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Men Against Everest: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; cloth tight, vg #24719 $5.00 $4.25
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled 'The True Book about Everest’, see below. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mountain Conquest: Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn
Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn Mountain Conquest
1966 American Heritage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.153, many color & bw photos/illus, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth pulled top spine, tight, vg #23764 $5.00 $4.25
A nice book covering major peaks and climbs around the world - Matterhorn, McKinley, Nanda Devi, Everest, and others. Neate S61, SB S26. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Sierra Club: A Guide: Sierra Club.
Sierra Club. The Sierra Club: A Guide
1989 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.64 + 16, 30 color & 27 bw photos, appendices, wraps; fine #23433 $5.00 $4.00
A special publication with two photo sections. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Dark Shadows Falling: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Dark Shadows Falling
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 27 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #8742 $7.00 $5.95
Joe contrasts the Everest tragedies of 1996 with changes in the moral climate of climbing society. Also includes his 1996 attempt on Pumori. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Dark Shadows Falling: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Dark Shadows Falling
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 27 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ nick to bottom first 4 pages, fine #11468 $65.00 $59.00
Joe contrasts the Everest tragedies of 1996 with changes in the moral climate of climbing society. Also includes his 1996 attempt on Pumori. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10117 $9.00 $7.65
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ski Magazine. Ski Pointers by the Experts
1964 Award Books NY rep, 8vo, pp.241, bw photos, figs, wraps; vg #13670 $5.00 $4.00
More than 60 pointers from the basics to advanced level by top instructors. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Beyond the Summit: Setting and Surpassing Extraordinary Business Goals: Skinner, Todd
signedSkinner, Todd Beyond the Summit: Setting and Surpassing Extraordinary Business Goals
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 194, blue/orange cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #25445 $75.00 $45.00
Skinner uses climbing as a metaphor for business challenges. Part inspiration, part business advice, and part heart-stopping adventure, he tells the story of climbing Trango Tower’s East Face in 1995. This was the first Grade 7 free climb in the world. Tragically, Skinner was killed in 2008 in a [read more]

Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Pamir Expedition: Slesser, Malcolm
Slesser, Malcolm Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Pamir Expedition
1964 Coward-McCann NY 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 29 bw photos, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; cloth vg #12213 $5.00 $4.25
This 1962 expedition to Pik Communism resulted in the tragic loss of both Wilfrid Noyce and Robin Smith. Neate S82, Yak S276. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Smith, Gary Windsinger
1976 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.174, color & bw photos, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #13672 $7.00 $5.60
Smith, mountaineer, folksinger, writer, and photographer, writes about the people and landscape of Idaho, Utah, Okinawa, and the Ryuku Islands of the Pacific. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Smith, George Alan Introduction to Mountaineering
1957 Barnes NY 1st, 4to, pp.xiv, 128, photo frontis, 53 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ large chips, good, cloth fine #23888 $5.00 $4.00
An introduction to general mountaineering skills before kernmantle ropes, short tools, and step-in crampons. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S100. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry: Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith
Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry
1968 Pitman NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 361, 20 color & 11 bw photos, drawings, black cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight bleeding of cover dye to upper portion of rear eps & several pages, tight, else fine #11868 $15.00 $12.00
Excerpts from many mountaineering writers, including Herzog, Evans, Engel, Hillary, Mallory, Mummery, Whymper, Noyce, Tenzing, Shipton, and many others. A nice copy. Neate S99. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of tr[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry: Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith
Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry
1968 Pitman NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 361, 20 color & 11 bw photos, drawings, black cloth; dj w/ ½” tear top spine, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #11602 $9.00 $7.65
Excerpts from many mountaineering writers, including Herzog, Evans, Engel, Hillary, Mallory, Mummery, Whymper, Noyce, Tenzing, Shipton, and many others. Neate S99. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Valley of Flowers: Smythe, Frank S.
Smythe, Frank S. The Valley of Flowers
1938 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 322, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 15 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth; dj rubbed, chipped top spine, clipped, vg-, cloth vg+ #25316 $65.00 $39.00
Smythe discovered the beautiful Bhyundar Valley after his climb of Kamet. This describes his return to the valley in 1937 followed by a trip to the Garhwal and the ascent of Mana Peak (23,860’) and an attempt on Dunagiri (23,184’). Neate S133, Yak S290. To see all of our Sale Items,
Snaith, Stanley At Grips with Everest
1938 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.258, 7 bw photos, map, silver cloth; xlib, cloth spine darkened, lib number & wear to top spine, markings to eps, vg #23341 $9.00 $7.20
Summary accounts of Everest expeditions through 1938, as well as Kangchenjunga, Nanda Devi, and Nanga Parbat. Neate S137, SB S46, Yak S295. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Shawangunk Mountains: A History of Nature and Man: Snyder, Bradley
Snyder, Bradley The Shawangunk Mountains: A History of Nature and Man
1981 Mohonk Preserve New Paltz 1st, 8vo, pp.48, bw illus, map, appendices, wraps; fine #23517 $9.00 $7.20
This booklet traces the broad outlines of the region’s natural and human history – from the Ice Age to the suburban age, and from wilderness to nature preserve. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

High Worlds of the Mountain Climber: Spring, Bob & Ira
Spring, Bob & Ira High Worlds of the Mountain Climber
1959 Superior Seattle 4to, pp.143, photo frontis, 5 color & 101 bw photos, grey cloth; cloth tight, vg #27396 $15.00 $12.75
A classic photo-album of mountains in the western US. Manning wrote the text to accompany the Spring’s great photos. Neate S154. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Spufford, Frances I May Be Some Time
1997 US 8vo 2nd, prtg, pp.372, 12 bw photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #22215 $26.95 $19.95
About the Poles as they have been perceived, dreamed, and desired. Explores myth as myth, showing how Scott’s death was the culmination of a long-running national enchantment with vast empty spaces, the beauty of untrodden snow, and perilous journeys to the ends of the earth. Winner of the 1997 Ba[read more]

The Voyage of the Huron and The Huntress: The American Sealers and the Discovery of the Continent of Antarctica: Stackpole, Edouard A.
Stackpole, Edouard A. The Voyage of the Huron and The Huntress: The American Sealers and the Discovery of the Continent of Antarctica
Nov 1955 Marine Historical Assoc Mystic, CT 1st, 8vo, pp.86, 5 plates, 9 sketches/maps, loose fldg map, gray wraps; light wear, very good #26708 $29.00 $7.65
‘A discussion of some of the lesser known sealing voyages of the early 1820s.’ – Rosove. With the often-missing separate folding map titled ‘Shetlands du Sud et Coté de l’Antarctide Sud-Américaine. 2me Expédition Antarctique Française (1908-1910)’ depicting the South Shetlands and the tip of Palmer [read more]

Todeszone: Die Story der Erfolgreichen und Tragischen Skibesteigung des 8152m Hohen Cho Oyu [Dead Zone: The Story of the Successful and Tragic Ski Ascension of 8152m High Cho Oyu]: Stammberger, Fritz
Stammberger, Fritz Todeszone: Die Story der Erfolgreichen und Tragischen Skibesteigung des 8152m Hohen Cho Oyu [Dead Zone: The Story of the Successful and Tragic Ski Ascension of 8152m High Cho Oyu]
1972 EOS Verlag St. Ottilien 1st, 8vo, pp.124, 4 color & 8 bw photos, wraps w/ dj; dj w/ light edge wear, else fine, internally fine #12165 $129.00 $95.00
Stammberger, a noted ski mountaineer, had several expeditions to the Himalaya and was editor of Climbing magazine. In 1964 he was a member of a small five-person team which attempted Cho Oyu. Stammberger claimed a successful ascent but this is in dispute. He did, however, make a ski descent from 24,[read more]

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