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Sir Edmund Hillary: Knoop, Faith Yingling
Knoop, Faith Yingling Sir Edmund Hillary
1970 Watts London 1st UK, 8vo, pp.96, 6 bw photos, 14 illus, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ small chip top spine, else fine, cloth fine #26449 $24.00 $9.00
A children’s book overviewing Hillary’s childhood, climbs, Antarctic expedition, and work with the Sherpa. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Facing the Extreme: One Woman’s Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival, and Her Quest for the Summit: Kocour, Ruth Anne w/ Michael Hodgson
Kocour, Ruth Anne w/ Michael Hodgson Facing the Extreme: One Woman’s Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival, and Her Quest for the Summit
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.257, 18 bw photos, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #11548 $22.95 $15.00
Account of Kocour’s experiences on Mount McKinley in 1992 when teams were lashed by the most severe storm on record - 110 mph winds, -47 degrees. Eleven people died in this tragic season. This is one of the few books to describe a contemporary climb on this mountain. She discusses gear, the daily[read more]

Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger Cordillère Blanche: Expédition franco-belge à la Cordillère des Andes (1951)
1952 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.161 + ads, 17 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj split on spine, internally unopened, fine. #18708 $29.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, 'most beautiful mountain in the world', and Huascaran. This is the original French edition of 'The Ascent of Alpamayo'. Neate K40.[read more]

Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger Cordillère Blanche: Expédition franco-belge à la Cordillère des Andes (1951)
1952 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.161 + ads, 17 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps w/ dj; dj chipped, vg-, wraps fine #23878 $29.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, 'most beautiful mountain in the world', and Huascaran. This is the original French edition of 'The Ascent of Alpamayo'. From the collection of[read more]

The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger
Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes
1954 Harrap London 1st, 8vo, pp.134, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj edges rubbed, clipped, vg, cloth fine #18960 $19.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, “most beautiful mountain in the world”, and Huascaran. On Alpamayo they reached the northern edge of the summit ridge. Neate K40.[read more]

The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger
Kogan, Georges & Nicole Leininger The Ascent of Alpamayo: An Account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes
1954 Harrap London 1st, 8vo, pp.134, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj chipped top spine, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #23877 $15.00
Kogan was a highly respected mountaineer with numerous ascents. This 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition made the first ascent of Pisco and attempted Alpamayo, “most beautiful mountain in the world”, and Huascaran. On Alpamayo they reached the northern edge of the summit ridge. Neate K40.[read more]

Kohli, Harish Across the Frozen Himalaya: The Epic Winter Ski Traverse from Karakoram to Lipu Lekh
2000 India 1st, 8vo, pp.296, 48 color photos, 10 maps, appendices, illus eps, black cloth; dj rubbed, else dj & cloth new. #19015 $35.00
Kohli, a veteran of a previous 8,000 km Himalayan traverse, presents an account of the first-ever ski traverse from the Karakoram Pass to the Lipu Lekh Pass, a distance of 2,000 km. They endured numbing cold, frostbite, twenty passes, and much more in this momentous journey.[read more]

Kohli, M. S. Nine Atop Everest: Spectacular Indian Ascent
2000 India rep, 8vo, pp.xviii, 236, 26 bw photos, map, appendices, brown cloth; dj corners bumped, fine, cloth fine #19935 $27.95
Back in print! This is one of my favorite books which provides the account of the Third Indian Everest Expedition of 1965 which finally succeeded and placed nine members on the summit. Neate K43, SB K23, Yak K115.[read more]

Nine Atop Everest: Story of the Indian Ascent: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. Nine Atop Everest: Story of the Indian Ascent
1969 Orient Longmans Ltd Bombay 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxi, 384, 31 color & 85 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth; dj rubbed, ¾” chip to front edge, unclipped, good+, cloth miss page ribbon, very good #9834 $89.00
Account of the Third Indian Everest Expedition of 1965 which finally succeeded and placed nine members on the summit. Hard to find and a good read. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate K43, SB K23, Yak K115.[read more]

On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006): Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006)
2006 India 1st, 8vo, pp.303, 26 color & 2 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj lamination a bit ‘crazed’, corners rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #24664 $39.95 $19.00
Kohli, a prolific writer and no stranger to Everest, chronicles all Indian ascents to the middle of 2006. Indian mountaineers have made their mark on Everest with 107 ascents, the first person to climb Everest twice, and the first woman to climb Everest twice. This includes chapter contributions by [read more]

On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006): Kohli, M. S.
signedKohli, M. S. On Top of the World: The Indian Everest Saga (1854 – 2006)
2006 India 1st, 8vo, pp.303, 26 color & 2 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; signed, corner bumped in shipping & dj lamination a bit ‘crazed’, else dj & cloth new #25311 $59.00
Kohli, a prolific writer and no stranger to Everest, chronicles all Indian ascents to the middle of 2006. Indian mountaineers have made their mark on Everest with 107 ascents, the first person to climb Everest twice, and the first woman to climb Everest twice. This includes chapter contributions b[read more]

One More Step: An Autobiography: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. One More Step: An Autobiography
2005 India 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 322, 38 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #24163 $29.95
Kohli’s latest book, his autobiography, traces his life and evolution as a mountaineer. Best remembered as the leader of the successful 1965 Indian Everest expedition, he has written a number of books on mountaineering, the Himalaya, and the Sherpas. Here he describes his early life in Pakistan, h[read more]

Sherpas: The Himalayan Legends - Including the untold story of Phu Dorje the first Nepalese to climb Sagarmatha: Kohli, M. S.
Kohli, M. S. Sherpas: The Himalayan Legends - Including the untold story of Phu Dorje the first Nepalese to climb Sagarmatha
2003 India 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 352, 65 bw photos, pictorial cloth; corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new. #24140 $29.95
During the course of his mountaineering career (1956-68), Kohli was a member of fifteen major expeditions – three to Everest, four each to Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot, and one each to Saser Kangri, Annapurna III, Trisuli, and Nanda Devi East. He climbed with most of the legendary Sherpas and provides [read more]

The Himalayas: Playground of the Gods – Trekking, Climbing, Adventure: Kohli, M. S.
signedKohli, M. S. The Himalayas: Playground of the Gods – Trekking, Climbing, Adventure
2000 Indus New Delhi rep, 8vo, pp.xiii, 244, 37 bw photos, 37 maps, brown cloth; signed, corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new #23696 $45.00
This makes an excellent guide for anyone planning to trek or climb in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, China, or Afghanistan with details on landscapes, people, facilities, and difficulties.[read more]

Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs: Kohli, M. S. & Kenneth Conboy
Kohli, M. S. & Kenneth Conboy Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 226, 30 bw photos, 6 maps, cloth; dj rubbed, fine, cloth fine #22847 $29.95 $19.00
The intriguing account of a long-held story regarding the planting of a nuclear-powered sensing device high in the Himalaya. M. S. Kohli was a leading figure in the joint American-Indian expeditions which were on Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot. To see all of our Sale Items,
Kolev, Svetoslav Bitkata za Nanga Parbat [The Battle of Nanga Parbat]
1990 Medizine & Sport Sofia 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 11 bw photos, map, wraps; fine. #21706 $29.00
Accounts of the first 100 expeditions to Nanga Parbat from 1835 to 1987. In Bulgarian, no English translation.[read more]

signedKolev, Svetoslav Bitkata za Nanga Parbat [The Battle of Nanga Parbat]
1990 Medizine & Sport Sofia 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 11 bw photos, map, wraps; inscribed, fine. #22268 $39.00
Accounts of the first 100 expeditions to Nanga Parbat from 1835 to 1987. In Bulgarian, no English translation.[read more]

signedKopacka, Werner Everest: Der Roman [Everest: The Novel]
1998 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.334, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new. #19078 $29.00
Kopacka was a journalist for the Austrian Himalayan Everest Expedition in 1978. With a forward by Robert Schauer. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Beyond the Vertical: Kor, Layton
signedKor, Layton Beyond the Vertical
1983 Alpine House Boulder 1st, 4to, pp.215, 171 color & 1 bw photos, red cloth; signed Kor & Fred Beckey (2x), inscribed Royal Robbins, dj fine, cloth w/ inscription, fine #25432 $425.00
Kor’s wonderful autobiography, supplemented with accounts by Beckey, Bonington, Robbins, Rowell, and others, who climbed with him. This weighs almost three pounds. Scarce, especially signed. Neate K46.[read more]

Beyond the Vertical: Kor, Layton
Kor, Layton Beyond the Vertical
1983 Alpine House Boulder 1st, 4to, pp.215, 171 color & 1 bw photos, red cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #27379 $39.00 $33.15
Kor’s wonderful autobiography, supplemented with accounts by Beckey, Bonington, Robbins, Rowell, and others, who climbed with him. This weighs almost three pounds. Scarce. Neate K46. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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