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Reach for the Sky: Falvey, Pat
Falvey, Pat Reach for the Sky
1997 Ireland 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 53 color & 44 bw photos, appendix, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #12990 $29.00
Falvey went from being a millionaire at age 26, and broke by 29, to the Seven Summits by 39. His ascent of Everest via the North Ridge in 1995 was a first for Ireland.[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]

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]

I Quattordici “8000”: Fantin, Mario
New Fantin, Mario I Quattordici “8000”
1964 Zanichelli Bologna 1st, 8vo, pp.302, frontis chart, 45 bw photos, 24 maps (23 color), 60 sketches, 3 charts (1 fldg), map eps, appendices, orange cloth; dj rubbed, spine faded, very good, cloth tight, fine #24416 $95.00
A marvelous anthology of the 8000m peaks with chapters on each peak. Each chapter contains biographies of the principal members of the successful first ascent teams, excerpts from their writings, maps, sketches, and photos. Contributors include Herzog, Terray, Mason, Noyce, Hillary, Hunt, Tilman, [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]

The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda: Faure, Gabriel
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]

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; signed, dj & cloth new #25474 $45.00
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]

A Century of American Alpinism: Fay, Charles, et al
Fay, Charles, et al A Century of American Alpinism
2002 AAC Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 196, 32 bw photos, appendices, wraps; fine #24006 $15.00
An interesting history of the first 100 years of the American Alpine Club with much material taken from the Club’s Journal. An appendix on the Journal is written by Ad Carter.[read more]

Steps to the Summit: Reaching the top in Business and Life: Fejtek, Paul
signedFejtek, Paul Steps to the Summit: Reaching the top in Business and Life
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 176, 31 bw photos, map eps, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26096 $22.95
Fejtek, together with his wife Denise, completed an eight year goal to climb the Seven Summits. This recounts their quest with the principal focus being their ascent of Everest in 2010.[read more]

First Over Everest: The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition 1933: Fellowes, Air Commodore P. F. M., et al.
Fellowes, Air Commodore P. F. M., et al. First Over Everest: The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition 1933
1934 McBride NY rep, 8vo, pp.264, appendices, photo/map eps, green cloth; cloth very good #23189 $12.00
Account of the hazardous 1933 flights over Everest to take photographs. A nice companion to Clydesdale's ‘Pilots' Book of Everest’. Neate F17, SB F08, Yak F27.[read more]

Aconcagua South Face: Ferlet, Réné & Guy Poulet
Ferlet, Réné & Guy Poulet Aconcagua South Face
1956 Constable London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 209, frontis, 17 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; dj w/ small chip top spine, ½” tear top edge, lightly rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9676 $69.00
The first ascent of the difficult South Face in 1954. A very severe and exposed climb. Neate F19.[read more]

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