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Beyond the Vertical: Kor, Layton
Kor, Layton Beyond the Vertical
2013 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xxvi, 205, 110 color & 1 bw photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26544 $29.95
After many years, a new edition of Kor’s classic autobiography is back in print. Kor was one of the best rock climbers of his generation, and his list of groundbreaking ascents of technically difficult rock climbs is perhaps unmatched by any American climber. In this book Kor tells the stories in [read more]

Na Szczytach Himalajów [On the Summits of the Himalaya]: Kowalewski, Zbigniew & Janusz Kurczab
signedKowalewski, Zbigniew & Janusz Kurczab Na Szczytach Himalajów [On the Summits of the Himalaya]
1983 Sport i Turystyka Warszawa 1st, thick 8vo, pp.462, 180 bw photos, 2 sketches, 17 maps, grey cloth; inscribed by Kurczab, dj worn, edge wear, good, cloth very good #19503 $65.00
A most thorough work on Himalayan mountaineering covering all the 8000ers as well as a number of other 6000m and 7000m peaks. In Polish, no English translation.[read more]

Življenje Alpinista [Life of an Alpinist]: Kozjek, Pavle
DVD videoKozjek, Pavle Življenje Alpinista [Life of an Alpinist]
2009 Slovenia 1st, 4to, pp.278, 219 color & 16 bw photos, pictorial cloth + DVD (88 min); issued w/o dj, cloth w/ small bump lower corner, else new #25477 $75.00
Kozjek was a top Slovenian mountaineerer, photographer, and writer with a 30-year career of mountaineering. This covers his climbs on Široka peč (1981), Gangapurna (1983), Yosemite – The Shield (1984), Jalung Kang (1985), Yosemite – North American Wall (1985), Cerro Torre (1985/86), Broad Peak & Ga[read more]

signedKrakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 3rd, prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ small tear on paper cover, else fine. #22141 $39.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. First printings are hard to find.[read more]

Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21284 $325.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. Included is his story ‘A Bad Summer on K2’ which covers the disaster of 1986. First printings are hard to find.[read more]

Krakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1997 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.186, wraps; vg #8473 $5.00 $4.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. First printings are hard to find. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sp[read more]

Krakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 5th, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22763 $25.00 $20.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. First printings are hard to find.[read more]

Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains: Krakauer, Jon
New signedKrakauer, Jon Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
1990 Lyons & Burford NY 5th prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 186, black/blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24599 $45.00
Krakauer’s first book is a collection of his fine articles from 'Outside' and 'Smithsonian'. Included is his story ‘A Bad Summer on K2’ which covers the disaster of 1986.[read more]

Into the Wild: Krakauer, Jon
Krakauer, Jon Into the Wild
1996 Villard NY rep, 8vo, pp.xi, 207, photo frontis, bw photo, 4 maps, map eps, black/grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #14417 $25.00
Krakauer’s gripping account of disappearance and death in Alaska’s wilderness vaulted to the New York Times Bestseller list. This was Jon’s first book. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years.[read more]

Into the Wild: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into the Wild
1996 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 207, photo frontis, 1 bw photo, 4 maps, map eps, black/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #11843 $449.00
Krakauer’s gripping account of disappearance and death in Alaska’s wilderness vaulted to the New York Times Bestseller list. This was Jon’s first book and first printings, especially signed, are hard to come by. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years[read more]

signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine. #11016 $145.00
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implicati[read more]

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster: Krakauer, Jon
Krakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY 1st ed, 4th prtg, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ edge wear, 2 names, vg #17389 $5.00 $4.00
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implicati[read more]

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25410 $139.00 $110.00
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implication[read more]

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster: Krakauer, Jon
Krakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY 1st ed, 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #14418 $29.00 $7.95
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implication[read more]

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
1997 Villard NY reprint, 8vo, pp.293, frontis, 12 bw photos, text illus, map eps, white/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26062 $29.00
Jon Krakauer joined Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team to write for Outside magazine on an Everest guided climb. In the end he was one of the few survivors of the disastrous storm which killed eight climbers in May 1996. His account of one of mountaineering’s worst tragedies, and its implication[read more]

Into Thin Air: The Illustrated Edition: Krakauer, Jon
signedKrakauer, Jon Into Thin Air: The Illustrated Edition
1998 Villard NY 1st ed, 8vo, pp.xxii, 407, frontis, 240 bw photos, text illus, 3 sketches, 4 maps, photo eps, white cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, clear acetate cover yellowing on spine, else fine, cloth fine #26012 $95.00 $79.00
This magnificent special edition of Krakauer’s bestseller, over 2,000,000 sold!, features heavy stock paper, a full-cloth stamped case, and 240 photos, many of which have not been previously published, from a variety of sources. Includes a new postscript by Krakauer in response to Boukreev’s book ‘[read more]

Tragédie à l’Everest: Histoire vécue d’une catastrophe à l’Everest [Everest Tragedy: A True Story of an Everest Disaster]: Krakauer, Jon
Krakauer, Jon Tragédie à l’Everest: Histoire vécue d’une catastrophe à l’Everest [Everest Tragedy: A True Story of an Everest Disaster]
1998 Guérin Chamonix ltd ed 1000 numbered copies, square 8vo, pp.xv, 372, 206 (of 215) bw photos, 4 (of 5) sketches, 5 maps, page ribbon, red cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ 12 blank pages due to printing error, else fine #27679 $19.00
This is the French translation of Krakauer’s best-selling ‘Into Thin Air’ published by the renowned Guérin publishers in their traditional red cloth binding. What sets this book apart from both the US and UK trade editions of this book is Guérin’s inclusion of so many additional photos. Jon Kraka[read more]

Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey: Kropp, Göran
signedKropp, Göran Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey
1999 Discovery Books NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 227, 21 color photos, 3 maps, sketch, blue/grey cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18345 $295.00
Kropp took a new approach to climbing Everest by starting out from Sweden on his bike in October 1995. Seven months later his first solo summit attempt ended 350 feet short of the top. Following the disastrous storm which claimed a number of lives he succeeded on his second attempt, in the company o[read more]

Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey: Kropp, Göran
Kropp, Göran Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey
1999 Discovery Books NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 227, 21 color photos, 3 maps, sketch, blue/grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #16693 $14.95
Kropp took a new approach to climbing Everest by starting out from Sweden on his bike in October 1995. Seven months later his first solo summit attempt ended 350 feet short of the top. Following the disastrous storm which claimed a number of lives he succeeded on his second attempt, in the company o[read more]

Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey: Kropp, Göran
Kropp, Göran Ultimate High: My Everest Odyssey
1999 Discovery Books London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 227, 21 color photos, 3 maps, sketch, blue/grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26154 $125.00
This is the scarce UK edition of Kropp’s book, printed in the US but with the UK dust jacket and title page. In 2000 the book was banned in the UK when the publisher was successfully sued for libel as Kropp had mistaken one climber for another. Kropp took a new approach to climbing Everest by sta[read more]

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