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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 $29.00
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 [Antarctic/Arctic] Swann Galleries - The Polar Library of John M. Levinson Auction Catalogue
May 24, 2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.88, 48 color & 18 bw photos, photo eps, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26867 $27.95
A very nice catalogue featuring the polar collection of Dr. John Levinson (1927-2009) in two parts with items listed chronologically. The Arctic section (1748-1983, 88 lots) has books by Barrington, Phipps, Kotzebue, Barrow, Beechey, Ross, Franklin, Parry, Beechey, Back, Rae, Goodsir, Armstrong, Bel [read more]

New [Antarctic] The Antarctic Pilot: Comprising the Coasts of Antarctica and All Islands Southward of the Usual Route of Vessels
1948 Hydrographic Dept, Admiralty London 2nd ed, 8vo, pp.xlii, 371, 61 bw photos, 59 illus, 12 figs, charts, 7 maps (3 fldg), appendix, blue cloth ; cloth spine lightly faded, rear hinge cracked, very good+, maps w/ original folds, 1 small tear, else fine #26587 $175.00 $70.00
This second edition of The Antarctic Pilot included, in addition to the Antarctic coast, the following islands - South Georgia, South Sandwich islands, South Orkney islands, South Shetland islands, Peter I øya, Bouvetøya, Prince Edward islands, Iles Crozet, Iles de Kerguelen, Heard island, McDonald [read more]

New [Antarctic]. English, Robert Sailing Directions for Antarctica: Including the Off-Lying Islands South of Latitude 60°
1943 USN Hydrographic Office, GPO Washington, DC 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 312, 9 bw fldg panoramas, 192 bw photos, 28 illus, charts, appendices, lg color fldg map in pocket, white cloth ; cloth w/ light browning to edges, tight, pans & map w/ original folds & no tears, fine #9105 $29.00
In addition to sailing directions for the Antarctic coast and outlyingi islands this also includes an opening chapter on Exploration, Ice Terms, Ice, Ice Navigation, Currents, Meteorology, Optical Phenomena, Beacons, Health & Living Conditions, Flora, Fauna, and Whaling; as well as a bibliography. [read more]

New [Cherry-Garrard]. The South Polar Times Vol IV
2010 UK facs ltd 500 #’ed copies, 4to, pp.xiii, 3-87, [106], 91-227, color frontis, 4 bw photos on card w/ tissue, 11 color & 19 bw photos, 34 color & 16 bw illus, 2 maps, appendices, ribbon, gilt lettered spine & front, blue cloth w/ color port in gilt frame ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25684 $450.00 $180.00
Ninety-seven years after the facsimile publication of Volume III, the South Polar Times is complete with this facsimile publication of the manuscript of Volume IV, held by the Scott Polar Research Institute. All four volumes of this expedition ‘magazine’ were single-copy products from Scott’s two e [read more]

New [Hillary, Edmund] Hillary New Zealand $5 Note Wallet
8.125” wide x 3.25” high, genuine leather ; new #26846 $29.00
This unique, genuine leather, wallet features the famous New Zealand $5 note with the image of Sir Edmund Hillary. On the inside there is a divided section for holding currency and pockets for six credit cards. Makes a great gift! [read more]

New [Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
1977/78 Gakushûkenyû-sha Tokyo 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth ; slipcases w/ light rubbing, fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine #23791 $1,200.00
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri [read more]

New [Shackleton, Bernacchi, Cherry-Garrard] The South Polar Times
1907/1914/2010 Smith, Elder/Scott Polar Research Institute London/Cambridge see below for full specifications ; see below for full condition #26881 $25,000.00 $10,000.00
A Fine Matched 4-vol Set of The South Polar Times Specifications: 3 vol, ltd ed #106/250 & #119/350 copies, 4to, 3 vol, vol I pp.xiv, 27, frontis, 6 color & 30 bw illus, color map, pp.47, frontis, 9 color & 47 bw illus, pp.41, frontis, 10 color & 33 bw illus, pp.46, frontis, 25 color & 20 bw [read more]

New [Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School
Oct 2014 Ireland 8vo, pp.140, 14 color & 11 bw photos, 2 color & 1 bw illus, 1 map, wraps ; new #26826 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Shackleton, hoosh, sea ice, heritage sites, other Antarctic crew members, place names with Irish origins, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available. [read more]

New signed Abraham, Ashley P. Rock-Climbing in Skye
1908 Longman, Green London 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 330, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, 9 diags, lg fldg map in pocket, marbled eps/edges, raised bands, gilt-ruled & lettered on spine, full red leather ; signed (on sheet) presentation copy from 15 FRCC members, boards w/ light edge/corner wear, tight, map w/ orig folds & no tears, near fine #26894 $1,795.00
A Presentation Copy of a Classic Early Guide Ashley Abraham was a celebrated mountain photographer who, along with his brother George and O. G. Jones, was largely responsible for the development of rock climbing in the English Lake Disrict and pioneered many climbs. This important early guide is [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #49 Spring 2015
2015 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.106, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #26897 $14.95
In this issue:
  • Unclimbed by Kelly Cordes, Damien Gildea, Kyle Dempster, Tamotsu Nakamura, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Harish Kapadia, Rolando Garibotti, Pat Deavoll, & Clint Helander
  • Dreams of Worlds Unseen, K7, Karakoram by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • Crazy Wisdom by Ed Douglas
  • [read more]

New Armitage, Lieut. Albert B. Two Years in the Antarctic: Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition
1905 Arnold London 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 315, 16, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 27 bw photos, 54 illus, color fldg map, appendices, uncut, green cloth w/ spine lettered in gilt, front lettered in white & illus in black ; cloth w/ slight fade to spine, else bright, name on ffep & title-page, light foxing, tight, very good+ #26592 $2,900.00 $1,160.00
Armitage was second in command of Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04). He presents a lighter side of the expedition than in Scott’s official account and covers his sledge journeys, during two seasons, to the western mountains and ascent of Victoria Land. Prior to this expeditio [read more]

New Barnett, James K. & David L. Nicandri, eds. Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage
2015 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.xvii, 430, color frontis, 41 color & 5 bw photos, 51 color & 54 bw illus, 22 color & 22 bw maps, grey cloth ; dj & cloth new #26899 $54.95
Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration of the north Pacific and the Arctic are, arguably, equally significant. On his third and final great voyage, Cook surveyed the northwest coast of North American in the hop [read more]

New Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #9492 $45.00
Bob Bates has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career, from the first ascent of Mt. Lucania with Bradford Washburn, to K2 in 1938 and 1953 with Charles Houston, to Ulugh Muztagh. This book is a must read, with maps and sketches by Dee Molenaar. [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 7 - Bob Bates, Nick Clinch, Bob Craig, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston (on Foreward), Dee Molenaar, Brad Washburn, dj w/ ½” closed tear top spine, else fine, cloth fine #8472 $425.00
Bob Bates has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career, from the first ascent of Mt. Lucania with Bradford Washburn, to K2 in 1938 and 1953 with Charles Houston, to Ulugh Muztagh. This book is a must read, with maps and sketches by Dee Molenaar. [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 4 - Nick Clinch, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston, Brad Washburn, cloth w/ slight bend to lower corner of first 7 pages, else fine #23620 $245.00
Bob Bates has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career, from the first ascent of Mt. Lucania with Bradford Washburn, to K2 in 1938 and 1953 with Charles Houston, to Ulugh Muztagh. This book is a must read, with maps and sketches by Dee Molenaar. [read more]

New Bowers, Henry The South Pole Journals
2012 UK Ltd numbered ed of 200 copies, 8vo, pp.95, page-ribbon, ¼ cream leather & red cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26027 $395.00 $158.00
Henry Robertson Bowers was one of five members of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Polar party, who made an heroic attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole in March 1912. Scott had come to rely on Bowers' meticulous planning, physical toughness and dauntless spirit. Seven months before the Pole [read more]

New Buffet, Charlie & Thierry Meyer Chasing the Cold: Frederick Paulsen’s Quest for all Eight Poles
2015 Italy 1st, royal 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 132 color & 28 bw photos, 11 color & 2 bw illus, 1 color & 17 bw maps, appendices, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26879 $49.95
Frederick Paulsen’s first great adventure involved taking the reins, at age 30, of the Ferring pharmaceutical firm founded by his father. After he had transformed the company into a multinational corporation, Paulsen began to recall his childhood dream of discovering unknown lands, sparked by the Vi [read more]

New Cherry-Garrard, Apsley The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913
1922 Constable London 1st, 2 vol, 8vo, vol I pp.lxiv, 300, 4, frontis, 2 bw fldg pans, 3 color illus, 19 bw photos, 15 illus (1 fldg), 4 maps (3 fldg), appendix, vol II pp.viii, 301-585, frontis, 8 bw fldg pans, 1 color illus, 14 bw photos, 8 illus, 1 fldg map, uncut, ; paper spine labels, tan linen spines, blue-gray paper boards; boards worn more on vol I than II, vol I front cover off, spare spine labels applied, bookplates, vol I w/ 1 map w/ repaired fold, vol II w/ 1 pan separating, other pans/maps w/ no tears, good+ #26619 $4,500.00 $1,800.00
The Finest Polar Book Ever Written Long regarded as ‘the’ classic work of Antarctic literature, Cherry-Garrard was the youngest member of Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 and the assistant zoologist. In addition to using his own material, he had access to the diaries of Wilson, Bower [read more]

New Chouinard, Yvon, Dick Dorworth, Chris Jones, Lito Tejada-Flores, & Doug Tompkins Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent
2013 US 1st, square 8vo, pp.137, 82 color & 4 bw photos, sketch, pictorial brown cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26567 $34.95
In the climatic year of 1968, three rock climbers, a skier and a filmmaker struck out on one of history’s great road trips, froam a beachside shack in Ventura, CA, 8000 miles south to where the road gives out in the shadow of Patagonia’s Cerro Torre. The six-month adventure culminated in two cult-cl [read more]

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