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Going for the Top: Expeditions to Team Building, Coaching and Leadership: Naar, Ronald
signedNaar, Ronald Going for the Top: Expeditions to Team Building, Coaching and Leadership
2007 Netherlands 1st, square 4to, pp.88, photo frontis, 44 color photos, grey cloth; signed, dj w/ slight corner bend, else dj & cloth new #24680 $69.95
This is primarily a photo book derived from Naar’s lectures using his mountaineering achievements to illustrate the parallels between reaching the highest summits and being successful in business. The common themes in his lectures are the lessons learned during his expeditions: the setting of clear[read more]

Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]: Nagore, Jorge
Nagore, Jorge Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]
2011 Spain 2nd, 8vo, pp.247, 34 color photos + 16 portraits, map eps, wraps; new #26077 $49.00
Ochoa was a prominent Spanish climber with over 30 Himalayan expeditions and successful ascents of 12 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. In May 2008 he and his companion had almost reached the summit of Annapurna, via the difficult East Ridge, when they had to turn back due to weather and fro[read more]

Incredible Ascents to Everest: Celebrating 60 Years of the First Successful Ascent: Nagrath, Sumati
Nagrath, Sumati Incredible Ascents to Everest: Celebrating 60 Years of the First Successful Ascent
2013 US 1st, 4to, pp.224, photo frontis, 100 color & 55 bw photos, 2 color & 1 bw illus, photo eps, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #26465 $29.95
Nagrath presents a nice, large-format, book focusing on the early Everest attempts, the successful ascent by Hillary and Tenzing, the Sherpa, Yuichiro Miura, Junko Tabei, Reinhold Messner, Tom Whittaker, Erik Weihenmeyer, Min Bahadur Sherchan, Elizabeth Hawley, and more. Includes a number of less-c[read more]

Gipfelsieg am Everest: Expedition der Weltrekorde des Alpenvereins 1978: Nairz, Wolfgang
signedNairz, Wolfgang Gipfelsieg am Everest: Expedition der Weltrekorde des Alpenvereins 1978
1979 Buchclub Ex Libris Zürich 1st thus, 8vo, pp.296, 42 color & 33 bw photos, 2 maps, white cloth; signed Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine, with 1978 Postcard Everest ’78 Expedition. signed Nairz, fine #20540 $185.00
The official account of the 1978 Austrian Everest expedition, led by Nairz, which saw Messner and Habeler make the first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen. A nice book. Also includes the uncommon postcard created for the expedition. In German, no English translation. Yak N04.[read more]

Eskimo Life: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof Eskimo Life
1894 Longmans, Green London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 350, frontis, 15 plates, 15 woodcuts, green lib cloth; xlib, cloth mottled on back, # on spine, bookplate & pocket on eps, # on title-page, no other markings, clean, tight, vg #25803 $275.00
A detailed sociological and cultural commentary on many aspects of Greenland Eskimo life – appearance and dress, the kayak, at sea, houses and tents, cooking, character and social conditions, women, marriage, morals, judicial proceedings, art, music, and poetry, religious ideas, Christianity. A cla[read more]

Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram
1897 Harper NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xi, 587, frontis w/ tissue, 8 color plates w/ tissue, 94 illus, 4 color fldg maps in pockets, vII pp.xi, 713, photo frontis w/ tissue, 8 color plates w/ tissue, 93 illus, appendices, teg, uncut, orig gilt-dec brown cloth; vol I w/ small tear top of spine, owner’s blindstamp to title page, vol II w/ owner’s blindstamp to title & contents pages, both vols tight, fine, maps w/ orig folds, no tears, fine #11022 $295.00
Narrative of the first Fram expedition led by Nansen with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice across the pole. A classic. AB 11983.[read more]

Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram
1897 Harper NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xi, 587, frontis w/ tissue, 8 color plates w/ guards, 94 illus, 4 color fldg maps in 2 pockets, vII pp.xi, 713, photo frontis w/ tissue, 8 color plates w/ tissue, 93 illus, appendices, teg, others uncut, gilt-dec brown cloth; vol I w/ light wear bottom spine, vol II pulled top spine, both vols tight, vg, maps w/ orig folds, no tears, fine #26450 $245.00 $155.00
Narrative of the first Fram expedition led by Nansen with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice across the pole. A classic. AB 11983. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram
1898 Harper & Bros NY Popular ed, thick 8vo, pp.vii, 679, frontis, 17 bw plates, 6 text illus, plan, map, appendices, dec blue cloth, with 4 loose color fldg maps; xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, front hinge separating, miss ffep, ink crossouts to rear ep, maps w/ orig folds, good #27643 $25.00
Narrative of the first Fram expedition led by Nansen with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice across the pole. The four additional maps are from a 2-vol edition. A classic. AB 11983.[read more]

In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times: Nansen, Fridtjof
American Alpine Club LibraryNansen, Fridtjof In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times
1911 Stokes NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xviii, 384, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 86 illus/maps; vII pp.xiii, 420, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 76 illus/maps; gilt dec blue cloth; cloth w/ label marks bottom spines, Harry P. Nichols & AAC/Nichols bookplates, DPL stamp to title & copyright pages, tight, a bright looking set, vg+ #25085 $195.00 $140.40
Nansen took five years to complete his history of Arctic exploration, expanding beyond his initial intentions. Due to the unreliability of earlier accounts, he went back to the original sources. Presented here is a wealth of information including - Hecataeus of Miletus (5th century BC), Pytheas’ voy[read more]

Nares, George Sir George Strong Nares (1831-1915)
1976 May Polar Record rep, 8vo, pp.26, 12 bw illus, map, wraps; fine. #9252 $19.00
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Navarra, Fernand The Forbidden Mountain
1956 Macdonald London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 174, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 2 maps, red cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #23842 $25.00
In 1952 six young men left Paris by car for eastern Turkey, with twin objectives of climbing Mount Ararat (16,946’) and finding Noah's Ark. This is an account of the formidable obstacles and fantastic experiences the expedition encountered on their 14,000 mile journey. From the collection of Americ[read more]

Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends: Neale, Jonathan
Neale, Jonathan Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 336, 27 bw photos, 5 maps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #22433 $26.95 $21.55
Neale’s look at the Sherpa climbers begins not with Tenzing’s famous ascent of Everest but rather with the earlier, gripping story of the disasterous 1934 German attempt on Nanga Parbat. A compelling read.[read more]

Spitfire over Everest: Neame, Kenneth D.
Neame, Kenneth D. Spitfire over Everest
2018 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 262, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 18 figs, 20 tables, 15 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27482 $49.95
An outstanding story of coincidence, quick wit, skill, routine, improvisation and seized opportunity as a young RAF pilot flies an iconic Spitfire in an aerial photographic mission over Everest at the end of World War Two. RAF Pilot Officer Neame trained to fly Spitfires for photographic reconnai[read more]

High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.x, 213, 64 color & 60 bw photos, 57 maps, map eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27413 $55.00
A comprehensive book covering each of the over 400 peaks in the 7000 metre range, an area receiving increased focus and activity, with locations, access, routes, and extensive bibliographic data. Surprisingly hard to find and a useful reference.[read more]

Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English
1986 US 8vo, pp.xiii, 296, 3 bw photos, wraps; new #10301 $29.95
This is a greatly expanded edition of Jill's earlier "Mountaineering and its Literature" with guidebooks, fiction, journals, and bibliographies in addition to the general listing. A necessary reference for any mountaineering library.[read more]

Mountaineering and its Literature: A Descriptive Bibliography of Selected Works Published in the English Language, 1744-1976: Neate, W. R.
Neate, W. R. Mountaineering and its Literature: A Descriptive Bibliography of Selected Works Published in the English Language, 1744-1976
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.165, photo frontis, bw photos, maps, appendices, wraps; fine #21573 $25.00
Neate’s original version of “Mountaineering Literature” is still a most useful item as it contains a number of information pages not contained in the second edition.[read more]

Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica. A Personal and Historical Narrative: Neider. Charles
Neider. Charles Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica. A Personal and Historical Narrative
1974 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 461, 33 color & 12 bw photos, 14 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth w/ some spots to edges, tight, near fine #16762 $9.00
A good book of life at McMurdo Station. The author also describes his survival of a helicopter crash on Mount Erebus. Spence 843.[read more]

Southern Light: Images from Antarctica: Neilson, David
Neilson, David Southern Light: Images from Antarctica
2012 Australia 1st, square 4to, pp.306, photo frontis, 4 color & 3 bw gatefolds, 125 color & 102 bw photos, 5 color maps, gilt-dec blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26642 $84.95
Neilson, an experienced mountaineer, rock climber, author and photographer, presents a stunning, large-format book showcasing the beauty of Antarctica. For this project, Neilson embarked on six journeys to Antarctica (Mawson Station 1990-91, 2004-05, Antarctic Peninsula 2006, 2008, Ross Sea 2009) a[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryNesbit, Paul W. Longs Peak: Its Story and a Climbing Guide
1955 Nesbit Colorado Springs 3rd rev, 8vo, pp.48, 32 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; near fine #24921 $7.00 $6.30
This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library, click here.[read more]

Neve, Dr. Ernest F. Beyond the Pir Panjal: Life and Missionary Enterprise in Kashmir
1914 Church Missionary Soc London popular ed, 8vo, pp.viii, 178, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 32 bw photos, uncut, dec grey cloth; cloth rubbed, name, near fine. #23475 $39.00
Neve spent over 25 years living in Kashmir.[read more]

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