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Weathers, Beck Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, photo frontis, 9 bw photos, blue/white cloth; dj & cloth new #19096 $24.95
Beck Weathers is widely known as the person who miraculously survived the ferocious storm on Everest in May 1996. As a member of Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team he managed to reach the Balcony but soon lost his vision. His story tells of his climbs on Denali, Popocatepl, Pico de Orizaba, Elb[read more]

signedWeathers, Beck Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, photo frontis, 9 bw photos, blue/white cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #21188 $59.00
Beck Weathers is widely known as the person who miraculously survived the ferocious storm on Everest in May 1996. As a member of Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team he managed to reach the Balcony but soon lost his vision. His story tells of his climbs on Denali, Popocatepl, Pico de Orizaba, Elb[read more]

Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest: Weathers, Beck
signedWeathers, Beck Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, photo frontis, 9 bw photos, blue/white cloth; signed Weathers, Pete Athans, & Jamling Tenzing, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #20164 $175.00
Beck Weathers is widely known as the person who miraculously survived the ferocious storm on Everest in May 1996. As a member of Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team he managed to reach the Balcony but soon lost his vision. His story tells of his climbs on Denali, Popocatepl, Pico de Orizaba, Elbru[read more]

Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest: Weathers, Beck
Weathers, Beck Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
2001 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.345, photo frontis, 8 bw photos, wraps; very good+ #26801 $5.00
Beck Weathers is widely known as the person who miraculously survived the ferocious storm on Everest in May 1996. As a member of Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants team he managed to reach the Balcony but soon lost his vision. His story tells of his climbs on Denali, Popocatepl, Pico de Orizaba, Elb[read more]

God’s Rays on Mt. Everest – Sagarmatha, Nepal: Webster, Ed
signedWebster, Ed God’s Rays on Mt. Everest – Sagarmatha, Nepal
Image size 13" x 19.25", Poster size 19" x 25", text states "God’s Rays on Mt. Everest – Sagarmatha, Nepal", color w/ wide white margins, thick 80# paper stock; signed, rolled, new #25992 $19.95
Webster took this very lucky, one-of-a-kind picture from a helicopter in 1985, at age 29, at the conclusion of his first Everest expedition – to the West Ridge Direct route, up the peak’s left-hand skyline in this view. Sitting in front of Ed in the helicopter was Billy Squier, the American rock ‘n[read more]

Mt. Everest – Sagarmatha – Chomolungma: Webster, Ed
signedWebster, Ed Mt. Everest – Sagarmatha – Chomolungma
Image size 21.5" x 14.5", Poster size 25" x 19", text states "Mt. Everest – Sagarmatha – Chomolungma (29,035 feet / 8,850 meters)", color w/ wide white margins, thick 80# paper stock; signed, rolled, new #25993 $19.95
This ‘classic view’ of Everest was taken by Webster partway up Cholatse (21,400’) in Nepal’s Khumbu region during a 1993 alpine-style, 2-man ascent of Cholats’e West Rib. Everest’s North and Northeast Ridges and George Mallory’s route up the mountain in Tibet are on the left skyline. Tom Hornbein [read more]

Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest: Webster, Ed
signedWebster, Ed Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest
2000 US 1st trade ed, thick 8vo, pp.xv, 582, photo frontis, 176 color & 282 bw photos, 2 maps, 3 route maps, 8 photo-diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ pen/date mark to ffep, else fine #17405 $29.95
Webster has seen Everest from all sides as a member of three very different teams. Here are his accounts of his attempt on the West Ridge Direct (1985) as part of a 20-member team, his solo ascent of Everest’s North Peak - Changtse (1986), and his participation in the audacious ascent of the Kangsh[read more]

The North Face of Mount Everest – Chomolungma, Tibet: Webster, Ed
signedWebster, Ed The North Face of Mount Everest – Chomolungma, Tibet
Image size 32.75" x 12.75", Poster size 40" x 19.75", text states "The North Face of Mount Everest – Chomolungma, Tibet", color w/ wide white margins, thick 80# paper stock; signed Everest 1986 Ed Webster, rolled, new #25995 $19.95
This amazing Everest panorama, slightly over three feet wide, is composed of two side-by-side Kodachrome slides that Webster took at 9am on August 28, 1986 from Changtse, the North Peak of Everest, on a perfect, windless, and sunny morning. The slides were scanned and merged to create this unique v[read more]

signedWest, John B. Everest: The Testing Place
1985 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 187, 18 color photos, 8 figures, appendices, blue cloth; signed F. Duane Blume, dj fine, cloth fine #11894 $35.00
West led the 1981 American Medical Research Expedition which conducted scientific and medical research from base camp up to the summit, reached by five climbers. This is a good book for those interested in the effect of altitude on the body and as a source for other scientific articles. Neate W40,[read more]

West, John B. Everest: The Testing Place
1985 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 187, 18 color photos, 8 figures, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine. #18355 $35.00
West led the 1981 American Medical Research Expedition which conducted scientific and medical research from base camp up to the summit, reached by five climbers. This is a good book for those interested in the effect of altitude on the body and as a source for other scientific articles. From the c[read more]

Everest: The Testing Place: West, John B.
West, John B. Everest: The Testing Place
1985 McGraw-Hill NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 187, 18 color photos, 8 figures, appendices, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #24356 $22.00 $14.95
West led the 1981 American Medical Research Expedition which conducted scientific and medical research from base camp up to the summit, reached by five climbers. This is a good book for those interested in the effect of altitude on the body and as a source for other scientific articles. Neate W40[read more]

Base Camp: 40 Days on Everest: Whelan, Diane
signedWhelan, Diane Base Camp: 40 Days on Everest
2014 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 19 color & 4 bw photos, map, wraps; signed, new #26697 $29.95
In the spring of 2010, filmmaker Whelan made her second trip to Everest as a member of the Asian Trekking expedition which included Arjun Vajpai, who became the youngest non-Sherpa to summit. In this personal and eye-opening exposé, she shares gripping stories of Maoist rebels, avalanches and bodie[read more]

A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond: Whittaker, Jim
signedWhittaker, Jim A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 38 color & 56 bw photos, 3 maps, 2 sketches, red/white cloth; signed, dj fine, cloth fine #17338 $29.00
The memoirs of the first American to climb Mt. Everest in 1963. Whittaker’s career has included many firsts in addition to Everest; first manager, employee and CEO of REI, first ascent of Mt. Kennedy (1965), leader of two K2 expeditions (1975, 1978), leader of the Mt. Everest Peace Climb (1990), an[read more]

A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond: Whittaker, Jim
Whittaker, Jim A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
2013 US Anniversary Ed, 8vo, pp.319, color frontis, 86 color & 30 bw photos, 2 maps, 1 color & 3 bw sketches, gray cloth; dj & cloth new #26439 $24.95
The memoirs of the first American to climb Mt. Everest in 1963. Whittaker’s career has included many firsts in addition to Everest; first manager, employee and CEO of REI, first ascent of Mt. Kennedy (1965), leader of two K2 expeditions (1975, 1978), leader of the Mt. Everest Peace Climb (1990), an[read more]

A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond: Whittaker, Jim
signedWhittaker, Jim A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.271, photo frontis, 38 color & 56 bw photos, 3 maps, 2 sketches, red/white cloth; inscribed by Whittaker, dj fine, cloth fine #16697 $14.00
The memoirs of the first American to climb Mt. Everest in 1963. Whittaker’s career has included many firsts in addition to Everest; first manager, employee and CEO of REI, first ascent of Mt. Kennedy (1965), leader of two K2 expeditions (1975, 1978), leader of the Mt. Everest Peace Climb (1990), an[read more]

High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.321, 17 bw photos, wraps; fine #14263 $16.95 $9.00
Another great anthology from Willis encapsulating 75 years of writing about the two highest peaks in the world; from Smythe on Everest, to Bates and Houston on K2, to the present day. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
Willis, Clint The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 536, 26 bw photos, black/tan cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #27584 $29.95 $9.95
Willis’ latest tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent in 1953. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement and heart-breaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington. His[read more]

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation: Willis, Clint
signedWillis, Clint The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 536, 26 bw photos, black/tan cloth; signed, corners bumped from shipping, else dj & cloth new #24389 $29.95
Willis’ latest tells the story of a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent in 1953. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement and heart-breaking loss. Their leader was the boyish, fanatically driven Chris Bonington. His[read more]

The Tao of Everest: Woodall, Ian
signedWoodall, Ian The Tao of Everest
2010 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.134, photo frontis, 49 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; signed, new #25554 $35.00
Woodall presents a very personal story relating his expeditions to Everest’s South side in 1996 and to the North in 1998, 1999, 2003, and 2007. Since reaching the summit of Everest from both sides (1996, 1999) he has turned his attention to moving the bodies of fallen climbers off the major climbin[read more]

Younghusband, Sir Francis Everest: The Challenge
1936 Nelson London 2nd, prtg, 8vo, pp.ix, 243, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, 3 maps, map eps, green cloth; cloth rubbed, spot on back cover, vg. #11737 $35.00
Everest through the 1936 attempt, Nanga Parbat, Kamet, Trisul, Nanda Devi, and early Himalayan pilgrims. This second printing contains a new account of the 1936 expedition. Neate Y28, SB Y10, Yak Y18.[read more]

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