Site Updated: 7-18-14
The Fritz Lang Polar Collection
We're pleased to announce a wonderful collection of polar items, primarily Antarctic, including material by Amundsen, Cherry-Garrard, Hurley, Mawson, Nansen, Scott,
Shackleton, Taylor, Wilson, Worsley, and many others. If you are looking for something in particular please let us know. Items are being added on a regular basis and may be seen here
Signed Presentation Copy
Amundsen, Roald. The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912.
1913 UK #26585, $5900.-
Armitage, Lieut. Albert B. Two Years in the Antarctic: Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition.
1905 UK #26592, $2900.-
Barry, Martin. Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc in 1834.
1836 UK #26484, $535.50
With Signed Photo
Buhl, Hermann. Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography.
1956 UK #24984, $1695.-
A Presentation Copy of the Finest Polar Book Ever Written
Cherry-Garrard, Apsley. The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913.
1922 UK #26618, $12,000.-
Conway, Sir William Martin. Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas.
1894 UK #26530, $607.50
Forbes, James. Travels Through the Alps of Savoy and Other Parts of the Pennine Chain with Observations on the Phenomena of Glaciers.
1843 Scotland #26523, $2245.-
Freshfield, Douglas. Round Kangchenjunga: A Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration.
1903 UK #23016, $805.50
Grouner, M. Histoire Naturelle des Glacieres de Suisse [Natural History of the Glaciers of Switzerland].
1770 Paris #26468, $3510.-
One of the Rare Large Paper Edition Everest Titles
Howard-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921.
1922 UK #26444, $1495.-
Merzbacher, Gottfried. The Central Tian-Shan Mountains 1902-1903.
1905 UK #26528, $562.50
Mummery, A. F. My Climbs in the Alps and Caucasus.
1895 UK #14227, $315.-
Signed Deluxe Large Paper Limited Edition
Shackleton, Ernest Henry. The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 with The Antarctic Book: Winter Quarters 1907 - 1909.
1909 UK #25798, $23,900.-
The First Photo of K2!
Jacot-Guillarmod, Jules. Chogori (K2) as seen from Godwin-Austen Glacier, Karakoram.
#25930, Limited ed $195.-
#25929, Regular ed $95.-
Chris Bonington Sale
All our books by Chris Bonington - 20% off, 16 titles, 40 items! To see them all click here
American Alpine Club Library
A select offering of 130 duplicate items withdrawn from the AAC Library. Included are works by:
Auldjo, Barry, Bates, Bruce, Conway, Dutton, Filippi,
Fitzgerald, Freshfield, Green, Hornbein, Houston, Howard-Bury, Hudson, Hunt, Kain, Larden, Mannering, Mazuchelli,
Mumm, Norton, Palmer, Smith, Stuck, Stutfield, Thorington, Tilman, Tuckett, Wills, Mawson, and many more!
Proceeds from the sale of these books will directly benefit The Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library.
To see all current offerings from the AAC Library, click here