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The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry: Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith
Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry
1968 Pitman NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 361, 20 color & 11 bw photos, drawings, black cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight bleeding of cover dye to upper portion of rear eps & several pages, tight, else fine #11868 $15.00 $12.00
Excerpts from many mountaineering writers, including Herzog, Evans, Engel, Hillary, Mallory, Mummery, Whymper, Noyce, Tenzing, Shipton, and many others. A nice copy. Neate S99. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of tr[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry: Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith
Smith, George Alan & Carol D. Smith The Armchair Mountaineer: A Gathering of Wit, Wisdom and Idolatry
1968 Pitman NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 361, 20 color & 11 bw photos, drawings, black cloth; dj w/ ½” tear top spine, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #11602 $9.00 $7.65
Excerpts from many mountaineering writers, including Herzog, Evans, Engel, Hillary, Mallory, Mummery, Whymper, Noyce, Tenzing, Shipton, and many others. Neate S99. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Shadow of the Matterhorn: The Life of Edward Whymper: Smith, Ian
signedSmith, Ian Shadow of the Matterhorn: The Life of Edward Whymper
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.336, 26 color & 16 bw photos, 34 illus, illus eps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25704 $49.95
When just 25 years of age, Edward Whymper crowned a meteoric climbing career with the first ascent of the last great unclimbed summit in the Alps, the Matterhorn. However, this triumph came with a notoriety and a lasting sorrow due to the catastrophic accident on the descent. Whymper then turned h[read more]

All and Nothing: Inside Free Soloing: Smoot, Jeff
Smoot, Jeff All and Nothing: Inside Free Soloing
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 9 bw photos, wraps; new #27923 $22.95
Once considered a fringe activity, free soloing entered the mainstream consciousness when Alex honnold scaled El Capitan in the Oscar-winning documentary Free Solo. Yet people have climbed without ropes for ages for reasons as varied as the individuals themselves. Smoot seeks to understand what moti[read more]

A Camera in the Hills: Smythe, Frank
Smythe, Frank A Camera in the Hills
1939 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.147, photo frontis, 64 bw photos, green cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, 3” tear along spine edge, good, cloth vg #23926 $9.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums of the Alps with descriptive text to accompany each plate. Neate S113.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Alpine Ways
1947 Adam & Charles Black London 3rd, 4to, pp.106, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, map, tan cloth; dj chipped, good, cloth w/ stain lower front corner, vg. #23093 $15.00
A nice photo album of the Alps with descriptive text to accompany each plate. Neate S111.[read more]

Smythe, Frank An Alpine Journey
1934 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.351, photo frontis, 51 bw photos, fldg map, black cloth; cloth rubbed, vg. #12104 $29.00
Smythe's journey covers a traverse of the Alps in eastern Switzerland. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S110.[read more]

Smythe, Frank An Alpine Journey
1940 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, small 8vo, pp.317, 5 bw photos, map, tan cloth; cloth rubbed, vg. #23340 $15.00
Smythe's journey covers a traverse of the Alps in eastern Switzerland. Neate S110.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Behold the Mountains: Climbing with a Color Camera
1949 Chanticleer NY 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth fine #11605 $19.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe's climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. Neate S124.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Behold the Mountains: Climbing with a Color Camera
1949 Chanticleer NY 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth; cloth fine. #12106 $15.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe's climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S124.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Climbs and Ski Runs: Mountaineering and Ski-ing in the Alps, Great Britain and Corsica
1933 Blackwood Edinburgh rep, 8vo, pp.xx, 307, photo frontis, 73 bw photos (1 fldg), blue cloth; cloth w/ browning to spine, inscription 1937, vg. #13475 $29.00
Smythe's first book and regarded by Neate as perhaps his best. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S115.[read more]

Edward Whymper: Smythe, Frank
Smythe, Frank Edward Whymper
1940 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 330, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, 3 facs entries, 3 maps (2 fldg), red cloth; cloth w/ small mark to spine, spine lettering darkened, tight, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #24483 $95.00
The only biography of one of the most famous mountaineers. Neate S117.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Kamet Conquered
1991 Natraj Dehra Dun rep, 8vo, pp.xvi, 418, photo frontis, 58 bw photos, 3 maps, (1 color fldg), appendices, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth vg. #19543 $35.00
An account of the first ascent of Kamet (25,439') in 1931. This was the highest summit attained at the time. Neate S118, Yak S287.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Mountaineering Holiday
1950 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xi, 229, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine. #12857 $25.00
Focuses on the Dauphine Alps and Mont Blanc's Brenva Face. Neate S123.[read more]

Smythe, Frank My Alpine Album
1947 Adam & Charles Black London 2nd, 4to, pp.147, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, map, red cloth; dj w/ tear top spine, edges rubbed, vg, cloth w/ light fading to spine, bookplate, vg+. #11606 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one includes the Eastern & Central Alps, Bernese Oberland, Pennine Alps, and Mont Blanc. Neate S125.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Over Tyrolese Hills
1936 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 292, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, fldg map, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, name, vg. #23061 $25.00
Focuses primarily on the Austrian Alps. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S126.[read more]

Over Tyrolese Hills: Smythe, Frank
signedSmythe, Frank Over Tyrolese Hills
1938 Hodder & Stoughton London Blackjacket ed, small 8vo, pp.254, 3 sketches, fldg map, tan cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, cloth w/ foxing to eps, front hinge starting, vg- #24033 $19.00
Focuses primarily on the Austrian Alps. Neate S126.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Over Welsh Hills
1945 Adam & Charles Black London 3rd, 4to, pp.101, photo frontis, 50 bw photos, map, tan cloth; cloth fine. #23927 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S127.[read more]

Smythe, Frank Snow on the Hills
1948 Adam & Charles Black London 2nd, 4to, pp.119, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, tan cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, vg, cloth w/ bookplate, vg. #23094 $19.00
The largest of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one includes British Hills, Alps, Canadian Rockies, and Himalaya. Includes photos from the 1933, 1936, and 1938 Everest expeditions. Neate S130.[read more]

Smythe, Frank The Kangchenjunga Adventure
1931 Gollancz London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.464, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, 6 maps, appendices, green cloth; cloth rubbed, bookplate, good+. #12110 $35.00
This is the account of the unsuccessful international expedition of 1930 led by G. L. Dyhrenfurth. Kangchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, was attempted numerous times but was not successfully climbed until 1955. This 1930 team was one of the strongest to climb in the Himalaya but was [read more]

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