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Kielkowski, Jan Singalila Range - Part 2
1995 Dusseldorf 1st, 8vo, pp.32, 9 bw sketches, 3 maps; new. #13745 $13.00
Covers: Pandim, Jopuno, Narsing, Rabang La, and Tendong. In Polish.[read more]

Wielka Encyklopedia Gór i Alpinizmu: Tom II Góry Azji [The Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering: Vol. II - Mountains of Asia]: Kielkowski, Jan, Małgorzaty Kiełkowski, et al
New Kielkowski, Jan, Małgorzaty Kiełkowski, et al Wielka Encyklopedia Gór i Alpinizmu: Tom II Góry Azji [The Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering: Vol. II - Mountains of Asia]
2005 Stapis Katowice 1st, thick 8vo, pp.805, 112 color & 390 bw photos, 7 illus, 235 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #24779 $79.95
Kielkowski spent 20 years overseeing a tour-de-force, seven volume encyclopedia devoted to the mountains of the world. This second volume consists of over 4300 entries on Asian mountain ranges, major massifs, peaks, valleys, glaciers, geographic and topographic characteristics, rock climbing areas, [read more]

Wielka Encyklopedia Gór i Alpinizmu: Tom I Wprowadzenie [The Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering: Vol I Introduction]: Kiełkowski, Jan, Małgorzaty Kiełkowski, et al.
Kiełkowski, Jan, Małgorzaty Kiełkowski, et al. Wielka Encyklopedia Gór i Alpinizmu: Tom I Wprowadzenie [The Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering: Vol I Introduction]
2003 Stapis Katowice 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xiii, 535, 232 color & 396 bw photos, 240 illus, 4 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth bumped from shipping, else new #27616 $59.95
Kielkowski has spent 20 years overseeing a tour-de-force, seven volume encyclopedia devoted to the mountains of the world. This introductory volume consists of 2400 entries containing general information about the mountains in the fields of geology, plants, animals, geographic and topographic termin[read more]

Wielka Encyklopedia Gór i Alpinizmu: Tom III Góry Europy [The Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering: Vol III Europe’s Mountains]: Kiełkowski, Jan, Małgorzaty Kiełkowski, et al.
Kiełkowski, Jan, Małgorzaty Kiełkowski, et al. Wielka Encyklopedia Gór i Alpinizmu: Tom III Góry Europy [The Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering: Vol III Europe’s Mountains]
2007 Stapis Katowice 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xiii, 847, 146 color & 354 bw photos, 139 illus, 221 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth bumped from shipping, else new #27617 $79.95
Kielkowski has spent 20 years overseeing a tour-de-force, seven volume encyclopedia devoted to the mountains of the world. This third volume consists of over 3900 entries on European mountain ranges, major massifs, peaks, valleys, glaciers, geographic and topographic characteristics, rock climbing a[read more]

Everest: Summit of the World: Kikstra, Harry
Kikstra, Harry Everest: Summit of the World
2009 UK 1st, 16mo, pp.96, 47 color photos, chart, 4 color maps, map eps, spiral bound; new #25331 $16.95
The latest in the Pocket Summits guide series. These are pocket-sized, with a spiral binding and a wrap-around cover that features a full color large-scale map of the climb (1:90,000), plus color photos, trip planning & preparation info, area history, etc. Kikstra explains in detail how to tackle [read more]

Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada: King, Clarence
King, Clarence Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada
1935 Norton NY rep, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, red cloth; cloth w/ inscription, vg+ #25936 $15.00 $5.00
A classic of American mountaineering first published in 1872. Neate K21. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

King, Thomas Starr The White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry
1864 Crosby & Nichols Boston 2nd, , 8vo, pp.xv, 403, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 61 illus, gilt dec green cloth; cloth rubbed, corners worn, 2 contemporary names, vg. #23196 $65.00
A classic history and description of the White Mountains, including an ascent of Mount Washington. Neate K25.[read more]

In the Shadow of the Giants: Mountain Ascents, Past and Present: King, Tom
King, Tom In the Shadow of the Giants: Mountain Ascents, Past and Present
1981 Barnes San Diego 1st, 8vo, pp.287, photo frontis, 148 bw photos, 8 maps/sketches, grey cloth; dj w/ edge tears/yellowed, unclipped, vg-, cloth w/ blindstamp on ffep, else fine #13583 $6.00 $5.10
Incorporates both historical accounts and the authors own accounts of climbs on Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger, Everest, Fuji, and the Sierra. Many nice black/white photos. Neate K24. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Cordillera Blanca Peru: Kinzl, Hans & Erwin Schneider
Kinzl, Hans & Erwin Schneider Cordillera Blanca Peru
1950 Graphik Innsbruck 1st, 4to, pp.167, 120 bw photos, lg color fldg map back, red dec tan cloth; dj rubbed, tear top spine, vg, cloth fine, map w/ no tears & orig folds, fine #21975 $259.00 $95.00
The classic work on three German expeditions to the Cordillera Blanca in 1932, 1936, and 1939 on which a number of first ascents were made. Three-quarters of the large-format book are devoted to photos from the expeditions and there is a very nice large map of the range. This is a companion volume[read more]

Cordillera Blanca Perú: Kinzl, Hans & Erwin Schneider
Kinzl, Hans & Erwin Schneider Cordillera Blanca Perú
1950 Graphik Innsbruck 1st, 4to, pp.167, 120 bw photos, lg color fldg map in pocket, red dec tan cloth; dj rubbed, chipped top/bottom spine, good+, cloth map w/ no tears & orig folds, fine #27149 $175.00
The classic work on three German expeditions to the Cordillera Blanca in 1932, 1936, and 1939 on which a number of first ascents were made. Three-quarters of the large-format book are devoted to photos from the expeditions and there is a very nice large map of the range. This is a companion volume t[read more]

Cordillera Huayhuash Peru: Kinzl, Hans, Erwin Schneider & Arnold Awerzger
Kinzl, Hans, Erwin Schneider & Arnold Awerzger Cordillera Huayhuash Peru
1955 Graphik Innsbruck 1st, 4to, pp.42 + 72, photo frontis, 3 color & 63 bw photos, map, map eps, green/tan cloth; dj w/ edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #23562 $259.00 $175.00
Account of the 1954 Ő.A.V. expedition whose main objective was exploration and climbing in Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash. Numerous attempts and ascents were made with climbing on Nevado Tsacra, Yerupaja, Puscanturpa, Sarapo, Jirishanca Chico and Ninashanca. This is a companion volume to, and scarcer[read more]

signedKirk, Ruth Exploring the Olympic Peninsula
1969 Univ Washington Press Seattle 3rd, 8vo, pp.120, photo frontis, 68 bw photos, 5 maps, map ep, wraps; signed Tom Hornbein, rubbed, vg #24020 $9.00 $7.20
The first comprehensive guide to the Olympic Peninsula, this includes sections on history, natural history, and a road and trail guide. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Cold Wars: Climbing the Fine Line Between Risk and Reality: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Cold Wars: Climbing the Fine Line Between Risk and Reality
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 38 color 6 & bw photos, 20 drawings, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25844 $45.00
This is the brilliant sequel to Kirkpatrick’s Boardman-Tasker Award winning debut ‘Psychovertical’. Mountaineering stand-up Kirkpatrick has achieved his life’s ambition to become one of the world’s leading climbers, specializing in big wall aid climbing, winter expeditions, and suffering generally. [read more]

Psychovertical: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Psychovertical
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.277, 35 color photos, 12 bw illus, 14 route drawings, map, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #26134 $95.00
Kirkpatrick is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers and big-wall climbers. In this, his first book, he describes his 13-day solo ascent of El Capitan’s Reticent Wall interwoven with his earlier climbs in Yosemite, the Alps, and Fitzroy. Winner of the 2008 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mo[read more]

Psychovertical: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Psychovertical
2008 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.277, 35 color photos, 12 bw illus, 14 route drawings, map, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26011 $95.00
Kirkpatrick is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers and big-wall climbers. In this, his first book, he describes his 13-day solo ascent of El Capitan’s Reticent Wall interwoven with his earlier climbs in Yosemite, the Alps, and Fitzroy. Winner of the 2008 Boardman-Tasker Award for Mou[read more]

Unknown Pleasures: Collected Writing on Life, Death, Climbing and Everything in Between: Kirkpatrick, Andy
signedKirkpatrick, Andy Unknown Pleasures: Collected Writing on Life, Death, Climbing and Everything in Between
2018 UK Ltd Signed ed n/200, 8vo, pp.xviii, 232, 32 bw illus, black cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27357 $59.95
Unknown Pleasures is a collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick. Obsessed with climbing and addicted to writing, Kirkpatrick is a master storyteller. Covering subjects as diverse as climbing, relationships, fatherhood, mental health, and the media, it is easy t[read more]

Kirkpatrick, W. T. Alpine Days and Nights
1932 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.198, photo frontis, 11 bw photos, green cloth; cloth rubbed, bookplate Alpine Club of Canada + 1 other, vg. #23049 $29.00
A collection of articles first published in the Alpine Journal from 1900-31. Neate K30.[read more]

Abenteuer Schnee [Adventure Snow]: Klier, Heinrich
Klier, Heinrich Abenteuer Schnee [Adventure Snow]
1963 Bergverlag Rother München 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 80 bw photos, sketches, pictorial cloth; cloth spine reglued, vg #27378 $9.00 $7.65
Klier, an Austrian alpinist and writer, covers his climbs in Switzerland, Peru, Patagonia, and elsewhere. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Adventures of an Alpine Guide: Klucker, Christian
Klucker, Christian Adventures of an Alpine Guide
1932 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp. xiii, 329, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, map, black cloth; cloth spine lightly faded, vg+ #25585 $49.00
Klucker was a great German guide who made numerous first ascents. In 1890 he made several difficult new climbs with Norman Neruda. In 1893 he participated in the first traverse of the Peuterey Arête on Mont Blanc. Uncommon. Neate K33.[read more]

Knight, Max Return to the Alps
1978 Friends of the Earth SF 4to, pp.159, color frontis, 53 color photos, photo eps, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #9829 $25.00
A very nice Format Series book on the Alps.[read more]

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