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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]

The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene: Gregory, Alfred
New signedGregory, Alfred The Picture of Everest: A Book of Full-Colour Reproductions of Photographs of the Everest Scene
1954 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.[96], color frontis, 42 color photos, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #19774 $235.00
Pictorial account of the 1953 first ascent. A good companion volume to Hunt's 'Ascent of Everest'. This is a very nice copy. 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]

Lockender Fels, Leuchtender Firn [Alluring Rock, Shining Cliffs]: Gretschmann, Emil
signedGretschmann, Emil Lockender Fels, Leuchtender Firn [Alluring Rock, Shining Cliffs]
1950 Bruckmann München 1st, 8vo, pp.239, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, white cloth; inscribed 1950, cloth spine coloring chipped, else vg+ #26282 $35.00 $7.00
Gretschmann’s memoir covers his climbs in the Wilder Kaiser region of Austria, the Dolomites, and Switzerland. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Early Mountaineers: Gribble, Francis
Gribble, Francis The Early Mountaineers
1899 Fisher Unwin London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xiv, 338, frontis w/ tissue guard, 47 bw illus, appendices, teg, gold dec blue cloth; cloth w/ light wear, bookplate on ffep, name, tight, vg #22483 $345.00 $295.00
A most interesting, and detailed, record of pre-nineteenth century mountaineering in the Alps and Pyrenees. Uncommon. Neate G67. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Morning Light: Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest: Griffiths, Margaret
Griffiths, Margaret Morning Light: Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest
2008 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 290, 22 color & 3 bw photos, orange cloth; dj & cloth new #25254 $29.95
Griffiths tells two stories – one of her husband George’s solo sail across the Atlantic in 1981, the other of her stepson Blair, cameraman for the CBC on the 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition. It was on that expedition that Blair and others lost their lives in the Khumbu Icefall. Using tape recordi[read more]

The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes: Griggs, Robert F.
Griggs, Robert F. The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes
1922 National Geographic Society DC 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xv, 341, lg fldg photo frontis, 16 color & 209 bw photos, 8 figs, 8 maps (3 fldg), map ep, blue cloth; cloth w/ some corner rubbing, tight, very good #27145 $19.00
Griggs was a botanist who led a 1915 National Geographic Society expedition to observe the aftermath of the Katmai volcanic eruption in southeastern Alaska. The Mt. Katmai region was the site of one of the world’s largest volcanic explosions and the dramatic effects of that explosion are photographi[read more]

The Climber’s World: Grivel.
Grivel. The Climber’s World
2001 US 1st thus, 4to, pp.160, 159 color & 8 bw photos, wraps; fine #23171 $19.95 $12.00
This follow-on to the book ‘Spirit of the Mountains’ is a wonderful selection of images that just make one want to get out and climb. This selection from 66 photographers covers the whole breadth of mountains and mountaineering across five continents. Disciplines include rock, ice, and alpinism, a[read more]

Grob, Ernst, et al Zwischen Kantsch und Tibet: Erstbesteigung des Tent Peak, 7363m [Between Kantsch and Tibet: First Ascent of Tent Peak, 7363m]
1940 Bruckmann München 1st, 8vo, pp.123, photo frontis, 76 bw photos, color fldg map, blue/tan cloth; cloth w/ inscription, vg+. #20549 $59.00
Grob and his two companions made the first ascent of Tent Peak, after having to climb Nepal Peak, in 1939. On their return his two German companions were detained in Dehra Dun. A nice book with many photos. In German, no English translation. Yak G140.[read more]

One Mountain After Another: Groom, Arthur
Groom, Arthur One Mountain After Another
1949 Angus & Robertson Sydney 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 205, photo frontis, 39 bw photos, appendix, map eps, pale blue cloth; cloth rubbed, tight, vg #27678 $19.00
Groom (1904-1953) was an Australian writer, conservationist, journalist, and photographer. He cofounded Binna Burra Mountain Lodge in 1933 and wrote six books. In this book Groom presents the history of the McPherson Range, on the border of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, and the establis[read more]

Na Smučeh od 0 do 8000 metrov: Groselj, Viki
Groselj, Viki Na Smučeh od 0 do 8000 metrov
2003 PrDr Ljubljana 1st, square 8vo, pp.215, 135 color photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ chips to one edge from shipping, else new #24634 $29.00
Grošelj is one of the most successful Slovenian alpinists who has, to date, climbed ten of the 8,000m peaks - Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum II, Cho Oyu, Shishapangma, and Manaslu. He uses skis on many of his expeditions and has done numerous trips in the Arctic. [read more]

Grosspietsch, Walter Fahrt zum Himalaja [Travel to the Himalaya]
1981 Brockhaus Leipzig 2nd, 8vo, pp.318, 32 color & 74 bw photos, 6 sketches, white cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #22918 $19.00
Grosspietsch presents his travels in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. In German, no English translation. Yak G144.[read more]

Devils Tower: Stories in Stone: Gunderson, Mary Alice
Gunderson, Mary Alice Devils Tower: Stories in Stone
1988 High Plains Press Glendo 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 141, 39 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; fine #27077 $7.00 $5.00
The only comprehensive history of the awesome rock tower and the people who have been drawn to it: Sitting Bull, Custer, photographer/artist team Jackson and Moran, climbers, adventures, eccentrics - they re all here! To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Habeler, Peter Der Einsame Sieg: Mount Everest ’78 [The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest ‘78]
1978 Goldmann Munich 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 51 bw photos, map, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #22085 $29.00
This is Habeler’s personal account of the amazing first ascent of Everest with the use of supplemental oxygen. He and Reinhold Messner sustained a supreme effort and set a new standard for future mountaineers. This was published in the UK as 'Everest: Impossible Victory’ and in the US as ‘The Lone[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #25114 $49.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9707 $75.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Reinhold Messner & Rob Schauer, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27177 $145.00 $65.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06. To see all of our Sale Items,
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