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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


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

ALIVE The Story of the Andes Survivors

By: Read, Piers Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1974


DJ with some small, open tears; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 352 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


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

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


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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EXPLORING THE HIMALAYA

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1958


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


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

FRAGMENTS OF SCIENCE FOR UNSCIENTIFIC PEOPLE A Series of Detached Essays, Lectures, and Reviews

By: Tyndall, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, 1873

Edition: First Edition


Spine ends a bit rubbed. Internally NF with binding tight ; 8vo; 422 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


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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GIVE ME THE HILLS

By: Underhill, Miriam

Price: $84.90

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. LTD, 1956

Edition: First Edition


Wear & chipping to DJ. Previous owner's name in front free endpaper; The story of one of the world's foremost female mountain climbers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 252 pages View more info

HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS

By: Tyndall, John

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, 1873

Edition: First American Edition


Extremely minor, occasional foxing; Frontispiece and 6 illustrations; 8vo; 473 pages View more info

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MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES AT HOME AND ABROAD

By: Abraham, George D.

Price: $120.86

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

Edition: First Edition


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

By: Child, Greg

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, Villard Books, 2002

Edition: First Edition


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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SIR EDMUND HILLARY & THE PEOPLE OF EVEREST

By: Ramsay, Cynthia Russ

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2002


Closed tear to DJ rear, inexpertly tape repaired ; 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

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SIR EDMUND HILLARY & THE PEOPLE OF EVEREST

By: Ramsay, Cynthia Russ

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2002


Slight shelf wear to DJ; 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

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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


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