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Maurice Herzog.
A mountaineering classic about the scaling of the first 8000m mountain to be climbed.
Annapurna : A Woman's Place
Arlene Blum
Paperback - 247 pages 20th Ann edition
Sierra Club Books; ISBN: 1578050227

The Boardman Tasker Omnibus Including: Sacred Summits
Peter Boardman. 1995
Four classics of climbing literature by two of the best writers the climbing world has ever known.5 Stars

Conquistadors of the Useless : From the Alps to Annapurna
by Lionel Terray

The Crystal Horizon : Everest-The First Solo Ascent
by Reinhold Messner, Audrey Salkeld (Translator), Jill Neate (Translator)
Paperback - 324 pages Reprint edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865743

Enduring Patagonia
by Gregory Crouch
Describes three separate expeditions to the remote Patagonian mountain range in South America, a series of peaks straddling the border between Chile and Argentina.

Everest : The West Ridge
by Thomas F. Hornbein
Paperback - 194 pages Reprint edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898866162
Ghosts of Everest : The Search for Mallory & Irvine
by Jochen Hemmleb, et al

A Guide to the Birds of Nepal
See under Indian Birds

Himalayan Climber : A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges
by Doug Scott, Ken Wilson (Introduction)
Paperback - 192 pages Reissue edition
Sierra Club Books; ISBN: 087156954X

Hunted: A True Story of Survival
by David Fletcher
A climber ascends Mt Hess, and on returning to base is confronted with the angry and agrieved mother of the bear cub he had previously killed with an axe. Db.
Listed under Alaska

Karakoram : Mountains of Pakistan
by Shiro Shirahata
A stunning collection of photographs of the Karakoram and the Hindu-Kush.
Hardcover: 192 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.91 x 14.69 x 10.55
Publisher: Mountaineers Books; ;
ISBN: 093856725X 

K2 : Challenging the Sky
by Roberto Mantovani, Kurt Diemberger, Neil Davenport (Translator)
Hardcover - 144 pages Reprint edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865182
K2 : The 1939 Tragedy
by Andrew J. Kaufman, William L. Putnam, Andrew J. Kauffman
Paperback (October 1993)
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898863732
K2 : Triumph and Tragedy
by Jim Curran
Paperback - 217 pages Reprint edition (October 15, )
Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap); ISBN: 0395485908
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
by Jon Krakauer
A riveting first-hand account of a catastrophic expedition up Mount Everest.

The Kurt Diemberger Omnibus : Summits and Secrets : The Endless Knot : Spirits of the Air
by Kurt Diemberger
Hardcover - 858 pages (March )
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898866065

Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities
by James A Wilkerson
Describes many of the medical problems typically encountered in the Himalaya.
Listed under Hypoxia

My Vertical World : Climbing the 8000-Metre Peaks
by Jerry Kukuczka, Andrew Wielochowski
Hardcover - 189 pages (August 1992)
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898863449

Nanda Devi : The Tragic Expedition
by John Roskelley
(Paperback -- September )

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage : The Lonely Challenge
by Hermann Buhl
Paperback - 384 pages
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898866103
Postcards from the Ledge : Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child
by Greg Child, Joe Simpson
Hardcover - 224 pages 1 Ed edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865840

Reinhold Messner, Free Spirit : A Climber's Life
by Reinhold Messner
Paperback - 256 pages Reprint edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865735

H.W. Tilman : The Seven Mountain-Travel Books
H.W. Tilman describes the first treks in Nepal in 1949 and 1950, and includes Everest 1938.
Hardcover (December )
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865387
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Snow in the Kingdom : My Storm Years on Everest
by Ed Webster
Hardcover: 580 pages
Mountain Imagery; ISBN: 0965319911; (January 6, )

Stories Off the Wall
by John Roskelley
Paperback - 224 pages Reprint edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 089886609X

The Snow Leopard
by Peter Matthiessen

Summit Fever : An Armchair Climber's Initation to Glencoe, Mortal Terror and the Himalayan Matterhorn
by Andrew Greig, Joe Simpson (Introduction)
Paperback - 280 pages Rev edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865549
Thin Air : Encounters in the Himalayas
by Greg Child, Doug Scott
Paperback - 192 pages 2nd Rep edition
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865883

True Summit : What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna
by David Roberts
Hardcover - 256 pages
Simon & Schuster; ISBN: 0684867575

Tibetan Portrait : The Power of Compassion
by Phil Borges (Photographer)
Text by the Dalai Lama
Listed under Tibet

Travelers' Tales Nepal
by Rajendra Khadka (Editor), Raj B. Khadka (Editor)
Listed under Nepal

Trekking in the Annapurna Region
by Bryn Thomas

Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya
by Stan Armington - Lonely Planet 7th Edition
The most complete guide to trekking routes in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal : A Traveler's Guide
by Stephen Bezruchka M. D.
1997 edition, Cordee, UK/The Mountaineers, USA

The Trekking Peaks of Nepal
Bill O'Conner
Paperback (October 1989)
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898866766

The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes : Notes from Nepal
by Barbara J. Scot
Listed under Nepal

Where There is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook
by David Werner.
Possibly the most widely used medical reference book in the world - it has been translated into 80 languages.

The World of the Dalai Lama : An Inside Look at His Life, His People, and His Vision
by Gill Farrer-Halls
Listed under Tibet

Trekking in Nepal, West Tibet, and Bhutan
Hugh Swift. Hodder & Stoughton, UK 1989.
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Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
by George B. Schaller
An account of the trek with Peter Mathiessen.
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Trekking in the Everest Region
by Jamie McGuinness
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Trekking in Nepal
Comprehensively covers all of Nepal's 6000m peaks.
Toru Nakano. Yama-Kei Publishers, Japan 1984 and Allied Publishers, India 1985
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The Six Mountain-Travel Books
Eric Shipton, The Mountaineers, Seattle 1985.
The books about Everest are Upon That Mountain and The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951.
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The Ascent of Rum Doodle
by W E Bowman.
A 5 Star book, bound to be reprinted sooner or later. A spoof on mountaineering books.
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Nothing Venture Nothing Win
Sir Edmund Hillary.
Interesting autobiographical account of his adventures including the scaling of Everest.
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East of Lo Monthang: In the Land of Mustang
by Peter Matthiessen & Thomas Laird
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Everest The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour
Edited by Peter Gillman. Little, Brown & Co, London 1993
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Everest : The History of the Himalayan Giant
by Roberto Mantovani, Roberto Montovani, Kurt Diemberger, William Fortney (Translator)
Hardcover - 144 pages
Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898865344
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