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  • RUNNING AFTER ANTELOPE. by Carrier, Scott.
    Carrier, Scott.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays, some originally radio pieces, which are loosely connected by "the author's attempt to run down a pronghorn antelope. His pursuit-odd, funny, and inspired-is juxtaposed with stories about sibling rivalry, falling in love, and working as a journalist in war-torn countries" - setting range from the American West, to the mountains of Peru, and Cambodia. SIGNED on the title page.130 pp. ISBN: 1582431116.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66985
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING 2001. by Collins, Bud, editor.
    Collins, Bud, editor.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. First edition - Includes articles on the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas and the story of Americans who were kidnapped in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan by a militant Islamic group, and on athletes Cal Ripken Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tiger Woods, Joe DiMaggio, and others. Among the contributors are H. G. Bissinger, Charles P. Pierce, Jim Harrison, Rick Reilly, Toure and others. Biographical notes. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-618-086269.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 45240
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  • THE LAST CLIMB. by Cosgrove, Thomas.
    Cosgrove, Thomas.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a thriller set in Peru in the 1960s when the indigeneous revolt against the government and the haciendos is gaining momentum - and is also meeting with brutal suppression. An American climber becomes involved in their struggle and finds himself not only with a price on his head but struggling for his own survival. Cosgrove is an experienced mountain climber and his knowledge of climbing adds to this book. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-684834146.

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

    Book ID: 66790
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  • MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY. by Holmes, Peter.
    Holmes, Peter.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Geoffrey Bles, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the expedition of Peter Holmes and his wife, Judy, to the Himalayas especially the mountainous desert province of Spiti, on the borders of Tibet. This book focuses on both the mountain-climbing adventures and on the people who live in the area (especially the story of one remarkable young boy - Shiring Dawa.) Illustrated with several sections of black and white photographs by the author, contains 2 folding maps. Index. 191 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40620
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  • RAGE. by Moffat, Gwen.
    Moffat, Gwen.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - 'Miss Melinda Pink, gothic writer and mountain climber - and sleuth heroine - is back on the trail in 'Rage.' This time she has been commissioned by a British publisher in search of an author: Dorset Press's best-selling travel writer Timothy Argent has disappeared while following an old wagon trail across America's West.' Set mostly in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains in California. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-312044097.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39663
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  • GRIZZLY TRAIL. by Moffat, Gwen.
    Moffat, Gwen.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Gollancz, 1984. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Tenth mystery in the series featuring mountain climber Melinda Pink. "Miss Pink encounters more than bears while travelling through the Rocky Mountains in winter." SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-57503503X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78434
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  • Ridgeway, Rick.
    BELOW ANOTHER SKY: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Henry Holt, 2001. A renowned adventurer travels to Tibet with a young woman in search of her father's memory. By the author of THE SHADOW OF KILIMANJARO. 306 pgs.

    Condition: Near fine. Some creasing on front wrapper.

    Book ID: 18968
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