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Farwell, Byron The Gurkhas
1984 Allen Lane London 1st, 8vo, pp,317, 31 bw photos, 11 bw illus, map, appendices, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24255 $5.00 $4.00
The Gurkha regiments of the British Army are considered to be some of the finest infantrymen in the world. Recruited from the foothills of the Himalaya since the early 19th century, these tough Nepalese tribesmen served Britain with incredible loyalty, tenacity and courage. From the collection of A[read more]

7 Summits: Erlebnisse – Erfahrungen – Erkenntnisse [7 Summits: Interest - Experience – Findings]: Fasching, Wolfgang
signedFasching, Wolfgang 7 Summits: Erlebnisse – Erfahrungen – Erkenntnisse [7 Summits: Interest - Experience – Findings]
2010 Austria 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 144 color photos, 8 maps, page ribbon, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25612 $44.95
Fasching’s sports career began as an amateur cyclist following which he turned his sights on mountaineering. This book tells of his successful Seven Summits quest – Everest (2001), Elbrus & Kilimanjaro (2008), Vinson, Aconcagua, Denali, & Carstenz Pyramid (2009). With a forward by Pat Morrow. In [read more]

The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda: Faure, Gabriel
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]

Everest: Goddess of the Wind: Faux, Ronald
Faux, Ronald Everest: Goddess of the Wind
1978 Chambers Edinburgh 1st, 4to, pp.113, photo frontis, 103 bw photos, drawings, 4 maps, wraps; fine. #15868 $19.00
A historical overview of Everest from its initial survey through 1977, with chapters on the Yeti, Nature, and Nepal. Neate F09, SB F03, Yak F20.[read more]

Faux, Ronald Everest: Goddess of the Wind
1978 Chambers Edinburgh 1st, 4to, pp.113, photo frontis, 103 bw photos, drawings, 4 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #12028 $19.00
A historical overview of Everest from its initial survey through 1977, with chapters on the Yeti, Nature, and Nepal. Neate F09, SB F03, Yak F20.[read more]

Ron Fawcett: Rock Athlete: Fawcett, Ron w/ Ed Douglas
signedFawcett, Ron w/ Ed Douglas Ron Fawcett: Rock Athlete
2010 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 240, 43 color & 8 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25474 $45.00
Fawcett is a natural-born climber. In 1969, while still at school in his native Yorkshire, he tied into a climbing rope for the first time and was instantly hooked. From that moment on, it seemed nothing else in his life mattered nearly as much as his next vertical fix. Ten years later, Fawcett was [read more]

A Century of American Alpinism: Fay, Charles, et al
Fay, Charles, et al A Century of American Alpinism
2002 AAC Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 196, 32 bw photos, appendices, wraps; fine #24006 $15.00
An interesting history of the first 100 years of the American Alpine Club with much material taken from the Club’s Journal. An appendix on the Journal is written by Ad Carter.[read more]

Steps to the Summit: Reaching the top in Business and Life: Fejtek, Paul
signedFejtek, Paul Steps to the Summit: Reaching the top in Business and Life
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 176, 31 bw photos, map eps, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26096 $22.95
Fejtek, together with his wife Denise, completed an eight year goal to climb the Seven Summits. This recounts their quest with the principal focus being their ascent of Everest in 2010.[read more]

First Over Everest: The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition 1933: Fellowes, Air Commodore P. F. M., et al.
Fellowes, Air Commodore P. F. M., et al. First Over Everest: The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition 1933
1934 McBride NY rep, 8vo, pp.264, appendices, photo/map eps, green cloth; cloth very good #23189 $12.00
Account of the hazardous 1933 flights over Everest to take photographs. A nice companion to Clydesdale's ‘Pilots' Book of Everest’. Neate F17, SB F08, Yak F27.[read more]

Aconcagua South Face: Ferlet, Réné & Guy Poulet
Ferlet, Réné & Guy Poulet Aconcagua South Face
1956 Constable London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 209, frontis, 17 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; dj w/ small chip top spine, ½” tear top edge, lightly rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9676 $69.00
The first ascent of the difficult South Face in 1954. A very severe and exposed climb. Neate F19.[read more]

signedFerlet, Réné & Guy Poulet Victoire sur l’Aconcagua
1958 Flammarion Paris 2nd, 8vo, pp.247, 24 bw photos, 2 maps, pictorial cloth issued w/o dj; signed Edwin Denis, cloth near fine. #22682 $75.00
This is the French edition of ‘Aconcagua South Face’ signed by one of the team. In French.[read more]

Cerro Torre Pared Oeste: Ferrari, Casimiro
Ferrari, Casimiro Cerro Torre Pared Oeste
1983 Editorial RM Barcelona 1st thus, 8vo, pp.180, 49 color & 1 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ small name stamp on title page, fine #24464 $45.00
Account of the first undisputed ascent of Cerro Torre (3128m) in 1974 which placed four members on the summit. This followed the claimed first ascent by Cesare Maestri in 1959 which was much disputed. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: The Lessons Learned from a Lifetime's Adventures: Fiennes, Ranulph
signedFiennes, Ranulph Beyond the Limits: The Lessons Learned from a Lifetime's Adventures
2000 UK rep, 4to, pp.223, photo frontis, 137 color & 15 bw photos, color map, appendix, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24128 $45.00
Fiennes, according to The Guinness Book of Records, is the world’s greatest living explorer. In a career spanning over thirty years he has circumnavigated the globe, broken numerous exploration records and experienced more than his share of triumphs and disasters. Fiennes looks back over his extraor[read more]

Shackleton: A Biography: Fiennes, Ranulph
New Fiennes, Ranulph Shackleton: A Biography
2021 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.404, 7 color & 45 bw photos, 3 bw maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27808 $39.95
To write about Hell, it helps if you have been there. In 1915, Sir Ernest Shackleton's attempt to traverse the Antarctic was cut short when his ship, Endurance, became trapped in ice. What followed became legend. Throughout the long, dark Antarctic winter, Shackleton fights for his life and the l[read more]

To the Ends of the Earth: The Transglobe Expedition – The First Pole-to-Pole Circumnavigation of the Globe: Fiennes, Ranulph
Fiennes, Ranulph To the Ends of the Earth: The Transglobe Expedition – The First Pole-to-Pole Circumnavigation of the Globe
1983 Arbor House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.547, 32 color photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, red/blue cloth; xlib, dj w/ lib sticker bottom spine, else fine, cloth w/ lib stamp to ffep & copyright page, foxing to edges, near fine #9108 $3.00
Account of Fiennes’ 52,000 mile polar circumnavigation from 1979 to 1982.[read more]

Zum Sechsten Erdteil: Die Zweite Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition [To The Sixth Continent: The Second German South Polar Expedition]: Filchner, Wilhelm
New Filchner, Wilhelm Zum Sechsten Erdteil: Die Zweite Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition [To The Sixth Continent: The Second German South Polar Expedition]
1923 Verlag Ullstein Berlin 2nd issue, 4to, pp.xviii, 410, 2 ads, 104 bw photos, 123 illus, color fldg map, 52 maps/diagrams (2 fldg), errata slip, dark blue cloth; in custom oatmeal-cloth solander box w/ red leather spine label, fine, cloth rubbed top/bottom spine, tight, bp on front ep, map w/ orig folds/no tears, very good #27767 $300.00
Filchner's expedition plan to cross the polar ice from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea came to an abrupt end when the ice broke up under their base and they were forced to winter over aboard ship. This original account was translated into English in 1994 in a limited edition, although this edition h[read more]

La Spedizione nel Karakoram e nell’Imalaia Occidentale 1909 [Expedition in the Karakoram and Western Himalaya 1909]: Filippi, Filippo de
Filippi, Filippo de La Spedizione nel Karakoram e nell’Imalaia Occidentale 1909 [Expedition in the Karakoram and Western Himalaya 1909]
1912 Zanichelli Bologna 1st, thick 4to, 2 vols, vol I pp.xiii, 471, 111, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 color & 25 bw plates w/ tissue guards, 229 bw photos (7 panoramas), charts, illus eps, uncut, ½ vellum & red flowered cloth; cloth w/ light rubbing, tight, fine #27167 $3,700.00
The Unique, Vellum-Bound, Italian Edition with vol II Elenco dei Panorami e delle Carte [List of Panoramas and Maps]. 18 bw panoramas, 3 color fldg maps, illus eps, ½ vellum & red flowered cloth slipcase; cloth w/ some darkening to spine vellum, small ½” split to lower/back spine vellum, tight, p[read more]

signedFilsinger, John A Lifelong Love Affair with Mountains
1991 Halldin Pub Indiana PA 1st, 4to, pp.xi, 380, 300 color & 643 bw photos, errata, wraps; inscribed to Richard Irvin w/ sep note (not signed Irvin), fine. #24194 $29.00
Filsinger, a member of the Colorado Mountain Club, traveled extensively and climbed whenever possible. In this memoir he focuses on his life’s climbs in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Tetons, Cascades, Mexico, Canada, Alps, Spain, Peru, Japan, and Nepal. Profusely illustrated. This is a matching volume [read more]

Finch, George Ingle The Making of a Mountaineer
1924 Arrowsmith London 2nd, thick 8vo, pp.340, photo frontis, 77 bw photos, drawing, 2 diagrams, blue cloth; cloth of outer spine separated but attatched top/bottom, name, internally tight, vg-. #11042 $79.00
The autobiography of Finch who was a member of the 1922 British Everest Expedition and President of the Alpine Club from 1959-61. He was a scientist and was responsible for the oxygen equipment. Neate F28.[read more]

The Making of a Mountaineer: Finch, George Ingle
Finch, George Ingle The Making of a Mountaineer
1927 Arrowsmith London 3rd, thick 8vo, pp.340, photo frontis, 77 bw photos, drawing, 2 diagrams, ¾ blue leather/marbled binding; rebound, tight, fine #14355 $29.00
The autobiography of Finch who was a member of the 1922 British Everest Expedition and President of the Alpine Club from 1959-61. He was a scientist and was responsible for the oxygen equipment. Neate F28.[read more]

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