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Last Hours on Everest: The Gripping Story of Mallory and Irvine's Fatal Ascent
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Last Hours on Everest: The Gripping Story of Mallory and Irvine's Fatal Ascent

By Graham Hoyland

London: Collins, 2012. (UK) 1st printing. No markings, the upper tip of the ocver and the first couple of leaves are very slightly dog-eared, Good used copy. Wraps, 310pp, index, colour and B&W photos and illus. (1.6 JM FO 0/6. 1st. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.29

Towards the Unknown Mountains: An Autobiography from the Canadian Wilderness Frontier

By Wood, Rob

Canada: Ptarmigan Press, 1991. (CAD) 1st eidtion. No markings, lower corners of the covers are bumped, otherwise Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Boards, 124pp, colour photos; B&W photos. The nose of El capitan; Wilderness ethics; Ascent of Mount Waddington; Grey whales of Nahwitti; Grand Central Couloir; Jim Boulding; Strathcona Park. (2.2 JM FO 2/2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$16.98

Rocky Mountain Madness: A Historical Miscellany

By Cavell, Edward ; Jon Whyte

Canada: Heritage House Publishing, 2009. (CAD) 1st of this edition. No markings, Fine as New. Wraps, 144pp, B&W photos. This entertaining collection of historical photographs, amusing newspaper accounts, reminiscences and letters celebrates the capricious antics that the Rockies and Selkirks summoned in Victorian residents and visitors. (1.33 JM FO 18/7. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.99

Norton of Everest: The Biography of E.F. Norton, Soldier and Mountaineer

By Norton, Hugh

UK: Vertebrate Publishing, 2017. (UK) Presumed 1st edition. Ownership stamp to top and bottom edge of pages, no other markings, Very Good used copy Wraps with flaps, 183pp, maps, family tree, B&W photos. This is the biography of Col. Edward F. Norton, professional soldier, adventuere and mountaineer. He was th eleader of the 1924 Everest expedition. (1.5 JM FO 10/7. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.29

The World at Their Feet, the Story of New Zealand Mountaineers in the Great Ranges of the World

By Temple, Philip

Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, 1969. (NZ) 1st edition. No markings, Near Fine in unclipped Good only dust jacket with small edge faults; DJ is in mylar sleeve. Red tetured cloth, photo end papers, pp, index, B&W and colour photos plates, maps. This book lists for the first time, all the espeditions in which New Zealanders have taken part. (1.9 JM FO 10/a4. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good (-). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$25.95

Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory
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Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory

By Salkeld, Audrey ; Breashears,David

Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1999. (USA) 1st printing. No makrings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to head of spine and a small shallow scratch to rear panel of Dj. Boards, 240pp, colourandB&W photos. This book looks at the question of whether Mallory and Irvine eaver reach the summitt of Everest. Aheavy book. (2.6 JM FO 32/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$16.99

Walking the Big Wild from Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly bears' Trail (Signed copy)
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Walking the Big Wild from Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly bears' Trail (Signed copy)

By HEUER, Karsten

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 2002. (CAD) 1st printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, no other markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 237pp. Colour photos. This is a remarkable account of a 3400 km hike, to ascertain the rapid loss of pristine wilderness in the Rockies with special regard to the Grizzly bear population . (2.2 JM FO 56/2. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$24.24

Waiting for the Light: Early Mountain Photography in British Columbia and Alberta, 1865-1939

By Silversides, Brock

Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1995. (CAD) No markings, Fine. Firsst printing. Wraps, 184pp. B&W photos. 200 archival photos trace the history of photography in the mountains of British Columbia and Alberta. (1.6 JM FO 48/7. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$13.88

The Snows of Yesteryear: J. Norman Collie, Mountaineer

By Taylor, William C

Toronto: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, 1973. (CAD) No marking, Very Good in about Very Good dust jacket with tear to head of spine. 1st printing. Textured boards, 186pp. B&W photos and illus. This is the biography of professor of chemistry and great mountaineer, J, Norman Collie who died in 1942. ((1.8 JM FO 21/1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.55

More Than a Mountain: One Woman's Everest

By Loeffler, T. A.

St. John's NF: Creative Publishers, 2008. (CAD) No markings, light rubbing to covers, about Very Good copy. Wraps, 186pp. Colour photos. Loeffler reconstructs her account of the preparation and attempt to scale Mount Everest. (1.33 JM FO 20/4. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$7.99

A Test Of Will: One Man's Extraordinary Story Of Survival (Inscribed copy)
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A Test Of Will: One Man's Extraordinary Story Of Survival (Inscribed copy)

By MacDonald, Warren

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Greystone Books, 2004. (CAD) 8th Printing INSCRIBED by author, no other markings, as new with publicity postcard and printed book mark laind-in. Wraps, 198pp. Map. This is the author's account of his mountaineering accident on Mount Bowen and how it changed him forever. 91.3 JM FO 14/3. Inscribed By Author. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.00

Lizzie Rummel, Baroness of the Canadian Rockies (Signed copy)

By Oltmann, Ruth

Exshaw AB: Ribbon Creek Publishing, 1983. (CAD) Presumed First Edition SIGNED BY AUTHOR, no other markings, slight curl to edge of cover, Very Good. Wraps, 155pp. B&W photos. This is the biograpy of Rummel who cme to Alberta from Germany at the turn of the 20th century and became a fixture in themountain wilderness of the Lake Louise-Banff area. (1.1 JM FO 8/7. Signed by Author. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$11.88

The Trail to the Charmed Land

By Edwards, Ralph

Saskatoon: H.R. Larson Publishing, 1950. (CAD) TPresumed First Edition here is a touch of moisture intrustion to the bottom edge of the first ten pages, making the amrgins very slightly wavy, pages cleanm thus Good used copy. Blue wraps with illus of horses and mountains, 135pp. No illus. An information shhet from the publisher is laid in. Edwards' book is a record of outdoor experiences as a guide in the Canadain Rockies National parks of the 1940s. (1.1 JM Fo 18/6. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$10.00

Climbing at the Head of Narrows Arm

By Fyles, Tom

Canada: The Canadian Alpine Journal, 1940. (CAD) Edition Not Stated No markings, spine sunned, Very good used copy. Blue card wraps, with stapled pages lossely laid-in. Pages 149-154. Map; B&W photos. This is a reprint from the Candian Alpine Journal of 1940 and writes about climbing the mountains on the west side of Howe Sound in british Columbia. (0.9 Jm FO 9/5. Staple Bound. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$8.88

Seasons in the Rockies
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Seasons in the Rockies

By Grambo, Rebecca L.

Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 2000. (CAD) Presumed First Edition No markings, lower corner very slightly bumped, thus Near Fine in unclipped Fine Dust jacket in mylar sleeve. Glossy photo boards, 240pp, This coffe-table size book features lovely full page and double spread colour photos of the Rockies thorugh the seasons of the year. A very heavy book. (6.0 JM FO 8/0. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Wiggett, Darwin; Till, Tom. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$28.99

Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See  (Inscribed copy)
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Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See (Inscribed copy)

By Weihenmayer, Erik

NY: E P Dutton, 2001. (USA) 11th Printing INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, no other markings, Fine in unclipped Fine Dj. Blue boards, 342pp. B&W photos. This is the amazing story of the blind athlete and mountaineer. (2.0 JM FO 8/3. Inscribed By Author. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.99

Everest the Hard Way

By Bonington, Chris

London: Hodder and Stoughton., 1977. (UK) No markings, Near Fine in Very good Dj. Blue bds, 239pp, index. Colour photos. This is the account of the first ascent of Mount Everest of the South West face in 1975. A heavy book. (3.0 FO 1/1. 4th Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.49

THE CANADIAN ROCKIES, Early Travels and Explorations

By FRASER, Esther

Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1969. (CAD) First Edition Owner's inscription, VG(-) in clipped Good Dj with light wear to head of spine, and crease to front flap. Blue bds, xvi, 252pp, index. Map endpapers; B&W illus in test. A book about the exploration and development of the Canadian Rockies. (1.8 JM FO 16/5. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.95

THE CONWAYS a History of Three Generations

By EVANS, Joan

London: Museum Press., 1966. (UK) First Edition Orange boards, 308pp, index. B&W photos. This is essentially the story of Martin Conway, later Lord Conway of Allington, who in his lifetime, was an art collector and historian; a pioneer mountain-climber in the Alps, the Himalayas and in South America; as one of the first Englishmen to ski; as a minor politician. He was an adventureer and his story is told from papers left to the author by his daughter. No markings, one corner slightly eased, VG+ in clipped VG(-) Dj with some minor edge faults and rubbing to edges. DJ is in mylar sleeve. (2.0 JM FO 21/6. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.13

L'ATTRAIT DE LA MONTAGNE

By MAEDER, Herbert

Zurich: Editions Silva., 1971. (GER) Presumed first edition. 4to, cerulean blue bds, 131pp. A book on the history and lore of mountaineering with text in French and over 90 colour plates tipped-in to pages. Some panoramic fold-out plates. Some of the plates have come loose from their too delicate anchor points not because of ill-treatment but because of the drying up of the adhesive used. All plates present but a few of them have become unstruck. . Very Good in VG Dj with 1/4" tear ans crease to back panel. Edition Not Stated. (3.0 Fo 58/4. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.50