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Ice Reflections Print: Ponting, Herbert
Ponting, Herbert Ice Reflections Print
Image size 19.5” x 15.5”, Print size 27.25” x 19.5”, black & white w/ white margins, thick paper stock; new #16939 $57.95 $46.36
Herbert Ponting, regarded as one of the greatest camera artists of the early 20th century, served as photographer and artist on Captain Robert Scott's British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913. It was on this expedition that Scott and four companions reached the South Pole, only to find that Norwegi[read more]

Potterfield, Peter, ed In the Zone: Epic Survival Stories from the Mountaineering World
1996 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.270, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 4 sketches, black cloth; 1st, 8vo, pp.270, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 4 sketches, black cloth #5320 $25.95 $19.95
An excellent gripping trilogy of survival on K2, Foraker, and Chimney Rock with Ed Viesturs, Scott Fischer, Colby Coombs, and Peter Potterfield. If you liked ‘Touching the Void’ by Joe Simpson, you’ll like this one, a page turner! Sketches by Dee Molenaar. Now out-of-print in hardcover. To see[read more]

A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole: Preston, Diana
Preston, Diana A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole
1998 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 269, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, red/grey cloth; dj lightly rubbed, fine, cloth fine #13207 $25.00 $19.95
Drawing on new research, Preston analyses both the reasons why Scott failed while Amundsen succeeded and the personalities behind the story. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party: Priestley, Raymond E.
American Alpine Club LibraryPriestley, Raymond E. Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party
1915 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.382, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 149 bw photos, 2 fldg maps, silver dec blue cloth; cloth worn w/ some loss of gilt particularly to spine, remnant of Hall bookplate, vg #14460 $595.00 $428.40
Priestley was a member of Scott's 1910-13 expedition and went with the Northern Party to explore the coast of King Edward VII Land. Relief ships failed to pick them up forcing a winter in a snow cave. Quite scarce. Spence 940. Hall, Henry S., Jr. (1895 – 1987) – AAC Councilor (1923-33, 47-49[read more]

Pritchard, Paul Deep Play: A Climber’s Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 38 color photos, black cloth; dj w/ sticker remnant on back, near fine, cloth near fine #23799 $9.00 $7.20
Pritchard describes many climbs, from the Peak District and North Wales, to Yosemite, Trango, Patagonia, and more. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Passage of the Alps: From Hannibal to the Motorway: Pyatt, Edward C.
Pyatt, Edward C. The Passage of the Alps: From Hannibal to the Motorway
1984 Hale London 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 77 bw photos/illus, 10 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #10016 $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]

British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology: Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds.
Pyatt, Edward C. & Wilfrid Noyce, eds. British Crags and Climbers: An Anthology
1952 Dennis Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.235, 16 bw photos, green cloth; dj lightly rubbed, small chips top spine, unclipped, vg+, cloth near fine #23007 $29.00 $14.00
An anthology of 54 extracts illustrating the development of climbing in Britain, mainly from climbing club journals. Includes such authors as Tyndall, Spencer, Collie, Crowley, Winthrop Young, Raeburn, Abraham, Pilley, Longland, Murray, Smythe, Noyce, and others. Neate P106. To see all of our [read more]

George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir: Pye, David
Pye, David George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir
1927 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.183, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 5 bw photos, spare spine label, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, paper spine label chipped, name, vg #14360 $85.00 $79.00
Pye climbed with Mallory and here presents one of the most touching portrayals of him. Neate P112. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Ralston, Aron
Ralston, Aron Between a Rock and a Hard Place
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 354, 34 color photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ sticker remnant, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, near fine #25154 $9.00 $7.20
Ralston achieved international attention when, following six days of being pinned by a two-hundred pound boulder in Blue John Canyon, he amputated his right arm. This is his amazing story of endurance, survival, and an amazing will to live. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's l[read more]

Peary at the North Pole: Factor Fiction?: Rawlins, Dennis
Rawlins, Dennis Peary at the North Pole: Factor Fiction?
1973 Luce Washington 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 21 bw photos/illus, 7 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, dj w/ label on spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ lib pocket, ‘Discarded’ stamp on title page, section of text sprung, good #14335 $5.00 $4.25
Rawlins examines Robert Peary's controversial claim to be the first to reach the North Pole with much on the events following Peary’s return. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors: Read, Piers Paul
Read, Piers Paul Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
1996 Adventure Library NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.307, photo frontis, 39 bw photos, 4 maps, facsimile ep, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth tight, fine #10020 $25.00 $20.00
An amazing story of survival in the high Andes. This reprinting includes facsimile signatures on the front endpaper. 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 [read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps
1956 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 122, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 7 maps/diagrams, yellow cloth; dj lightly rubbed, chip back corner, vg+, cloth w/ small stamp mark to bottom edge, else fine #22154 $125.00 $74.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This first UK edition is hard to find in nice condition. Neate R20. To see all of our Sale Items,
Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; inscribed ‘A Arlehe (?) Anderle, Rebuffat 17.3.57’, dj rubbed, edge chips, corners taped, vg, cloth fine #11461 $545.00 $375.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Signed copies of his books are getting harder to locate[read more]

The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes
1975 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.239, 89 color & 173 bw photos, 101 route drawings, map eps, red cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #22153 $49.00 $29.00
A large-format classic showing the massive majesty of Mont Blanc. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Der Montblanc: Rébuffat, Gaston
Rébuffat, Gaston Der Montblanc
1966 Albert Müller Verlag Zürich 1st German ed, 8vo, pp.194, photo frontis, 9 color & 52 bw photos, 18 bw illus, map, gray cloth; dj w/ ½” tear froint, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27388 $15.00 $12.75
A lovely book reproducing many of the old prints from early ascents of Mont Blanc supplemented with a great number of photos, some by Brad Washburn. This is the German translation of the French edition ‘Mont Blanc: Jardin Féerique’ published in 1962 and a less common Rébuffat title. To see all of[read more]

The Granite Avatars of Patagonia Poster: Reed, Tom
signedReed, Tom The Granite Avatars of Patagonia Poster
Limited numbered edition of 200, Image size 17” x 14”, Poster size 22” x 18”, text states “Lenga and Light on the Tower” black/white w/ wide margins; signed, rolled, new #25396 $19.95 $15.96
Tom Reed’s travels have taken him from Alaska to Patagonia. His love of the outdoors and extensive pursuit of the Japanese Aesthetic have provided him with a keen eye for beauty. This limited edition poster of Cerro Torre is one image from his self-published book ‘The Granite Avatars of Patagonia.[read more]

Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains: Reist, Dolf
signedReist, Dolf Schweizer Berge , Montagnes Suisses, Montagne Svizzere, Swiss Mountains
1972 Benteli Bern 1st, 8vo, [pp.127], 103 bw photos, map, wraps; signed & dated 15.8.72, fine #23756 $45.00 $39.00
Reist was a member of the second successful Everest expedition in 1955. This is a photo-book of peaks from 25 different regions of Switzerland. Most of the photos are by Reist. Photo captions in German, French, Italian, and English. To see all of our Sale Items,
The Armchair Mountaineer: Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds.
Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds. The Armchair Mountaineer
1984 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 342, 10 bw illus, blue cloth; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #10030 $9.00 $7.65
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Matterhorn: Rey, Guido
Rey, Guido The Matterhorn
1949 Blackwell Oxford rep, 8vo, pp.x, 278, color frontis, 44 bw photos, map, green cloth; cloth spine bumped, tight, vg #23089 $9.00 $7.65
This is one of the principal books on the early history of the Matterhorn. This particular revised edition has two additional chapters by R. L. G. Irving. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Richmond, W. Kenneth Climber's Testament
1950 Redman London 1st, 8vo, pp.246, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth vg+ #24334 $9.00 $7.20
Reflections on climbing in the UK. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R30. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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