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The Book of Modern Mountaineering: Milne, Malcolm, ed.
signedMilne, Malcolm, ed. The Book of Modern Mountaineering
1968 Putnam NY 1st, 4to, pp.304, photo frontis, 32 color & 200+ bw photos, grey cloth; signed Chris Bonington, dj w/ 1” edge tear top, vg, cloth fine #23510 $75.00
A nice collection of 34 mountaineering stories by Dyhrenfurth, Bonington, Houston, Patey, Robbins, Tilman, Shipton, Clough, Odell, Lunn, and others.[read more]

Milner, C. Douglas Rock for Climbing
1950 Chapman & Hall London 1st, 4to, pp.viii, 128, photo frontis, 96 bw photos, black cloth; dj chipped, 3” tear back, vg, cloth fine. #23054 $19.00
A nice book of photos of classic rock climbs, mostly in the British Isles. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M115.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMitchell, John, ed. Guide Book to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro
1971 Mountain Club of Kenya Nairobi 3rd, 16mo, pp.240, 16 bw photos, 6 maps/diagrams, 2 fldg maps, appendix, plastic covered wraps; cover a bit wrinkled as usual, vg #24909 $39.00 $35.10
This third edition was completely revised from the prior 1963 edition. Neate Q808. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library,
Miura, Yuichiro The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1978 Harper & Row SF 1st, 8vo, pp.170, photo frontis, 12 color & 29 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj chipped top spine, near fine, cloth fine #11183 $29.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. Neate M123, SB M39, Yak M211.[read more]

Miura, Yuichiro The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1978 Harper & Row SF 1st, 8vo, pp.170, photo frontis, 12 color & 29 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #18172 $29.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M123, SB M39, Yak M211.[read more]

Miura, Yuichiro The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1978 Harper & Row SF 1st, 8vo, pp.170, photo frontis, 12 color & 29 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj w/ large tear, good, cloth w/ name, near fine #18610 $19.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. Neate M123, SB M39, Yak M211.[read more]

Alaska: High Roads to Adventure: Mobley, George F.
Mobley, George F. Alaska: High Roads to Adventure
1976 National Geographic Washington 1st, 4to, pp.199, photo frontis, 134 color & 8 bw photos, 5 color maps, grey cloth; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, dj chipped top spine, edge tear, vg, cloth fine #26322 $7.00
One in a series of National Geographic books this focuses on the state of Alaska – its people, geography, and wildlife. From the collection of American mountaineer Pete Schoening with his circular bookplate.[read more]

1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering: Modica, Gilles
Modica, Gilles 1865: The Golden Age of Mountaineering
2016 UK 1st, thick square 8vo, pp.393, 96 bw photos, 59 color & 102 bw illus, 7 color & 2 bw maps, appendices, page ribbon, red cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27104 $77.95
From the Wetterhorn in 1854 to the Matterhorn in 1865 – from triumph to tragedy – the Alps were conquered in a decade. It was what Reverend W.A.B. Coolidge called the ‘golden age of alpinism’, the era of the first great guides (Christian Almer, Melchoir Anderegg, Michel Croz) and gentlemen climbers [read more]

Vertiges Chroniques: Modica, Gilles
New Modica, Gilles Vertiges Chroniques
2013 Guérin Chamonix 1st, small 8vo, pp.373, 26 bw photos, wraps; fine #27681 $9.00
From the origins of mountaineering to the last virtuosos of the summits, Modica addresses in this collection of chronicles all aspects of mountaineering and its various practices. From the invention of the bivouac to the progressive control of vertigo at the end of the 19th century, the author cross[read more]

Moffat, Gwen Space Below My Feet
1961 Houghton Mifflin NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 302, 15 bw photos, brown cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth fine. #9920 $36.00
This is the first volume, of three, of autobiography from one of England's leading woman climbers. Neate M125.[read more]

Revelations: Moffat, Jerry
signedMoffat, Jerry Revelations
2009 UK UK, rep, 8vo, pp.242, 48 color & 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25394 $49.00
The story of Moffat’s meteoric rise to rock climbing stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top for over two decades. Top sport climber, brilliant competitor and a pioneer in the new game of bouldering, Moffat’s story is that of climbing itself in the last thirty years. Winner of the 2[read more]

The Challenge of Rainier: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee The Challenge of Rainier
1979 Mountaineers Seattle rep, 8vo, pp.xix, 364, photo frontis, 100+ bw photos, map, wraps; signed, slight fading to spine, else fine #25051 $25.00
Molenaar, an expert mountain artist, provides an excellent history of the northwest's highest peak. A must-have classic for any Rainier climber. See Neate M128.[read more]

The Challenge of Rainier: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee The Challenge of Rainier
1973 Mountaineers Seattle 2nd, 8vo, pp.xix, 332, 100+ bw photos, drawings, blue cloth; signed Molenaar ‘Enjoy this armchair route – then go for it!’, Fred Beckey, & Tom Hornbein, dj w/ edge tears, vg+, cloth fine #13635 $145.00
Molenaar, an expert mountain artist, provides an excellent history of the northwest's highest peak. A must-have classic for any Rainier climber. See Neate M128.[read more]

The Challenge of Rainier: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee The Challenge of Rainier
1971 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 332, 100+ bw photos, drawings, blue cloth; signed Molenaar & Fred Beckey, dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #26472 $135.00
Molenaar, an expert mountain artist, provides an excellent history of the northwest's highest peak. A must-have classic for any Rainier climber. See Neate M128.[read more]

Mollier, Christian Everest 74: Le Rendez-vous du Ciel
1975 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 36 color photos, map, 2 sketches, wraps; name, sticker on spine, vg #17402 $22.00
Account of the French post-monsoon attempt on Everest’s West Ridge in 1974. Expedition leader Gérard Devouassoux was killed in an avalanche. In French, no English translation. Perret 3057.[read more]

Mollier, Christian Everest 74: Le Rendez-vous du Ciel
1975 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 36 color photos, map, 2 sketches, wraps; vg+ #17401 $29.00
Account of the French post-monsoon attempt on Everest’s West Ridge in 1974. Expedition leader Gérard Devouassoux was killed in an avalanche. In French, no English translation. Perret 3057.[read more]

signedMollier, Christian Everest 74: Le Rendez-vous du Ciel
1975 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 36 color photos, map, 2 sketches, wraps; inscribed on ffep which has had 1” clipped, else fine. #22988 $39.00
Account of the French post-monsoon attempt on Everest’s West Ridge in 1974. Expedition leader Gérard Devouassoux was killed in an avalanche. In French, no English translation. Perret 3057.[read more]

Molony, Eileen Portraits of Mountains
1950 Dobson London 1st, 8vo, pp.117, frontis, 11 bw photos, red cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #24096 $15.00
Essays on British mountains by such well-known mountaineers as Noyce, Richards, Murray, and others. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate M129.[read more]

signedMonteath, Colin Hall & Ball - Kiwi Mountaineers : From Mount Cook to Everest
1997 Hedgehog House Christchurch 1st, 8vo, pp.160, photo frontis, 244 color & 7 bw photos, color map, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new. #13525 $125.00
Rob Hall and Gary Ball were two of New Zealand’s most accomplished expedition climbers with 47 expeditions to the highest mountains of the seven continents. This large-format book uses much of their own material and is a tribute to their accomplishments from their early days in the New Zealand Alps[read more]

Hall & Ball - Kiwi Mountaineers : From Mount Cook to Everest: Monteath, Colin
Monteath, Colin Hall & Ball - Kiwi Mountaineers : From Mount Cook to Everest
1997 US 1st, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 197 color & 7 bw photos, color map, blue cloth; dj lightly rubbed, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10326 $35.00 $25.00
Rob Hall and Gary Ball were two of New Zealand’s most accomplished expedition climbers with 47 expeditions to the highest mountains of the seven continents. This large-format book uses much of their own material and is a tribute to their accomplishments from their early days in the New Zealand Alps [read more]

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