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All In: The True Story of a Physician Living on the Edge: Hill, John Charles
Hill, John Charles All In: The True Story of a Physician Living on the Edge
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 332, 42 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #27694 $16.99
In this powerful and entertaining memoir, Dr. Hill chronicles his climb of Manaslu (2012), the 8th highest mountain in the world, and the devastating avalanche which killed 11 climbers. His keen observational skills and uncommon vulnerability bring to life the terrain, people, and experience of a pr[read more]

Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World: Hill, Lynn w/ Greg Child
signedHill, Lynn w/ Greg Child Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 270, photo frontis, 36 color & 47 bw photos, grey cloth; signed Lynn Hill, dj & cloth new #22280 $24.95
The biography of one of the world’s most gifted climbers. Lynn describes her early beginnings as a stuntperson in Hollywood, her days on the World Cup tour, climbing high with Alex Lowe, and her masterpiece first ‘free’ ascent of El Capitan’s classic 3,000’ Nose route. Banff Mountain Book Festival 2[read more]

signedHill, Lynn w/ Greg Child Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 270, photo frontis, 36 color & 47 bw photos, grey cloth; inscribed ‘Phil, See you on the hill. Cheers, Henry C Barber’, dj w/ small tear bottom spine, vg+, cloth near fine #22465 $29.00 $23.20
The biography of one of the world’s most gifted climbers. Lynn describes her early beginnings as a stuntperson in Hollywood, her days on the World Cup tour, climbing high with Alex Lowe, and her masterpiece first ‘free’ ascent of El Capitan’s classic 3,000’ Nose route. Banff Mountain Book Festival[read more]

Mountain: Hill, Sandy
Hill, Sandy Mountain
2011 US 1st, 4to, pp.352, photo frontis, 157 color & 96 bw photos, illus eps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25857 $85.00 $79.00
An inspiring collection of evocative images collected by lifelong mountaineer Sandy Hill, who has a singular knowledge, understanding, and experience of the world’s highest places. Powerful, beautiful, wild, sublime, and forbidding, the world’s summits are often considered the last real frontier. [read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24989 $95.00 $75.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

From the Ocean to the Sky: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, gray cloth; signed, dj w/ ½” taped tear top spine, rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #13598 $125.00
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193.[read more]

Hillary, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky
1979 Viking NY 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.273, 13 color & 47 bw photos, 9 maps, appendices, map eps, errata slip, blue/brown cloth; dj spine pulled, vg, cloth fine #12202 $19.00 $15.20
A 1977 boat journey 1500 miles up the Ganges River and the climb of Akash Parbat (18,263') and Nar Parbat (19,204') in the Garhwal Himalaya. Neate H80, Yak H193. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. [read more]

High Adventure: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund High Adventure
1955 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.224, color frontis, 68 bw photos, 7 maps, 3 drawings, blue cloth; signed, dj lightly rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth w/ name, fine #9753 $175.00
This is Hillary's account of his trip in 1951 to Everest and Cho Oyu with Shipton and with the 1953 British Everest expedition. This is a great read. This second impression was printed one month after the first printing. Neate H81, SB H15, Yak H188.[read more]

High Adventure: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund High Adventure
1955 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, color frontis, 68 bw photos, 7 maps, 3 drawings, blue cloth; signed Hillary, George Band & Alf Gregory, dj rubbed, reinforced top/bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #9751 $795.00
This is Hillary's account of his trip in 1951 to Everest and Cho Oyu with Shipton and with the 1953 British Everest expedition. This is a great read and the first UK edition is quite desireable. Alfred Gregory’s signature is less common as he lived in Australia. Neate H81, SB H15, Yak H188.[read more]

High Adventure: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund High Adventure
2003 Easton Press Norwalk Signed Edition, 8vo, photos, maps, archival paper, satin page ribbon, silk eps, aeg, raised bands, gilt-dec burgundy leather binding; signed, issued w/o dj, binding new #25965 $195.00
This is Hillary's account of his trip in 1951 to Everest and Cho Oyu with Shipton and with the 1953 British Everest expedition. This special, signed edition comes with a Certificate of Authenticy from Easton Press, a card describing the ascent of Everest and book, and a blank bookplate which can be [read more]

Nothing Venture, Nothing Win: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund Nothing Venture, Nothing Win
1975 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 319, 17 color & 42 bw photos, 17 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” tear bottom spine, clipped, vg, cloth w/ whiteout on ffep, tight, else fine #25411 $125.00
Hillary’s first autobiography and a good read. Neate H84, SB H19, Yak H192.[read more]

View from the Summit: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund View from the Summit
1999 Doubleday London 1st, 8vo, pp.310, 64 color & 22 bw photos, 4 maps, map eps, grey cloth; signed on blank bookplate pasted to half-title, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #17747 $149.00
Hillary’s autobiography includes not only his early climbs but also after climbing Everest and crossing Antarctica. This is a thoughtful and honest reappraisal of a life spent pushing the human ability to its limits and relishing the challenges thrown down by the elements. This first UK hardcover [read more]

View from the Summit: Hillary, Edmund
signedHillary, Edmund View from the Summit
1999 Easton Press Norwalk 1st thus Collector’s Ed, 8vo, pp.309, photos, map, silk page ribbon, silk eps, aeg, full leather binding; signed on signature page, issued w/o dj, new, shrinkwrapped, boxed #26101 $135.00
Hillary’s autobiography includes not only his early climbs but also after climbing Everest and crossing Antarctica. This is a thoughtful and honest reappraisal of a life spent pushing the human ability to its limits and relishing the challenges thrown down by the elements. Note: Scanning artifac[read more]

High in the Thin Cold Air: Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig
signedHillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig High in the Thin Cold Air
1962 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 258, photo frontis, 54 color & 23 bw photos, 2 sketches, map eps, grey cloth; signed Hillary, dj rubbed, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #9763 $135.00
The 1960-61 Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition which climbed Ama Dablam, made an attempt on Makalu, and devoted a winter to physiological research. This US edition was published one year prior to the UK edition. Neate H82, SB H18, Yak H190.[read more]

Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of ....: Hillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary
signedHillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of ....
1986 Doubleday Garden City 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 18 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed Ed Hillary, dj lightly rubbed bottom back edge, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9767 $95.00 $75.00
Ed discusses adventures in Antarctica, Nepal and Tibet. Peter describes growing up in the family and his attempt on Lhotse, via the Western Cwm, with the 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition and the Burgesses. This is the US edition of “Two Generations”. Neate H86, SB H20. To see all of our Sale I[read more]

Two Generations: Hillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary
signedHillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary Two Generations
1984 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 31 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed Peter Hillary, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9766 $95.00
Ed discusses adventures in Antarctica, Nepal and Tibet. Peter describes growing up in the family and his attempt on Lhotse, via the Western Cwm, with the 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition and the Burgesses. The UK edition of “Ascent”. Neate H86, SB H20.[read more]

Two Generations: Hillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary
signedHillary, Edmund & Peter Hillary Two Generations
1984 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 31 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed Ed Hillary, Aid & Al Burgess, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24708 $195.00
Ed discusses adventures in Antarctica, Nepal and Tibet. Peter describes growing up in the family and his attempt on Lhotse, via the Western Cwm, with the 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition and the Burgesses. The UK edition of “Ascent”. Neate H86, SB H20.[read more]

8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains: Hinkes, Alan
signedHinkes, Alan 8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 192, photo frontis, 171 color photos, 2 color maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed on special bookplate, dj & cloth new #26542 $49.95
Hinkes has produced a beautiful book to document his 11 year quest to climb all 14 8000m peaks. He finished with Kangchenjunga in 2005 to become the 15th person, and the first Briton, to complete this challenge; although his attainment of the true summit of Cho Oyu in a whiteout is in dispute. Separ[read more]

Mountain Views: A Lifetime’s Enjoyment: Hoare, Rupert
Hoare, Rupert Mountain Views: A Lifetime’s Enjoyment
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.212, 152 color photos, color map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27103 $43.95
A personal account of 38 years of walking, climbing, mountaineering and ski-mountaineering in Britain, the Alps and farther afield – Libya, Nepal, Australia, Greenland, Pyrenees, Spain, Corsica, Norway, Karakoram, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, Iran, and Greece. Hoare enjoyed photog[read more]

signedHobson, Alan & Jamie Clarke The Power of Passion: Achieve Your Own Everests
1999 Canada rep, 8vo, pp.xi, 191, wraps; signed Alan Hobson, new. #19135 $25.95
In this book Alan and Jamie, who both summited Everest in 1997, discuss their 1991 and 1994 Everest attempts via the North Col. Alan is a motivational speaker and has written two books on his Everest climbs.[read more]

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