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Not That High and Not That Difficult: Segarra, Araceli
Segarra, Araceli Not That High and Not That Difficult
2019 US 1st, 8vo, pp.252, map, wraps; new #27699 $19.95
Spanish mountaineer Segarra was a member of David Breashears’ MacGillivray Freeman IMAX/IWERKS Everest team which played a pivotal role helping to rescue climbers on Everest in 1996. Interspersed with extracts from her speaking presentations on leadership, motivation, and risk, this is her account o[read more]

A La Conquête de l'Impossible: Seigneur, Yannick
Seigneur, Yannick A La Conquête de l'Impossible
1976 Flammarion Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 14 bw photos, wraps; vg+ #13035 $19.00 $5.00
Accounts of Seigneur's climbs in the Alps, Andes, (Huascaran), and Himalaya (Makalu and Gasherbrum II). In French, no English translation. Perret 4004, Yak S136. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Seligman, G. Snow Structure and Ski Fields: Being an Account of Snow and Ice Forms met with in Nature and a Study of Avalanches and Snowcraft
1962 Adam Brussels rep, 8vo, pp.xfsii, 555, photo frontis, 371 figures, appendices, blue cloth; cloth w/ name, fine. #10098 $95.00
A most scholarly work on snow and avalanches. Hard to find. Neate S43.[read more]

Tears in the Wind: Triumph and Tragedy on America’s Highest Peak: Semento, Larry
Semento, Larry Tears in the Wind: Triumph and Tragedy on America’s Highest Peak
2017 US 8vo, pp.212, wraps; new #27190 $19.95
Like many seeking to learn the ropes of mountaineering, Semento took up climbing with Rainier Mountaining Inc (RMI). He joined with Phil Ershler on climbs of Rainier (1994) and Ixtaccihuatl and Orizaba (1996) before turning his attention to Denali. In 1998 he was a member of the RMI expedition, led [read more]

Himalaistki: Opowieść o Kobietach, Które Pokonują Każdą Górę (Climbers: A Story of Women who Overcome Every Mountain): Sepioło, Mariusz
Sepioło, Mariusz Himalaistki: Opowieść o Kobietach, Które Pokonują Każdą Górę (Climbers: A Story of Women who Overcome Every Mountain)
2017 Wydawnictwo Znak Krakow 1st, 8vo, pp.319, 41 color & 14 bw photos, stiff wraps; new #27478 $34.95
Profiles of 14 Polish women mountaineers who have climbed in the Himalaya – Halina Krüger-Syrokomska (Gasherbrum II 1975, K2 died 1982), Anna Okopińska (Lhotse 1974, Gasherbrum II 1975, Makalu 1978, K2 1982), Dobrosława Miodowicz-Wolf (K2 1984, Nanga Parbat 1985, K2 died 1986), Wanda Rutkiewicz (Gas[read more]

Shabab, Dilaram Kullu: Himalayan Abode of the Divine
1996 Indus New Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.136, 23 color & 21 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #17022 $25.00
A history of the Kullu Valley region of Himachel Pradesh from the Pal Dynasty which ruled for over 1800 years to the integration of the region with present day India.[read more]

Degrees of Difficulty: Shatayev, Vladimir
Shatayev, Vladimir Degrees of Difficulty
1987 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 195, photo frontis, 13 bw photos, wraps; near fine #10101 $29.00
This is the first Soviet book on mountaineering to be translated into English and published in the US. Shatayev attained the level of Master of Sport and here presents his climbs from 1957 through the tragedy in the Pamirs in 1974.[read more]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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