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Solo Nanga Parbat: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Solo Nanga Parbat
1980 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 55 color & 88 bw photos, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21964 $185.00
Messner’s account of his 1978 ascent of the Diamir Flank by a new route. This hardcover edition is getting increasingly hard to find. Neate M91.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold Sturm am Manaslu
1984 Knaur Munchen 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.168, 13 color & 56 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; chipped bottom spine, vg #22124 $29.00 $19.00
Messner’s second successful 8000m peak was Manaslu when, as a member of the Wolfgang Nairz-led Tyrolean expedition, he reached the summit, alone, via the unclimbed south face. Messner’s summit attempt partner turned around and was later lost, a result for which Messner was criticized. In German, no [read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear on front, corners worn, yellowed on back, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #9898 $125.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #18965 $69.00 $59.00
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Big Walls: History, Routes, Experiences
1978 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 32 color & 51 bw photos, 10 sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; dj bumped bottom spine, yellowed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #27387 $25.00 $21.25
Includes the south faces of Nanga Parbat, Dhaulagiri, and Aconcagua. Neate M86, Yak M168. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9899 $95.00 $75.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, near fine #23819 $75.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed Messner (on ffep) & Peter Habeler (on title page), dj clipped, fine, cloth w/ whiteout on ffep, tight, fine #21962 $225.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Peter Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Challenge: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Challenge
1977 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 31 color & 28 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 sketches, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ bookplate, fine #24992 $195.00
Messner describes two climbs - an unsuccessful 1975 expedition to Lhotse's south face, with Cassin, and his amazing alpine-style ascent of Hidden Peak with Habeler. Neate M87, Yak M167.[read more]

The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, photo frontis, 60 color & 215 bw photos, 5 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #16330 $195.00
In 1980 Messner made the first solo, oxygen-less ascent of Everest, via the North Col route; a tremendous feat. SB M27.[read more]

The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Crystal Horizon: Everest - The First Solo Ascent
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, photo frontis, 60 color & 215 bw photos, 5 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, small stain bottom spine on inside, else fine, cloth fine #4314 $65.00 $15.00
In 1980 Messner made the first solo, oxygen-less ascent of Everest, via the North Col route; a tremendous feat. SB M27. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 32 color & 111 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22990 $24.95 $12.00
Messner speaks out on the fateful climb of his first 8000m peak! In 1970 Reinhold, along with his brother Gunther, was a member of Karl Herrligkoffer’s large Rupal Face expedition to Nanga Parbat. Although successful in reaching the summit, the expedition was marred by the death of Gunther during [read more]

The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude
2003 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 32 color & 111 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22992 $49.00
Messner speaks out on the fateful climb of his first 8000m peak! In 1970 Reinhold, along with his brother Gunther, was a member of Karl Herrligkoffer’s large Rupal Face expedition to Nanga Parbat. Although successful in reaching the summit, the expedition was marred by the death of Gunther during hi[read more]

The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 32 color & 111 bw photos, sketch, photo/map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27117 $95.00
Messner speaks out on the fateful climb of his first 8000m peak! In 1970 Reinhold, along with his brother Gunther, was a member of Karl Herrligkoffer’s large Rupal Face expedition to Nanga Parbat. Although successful in reaching the summit, the expedition was marred by the death of Gunther during [read more]

The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.221, photo frontis, 63 bw photos, 9 sketches, 2 maps, photo/map eps, blue cloth; dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new #20773 $23.95 $7.95
Messner wades into the Mallory fray with his accounting of the tragic demise of Mallory and Irvine in 1924. Includes accounts of the early British attempts as well as the 1960 and 1975 Chinese ascents. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.221, photo frontis, 63 bw photos, 9 sketches, 2 maps, photo/map eps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27204 $125.00
Messner wades into the Mallory fray with his accounting of the tragic demise of Mallory and Irvine in 1924. Includes accounts of the early British attempts as well as the 1960 and 1975 Chinese ascents. Signed copies are uncommon.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22989 $115.00
Messner's first book with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be -the absolute limit of potential climbing. Neate M90.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing
1974 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 4 color & 26 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj w/ light fading to spine (common), else fine, cloth w/ 2 pages lacking some paper, from printing, not affecting text, pen notation back, fine. #9907 $95.00
Messner's first book with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be -the absolute limit of potential climbing. Neate M90.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1999 US rep, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 4 maps, wraps; new. #17503 $24.95 $19.95
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. SB M31. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #19740 $69.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31.[read more]

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