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Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering: Scott, Chic
signedScott, Chic Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering
2002 Canada 2nd, 4to, pp.440, photo frontis, 24 color & 583 bw photos, sketches, 14 maps, blue cloth; signed & dated Banff 2009, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21969 $75.00
Canada’s complete mountaineering history over the last 200 years! This beautifully illustrated book follows the evolution of climbing in Canada – from the West Coast to Quebec, from the Yukon to the Rockies; as well as Canadians in Yosemite, South America and the Himalaya. A magnificent work. Win[read more]

Big Wall Climbing: Scott, Doug
Scott, Doug Big Wall Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 283 bw illus, 15 diagrams/maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #10090 $39.00
A great book on the history of big wall climbing since 1857 by one of Britain's leading climbers. Neate S31.[read more]

signedScott, Doug Big Wall Climbing
1974 Kaye & Ward London 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 283 bw illus, 15 diagrams/maps, blue cloth; signed, dj w/ 1” chip back, else vg+, cloth fine. #23597 $135.00
A great book on the history of big wall climbing since 1857 by one of Britain's leading climbers. First UK editions of this book are not easy to come by. Neate S31.[read more]

Big Wall Climbing: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Big Wall Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 283 bw illus, 15 diagrams/maps, blue cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth w/ some tape marks, 2 names, fine #11598 $69.00
A great book on the history of big wall climbing since 1857 by one of Britain's leading climbers. Neate S31.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
Scott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj edges ruffled, small tears, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ 1 leaf (4 pages) separated, else fine #10091 $5.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13.[read more]

Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
1992 Diadem London 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Doug Scott & Chris Bonington, dj fine, cloth fine #21965 $195.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13.[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan Giant: Scott, Doug
Scott, Doug Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan Giant
2021 UK 1st ed of 200 w/ separate photo, 8vo, pp.ix, 273, 32 color & 4 bw photos, 2 color illus, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new with 8.25” x 5.75” color print of dj photo #27747 $59.95
Completed before his death in 2020, and edited by Catherine Moorehead, Kangchenjunga is Doug Scott’s final book. Doug explores the mountain and its varied people – the mountain sits on the border between Nepal and Sikkim in north-east India – before going on to look at Western approaches and early c[read more]

Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan Giant: Scott, Doug
Scott, Doug Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan Giant
2021 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 273, 32 color & 4 bw photos, 2 color illus, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27748 $47.95
Completed before his death in 2020, and edited by Catherine Moorehead, Kangchenjunga is Doug Scott’s final book. Doug explores the mountain and its varied people – the mountain sits on the border between Nepal and Sikkim in north-east India – before going on to look at Western approaches and early c[read more]

The Ogre: Biography of a Mountain and the Dramatic Story of the First Ascent: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug The Ogre: Biography of a Mountain and the Dramatic Story of the First Ascent
2017 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 178, color frontis, 107 color & 12 bw photos, 1 color & 4 bw illus, color map, map eps, pictorial cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27327 $225.00
Some mountains are high; some mountains are hard. Few are both. On the afternoon of 13 July 1977, having become the first climbers to reach the summit of the Ogre, Doug Scott and Chris Bonington began their long descent. In the minutes that followed, any feeling of success from their achievement [read more]

Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest
2015 UK 1st, ltd signed ed n/300, 8vo, pp.xvi, 404, 71 color & 151 bw photos, gilt-embossed black cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27019 $225.00
At dusk on 24 September 1975, Doug Scott and Dougal Haston became the first Britons to reach the summit of Everest as lead climbers on Chris Bonington’s epic expedition to the mountain’s immense south-west face. As darkness fell, Scott and Haston scraped a small cave in the snow 100m below the su[read more]

signedScott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre The Shishapangma Expedition
1984 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 56 bw photos, 7 maps, sketches, appendices, grey cloth; inscribed by Scott, cloth fine #17109 $59.00
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34.[read more]

The Shishapangma Expedition: Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre
Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre The Shishapangma Expedition
1984 Granada London 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 56 bw photos, 7 maps, sketches, appendices, grey cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10093 $19.00
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34.[read more]

The Shishapangma Expedition: Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre
signedScott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre The Shishapangma Expedition
1984 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 56 bw photos, 7 maps, sketches, appendices, grey cloth; signed Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #18351 $79.00
Account of the 1982 expedition which climbed Shishapangma's south-west face. Also includes an interesting history of Tibet and chronology of expeditions in the Shishapangma region. Winner of the first Boardman/Tasker Award for Mountaineering Literature. Neate S34.[read more]

Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, & Tibet: Searle, Mike
Searle, Mike Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, & Tibet
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiii, 438, frontis, 201 color & 5 bw photos, 23 color & 14 bw illus, table, 12 color & 8 bw maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj bumped bottom spine from shipping, else dj & cloth new #26644 $39.95 $34.95
Searle, a leading expert on Himalayan geology and a mountaineer, has spent 30 years working on the geology of the Himalaya, Karakoram, Tibet, and Southeast Asia combining fieldwork with mountaineering expeditions. Here he masterfully interweaves the science of these great mountains with vivid accou[read more]

Not That High and Not That Difficult: Segarra, Araceli
Segarra, Araceli Not That High and Not That Difficult
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.252, map, wraps; new #27699 $19.95
Spanish mountaineer Segarra was a member of David Breashears’ MacGillivray Freeman IMAX/IWERKS Everest team which played a pivotal role helping to rescue climbers on Everest in 1996. Interspersed with extracts from her speaking presentations on leadership, motivation, and risk, this is her account o[read more]

A La Conquête de l'Impossible: Seigneur, Yannick
Seigneur, Yannick A La Conquête de l'Impossible
1976 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 14 bw photos, wraps; vg+ #13035 $19.00 $5.00
Accounts of Seigneur's climbs in the Alps, Andes, (Huascaran), and Himalaya (Makalu and Gasherbrum II). In French, no English translation. Perret 4004, Yak S136. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Seligman, G. Snow Structure and Ski Fields: Being an Account of Snow and Ice Forms met with in Nature and a Study of Avalanches and Snowcraft
1962 Adam Brussels rep, 8vo, pp.xfsii, 555, photo frontis, 371 figures, appendices, blue cloth; cloth w/ name, fine. #10098 $95.00
A most scholarly work on snow and avalanches. Hard to find. Neate S43.[read more]

Shabab, Dilaram Kullu: Himalayan Abode of the Divine
1996 Indus New Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.136, 23 color & 21 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #17022 $25.00
A history of the Kullu Valley region of Himachel Pradesh from the Pal Dynasty which ruled for over 1800 years to the integration of the region with present day India.[read more]

Degrees of Difficulty: Shatayev, Vladimir
Shatayev, Vladimir Degrees of Difficulty
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 195, photo frontis, 13 bw photos, wraps; near fine #10101 $29.00
This is the first Soviet book on mountaineering to be translated into English and published in the US. Shatayev attained the level of Master of Sport and here presents his climbs from 1957 through the tragedy in the Pamirs in 1974.[read more]

The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering: Shaw, Robin
Shaw, Robin The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering
1983 Doubleday NY 2nd, 4to, pp.viii, 135, photo frontis, 89 bw photos, figures, appendices, wraps; very good #18352 $5.00
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