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The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative: Roberts, David
Roberts, David The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative
2012 US rep, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 2 bw photos, 3 maps, 1 sketch, wraps; new #26066 $24.95
Roberts has been singled out as one of the best mountaineering writers with his straightforward style. In ‘The Mountain of My Fear’ he describes his successful, yet tragic, expedition with three others which made the first ascent of the West Face of Alaska's Mount Huntington in 1965. Written in on[read more]

True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna: Roberts, David
signedRoberts, David True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 10 bw photos, sketch, map, black/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #19420 $25.00
Roberts exposes the further story of the 1950 French Annapurna expedition which was the first to reach the summit of an 8000m peak. Louis Lachenal, Maurice Herzog’s guide, had wanted to turn around on summit day but continued to the summit in light of Herzog’s determination. Both climbers paid a h[read more]

I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson: Roberts, Dennis
Roberts, Dennis I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson
1957 Hale London 1st, 8vo, pp.158, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ 1” tear back, clipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #10044 $195.00
Wilson, with no climbing experience, flew to India in 1934 and climbed solo to Everest’s North Col. His body was found by Eric Shipton and Charles Warren in 1935. Scarce. Neate R46, SB R13, Yak R128.[read more]

Roberts, Eric Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23903 $29.00
Welzenbach was Germany's foremost alpinist between the World Wars climbing many big walls and making a number of first ascents in the Alps. He was killed in the 1934 disaster on Nanga Parbat. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R47.[read more]

Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach: Roberts, Eric
Roberts, Eric Welzenbach's Climbs: A Biographical Study and the Collected Writings of Willo Welzenbach
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #11026 $19.00 $16.15
Welzenbach was Germany's foremost alpinist between the World Wars climbing many big walls and making a number of first ascents in the Alps. He was killed in the 1934 disaster on Nanga Parbat. Neate R47. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

signedRoberts, Jack Colorado Ice
1998 Polar Star Boulder 1st, small 8vo, pp.312, photo frontis, 107 bw photos, 9 topo drawings, 40 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, Thanks for coming to climb in ?, Cheers, Henry C. Barber’, fine #25205 $19.00 $15.20
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 in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

signedRobertson, David George Mallory
1999 Thailand rep, 8vo, pp.279, photo frontis, 25 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; signed, new. #19026 $39.00
Long out of print, this is a new printing of the definitive biography of George Mallory written by his son-in-law. Based largely on Mallory’s own writings this book provides a broader picture of Mallory than as just a mountaineer. See Neate R51.[read more]

Robertson, David George Mallory
1999 UK rep, 8vo, pp.279, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps; fine. #22587 $12.95
Long out of print, this is a new printing of the definitive biography of George Mallory written by his son-in-law. Based largely on Mallory’s own writings this book provides a broader picture of Mallory than as just a mountaineer. See Neate R51.[read more]

George Mallory: Robertson, David
Robertson, David George Mallory
1969 Faber & Faber London 1st, 8vo, pp.279, photo frontis, 20 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ some apparent repair to front hinge, else fine #14361 $125.00
The definitive biography of George Mallory written by his son-in-law. Based largely on Mallory’s own writings this book provides a broader picture of Mallory than as just a mountaineer. See Neate R51.[read more]

Betsy Cowles Partridge: Mountaineer: Robertson, Janet
signedRobertson, Janet Betsy Cowles Partridge: Mountaineer
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 208, 39 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, dj & cloth new #14181 $49.00
A most interesting biography of one of the first women and first Americans to go mountaineering thoughout the world. Partridge climbed extensively during the 1930s and 1940s in Colorado, the Tetons, Columbia, the Canadian Rockies and the Swiss Alps. In 1950, serving as official expedition photograph[read more]

Robertson, Max Mountain Panorama: A Book of Winter Sports and Climbing
1955 Parrish London 8vo, pp.128, photo frontis, many bw photos, blue cloth; cloth near fine #13652 $15.00
With contributions by Hunt, Longland, Lunn, Noyce, and others. Neate R53.[read more]

Robertson, Max Mountain Panorama: A Book of Winter Sports and Climbing
1955 Parrish London 1st, 8vo, pp.128, photo frontis, many bw photos, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ name, fine. #23482 $19.00
With contributions by Hunt, Longland, Lunn, Noyce, and others. Neate R53.[read more]

Robinson, Anthony M. Alpine Roundabout
1947 Chapman & Hall London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 214, color frontis, 8 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ edge chips, rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #23090 $15.00
Robinson provides accounts of his climbs of Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Weisshorn, Zinal Rothorn, and others. Neate R54.[read more]

Conrad Kain: Letters From a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906 – 1933: Robinson, Zac, ed.
Robinson, Zac, ed. Conrad Kain: Letters From a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906 – 1933
2014 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 468, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, wraps; one corner lightly bumped from shipping else new #26822 $34.95
Conrad Kain is a titan amongst climbers in Canada and is well-known in mountaineering circles all over the world. His letters to Amelie Malek - a life-long friend - offer a candid view into the deepest thoughts of the Austrian mountain guide, and are a perfect complement to his autobiography, Where [read more]

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,
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