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New [Dinnerware] British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Bowl
Enamel, 6” diam ; new #26683 $19.95
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] British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Mug
Enamel, 10 ounces ; new #26682 $19.95
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] 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). [read more]

New [Dinnerware] Shackleton’s Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition (1914-1916) Mug
Bone china, 8 ounces ; new #26681 $19.95
This attractive mug features an image of Ernest Shackleton with his sledging harness on one side and the classic midwinter view of the Endurance stuck in the ice taken by Frank Hurley on the other. See also our Scott mug (#26680). [read more]

New [Discovery Expedition] Reception of the National Antarctic Expedition by the Presidents of the Royal and Royal Geographical Societies Luncheon at the East India Dock September 16, 1904... Sir Clements R. Markham... in the chair Plan of Tables
[1904] UK tri-folded, table-plan printed in red and black, 12.5” x 20” opened ; fascimile, new #26122 $9.95
This is a facsimile copy of the scarce table seating plan used at the reception honoring the members of the National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04). The plan lists 152 invited guests including Armitage, Barne, Bernacchi, Crean, Joyce, Mulock, Nares, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Skelton, Wild, Wilson, [read more]

New [Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 7
Oct 2013 Ireland 8vo, pp.136, 8 color & 23 bw photos, 1 color & 1 bw illus, 7 bw maps, wraps ; new #26607 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Amundsen, Shackleton and science, Filchner, Scott’s Irishmen, the Endurance, Oates, Antarctic place names, coins, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available. [read more]

New signed Alpamayo 1993 Postcard Alpamayo
1993 ; signed Robert Eckhardt, fine #26372 $7.50 $4.50
Eckhardt is a Dutch climber, photographer, and author with numerous ascents to his credit in the Alps, Andes, Himalaya, Karakoram, and West Papua. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [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, photo frontis, 27 bw photos, 54 illus, color fldg map, appendices, green cloth w/ spine lettered in gilt ; cloth w/o the front cover lettering & illus of most copies, bottom front corner bumped, name dated 1935, tight, vg #25643 $1,795.00 $1,295.00
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 Bates, Robert H. Mystery, Beauty, and Danger: The Literature of the Mountains and Mountain Climbing Published in English before 1946
2001 US 1st, 4to, pp.xviii, 229, frontis, 14 bw photos, 18 illus, green cloth ; dj & cloth new #21530 $75.00 $37.00
Bob Bates’ doctoral dissertation is a scholarly account of mountain writing and mountaineers from the 17th century to the early days on Everest. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New Battersby, William James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
2010 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 33 bw photos, 2 tables, 6 maps, appendices, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #25858 $34.95
James Fitzjames was a hero of the early nineteenth-century Royal Navy. A charismatic man with a wicked sense of humour, he pursued his naval career with wily determination. When he joined the Franklin Expedition at the age of 32 he thought he would make his name. But instead the expedition comple [read more]

New signed Belcher, Captain Sir Edward The Last of the Arctic Voyages; Being a Narrative of the Expedition in H.M.S. Assistance, under the Command of . . . in Search of Sir John Franklin, During the Years 1852-53-54. with Notes on the Natural History by Sir John Richardson, et al.
1855 Lovell Reeve London 1st, lg 8vo, 2 vol, vI pp.xx, 383, frontis w/ tissue, 9 color lithographed & 3 bw plates, 22 engravings, 3 fldg charts, vII vii, 419, frontis w/ tissue, 1 color lithographed & 21 plates, 3 engravings, 1 chart, appendices, embossed dark blue ribbed cloth ; xlib, cloth spine rebacked, some wear to corners, xlib markings, vol I signed Alvin Seale 1933, vol II w/ cover mark from bookend, plates bright, tight, vg #25766 $3,200.00 $1,995.00
Belcher (1799-1877) was a British naval officer and explorer. In 1852 he was placed in command of five ships (Pioneer, Resolute, Assistance, Intrepid, and North Star) to search for the missing ships commanded by Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), who had sailed to the Canadian Arctic in 1845 in an atte [read more]

New Berry, Charles R. A Climber’s Memoir
2013 US pp.151, 69 bw photos, map, wraps ; new #26649 $18.95
Berry started climbing while in his forties and has successfully summated McKinley, Aconcagua, Elbrus, and peaks in Ecuador. In this memoir, written for his family, he covers his provides a daily account of his 2004 commercial trip to climb Mera Peak (21,247) in Nepal. This is an engaging account [read more]

New Bertrand, Kenneth J. Americans in Antarctica 1775-1948
1971 American Geographical Society NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 554, 36 bw photos, 26 maps, light green-gray cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ light rubbing bottom edge, fine #25725 $45.00
A thorough history of American Antarctic exploration starting with the early sealers in the late 1700s, the Wilkes Expedition, Byrd, Ellsworth, Operation Highjump, Ronne, Operation Windmill, and more. Uncommon. Rosove 38.A1. [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #22840 $69.00 $55.20
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions (1972, 1975, 1982, 1985). His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for [read more]

New Bruce, Gen. C. G. The Assault on Mount Everest 1922
1923 Longmans, Green NY 1st, royal 8vo, pp.xi, 339, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 35 bw photos, 2 fldg maps back (1 color), blue cloth ; dj is a color facsimile, cloth w/ fading/browning to spine, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, very good #26650 $245.00
The second British expedition, from the north, building upon the reconnaissance of the previous year. Even then the use of oxygen was debated so attempts were made with and without, both going over 8000 meters. An important work in early Everest history. A facsimile copy of the very scarce UK jac [read more]

New Burton, Robert Southern Horizons: The History of the British Antarctic Territory
2008 UK 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.64, map frontis, 31 color & 79 bw photos, 9 color & 19 bw illus, 2 plans, graph, 4 maps, wraps ; new #26677 $29.95
An informative booklet covering the history of the British Antarctic beginning with Francis Drake. Includes sections on Cook, Smith, Bellingshausen, Foster, d’Urville, Wilkes, Ross, the sealers, Weddell, Gerlache, Nordenskjold, Bruce, Charcot, Filchner, Shackleton, the whalers, Bagshawe, Lester, th [read more]

New signed Cassin, Riccardo 50 Years of Alpinism
1981 Diadem London 1st, 8vo, pp.207, 90 bw photos, 6 maps/diagrams, green cloth ; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25864 $595.00
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 Ridg [read more]

New Cherry-Garrard, Apsley The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913
[1923] Doran NY 1st, 2 vol, 8vo, vol I pp.lxiv, 300, 4, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 3 color illus, 19 bw photos, 15 illus (1 fldg), 4 maps (3 fldg), appendix, vol II pp.viii, 301-585, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 1 color illus, 14 bw photos, 8 illus, 1 fldg map, ; paper spine labels, tan linen spines, blue-gray papered boards; boards w/ very little wear, no chips to labels, 2 small spots spine vol II, bookplates & pencil name John C Parsons 1929, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, tight hinges, fine #25645 $2,900.00 $1,995.00
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 Davis, John King With the “Aurora” in the Antarctic 1911-1914
[1919] Melrose London 1st, 4to, pp.xxi, 183, photo frontis, 83 bw photos, 68 sketches, 1 color fldg & 7 bw maps, appendices, gilt-lettered spine, gilt-lettered & decorated cover w/ portrait of Aurora, dark blue cloth ; cloth spine faded, light wear, w/o usual bubbling to cloth, miss frontis tissue guard, fldg map w/ tear to margin, rear hinge starting, very good #26629 $995.00
Davis had an illustrious career in the Antarctic, serving on seven voyages from 1907 to 1930; particularly as Chief Officer “Nimrod” British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, Master “Aurora” Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, and Commander “Ross Sea” Relief Expedition, 1916. This is Davis’ [read more]

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