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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]

Bergsteigen Technik in Fels und Eis [Mountaineering Technique on Rock and Ice]: Schatz, Ruedi & Ernst Reiss
signedSchatz, Ruedi & Ernst Reiss Bergsteigen Technik in Fels und Eis [Mountaineering Technique on Rock and Ice]
1967 Schweizer Alpen-Club Zürich 1st, small 8vo, pp.175, 144 bw photos, many figs, dec blue cloth; signed ‘Ernst Reiss Lhotse 8516m. 18.5.1956’, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight rippling to some rear pages, else vg+ #26825 $45.00
A still useful guide to rock and ice technique. Reiss was a member of the 1956 Swiss Everest-Lhotse expedition. He and Fritz Luchsinger made the first ascent of Lhotse, fourth highest in the world.[read more]

The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering: Shaw, Robin
Shaw, Robin The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering
1983 Doubleday NY 2nd, 4to, pp.viii, 135, photo frontis, 89 bw photos, figures, appendices, wraps; very good #18352 $5.00
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Sherman, John Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America
1994 AAC Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 292, photo frontis, many bw photos, 8 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #19741 $45.00
A truly excellent book on the history of bouldering with many anecdotes. The first in the AAC’s American Alpine Series and beautifully crafted.[read more]

Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America: Sherman, John
signedSherman, John Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America
1994 AAC Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 292, photo frontis, many bw photos, 8 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #22156 $69.00
A truly excellent book on the history of bouldering with many anecdotes. The first in the AAC’s American Alpine Series and beautifully crafted.[read more]

The Sierra Club: A Guide: Sierra Club.
Sierra Club. The Sierra Club: A Guide
1989 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.64 + 16, 30 color & 27 bw photos, appendices, wraps; fine #23433 $5.00 $4.00
A special publication with two photo sections. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

signedSwain, Todd The Gunks Guide
1995 Chockstone Evergreen 3rd, small 8vo, pp.x, 387, 82 bw photos, maps, wrap; inscribed ‘Phil, Years of great stories from this place. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25215 $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]

A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada: Thorington, J. Monroe
Thorington, J. Monroe A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada
1953 AAC [NY] rev ed, 16mo, pp.xx, 323, red cloth; cloth w/ name on fep, else fine #27245 $24.95
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Voge, Hervey A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra
1965 Sierra Club SF rev ed, small 8vo, pp.xiv, 298, 18 bw photos, 12 maps, sketches, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #13409 $25.00
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A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra: Voge, Hervey
Voge, Hervey A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra
1961 Sierra Club SF 3rd ed, small 8vo, pp.x, 301, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, 28 maps/sketches, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth near fine #27269 $15.00
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Voge, Hervey A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra: Routes and Records for California Peaks from Bond Pass to Army Pass and for Rock Climbs in Yosemite Valley and Kings Canyon
1954 Sierra Club SF 1st, small 8vo, pp.x, 301, 16 bw photos, sketches, maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, near fine, cloth fine. #22168 $69.00
This is the hard to find first edition.[read more]

High Alaska: A Historical Guide to Denali, Mount Foraker & Mount Hunter: Waterman, Jonathan
Waterman, Jonathan High Alaska: A Historical Guide to Denali, Mount Foraker & Mount Hunter
1988 American Alpine Club NY 1st, 8vo, pp.384, 20 color & 59 bw photos, 74 bw route photos, 10 maps, appendix, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #15233 $45.00
By presenting the histories of these three great Alaskan peaks, Waterman provides a must reference for anyone attempting these climbs. With Washburn's great photos showing routes.[read more]

Wright, J. E. B. Rock Climbing in Britain
1958 Mountaineering Assoc London 1st, 8vo, pp.142, 31 bw photos, 23 diag/maps, appendices, green cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #24118 $25.00
A selection of climbs and mountaineering routes in England, Wales and Scotland with a chapter on the difference between British and Alpine climbing . Wright was a founder of the Mountaineering Association and a professional guide. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his [read more]

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