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Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain: Tuckey, Harriet
Tuckey, Harriet Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 402, 32 bw photos, sketch, map, black cloth; dj w/ Banff Award Winner sticker, else dj & cloth new #27503 $26.95
Drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Tuckey tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team member whose scientific breakthroughs ensured the world’s highest mountain could be climbed. A doctor and physiologist, Pugh revolutionised[read more]

Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, The Man who Made it Possible: Tuckey, Harriet
Tuckey, Harriet Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, The Man who Made it Possible
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiii, 400, 32 bw photos, sketch, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26481 $39.95
Drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Tuckey tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team member whose scientific breakthroughs ensured the world’s highest mountain could be climbed. A doctor and physiologist, Pugh revolutionised[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Norman Dyhrenfurth, Tom Hornbein, dj w/ edge tears, vg, cloth w/ bookplate, vg+ #18175 $125.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth: Ullman, James Ramsey
signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed ‘Warm personal regards to Mr. & Mrs. Gene Smith Barry C. Bishop 5/22/64’ & signed ‘Tom Hornbein March 3, 2012’, dj w/ small chip top spine, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18556 $395.00
A true first edition of the official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Copies of this important canon in the Himalayan literature signed by summitter Bishop are quite scarce. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ large chips top edge, good, cloth near fine #25063 $49.00 $44.10
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. 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 L[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Norman Dyhrenfurth, Tom Hornbein, dj chipped, tears, vg-, cloth vg+. #12663 $69.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; cloth vg #25172 $9.00 $7.20
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport late[read more]

Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth: Ullman, James Ramsey
signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj rubbed, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #16230 $75.00
A true first edition of the official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ 1.5” tear front, chipped bottom corners, vg, cloth fine #10305 $65.00 $58.50
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. 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 L[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ edge wear, tear back, vg, cloth w/ few stain marks to edges, vg #10191 $55.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ chips/tears, taped edges, good, cloth vg #25065 $45.00 $40.50
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. 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 L[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY 1st, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj chipped, taped top/bottom of faded spine, vg, cloth vg+. #10195 $19.00
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ large chip effecting fep & front, good, cloth vg #10197 $7.00 $5.60
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, bookplate, near fine #10199 $6.00 $4.80
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing
1956 Reprint Society London reprint, 8vo, pp.320, 29 bw photos, 4 maps/sketches, green cloth; cloth vg #25616 $5.00 $4.25
Tenzing's first autobiography following the ascent of Everest. He discusses his early climbs including Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Everest with the Swiss, and the successful 1953 expedtion with the British. Neate U05, SB T06, Yak U15. To see all of our Sale Items,
Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1981 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 578, 17 color & 55 bw photos, 4 fig, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #13684 $35.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1981 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 578, 17 color & 55 bw photos, 4 fig, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #13685 $32.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1989 Cloudcap Seattle 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 704, 18 color & 52 bw photos, 4 figures, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #24487 $25.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

On Top of the World: My Everest Adventure: Vajpai, Arjun w/ Anu Kumar
Vajpai, Arjun w/ Anu Kumar On Top of the World: My Everest Adventure
2010 India 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 16 color photos, 2 sketches, wraps; new #25871 $17.95
Two months after he had set out, sixteen-year-old Vajpai stood on top of the world, having conquered Mount Everest. At that time, he held the record for being the youngest non-Sherpa person in the world to do so. He is still the youngest Indian to climb the peak. It had indeed been a long journey[read more]

Naar Nieuwe Hoogte: Beklimming van de Mount Everest Zonder Zuurstof [To New Heights: Climbing Mount Everest Without Oxygen]: Van Rooijen, Wilco
signedVan Rooijen, Wilco Naar Nieuwe Hoogte: Beklimming van de Mount Everest Zonder Zuurstof [To New Heights: Climbing Mount Everest Without Oxygen]
2005 Netherlands 1st, 8vo, pp.144, photos frontis, 199 color photos, 5 maps, wraps; signed, new + DVD #25486 $59.00
Van Rooijen is one of Holland’s top mountaineers. He became the first Dutch person to reach the North Pole (1997), the South Pole (2000), and the summit of Everest (2002 and 2004, both without supplemental oxygen). This covers these four expeditions as well as to Mount Kenya (1996) and K2 (where h[read more]

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