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New [Japan]. Ryosetsu Alpine Club Mt McKinley Expedition of the Ryosetsu Alpine Club 1972
1972 1st, 8vo, pp.169, 25 color & 27 bw photos, sketches, tables, map, blue cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth spine faded, else fine #25390 $145.00 $125.00
This is the official account of the 1972 Ryosetsu Alpine Club’s ascent of McKinley. The expedition consisted of five women from the Club who planned to climb the West Rib. It is believe that three of them reached the summit but fell on the descent, their bodies being found by Ray Genet. Included [read more]

New [Japan]. Yomiuri-Newspaper (ed.) Stood on the Summit of Chomolangma: Photo-album of the Japanese Alpine Club Expedition to Everest through the Chinese route
1980 The Newspaper Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.134, 95 color & 55 bw photos + 62 portraits, sketch, map, wraps ; fold to back corner, else near fine #25863 $125.00 $75.00
Account of the 1980 Japanese Everest expedition via the NE Ridge. Yasuo Kato and Susuma Nakamura made the summit attempt with Nakamura stopping and Kato continuing alone to the summit. Both bivouacked at the Second Step, without oxygen, on the descent. This was Kato’s second ascent of Everest. In Ja [read more]

New [Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
1977/78 Gakushûkenyû-sha Tokyo 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth ; slipcases w/ light rubbing, near fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine #23791 $1,200.00 $900.00
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri, [read more]

New [National Geographic]. Life and Death on Everest
2003 May National Georgraphic, Washington DC 8vo, pp.2-71, 42 color & 27 bw photos, 4 color illus, 3 color maps, 2 charts, with color, double-sided map & route drawing, wraps ; entire issue, new #23428 $9.00 $4.50
A special Everest cover story to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first ascent. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed [National Geographic]. Dyhrenfurth, Norman, Barry Bishop, Thomas Hornbein & William Unsoeld Six to the Summit, How We Climbed Everest, The First Traverse
Oct 1963 Washington 8vo, pp.14, 12 color photos, drawing, 2 maps; pp.30, 32 color photos (3 fldg); pp.6, 4 color photos, wraps ; signed Jim Whittaker, entire issue, 1” tear top spine, vg #26352 $15.00 $7.50
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New [National Geographic]. Whittaker, James & Wickwire, James Americans Climb K2: The Ultimate Challenge; On to the Summit
May 1979 Washington 8vo, pp.18, 15 color photos, 3 maps; pp.10, 7 color photos ; entire issue, vg #9968 $5.00 $2.50
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New [Wiessner, Fritz] Fritz Wiessner 1900 – 1988
2000 Sächsischer Dresden 1st, 8vo, pp.104, photo frontis, 12 color & 51 bw photos, map, wraps ; fine #25319 $150.00 $95.00
A relatively scarce biography of this great climber. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New Abraham, George D. The Complete Mountaineer
1908 Doubleday, Page NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 74 bw photos, green cloth ; cloth corners rubbed, nick to back cover, pencil name, rear hinge cracked, vg #26377 $65.00 $35.00
Abraham, along with his brother, was largely responsible for development of rock climbing in the Lake Disrict and pioneered many climbs. This is a major instructional work of the period. Neate A03. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #63 Autumn 2018
2018 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.114, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #27419 $14.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Nanda Devi, Part I1 by Pete Takeda, Meera Baindur, Julie-Ann Clyma, Martin Moran, & Harish Kapadia
  • Through the Canvas by Jenna Robinson
  • The Light on the Snow by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • On Belay:Ride the Wind – Wind River Range, W [read more]

New signed Anker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth ; signed Anker, dj fine, cloth fine #18548 $39.00 $24.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his disco [read more]

New Baker, Deborah The Last Englishmen: Love, War, and the End of Empire
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 358, yellow cloth ; dj & cloth new #27421 $27.95
John Auden was a pioneering geologist of the Himalaya. Michael Spender was the first to draw a detailed map of the North Face of Everest. While their younger brothers - W. H. Auden and Stephen Spender - achieved literary fame, they vied to be included on an expedition that would deliver Everest’s su [read more]

New signed Banks, Mike Rakaposhi
1960 Barnes NY 1st, 8vo, pp.238, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, blue cloth ; signed, dj w/ clean 1.5” tear to front, rubbed, vg, cloth near fine #9485 $105.00 $75.00
Account of 1956 attempt and 1958 first ascent of Rakaposhi (25,550') with Tom Patey. Neate B38. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed Bass, Dick & Frank Wells w/ Rick Ridgeway Seven Summits
1986 Warner NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.ix, 336, 73 color photos, blue cloth ; signed Bass on his poem pasted to ffep, Reinhold Messner, Gary Neptune, & Gerry Roach, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9490 $145.00 $105.00
This is the book which started it all - the bold bid to climb the highest mountains of the seven continents. Includes their two previous attempts on Everest before success. SB B04. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H., Charles S. Houston, et al. Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
2000 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xv, 381, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, appendices, wraps ; signed Bates & Charlie Houston, new #19738 $95.00 $55.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. Neate B58. To see all of our Sale Items, c [read more]

New Bates, Robert H., et al. Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; cloth fine #25305 $395.00 $250.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit. An important and scarce work in the original edition. Neate B58. To see all of our Sale Items,
New Bonatti, Walter The Great Days
1974 Gollancz London 1st imp, 8vo, pp.189, 35 bw photos, blue cloth ; dj w/ two small tears, clipped, near fine, cloth w/ glue remnant from label on fep, else fine #26002 $195.00 $175.00
Bonatti’s second autobiographical work covers the Walker Spur, Eiger, Siberia, the Matterhorn, and more. Reprinted several times but the 1st printings are quite hard to find in any condition. Neate B124. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1989 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth ; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #9537 $65.00 $49.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. Now out-of-print in hardcover. SB B30. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed Bowman, Isaiah The Andes of Southern Peru: Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy-Third Meridian
1916 Holt NY 1st, 4to, pp.xi, 336, 92 bw photos, 75 diagrams, 29 charts/graphs (3 fldg), 7 color fldg & 10 bw (1 fldg) maps, appendices, brown cloth ; signed Richard Irvin, cloth w/ front hinge cracking, vg #9551 $29.00 $10.00
The full account of the geographical reconnaissance of the 1911 Yale Peruvian Expedition. The expedition route led from the tropical plains of the lower Urubamba southward over lofty snow-covered passes to the desert coast at Camaná. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his [read more]

New Buhl, Hermann Achttausend Drüber und Drunter
1954 Nymphenburger München 1st, 8vo, pp.350, 18 bw photos, blue cloth ; cloth tight w/ mountaineering bookplate of L. Fischer, newspaper clipping on Buhl’s death, fine #27173 $95.00 $75.00
Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. This autobiography, published pri [read more]

New Buhl, Hermann Achttausend Drüber und Drunter
1955 Nymphenburger München 2nd prtg (6-10 Tausend), 8vo, pp.350, 18 bw photos, blue cloth ; dj chipped/torn, good, cloth w/ light wear to corners, tight, else fine #27174 $95.00 $75.00
Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. This autobiography, published pri [read more]

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