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The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la: Balf, Todd
New Balf, Todd The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la
2000 Crown NY 1st, 8vo, pp.293, 1 bw photo, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25237 $9.00 $7.20
A breath-taking account of the 1998 American whitewater expedition which attempted to run Tibet’s Yrlung Tsangpo river, the ‘Everest of rivers’. Balf reconstructs the fast-flowing events of this ill-fated expedition. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice clim[read more]

Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of Mallory and Irvine: Breashears, David & Audrey Salkeld
New Breashears, David & Audrey Salkeld Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.240, color frontis, 31 color & 95 bw photos, 4 maps, black/green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17050 $35.00 $12.00
Breashears and Salkeld, experts in historical mountaineering and Everest, examine the story of George Mallory, and his three expeditions to explore and climb Everest, who along with Andrew Irvine disappeared in 1924. This wonderful book includes many vintage photographs, many of which have never be[read more]

Living on the Edge: Bremer-Kamp, Cherie
New Bremer-Kamp, Cherie Living on the Edge
1987 Smith Layton 1st, 8vo, pp.213, photo frontis, 33 color photos, 4 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9552 $25.00
Account of the 1985 first winter attempt on Kanchenjunga's north face on which Chris Chandler died.[read more]

Hunza: Lost Kingdom of the Himalayas: Clark, John
New Clark, John Hunza: Lost Kingdom of the Himalayas
1956 Funk & Wagnalls NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 271, 31 bw photos, sketch, map, green cloth; cloth spine faded, internal sticker marks, name, vg #25133 $5.00 $4.00
Clark, an American geologist, went to Hunza to teach the people to be self-dependent. He traveled widely throughout this mountainous region. 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 pass[read more]

Everest: Mountain without Mercy: Coburn, Broughton
New Coburn, Broughton Everest: Mountain without Mercy
1997 National Geographic Soc Washington, DC trade edition, 4to, pp.256, 125 color photos, appendices, black cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25134 $19.00 $7.00
This large-format book presents the full story of the IMAX/IWERKS Everest team led by David Breashears. It beautifully presents the challenges faced by the team to make their film both before and after the devastating storm, as well as the assistance they provided. Winner of the 1997 AAC Literary Ac[read more]

Man-Eaters: Corbett, Jim
New Corbett, Jim Man-Eaters
1997 Adventure Library NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xix, 295, frontis, illus, 2 maps, illus eps, grey/pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #25246 $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]

Jacque Cousteau’s Amazon Journey: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves & Mose Richards
New Cousteau, Jacques-Yves & Mose Richards Jacque Cousteau’s Amazon Journey
1984 Abrams NY 1st, 4to, pp.235, photo frontis, 227 color photos, 2 color maps, brown cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25247 $5.00 $4.00
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]

Summits and Secrets: Diemberger, Kurt
New signedDiemberger, Kurt Summits and Secrets
1991 Mountaineers Seattle rep, 8vo, pp.348, 10 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps; signed, near fine #14185 $39.00 $31.20
The autobiography of one of the world's foremost mountaineers, including his first ascents of Broad Peak, with Buhl, and Dhaulagiri. Diemberger is only one of two people to make first ascents of two 8000-metre peaks. See Neate D26, Yak D119. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil'[read more]

Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon: Dompnier, Robert
New Dompnier, Robert Bhutan: Kingdom of the Dragon
1999 Shambhala Boston 1st, 4to, pp.177, photo frontis, 224 color photos, color map, red cloth; dj top spine pulled, bump to right corner, near fine, cloth fine #25135 $25.00 $20.00
A beautifully photographed work on the people and country of Bhutan. 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 s[read more]

The World of Ice: Dyson, James L.
New Dyson, James L. The World of Ice
1962 Knopf NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvii, 292, xiii, 89 bw photos, maps, photo eps, blue cloth; cloth w/ 2 holes on 1 index page, vg #25180 $5.00 $4.00
A nice book on snow mountains and glaciers throughout the world, with some Antarctic content, and with many interesting photos. Renard 472, Spence 407. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He disco[read more]

The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda: Faure, Gabriel
New Faure, Gabriel The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda
c1925 Hale, Cushman & Flint Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.143, 203 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth spine pulled, name, vg- #25137 $5.00 $4.00
A companion volume to Faure’s ‘Dolomites’. 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 f[read more]

On the Roof of the Rockies: The Great Columbia Icefield of the Canadian Rockies: Freeman, Lewis R.
New Freeman, Lewis R. On the Roof of the Rockies: The Great Columbia Icefield of the Canadian Rockies
1925 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 270, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, gold dec blue cloth; cloth spine faded, sticker mark bottom spine, good #25138 $24.00 $19.20
Account of a photographic surveying expedition. Neate F60. 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 [read more]

Patagonia: Notes from the Field: Gallagher, Nora, ed
New Gallagher, Nora, ed Patagonia: Notes from the Field
1999 Chronicle Books SF 1st, 8vo, pp.144, photo frontis, 71 color & 2 bw photos, grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25140 $15.00 $12.00
A nice collection of stories from the pages of Patagonia’s catalogue, with about a third previously unpublished. From the mountain community, contributors include Yvon Chouinard, Kitty Calhoun, Warren Hollinger, Ron Matous, Rick Ridgeway, Victor Saunders, and Mark Wilford. This book is from the P[read more]

Performance Rock Climbing: Goddard, Dale & Udo Neumann
New Goddard, Dale & Udo Neumann Performance Rock Climbing
1993 Stackpole Mechanicsburg reprint, 8vo, pp.194, 29 color & many bw photos, figures, wraps; very good #9699 $9.00 $4.00
For the experienced climber who wants to further their skills in strength, endurance, tactics, and technique. 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[read more]

Rock Climbing Colorado: Green, Stewart
New 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
New 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
New 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]

The Mountain Encyclopedia: An A-Z Compendium of More Than 2,300 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People: Hartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman
New Hartemann, Frederic V. & Robert Hauptman The Mountain Encyclopedia: An A-Z Compendium of More Than 2,300 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People
2005 US 1st, 4to, pp.xxxv, 291, 408 color & 40 bw photos, 32 drawings, 31 sidebars, 2 tables, 18 maps, appendices, wraps; near fine #25141 $19.00 $15.20
The first English-language A-Z compendium on all topics related to mountains, including geological, geographical, and zoological terms, as well as many entries on significant explorers, surveyors, mountaineers, rock climbers, and skiers. Definitions, explanations, and clarifications are contained i[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
New 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 w/ chips, clipped, vg, cloth w/ name sticker on fep, bookseller’s stamp in back, tight, 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]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
New Hillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; dj spine pulled, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #12202 $19.00 $15.20
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books.[read more]

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