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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
New 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]

Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Roper, Steve
Roper, Steve Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber
1998 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, map eps, red cloth; dj w/ 2 edge tears, fine, cloth fine #4265 $27.00
Roper recollects the most significant climbs, most riveting controversies, and most revealing anecdotes from the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing. A nicely done book.[read more]

Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Roper, Steve
New signedRoper, Steve Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber
1998 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, map eps, red cloth; signed Henry Barber, Ed Cooper, Glen Denny, Royal Robbins, & Ed Webster, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27691 $145.00
Roper recollects the most significant climbs, most riveting controversies, and most revealing anecdotes from the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing. Both Barber and Robbins have inscribed this book to Phil Hanson. Barber and Hanson climbed together in Colorado, Utah, California, and the East Coast. A n[read more]

Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image: Roper, Steve & Allen Steck
Roper, Steve & Allen Steck Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image
1984 Sierra Club SF Vol 4, 4to, pp.x, 177, photo frontis, 22 color & 54 bw photos, 22 sketches, map, red/black cloth; dj lightly rubbed, near fine, cloth fine #10048 $29.00
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Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: Roper, Steve & Allen Steck
signedRoper, Steve & Allen Steck Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 324, 189 bw photos, 7 maps, tan cloth; inscribed Allen Steck to Dick Irvin, signed Irvin & Ed Webster, dj w/ two tears, vg, cloth fine #23917 $175.00
Nice copies of this scarce first edition are increasingly hard to find. A classic.[read more]

Fifty Classic Climbs of North America: Roper, Steve, & Alan Steck, eds
signedRoper, Steve, & Alan Steck, eds Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
1979 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 324, 189 bw photos, 7 maps, tan cloth; signed Chris Jones on interior page, cloth tight, fine #27500 $89.00
Nice copies of this scarce first edition are increasingly hard to find. A classic.[read more]

Rose, David & Ed Douglas Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.283, 16 bw photos, brown/black cloth; dj & cloth new #18679 $25.00 $20.00
Alison Hargreaves demonstrated her technical skill by climbing the six great north faces of the Alps (The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande) all in one summer. In May 1995 Alison proved she was also a high-altitude mountaineer when she became the first woman to climb[read more]

signedRose, David & Ed Douglas Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.283, 16 bw photos, brown/black cloth; signed Ed Douglas, dj fine, cloth fine. #21099 $45.00
Alison Hargreaves demonstrated her technical skill by climbing the six great north faces of the Alps (The Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, Eiger, Badile, Dru, and Cima Grande) all in one summer. In May 1995 Alison proved she was also a high-altitude mountaineer when she became the first woman to climb[read more]

Rose, Eugene A. High Odyssey: The First Solo Winter Ascent of Mt. Whitney and the Muir Trail Area, from the Diary of Orland Bartholomew and Photographs Taken by Him
1974 Howell-North Berkeley 1st, 8vo, pp.160, photo frontis, 51 bw photos, map eps, brown cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #13657 $29.00
In the winter of 1928, Bartholomew undertook a six-month solo ski-mountaineering expedition through the Sierra Nevada. A good read. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate R70.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jeff Lowe, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24717 $49.00
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). Lowe was a member of the Tawoche team.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
Roskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10056 $19.00 $16.15
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Last Days: A World-famous Climber Challenges the Himalayas' Tawoche and Menlungtse
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.211, 33 color photos, 3 maps/drawings, tan/red cloth; signed Roskelley & Jeff Lowe, dj fine, cloth w/ name stamp, else fine #26135 $49.00 $45.00
Roskelley has had a long and successful career and here describes two climbs - Tawoche (21,535’, 1989) and Menlungtse (23,560’, 1990). Lowe was a member of the Tawoche team.[read more]

signedRoskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
1987 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.240, map frontis, 71 bw photos, map, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ gift inscription, fine #10058 $49.00
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar ha[read more]

Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition: Roskelley, John
signedRoskelley, John Nanda Devi: The Tragic Expedition
1987 Stackpole Harrisburg 3rd, 8vo, pp.240, map frontis, 71 bw photos, map, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj spine faded, unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #24486 $35.00
The 1976 Nanda Devi expedition, led by Willi Unsoeld, succeeding in scaling the mountain but tragedy struck when Unsoeld's daughter, Nanda Devi, suddenly died. This is Roskelley’s account of an expedition that unraveled in the face of adversity yet pulled together to reach the top. Dee Molenaar ha[read more]

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