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Roch, André Climbs of My Youth
1949 Lindsay Drummond London 1st, 8vo, pp.159, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, brown cloth; cloth fine. #15053 $29.00
Roch was one of the great Swiss climbers and climbed in the Himalaya in 1939 and 1947. He was also a member of the 1952 Everest expedition. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R57.[read more]

Die Klassischen Gipfelbesteigungen der Alpen [The Classic Summit Ascents of the Alps]: Roch, André
Roch, André Die Klassischen Gipfelbesteigungen der Alpen [The Classic Summit Ascents of the Alps]
1951 Rascher Verlag Zürich 1st, 4to, pp.24, 80, 80 bw photos, map eps, grey cloth; cloth pulled top spine, tight, vg #27391 $15.00 $12.75
A nice photo book of great Alpine ascents, similar in style to Rébuffat’s photo books. This is the German edition of ‘Belles Ascensions Alpines’, published in France, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Roch, André Everest 1952
1952 Editions Jeheber Geneva 1st, lg 8vo, pp.110, 9 color & 128 bw photos, map, sketch, wraps w/ dj; dj w/ spine chips, vg, internally fine #20712 $80.00
This scarce photo item of the Swiss expedition in the Spring of 1952 makes a fine companion volume to Dittert's 'Forerunners to Everest'. Tenzing was instrumental in helping this expedition to reach a new high point on Everest just prior to the successful British ascent in 1953. Ten text pages and[read more]

Roch, André Garhwal Himalaya: Expèdition Suisse 1939
1947 Attinger Neuchatel 1st, 8vo, pp.171, color frontis, 43 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; partially unopened, inkstamp on fep, vg+. #17583 $29.00
Account of the 1939 four-man Swiss expedition which climbed several peaks in the Garhwal including Dunagiri (7066m). In French, no English translation.[read more]

Roch, André Images d’Escalade
1946 Marguerat Lausanne 1st, 4to, pp.23, (91), 88 bw photos, brown cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #22946 $39.00
Primarily a photo book with nice images of the Mont Blanc region taken by a variety of photographers – Roch, Tairraz, Lambert, and others. This was later published as ‘On Rock and Ice’. In French. Perret 3729.[read more]

Karakoram Himalaya: Bezwingung von Siebentausendern: Roch, André
Roch, André Karakoram Himalaya: Bezwingung von Siebentausendern
1947 Rascher Zürich 1st thus 8vo, pp.177, color frontis, 33 bw photos, 3 maps, light brown cloth; dj vg, cloth fine #26824 $29.00 $19.00
Account of the 1934 Swiss/International Reconnaissance expedition to Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) led by Gunter Dyhrenfurth. This is the first German edition, published two years after the French softcover edition,, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items,
Roch, André Karakoram Himalaya: Sommets de 7000m
1945 Attinger Neuchatel 1st, 8vo, pp.187, color frontis, 35 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; vg+. #17404 $29.00
Account of the 1934 Swiss/International Reconnaissance expedition to Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) led by Gunter Dyhrenfurth. In French, no English translation.[read more]

On Rock and Ice: Mountaineering in Photographs: Roch, André
Roch, André On Rock and Ice: Mountaineering in Photographs
1947 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 87, photo frontis, 80 bw photos, brown cloth; dj lightly rubbed, vg, cloth w/ inscription, fine #23091 $25.00 $15.00
A very nice portfolio of peaks in the Alps. Neate R59. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Rodale, J. I. The Healthy Hunzas
1949 Rodale Emmaus 2nd, 8vo, pp.263, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj worn, good, cloth w/ name, vg #23941 $9.00 $7.20
Rodale equates the healthy living of the Hunza people to their patterns of organic farming and living off the land. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits: Romero, Jordan w/ Linda LeBlanc
Romero, Jordan w/ Linda LeBlanc No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.355, 16 color photos, map, yellow/blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26733 $17.99
Romero’s second book to cover his quest for the Seven Summits (both Kosckiuszko and Carstenz Pyramid). His first book has all the photos and this one the text. Here he recounts his expeditions to Kilimanjaro (2006), Kosciuszko, Elbrus & Aconcagua (2007), Denali (2008), Carstenz Pyramid (2009), Eve[read more]

The Boy Who Conquered Everest: The Jordan Romero Story: Romero, Jordan, w/ Katherine Blanc
signedRomero, Jordan, w/ Katherine Blanc The Boy Who Conquered Everest: The Jordan Romero Story
2010 US 1st, 8vo, [pp.68], photo frontis, 167 color & 6 bw photos, figs, map, wraps; signed, fine #26156 $35.00
Romero set a new record when, at age 13, he reached the summit of Everest and completed his quest for the Seven Summits (both Kosckiuszko and Carstenz Pyramid). This book is geared toward younger readers but is the only one to document his quest.[read more]

The Ascent of Mount Stalin: Romm, Michael
Romm, Michael The Ascent of Mount Stalin
1936 Lawrence & Wishart London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 270, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, fldg map, blue cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, foxing to page edges, tight, map w/ orig folds, vg+ #22155 $49.00
Mount Stalin (Pik Communism, 7495m) was first climbed as part of the 1933 Russian scientific expedition to the Western Pamirs. Neate R66, Yak R166.[read more]

Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend: Roper, Robert
Roper, Robert Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend
2002 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 306, photo frontis, 13 color & 10 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22327 $29.00
Unsoeld was one of America’s great mountaineers. Roper focuses primarily on Unsoeld’s 1963 Everest and 1976 Nanda Devi expeditions. It was on the latter that Unsoeld lost his daughter Nanda Devi Winner of the 2002 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Roper, Steve
Roper, Steve Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber
1998 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, map eps, red cloth; dj w/ 2 edge tears, fine, cloth fine #4265 $27.00
Roper recollects the most significant climbs, most riveting controversies, and most revealing anecdotes from the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing. A nicely done book.[read more]

Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Roper, Steve
signedRoper, Steve Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber
1998 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, map eps, red cloth; signed Henry Barber, Ed Cooper, Glen Denny, Royal Robbins, & Ed Webster, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27691 $145.00
Roper recollects the most significant climbs, most riveting controversies, and most revealing anecdotes from the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing. Both Barber and Robbins have inscribed this book to Phil Hanson. Barber and Hanson climbed together in Colorado, Utah, California, and the East Coast. A n[read more]

Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image: Roper, Steve & Allen Steck
Roper, Steve & Allen Steck Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image
1984 Sierra Club SF Vol 4, 4to, pp.x, 177, photo frontis, 22 color & 54 bw photos, 22 sketches, map, red/black cloth; dj lightly rubbed, near fine, cloth fine #10048 $29.00
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Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: Roper, Steve & Allen Steck
signedRoper, Steve & Allen Steck Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 324, 189 bw photos, 7 maps, tan cloth; inscribed Allen Steck to Dick Irvin, signed Irvin & Ed Webster, dj w/ two tears, vg, cloth fine #23917 $175.00
Nice copies of this scarce first edition are increasingly hard to find. A classic.[read more]

Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: Roper, Steve, & Alan Steck, eds
signedRoper, Steve, & Alan Steck, eds Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 324, 189 bw photos, 7 maps, tan cloth; signed Chris Jones on interior page, cloth tight, fine #27500 $89.00
Nice copies of this scarce first edition are increasingly hard to find. A classic.[read more]

signedRose, David & Ed Douglas Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.283, 16 bw photos, brown/black cloth; signed Ed Douglas, dj fine, cloth fine. #21099 $45.00
Alison Hargreaves demonstrated her technical skill by climbing the six great north faces of the Alps (The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande) all in one summer. In May 1995 Alison proved she was also a high-altitude mountaineer when she became the first woman to climb[read more]

Rose, David & Ed Douglas Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.283, 16 bw photos, brown/black cloth; dj & cloth new #18679 $25.00 $20.00
Alison Hargreaves demonstrated her technical skill by climbing the six great north faces of the Alps (The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande) all in one summer. In May 1995 Alison proved she was also a high-altitude mountaineer when she became the first woman to climb[read more]

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