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New Rébuffat, Gaston & Pierre Tairraz Zwischen Erde und Himmel [Between Earth and Sky]
1963 Albert Müller Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.179, 63 bw photos (1 fldg), route drawing, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth tight, near fine #27390 $15.00
This terrific book utilizes Rébuffat’s prose and Tairraz’s wonderful black and white images. It is an outgrowth of their award-winning film which recreated four of Rébuffat’s climbs in the Alps. One of France's most famous mountain guides, Rébuffat was also a member of the 1950 Annapurna expedition. [read more]

New [Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research] Everest: Ein Bildbericht der Schweizerischen Stiftung für Alpine Forschungen [Everest: A Picture Report from the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research]
1953 Büchergilde Zürich 1st, 4to, pp.xv, (172), 6 color & 144 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth ; cloth backstrip separating, bottom 3” missing, bookplate, tight, good #27395 $9.00
This is the original German edition photo book of the 1952 Swiss Everest expeditions, a good companion volume to Rene Dittert’s ‘Forerunners to Everest’. See Neate S206, SB S63, Yak S122. [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #61 Spring 2018
2018 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.114, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #27400 $14.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Nanda Devi, Part 1 by Pete Takeda, Stewart Weaver, Paula Wright, Janusz Klarner, & Julia Pulwicki
  • To Look the Bear in the Eye: The Life of Yasushi Yamanoi by Sartaj Ghuman
  • In Perpetual Motion by Krystle Wright
  • On Belay: Secr [read more]

New signed Bullock, Nick Tides: A Climber’s Voyage
2018 UK Ltd Signed ed n/250, 8vo, pp.viii, 246, 37 color photos, illus eps, black cloth ; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27401 $59.95
The much-anticipated follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut ‘Echoes’. Now retired from the strain of work as a prison officer, Nick is free to climb. A lot. ‘Tides’ is a treasury of his antics and adventures with some of the world’s leading climbers, including Steve House, Kenton Cool, Nico Fav [read more]

New signed Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al. K2: The Savage Mountain
1994 Adventure Library NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xx, 214, 21 color & 9 bw photos, 12 sketches, map, appendices, map eps, pictorial cloth ; signed Bates & Houston, issued w/o dj, cloth new #22101 $145.00
Account of the 1953 3rd American Karakoram expedition to K2. One of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering with Schoening's incredible belay saving the entire expedition. This reprint edition contains transcipts of tape recordings made at base camp following the accident. Neate H118, [read more]

New Kapadia, Harish Legendary Maps from the Himalayan Club: Commemorating 90 Years of the Iconic Institution
2016 India 1st, 8vo, pp.240, 63 bw photos, 30 illus, 30 maps, red/brown leather ; leather new #27406 $34.95
A sumptuous-looking work from the former editor of the Himalayan Journal. The last 90 years have been a glorious period in Himalayan exploration. As explorers from across the globe have attempted to discover the Himalaya, the Himalayan Club has played a pioneering role in chronicling their expeditio [read more]

New signed Mauro, David The Altitude Journals: A Seven-Year Journey from the Lowest Point in My Life to the Highest Point on Earth
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.453, 13 bw photos, wraps ; signed, new #27402 $23.95
When David Mauro was in his forties, his life hit rock bottom. With nothing to lose, he left everything he knew behind and set out on an epic international adventure – to climb the Seven Summits. For the next seven years, Dave trudged across glaciers and frozen wastelands and through dense, dangerou [read more]

New Morrow, Pat Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits
1986 Camden House Camden East 1st, 4to, pp.175, 126 color photos, 7 route maps, wraps ; fine #9927 $9.00
Pat Morrow was the first to successfully complete the Seven Summits quest with the inclusion of Carstenz Pyramid. Neate a30, SB M51. [read more]

New Neate, Jill High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.x, 213, 64 color & 60 bw photos, 57 maps, map eps, blue cloth ; dj w/ 1.5” tear bottom spine, unclipped, else near fine, cloth fine #9970 $39.00
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]

New Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth ; dj unclipped, ½” tear to one back corner, near fine, cloth fine #16338 $9.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. [read more]

New Olsen, Jack The Climb Up To Hell
1962 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.212, 26 bw photos, black cloth ; cloth vg #13645 $7.00
Story of the Longhi/Corti & Nothdurft/Mayer tragedy on the Eiger's North Face in 1957. Neate O11. [read more]

New Pilley, Dorothy Climbing Days
1965 Secker & Warburg London 2nd, rev, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 352, 35 bw photos, map eps, brown cloth ; cloth tight, vg+ #23752 $18.00
Pilley was a leading British climber in the 1920's. Here she tells of her travels and climbs throughout Europe. Neate P57. [read more]

New signed Piotrowska, Danuta, ed. K2 1986: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski
2015 Poland 1st, square 8vo, pp.144, photo frontis, 102 bw photos, sketch, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth ; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight bump from shipping, else new #27340 $84.95
Tadeusz Piotrowski (1939-1986) was one of the great Polish mountaineers specializing in winter ascents. These included Trollryggen (Norway, 1972, 1974, 1977), Noshaq (Afghanistan, 1973), Tirich Mir (Afghanistan, 1978), Rakaposhi (Pakistan, 1979), Distaghil Sar (Pakistan, 1980), and Api (Nepal, 1983) [read more]

New signed Piotrowska, Danuta, ed. Lhotse 1974: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski
2017 Poland 1st, square 8vo, pp.311, photo frontis, 171 bw photos, map, appendices, photo eps, pictorial cloth ; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight bump from shipping, else new #27341 $84.95
Tadeusz Piotrowski (1939-1986) was one of the great Polish mountaineers specializing in winter ascents. These included Trollryggen (Norway, 1972, 1974, 1977), Noshaq (Afghanistan, 1973), Tirich Mir (Afghanistan, 1978), Rakaposhi (Pakistan, 1979), Distaghil Sar (Pakistan, 1980), and Api (Nepal, 1983) [read more]

New signed Piotrowska, Danuta, ed. Nanga Parbat 1982: In Memoriam Tadeusz Piotrowski
2018 Poland 1st, square 8vo, pp.215, photo frontis, 82 bw photos, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth ; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight bump from shipping, else new #27403 $84.95
Tadeusz Piotrowski (1939-1986) was one of the great Polish mountaineers specializing in winter ascents. These included Trollryggen (Norway, 1972, 1974, 1977), Noshaq (Afghanistan, 1973), Tirich Mir (Afghanistan, 1978), Rakaposhi (Pakistan, 1979), Distaghil Sar (Pakistan, 1980), and Api (Nepal, 1983) [read more]

New Rakoncaj, Josef & Milon Jasanský Tulákem ve vetru Himálaje
1990 Hradci Králové 1st, 8vo, pp.260, 113 color & 13 bw photos, map ep, black cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small delamination on rear ep, else fine #22233 $55.00
Rakoncaj is an extremely accomplished mountaineer. This nice book encompasses his personal accounts of expeditions to Kalanka ’77, Nanda Devi ’81, K2 ’83 (summit) & ’86 (summit), Lhotse Shar '84 (summit), Dhaulagiri '85 (summit), Broad Peak '86 (summit), Everest SW Face '87 & '88, Annapurna '88 (su [read more]

New Randall, Glenn Breaking Point: Challenge on Alaska's Mt. Hunter
1984 Chockstone Denver 1st, 8vo, pp.135, map frontis, 8 color photos, map, appendices, wraps ; fine #11862 $35.00
An incredible account of the 1980 ascent of the Southeast Spur of Mt. Hunter. This route previously took John Waterman 146 days to complete going solo. Neate R07. [read more]

New Rébuffat, Gaston Der Montblanc
1966 Albert Müller Verlag Zürich 1st German ed, 8vo, pp.194, photo frontis, 9 color & 52 bw photos, 18 bw illus, map, gray cloth ; dj w/ ½” tear froint, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27388 $15.00
A lovely book reproducing many of the old prints from early ascents of Mont Blanc supplemented with a great number of photos, some by Brad Washburn. This is the German translation of the French edition ‘Mont Blanc: Jardin Féerique’ published in 1962 and a less common Rébuffat title. [read more]

New Rébuffat, Gaston Sterne und Stürme: Die Großen Nordwände der Alpen [Stars and Storms: The Great North Walls of the Alps]
1955 Nymphenburger München 3rd, 8vo, pp.173, 29 bw photos, 6 route drawings, gray cloth ; cloth w/ 1” split along back spine, else tight, vg #27389 $12.00
The third edition of Rebuffat’s classic book detailing his ascents of six great north faces - Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This was translated into English as ‘Starlight and Storm’. [read more]

New Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds. The Armchair Mountaineer
1984 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 342, 10 bw illus, blue cloth ; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #10030 $9.00
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24. [read more]

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