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The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall: Boardman, Peter
Boardman, Peter The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall
1984 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.194, 26 bw photos, 2 maps, tan/white cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #11095 $35.00
The amazing 1976 alpine-style ascent by Boardman and Joe Tasker. Winner of the 1979 John Llewelyn Rhys Prize. See Neate B120, Yak B192.[read more]

Hans Egede: Colonizer and Missionary of Greenland: Bobe, Louis
Bobe, Louis Hans Egede: Colonizer and Missionary of Greenland
1952 Rosenkilde & Bagger Copenhagen 1st, 4to, pp.207, frontis, 2 color photos, 44 bw illus, color fldg map, wraps; light edge wear, unopened, map w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #27452 $29.00
Bobe presents the first biography of Hans Egede (1686-1758), a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary, from the standpoint of Egede’s influence on Greenland. Egede founded Greenland’s capital and this is based on his diaries, reports, public records, and Bobe’s journeys in Greenland.[read more]

A Mes Montagnes [My Mountains]: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter A Mes Montagnes [My Mountains]
1963 Arthaud Paris 2nd, 8vo, pp.315, 41 bw photos, 3 sketches (2 on separate sheet), 2 maps, appendices, wraps; signed, lightly rubbed, vg #12981 $295.00
This is the French edition of Bonatti’s book ‘On the Heights’ and his first book. He covers many of his climbs, including Grandes Jorasses, Grand Capucin, K2, the Dru, Mont Blanc, Patagonia, Gasherbrum IV, and more. Scarce. In French.[read more]

Bonatti, Walter Adieu Amazonie
1989 Denoël Paris 1st, 4to, np, many color photos, maps, photo eps, black cloth, slipcase; dj fine, cloth fine, slipcase w/ some wear. #16889 $70.00
A wonderful large-format work on Bonatti’s travel in the Amazon region. Many photos of the people of the region with a few of various peaks. In French, no English translation.[read more]

Bonatti, Walter Berge Meines Lebens [The Mountains of My Life]
2000 Germany 1st, 8vo, pp.348, 11 color & 60 bw photos, sketch, map, page ribbon, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22434 $27.00
A very nicely produced translation of Bonatti’s book ‘The Mountains of My Life’. This covers a great number of his climbs including – Grand Capucin, K2, Mont Blanc, Gasherbrum IV, Grandes Jorasses, Matterhorn, and more. In German.[read more]

Ho Vissuto Tra Gli Animali Selvaggi [I Lived Among Wild Animals]: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter Ho Vissuto Tra Gli Animali Selvaggi [I Lived Among Wild Animals]
1980 Zanichelli Bologna 1st, tall 8vo, pp.224, 83 color photos, 9 color maps, map eps, red cloth; signed, dj w/ 5” mended tear front, vg, cloth fine #27063 $195.00
Walter Bonatti (1930-2011) was one of the world’s great mountaineers, as well as an explorer and journalist. In his brief, 17 year, climbing career he was noted for bold solo ascents and well as his association with the Italian first ascent of K2 in 1953. Following his retirement from the vertical w[read more]

L’Ultima Amazzonia [The Last Amazon]: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter L’Ultima Amazzonia [The Last Amazon]
1989 Massimo Baldini Como 1st, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 182 color photos, 4 color maps, photo eps, dark grey cloth; signed, pictorial slipcase, case fine, dj fine, cloth fine #27065 $395.00
One of three marvelous, large-format, slipcased books by Bonatti. This photo book, with many full-page photos, covers Bonatti’s explorations in search of the headwaters of the Amazon River, in 1967 and 1978. This book weighs over five pounds! In Italian, no English translation.[read more]

Magie du Mont Blanc: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter Magie du Mont Blanc
1988 Denoël Paris 2nd French ed, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 157 color photos, photo eps, grey cloth; signed, pictorial slipcase, case fine, dj fine, cloth fine #21971 $395.00
One of three marvelous, large-format, slipcased books by Bonatti. Bonatti’s superb photos of this majestic mountain are accompanied by text of a solo climb of Mont Blanc via the Peuterey Ridge and Mont Blanc de Courmeyeur. This book weighs over four pounds! In French. See Neate B125.[read more]

On The Heights: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter On The Heights
1964 Rupert Hart-Davis London 1st, 8vo, pp.248, 19 bw photos, brown cloth; signed, dj rubbed w/ overall wear, unclipped, vg-, cloth near fine #25638 $895.00
Bonatti's climbs have taken him all over the world. In this book he gives his account of the 1954 Italian K2 expedition, his first ascent of Gasherbrum IV in 1958, as well as Patagonia, and climbs throughout the Alps. Neate B126, Perret 541, Yak B208.[read more]

On The Heights: Bonatti, Walter
signedBonatti, Walter On The Heights
1964 Rupert Hart-Davis London 1st, 8vo, pp.248, 19 bw photos, brown cloth; signed Bonatti & name/address of Terry Tullis, dj rubbed, edge tears reinforced, unclipped, good+, cloth vg+ #26153 $825.00
From the Library of Julie and Terry Tullis Bonatti's climbs have taken him all over the world. In this book he gives his account of the 1954 Italian K2 expedition, his first ascent of Gasherbrum IV in 1958, as well as Patagonia, and climbs throughout the Alps. This is a wonderful association co[read more]

Processo al K2 [Trial on K2]: Bonatti, Walter
Bonatti, Walter Processo al K2 [Trial on K2]
1985 Garzanti Milano 1st, 8vo, pp.125, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, sketch, 3 charts, map, wraps; fine #27039 $45.95
This is Bonatti’s first book devoted to the Italian K2 affair of 1954. The events of the expedition, and resulting fallout, are a complicated story involving the actions of Bonatti, Achille Compagnoni, and Lino Lacedelli and the successful first ascent of K2. Ardito Desio’s official account of the e[read more]

The Great Days: Bonatti, Walter
Bonatti, Walter The Great Days
1978 Gollancz London 4th imp, 8vo, pp.189, 35 bw photos, blue cloth; dj clipped, fine, cloth fine #13326 $75.00
Bonatti’s second autobiographical work covers the Walker Spur, Eiger, Siberia, the Matterhorn, and more. Neate B124.[read more]

The Great Days: Bonatti, Walter
Bonatti, Walter The Great Days
1974 Gollancz London 1st imp, 8vo, pp.189, 35 bw photos, blue cloth; dj w/ two small tears, clipped, near fine, cloth w/ glue remnant from label on fep, else fine #26002 $195.00 $175.00
Bonatti’s second autobiographical work covers the Walker Spur, Eiger, Siberia, the Matterhorn, and more. Reprinted several times but the 1st printings are quite hard to find in any condition. Neate B124. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Book Club Assoc London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw foldout route photo, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj rubbed, vg+, cloth near fine #18947 $79.00 $63.20
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth; signed, dj near fine, cloth near fine #9523 $125.00 $100.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Annapurna South Face: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Book Club Assoc London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw foldout route photo, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed Bonington, Doug Scott, Don Whillans, dj rubbed, unclipped, vg+, cloth tight, fine #18723 $425.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212.[read more]

Annapurna South Face: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 Cassell London 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth; signed, dj clipped, near fine, cloth near fine #9522 $95.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris’ books. Neate B127, Yak B212.[read more]

Annapurna South Face: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Annapurna South Face
1971 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 334, 60 color photos, bw fldg photo, 2 maps, appendices, black cloth; signed Bonington & Tom Frost, dj fine, cloth fine #26222 $135.00 $108.00
The 1970 first ascent of the South Face, by Haston and Whillans, ended tragically with the death of Ian Clough. My favorite of all of Chris' books. Neate B127, Yak B212. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge
2017 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.423, 44 color & 19 bw photos, 1 color & 1 bw illus, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #27317 $39.95
Chris Bonington is Britain's best-known climber, having spent a lifetime among the world's highest and wildest mountains. In the 1960s, he made the first British ascent of the north face of the Eiger. In the 1970s, he led some of the most important first ascents ever achieved in the Himalaya, includ[read more]

Chris Bonington's Everest: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #22840 $69.00 $49.00
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions (1972, 1975, 1982, 1985). His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for[read more]

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