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The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1995 Cosmo Publications New Delhi reprint, 8vo, pp.viii, 372, 16 bw photos, sketch, large fldg map in back, blue cloth; minor corner bumps, this copy missing the photo spread, else dj & cloth new #21945 $27.00 $19.00
One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature.[read more]

The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1925 Longmans, Green NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 372, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 7 color illus & 24 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, blue cloth; cloth lightly pulled top/bottom spine, no foxing, tight, maps w/ orig folds & tear along fold line, fine #24927 $495.00
One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature. Anyone with a true interest in Everest should read the ear[read more]

Nott, David Angels Four
1972 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 8 color photos, illus, 2 maps, appendices, illus eps, green cloth; dj chipped, vg-, cloth fine #22151 $15.00
The 1971 first ascent of the 3000’ face of Venezuela’s Angel Falls. This was the third expedition to attempt this climb.[read more]

Nott, David Angels Four
1972 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 8 color photos, illus, 2 maps, appendices, illus eps, green cloth; dj chipped, vg, cloth fine. #24082 $19.00
The 1971 first ascent of the 3000’ face of Venezuela’s Angel Falls. This was the third expedition to attempt this climb. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

signedNotten, Jan Everest 84
1984 Alpinisme Valkenburg 1st, 4to, pp.95, 68 color & 10 bw photos, sketches, wraps; inscribed Han Timmers, fine #18629 $49.00
Account of a Czechoslovakian ascent of a new route on Manaslu North II (7157m) in 1979. Novotný was one of the summitters. In Czech, no English translation.[read more]

Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition made by Charles F. Hall: His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the Straights of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and Residence Among the Eskimos During the Years 1864-'69: Nourse, Prof. J. E., ed.
Nourse, Prof. J. E., ed. Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition made by Charles F. Hall: His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the Straights of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and Residence Among the Eskimos During the Years 1864-'69
1879 Government Printing Office Washington 1st, thick 4to, pp.l, 644, frontis w/ tissue, 1 steel engraving w/ tissue, 73 wood/photo engravings/heliotypes, 8 sketches, double-page facsimile, 11 maps (6 fldg,3 double-page), lg linen-backed fldg map in pocket, appendices, errata, gilt-dec green cloth; cloth w/ stain top of spine on text, hinges bit tender, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, very good #27510 $225.00
Charles Francis Hall (1821-1871) was an American Arctic explorer who made three expeditions to the Arctic regions, the first two to search for records of Sir John Franklin and the last an attempt on the North Pole on which Hall died. Nourse’s massive account of Hall’s second expedition (1864-69) inc[read more]

Climbing the Fish's Tail: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Climbing the Fish's Tail
1958 Heinemann London 1st, small 8vo, pp.xiii, 150, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, two small edge tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ name, tight, fine #9979 $95.00 $75.00
Account of the 1957 British attempt on Machapuchare (22,958'). Neate N35, Yak N72. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Noyce, Wilfrid Climbing the Fish's Tail
1958 Heinemann London 1st, small 8vo, pp.xiii, 150, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; cloth fine #11569 $35.00
Account of the 1957 British attempt on Machapuchare (22,958'). Quite hard to find now. Neate N35, Yak N72.[read more]

Climbing the Fish's Tail: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Climbing the Fish's Tail
1958 Heinemann London 1st, small 8vo, pp.xiii, 150, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, chipped top spine, vg-, cloth vg #24855 $75.00
Account of the 1957 British attempt on Machapuchare (22,958'). Quite hard to find now. Neate N35, Yak N72.[read more]

Scholar Mountaineers: Pioneers of Parnassus: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Scholar Mountaineers: Pioneers of Parnassus
1950 Roy NY 1st, 8vo, pp.164, 12 bw illus, brown cloth; dj chipped bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth spotted on front edge/back cover, vg #27202 $9.00
Essays on the effect of mountains on various historical figures - Dante, Rousseau, de Saussure, Goethe, Wordsworth, Keats, Nietzsche, Scott, and others. Neate N39.[read more]

Noyce, Wilfrid South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest
1955 Sloane NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, photo frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, black cloth; dj w/ minor rubbing, near fine, cloth w/ bookplate, inscription, else fine #13402 $35.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest
1955 Sloane NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, photo frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, black cloth; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth vg+ #17430 $15.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid South Col: A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest
1955 Sloane NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, photo frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, black cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, corners worn, good+, cloth w/ wear to lower corners, small tear top spine, vg #25019 $19.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953: Noyce, Wilfrid
signedNoyce, Wilfrid South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953
1954 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 303, color frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, blue cloth; signed Ed Hillary, dj pulled top spine, 2” taped tear back, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, near fine #18422 $195.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. Hillary and Tenzing were the first to reach the summit. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Neate N40, SB N18, Yak N71.[read more]

South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953: Noyce, Wilfrid
signedNoyce, Wilfrid South Col: One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953
1954 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 303, color frontis, 3 color & 72 bw photos, 16 drawings, 5 maps, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ light edge wear, unclipped, very good, cloth w/ name, tight, fine #9981 $495.00
Noyce played a critical role on the Lhotse Face advancing the route for the British 1953 expedition and enabling success. Hillary and Tenzing were the first to reach the summit. This is one of the best personal accounts of an Everest expedition. Noyce died in a tragic climbing accident in 1962. Noyc[read more]

To The Unknown Mountain: Ascent of an Unexplored Twenty-Five Thousander in the Karakoram: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid To The Unknown Mountain: Ascent of an Unexplored Twenty-Five Thousander in the Karakoram
1962 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 183, photo frontis, 19 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ rub spot on cover, vg, cloth w/ blindstamp, fine #22930 $39.00
The 1960 ascent of Trivor, includes an appendix by Whillans on his motorcycle journey home across Afghanistan, Persia, Turkey, etc. Neate N43, Yak N73.[read more]

A Climber’s Guide to Sonamarg Kashmir: Noyce, Wilfrid, et al.
signedNoyce, Wilfrid, et al. A Climber’s Guide to Sonamarg Kashmir
[1945] Himalayan Club Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 51, 10 bw photos, sketch, fldg map, pictorial boards; xlib Himalayan Club, issued w/o dj, boards rubbed, signed Richard Irvin, vg #23476 $75.00
Noyce’s first work, published for the Himalayan Club. This monograph was compiled from reports by instructors of the Aircrew Mountain Course at Sonamarg who had made the various ascents. Scarce. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

In Search of Peaks, Passes & Glaciers: Irish Alpine Pioneers: Nugent, Frank
signedNugent, Frank In Search of Peaks, Passes & Glaciers: Irish Alpine Pioneers
2013 Ireland 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 310, photo frontis, 27 color & 58 bw photos, 2 color & 25 bw illus, 5 maps, appendix, map eps, maroon cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26546 $53.95
No goggles or glacier glasses, no hi-tech axes or day-glo Gore-Tex adorned the Alpinists of the mid-nineteenth century. The achievements of Irish mountaineers from the 1850s to the early twentieth century are largely obscured in British historical accounts. This book sets the record straight. Nug[read more]

Nunlist, Hugo Spitsbergen: The Story of the 1962 Swiss Spitsbergen Scientific Expedition
1966 Barnes NY 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 48 bw photos, 4 maps, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #9984 $19.00
Describes the pleasures and drawbacks of climbing in Spitsbergen. Neate N45.[read more]

Himalaya & Karakoram: Selected Polish Climbs 1939-1989: Nyka, Józef
Nyka, Józef Himalaya & Karakoram: Selected Polish Climbs 1939-1989
1989 Polish Alpine Assoc Warszawa 1st, 8vo, pp.32, 17 maps/sketches, wraps; fine #14733 $35.00
An usual item detailing Polish climbs in the Himalaya and Karakoram since making the first ascent of Nanda Devi East in 1939. In English.[read more]

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