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 #: BK1214D-629
DEEP PLAY: A CLIMBER'S ODYSSEY FROM LLANBERIS TO THE BIG WALLS. 1997 1st ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard Winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize
By Pritchard, Paul.
Price: $49.99

List Price: $75.00
You Save $25.01 (33%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

London, 1997, 1st UK edition. 192 pp, color photos. Noted for his extreme route on the Central Tower of Paine, Pritchard was one of a new generation of top British climbers, setting new standards wherever he went. Includes several Patagonia expeditions. Hardcover, DJ, as New.  Winner of the 1997 Boardman-Tasker Prize.

SIGNED by Paul Pritchard as Paul Pritchard 

This is a collection of essays that appeared first in climbing journals published in England. The essays are written in a variety of styles, from straight narrative to a kind of stream of consciousness. One style written as if the writer is dictating his thoughts while climbing is used several times. Pritchard's essays are relatively short and cover a wide variety of subjects, from specific climbs, whole expeditions to people.

Most of his stories about people were written after their death in one climbing accident or another. One essay about a climber with a career ending injury and how he deals with it is prophetic considering Pritchard's recent possible career ending climbing accident. Overall, it is easy to see why this book won the Boardman-Tasker award for climbing literature. The variety of the subjects and writing styles makes this a very good anthology of climbing essays that every climber should have in their library.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
DEEP PLAY: A CLIMBER'S ODYSSEY FROM LLANBERIS TO THE BIG WALLS. 1997 1st USA ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard Winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $45.00
- Item # BK1214A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TOTEM POLE AND A WHOLE NEW ADVENTURE 1999 1st US ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard WINNER of the Boardman Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $10.01 (17%)
- Item # BK1215-686
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ELUSIVE SUMMITS: FOUR EXPEDITIONS TO THE KARAKORAM Saunders 1990 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Stephen Venables
By: Saunders, Victor
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $100.01 (67%)
- Item # OP629B-686
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN RESCUE CHAMONIX MONT BLANC. Sauvy 2005
By: Sauvy, Anne
Price $34.95
- Item # BK2054
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ERIC SHIPTON: EVEREST AND BEYOND Peter Steele 1998 Paperback WINNER of the Boardman Tasker Prize
By: Steele, Peter
Price $18.95
- Item # BK1477C
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MENLOVE: THE LIFE OF JOHN MENLOVE EDWARDS: WITH AN APPENDIX OF HIS WRITINGS Jim Perrin 1985 1st UK edition Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize Hardcover DJ New
By: Perrin, Jim
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $50.00 (67%)
- Item # OP91AB-257
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PAINTED MOUNTAINS: TWO EXPEDITIONS TO KASHMIR 1987 1st USA edition DJ New SIGNED by Stephen Venables Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize 2 copies available
By: Venables, Stephen
Price $39.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.05 (20%)
- Item # OP1782-6292
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
AT THE RISING OF THE MOON Dermot Somers 1994 1st ed Paperback (only Edition) Fine
By: Somers, Dermot
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $41.01 (91%)
- Item # BK1466-165
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TOUCHING THE VOID Joe Simpson 2004 New Paperback Multiple copies available
By: Simpson, Joe, Foreword by Chris Bonington
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $9.96 (77%)
- Item # OP1443-5149
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MENLOVE: THE LIFE OF JOHN MENLOVE EDWARDS: WITH AN APPENDAGE OF HIS WRITINGS Jim Perrin 2006 Paperback New
By: Perrin, Jim.
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $15.00 (60%)
- Item # BK1177-111
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEEP PLAY: A CLIMBER'S ODYSSEY FROM LLANBERIS TO THE BIG WALLS. 1997 1st USA ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard Winner of the Boardman-Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $45.00
- Item # BK1214A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TOTEM POLE AND A WHOLE NEW ADVENTURE 1999 1st US ed DJ New SIGNED by Paul Pritchard WINNER of the Boardman Tasker Prize
By: Pritchard, Paul.
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $10.01 (17%)
- Item # BK1215-686
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A MOUNTAIN TOO FAR A Father's Search for Meaning in the Climbing Death of His Son
By: Purnell, Karl H.
Price $24.95
- Item # BK1853
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE WHITE SPIDER: THE STORY OF THE NORTH FACE OF THE EIGER Heinrich Harrer 1960 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine [Not Signed]
By: Harrer, Heinrich
Price $79.99 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $120.01 (60%)
- Item # OP365C-129
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ON THE HEIGHTS 1964 1st UK edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Walter Bonatti
By: Bonatti, Walter
Price $850.00 ~ Regular $875.00, You Save $25.00 (3%)
- Item # OP1770AB-257
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE GURKHA SOLDIER H.R.K. Gibbs 1947 2nd ed small Paperback, Near Fine
By: Gibbs, H.R.K.
Price $9.99
- Item # OP2681-727
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LESLIE STEPHEN Frederic W. Maitland 1906 1st UK ed Near Fine
By: Maitland, Frederic W.
Price $25.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $50.00 (67%)
- Item # OP6788A-637
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CREST OF THE CONTINENT: A RECORD OF A SUMMER'S RAMBLE IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND BEYOND Ernest Ingersoll 1885 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Ingersoll, Ernest
Price $40.00 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $60.00 (60%)
- Item # OP986-457
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBING FREE: MY LIFE IN THE VERTICAL WORLD 2002 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ New 4 Copies Available SIGNED by Lynn Hill
By: Hill, Lynn and Greg Child
Price $44.95
- Item # BK1769B-6114
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VOYAGE AU BOUT DU VIDE: UNE CORDEE ALPINE AU MASHERBRUM [JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE VOID: AN ALPINE ROPE AT THE MASHERBRUM] Christine de Colombel and David Belden 1981 Softcover Fine
By: Colombel, Christine de and David Belden (Photos)
Price $99.00
- Item # OP5337-178
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BRADFORD WASHBURN: A LIFE OF EXPLORATION. Michael Sfraga 2004 1st edition Paperback
By: Sfraga, Michael. Photos by Bradford Washburn
Price $14.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $10.00 (40%)
- Item # BK1983
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
JUDGEMENT DAYS IN A MOUNTAINEERING LIFE Tom Richardson 2012 1st edition Hardcover MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE
By: Richardson, Tom. Foreword by Andy Cave
Price $14.95 ~ Regular $34.95, You Save $20.00 (57%)
- Item # BK2912-1210
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart