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A Dream of White Horses: Recollections of a Life on the Rocks: Drummond, Edwin
Drummond, Edwin A Dream of White Horses: Recollections of a Life on the Rocks
1997 UK reprint, 8vo, pp.224, 17 bw photos, wraps; some page corners w/ fold marks, else fine #25593 $9.00
Drummond’s work first appeared in Ascent magazine and here they form a loose autobiography. Included are 17 essays and 23 poems focused principally on climbing – first ascents on St. John’s Head and the Troll Wall, a solo ascent of El Capitan’s Nose, and an audacious solo attempt on the North Ameri[read more]

El Capitan: Historic Feats and Radical Routes: Duane, Daniel
signedDuane, Daniel El Capitan: Historic Feats and Radical Routes
2000 US 1st, 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 34 bw photos, map eps, orange cloth; signed Glen Denny, Andy Kirkpatrick, Ed Webster, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #21104 $59.00
The first book devoted to the unique history of El Capitan, Yosemite’s perfect 3000’ granite wall. Duane recounts adventures by Harding, Robbins, Bridwell, Middendorf, Corbett, and Burk. The historic photos are nicely presented.[read more]

The Shameless Diary of an Explorer: Dunn, Robert
signedDunn, Robert The Shameless Diary of an Explorer
1907 Outing Publishing NY 1st, small 8vo, pp.viii, 297, photo frontis, 10 bw photos, 2 fldg maps, giilt dec red cloth; signed Brad Washburn, front cover bright, spine lettering darkened, some discoloration to back cover, tight, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, near fine #10999 $450.00
Journalist Dunn was with Dr. Cook on this first circumnavigation of Mt. McKinley in 1903. An important work in the early history of McKinley. Neate D55.[read more]

World Alive: A Personal Story: Dunn, Robert
Dunn, Robert World Alive: A Personal Story
1956 Crown NY 1st, 8vo, pp.469, red cloth; dj chipped top spine, rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #22189 $39.00
The bustling autobiography of a champion peregrinator whisks us with a word across seas, continents, up volcanos and mountains, into newsrooms, and political frays. Dunn started his newspaper career under Lincoln Steffens; he covered such varied phenomena as Carric Nation, the Martinique volcanic di[read more]

Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter: Dupre, Lonnie
Dupre, Lonnie Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, appendices, wraps; new #27514 $17.95
What goes through your mind when you’re dropped alone in the middle of the Alaska Range, the cold and darkness surrounding you without another human being for miles? Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre had made a career out of working in teams to survive in extreme conditions and places most humans wouldn'[read more]

Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar Der Dritte Pol: Die Achttausender und ihre Trabanten [The Third Pole: The 8000ers and their Satellites]
1960 Nymphenburger München 1st, 8vo, pp.263, 35 bw photos, figs, 16 maps, map eps, pink cloth; cloth spine starting, tight, vg+. #23109 $35.00
Despite the title this is actually a different work from Dyhrenfurth’s ‘The Third Pole’ which was published in English. This is broader in that it covers the 8000ers, 7000ers, and other principal Himalayan peaks. Also includes a large bibliography. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar Himalaya-Fahrt: Unsere Expedition 1930 [Himalaya-Trip: Our Expedition 1930]
1942 Orell Füssli Zurich new ed, 8vo, pp.192, 44 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, cloth spine sunned, vg+. #23674 $59.00
Account of the large International Himalayan Expedition of 1930, led by Dyhrenfurth, which attempted Kangchenjunga. Although they failed to reach the summit they did make the first ascent of Jongsang Peak. In German, no English translation. Yak D203.[read more]

Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar Himalaya-Fahrt: Unsere Expedition 1930 [Himalaya-Trip: Our Expedition 1930]
1942 Orell Füssli Zürich new ed, 8vo, pp.192, 44 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; cloth spine sunned, vg+. #20534 $49.00
Account of the large International Himalayan Expedition of 1930, led by Dyhrenfurth, which attempted Kangchenjunga. Although they failed to reach the summit they did make the first ascent of Jongsang Peak. In German, no English translation. Yak D203.[read more]

Dyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar To The Third Pole: The History of the High Himalaya
1955 Werner Laurie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 233, 47 bw plates, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, chipped, vg, cloth fine #18327 $89.00
An important early reference to the 8000ers, including historical, technical, and geological information. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate D64, SB D31, Yak D204.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryDyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar To The Third Pole: The History of the High Himalaya
1955 Werner Laurie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 233, 47 bw plates, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped, good, cloth w/ name, vg+ #9634 $75.00 $67.50
An important early reference to the 8000ers, including historical, technical, and geological information. Neate D64, SB D31, Yak D204. 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 offerin[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryDyhrenfurth, Günter Oskar To The Third Pole: The History of the High Himalaya
1955 Werner Laurie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxvii, 233, 47 bw plates, 9 maps, tan cloth; dj chipped, good, cloth w/ AAC/Howorth bookplate, vg+ #25045 $65.00 $58.50
An important early reference to the 8000ers, including historical, technical, and geological information. Neate D64, SB D31, Yak D204. Howorth, Beckett (1900 – 1986) – Former AAC member and Councilor (1945-49) and member of the AMC. In 1936 he made the first free ascent of the Grand Teton’s Nor[read more]

The Fourteeners: Colorado’s Great Mountains: Eberhart, Perry & Philip Schmuck
Eberhart, Perry & Philip Schmuck The Fourteeners: Colorado’s Great Mountains
1970 Swallow Chicago 1st, 4to, pp.128, 71 bw photos, 2 maps, red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9637 $39.00
A classic book covering the 53 Colorado peaks over 14,000’.[read more]

Colorado Fourteeners: The 54 Highest Peaks: Edrinn, Roger
Edrinn, Roger Colorado Fourteeners: The 54 Highest Peaks
1986 Westcliffe Englewood 1st, 4to, pp.79, photo frontis, 54 color photos, illus/chart eps, wraps; very good+ #27882 $5.00
Primarily a photo book of Colorado’s Fourteeners with suggestions on routes.[read more]

Edwards, Amelia B. Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys: A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites
1893 Routledge London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 389, frontis w/ tissue guard, 8 full-page illus, 18 woodcuts, fldg color map, gilt-dec red cloth; cloth spine lightly darkened, prize bookplate, name, one sheet loose, else fine. #23453 $65.00
Edwards was principally an Egyptologist but here presents an account of her travels in the Dolomites in 1872. A most attractively decorated copy. Neate E09.[read more]

Egeler, C. G. & T. de Booy The Untrodden Andes: Climbing Adventures in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru
1955 Faber & Faber London 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 32 bw photos, 9 maps, blue cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj w/ 1” tear top spine, vg, cloth near fine #18951 $59.00
In 1952 two Dutchmen, with Lionel Terray as their guide, made the first ascent of Huantsán (20,976') in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Two other first ascents were made as well. This UK edition is harder to find than the US “Challenge of the Andes”. A good read. Neate E10.[read more]

The Everest-Lhotse Adventure: Eggler, Albert
Eggler, Albert The Everest-Lhotse Adventure
[1957] Harper NY 1st, 8vo, pp.222, color frontis, 31 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; cloth spine faded, vg #11165 $7.00 $5.95
Account of the 1956 Swiss first ascent of Lhotse, made by Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger, and second ascent of Everest. See Neate E11, SB E01, Yak E18. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Everest-Lhotse Adventure: Eggler, Albert
signedEggler, Albert The Everest-Lhotse Adventure
[1957] Harper NY 1st, 8vo, pp.222, color frontis, 31 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed Ernst Reiss Lhotse 8516m. 18.5.1956, dj rubbed 1 corner, clipped, vg, tight, light foxing, fine #25932 $425.00
Account of the 1956 Swiss first ascent of Lhotse, made by Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger, and second ascent of Everest. See Neate E11, SB E01, Yak E18.[read more]

Ehmer, Wilhelm Um den Gipfel der Welt
1954 Deutscher Jugendbuch Stuttgart rep, 8vo, pp.223, map, blue cloth; cloth vg+. #20389 $25.00
A German novel of Mallory and Everest starting in Tibet. In German, no English translation. Yak E19.[read more]

The Ascent of Dhaulagiri: Eiselin, Max
signedEiselin, Max The Ascent of Dhaulagiri
1961 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 159, 5 color & 38 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger “[please compare with Summits & Secrets]”, dj rubbed, rub mark to cover, unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ William D. Hackett bookplate, tight, fine #11166 $189.00
The first ascent of Dhaulagiri in 1960 by a Swiss expedition and the last Nepalese 8000er to be climbed. Diemberger is one of only two people, the other being Hermann Buhl, to make the first ascent of two 8000m peaks. Hackett was the first person to reach five of the Seven Summits, amongst other cli[read more]

Eisenmann, Eugen Schwarze Menschen – Weiße Berge [Black Humans – White Mountains]
1939 Verlagshandlung Stuttgart 1st, 8vo, pp.92, 52 bw photos, 3 maps, green/tan cloth; cloth rubbed, vg. #22960 $29.00
An account of a 1937 German expedition to Kilimanjaro and the Ruwenzori mountains of West Africa. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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