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American Alpine Journal Vol X, No. 2 1957, American Alpine Club
1 American Alpine Club American Alpine Journal Vol X, No. 2 1957
New York American Alpine Club 1957 Paperback Very good 
Octav (23 cm), pp. 226. Plain paper wrappers with black titling, black and white plates throughout. A few dog-eared pages, and spine shows moderate wear. Includes accounts of significant ascents by the world's leading mountaineers, as well as club proceedings, book reviews and a memorialization of deceased climbers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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American Alpine Journal Vol XXI, No. 2 1978, American Alpine Club
2 American Alpine Club American Alpine Journal Vol XXI, No. 2 1978
New York American Alpine Club 1978 Paperback Very good 
Octav (23 cm), pp. 337-697. Pictorial paper wrappers have moderate wear and creasing. Includes contributions from writers like Jon Krakauer and the late photographer Galen Rowell. Includes black and white photographs, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Glaces: arts, experiences et techniques, Blanc-Gras, Jérôme and Manu Ibarra
3 Blanc-Gras, Jérôme and Manu Ibarra Glaces: arts, experiences et techniques
Chamonix Mont Blanc Blue Ice Press 2011 First Edition Paperback Near fine Signed
Signed by both authors on free front endpaper. Oblong quarto (21 cm), pp. 249. Pictorial wrappers, heavy with illustrations (photos and drawings). In French, a primer on ice climbing techniques. From the collection of mountaineer and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard. Handwritten note from publisher to Chouinard laid in. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Mountain of Storms: The American Expeditions to Dhaulagiri, 1969 & 1973, Harvard, Andrew and Todd Thompson
4 Harvard, Andrew and Todd Thompson Mountain of Storms: The American Expeditions to Dhaulagiri, 1969 & 1973
New York New York University Press 1974 0814733662 / 9780814733660 First Edition Hardcover Very good Good Signed
Octavo (25 cm), pp. 210. Signed by both authors on half title page. Navy boards, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Richly illustrated with color, black and white photos. Includes notes on terminology, load carrying and teams; list of sponsors and suppliers; sample menus. Boards have light edge wear, jacket with moderate wear including multiple small chips. The authors were part of the 1973 expedition, in which several team members summitted. They also explore the attempt that preceded them, the 1969 expedition in which seven climbers died. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Spirit of the Rock, Kauk, Ron
5 Kauk, Ron Spirit of the Rock
Layton, UT Gibbs Smith 2003 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
Signed by author with a warm inscription to mountaineer and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard. Small octavo (20 cm), pp. 96. Orange cloth, pictorial jacket, marbled endpapers. Color photos throughout. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Live the Dream: The Saga of the Philippine Mt. Everest Expedition Team, Valdez, Art
6 Valdez, Art Live the Dream: The Saga of the Philippine Mt. Everest Expedition Team
Pasig City, Philippines Kaya ng Pinoy 2008 9789719432807 First Edition Hardcover Very good Very good Signed
Signed by author on title page, inscribed on facing page. Quarto (28 cm), pp. 126. Pictorial boards with matching jacket, pictorial endpapers. Heavily illustrated with color photos throughout. Boards and jacket with light edgewear. Valdez was both the president of the Mountaineering Federation of the Philippines and the undersecretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications. His team succesfully summited Everest in 2006. Scarce in the trade. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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