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Ansel Adams: A Biography: Alinder, Mary Street
signedAlinder, Mary Street Ansel Adams: A Biography
1996 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 489, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, black/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #26378 $39.00
Alinder's biography of Ansel Adams remains the only full biography of one of the greatest American photographers. Alinder is a respected scholar, and also had a close connection to Adams, serving as his chief assistant in the last five years of his life. The portrait she creates of him is intimate a[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK trade ed, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26944 $47.95
In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-m[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK Ltd Numbered/Signed Ed 100, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26941 $145.00
Limited, Signed, & Numbered Edition of 100 In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is[read more]

Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan: Allen, Everett S.
signedAllen, Everett S. Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan
1962 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 340, 36 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ edge tears, rubbed, unclipped, vg-, cloth w/ address stamp of Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, tight, fine #16757 $25.00
Biography of MacMillan, noted Arctic expedition leader, explorer and naturalist, and his expeditions to Labrador, Greenland, Ellsmere, Baffin, and the Canadian Arctic Islands (1908-1957). This copy is inscribed by MacMillan to Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, former president of the Harvard Mountaineering C[read more]

Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy: Allen, Hubert A. Jr.
signedAllen, Hubert A. Jr. Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy
2007 Albuquerque 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 14 bw photos, 2 figs, 4 tables, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24653 $23.95
Allen answers many of the questions and misconceptions left by the media following the tragic deaths of three climbers on Oregon’s Mount Hood in December, 2006. He uses media accounts, interviews with searchers and rescuers, weather forensics, and a re-enactment of the climb to provide us with the [read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signedAllison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; signed, dj new, cloth w/ ‘New’ stamp on ffep, new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.-[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Alpine Club Library Catalogue: Books and Periodicals: Alpine Club (AC).
Alpine Club (AC). Alpine Club Library Catalogue: Books and Periodicals
1982 Cordee London 1st, v1, 4to, pp.viii, 230, wraps; orig shipping box, new #9370 $39.00
A complete listing of the thousands of holdings (books, guides, periodicals) of the Alpine Club Library as of March, 1979. The first such listing since 1899. Excellent reference. Neate b02.[read more]

Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1859 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 3rd, 8vo, pp.xx, 532, color frontis, 7 color lithographs, 24 woodcuts, 9 maps (1 color fldg), appendix, marbled edges & eps, full brown calf boards w/ gilt-dec spine/edges & raised bands, green morocco label on spine; boards rubbed on bands & wear to covers, name, vg+, fldg map fine w/ original folds. #23436 $295.00
This third edition incorporates a new preface (in addition to the original) and several corrections to the text and maps. This copy contains beautifully marbled endpapers.[read more]

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club: Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed
Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1860 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 5th, 8vo, pp.xiii, 328 + 24 ads, fldg map frontis, 7 color fldg maps, 4 figs, appendices, original ½ red cloth w/ gilt vignette on cover, red calf spine w/ gilt lettering; cloth chipped top spine, bottom corners rubbed, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #23648 $125.00
This is the first of a series of three very important works detailing outings by various members of the Alpine Club. This series contains a wealth of information on early ascents and led directly to the publication of the Alpine Journal. Neate calls this ‘one of the most famous titles in mountaineer[read more]

Peaks, Passes & Glaciers by Members of the Alpine Club - Third Series: Alpine Club. Field, A. E. & Sydney Spencer, eds.
signedAlpine Club. Field, A. E. & Sydney Spencer, eds. Peaks, Passes & Glaciers by Members of the Alpine Club - Third Series
1932 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 307, 8 ads, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, orange cloth; signed Colin Kirkus, cloth tight, fine #13558 $79.00
The third, of three, in this series of very important works. This series contains selections from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Kirkus (1910-42) was a British climber who made pioneering climbs in Wales, the Alps, and Himalaya. Neate A36.[read more]

Alps. Alpe Neige Rock 1961
1961 Librairie Marguerat Lausanne 1st, 4to, pp.161, photo frontis, 3 color & 84 bw (3 fldg) photos, 4 maps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, small split top spine, name, vg+. #23497 $35.00
This annual edition of Alpe Neige Rock includes articles by Bates (photos by Washburn), Rebuffat, and others, with a nice section on the Antarctic. The large-format photos are particularly striking. In French.[read more]

signedAlvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, dj vg+, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #9385 $75.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13.[read more]

Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber: Alvarez, A.
signedAlvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #24707 $45.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13.[read more]

Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001): Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez
Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001)
2004 Junta de Castilla y Leon 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 83 color photos, wraps; light rubbing, else new #24430 $49.00
The accounts of two Spanish expedition to Everest, both via the South Col route. The 1999 expedition reached 7500m on the Lhotse Face before deep snow and avalanches forced a halt. The return expedition in 2001 succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

On the “Polar Star” in the Arctic Sea…With the Statements of Commander U. Cagni Upon the Sledge Expedition to 86º 34’ North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon his Return to the Bay of Teplitz: Amedeo, Luigi, of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi
Amedeo, Luigi, of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi On the “Polar Star” in the Arctic Sea…With the Statements of Commander U. Cagni Upon the Sledge Expedition to 86º 34’ North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon his Return to the Bay of Teplitz
1903 Dodd, Mead NY 1st US, 2 vol, vol I pp.xvi, 346, xvii-xxii, photo frontis, 10 bw plates, 162 bw photos, vol II pp.viii, 349-702, ix-xii, photo frontis, 4 bw plates, 2 bw panoramas, 4 maps (1 color, 2 color fldg in pocket), gold dec black cloth; cloth pulled top/bottom spine, rubbed, marks to covers, name both vols, hinges cracked, very good- #27824 $195.00
Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy (1873-1933), a grandson of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy, was well known as a mountaineer and traveler. With nineteen men, the Duke of Abruzzi sailed in the steam brigantine Stella Polare, June, 1899, to Archangel, and thence across the Barents Sea to Rudolph Island[read more]

Climber's Choice: The Best Climbing Writers Present Their Work: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Climber's Choice: The Best Climbing Writers Present Their Work
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 284, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, burgundy/blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22279 $29.00
A nice selection of 23 writings by such notables as – Bonatti, Bonington, Child, Diemberger, Gill, Higgins, Irvine, Long, McNaught-Davis, Osius, Perrin, Pratt, Pritchard, Robbins, Sherman, Simpson, Synott, Venables, Webster, and others.[read more]

Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 37 illus, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #20737 $17.95 $16.15
This is a new, hardcover edition of ‘10 Keys to Climb Everest’.[read more]

Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age: Ament, Pat
signedAment, Pat Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age
1992 Two Lights Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.301, 219 bw photos, wraps; inscribed Royal Robbins ‘For Dianna – When you reach the top, keep on climbing! Royal Robbins’, fine #24982 $39.00
The biography of the “father of modern rock climbing”.[read more]

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