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Ice World: Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing: Lowe, Jeff
signedLowe, Jeff Ice World: Techniques and Experiences of Modern Ice Climbing
1997 Mountaineers Seattle 2nd, 8vo, pp.256, 139 color & 117 bw photos, 15 maps, wraps; signed 9 - Conrad Anker, Jim Donini, Steve House, Brad Johnson, Jeff Lowe, Jim McCarthy, Ueli Steck, Margo Talbot, & Josh Wharton on Metanoia bookplate, fine #4451 $150.00
At the time, this was the definitive, most comprehensive, state-of-the-art “how-to” on this extreme sport with an overview of the world’s best climbs. This copy is one of 200 which were used as a fundraiser to benefit Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia documentary film about his life and climbs. All 200 copies we[read more]

Forget Me Not: A Memoir: Lowe-Anker, Jennifer
signedLowe-Anker, Jennifer Forget Me Not: A Memoir
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvii, 276, 17 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24980 $29.00
In 1999 Jennifer Lowe's husband Alex Lowe died tragically in an avalanche on Shishapangma, leaving her alone to raise their three sons. Alex was widely considered one of the greatest modern climbers and the world mourned his loss. While Jenni and her sons faced the absence of the most important man [read more]

Lure of the Mountains: The Life of Bentley Beetham 1924 Everest Expedition Mountaineer: Lowes, Michael D.
Lowes, Michael D. Lure of the Mountains: The Life of Bentley Beetham 1924 Everest Expedition Mountaineer
2014 UK 1st, small 8vo, pp.155, 36 bw photos, blue cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26742 $27.95
Beetham (1886-1963), a schoolmaster, naturalist, rock climber, ornithologist, and writer, was the primary photographer of the British Everest expedition of 1924. This is the first published biography of Beetham and charts his life from childhood in Darlington, to rock climbing in the Lake District a[read more]

signedLuebben, Craig Rock Climbing: Mastering the Basics
2004 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.301, photo frontis, 329 bw photos, figures, appendices, wrap; inscribed ‘Phil, Tear up the Rockies, and tell your daughter to get her hand off my knee! Craig Luebben’, fine #25226 $9.00 $7.20
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 sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

A Century of Mountaineering 1857-1957: Lunn, Arnold
Lunn, Arnold A Century of Mountaineering 1857-1957
1957 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.263, color frontis, 16 bw photos, 7 color paintings, gilt-dec red cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ name, fine #23079 $35.00 $25.00
This is Lunn’s most desireable book, published as a Centenary tribute to the Alpine Club from the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. Lunn knew many of the prominent figures in mountaineering and provides fascinating insight into world mountaineering at the time. The binding matches the Club’s usu[read more]

Lunn, Arnold A Century of Mountaineering 1857-1957
1957 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.263, color frontis, 16 bw photos, 7 color paintings, gilt-dec red cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, cloth lightly rubbed, corner of fep clipped, near fine #23704 $45.00
This is Lunn’s most desireable book, published as a Centenary tribute to the Alpine Club from the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. Lunn knew many of the prominent figures in mountaineering and provides fascinating insight into world mountaineering at the time. The binding matches the Club’s u[read more]

Lunn, Arnold Mountain Jubilee
1943 Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 287, photo frontis, 16 bw photos, red cloth; cloth w/ lightly faded spine, faint name, vg #23226 $7.00 $5.60
Lunn presents chapters on various Alpine themes. Neate L74. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Lunn, Arnold Mountains of Memory
1948 Hollis & Carter London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 248, color frontis, 24 bw photos, grey cloth; dj chipped, vg-, cloth vg+. #23899 $15.00
Lunn, a prolific mountain writer, retraces old haunts in Europe after WWII and reflects back on his personal philosophy of life. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate L75.[read more]

The Mountains of Youth: Lunn, Arnold
Lunn, Arnold The Mountains of Youth
1949 Oxford Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 192, color frontis, 18 bw photos, brown cloth; cloth spine faded, inscription to fep, rear hinge cracked, vg- #27384 $5.00 $4.25
Lunn, a prolific writer, gives his account of his early days spent climbing in the Alps and his pioneer ski mountaineering. A classic work. Neate L76. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Mountains of Youth: Lunn, Arnold
signedLunn, Arnold The Mountains of Youth
1925 Oxford Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.192, ads, 20 blue-toned photos, uncut, green cloth; inscribed by Lunn Nov 25th, 1935, dj heavily chipped, taped, good, cloth fine #26204 $95.00 $65.00
Lunn, a prolific writer, gives his account of his early days spent climbing in the Alps and his pioneer ski mountaineering. A classic work. Neate L76. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Lunn, Arnold The Swiss and their Mountains: A Study of the Influence of Mountains on Man
1963 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.167, color frontis, 23 bw illus, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth w/ pencil name, fine. #24095 $19.00
Written as a tribute to the Swiss Alpin Club on the occasion of their centenary, this is an essay primarily of the influence of the Alps on the Swiss. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate L82.[read more]

Mountains of the Mind: How Desolate and Forbidding Heights were Transformed into Experiences of Indomitable Spirit: Macfarlane, Robert
Macfarlane, Robert Mountains of the Mind: How Desolate and Forbidding Heights were Transformed into Experiences of Indomitable Spirit
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.306, 31 bw photos/illus, map, grey/yellow cloth; dj & cloth new. #24245 $24.00 $9.95
An analysis of the way mountains have been viewed throughout history, from the forbidding abode of demons and danger, through the modern lure of adventure, beauty and recreation. Includes a chapter on Mallory and his obsession with Everest. Shortlisted for the 2003 Boardman-Tasker Award.[read more]

Machetto, Gianfranco & Riccardo Varvelli Sette Anni Contro il Tirich [Seven Years Against the Tirich]
1976 dall’Oglio Milano 1st, 8vo, pp.269, 18 color & 13 bw photos, 14 sketches, 5 tables, 9 maps, wraps; small tear top spine, vg. #24461 $49.00
An accounting of expeditions to Tirich Mir since the 1950 Norwegian first ascent. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Machnik, Andrzej Na Zachodniej Scianie Makalu
nd AT Krakow 1st, 8vo, pp.162, figures, wraps; fine. #18430 $25.00
A history of Polish attempts on Kangchenjunga with a number of charts. In Polish, no English translation.[read more]

Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of Hamish MacInnes: MacInnes, Hamish
MacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of Hamish MacInnes
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj spine lightly faded, sticker on back, faint moisture mark along back edge, vg+, cloth fine #22148 $29.00
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMacInnes, Hamish Beyond the Ranges: Five Years in the Life of…
1984 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 202, 40 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ small tear back, near fine, cloth w/ King blindstamp, fine #24903 $25.00 $22.50
MacInnes is a well-traveled mountaineer and author. Here are his stories of adventures in the Andes, filming with Sean Connery in the Alps, ballooning to the top of Ben Nevis, filming, and more. Many of his climbs were together with Joe Brown. Neate M10. King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – [read more]

Climb to the Lost World: MacInnes, Hamish
signedMacInnes, Hamish Climb to the Lost World
1974 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 10 color & 39 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth; signed Joe Brown, dj w/ light edge wear, small ½” tear bottom back, clipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #25327 $175.00
In 1973 MacInnes, accompanied by Mo Anthoine, Joe Brown, Don Whillans, and a film crew, journeyed through the jungles of Guyana and made the first ascent of the Great Prow of Roraima in appalling weather. A great read of some of the UK’s finest. Neate M12.[read more]

Look Behind the Ranges: A Mountaineer’s Selection of Adventures and Expeditions: MacInnes, Hamish
signedMacInnes, Hamish Look Behind the Ranges: A Mountaineer’s Selection of Adventures and Expeditions
1979 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.271, 5 color & 36 bw photos, 5 maps/dwgs, blue cloth; inscribed to Richard Irvin, dj vg, cloth fine #23935 $95.00
A nice collection of stories from one of the UK’s hard men of climbing. MacInnes recounts climbs in the Caucasus, filming on the Old Man of Hoy with Bonington, Eiger with Haston, Matterhorn, Pumori, New Zealand with Irvin, and more. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with hi[read more]

The Price of Adventure: More Mountain Rescue Stories from Four Continents: MacInnes, Hamish
signedMacInnes, Hamish The Price of Adventure: More Mountain Rescue Stories from Four Continents
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.192, 20 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Simon Yates, dj fine, cloth fine #24710 $35.00
More rescue stories including Joe Simpson's and Hugh Herr's dramas.[read more]

In the Footsteps of Mallory and Irvine: The Wildest Dream: Mackenzie, Mark
Mackenzie, Mark In the Footsteps of Mallory and Irvine: The Wildest Dream
2009 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 248, 21 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25281 $39.95
The story of the 2007 Altitude Everest Expedition which attempted to determine whether Mallory and Irvine could have reached the summit of Everest in 1924. Using period clothing and equipment, Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding followed in the footsteps of the early British climbers, including attemptin[read more]

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