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The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering: Shaw, Robin
Shaw, Robin The Climber’s Bible: A Complete Basic Guide to Rock and Ice Climbing and an Introduction to Mountaineering
1983 Doubleday NY 2nd, 4to, pp.viii, 135, photo frontis, 89 bw photos, figures, appendices, wraps; very good #18352 $5.00
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Sheldon, Charles The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon: A Hunter’s Explorations for Wild Sheep in Sub-Arctic Mountains
1911 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 354, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 96 bw photos, 4 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, teg, uncut, gilt dec green cloth; cloth rubbed on back cover, front cover bright, front hinge a bit weak, name, near fine. #22706 $275.00
The classic account of exploration in the Yukon.[read more]

You Think That's Bad: Stories: Shepard, Jim
Shepard, Jim You Think That's Bad: Stories
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.225, black/white cloth; dj & cloth new #25706 $24.95
Shepard, a previous finalist for the National Book Award, presents a wildly diverse collection of 11 fictional stories. Included are reluctant soldiers, workaholic artists, female explorers, depraved murderers, deluded losers, and mountaineers! Of principal interest here are stories of Freya Stark[read more]

Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places: Shepton, Bob
Shepton, Bob Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 204, 28 color photos, 4 maps, wraps; new #26746 $25.95
Shepton is the modern H. W. Tilman. An ordained minister in his late 70s, Shepton spends much of his time sailing into the Arctic and leading small teams to make first ascents of inaccessible mountains. Opening with the disastrous fire that destroyed his yacht whilst he was ice-bound in Greenland, [read more]

Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories: Sherman, John
Sherman, John Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.238, white/orange cloth; dj spine faded, price sticker on back, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #16928 $9.00
The funny and irreverent Sherman offers up the best of ‘Verm’s World’, from the pages of Climbing magazine, along with previously unpublished material. His profiles of fellow climbers and humorous stories are sure to entertain.[read more]

Sherman, John Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America
1994 AAC Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 292, photo frontis, many bw photos, 8 maps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #19741 $45.00
A truly excellent book on the history of bouldering with many anecdotes. The first in the AAC’s American Alpine Series and beautifully crafted.[read more]

Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America: Sherman, John
signedSherman, John Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America
1994 AAC Golden 1st, 8vo, pp.xxxvii, 292, photo frontis, many bw photos, 8 maps, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #22156 $69.00 $59.00
A truly excellent book on the history of bouldering with many anecdotes. The first in the AAC’s American Alpine Series and beautifully crafted. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Sherman, Paddy Cloud Walkers: Six Climbs on Major Canadian Peaks
1965 MacMillan Toronto 1st, 8vo, pp.161, map frontis, 17 bw photos, 2 drawings, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ name, fine. #10104 $25.00
Sherman, a well known Canadian mountaineer, tells of climbs on Logan, Waddington, Slesse, Robson, Howson, and Fairweather. Neate S51.[read more]

Expeditions to Nowhere: Sherman, Paddy
Sherman, Paddy Expeditions to Nowhere
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.226, 18 bw photos, 6 maps, tan/blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13668 $8.00 $6.80
Sherman, a well known Canadian mountaineer, tells of climbs on Huascaran, Alpamayo, Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, McKinley, Aconcagua, and Illimani. Neate S52. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Sherman, Paddy Expeditions to Nowhere
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.226, 18 bw photos, 6 maps, tan/blue cloth; dj vg, cloth fine. #11866 $16.00
Sherman, a well known Canadian mountaineer, tells of climbs on Huascaran, Alpamayo, Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, McKinley, Aconcagua, and Illimani. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S52.[read more]

Alaska Ascents: World-Class Mountaineers Tell Their Stories: Sherwonit, Bill
Sherwonit, Bill Alaska Ascents: World-Class Mountaineers Tell Their Stories
1996 US 1st, 8vo, pp.296, photo frontis, 4 bw photos, map, wraps; fine #22752 $7.00
Sherwonit’s collection of stories includes stories of St. Elias, Blackburn, Fairweather, Devils Thumb, Denali, Hunter, Foraker, Huntington, Kichatna Spires, Moose’s Tooth, Doonerak, and Arrigetch by such noted authors as Filippi, Sherman, Krakauer, Washburn, Stuck, Cassin, Davidson, Kennedy, Beckey,[read more]

To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak: Sherwonit, Bill
Sherwonit, Bill To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak
1990 Alaska Northwest Books Anchorage 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 347, photo frontis, 29 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; near fine #4839 $7.00 $5.95
A good read on some of the attempts to scale ‘The High One’ from the earliest expeditions in 1903 through the first winter solo ascents in 1988 and 1989. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak: Sherwonit, Bill
signedSherwonit, Bill To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak
1995 US 3rd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 347, photo frontis, 29 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; inscribed ‘To ___ - I hope you enjoy these stories from ‘The High One” Bill Sheronit, fine #13669 $17.95
A good read on some of the attempts to scale ‘The High One’ from the earliest expeditions in 1903 through the first winter solo ascents in 1988 and 1989.[read more]

Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent: Sherwood, Charles
signedSherwood, Charles Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent
2002 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.180, 86 color & 7 bw photos, 7 figs, 2 maps, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27698 $29.95
Sherwood is on a quest to find the best climb on each continent. He eschews the traditional Seven Summits, where height alone is the determining factor, and instead considers mountaineering challenge, natural beauty, and historical context, aiming to capture the diverse character of each continent a[read more]

Land of Tempest Prospectus: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Land of Tempest Prospectus
[1963] Hodder & Stoughton London 8vo, pp.1, 1 bw illus, wraps; fine #26187 $29.00
The original prospectus for Shipton’s book ‘Land of Tempest’. This double-sided prospectus describes Shipton’s book together with an order form. A nice piece of ephemera to go with this classic book.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryShipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Dutton NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ edge tears, good+, cloth near fine #10110 $35.00 $31.50
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Neate S59. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library,
American Alpine Club LibraryShipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ fade strip on left side cover, vg, cloth fine #24948 $75.00 $67.50
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Neate S59. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library,
Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962: Shipton, Eric
signedShipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; signed, dj lightly rubbed, clipped, vg+, cloth w/ Major William D. Hackett bookplate, tight, fine #23882 $595.00
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. This copy has the bookplate of noted mountaineer Bill Hackett. Hackett was the first person to reach five of the Seven Summits, amongst other climbs, long before attempting these peaks became a popular quest. Sig[read more]

Shipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #18976 $89.00
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Neate S59.[read more]

Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; dj chipped, worn, good, cloth rubbed, vg. #23413 $12.00
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled “The True Book about Everest”. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214.[read more]

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