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New 2018 Antarctic Calendar
UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 2 color & 10 bw images, 12 months ; new #27306 $14.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the expeditions of Amundsen, de Gerlache, Mawson, Nordenskiöld, Scott, Shackleton, and Wilkes. [read more]

New [Antarctic/Arctic] Polar Postcards
UK ; new #27308 $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting various Antarctic and Arctic events and people, including Amundsen, Cook, Peary, and Shackleton, return of the Belgica, Ernest Joyce, Winterquarters Bay, an Antarctic map, and more. These are a mix of sepia-toned, color, and black and white. Our special [read more]

New [Antarctic] Ships of Antarctica Postcards
UK ; new #27307 $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting the expedition ships Belgica, Antarctica, Discovery, Francais, Endurance, Terra Nova, and City of New York. These are a mix of sepia-toned, color, and black and white. Our special import! [read more]

New Amundsen, Roald Expedition to the South Pole
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.13, 2 color & 1 bw photos, wraps ; new #27310 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This is a transcript of a lecture delivered by Amundsen to the Berlin Geographical Society on October 9, 1912 in which he describes the journey to the pole and back. The lecture was printed in the Annual Report of the [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge
2017 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.423, 44 color & 19 bw photos, 1 color & 1 bw illus, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #27317 $39.95
Chris Bonington is Britain's best-known climber, having spent a lifetime among the world's highest and wildest mountains. In the 1960s, he made the first British ascent of the north face of the Eiger. In the 1970s, he led some of the most important first ascents ever achieved in the Himalaya, includ [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 H & S London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth ; signed Bonington, Charlie Clarke, & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, some tape reinforcement at edge folks, near fine, cloth fine #27313 $225.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. [read more]

New Cullinan, Patrick White Sherpas: Reaching the Top with the Australian Bicentennial Everest Expedition
2013 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xxix, 331, 4 color & 12 bw photos, 8 sketches, 4 maps, page ribbon, blue cloth ; dj & cloth new #27328 $44.95
Cullinan is the first member of the Australian Defence Force to climb Everest. He achieved this as part of the 1988 Australian Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Pat’s journey to the summit of Everest started with his days as a cadet at Duntroon and continued through his time as the commander of Cl [read more]

New Ford, C Reginald The Striking Lecture “Farthest South” The Stirring Story of the Voyage of the “Discovery” Told in Graphic, Chatty, Entertaining and Instructive Manner by…
c1904 London 4to, pp.4, 4 bw photos, map, printed in red and black ; facsimile, new #26121 $15.95
Ford served as ships’ steward on the British National Antarctic Expedtion (1901-04). Born in London in 1880, he joined the Royal Navy at 15 and volunteered for this expedition. He also served as Scott's secretary and accountant. In 1902, he broke a leg skiing but in 1903 participated in a sledging t [read more]

New signed Gill, Michael Edmund Hillary: A Biography
2017 NZ 1st, thick 8vo, pp.540, 81 color & 85 bw photos, pictorial cloth ; signed, dj & cloth w/ minor bumps from shipping, else new #27325 $69.95
Breaking fresh ground, this new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary stands apart from previous accounts of this truly great New Zealander. The author, Michael Gill, was a close friend of Edmund Hillary’s for nearly 50 years, accompanying him on many expeditions, and becoming heavily involv [read more]

New Herrington, Jim The Climbers
2017 US 1st, 4to, pp.191, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, pictorial cloth ; black slipcase, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27305 $59.95
Nearly twenty years in the making, The Climbers by photographer Jim Herrington shares a stunning collection of portraits of icons in mountaineering — from Beckey, Cassin, and Diemberger to Messner, Robbins, and Wickwire, rugged individualists who, from roughly the 1930s to 1970s, used primitive gear [read more]

New signed Scott, Doug The Ogre: Biography of a Mountain and the Dramatic Story of the First Ascent
2017 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 178, color frontis, 107 color & 12 bw photos, 1 color & 4 bw illus, color map, map eps, pictorial cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #27327 $39.95
Some mountains are high; some mountains are hard. Few are both. On the afternoon of 13 July 1977, having become the first climbers to reach the summit of the Ogre, Doug Scott and Chris Bonington began their long descent. In the minutes that followed, any feeling of success from their achievement [read more]

New Stephenson, Robert Norway and the Antarctic
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.14, errata page, wraps ; new #27311 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This consists of a timeline of Norwegian activities in the Antarctic, from the late 18th century to 2006, and a listing of 81 Antarcticans born in Norway, from Amundsen to Wisting. [read more]

New Stephenson, Robert Some ‘Heroic Age’ Verses
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.16, 3 bw photos, sketch, wraps ; new #27312 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This is a collection of poems taken from The Blizzard, Aurora Australis, The Adelie Mail & Cape Adare Times, The South Pole, South With Mawson, and more. [read more]

New Wild, Frank The Story of the “Quest” will be told by …
[1923 London 4to, pp.4, 6 bw photos, printed in red and black ; new #27309 $15.95
The Quest, under the command of Ernest Shackleton, sailed from St Katherine’s Dock, London on 17 September 1921. This was Shackleton’s 4th Antarctic journey, the purpose of which was ostensibly to circumvent the Antarctic continent, looking for lost sub-polar islands. Shackleton was not well—and he [read more]

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