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MOUNTAINEERING BOOKS: MOUNTAIN BOOKS
New mountaineering books for sale, Mount Everest 1953, Into The Silence, Wade Davis
Signed copies, East of the Himalaya Mountain Peak Maps.
Beyond the Mountain : by Steve House
Hardback pp286 160 x 245 illus. col. plates 1st US edition £23.95
8376 Mackenzie M. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MALLORY AND IRVINE. The Wildest Dream. John
Murray. 2009 1st. pp248. cold. illus. New in dw £20
8360 Sale R. MAPPING THE HIMALAYAS. 2009 1st. pp208. 44 maps of all the Pundit
journeys, 16pp. colour photo. illus. and other b/w illus. softback housed in slipcase
with maps. SIGNED by the author. New £75
7952 Finch G.I. (Ed. George Rodway) THE STRUGGLE FOR EVEREST. Carreg. 2008 1st. pp232 b/w
illus. throughout text. less than 500 copies printed. New in dw £20
7955 Hanson R. MAURICE WILSON. A Yorkshireman on Everest. Hayloft. 2008 1st. pp199.
some illus. and diagrams. p.b. with cold. illus. covers. Signed by Doug Scott. New £30
7962 Kirkpatrick A. PSYCHOVERTICAL. Hutchinson. 2008 1st. pp277. photos., maps
and line illus. signed by the author. New in dw £40
8374 Muhl R. EVEREST. Surviving The Death Zone. 2008 1st. pp314. cold. illus.
maps. New in dw
7688 Venables S. HIGHER THAN THE EAGLE SOARS. A Path to Everest. Hutchinson. 2007 1st. pp370. many
cold. illus. and some b/w maps. New in dw £20
7496 Harlin III (Ed.) J. THE AMERICAN ALPINE JOURNAL. The World's Most Significant
Climbs. AAC Press. 2006 pp520. many cold. and b/w illus. and map diagrams. pict.
p.b. New £15
7947 Hardie N. ON MY OWN TWO FEET. The life of a mountaineer. Canterbury University
Press. 2006 1st. pp323. cold. and b.w. illus. and 5 maps. cold. illus. p.b. A
fascinating autobiography of one of the finest New Zealand mountaineers. Hardie led
one of the two summit pairs that made the first ascent of Kangchenjunga. This copy
SIGNED by the author. New £25
7396 Kapadia (Hon. Ed.) Harish THE HIMALAYAN JOURNAL O.U.P. for The Himalayan Club.
2006 1st. pp280. many illustrations in col. and b/w.. vol. 62. other journals from
previous years also available. prices from New £25
7869 Band G. SUMMIT 150 years of the Alpine Club. Collins. 2006 1st pp256. many
cold. and b/w illus. and map diagrams. Signed by George Band and by Charles Wylie. New in
7515 Lacedelli L. and Cenacchi G. K2 THE PRICE OF CONQUEST. Carreg. 2006 1st. pp127 cold.
and b/w illus. signed by Lacedelli n title page. New in dw £95
7486 Perrin J. THE CLIMBING ESSAYS. The In Pinn. 2006 1st. pp320. illus. SIGNED
by Jim Perrin. New in dw £100
7937 Jackson J. ADVENTURE TRAVELS IN THE HIMALAYA. a selection of memories by John
Angelo Jackson. Indus. 2005 1st. pp256. 65 cold. illus. maps. sketches by Geeta
Kapadia and foreword by Harish Kapadia. a nicely published paperback New £15
8413 Simpson J. TOUCHING THE VOID. Jonathan Cape. 2005 rpt. pp172. 21 cold.
plates. 2 maps. New in dw £15
5599 Astill Tony MOUNT EVEREST : The Reconnaissance 1935. 'The Forgotten Adventure'. Privately
Published by the Author. December 2005 1st. pp 380. 128 photographic illustrations.
10 new maps. [3 fold.] foreword by John Hunt, introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary.
SIGNED by the Author. Winner James Monroe Thorington award for best book in mountaineering
history at Banff 2006. hardback [235 x 185] Michael Spender photogrammetric survey
of the North Face of Everest on the unique 'double' New in dw £40
Few copies remaining.
8211 Johnson A. SIR EDMUND HILLARY. An Extraordinary Life. Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Ltd. 2005 1st. pp232. many cold. and b/w illus. signed by Chris Bonington, Mike
Westmacott, Paul Braithwaite, Rebecca Stephens, Ang Rita Sherpa, George Band and
Ed Cotter. New in dw £150
7448 Cave A. LEARNING TO BREATHE. Hutchinson. 2005 1st. pp276 2 sections of cold.
photos. 2 maps. signed by the author. Joint winner of the Boardman Tasker prize 2005. New in
7539 Hawley and Salisbury, R. E. THE HIMALAYAN DATABASE. The Himalayan Archives of
Elizabeth Hawley. American Alpine Club. 2004 1st. pp80. DVD and users manual. New £39
7629 Compagnoni A. K2 CONQUISTA ITALIANA. Tra storia e memoria. Bolis Edizioni.
2004 1st. pp179. many illus. in colour and b/w. Signed by Achille Compagnoni on
title page. New in dw £120
6540 Noel S. EVEREST PIONEER. The Photographs of Captain John Noel. Sutton Publishing.
2003 1st. ppxvi + 176. 180 illus. 10 in colour. maps. SIGNED by the author New in
6330 Hunt J. THE ASCENT OF EVEREST. Hodder & Stoughton. 2003 50th. anniversary
edition. pp280. one of a Limited Edition of 1000 copies. cold. frontis. cold. and
b/w plates. text illus. by Charles Evans. map diagrams. new foreword by The Duke
of Edinburgh. with a f.e.p. having the facsimile signatures of all 15 members of
the team. in original slipcase. New in dw £55
6775 Ward M. EVEREST A THOUSAND YEARS OF EXPLORATION. A Record of Mountaineering,
Geographical Exploration, Medical Research and Mapping. The Ernest Press. 2003 1st.
(only 500 copies printed) pp350. cold. frontis.(in the correct place.) 25 plates.
62 maps, diagrams & drawings including an 8 page map by Ted Hatch and illus. e.p.'s. SIGNED
by George Lowe and George Band. New in dw £95
7540 Marty S. SWITCHBACKS. True Stories from the Canadian Rockies. M & S 2001 trade
p.b. pp316. SIGNED by the author. New £12
6762 Fisher H. FROM A TRAMP'S WALLET. A Life of Douglas William Freshfield. The
Erskine Press. 2001 1st. pp307. photo. illus. sketch maps. engravings. New in
7535 Marty S. MEN FOR THE MOUNTAINS. M & S 2000 trade p.b. pp312. SIGNED by
the author. New £12
8216 Steele P. ERIC SHIPTON. Everest and Beyond. Constable. 1998 rpt. pp290. illus.
21 maps drawn by the author. winner of the Boardman Tasker prize for Mountaineering
Literature 1998. signed by 1953 Everest team members George Band, George Lowe, Charles
Wylie, Michael Ward and Mike Westmacott. Signature of Peter Steele tipped in on title
page. also signed by Jim Perrin New in dw
Ron Fawcett - Rock Athlete
264pp 24 col. illus.
hardback with d/w
signed copy - sorry sold out
Moffat G. and Grimes N. REVELATIONS. Vertebrate Publishing 2010 1st rpt. pp242.
b/w illus. Grand Prize winner at Banff 2009. a signed copy New. in dw £30
Many more mountaineering books for sale are in stock - if you cannot find the mountaineering
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I also buy mountaineering books, so if you are considering selling your collection
you might do well to contact me first for a valuation.
New Mountaineering books - old and new mountaineering books for sale
Ed Webster SNOW IN THE KINGDOM. My Storm Years on Everest. Mountain Imagery. 2011 the
new 2nd edition pp500. very many great colour and b/w photographic illus. Now in
higher resolution. signed by the author. orig. blue cloth. A New copy in dw £30
New Mountaineering books: old and new mountaineering books for sale, SIGNED COPIES
OF SOME OF THESE NEW BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE
East of the Himalaya Mountain Peak Maps. Alps of Tibet and Beyond
by Tamotsu Nakamura. The Japanese Alpine Club 110th Anniversary Publication
A full view of the eastern part of the Tibetan Plateau & Hengduang Mountains. pp333
with 540 photographs in colour and numerous maps
just published c. £62 The text in English as well as Japanese
a superb large format book 31 x 22.5 cms - highly recommended
can be ordered directly from the publisher
Smythe T. FRANK SMYTHE MY FATHER. Baton Wicks. 2013 Oct. 1st. pp324. 96 photo
illus. in dw £20
Stewart 10253 Hawkins S. FAR, FAR THE DISTANT PEAK. The Life of Wilfred Noyce, Mountaineer,
Scholar, Poet. Curbans Books. 2014 1st. pp325. 42 b/w and col. illus. 15 maps. in
Wade Davis INTO THE SILENCE. The Great War, George Mallory and the Conquest of Everest. The
Bodley Head 2011 1st. U.K. pp672. An enthralling twist on the first three Everest
expeditions and hugely well researched and written. Soon to become a classic of mountaineering
Michael Gill HIMALAYAN HOSPITALS. Sir Edmund Hillary’s Everest Legacy. First Published
Craig Cotton Publishing 2011. pp472. New. £35
Barry Imeson PLAYING THE MAN. A biography of the mountaineer Captain John Percy
Farrar D.S.O. Published by the author. Loose Scree 2010. 1st. Pp233. New in dw. please
Joe Simpson THE SOUND OF GRAVITY. 2011 1st. pp234. a novel. orig. black cloth
gilt. Signed by the author. New in dw £30
Andy Kirkpatrick COLD WARS. Climbing the fine line between risk and reality. Vetebrate
Publishing. 2011 1st. pp272. illus. in col. and b/w. orig. blue cloth silver.
New in dw £20
Emil Henry TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY. Troubador. 2011 1st. pp428. full page and text
illus., maps, being reproductions of Whymper engravings.
Daniel Anker & Volken M. WEISSHORN der Diamant des Wallis. AS Verlag & Buchkonzept 2011 1st. pp173.
very many superb colour illustrations and b/w. no. 16 in the series of Bergmonografien.
P. Berg WHYMPER'S SCRAMBLES WITH CAMERA. A Victorian magic lantern show. Alpine
Club. 2011 1st. pp138. illus. with reproductions of the lanterns slides and others. odd
fold. card covers.
Mick Conefrey EVEREST 1953 The Epic Story of the First Ascent. Oneworld. 2012 1st. ppxiv
+ 332. 14 photo illus. 3 sketch maps. woodcut dec. e.p.'s orig. blue cloth gilt. SIGNED
New copies in dw for sale. One of the best of the Mount Everest 60th anniversary
NO WAY DOWN. Life and Death on K2. By Graham Bowley Viking - Penguin. 2010 1st. pp253. cold.
illus. in dw £19
The story of one of the worst disasters in the history of mountaineering, when eleven
of the world’s best climbers died on a single ascent in 2008. The book is written
in a thrilling style like Touching the Void and Into Thin Air; it captures all the
tragedy of that fateful day.
Unjustifiable Risk? The Story of British Climbing
by Simon Thompson
hardback, 400 pages, 40 photographs
A social, economic and cultural history of British rock climbing and mountaineering
charting the conditions that gave rise to the sport, and the achievements and motives
of those who have shaped its development over 200 years. Today’s climbers share a
desire to escape from urban society but what makes them take that unjustifiable risk?
Price £20 + post
Climbing Everest Passion for Mountaineering
Collection of published writings on the Everest by George Mallory, the
man who may have been the first man to reach its top 29 years before
Hillary. George Mallory belongs to a short but distinguished line of literary mountaineers
such as Joe Simpson, Jon Krakauer and Edward
Whymper, the conqueror of the Matterhorn. He answered the questioned
'Why climb Everest' with the dry put down 'Because it is there.' In this book his
published writings on Everest are collected for the first time.
pp. 224 [222 x 141mm] Gibson Square A SIGNED COPY Price £
The Pen y Gwryd Hotel: Tales from the Smoke Room.
-The Home of British Mountaineering in the Heart of Snowdonia-
Rob Goodfellow, Jonathan Copeland, Peter O’Neill
With an introduction by Jan Morris. Gomer Press When Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
first stood on the top of Mount Everest, only a handful of people knew the debt of
gratitude they owed not only to the mountains of North Wales but also to a little
hotel in the lee of Snowdon.
It was at the Pen y Gwryd Hotel (or 'PyG') that members of the 1953 Everest Expedition
stayed during their training for that historic adventure, and it subsequently became
- and remains - a place of pilgrimage for mountaineers the world over.
With an introduction by Jan Morris, the Times reporter who accompanied that first
successful expedition and broke the story to the world, The Pen y Gwryd Hotel: Tales
from the Smoke Room tells the story of 'one of the great climbing inns of Europe'
through series of anecdotes, reminiscences and tributes, including contributions
by a veritable who's who of walkers, climbers and writers.
Hardback with 259 pages - £15 + post