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signedAmy, Bernard, ed Technique de l’Alpinisme
1977 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.404, 319 bw photos, 266 figs, map, appendices, pictorial cloth; signed on tipped-in publisher’s card, w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ edge tears top/bottom spine, vg. #23642 $45.00
A most comprehensive book covering all aspects of mountaineering from ethics to objectives, legalities, and technique. Heavily illustrated to supplement one’s knowledge of the language! In French, no English translation.[read more]

Ratgeber für Bergsteiger [Guide for Mountaineers]: Becker, F., et al.
signedBecker, F., et al. Ratgeber für Bergsteiger [Guide for Mountaineers]
1920 Art. Institut Orell Füssli Zürich expanded ed, 8vo, pp.xi, 524, 20 pgs. ads, photo frontis, 6 bw photos, chart, 54 figs, illus olive cloth; signed Michael Spender 1933, cloth lightly rubbed, tight, very good #27880 $24.00
A compilation of 12 articles for mountaineers covering Switzerland, mountain maps, mountain dangers, avalanches, equipment, , geology, flora, photography, hygiene, technique, and more. In German, no English translation. Michael Spender was a member of Eric Shipton’s Everest reconnaissance expedition[read more]

Benson, C. E. British Mountaineering
1909 Routledge/Dutton London/NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 224, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 16 figs, back dec green cloth; cloth w/ split to rear spine cloth, else vg #27687 $19.00
A nice early work with chapters on equipment, rambling, scrambling, rock and winter climbing, severe courses, dangers, medical, and more. Neate B86ii.[read more]

signedBrooks, Don & David Whitelaw A Climber’s Guide to Washington Rock: Darrington, Index, Leavenworth
1982 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.173, frontis, 5 bw illus, 55 route drawings, 5 maps, wraps; signed Tom Hornbein, vg. #23999 $15.00
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Cleare, John The World Guide to Mountains and Mountaineering
1979 Mayflower NY 1st, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 17 color & 123 bw photos, sketches, 60 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #23929 $39.00
An excellent reference to major mountain ranges around the world. Neate C75.[read more]

Wild Winds: Adventures in The Highest Andes: Darack, Ed
signedDarack, Ed Wild Winds: Adventures in The Highest Andes
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.350, photo frontis, 14 color & 177 bw photos, 17 maps, appendix, wraps; signed, new #22292 $19.99 $8.99
Ed details his climbs on Aconcagua, Ojos del Salado, and Cerro Pissis, (1st, 2nd, and 3rd highest in South America), Nevado Sajama (highest in Bolivia), and Llullaillaco (5th highest). This is a most useful book for anyone going to these peaks. Nicely illustrated with quality maps. To see all o[read more]

Colorado Fourteeners: The 54 Highest Peaks: Edrinn, Roger
Edrinn, Roger Colorado Fourteeners: The 54 Highest Peaks
1986 Westcliffe Englewood 1st, 4to, pp.79, photo frontis, 54 color photos, illus/chart eps, wraps; very good+ #27882 $5.00
Primarily a photo book of Colorado’s Fourteeners with suggestions on routes.[read more]

Fryxell, Fritiof, ed The Tetons: Interpretations of a Mountain Landscape
1946 Univ California Press Berkeley 2nd, prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 77, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, 2 figs, fldg map, red cloth; dj w/ name on flap, near fine, cloth w/ bookplate, fine. #24063 $19.00
Published as a guide for visitors to the Grand Teton National Park.[read more]

Mountaineering: A Woman’s Guide: Gabbard, Andrea
Gabbard, Andrea Mountaineering: A Woman’s Guide
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.126, 63 bw photos, sketches, appendix, wraps; new #14262 $14.95 $11.95
Discusses alpine skills for women beginning with the author’s own climb of Rainier. Covers training, outfitting, safety, equipment, and techniques for high altitude climbing. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

AMC Guide to Winter Camping: Wilderness Travel and Adventure in the Cold-Weather Months: Gorman, Stephen
Gorman, Stephen AMC Guide to Winter Camping: Wilderness Travel and Adventure in the Cold-Weather Months
1993 AMC Boston rep, 8vo, pp.xviii, 206, 106 bw photos, 3 illus, appendices, wraps; fine #25665 $9.00
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Rock Climbing Colorado: Green, Stewart
signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Colorado
1995 Falcon Helena 5th, 8vo, pp.x, 470, 127 bw photos, 8 topo drawings, 58 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Check out Boulder, Aspen, & Telluride areas here. I scored some great lines. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25192 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Rock Climbing Europe: Green, Stewart
signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Europe
2006 Falcon Helena 1st, 4to, pp.vii, 520, 329 bw photos, 14 topo drawings, 64 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Let’s go! Too many choices, too little time. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25193 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Rock Climbing Utah: Green, Stewart
signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Utah
1998 Falcon Helena 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, 538, 170 bw photos, 60 topo drawings, 37 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Let’s do more desert classics. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25194 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Handbook of American Mountaineering: Henderson, Kenneth A.
Henderson, Kenneth A. Handbook of American Mountaineering
1942 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.239, frontis, 149 figures, green cloth; cloth tight, vg #14580 $5.00 $4.25
The first handbook to deal specifically with American mountains and conditions. Discusses rock, ice and snow terrain, camping, cooking, equipment, maps, compass, sledging, etc. Neate H72. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

South Platte Rock Climbing and The Garden of the Gods: Hubbel, Peter & Mark Rolofson
Hubbel, Peter & Mark Rolofson South Platte Rock Climbing and The Garden of the Gods
1988 Chockstone Denver 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 280, 76 bw photos, 103 topo drawings, 2 maps, wraps; vg+ #25197 $15.00 $12.00
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

The Rock Warrior’s Way: Mental Training for Climbers: Ilgner, Arno
signedIlgner, Arno The Rock Warrior’s Way: Mental Training for Climbers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxi, 144, 27 bw photos, wraps; signed, new. #23165 $16.95
Ilgner, a climber since the early ‘70s, has developed a seven-step mental training process for climbing. Mental training is scarcely covered in the climbing literature, yet it is as important to performance as strength, flexibility, and technique. In his unique approach, Ilgner draws from the rich[read more]

Kielkowski, Jan Kangchenjunga Himal - Part 1
1987 Dusseldorf 1st, 8vo, pp.56, 41 bw sketches, 5 maps; new. #14149 $13.00
Covers: Nepal Gap, Gimmigela Chuli, Sugarloaf, Taple Shikhar, and Kangchenjunga. In Polish.[read more]

Kielkowski, Jan Kangchenjunga Himal - Part 2
1987 Dusseldorf 1st, 8vo, pp.45, 35 bw sketches, 3 maps; new. #14150 $13.00
Covers: Kangchenjunga cont'd, Kangbachen, Ramthang, Anidesh Chuli, and Merra. In Polish.[read more]

Kielkowski, Jan Kangchenjunga Himal - Part 3
1988 Dusseldorf 1st, 8vo, pp.56, 29 bw sketches, 5 maps; new. #14151 $13.00
Covers: Kumbhakarna, Khabur, Tso Kang, Boktoh, and Mirgin La. In Polish.[read more]

Mount Everest Massif: Monograph - Guide - Chronicle: Kielkowski, Jan
Kielkowski, Jan Mount Everest Massif: Monograph - Guide - Chronicle
1993 Poland 1st, 8vo, pp.202, 97 figures, 9 maps; fine #5028 $29.00
Covers Everest and surrounding peaks including Lhotse, Nuptse, Changtse, Imja Tse (Island Peak), Mehra, Shartse, Pethangtse, and more, showing many routes and chronicles ascents to June 1992. Kielkowski’s historical guides are a great resource for both trekkers and climbers with their wonderfully de[read more]

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