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Mountaineering

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Travel, Geography & Exploration:Exploration & Adventure:Mountaineering

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...<b>High Exposure : An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places.</b>, Breashears, David F.
1 Breashears, David F. ...High Exposure : An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. 0684853612 / 9780684853611 First Edition; First Printing; Hardcover.
 
This extraordinary memoir is the story of the famed IMAX cinematographer, adventurer, and mountaineer, whose terrifying experiences during the 1996 season on Mt. Everest became the defining moment of his life. of full-color photos.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>Mountaineers: Great Tales of Bravery and Conquest  </b><br>, Bridle, Bob [editor]
2 Bridle, Bob [editor] ...Mountaineers: Great Tales of Bravery and Conquest

New York: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), 2011 0756686822 / 9780756686826 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
A lavish visual survey of more than eighty of the world's greatest mountaineers, who they were, where they went, and how their expeditions shaped the course of human history. Mountaineers explores the history of expeditions, from the Alps and other European peaks to Everest and other peaks in Himalayas, and the Andes.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Windhorse</b>, Brook, Elaine ; Donnelly, Julie. [Nepal]
3 Brook, Elaine ; Donnelly, Julie. [Nepal] ...The Windhorse
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1987. 0396090060 / 9780396090069 First Edition; First Printing; Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Two friends, one blind, the other an experienced mountaineer tell of their great adventure in Nepal.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition, Led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia  </b><br>, Doig, Desmond; Hillary, Sir Edmund
4 Doig, Desmond; Hillary, Sir Edmund ...High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition, Led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. , 1962.
 First Edition, First Printing. This American edition preceded the UK version and shows color photos the UK edition does not.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 258 pages with index.
 Illustrated with color & b/w plates and map endpapers
 
A record of the Himalayan scientific and mountaineering expedition of 1960-61. The purpose was to search for the yeti [Abominable Snowman] and study the effects of high altitude over a prolonged period.

Also includes the record of the disaster in attempting to scale Makalu and Team members Barry Bishop, Mike Ward, Wally Ramones, & Mike Gill made 1st ascent of Ama Dablam.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b>Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy.</b>, Gammelgaard, Lene
5 Gammelgaard, Lene ...Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy.
New York: Seal Press, 1999. 1580050239 / 9781580050234 First Edition; First Printing; Dust Hardcover.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but a reminder mark; Still Gift Quality,jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.
On May 10, 1996, the Danish author became the first Scandinavian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest and, also, a survivor of the Sagarmatha Environmental Expedition that claimed eight lives.
This account includes b&w photos of the climbers and the base camp, and a glossary of mountaineering terms.

 
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...<b>The Last Hero: Bill Tilman : A Biography of the Explorer  </b><br>, Madge, Tim
6 Madge, Tim ...The Last Hero: Bill Tilman : A Biography of the Explorer

London: Mountaineers Books, 1995.
 0898864526
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Biography of the sailor, mountaineer, and adventurer, called perhaps the greatest explorer of the twentieth century.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>Kingdom of Adventure: Everest, A Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain   </b><br>, Ullman, James Ramsey
7 Ullman, James Ramsey ...Kingdom of Adventure: Everest, A Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain

New York: William Salone Associates, Inc., 1947.
 First American edition preceding English.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 409 pages with an index.
 Illustrated with 30 b/w photographs and 3 maps. 
The author joins numerous passages from Everest narratives with his linking text.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.
Ref: Neate 842
 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>Americans on Everest :The Official Account of The Ascent Led By Norman G Dyhrenfurth.</b>, Ullman, James Ramsey [And Other Members of The Expedition]
8 Ullman, James Ramsey [And Other Members of The Expedition] ...Americans on Everest :The Official Account of The Ascent Led By Norman G Dyhrenfurth.
Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott Company, 1964. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Stated first edition but probably BCE. Illustrated with photographs. Blue cloth covered boards. Moderate shelf wear. Staining to gutter of first three pages. Dust jacket now in new clear Mylar sleeve has handling wear and wear to corners.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b> The Everest-Lhotse Adventure </b><br>, [Everest] Eggler, Albert; Translated by Hugh Merrick
9 [Everest] Eggler, Albert; Translated by Hugh Merrick ... The Everest-Lhotse Adventure

New York: Harper & Brothers, [No date, c1957]
 Printed in Great Britain.
 Hardcover.
 Illustrated with 24 pages of photographs and a color frontispiece.
 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine is sunned. Lacking dust jacket.

Concerning a 1956 Swiss ascent of Everest becoming the first Europeans to succeed and the first ascent of Lhotse.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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…<b>Our Everest Adventure. A Pictorial History from Kathmandu to the Summit.</b>, [Everest] [Hillary] Hunt. John
10 [Everest] [Hillary] Hunt. John Our Everest Adventure. A Pictorial History from Kathmandu to the Summit.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1954 First American Edition. Printed in England. Hardcover.

 Illustrated on every page with photographs of the event. 
Bindings firm. Text clean. Some toning to edges. 9.75 inches tall. 128 pages. Lacking dust jacket.
A pictorial account of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, with pictorial maps, which also form the covers. Includes a chapter by Edmund Hillary on The Summit and a list of Hillary’s clothing and equipment. The pictures are accompanied by a day by day account of progress. A fascinating account of an epic event.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b> Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain </b>, [Himalaya] Jordan, Jennifer
11 [Himalaya] Jordan, Jennifer ... Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain
New York William Morrow, 2005.
 0060587156 / 9780060587154 First Edition – First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with B/W photos.
 
SIGNED by author.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First

Though not as tall as Everest, the "Savage Mountain" is far more dangerous. Located on the border of China and Pakistan, K2 has some of the harshest climbing conditions in the world.

Ninety women have scaled Everest but of the six women who reached the summit of K2, three lost their lives on the way back down the mountain and two have since died on other climbs.
 
Price: 24.95 USD

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...<b> Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents </b>, [Mountaineering] Tabin, Geoff [Forward Sir Edmund Hillary]
12 [Mountaineering] Tabin, Geoff [Forward Sir Edmund Hillary] ... Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents
USA: ICS Books, 1993 0934802033 / 9780934802031 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with photographs. 
No flaws but minimal retail handling.

Blind Corners is an unforgettable adventure. In this gripping collection of true stories, Geoff Tabin takes you around the globe, from the world's first bungee jump to the peak of Mt. Everest.

Tabin's keen observations and lively sense of humor convey both the terror and the exhilaration of nature's greatest challenges. More than just a book on climbing the highest peaks of the world, Blind Corners is a richly detailed choronicle of adventure, comradeship, and inner strength.

 
Price: 12.00 USD

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...<b> The Last Secrets: The Final Mysteries of Exploration </b><br>, [World Exploration] Buchan, John
13 [World Exploration] Buchan, John ... The Last Secrets: The Final Mysteries of Exploration

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924.
 First Edition, First Printing. [American]
 Hardcover.
 Illustrated with photographs and maps.
 
A study of world exploration and explorers. Topics include: Lhasa; The Gorges of the Brahmaputra; North & South Polar exploration; Africa: The Mountains of the Moon; Mount McKinley & Mount Everest; The Holy Cities of Islam; New Guinea.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 303 pages, 7.5 inches tall.
 
Price: 29.95 USD

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