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One Man’s Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2: Hayes, Adrian
Hayes, Adrian One Man’s Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2
2018 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 235, 20 color photos, appendices, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27475 $39.95
A deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world’s most unpredictable and perilous mountain. Hayes details an intensely personal account of his attempts to climb K2 - the notorious second highest mountain in the world - in 2013 and again in 2014. In this gripping[read more]

The Merry-Go-Round of My Life: An Adventurer’s Diary: Hechtel, Richard
Hechtel, Richard The Merry-Go-Round of My Life: An Adventurer’s Diary
1991 Vantage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 219, 10 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24198 $29.00 $14.00
Hechtel’s autobiography of climbs in the Alps, Himalaya, McKinley, Ecuador, Bolivia, and elsewhere. This was originally ublished in German as ‘Lebens-erinnerungen’. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Heckmair, Anderl Eigernordwand, Grandes Jorasses und andere Abenteuer
2002 Germany 4th printing, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketch, 6 maps, page ribbon, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #22436 $27.00
Heckmair was one of the leading pre-war German climbers. He started mountaineering in the late 1920s and made the first ascent of the Grand Charmoz North Face in 1931. In the early 1930s, he made bold ascents of Tre Cima di Lavaredo, the Cima Grande North Face (first alpine ascent in five hours wi[read more]

My Life as a Mountaineer: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life as a Mountaineer
1978 Gollancz London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.224, 22 bw photos, 3 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj clipped, near fine, cloth near fine #27168 $275.00 $125.00
Heckmair was a leading pre-war German climber and guide, who led the 1938 first ascent of the Eiger’s North Face with Harrer. Neate H65. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Life as a Mountaineer: Heckmair, Anderl
Heckmair, Anderl My Life as a Mountaineer
1975 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 22 bw photos, 3 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #27374 $35.00 $29.75
Heckmair was a leading pre-war German climber and guide, who led the 1938 first ascent of the Eiger’s North Face with Heinrich Harrer. Neate H65. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; w/ signed color photo, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26010 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures: Heckmair, Anderl
signedHeckmair, Anderl My Life: Eiger North Face, Grandes Jorasses, and Other Adventures
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.269, photo frontis, 167 bw photos, sketches, 6 maps, grey cloth; signed Heinrich Harrer, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27492 $95.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. This new translation of his memoirs, fir[read more]

Um die Eiger Nordwand [On the North Face of the Eiger]: Heckmair, Andreas, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek, & Heinrich Harrer
signedHeckmair, Andreas, Ludwig Vörg, Fritz Kasparek, & Heinrich Harrer Um die Eiger Nordwand [On the North Face of the Eiger]
1938 Zentralverlag der NSDAP München 3rd, 8vo, pp.159, 65 bw photos (1 fldg in pocket), blue cloth; signed Heckmair, cloth bright, name, frontis photo loose, fldg photo w/ orig folds & no tears, vg+ #22299 $155.00 $145.00
Heckmair, one of the greatest mountaineers of the last century, led the first ascent of the Eiger’s notorious North Face in 1935. This ascent, with Harrer, Kasparek, and Vörg, has received much attention in light of the groups close connection to Hitler’s Nazi party. In German, no English translatio[read more]

Die Schweiz: Ein Bildwerk [Switzerland: A Picture Book]: Heffe, Jacques
Heffe, Jacques Die Schweiz: Ein Bildwerk [Switzerland: A Picture Book]
nd Office du Livre Fribourg 1st, 4to, pp.240, 212 bw photos, green cloth; cloth very good #27375 $7.00 $5.95
A nice, large-format, picture book on the people, towns, and mountains of this beautiful country. In German. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration: Heggie, Vanessa
Heggie, Vanessa Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, 10 bw photos, 3 bw illus, white cloth; dj & cloth new #27585 $39.95
During the long twentieth century, explorers went in unprecedented numbers to the hottest, coldest, and highest points on the globe. Taking us from the Himalaya to Antarctica and beyond, Heggie presents the first history of extreme physiology, the study of the human body at its physical limits. Each[read more]

Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season: Heil, Nick
signedHeil, Nick Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 271, 17 color photos, 3 drawings, map, blue/gray cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24977 $29.00
On May 15, 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall’s death was reported aroun[read more]

The Throne of the Gods: An Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalaya: Heim, Arnold & August Gansser
Heim, Arnold & August Gansser The Throne of the Gods: An Account of the First Swiss Expedition to the Himalaya
1939 MacMillan London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxv, 235, 220 bw & 2 fldg bw plates, 3 fldg panoramas, 18 text illus, color fldg map in pocket, teg, gold lettered green cloth; cloth bumped bottom spine/back cover, else vg+, map w/ original folds, 2 small openings at folds, else fine #24872 $95.00
Beautifully illustrated account of the 1936 Swiss expedition to the area around Mt. Kailas in Tibet during which several 6000m peaks were climbed. Neate H69, Yak H131.[read more]

Heiniger, E. A. Viertausender: Ein Bildbuch von der Schönheit unserer Alpen [Four-Thousander's: A Picture Book of the Beauty of Our Alps]
1942 Fretz & Wasmuth Zurich 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 96, 85 bw photos, tan cloth; dj worn, edge tears, vg-, cloth fine #24261 $25.00
A nice photographic essay of the Swiss Alps. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Austria 8000: Österreichische Alpinisten auf den Höchsten Gipfeln der Welt [Austria 8000: Austrian Alpinists on the Highest Peaks of the World]: Hemmleb, Jochen
signedHemmleb, Jochen Austria 8000: Österreichische Alpinisten auf den Höchsten Gipfeln der Welt [Austria 8000: Austrian Alpinists on the Highest Peaks of the World]
2013 Innsbruck 1st, thick 8vo, pp.414, 56 color & 53 bw photos, 1 color illus, map, page ribbon, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26456 $59.00
When it came to climbing the highest summits of the world, Austrian climbers were at the forefront from the beginning. After the World War II they made five first ascents of 8000m peaks, more than any other nation, - Nanga Parbat, Cho Oyu, Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak and Dhaulagiri. Hermann Buhl bec[read more]

Broad Peak: Traum und Albtraum - Auf den Spuren von Hermann Buhls letzter Expedition [Broad Peak: Dream and Nightmare - On the Trails of Hermann Buhl’s last Expedition]: Hemmleb, Jochen
signedHemmleb, Jochen Broad Peak: Traum und Albtraum - Auf den Spuren von Hermann Buhls letzter Expedition [Broad Peak: Dream and Nightmare - On the Trails of Hermann Buhl’s last Expedition]
2007 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.199, photo frontis, 58 color & 17 bw photos, map, map eps, blue cloth; signed Hemmleb, Kurt Diemberger, Generl (Eugenie) Buhl (Buhl’s widow), and Kriemhild Buhl (Buhl’s eldest daughter), dj corners bumped, else dj & cloth new #24702 $145.00
On June 9, 1957, four Austrians – Hermann Buhl, Kurt Diemberger, Marcus Schmuck, and Fritz Wintersteller – made the historic first ascent of Broad Peak (8047m). Three weeks later, Buhl was killed on nearby Chogolisa (7000m). In 2006, Hemmleb and nine companions went to the Baltoro region to commem[read more]

Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition: Hemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson
signedHemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition
2002 US ltd ed 300 1st, 4to, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 color & 117 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, pale blue cloth; signed Hemmleb & Simonson, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, fine #22693 $69.00
The story of the 2001 Mallory and Irvine expedition is a step-back-in-time look at a number of the earlier Everest expeditions. The team managed to find early camps and uncovered archeological material from the '22, '24, and '33 British teams and the '60 and '75 Chinese expeditions. The team also [read more]

Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition: Hemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson
signedHemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition
2002 US 1st thus, 4to, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 color & 117 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, wraps; signed Hemmleb, tight, near fine #22430 $14.95
The story of the 2001 Mallory and Irvine expedition is a step-back-in-time look at a number of the earlier Everest expeditions. The team managed to find early camps and uncovered archeological material from the '22, '24, and '33 British teams and the '60 and '75 Chinese expeditions. The team also ma[read more]

Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition: Hemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson
signedHemmleb, Jochen & Eric Simonson Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition
2002 US ltd ed 300, 1st, 4to, pp.206, photo frontis, 13 color & 117 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, pale blue cloth; inscribed Andy Politz, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27577 $45.00
The story of the 2001 Mallory and Irvine expedition is a step-back-in-time look at a number of the earlier Everest expeditions. The team managed to find early camps and uncovered archeological material from the '22, '24, and '33 British teams and the '60 and '75 Chinese expeditions. The team also ma[read more]

signedHemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 84 color & 26 bw photos, 3 maps, black/brown cloth; signed Jochen Hemmleb & Brad Washburn, dj & cloth new #22023 $35.00
Set against the backdrop of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, and historical clues from subsequent expeditions, ‘Ghosts of Everest’ brings to life the events surrounding the ill-fated Mallory/Irvine climb, while following the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition team as it retraced the[read more]

signedHemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson, & Eric R. Simonson The Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 84 color & 26 bw photos, 3 maps, black/brown cloth; signed Jochen Hemmleb & Brad Washburn, dj & cloth new #22022 $35.00
Set against the backdrop of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, and historical clues from subsequent expeditions, ‘Ghosts of Everest’ brings to life the events surrounding the ill-fated Mallory/Irvine climb, while following the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition team as it retraced the[read more]

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