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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]

Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone: A Mountaineering History & Guide: Turiano, Thomas
Turiano, Thomas Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone: A Mountaineering History & Guide
2003 US 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xvii, 490, 330 bw photos, 21 illus, 18 maps, wraps; fine #27840 $395.00
A voluminous work detailing the history of mountain exploration in Greater Yellowstone, with special emphasis on 107 of the region’s most prominent summits. Now out of print. Winner 2005 Mountains and Plains Booksellers Association Regional Reference Award.[read more]

My Climbing Adventures In Four Continents: Turner, Samuel
signedTurner, Samuel My Climbing Adventures In Four Continents
1913 Unwin London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.xii, 283, photo frontis, 73 bw photos, appendix, dec red cloth; signed Richard Irvin, cloth spine darkened, corners rubbed, name, hinges starting, very good #24381 $49.00
Turner was an unconventional mountaineer whose travels included Siberia, South America, and New Zealand. This is a matching volume to Turner’s ‘Siberia’. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate T71.[read more]

Siberia: A Record of Travel, Climbing, and Exploration: Turner, Samuel
signedTurner, Samuel Siberia: A Record of Travel, Climbing, and Exploration
1911 Unwin London 2nd, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 45 bw photos, appendices, dec blue cloth; signed Richard Irvin, cloth spine lightly faded, partially unopened, tight, very good+ #24382 $89.00
Turner climbed Belukha, in the Ural mountains, and includes much information on travel conditions. This is a matching volume to Turner’s ‘My Climbing Adventures’. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate T72.[read more]

Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber: Twight, Mark
Twight, Mark Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber
2001 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, red/black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25171 $69.00
Extreme alpinist Twight offers up a collection of his writings from 1985 to 2000. These are ‘Author’s Cuts’ rewritten, annotated, and unabashed vintage Twight. Winner of the Jon Whyte Award for Mountain Literature at the 2001 Banff Mountain Book Festival and short-listed at the 2005 Trento Mountai[read more]

Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber: Twight, Mark F.
signedTwight, Mark F. Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber
2001 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.206, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, red/black cloth; signed Mark Francis Twight 3/20/02, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #26491 $69.00
Extreme alpinist Twight offers up a collection of his writings from 1985 to 2000. These are ‘Author’s Cuts’ rewritten, annotated, and unabashed vintage Twight. Winner of the Jon Whyte Award for Mountain Literature at the 2001 Banff Mountain Book Festival and short-listed at the 2005 Trento Mounta[read more]

Der Berg Ruft! [Call of the Mountains!]: Uitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds
signedUitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds Der Berg Ruft! [Call of the Mountains!]
2000 Germany 1st, thick 8vo, pp.509, 23 color & 112 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj & cloth new #22662 $55.00
A nice book done in conjunction with the Salzburg ‘Call of the Mountains’ exhibit (2000-2001). Chapters are by Finch, Odell, Hemmleb, Tenzing Norgay, Messner, Buhl, Schmuck, Eiselin, Herzog, Weissner, Diemberger, Mauduit, Dyhrenfurth, Tichy, Simpson, Oelz, Wickwire, Terray, Whymper, and others. In[read more]

Der Berg Ruft! Der Katalog: Uitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds
signedUitz, Martin & Audrey Salkeld, eds Der Berg Ruft! Der Katalog
2000 Germany 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.176, 270 color & 129 bw photos, 3 sketches, 2 maps, wraps; signed on cover & inscribed Kurt Diemberger, fine #24037 $79.00
A unique catalogue done in conjunction with the Salzburg ‘Call of the Mountains’ exhibit (2000-2001). Chapters overview all 14 8000m peaks, important personalities, and major aspects of climbing. Scarce. In German, no English translation.[read more]

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