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K2 The Savage Mountain -- FIRST EDITION SIGNED By Authors by Houston, Charles & R. Bates, et al

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1954. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Clarence Doore. FIRST PRINTING of FIRST USA Edition. SIGNED by Charles Houston, by Robert Bates, and by Dee Molenaar on the title page. Original red cl...

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$350.00


SIERRA CLUB BULLETIN -- COMPLETE SET from 1893 volume 1 through 1998 volume 83 by The Sierra Club

San Francisco: The Sierra Club, 1965. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Complete set of the Sierra Club Bulletin from 1893 volume 1 through 1998 volume 83. No individual issues are missing from this run. Also includes the index for the first 57 y...

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$7,600.00


Everest -- Expedition To The Ultimate -- First Edition with SIGNATURES OF ENTIRE TEAM by Messner, Reinhold

New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. FIRST PRINTING of First USA Edition. WITH loose postal card SIGNED by the ENTIRE TEAM. Original orange cloth with gilt lettering spine.The book is in fine co...

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$385.00


BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH -- FIRST EDITION -- SIGNED By Rebuffat by Rebuffat, Gaston

London: Nicholas Vane, 1965. First Edition 1st Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. 1965 FIRST PRINTING of FIrst UK Edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by Rebuffat on the short title page. The book has clean covers, rubbed lower outside corner tip...

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$375.00


Flowers From The Upper Alps, With Glimpses Of Their Homes by Walton, Elijah & T. G. Bonney

London: W. M. Thompson, 1882. Fifth Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Walton, Elijah. The illustrations are particularly attractive to alpine enthusiasts since they include mountain backgrounds by the famou...

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$785.00


Die rote Rakete am Nanga Parbat. Drehbuch zu einem Film, der nie gezeigt werden Kann. -- TEAM SIGNED FIRST EDITION by Messner, Reinhold

München: Nymphenburger, 1971. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. 1971 ERSTAUSGABE. WITH expedition card mailed from Pakistan hand-signed (not printed) by 17 members of the expedition: Reinho...

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$825.00


Four Against Everest -- SIGNED FIRST PRINTING by Sayre, Woodrow Wilson

Englewood Cliffs: Printice-Hall, 1964. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST PRINTING of First USA Edition. Anonymously inscribed and SIGNED by Sayre on the title page "With best regards, Woodrow W. Sayre." Signed first printin...

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$375.00


Edward Whymper by Smythe, Frank S

London: Hodder And Stoughton Limited, 1940. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Good. FIRST EDITION. 226mm tall x 143mm, 330pp, 24 b/w plates, engravings by Whymper, 2 fldg maps, index. Biographical portrait of Whymper who made the first ascents of Chimbor...

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$375.00


The Kilima-Njaro Expedition. A Record Of Scientific Exploration In Eastern Equatorial Africa. And A General Description Of The Natural History, Languages, And Commerce Of The Kilima-Njaro District. Kilimanjaro. by Johnston, Sir H.H

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, And Co., 1886. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION. The book measures 23cm tall x 14cm, and has pages xv + [1] blank + 572 + 36 (publisher's catalog), photogravure frontis portrait of the author ...

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$875.00


Twenty Years In The Himalaya -- 1910 FIRST EDIITON by Bruce, C. G

London: Edward Arnold, 1910. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION 1910. Rebound in navy cloth with gilt lettering spine. Complete with all plates, maps, pages. Text block very slightly trimmed. Old owner name and date 1932 on front...

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$400.00


Charles Darwin 1809-1882 A Centennial Commemorative -- NEW in publisher's packing by Darwin, Charles

Wellington: Nova Pacifica, 1982. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket Issued. 1982 FIRST EDITION deluxe binding in publisher's slipcase. New condition, straight from publisher's shipping box (still present), kept in climate cont...

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$350.00


A DESCRIPTION OF GREENLAND by EGEDE, HANS

London: T. AND J. ALLMAN, 1818. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. SECOND EDITION 1818. Early leather spine and corners with marbled boards, marbled EPs. NOT Ex-library. Rubbed spine edges with loss of surface coating, solid binding, foxing on map ...

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$425.00


DON WHILLANS PORTRAIT OF A MOUNTAINEER + with Everest Expedition postcard SIGNED by Whillans by Whillans, Don & Alick Ormerod

london: Heinemann, 1971. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST PRINTING of First UK Edition. Loosely inserted is a postcard from the 1972 European Mt Everest Expedition where Whillans was one of the lead climbers. The card was ...

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$325.00


Il Tricolore Sul K2 [summiter's account of the first ascent of K2] -- With Hand-Signed By Compagnoni postcard of Him atop the Summit K2 by Compagnoni, Achille & Ardito Desio (some of his Messages to Compagnoni on the Mountain are Fully quoted)

Veronesi: Arnoldo Mondadori, 1965. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. FIRST and ONLY printing of this book which is completely reformatted and abridged from the author's earlier title, Uomini Sul K2. Text is in Italian. A full en...

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$350.00


Challenge of the North Cascades. SIGNED FIRST EDITION by Beckey, Fred

Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1969. First Edition . Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. SIGNED First Edition First Printing 1969. Original off-white cloth, gilt lettering spine. First printing signed by author, Fred Beckey, on the title page. The book is in very n...

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$300.00


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