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Annapurna A Woman's Place

By: Blum, Arlene (with A Foreword by Maurice Herzog)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Sierra Club Books: 1980

Edition: 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38309

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This is a larger than trade sized paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription, on the front endpaper. "Arlene Blum (born March 1, 1945) is an American mountaineer, writer, and environmental health scientist. She is best known for leading an all-woman ascent of Annapurna (I) , a climb that was also the first successful American ascent. She was also a de... View more info

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Last Climb The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory

By: Breashears, David and Audrey Salkeld (with a foreword by John Mallory)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., National Geographic: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29256

ISBN: 0792275381

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "George Leigh Mallory's reported explanation of why he wanted to conquer Mount Everest is the most succinct - and maybe the most famous - remark in the history of mountaineering. And when he vanished into the clouds on June 8, 1924, near the summit of the hightes peak on Earth, he became a legendary figure - and the leading actor in one of the most compelling mysteries i... View more info

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Mt. Mckinley The Pioneer Climbs

By: Moore, Terris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College, Alaska, University of Alaska Press: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37192

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping. There is a light rearward slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears and noticeable rubbing, especially to the spine and flap joints. "Terris Moore (April 11, 1908 in Haddonfield, New Jersey – November 7, 1993 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an explorer, mountaineer, light plane pilot, and the ... View more info

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The Boldest Dream The Story of Twelve who Climbed Mount Everest

By: Ridgeway, Rick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31682

ISBN: 0151134324

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed and dated on the front endpaper by the author. The dust jacket hs some light edge wear and one beginning edge tear. "This exciting, true story recounts the perilous journey of twelve men and women, most of them weekend climbers, to the upper reaches of Mount Everest. The team consisted of a wide range of people - three lawyers, two medical doctors, two college professors... View more info

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Himalayan Passage Seven Months in the High Country of Tibet, Nepal, China, India & Pakistan

By: Schmidt, Jeremy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Mountaineers: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31019

ISBN: 0898862620

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "This is the story of two young couples - experienced adventure travelers and mountaineers - who embarked on a journey through Tibet, Nepal, Pakistan, India, and China." View more info

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Tiger of the Snows

By: Tenzing of Everest (with James Ramsey Ullman)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38084

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers along with some beginning fading. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name inked on the half title page. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, edge wear, nicking and several edge tears and chips. The rear cover of the dust jacket has noticeable foxing, ground-in dirt and toning. "Tenzing Norgay GM OSN (Tendzin norgyé; 2... View more info

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The Pass

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Outing Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35954

Condition: Very Good+


b ; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing and bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The color frontispiece in color is by Fernand Lungren and there are black and white photographs throughout. "White's books were popular at a time when America was losing its vanishing wilderness. He was a keen observer of the beauties of nature and human nature, yet could render them in a plain-spoken style. Based on his own experien... View more info