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8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]: Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach
Steck, Ueli & Karin Steinbach 8000+: Aufbruch in die Todeszone [8000+: Dawn of the Dead Zone]
2012 Germany 2nd, 8vo, pp.254, 44 color photos, page ribbon, map eps, light blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27485 $24.95
Steck (1976-2017), the Swiss Machine, was an outstanding Swiss mountaineer known for his bold ascents in the Alps and Himalaya. He won a number of awards over the course of his career – Eiger Award (2008), Piolet d’Or (2009, 2014), Kari Unterkircher Award (2010), and National Geographic Adventurer o[read more]

Steele, Peter Doctor on Everest
1972 B. I. Pub New Delhi 1st thus, 8vo, pp.222, 32 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #24379 $39.00
The 1971 International Himalayan Expedition, led by Norman Dyhrenfurth, had 21 talented and ambitious climbers from 11 countries. Death and discord caused many problems. Steele, one of two doctors, presents some of the medical problems as well. This edition is identical to the UK edition. From t[read more]

Steele, Peter Doctor on Everest
1973 Readers Union Newton Abbot 8vo, pp.222, 32 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #17127 $39.00
The 1971 International Himalayan Expedition, led by Norman Dyhrenfurth, had 21 talented and ambitious climbers from 11 countries. Death and discord caused many problems. Steele, one of two doctors, presents some of the medical problems as well. This edition is identical to the UK edition. Neate [read more]

Eric Shipton: Everest and Beyond: Steele, Peter
Steele, Peter Eric Shipton: Everest and Beyond
1998 US 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 27 bw photos, 21 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #12321 $24.95 $15.20
Steele’s delightful biography of Shipton, legendary mountain explorer, provides insight into this enigmatic character, who is still the role model for post-war expedition climbers. Steele had access to Shipton’s family, friends, diaries, and personal letters to trace his life from early farming day[read more]

Stein, Sir Aurel On Alexander’s Track to the Indus: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India
1972 Blom NY rep, 8vo, pp.xi, [66], 182, photo frontis, 95 bw photos (2 fldg), 4 maps, brown cloth; cloth fine. #23967 $29.00
First published in 1929, this is legendary explorer Stein’s narrative of his findings on the wild frontier country traversed by Alexander the Great during his Indian campaigns. Stein traces the history of the area and its unknown topography and monuments from Hellenistic times onwards. From the col[read more]

Steinmetz, Heinz Land der Tausend Gipfel: Expedition zu den Menschen und Bergen Nepals
1959 Brockhaus Leipzig 1st, 8vo, pp.235, 8 color & 52 bw photos, sketch, fldg map, page ribbon, green cloth; cloth w/ name, fine. #22720 $39.00
Account of a 1955 German expedition to the Annapurna Himal which made a number of first ascents, including that of Annapurna IV. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Zabudni na Everest: Stejskal, Jarýk & Milan Vranka
Stejskal, Jarýk & Milan Vranka Zabudni na Everest
1989 Sport Bratislava 1st, 8vo, pp.173, photo frontis, 62 color & 73 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #22003 $49.00
The accounts of four Czechoslovakian expeditions to Lhotse Shar (SW Face 1984), Dhaulagiri (W Face 1984), Cho Oyu (alpine-style, winter, 1985/86), and Everest (SW Face 1987). In Czech, no English translation.[read more]

Stephen, Leslie The Playground of Europe
1907 Longmans, Green London new imp, 8vo, pp.xi, 339, frontis w/ tissue guard, 2 (of 3) bw illus, red cloth; gift inscription from John & Ruth (Mendenhall), cloth spine lightly faded, vg. #22357 $45.00
Stephens was a famous climbing personality and this book ranks as one of the finest in mountaineering literature according to Neate. Neate S165.[read more]

Stephen, Leslie The Playground of Europe
1907 Longmans, Green London new imp, 8vo, pp.xi, 339, frontis w/ tissue guard, 3 bw illus, red cloth; cloth spine faded, front inner hinge taped, some notations to preface and ep, vg-. #24117 $35.00
Stephens was a famous climbing personality and this book ranks as one of the finest in mountaineering literature according to Neate. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S165.[read more]

On Top of the World: The First British Woman to Climb Everest: Stephens, Rebecca
New signedStephens, Rebecca On Top of the World: The First British Woman to Climb Everest
1994 MacMillan London 2nd, prtg, 8vo, pp.196, 37 color photos, map, map eps, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ whiteout over inscription name, tight, fine #10138 $35.00
Stephens was a member of the 1993 DHL British 40th Anniversary Everest Expedition on which she became the first British woman to summit Everest. Shortlisted for the 1994 William Hill Sports Book of the Year.[read more]

Stephens, Rebecca On Top of the World: The First British Woman to Climb Everest
1995 Pan London rep, 8vo, pp.196, 37 color photos, map, wraps; new. #20302 $11.00
Stephens was a member of the 1993 DHL British 40th Anniversary Everest Expedition on which she became the first British woman to summit Everest.[read more]

Sterbova, Dina Die Männerwelt der Hohen Berge: Eine Frau bezwingt Achttausender
1996 Auensee Augsburg 1st, 4to, pp.183, 51 color photos, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new. #18637 $59.00
Dina was a member of the 1980 Czech woman's expedition to Manaslu and a successful summitter on the 1984 Czech/American/Nepali Cho Oyu expedition. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Everest - It’s Not About the Summit: Twenty Years of Preparation, Two Years of Devastation on the World’s Highest Mountain: Stewart, Ellis
Stewart, Ellis Everest - It’s Not About the Summit: Twenty Years of Preparation, Two Years of Devastation on the World’s Highest Mountain
2017 US 8vo, pp.407, 35 bw photos, wraps; new #27191 $19.95
British climber Stewart’s story is a remarkable account of a lifelong goal crushed in spectacular fashion two years running by the two worst disasters in Everest’s history. Throughout it all he displays a sense of humility and compassion sharing a heartfelt and emotional twenty year journey. From th[read more]

Everest - It’s Not About the Summit: Twenty Years of Preparation, Two Years of Devastation on the World’s Highest Mountain: Stewart, Ellis
signedStewart, Ellis Everest - It’s Not About the Summit: Twenty Years of Preparation, Two Years of Devastation on the World’s Highest Mountain
2017 UK Ltd Signed ed n/250, 8vo, pp.viii, 352, 19 color & 36 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27338 $34.95
British climber Stewart’s story is a remarkable account of a lifelong goal crushed in spectacular fashion two years running by the two worst disasters in Everest’s history. Throughout it all he displays a sense of humility and compassion sharing a heartfelt and emotional twenty year journey. From th[read more]

Ganz Oben: Später Triumph am Mount Everest: Stingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow
signedStingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow Ganz Oben: Später Triumph am Mount Everest
2008 Germany 3rd, 4to, pp.160, photo frontis, 181 color photos, map/photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new + signed book promotion card, new #25514 $49.00
Ganz Oben is the first in Stingl’s profusely-illustrated matching trilogy of books on his climbs. Stingl is a veteran of numerous Himalayan expeditions – Everest (1996), Cho Oyu (1997), Makalu (1998), Manaslu (1999, summit), Pumori (2001) and Everest (2001, summit). This details his 2001 expeditio[read more]

Nanga Parbat: Tragödie am Schicksalsberg [Nanga Parbat: Tragedy on the Mountain of Destiny]: Stingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow
signedStingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow Nanga Parbat: Tragödie am Schicksalsberg [Nanga Parbat: Tragedy on the Mountain of Destiny]
2006 Germany 2nd, 4to, pp.167, photo frontis, 173 color photos, map/photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new + signed book promotion card, new #25515 $49.00
Nanga Parbat is the second in Stingl’s profusely-illustrated matching trilogy of books on his climbs. The 2004 Alpine Club of Saxony Nanga Parbat Expedition was a team of six to the Rupal Face. They succeeded in placing four on the summit, including Stingl, but one died on the descent. Like his o[read more]

Seven Summits: Auf den Höchsten Bergen der Sieben Kontinente [Seven Summits: On the Highest Mountains in Seven Continents]: Stingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow
signedStingl, Jörg & Thomas Treptow Seven Summits: Auf den Höchsten Bergen der Sieben Kontinente [Seven Summits: On the Highest Mountains in Seven Continents]
2009 Germany 2nd, 4to, pp.224, photo frontis, 289 color photos, 9 maps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new + signed book promotion card, new #25516 $49.00
Seven Summits is the third in Stingl’s profusely-illustrated matching trilogy of books on his climbs. He was the first German to ascent the Seven Summits (2001-07), with both Carstenz Pyramid and Kosciuszko, without supplemental oxygen. Like his other books, this is chock-full of photos. In Germa[read more]

Stobart, Tom I Take Pictures for Adventure
1958 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.288, 68 bw photos, tan/black cloth; dj rubbed, dampstain on back, vg-, cloth w/ small stain on back, couple of tape marks on eps, vg+. #10139 $15.00
Stobart was the film photographer on the 1953 Everest expedition, as well as in Antarctica, Africa and Australia. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S169, SB S52, Yak S360.[read more]

Stockert, Hartmut Mein Weg zum Dach der Welt: Die Besteigung des Cho Oyu - 8201m
1997 Stockert Siegen 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 73 color photos, 2 maps, wraps; new. #16408 $39.95
Accounts of the authors early climbs on Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua leading up to climbs on Baruntse (1995), Island Peak (1995), and Cho Oyu (1996). In German, no English translation.[read more]

Stokes, Brummie Soldiers and Sherpas: A Taste for Adventure
1988 Joseph London 1st, 8vo, pp.250, 76 color & 23 bw photos, map eps, blue cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj fine, cloth fine. #23772 $35.00
Stokes, a member of the British SAS, went to Lhotse in 1975, summitted Everest in 1976 where he suffered severe frostbite, tried the North Face in 1984, and led the 1986 Northeast Ridge attempt. A solid Everest book with details on expeditions not covered elsewhere. SB S53.[read more]

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