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Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World’s Highest Peaks: Lock, Andrew
Lock, Andrew Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World’s Highest Peaks
2015 US 1st US, 8vo, pp.xiii, 332, 26 color photos, 2 bw maps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, very fine #27816 $19.00
A thrilling memoir of the spectacular high-altitude mountaineering achievements of Andrew Lock: the only Australian to have summited all fourteen 8000m peaks in the world, including Everest - twice. Lock gives us a gripping account of his death-defying ascents and explains his passion for climbin[read more]

More Than a Mountain: One Woman's Everest: Loeffler, T. A.
Loeffler, T. A. More Than a Mountain: One Woman's Everest
2008 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.186, 43 color photos, wraps; new #25094 $22.95
Loeffler presents a candid account of her quest to climb the Seven Summits. The bulk of this book focuses on her Everest expedition but also includes her climbs on Elbrus, and Aconcagua. TA has had expeditions to Denali (2005), Elbrus (2006 attempt), Aconcagua (2006), Everest (2007 attempt) Ojos d[read more]

Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue: Loewen, Bree
Loewen, Bree Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.205, wraps; new #27301 $17.95
Loewen’s first book, Pickets and Dead Men, was her account of three seasons she spent as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier, in Washington, beginning at the tender age of 21. Through her utterly honest and often gripping stories, she revealed her struggle to gain the respect of her male coworkers, h[read more]

Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier: Loewen, Bree
signedLoewen, Bree Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier
2009 US 1st, small 8vo, pp.189, wraps; signed, new #25391 $16.95
Loewen recounts her three seasons as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier – the bizarre details of daily life as a ranger, rescues both successful and tragic, and her slightly neurotic attempts to make sense of it all.[read more]

Aconcagua: The Invention of Mountaineering on America's Highest Peak: Logan, Joy
Logan, Joy Aconcagua: The Invention of Mountaineering on America's Highest Peak
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 251, 20 bw photos, map, wraps; new #26260 $35.00
Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas and the tallest in the world outside the Himalayas. Located in the Andes mountains of Argentina, near the city of Mendoza, Aconcagua has been luring European mountain climbers since 1883, when a German geologist nearly reached the mountain's summit.[read more]

The Ascent: A Novel: Long, Jeff
Long, Jeff The Ascent: A Novel
1992 Morrow NY 1st, 8vo, pp.284, map eps, black/blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #11097 $9.00
This excellent novel takes place on Everest's North Face and was the winner of both the 1993 American Alpine Club Literary Award and the 1993 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Very moving. SB L11.[read more]

The Stonemasters: California Rock Climbers in the Seventies: Long, Jeff & Dean Fidelman
signedLong, Jeff & Dean Fidelman The Stonemasters: California Rock Climbers in the Seventies
2009 US 1st, 4to, pp.196, photo frontis, 98 color & 47 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed Dean Fidelman & Greg Child, clear acetate jacket & cloth new #25541 $495.00
In the early 1970s, a small band of young rock climbers, decked out in bandanas, shades and cut-offs, came together and blew open the conventions of climbing. Dubbing themselves the Stonemasters, these now legendary adventurers established techniques that allowed for some of the most spectacular cli[read more]

Long, John Close Calls: Climbing Mishaps & Near-Death Experiences
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 170, drawings, wraps; new. #14868 $9.95
True tales of 68 climbers who almost died and lived to tell about it, tried to learn from it, and in the end, even managed to laugh about it. Written in classic John Long style with a potent combination of levity and sobriety, and complemented by Tami Knight's illustrations, these stories will appe[read more]

Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1951 Murray London 2nd, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth near fine. #23915 $69.00
Longstaff was one of the great early Himalayan climber-explorers. His travels took him to the Caucasus (1903), Nanda Devi (1905), Trisul and Kamet (w/ Bruce and Mumm, 1907), Tibet (traveling partly w/ the Duke of Abruzzi, de Filippi, and Sella, 1909), Assiniboine (1910), Purcell Range (w/ Wheeler, [read more]

Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1951 Murray London 2nd, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj heavily chipped on edge, good+, cloth fine #23702 $89.00
Longstaff was one of the great early Himalayan climber-explorers. His travels took him to the Caucasus (1903), Nanda Devi (1905), Trisul and Kamet (w/ Bruce and Mumm, 1907), Tibet (traveling partly w/ the Duke of Abruzzi, de Filippi, and Sella, 1909), Assiniboine (1910), Purcell Range (w/ Wheeler, [read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryLongstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1950 Scribner’s NY 1st, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; dj w/ chips/tears, worn, front flap taped, good, cloth vg #24900 $39.00 $35.10
Longstaff’s authoritative climbing memoirs. He climbed on most ranges in the northern hemisphere and was so well thought of he was even invited by Scott to go to the Antarctic, an offer he refused. A good read. Neate L48. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. P[read more]

This My Voyage: Longstaff, Tom
Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1950 Scribner’s NY 1st, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; cloth w/ splits top/bottom back of spine, inscription, vg- #24899 $9.00 $7.65
Longstaff’s authoritative climbing memoirs. He climbed on most ranges in the northern hemisphere and was so well thought of he was even invited by Robert Scott to go to the Antarctic, an offer he refused. A good read. Neate L48. To see all of our Sale Items,
This My Voyage: Longstaff, Tom
Longstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1951 Murray London 2nd, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, tight, near fine #24898 $59.00 $62.10
Longstaff’s authoritative climbing memoirs. He climbed on most ranges in the northern hemisphere and was so well thought of he was even invited by Robert Scott to go to the Antarctic, an offer he refused. Chapters include the Alps, Caucasus, Kumaon Himalaya, Garhwal Himalaya, Tibet, Nepal, Everest, [read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryLongstaff, Tom This My Voyage
1950 Scribner’s NY 1st, 8vo, pp.324, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 15 maps, red cloth; cloth w/ fade mark top/bottom spine, Margaret Prouty bookplate, good+ #24901 $29.00 $26.10
Longstaff’s authoritative climbing memoirs. He climbed on most ranges in the northern hemisphere and was so well thought of he was even invited by Scott to go to the Antarctic, an offer he refused. A good read. Neate L48. Prouty, Margaret Jo (1908 – 1992) & Robert L. (1913 – 2000) – Margaret w[read more]

Learning to Rock Climb: Loughman, Michael
Loughman, Michael Learning to Rock Climb
1981 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.141, 111 bw photos, figures, wraps; some staining to top spine edge, very good #9860 $7.00 $5.60
Provides an excellent introduction to technique and movement. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Locked in Ice: Nansen’s Daring Quest for the North Pole: Lourie, Peter
Lourie, Peter Locked in Ice: Nansen’s Daring Quest for the North Pole
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 316, 165 bw photos, 29 illus, 3 plans, 6 maps, appendix, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #27522 $24.95
An adventurer who stands alongside polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, Fridtjof Nansen contributed tremendous amounts of new information to our knowledge about the Polar Arctic. At a time when the North Pole was still undiscovered territory, he attempted the journey in a way most experts thought mad: [read more]

Low, A. P. Report on the Dominion Government Expedition to Hudson Bay and the Arctic Islands on Board the D. G. S. Neptune 1903-1904
1906 Government Printing Bureau Ottowa 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 355, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, lg color fldg map in pocket, appendices, gold dec green cloth; cloth w/ dampstain to front cover, owner’s bookplate to fep, blindstamp on title page, tight & internally clean, vg, map fine. #21979 $49.00
The Neptune wintered over in Hudson Bay, cruised northward along the east side of Baffin Bay to Cape Sabine, then southward along the west side of Baffin Bay with a detour into Lancaster Sound. Much research was conducted on geology and animal, plant, and Eskimo life. Includes a very nice, large c[read more]

Because it is There: Lowe, George
Lowe, George Because it is There
1959 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 216, 47 bw photos, 6 maps/plans, blue cloth; dj lightly rubbed, some spotting to back, ¼” tear top spine, unclipped, very good, cloth w/ some spots to covers, small owner’s name sticker on fep, tight, very good #9207 $29.00
Lowe was a member of both the 1953 British Everest Expedition and the 1955-58 British Trans-Antarctic Expedition. This is the UK edition of 'From Everest to the South Pole'. Neate L52, SB L13, Spence 724, Yak L141.[read more]

Because it is There: Lowe, George
signedLowe, George Because it is There
1959 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 216, 47 bw photos, 6 maps/plans, blue cloth; signed, dj chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, very good, cloth w/ spots to fore-edge, some separation to rep, tight, very good #12186 $150.00
Lowe was a member of both the 1953 British Everest Expedition and the 1955-58 British Trans-Antarctic Expedition. This is the UK edition of 'From Everest to the South Pole'. Neate L52, SB L13, Spence 724, Yak L141.[read more]

From Everest to the South Pole: Lowe, George
Lowe, George From Everest to the South Pole
1961 St. Martin's Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 216, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 6 maps/plans, blue cloth; cloth w/ light fading to spine, vg #22224 $5.00 $4.25
Lowe was a member of both the 1953 British Everest Expedition and the 1955-58 British Trans-Antarctic Expedition. US edition of 'Because it is There'. Neate L52, SB L13, Spence 724, Yak L141. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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