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New Alpine Club The Alpine Journal 2014 (Vol. 118)
2014 The Alpine Club London color & bw photos, maps, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #26932 $54.95
The longest running mountaineering journal in the world, containing expedition articles, book reviews, and more. Back issues are available! [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #50 Summer 2015
2015 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.130, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #26931 $14.95
Alpinist’s largest issue to date! In this issue:
  • The Alpinist Saga by Tami Knight, Christian Beckwith, Leo Houlding, Andrew Burr, Emilie Lee, Majka Burhardt, Andreas Schmidt, Jack Tackle, Barry Blanchard, & Kyle Dempster
  • Mountain Profile: The Auguille du Dru Part 1 (1878-1955) [read more]

New Ashurly, Dr. Murad Finding Your Everest: Irrefutable Principles for Conquering Your Next Challenge
2015 US Ltd ed, 8vo, pp.148, 55 color & 4 bw photos, wraps ; new #26936 $19.95
Ashurly was a strong Azerbaijani mountaineer, the third to climb Everest, who also completed the Seven Summits in 2013. His mountaineering achievements included Island Peak (2000), Aconcagua, McKinley, & Elbrus (2007), Everest (2013), and Ama Dablam (2014), as well as numerous summits in South Ameri [read more]

New Brooks, Alfred H. The Mount McKinley Region, Alaska: With Descriptions of the Igneous Rocks and of the Bonnifield and Kantishna Districts by L. M. Prindle
1911 GPO Washington Professional Paper 70, 1st, 4to, pp.234, 23 bw photos, 30 figs, 3 maps (2 fldg, 1 color), marbled edges, brown cloth ; cloth rebound, new eps, miss rear pocket w/ 3 fldg maps, else very fine #24562 $145.00
Brooks, and party, undertook an exploratory journey in 1902 from the Pacific seaboard through the Alaska Range along the northwest base of McKinley to the Tanana and Yukon Rivers. The first 20 pages is a narrative of the expedition, as well as a history of previous expeditions. The remainder is comp [read more]

New Byrd, Richard E. Discovery: The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition
1935 Putnam's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 405, photo frontis, 94 bw photos, map, map eps, uncut, blue cloth ; dj spine faded w/ rub marks, chipped top/bottom spine, & back edge, vg-, cloth tight, vg #9060 $19.00
Account of Byrd's second Antarctic expedition from 1933-1935. It was during this expedition that Byrd spent five winter months alone isolated at Advance Base, nearly succumbing to carbon monoxide poisoning. The details of this experience were described in Byrd’s book ‘Alone’, whereas the entire expe [read more]

New signed Byrd, Richard E. Discovery: The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition
1935 Putnam's NY Author's Autograph Edition, ltd ed #165/500, 8vo, pp.xxi, 405, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 94 bw photos, map, uncut, blue buckram & cream paper boards ; signed, issued w/o dj, boards w/ slight fading to spine, pages upopened, fine #10864 $495.00
Account of Byrd's second Antarctic expedition from 1933-1935. It was during this expedition that Byrd spent five winter months alone isolated at Advance Base, nearly succumbing to carbon monoxide poisoning. The details of this experience were described in Byrd’s book ‘Alone’, whereas the entire expe [read more]

New Cameron, Garth James From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen’s Journey in Flight
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 199, 57 bw photos, sketch, 4 maps, appendices, black cloth ; dj & cloth new #26939 $22.95
Roald Amundsen was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, skis, and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911. What is less often remembered is that he was also the first man to reach the North Pole on May 12, 1926 [read more]

New Crocket, Ken Mountaineering in Scotland: The Early Years
2015 Scotland 1st, 8vo, pp.vii, 352, 3 color & 65 bw photos, 2 drawings, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26933 $47.95
From Ken Crocket, author of ‘Ben Nevis: Britain’s Highest Mountain’, comes the full story of the dawning of mountaineering in Scotland. It will shock many to discover that within a few years, Victorian climbers brought climbing in Scotland to technical levels not surpassed until the 1940s. The book [read more]

New signed Curran, Jim K2: The Story of the Savage Mountain
1995 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.271, 16 color & 58 bw photos, 7 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth ; signed Charles Houston, dj fine, cloth fine #9608 $69.00
A history of K2 from the earliest explorations by Godwin-Austen and Younghusband to the present. Includes interviews with Diemberger, Wickwire, Houston, and others. [read more]

New DVD video Everest On Va Marcher sur l’Everest [Everest: Summit of Desire]
2014 France 54 min, DVD ; new #26935 $19.99
Everest: Summit of Desire follows in the footsteps of French climber Sophie Lavaud as she attempts to reach the summit of the ‘Roof of the World’ in 2014 via the North Col route. Sophie is our guiding thread during a two-month interlude from everyday life in the shadow of the legendary north face of [read more]

New signed Kielkowski, Jan Dhaulagiri Himal - Monograph - Guide - Chronicle
2015 Poland 1st, 8vo, pp.274, 134 bw figs/photos, 27 maps, wraps ; signed, new #26940 $39.95
This is Kielkowski’s latest addition to his wonderful monograph series on the 8000m peaks. This covers the entire Dhaulagiri Himal region with a listing of all expeditions (1873-2014), all routes, and ascent information for each, a massive undertaking with Kielkowski’s wonderful drawings. This bring [read more]

New Knight, James Spirit High: The Mick Parker Story
2015 Ausstralia 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 257, 69 color & 3 bw photos, wraps ; new #26937 $29.95
Australian Mick Parker began his ten-year climbing career in suburban Victoria, before taking on New Zealand, the US, South America, and finally the ultimate challenge - the Himalaya. He climbed Mera Peak (1995), Ama Dablam (1999), Kangchenjunga (attempted 2003), Cho Oyu (2003), Broad Peak (2004), M [read more]

New signed Trueman, Mike The Storms: Adventure and Tragedy on Everest
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.186, 27 color & 1 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps ; signed, new #26934 $25.95
In August 1979 27-year-old Trueman set sail from the SW coast of Wales, en route to Cornwall. The young army helicopter pilot was helping to move his friend's yacht from Northern Ireland to the south coast of England. But as they sailed out into the Irish Sea, the sky turned progressively darker and [read more]

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