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Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber: Twight, Mark F.
signedTwight, Mark F. Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber
2001 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, red/black cloth; signed ‘It’s easy to be hard, but it’s hard to be smart. Mark Francis Twight 8/16/01’, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #26491 $69.00
Extreme alpinist Twight offers up a collection of his writings from 1985 to 2000. These are ‘Author’s Cuts’ rewritten, annotated, and unabashed vintage Twight. Winner of the Jon Whyte Award for Mountain Literature at the 2001 Banff Mountain Book Festival and short-listed at the 2005 Trento Mountain [read more]

Tyndall, John Hours of Exercise in the Alps
1897 Appleton NY reprint, 8vo, pp.x, 473, frontis, 6 bw illus, teg, ½ leather & marbled boards; rubbed, vg. #11717 $39.00
Tyndall was an outstanding Irish scientist who made the first ascent of the Weisshorn and almost made the first ascent of the Matterhorn. This also includes his climbs on the Eiger, Jungfrau, etc. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate T76.[read more]

Der Berg Ruft! [Call of the Mountains!]: Uitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds
signedUitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds Der Berg Ruft! [Call of the Mountains!]
2000 Germany 1st, thick 8vo, pp.509, 23 color & 112 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj & cloth new #22662 $55.00
A nice book done in conjunction with the Salzburg ‘Call of the Mountains’ exhibit (2000-2001). Chapters are by Finch, Odell, Hemmleb, Tenzing Norgay, Messner, Buhl, Schmuck, Eiselin, Herzog, Weissner, Diemberger, Mauduit, Dyhrenfurth, Tichy, Simpson, Oelz, Wickwire, Terray, Whymper, and others. In[read more]

Der Berg Ruft! Der Katalog: Uitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds
signedUitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds Der Berg Ruft! Der Katalog
2000 Germany 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.176, 270 color & 129 bw photos, 3 sketches, 2 maps, wraps; signed on cover & inscribed Kurt Diemberger, fine #24037 $79.00
A unique catalogue done in conjunction with the Salzburg ‘Call of the Mountains’ exhibit (2000-2001). Chapters overview all 14 8000m peaks, important personalities, and major aspects of climbing. Scarce. In German, no English translation.[read more]

The Wonderful World of Mountains: The Austrian Alps: Uitz, Martin, ed.
signedUitz, Martin, ed. The Wonderful World of Mountains: The Austrian Alps
2002 Federal Press Service Vienna 1st, oblong 4to, pp.148, photo ep, 94 color & 9 bw photos, color fig, 2 graphs, 3 tables, 2 color maps, pictorial cloth; inscribed, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #26800 $45.00
A nice celebration of the Austrian Alps produced as a contribution to the International Year of Mountains 2002. Chapters cover tourism, structural history, glaciers, plants, fauna, living, agriculture, caves, and more. There is also a nice chapter devoted to Austrian mountaineers on the world’s high[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Norman Dyhrenfurth, Tom Hornbein, dj w/ edge tears, vg, cloth w/ bookplate, vg+ #18175 $125.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ large chips top edge, good, cloth near fine #25063 $49.00 $44.10
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC L[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; cloth vg #25172 $9.00 $7.20
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. 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 late[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ chips/tears, taped edges, good, cloth vg #25065 $45.00 $40.50
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC L[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj near fine, cloth fine #10190 $75.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ edge wear, tear back, vg, cloth w/ few stain marks to edges, vg #10191 $55.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ 1.5” tear front, chipped bottom corners, vg, cloth fine #10305 $65.00 $58.50
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC L[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Norman Dyhrenfurth, Tom Hornbein, dj chipped, tears, vg-, cloth vg+. #12663 $69.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth: Ullman, James Ramsey
signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed ‘Warm personal regards to Mr. & Mrs. Gene Smith Barry C. Bishop 5/22/64’ & signed ‘Tom Hornbein March 3, 2012’, dj w/ small chip top spine, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18556 $395.00
A true first edition of the official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Copies of this important canon in the Himalayan literature signed by summitter Bishop are quite scarce. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

Banner in the Sky: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Banner in the Sky
1954 Lippincott Philadelphia Book Club ed, 8vo, pp.237, illus eps, blue cloth; dj lightly rubbed, vg+, cloth fine #11161 $5.00 $2.00
This climbing novel for young adults takes place in Switzerland and is loosely based on the first ascent of the Matterhorn. Neate X385. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, bookplate, near fine #10199 $6.00 $4.80
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ large chip effecting fep & front, good, cloth vg #10197 $7.00 $5.60
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Ullman, James Ramsey Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
1947 Sloane NY 1st, 8vo, pp.411, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj chipped, taped top/bottom of faded spine, vg, cloth vg+. #10195 $19.00
A compilation of Everest attempts since 1921. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate U03, SB U05, Yak U12.[read more]

Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing
1956 Reprint Society London reprint, 8vo, pp.320, 29 bw photos, 4 maps/sketches, green cloth; cloth vg #25616 $5.00 $4.25
Tenzing's first autobiography following the ascent of Everest. He discusses his early climbs including Nanga Parbat, Nanda Devi, Everest with the Swiss, and the successful 1953 expedtion with the British. Neate U05, SB T06, Yak U15. To see all of our Sale Items,
Straight Up: The Life and Death of John Harlin: Ullman, James Ramsey
signedUllman, James Ramsey Straight Up: The Life and Death of John Harlin
1968 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 50 bw photos, tan cloth; signed John Harlin III & Richard Irvin, dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #10200 $35.00
Biography of John Harlin (1935-66) who died attempting the direct route on the Eiger's North Face. This is signed by Harlin’s son, who has also climbed the Eiger and is from the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature on the ffep. Neate U04.[read more]

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