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Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1996, Sept 27 UK 1st, 4to, pp.106-150, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26070 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Mawson, Nansen, Palmer, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scoresby, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, and others, comprising 59 lots. Of mountaineering interest, there are also five lots related [read more]

Mountaineering in China: [China]
[China] Mountaineering in China
1965 Foreign Languages Press Peking 1st, 8vo, [pp.91], 4 color & 134 bw photos, wraps w/ dj ; dj w/ edge rubbing, vg #23443 $139.00
A nice, primarily photo, book which includes ascents of Minya Konka (1957), Shule Mountain (1958), Mustagh Ata (1959 – new women’s world altitude record), Everest (1960 - first ascent of North Ridge), Amne Machin (1960), Kongur (1961 – all-women, new women’s world altitude record), and Shisha Pangma [read more]

Manaslu 1952-3: [Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club
[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1952-3
1954 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.66, 4, 217, 17, 2 color & 127 bw photos, 6 figs, 3 sketches, 6 charts, 7 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, blue cloth ; dj is a facsimile, cloth w/ some discoloration to lower spine, vg+. #25241 $450.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their reconnaissance in 1952 and attempt in 1953, re [read more]

Manaslu 1954-6: [Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club
[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1954-6
1958 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.24, 14, 353, 13, 47 bw photos, 30 figs, 8 sketches, 74 charts (2 fldg), 8 maps (1 color, 1 fldg), appendices, red cloth ; dj is a facsimile, cloth fine #25615 $495.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their failed attempt in 1954, the reconnaissance of [read more]

Stood on the Summit of Chomolangma: Photo-album of the Japanese Alpine Club Expedition to Everest through the Chinese route: [Japan]. Yomiuri-Newspaper (ed.)
[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]

Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush: [Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro
[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]

Kukuczka: [Kukuczka, Jerzy]
DVD video [Kukuczka, Jerzy] Kukuczka
2011 45 min, NTSC Region 1 DVD ; new #25968 $19.95
Jerzy Kukuczka (1948-1989) was one of the greatest Himalayan climbers in history, the second to ascend all 14 8000m peaks. Widely considered one of the best high-altitude climbers in history, he ascended all fourteen peaks in under eight years; all (except Everest) without supplemental oxygen, ten [read more]

Life and Death on Everest: [National Geographic].
[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]

Six to the Summit, How We Climbed Everest, The First Traverse: [National Geographic]. Dyhrenfurth, Norman, Barry Bishop, Thomas Hornbein & William Unsoeld
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]

Reaching Beyond the Clouds: From Undiagnosed to Climbing Mt. Everest: Abbott, Cindy L.
signed Abbott, Cindy L. Reaching Beyond the Clouds: From Undiagnosed to Climbing Mt. Everest
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 247, 33 bw photos, wraps ; signed, new #25825 $16.95
In 2007, Abbott was diagnosed with Wegener’s granulomatosis, a rare and potentially life-threatening blood vessel disease. Three years later she reached the summit of Everest, via the South Side, as a member of a Mountain Trip expedition led by Scott Woolums. Her preparations for Everest included [read more]

Faces of Everest: Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S.
Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Faces of Everest
1982 Vikas Pub House Pvt Ltd New Delhi 2nd, 4to, pp.xxiv, 244, 86 color & 52 bw photos, 24 maps/drawings, appendices, black cloth ; dj w/ some wear top/bottom spine & corners, 2 delamination spots on flaps, unclipped, else vg, cloth w/ former tape marks to back cover, near fine #23920 $29.00
The history of Everest from its discovery in 1855. This second edition is updated with events through 1980. [read more]

Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer: Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S.
Ahluwalia, Major H. P. S. Higher than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer
1975 Vikas Delhi 4th, 8vo, pp.viii, 186, 33 bw photos, map, appendix, black cloth ; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, fine #23640 $45.00
Ahluwalia reached the summit of Everest during the third Indian expedition of 1965. He recounts not only this expedition but also his experiences in the Indo-Pakistan war where, four months after Everest, he was critically wounded. Neate A21. [read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
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 fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
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.- [read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signed Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #14326 $29.00
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. [read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
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 #26 Spring 2009: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #26 Spring 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; light rubbing to spine edge, else new, unread #25275 $35.00
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 1 by Ed Webster, Wade Davis, Mike Westmacott, Wang Fuzhou & Tom Hornbein
  • Elbsandstein, Dresden, Germany by Helmut Schulze
  • The Giri-Giri Boys by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • After the Fall by Ron Matous
  • Postc [read more]

Alpinist #27 Summer 2009: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #27 Summer 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; light rubbing top/bottom spine, else new, unread #25300 $25.00
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 2 by Ed Webster, Katie Ives, Doug Scott, Andrej Stremfelj, George Lowe, Pavel Shabalin, & Dawa Steven Sherpa
  • Embracing Insanity by Dean Potter
  • Symphony in Siyeh by Kelly Cordes
  • The Beautiful & the Beast by J [read more]

Alpinist #41 Winter 2012-13: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #41 Winter 2012-13
2013 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; small black spots on front, else new, unread #26298 $17.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: The Eiger, Part II (1939-2012) by Martin Gutmann, Rainer Rettner, Jeff Lowe, Daniel H. Anker, & Ueli Steck
  • Verticality: A Short History of the Other Blank on the Map by John Hessler
  • The Sanctity of Space: Traversing the Mooses Tooth M [read more]

Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001): Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez
Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001)
2004 Junta de Castilla y Leon 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 83 color photos, wraps ; light rubbing, else new #24430 $49.00
The accounts of two Spanish expedition to Everest, both via the South Col route. The 1999 expedition reached 7500m on the Lhotse Face before deep snow and avalanches forced a halt. The return expedition in 2001 succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Spanish, no English translation. [read more]

Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 37 illus, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #20737 $17.95 $16.15
This is a new, hardcover edition of ‘10 Keys to Climb Everest’. [read more]

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