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Fünfzig Sommer in den Bergen: Erlebnisse und Erkenntnisse [Fifty Summers in the Mountains: Experiences and Insights]: Schmid, Walter
Schmid, Walter Fünfzig Sommer in den Bergen: Erlebnisse und Erkenntnisse [Fifty Summers in the Mountains: Experiences and Insights]
1970 Hallwag Bern 1st, 8vo, pp.343, 14 color & 60 bw photos, 2 color illus, orange cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ 1 photo section loose, else fine #27393 $7.00 $5.95
Schmid authored several books on the Alps and here details his many alpine climbs. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Glückliche Tage auf Hohen Bergen: Die Viertausender der Schweizer Alpen [Happy Days on High Mountains: The Four-Thousanders of the Swiss Alps]: Schmid, Walter
Schmid, Walter Glückliche Tage auf Hohen Bergen: Die Viertausender der Schweizer Alpen [Happy Days on High Mountains: The Four-Thousanders of the Swiss Alps]
nd Hallwag Bern 5th, 8vo, pp.326, 108 bw photos, oatmeal cloth; cloth tight, fine #27394 $9.00 $7.65
Schmid authored several books on the Alps and here covers a number of the Swiss 4000ers including Monte Rosa, Matterhron, Monte Rosa, Grand Combin, Breithorn, Jungfrau, Schreckhorn, and more. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, c[read more]

Schmidt, Lynda W. Time Out of Mind: Trekking the Hindu Kush
1979 TBW Woolwich 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 158, photo frontis, 12 bw photos, wraps; vg #23904 $9.00 $7.20
Schmidt and her husband, inexperienced trekkers, undertook a three-week trip into the wilds of the Hindu Kush. She recounts the trials, tribulations, and rewards of their experiences in this unique area. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. To see all of [read more]

Schmidtmann, Waldemar Devil: The Life Story of a Chamois in the Austrian Alps
1936 Appleton-Century NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 214, frontis, sketches, green cloth; dj worn, taped spine, tear along front flap edge, good, cloth rubbed, vg. #23060 $19.00
The story of a chamois buck from birth to death on the pine-clad slopes of the Austrian Alps. Uncommon.[read more]

Peaks and Pleasant Pastures: Schuster, Claud
Schuster, Claud Peaks and Pleasant Pastures
1911 Clarendon Press Oxford 1st, 8vo, pp.227, 5 maps, uncut, gilt lettered blue cloth; cloth rubbed, vg. #23092 $25.00
This, partly a collection of Schuster’s mountain articles, covers his climbing in the Alps from 1902 to 1911. It is regarded as the best of his four books. Neate S28.[read more]

Schuster, Claud Postcript to Adventure
1950 Eyre & Spotiswoode London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 214, photo frontis, 8 bw photos, sketch, blue cloth; dj worn, edge tear, good, cloth vg. #23059 $12.00
Schuster here presents an interesting collection of papers read before the Alpine Club. Neate S29.[read more]

Ferne Berge – lockende Ziele [Distant Mountains – Tempting Targets]: Schwanda, Hans
Schwanda, Hans Ferne Berge – lockende Ziele [Distant Mountains – Tempting Targets]
1973 Verlag das Bergland-Buch Zurich 1st, 8vo, pp.302, 4 color & 32 bw photos, 3 sketches, 14 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #26954 $29.00 $9.00
Schwanda (1904-1983) was an Austrian mountaineer and founder of Bergsport Schwanda, still in business today. His autobiography includes his expeditions to Scandinavia, the Tatras, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Corsica, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Mount Kenya, and Kilimanjaro. Includes chapters by Erich Vanis[read more]

Into the Unknown: The Remarkable Life of Hans Kraus: Schwartz, Susan E. B.
Schwartz, Susan E. B. Into the Unknown: The Remarkable Life of Hans Kraus
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 283, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, appendix, wraps; new. #23997 $21.95
Kraus was a legendary rock climber, known for hair-raising ascents on two continents. He spent his early years climbing in the Austrian Alps (1920s) and Dolomites (1930s). Following his escape from Nazi Germany, he partnered with Fritz Wiessner and made many first ascents in the Shawangunks over t[read more]

Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering: Scott, Chic
signedScott, Chic Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering
2000 Canada 1st, 4to, pp.440, photo frontis, 24 color & 583 bw photos, sketches, 14 maps, blue cloth; signed Scott, Trevor Jones, & Pat Morrow, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #17827 $69.00
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]

Scott, Doug Big Wall Climbing
1974 Oxford Univ Press NY 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 283 bw illus, 15 diagrams/maps, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth 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]

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]

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]

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]

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 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25441 $65.00 $55.00
A magnificent book on Doug Scott's career as a climber all over the world. SB S13. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[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]

Shisha Pangma: The Alpine-style First-ascent of the South-West Face: Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre
Scott, Doug & Alex MacIntyre Shisha Pangma: The Alpine-style First-ascent of the South-West Face
2000 US rep, 8vo, pp.321, 13 color & 57 bw photos, 6 maps, wraps; fine #25671 $9.00 $7.65
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. To see all of our Sale Items,[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]

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]

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]

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