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Wild Adventures We Have Known: My Life with Willi Unsoeld: Unsoeld, Jolene
signedUnsoeld, Jolene Wild Adventures We Have Known: My Life with Willi Unsoeld
2016 Pvt Prtd US 1st, 4to, pp.407, 143 color & 91 bw photos, 5 color & 1 bw illus, sketch, page ribbon, illus blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new with 90-min DVD #27291 $44.95
Jolene Unsoeld provides an intimate portrait of her life with famed American mountaineer Willi Unsoeld. Thirty-seven years in the making, Jolene’s book, together with Willi’s letters, writings, and diary entries, tells of their lives and adventures together climbing mountains and raising four childr[read more]

Because it is There: Famous Mountaineers 1840-1940: Unsworth, Walt
Unsworth, Walt Because it is There: Famous Mountaineers 1840-1940
1973 Gollancz London 2nd, 8vo, pp.144, 12 bw photos, blue cloth; dj clipped, near fine, cloth fine #12193 $19.00 $16.15
Contains 24 biographical sketches of such well-known mountaineers as Bruce, Collie, Conway, Eckenstein, Mallory, Mummery, Rey, Smythe, Whymper, Young, and others. Neate U16. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1981 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 578, 17 color & 55 bw photos, 4 fig, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #13684 $35.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1989 Cloudcap Seattle 2nd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 704, 18 color & 52 bw photos, 4 figures, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth fine #24487 $25.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Everest: A Mountaineering History
1981 Houghton Mifflin Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 578, 17 color & 55 bw photos, 4 fig, 5 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #13685 $32.00
An excellent reference work of Everest mountaineering. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate U21, SB U11, Yak U25.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Hold The Heights: The Foundations of Mountaineering
1993 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.432, 69 bw photos, 22 maps/charts, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #10919 $39.00
A comprehensive history of world mountaineering from the first recorded ascent to 1953, ranging the globe. Includes extensive notes and a regional bibliography.[read more]

Unsworth, Walt Hold The Heights: The Foundations of Mountaineering
1994 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.432, 69 bw photos, 22 maps/charts, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #10209 $25.00 $20.00
A comprehensive history of world mountaineering from the first recorded ascent to 1953, ranging the globe. Includes extensive notes and a regional bibliography. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. H[read more]

signedUnsworth, Walt North Face: The Second Conquest of the Alps
1969 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 12 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; signed Chris Bonington, xlib, dj w/ sticker bottom spine, some edge wear, vg, cloth w/ browing from tape to eps (but no tape), stamp on half-title, vg+. #24294 $65.00
Alpine triumphs, and tragedies, from Mummery in 1892 to Harlin in 1966. Neate U24.[read more]

Peaks, Passes and Glaciers: Selections from the Alpine Journal: Unsworth, Walt
Unsworth, Walt Peaks, Passes and Glaciers: Selections from the Alpine Journal
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.284, 18 bw photos, illus eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ blindstamp, tight, fine #11719 $9.00 $7.65
A selection of some of the best articles and most exciting stories from the Alpine Journal. Divided into three parts - Early Days, Middle Years, Maturity. Neate A37. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

On Top of the World: My Everest Adventure: Vajpai, Arjun w/ Anu Kumar
Vajpai, Arjun w/ Anu Kumar On Top of the World: My Everest Adventure
2010 India 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 16 color photos, 2 sketches, wraps; new #25871 $17.95
Two months after he had set out, sixteen-year-old Vajpai stood on top of the world, having conquered Mount Everest. At that time, he held the record for being the youngest non-Sherpa person in the world to do so. He is still the youngest Indian to climb the peak. It had indeed been a long journey[read more]

Wild Country: The Man who made Friends: Vallance, Mark
Vallance, Mark Wild Country: The Man who made Friends
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 227, 57 color & 24 bw photos, 4 sketches, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27105 $29.95
In early 1978, an extraordinary new invention for rock climbers was featured on the BBC television science show Tomorrow’s World. It was called the ‘Friend’, and it not only made the sport safer, it helped push the limits of the possible. The company that made them was called Wild Country, the brain[read more]

Van der Sleen, Dr. W. G. N. Vier Maanden Kampeeren in den Himalaja [Four Months’ Camping in the Himalayas]
1927 Nijgh & van Ditmar Rotterdam 1st, 8vo, pp.178, photo frontis, 55 bw photos, illus, 3 maps, gold lettered blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg+, cloth w/ inscription, fine. #21345 $75.00
The original Dutch edition of the classic ‘Four Months’ Camping in the Himalaya’. This copy includes the scarce dust jacket.[read more]

Naar Nieuwe Hoogte: Beklimming van de Mount Everest Zonder Zuurstof [To New Heights: Climbing Mount Everest Without Oxygen]: Van Rooijen, Wilco
signedVan Rooijen, Wilco Naar Nieuwe Hoogte: Beklimming van de Mount Everest Zonder Zuurstof [To New Heights: Climbing Mount Everest Without Oxygen]
2005 Netherlands 1st, 8vo, pp.144, photos frontis, 199 color photos, 5 maps, wraps; signed, new + DVD #25486 $59.00
Van Rooijen is one of Holland’s top mountaineers. He became the first Dutch person to reach the North Pole (1997), the South Pole (2000), and the summit of Everest (2002 and 2004, both without supplemental oxygen). This covers these four expeditions as well as to Mount Kenya (1996) and K2 (where h[read more]

Surviving K2: Van Rooijen, Wilco
signedVan Rooijen, Wilco Surviving K2
2010 Netherlands 1st, 8vo, pp.165, 85 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; signed, slight corner bump from shipping, else new #25487 $45.00
The 2008 climbing season on K2 ended up being even more tragic than that of 1996. In the end, 11 climbers lost their lives, eight of whom had reached the summit. Van Rooijen, veteran of two prior K2 expeditions, was the leader of the Dutch Norit K2 team. A series of events delayed reaching the su[read more]

Mountain Rescue Doctor: Wilderness Medicine in the Extremes of Nature: Van Tilburg, Christopher
Van Tilburg, Christopher Mountain Rescue Doctor: Wilderness Medicine in the Extremes of Nature
2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 293, 15 color photos, red cloth; edge mark, else dj & cloth new #26147 $24.95
Tilburg is an emergency room physician, ski patrol doctor, emergency wilderness physician, and member of the Hood River Crag Rats, the oldest mountain rescue team in the country. When his beeper goes off, the call may take him racing up a mountain peak to rescue an injured hiker, into a blizzard to [read more]

Once Bitten: Vardy, Nigel
Vardy, Nigel Once Bitten
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.167, 18 bw photos, map, wraps; new #25022 $14.95
In 1999, Vardy and two fellow Brits attempted McKinley’s West Rib route. A severe storm trapped them close to the summit in temperatures of -60C. Extensive National Park Service resources were utilized to safely rescue the team. Vardy lost all his toes, fingertips, and nose to frostbite. Followi[read more]

A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya: Venables, Stephen
Venables, Stephen A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
2001 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 208, 48 color & 13 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new #18859 $16.95 $13.55
The 1992 Indian-British Panch Chuli Expedition made the first ascent of Panch Chuli V (21,750’), and then met with disaster upon descent in the dark. Chris Bonington saw Venables’ headlamp plunging through the darkness and coming to a stop at 19,000’. This is Stephen’s story. To see all of our [read more]

A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
2000 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 208, 48 color & 13 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18858 $39.00
The 1992 Indian-British Panch Chuli Expedition made the first ascent of Panch Chuli V (21,750’), and then met with disaster upon descent in the dark. Chris Bonington saw Venables’ headlamp plunging through the darkness and coming to a stop at 19,000’. This is Stephen’s story[read more]

signedVenables, Stephen A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
2000 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 208, 48 color & 13 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; signed Harish Kapadia, new. #22070 $20.00
The 1992 Indian-British Panch Chuli Expedition made the first ascent of Panch Chuli V (21,750’), and then met with disaster upon descent in the dark. Chris Bonington saw Venables’ headlamp plunging through the darkness and coming to a stop at 19,000’. This is Stephen’s story.[read more]

A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
2000 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 208, 48 color & 13 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed Venables, Chris Bonington, & Harish Kapadia, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18863 $95.00
The 1992 Indian-British Panch Chuli Expedition made the first ascent of Panch Chuli V (21,750’), and then met with disaster upon descent in the dark. Chris Bonington saw Venables’ headlamp plunging through the darkness and coming to a stop at 19,000’. This is Stephen’s story.[read more]

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