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  • Arthur, Elizabeth
    BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel (2nd book); this was called 'the best written and most compelling novel relating to mountain climbing I have ever read' by Arlene Blum. ISBN: 0-06-0151897.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 24865
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  • BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN. by Arthur, Elizabeth
    Arthur, Elizabeth
    BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel (2nd book); this was called 'the best written and most compelling novel relating to mountain climbing I have ever read' by Arlene Blum. ISBN: 0-06-0151897.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80682
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  • Arthur, Elizabeth
    BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel (2nd book); this was called 'the best written and most compelling novel relating to mountain climbing I have ever read' by Arlene Blum. ISBN: 0-06-0151897.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name mostly hidden by dj flap.)

    Book ID: 31454
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  • Birkett, Bill
    MODERN ROCK AND ICE CLIMBING

    Edition: First printing.

    London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1988. First edition - Large trade paperback, illustrated with many detailed photographs, showing equipment, rope techniques, climbing techniques, safety practices and more. Index. 192 pgs.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 10625
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.) dj. Hardcover - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog. Somewhat oversized illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-2367.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (light edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 59384
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place: The Twentieth Anniversary Edition. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place: The Twentieth Anniversary Edition.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1998.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog.The Twentieth Anniversary Edition with a new preface and…

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    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1998.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog.The Twentieth Anniversary Edition with a new preface and afterword by the author. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Blum "To . . . Success on Top!" A somewhat oversized trade paperback illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 1578050227.

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    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 43705
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Blum…

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    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Blum "To . . . Success on Top!" A somewhat oversized trade paperback illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-8063.

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    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 63379
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.) dj. Hardcover - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, "A WomanÕs Place Is on Top." Foreword by Maurice Herzog. Somewhat oversized illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-2367.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (overall edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 58978
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  • Bonnington, Christian.
    I CHOSE TO CLIMB.

    Edition: Later printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., (1973.) dj. Hardcover - The early experiences of one of Britain's best known climbers - his earliest climbing in Kent, Wales and Scotland, climbs in the Alps and Nepal, including an ascent of Annapurna II. Foreword by Eric Shipton. Illustrated with 43 black and white photographs. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-575003472.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 33808
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  • LOOKING FOR MO. by Duane, Daniel.
    Duane, Daniel.
    LOOKING FOR MO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel (third book) one which takes the reader inside the world of big-wall rock climbing. SIGNED on the title page. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-374190836.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64015
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  • Jackson, John A.
    MORE THAN MOUNTAINS.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1955. Hardcover first edition - 'A record of mountaineering and wild life in the Himalaya'. Jackson's Himalayan reminiscences concluding with the Kangchenjunga Reconnaissance. 32 photographic plates, colored frontispiece, maps and line drawings, appendix of insects collected. 213 pp.

    Condition: Very good in green cloth, lacking the dj (the front flap of the dj and the rear cover with the author information have been taped onto the front endpapers.)

    Book ID: 23977
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  • Jenkins, McKay.
    THE WHITE DEATH: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - From Peter Matthiessen: 'a dramatic account of an ill-fated mountaineering family, and a well-researched study of the avalanches and the mysterious nature of snow.' Photographs, index. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-375-50303x.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 27211
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  • Jenkins, McKay.
    THE WHITE DEATH: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - From Peter Matthiessen: 'a dramatic account of an ill-fated mountaineering family, and a well-researched study of the avalanches and the mysterious nature of snow.' Photographs, index. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-375-50303x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 26704
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  • Kocour, Ruth Anne (as told to Michael Hodgson).
    FACING THE EXTREME : One Woman's Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest for the Summit.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The personal account of the only female member of a 9 person expedition on Mt. McKinley in Alaska in May 1992. The story of how they survived when the most violent weather system on record (one which killed 11 climbers), slammed into the mountain, pinning them on an ice shelf at 14,000 feet for almost 2 weeks. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs on gloss paper. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-312-179421.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the title page " For... thanks for all the help getting me up the mountain.' Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32667
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  • INTO THIN AIR: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster. by Krakauer, Jon.
    Krakauer, Jon.
    INTO THIN AIR: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Villard, (1997.) dj. Hardcover - A gripping account of the deadliest season on Mount Everest, one in which Krakauer survived but five of his fellow climbers did not. Not just an adventure story: this also focuses on why climbers take such risks, and the consequences of the growing commercialization of climbing in the Himalayas. Illustrated with wood cuts and photographs. Brief bibliography. 293 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-679-457526.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 55961
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  • ON EDGE: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber by Lee, Chip with David Roberts and Kenneth Andrasko.
    Lee, Chip with David Roberts and Kenneth Andrasko.
    ON EDGE: The Life and Climbs of Henry Barber

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - Barber was a climbing superstar, known as "Hot Henry" and an early advocate of clean climbing as well as a prolific solo climber who claimed many first solo ascents, mostly in the 1970s. This book, written when Barber was just 28, discusses his climbing career from his teens in Yosemite, Australia,and elsewhere, through the controversy surrounding his 1978 attempt on , when his climbing partner Rob Taylor was seriously injured with a badly broken ankle and accused Barber of abandoning him. Illustrated with photographs throughout. Glossary. xxvii, 291 pp. ISBN: 0-910146357.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69154
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  • Peters, Ed (editor).
    MOUNTAINEERING: The Freedom of the Hills

    Edition: Fourth edition, revised.

    Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1982. dj. Hardcover - A handbook of mountaineering, including preparation, fundamentals, ropes & knots, camping, navigation, techniques, snow and ice climbing, safety, first aid, geology, and more. Illustrated with both photographs and drawings. Index. 550 pages. ISBN: 0-89886-0016..

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22018
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  • [Sierra Club) Robbins, Royal; Brower, David; Colby, Will; Hyde, Philip and others.
    SIERRA CLUB BULLETIN, Vol 45, No 9, December 1960.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Washington, D.C.: The Sierra Club, 1960. First edition - Includes an article on climbing El Capitan by Royal Robbins, a section of photographs on endangered places by Philip Hyde with text by Brower, an article on scenic roads and more. Illustrated with photographs throughout. 92pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed green wrappers.

    Book ID: 28965
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  • RED PEAK: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Expedition by Slesser, Malcolm
    Slesser, Malcolm
    RED PEAK: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Expedition

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Coward-McCann, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the first joint British Soviet mountaineering expedition in which the team reached the summit of Pik Kommunizma, the highest mountain in Soviet Asia's Pamirs, and an expedition which saw the death of 2 British climbers. Illustrated with maps and photographs in color and black and white. 264 pp, index.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 8221
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  • Whittaker, Jim.
    A LIFE ON THE EDGE: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond.

    Edition: Advance except.

    Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Includes excerpts from 4 chapters, 40 pages in stiff stapled wrappers. Photographs.

    Condition: Fine. INSCRIBED on the title page. An uncommon pre-publication issue.

    Book ID: 22078
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  • ADDICTED TO DANGER: A Memoir about Affirming Life in the Face of Death. by Wickwire, Jim and Dorothy Bullitt.
    Wickwire, Jim and Dorothy Bullitt.
    ADDICTED TO DANGER: A Memoir about Affirming Life in the Face of Death.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Wickwire is a mountaineer with many accomplishments, including being one of the first 2 Americans to climb K2 in the Himalayas, but he also come close to death, and has watched friends die on climbing. SIGNED by both authors on the title page. Illustrated with photographs throughout. Index. 321 pages. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-671-019902.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80635
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  • ALPINE CALENDAR 1969.
    ALPINE CALENDAR 1969.

    Edition: First thus.

    Tokyo, Japan: Yama To Keikoku Sha Publishing Co,, 1968. One of a series of Alpine calendars designed to offer a glimpse into the beauty of the Japanese mountains and to share the pleasures of mountaineering in Japan, Illustrated with full color, full page photographs. Includes a section of postcards in the rear with photographs of butterflies and birds, Bilingual edition with the text in both Japanese and English. Spiral bound with clear acrylic protective outer covers.

    Condition: Very good (previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 51626
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