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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 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]

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]

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,
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]

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