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Un Alpinismo di Ricerca [Mountaineering Research]: Gogna, Alessandro
signedGogna, Alessandro Un Alpinismo di Ricerca [Mountaineering Research]
1983 dall‘Oglio Italy new ed, 8vo, pp.359, 28 color & 15 bw photos, wraps; signed, near fine #27068 $75.00
Gogna, an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, mountain guide, prolific writer, and lecturer, made numerous first ascents in the Alps in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Further afield, expeditions took him to Annapurna (1973), Lhotse (1975), El Capitan (1978), and K2 (1979). Here he presents ma[read more]

Gos, Charles Alpine Tragedy
1948 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 282, (32), 35 bw photos, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped top bottom spine, good, cloth near fine #23192 $15.00
Gos, a Swiss writer and mountaineer, recounts 27 well-known nineteenth century Alpine accidents. Neate G36.[read more]

Graham, Alec & Jim Wilson Uncle Alec and the Grahams of Franz Josef
1983 McIndoe Dunedin 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 38 bw photos, sketch, 6 maps, orange cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #22480 $49.00
Graham (1881-1957) was one of the leading alpine guides in New Zealand’s Mount Cook region. His memoirs, comprising Part 1 of this book, were completed just prior to his death. Part 2, by Wilson, was completed more recently. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signa[read more]

Graham, Peter Peter Graham: Mountain Guide: An Autobiography
1973 Reed Wellington 2nd, 8vo, pp.xiv, 245, map frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ name, near fine. #22928 $65.00
Graham was a leading New Zealand guide for over 30 years who made a number of first ascents and was with Du Faur on many of her trips. Neate G42.[read more]

Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet: Green, Jonathan
signedGreen, Jonathan Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, 7 bw photos, 2 maps, grey/white cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26006 $25.00
Green recounts the tragic tale of September 30, 2006 when Chinese border guards near Cho Oyu opened fire on a group of Tibetans attempting to flee to Nepal via the Nanga La. Intertwined are the accounts of Tibetan refugees and Western mountaineers, primarily Luis Benitez, headed for the summit. A [read more]

Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet: Green, Jonathan
Green, Jonathan Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, 7 bw photos, 2 maps, grey/white cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25534 $26.95 $19.00
Green recounts the tragic tale of September 30, 2006 when Chinese border guards near Cho Oyu opened fire on a group of Tibetans attempting to flee to Nepal via the Nanga La. Intertwined are the accounts of Tibetan refugees and Western mountaineers, primarily Luis Benitez, headed for the summit. A mo[read more]

Green, William Spotswood Among the Selkirk Glaciers: Being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia
1890 Macmillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 251, ads, frontis w/ tissue guard, 9 bw illus, fldg map, gold dec red cloth; cloth mottled on spine, map is a photocopy, vg. #22929 $250.00
Green was one of the first to climb in Canada and made the first ascent of Mount Bonney in the Selkirks in 1888. Scarce. Neate G50.[read more]

Green, William Spotswood Among the Selkirk Glaciers: Being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia
1998 Calgary ltd ed 1000 facs rep, 8vo, pp.xv, 251, frontis, 9 bw illus, fldg map, gold dec red cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new. #17686 $39.00
Green was one of the first to climb in Canada and made the first ascent of Mount Bonney in the Selkirks in 1888. Neate G50.[read more]

The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth spine chipped affecting author name/lower spine, spine separated from backstrip, hinges taped, body of book in 3 sections, AAC/Ladd bookplate, map w/ orig folds & no tears, poor #24863 $125.00 $90.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth chipped top spine, dampstain to rear cover, hinges taped, DPL, Montagnier, & AAC/Montagnier bookplates, DPL stamp to title & marks to copyright page, miss frontis tissue guard, fair #24862 $150.00 $108.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth spine browned, 2 spine edge chips, spine & front cover separated from backstrip, Alexander Ormsbee bookplate, map w/ orig folds & no tears, good #24861 $175.00 $126.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

Swiat Tatr [Tatra World]: Gregor, Miro
Gregor, Miro Swiat Tatr [Tatra World]
1984 Wydawnictwo Sport Warszawa 1st, 4to, [pp.234], photo frontis, 193 color photos, illus eps, tan cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27677 $15.00
A large-format book showcasing the beautiful Tatras mountains bordering Poland and Slovakia. Four summary pages and photo captions in Polish, English, German, and Russian.[read more]

Photographs from Everest to Africa: Gregory, Alfred
Gregory, Alfred Photographs from Everest to Africa
2007 Australia 1st, large 4to, pp.xi, 211, 40 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, page ribbon, silver cloth; dj & cloth new #25012 $74.95
Gregory was the official photographer on the 1953 British ascent of Everest. His spectacular photos of Everest record not only the human struggle which took place but also the once pristine beauty of the world’s highest mountain. Following that expedition, Gregory traveled the world, leading mount[read more]

Gregory, Alfred The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 4to. pp.[92], color frontis, 42 color photos, logistical chart on ep, gilt-stamped white boards; dj spine lightly faded, fine, cloth fine. #24318 $49.00
Pictorial account of the 1953 first ascent. A good companion volume to Hunt's 'Ascent of Everest'. This is the deluxe binding. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate G62, SB G14, Yak G127.[read more]

Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition: Greig, Andrew
Greig, Andrew Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition
1985 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.281, 24 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22146 $39.00
An entertaining account of the second ascent of the West Ridge. Runner-up for the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate a19.[read more]

Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition: Greig, Andrew
Greig, Andrew Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition
1985 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.281, 24 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj w/ slight bend top spine, else fine, cloth fine #24694 $39.00
An entertaining account of the second ascent of the West Ridge. Runner-up for the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate a19.[read more]

The Early Mountaineers: Gribble, Francis
Gribble, Francis The Early Mountaineers
1899 Fisher Unwin London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xiv, 338, frontis w/ tissue guard, 47 bw illus, appendices, teg, gold dec blue cloth; cloth w/ light wear, bookplate on ffep, name, tight, vg #22483 $345.00 $295.00
A most interesting, and detailed, record of pre-nineteenth century mountaineering in the Alps and Pyrenees. Uncommon. Neate G67. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Climber’s World: Grivel.
Grivel. The Climber’s World
2001 US 1st thus, 4to, pp.160, 159 color & 8 bw photos, wraps; fine #23171 $19.95 $12.00
This follow-on to the book ‘Spirit of the Mountains’ is a wonderful selection of images that just make one want to get out and climb. This selection from 66 photographers covers the whole breadth of mountains and mountaineering across five continents. Disciplines include rock, ice, and alpinism, a[read more]

One Mountain After Another: Groom, Arthur
Groom, Arthur One Mountain After Another
1949 Angus & Robertson Sydney 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 205, photo frontis, 39 bw photos, appendix, map eps, pale blue cloth; cloth rubbed, tight, vg #27678 $19.00
Groom (1904-1953) was an Australian writer, conservationist, journalist, and photographer. He cofounded Binna Burra Mountain Lodge in 1933 and wrote six books. In this book Groom presents the history of the McPherson Range, on the border of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, and the establis[read more]

Habeler, Peter Der Einsame Sieg: Mount Everest ’78 [The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest ‘78]
1978 Goldmann Munich 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 51 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #22085 $29.00
This is Habeler’s personal account of the amazing first ascent of Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen. He and Reinhold Messner sustained a supreme effort and set a new standard for future mountaineers. This was published in the UK as 'Everest: Impossible Victory’ and in the US as ‘The Lon[read more]

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