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The Flame of Adventure: Yates, Simon
Yates, Simon The Flame of Adventure
2001 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 220, 29 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; fine #22261 $9.00
Yates’ second book tells of his early climbing years in such places as the Tien Shan, the Eiger, tha Karakoram, and Australia. His adventures and descriptions of other climbers like Doug Scott and Joe Simpson are entertaining.[read more]

The Flame of Adventure: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon The Flame of Adventure
2001 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 220, 29 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #22067 $49.00 $39.00
Yates’ second book tells of his early climbing years in such places as the Tien Shan, the Eiger, tha Karakoram, and Australia. His adventures and descriptions of other climbers like Doug Scott and Joe Simpson are entertaining. To see all of our Sale Items, c[read more]

The Wild Within: Climbing the World’s Most Remote Mountains: Yates, Simon
signedYates, Simon The Wild Within: Climbing the World’s Most Remote Mountains
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 45 color photos, sketch, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25999 $45.00
Yates’ third book takes us on unique expeditions to unclimbed peaks in the Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego, the Wrangell St-Elias ranges on the Alaskan-Yukon border, and to Eastern Greenland. Laced with dry humour, he relates his own experience of the rapid commercialisation of mountain wilder[read more]

Younghusband, Sir Francis Everest: The Challenge
1936 Nelson London 2nd, prtg, 8vo, pp.ix, 243, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, 3 maps, map eps, green cloth; cloth rubbed, spot on back cover, vg. #11737 $35.00
Everest through the 1936 attempt, Nanga Parbat, Kamet, Trisul, Nanda Devi, and early Himalayan pilgrims. This second printing contains a new account of the 1936 expedition. Neate Y28, SB Y10, Yak Y18.[read more]

The Epic of Mount Everest: The Historic Account of Mallory’s Expeditions: Younghusband, Sir Francis
Younghusband, Sir Francis The Epic of Mount Everest: The Historic Account of Mallory’s Expeditions
2000 UK rep, 8vo, pp.xviii, 254, 16 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; fine #11736 $5.00
A summary of the first three British expeditions to Everest by one of the major organizers. Neate Y27, SB Y09, Yak Y15.[read more]

Kangch 82: La Spedizione delle Guide Valdostane al Kangchenjunga: Zanetti, Giovanni
Zanetti, Giovanni Kangch 82: La Spedizione delle Guide Valdostane al Kangchenjunga
1984 Musumeci Editore Aosta 1st, 4to, pp.127, 140 color photos, 3 sketches, appendices, map eps, white cloth; dj edges rubbed, 1” taped tear back, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #12135 $49.95
This large Italian expedition had hoped to attempt the unclimbed Southwest Face of Kangchenjunga but had to divert to the normal route due to bad weather. They succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Zanetti, Giovanni Kangch 82: La Spedizione delle Guide Valdostane al Kangchenjunga
1984 Musumeci Editore Aosta 1st, 4to, pp.127, 140 color photos, 3 sketches, appendices, map eps, white cloth; cloth rubbed, vg #23407 $59.00 $39.95
This large Italian expedition had hoped to attempt the unclimbed Southwest Face of Kangchenjunga but had to divert to the normal route due to bad weather. They succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Italian, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
High Mountain Peaks in China: Newly Opened to Foreigners: Zhanchun, Shi, et al
Zhanchun, Shi, et al High Mountain Peaks in China: Newly Opened to Foreigners
1981 People's Sport Pub House China/Japan 1st, 8vo, pp.151 + 45, 77 color photos, map eps, wraps; near fine w/ original promotional wrapper #13412 $49.00 $24.00
Primarily the exploits of the Chinese Mountaineering Association on Everest, Shishapangma, Kongur, Muztagh Ata, Mt. Gongga, Mt. Anyemaqen, and Mt. Bogda. With 45 pages in English and English photo captions. Neate C41, SB C17, Yak j424. To see all of our Sale Items,
Ziak, Karl Der Mensch und Die Berge
1965 Gemeinschaft Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.371, 62 bw photos, 42 illus, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #22285 $29.00
A German history of world mountaineering from Hannibal to the modern era. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s Deadliest Day: Zuckerman, Peter & Amanda Padoan
Zuckerman, Peter & Amanda Padoan Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s Deadliest Day
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 285, 31 color photos, 9 maps, appendices, black/white cloth; dj & cloth new #26094 $26.95
When Edmund Hillary first conquered Everest, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay was at his side. Indeed, for as long as Westerners have been climbing the Himalaya, Sherpas have been the unsung heroes in the background. In August 2008, when eleven climbers lost their lives on K2, two Sherpas survived. They had[read more]

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