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Eiger: Wall of Death: Roth, Arthur
signedRoth, Arthur Eiger: Wall of Death
1982 Victor Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.350, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, red cloth; signed Richard Irvin, dj fine, cloth w/ name, fine #12443 $39.00
A comprehensive history of climbing on the Eiger. Neate R78.[read more]

Eiger: Wall of Death: Roth, Arthur
Roth, Arthur Eiger: Wall of Death
1982 Norton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.350, photo frontis, 48 bw photos, red/black cloth; dj chipped/torn top spine, clipped, good+, cloth fine #27392 $17.00 $14.45
A comprehensive history of climbing on the Eiger. Neate R78. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Pathway in the Sky: The Story of the John Muir Trail: Roth, Hal
Roth, Hal Pathway in the Sky: The Story of the John Muir Trail
1965 Howell-North Books Berkeley 1st, 4to, pp.vii, 231, photo frontis, 7 color & 158 bw photos, 5 illus, graph, 4 maps, map eps, pale blue cloth; dj chipped top spine, rubbed, good+, cloth fine #27247 $5.00
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Galen Rowell: A Retrospective: Rowell, Galen
Rowell, Galen Galen Rowell: A Retrospective
2006 US 1st, 4to, pp.288, photo frontis, 177 color & 8 bw photos, appendices, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #24488 $49.95
A marvelous, large-format, tribute to the life of Galen Rowell featuring many of his wonderful photos. Contributors include Conrad Anker, Tom Brokaw, Rick Ridgeway, Doug Robinson, Robert Roper, Steve Roper, George Schaller, Gordon Wiltsie, and others. This book weighs over five pounds.[read more]

Galen Rowell’s Vision: The Art of Adventure Photography: Rowell, Galen
Rowell, Galen Galen Rowell’s Vision: The Art of Adventure Photography
1995 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 142 color photos, wraps; near fine #27248 $5.00
Another of Rowell’s terrific books. This expresses the art of adventure photography through his personal philosophy, methods, technical tips, practices, and experiences. Still a valuable reference for photographers.[read more]

High and Wild: A Mountaineer's World: Rowell, Galen
signedRowell, Galen High and Wild: A Mountaineer's World
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.159, color frontis, 111 color photos, blue cloth; signed bookplate, dj fine, cloth fine #25408 $139.00 $37.00
A nice collection of Rowell's adventures, and photos, including Yosemite, the Moose's Tooth, Cirque of the Unclimbables, McKinley, etc. Loosely inserted is a bookplate ‘From the Library of’ signed by Rowell. One of his harder to find titles. Neate R81, Yak R190. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Rowell, Galen High and Wild: Essays and Photographs on Wilderness Adventure
2002 US rev ed, 4to, pp.224, photo frontis, 111 color photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #22429 $35.00 $28.00
An all new, revised and expanded edition! Rowell made nearly 40 journeys to mountain ranges throughout the world and participated in expeditions to several 8000m peaks (Everest, K2, Gasherbrum II). This new revision offers many new essays and great new photos.[read more]

Rowell, Galen In the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods
1986 Sierra Club SF 2nd, 4to, pp.xviii, 334, 50 color & 167 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; front hinge strengthened, near fine. #11595 $25.00
The 1975 American K2 expedition, which attempted the Northeast Ridge, and all of its personalities and problems. Includes a good history of K2 and the Baltoro region. Neate R82, Yak R189.[read more]

Many People Come, Looking, Looking: Rowell, Galen
signedRowell, Galen Many People Come, Looking, Looking
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.ix, 164, photo frontis, 104 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #13697 $95.00
Accounts of three expeditions, Nun Kun, Thorungtse, and Trango Tower, in 1977 and all with fellow climber Kim Schmitz. Neate R83, Yak R191.[read more]

Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape: Rowell, Galen
Rowell, Galen Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape
1986 Sierra Club SF 1st thus, 4to, pp.224, color frontis, 79 color photos, wraps; corners bumped, small tear to cover, vg #25021 $19.00
Rowell presents eight visual themes with text on how each photo was taken.[read more]

Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape: Rowell, Galen
signedRowell, Galen Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape
1986 Sierra Club SF 3rd, 4to, pp.224, color frontis, 79 color photos, black cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #25434 $49.00
Rowell presents eight visual themes with text on how each photo was taken. Neate a39.[read more]

Mountains of the Middle Kingdom: Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet: Rowell, Galen
Rowell, Galen Mountains of the Middle Kingdom: Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet
1983 Sierra Club SF 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.xv, 191, color frontis, 83 color & 47 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ light rubbing, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #10067 $15.00
A wonderfully photographed book, Rowell was among the first westerners to enter the newly opened regions near Mustagh Ata, Minya Konka, Amne Machin, etc. Neate R84.[read more]

The Art of Adventure: Rowell, Galen
Rowell, Galen The Art of Adventure
1989 Collins SF 1st, 4to, pp.166, 137 color photos, map, black cloth; dj w/ ½” closed tear top, small tear & dent on back, unclipped, else fine, cloth tight, very fine #14470 $9.00
Wild horses thunder across the Patagonian plain...Disheartened climbers retreat from the stormy face of Everest...Buddhist pilgrims fine nirvana in the shadow of a sacred peak...A rainbow touches the golden rooftops of a Tibetan palace...Four men trek 285 agonizing miles across the magnificent isola[read more]

Rowell, Galen The Vertical World of Yosemite: A Collection of Photographs and Writings on Rock Climbing in Yosemite
1974 Wilderness Press Berkeley 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 207, 16 color & 114 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, vg+. #11403 $45.00
A collection of 17 articles by such noted Yosemite climbers as Steck, Harding, Robbins, Chouinard, Robinson, Pratt, and others. This is Rowell’s first book.[read more]

Everest: Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society Everest
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.288, photo frontis, 136 color & 260 bw (1 lg gatefold inside dj) photos, photo eps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #26480 $79.95
A lavish, large-format, 60th anniversary photo book to commemorate the history of Everest from the first reconnaissance in 1921 through the first ascent in 1953. An extensive collection of black/white images are presented for the seven pre-war expeditions (1921, 1922, 1924, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1938).[read more]

Rudner, Ruth Bitterroot to Beartooth: Hiking Southwest Montana
1985 Sierra Club SF 1st, small 8vo, pp.x, 278, 20 maps; wraps; fine #25212 $5.00 $4.00
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]

Rudolph, Fritz Chomolungma und ihre Kinder
1986 Sportverlag Berlin 2nd, 8vo, pp.264, 10 color & 51 bw photos, map eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine. #18704 $35.00
A nice history of the Himalayan peaks. The appendices, which cover major events on 100 peaks, are expanded from the 1st edition. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Rudolph, Fritz Himalaya-Tigers: Der Kampf um das Dach der Welt [Himalaya Tigers: The Fight for the Roof of the World]
1986 Sportverlag Berlin rep, 8vo, pp.346, 35 bw illus, 5 maps, illus eps, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #21222 $29.00
A nice work on the Tigers, or Sherpa, who played key roles in the early attempts and ascents of Nanga Parbat and Everest. In German, no English translation. Yak R201.[read more]

Rudolph, Fritz, Percy Stulz, & Henry Lewenstein Kawkas – Querdurch!
1961 Sportverlag Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.320, 12 color & 74 bw photos, map eps, dec white cloth; cloth fine. #21223 $35.00
Account of a German expedition in 1959 to the Caucasus. Judging by the maps and photos, an extensive area was explored. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Rudolph, Fritz, Percy Stulz, & Henry Lewenstein Zu den Gipfeln Turkestans [To the Peaks of Turkestan]
1967 Sportverlag Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.303, 76 bw photos, map, illus eps, white cloth; dj w/ edge wear, vg, cloth fine. #21425 $39.00
Account of a 1965 German expedition to Fan Gebirge in the Pamir-Alai range. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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