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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]

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]

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]

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]

Graham, Peter Peter Graham: Mountain Guide: An Autobiography
1973 Reed Wellington 2nd, 8vo, pp.xiv, 245, map frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ name, near fine. #22928 $65.00
Graham was a leading New Zealand guide for over 30 years who made a number of first ascents and was with Du Faur on many of her trips. Neate G42.[read more]

Annapurna II: Grant, Capt. Richard H.
Grant, Capt. Richard H. Annapurna II
1961 Kimber London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 192, 13 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, dj torn/pulled top bottom spine, corner wear, rubbed, unclipped, good, cloth w/ Cambridge Mountaineering Club Wherry Library bookplate to ffep, no other lib markings, tight, fine #22482 $75.00
Account of the first ascent of Annapurna II (26,039’) in 1960. For Chris Bonington, who reached the summit, this was the start of an illustrious Himalayan career. An uncommon title. Neate G44.[read more]

Rope Boy: Gray, Dennis
Gray, Dennis Rope Boy
1970 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 45 bw photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ light edge rubbing, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ blank label on ffep covering owner name/address, tight, else fine #23041 $27.00
Gray’s autobiography describes many climbs with Joe Brown and Don Whillans. Includes chapter on an expedition to Gauri Sankar with Whillans. NeateG46, YakG120.[read more]

Tight Rope! - The Fun of Climbing: Gray, Dennis
Gray, Dennis Tight Rope! - The Fun of Climbing
1993 Ernest Press UK 1st thus, 8vo, pp.183, photo frontis, 82 bw photos, wraps; new #10466 $19.95 $17.95
Wonderful stories of "the gang" in Britain – Dolphin, Patey, Whillans, Brown, and others. Great stories, great climbs. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Graziosi, Paolo Prehistoric Research in Northwestern Punjab – Anthropological Research in Chitral
1964 Brill Leiden 1st, 4to, pp.viii, 249, 152 bw plates, map, green cloth; bookplate of The Explorers Club presented by Ardito Desio, cloth vg+. #20060 $45.00
This is Part V. volume 1, of the Scientific Reports from Ardito Desio’s Italian Expeditions to the Karakorum and Hindu Kush.[read more]

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