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Mountain Midsummer: Climbing in Four Continents: Gill, Michael
Gill, Michael Mountain Midsummer: Climbing in Four Continents
1969 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.220, 70 bw photos, brown cloth; dj w/ 1” tear front, rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #12047 $35.00 $29.00
Gill, a New Zealand physiologist, traveled extensively with Sir Edmund Hillary, including the attempts on Ama Dablam and Makalu, 1960-61, and Kangtega, 1963. Neate G25, Yak G56. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Gillette, Ned & Jan Reynolds Everest Grand Circle: A Climbing and Skiing Adventure through Nepal and Tibet
1985 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 216, 60 color & 11 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj fine, cloth fine. #11395 $45.00
The 1981/82 Everest Grand Circle Expedition circumnavigated Everest and climbed Pumori (23,442') over four months and 300 miles. Now out of print. Neate G27, SB G06.[read more]

Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour: Gillman, Peter
Gillman, Peter Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 4to, pp.208, color frontis, 108 color & 57 bw photos, 7 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #18118 $19.00
A marvelous anthology of writing and photographs, some previously unpublished. This was the first Everest history collection in a large-format, photographic presentation. Writing by Mallory, Longland, Salkeld, Lambert, Norgay, Fu-chou, Hornbein, Gyatso, Boardman, Coffey, Buhler, Stokes, Duff, Diembe[read more]

Direttissima: The Eiger Assault: Gillman, Peter & Dougal Haston
signedGillman, Peter & Dougal Haston Direttissima: The Eiger Assault
1966 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 174, 15 color & 37 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Gillman & Chris Bonington, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9697 $125.00
The first direct route on the Eiger's North Face in 1966. A race between an American/Scottish team of three (Harlin, Haston, & Kor) and eight Germans. An epic with photos by Bonington. Neate G28.[read more]

Eiger Direct: Gillman, Peter & Dougal Haston
Gillman, Peter & Dougal Haston Eiger Direct
1966 Collins London 1st, 8vo, pp.183, 15 color & 37 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ light edge wear, small tear top, unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #24860 $45.00
The first direct route on the Eiger's North Face in 1966. A race between an American/Scottish team of three (Harlin, Haston, & Kor) and eight Germans. An epic with photos by Bonington. Neate G28.[read more]

Extreme Eiger: The Race to Climb the Direct Route up the North Face of the Eiger: Gillman, Peter & Leni
signedGillman, Peter & Leni Extreme Eiger: The Race to Climb the Direct Route up the North Face of the Eiger
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.394, 38 color & 8 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Peter & Leni, dj & cloth new #26942 $39.95
In February 1966 two climbing teams arrived beneath the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, notorious as the most dangerous face in the Alps. They aimed to climb the face by a new 'direct' route, following a straight line from bottom to top. One team consisted of four internationally renowned cl[read more]

The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory: Gillman, Peter & Leni
signedGillman, Peter & Leni The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 46 bw photos, map, appendices, grey/white cloth; signed Peter & Leni Gillman, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #21181 $45.00
The most comprehensive biography of Mallory yet written. The Gillman’s examine Mallory’s early years and associations, his climbing accomplishments, and each of the three Everest expeditions of which he was a member. Winner of the 2000 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and National Out[read more]

signedGillman, Peter & Leni The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 46 bw photos, map, appendices, grey/white cloth; signed Peter Gillman, dj & cloth new #20919 $32.00
The most comprehensive biography of Mallory yet written. The Gillman’s examine Mallory’s early years and associations, his climbing accomplishments, and each of the three Everest expeditions of which he was a member. Winner of the 2000 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and National O[read more]

La Cumbre Infinita: Relato de una Expedición, Espejo de una Empresa [The Infinite Summit: The Story of an Expedition, Mirroring a Business]: Giró, Valentin, Carlos Trenchs, & Belen Roldán
Giró, Valentin, Carlos Trenchs, & Belen Roldán La Cumbre Infinita: Relato de una Expedición, Espejo de una Empresa [The Infinite Summit: The Story of an Expedition, Mirroring a Business]
2011 Spain 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 212, 2 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #26076 $45.00
Giro and Trenchs recount the 2004 Spanish expedition, The Pirates of K2, which made the second ascent of K2’s difficult Magic Line, placing one member on the summit at midnight. In 2006 they started a business venture to which they draw parallels in this book. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Rocks Around the World: Glowacz, Stefan & Uli Wiesmeier
Glowacz, Stefan & Uli Wiesmeier Rocks Around the World
1988 Sierra Club SF 1st US, 4to, pp.144, photo frontis, 150 color photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #26343 $45.00 $19.00
Bavarian climber Glowacz quickly became one of the top sport climbers in the world in the late 1980s. He has since moved on to the remote ranges of the world. This is a spectacular book of a photographic climbing journey around the world which took Glowacz and photographer Wiesmeier to the United [read more]

Goddard, Dale & Udo Neumann Performance Rock Climbing
1993 Stackpole Mechanicsburg reprint, 8vo, pp.194, 29 color & many bw photos, figures, wraps; some highlighting, vg #9699 $9.00 $4.00
For the experienced climber who wants to further their skills in strength, endurance, tactics, and technique. 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[read more]

Climb! Rock Climbing in Colorado: Godfrey, Bob & Dudley Chelton
signedGodfrey, Bob & Dudley Chelton Climb! Rock Climbing in Colorado
1977 Alpine House Boulder 1st, 4to, pp.ix, 275, 100's bw photos, map, orange cloth; inscribed ‘Whoops! See you on the Hill, Cheers, Henry C. Barber’ on pg 216, signed Richard Irvin, dj near fine, cloth fine #14469 $45.00
A wonderful collection of the best tales of Colorado first ascents, from 1870, with historic photos. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate G31.[read more]

Die Höchsten Gipfel [The Highest Summits]: Gogna, Alessandro
Gogna, Alessandro Die Höchsten Gipfel [The Highest Summits]
2007 Germany 1st, square 4to, [pp.176], photo frontis, 265 color & 41 bw photos, color map, appendices, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25036 $95.00
This large-format, photo book features foldout pages focusing on 27 of the world’s highest peaks from all seven continents - McKinley, Yosemite, Robson, Aconcagua, Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, Huascaran, Elbrus, Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Marmolata, Drei Zinnen, Picos de Europa, Kilimanjaro, Mt Kenya,[read more]

Un Alpinismo di Ricerca [Mountaineering Research]: Gogna, Alessandro
signedGogna, Alessandro Un Alpinismo di Ricerca [Mountaineering Research]
1983 dall‘Oglio Italy new ed, 8vo, pp.359, 28 color & 15 bw photos, wraps; signed, near fine #27068 $75.00
Gogna, an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, mountain guide, prolific writer, and lecturer, made numerous first ascents in the Alps in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Further afield, expeditions took him to Annapurna (1973), Lhotse (1975), El Capitan (1978), and K2 (1979). Here he presents ma[read more]

Goodwin, Buster Life Among the Pathans (Khattaks)
1969 Pvt pub UK 1st, 8vo, pp.162, 8 bw photos, map, appendix, wraps; near fine. #23833 $25.00
For over 20 years, Goodwin was stationed on the rugged northwest frontier of India. These vivid reminiscences include many incidents in this salt-mining country and bring out strongly his respect and affection for the Khattak tribes whose code of honour and character he knew so well. From the colle[read more]

The Stettner Way: The Life and Climbs of Joe and Paul Stettner: Gorby, John D.
Gorby, John D. The Stettner Way: The Life and Climbs of Joe and Paul Stettner
2003 Colorado Mountain Club Press Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.207, 75 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, wraps; new. #24080 $14.95
The Stettner brothers were legends within the early mountaineering community , putting up some of the most difficult routes in North America during a career that spanned the beginnings of modern rock climbing in the 1920s, to well into the big-wall climbing era of the 1950s. Often considered the fi[read more]

AMC Guide to Winter Camping: Wilderness Travel and Adventure in the Cold-Weather Months: Gorman, Stephen
Gorman, Stephen AMC Guide to Winter Camping: Wilderness Travel and Adventure in the Cold-Weather Months
1993 AMC Boston rep, 8vo, pp.xviii, 206, 106 bw photos, 3 illus, appendices, wraps; fine #25665 $9.00
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Gos, Charles Alpine Tragedy
1948 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 282, (32), 35 bw photos, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped top bottom spine, good, cloth near fine #23192 $15.00
Gos, a Swiss writer and mountaineer, recounts 27 well-known nineteenth century Alpine accidents. Neate G36.[read more]

Berge im Zorn [Mountains in Anger]: Gos, Charles
Gos, Charles Berge im Zorn [Mountains in Anger]
nd Verlag Hallwag Bern 1st thus, 8vo, pp.320, 34 bw photos, grey cloth; cloth w/ small splits bottom front spine & top back spine, bookplate/inscription, tight, vg #27373 $25.00 $21.25
Gos, a Swiss writer and mountaineer, recounts 27 well-known nineteenth century Alpine accidents. This was published in English as ‘Alpine Tragedy’. In German. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Graham, Alec & Jim Wilson Uncle Alec and the Grahams of Franz Josef
1983 McIndoe Dunedin 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 38 bw photos, sketch, 6 maps, orange cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #22480 $49.00
Graham (1881-1957) was one of the leading alpine guides in New Zealand’s Mount Cook region. His memoirs, comprising Part 1 of this book, were completed just prior to his death. Part 2, by Wilson, was completed more recently. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signa[read more]

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