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Because It's There: The Life of George Mallory: Green, Dudley
Green, Dudley Because It's There: The Life of George Mallory
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 61 bw photos, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #24504 $35.00
This new and updated edition of Green’s earlier softcover work ‘Mallory of Everest’ brings us up to date through the finding of Mallory’s body in 1999.[read more]

Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet: Green, Jonathan
Green, Jonathan Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, 7 bw photos, 2 maps, grey/white cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25534 $26.95 $19.00
Green recounts the tragic tale of September 30, 2006 when Chinese border guards near Cho Oyu opened fire on a group of Tibetans attempting to flee to Nepal via the Nanga La. Intertwined are the accounts of Tibetan refugees and Western mountaineers, primarily Luis Benitez, headed for the summit. A mo[read more]

Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet: Green, Jonathan
signedGreen, Jonathan Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, 7 bw photos, 2 maps, grey/white cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26006 $25.00
Green recounts the tragic tale of September 30, 2006 when Chinese border guards near Cho Oyu opened fire on a group of Tibetans attempting to flee to Nepal via the Nanga La. Intertwined are the accounts of Tibetan refugees and Western mountaineers, primarily Luis Benitez, headed for the summit. A [read more]

signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Colorado
1995 Falcon Helena 5th, 8vo, pp.x, 470, 127 bw photos, 8 topo drawings, 58 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Check out Boulder, Aspen, & Telluride areas here. I scored some great lines. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25192 $19.00 $15.20
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 for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Europe
2006 Falcon Helena 1st, 4to, pp.vii, 520, 329 bw photos, 14 topo drawings, 64 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Let’s go! Too many choices, too little time. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25193 $19.00 $15.20
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 for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

signedGreen, Stewart Rock Climbing Utah
1998 Falcon Helena 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, 538, 170 bw photos, 60 topo drawings, 37 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Let’s do more desert classics. Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25194 $19.00 $15.20
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 for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Green, William Spotswood Among the Selkirk Glaciers: Being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia
1998 Calgary ltd ed 1000 facs rep, 8vo, pp.xv, 251, frontis, 9 bw illus, fldg map, gold dec red cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new. #17686 $39.00
Green was one of the first to climb in Canada and made the first ascent of Mount Bonney in the Selkirks in 1888. Neate G50.[read more]

Green, William Spotswood Among the Selkirk Glaciers: Being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia
1890 Macmillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 251, ads, frontis w/ tissue guard, 9 bw illus, fldg map, gold dec red cloth; cloth mottled on spine, map is a photocopy, vg. #22929 $250.00
Green was one of the first to climb in Canada and made the first ascent of Mount Bonney in the Selkirks in 1888. Scarce. Neate G50.[read more]

The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth chipped top spine, dampstain to rear cover, hinges taped, DPL, Montagnier, & AAC/Montagnier bookplates, DPL stamp to title & marks to copyright page, miss frontis tissue guard, fair #24862 $150.00 $108.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth spine chipped affecting author name/lower spine, spine separated from backstrip, hinges taped, body of book in 3 sections, AAC/Ladd bookplate, map w/ orig folds & no tears, poor #24863 $125.00 $90.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook: Green, William Spotswood
American Alpine Club LibraryGreen, William Spotswood The High Alps of New Zealand: or A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes with an Ascent of Mount Cook
1883 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 350, 32, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 maps (1 fldg), 2 figures, appendices, gilt-lettered red cloth; cloth spine browned, 2 spine edge chips, spine & front cover separated from backstrip, Alexander Ormsbee bookplate, map w/ orig folds & no tears, good #24861 $175.00 $126.00
Green was an Irish clergyman who made many early explorations of the New Zealand Alps and Canadian Rockies. In 1882 he abandoned the first ascent of Mount Cook by turning back a few feet from the summit to avoid being benighted. His uncompleted ascent, by a route which was not finished until many [read more]

Swiat Tatr [Tatra World]: Gregor, Miro
Gregor, Miro Swiat Tatr [Tatra World]
1984 Wydawnictwo Sport Warszawa 1st, 4to, [pp.234], photo frontis, 193 color photos, illus eps, tan cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27677 $15.00
A large-format book showcasing the beautiful Tatras mountains bordering Poland and Slovakia. Four summary pages and photo captions in Polish, English, German, and Russian.[read more]

Alfred Gregory's Everest: Gregory, Alfred
signedGregory, Alfred Alfred Gregory's Everest
1993 Constable London 1st, 4to, pp.183, frontis, 112 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj small marks to back cover, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #24012 $125.00 $95.00
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent this is a great addition to the literature. Gregory was the official photographer and many of his black and white photos presented here in this large-format book have not been published previously. SB G15. To see all of our Sale[read more]

signedGregory, Alfred Alfred Gregory's Everest
1993 Constable London 4to, pp.183, frontis, 112 bw photos, black cloth; signed George Band, dj & cloth new #9705 $59.00
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent this is a great addition to the literature. Gregory was the official photographer and many of his black and white photos presented here in this large-format book have not been published previously. SB G15.[read more]

Photographs from Everest to Africa: Gregory, Alfred
Gregory, Alfred Photographs from Everest to Africa
2007 Australia 1st, large 4to, pp.xi, 211, 40 color & 68 bw photos, photo eps, page ribbon, silver cloth; dj & cloth new #25012 $74.95
Gregory was the official photographer on the 1953 British ascent of Everest. His spectacular photos of Everest record not only the human struggle which took place but also the once pristine beauty of the world’s highest mountain. Following that expedition, Gregory traveled the world, leading mount[read more]

Gregory, Alfred The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 4to. pp.[92], color frontis, 42 color photos, logistical chart on ep, gilt-stamped white boards; dj spine lightly faded, fine, cloth fine. #24318 $49.00
Pictorial account of the 1953 first ascent. A good companion volume to Hunt's 'Ascent of Everest'. This is the deluxe binding. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate G62, SB G14, Yak G127.[read more]

Gregory, Dave A Necklace of Slings
1995 Ernest Press UK 1st, 8vo, pp.181, bw illus, illus eps, green cloth; dj & cloth new. #18379 $29.95 $26.95
Gregory has been climbing for over 40 years and writing stories for nearly as long. This collection covers rock climbing, the secret service, whimsy, ghosts, the perils and pleasures of skiing, Cairngorm whiteout, and Welsh vengeance. Some fact, some fiction.[read more]

To the Alps of Chinese Tibet: An Account of a Journey of Exploration Up To and Among the Snow-Clad Mountains of the Tibetan Frontier: Gregory, J. W.
Gregory, J. W. To the Alps of Chinese Tibet: An Account of a Journey of Exploration Up To and Among the Snow-Clad Mountains of the Tibetan Frontier
1924 Lippincott Philadelphia 1st, 8vo, pp.321, photo frontis, 25 bw photos, 2 illus, 5 maps (1 fldg), black dec/lettered orange cloth; cloth w/ ¼” tear top spine, bright, name on ffep, tight, near fine #27507 $275.00
Gregory (1864-1932) was a Scottish geologist and explorer who undertook a four-month, 1500-mile journey through Burma to south-western China and Chinese Tibet. His account includes observations on geology, geography, living conditions, culture, agriculture, the Chinese language, Chinese educational [read more]

Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition: Greig, Andrew
Greig, Andrew Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition
1985 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.281, 24 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj w/ slight bend top spine, else fine, cloth fine #24694 $39.00
An entertaining account of the second ascent of the West Ridge. Runner-up for the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate a19.[read more]

Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition: Greig, Andrew
Greig, Andrew Summit Fever: The Story of an Armchair Climber on the 1984 Mustagh Tower Expedition
1985 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.281, 24 color photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22146 $39.00
An entertaining account of the second ascent of the West Ridge. Runner-up for the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate a19.[read more]

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