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Everest Mountain Without Mercy.

by COBURN, Broughton. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Afterword by David Breashears. Signed by Ed Viesturs, David Breashears, and Broughton Coburn

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Orpheus Books
Published
1997.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780792270140
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$75.00

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Washington DC National Geographic Society, 1997. Signed by Ed Viesturs, David Breashears, and Broughton Coburn. First edition / First printing. Blue boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An account of the 1996 IMAX Everest expedition led by David Breashears and Ed Viesturs. Featuring Beck Weathers, Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Araceli Segarra, Paula Viesturs and others. They took part… Read more
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Everest Mountain Without Mercy.

by COBURN, Broughton. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Afterword by David Breashears. Signed by Ed Viesturs and Spanish Climber Araceli Segarra

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Orpheus Books
Published
1997.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780792270140
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$85.00

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Washington DC National Geographic Society, 1997. Signed by Ed Viesturs and Spanish Climber Araceli Segarra, who has included a sketch of mountain peaks. First edition / First printing. Green boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An account of the 1996 IMAX Everest expedition led by David Breashears and Ed Viesturs. Featuring Beck Weathers, Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Araceli… Read more
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Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest.

by ALLISON, Stacy. With Peter Carlin.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1993.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780316034685
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$20.00

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Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1993. Signed on the title page by Stacy Allison. First edition / First printing. Green paper spine, light green paper-covered boards. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a touch of fading to the spine.
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Addicted To Danger.

by WICKWIRE, Jim. With Dorothy Bullitt

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Orpheus Books
Published
1998.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing
ISBN
9780671019907
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$45.00

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New York: Pocket Books, 1998. Signed facing the title page by Jim Wickwire and Dorothy Bullitt and dated 5/12/98. Wickwire has inscribed: For Maura, All the best. First edition / First printing Blue paper covered spine, teal paper-covered boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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Himalayan Climber: A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges.

by SCOTT, Doug

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Orpheus Books
Published
1992.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780871565990
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$85.00

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San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1992. Signed on the half-title page by Doug Scott. First edition / First printing. Navy paper-covered boards. Fine in near fine dust jacket.
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$85.00
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The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing.

by MESSNER, Reinhold

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Orpheus Books
Published
1974.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780195197686
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$450.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Signed by the legendary Reinhold Messner. First U.S. edition / First printing. Red paper-covered boards. Fine in price-clipped fine dust jacket, with nearly invisible closed tear at lower front flap fold. Messner's first book in English.
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$450.00
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Reinhold Messner: Free Spirit: A Climber's Life.

by MESSNER, Reinhold. Translated by Jill Neate

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Orpheus Books
Published
1991.
Condition
As New
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780898862904
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$45.00

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Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1991. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Very fine in fine dust jacket.
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Kongur: China's Elusive Summit.

by BONINGTON, Chris. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. Introduction by Michael Ward

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Orpheus Books
Published
1982.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780393017625
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$120.00

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1982. Signed on the half-title page by Chris Bonington. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Bottom front flap of dust jacket has sticker, with U.S. price, pasted over British price. An oval W.W. Norton sticker is pasted at the bottom of the rear jacket flap. This is the… Read more
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$120.00
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Annapurna South Face.

by BONINGTON, Chris

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Orpheus Books
Published
1971.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
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$30.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1971. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black cloth. Church lending library stamp to front free end-paper, pocket glued to rear paste-down, abrasion to rear end-paper from removal of date stamp sheet, ink codes to top of rear paste-down. Else near fine in fine dust jacket. No other markings, no glue or tape… Read more
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The Big Walls: History Roots Experiences.

by MESSNER, Reinhold. Translated by Audry Salkeld

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Orpheus Books
Published
1978.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780195200621
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$265.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. Signed by the legendary Reinhold Messner and scarce thus. First U.S. edition / First printing. Blue paper-covered boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped dust jacket. A beautiful copy.
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$265.00
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K2 Mountain of Mountains.

by MESSNER, Reinhold and Alesandro Gogna. Translated by Audry Salkeld

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Orpheus Books
Published
1981.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780195202533
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$350.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. Signed by the legendary Reinhold Messner and scarce thus. First U.S. edition / First printing. Navy paper-covered boards. Fine in very near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket has two nearly invisible clean closed tears, mended on the back with archival Japanese paper. A beautiful copy.
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$350.00
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Free Spirit: A Climber's Life.

by MESSNER, Reinhold. Translated by Jill Neate

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Orpheus Books
Published
1991.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780898862904
Item Price
$35.00

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Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1991. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Very fine in fine dust jacket with rubbing to the back panel.
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$35.00