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Above the Bush: A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912- 2012: Elms, Lindsay J.
signedElms, Lindsay J. Above the Bush: A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912- 2012
2012 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.165, 51 bw photos, 9 maps, wraps; signed, new #26086 $24.95
Written to commemorate the centenary of the Alpine Club of Canada's Vancouver Island Section this book contains transcripts of journal entries, diaries and newspaper accounts of early ascents of some of the most prominent mountains on Vancouver Island. In addition, Elms has written about the rich, [read more]

A History of Mountaineering in the Alps: Engel, Claire-Eliane
Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; cloth w/ gift inscription, tight, vg #12174 $5.00 $4.25
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane A History of Mountaineering in the Alps
1950 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 26 bw plates, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth w/ name, vg+. #9653 $29.00
A history of Alpine climbing since the 1700's. Neate E17.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9654 $27.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Engel, Claire-Eliane Mont Blanc: An Anthology
1965 McNally NY 1st, 8vo, pp.232, 69 bw illus, appendix, blue cloth; dj w/ 2 clean 1” tears, vg+, cloth fine #23184 $25.00
A very nice anthology relating to many aspects of Mont Blanc. Neate E19.[read more]

Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits: Ershler, Phil & Susan
Ershler, Phil & Susan Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits
2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.294, 32 color & 4 bw photos, bw map, blue/white cloth; dj & cloth new #24631 $24.95
This inspirational account by the Ershler’s describes not only their successful climbs of the Seven Summits but the more trying challenges of facing colon and prostate cancer. Phil, a professional guide (the first American to summit Everest from the north) with International Mountain Guides taught [read more]

Ertl, Hans Bergvagabunden [Mountaindrifter]
1954 Buchergilde Gutenberg Frankfurt 1st, 8vo, pp.247, 22 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth near fine. #21417 $19.00
Accounts of first ascents in the Alps by this German mountaineer. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Escarra, Jean, et al Himalayan Assault: The French Himalayan Expedition 1936
1938 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 203, map frontis, 59 bw photos, 3 maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed, name whited out on fep, vg+. #9657 $69.00
Account of the early attempt by the French on Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) in 1936. Neate E24, Yak E52c.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryEvans, Charles Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition
1955 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth; dj covers pasted on free eps, AAC/Hall bookplate, vg- #24834 $25.00 $22.50
Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26. Hall, Henry S., Jr. (1895 – 1987) – AAC Councilor (1923-33, 47-49, 53-73), Secret[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryEvans, Charles Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition
1955 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth; dj chipped top front, spine label, mylar cover taped on, vg, cloth w/ Colorado Mountain Club stamp on copyright page & edges, vg #24833 $29.00 $26.10
Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds f[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 187, 51 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band, dj chipped, vg+, cloth fine #12325 $115.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. This copy is signed by George Band who was not only one of the team to reach the summit but was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. Neate E27, Yak E62.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
signedEvans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; signed George Band & Tony Streather, dj pulled top spine, clipped, very good, cloth w/ pencil marks to ffep, near fine #10272 $295.00 $125.00
Account of the British first ascent in 1955. Band was a member of the first summit team and Streather a member of the second team. Band was also the youngest member of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. Neate E27, Yak E62. [read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak: Evans, Charles
Evans, Charles Kangchenjunga: The Untrodden Peak
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 187, color frontis, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, appendices, black cloth; dj yellowing on back as usual, 1” tear back, some fold lines to front flap, clipped, vg, cloth bright, tight, near fine, with Kangchenjunga Climbed. 50th anniversary program, pp.12, 5 color & 5 bw photos, wraps; new #23678 $69.00
Account of the British first ascent of Kangchenjunga in 1955. This UK edition includes color photos not in the US edition. The accompanying 50th anniversary program is also signed by the same people with the addition of Charles Clarke provided the introduction for the evening and Doug Scott the clos[read more]

See You Tomorrow: The Disappearance of Snowboarder Marco Siffredi on Everest: Evans, Jeremy
Evans, Jeremy See You Tomorrow: The Disappearance of Snowboarder Marco Siffredi on Everest
2021 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 207, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27777 $24.95
Marco Siffredi was considered by many the world’s best snowboarder in 2001 when he made the first complete snowboard descent of Everest. But in 2002, the 23-year-old returned to Tibet and mysteriously disappeared on Everest while attempting to descend the Hornbein Couloir, an unrelentingly steep and[read more]

1978 Postcard Everest ’78 Expedition: Everest
signedEverest 1978 Postcard Everest ’78 Expedition
1978 ; signed 7 – Wolfgang Nairz (2x, leader), Horst Bergmann, Peter Habeler, Helmut Hagner, Reinhold Messner, Robert Schauer, Hans Schell, fine #26177 $175.00
A scarce card created for the Everest expedition on which Messner and Habeler made the first ascent of Everest ‘by fair means’, without supplemental oxygen.[read more]

1993 Postcard American Sagarmatha Expedition: Everest
signedEverest 1993 Postcard American Sagarmatha Expedition
1993 ; signed 5 members – Paul Pfau (leader), Dan Aguilar, Charles Armatys, Mark Rabold + 1 other #19020 $15.00
This successful American team placed 10 members on the summit including Armatys, Lefever, Rabold, Selland, and Sinclair. This is one of three different cards produced by this expedition.[read more]

1993 Postcard American Sagarmatha Expedition: Everest
signedEverest 1993 Postcard American Sagarmatha Expedition
1993 ; signed 6 members – Paul Pfau (leader), Dan Aguilar, Charles Armatys, Dan Bouchard, Mark Rabold + 1 other #18932 $19.00
This successful American team placed 10 members on the summit including Armatys, Lefever, Rabold, Selland, and Sinclair. This is one of three different cards produced by this expedition.[read more]

2000c Postcard Jamie Clarke: Everest
signedEverest 2000c Postcard Jamie Clarke
2000 oversize card; inscribed by Clarke, fine #26376 $7.50 $4.50
Canadian Clarke had four trips to Everest (1991, 1994, 1997 summit, 2010 summit) as well as climbing the Seven Summits. In 1999 he spent 40 days crossing 620 miles of the Empty Quarter of Arabia, the first westerner to do so in 50 years. To see all of our Sale Items,
Everest: 50 Years on the Mountain: Everest
DVD videoEverest Everest: 50 Years on the Mountain
2003 US 90 min, DVD; new #25943 $19.99 $14.99
In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay made history as the first people to reach the top of Everest. Now, 50 years later, three sons (Peter Hillary, Jamling Tenzing, Brent Bishop) of Everest's most celebrated climbers return to the mountain to challenge it again. Join their journey as they b[read more]

1993 Postcard Spanish Basque Everest (Autumn) Expedition: Everest.
signedEverest. 1993 Postcard Spanish Basque Everest (Autumn) Expedition
1993 ; signed 2 members #18934 $15.00
This post-monsoon expedition placed two members on the summit via the South Pillar route. This is one of three different cards produced by this expedition.[read more]

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