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Storms of Silence: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Storms of Silence
1996 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 13 color & 44 bw photos, blue cloth; d jfine, cloth fine #10116 $39.00
Simpson confronts agression and violence while taking us to Gangchempo and Cho Oyo in the Himalaya, Huascaran in Peru, and, of course, Sheffield, England.[read more]

The Beckoning Silence: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe The Beckoning Silence
2002 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 290, 26 color & 14 bw photos, photo eps, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22441 $39.00
Another tale from Joe Simpson! In this one he examines the exhilaration and despair he has encountered in the mountains, leading him to leave mountaineering. He takes us to Bolivia, the Alps, Colorado, and Spain before confronting his final mountain – the Eiger’s North Face. Winner 2003 National [read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1995 US reprint, 8vo, pp.330, 47 bw photos, wraps; new #4264 $16.95
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #24858 $39.00
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Cape London 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj spine lightly faded, unclipped, near fine, cloth near fine #22158 $45.00
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #10117 $9.00 $7.65
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

This Game of Ghosts: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe This Game of Ghosts
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Simpson & Simon Yates, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27062 $89.00
Simpson's third book explores fear, the unknown, and climbing friends lost.[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
1989 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; signed Simpson, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #25164 $85.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. Bonington wrote the for[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ barcode sticker on back, name on ffep, vg #10118 $19.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years.[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; signed Simpson & Simon Yates, dj w/ some spotting to cover text, stain mark to rear cover, unclipped, else fine, cloth w/ stain mark to back board, else fine #10119 $195.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. Joe has signed on the titl[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
2004 Cape London rep, 8vo, pp.173, 16 color & 7 bw photos, sketch, map eps, black cloth; signed bookplate, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25409 $49.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. A great read.[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.174, 16 color & 7 bw photos, map, map eps, blue/tan cloth; signed Simon Yates, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ 2 pen marks to bottom edge, else tight, fine #12211 $79.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. Bonington wrote the forewa[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
signedSimpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Cape London 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.173, 16 color & 7 bw photos, sketch, map eps, black cloth; signed, dj rubbed, clipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #26499 $495.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. This scarce first printing[read more]

Touching the Void: Simpson, Joe
Simpson, Joe Touching the Void
1988 Cape London 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.173, 16 color & 7 bw photos, sketch, map eps, black cloth; dj rubbed, clipped, fine, cloth fine #27134 $375.00
An amazing story of survival on Siula Grande (20,848') in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Winner of the 1988 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award and published in 13 languages. Selected by Outside Magazine as one of the best 25 adventure books of the past 100 years. This scarce first printing[read more]

No Regrets, No Apologies: Doctor or Mountain Climber?: Sinclair, Michael C., MD.
Sinclair, Michael C., MD. No Regrets, No Apologies: Doctor or Mountain Climber?
2019 US 8vo, pp.xii, 275, 49 bw photos, wraps; new #27520 $24.95
An improbable memoir of a man who was a heart surgeon, a mountain climber, and a doctor who worked for humanitarian organizations. The narrative takes the reader through a kaleidoscope of scenes--a troubled childhood in a small California town, cardiac surgery gone awry, a group of mountaineers trap[read more]

signedSingh, Brigadier Gyan Lure of Everest: Story of the First Indian Expedition
1961 Ministry Info & Broadcasting Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 212, color frontis, 64 bw photos, 3 maps, sketches, appendices, map eps, tan cloth; signed Richard Irvin, cloth rubbed, vg+ #10120 $39.00
Singh was Principal of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling when he led this first all-Indian attempt on Everest in 1960. Although unsuccessful they did reach 8,625 metres. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S77, SB S35, Yak S246.[read more]

Born Again on the Mountain: A Story of Losing Everything and Finding it Back: Sinha, Arunima
Sinha, Arunima Born Again on the Mountain: A Story of Losing Everything and Finding it Back
2014 India 1st, 8vo, pp.217, wraps; new #26900 $33.95
Sinha was a 24-year-old national-level volleyball player when she was pushed off an Indian train by thieves. A passing train crushed her left leg requiring its amputation. With courage and determination she turned to mountaineering and climbed Island Peak (2012) and then became the first female ampu[read more]

Himalayan Handbook: Sircar, Joydeep
Sircar, Joydeep Himalayan Handbook
1979 Ms. Rita Sircar Calcutta 1st, 8vo, pp.168, appendices, pict black wraps; fine #10121 $47.00
An alphabetical listing of every Himalayan peak over 20,000' with summaries of every attempt and ascent, with bibliographical references. A great reference for the smaller peaks. Uncommon Neate S79, SB S37, Yak S262.[read more]

signedSkarja, Tone Jalung Kang
1987 Borec Ljubljana 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 31 color & 34 bw photos, map ep, white cloth; signed Skarja and Silvo Karo, dj fine, cloth fine. #17154 $85.00
Account of the 1985 first ascent of Yalung Kang (8505m) from the north. In Czech with summary in English, no English translation.[read more]

Kangčendzenga: Gora Usode [Kangchenjunga: Mountain of Fate]: Skarja, Tone
Skarja, Tone Kangčendzenga: Gora Usode [Kangchenjunga: Mountain of Fate]
2008 Slovenia 1st, 8vo, pp.224 + 32, 56 color & 13 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25478 $79.00
Škarja, one of Slovenia’s foremost expedition leaders, has written a great book documenting Slovenian climbing on the Kangchenjunga massif. He covers the expeditions to Kangbachen (1965, 1974, 2007), Yalung Kang (1983, 1985), Kangchenjunga (1991), and Siniolchu (1994). A number of subsidiary summi[read more]

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