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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal, Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
1 Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
New York Donald I. Fine 1990 1-55611-197-5 / 9781556111976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean pale gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with maps. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front fly leaf. 291 pgs. with glossary. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a major trek around the Himalayas and through the dangerous, remote and largely forbidden country of Western Nepal. 011974

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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
2 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert
3 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

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Brother Esau, Orgill, Douglas and John Gribbin
4 Brother Esau
Orgill, Douglas and John Gribbin
New York Harper & Row 1982 0-06-039016-6 / 9780060390167 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with clean black cloth spine, gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner label (return address label) at top edge of front free endpaper. 222 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a strange creature high in the Himalayas--something between a gorilla and a man. 8vo. Fiction. 015242

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5 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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