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MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES AT HOME AND ABROAD

By: Abraham, George D.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. , Ltd.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12384

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Spine slightly faded. Endpapers browned. Hinges started. Bookplate to front pastedown ; Early adventures in mountain climbing. With twenty-six illustrations ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 308,47 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1955

Order Number: 3735

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate and small stamp on front endpaper; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1960/61

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1961

Order Number: 3739

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate and small sticker to front endpaper. ; Including a detailed, topographic map ("Swiss style", 1: 50'000) of Mount McKinley, Alaska ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1962/63

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1964

Order Number: 3740

Condition: Very Good


Fore edge stamped. Bookplate and stamp on front endpaper; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1955

Order Number: 18591

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Moderate wear and chipping to DJ ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages View more info

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OVER THE EDGE The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Child, Greg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15900

ISBN: 0-375-50609-8

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ. Boards bowed ; The harrowing kidnapping by and eventual escape from bandits in Kyrgyzstan ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 284 pages View more info

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BEYOND THE ALPS A Summer in the Italian Hill Towns

By: Coates, Robert M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1847

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit browned and with one small dampstain ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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ACONCAGUA AND TIERRA DEL FUEGO A Book of Climbing, Travel and Exploration

By: Conway, Martin (Sir)

Price: $675.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1902

Order Number: 2209

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to top and bottom spine. Bookplate and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Pages a bit browned; Dark red boards with gilt lettering. Conway is a very famous mountaineer. He travelled widely in Europe, Egypt and the East; led an expedition in the Himalayas 1892; traversed the Alps 1894; explored in Spitsbergen, Bolivian Andes and Chile. He also wrote "The Alps", one of the most beautiful illustrated mountain books of its time, published in Londo... View more info

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HILLARY AND TENZING CLIMB EVEREST

By: Davidson, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winchester, Hampshire (england), Zoe Books Limited: 1993

Order Number: 18403

Condition: Very Good+


Great 20th Century Expeditions; Ex-Library; 8vo; 32 pages View more info

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EXPLORING THE HIMALAYA

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1958

Order Number: 18054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities; Supreme Court Associate Justice Douglas details some of the noteworthy expeditions in the Himalayas including his own; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 177 pages View more info

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FIRST OVER EVEREST The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933

By: Fellowes, P. F. M. , Et Al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Lne the Bodley Head Limited: 1934

Order Number: 17169

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned, front board partially sunned; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 264 pages View more info

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THE ALPS FOR THE MOTORIST

By: Freeston, Charles L.

Price: $102.88

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Order Number: 13712

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Contents page torn out. Bookplate to verso of ffep; Tooling around the Alps in the 1920s in your roadster; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 176 pages View more info

THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1954

By: Gurtner, Othmar

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Order Number: 3736

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some rubbing to DJ ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 224 pages View more info

THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955

By: Gurtner, Othmar

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1955

Order Number: 3737

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some rubbing to DJ ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 222 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1956/57

By: Gurtner, Othmar; Kurz, Marcel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1956

Order Number: 3738

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned. Bookplate; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 200 pages View more info

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GHOSTS OF EVEREST The Search for Mallory & Irvine

By: Hemmleb, Jochen; Johnson, Larry A. ; & Simonson, Eric R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16400

ISBN: 0898866995

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The British Everest Expedition of 1924 was last seen on the mountain's Northeast Ridge on June 8, 1924. This book, by the team that discovered their remains and that of their camp, unravels the time line and broaches the question, 'Did they summit Everest nearly thirty years before Hilary and Tenzing? Stated first edition; Color Photographs; 8vo; 207 pages View more info

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ANNAPURNA First Conquest of an 8000-Meter Peak [26, 493 Feet]

By: Herzog, Maurice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1952

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 17008

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with small open tears; The leader of the French expedtion in the Himalayas writes of the arduous climb up Annapurna. Map of the route to verso of DJ; Color Photographs; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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THE ASCENT OF EVEREST

By: Hunt, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16948

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ a bit yellowed and with one small chip. Bookplate. Very light foxing to front endpaper; Written by the leader of the British expedition. ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST

By: Hunt, Sir John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18402

Condition: Very Good


Light wear and tanning to boards. ; The epic story of the world's highest peak, and the men who climbed it ; B&W and Color Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST

By: Hunt, Sir John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18303

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ worn and with top spine and front flap missing; The epic story of the world's highest peak, and the men who climbed it ; B&W and Color Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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RETURN TO THE ALPS

By: Knight, Max

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Friends of the Earth:

Order Number: 18630

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Nd [1976]. A masterpiece - with photographs by Gerhard Klammet; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

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THE SNOW LEOPARD

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1978

Order Number: 17254

ISBN: 0-670-65374-8

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Author Matthiessen travels to Nepal with biologist George Schaller in the hope of ascending the Crystal Mountain and of seeing the elusive snow leopard ; 8vo; 338 pages View more info

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SOUTH COL A Personal Story of the Ascent of Everest

By: Noyce, Wilfrid

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1955

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 17185

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

By: Ralston, Aron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18400

ISBN: 0-7434-9281-1

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo View more info

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SIR EDMUND HILLARY & THE PEOPLE OF EVEREST

By: Ramsay, Cynthia Russ

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2002

Order Number: 15069

ISBN: 0-7407-2950-0

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Closed tear to DJ rear; After reaching the summit of Everest, Sir Edmund developed an abiding bond with the land and its people ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 174 pages View more info