Sort by: 
Search Results
Search for: "Sale Items" returned 516 item(s).
 
Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2014 Calendar
2014 US 13" wide x 20" high when opened, 13 bw images, 12 months ; new #26561 $16.95 $6.95
A terrific calendar featuring duotones of some of Washburn’s great images. Included here are Alaska, Grandes Jorasses, Miles Glacier, Mount Deception, Mount Huntington, Mount McKinley, Mount Washington, and more. Important firsts in mountaineering history are included and the images are suitable f [read more]

New Rébuffat, Gaston & Pierre Tairraz Zwischen Erde und Himmel [Between Earth and Sky]
1963 Albert Müller Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.179, 63 bw photos (1 fldg), route drawing, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth tight, near fine #27390 $15.00 $12.75
This terrific book utilizes Rébuffat’s prose and Tairraz’s wonderful black and white images. It is an outgrowth of their award-winning film which recreated four of Rébuffat’s climbs in the Alps. One of France's most famous mountain guides, Rébuffat was also a member of the 1950 Annapurna expedition. [read more]

[Japan]. Ryosetsu Alpine Club Mt McKinley Expedition of the Ryosetsu Alpine Club 1972
1972 1st, 8vo, pp.169, 25 color & 27 bw photos, sketches, tables, map, blue cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth spine faded, else fine #25390 $145.00 $125.00
This is the official account of the 1972 Ryosetsu Alpine Club’s ascent of McKinley. The expedition consisted of five women from the Club who planned to climb the West Rib. It is believe that three of them reached the summit but fell on the descent, their bodies being found by Ray Genet. Included [read more]

[Japan]. Yomiuri-Newspaper (ed.) Stood on the Summit of Chomolangma: Photo-album of the Japanese Alpine Club Expedition to Everest through the Chinese route
1980 The Newspaper Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.134, 95 color & 55 bw photos + 62 portraits, sketch, map, wraps ; fold to back corner, else near fine #25863 $125.00 $75.00
Account of the 1980 Japanese Everest expedition via the NE Ridge. Yasuo Kato and Susuma Nakamura made the summit attempt with Nakamura stopping and Kato continuing alone to the summit. Both bivouacked at the Second Step, without oxygen, on the descent. This was Kato’s second ascent of Everest. In Ja [read more]

[Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
1977/78 Gakushûkenyû-sha Tokyo 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth ; slipcases w/ light rubbing, near fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine #23791 $1,200.00 $900.00
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri, [read more]

[National Geographic]. Life and Death on Everest
2003 May National Georgraphic, Washington DC 8vo, pp.2-71, 42 color & 27 bw photos, 4 color illus, 3 color maps, 2 charts, with color, double-sided map & route drawing, wraps ; entire issue, new #23428 $9.00 $4.50
A special Everest cover story to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first ascent. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

signed [National Geographic]. Dyhrenfurth, Norman, Barry Bishop, Thomas Hornbein & William Unsoeld Six to the Summit, How We Climbed Everest, The First Traverse
Oct 1963 Washington 8vo, pp.14, 12 color photos, drawing, 2 maps; pp.30, 32 color photos (3 fldg); pp.6, 4 color photos, wraps ; signed Jim Whittaker, entire issue, 1” tear top spine, vg #26352 $15.00 $7.50
To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

[National Geographic]. Whittaker, James & Wickwire, James Americans Climb K2: The Ultimate Challenge; On to the Summit
May 1979 Washington 8vo, pp.18, 15 color photos, 3 maps; pp.10, 7 color photos ; entire issue, vg #9968 $5.00 $2.50
To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

[Wiessner, Fritz] Fritz Wiessner 1900 – 1988
2000 Sächsischer Dresden 1st, 8vo, pp.104, photo frontis, 12 color & 51 bw photos, map, wraps ; fine #25319 $150.00 $95.00
A relatively scarce biography of this great climber. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

Abraham, George D. The Complete Mountaineer
1908 Doubleday, Page NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 74 bw photos, green cloth ; cloth corners rubbed, nick to back cover, pencil name, rear hinge cracked, vg #26377 $65.00 $35.00
Abraham, along with his brother, was largely responsible for development of rock climbing in the Lake Disrict and pioneered many climbs. This is a major instructional work of the period. Neate A03. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alex Huber reenacting the first free ascent of Voie Petit
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY Poster size 24" x 18", color, thick paper stock ; rolled, new #25122 $4.95 $3.96
Text states “Alpinist Alpinist.com Alex Huber reenacting the first free ascent of Voie Petit (8b/5.13c, 450m), Grand Capucin (3838m), Alps, France. Huber redpointed the climb in a push on July 17, 2004. The route is a contender for the hardest high-altitude free climb in Europe. Heinz Zak”. [read more]

signed Ama Dablam. 1994 Postcard Russian Amadablam Expedition
1994 ; signed 4 members – Vladmir Bashkirov (leader), Sergey Bogomolov, Dmitry Botov, & Sergey Golubtsov #19024 $12.00 $9.00
This alpine-style expedition forged a new route with no fixed camps, six bivouacs, no fixed rope, and no Sherpa support. All four members reached the summit. This is one of two different cards produced by this expedition. To see all of our Sale Items, clic [read more]

New American Alpine Club (AAC). American Alpine Journal 1964
1964 AAC NY wraps ; vg #9400 $29.00 $12.75
The American Alpine Journal (AAJ) is considered to be the best mountaineering reference journal in the world. Each issue is packed with information from Alaska to Tibet. It contains articles by well-known mountaineers from around the world, a summary of the years most important climbs and expediti [read more]

signed Anker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth ; signed Anker, dj fine, cloth fine #18548 $39.00 $24.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his disco [read more]

New Anker, Daniel, ed. Eiger: The Vertical Arena
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 112 color & 67 bw photos, 8 illus, 3 maps, blue cloth ; dj w/ light rubbing, corners bumped, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #24701 $39.00 $33.15
A complete climbing history of the Eiger based on the works of 17 climbers, both historical and present-day. Also includes route descriptions along with wonderful color photos. This book has become surprisingly hard to find. To see all of our Sale Items, cli [read more]

Armitage, Lieut. Albert B. Two Years in the Antarctic: Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition
1905 Arnold London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 315, photo frontis, 27 bw photos, 54 illus, color fldg map, appendices, green cloth w/ spine lettered in gilt ; cloth w/o the front cover lettering & illus of most copies, bottom front corner bumped, name dated 1935, tight, vg #25643 $995.00 $945.00
Armitage was second in command of Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04). He presents a lighter side of the expedition than in Scott’s official account and covers his sledge journeys, during two seasons, to the western mountains and ascent of Victoria Land. Prior to this expedition [read more]

signed American Alpine Club Library Auldjo, John Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the Eight and Ninth August, 1827
1830 Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green London 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, (6), 148, frontis, 18 full-page plates (2 fldg), 2 color fldg charts, 3 fldg (1 color) maps, appendix, ½ leather/marbled boards, raised bands ; boards miss 1/3 of spine, front board thru title page are off, signed Philip Thresher 1831, AAC/Field bookplate, frontis/title loose, internally good #24788 $575.00 $414.00
Auldjo, accompanied by six guides, is credited by Meckly with the 15th, and by Neate with the 19th, ascent of Mont Blanc. This book was the first to popularize Mont Blanc and is now scarce. This second edition contains two additional maps not included in the first edition. Meckly 008, Neate A75. [read more]

signed Bachar, John John Bachar Crack-A-Go-Go Poster
1994 Poster size 18" x 24", text states “John Bachar on Crack-A-Go-Go (5.11c) Photo by Phil Bard © 1994”, color w/ no margins ; signed by photographer Phil Bard, new #25420 $16.95 $13.56
This poster, showing John Bachar free-soloing Crack-A-Go-Go, was originally created to accompany John’s shows. A few posters are still available and are signed by photographer Phil Bard. Your purchase of this poster will help John’s son, Tyrus Bachar. To see all of our Sale Items,
Balf, Todd The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la
2000 Crown NY 1st, 8vo, pp.293, 1 bw photo, map eps, blue cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #25237 $9.00 $7.20
A breath-taking account of the 1998 American whitewater expedition which attempted to run Tibet’s Yrlung Tsangpo river, the ‘Everest of rivers’. Balf reconstructs the fast-flowing events of this ill-fated expedition. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice clim [read more]

12345678910111213141516171819202122232425...
Can't find what you are looking for? Try our Advanced Search.
Home | Advanced Search | How to Order | Catalogues | Request a Newsletter | Links | About Us | FAQ | Contact Us

Copyright © 2018 Top of the World Books