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I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson: Roberts, Dennis
Roberts, Dennis I’ll Climb Mount Everest Alone: The Story of Maurice Wilson
1957 Hale London 1st, 8vo, pp.158, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ 1” tear back, clipped, vg, cloth tight, near fine #10044 $195.00
Wilson, with no climbing experience, flew to India in 1934 and climbed solo to Everest’s North Col. His body was found by Eric Shipton and Charles Warren in 1935. Scarce. Neate R46, SB R13, Yak R128.[read more]

Roch, André Everest 1952
1952 Editions Jeheber Geneva 1st, lg 8vo, pp.110, 9 color & 128 bw photos, map, sketch, wraps w/ dj; dj w/ spine chips, vg, internally fine #20712 $80.00
This scarce photo item of the Swiss expedition in the Spring of 1952 makes a fine companion volume to Dittert's 'Forerunners to Everest'. Tenzing was instrumental in helping this expedition to reach a new high point on Everest just prior to the successful British ascent in 1953. Ten text pages and[read more]

The Boy Who Conquered Everest: The Jordan Romero Story: Romero, Jordan, w/ Katherine Blanc
signedRomero, Jordan, w/ Katherine Blanc The Boy Who Conquered Everest: The Jordan Romero Story
2010 US 1st, 8vo, [pp.68], photo frontis, 167 color & 6 bw photos, figs, map, wraps; signed, fine #26156 $35.00
Romero set a new record when, at age 13, he reached the summit of Everest and completed his quest for the Seven Summits (both Kosckiuszko and Carstenz Pyramid). This book is geared toward younger readers but is the only one to document his quest.[read more]

Rost, Jurij Everest ‘82
1985 Olympia Praha 1st thus, 8vo, pp.144, 44 color photos, sketch, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #20612 $49.00
This large Russian expedition forged a difficult new route on the SW Face, to the left of Bonington’s route, and managed to place 11 climbers on top. In Czech, no English translation.[read more]

Everest: Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society Everest
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.288, photo frontis, 136 color & 260 bw (1 lg gatefold inside dj) photos, photo eps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #26480 $79.95
A lavish, large-format, 60th anniversary photo book to commemorate the history of Everest from the first reconnaissance in 1921 through the first ascent in 1953. An extensive collection of black/white images are presented for the seven pre-war expeditions (1921, 1922, 1924, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1938).[read more]

Ruttledge, Hugh Attack on Everest
1935 McBride NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 339, photo frontis, 42 bw photos, 3D photo w/ glasses, map, photo eps, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, wear top/bottom spine, bottom right corner chipped, vg- #23815 $35.00 $29.00
Account of the 1933 British expedition, led by Ruttledge, which came within a few hundred feet of the summit. This US edition of 'Everest 1933' includes the 3D photo and glasses not included in the UK edition. Neate R99, SB R29, Yak R213.[read more]

Everest 1933: Ruttledge, Hugh
Ruttledge, Hugh Everest 1933
1934 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xv, 390, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 58 bw photos, 3 diagrams, 4 maps (3 color fldg), black cloth; dj w/ vertical crease line to spine, unclipped, vg, cloth bright, small name A K Hodgson 20.12.34 on ffep, maps fine w/ no tears, hinges tight, fine #16248 $350.00 $195.00
Account of the 1933 British expedition, led by Ruttledge, which came within a few hundred feet of the summit. Scarce in the dust jacket. Neate R99, SB R29, Yak R213. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Unfinished Adventure: Ruttledge, Hugh
Ruttledge, Hugh Everest: The Unfinished Adventure
1937 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xv, 295, (128), 72 bw photos, 2 color fldg maps, blue cloth; cloth lightly pulled top spine, light wear to corners, bright, tight, maps w/ no tears, near fine #14603 $95.00
The 1936 British expedition to Everest, led by Ruttledge and including Eric Shipton and Frank Smythe, was defeated by an early monsoon. This is the last of the five early Everest books, by Howard-Bury, Bruce, Norton, and Ruttledge, which are matching in height and make a wonderful set. Neate R100[read more]

Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain: Sale, Richard & George Rodway
Sale, Richard & George Rodway Everest and Conquest in the Himalaya: Science and Courage on the World's Highest Mountain
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.vi, 231, 23 color & 30 bw photos, 6 figs, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25687 $39.95
In this fascinating study of the history of Everest climbs, the authors describe in vivid detail the struggle to conquer the mountain and the advances in physiology that made the conquest possible. Their account gives a compelling insight into the science of mountaineering as well as the physical a[read more]

Climbing Mount Everest: The Bibliography: Salkeld, Audrey & John Boyle
signedSalkeld, Audrey & John Boyle Climbing Mount Everest: The Bibliography
1993 Sixways Clevedon 1st, small 8vo, pp.120, wraps; signed Salkeld, fine #10076 $69.00
The most up-to-date bibliography of the literature and history of climbing the world's highest mountain. Contains listings of almost 600 titles published in a variety of languages, a chronological listing of all Everest expeditions from 1921 through Spring 1993, and a selection of Everest articles [read more]

Four Against Everest: Sayre, Woodrow Wilson
signedSayre, Woodrow Wilson Four Against Everest
1964 Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.259, 10 color & 25 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed Sayre & HansPeter Duttle, dj rubbed, some wear top/bottom spine, small edge tear on front, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #27501 $395.00
Sayre, and three companions, made an unauthorized Alpine-style attempt on Everest via the North Col in 1962. This is a good read which is often missed in the depth of Everest literature. Copies signed by Swiss expedition member Duttle are very rare. Neate S11, SB S08, Yak S36.[read more]

Four Against Everest: Sayre, Woodrow Wilson
signedSayre, Woodrow Wilson Four Against Everest
1964 Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.259, 10 color & 25 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed HansPeter Duttle, dj rubbed, wear spot upper rear spine, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #24288 $195.00
Sayre, and three companions, made an unauthorized Alpine-style attempt on Everest via the North Col in 1962. This is a good read which is often missed in the depth of Everest literature. Copies signed by Swiss expedition member Duttle are very rare. Neate S11, SB S08, Yak S36.[read more]

Lhotse Everest Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Lhotse Everest Poster
Image size 23.5" x 11.75", Poster size 28" x 19.5", text states "Lhotse Everest from Makalu", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #22836 $29.95 $23.96
This is a marvelous photo of both Everest and Lhotse from a unique vantage point. Shining brightly in the early morning sun is the rarely attempted Kangshung Face of Everest. Also visible is the South Col, South Summit, and Pinnacles region on the sloping Northeast Ridge. Doug Scott is one of B[read more]

Makalu, Lhotse, Everest Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Makalu, Lhotse, Everest Poster
Image size 23.5" x 11.75", Poster size 28" x 19.5", text states "Makalu Lhotse Everest from Kangchenjunga", signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ wide white margins, thick paper stock; signed, rolled, new #22838 $29.95 $23.96
This image of Makalu, Lhotse, and Everest was taken by Doug from the North Col of Kangchenjunga in 1979. It is seven miles from the Eastern Cwm of Makalu to the North-East Ridge of Everest. This is a unique vantage point seen by few people. Doug Scott is one of Britain's most accomplished mount[read more]

Makalu, Lhotse, Everest Poster: Scott, Doug
signedScott, Doug Makalu, Lhotse, Everest Poster
Image/poster size 24.25” x 16.75”, no text, signed in lower right-hand corner, color w/ no margins; signed, rolled, new #13731 $11.95 $9.56
This is a close-up poster of #22838. (Note: Actual poster is much nicer than scan, ie. no vertical banding.) This image of Makalu, Lhotse, and Everest was taken by Doug from the North Col of Kangchenjunga in 1979. It is seven miles from the Eastern Cwm of Makalu to the North-East Ridge of Everes[read more]

Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; dj chipped, worn, good, cloth rubbed, vg. #23413 $12.00
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled “The True Book about Everest”. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214.[read more]

Men Against Everest: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; cloth tight, vg #24719 $5.00 $4.25
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled 'The True Book about Everest’, see below. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest Calling: The Irish Journey: Siggins, Lorna
Siggins, Lorna Everest Calling: The Irish Journey
2013 UK rev ed, 8vo, pp.x, 214, photo frontis, 103 color & 5 bw photos, sketch, map, appendices, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26485 $35.95
This revised edition of Siggins 1994 edition not only recalls the ground-breaking success of the 1993 Irish expedition which placed the first Irishman atop Everest via the North Ridge, but also chronicles many Everest achievements since – the first summit by an Irishwoman, Clare O’Leary, Pat Falvey’[read more]

signedSingh, Brigadier Gyan Lure of Everest: Story of the First Indian Expedition
1961 Ministry Info & Broadcasting Delhi 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 212, color frontis, 64 bw photos, 3 maps, sketches, appendices, map eps, tan cloth; signed Richard Irvin, cloth rubbed, vg+ #10120 $39.00
Singh was Principal of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling when he led this first all-Indian attempt on Everest in 1960. Although unsuccessful they did reach 8,625 metres. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S77, SB S35, Yak S246.[read more]

Camp Six: An Account of the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition: Smythe, Frank
Smythe, Frank Camp Six: An Account of the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition
1938 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, 8vo, pp.315, illus, appendix, tan cloth; cloth tight, vg #12854 $15.00 $12.75
Smythe's account of the 1933 British Mount Everest Expedition includes his experiences at the high camp and his solo summit attempt. One of the Everest classics, credited as an inspirational book by Hillary in “High Adventure”. See Neate S114, SB S42, Yak S288. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

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