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My Odd Shelf: Fadiman, Anne
Fadiman, Anne My Odd Shelf
2012 NH 1st thus, ltd ed 112, 8vo, pp.9, wraps; fine #26947 $9.95
An excerpt from Fadiman’s book ‘Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader’. In this selection she discusses her collection of 64 polar exploration books. Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium held in NH in 2012.[read more]

The Expedition: Two Parents Risk Life and Family in an Extraordinary Quest to the South Pole: Fagan, Chris
Fagan, Chris The Expedition: Two Parents Risk Life and Family in an Extraordinary Quest to the South Pole
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 273, 16 color photos, chart, 2 maps, wraps; new #27700 $16.95
In 2014, Chris and her husband Marty became the first American couple to ski to the South Pole unsupported, unassisted, and unguided; covering a distance of 570 miles in 48 days while pulling 220-pound sleds. At midlife, they found themselves weighing the responsibility of parenthood against the pos[read more]

A Journey to Adventure: Stories I Never Thought I'd Tell: Falvey, Pat
Falvey, Pat A Journey to Adventure: Stories I Never Thought I'd Tell
2007 Ireland 1st, 4to, pp.170, photo frontis, 187 color & 1 bw photos, map, appendix, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #24981 $52.95
Pat Falvey, who runs an adventure travel company from Macgillycuddy’s Reeks in Kerry, has made many high-altitude ascents around the world. He is the only Irish person to complete the Seven Summits, not once but twice, and he has climbed Everest from both north and south. This new, lavishly-illust[read more]

Coming Through: Expeditions to Chogolisa and Menlungtse: Fanshawe, Andy
Fanshawe, Andy Coming Through: Expeditions to Chogolisa and Menlungtse
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 17 color photos, 4 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ 2 small cuts top of ffep, else fine #26494 $17.00 $14.45
The bold, first traverse of Chogolisa's (7665m) twin summits, in 1986, and the first ascent of Mengluntse West (7023m), in 1988, led by Chris Bonington and with David Breashears and Alan Hinkes. Fanshawe was killed in 1992 while climbing in the Cairngorms.[read more]

Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks: Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables
Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks
1995 Hodder & Stoughto London 1st, oblong 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 209 color & 6 bw photos, 45 illus, 14 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj w/ small rub mark upper left cover, rubbed, light edge wear, unclipped, very good, cloth near fine #9668 $25.00
A large-format work with stunning photos exploring alpine-style approaches to 40 of the world's greatest peaks including Broad Peak, GIV, Hidden Peak, K2, Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Annapurna, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Shishapangma, and others. Winner 1996 Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Pri[read more]

Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks: Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables
signedFanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks
1995 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, oblong 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 209 color & 6 bw photos, 45 illus, 14 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Venables, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25664 $95.00
A large-format work with stunning photos exploring alpine-style approaches to 40 of the world's greatest peaks including Broad Peak, GIV, Hidden Peak, K2, Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Annapurna, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Shishapangma, and others. Winner 1996 Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Pri[read more]

Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks: Fanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables
signedFanshawe, Andy & Stephen Venables Himalaya Alpine-Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks
1996 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, oblong 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 209 color & 6 bw photos, 45 illus, 14 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed 12 - Barry Blanchard, Carlos Buhler, Aid Burgess, Dave Hahn, Charley Mace, Simone Moro, Glen Porzak, Gerry Roach, Steve Swenson, P.V. Scoturro, Ed Webster, & Mark Wilford, dj fine, cloth fine #25981 $795.00 $755.00
A large-format work with stunning photos exploring alpine-style approaches to 40 of the world's greatest peaks including Broad Peak, GIV, Hidden Peak, K2, Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Annapurna, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Shishapangma, and others. Winner 1996 Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Pr[read more]

Atlante di Alpinismo Italiano nel Mondo [Atlas of Italian Alpinism in the World]: Fantin, Mario
Fantin, Mario Atlante di Alpinismo Italiano nel Mondo [Atlas of Italian Alpinism in the World]
1972 CAI Bologna 1st, 4to, (pp.107), 158 color maps, wraps; very good #24442 $45.00 $39.00
An interesting atlas, without topo lines, depicting a great number of climbing areas throughout the world. In Italian, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Fantin, Mario Mani Rimdu Nepal: The Buddhist Dance Drama of Tengpoche
1976 English Book Store New Delhi 1st, 4to, pp.176, 111 color photos, 2 diagrams, 62 figs, 2 color maps, illus eps, red cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #23958 $29.00
A beautiful book on the fascinating, colorful, and intricate Mani Rimdu dance. The photos have detailed descriptions of the subject matter. This book makes a nice companion to Fantin’s ‘Sherpa Himalaya Nepal’. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Farquhar, Francis P. History of the Sierra Nevada
1966 Univ California Press Berkeley/LA 2nd, 4to, pp.xiv, 262, color frontis, 48 bw illus, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ 1” tear top, else fine, cloth fine. #20628 $59.00
Farquhar’s classic history of the Sierra Nevada. Farquhar was an editor of the American Alpine Journal. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate F03.[read more]

Farquhar, Francis P. & Aristides E. Phoutrides Mount Olympus
1929 Johnck & Seeger San Francisco 1st, 1 of 950 copies, 4to, pp.x, 47, photo frontis, 4 bw photos, fldg drawing, map, uncut, vellum spine w/ paper label, brown boards; boards w/ name on ep, label remnant, near fine. #23959 $59.00
Both authors climbed Mount Olympus in 1914. This history of the mountain, based in both fact and mythology, was published six years after the death of Phoutrides. One of 950 hardbound copies printed on handmade paper. Neate F04.[read more]

A List of Publications Relating to the Mountains of Alaska: Farquhar, Francis P. & Mildred P. Ashley
Farquhar, Francis P. & Mildred P. Ashley A List of Publications Relating to the Mountains of Alaska
1934 AAC NY 1st, 8vo, pp.37, wraps; very fine #23188 $95.00
An extensive listing of books, journals, and articles relating to Alaska. Uncommon.[read more]

The Altitude Experience: Successful Trekking and Climbing Above 8,000 Feet: Farris, Mike
signedFarris, Mike The Altitude Experience: Successful Trekking and Climbing Above 8,000 Feet
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 312, 64 bw photos, 38 figs, 13 tables, appendices, wraps; signed Ed Webster, new #25100 $19.95
Farris provides the tools and knowledge needed to have a safer and more successful outing, whether you’re day hiking above treeline in Colorado or aiming for the top of Everest. This combines the science of the body’s responses to high altitude with the accumulated wisdom of experienced adventurers[read more]

Farwell, Byron The Gurkhas
1984 Allen Lane London 1st, 8vo, pp,317, 31 bw photos, 11 bw illus, map, appendices, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24255 $5.00 $4.00
The Gurkha regiments of the British Army are considered to be some of the finest infantrymen in the world. Recruited from the foothills of the Himalaya since the early 19th century, these tough Nepalese tribesmen served Britain with incredible loyalty, tenacity and courage. From the collection of A[read more]

7 Summits: Erlebnisse – Erfahrungen – Erkenntnisse [7 Summits: Interest - Experience – Findings]: Fasching, Wolfgang
signedFasching, Wolfgang 7 Summits: Erlebnisse – Erfahrungen – Erkenntnisse [7 Summits: Interest - Experience – Findings]
2010 Austria 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 144 color photos, 8 maps, page ribbon, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25612 $44.95
Fasching’s sports career began as an amateur cyclist following which he turned his sights on mountaineering. This book tells of his successful Seven Summits quest – Everest (2001), Elbrus & Kilimanjaro (2008), Vinson, Aconcagua, Denali, & Carstenz Pyramid (2009). With a forward by Pat Morrow. In [read more]

Faure, Gabriel The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda
c1925 Hale, Cushman & Flint Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.143, 203 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth spine pulled, name, vg- #25137 $5.00 $4.00
A companion volume to Faure’s ‘Dolomites’. 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 f[read more]

Faux, Ronald Everest: Goddess of the Wind
1978 Chambers Edinburgh 1st, 4to, pp.113, photo frontis, 103 bw photos, drawings, 4 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #12028 $19.00
A historical overview of Everest from its initial survey through 1977, with chapters on the Yeti, Nature, and Nepal. Neate F09, SB F03, Yak F20.[read more]

Everest: Goddess of the Wind: Faux, Ronald
Faux, Ronald Everest: Goddess of the Wind
1978 Chambers Edinburgh 1st, 4to, pp.113, photo frontis, 103 bw photos, drawings, 4 maps, wraps; fine. #15868 $19.00
A historical overview of Everest from its initial survey through 1977, with chapters on the Yeti, Nature, and Nepal. Neate F09, SB F03, Yak F20.[read more]

A Due Passi Dalla Cima: La Spedizione Italo-Nepalese All Everest: Favaro, Adriano
signedFavaro, Adriano A Due Passi Dalla Cima: La Spedizione Italo-Nepalese All Everest
1981 Multigraf Venizia 2nd, 4to, pp.253, 182 color & 8 bw photos, 3 maps/sketches, illus eps, blue cloth; signed Francesco Santon (leader) & Kurt Diemberger, dj & cloth as new. #16910 $135.00
A large-format account of the 1980 Italian-Nepal Everest Expedition which came within 88 meters of the summit. Kurt Diemberger served as expedition photographer. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Ron Fawcett: Rock Athlete: Fawcett, Ron w/ Ed Douglas
signedFawcett, Ron w/ Ed Douglas Ron Fawcett: Rock Athlete
2010 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 240, 43 color & 8 bw photos, black cloth; inscribed w/ recipient’s name whited out, dj w/ ½” tear top of flap, unclipped, else fine, cloth w/ 1” stain to page foredge, tight, else fine #25474 $27.00
Fawcett is a natural-born climber. In 1969, while still at school in his native Yorkshire, he tied into a climbing rope for the first time and was instantly hooked. From that moment on, it seemed nothing else in his life mattered nearly as much as his next vertical fix. Ten years later, Fawcett was [read more]

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