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To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Crowood Wiltshire 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #9911 $195.00
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]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, 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; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9912 $175.00
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]

To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 6 color illus, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27205 $145.00
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]

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 Crowood Wiltshire 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ some spotting on top page edges, tight, fine #27842 $79.00
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]

Zurück in die Berge [Back in the Mountains]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Zurück in die Berge [Back in the Mountains]
1977 Athesia Bozen 4th, 4to, pp.119, 41 color & 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; inscribed, cloth fine #25027 $65.00
With the photos of Ernst Pertl, Messner provides his thoughts on mountains and mountain life. This is his first book. In German, no English translation.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; dj w/ ½” tear top edge, clipped, else fine, cloth tight, fine #27830 $49.00
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
signedMessner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; signed, dj clipped, fine, cloth fine #21963 $145.00
A very hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
signedMessner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; signed Messner & Audry Salkeld, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #22210 $225.00
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Uncommon copy signed by Audrey Salkeld who did the translation. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
signedMessner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, brown cloth; signed Messner, dj w/ light fading to spine, clipped, near fine, cloth w ‘Signed’ sticker to front board, former tape marks front/rear boards from flap taping, name, near fine #27286 $95.00
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna
Messner, Reinhold & Alessandro Gogna K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, grey cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, else fine, cloth tight, fine #27582 $24.95
A hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

Hermann Buhl: Am Rande des Möglichen [At the Edge of the Possible]: Messner, Reinhold & Horst Höfler
signedMessner, Reinhold & Horst Höfler Hermann Buhl: Am Rande des Möglichen [At the Edge of the Possible]
2003 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.272, photo frontis, 20 color & 110 bw photos, sketch, page-ribbon, blue cloth; signed Diemberger, dj & cloth new + audio CD-Rom. #23660 $75.00
A new biography of Buhl with a great many photos. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North: Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle
Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North
2014 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 28 color & 47 bw photos, 1 color & 2 bw illus, 2 maps, wraps; new #26861 $28.95
“They were all gamblers and fortune seekers. They did things on their own - were independent people who wanted to be free to roam. They were good people, but, of course, some were loners or escapists. They all depended strictly on their wits.” Joe McBryan, pilot and owner of Yellowknife-based Buf[read more]

How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art: Meyer, Kathleen
Meyer, Kathleen How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
1994 Ten Speed Press Berkeley rev ed, 8vo, pp.107, illus, wraps; fine #27276 $2.95
A classic!?[read more]

Migot, André Tibetan Marches
1955 Readers Union London rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 303, 27 bw photos, map eps, tan cloth; dj w/ minor foxing, vg, cloth fine. #22272 $19.00
Migot was a French doctor who set out in 1946 to explore the Chinese-Tibetan frontier. After traveling by caravan he headed, in disguise, for Lhasa but was stopped prior to reaching the Forbidden City. He then turned north toward the legendary lake of Koko-nor and then east to Peking where he was [read more]

Miller, Francis Trevelyan Byrd's Great Adventure: with the Complete Story of all Polar Explorations for One Thousand Years
1930 Winston Phil 1st, 8vo, pp.383, color frontis, 127 bw illus, pictorial cloth; cloth cover bright, vg+. #9240 $25.00
This covers it all so I suppose it makes all previous polar books obsolete![read more]

Discovery of the North Pole: Dr. Frederick A. Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, 1908. and the Story of Commander Robert E. Peary's Discovery April 6th, 1909…: Miller, J. Martin
Miller, J. Martin Discovery of the North Pole: Dr. Frederick A. Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, 1908. and the Story of Commander Robert E. Peary's Discovery April 6th, 1909…
1909 J. T. Moss 8vo, pp.428, photo frontis, many bw photos/illus, dec red cloth; cloth worn, front hinge cracked/separated, pages toned as usual, good #9242 $19.00 $12.00
Plus a whole lot more! AB 11467. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

First Fam’lies of the Sierras: Miller, Joaquin
Miller, Joaquin First Fam’lies of the Sierras
1876 Jansen, McClurg Chicago 1st, 8vo, pp.iv, 258, 4 pgs ads, gilt-lettered spine, embossed dark-red cloth; cloth rubbed, light spot to spine, tight, very good #27227 $25.00
Miller (1837-1913), a prolific writer, American poet, and frontiersman , was considered the ‘Poet of the Sierras’.[read more]

Valley of Giants: Stories From Women at the Heart of Yosemite Climbing: Miller, Lauren DeLaunay
Miller, Lauren DeLaunay Valley of Giants: Stories From Women at the Heart of Yosemite Climbing
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 18 color & 3 bw photos, 3 bw maps, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27801 $21.95
Though often overlooked, women have long been at the center of climbing in Yosemite—integral members of the community establishing routes and making equipment. In ‘Valley of Giants’, editor and climber Miller has gathered original stories, interviews, journal excerpts, archival materials, and memora[read more]

The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors: Mills, James Edward
Mills, James Edward The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.205, map frontis, 22 color & 2 bw photos, wraps; new #26811 $19.95
The nation’s wild places belong to all Americans. But not all of us use these resources equally. Although the Buffalo Soldiers proved essential to the creation of several national parks and Charles Crenchaw became the first African-American to summit Denali in 1964 minority populations are much less[read more]

Milne, Malcolm, ed The Book of Modern Mountaineering
1968 Putnam NY 1st, 4to, pp.304, photo frontis, 32 color & 200+ bw photos, grey cloth; dj w/ edge tears, vg-, cloth fine. #11401 $12.00
A nice collection of 34 mountaineering stories by Dyhrenfurth, Bonington, Houston, Patey, Robbins, Tilman, Shipton, Clough, Odell, Lunn, and others.[read more]

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