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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
New 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
New 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]

Tyndall, John Hours of Exercise in the Alps
1897 Appleton NY reprint, 8vo, pp.x, 473, frontis, 6 bw illus, teg, ½ leather & marbled boards; rubbed, vg. #11717 $39.00
Tyndall was an outstanding Irish scientist who made the first ascent of the Weisshorn and almost made the first ascent of the Matterhorn. This also includes his climbs on the Eiger, Jungfrau, etc. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate T76.[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]

The Wonderful World of Mountains: The Austrian Alps: Uitz, Martin, ed.
signedUitz, Martin, ed. The Wonderful World of Mountains: The Austrian Alps
2002 Federal Press Service Vienna 1st, oblong 4to, pp.148, photo ep, 94 color & 9 bw photos, color fig, 2 graphs, 3 tables, 2 color maps, pictorial cloth; inscribed, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #26800 $45.00
A nice celebration of the Austrian Alps produced as a contribution to the International Year of Mountains 2002. Chapters cover tourism, structural history, glaciers, plants, fauna, living, agriculture, caves, and more. There is also a nice chapter devoted to Austrian mountaineers on the world’s high[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ 1.5” tear front, chipped bottom corners, vg, cloth fine #10305 $65.00 $58.50
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC L[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ large chips top edge, good, cloth near fine #25063 $49.00 $44.10
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC L[read more]

signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Tom Hornbein, dj w/ chips/tears, taped edges, good, cloth vg #25065 $45.00 $40.50
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC L[read more]

signedUllman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; signed Norman Dyhrenfurth, Tom Hornbein, dj chipped, tears, vg-, cloth vg+. #12663 $69.00
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16.[read more]

Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth: Ullman, James Ramsey
Ullman, James Ramsey Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent led by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 429, 7 color & 120 bw photos, map, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; cloth tight, vg #25172 $9.00 $7.20
The official story of the 1963 American Everest expedition which made the first traverse. Neate U01, SB U07, Yak U16. 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 la[read more]

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