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Berg Heil: Die 100 Schönsten Bergwanderungen in den Alpen [Berg Heil: The 100 Most Beautiful Mountains in the Alps]: Pause, Walter
Pause, Walter Berg Heil: Die 100 Schönsten Bergwanderungen in den Alpen [Berg Heil: The 100 Most Beautiful Mountains in the Alps]
1959 BLV Munchen 6th, 8vo, pp.211, 100 bw photos, 100 route drwgs, map eps, pictorial cloth issued w/o dj; cloth vg+ #24716 $15.00
The 100 most beautiful mountains in the Alps. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Salute the Mountains: The Hundred Best Walks in the Alps: Pause, Walter
Pause, Walter Salute the Mountains: The Hundred Best Walks in the Alps
1962 Harrap London 1st, 4to, pp.211, 100 bw photos, 100 maps, map eps, black cloth; dj yellowed, chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27232 $14.00
The 100 best mountain walks in the Alps. One in a series of ‘100 Best’ books on mountains, climbs, and walks in the Alps..[read more]

The Taming of Denali - Now Mount McKinley: Pearson, Grant H.
Pearson, Grant H. The Taming of Denali - Now Mount McKinley
1957 Pearson Los Altos 1st, 8vo, pp.21, 3 bw photos, staple-bound, wraps; edges toned, very good #18971 $95.00
Pearson was Superintendent of Mount McKinley National Park for a number of years and a member of the 1932 Lindley-Liek expedition. This was the first party to climb both peaks of Denali. This booklet summarizes all 31 expeditions to the mountain beginning with the U.S. Army Expedition of 1898 thru 1[read more]

See article titles below: Peary, R. E., Markham, Clements R., Nordenskiöld, Otto, Brooks, Alfred H.
Peary, R. E., Markham, Clements R., Nordenskiöld, Otto, Brooks, Alfred H. See article titles below
1904 Smithsonian Institution Annual Report, GPO Washington, DC 1st, black cloth; entire issue, thick 8vo, pp.876, spine darkened, very good #26707 $75.00
Peary, R. E. North Polar Exploration: Field Work of the Peary Arctic Club, 1898-1902. pp.427-457, 15 bw photos, fldg map; with Markham, Clements R. The First Years Work of the National Antarctic Expedition. pp.459-465, color fldg map; with Nordenskiöld, Otto. The Swedish Antarctic Expedition. [read more]

The Sierra Nevada: The Range of Light: Peattie, Roderick, ed
Peattie, Roderick, ed The Sierra Nevada: The Range of Light
1947 Vanguard NY 1st, 8vo, pp.398, photo frontis, 26 bw photos, color fldg map, tan cloth; dj w/ edge wear, price clipped, vg, cloth fine #24202 $15.00
A collection of writings on the Sierra Nevada by Heald, Tresidder, Matthes, Brower, and others. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

A Search for the Apex of America: High Mountain Climbing in Peru and Bolivia including The Conquest of Huascarán, with some Observations on the Country and People Below: Peck, Annie S.
Peck, Annie S. A Search for the Apex of America: High Mountain Climbing in Peru and Bolivia including The Conquest of Huascarán, with some Observations on the Country and People Below
1911 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xviii, 370, photo frontis, 123 bw photos, fldg map, gilt dec pale green cloth; cloth rubbed, name on ffep, tight, vg #22609 $495.00
Peck (1850-1935) was an American educator, writer, suffragette, pioneering mountaineer and founding member of the American Alpine Club. Her ascent of the Matterhorn in 1895 brought her to prominence in mountaineering circles not only for her climb but her choice to wear men’s climbing attire. Furthe[read more]

Journeys to the Edge: Where Will Your Vision Take You?: Peeters, Randall L.
signedPeeters, Randall L. Journeys to the Edge: Where Will Your Vision Take You?
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 284, 112 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed, new #26855 $16.95
Ever wonder what it’s like to climb Mount Everest? Or to even have the energy and motivation to do it? It requires dreaming big and creating a personal vision to climb the mountains in your life. Peeters shares his successes and failures and provides directly applicable guidelines on how you can cre[read more]

Peissel, Michel Mustang: The Forbidden Kingdom - Exploring a Lost Himalayan Land
1967 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.318, color frontis, 17 color & 18 bw photos, 6 drawings, 4 maps, dec green cloth; dj worn top edge, vg, cloth near fine. #9998 $39.00
Peissel was the first foreigner to make an extended visit of the Mustang region of Nepal lying north of the Annapurna range. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Yak P41.[read more]

Tiger for Breakfast: The Story of Boris of Kathmandu: Peissel, Michel
signedPeissel, Michel Tiger for Breakfast: The Story of Boris of Kathmandu
1966 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 24 bw photos, map, green cloth; inscribed ‘To Irene, For services of too few happy days in the Royal With best wishes, Boris 8/10/68’, dj vg, cloth near fine #26017 $350.00 $295.00
Boris Lissanevitch was regarded as one of the more colorful characters of Kathmandu. He was a Russian emigrant, ballet dancer, big game hunter, distiller, and hotelier. As owner of the Royal Hotel, and thus the Yak and Yeti Bar, many an expedition came to know him. Sir Edmund Hillary regarded him[read more]

Peissel, Michel Zanskar: The Hidden Kingdom
1979 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.205, 16 color & 20 bw photos, 3 maps, white/blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23916 $12.00
Peissel, who speaks fluent Tibetan, undertook the first scholarly exploration and study of Zanskar in 1976. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom: Peissel, Michel.
Peissel, Michel. Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom
1968 Collins & Harvill Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, color frontis, 17 color & 18 bw photos, 6 drawings, 4 maps, green cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #27323 $35.00 $15.00
Peissel was the first foreigner to make an extended visit of the Mustang region of Nepal lying north of the Annapurna range. Yak P41. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]: Perfahl, Jost, ed.
Perfahl, Jost, ed. Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]
1960 Bergland-Buch Salzburg 1st, thick 8vo, pp.351, 2 color & 17 bw photos (2 fldg), 3 color illus, illus eps, tan cloth; dj corners rubbed, very good, cloth fine #27079 $19.00 $5.00
This anthology covers adventures and tragedies from Hannibal to Harrer, taken from original sources in Alpine literature. Primarily a collection of documents from Europe’s best known climbers and writers (Gesner, Dtephen, Tyndall, Rey, Whymper, Mummery, Zsigmondy, Young, Kugy, Harrer, Schmuck, Hilla[read more]

Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908: Perret, Jacques
Perret, Jacques Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908
2011 France trade ed of 1250, 8vo, pp.271, 15 color & 53 bw photos, 91 color & 204 bw illus, 2 color & 3 bw maps, pictorial cloth; slipcase, acetate dj, dj & cloth new #25892 $95.00
Produced to coincide with an exposition in Grenoble, Perret’s work exhibits the evolution of the mountain book from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. This book weighs 3.5 pounds.[read more]

Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908: Perret, Jacques
signedPerret, Jacques Regards sur les Alpes: 100 Livres d'Exception, 1515 – 1908
2011 France Ltd signed & numbered ed of 250, 8vo, pp.271, 15 color & 53 bw photos, 91 color & 204 bw illus, 2 color & 3 bw maps, pictorial cloth; signed, slipcase, acetate dj, dj & cloth new #25891 $175.00
Produced to coincide with an exposition in Grenoble, Perret’s work exhibits the evolution of the mountain book from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. This book weighs 3.5 pounds.[read more]

Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards, with an Appendix of his Writings: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards, with an Appendix of his Writings
1985 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.347, 45 bw photos, appendix, green cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22175 $159.00
A stunning and sensitive biography of a leading rock climber of his age. Winner of the 1985 Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature.[read more]

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 412, 21 bw photos, 3 maps, grey cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26400 $49.95
Using previously unpublished original material (notebooks, correspondence, etc) Perrin tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalaya and found the key to unlocking Everest. They[read more]

Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim Shipton & Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 412, 21 bw photos, 3 maps, grey cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #27498 $39.00
Using previously unpublished original material (notebooks, correspondence, etc) Perrin tells the story of the greatest exploring partnership in British history. In the 1930s Tilman and the younger Shipton pioneered many routes in Africa and the Himalaya and found the key to unlocking Everest. They c[read more]

The Climbing Essays: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Climbing Essays
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 320, 19 color & 20 bw photos, black cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24519 $44.95 $39.00
Perrin, at one time one of the UK’s leading rock climbers, has long been regarded as one of the country’s best writers on climbing. His favorite literary form is the essay and here he collects 60 of them, composed over 40 years. If you want insight into the practice, people and history of climbing y[read more]

The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17119 $95.00 $65.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971)[read more]

The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
signedPerrin, Jim The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; signed Perrin & Joe Brown, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24143 $175.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971),[read more]

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