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Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador: Rachowiecki, Rob
Rachowiecki, Rob Climbing and Hiking in Ecuador
1984 Bradt Bucks 1st, 8vo, pp.161, frontis, 10 bw illus, 1 color & 21 bw maps, appendices, wraps; near fine #13404 $9.00
Ecuador offers experienced climbers some good new routes, while giving others the excitement of high altitude ascents. For the less ambitious there are walks and treks varying from a half day to a week, skirting the volcanoes in the highlands and descending to coast and jungle. Rachowiecki is a re[read more]

Ralston, Aron Between a Rock and a Hard Place
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 354, 34 color photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ sticker remnant, near fine, cloth near fine #25154 $9.00 $7.20
Ralston achieved international attention when, following six days of being pinned by a two-hundred pound boulder in Blue John Canyon, he amputated his right arm. This is his amazing story of endurance, survival, and an amazing will to live. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's l[read more]

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Ralston, Aron
Ralston, Aron Between a Rock and a Hard Place
2005 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xiii, 354, 34 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; wraps. #24100 $14.00 $9.95
Ralston achieved international attention when, following six days of being pinned by a two-hundred pound boulder in Blue John Canyon, he amputated his right arm. This is his amazing story of endurance, survival, and an amazing will to live.[read more]

Randall, Glenn Vertigo Games
1983 W. R. Pub Sioux City 1st, 4to, pp.125, color & bw photos, wraps; fine. #11578 $19.00
A great photo book covering such Colorado classics as Flatirons, Lumpy Ridge, Garden of the Gods, Glenwood Canyon, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and more. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

A Day To Die For - 1996: Everest’s Worst Disaster – The Untold Story: Ratcliffe, Graham
Ratcliffe, Graham A Day To Die For - 1996: Everest’s Worst Disaster – The Untold Story
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 26 color & 1 bw photos, 3 sketches, wraps; new #25685 $29.95
Ratcliffe is no stranger to Everest. He first attempted the north side in 1993 and then again in 1995, summitting with Anatoli Boukreev. In 1996 he turned his sights to Everest’s south side and was a member of Henry Todd’s expedition. He reached the South Col on May 10, 1996 during the height of [read more]

Mountains of Pakistan: Raza, M. Hanif
Raza, M. Hanif Mountains of Pakistan
1994 Colorprix Islamabad 3rd, oblong 8vo, pp.162, 77 color & 1 bw photos, sketch, 12 maps, illus eps, pictorial cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25597 $49.00
A nicely illustrated work on the mountains of Pakistan which are over 6000m. The regions covered include Gilgit, Hunza, Baltistan, Kaghan, Murree, Gallies, Kashmir, Swat, and Chitral. With a listing of all peaks over 6000m. Uncommon.[read more]

Read, Piers Paul Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
1996 Adventure Library NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.307, photo frontis, 39 bw photos, 4 maps, facsimile ep, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #10020 $25.00 $20.00
An amazing story of survival in the high Andes. This reprinting includes facsimile signatures on the front endpaper. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryReader, John Kilimanjaro
1982 Universe NY 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 84, 81 color photos, 8 bw illus, 2 maps, brown cloth; dj rubbed, near fine, cloth w/King blindstamp, fine #24352 $59.00 $53.10
A spectacular large-format work on Africa’s highest peak. Scarce. Neate R14. King, Benjamin E (Tom) (1929 – 1985) – AAC member who wrote ‘In the Shadow of Giants: Mountain Ascents, Past and Present’ (1981), relating his climbs on Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger, Everest, Fuji, an[read more]

Rebuffat, Gaston Das Matterhorn: Epos eines Zauberbergs
1965 Müller Zürich 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 23 color & 66 bw photos, 27 bw illus, gray cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine. #24311 $49.00
A classic book on the Matterhorn. Rébuffat tells of his experiences along with extracts from the diaries and recollections of Whymper, de Sassure, Mummery, Bonatti and Guido Rey. Some of the b/w photos are by Bradford Washburn. Published in English as ‘Men and The Matterhorn’. From the collectio[read more]

Men and The Matterhorn: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Men and The Matterhorn
1967 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.222, 23 color & 66 bw photos, 27 bw illus, brown cloth; dj chipped top spine & 1 chip top front, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, vg+ #10024 $35.00
A great book on the Matterhorn. Rébuffat tells of his experiences along with extracts from the diaries and recollections of Whymper, de Sassure, Mummery, Bonatti and Guido Rey. Some of the b/w photos are by Bradford Washburn. Neate R16.[read more]

Neige et Roc: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Neige et Roc
1959 Hachette Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.191, color frontis, 14 color & 285 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; inscribed, issued w/o dj, cloth w fine #18715 $79.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. A classic, in French.[read more]

On Ice and Snow and Rock: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston On Ice and Snow and Rock
1963 Oxford University Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.191, frontis, 58 color & 187 bw photos, figures, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #24600 $49.00 $45.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. Revised edition of 'On Snow and Rock'. Neate R19.[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps
1956 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 122, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, 7 maps/diagrams, yellow cloth; dj lightly rubbed, chip back corner, vg+, cloth w/ small stamp mark to bottom edge, else fine #22154 $125.00 $74.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This first UK edition is hard to find in nice condition. Neate R20. To see all of our Sale Items,
Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; inscribed ‘A Arlehe (?) Anderle, Rebuffat 17.3.57’, dj rubbed, edge chips, corners taped, vg, cloth fine #11461 $545.00 $375.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Signed copies of his books are getting harder to locate[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 b/w photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; cloth fine #25494 $25.00
One of Rébuffat's earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Neate R20.[read more]

Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing: Rebuffat, Gaston
signedRebuffat, Gaston Starlight and Storm: The Ascent of Six Great North Faces of the Alps With a Section on the Technique of Mountain Climbing
1957 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.189, 51 bw photos, diagrams, map, black cloth; signed, dj spine faded, lightly rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27131 $495.00
One of Rébuffat’s earliest books, this one describes his ascents of the Grandes Jorasses, Piz Badile, the Drus, Matterhorn, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, and Eiger. This edition has the additional section on technique not included in the UK edition. Neate R20.[read more]

The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes
1975 Oxford NY 1st, 4to, pp.239, 89 color & 173 bw photos, 101 route drawings, map eps, red cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #22153 $49.00 $29.00
A large-format classic showing the massive majesty of Mont Blanc. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes: Rebuffat, Gaston
Rebuffat, Gaston The Mont Blanc Massif: The 100 Finest Routes
1996 Mountaineers Seattle new ed, 4to, pp.240, 89 color & 175 bw photos, 101 route drawings, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #4822 $29.00
A wonderful large-format reissue of this classic with great photos.[read more]

Der Montblanc: Rébuffat, Gaston
Rébuffat, Gaston Der Montblanc
1966 Albert Müller Verlag Zürich 1st German ed, 8vo, pp.194, photo frontis, 9 color & 52 bw photos, 18 bw illus, map, gray cloth; dj w/ ½” tear froint, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27388 $15.00 $12.75
A lovely book reproducing many of the old prints from early ascents of Mont Blanc supplemented with a great number of photos, some by Brad Washburn. This is the German translation of the French edition ‘Mont Blanc: Jardin Féerique’ published in 1962 and a less common Rébuffat title. To see all of[read more]

On Snow and Rock: Rébuffat, Gaston
signedRébuffat, Gaston On Snow and Rock
1965 Vane London rep, 8vo, pp.208, color frontis, 14 color & 285 bw photos, brown cloth; inscribed, cloth fine #25407 $95.00
An instruction book on the best clothing, footwear, and equipment, at the time, for snow and ice climbing and how to match technique to conditions. Neate R19.[read more]

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