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American Alpine Club LibraryOrtenburger, Leigh A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
1956 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 159, illus frontis, 25 bw photos, sketches, 3 maps, brown cloth; dj w. small chip top spine, some browning back, near fine, cloth fin #24929 $49.00 $44.10
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 Library, click here.[read more]

Guide to the Ruwenzori: The Mountains of the Moon: Osmaston, H. A. & D. Pasteur
Osmaston, H. A. & D. Pasteur Guide to the Ruwenzori: The Mountains of the Moon
1972 Mountain Club of Uganda Kampala 1st, small 8vo, pp.200, photo frontis, 16 bw photos, 15 figs, 9 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; cloth w/ name/address, vg #25743 $49.00
The original comprehensive guide to the Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) mountains of Uganda.[read more]

Rocky Butte Quarry: A Climbers Guide to Urban Rock (Oregon): Pajunas, Mike & Bob McGown
signedPajunas, Mike & Bob McGown Rocky Butte Quarry: A Climbers Guide to Urban Rock (Oregon)
1989 Pvt Prt 2nd, 8vo, pp.65, 4 bw photos, 18 topos, 20 illus, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed by McGown, fine #27229 $15.00
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A Price Guide to Books Concerning Mountaineering in the Himalayas: Palmer, Dek
Palmer, Dek A Price Guide to Books Concerning Mountaineering in the Himalayas
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.153, wraps; new. #22202 $19.95
A useful starting point for the ever-changing world of book pricing. Prices are based on UK prices and do not reflect variations for condition.[read more]

A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada: Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington
Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada
1940 AAC [NY] 3rd, ltd ed 300, 16mo, pp.xviii, 299, blue cloth; cloth near fine #26540 $69.00 $29.00
Limited to 300 copies, scarce. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The New Wilderness Handbook: Petzold, Paul
signedPetzold, Paul The New Wilderness Handbook
1984 Norton NY Revised & Updated, pp.317, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed Paul Petzo Petzoldt Mt. Film Fest. Telluride Co 527-95, fine #26823 $95.00 $50.00
A revised edition of Petzoldt’s guide designed for anyone who ventures into the wilderness. Conservation is the theme: of the individual, of equipment, and of the environment. Clothing, equipment, and rations are thoroughly discussed, along with the necessity of good expedition behaviour. There are [read more]

Popko, Maciej Góry pod pólksiezycem
1974 Iskry Warsaw 1st, 8vo, pp.171, 29 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj vg+, wraps fine. #21998 $19.00
Account of a 1967 Polish expedition to the Cilo Dag Range in East Turkey. In Polish, no English translation.[read more]

NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering: Powers, Phil
Powers, Phil NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering
1993 Stackpole Mechanicsburg 4th, 8vo, pp.241, many figs, wraps; fine #24028 $5.00
A thorough reference covering all aspects of mountaineering.[read more]

Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador: Rachowiecki, Rob
Rachowiecki, Rob Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador
1984 Bradt Bucks 1st, 8vo, pp.161, frontis, 10 bw illus, 1 color & 21 bw maps, appendices, wraps; near fine #13404 $9.00
Ecuador offers experienced climbers some good new routes, while giving others the excitement of high altitude ascents. For the less ambitious there are walks and treks varying from a half day to a week, skirting the volcanoes in the highlands and descending to coast and jungle. Rachowiecki is a re[read more]

Neige et Roc: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Neige et Roc
1959 Hachette Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.191, color frontis, 14 color & 285 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; inscribed, issued w/o dj, cloth w fine #18715 $79.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. A classic, in French.[read more]

Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains: Reist, Dolf
signedReist, Dolf Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains
1972 Benteli Bern 1st, 8vo, [pp.127], 103 bw photos, map, wraps; signed & dated 15.8.72, fine #23756 $45.00
Reist was a member of the second successful Everest expedition in 1955. This is a photo-book of peaks from 25 different regions of Switzerland. Most of the photos are by Reist. Photo captions in German, French, Italian, and English.[read more]

Ricker, John F. Yuraq Janka: Guide to the Peruvian Andes Part 1: Cordilleras Blanca and Rosko
1981 Alpine Club of Canada American Alpine Club 2nd, 8vo, pp.180, 11 bw fldg panoramas, 45 bw photos, 4 fldg maps, wraps; new. #23539 $14.00
An excellent reference for those planning to climb in Peru. Neate Q888.[read more]

Advanced Rockcraft: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal Advanced Rockcraft
1973 La Siesta Press Glendale 1st, 8vo, pp.96, 26 bw photos, many diagrams, wraps; signed on his photo, fine #10038 $35.00
The follow-on to 'Basic Rockcraft'. Neate R39.[read more]

Basic Rockcraft: Robbins, Royal
signedRobbins, Royal Basic Rockcraft
1971 La Siesta Press Glendale 1st, 8vo, pp.71, 15 bw photos, many diagrams, wraps; signed Robbins on interior photo & Tom Frost on cover photo, fine #10041 $45.00
Robbins, one of America’s preeminent rock climbers, did much to develop the sport in Yosemite Valley. This is his classic instructional book emphasizing clean climbing. Neate R40.[read more]

signedRoberts, Jack Colorado Ice
1998 Polar Star Boulder 1st, small 8vo, pp.312, photo frontis, 107 bw photos, 9 topo drawings, 40 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Thanks for coming to climb in ?, Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25205 $19.00 $15.20
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 later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

signedRossiter, Richard Rock Climbing Boulder Canyon
1999 Falcon Helena 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 313, 53 bw photos, many topo drawings, 3 maps; wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, We gotta do a bunch here. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, near fine #25207 $19.00 $15.20
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 later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

signedRossiter, Richard Teton Classics: 50 Selected Climbs in Grand Teton National Park
1994 Chockstone Evergreen 2nd, 8vo, pp.126, 36 bw photos, topo drawings, 3 maps; wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Gotta do Jensen Ridge on Symmetry Spire FSOS 8/77 Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25211 $19.00 $15.20
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 later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Rudner, Ruth Bitterroot to Beartooth: Hiking Southwest Montana
1985 Sierra Club SF 1st, small 8vo, pp.x, 278, 20 maps; wraps; fine #25212 $5.00 $4.00
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 later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington: Sainsbury, George R.
signedSainsbury, George R. Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington
1961 AAC NY 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.xii, 386, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, 70 sketches, 13 maps, appendix, red cloth; signed Fred Beckey, orig glassine wrapper chipped, cloth fine #27277 $75.00
Based on a previous edition of Fred Beckey’s classic first book published in 1949. With illustrations by Dee Molenaar.[read more]

Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington: Sainsbury, George R.
signedSainsbury, George R. Climber’s Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington
1961 AAC NY 1st thus, small 8vo, pp.xii, 386, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, 70 sketches, 13 maps, appendix, red cloth; signed Fred Beckey & Dee Molenaar, remnant of orig glassine wrapper, cloth w/ name, near fine #25744 $85.00
Based on a previous edition of Fred Beckey’s classic first book published in 1949. With illustrations by Dee Molenaar.[read more]

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