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The Puma's Claw, Clark, Simon
1 The Puma's Claw
Clark, Simon
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Orange cloth boards have light soiling, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large chips. Story of the seven young men who climbed Pumasillo or "the Puma's Claw" in the Andes of Peru in 1957. 8vo. Mountaineering. 012080

Price: 12.00 USD
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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert
2 Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
Irwin, William Robert
New York Columbia University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration at lower corner of front board, black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Very tiny bump to top front board edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 444 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-five of the most exciting firsthand accounts of mountaineering all over the world--of scaling peaks in the Andes, the Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Himalayas, the Alps--as they have appeared over the past century. Writers include Sir Leslie Stephen, Gertrude Bell, Evelyn Waugh, John Muir, John Buchan, and more; also includes a brief glossary and suggestions for further reading. 017647

Price: 25.00 USD
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Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home, Parrado,Nando; (with Vince Rause)
3 Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
Parrado,Nando; (with Vince Rause)
New York Crown 2006 1400097673 / 9781400097678 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 291 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024286

Price: 12.00 USD
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Beyond the Andes, Turolla, Pino
4 Beyond the Andes
Turolla, Pino
New York Harper & Row 1980 0-06-014369-X / 9780060143695 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, slight dust speckling to page edges. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 364 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. South America. 012847

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Mapmaker's Wife, Whitaker, Robert
5 The Mapmaker's Wife
Whitaker, Robert
Basic Books, Inc. 2004 0-7382-0808-6 / 9780738208084 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean gray boards with clean red-orange spine, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine base, faint remainder mark on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright; clean green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 352 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. A true sweeping tale of adventure, discovery and exploration is one woman's extraordinary journey, inspired by her love for a man she had not seen in 20 years. In 1769, Isabel Grameson, an upper-class Peruvian woman who had lived all her life close to home, set out across the Andes and down the length of the Amazon in order to rejoin her husband in French Guiana. 8vo. Adventure. 016369

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