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Troll Wall: Howard, Tony
signedHoward, Tony Troll Wall
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 186, 36 color & 19 bw photos, sketch, map, appendix, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25688 $35.99
Norway, 1965. A team of young climbers from the north of England camp at the bottom of the tallest vertical rock face in Europe – the Troll Wall. No one has dared attempt this gigantic challenge before. Some say it will never be climbed. This will be the adventure of a lifetime. Rain and snow s[read more]

Everest Reconnaissance: The First Expedition of 1921: Howard-Bury, Charles & George Leigh Mallory
Howard-Bury, Charles & George Leigh Mallory Everest Reconnaissance: The First Expedition of 1921
1991 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st thus, 8vo, pp.254, 12 bw photos, 2 maps, 2 diag, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9792 $29.00 $24.00
The 1921 British reconnaissance expedition to Everest paved the way for the 1922 and 1924 summit attempts with the discovery of the Rongbuk Glacier route and access to the mountain via the North Col. Almost one-third of the text is by George Leigh-Mallory describing the actual reconnaissance on the [read more]

Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921: Howard-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K.
signedHoward-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921
1922 Longmans, Green NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 350, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 32 bw photos, 3 color fldg maps back, appendices, blue cloth; signed Henry Bradford Washburn Jr from Mabel 1927 Christmas, cloth w/ wear spot on spine, rubbed on edges/corners, maps w/ original folds but one map has splits on fold lines, tight, very good+ #23015 $395.00
The first British expedition to Everest designed to pave the way for the following year. Almost one-third of the text is by George Leigh-Mallory describing the actual reconnaissance on the mountain. First in a long line of Everest expeditions, and books! Brad Washburn received this as a gift when he[read more]

Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921: Howard-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K.
Howard-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921
1922 Arnold London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 356, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 32 bw photos, 3 color fldg maps back, appendices, errata slip, uncut, blue cloth; dj is a color facsimile, cloth w/ light wear to edges, top spine pulled, externally bright, internally 2 names to ffep, hinges starting, one map w/ few tears taped, vg+. #9791 $435.00
The first British expedition to Everest designed to pave the way for the following year. First in a long line of Everest expeditions, and books! Neate H120, SB H27, Yak H247.[read more]

Howkins, Heidi K2: One Woman’s Quest for the Summit
2001 US 2nd, 8vo, pp.vii, 270, 18 color photos, white cloth; dj & cloth new #22762 $26.00 $20.80
Howkins has successfully summitted Gasherbrum II, almost reached the summit of Kangchenjunga, and has twice attempted K2. This is her account of her drive to be the first American woman to climb K2.[read more]

Last Hours on Everest: The Gripping Story of Mallory & Irvine’s Fatal Ascent: Hoyland, Graham
Hoyland, Graham Last Hours on Everest: The Gripping Story of Mallory & Irvine’s Fatal Ascent
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 310, 13 color & 25 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26477 $39.95
Hoyland has a close association with Everest. He climbed the mountain in 1993 and is the grandnephew of Howard Somervell, who loaned his camera to George Mallory for his summit day. Hoyland was a member of the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition and returned in the fall of 2001 to look further[read more]

Hazard’s Way: Hubank, Roger
Hubank, Roger Hazard’s Way
2001 UK 8vo, pp.248, wraps; fine #22130 $19.00
Hubank’s novel, set around the turn of the 19th century, concerns a young man's development and his struggles to cope with strict Edwardian family life, with conflicting attitudes towards the Boer War, and with the contradictory influences of the friends he makes in his other life as a climber. Much[read more]

Hubbard, Douglas Ghost Mines of Yosemite
1958 Awani Fresno 1st thus, 4to, [pp.36], 65 bw photos, map, wraps; vg+. #24538 $9.00
A local history of mining and ghost mines in Yosemite from the late 1800s.[read more]

South Platte Rock Climbing and The Garden of the Gods: Hubbel, Peter & Mark Rolofson
Hubbel, Peter & Mark Rolofson South Platte Rock Climbing and The Garden of the Gods
1988 Chockstone Denver 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 280, 76 bw photos, 103 topo drawings, 2 maps, wraps; vg+ #25197 $15.00 $12.00
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]

The Mountain Within: The True Story of the World’s Most Extreme Free-Ascent Climber: Huber, Alexander
Huber, Alexander The Mountain Within: The True Story of the World’s Most Extreme Free-Ascent Climber
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 281, 8 color photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25535 $26.95
Huber, one of the best mountaineers of our generation, reveals the details of his many extreme alpine ascents - in which his only equipment is often a pair of shoes and a chalk bag. Clinging to the mountain walls, with muscles bulging as he makes his free ascent, Huber has become one of the world's[read more]

Yosemite: Huber, Alexander & Heinz Zak
signedHuber, Alexander & Heinz Zak Yosemite
2002 Bergverlag Rother Munchen 1st, 4to, pp.176, photo frontis, 168 color & 12 bw photos, illus eps, blue cloth; signed Jim Bridwell, Lynn Hill, & Royal Robbins, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27350 $69.00
A gorgeous book celebrating the evolution of climbing within Yosemite, principally El Capitan. In German.[read more]

The Wall: A New Dimension in Climbing: Huber, Alexander & Thomas
Huber, Alexander & Thomas The Wall: A New Dimension in Climbing
2001 UK 1st, 4to, pp.128, color frontis, 131 color photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #23989 $25.00 $20.00
A tremendous book in which the Huber brothers describe their early climbs in Germany and expeditions to Yosemite, the first ascent of Latok II with Conrad Anker, Cho Oyu, and the Ogre. With additional text by Messner. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice cli[read more]

The Wall: A New Dimension in Climbing: Huber, Alexander & Thomas
signedHuber, Alexander & Thomas The Wall: A New Dimension in Climbing
2001 UK 1st, 4to, pp.128, color frontis, 131 color photos, pictorial cloth; signed Reinhold Messner, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #27280 $69.00
A tremendous book in which the Huber brothers describe their early climbs in Germany and expeditions to Yosemite, the first ascent of Latok II with Conrad Anker, Cho Oyu, and the Ogre. With additional text by Reinhold Messner.[read more]

Shook: An Earthquake, A Legendary Mountain Guide, and Everest’s Deadliest Day: Hull, Jennifer
Hull, Jennifer Shook: An Earthquake, A Legendary Mountain Guide, and Everest’s Deadliest Day
2020 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, , 46 bw photos, sketch, map, 214, wraps; new #27695 $24.95
Dave Hahn, a local of Taos, NM, is a legendary figure in mountaineering. Elite members of the climbing community have likened him to the Michael Jordan, Cal Ripkin, or Michael Phelps of the climbing world. He has not only shattered world records, but he has done so while climbing as a working guide [read more]

Life is Meeting: Hunt, John
Hunt, John Life is Meeting
1978 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.286, 24 bw photos, 11 maps, black cloth; dj vg, cloth fine #9806 $29.00
A philosophical autobiography by the leader of the successful 1953 expedition to Everest. Neate H136, SB H33, Yak H272.[read more]

Our Everest Adventure: The Pictorial History from Kathmandu to the Summit: Hunt, John
Hunt, John Our Everest Adventure: The Pictorial History from Kathmandu to the Summit
1954 Brockhampton Leicester 1st, 8vo, pp.128, photo frontis, 141 bw photos, 2 maps, dec blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth vg #11980 $29.00
A nice companion photo book to Hunt's 'The Ascent of Everest'. Neate H138, SB H32, Yak H271.[read more]

Our Everest Adventure: The Pictorial History from Kathmandu to the Summit: Hunt, John
signedHunt, John Our Everest Adventure: The Pictorial History from Kathmandu to the Summit
1954 Brockhampton Leicester 1st, 8vo, pp.128, photo frontis, 141 bw photos, 2 maps, dec blue cloth; signed Alfred Gregory, dj rubbed, 3 taped tears, clipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #10899 $75.00
A nice companion photo book to Hunt’s 'The Ascent of Everest'. Alfred Gregory’s signature is less common as he lived in Australia. Neate H138, SB H32, Yak H271.[read more]

The Ascent of Everest: Hunt, John
signedHunt, John The Ascent of Everest
1953 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, color frontis, 7 color & 71 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; signed Alfred Gregory, dj chipped top/bottom spine, edges ruffled, unclipped, vg-, cloth tight, vg+ #11181 $115.00
The amazing story of the 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing. A signature book for any mountaineering library. UK edition of "Conquest of Everest". Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[read more]

Hunt, John The Ascent of Everest
1953 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, color frontis, 7 color & 71 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #23409 $45.00
The 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing, a must for any mountaineering library. UK edition of "Conquest of Everest". From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[read more]

The Ascent of Everest: Hunt, John
signedHunt, John The Ascent of Everest
1993 Hodder & Stoughton London ltd ed #103/500 40th Anniv ed, 8vo, pp.xvi, 280, color frontis, 7 color & 14 bw photos, 4 maps, text illus, appendices, marbled eps, teg, raised bands, gilt dec half blue morocco & cloth in blue cloth slipcase; signed 10 - John Hunt, Charles Evans, Griffith Pugh, Alf Gregory, George Band, George Lowe, Mike Westmacott, Charles Wylie, Michael Ward, & Ed Hillary, slipcase as new, issued w/o dj, cloth tight, as new #19012 $2,395.00
The 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing, a must for any mountaineering library. This sumptuous signed limited edition was done for the 40th Anniversary reunion of the team. UK edition of “Conquest of Everest”. Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[read more]

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