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Snow on the Equator: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Snow on the Equator
1938 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 265, 24 bw photos, 4 maps, red cloth; cloth bright, some browning to eps, tight, fine #13407 $79.00
Tilman's climbs, and first book, on Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, and Ruwenzori with Eric Shipton and a 3,000-mile bike ride across Africa. Neate T47.[read more]

The Ascent of Nanda Devi: Tilman, H. W.
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryTilman, H. W. The Ascent of Nanda Devi
1937 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 235, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, cloth spine faded, chipped top spine, vg #25053 $95.00
The first ascent of Nanda Devi (25,645') with Arthur Emmons, Charles Houston, and Noel Odell, in 1936, without the use of crampons or pitons! Both Tilman and Odell reached the summit. Houston is, of course, also known for his feats on K2 in 1936 and 1938. Odell was a member of the British Everest[read more]

The Ascent of Nanda Devi: Tilman, H. W.
signedTilman, H. W. The Ascent of Nanda Devi
1937 Cambridge Uni Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 235, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 2 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; signed Charles Houston, cloth rubbed, name/date 1937 on ffep, vg #24670 $125.00
The first ascent of Nanda Devi (25,645') with Arthur Emmons, Charles Houston, and Noel Odell, in 1936, without the use of crampons or pitons! Both Tilman and Odell reached the summit. Houston is, of course, also known for his feats on K2 in 1936 and 1938. Odell was a member of the British Everest ex[read more]

Two Mountains and a River: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. Two Mountains and a River
1949 Cambridge Univ Press Cambridge 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 233, photo frontis, 83 bw photos, 6 maps (1 fldg), blue cloth; dj worn, chipped top spine, some corner tears, vg-, cloth near fine #22275 $95.00 $79.00
Accounts of expeditions to Rakaposhi (25,550’), Mustagh Ata (24,388’) with Shipton, as well as a visit to the source of the River Oxus. Neate T49, Yak T79. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, cloth vg+. #23780 $75.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77.[read more]

When Men and Mountains Meet: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1947 Cambridge Univ Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; dj chipped/worn, hole in spine, good+, cloth spine darkened, vg #10176 $95.00 $79.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

When Men and Mountains Meet: Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. When Men and Mountains Meet
1946 Cambridge Univ Press London 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, 232, 54 bw photos, 6 maps, green cloth; dj spine slightly darkened, large price clip, vg+, cloth fine #10177 $95.00
Part one deals with exploration of the Assam Himalaya. Part two deals with Tilman’s wartime experiences in Albania and Italy. Neate T50, Yak T77.[read more]

Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest: Timmerman, Jason
signedTimmerman, Jason Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.30, 15 illus, wraps; signed by author & illustrator, new #26776 $9.95
Mighty Jack is a smart, curious, and energetic four-year-old boy. He loves learning about amazing places and animals. Come join Jack and his friends Owen and Ethan as they decide to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Will they make it to the top? What dangers await them on the w[read more]

Au Mont Blanc: Aiguilles – Sommets – Vallées et Glaciers – Ascensions et Excursions – Sports d’Hiver: Tissot, Roger
signedTissot, Roger Au Mont Blanc: Aiguilles – Sommets – Vallées et Glaciers – Ascensions et Excursions – Sports d’Hiver
[1924] J. Rey Grenoble 1st thus, 8vo, pp.142, 151 bw photos, fldg map, wraps w/ dj; signed R. Cassin, dj vg, wraps fine #27086 $145.00
A nice early work on the Mont Blanc region with extensive photos. Cassin has signed at the top of the title page, perhaps his personal copy. In French.[read more]

Tissot, Roger Mont Blanc
1914 Medici Soc London 1st, 8vo, pp.142, photo frontis, 151 bw photos, fldg map, green cloth; cloth rubbed, name, vg. #23486 $19.00
A nice early work on the Mont Blanc region with extensive photos.[read more]

Tobias, Michael Charles & Harold Drasdo, eds The Mountain Spirit
1979 Overlook Press Woodstock 1st, 4to, pp.264, 50 bw photos/illus, brown cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate & review slip laid in, dj w/ 2” vertical scratch on front, else fine, cloth fine #23781 $35.00
The first work to explore the spiritual realm of mountains and mountain climbing in a philosophical, poetic, and religious context. A unique volume on the aesthetics of the mountain experience with contributions by Amy, Blakeney, Bueler, Cleare, Cooper, Echevarria, Gill, Long, Naess, Roberts, Rowel[read more]

Townsend, Chris High Summer: Backpacking the Canadian Rockies
1989 Oxford University Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.160, 20 color photos, 4 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new. #10179 $19.00
Townsend is the first to complete a continuous walk along the length of the Rocky Mountains in Canada, a total of 1600 miles.[read more]

Encyclopedia of Outdoor & Wilderness Skills: Townsend, Chris & Annie Aggens
Townsend, Chris & Annie Aggens Encyclopedia of Outdoor & Wilderness Skills
2003 Ragged Mountain Camden 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 434, photo frontis, 113 bw photos, many figures, wraps; fine #25234 $9.00 $7.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Travers, Don & Stacy Kelly Everest Epic Trivia
1999 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.80, bw photos, wraps; new. #16710 $9.00
Includes all the minute trivia of who, what, when, and where relating to Everest. All the answers, and much more, can be found in the over 200 questions contained here.[read more]

Meine Berge [My Mountains]: Trenker, Luis
Trenker, Luis Meine Berge [My Mountains]
1950 Bertelsmann Gütersloh 1st thus, 8vo, pp.156, photo frontis, 176 bw photos, page ribbon, tan cloth; cloth w/ 1” wear spot to cover edge & several spots to cover, tight, else vg #27398 $9.00 $7.65
Trenker was a South Tyrolean film producer, director, writer, actor, architect, alpinist, and mountain guide. A prolific filmmaker, he produced, directed, wrote, and/or acted in 52 films! He also wrote/cowrote 24 books, many dealing with the mountains. Here he covers many of his alpine climbs. In Ge[read more]

Tucker, John Kanchenjunga
1966 Abelard-Schuman NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, map frontis, 40 bw photos, 5 maps, black cloth; dj w/ three small edge tears, vg, cloth fine. #11716 $29.00
Account of the 1954 reconnaissance which set the stage for the 1955 first ascent. Neate T65, Yak T134.[read more]

Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain: Tuckey, Harriet
Tuckey, Harriet Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 402, 32 bw photos, sketch, map, black cloth; dj w/ Banff Award Winner sticker, else dj & cloth new #27503 $26.95
Drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Tuckey tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team member whose scientific breakthroughs ensured the world’s highest mountain could be climbed. A doctor and physiologist, Pugh revolutionised[read more]

Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, The Man who Made it Possible: Tuckey, Harriet
Tuckey, Harriet Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, The Man who Made it Possible
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiii, 400, 32 bw photos, sketch, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26481 $39.95
Drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Tuckey tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team member whose scientific breakthroughs ensured the world’s highest mountain could be climbed. A doctor and physiologist, Pugh revolutionised[read more]

Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography: Tullis, Julie
Tullis, Julie Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography
1987 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp322, 24 bw photos, 9 maps, grey/blue boards; dj pulled top spine/top edge, unclipped, vg-, cloth fine #10184 $7.00 $5.95
One of Britain's top women climbers and assistant to filmmaker Kurt Diemberger, Julie died on K2 during the summer of 1986. She had previously summitted Broad Peak and climbed on Pisco, Huascarán, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate a43, SB T17. To see all of our Sale Items,
Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography: Tullis, Julie
signedTullis, Julie Clouds from Both Sides: An Autobiography
1987 Sierra Club SF 1st, 8vo, pp.322, 24 bw photos, 9 maps, grey/blue boards; signed ‘Berg heil! Kurt Diemberger 1995’, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #10183 $59.00
One of Britain's top women climbers and assistant to filmmaker Kurt Diemberger, Julie died on K2 during the summer of 1986. She had previously summitted Broad Peak and climbed on Pisco, Huascarán, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. Neate a43, SB T17.[read more]

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