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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]

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
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]

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]

High in the Thin Cold Air: Hillary, Edmund & Desmond Doig
Hillary, 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; cloth tight, vg #12322 $5.00 $4.25
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. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954: Hillary, Edmund & George Lowe
signedHillary, Edmund & George Lowe East of Everest: An Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954
1956 H & S London 1st, 4to, pp.70, 63 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Lowe, dj w/ edge wear, small chip top spine, vg, cloth near fine #13599 $295.00
This expedition climbed 19 peaks over 20,000', made the first ascent of Baruntse (23,690'), and attempted Chamlang (24,012'). Neate H79, SB H16, Yak H189.[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 Ed Hillary, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24708 $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 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]

8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains: Hinkes, Alan
New 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]

Hobson, Alan & Jamie Clarke The Power of Passion: Achieve Your Own Everests
1997 Canada 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 191, wraps; fine. #20579 $29.95
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]

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]

Mountain of Destiny: Nanga Parbat and Its Path into the German Imagination: Höbusch, Harald
Höbusch, Harald Mountain of Destiny: Nanga Parbat and Its Path into the German Imagination
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 282, 5 bw illus, map, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth tight, fine #27200 $89.95 $59.00
Never has a mountain occupied the German imagination longer and more thoroughly than Nanga Parbat (8,125m), the world's ninth-highest peak, located in the extreme western part of the Himalaya chain in present-day Pakistan. Repeatedly referred to in the 1930s as the German “mountain of destiny,” over[read more]

Steps of Courage: My Parents' Journey from Nazi Germany to America: Hoerlin, Bettina
signedHoerlin, Bettina Steps of Courage: My Parents' Journey from Nazi Germany to America
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 316, 57 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25946 $28.99
Following her parents death, Hoerlin discovered a suitcase filled with over 500 love letters between her mother Kate Tietz Schmid, who was part of Munich’s intellectual and musical elite, but Jewish, and her father Hermann Hoerlin, a world record-holding German mountaineer and aspiring physicist, as[read more]

The Mountain Never Cries: A Mother’s Diary: Holaday, Ann
Holaday, Ann The Mountain Never Cries: A Mother’s Diary
1999 BookPartners Wilsonville 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 233, 1 bw photo, wraps; owner’s name sticker on cover & inside cover, pocket for non-related CD on inside back cover, vg #27058 $9.95
For three days in 1986 Holaday waited at Oregon’s Mount Hood while rescuers searched for a missing 13-member climbing party from the Oregon Episcopal School, of which her son Giles was a member. Miraculously, of 11 members huddled in a snow cave for three days, Giles survived; one of two. Holaday ha[read more]

Holmes, Peter Mountains and a Monastery
1958 Bles London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 23 bw photos, 2 fldg maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth vg+. #23835 $29.00
In 1956, Holmes, together with his wife and brother-in-law, made a return trip to Spiti. This humorous narrative of their adventures includes several first ascents. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate H106.[read more]

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