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New signed Allan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK Ltd Numbered/Signed Ed 100, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #26941 $64.95
In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-m [read more]

New Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $9.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New American Alpine Club (AAC). American Alpine Journal 1964
1964 AAC NY wraps ; vg #9400 $29.00 $15.00
The American Alpine Journal (AAJ) is considered to be the best mountaineering reference journal in the world. Each issue is packed with information from Alaska to Tibet. It contains articles by well-known mountaineers from around the world, a summary of the years most important climbs and expediti [read more]

New Anderson, Warwick To the Untouched Mountain: The New Zealand Conquest of Molamenqing, Tibet
1983 Reed Wellington 1st, 8vo, pp.242, 34 color photos, map eps, appendices, blue cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #12001 $25.00
A nicely done account of the 1981 New Zealand Molamenqing Expedition. At the time, this was the third highest unclimbed mountain in the world (7,703m), located on the Tibet-Nepal border near Shishapangma. The team succeeded without utilizing a reconnaissance and without high-altitude porters. Nea [read more]

New Anker, Daniel, ed. Eiger: The Vertical Arena
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 112 color & 67 bw photos, 8 illus, 3 maps, blue cloth ; dj w/ light rubbing, corners bumped, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #24701 $39.00
A complete climbing history of the Eiger based on the works of 17 climbers, both historical and present-day. Also includes route descriptions along with wonderful color photos. This book has become surprisingly hard to find. [read more]

New Barry, John K2: Savage Mountain, Savage Summer
1987 Oxford Somerset 1st, 8vo, pp.187, 41 color photos, 5 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #13508 $19.00
This book details the tragic events of the summer of 1986 when a number of international expeditions attempted the peak. As a result of accidents and a violent storm 13 of the world's top climbers lost their lives. [read more]

New Barry, John The Great Climbing Adventure
1985 Oxford Illus Somerset 1st, 8vo, pp.251, 26 color photos, 8 maps/sketches, black cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #12003 $19.00
Barry's climbs including the north face of the Eiger and Matterhorn, Gauri Sankar, Mt. Cook, Mt. Deborah, and others. Neate B48. [read more]

New Bauer, Paul Himalayan Campaign: The German Attack on Kangchenjunga – The Second (sic) Highest Mountain in the World
1937 Basil Blackwell Oxford 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 174, 82 bw plates, 3 maps, tan cloth ; cloth w/ slight ½” tear top spine, tight, else fine #14761 $29.00
Accounts of German attempts on Kangchenjunga in 1929 and 1931. Neate B60, Yak B74. [read more]

New Bechtold, Fritz Deutsche am Nanga Parbat: Der Angriff 1934
1935 Bruckmann München 1st, 8vo, pp.68, 116 bw photos, 4 maps (1 color fldg), tan cloth ; cloth w/ slight ¼” tear top spine, tight, map w/ no tears, else fine #17729 $19.00
Account of the disastrous second German expedition, in 1934, to Nanga Parbat. This is the German edition of “Nanga Parbat Adventure” but with more photos. See Neate B69, Yak B98. [read more]

New Boardman, Peter Sacred Summits: A Climber's Year
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.264, 34 color photos, 7 maps/drawings, black cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9519 $27.00
Accounts of one year's climbing on Carstenz Pyramid, Kanchenjunga, and Gauri Sankar. Doug Scott was a member of the Kanchenjunga team, together with Georges Bettembourg and Joe Tasker, which made the third ascent of the mountain. Neate B119, Yak B193. [read more]

New Boardman, Peter The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall
1978 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 12 color & 15 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth ; dj w/ edge tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ 2 pages w/ ink comment, else fine #12011 $9.00
The amazing 1976 alpine-style ascent by Boardman and Joe Tasker of Changabang’s West Wall (6864m) in India’s Garhwal Himalaya. It was considered the most outstanding lightweight Himalayan climb achieved to date. This was the first of a number of difficult climbs the pair would make together. This UK [read more]

New Bonatti, Walter The Mountains of My Life
2001 US 5th, 8vo, pp.xxxvi, 445, 25 bw photos, sketches, wraps ; fine #20685 $35.00
Published for the first time in English, a collection of Bonatti’s writings from eight books including his version of what really happened during the Italian’s first ascent of K2 in 1954. This was first published in 1998 as ‘Montagne di Una Vita’. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 a [read more]

New Bonington, Chris The Next Horizon: Autobiography II
1976 Gollancz London 2nd, 8vo, pp.304, 6 color & 69 bw photos, 15 maps/diagrams, brown cloth ; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #23922 $7.00
Chris' second book picks up with an expedition to the Central Tower of Paine, the Eiger Direct, Ecuador, Hunza, and Annapurna. Neate B132, Yak B213. [read more]

New Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al Changabang
1976 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth ; dj w/ light edge rubbing, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #23957 $9.00
The first ascent of Changabang (22,520') in 1974. Neate B128, Yak B215. [read more]

New Bremer-Kamp, Cherie Living on the Edge
1987 Smith Layton 1st, 8vo, pp.213, photo frontis, 33 color photos, 4 maps, appendices, blue cloth ; dj bumped top corners, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #9552 $7.00 $20.00
Account of the 1985 first winter attempt on Kanchenjunga's north face on which Chris Chandler died. [read more]

New Brown, R. N. Rudmose, et al The Voyage of the “Scotia”: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas
1978 McClelland & Stewart Toronto facs ed, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 375, photo frontis, 104 bw photos, 3 bw maps (1 fldg), blue cloth ; dj rubbed, former sticker mark to front, light fade bottom spine, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #24622 $79.00
Most leaders of ‘heroic age’ polar expeditions wrote official narratives of their exploits. William Speirs Bruce, who led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-4, was an exception. He maintained that since this was a scientific expedition there would be little of interest to the general [read more]

New Burgess, Alan & Jim Palmer Everest: The Ultimate Challenge
1983 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.214, 115 color photos, appendices, blue cloth ; dj chipped top/bottom spine, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #24193 $19.00
Account of the 1982 Canadian ascent of Everest, six people reached the summit but not without sacrifice. Pat Morrow became the second Canadian to reach the summit. This is a nice expedition book with lots of photos. See Neate B214, SB B48. [read more]

New Chouinard, Yvon Climbing Ice
1978 Sierra Club SF 2nd, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 15 color & 153 bw photos, wraps ; yellowed around edges, very good #9585 $9.00
Chouinard’s classic book focusing on technique, history, equipment, and the science of ice. Neate C50. [read more]

New Conway, Sir William Martin Mountain Memories: A Pilgrimage of Romance
1920 Cassell London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.282, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, blue cloth ; cloth rubbed, spine faded, inscription, tight, vg #23072 $39.00
A retrospective account of Conway's climbing career. Conway conducted the first major climbing expedition to the Himalaya (1892), the first crossing of Spitsbergen (1896-97), and served as president of the Alpine Club (1902-04). Neate C106, Yak C144. [read more]

New Curran, Jim K2, Triumph and Tragedy
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.219, 42 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #14414 $11.00
The summer of 1986 saw Curran at K2 where he recorded the various international attempts on the peak and the resulting loss of thirteen of the world's top climbers. This terrible season received much less media attention than that of Everest in 1996. This book documents the activities of such climbe [read more]

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