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Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth vg+. #9746 $18.00
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. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176.[read more]

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]: Herzog, Maurice
Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.316, photo frontis, 2 color & 24 bw photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; dj chipped on front & top spine, unclipped, good, cloth tight, bookplate, very good+ #12180 $29.00 $7.00
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 is a true first edition and not a Book Club edition. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Y[read more]

Herzog, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet]
1953 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.316, color frontis, 2 color & 24 b/w photos, 8 maps (1 fldg color), black/blue cloth; cloth fine #12201 $9.00 $7.20
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. Winner 2010 National Outdoor Book Award in the Classic category. Neate H74, Yak H176. To see all of our Sale Items,
Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; fine #14527 $35.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; inscribed Marcel Ichac, dj edges rubbed, near fine, internally near fine #13006 $125.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped top spine, vg+, internally fine #15042 $49.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

signedHerzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, wraps w/ dj; signed Marcel Schatz, dj w/ 2” tear front, vg, internally fine #22685 $85.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'. Includes the often-missing separate map. Perret 2239, Yak [read more]

Herzog, Maurice & Marcel Ichac Regards vers l'Annapurna
1951 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 97, 9 color & 75 bw photos, map, dec black cloth; cloth missing half-title, fine. #16191 $70.00
The photo book of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000-metre peak. This hardcover edition is much harder to find than the softcover, was never published in English, is largely photographic and makes a nice companion to Herzog's classic 'Annapurna'.[read more]

La Montagne [The Mountains]: Herzog, Maurice, et al.
Herzog, Maurice, et al. La Montagne [The Mountains]
1956 Larousse Paris 1st, thick 4to, pp.476, color frontis, 25 color & many bw photos, photo eps, gold dec green cloth; cloth tight, fine #12053 $35.00
A very large encyclopedia on mountains and mountaineering done in collaboration with Couzy, Escarra, Franco, Samivel, and others. In French, no English translation.[read more]

La Montagne [The Mountains]: Herzog, Maurice, et al.
Herzog, Maurice, et al. La Montagne [The Mountains]
1956 Larousse Paris 1st, thick 4to, pp.476, color frontis, 25 color & many bw photos, photo eps, gold dec green cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #26693 $45.00 $15.00
A very large encyclopedia on mountains and mountaineering done in collaboration with Couzy, Escarra, Franco, Samivel, and others. In French, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Cold: Sailing to Antarctica: Heslenfeld, Thijs
signedHeslenfeld, Thijs Cold: Sailing to Antarctica
2010 Netherlands 2nd imp, 4to, pp.164, 128 color photos, map, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #25491 $69.00
Heslenfeld’s marvelous photo book depicts the Antarctic continent as seen during two voyages. Unlike most current voyages to the continent via cruise ship, Heslenfeld journeyed on the Dutch barque ‘Europa’, a beautiful three-masted barque built in 1911. The photos depict not only the ship itself b[read more]

Into the White: The Renaissance Arctic and the End of the Image: Heuer, Christopher P.
Heuer, Christopher P. Into the White: The Renaissance Arctic and the End of the Image
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.262, 26 bw photos, 44 illus, 3 bw maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27592 $32.95
European narratives of the Atlantic New World tell stories of people and things: strange flora, wondrous animals, sun-drenched populations for Europeans to mythologize or exploit. Yet between 1500 and 1700 one region upended all of these conventions in travel writing, science, and, most unexpectedly[read more]

Great Norwegian Expeditions: Heyerdahl, Thor, Søren Richter & Hj. Riiser-Larsen
Heyerdahl, Thor, Søren Richter & Hj. Riiser-Larsen Great Norwegian Expeditions
(c1951) Dreyers Forlag Oslo Special Private ed, 1st in English, 4to, pp.232, frontis, 2 color & 69 bw photos, 18 sketches (1 color), 5 maps (2 color), gilt dec blue cloth; original plain white dj w/ edge tears & title hand-written on front/spine, good, cloth w/ name in pen & pencil inscription on ffep, tight, near fine #9174 $39.00
This deluxe issue, printed on special coated paper, contains the three colored plates and two colored maps not found in the trade edition. Contains chapters on Amundsen, Nansen, Sverdrup, and the use of aircraft in polar exploration. Karrow 327.[read more]

The Long Haul: Hibbert, Alex
Hibbert, Alex The Long Haul
2009 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 219, 27 color & 1 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; corners bumped from shipping, else new #25840 $21.95
On July 16, 2008, Alex Hibbert and George Bullard reached the Arctic coast of Greenland. Starved and dizzy, they had man-hauled 430lb sledges for eighteen weeks across 1374 miles in unbroken steps, further than any previous unsupported polar expedition in history. This is Alex's story of mental per[read more]

7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life: Hickey, Patrick
Hickey, Patrick 7 Summits: A Nurse's Quest to Conquer Mountaineering and Life
2010(!) US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 179, photos, map, wraps; new #25282 $29.95
Dr. Hickey, a nursing educator, tells the story of how hard work, persistence, a belief in oneself, and the support of family and friends can get one to the top of the world. This is the story of his journey as an insecure youth dealing with the challenges of rural life, meager financial resources,[read more]

Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Abenteuer Berg [Adventure Mountain]
1957 Engelhornverlag Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.285, 29 bw photos, grey cloth;; cloth tight, vg #27377 $9.00 $7.65
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This is his first book and covers his climbs in the Eastern and Western Alps. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hiebeler, Toni Berge Unserer Erde [Mountains of Our Earth]
1974 Süddeutscher München 1st, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 90 color & 26 bw photos, 10 maps, map ep, white cloth; dj rubbed on edges, vg, cloth fine. #20869 $39.00
A nice, large-format book featuring major mountains from around the world – Triglav, Badile, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mont Blanc, Meije, Elbrus, Communism, Lenin, Pobeda, Tirich Mir, Noshaq, K2, Mustagh Tower, Annapurna, Everest, Machapuchare, Cook, Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Aconcagua, Alpamayo, Fitz Roy, Cerro[read more]

Dunkle Wand am Matterhorn: Die abenteurliche Geschichte der Nordwand [Dark Wall at the Matterhorn: The Adventurous History of the North Wall]: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni Dunkle Wand am Matterhorn: Die abenteurliche Geschichte der Nordwand [Dark Wall at the Matterhorn: The Adventurous History of the North Wall]
1962 Wilhelm Limpert Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 69 bw photos, illus, 4 sketches, white cloth; cloth w/ spine taped on, rubbed, bookplate, good #27376 $7.00 $5.95
Hiebeler (1930-1984) was an outstanding Alpine climber and prolific mountain publisher and editor. This book covers the climbing history of the Matterhorn’s North Wall and, unfortunately, has not seen an English edition. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
North Face in Winter: The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961: Hiebeler, Toni
Hiebeler, Toni North Face in Winter: The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961
1963 Lippincott Phil 1st, 8vo, pp.121, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, white/blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ some red underlining, else fine #9748 $39.00
First winter ascent of the 6000' North Face by Hiebeler and three others over six days. Neate H76.[read more]

All In: The True Story of a Physician Living on the Edge: Hill, John Charles
Hill, John Charles All In: The True Story of a Physician Living on the Edge
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 332, 42 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #27694 $16.99
In this powerful and entertaining memoir, Dr. Hill chronicles his climb of Manaslu (2012), the 8th highest mountain in the world, and the devastating avalanche which killed 11 climbers. His keen observational skills and uncommon vulnerability bring to life the terrain, people, and experience of a pr[read more]

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