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Nanga Parbat 1970: Tragedy and Controversy: Sale, Richard & Jochen Hemmleb
signedSale, Richard & Jochen Hemmleb Nanga Parbat 1970: Tragedy and Controversy
2014 UK 1st, Ltd ed 500, 8vo, pp.208, 31 color & 29 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Sale, dj & cloth new #26723 $59.95
In 1970 a German-Austrian-Italian (South Tyrolean) team succeeded in climbing the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat, a climb which heralded a new era in mountaineering on the world’s highest peaks. But with success came controversy as the first climbers to reach the summit, two young South Tyrolean brothe[read more]

Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Mountains: The History of the 8,000-Meter Peaks: Sale, Richard & John Cleare
signedSale, Richard & John Cleare Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Mountains: The History of the 8,000-Meter Peaks
2000 US 1st, 4to, pp.228, 233 color & 33 bw photos, 14 sketches, 2 maps, appendix, blue cloth; signed Richard Sale & Fritz Wintersteller, dj unclipped, slight edge ruffling, vg+, cloth fine #20047 $95.00
Produced for the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Annapurna, here’s a wonderful large-format book detailing the stories behind the discovery, exploration and first ascents of each 8000m peak, plus accounts of how they have been climbed since then. Includes separate chapters for each peak, in [read more]

On Top of the World: The New Millennium – The Continuing Quest to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains: Sale, Richard, Eberhard Jurgalski, & George Rodway
signedSale, Richard, Eberhard Jurgalski, & George Rodway On Top of the World: The New Millennium – The Continuing Quest to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains
2012 UK 1st, 4to, pp.248, photo frontis, 258 color & 27 bw photos, 1 color illus, sketch, 31 tables, blue cloth; signed Sale, dj & cloth new #26028 $59.95
This is a terrific update to Sale and John Cleare’s earlier work ‘On Top of the World/Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Mountains’ published in 2000. Each of the 14 8000m peaks has a chapter with a brief historical overview followed by focus on events of the last ten years. The photo selection is su[read more]

The Himalaya by the Numbers: A Statistical Analysis of Mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya: Salisbury, Richard & Elizabeth Hawley
signedSalisbury, Richard & Elizabeth Hawley The Himalaya by the Numbers: A Statistical Analysis of Mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya
2011 Nepal Ltd ed 200, 8vo, pp.224, 217 color charts, tables, appendices, 2 color maps, page-ribbon, pictorial cloth; signed Salisbury & Hawley, corners bumped in shipping, else dj & cloth new #25881 $75.00
A comprehensive statistical analysis of climbing activity, ascents and fatalities in the Nepal Himalaya covering three periods of climbing - 1950-1969 (the expeditionary period), 1970-1989 (the transitional period), and 1990-2009 (the commercial period). An extensive amount of data is analyzed in s[read more]

A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl: Salkeld, Audrey
Salkeld, Audrey A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl
1996 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 312, 30 bw photos, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #13603 $25.00
Riefenstahl is best known for her work as a director and producer of award-winning Nazi propaganda films but she also produced a number of climbing films in the 1930s.[read more]

A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl: Salkeld, Audrey
signedSalkeld, Audrey A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl
1996 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 312, 30 bw photos, black cloth; w/ facsimile signed postcard of Riefenstahl, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27602 $225.00
Riefenstahl is best known for her work as a director and producer of award-winning Nazi propaganda films but she also produced a number of climbing films in the 1930s.[read more]

World Mountaineering: Salkeld, Audrey
signedSalkeld, Audrey World Mountaineering
1998 UK 1st, 4to, pp.304, 350 color & bw photos, 59 maps, blue cloth; signed 9 – Greg Child, Julie-Anne Clyma, Kurt Diemberger (2x), Ed Douglas, Lindsay Griffin, Roger Payne, Marko Prezelj, Audrey Salkeld, & Simon Yates, dj bumped, near fine, cloth w/ light corner wear, else fine #24690 $179.00
This large-format work is organized geographically to present over 50 great mountains around the world. Each has a detailed topo description with climbing routes shown on bw photos. Also, includes special feature articles by well-known mountaineers, including Diemberger and Scott, describing their e[read more]

World Mountaineering: Salkeld, Audrey
signedSalkeld, Audrey World Mountaineering
1998 US 1st, 4to, pp.304, 350 color & bw photos, 59 maps, blue cloth; signed 10 – Pete Athans, George Band, Barry Blanchard, Aid Burgess, Simone Moro, Gerry Roach, Steve Swenson, P. V. Scaturro, Ed Webster, Mark Wilford, dj & cloth new #24604 $200.00 $179.00
This large-format work is organized geographically to present over 50 great mountains around the world. Each has a detailed topo description with climbing routes shown on bw photos. Also, includes special feature articles by well-known mountaineers describing their experiences. Audrey won the 199[read more]

Climbing Mount Everest: The Bibliography: Salkeld, Audrey & John Boyle
signedSalkeld, Audrey & John Boyle Climbing Mount Everest: The Bibliography
1993 Sixways Clevedon 1st, small 8vo, pp.120, wraps; signed Salkeld, fine #10076 $69.00
The most up-to-date bibliography of the literature and history of climbing the world's highest mountain. Contains listings of almost 600 titles published in a variety of languages, a chronological listing of all Everest expeditions from 1921 through Spring 1993, and a selection of Everest articles [read more]

On the Edge of Europe: Mountaineering in the Caucasus: Salkeld, Audrey & Jose Luis Bermudez
Salkeld, Audrey & Jose Luis Bermudez On the Edge of Europe: Mountaineering in the Caucasus
1993 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 260, 20 bw photos, 4 maps, drawing, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #3582 $25.00 $7.00
The author's have collected the best writings of Freshfield, Mummery, Longstaff, Raeburn, Hunt, Band, Fowler, and others, to produce this very interesting history and reference of the 600-mile Caucasus range from 1869-1986. To see all of our Sale Items, clic[read more]

Samivel Bonshommes de Neige [Snowmen]
1948 Didier Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.95, 345 illus, wraps; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, 1” tear & fold lines to back cover, vg. #23762 $95.00
Samivel’s whimsical cartoon style is widely appreciated. This is the scarcer first edition of this uncommon title.[read more]

High Ideals: Canadian Pacific’s Swiss Guides 1899 - 1999: Sandford, R. W.
signedSandford, R. W. High Ideals: Canadian Pacific’s Swiss Guides 1899 - 1999
1999 Canada 1st, 4to, pp.40, 30 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #24759 $19.00
A hundred years ago, Canadian Pacific encouraged the development of a Canadian alpine culture by bringing highly trained professional guides from Switzerland to work at the railroad’s hotels in western Canada. For two generations, these guides took hotel guests on hikes and climbs in the Rockies an[read more]

Santon, Francesco, et al K2: Lo Spigolo Nord [K2: The North Ridge]
1983 L'altra Riva Venezia 1st, 4to, pp.59, (124), 83 color photos, 5 charts, map, white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23405 $105.00
Account of the 1983 Italian K2 North Ridge expedition which made the second ascent of this route. Nicely illustrated with many color action photos. Diemberger was the expedition cinematographer. Scarce. In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Sanwal, B. D. Nepal and the East India Company
1965 Asia Pub London 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 347, 2 maps, appendices, errata, red cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth faded, vg. #23844 $29.00
An interesting early history of Nepal covering relations between rulers of Nepal and the East India Company (1767-1857), Nepal's wars with Tibet (1788-92, 1854-6), and more. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Sarenne, Jean Trois Curés en Montange [Three Priests in the Mountains]
1950 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.235, 15 bw photos, wraps; vg. #24528 $19.00
Accounts of climbs in the Oisans of France. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature.[read more]

Satulowski, D. M. In Fern und Fels der Siebentausender
1964 Brockhaus Leipzig 1st, 8vo, pp.481, 4 color & 50 bw photos, 6 maps (1 fldg), page ribbon, grey cloth; cloth vg+. #20879 $49.00
Accounts of ascents of 6-7000m peaks in the Pamirs and Tien Shan. In German, no English translation. Yak S31.[read more]

Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram: Saunders, Victor
signedSaunders, Victor Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 19 color photos, 9 maps/drawings, black cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #26022 $195.00 $79.00
Saunders’ critically-acclaimed first book describes four alpine style expeditions to Uzum Brakk (1980), Bojohagur (1984), Rimo (1985), and Spantik (1987). This has become a hard book to come by. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram: Saunders, Victor
Saunders, Victor Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 19 color photos, 9 maps/drawings, black cloth; dj w/ slight corner rubbing, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27281 $29.00 $24.65
Saunders’ critically-acclaimed first book describes four alpine style expeditions to Uzum Brakk (1980), Bojohagur (1984), Rimo (1985), and Spantik (1987). Fowler was a member of the Bojohagur and Spantik expeditions. This has become a hard book to come by. To see all of our Sale Items,
Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram: Saunders, Victor
signedSaunders, Victor Elusive Summits: Four Expeditions in the Karakoram
1990 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 19 color photos, 9 maps/drawings, black cloth; signed Mick Fowler, dj fine, cloth fine #25511 $169.00
Saunders’ critically-acclaimed first book describes four alpine style expeditions to Uzum Brakk (1980), Bojohagur (1984), Rimo (1985), and Spantik (1987). Fowler was a member of the Bojohagur and Spantik expeditions. This has become a hard book to come by.[read more]

No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya: Saunders, Victor
signedSaunders, Victor No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya
1994 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.175, 21 color photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; signed Saunders, Chris Bonington, & Nazir Sabir, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10081 $135.00
Accounts of three expeditions to Makalu II (1989), Ultar (1991), and Panch Chuli V (1992), where both Steven Venables and Chris Bonington survived falls. Shortlisted for the 1994 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. Now out of print.[read more]

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