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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]

Lessons from Everest: 7 Powerful Steps to the Top of Your World: Warren, Dr. Tim
signedWarren, Dr. Tim Lessons from Everest: 7 Powerful Steps to the Top of Your World
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 145, 23 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #25636 $18.95
Warren honed his climbing skills on Mt. Washington, Rainier, Kilimanjoro, Denali, Grand Teton, Yosemite, and Aconcagua before attempting Everest. After a devastating failed attempt to climb Everest in 2007, and a brief period of mourning, he focused on learning the lessons that had been revealed to[read more]

Warth, Hermann Tiefe Überall: Menschen, Schluchten und Achttausender
1986 Rosenheimer 1st, 4to, pp.208, 52 color & 1 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ slight vertical line to front, else fine. #23107 $45.00
A nice large-format book covering expeditions to Makalu, Everest, Ganesh 3, Shartse, Kangchenjunga and others. In German, no English translation.[read more]

The Accidental Adventurer: Memoirs of the First Woman to Climb Mount McKinley: Washburn, Barbara w/ Lew Freedman
signedWashburn, Barbara w/ Lew Freedman The Accidental Adventurer: Memoirs of the First Woman to Climb Mount McKinley
2001 US 1st, prtg, 8vo, pp.192, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Barbara & Lew Freedman, dj & cloth new #21956 $125.00
Barbara and Bradford Washburn are icons of American mountaineering. In 1940 Barbara married Brad Washburn, who was the director of the New England Museum of Natural History and the youngest museum director in the country. They were inseparable ever since. Although Barbara was not a mountaineer pr[read more]

The Accidental Adventurer: Memoirs of the First Woman to Climb Mount McKinley: Washburn, Barbara w/ Lew Freedman
signedWashburn, Barbara w/ Lew Freedman The Accidental Adventurer: Memoirs of the First Woman to Climb Mount McKinley
2001 US 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.192, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; signed Barbara Washburn, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27720 $95.00
Barbara and Bradford Washburn are icons of American mountaineering. In 1940 Barbara married Brad Washburn, who was the director of the New England Museum of Natural History and the youngest museum director in the country. They were inseparable ever since. Although Barbara was not a mountaineer prior[read more]

Among the Alps with Bradford: Washburn, Bradford
Washburn, Bradford Among the Alps with Bradford
1927 Putnam's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 160, ads, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, map eps, orange cloth; cloth spine slightly rubbed, near fine #25675 $95.00
Brad describes exploring the peaks about Chamonix, making the Charmoz-Grépon traverse, and his attempt on Mont Blanc. The first of Brad’s three books in this series. Neate W24.[read more]

Bradford on Mount Fairweather: Washburn, Bradford
signedWashburn, Bradford Bradford on Mount Fairweather
1930 Putnam's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 127, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, 3 maps, photos eps, blue cloth; signed, cloth rubbed, spine lightly faded, foxing to frontis & title page, v #18989 $295.00
In 1930 Washburn, and five others, made the second attempt on Mt. Fairweather (15,300'). The third of Brad’s three books in this series. Uncommon. Neate W26.[read more]

Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951: Washburn, Bradford
Washburn, Bradford Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951
2003 Top of the World Press Williston, VT 1st, 8vo, pp.142, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 4 sketches, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; new #22852 $24.95 $19.95
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, was first climbed in 1913 by its northern Muldrow Glacier route. Yet, for almost 40 years, no one had climbed the mountain via its southern slopes. By 1951, however, one man knew more about McKinley’s geography than anyone else. His knowledge of [read more]

Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951: Washburn, Bradford
signedWashburn, Bradford Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951
2003 Top of the World Press Williston, VT ltd signed hardcover ed #n/300, 8vo, pp.142, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 4 sketches, 2 maps, appendices, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #22850 $125.00
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, was first climbed in 1913 by its northern Muldrow Glacier route. Yet, for almost 40 years, no one had climbed the mountain via its southern slopes. By 1951, however, one man knew more about McKinley’s geography than anyone else. His knowledge of [read more]

Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951: Washburn, Bradford
signedWashburn, Bradford Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent – Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951
2003 Top of the World Press Williston, VT 1st, 8vo, pp.142, photo frontis, 71 bw photos, 4 sketches, 2 maps, appendices, wraps; signed, new #22851 $65.00
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, was first climbed in 1913 by its northern Muldrow Glacier route. Yet, for almost 40 years, no one had climbed the mountain via its southern slopes. By 1951, however, one man knew more about McKinley’s geography than anyone else. His knowledge of [read more]

Washburn: Extraordinary Adventures of a Young Mountaineer: Washburn, Bradford
signedWashburn, Bradford Washburn: Extraordinary Adventures of a Young Mountaineer
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 236, 32 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #23435 $45.00
Back in print – the three Washburn Boys’ Books by Boys! ‘Among the Alps with Bradford’ (1927) in which Brad describes exploring the peaks about Chamonix, making the Charmoz-Grépon traverse, and his attempt on Mont Blanc. ‘Bradford on Mount Washington’ (1928) describes a winter ascent of New Englan[read more]

Washburn, Bradford Washburn: Extraordinary Adventures of a Young Mountaineer
2004 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 236, 32 bw photos, wraps; near fine #25174 $9.00 $7.20
Back in print – the three Washburn Boys’ Books by Boys! ‘Among the Alps with Bradford’ (1927) in which Brad describes exploring the peaks about Chamonix, making the Charmoz-Grépon traverse, and his attempt on Mont Blanc. ‘Bradford on Mount Washington’ (1928) describes a winter ascent of New Englan[read more]

Bradford Washburn: An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon: Washburn, Bradford & Lew Freedman
Washburn, Bradford & Lew Freedman Bradford Washburn: An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.320, 92 bw photos, 2 maps, brown/white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #25603 $19.00
Washburn was one of the great explorers and adventurers of the 20th century. This book provides the most detailed look at his multifaceted, exciting career. Washburn was renowned for his pioneering work in aerial photography in Alaska’s mountains, his thirteen first ascents of Alaskan peaks, his d[read more]

Bradford Washburn: An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon: Washburn, Bradford & Lew Freedman
signedWashburn, Bradford & Lew Freedman Bradford Washburn: An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon
2005 US Deluxe Ltd, Signed, Numbered ed #/175, 8vo, pp.320, 92 bw photos, 2 maps, page-ribbon, full brown leather w/ color photo inset; signed Washburn & Lew Freedman, boxed, new #23824 $145.00
Washburn was one of the great explorers and adventurers of the 20th century. This book provides the most detailed look at his multifaceted, exciting career. Washburn was renowned for his pioneering work in aerial photography in Alaska’s mountains, his thirteen first ascents of Alaskan peaks, his dev[read more]

Bradford Washburn: An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon: Washburn, Bradford & Lew Freedman
signedWashburn, Bradford & Lew Freedman Bradford Washburn: An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon
2005 US 1st, 8vo, pp.320, 92 bw photos, 2 maps, brown/white cloth; signed Washburn & Lew Freedman, dj & cloth new #23744 $69.00
One of the last surviving explorers and adventurers of the 20th century, Dr. Bradford Washburn, now in his 90s, provides the most detailed look at his multifaceted, exciting career. Washburn is renowned for his pioneering work in aerial photography in Alaska’s mountains, his thirteen first ascents [read more]

The Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax: Washburn, Bradford & Peter Cherici
Washburn, Bradford & Peter Cherici The Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax
2001 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.185, (15), photo frontis, 57 bw photos, 10 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, brown cloth; edge mark, else dj & cloth new #24732 $29.95 $9.95
Brad Washburn is widely regarded as the authority on Mount McKinley – its routes, weather, and history. He has done much to document the mountain in both words and pictures. Here he presents the evidence relating to the claimed first ascent of McKinley by Dr. Frederick Cook as well as background m[read more]

The Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax: Washburn, Bradford & Peter Chericir
signedWashburn, Bradford & Peter Chericir The Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax
2001 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.185, (15), photo frontis, 57 bw photos, 10 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, brown cloth; signed Washburn, dj & cloth new #21976 $79.00
Brad Washburn is widely regarded as the authority on Mount McKinley – its routes, weather, and history. He has done much to document the mountain in both words and pictures. Here he presents the evidence relating to the claimed first ascent of McKinley by Dr. Frederick Cook as well as background m[read more]

A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias: Waterman, Jonathan
Waterman, Jonathan A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 253, photo frontis, bw photos, 2 maps, blue/white cloth; dj & cloth new #8405 $25.00 $14.95
Waterman and his partner attempted to duplicate the Duke of Abruzzi’s historic route up Mount St. Elias by first sailing to the mountain. A mixture of mountain adventure combined with painstakingly researched history, includes historic photos. To see all of our Sale Items,
A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias: Waterman, Jonathan
signedWaterman, Jonathan A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias
1997 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 253, photo frontis, bw photos, 2 maps, blue/white cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #21539 $29.00 $9.00
Waterman and his partner attempted to duplicate the Duke of Abruzzi’s historic 1897 route up Mount St. Elias by first sailing to the mountain. A mixture of mountain adventure combined with painstakingly researched history, includes historic photos. To see all of our Sale Items,
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