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New [China] A Photographic Record of the Mount Shisha Pangma Scientific Expedition
1966 Science Press Peking 1st, 4to, [pp.86], 8 color & 87 bw (2 fldg) photos, map eps, white cloth ; dj w/ chips to corners, very good+, cloth w/ some light toning to edges as usual, else fine #24078 $575.00
A large format photo account which includes the Chinese first ascent of Shisha Pangma (8013m) in 1964, the last of the 8000m peaks to be climbed. The large Chinese expedition placed 10 members on the summit. Although there were a number of articles at the time, this appears to be the only book-lengt [read more]

New [Dinnerware] British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Plate
Enamel, 9.5” diam ; new #26684 $24.95
The members of Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1911-13) on the Terra Nova used enamelware for eating their regular meals in the Cape Evans hut. Each piece carries the expedition’s authentic stamp emblem designed by Edward Wilson. This enamel dinnerware set is hard-wearing, lightweight and ea [read more]

New [Dinnerware] Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13) Mug
Bone china, 8 ounces ; new #26680 $19.95
This attractive mug features an image of the Polar Party, Oates, Bowers, Scott, Wilson, and Evans, on one side and a commemorative logo of their arrival at the South Pole on 18 January 1912 on the other. See also our Shackleton mug (#26681). To see all of our Dinnerware Items,
New [Hurley, Frank] Card – Group of the Shore Party, Officers & Crew S. Y. Endurance, Weddell Sea Base
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 6.5” x 4.75”, blank inside ; protective card sleeve, new #27044 $4.95
A greeting card showing the group photograph of the expedition members under the bow of the ship Endurance, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17). Photographer: Frank Hurley (1885-1962). See also our poster of this same image (#22526). [read more]

New [Hurley, Frank] SPRI 2014 Christmas Card – Shackleton Watching his Men Hauling the ‘James Caird’ Across the Ice, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17)
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge color card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, “Season’s Greetings” printed inside ; new #27045 $3.95
Following the sinking of the Endurance, Shackleton and his men spent six days man-hauling their three boats across the soft, broken ice of the Weddell Sea before deciding to camp and wait for drift to bring them closer to land. This is the 2015 Christmas card of the Scott Polar Research Institute. P [read more]

New [Ponting, Herbert]
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, blank inside ; protective card sleeve, new #27047 $4.95
A lovely image of the ‘Terra Nova’ in the ice during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Herbert Ponting has left us with a wealth of images covering the important early exploration of the Antarctic continent. This study, made on a dead calm day, shows a berg in the last stages of [read more]

New [Ponting, Herbert]
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 5.75” x 8.25”, blank inside ; protective card sleeve, new #27049 $4.95
An iconic image of the ‘Terra Nova’ framed in the opening of an iceberg during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Herbert Ponting has left us with a wealth of images covering the important early exploration of the Antarctic continent. Not long after arriving in Antarctica, Ponting [read more]

New [Ponting, Herbert]
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 5.75” x 8.25”, blank inside ; protective card sleeve, new #27048 $4.95
A lovely image of the ‘Terra Nova’ moored to the ice during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Photographer: Herbert Ponting. [read more]

New [Ponting, Herbert] Card – Caption Oates Tending Ponies aboard Ship during the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, blank inside ; protective card sleeve, new #27046 $4.95
Captain Lawrence ‘Titus’ Oates, on Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13), was a member of the polar party which arrived at the South Pole after Roald Amundsen. On their return from the pole, only miles short of their resupply at One Ton Depot, it was Oates who crawled bootless out of [read more]

New Alpine Club The Alpine Journal 2015 (Vol. 119)
2015 The Alpine Club London color & bw photos, maps, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #27021 $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 #53 Spring 2016
2016 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.106, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #27059 $14.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Zion National Park by Ethan Newman, Jeff Mayhew, Amanda Tarr Forrest, Bryan Bird, & Cameron Burns
  • Through the Field: The First Ascent of Changi Tower & The SW Ridge of K6 West by Graham Zimmerman
  • A Quartet for Silent Lands: Cerro Riso [read more]

New signed DVD video Babcock, Jeffrey T. Death on Denali
2012 1 hr, 45 min, DVD ; signed, new #27023 $19.95
Babcock presents a rich and poignant collection of narrated images to accompany and enhance his book ‘Should I Not Return’. He provides much detail and historical background to set the tragic 1967 Wilcox-Snyder expedition within Denali’s overall history. Narrated by Babcock. Highly recommended to he [read more]

New signed Babcock, Jeffrey T. Should I Not Return: The Most Controversial Tragedy in the History of North American Mountaineering!
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 157 bw photos, wraps ; signed, new #26753 $24.95
Babcock, and his brother, were members of the Mountaineering Club of Alaska (MCA) expedition to Mount McKinley in 1967. Their expedition came on the heels of the disasterous Wilcox-Snyder expedition which saw seven climbers perish in a storm high on the mountain. Although billed as a ‘non-fiction no [read more]

New Belanger, Dian Olson Deep Freeze: The United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the Origins of Antarctica's Age of Science
2010 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xxix, 494, 38 bw photos, 7 maps, wraps ; new #27025 $19.95
The story of the Deep Freeze pioneers who built viable communities, made vital scientific discoveries, and established Antarctica as a continent dedicated to peace and the pursuit of science, decades after the first explorers planted flags on the ice. The year 2007 marks the 50th anniversary of the [read more]

New signed Boardman, Peter The Shining Mountain: Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall
1978 Leisure Circle London rep, 8vo, pp.192, 12 color & 15 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth ; signed Boardman & Joe Tasker, dj w/ light wear top spine, taped tear top of rear cover, near fine, cloth fine #27034 $1,195.00
Signed by Peter Boardman & Joe Tasker The amazing 1976 alpine-style ascent by Boardman and Joe Tasker of Changabang’s West Wall (6864m) in India’s Garhwal Himalaya. It was considered the most outstanding lightweight Himalayan climb achieved to date. This was the first of a number of difficult cli [read more]

New signed Bonatti, Walter A Mes Montagnes [My Mountains]
1964 Arthaud 2nd French prtg, 8vo, pp.326, 41 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, appendix, orange cloth ; signed, cloth near fine #27052 $345.00
This is the French edition of Bonatti’s book ‘On the Heights’ and his first book. He covers many of his climbs, including Grandes Jorasses, Grand Capucin, K2, the Dru, Mont Blanc, Patagonia, Gasherbrum IV, and more. Scarce. In French. [read more]

New signed Bonatti, Walter Magie du Mont Blanc
1988 Denoël Paris 2nd French ed, 4to, pp.208, photo frontis, 157 color photos, photo eps, grey cloth ; signed, pictorial case, case fine, dj fine, cloth fine #21971 $395.00
Bonatti’s superb photos of this majestic mountain are accompanied by text of a solo climb of Mont Blanc via the Peuterey Ridge and Mont Blanc de Courmeyeur. This book weighs over four pounds! In French. See Neate B125. [read more]

New signed Bonatti, Walter On The Heights
1964 Rupert Hart-Davis London 1st, 8vo, pp.248, 19 bw photos, brown cloth ; signed, dj rubbed w/ overall wear, unclipped, vg-, cloth near fine #25638 $895.00
Bonatti's climbs have taken him all over the world. In this book he gives his account of the 1954 Italian K2 expedition, his first ascent of Gasherbrum IV in 1958, as well as Patagonia, and climbs throughout the Alps. Neate B126, Perret 541, Yak B208. [read more]

New Bonatti, Walter Processo al K2 [Trial on K2]
1985 Garzanti Milano 1st, 8vo, pp.125, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, sketch, 3 charts, map, wraps ; fine #27039 $45.95
This is Bonatti’s first book devoted to the Italian K2 affair of 1954. The events of the expedition, and resulting fallout, are a complicated story involving the actions of Bonatti, Achille Compagnoni, and Lino Lacedelli and the successful first ascent of K2. Ardito Desio’s official account of the e [read more]

New Borchgrevink, C. E. First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
1901 Newnes London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 333, 32 pgs ads, photo frontis, 196 bw illus, 3 color fldg maps, appendices, uncut, teg, gilt decorated & lettered spine, front cover w/ gilt & silver image, dark blue cloth ; cloth top spine pulled, spine slightly darkened, light rubbing, light wear to corners, some foxing to title page, maps w/ original folds, vg+ #22500 $1,875.00 $1,295.00
Borchgrevink's British Antarctic Expedition in the 'Southern Cross' was composed almost entirely of Norwegians and was the first to winter over on the continent, at Cape Adare, the first to use dogs on the continent, established a new ‘furthest south’, and made the first sledge journey on the Ross I [read more]

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