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New [Reader's Digest] Antarctica: Great Stories from the Frozen Continent
1988 Reader's Digest Surry Hills 1st, 4to, pp.320, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth ; 2nd Revised ed, 4to, pp.320, photo frontis, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth #18173 $39.00
A large work with hundreds of photos covering the continent, wildlife, and exploration. The majority of the book is a chronological coverage of exploration from 1501 to 1983, profusely illustrated. This is an excellent quick reference to the achievements of different expeditions. [read more]

New Adams, Richard & Ronald Lockley Voyage Through The Antarctic
1983 Knopf NY 1st, 8vo, pp.160, photo frontis, 32 color, 59 bw photos, map, blue/grey cloth ; xlib, dj w/ label bottom spine, fine, cloth w/ pocket marks on rep, no other library markings, fine #18560 $5.95
The authors spent two months in the Antarctic courtesy of the 'Lindblad Explorer'. [read more]

New American Alpine Club (AAC) Accidents in North American Mountaineering 2014
2014 AAC CO wraps ; new #26810 $12.00
This annual investigative publication provides detailed reports of climbing accidents that occurred during the year. Analyses of what went wrong in each situation gives experienced and beginning mountaineers the opportunity to learn from other climbers' mistakes. From inadequate protection, clothing [read more]

New American Alpine Club (AAC) American Alpine Journal 2014
2014 AAC CO wraps ; new #26809 $49.95
The American Alpine Journal (AAJ) is considered to be the best mountaineering reference journal in the world. Each issue is packed with information from Alaska to Tibet. It contains articles by well-known mountaineers from around the world, a summary of the years most important climbs and expedition [read more]

New signed Anker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth ; signed Anker, dj fine, cloth fine #18548 $39.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his disco [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
1970 Tuttle Rutland reprint, thick 8vo, pp.xxvii, 663, frontis, 15 bw illus, fldg map, appendices, blue cloth ; dj w/ light edge wear, else fine, cloth fine #26804 $49.00
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 Berton, Pierre The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909
1988 Viking NY 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xii, 672, 13 bw illus, 44 maps, illus eps, white cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #9039 $19.00
Berton’s tome is a thorough work on the quest for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole from 1818-1909. His coverage extends from the exploits of William Edward Parry to Robert Peary and brings these explorers to life as they explored a huge expanse of unknown territory. [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Everest: South West Face
1973 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.352, 80 color & 15 bw photos, blue cloth ; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj clipped, else fine, cloth fine #22474 $175.00
Bonington, Britain’s best known mountaineer, has written so many good books. This is the official account of the 1972 British Everest Southwest Face attempt. This expedition forged further than any previous one on this route but still came up short of the summit. Much was learned for the successf [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth ; signed, dj vg+, cloth near fine #9528 $45.00 $35.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here. [read more]

New Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
1997 St. Martin's NY 1st, ed 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 256, 24 color & 1 bw photos, 2 maps, sketch, chart, white cloth ; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth very fine #13509 $24.95
This is Anatoli Boukreev’s dramatic personal account of his role on Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness team and the 1996 Everest disaster. He presents his perspective and sheds new light on the events and his account of the pre-expedition maneuvering for clients, permits, and oxygen makes fascinating [read more]

New Bowman, Isaiah The Andes of Southern Peru: Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy-Third Meridian
1916 Holt NY 1st, 4to, pp.xi, 336, 92 bw photos, 75 diagrams, 29 charts/graphs (3 fldg), 7 color fldg & 10 bw (1 fldg) maps, appendices, brown cloth ; cloth near fine, graphs & maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #9551 $29.00 $24.00
The account of, and detailed study from, the 1911 Yale Peruvian Expedition. Neate B147. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed Breashears, David High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 53 color & 23 bw photos, map, black/white cloth ; inscribed ‘For John, A companion on the Kangshung Face Expedition 1983. With Highest Himalayan Regards! David Breashears’, dj fine, cloth fine #25129 $35.00
Breashears and his MacGillivray Freeman IMAX/IWERKS Everest team played a pivotal role helping to rescue climbers in 1996. In this autobiography, Breashears, IMAX ‘Everest’ director, takes us from his childhood days growing up in Greece under the dominance of his abusive father, to early climbs in [read more]

New signed Breashears, David & Audrey Salkeld Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of Mallory and Irvine
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.240, color frontis, 31 color (1 fldg) & 95 bw (2 fldg) photos, 4 maps, black/green cloth ; inscribed ‘For my colleague John Boyle with best wishes and many thanks, Audrey Salkeld’, dj fine, cloth fine #19535 $45.00
Breashears and Salkeld, experts in historical mountaineering and Everest, examine the story of George Mallory, and his three expeditions to explore and climb Everest, who along with Andrew Irvine disappeared in 1924. This wonderful book includes many vintage photographs, many of which have never be [read more]

New signed Buhl, Hermann Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography
1956 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.360, photo frontis, 18 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth ; dj rubbed, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ name, vg with signed 5” x 7” bw portrait photo of Buhl, fine #24984 $1,695.00
Buhl is considered to be one of the top climbers of all time. He was the first to make the first ascents of two 8000m peaks, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat. His solo ascent of Nanga Parbat, from the final camp, ranks as one of the outstanding feats in climbing history. This autobiography, published [read more]

New Bulkeley, Rip Bellingshausen and the Russian Antarctic Expedition, 1819-21
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxix, 276, 7 figs, 8 maps, 6 tables, appendices, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26739 $95.00
Bulkeley examines the little studied story of Fabian Bellingshausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian explorer ever published. By translating the official reports and other eye-witness documents from the first scientific expedition to the Antarctic of the nineteenth centu [read more]

New signed Bull, Colin & Pat Wright, eds Silas: The Antarctic Diaries and Memoir of Charles S. Wright
1993 Ohio State University Press Columbus 1st, signed limited ed 96/150, 8vo, pp.xxx, 418, color plate, photo frontis, 237 drawings by Pat Wright, 12 maps, illus eps, gilt-lettered spine, blue cloth ; signed Bull & Pat Wright, inscribed by Bull Oct 1996, slipcase fine, cloth fine #9051 $395.00
Wright was the physicist and glaciologist on Scott's British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913. He was highly regarded for his strength and demeanor. It was Wright who spotted the tip of Scott’s last tent and thus the discovery of the fate of the polar party. This nicely done book shows via his jour [read more]

New Burdsall, Richard L., Arthur B. Emmons & Terris Moore Men Against the Clouds: The Conquest of Minya Konka
1935 John Lane London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, photo frontis, 46 bw photos (6 fldg), 7 maps, appendices, map eps, purple cloth ; cloth w/ usual fading to spine, vg #10284 $75.00
The 1932 first ascent of Minya Konka (24,892') by a small American party. It was the second highest peak climbed at the time, after Kamet in 1931. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B213, Yak B296. [read more]

New signed Cassin, Riccardo Cinquant' Anni Di Alpinismo: [50 Years of Alpinism]
1977 dall'Oglio np 1st, 4to, pp.215, 93 color & 57 bw photos, pictorial cloth ; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ small bookplate on ffep, else fine #12016 $395.00
Autobiography of one of Italy's finest mountaineers. Cassin is synonymous with some of the most important ascents in mountaineering. He made many first ascents in the 1930's, led the team on which Bonatti made the first ascent of Gasherbrum IV (1957), led the first ascent of McKinley's Cassin Ridge [read more]

New signed Chapman, F. Spencer Helvellyn to Himalaya: Including an Account of the First Ascent of Chomolhari
1940 Chatto & Windus London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 285, photo frontis, 77 bw photos, fldg map, green cloth ; signed Richard Irvin, cloth w/ name, vg #24327 $25.00
Chapman climbed a number of peaks over his lifetime, including Kilimanjaro, and traveled to Iceland, Greenland, and Malaya. The Chomolhari climb was his most important. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate C27. [read more]

New Cherry-Garrard, Apsley The Worst Journey in the World: A Tale of Loss and Courage in Antarctica
2001 US rep, thick 8vo, pp.665, 2 maps, wraps ; fine #11834 $25.95 $16.95
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, Bowers, Lashly, Priestley, and Atkinson. H [read more]

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