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Munday, Don The Unknown Mountain
1948 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 268, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; dj worn, lg chip from front flap, vg, cloth spine faded, map w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #12085 $39.00
In 1925, Munday and his wife discovered Mount Waddington and then spent 10 years trying to climb it. This is the classic work on the peak. Neate M182.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMunday, Don The Unknown Mountain
1948 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 268, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; dj miss bottom spine, rubbed, good, cloth w/ fade mark bottom spine, map w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #24914 $35.00 $31.50
In 1925, Munday and his wife discovered Mount Waddington and then spent 10 years trying to climb it. This is the classic work on the peak. Neate M182. 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 al[read more]

Mountaineering in Scotland: Murray, W. H.
Murray, W. H. Mountaineering in Scotland
1947 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 252, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, 5 maps/diag, red cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, good+, cloth vg #23084 $25.00 $19.00
During the 1930’s, Murray was quite prominent in Scottish rock and winter climbing, accomplishing many new routes. A classic work on the region. Neate M186. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 193, frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, ‘Discard’ stamp to fep, pocket remnant rear, vg #23331 $5.00 $4.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dutton NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.ix, 198, frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth fine. #9959 $15.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288.[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dent London rev, 8vo, pp.ix, 218, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj chipped, darkened, vg-, cloth vg+. #23330 $15.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryMusson, Spencer C. The Upper Engadine
1907 A & C Black London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 212, fldg map, frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 color illus, fldg map, uncut, dec tan cloth; cloth w/ AAC/Howorth bookplate, stamped George W. Gay MD on ½ title & title page, map w/ orig folds & no tears, near fine #24917 $35.00 $31.50
The Upper Engadine is celebrated as one of the most scenic valleys in Switzerland. This is an early work on the region. Howorth, Beckett (1900 – 1986) – Former AAC member and Councilor (1945-49) and member of the AMC. In 1936 he made the first free ascent of the Grand Teton’s North Ridge in the[read more]

Einer Geht immer Voraus: Mutschlechner, Friedl
signedMutschlechner, Friedl Einer Geht immer Voraus
1993 Rother München 2nd, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 149 color & 13 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed Hans Kammerlander & Reinhold Messner, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #20458 $195.00
A great, large-format, tribute book to one of Germany’s top mountaineers. Mutschlechner was a prolific climber, making the ascent of three 8000m peaks with Reinhold Messner. His expeditions included K2 (1979), Shishapangma (1981), Kangchenjunga (1982), Cho Oyu (1982), Dhaulagiri (1984), and Makalu ([read more]

Eenzame Hoogte: Voorspoed en Tegenslag van Nederlandse Bergbeklimmers [Solitary Altitude: Prosperity and Development of Dutch Mountaineers]: Naar, Ronald
Naar, Ronald Eenzame Hoogte: Voorspoed en Tegenslag van Nederlandse Bergbeklimmers [Solitary Altitude: Prosperity and Development of Dutch Mountaineers]
1988 Bzztoh Gravenhage 1st, 8vo, pp.378, photo frontis, 11 bw photos, wraps; vg #25290 $25.00
A collection of stories on the development of Dutch mountaineering by a number of Dutch climbers including Frederike Bloemers, Jan van der Meulen, Herman Plugge, Xander Verrijn Stuart, Ronald Naar and others. In Dutch, no English translation.[read more]

Going for the Top: Expeditions to Team Building, Coaching and Leadership: Naar, Ronald
signedNaar, Ronald Going for the Top: Expeditions to Team Building, Coaching and Leadership
2007 Netherlands 1st, square 4to, pp.88, photo frontis, 44 color photos, grey cloth; signed, dj w/ slight corner bend, else dj & cloth new #24680 $69.95
This is primarily a photo book derived from Naar’s lectures using his mountaineering achievements to illustrate the parallels between reaching the highest summits and being successful in business. The common themes in his lectures are the lessons learned during his expeditions: the setting of clear[read more]

Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]: Nagore, Jorge
Nagore, Jorge Los Catorce de Iñaki: Crónica del Extraordinario Intento de Rescate del Himalayista Ochoa de Olza en el Annapurna [The Fourteen of Iñaki: Chronicle of the Extraordinary Himalaya Rescue Attempt of Ochoa de Olza on Annapurna]
2011 Spain 2nd, 8vo, pp.247, 34 color photos + 16 portraits, map eps, wraps; new #26077 $49.00
Ochoa was a prominent Spanish climber with over 30 Himalayan expeditions and successful ascents of 12 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. In May 2008 he and his companion had almost reached the summit of Annapurna, via the difficult East Ridge, when they had to turn back due to weather and fro[read more]

Incredible Ascents to Everest: Celebrating 60 Years of the First Successful Ascent: Nagrath, Sumati
Nagrath, Sumati Incredible Ascents to Everest: Celebrating 60 Years of the First Successful Ascent
2013 US 1st, 4to, pp.224, photo frontis, 100 color & 55 bw photos, 2 color & 1 bw illus, photo eps, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #26465 $29.95
Nagrath presents a nice, large-format, book focusing on the early Everest attempts, the successful ascent by Hillary and Tenzing, the Sherpa, Yuichiro Miura, Junko Tabei, Reinhold Messner, Tom Whittaker, Erik Weihenmeyer, Min Bahadur Sherchan, Elizabeth Hawley, and more. Includes a number of less-c[read more]

Navarra, Fernand The Forbidden Mountain
1956 Macdonald London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 174, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 2 maps, red cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #23842 $25.00
In 1952 six young men left Paris by car for eastern Turkey, with twin objectives of climbing Mount Ararat (16,946’) and finding Noah's Ark. This is an account of the formidable obstacles and fantastic experiences the expedition encountered on their 14,000 mile journey. From the collection of Americ[read more]

Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends: Neale, Jonathan
Neale, Jonathan Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 336, 27 bw photos, 5 maps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #22433 $26.95 $21.55
Neale’s look at the Sherpa climbers begins not with Tenzing’s famous ascent of Everest but rather with the earlier, gripping story of the disasterous 1934 German attempt on Nanga Parbat. A compelling read.[read more]

Spitfire over Everest: Neame, Kenneth D.
Neame, Kenneth D. Spitfire over Everest
2018 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 262, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 18 figs, 20 tables, 15 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27482 $49.95
An outstanding story of coincidence, quick wit, skill, routine, improvisation and seized opportunity as a young RAF pilot flies an iconic Spitfire in an aerial photographic mission over Everest at the end of World War Two. RAF Pilot Officer Neame trained to fly Spitfires for photographic reconnai[read more]

High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.x, 213, 64 color & 60 bw photos, 57 maps, map eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27413 $59.00
A comprehensive book covering each of the over 400 peaks in the 7000 metre range, an area receiving increased focus and activity, with locations, access, routes, and extensive bibliographic data. Surprisingly hard to find and a useful reference.[read more]

Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English
1986 US 8vo, pp.xiii, 296, 3 bw photos, wraps; new. #10301 $29.95
This is a greatly expanded edition of Jill's earlier "Mountaineering and its Literature" with guidebooks, fiction, journals, and bibliographies in addition to the general listing. A necessary reference for any mountaineering library.[read more]

Mountaineering and its Literature: A Descriptive Bibliography of Selected Works Published in the English Language, 1744-1976: Neate, W. R.
Neate, W. R. Mountaineering and its Literature: A Descriptive Bibliography of Selected Works Published in the English Language, 1744-1976
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.165, photo frontis, bw photos, maps, appendices, wraps; fine #21573 $25.00
Neate’s original version of “Mountaineering Literature” is still a most useful item as it contains a number of information pages not contained in the second edition.[read more]

Those Who Dared: Stories from the Golden Age of Exploration: Nelsson, Richard, ed.
Nelsson, Richard, ed. Those Who Dared: Stories from the Golden Age of Exploration
2009 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.250, 7 bw photos, burgundy cloth; dj & cloth new #25497 $26.95
A collection of classic adventure travel writing culled from the extensive archives at "The Guardian" and "The Observer" In the 19th century, British and European explorers were busy trying to fill in 'blanks on the map' - crossing deserts, racing to the poles, searching for the source of the Nile,[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryNesbit, Paul W. Longs Peak: Its Story and a Climbing Guide
1955 Nesbit Colorado Springs 3rd rev, 8vo, pp.48, 32 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; near fine #24921 $7.00 $6.30
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, click here.[read more]

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