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1 Alpine Club of Canada). WHEELER, Arthur O.). THORINGTON, J. Monroe). HICKSON, J.W.A.). Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 17, 1928.
Alpine Club of Canada, Banff, 1929, 
(Alpine Club of Canada). The Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 17, 1928. Banff, AB: published by The Alpine Club of Canada, 1929. Pp. (8),[1]-97,(5) of ads, + 22 leaves of plates (3 of which are folding). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, printed grey card covers with black lettering to front cover, blank spine. Contents: W.A. Don Munday's "Mt. Waddington" (pp. 1-14); J. Monroe Thorington's "Trails of the Athabaska and Columbia, 1928" (pp. 14-22); M.M. Strumia's "Scrambles Around Maligne Lake" (pp. 22-28); J.W.A. Hickson's "The British and French Military Groups Revisited, 1928" (pp. 28-38); Arthur O. Wheeler's "Rogers Pass at the Summit of the Selkirks" (pp. 38-53); J.E. Johnson's "Ascents of Mts. Redoubt and Casemate" (pp. 53-56); A.L.O.W.'s "Some Memories of the Mountains" (pp. 56-61); G.K.'s "The Surveyor as a Mountaineer" (pp. 61-66); Wheeler's "Mounts Brown and Hooker" (pp. 66-69); Thorington's "Mounts Brown and Hooker--A Reply" (pp. 69-71). With "In Memoriam" for John Percy Farrare, Valere Alfred Fynn, Benjamin Frank Seaver, and John Henry Cuntz, as well as several reviews. Dampstain to spine (also affecting initial and final leaves at gutter), creasing to covers, name to front cover, else very good. For the issue. 50.00

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2 Beaver Magazine LEYSHON, Glynn A. MAYES, Hubert G. Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, August / September 1994, Vol. 74:4
Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg , 1994, 
(Beaver Magazine). The Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, August / September 1994, Vol. 74:4. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1994. Pp [1]-56,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Guardians of the Rockies [conservationists and mountain-climbers] (by PearlAnn Reichwein); 'The Friendly Games' [Hamilton hosts the first British Empire Games, 1930] (by Glynn A. Leyshon); Myth-Making at Fort St. James [history, in various versions, 1828-1928] (by Frieda EsauKlippenstein); Kathleen Parlow: A Life in Music [a Canadian virtuoso in St . Petersburg, 1906] (by Hubert G. Mayes); The New Jerusalem [Jewish pioneers go back to the land, 1884] (by Abraham Arnold). Very good. 10.00

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Mountaineer. 1st UK in dj , BONINGTON, Chris
3 BONINGTON, Chris Mountaineer. 1st UK in dj
BONINGTON, Chris. Mountaineer : Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks. L.: Diadem Books, (1989). First Printing. Pp 192. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Vg-fine in dj. 50.00

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4 BONINGTON, Chris Quest for Adventure : Ultimate Feats of Modern Exploration. in dj
National Geographic Press, 2000, ISBN:0792279522 
BONINGTON, Chris. Quest for Adventure : Ultimate reats of Modern Exploration. Washington: National Geographic Press, (2000). Pp. 352. illustrated. large 8vo, black cloth, silver titles to spine. A narrative of seventeen adventures on the ocean, in the desert and atop mountains, to both poles and through the air that have taken place in the last fifty years. The author himself has been on nineteen Himalayan expeditions. Vg in dj. 26.00

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5 BRYANT, L.V. HILLARY, Edmund, foreword New Zealanders and Everest
A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1953, 
BRYANT, L.V., Member of the 1935 British Mt. Everest Expedition. New Zealanders and Everest. With a foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. Wellington: A.H. &A.W. Reed, (1953). Second Printing. Pp. (6),7-48, including 14 pages of pl ates in the pagination. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated stapled grey and blue card covers with white titles to front. "This booklet, written by one of New Zealand's most notable mountaineers [Leslie Vickery Bryant, 1905-1957], places on record the activities of New Zealanders in theHimalaya. These activities began with the author's praticipation in the 19 35 Everest Reconnaissance Expedition and culminated in the ascent of Everest by the New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpa Tensing. George Lowe was the second New Zealander in the successful 1953 expedition and he made a notable contribution to the work of the support party that establishedthe highest bivouac on the mountain. L.V. Bryant writes first of the New Z ealand mountains which provide a unique training-ground for climbing in theHimalaya. He then briefly traces the story of the early Everest expedition s up to the 1935 Expedition., which is more fully described. Then follow accounts of New Zealanders in British expeidtions and of the all-New Zealand expeditions in 1951 and 1953. The successful ascent is also described." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Our Mountaineering Background; 2. Early Everest Expeditions; 3. The 1935 Reconnaissance Expeditions; 4. More New Zealanders in the Himalaya; 5. Everest from the South; 6. Victory is Achieved. Light shelfwear, else very good. 45.00

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Delectable Mountains. 1st UK no dj , BUSK, Donald BUSK, Bridget
6 BUSK, Donald BUSK, Bridget Delectable Mountains. 1st UK no dj
BUSK, Douglas. The Delectable Mountains. Illustrated by 43 of the Author's own Photographs and with Maps by the Author. The Sketches by Bridget Busk. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, (1946). First Printing. Pp 274. 8vo, tan cloth. Neate B222. Spine and top edge spotted, gift inscription, else vg. 85.00

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7 CHEEVER, Dr., and J.T. HEADLEY Travels Among Alpine Scenery.
James Blackwood, London , 1855, 
CHEEVER, Dr., and J.T. HEADLEY. Travels Among Alpine Scenery. With Illustrations. London : James Blackwood, MDCCCLV [1855]. Pp (8),[i]-vi,[7]-396,(4),frontis + 4 plates. 8vo, full brown calf, gilt emblem of High School of Qu ebec to the front cover and blind-stamped emblem to rear cover, raised bands to spine, end papers and all edges marbled. Contents : Pass of the Simplon, Gorge of Gondo; Passes of the Forclaz and Col de Balm; Mont Blanc from Geneva and its Outskirts; Cloud-Land and Mountain Scenery from the Grand Saleve; Cascade des Pelerines – A Swiss Family – Coleridge's Hymn; Mont Blanc from the Col de Balm; Starting from the Tour around Mont Blanc; Antiquities, Calamities, and By-Laws of Aoste – Mont Blanc from Ivrogne; Mont Blanc from the Upper Vald'Aoste; Ascent of the Montaverte, Vale of Chamouni; Pass of the Tete Noire; Bath of Leuk; The Castle of Chilon – Geneva – Junction ofthe Rhone and Arve; Freybourg Organ and Bridges – Swiss Peculiarities; Int erlachen, Pass of the Wengern Alp, Byron's Manfred; The Grand Scheideck: anAvalanche; Valley of Meyringen _ Pass of Brunig; Suwarrow's Passage of the Glarus; Macdonald's Pass of the Splugen; The Righi Culm; Goldau – Fall of the Rossberg; Avalanches and Glaciers, their Formation and Movement; Pasturages, Chalets, and Alpine Passes; A Farewell to Switzerland – Basle; Strasbourg – The Rhine – Frankfort; A Day in Wiesbaen; Schwalbach and Schlangenbad; Mayence – The Rhine; The Castellated Rhine; The Rhine from Coblenz to Cologne; Rhine Wines, Cologne Cathedral, Louvain, Brussels; Battle-field of Waterloo; Rome. St. Peter's Church – Illumination of St. Peter's – The Girandola – System of Farming in the Papal States – Suferings of the Peasantry –Ruins and Epitaphs in Rome – An Improvistrice – Ascent of St. Peter's; Gen oa. A Day's Rambles through the City; Leghorn, Civita, Vecchia, and Naples.Wear to spine and edges, front inner hinge starting, lacking spine label, presentation bookplate from High School of Quebec for the 2nd English Prizein the 3rd Class for 1859, else very good. 500.00

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8 CHEEVER, George B. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in the Shadow of Mont Blanc - with - The Pilgrim in the Shadow of the Jungfrau Alp.. 2 vols in 1
John Wiley, New York, 1848, 
CHEEVER, George B. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in the Shadows of Mont Blanc. - with - The Pilgrim in the Shadow of the Jungfrau Alp. [Two-Volumes-in-One].New York : John Wiley, 1848. Pp (8),[v]-x,[1]166;(4),[vii]-xii,[1]-214,(4) . 8vo., green pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Ex-library but generally tidy, spine repaired, a few pages smudged, minor foxing. 100.00

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9 Civil War - Naval ERICSSON, John BUTTS, Francis B. HAYWOOD, P.D. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Vol. 36, New Series Vol. 9, November 1885 to April 1886
F. Warne & Co., London, 1886, 1886 
(Civil War - Naval). The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Vol. XXXI, New Series Vol. IX, November 1885 to April 1886. London : F. Warne & Co., 1886. Pp (2),[i]-viii,[1]964. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, maroon half calf, purple paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine.

Of nautical interest :
“The Monitors” by Capt. John Ericsson (pp 280-299, with 21 plates and plans);

“The Loss of the Monitor” by A Survivor (Francis B. Butts) (pp 299-302);

“Life on the Alabama” by One of the Crew (P.D. Haywood) (pp 901-910, with 10 plates);

“Cruise and Combats of the Alabama” By Her Executive Officer (Jno. McIntosh Kell) (pp 911-922, with 8 plates and 2 maps);

“The Duel Between the Alabama and the Kearsarge” by the Surgeon of the Kearsarge (John M. Browne) (pp 923-934, with 10 plates).

Other contents :
Recent Architecture in America;
The Churches of the United States;
Creole Slave Dances / Songs;
Italy from a Tricycle;
Teheran – The City of Persia;
Mountaineering in Persia;
A Photographer's Visit to Persia;
“The Private History of a Campaign That Failed” by Mark Twain (pp 193-204, illustrated); and more.


Spine sunned to brown, rubbed and edgeworn, contemporary penned name, else a very good, solid copy. 75.00

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Mountain Memories. US in dj , CONWAY, Martin
10 CONWAY, Martin Mountain Memories. US in dj
CONWAY, Sir Martin. Mountain Memories : A Pilgrimage of Romance. With 16 Full-page Plates. N.Y.: Funk and Wagnalls, (1920). Pp 282. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, maroon cloth. Neate C106. A retrospectiove of his mountain climbing career - Alps, Andes, Spitsbergen, etc. Gift inscription, light wear, else vg. 100.00

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Alps, The. ltd UK no dj , CONWAY, W. Martin BLACK, A. & C. McCORMICK, A.D.
11 CONWAY, W. Martin BLACK, A. & C. McCORMICK, A.D. Alps, The. ltd UK no dj
Black, Adam and Charles, 1904, 
CONWAY, W. Martin. The Alps. Painted by A.D. McCormick. L.: Adam and Charles Black, 1904. Pp 294. Illustrated. 4to, tan cloth. Limited to 300 numberedcopies signed by the publishers. Neate C100, Inman 221. Rebound (with orig inal boards and spine cloth, new endpapers), else vg. 400.00

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12 DUTTON, E. A. T. BELLOC, Hilaire Kenya Mountain. First Edition
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929, 
DUTTON, E. A. T. Kenya Mountain. With an Introduction by Hilaire Belloc. London : Jonathan Cape, 1929. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-[219],(1), frontispiece + 55 plates + 3 sketch maps and one large folding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letttering to spine. Contents : Preface. Introduction. I. General Fevrier. II. Santamor. III. The Embu Road and Chogoria. IV. The Lower Forest. V. The Bamboo Forest and Urumandi. VI. Hall Tarn. VII. The Head of the Valley. VIII. The House of Wood. IX. The Story of Ericana. X. The Teleki and Hobley Vallleys. XI. The New Pond and Some Omens. XII. The Atempt on the Peak. XIII. Mackinder's Ascent. XIV. Kilimanjaro and the Story of Battan and Nelion. XV. Downhill. XVI. The Nithi Falls. XVII. Sunday. XVIII. Chogoria Again. Envoi : Lake Ellis. Spine and margins sunned, bubbling to cloth, four pages loose (pp 135-138), penned name, some light foxing, else good. As is. 80.00

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13 ENGLER, Bruno). SANDFORD, R. W. (ed.) SANDFORD, R. W. (ed.) Mountain Life : The Stories and Photographs of Bruno Engler
Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, Alberta, 1996, ISBN:0920330274 
ENGLER, Bruno). SANDFORD, R. W. (ed.). A Mountain Life : The Stories and Photographs of Bruno Engler. Canmore, Alberta : The Alpine Club of Canada, (1996). Pp (2),iii-vii,(1),1-140,(4). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated silver card covers, lettered inn black and white. "In 1939, 23-year old Bruno Englercame from Switzerland to the Canadian Rockies and began working as a guide at Lake Louise and Sunshine Village. Sixty years later Bruno is Banff's be st-known mountain man, photographer, film-maker, story teller and bon vivant. This hilarious and heart-warming collectrion of his stories captures thejoy of a life fully lived against the stunning backdrop of Canada's most f amous mountains, and is a wonderful journey through the history of the Rockies." (from the back cover). Crease to back cover, else very good. 35.00

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14 FIRSOFF, V.A. Tatra Mountains. First Edition.
Lindsay Drummond, London, 1942, 
FIRSOFF, V.A. The Tatra Mountains. [London]: Lindsay Drummond, [n.d. - 1942?]. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-127,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo,blue cloth with silver decoration to front board, silver lettering to fron t and spine. "The Tatra Mountains, at least for natural beauty, are the pearl of Poland and Czechoslovakia, whose fate is so closely connected with the presene tworld conflict." - from the preface. Contents: 1. The Tatra; 2. The Robbers; 3. Take it Easy; 4. Local Colour; 5. Folk Dances; Zakopane andProgress; 7. The 'White' Room and the 'Black' Room; 8. 'Sudden Cross' and Sorrowing Christ; 9. In a 'Hala'; 10. Where 'It Lightens o'er Tatra'; 11. Slovak Folklore; 12. Climbing; 13. Ski; 14. The Two Fis'es; 15. The Forest and Rock Flora; 16. About Bears, Marmots and Suchlike; 17. The Sea Eye and the Golden Duck; 18. The Sky of the Tatra; 19. War; 20. Tempora Mutantur, Nos Et Mutamur In Illis. Previous owner's name inked to flyleaf, else very good. 30.00

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Highest Andes. 1st UK , FITZ GERALD, E.A. VINES, Stuart
15 FITZ GERALD, E.A. VINES, Stuart Highest Andes. 1st UK
Methuen, 1899, 
FITZ GERALD, E.A. The Highest Andes : A Record of the First Ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the Exploration of the Surrounding Valleys. With Chapters by Stuart Vines, and Contributions by Professor Bonney, G.C. Crick, R.I. Pocock, G.A. Boulenger, I.H. Burkill, Philip Gosse. With Two Maps by A.E. Lightbody, Fifty-One Illustrations, and a Panorama. London : Methuen & Co., 1899. First Edition. Pp 390 + plates + 2 fldg.maps at rear. Lg 8vo, red cloth. Spine and edges darkened, small dent to top edge of front board, foxing to edges and scattered foxing throughout, one map reattached with cloth tape, half-inch tear to edge of one poorly opened leaf, small bookplate, else a very nice, bright copy. 525.00

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16 GRIFFITHS, Margaret. Morning Light : Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest. in dj.
Rocky Mountain Books, Vancouver, 2008, ISBN:9781897522080 
GRIFFITHS, Margaret. Morning Light : Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest. Astory of George Griffiths written by his wife, Margaret, based on tape rec ordings, letters, diaries, conversations and reports. Foreword by Pat Morrow. Vancouver : Rocky Mountain Books, (2008). First Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,[1]-288,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, mustard cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good to fine in unclipped dustjacket. 18.50

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17 HANSON, Earl Parker (ed.). PLATT, Raye R. (editor, 2nd ed.) New World Guides to the Latin American Republics [In Three Volumes]. Revised Second Edition
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1945, 
HANSON, Earl Parker (ed.). The New World Guides to the Latin American Republics [In Three Volumes]. Sponsored by the Office of the U.S. Coordinator ofInter-American Affairs. Revised Second Edition. Raye R. Platt, Editor, Rev ised Second Edition. Associates: Antonio Colorado, Natalie Raymond, DorothyTeall. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1945). Each country sepaately paginated totalling 632 + 470 + 488 pages. Maps. 8vo, reddish-brown, green,or blue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. "With heightened interest in South America since the war and renewed opportunities for trav el, these invaluable guidebooks assume even greater usefulness and importance. Covering the twenty-one Latin American republics, they are the most comprehensive and authoritative works in the field. They now appear in a new edition, revised, brought up to date with the latest available intormation, and expanded to three volumes in place of the earlier two..." (from the dj). Volume One : Mexico, Central America and the West Indies. Volume Two : Andes and West Coast Countries. Volume Three : East Coast Countries. Contents: (Vol. I) Latin America's Cultural and Historic Foundations (by Philip Ai nsworth Means); Latin American Art (by Robert C. Smith); Bibliographic Notes (by Raye R. Platt); Maps (by Raye R. Platt); The Pan American Union (by L. S. Rowe); The Travel Agent (by Fred H. Dietz); Principal Catholic Holidays; Educational Opportunities in Latin America (by Dorothy M. Field); The Pan American Highway (by J.S. Gavigan); Mountaineering (by Anderson Bakewell); Weights and Measures; Guides : The United States of Mexico; The Republic of Costa Rica; The Republic of Cuba; The Dominican Republic; The Republic of El Salvador; The Republic of Guatemala; The Republic of Haiti; The Republic of Honduras; The Republic of Nicaragua; The Republic of Panama and the Canal Zone; Puerio Rico. (Vol. II) Guides : The Republic of Bolivia; The Republic of Chile; The Republic of Colombia; The Republic of Ecuador; The Republic of Peru. (Vol. III) : The Argentine Republic; The United States of Brazil; The Republic of Paraguay; The Republic of Uruguay; The United States of Venezuela. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS SET. Very good in nicked dustjacket. The set for 60.00

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18 HERRLICKOFFER, Karl Nanga Parbat : Dodens fjell. in dustjacket
Stabenfeldt Forlag, Stavanger, 1954, 
HERRLICKOFFER, Karl. Nanga Parbat : Dodens fjell. 8 fargeillustrasioner oc 24 sider fotografier. Oversatt av A. W. Gammelgaard. Stavanger : Stabenfeldt Forlagm (1954). Pp (8),[9]-183,(1),+ 8 colour plates and 24 pp black-and-white photographs. 8vo, blue cloth spine, grey cloth bgoards, gilt lettering on red panels to spine, top edge dyed red. Contents : Forberedelsen; Historisk oversikt; Fra Miinchen til Gilgit; Akklimatisering og forste angrep; Den dramatiske vending ; Hermann Buhl bryter opp; Ned til Basisleiren; Om vare forberedelser og erfaringer; Om kjedelighetene efterpa; Mennesket i store hoyder. Text in Norwegian. Very good in nicked, spine-sunned dustjacket.40.00

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Nanga Parbat. Incorporating the Official Report of the Expedition of 1953. Translated and additional material supplied byy Eleanor Brockett and Anton Ehrenzweig.  First Edition in dustjacket, HERRLIGKOFFER, Karl M. BROCKETT, Eleanor EHRENZWEIG, Anton
19 HERRLIGKOFFER, Karl M. BROCKETT, Eleanor EHRENZWEIG, Anton Nanga Parbat. Incorporating the Official Report of the Expedition of 1953. Translated and additional material supplied byy Eleanor Brockett and Anton Ehrenzweig. First Edition in dustjacket
Elek Books, London, 1954, 
HERRLIGKOFFER, Karl M. Nanga Parbat. Incorporating the Official Report of the Expedition of 1953. Translated and additional material supplied byy Eleanor Brockett and Anton Ehrenzweig. Foreword by Brig. Sir John Hunt. London : Elek Books, 1954. Pp (10),11-254,(2) + colour frontispiece +.8 colour plates, and many monochrome plates and drawings. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Neate H73. "The mighty peaks of the Himilaya offer a unique challenge to the mountaineer, and expeditions of many nationalities have set out to conquer them, But just as Everest has long been regarded as the preserve of British expeditions, so, for the past twenty years, has the mountaineering world been ready to respect Germany's special claim to Nanga Parbat. Nanga Parbat is the westernmost bastion of the Himilaya, nearly a thousand miles from Mount Everest, 26,620 feet high, and rising a sheer 23,000 feet above the Indus valley, the greatest relative distance of height in the world. With the successful outcome of the Austro-German Expedition of 1953, the subject of this book, it becomes the second highest mountain to have been conquered by man. The expedition was organized by Dr. Karl Herrligkofferof Munich in memory of his step-brother, Willy Merkl, the well-beloved lea der of the American - German Expedition of 1932 and of the all-German expedition of 1934, on which he met his death from exposure in a blizzard which sprang up when the assault party was within an ace of victory. The German expedition of 1937, under the leadership of Dr. Paul Bauer, was overwhelmed by an ice avalanche and seven of Germany's crack climbers lost their lives in what has been described as the greatest disaster in the history of mountaineering. The 1953 expedition was fortunate in having as its leader Peter Aschenbrenner, who had been with Merkl on both the 1932 and 1934 expeditions and had , on the latter occasion, climbed with Erwin Schneider to within 900 feet of the summit. The expedition was beset by many difficulties; a fine company of Sherpa porters, engaged many months in advance in Darjeeling,was turned back at the Kashmir border, and the expedition had to rely on t he much less experienced Hunzas; violent snowstorms threw the climbers backfrom the higher camps which had been established in good time, cut communi cations and obliterated tracks; the avalanche danger was acute ans caused some unnerving incidents; the highest camp was established in an icy wind and in deplorable snow conditions and the monsoon was forecast to start within a few days. A sudden interval of perfect weather and a magnificent solo effort by Hermann Buhl, without oxygen, tent or food, and involving a night spent standing on a rock near the summit at a temperature of 10-15 degrees below zero Centigrade, turned the scale and sent the team home victorious. Buhl's own account of his lone ascent and his return to Camp VI, exhausted,frostbitten and mentally floating in a world of hallucinations, will take its place among the most thrilling stories in mountaineering history. NangaParbat is more than the book of a successful expedition; it is the history of the mountain from the August day in 1895 when Mummery disappeared witho ut trace on Diamir Glacier, to July 3rd. 1953, one month after the British ascent, when Hermann Buhl, a clear blue sky overhead, planted the West German and Pakistan flags on the summit; a story of heroism, tragedy and final achievement." - from the dj. With bibliography and index. Some light spotting to edges and dustjacket, short gift inscription, crease to one leaf, else very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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20 HILLARY, Edmund From the Ocean to the Sky. 1st US in dj
Viking, 1979, 
HILLARY, Edmund. From the Ocean to the Sky. N.Y.: Viking Press, (1979). First US Printing. Pp 273. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Neate H80. Vg in price-clipped dj. 30.00

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