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 #: OP304C-953
HIGH AMBITION: A BIOGRAPHY OF REINHOLD MESSNER Ronald Faux 1982 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Faux, Ronald
Price: $150.00


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

London, 1982, 1st edition. 180 pp, b/w photos, mapped end papers. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

This was the first biography of Messner in English and ''is technically and emotionally absorbing'' as told by The Times' Everest correspondent.

A bit early in Messner's career, as he had only climbed 8 of the 14 8000m peaks. However, as he had already soloed Everest and climbed it twice without oxygen, there was already little doubt that the climber of the century was right here.

This was a British book so there are few copies in America, making it a hard book to find, especially in the first edition.  


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
SOLO NANGA PARBAT 1980 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $175.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $75.00 (30%)
- Item # BK1040A-9502
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT 1980 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $50.00 (25%)
- Item # BK1040-950
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT 1980 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $175.00
- Item # OP1040AB-940
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS 1988 1st US edition Hardcover New SIGNED by Reinhold Messner Kurt Diemberger Krzysztof Wielicki and Robert Schauer
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $250.00
- Item # OP1014AB-940
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO NANGA PARBAT Reinhold Messner 1980 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available (Not Signed)
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # BK1040D-9652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS 1999 3rd ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $69.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $80.01 (53%)
- Item # BK1013-9506p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
AN AFTERCLAP OF FATE: MALLORY ON EVEREST Charles Lind 2006 Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize
By: Lind, Charles
Price $29.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.05 (40%)
- Item # BK2167-9492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS 1988 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Reinhold Messner
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $145.00 ~ Regular $200.00, You Save $55.00 (28%)
- Item # BK1014E-9492
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS 1989 UK reprint Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Reinhold Messner 2 Copies Available
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $155.00
- Item # BK1014C-9502p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS Reinhold Messner 1988 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine Multiple Copies Available [Not Signed]
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.01 (60%)
- Item # BK1014G-95013p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: GODDESS OF THE WIND Ronald Faux 1978 1st ed Softcover Near Fine
By: Faux, Ronald
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.01 (50%)
- Item # OP303A-103
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE PEAK EXPERIENCE: HIKING AND CLIMBING FOR WOMEN Carroll Seghers II 1979 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Seghers II, Carroll
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # OP3940-966
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC Elspeth Huxley 1978 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Huxley, Elspeth
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $19.96 (80%)
- Item # PL118A-9602
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FOUR AGAINST EVEREST Woodrow Wilson Sayre 1964 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Very Good
By: Sayre, Woodrow Wilson
Price $45.00 ~ Regular $85.00, You Save $40.00 (47%)
- Item # OP46A-957
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
I CHOSE TO CLIMB 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $149.50
- Item # OP436CAB-950
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LIMITS OF THE KNOWN David Roberts 2018 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Winner of the 2018 Boardman Tasker Prize Multiple Copies Available
By: Roberts, David
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $27.95, You Save $8.00 (29%)
- Item # BK3266-9408
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LAST GREAT MOUNTAIN: THE CLIMBING HISTORY OF KANGCHENJUNGA Mick Conefrey 2020 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Conefrey, Mick
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # BK4226-948
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ON HIGH: THE ADVENTURES OF LEGENDARY MOUNTAINEER BRADFORD WASHBURN Washburn and Smith 2002 1st ed Hardcover Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Washburn, Bradford and Donald Smith
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $20.05 (50%)
- Item # BK1858-9413p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TIBETAN MARCHES Andre Migot 1955 TBC ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Migot, Andre
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $10.01 (67%)
- Item # OP1006A-966
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HELVELLYN TO HIMALAYA: INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST ASCENT OF CHOMOLHARI F. Spencer Chapman 1940 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Very Good
By: Chapman, F. Spencer
Price $45.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $30.00 (40%)
- Item # OP941A-952
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE NEXT EVEREST: SURVIVING THE MOUNTAIN'S DEADLIEST DAY AND FINDING THE RESILIENCE TO CLIMB AGAIN Jim Davidson 2021 1st ed New Hardcover DJ
By: Davidson, Jim
Price $29.95
- Item # BK4395-948
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart