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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 Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #1 Winter 2002-2003
2002 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; light rubbing, very good #24393 $39.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Andrej Štremfelj
  • The Adventures of Hardy Grimper by Jeff Achey
  • Mountain Profile: Changabang by Doug Scott
  • Down to the Wire on Mt. Augusta by Jack Tackle
  • The Correct Use of Cutler: The joys of desert climbing by Steve "Cr [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #14 Winter 2005-2006
2005 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #24165 $39.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Naoe Sakashita
  • First Ascent: Bonnie Prudden in the Gunks
  • Mountain Profile: Howser Towers by Topher Donahue, Jim McCarthy, Yvon Chouinard, Chris Jones, Jerry Gore & Cedar Wright
  • Angel’s Gold, Venezuela by John Arran
  • Free Solo [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #15 Spring 2006
2006 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #24219 $37.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: George Lowe
  • First Ascent: The Last Unicorn by Ed Webster
  • Crag Profile: The Needles by Pete deLannoy, Jan & Herb Conn, John Gill, Bob Archbold, Paul Piana, & Curt Love
  • Spice Factory by Louis-Philippe Ménard & Maxime Tugeon
  • [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #16 Summer 2006
2006 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #24345 $37.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Alexander Ruchkin
  • First Ascent: Irene Beardsley on Disappointment Peak
  • Mountain Profile: The Matterhorn by Hervé Barmasse, Luca Maspes, Alessandro Gogna, Marco Barmasse, Catherine Destivelle, & Patrick Gabarrou
  • The Ark of the Winds [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #18 Winter 2006-2007
2006 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #24570 $37.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Patrick “Gab” Gabarrou
  • First Ascent: Michael Kennedy on Ames Ice Hose
  • Mountain Profile: Central Tower of Paine by Steve “Shipoopi” Schneider, Chris Bonington, Paul Fatti, Alan Kearney, Mario Manica, & Ramiro Calvo
  • The Weight of Thin Ai [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #2 Spring 2003
2003 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; light rubbing on spine, else fine #23603 $49.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Doug Scott
  • Mountain Profile: Gasherbrum IV by Michael Kennedy, Walter Bonatti, Voytek Kurtyka, Tom Hargis, & Peter Jensen-Cho
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  • Cedar Wright waxes philosophical in Yosemite Valley
  • In the Footsteps of Heckmair: A Photographic Essay by Th [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #21 Autumn 2007
2007 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; yellow tone to cover as usual, else fine #24729 $42.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Giulio Malfer
  • Local Heroes: Hans Johnstone by Doug Coombs
  • Crag Profile: Cannon Cliff by Freddie Wilkinson, Herb & Jan Conn, Theodore “Sam” Streibert, Andy Tuthill, Mark Richey, & Tim Kemple
  • My Zion by Mike Anderson
  • Behind t [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #27 Summer 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #25300 $15.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 2 by Ed Webster, Katie Ives, Doug Scott, Andrej Stremfelj, George Lowe, Pavel Shabalin, & Dawa Steven Sherpa
  • Embracing Insanity by Dean Potter
  • Symphony in Siyeh by Kelly Cordes
  • The Beautiful & the Beast by J [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #28 Autumn 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #25388 $19.99
In this issue:
  • Crag Profile: Red Rock by Joanne Urioste, Joe Herbst, Larry Hamilton, Phil Broscovak, Paul van Betten, Josh Thompson, & Tim Moulin
  • Things Invisible to See by Joe Puryear
  • A Muscular Imagination: Andy Parkin and the Art of Climbing by Ed Douglas
  • [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #29 Winter 2009-10
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; fine #25425 $19.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Robson by Barry Blanchard, Don Gordon, Ron Perla, Pat Callis, Jim Logan, & Steve House
  • Go East by Majka Burhardt
  • Shelter from the Storm by Andrew Querner
  • The Heart of the Day by Jens Holsten
  • Wired: The Once an [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #3 Summer 2003
2003 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; light rubbing on spine, else fine #23604 $49.00
In this issue:
  • Faces:Titoune Meunier Bouchard
  • The Adventures of Hardy Grimper by Jeff Achey
  • By Fair Means: A History of Big Wall Climbing by Ian Parnell
  • Under the Influence: Howse Peak by Scott Semple
  • Crazy from the Heat: A Photo Essay by Corey [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #5 Winter 2003-2004
2003 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; small rub spot to spine, near fine #23606 $39.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Bruno Detassis
  • The Adventures of Hardy Grimper by Steve “Roadie” Seats
  • Mountain Profile: Fitz Roy by Rolando Garibotti, Guido Magnone, Carlos Comesaña, Lito Tejada-Flores, Goretta Traverso (née Casarotto), Michel Pitelka, & Tim O’Neill
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New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #6 Spring 2004
2004 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #23607 $43.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Bradford Washburn
  • Mountain Profile: Thalay Sagar by John Thackray, Roy Kligfield, Haavard Nesheim, Tom Prentice, Andrew Lindblade, Mikhail Davy, Melvin Redeker, Stephane Benoist, & Nikola Levakov
  • The Kalamarka Arête by Igor Koller
  • Gree [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #8 Autumn 2004
2004 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #23609 $41.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Marko Prezelj
  • The Adventures of Hardy Grimper by Steve “Roadie” Seats
  • Mountain Profile: The Titan by Steve “Crusher” Bartlett
  • Steve House jousts with dragons on the north face of North Twin
  • Yuji Hirayama reflects on his [read more]

New Benuzzi, Felice No Picnic on Mount Kenya
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 239, drawings, map eps, speckled red/white cloth ; dj w/ light wear, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26783 $39.00
A remarkable story -- breaking out of an East African POW camp to climb Mount Kenya with homemade equipment, then breaking back in again! A classic. Neate B90. [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 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]

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