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No Boundaries: Spirit Of Adventure: Viesturs, Ed & Page Stegner, eds
Viesturs, Ed & Page Stegner, eds No Boundaries: Spirit Of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 4to, pp.179, 93 color photos, brown cloth; dj & cloth new. #22712 $34.95 $13.95
A large-format photo book, sponsored by Ford, to inspire one to get outdoors. The photos, including many by Galen Rowell, are supplemented with a varied selection of writings by travel and nature writers. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Mountain: My Time on Everest: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Mountain: My Time on Everest
2013 US 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.xvi, 330, 37 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Viesturs, dj & cloth new #26645 $26.95
Based on his extensive experience on Everest, eleven expeditions in 23 years, Viesturs presents riveting accounts of his own climbs as well as vivid narratives of some of the most famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century. With an introduction by Tom Hornbein.[read more]

The Mountain: My Time on Everest: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Mountain: My Time on Everest
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 330, 37 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27583 $9.95
Based on his extensive experience on Everest, eleven expeditions in 23 years, Viesturs presents riveting accounts of his own climbs as well as vivid narratives of some of the most famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century. With an introduction by Tom Hornbein.[read more]

Naar Himalaya en Karakorum: Visser, Ph. C.
Visser, Ph. C. Naar Himalaya en Karakorum
1923 Nijgh & van Ditmar's Rotterdam 1st, 4to, pp.154, photo frontis, 69 bw photos, two maps, green cloth; cloth w/ new eps, tight, very good+ #21348 $85.00 $45.00
Narrative of the first, of four, Visser expedition. In 1922 they explored the Saser Pass from the Nubra Valley and six glaciers, and reconnoitered Saser Kangri (7672m) from the west. Visser was a Dutch diplomat and mountain explorer who, along with his wife, spent 14 years exploring the Karakoram ov[read more]

Dhaulagiri: Vitry, Christian
Vitry, Christian Dhaulagiri
2010 Argentina 1st, 8vo, pp.249, 103 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #26167 $39.95
In 2008, Vitry and his small, four-person, Argentinian team intended to climb Shishapangma but were prevented from doing so by the Chinese. They then turned their sights on Dhaulagiri. The summit was in reach, with all four in a two-man tent, when Vitry and one other headed up while two headed dow[read more]

Voge, Hervey A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra
1965 Sierra Club SF rev ed, small 8vo, pp.xiv, 298, 18 bw photos, 12 maps, sketches, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #13409 $25.00
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A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra: Voge, Hervey
Voge, Hervey A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra
1961 Sierra Club SF 3rd ed, small 8vo, pp.x, 301, photo frontis, 17 bw photos, 28 maps/sketches, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth near fine #27269 $15.00
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Voge, Hervey A Climber’s Guide to the High Sierra: Routes and Records for California Peaks from Bond Pass to Army Pass and for Rock Climbs in Yosemite Valley and Kings Canyon
1954 Sierra Club SF 1st, small 8vo, pp.x, 301, 16 bw photos, sketches, maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, near fine, cloth fine. #22168 $69.00
This is the hard to find first edition.[read more]

Vos, Bart Himalaya Dagboek
1990 Nijgh & van Ditmar Amsterdam 6th, prtg, 8vo, pp.188, 3 bw illus, wraps; fine. #21351 $20.00
Vos gives his account of the 1982 and 1984 Dutch Everest expeditions. In 1984 he claimed to have reached the summit although this has been disputed. See also Mourik’s ‘Eén meter Everest’. In Dutch, no English translation.[read more]

Nezvestní z Everestu: Príbeh štvorice slovenských horolezcov, ktorá zmizla na najvyššej hore sveta [Missing on Everest: The Story of Four Slovak Climbers who Disappeared on the Highest Mountain of the World]: Vranka, Milan
Vranka, Milan Nezvestní z Everestu: Príbeh štvorice slovenských horolezcov, ktorá zmizla na najvyššej hore sveta [Missing on Everest: The Story of Four Slovak Climbers who Disappeared on the Highest Mountain of the World]
2011 Pvt pub 1st, small 8vo, pp.160, 42 color & 19 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25990 $44.95
This is the first detailed account of the 1988 Slovak Everest Lhotse Expedition. 1988 was an extremely busy year for Everest with climbers all over the mountain. The Slovak team first made an ascent of Lhotse, placing two climbers, Dušan Becík and Jozef Just, on the summit without supplemental oxy[read more]

Vujta, Vladimír Gipfelsieg im Himmelsgebirge [Peak Victory in the Sky Mountains]
1964 Brockhaus Leipzig 1st, German ed, 8vo, pp.187, 13 color & 55 bw photos, 4 maps, pictorial cloth; cloth vg. #20555 $39.00
Account of a 1960 Czech expedition to Peak Pobeda in the Tien Shan. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Walker, Kevin Learn Rock Climbing in a Weekend
1998 Knopf NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.96, photo frontis, color photos & illus, signed. Wraps; fine #25235 $3.00 $2.40
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]

The Seventymile Kid: The Lost Legacy of Harry Karstens and the First Ascent of Mount McKinley: Walker, Tom
Walker, Tom The Seventymile Kid: The Lost Legacy of Harry Karstens and the First Ascent of Mount McKinley
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.301, photo frontis, 51 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; new #26548 $19.95
Longtime Denali writer and researcher Tom Walker tells the remarkable story of Harry Karstens, the actual, if unheralded, leader of the first successful expedition to climb McKinley in 1913. Karstens, all but forgotten by history, arrived in the Yukon as a young man during the 1897 Gold Rush, gaine[read more]

Wall, David Rondoy: An Expedition to the Peruvian Andes
1965 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp.176, 35 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj vg+, cloth w/ gift inscription to Dick Irvin, fine #23883 $25.00
Account of a young, eight-member British expedition which made a difficult first ascent of Rondoy (19,300’), located in the Cordillera Huayhuash, in 1963. Two members were killed while retracing the summit ridge. Neate W07.[read more]

Rondoy: An Expedition to the Peruvian Andes: Wall, David
Wall, David Rondoy: An Expedition to the Peruvian Andes
1965 Murray London 1st, 8vo, pp.176, 35 bw photos, 3 maps, blue cloth; dj clipped, near fine, cloth w/ date on ffep, label on title page for US distributor, else fine #10220 $15.00 $7.00
Account of a young, eight-member British expedition which made a difficult first ascent of Rondoy (19,300’), located in the Cordillera Huayhuash, in 1963. Two members were killed while retracing the summit ridge. Neate W07. To see all of our Sale Items, c[read more]

The Everlasting Hills: Waller, James
Waller, James The Everlasting Hills
1939 Blackwood Edinburgh 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 190, 64 bw photos, 3 maps, map ep, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ bookplate & inscription, vg #24338 $105.00
Waller’s account of his climbs in the Karakoram (Saltoro Kangri and Masherbrum) with John Hunt in 1935. With the scarce dust jacket. Neate W08.[read more]

Everest: A Thousand Years of Exploration - A Record of Mountaineering, Geographical Exploration, Medical Research and Mapping: Ward, Michael
signedWard, Michael Everest: A Thousand Years of Exploration - A Record of Mountaineering, Geographical Exploration, Medical Research and Mapping
2003 UK 1st, ltd ed 500, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 350, 34 bw photos, 1 color & 2 bw illus, 7 diagrams, 21 drawings, 27 maps, map eps, appendix, red cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #25328 $189.00
The first comprehensive Monograph to tell the Everest story as it has evolved over the centuries. Ward was a member of both the 1951 and 1953 Everest expeditions and was directly involved in the pivotal events that led to success. In this major ‘biography’ of the world’s highest peak, written to cel[read more]

In This Short Span: A Mountaineering Memoir: Ward, Michael
Ward, Michael In This Short Span: A Mountaineering Memoir
1972 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 40 bw photos, 3 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #13616 $75.00 $24.00
Ward, a British surgeon and mountaineer, covers his Himalayan expeditions to Everest (1951, 1953), to Ama Dablam and Makalu (1960-61), and to Bhutan (1964, 1965). Neate W19. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Mountaineer's Companion: Ward, Michael
Ward, Michael The Mountaineer's Companion
1966 Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1st, 8vo, pp., 1 color & 24 bw photos, 20 drawings, 3 maps, photo eps, red cloth; cloth w/ light spine wear, name, front hinge starting, vg- #12129 $9.00
A fine anthology consisting of 114 selections by such noted authors as Bates, Benuzzi, Bonatti, Bonington, Bruce, Buhl, Evans, Finch, Herzog, Hillary, Hornbein, Hunt, Longstaff, Lunn, Mallory, Maraini, Meade, Mummery, Norton, Noyce, Odell, Patey, Rebuffat, Rey, Shipton, Smythe, Tenzing, Terray, Tilm[read more]

High Altitude Leadership: What the World’s Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us About Leadership: Warner, Chris & Don Schmincke
Warner, Chris & Don Schmincke High Altitude Leadership: What the World’s Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us About Leadership
2009 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 210, 20 bw photos, white cloth; dj & cloth new #25239 $27.95
Drawing on gripping accounts of both conquest and survival in the Himalaya, this offers compelling lessons on the art of bravery, selfless leadership, and high performance under the most daunting outdoor – and business – conditions. Warner is well known for his climbing films and expeditions from K[read more]

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