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To the Top: The Story of Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen To the Top: The Story of Everest
2003 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.96, photo frontis, 40 color & 29 bw photos, maps/sketches, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed Ed Webster, dj & cloth new #22981 $29.00
Although geared toward younger readers, Venables does a very nice job in presenting the Everest story. Starting with the Mallory and Irvine saga the book then turns to the final triumph of Hillary and Tenzing. The latter half of the book covers the Americans in 1963, Haston and Scott in 1975, Mess[read more]

The Mountain: My Time on Everest: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Mountain: My Time on Everest
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 330, 37 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27583 $9.95
Based on his extensive experience on Everest, eleven expeditions in 23 years, Viesturs presents riveting accounts of his own climbs as well as vivid narratives of some of the most famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century. With an introduction by Tom Hornbein.[read more]

The Mountain: My Time on Everest: Viesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts
signedViesturs, Ed w/ David Roberts The Mountain: My Time on Everest
2013 US 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.xvi, 330, 37 color & 3 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Viesturs, dj & cloth new #26645 $26.95
Based on his extensive experience on Everest, eleven expeditions in 23 years, Viesturs presents riveting accounts of his own climbs as well as vivid narratives of some of the most famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century. With an introduction by Tom Hornbein.[read more]

Nezvestní z Everestu: Príbeh štvorice slovenských horolezcov, ktorá zmizla na najvyššej hore sveta [Missing on Everest: The Story of Four Slovak Climbers who Disappeared on the Highest Mountain of the World]: Vranka, Milan
Vranka, Milan Nezvestní z Everestu: Príbeh štvorice slovenských horolezcov, ktorá zmizla na najvyššej hore sveta [Missing on Everest: The Story of Four Slovak Climbers who Disappeared on the Highest Mountain of the World]
2011 Pvt pub 1st, small 8vo, pp.160, 42 color & 19 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25990 $44.95
This is the first detailed account of the 1988 Slovak Everest Lhotse Expedition. 1988 was an extremely busy year for Everest with climbers all over the mountain. The Slovak team first made an ascent of Lhotse, placing two climbers, Dušan Becík and Jozef Just, on the summit without supplemental oxy[read more]

Everest: A Thousand Years of Exploration - A Record of Mountaineering, Geographical Exploration, Medical Research and Mapping: Ward, Michael
signedWard, Michael Everest: A Thousand Years of Exploration - A Record of Mountaineering, Geographical Exploration, Medical Research and Mapping
2003 UK 1st, ltd ed 500, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 350, 34 bw photos, 1 color & 2 bw illus, 7 diagrams, 21 drawings, 27 maps, map eps, appendix, red cloth; signed, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #25328 $189.00
The first comprehensive Monograph to tell the Everest story as it has evolved over the centuries. Ward was a member of both the 1951 and 1953 Everest expeditions and was directly involved in the pivotal events that led to success. In this major ‘biography’ of the world’s highest peak, written to cel[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]

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
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 Pete Athans, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #20666 $25.00
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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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