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Everest - Mountain Without Mercy, Coburn, Broughton
1 Everest - Mountain Without Mercy
Coburn, Broughton
National Geographic Society 1997 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket, SIGNED by one of the climber's featured in the book. Large book - size approx. 9-1/2" x 12". Very clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Signed "Araceli" with a small drawing on page 32 next to Araceli Segarra's photo; again signed "Araceli" with a mountain drawing on page 233 next to her photograph. Beautifully illustrated with spectacular Imax camera images from the motion picture, "Everest." Afterword by David Breashears. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Some additional Everest ephemera laid in. It took 2 years to perfect the specially modified IMAX camera and the team of photographers, filmmakers, scientists, and climbers who would work together to get it to the summit of Mt. Everest. It took two monthsto acclimate to the thin air and prepare for the final assault on the Death Zone--a region so high that without acclimatization, humans die within minutes. It took barely two terrifying days for the mountain to claim eight lives and turn the Everest Film Expedition team led by world-class mountaineer and award-winning filmmaker David Breashears, into eyewitnesses--and lifesavers--caught up in a tragedy that made headlines around the world. Here is a stunning portrait of the most majestic mountain on earth and a riveting firsthand account of the men and women who dare to challenge it. 026246

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The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm, Dickinson, Matt
2 The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm
Dickinson, Matt
New York Times Books/Random House 1999 0-8129-3159-9 / 9780812931594 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with darker blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, slight bumping at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 233 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mountaineering. 015177

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The Temptation of Adam, Gruber, Helmut
3 The Temptation of Adam
Gruber, Helmut
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-036-6 / 9780896960367 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. blind stamped lettering on cover. Hint of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 263 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Professor Adam Molnar, wise and worldly at 50, finds an innocent-looking airport shop parcel that is filled with money. He keeps the money and sets into motion a deadly game--a game without rules, with his survival as the only prize. 8vo. Fiction. 012730

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Ten Great Mountains, Irving, R.L.G.
4 Ten Great Mountains
Irving, R.L.G.
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1942 Second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 213 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs and maps. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, slight darkening to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book gives one of the best and clearest descriptions one has yet read of the difficult "Second Step" on Everest which has baffled many climbers. Its ten chapters have hundreds of interesting points, and the photographs are remarkable for the way in which they show the massive proportions, the tremendous downrush of precipices, and the dizzying effect of corners and slaps that seem to be hung out over space." - Manchester Guardian Mountains include: Snowdon, Ben Nevis, Mount Cook, The Matterhorn, Ushba, Mont Blanc, Mount Logan, Nanga Parbat, Kangchenjunga, Mount Everest. 017646

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An Innocent on Everest, Izzard, Ralph
5 An Innocent on Everest
Izzard, Ralph
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean decorated paper covered boards with clean blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pp. with bibliography. Clean jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, has edge chipping and edge wear; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of an English newspaperman -- the time of this adventure is that of the successful English conquest of Mount Everest. Story opens with the author in Cairo, where he had just returned from Kenya. Here he is suddenly ordered by his paper to be off to Katmandu in an attempt to beat the advance party of the official British expedition. 019672

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The Terrors of Justice, Stans, Maurice H.
6 The Terrors of Justice
Stans, Maurice H.
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-020-X / 9780896960206 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, Third Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - Maurice H. Stans." 478 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very tiny edge nicks. Enclsoed in enw archival quality mylar cover. How abuses during the Watergate witchhunt by the press, prosecutors, and politicans assaulted the civil rights and personal lives of innocent victims and damaged public confidence in government. 016401

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7 I Take Pictures for Adventure
Stobart, Tom
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Minus Jacket 
Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. Slight wrinkle to cloth on rear board. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight soiling and some rubbing, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Extraordinary personal adventures in such places as the jungles of Africa, the swamps of Australia, and the heights of Mount Everest, by the outstanding photographer who accompanied Hillary and Tenzing and recorded their historic ascent in the magnificent documentary film "The Conquest of Everest." 8vo. Adventure. 010784

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I Take Pictures for Adventure, Stobart, Tom
8 I Take Pictures for Adventure
Stobart, Tom
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, silver lettering on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight edge wear, 1-1/2" closed tear at base rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Extraordinary personal adventures in such places as the jungles of Africa the swamps of Australia, and the heights of Mount Everest. 017650

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9 Kingdom of Adventure: Everest
Ullman, James Ramsey
New York William Sloan Associates 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages topstained orange. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and a map of the Himalayas. 422 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, 1" loss to top of spine and top right corner of rear panel, edge wear, edge chipping. Large black and white photograph of Everest on rear flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A chronicle of man's assault on the earth's highest mountain, narrated by the participants and with an accompanying text by the author. 8 Vo. Mountaineering. 014667

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