237, wraps; signed, new #11601 $19.00
This collection of 20 essays and articles on mountaineering by David Roberts, selected from the published works of two decades, showcases one of the most highly regarded writers in the field. The articles are comprised of three types: Adventures (Robert's own climbs); Profiles (other adventurers); a[read more]

On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.414, grey cloth; inscribed by Roberts, dj rubbed, unclipped, very good+, cloth pulled top spine, near fine #24097 $27.00
Despite witnessing three fatal mountaineering accidents by age 22, Roberts insists that the greatest pleasures in his life have come in the mountains. Several of his challenging Alaskan routes have not been repeated in the nearly 40 years since those first ascents. Unlike in his book ‘Moments of Dou[read more]

Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration
2000 US rep, 8vo, pp.608, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #20623 $29.95 $25.00
Roberts has edited a great collection of exploration literature covering the mountains, poles, seas, deserts, jungles, and space. To see all current offerings by David Roberts, click here.[read more]

The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 25 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25294 $25.99
A terrific biography of the greatest mountaineer in Alaskan history and one of the finest mountain photographers of all time – Brad Washburn. Roberts introduces the family, teachers, friends, colleagues, and rivals who would play important roles in this legendary man's experiences, and re-creates hi[read more]

The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer: Roberts, David
Roberts, David The Last of His Kind: The Life and Adventures of Bradford Washburn, America's Boldest Mountaineer
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 25 bw photos, black cloth; dj clipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25599 $25.99 $14.95
A terrific biography of the greatest mountaineer in Alaskan history and one of the finest mountain photographers of all time – Brad Washburn. Roberts introduces the family, teachers, friends, colleagues, and rivals who would play important roles in this legendary man's experiences, and re-creates hi[read more]

The Mountain of My Fear: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David The Mountain of My Fear
1968 Vanguard NY 1st, 8vo, pp.157, photo frontis, 12 bw photos, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear back & fold mark, chip bottom front corner, clipped, very good, cloth tight, fine #24942 $95.00
Roberts, and three others, made the first ascent of the West Face of Alaska's Mount Huntington in 1965. Written in only nine days this book has been widely praised. Ranked 28th by National Geographic on their list of “The 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time”. Neate R45. To see all current off[read more]

The Mountain of My Fear: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David The Mountain of My Fear
1968 Vanguard NY 1st, 8vo, pp.157, photo frontis, 12 bw photos, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth tight, fine #18423 $125.00 $95.00
Roberts, and three others, made the first ascent of the West Face of Alaska's Mount Huntington in 1965. Written in only nine days this book has been widely praised. Ranked 28th by National Geographic on their list of “The 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time”. Neate R45. To see all current off[read more]

The Mountain of My Fear: Roberts, David
Roberts, David The Mountain of My Fear
1968 Vanguard NY 1st, 8vo, pp.157, photo frontis, 12 bw photos, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ slight rippling, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, map w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #24941 $45.00
Roberts, and three others, made the first ascent of the West Face of Alaska's Mount Huntington in 1965. Written in only nine days this book has been widely praised. Ranked 28th by National Geographic on their list of “The 100 Best Adventure Books of All Time”. Neate R45. To see all current off[read more]

signedRoberts, David The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative
2001 US rep, 8vo, pp.368, 24 bw photos, 6 maps, wraps; signed, new #18546 $19.00
Roberts has been singled out as one of the best mountaineering writers with his straightforward style. In ‘The Mountain of My Fear’ he describes his successful, yet tragic, expedition with three others which made the first ascent of the West Face of Alaska's Mount Huntington in 1965. Written in only[read more]

The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative: Roberts, David
Roberts, David The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative
2012 US rep, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 2 bw photos, 3 maps, 1 sketch, wraps; new #26066 $24.95
Roberts has been singled out as one of the best mountaineering writers with his straightforward style. In ‘The Mountain of My Fear’ he describes his successful, yet tragic, expedition with three others which made the first ascent of the West Face of Alaska's Mount Huntington in 1965. Written in on[read more]

I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson: Roberts, Dennis
Roberts, Dennis I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson
1957 Hale London 1st, 8vo, pp.158, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj pulled top spine, light rubbing, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, near fine #10044 $195.00
Wilson, with no climbing experience, flew to India in 1934 and climbed solo to Everest’s North Col. His body was found by Eric Shipton and Charles Warren in 1935. Scarce. Neate R46, SB R13, Yak R128.[read more]

I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson: Roberts, Dennis
signedRoberts, Dennis I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson
1957 Hale London 1st, 8vo, pp.158, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; inscribed by Roberts 1965, dj chipped top/bottom spine, 3” tear back, unclipped, good+, cloth tight, near fine #10042 $225.00
Wilson, with no climbing experience, flew to India in 1934 and climbed solo to Everest’s North Col. His body was found by Eric Shipton and Charles Warren in 1935. Copies signed by Roberts are quite scarce. Neate R46, SB R13, Yak R128.[read more]

Roberts, Eric Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23903 $29.00
Welzenbach was Germany's foremost alpinist between the World Wars climbing many big walls and making a number of first ascents in the Alps. He was killed in the 1934 disaster on Nanga Parbat. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R47.[read more]

Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach: Roberts, Eric
Roberts, Eric Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #11026 $19.00 $16.15
Welzenbach was Germany's foremost alpinist between the World Wars climbing many big walls and making a number of first ascents in the Alps. He was killed in the 1934 disaster on Nanga Parbat. Neate R47. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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