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VOCATION ALPINE: Souvenirs d'un Guide de Montagne. Preface de Dr. Azema

By: Charlet, Armand

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Neuchatel/Paris: Editions Victor Attinger, (1949).: (1949).

Seller ID: 21811


Neuchatel/Paris: Editions Victor Attinger, (1949).. (1949).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black & white wrappers The binding is darkened & stained with some creasing to the front wrap. The head & tail of the spine & the bottom edge of the front wrap are chipped. 206 & [1] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 12 black-and-white plates.. The inside wraps are darkened with a glue stain down the front edge of the inside front wrap. The contents are bright & ... View more info

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MONTAGNA SENZA PAROLE.

By: Frisia, Emilio [b. 1924].

Price: $95.00

Publisher: (Milano): Il Castello-Collane Tecniche, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 34341


(Milano): Il Castello-Collane Tecniche, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Quarto, gray cloth titled in white on the spine in a black & white pictorial dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped and slightly warped with a light staining to a small area of the front cover. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped along the edges. 121 & [6] pages plus the colophon, illustrated with stunning black & white photographs. Good. First edition.Among the locations where these photographs... View more info

ALPINISME ANECDOTIQUE

By: Gos, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Neuchatel/Paris: Editions Victor Attinger, (1934).: (1934).

Seller ID: 22157


Neuchatel/Paris: Editions Victor Attinger, (1934).. (1934).. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is darkened & lightly creased & chipped. There are tears to the head & tail of the spine and the rear wrap is detached. 314 pages. There is a small stain to the fore-edge. The contents are very good. Fair. From the library of the Alpine Club with the club's stamp on the front wrap, half-title and title, purchased from arts consultant and m... View more info

L'EPOPEE ALPESTRE: Histoire Abregee de la Montagne et de l'Alpinisme de l'Antiquite a Nos Jours

By: Gos, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Neuchatel/Paris: Editions Victor Attinger, circa [1944].: [1944].

Seller ID: 22158


Neuchatel/Paris: Editions Victor Attinger, circa [1944].. [1944].. Good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is bumped & lightly stained & soiled, with the spine darkened. 186 pages. There is light creasing to the front edges of the pages in the first half of the book, with soiling to the crease on page 17. Good. From the library of arts consultant and mountain climber George Alan Smith with his signature on the front endpaper and hi... View more info

ANNAPURNA: The First Conquest of an 8000-Metre Peak. With a New Introduction by Joe Simpson. Translated from the French by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith

By: Herzog, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (London): Pimlico, (1997).: (1997).

Seller ID: 15291


(London): Pimlico, (1997).. (1997).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped with light staining to their edges. The rear wrap is lightly soiled with a price sticker on the bottom inner corner. xxi & 246 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good. View more info

ZEITSCHRIFT DES DEUTSCHEN UND OSTERREISHISCHEN ALPENVEREINS. Redigerts von Heinrich Hess. Band XXXIX. Jahrgang 1908

By: Hess, Heinrich

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Munchen: Verlag des Deutschen und Osterreichischen Alpenvereins / Hergestellt Durch F. Bruchkann A.-G., 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 744


Munchen: Verlag des Deutschen und Osterreichischen Alpenvereins / Hergestellt Durch F. Bruchkann A.-G., 1908.. 1908.. Good. - 4to, green cloth (bumped, rubbed & stained); titled in black on front cover & spine. viii & 398pp. (rear hinge starting; top edge of last 20 leaves and rear endpapers dampstained). Profuse textual illustrations, a photogravure frontispiece entitled "Crozzon di Brenta vom Grasso d'Oveno", 1 color plate, 25 full-page B&W plates, 2 folding ch... View more info

THE WHITE DEATH: Tragedy and Heroism in an Avalanche Zone

By: Jenkins, McKay

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (2000).: (2000).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31752


New York: Random House, (2000).. (2000).. Very good. INSCRIBED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN AND SIGNED BY MCKAY JENKINS - Octavo, cloth- backed boards in a dust wrapper. There are some tiny stains to the front cover & the bottom edge of the rear cover. The rear panel of the dust jacket is slightly soiled. xxi, 228 & [1] pages plus colophon. Black-and- white illustrations. There are a few tiny marks to the bottom edges of the pastedowns. Very good. First edition.Inscribed b... View more info

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2 PHOTOGRAPHIC POSTCARDS OF THE AUSTRIAN ALPS BY THE NOTED NATURALIST HERBERT LANG

By: Lang, Herbert (1879-1957)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Austria], circa, [1900].: [1900].

Seller ID: 25701


[Austria], circa, [1900].. [1900].. Very good. - sc Two 5-1/2 inch by 3-1/2 inch vintage photographic postcards by Herbert Lang. The images respectively depict the snowy peaks of "Oberammergau / Gabelschrofen v.Hochplatt" in soft sienna tone; and "Oberammergau / Hochplattgipfel" in a soft light blue tint. The postcards are slightly soiled and the corners lightly bumped. Else, very good. The German-born scientist and naturalist Herbert Lang was employed... View more info

TWO FOR THE SUMMIT: My Daughter, the Mountains and Me

By: Norman, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [New York]: Dutton, (2000).: (2000).

Seller ID: 30448


[New York]: Dutton, (2000).. (2000).. Very good.. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is slightly bumped. [ix] & 242 pages. The first few leaves are lightly bumped. Very good. Uncorrected proof.The pictorial front wrapper for the published edition is stapled to the front wrap of the proof. View more info

ON AND OFF THE ROCKS: Selected Essays 1968-1985.

By: Perrin, Jim.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1988.: 1988.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33830


London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1988.. 1988.. Very good. iNSCRIBED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN AND SIGNED BY JIM PERRIN. - Small quarto [9- 1/2 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & slightly bumped with a crease across the top corner of the front wrap. 192 pages. Numerous black-and- white illustrations. Very good. First paperback edition.Inscribed to Peter Matthiessen on the title page: "Gratitude to Pe... View more info

BRITISH MOUNTAINEERS

By: Smythe, F. S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 17940


London: Collins, 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - Small quarto [9 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], green paper covered boards in a matching dust wrapper. The boards are lightly rubbed & bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed, slightly darkened & lightly chipped. 46 & [2] pages. 8 full-page color illustrations and 22 full-page & textual illustrations in black & white. There is light offsetting to the front pastedown & endpaper from a newspaper cutting laid in. Very good in a good... View more info

THE MOUNTAIN SCENE

By: Smythe, F. S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Adam and Charles Black, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 30257


London: Adam and Charles Black, 1937.. 1937.. Fine. - Small quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8 inches wide], blue cloth. The spine & extremities are very slightly faded. ix, [1] leaf & 153 pages. Illustrated by the author in black & white with a frontispiece and 77 full- and half-page photographic illustrations of hills & mountains with commentary on the circumstances of each climb. Near fine. First edition. First Edition. View more info

VACANCES D'ALPINISTE (Mountaineering Holiday). Traduction de J. et F. Germain

By: Smythe, Frank S

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grenoble/Paris: B. Arthaud, (1948).: (1948).

Seller ID: 22156


Grenoble/Paris: B. Arthaud, (1948).. (1948).. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The front edge of the front wrap is creased. The spine is creased with tears to the head & tail & the front wrap is partially detached. There is a small stain to the tail of the spine & the adjacent corner of the rear wrap. 275 & [3] pages plus colophon. Black-and-white frontispiece & full-page black-and-white illustrations. The pages are toned & the rear endpaper is ... View more info