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A Mes Montagnes [My Mountains]: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter A Mes Montagnes [My Mountains]
1963 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 8vo, pp.315, 41 bw photos, 3 sketches (2 on separate sheet), 2 maps, appendices, wraps; signed, lightly rubbed, vg #12981 $295.00
This is the French edition of Bonatti’s book ‘On the Heights’ and his first book. He covers many of his climbs, including Grandes Jorasses, Grand Capucin, K2, the Dru, Mont Blanc, Patagonia, Gasherbrum IV, and more. Scarce. In French.[read more]

Bonatti, Walter Berge Meines Lebens [The Mountains of My Life]
2000 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 11 color & 60 bw photos, sketch, map, page ribbon, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22434 $27.00
A very nicely produced translation of Bonatti’s book ‘The Mountains of My Life’. This covers a great number of his climbs including – Grand Capucin, K2, Mont Blanc, Gasherbrum IV, Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, and more. In German.[read more]

Ho Vissuto Tra Gli Animali Selvaggi [I Lived Among Wild Animals]: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter Ho Vissuto Tra Gli Animali Selvaggi [I Lived Among Wild Animals]
1980 Zanichelli Bologna 1st, tall 8vo, pp.224, 83 color photos, 9 color maps, map eps, red cloth; signed, dj w/ 5” mended tear front, vg, cloth fine #27063 $195.00
Walter Bonatti (1930-2011) was one of the world’s great mountaineers, as well as an explorer and journalist. In his brief, 17 year, climbing career he was noted for bold solo ascents and well as his association with the Italian first ascent of K2 in 1953. Following his retirement from the vertical w[read more]

Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge
2017 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.423, 44 color & 19 bw photos, 1 color & 1 bw illus, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27317 $39.95
Chris Bonington is Britain's best-known climber, having spent a lifetime among the world's highest and wildest mountains. In the 1960s, he made the first British ascent of the north face of the Eiger. In the 1970s, he led some of the most important first ascents ever achieved in the Himalaya, includ[read more]

Everest: South West Face: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: South West Face
1973 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 80 color & 15 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj w/ light rubbing, clipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #22474 $145.00
Bonington, Britain’s best known mountaineer, has written so many good books. This is the official account of the 1972 British Everest Southwest Face attempt. This expedition forged further than any previous one on this route but still came up short of the summit. Much was learned for the successf[read more]

Bonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #9529 $32.00 $25.60
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Heroic Climbs: A Celebration of World Mountaineering: Bonington, Chris
New signedBonington, Chris Heroic Climbs: A Celebration of World Mountaineering
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, US, 4to, pp.224, color frontis, 240 color & 86 bw photos, 5 color maps, black cloth; signed 21 -Bonington, Athans, Band, Blanchard, Bridwell, Aid Burgess, Diemberger, Hahn, Hornbein, Mace, Moro, Porzak, Ridgeway, Roach, Scott, Sabir, Scoturo, Swenson, Twight, Webster, & Jim Whittaker, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #13093 $895.00
Bonington encompasses the rich, broad spectrum of adventure that is mountain climbing, in a remarkable selection of first-hand accounts - most never before published - by 40 of the foremost mountaineers of modern times. He looks at the development of climbing in the great mountainous areas of the wo[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1990 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 2” tear front/back, vg, cloth fine #9538 $65.00 $52.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. Now out-of-print in hardcover. SB B30. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1996 US rep, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, wraps; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, new #19095 $95.00 $76.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. SB B30. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1989 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #9537 $65.00 $39.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. Now out-of-print in hardcover. SB B30. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
1989 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj w/ ½” tear back, price clipped, fine, cloth fine #9536 $195.00 $156.00
A great photo book covering Chris' entire career. Now out-of-print in hardcover. SB B30. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Quest for Adventure: Bonington, Chris
Bonington, Chris Quest for Adventure
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.448, photo frontis, many color & bw photos, 33 maps/drawings, blue cloth; dj w/ some edge wear, near fine, cloth fine #25592 $29.00 $23.20
Chapters cover challenges on the oceans, deserts, rivers, mountains, poles, in air and space, and underwater caving. The climbing chapters are on Annapurna, Everest, Cho Oyu, the Bonatti Pillar, Broad Peak, Annapurna South Face, and Nanga Parbat. This book weighs over four pounds. Neate B135, SB [read more]

Quest for Adventure: Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950-2000: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Quest for Adventure: Remarkable Feats of Exploration and Adventure 1950-2000
2000 UK new ed, 4to, pp.352, photo frontis, 150 color & bw photos, sketches, maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #19705 $39.00 $31.20
This updated edition covers challenges on the oceans, deserts, rivers, mountains, poles, in air and space, and underwater caving. The climbing chapters are on Annapurna, Everest, Annapurna South Face, Nanga Parbat, El Capitan, and Changabang. See Neate B135, SB B27, Yak B217. To see all items i[read more]

The British Mount Kongur Expedition to China: Bonington, Chris
Bonington, Chris The British Mount Kongur Expedition to China
1981 The Expedition np 1st, 4to, [pp.8], 13 color & 2 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; signed, fine + Expedition Report. [1981] 4to, pp.6, map; photocopied, fine #20859 $39.00
This expedition brochure was done in advance of the 1981 first ascent of Kongur (25,318') in western China. The Bonington-led team included Peter Boardman, Charlie Clarke, Alan Rouse, Joe Tasker and others. Together with this is the final report summarizing the expedition.[read more]

The Climbers: A History of Mountaineering: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Climbers: A History of Mountaineering
1992 Hodder & Stoughton/BBC London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 40 color & 88 bw photos, 6 bw illus, 6 maps, 5 drawings, blue cloth; signed Joe Brown & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9524 $95.00
A very nice book on the history of mountaineering from the ascent of Mont Blanc in 1786, through the Victorian era, the early Himalayan forays, up to today. Contains interesting background information.[read more]

The Climbers: A History of Mountaineering: Bonington, Chris
Bonington, Chris The Climbers: A History of Mountaineering
1992 Hodder & Stoughton/BBC London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 40 color & 88 bw photos, 6 bw illus, 6 maps, 5 drawings, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26199 $27.95 $19.95
A very nice book on the history of mountaineering from the ascent of Mont Blanc in 1786, through the Victorian era, the early Himalayan forays, up to today. Contains interesting background information. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Bonington, Chris The Everest Years: A Climber's Life
1986 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, 8vo, pp.256, 76 color & 90 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; dj very fine, cloth very fine #23946 $39.00 $31.20
Chris' third autobiography, including his own Everest ascent. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. See Neate a03, SB B29. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way Up the Highest Mountain in the World: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way Up the Highest Mountain in the World
1973 Stein & Day NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 24 color & 58 bw photos, 2 drawings, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ ½” tear top spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #19534 $39.00
Account of 1972 Southwest Face attempt, US edition of 'Everest Southwest Face'. Neate B129, SB B25, Yak B214.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way Up the Highest Mountain in the World
1973 Stein & Day NY 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 24 color & 58 bw photos, 2 drawings, 3 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj chipped, vg, cloth near fine #16818 $95.00 $76.00
Account of 1972 Southwest Face attempt, US edition of 'Everest Southwest Face'. Neate B129, SB B25, Yak B214. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Tibet’s Secret Mountain: The Triumph of Sepu Kangri
1999 Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 254, 91 color photos, 2 illus, 7 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Jim Curran, dj & cloth new #18279 $59.00 $47.20
Bonington, Clarke, Curran, and team made several attempts over several years to reach the summit of 6860-metre Sepu Kangri and did reach the West Summit, just 200 meters shy of the Main Summit. An enthralling account of their climb and human encounters along the way. Bonington is well known for hi[read more]

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