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 #: OP1841A-559
MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY 1958 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Peter Holmes
By Holmes, Peter
Price: $29.99


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
London, Geoffrey Bles, 1958. 1st edition. 191 pp, 24 b/w photos, 2 maps. Navy cloth hardcover with chipped dust jacket and former owner's book plate on front end paper. Near Fine condition overall.

SIGNED/INSCRIBED/DATED by Peter Holmes: "With love and best wishes. Peter Holmes Sept. 1958."

The author's account of pre-1958 travels when accompanied by his wife, Judy, he traversed the mountainous desert province of Spiti on the borders of Tibet. He recounts details of village life and the prevailing influence exerted by the monasteries on the people; an account of a 12-year-old boy who had avoided the usual incarceration at the age of eight; and hair raising adventures in the Himalayas where the travelers successfully scaled previously un-climbed mountains. The text is supported by black and white photographs and maps of Ratang Gorge and Spiti, Lahul and Kulu.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
SUNNY DAY IN THE HIMALAYAS 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Peter Hillary
By: Hillary, Peter
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.01 (20%)
- Item # OP208B-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STICKS AND STONES THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN HAWKRIDGE 1987 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY John Hawkridge
By: Hawkridge, John
Price $40.00
- Item # OP4698A-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBER'S GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICA: WEST COAST ROCK CLIMBS VOLUME 1 1984 1st ed Fine SIGNED & INSCRIBED by John Harlin
By: Harlin, John
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $10.00 (22%)
- Item # GB2A-497
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 $39.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $110.01 (73%)
- Item # OP903A-78
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAN QUEST: ED VIESTURS ON THE 8000 METER GIANTS Ed Viesturs 2003 Paperback New SIGNED by Ed Viesturs and David Breashears
By: Viesturs, Ed and Peter Potterfield
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $5.01 (17%)
- Item # BK1878A-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE MEEK MOUNTAINEER: A CLIMBER'S ARMCHAIR COMPANION 1974 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Frederick Jacobson
By: Jacobson, Frederick L.
Price $34.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $10.01 (22%)
- Item # OP1834A-871
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BEYOND EVEREST: QUEST FOR THE SUMMIT OF DREAMS 1986 1st ed Paperback Near Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Pat Morrow
By: Morrow, Patrick
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $65.00, You Save $30.00 (46%)
- Item # OP350C-784
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BLIND CORNERS: ADVENTURES ON EVEREST AND THE WORLD'S TALLEST PEAKS 2002 Paperback Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Geoff Tabin
By: Tabin, Geoff
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $10.01 (33%)
- Item # BK1514A-959
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ROCK CLIMBING IN SNOWDONIA Paul Williams 1990 New INSCRIBED by Paul Williams
By: Williams, Paul
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $80.01 (80%)
- Item # GB5797-354
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SUNNY DAY IN THE HIMALAYAS Peter Hillary 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Hillary, Peter
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $10.01 (33%)
- Item # OP208A-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


TRAVELS IN INDIA: Himalayan Provinces of Hindustan and the Punjab in Ladakh and Kashmir; in Peshawar, Kabul, Kunduz and Bokhara 1819-1825 Moorcroft and Trebeck 2000 Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Moorcroft, William and George Trebeck
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $39.95, You Save $35.00 (88%)
- Item # BK2089-8362
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VIEW FROM THE SUMMIT Sir Edmund Hillary 1999 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Unsigned)
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $25.01 (56%)
- Item # BK653A
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATION OF TRANSHIMALAYA Giuseppe Tucci 1973 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Tucci, Giuseppi
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $0.01 (0%)
- Item # OP2310-959
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BLANK ON THE MAP Eric Shipton 1938 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine to Fine 2 copies available
By: Shipton, Eric
Price $350.00 ~ Regular $750.00, You Save $400.00 (53%)
- Item # OP417A-5762
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SLENDER THREAD: ESCAPING DISASTER IN THE HIMALAYA Stephen Venables 2000 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Venables, Stephen
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $10.01 (25%)
- Item # BK1613A-9592
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ROAD TO HUDDERSFIELD: A JOURNEY OF FIVE CONTINENTS James Morris 1963 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Morris, James
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $79.96 (80%)
- Item # OP6888-784
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SAVAGE ARENA. Joe Tasker 1982 Paperback Near Fine
By: Tasker, Joe
Price $14.99 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $0.01 (0%)
- Item # OP22A-7421
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PEAKS AND PIONEERS: THE STORY OF MOUNTAINEERING Francis Keenlyside 1975 1st ed Hardcover DJ/No DJ Very Good 2 Copies Available
By: Keenlyside, Francis
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP553-8712p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD: ALPINE CHALLENGES IN THE HIMALAYA AND KARAKORAM Reinhold Messner 1992 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $10.01 (20%)
- Item # BK345B-865
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
AFTER EVEREST: THE EXPERIENCES OF A MOUNTAINEER AND MEDICAL MISSIONARY T. Howard Somervell 1938 2nd, 1939 3rd, or 1950 5th ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine to Fine 4 Copies Available
By: Somervell, T. Howard
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $90.01 (90%)
- Item # OP376B-7844
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
偽物ブランド ブランドルイヴィトンコピー