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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 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]

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,
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]

No Place to Fall: Superalpinism in the High Himalaya: Saunders, Victor
New 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, Dick Renshaw, & Stephen Venables, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fore edges yellowing as usual, else fine #26410 $175.00
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]

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, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fore edges yellowing as usual, tight, fine #26023 $95.00
Accounts of three expeditions to Makalu II (1989), Ultar (1991), and Panch Chuli V (1992), where both Steven Venables and Chris Bonington survived falls. Now out of print. Shortlisted for the 1994 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award.[read more]

signedSauvy, Anne Le Jeu de la Montagne et du Hasard [The Play of the Mountain and Chance]
1985 Montalba Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.279, wraps; inscribed to Ad Carter, w/ Ad’s bookplate, vg. #23763 $29.00
A collection of fictional stories. Sauvy received a Special Mention at the 1999 Banff Mountain Book Festival.[read more]

Four Against Everest: Sayre, Woodrow Wilson
signedSayre, Woodrow Wilson Four Against Everest
1964 Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.259, 10 color & 25 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed HansPeter Duttle, dj rubbed, wear spot upper rear spine, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #24288 $195.00
Sayre, and three companions, made an unauthorized Alpine-style attempt on Everest via the North Col in 1962. This is a good read which is often missed in the depth of Everest literature. Copies signed by Swiss expedition member Duttle are very rare. Neate S11, SB S08, Yak S36.[read more]

Four Against Everest: Sayre, Woodrow Wilson
signedSayre, Woodrow Wilson Four Against Everest
1964 Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.259, 10 color & 25 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed Sayre & HansPeter Duttle, dj rubbed, some wear top/bottom spine, small edge tear on front, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #27501 $395.00
Sayre, and three companions, made an unauthorized Alpine-style attempt on Everest via the North Col in 1962. This is a good read which is often missed in the depth of Everest literature. Copies signed by Swiss expedition member Duttle are very rare. Neate S11, SB S08, Yak S36.[read more]

Saysse-Tobiczyk, Kazimierz, ed W Skalach i Lodach Swiata Vol 1: Na Szczytach gór Europy [On the Peaks of Europe]
1959 Wiedza Powszechna Warszawa 1st, tall 8vo, pp.391, 100+ bw photos, green cloth; cloth w/ name, rear hinge weak, vg. #19507 $39.00
This is volume one of a five-volume series titled ‘In the World’s Rock and Ice’ detailing the history of Polish mountaineering throughout the world. This first volume covers Europe. In Polish, no English translation.[read more]

Saysse-Tobiczyk, Kazimierz, ed W Skalach i Lodach Swiata Vol 5: Himalaje-Karakorum
1974 Wiedza Powszechna Warszawa 1st, tall 8vo, pp.471, 6 color & 100+ bw photos, green cloth; dj chip bottom spine, vg, cloth fine. #19510 $49.00
The last of five volumes in the ‘In the World’s Rock and Ice’ series. Although titled Himalaya-Karakoram this volume also updates major Polish mountaineering achievements in other parts of the world. In Polish, summary and picture text in Russian and English.[read more]

Schaefer, Hermann Die Weisse Kathedrale: Abenteuer Nanga Parbat
1987 Nymphenburger München 1st, 8vo, pp.304, photo frontis, 3 color & 50 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, grey cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #20390 $59.00
A nice history of mountaineering on Nanga Parbat. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Five Big Mountains: A Regular Guy’s Guide to Climbing Orizaba, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua and Vinson: Schaeffer, David
Schaeffer, David Five Big Mountains: A Regular Guy’s Guide to Climbing Orizaba, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua and Vinson
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.300, 16 color photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25556 $29.00
Schaeffer provides a candid account of his climbs of four of the Seven Summits. Teaming with American Alpinst Institute he describes how even an amateur climber can reach the summits of some of the most famous mountains in the world. In 2009 he also climbed Kosciuszko although he is not planning o[read more]

Schaller, George B. Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
1980 Deutsch London 1st, 8vo, pp.292, 14 color photos, 6 maps, illus eps, brown cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #24312 $19.00
Schaller, a field biologist, spent six years in the Himalaya observing the people and animals. Neate S17, Yak S53.[read more]

Schaller, George B. Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
1980 Viking NY rep, 8vo, pp.292, 14 color photos, 6 maps, illus eps, brown cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #13664 $19.00
Schaller, a field biologist, spent six years in the Himalaya observing the people and animals. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S17, Yak S53.[read more]

Bergsteigen Technik in Fels und Eis [Mountaineering Technique on Rock and Ice]: Schatz, Ruedi & Ernst Reiss
signedSchatz, Ruedi & Ernst Reiss Bergsteigen Technik in Fels und Eis [Mountaineering Technique on Rock and Ice]
1967 Schweizer Alpen-Club Zürich 1st, small 8vo, pp.175, 144 bw photos, many figs, dec blue cloth; signed ‘Ernst Reiss Lhotse 8516m. 18.5.1956’, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight rippling to some rear pages, else vg+ #26825 $45.00
A still useful guide to rock and ice technique. Reiss was a member of the 1956 Swiss Everest-Lhotse expedition. He and Fritz Luchsinger made the first ascent of Lhotse, fourth highest in the world.[read more]

signedSchimelpfenig, Tod & Linda Lindsey NOLS Wilderness First Aid
1991 Stackpole Harrisburg 1st, 8vo, pp.356, figs, appendices, wraps; signed Tom Hornbein, fine #24031 $9.00 $7.20
A comprehensive work covering patient assessment, shock, soft tissue, burns, and lightning injuries, fractures and dislocations, head, spine, chest, abdominal, and cold injuries, heat illness, poisons, stings, and bites, marine envenomations, cold water immersion and drowning, altitude illness, athl[read more]

Schmid, Karl Eisgipfel unter Tropensonne [Ice Mountain under the Tropic Sun]
1951 Schlusselverlag Innsbruck 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 76 bw photos, 3 maps, grey/blue cloth; cloth vg. #20880 $49.00
Account of a 1939 German expedition which climbed Peru’s Huascaran. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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