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Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9973 $25.00 $20.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. 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 f[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #11565 $19.00 $9.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, ½” tear to one back corner, near fine, cloth fine #16338 $9.00 $7.65
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Story of Everest: Noel, John
signedNoel, John The Story of Everest
1927 Little, Brown Boston 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 258, photo frontis, 37 bw photos, appendices, blue cloth; inscribed ‘B. Lewishon (?) In appreciation of our meeting & friendship John Noel Mt. Everest Expeditions on title page, cloth rubbed, spine slightly darkened, light spots on back cover, tight, very good #15961 $795.00
Noel, photographer on the British Everest expeditions of 1922 and 1924, gives accounts of his 1913 reconnaissance expedition and the first three Everest expeditions (1921, 1922, 1924). This was published in the UK as ‘Through Tibet to Everest’. Copies signed/inscribed by Noel are quite scarce. Ne[read more]

Through Tibet to Everest: Noel, John
Noel, John Through Tibet to Everest
1927 Arnold London 1st, 8vo, pp.302, 16 ads, photo frontis, 21 bw photos, 4 illus, appendices, blue cloth; cloth bright, tight, fine #24924 $395.00
A very, nice, bright copy! Noel, photographer on the British expeditions of 1922 and 1924, gives accounts of the first three Everest expeditions. A very nice copy. SB N13, See Yak N56.[read more]

Everest Pioneer: The Photographs of Captain John Noel: Noel, Sandra
Noel, Sandra Everest Pioneer: The Photographs of Captain John Noel
2003 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xvi, 176, photo frontis, 13 color & 143 bw photos, 4 maps, sketch, black cloth; dj & cloth new #23065 $49.95
Sandra Noel is the only child of John Noel, official photographer of the 1922 and 1924 British Everest expeditions. Drawing together his work for the first time, this book presents a unique collection of his stunning images taken despite the complex technical demands of high altitude, cold, and fati[read more]

Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest: Norgay, Jamling Tenzing
Norgay, Jamling Tenzing Touching My Father’s Soul: A Sherpa’s Journey to the Top of Everest
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 317, 33 color & 17 bw photos, sketch, illus eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ edge mark, else fine #25601 $14.00
Jamling, son of famed Everester Tenzing Norgay who first climbed Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, and star of the IMAX film ‘Everest’, presents his autobiography including his account of the 1996 storm on Everest, details of his father’s life, and the impact of climbing Everest.[read more]

Norman, Geoffrey Two for the Summit: My Daughter, the Mountains, and Me
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 222, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #20573 $22.95 $18.35
Journalist Norman decided for his 50th birthday he’d climb the Grand Teton, his 15-year-old daughter asked to join him. Following their successful ascent they then went on to climb Aconcagua. This is their story of adventure and taking risks and what they learned. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Norton of Everest: The Biography of E. F. Norton, Soldier and Mountaineer: Norton, Hugh
signedNorton, Hugh Norton of Everest: The Biography of E. F. Norton, Soldier and Mountaineer
2017 UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xix, 183, 12 color & 24 bw photos, illus, 3 maps, appendices, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27238 $39.00
E. F. Norton lived a life of distinction in the declining years of the British Empire. Born into an accomplished, well-travelled family, he followed his heart and enlisted for a professional career as a soldier. A distinguished military career followed, punctuated with indulgences in his passion for[read more]

Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Poster: Norton, Jake
signedNorton, Jake Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Poster
Image size 13" x 19.5", Poster size 18" x 24", color w/ wide black margins; signed Jake Norton, rolled, new #24266 $10.00 $8.00
Text states "Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. - Helen Keller -" To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

The Fight for Everest 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
signedNorton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight for Everest 1924
2015 UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiv, 305, 9 color & 30 bw photos, 24 color & 9 bw illus, diagram, map, map eps, brown cloth; signed Christopher Norton, dj & cloth new #27018 $67.95
This is the first UK reissue of Edward Norton's classic ‘The Fight for Everest 1924’, with new, additional content. In 1924 Everest remained unclimbed. Two British expeditions had already tackled what was known to be the highest mountain on Earth. The first, in 1921, found a route to the base. The s[read more]

The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1995 Cosmo Publications New Delhi reprint, 8vo, pp.viii, 372, 16 bw photos, sketch, large fldg map in back, blue cloth; minor corner bumps, this copy missing the photo spread, else dj & cloth new #21945 $27.00 $19.00
One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature.[read more]

The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1925 Longmans, Green NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 372, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 7 color illus & 24 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, blue cloth; cloth lightly pulled top/bottom spine, no foxing, tight, maps w/ orig folds & tear along fold line, fine #24927 $495.00
One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature. Anyone with a true interest in Everest should read the ear[read more]

The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. The Fight For Everest: 1924
1925 Arnold London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 372, color frontis, 7 color illus & 24 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, green cloth; cloth rubbed top/bottom spine, faint trace of label on fep, foxing throughout, map w/ orig folds, no tears and hinge reinforced, good+. #18969 $295.00
One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature. Anyone with a true interest in Everest should read the ear[read more]

Nott, David Angels Four
1972 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 8 color photos, illus, 2 maps, appendices, illus eps, green cloth; dj chipped, vg, cloth fine. #24082 $19.00
The 1971 first ascent of the 3000’ face of Venezuela’s Angel Falls. This was the third expedition to attempt this climb. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Nott, David Angels Four
1972 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 8 color photos, illus, 2 maps, appendices, illus eps, green cloth; dj chipped, vg-, cloth fine #22151 $15.00
The 1971 first ascent of the 3000’ face of Venezuela’s Angel Falls. This was the third expedition to attempt this climb.[read more]

signedNotten, Jan Everest 84
1984 Alpinisme Valkenburg 1st, 4to, pp.95, 68 color & 10 bw photos, sketches, wraps; inscribed Han Timmers, fine #18629 $49.00
Account of a Czechoslovakian ascent of a new route on Manaslu North II (7157m) in 1979. Novotný was one of the summitters. In Czech, no English translation.[read more]

Climbing the Fish's Tail: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Climbing the Fish's Tail
1958 Heinemann London 1st, small 8vo, pp.xiii, 150, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, chipped top spine, vg-, cloth vg #24855 $75.00
Account of the 1957 British attempt on Machapuchare (22,958'). Quite hard to find now. Neate N35, Yak N72.[read more]

Noyce, Wilfrid Climbing the Fish's Tail
1958 Heinemann London 1st, small 8vo, pp.xiii, 150, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; cloth fine #11569 $35.00
Account of the 1957 British attempt on Machapuchare (22,958'). Quite hard to find now. Neate N35, Yak N72.[read more]

Climbing the Fish's Tail: Noyce, Wilfrid
Noyce, Wilfrid Climbing the Fish's Tail
1958 Heinemann London 1st, small 8vo, pp.xiii, 150, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, two small edge tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ name, tight, fine #9979 $95.00 $75.00
Account of the 1957 British attempt on Machapuchare (22,958'). Neate N35, Yak N72. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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