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Climbing High: A Woman’s Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy: Gammelgaard, Lene
Gammelgaard, Lene Climbing High: A Woman’s Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 211, 29 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj bumped on corners, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ pen notation regarding Reinhold Messner, tight, fine #15749 $25.00 $9.00
Lene Gammelgaard was a friend of Scott Fischer and a member of his Mountain Madness team in 1996. She became the first Scandinavian woman to reach the summit of Everest. She recounts the weeks leading up to the fateful summit day and the devastating night spent huddled on the South Col with the remn[read more]

A Mais Alta Solidão: O Primeiro Português no Cume do Evereste [The Highest Solitude: The First Portugese on the Summit of Everest]: Garcia, João
signedGarcia, João A Mais Alta Solidão: O Primeiro Português no Cume do Evereste [The Highest Solitude: The First Portugese on the Summit of Everest]
2011 Portugal 13th, 8vo, pp.255, 16 color & 12 bw photos, fig, 2 maps, wraps; signed, new #25745 $39.95
Garcia, a top Portugese climber, became the first from his country to reach the summit of Everest during his 1999 expedition to the north side. He reached the summit, without oxygen, several hours ahead of his climbing partner Pascal Debrouwer. Garcia spent the time looking for the Chinese tripod,[read more]

Mais Além: Depois do Evereste [Going Further: After Everest]: Garcia, João
signedGarcia, João Mais Além: Depois do Evereste [Going Further: After Everest]
2007 Portugal 4th, 8vo, pp.256, 32 color & 27 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #25746 $39.95
Following the loss of fingertips resulting from his 1999 Everest expedition, Garcia spent time climbing lower level peaks before returning to the Himalaya. This book picks up from his previous book ‘A Mais Alta Solidão’ and includes his expeditions to Chopicalqui, Peru (2000), Gasherbrum II (2001),[read more]

Garibaldi, Guy, Claude Hardy & Dominique Martial Sagarmatha: L’Everest en Direct
1988 Ouest-France Paris 1st, 4to, [pp.126], 146 color photos, map, photo ep, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth near fine. #16894 $40.00
This 1988 French expedition planned to make a live television broadcast from the summit. The first summit pair reached the top only to have their TV equipment fail. A second attempt was abandoned after the bodies of two of their Sherpas were discovered at 8200m. In French, no English translation.[read more]

Everest: Reflections from The Top: Gee, Christine, Garry Weare & Margaret Gee
Gee, Christine, Garry Weare & Margaret Gee Everest: Reflections from The Top
2003 UK 1st, 16mo, pp.xvii, 140, sketch, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22899 $19.95
A collection of thoughts by those who have been to the top of Everest. Most quotes are single-page and include such well-known climbers as Allison, Anker, Bonington, Burgess, Child, Hinkes, Messner, Scott, Simonson, Tabei, Venables, Wood, and others; over 120 in total. Similar in style to ‘The Quo[read more]

Gillette, Ned & Jan Reynolds Everest Grand Circle: A Climbing and Skiing Adventure through Nepal and Tibet
1985 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 216, 60 color & 11 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj fine, cloth fine. #11395 $45.00
The 1981/82 Everest Grand Circle Expedition circumnavigated Everest and climbed Pumori (23,442') over four months and 300 miles. Now out of print. Neate G27, SB G06.[read more]

Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour: Gillman, Peter
Gillman, Peter Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 4to, pp.208, color frontis, 108 color & 57 bw photos, 7 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj new, cloth w/ slight adhesion marks to some pages, else new #18118 $35.00 $25.00
A marvelous anthology of writing and photographs, some previously unpublished. This was the first Everest history collection in a large-format, photographic presentation. Writing by Mallory, Longland, Salkeld, Lambert, Norgay, Fu-chou, Hornbein, Gyatso, Boardman, Coffey, Buhler, Stokes, Duff, Diembe[read more]

signedGregory, Alfred Alfred Gregory's Everest
1993 Constable London 4to, pp.183, frontis, 112 bw photos, black cloth; signed George Band, dj & cloth new #9705 $59.00
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent this is a great addition to the literature. Gregory was the official photographer and many of his black and white photos presented here in this large-format book have not been published previously. SB G15.[read more]

Alfred Gregory's Everest: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred Alfred Gregory's Everest
1993 Constable London 1st, 4to, pp.183, frontis, 112 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj small marks to back cover, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #24012 $125.00 $95.00
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent this is a great addition to the literature. Gregory was the official photographer and many of his black and white photos presented here in this large-format book have not been published previously. SB G15. To see all of our Sale[read more]

Photographs from Everest to Africa: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred Photographs from Everest to Africa
2007 Australia 1st, large 4to, pp.xi, 211, 40 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, page ribbon, silver cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26496 $150.00
Gregory was the official photographer on the 1953 British ascent of Everest. His spectacular photos of Everest record not only the human struggle which took place but also the once pristine beauty of the world’s highest mountain. Following that expedition, Gregory traveled the world, leading mountai[read more]

Photographs from Everest to Africa: Gregory, Alfred
Gregory, Alfred Photographs from Everest to Africa
2007 Australia 1st, large 4to, pp.xi, 211, 40 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, page ribbon, silver cloth; dj & cloth new #25012 $74.95
Gregory was the official photographer on the 1953 British ascent of Everest. His spectacular photos of Everest record not only the human struggle which took place but also the once pristine beauty of the world’s highest mountain. Following that expedition, Gregory traveled the world, leading mount[read more]

Gregory, Alfred The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 4to. pp.[92], color frontis, 42 color photos, logistical chart on ep, gilt-stamped white boards; dj spine lightly faded, fine, cloth fine. #24318 $49.00
Pictorial account of the 1953 first ascent. A good companion volume to Hunt's 'Ascent of Everest'. This is the deluxe binding. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate G62, SB G14, Yak G127.[read more]

The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene
1954 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.[96], color frontis, 42 color photos, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #19774 $235.00
Pictorial account of the 1953 first ascent. A good companion volume to Hunt's 'Ascent of Everest'. This is a very nice copy. Neate G62, SB G14, Yak G127.[read more]

Morning Light: Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest: Griffiths, Margaret
Griffiths, Margaret Morning Light: Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest
2008 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 290, 22 color & 3 bw photos, orange cloth; dj & cloth new #25254 $29.95
Griffiths tells two stories – one of her husband George’s solo sail across the Atlantic in 1981, the other of her stepson Blair, cameraman for the CBC on the 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition. It was on that expedition that Blair and others lost their lives in the Khumbu Icefall. Using tape recordi[read more]

Facing Up: A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mount Everest: Grylls, Bear
Grylls, Bear Facing Up: A Remarkable Journey to the Summit of Mount Everest
2000 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 289, frontis, 16 color photos, map, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18649 $29.95 $19.00
Bear has had his share of excitement. At age 21, while serving in the British Army, he broke his back in a parachute jump. Two years later found him on the summit of Everest, the youngest Briton to summit and return, as a member of the 1998 British Everest Expedition. To see all of our Sale Items[read more]

The Kid Who Climbed Everest: Grylls, Bear
Grylls, Bear The Kid Who Climbed Everest
2001 US 1st US, 8vo, pp.xvi, 283, illus frontis, 16 color photos, bw map, appendices, blue/white cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24695 $16.95 $9.95
Bear has had his share of excitement. At age 21, while serving in the British Army, he broke his back in a parachute jump. Two years later found him on the summit of Everest, the youngest Briton to summit and return, as a member of the 1998 British Everest Expedition. First published in the UK as[read more]

Habeler, Peter Der Einsame Sieg: Mount Everest ’78 [The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest ‘78]
1978 Goldmann Munich 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 51 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #22085 $29.00
This is Habeler’s personal account of the amazing first ascent of Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen. He and Reinhold Messner sustained a supreme effort and set a new standard for future mountaineers. This was published in the UK as 'Everest: Impossible Victory’ and in the US as ‘The Lon[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Habeler & Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26007 $195.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed, dj clipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27491 $69.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #25114 $49.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

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