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Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent: Sherwood, Charles
New 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]

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]

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,
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]

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,
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]

Men Against Everest: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; cloth tight, vg #24719 $5.00 $4.25
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled 'The True Book about Everest’, see below. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

That Untravelled World: An Autobiography: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric That Untravelled World: An Autobiography
1969 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.286, 27 bw photos, 6 maps, map eps, green cloth; dj near fine, cloth w/ few small spots bottom edge, near fine #22157 $95.00
Shipton was one of the greatest mountain explorers of all time and, although he took part in five Everest expeditions, is best known for his small, private, lightweight expeditions, often with Tilman. This book includes East Africa, the Karakoram, Everest, and Patagonia. Note: This book is not inc[read more]

Shipton, Eric That Untravelled World: An Autobiography
1977 Hodder & Stoughton London rep, 8vo, pp.286, 27 bw photos, 6 maps, map eps, green cloth; dj chipped, vg, cloth fine. #24354 $45.00
Shipton was one of the greatest mountain explorers of all time and, although he took part in five Everest expeditions, is best known for his small, private, lightweight expeditions, often with Tilman. This book includes East Africa, the Karakoram, Everest, and Patagonia. Note: This book is not inc[read more]

That Untravelled World: An Autobiography: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric That Untravelled World: An Autobiography
1969 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.286, 26 bw photos, 6 maps, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ light edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth miss corner of ffep, tight, else fine #11489 $25.00
Shipton was one of the greatest mountain explorers of all time and, although he took part in five Everest expeditions, is best known for his small, private, lightweight expeditions, often with Tilman. This book includes East Africa, the Karakoram, Everest, and Patagonia. Note: This book is not inclu[read more]

The Six Mountain-Travel Books: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric The Six Mountain-Travel Books
2010 US rep, thick 8vo, pp.ix, 800, photo frontis, 109 bw photos, 18 maps, sketches, appendices, wraps; fine #27282 $19.00
A nice reprint of Shipton’s popular mountain books - Nanda Devi, Blank on the Map, Upon that Mountain, Mt. Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951, Mountains of Tartary, Land of Tempest.[read more]

Mountain Conquest: Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn
Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn Mountain Conquest
1966 American Heritage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.153, many color & bw photos/illus, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth pulled top spine, tight, vg #23764 $5.00 $4.25
A nice book covering major peaks and climbs around the world - Matterhorn, McKinley, Nanda Devi, Everest, and others. Neate S61, SB S26. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu Himalayas
1977 Abrams NY concise ed, lg 4to, pp.128, 40 color & 11 bw photos, 6 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #11501 $35.00
Shirakawa’s large-format photography of the Himalaya is stunning. Neate S72, SB S32, Yak S217.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu Himalayas
1986 Abradale/Abrams NY 2nd, folio, np, 6 multi-page & 248 full-page color photos, 6 maps/diagrams, white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #10113 $45.00
This magnificent 17" book is a larger format version than that published in 1977.[read more]

Shirakawa, Yoshikazu The Alps
1975 Abrams NY 1st, 4to, pp.136, 56 color photos, 4 maps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #23426 $25.00
Another in Shirakawa’s fine photo coverages of the world’s mountain ranges. This book weighs 3.5 pounds.[read more]

The Sierra Club: A Guide: Sierra Club.
Sierra Club. The Sierra Club: A Guide
1989 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.64 + 16, 30 color & 27 bw photos, appendices, wraps; fine #23433 $5.00 $4.00
A special publication with two photo sections. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest Calling: The Irish Journey: Siggins, Lorna
Siggins, Lorna Everest Calling: The Irish Journey
2013 UK rev ed, 8vo, pp.x, 214, photo frontis, 103 color & 5 bw photos, sketch, map, appendices, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26485 $35.95
This revised edition of Siggins 1994 edition not only recalls the ground-breaking success of the 1993 Irish expedition which placed the first Irishman atop Everest via the North Ridge, but also chronicles many Everest achievements since – the first summit by an Irishwoman, Clare O’Leary, Pat Falvey’[read more]

Dark Shadows Falling: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Dark Shadows Falling
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 27 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth w/ nick to bottom first 4 pages, fine #11468 $65.00 $59.00
Joe contrasts the Everest tragedies of 1996 with changes in the moral climate of climbing society. Also includes his 1996 attempt on Pumori. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

Dark Shadows Falling: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Dark Shadows Falling
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 27 color photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #8742 $7.00 $5.95
Joe contrasts the Everest tragedies of 1996 with changes in the moral climate of climbing society. Also includes his 1996 attempt on Pumori. Shortlisted for the 1997 Boardman Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award. To see all of our Sale Items, click here[read more]

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