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Mountaineering and Exploration in the Selkirks: A Record of Pioneer Work among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912: Palmer, Howard
Palmer, Howard Mountaineering and Exploration in the Selkirks: A Record of Pioneer Work among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912
1914 Putnam's NY & London 1914 Putnam's, NY & London, 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxvii, 439, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 219 bw photos, 3 fldg maps (2 color), appendices, green cloth; dj faded to spine/edges, rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth vg+ #26407 $495.00
The cornerstone work on the Selkirk mountains, profusely illustrated. This appears to be a UK edition with the US-printed sheets bound in green cloth. The jacket is particularly scarce. Neate P07.[read more]

A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada: Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington
Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada
1940 AAC [NY] 3rd, ltd ed 300, 16mo, pp.xviii, 299, blue cloth; cloth near fine #26540 $69.00 $19.00
Limited to 300 copies, scarce. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

California Glaciers: Palmer, Tim
Palmer, Tim California Glaciers
2012 US 1st, square 8vo, pp.125, photo frontis, 89 color & 3 bw photos, white cloth; dj & cloth new #26338 $29.95
In preparation for this elegantly rendered farewell, award-winning photographer and writer Tim Palmer spent the spring, summer, and autumn of 2010 among California's last glaciers. He climbed and slept in a world of creaking ice and snow, a world sharp with light and cold, photographing the remnants[read more]

Vertical: Life on the Steepest Faces: Papert, Ines
Papert, Ines Vertical: Life on the Steepest Faces
2012 Germany 1st, oblong 4to, pp.159, 220 color & 54 bw photos, 8 maps, map eps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26269 $49.95
A sumptuous, large-format book on the exploits of Ines Papert, four-time World Champion ice climber. Featured here are images of her expeditions to Arwa Tower, India (2007), Icefall Brook Canyon, Canada (2008), Kwangde Shar, Nepal (2008-09), Cirque of the Unclimbables, Canada (2009), Scotland (2010[read more]

Paragot, Robert & Lucien Bérardini Vingt ans de Cordeé
1974 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.226, 26 bw photos, wraps; w/ Richard Irvin’s stamp, vg+. #16897 $25.00
Account of 20 years climbing throughout the world, including the South Face of Aconcagua, Huascaran, and the Dolomites. In French, no English translation. Perret 3287.[read more]

Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits: Parfet, Bo & Richard Buskin
signedParfet, Bo & Richard Buskin Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 239, 25 color photos, appendix, black/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25243 $23.00
At age 26, investment banker Parfet arranged his first major climb – of Kilimanjaro. He was no professional climber, nor was he in any shape to be tackling a major peak. But, in just four years, with perseverance and unbelievable courage, he managed to successfully complete his quest to scale all [read more]

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home: Parrado, Nando
signedParrado, Nando Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, 46 bw photos, 3 maps, black/grey cloth; inscribed by Parrado, dj w/ slight dampstain to inside of bottom spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight sign of dampstain bottom spine, else fine #27231 $19.00
Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying — among them his own mo[read more]

Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers: Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose
Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 292, 16 color & 50 bw photos, 38 sketches, green cloth; dj & cloth new #22906 $36.00 $32.40
Climbing would not have achieved its current level without ongoing developments in clothing and equipment. The authors take us behind the scenes in the progression of these items from the Victorian era to today. What makes this book intriguing is that it’s not just about the gear but also the famo[read more]

The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge: Partridge, Keith
Partridge, Keith The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge
2015 UK 1st, square 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 194 color & 2 bw photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #26943 $49.95
Keith Partridge has been one of the world's leading adventure cameramen for two decades. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts winning ‘Touching The Void’, ‘Beckoning Silence’ and ‘Human Planet’ are just some of the films that have taken him to the ends of the earth. If some astonishing lo[read more]

Catorce Veces Ocho Mil: Una Historia de Superación Personal para Vencer el más Grande de los Desafíos [Fourteen Times Eight Thousand: A History of Personal Development to Overcome the Biggest Challenges]: Pasaban, Edurne
Pasaban, Edurne Catorce Veces Ocho Mil: Una Historia de Superación Personal para Vencer el más Grande de los Desafíos [Fourteen Times Eight Thousand: A History of Personal Development to Overcome the Biggest Challenges]
2011 Spain rep, 8vo, pp.334, 32 color photos, wraps; new #26079 $45.00
Pasaban, who became the first woman to climb all 14 8000m peaks, describes how her 12 years in the mountains have mixed love, death, and high personal cost. Despite these challenges she considers her quest “has been worthwhile”. This is more of a narrative than the photo book by Angela Benevides ([read more]

Pascoe, John The Mountains, The Bush & The Sea: A Photographic Report
1950 Whitcombe & Tombs Christchurch 1st, 4to, pp.98, photo frontis, 96 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj chipped top front, good, cloth w/ name, near fine. #23481 $19.00
A nice photo book of New Zealand’s mountain, forest and coastal regions.[read more]

Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps: Pascoe, John
Pascoe, John Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps
1939 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.238, color frontis, 78 bw photos, 2 sketches, 3 fldg maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed w/ scratch marks, top spine pulled, vg #23964 $75.00 $69.00
Pascoe’s accounts of his pioneering climbs and explorations between the wars. Includes a detailed map of the Southern Alps. This first edition is much scarcer than subsequent editions, is thicker in appearance, and has twice the number of photos. Neate P20. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven: Paterson, David
Paterson, David Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven
1990 Mallard Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.176, many color photos, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13602 $7.00
A lovely, large-format book covering the major peaks, and associated ranges, of Nepal - Everest, Annapurna, Rowaling, Ganesh Himal, Kasta Mandap, and Makalu.[read more]

Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1973 Gollancz London 3rd imp, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23749 $29.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard [read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
signedPatey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1997 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.287, 8 bw photos, wraps; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, new. #8768 $45.00
Back in print! Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. With a new introduction by Chris Bonington.[read more]

signedPatey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1978 Gollancz London 5th imp, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; signed Chris Bonington, dj fine, cloth fine. #22227 $75.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find. Neate P22, Yak P30.[read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1971 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27322 $45.00 $39.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find as a first edition. Neate P22, Yak P30. To see all[read more]

Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them: Paulcke, Wilhelm & Helmut Dumler
Paulcke, Wilhelm & Helmut Dumler Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them
1973 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.161, color fldg frontis, 119 bw photos, sketches, black cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ name/bookplate, fine #23986 $9.00
Originally published in 1885, this quickly became the authoritative book on the subject. Chapters cover rock, snow, cornices, avalanches, skiing, glaciers, weather, mountain sickness, equipment, and more. Neate P23.[read more]

Great Himalaya Trail: 1,700 Kilometres Across the Roof of the World: Pauler, Gerda
Pauler, Gerda Great Himalaya Trail: 1,700 Kilometres Across the Roof of the World
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.218, 41 color & 78 bw photos, wraps w/ flaps; new #26744 $25.95
The Great Himalaya Trail is one of the longest and highest trails in the world. It is a trail that winds for 1,700 kilometres through Nepal - across the ‘roof of the world’, over ice-covered passes, crossing high-mountain deserts and through some of the most remote areas on earth. In 2012, Himalaya [read more]

Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]: Pauner, Carlos
Pauner, Carlos Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]
2006 Spain 1st, 4to, pp.159, photo frontis, 107 color photos, 2 sketches, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26080 $79.00
Pauner, a highly successful Spanish mountaineer, has climbed 13 of the 14 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. His first was K2 (2001) and in May, 2012 he reached the summit of Shishapangma, his 13th peak. The only remaining 8000er for Pauner is Everest. He first attempted Kangchenjunga in 19[read more]

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