Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: OP106D-4782
ANNAPURNA CONQUEST OF THE FIRST 8000-METRE PEAK [26,493 feet] 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ SIGNED AND DATED BY MAURICE HERZOG
By Herzog, Maurice
Price: $350.00

List Price: $600.00
You Save $250.00 (42%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
London, 1952, 1st UK edition. 288 pp, 3 color photos, 25 b/w photos, 8 maps, 1 fold-out. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very Good to Near Fine.

SIGNED by Maurice Herzog AND DATED 3RD OF JUNE 1950 - THE DAY HERZOG CLIMBED THE PEAK. COLLECTORS SOMETIMES ASK US TO HAVE THE AUTHOR ADD THE DATE HE CLIMBED A PEAK TO THE SIGNATURE, AND HERZOG OBLIGED US FOR A FEW COPIES!

In our warehouse we just found a few more copies of this special edition of Annapurna, SIGNED AND DATED by Maurice Herzog!  We believe these are some of the few copies he has ever inscribed this way. He signed these for us in about 2006 in his home in Paris.
 
Some collectors favor this edition as it appeared a year before the USA edition. It seems to be scarcer than the USA edition, as by the time of the USA edition (1953) the publishers knew they had a bestseller on their hands (Probably the best selling mountaineering book of all time, 12-15 million copies world wide. Into Thin Air sold under 5 million worldwide, I would guess.)
 
Although 15,000,000 copies of Annapurna may have been printed, first editions are fairly scarce; about one out of twenty is a first (the UK edition says 'First printed 1952' on the copyright page while reprints all say more; as in the USA most copies are not first editions) and even fewer still have their dust jackets. We have a few copies that are very handsome with clean, although not perfect, dust jackets. The DJ may have some small chips or closed tears, but no major pieces missing. (The UK edition was a year earlier than the US, although many people prefer the US as it is 1/2' taller, and thicker, has a nicer dust jacket, and is the version we all grew up with).

The UK edition also has a different title on the title page: ANNAPURNA CONQUEST OF THE FIRST 8000-METRE PEAK [26,493 feet], a different photo on the dust jacket, and a different subtitle on the dust jacket: 'The First 8,000 metre Peak (26,493 feet)'


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
ANNAPURNA CONQUEST OF THE FIRST 8000-METRE PEAK [26,493 feet] 1st UK ed DJ SIGNED BY MAURICE HERZOG
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $500.00, You Save $250.00 (50%)
- Item # OP106B-478
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: PREMIER 8000 [ANNAPURNA: FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000M PEAK] 1953 Reprint Softcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED/DATED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $200.00 (57%)
- Item # OP106F-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: PREMIER 8000 [ANNAPURNA: FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000M PEAK] 1953 Reprint Softcover DJ Very Good SIGNED/DATED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $125.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $225.00 (64%)
- Item # OP106H-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA THE FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] Maurice Herzog 1997 New Paperback 8 Copies Available
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $11.96 (71%)
- Item # BK637-6118
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: PREMIER 8000 [ANNAPURNA: FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000M PEAK] 1951 1st French ed Softcover No DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $200.00 (57%)
- Item # OP106D-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
L'AUTRE ANNAPURNA [THE OTHER ANNAPURNA] 1998 1st ed Softcover Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $150.00
- Item # OP903-1134
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
L'AUTRE ANNAPURNA [THE OTHER ANNAPURNA] 1998 1st ed Softcover Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $150.00
- Item # OP903A-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] 1953 2nd-5th printing, Hardcover No DJ. SIGNED AND DATED BY MAURICE HERZOG
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $100.01 (67%)
- Item # OP108L-4785
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: PREMIER 8000 [ANNAPURNA: FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000M PEAK] Maurice Herzog 1952 Reprint Softcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $50.00
- Item # OP106G-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] 1953 2nd-5th printing, Hardcover DJ. SIGNED & DATED 3 June 1950 by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $99.95 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $150.05 (60%)
- Item # OP108H-4785
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] 1st USA ed DJ Near Fine SIGNED BY MAURICE HERZOG
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $350.00 ~ Regular $400.00, You Save $50.00 (12%)
- Item # OP106-357
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA CONQUEST OF THE FIRST 8000-METRE PEAK [26,493 feet] 1st UK ed DJ SIGNED BY MAURICE HERZOG
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $500.00, You Save $250.00 (50%)
- Item # OP106B-478
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
L'AUTRE ANNAPURNA [THE OTHER ANNAPURNA] 1998 1st ed Softcover Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $150.00
- Item # OP903-1134
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA THE FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] Maurice Herzog 1997 New Paperback 8 Copies Available
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $11.96 (71%)
- Item # BK637-6118
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
REGARDS VERS L'ANNAPURNA. [MEMORIES OF ANNAPURNA] 1951 1st ed Softcover Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice and Marcel Ichac.
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $210.01 (84%)
- Item # OP852A-1132
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] Maurice Herzog 1953 1-5th US ed Ex Lib Hardcover No DJ Very Good [Not Signed]
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $45.01 (90%)
- Item # OP106J-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] 1953 2-5th USA ed Hardcover No DJ SIGNED BY MAURICE HERZOG 5 copies available
By: Herzog, Maurice SIGNED
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $125.00, You Save $100.01 (80%)
- Item # OP106K-4785
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] 1953 2nd-5th printing, Hardcover DJ. SIGNED & DATED 3 June 1950 by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $99.95 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $150.05 (60%)
- Item # OP108H-4785
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000-METER PEAK [26,493 feet] 1953 Hardcover DJ 2-5th printing. SIGNED by Maurice Herzog 5 copies available
By: Herzog, Maurice SIGNED
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $125.00, You Save $85.01 (68%)
- Item # OP108-2955
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA: PREMIER 8000 [ANNAPURNA: FIRST CONQUEST OF AN 8000M PEAK] 1951 1st French ed Softcover No DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Maurice Herzog
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $200.00 (57%)
- Item # OP106D-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST THE WEST RIDGE Tom Hornbein 1968 Paperback VG-Fine 2 copies available
By: Hornbein, Tom
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # OP7679-8422
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FIVE MILES HIGH: THE STORY OF AN ATTACK ON THE SECOND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN THE WORLD BY THE MEMBERS OF THE FIRST AMERICAN KARAKORAM EXPEDITION Charles Houston and Robert Bates 2000 New Paperback Multiple Copies Available
By: Houston, Charles and Robert Bates
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $11.96 (71%)
- Item # BK690A-63530
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGHER PURPOSE: THE STORY OF THE FIRST DISABLED MAN TO CLIMB EVEREST Tom Whittaker 2001 1st edition Hardcover
By: Whittaker, Tom
Price $17.99 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $9.96 (36%)
- Item # BK1679
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WORLD AT THEIR FEET, THE: NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAINEERS IN THE GREAT RANGES OF THE WORLD. Philip Temple 1969 1st ed DJ SIGNED by Ed Hillary
By: Temple, Philip.
Price $50.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $50.00 (50%)
- Item # OP243
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOMETHING HAPPENED YESTERDAY Beryl Bainbridge 1998 1st ed Hardcover DJ New 2 Copies Available
By: Bainbridge, Beryl
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # BK77-7892
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GYM CLIMB! HOW TO ROCK CLIMB John Long 1994 1st ed 5th printing New Paperback
By: Long, John
Price $1.95 ~ Regular $7.95, You Save $6.00 (75%)
- Item # BK7899A-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MICHEL-GABRIEL PACCARD UND DER MONTBLANC [MICHEL-GABRIEL PACCARD AND MONT BLANC] Carl Egger 1943 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Egger, Carl
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # OP5032-196
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
URBAN ROCK: STONEY POINT BOULDERING AND TOP ROPING GUIDE [CALIFORNIA] Chris Owen 2004 3rd ed Paperback Fine
By: Owen, Chris
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.05 (50%)
- Item # OPG80A-956
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WITH FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES: AN ANATOMY OF THOSE WHO TAKE TO THE HILLS Malcolm Slesser 2007 Paperback
By: Slesser, Malcolm, Foreword by Hamish McInnes
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $9.96 (67%)
- Item # BK2393
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS A.F. Mummery 2004 Paperback New
By: Mummery, A.F.
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $5.00 (20%)
- Item # BK2027-111
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart