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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; 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]

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]

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]

Rising: Becoming the First North American Woman on Everest: Wood, Sharon
Wood, Sharon Rising: Becoming the First North American Woman on Everest
2020 US 1st, 8vo, pp.237, photo frontis, 12 color photos, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27689 $24.95
On May 20, 1986, high on Everest, Sharon Wood was ready to give up. Snow plumes swirled off the summit ridge and spilled down the North Face, engulfing her. A four-hundred-foot high rock wall, the crux of the Hornbein Couloir, loomed above―impossible. Then Wood’s partner, Dwayne Congdon, handed her [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]

Younghusband, Sir Francis The Epic of Mount Everest
1947 Arnold London rep, 8vo, pp.319, 16 bw photos, 2 maps, brown cloth; dj w/ tear top spine, vg, cloth fine. #10280 $19.00
A summary of the first three British expeditions to Everest by one of the major organizers. Neate Y27, SB Y09, Yak Y15.[read more]

The Epic of Mount Everest: The Historic Account of Mallory’s Expeditions: Younghusband, Sir Francis
Younghusband, Sir Francis The Epic of Mount Everest: The Historic Account of Mallory’s Expeditions
2000 UK rep, 8vo, pp.xviii, 254, 16 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; fine #11736 $5.00
A summary of the first three British expeditions to Everest by one of the major organizers. Neate Y27, SB Y09, Yak Y15.[read more]

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