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Der 7. Grad: Extremstes Bergsteigen [The Seventh Grade: Extreme Mountain Climbing]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Der 7. Grad: Extremstes Bergsteigen [The Seventh Grade: Extreme Mountain Climbing]
1977 BLV Munchen 2nd, 8vo, pp.156, 4 color & 18 bw photos, map, wraps; signed, wraps w/ publicity card glued to ffep & description clipping glue to title page, fine #25900 $75.00
This is Messner's fifth book and the first with accounts of his early Alpine climbs and training. He advocated the Seventh grade as a natural extension of the Sixth, which used to be the absolute limit of potential climbing. This was published in English in 1974 as ‘The Seventh Grade’. In German. [read more]

Der Nackte Berg: Nanga Parbat - Bruder, Tod und Einsamkeit [The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Loneliness]: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Der Nackte Berg: Nanga Parbat - Bruder, Tod und Einsamkeit [The Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Loneliness]
2002 Germany 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 33 color & 98 bw photos, sketch, illus eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22665 $25.00
In 1970 Reinhold and his brother Gunther joined an expedition led by Karl Herrligkoffer to attempt the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat. The tragic outcome of that expedition ended up in the courts, as had other Herrligkoffer-led expeditions. Messner’s original account of this expedition ‘Die Rote Raket[read more]

Diamir: König der Berge - Schicksalsberg Nanga Parbat [Diamir: King of the Mountains – The Fate Mountain Nanga Parbat]: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Diamir: König der Berge - Schicksalsberg Nanga Parbat [Diamir: King of the Mountains – The Fate Mountain Nanga Parbat]
2008 Germany 1st, 4to, pp.292, 133 color & 67 bw photos, bw map, map eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25090 $69.00
A beautiful, large-format, book on the history of Nanga Parbat. Using archival material, historical photos, and spectacular aerial photos, Messner tells the history of climbing on this great peak from 1895 to 2005. Here are the stories of attempts and ascents from Mummery (1895), the pre-war Germa[read more]

Die Alpen, Les Alpes, The Alps: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Die Alpen, Les Alpes, The Alps
1979 Sigloch Künzelsau 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.207, 130 color & 1 bw photos, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #26835 $39.00 $19.00
A large-format photo book depicting the Alps. Text covers seasons, plants and animals, culture and nature, farmers and tourism, sports, danger, potentials, and more. This book weighs four pounds. In German, French, and English. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Die Zukunft der Alpen [The Future of the Alps]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Die Zukunft der Alpen [The Future of the Alps]
2007 Tappeiner Lana 1st, 4to, pp.263, 7 color gatefolds, 214 color photos, 4 color & 3 bw illus, photo ep, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25908 $75.00
Messner provides a richly-illustrated photo essay on the beauty of the Alps. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded as usual, unclipped, else fine, cloth fine #20462 $95.00 $44.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Messner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #23328 $79.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded as usual, unclipped, else fine, cloth fine #24377 $89.00 $39.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed Messner & Peter Habeler, dj unclipped, stain mark on lower inside, near fine, cloth fine #9901 $145.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169.[read more]

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate
1979 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.254, 37 color & 42 bw photos, 6 maps, photo eps, orange cloth; signed Messner, Peter Habeler, & Robert Schauer, dj rubbed on corners, spine lightly faded as usual, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #24399 $395.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Peter Habeler, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate M88, SB M26, Yak M169.[read more]

Fall of Heaven:Whymper’s Tragic Matterhorn Climb: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Fall of Heaven:Whymper’s Tragic Matterhorn Climb
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, 1 bw photo, 37 bw illus, wraps; new #27302 $19.95
Edward Whymper and the Matterhorn are familiar names in mountaineering lore, as is Whymper’s first ascent of the mountain. His achievement, however, came at a high cost: a man slipped on the descent, a rope broke, and four of the climbers fell to their death. But there’s an untold side of the Matter[read more]

Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #9902 $115.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30.[read more]

Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj rubbed, 2 small edge tears, vg, cloth fine #11555 $37.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30.[read more]

Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26837 $35.00 $19.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30. To see all of our Sale Items,
Messner, Reinhold Grenzbereich Todeszone [Boundary of the Death Zone]
1978 Kiepenheuer & Witsch Köln 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 61 bw photos/illus, photo eps,white cloth; dj w/ edge wear spot, vg+, cloth w/ several bent pages, vg+. #22122 $25.00
Messner explores the lure of the heights and our fascination with the so-called Death Zone. In German, no English translation.[read more]

K2 Chogori: Der Grosse Berg: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold K2 Chogori: Der Grosse Berg
2004 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.261, 65 color & 46 bw photos, 6 maps, 5 sketches, appendices, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #23417 $45.00
For the 50 anniversary of the first ascent of K2, Messner provides a history from the early explorations of Conway in 1892 thru 2004. Primary focus is placed on the expeditions of Crowley (1902), Wiessner (1939), Houston (1953), the first ascent, led by Desio, (1954), Messner’s alpine-style ascent [read more]

K2: Berg der Berge [ K2: Mountain of Mountains]: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold K2: Berg der Berge [ K2: Mountain of Mountains]
1980 Albert Müller Verlag Rüschlikon - Zürick 1st, 4to, pp.177, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, blue cloth; inscribed & dated 3/3/80, dj fine, cloth fine #22956 $95.00
A harder book to find, in English, on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. This is the German language edition of ‘K2: Mountain of Mountains’ published in English in 1981. See Neate M89, Yak M171.[read more]

K2: Mountain of Mountains: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold K2: Mountain of Mountains
1981 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.175, photo frontis, 150 color & 31 bw photos, 9 maps/sketches, photo eps, grey cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth fine #11443 $195.00 $95.00
A very hard book to find on Messner’s K2 ascent. Includes a history of attempts and ascents and is chock-full of pictures. Neate M89, Yak M171. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Moving Mountains: Lessons on Life and Leadership: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Moving Mountains: Lessons on Life and Leadership
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.246, 22 color photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #20770 $29.00
Messner outlines the lessons he has learned throughout a lifetime of breaking though mental and physical barriers as he has climbed all 14 off the world’s 8000m peaks, the seven summits, and traversed the Antarctic continent.[read more]

My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold My Quest for the Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas’ Deepest Mystery
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 169, 23 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #21323 $69.00
Messner presents a variety of evidence, accumulated over a number of years, to shed light on the mystery of the yeti.[read more]

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