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Cho Oyu: Gnade der Götter [Cho Oyu: Grace of the Gods]: Tichy, Herbert
signedTichy, Herbert Cho Oyu: Gnade der Götter [Cho Oyu: Grace of the Gods]
1955 Ullstein Wien 2nd, 8vo, pp.243, 4 color & 39 bw photos, map, map eps, appendix, blue grey cloth; signed, dj w/ very small chips top spine, else bright, fine, cloth fine #25903 $225.00
This is the German edition of Tichy’s classic book ‘Cho Oyu: By Favour of the Gods’ recounting the first ascent of Cho Oyu in 1954. This was the smallest team to make a first ascent of an 8000 meter peak. In German.[read more]

Tichy, Herbert Himalaya
1970 Putnam NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, frontis, 61 color & 84 bw photos, drawings, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ tear on back, edge rubbing, vg, cloth fine. #10172 $49.00
A lively introduction to the history, geography, and ethnology of the Himalaya region. Tichy was the first to ascend Cho Oyu and includes photos from the expedition as well as other Austrian expeditions. Neate T33.[read more]

Mount Everest 1938: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Mount Everest 1938
1948 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 160, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, brown cloth; dj chipped top spine & back, clipped, vg, cloth w/ toning to rep, else fine #18986 $95.00 $79.00
Tilman's small team, with Shipton and Smythe, reached 27,300'. Neate T44, SB T11, Yak T78. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mount Everest 1938: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Mount Everest 1938
1948 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.x, 160, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, brown cloth; dj w/ edges tape reinforced, vg-, cloth w/ name, near fine #22935 $95.00
Tilman's small team, with Shipton and Smythe, reached 27,300'. This is identical to the first edition published the same year. A hard to find book. Neate T44, SB T11, Yak T78.[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryTilman, H. W. Nepal Himalaya
1952 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 272, photo frontis, 61 bw photos, 7 maps, appendix, blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, cloth spine faded & edges cracked, fair #25058 $65.00
An account of three expeditions: Langtang and Ganesh (1949); Annapurna IV and Manaslu (1950); and to Everest, with Charles Houston, where the southern approach was discovered in 1950. Neate T45, SB T12, Yak T81. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from[read more]

Nepal Himalaya: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Nepal Himalaya
1952 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 272, photo frontis, 61 bw photos, 7 maps, appendix, blue cloth; cloth tight, near fine #25169 $35.00
An account of three expeditions: Langtang and Ganesh (1949); Annapurna IV and Manaslu (1950); and to Everest, with Charles Houston, where the southern approach was discovered in 1950. Neate T45, SB T12, Yak T81.[read more]

Snow on the Equator: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Snow on the Equator
1938 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 265, 24 bw photos, 4 maps, red cloth; cloth bright, some browning to eps, tight, fine #13407 $79.00
Tilman's climbs, and first book, on Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, and Ruwenzori with Eric Shipton and a 3,000-mile bike ride across Africa. Neate T47.[read more]

The Ascent of Nanda Devi: Tilman, H. W.
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryTilman, H. W. The Ascent of Nanda Devi
1937 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 235, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, cloth spine faded, chipped top spine, vg #25053 $95.00
The first ascent of Nanda Devi (25,645') with Arthur Emmons, Charles Houston, and Noel Odell, in 1936, without the use of crampons or pitons! Both Tilman and Odell reached the summit. Houston is, of course, also known for his feats on K2 in 1936 and 1938. Odell was a member of the British Everest[read more]

The Ascent of Nanda Devi: Tilman, H. W.
signedTilman, H. W. The Ascent of Nanda Devi
1937 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 235, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, dj lightly pulled top spine, slightly darkened, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ bright spine, some light finger marks to cover, tight, near fine #18985 $295.00
The first ascent of Nanda Devi (25,645') with Arthur Emmons, Charles Houston, and Noel Odell, in 1936, without the use of crampons or pitons! Both Tilman and Odell reached the summit. Houston is, of course, also known for his feats on K2 in 1936 and 1938. Odell was a member of the British Everest ex[read more]

The Ascent of Nanda Devi: Tilman, H. W.
signedTilman, H. W. The Ascent of Nanda Devi
1937 Cambridge Uni Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 235, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, cloth rubbed, name/date 1937 on ffep, vg #24670 $125.00
The first ascent of Nanda Devi (25,645') with Arthur Emmons, Charles Houston, and Noel Odell, in 1936, without the use of crampons or pitons! Both Tilman and Odell reached the summit. Houston is, of course, also known for his feats on K2 in 1936 and 1938. Odell was a member of the British Everest ex[read more]

Two Mountains and a River: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Two Mountains and a River
1949 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 233, photo frontis, 83 bw photos, 6 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; dj worn, chipped top spine, some corner tears, vg-, cloth near fine #22275 $95.00 $79.00
Accounts of expeditions to Rakaposhi (25,550’), Mustagh Ata (24,388’) with Shipton, as well as a visit to the source of the River Oxus. Neate T49, Yak T79. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, cloth vg+. #23780 $75.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77.[read more]

When Men and Mountains Meet: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1946 Cambridge Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; dj spine slightly darkened, large price clip, vg+, cloth fine #10177 $95.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77.[read more]

When Men and Mountains Meet: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; dj chipped/worn, hole in spine, good+, cloth spine darkened, vg #10176 $95.00 $79.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest: Timmerman, Jason
signedTimmerman, Jason Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.30, 15 illus, wraps; signed by author & illustrator, new #26776 $9.95
Mighty Jack is a smart, curious, and energetic four-year-old boy. He loves learning about amazing places and animals. Come join Jack and his friends Owen and Ethan as they decide to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Will they make it to the top? What dangers await them on the w[read more]

Au Mont Blanc: Aiguilles – Sommets – Vallées et Glaciers – Ascensions et Excursions – Sports d’Hiver: Tissot, Roger
signedTissot, Roger Au Mont Blanc: Aiguilles – Sommets – Vallées et Glaciers – Ascensions et Excursions – Sports d’Hiver
[1924] J. Rey Grenoble 1st thus, 8vo, pp.142, 151 bw photos, fldg map, wraps w/ dj; signed R. Cassin, dj vg, wraps fine #27086 $145.00
A nice early work on the Mont Blanc region with extensive photos. Cassin has signed at the top of the title page, perhaps his personal copy. In French.[read more]

Tissot, Roger Mont Blanc
1914 Medici Soc London 1st, 8vo, pp.142, photo frontis, 151 bw photos, fldg map, green cloth; cloth rubbed, name, vg. #23486 $19.00
A nice early work on the Mont Blanc region with extensive photos.[read more]

Tobias, Michael Charles & Harold Drasdo, eds The Mountain Spirit
1979 Overlook Press Woodstock 1st, 4to, pp.264, 50 bw photos/illus, brown cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate & review slip laid in, dj w/ 2” vertical scratch on front, else fine, cloth fine #23781 $35.00
The first work to explore the spiritual realm of mountains and mountain climbing in a philosophical, poetic, and religious context. A unique volume on the aesthetics of the mountain experience with contributions by Amy, Blakeney, Bueler, Cleare, Cooper, Echevarria, Gill, Long, Naess, Roberts, Rowel[read more]

Townsend, Chris High Summer: Backpacking the Canadian Rockies
1989 Oxford University Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 20 color photos, 4 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new. #10179 $19.00
Townsend is the first to complete a continuous walk along the length of the Rocky Mountains in Canada, a total of 1600 miles.[read more]

Townsend, Chris & Annie Aggens Encyclopedia of Outdoor & Wilderness Skills
2003 Ragged Mountain Camden 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 434, photo frontis, 113 bw photos, many figures, wraps; fine #25234 $9.00 $7.20
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 for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

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