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New Kyrgyzstan: A Climber’s Guide and Map
2006 Mountaineers Seattle 27” x 18.5”, scale 1:50,000 to 1:200,00, color, double-sided, folded ; new #24226 $11.95
A marvelous grouping of three new topo maps featuring Ala Archa National Park, Western Kokshaal-too, and Karavshin. [read more]

New [Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1999, 29 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.168-205, 20 color & 27 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #20845 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Nares, Oates, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 45 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

New [Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1997, Sept 26 UK 1st, 4to, pp.126-155, 7 color & 22 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #25030 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Andrée, Borchgrevink, Byrd, Franklin, Kane, Levick, Marston, Murray, Oates, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 36 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

New [Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1996, Sept 27 UK 1st, 4to, pp.106-150, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26070 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Mawson, Nansen, Palmer, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scoresby, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, and others, comprising 59 lots. Of mountaineering interest, there are also five lots related [read more]

New [Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2005, 21 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.130-208, 58 color & 25 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #25026 $25.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Borchgrevink, Charcot, De Long, Forster, Franklin, Hurley, Keohane, MacKenzie, Marston, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilkes, Wilkins, Wilson, Worsley, and others, comprising 86 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

New [Arctic/Antarctic] Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2006, 16 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.13-32, 28 color & 9 bw photos, photo eps, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26235 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with 52 items relating to Evans, Shackleton, and Wilson. The bulk of the items, 34, comprise The Edward Adrian Wilson archive, the cornerstone of which is his manuscript report of the winter journey to the Emperor penguin rookery at Cape Crozier. Includes prices r [read more]

New [Arctic] Christie’s Frank S. Streeter Library Auction Catalogue – Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science, Volume One: A-J
2007, April 16-17 Christie's NY 1st, 4to, pp.349, many color & bw photos, green cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ light rubbing, else fine #26915 $29.00
Frank Streeter (1918-2006) was an investor, philanthropist, and rare book collector specializing in Pacific voyages and exploration. Frank inherited the book collecting gene from his father, Thomas Streeter (1883-1965), who is regarded as the greatest American book collector of the 20th century and [read more]

New [National Geographic]. Krakauer, Jon Queen Maud Land: On the Edge of Antarctica
1998, Feb National Geographic Washington, DC pp.24, 18 bw photos (2 gatefolds), 1 color map, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26924 $5.00
On the edge of Antarctica a six-man team climbs mountains never before scaled. Krakauer describes the 1996-97 expedition, consisting of himself, Conrad Anker, Mike Graber, Alex Lowe, Rick Ridgeway, and Gordon Wiltsie, which climbed four peaks in the Queen Maud Range. [read more]

New Adams, Lieutenant Harry Beyond the Barrier With Byrd: An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition
1932 Donohue, Chicago NY 1st, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 16 bw photos, green cloth ; cloth spine somewhat darkened, some toning to prelims as usual, very good #9001 $25.00
Adams was second mate on the 'Bolling' during Byrd's first Antarctic expedition in 1928-30. Spence 8. [read more]

New Albert, Marvin H. The Long White Road: Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventures
1957 McKay NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 175, map frontis, 15 bw chapter illus, grey/green cloth ; dj rubbed, some foxing, good+, cloth w/ toning to eps, vg #26926 $19.00
Albert was primarily an American novelist but he did produce a few non-fiction titles. Here is his biography of Shackleton and his expeditions. Renard, 10, Rosove 1001, Spence 10. [read more]

New Arms, Myron True North: Journeys into the Great Northern Ocean
2010 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 41 bw photos, 5 maps, wraps ; new #26925 $16.95
From the fiords of northern Labrador to the icefields of western Greenland, from the outports of Newfoundland to the tiny fishing villages of Iceland and the Faroe Isles, best-selling author and lifelong sailor Myron Arms chronicles the experience of two-and-a-half decades of voyaging into some of t [read more]

New Back, Captain (George) Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835
1836 E. L. Cary & A. Hart Philadelphia 1st US, 8vo, pp.viii, 456, 4 pgs ads at front, fldg map frontis, appendices, uncut, original cloth-backed brown paper boards & paper title label on spine ; boards worn, miss top of spine, foxing throughout, map w/ no tears, good+ #26927 $475.00
George Back, following his two overland Arctic expeditions with John Franklin, was sent to locate John Ross who had been missing for three years. Back went overland to Great Slave Lake where, in the spring of 1833, he received word that Ross had returned to the UK. He then continued, descending the [read more]

New Bauer, Paul Im Kampf um den Himalaja: Der Erste Deutsche Angriff auf den Kangchendzöga 1929 [In the Fight for the Himalaya: The First German Attack on Kangchenjunga 1929]
1931 Knorr & Hirth München 1st, 8vo, pp.176, 100 bw photos (5 fldg), 3 maps (1 fldg), brown cloth ; cloth fine #12142 $45.00
The account of the first German attempt on Kangchenjunga. The English version of this expedition was included in Bauer’s ‘Himalayan Campaign’, published in 1937. In German. [read more]

New Berens, S. L. The "Fram" Expedition. Nansen in the Frozen World. Preceded by a Biography of the Great Explorer and Copious Extracts from Nansen's “First Crossing of Greenland,” also an Account by Eivind Astrup, of Life Among People Near the Pole, and His Journey …
1897 Holman Philadelphia 1st, thick 8vo, pp.viii, 531, frontis w/ tissue guard, 112 illus, 2 maps, black & gilt-stamped blue cloth ; cloth spine darkened, two wear marks to upper cover, tight, bookplate, very good #26602 $45.00
An early look at the work of Nansen and Peary together with a brief history of the principal earlier Arctic explorations from the ninth century to the Peary expedition, including those of Cabot, Frobisher, Bering, Sir John Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall, Nordenskjöld, Nares, Schwatka, DeLong, Greely, a [read more]

New Bernacchi, Louis C. Saga of the “Discovery”
1938 Blackie London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 240, 54 bw photos, 5 sketches, 3 maps (2 fldg), map ep, dark blue cloth, gilt lettered spine ; dj spine rubbed, unclipped, very good-, cloth w/ toning to eps, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, very good+ #25644 $149.00
Bernacchi, a physicist, served on Borchgrevink's “Southern Cross” expedition (1898-1900) and then on Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04), in the “Discovery”. This is the history of the “Discovery” which was built in 1900 for Scott’s expedition. Following this expedition, the “RRS [read more]

New Bickel, Lennard Mawson's Will: The Greatest Survival Story Ever Written
1977 Stein & Day NY 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.237, frontis, 24 bw photos, map eps, black/blue cloth ; dj rubbed, vg, cloth vg+ #22549 $19.00
The moving account of Mawson's struggle to survive, and death of his two companions, while exploring Adelie Land during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14). Conrad p.203, Karrow 83, Meadows 341, Renard 128, Rosove 39.B2, Spence 138. [read more]

New Blake, E. Vale Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson’s Wonderful Drift on the Ice-Floe, A History of the Polaris Expedition, the Cruise of the Tigress, and Rescue of the Polaris Expedition, to which is added a General Arctic Chronology
1874 Harper NY 1st, 8vo, pp.486, 6 pgs ads, frontis, 76 illus, map, appendix, gilt-lettered & dec pebbled green cloth ; cloth somewhat darkened, top spine pulled, hinges weakening, very good #26929 $95.00
Charles Francis Hall’s North Polar Expedition (1871-73) intended to be the first to reach the North Pole. It was troubled throughout by insubordination, incompetence, and poor leadership. Hall himself died of suspected arsenic poisoning following a sledge journey. The expedition did manage to reach [read more]

New Byrd, Richard E. Alone
1938 Putnam's NY 4th imp, 8vo, pp.ix, 296, blue cloth ; dj chipped, taped tears, good, cloth very good #11854 $9.00
Account of five months alone south of Little America in 1934 during Byrd's second Antarctic expedition, excellent reading. Byrd had a very close call, almost dying, during these months of isolation. See Spence 232. [read more]

New Collins, Jeremy Drawn: The Art of Ascent
2015 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.[172], 34 color & 15 bw photos, many color & bw illus, color map, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26930 $24.95
At 32, artist and climber Collins found himself “somewhere between college and mortgage” and recognized within a profound need for transformation. Inspired in part by his friend Jonny Copp, who died tragically in an avalanche, Jeremy resolved to travel in the four cardinal directions – north, south, [read more]

New signed Czerwińska, Anna Gór Fanka: Na szczytach Himalajów
2012 Warszawa 1st thus, 8vo, pp.205, photo frontis, 296 color & 4 bw photos, wraps ; signed, new #26918 $44.95
Anna Czerwińska is one of the all-time great women mountaineers. For over 30 years she has been climbing high mountains around the world. Her expeditions include the Polish Gasherbrums Expedition (1975), Matterhorn (1977, 1978), Mont Blanc (1978), Rakaposhi (1979), Kanchenjunga (1980), K2 (1982), [read more]

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