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The Last Blue Mountain, Barker, Ralph
1 Barker, Ralph The Last Blue Mountain
New York Doubleday and Company 1960 no First Edition Cloth Good Good 
Stated first edition. Black cloth in unclipped jacket. 210 pp. With a section of black and white photos. A detailed account of an ill-fated mountaineering/climbing expedition in the Himalayas in 1957, an attempt to climb Mount Haramosh, that ended in an avalanche and a struggle to endure through harsh conditions. GOOD condition. Jacket browned, with some soiling and minor staining. Some dark scuffs to the rear panel, with a bit heavier overall wear to the rear. Jacket scuffed along the extremities, with a few minor chips. Minor general fading, scuffing, soiling and edgewear to the book. Interior a bit browned. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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K2. Savage Mountain, Savage Summer, Barry, John
2 Barry, John K2. Savage Mountain, Savage Summer
Somerset, UK Oxford Illustrated Press 1987 no Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Glossy photo illustrated boards in identically illustrated jacket. 187 pp. Color photos throughout. A detailed account of the ill-fated 1986 British Expedition up K2, attempting the North-West Ridge and the Abruzzi Spur, and where eventually, 13 climbers lost their lives. VERY GOOD condition. Minor soiling, toning and edgewear to the jacket. Light creasing along the extremities. Minor bumping and scuffing to the book. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Bechtold, Fritz; Tyndale, H.E.G. (translator) Nanga Parbat Adventure. A Himalayan Expedition
New York E.P. Dutton and Company 1936 no First American Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
Stated first edition. Green cloth. No jacket. 93 pp. Black and white photos throughout. An account of the ill-fated German expedition attempting to summit Nanga Parbat in the Himalayas. The ninth tallest mountain in the world, Nanga Parbat is considered one of the hardest to summit, due to weather and location. GOOD condition, ex-library. Remains, of a pocket, spine label and bookplate present. Several stamps and markings present in the interior. Heavy offsetting to the covers. Moderate browning to the cloth, with spotting and foxing to the rear cover. Some soiling and staining to the covers. Spine browned and worn looking. Extremities bumped and frayed. Text block cracked in several places, with scattered moderate foxing throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Next Horizon. Autobiography II, Bonington, Chris
4 Bonington, Chris The Next Horizon. Autobiography II
London Victor Gollancz, Publisher 1973 no First Edition Cloth Good Very Good 
First edition. Brown cloth in unclipped jacket. 304 pp. Color and black and white photos throughout. A follow up to the first autobiography by Chris Bonington, detailing his adventures in mountain climbing and as a photo journalist, including climbing the Central Tower of Paine in Chile, the first direct winter ascent of the Eiger North Face, a canoe trip down the Blue Nile, and an expedition to Annapurna. Chris Bonington is noted British mountaineer, climbing Everest and other notable peaks. VERY GOOD jacket on a GOOD+ book. Minor fading, rubbing and edgewear to the jacket. General fading and minor edgewear to the book. Text block cracked but intact, at the title page. Short ink note on the half title that precedes the text. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Evans, Charles Kangchenjunga. The Untrodden Peak
London Hodder and Stoughton 1956 no Cloth Good Good 
First edition. Black cloth in price clipped jacket. 187 pp. Black and white and color photos throughout. A detailed account of the first ascent of Kangchenjunga in the Himalayas, the third highest mountain in the world. The ascent was led by a British team, headed by Joe Brown and George Band. GOOD condition. Jacket toned, with some scuffing. Chipping, tearing and curling along the top jacket edge. Heavy fading along the book extremities. Minor edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Conquest of Everest, Hunt, Sir John. Hillary, Sir Edmund (foreword).
6 Hunt, Sir John. Hillary, Sir Edmund (foreword). The Conquest of Everest
New York E.P. Dutton and Company 1954 no Cloth Good Good 
Stated first edition in clipped jacket, clipped at the lower front flap, perhaps indicating a book club, although no dot is present at the lower rear cover. Blue illustrated cloth with beige cloth spine. 300 pages. Black and white and color photos throughout. With the signature of Edmund Hillary (E.P. Hillary) on lined paper TAPED to the inside front cover. No provenance established for this signature. A detailed account of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, including an account of the summiting by Sir Edmund Hillary. GOOD condition. Heavy chipping, tearing and small areas of loss along the jacket extremities. General browning, minor soiling and staining to the jacket. Ownership signature in ink in several places on the jacket, book cover and inside the book (including in text). Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Yellowed tape on the inside covers over the ownership signatures/gift inscription. Minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research (compilers) Everest. The Swiss Expeditions in Photographs
New York E.P. Dutton and Co 1954 no First American Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Quarto 
First American edition. Light green cloth. No jacket. Quarto. xix, 144 pages, plus a list of plates in the rear. A photo documentary of various Swiss expeditions to Mount Everest, preceded by a brief introduction that is followed by many black and white photos, interspersed with descriptive commentary and maps depicting location/route. This includes East Nepal, the Khumbu Icefall area, the Lhotse Face on Everest, camp at the South Col, etc. GOOD condition. Heavy uneven fading, especially along the extremities, with moderate foxing to the cloth in the same area. Minor soiling and scuffing. Light toning in the interior. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Tenderini, Mirella. Gary Hemming. The Beatnik of the Alps
No Place The Ernest Press 1995 no Trade Paperback Very Good 
First English edition. Trade paperback. 190 pp. With a small section of black and white photos. A biography of noted American mountaineer and rock climber, Gary Hemming, focusing on his ascents and life in the Alps of Europe, as well as detailing his time in the Tetons and elsewhere. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing and toning to covers and page edges. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Various Authors L'Illustration Journal Universel. No. 3672. 12 Juillet 1913
Paris L'Illustration Journal Universel, Publisher 1913 no Wraps Good 
Printed wraps. Large folio. Pagination runs 27-46, plus 20 pages of ads. With black and white photos throughout. ALL TEXT IN FRENCH. A single issue of this magazine documenting current events through images, with accompanying articles. Of note in this issue is an article documenting an 'Ecole de Grimeurs' a school or rock climbers/mountaineers. This two page spread is accompanied by black and white photos showing rope work involved in ascending a rock spire and traversing, by rope, between two spires. This is presumed to be in the French Alps, perhaps Chamonix. Also included is an article documenting the second war in the Balkans, an eventual prelude to World War I. GOOD condition. Minor soiling, foxing and fading to the covers, with some browning along the extremities. Light wrinkling along the extremities. Offsetting present along the rear cover extremities. Upper rear corner creased. Minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Rock Climbs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. East Volume. Third Edition., Webster, Ed
10 Webster, Ed Rock Climbs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. East Volume. Third Edition.
Eldorado Springs, CO Mountain Imagery, Publisher 1996 no Wraps Good 
Glossy photo illustrated wraps. 626 pp., including ads and blank pages at the rear. Black and white photos throughout. A guide to rock climbs in the eastern White Mountain region of New Hampshire, including Cathedral and Whitehorse Ledge, as well as the Kancamagus Highway area, Bartlett, Jackson, Mount Washington and Pinkham Notch areas, and the Gorham Slab, Wild River and Mt. Forist. With information on first ascents, etc. GOOD+ condition. Small hole, with nylon cord through it, presumably done by a previous owner for safe keeping while climbing. curling, creasing and edgewear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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