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New [Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 10
Oct 2016 Ireland 8vo, pp.124, 19 color & 17 bw photos, 5 bw illus, 1 maps, wraps ; new #27169 $35.00
This issue contains articles on the Shackleton Memorial, Shackleton crossing Antarctica, Scott Polar Research Institute archives, top 10 polar decisions, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available. [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #1 Winter 2002-2003
2002 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; very fine #24393 $52.00
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 Bjarnason, Erik & Cathi Shaw Surviving Logan
2016 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.255, 26 color photos, appendices, black cloth ; dj & cloth new #27182 $27.95
In May of 2005, North Shore Rescue put together a 40th Anniversary Expedition to Mount Logan. The trip up the mountain was relatively standard. But on May 25, 2005, three members of the team became trapped in a terrifying, extratropical cyclone. With nothing more than a tent for shelter, they waited [read more]

New signed Bruce, Gen. C. G. Kulu and Lahoul
1914 Arnold London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xii, 308 + 8 ads, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 34 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), silver lettered dark green cloth ; cloth rubbed, crack to lower front hinge, H(ugh) Heber Cholmondeley bookplate & signed Colin Monteath, foxing to prelims, several early pages tape, vg #22725 $625.00 $295.00
Account of six months climbing and exploration in 1912. Bruce and a small party went to the largely unexplored region between Garhwal and Kashmir, making ascents up to 19,000’. He later went on to lead the second and third British Everest expeditions. Cholmondeley was a noted Canterbury, NZ human [read more]

New Bryce, Daniel Endurance: Shackleton’s Extraordinary Voyage
2017 US 8vo, pp.196, wraps ; new #27192 $14.99
Bryce recounts the story of Ernest Shackleton’s heroic Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17 which was to attempt a crossing of the continent but instead found themselves fighting for survival in the Weddell Sea. Their endurance and fortitude as their ship ‘Endurance’ sunk from under them is o [read more]

New Cave, Andy Learning to Breathe
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.276, 27 color & 6 bw photos, 2 maps, black cloth ; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ slight toning to paper as usual, near fine #24041 $29.00
Cave’s memoir takes us from his early days as a coal miner 3000 feet below the surface to his emergence as a high altitude climber. In 1986 he quit his job mining in order to take up mountaineering professionally. He attempted Ama Dablam (1987), Annapurna III (1988), and Gasherbum IV (1993). In 1997 [read more]

New signed Cook, Sheldon S. R. Frederick Albert Cook: Discoverer of The North Pole - The First Testimony of The Polar Eskimos April 1909 – August 1909, Confirmed His Discovery of The North Pole On April 21, 1908
April 2008 Atlanta 4to, pp.102, 2 bw photos, 2 maps, stapled wraps ; signed on cover, fine #27179 $19.95
A collection of three papers related to Cook’s claim to have discovered the North Pole and the testimony of the polar Eskimos who were with Cook. Uncommon. [read more]

New signed Cook, Sheldon S. R. Sextant, Speeds and Drift: The Polar Journey of Frederick Albert Cook - The Discovery of The North Pole, April 21, 1908
c2009 Atlanta 4to, pp.81, 2 bw photos, 2 maps, appendices, stapled wraps ; signed, fine #27180 $19.95
An extensive paper written to refute Robert Bryce’s book ‘Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy, Resolved’. Uncommon. [read more]

New Cook, Sheldon S. R. The Testimony of The Polar Inuit Concerning The Arctic Sledge Journey of Frederick Albert Cook in 1908-1909 Corroborated and Confirmed His Immensely Long March North Pole With His Inuit Companions, Ahwelah and Etukishook, in 1908
2008 Atlanta 4to, pp.60, 2 maps, stapled wraps ; damp stained, good #27181 $14.95
Full title - The Testimony of The Polar Inuit Concerning The Arctic Sledge Journey of Frederick Albert Cook in 1908-1909 Corroborated and Confirmed His Immensely Long March North Pole With His Inuit Companions, Ahwelah and Etukishook, in 1908 and His Attainment of The North Pole On April 21, 1908 [read more]

New signed Day, Beth Glacier Pilot: The Story of Bob Reeve and the Flyers Who Pushed Back Alaska's Air Frontiers
1968 Holt, Rinehart & Winston NY 5th, 8vo, pp.348, 68 bw photos, map eps, grey cloth ; inscribed ‘Anchorage 9/23/69 Best greetings from Alaska for all happy landings & good luck thru modern life in the Great Society! Bob Reeves’, signed Bob Bates, dj w/ light wear, clipped, vg, cloth fine #14436 $69.00
Reeve, one of Alaska's best known pilots, flew Bob Bates and Brad Washburn to Mount Lucania to make the first ascent in 1937. This includes the incredible account of the landing on Walsh Glacier prior to the ascent of Lucania. [read more]

New Diemberger, Kurt Summits and Secrets
1971 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.344, 78 bw photos, 8 maps, blue cloth ; dj lightly chipped bottom spine, clipped, near fine, cloth w/ tape remants to eps, name on ffep, vg+ #27171 $59.00
The autobiography of one of the world's foremost mountaineers, including his first ascents of Broad Peak, with Buhl, and Dhaulagiri. Diemberger is only one of two people to make first ascents of two 8000-metre peaks. First edition hardcover copies are hard to come by. See Neate D26, Yak D119. [read more]

New Florine, Hans w/ Jayme Moye On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite's Most Iconic Climb
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 204, 28 color photos, appendices, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27183 $24.95
Hans Florine is a big-wall climbing legend in his own time. He holds the speed record on the Nose route of El Capitan, a 3,000-foot granite cliff in Yosemite Valley that’s considered the Everest of the rock-climbing world. Ascending the Nose takes most climbers anywhere from 12 to 96 hours. Florine, [read more]

New Harrington, Garry Chasing Summits: In Pursuit of High Places and an Unconventional Life
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.311, 17 bw photos, 17 maps, wraps ; two corners bumped from shipping, else new #27184 $18.95
On the brink of his 40th birthday, Harrington hardly recognizes himself in photos. Once a collegiate athlete who loved hiking and running, he now finds even his dream job as a sportswriter has lost its luster. As his second marriage crumbles, he comes to the uncomfortable realization that something [read more]

New Hatfield, Philip J. Lines in the Ice: Exploring the Roof of the World
2016 Canada 1st, 4to, pp.256, 13 color & 41 bw photos, 46 color & 60 bw illus, 18 color & 18 bw maps, black cloth ; dj & cloth new #27193 $44.95
The 2014 discovery of HMS Erebus - a ship lost during Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find the NW Passage - reignited popular, economic, and political interest in the Arctic’s exploration, history, anthropology, and historical geography. Hatfield investigates the allure of the North through t [read more]

New Hauser, Günter White Mountain and Tawny Plain
1961 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 38 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth ; dj unclipped, light rubbing, fine, cloth fine #23560 $39.00
Account of the 1957 German expedition which made the first complete ascent of Alpamayo (6100m); long regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The first ascent had been claimed by the 1951 Franco-Belgian expedition, see Kogan’s ‘The Ascent of Alpamayo’, but they only reached the [read more]

New signed Heckmair, Anderl My Life as a Mountaineer
1978 Gollancz London 2nd imp, 8vo, pp.224, 22 bw photos, 3 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth ; signed, dj clipped, near fine, cloth near fine #27168 $275.00
Heckmair was a leading pre-war German climber and guide, who led the 1938 first ascent of the Eiger’s North Face with Harrer. Neate H65. [read more]

New Horrell, Mark Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill-Walker’s Journey to the Top of the World
2017 US 8vo, pp.401, 20 bw photos, wraps ; new #27187 $19.95
From hiking to mountaineering. The true story of how a simple hiker went trekking in Nepal and was inspired to become a mountaineer. After his hike in the Himalayas, Horrell went on a journey that led him to climb Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua; finally he tackled the ultimate challenge of climbing Evere [read more]

New Horrell, Mark The Chomolungma Diaries: Climbing Mount Everest with a Commercial Expedition
2017 US 8vo, pp.165, 17 bw photos, wraps ; new #27185 $19.85
In April 2012, Horrell travelled to Tibet hoping to become, if not the first person to climb Everest, at least the first Karl Pilkington lookalike to do so. He joined the Altitude Junkies North Ridge expedition which included an Australian sexagenarian, two Brits whose idea of hydration meant a box [read more]

New Horrell, Mark The Everest Politics Show: Sorrow and Strife on the World’s Highest Mountain
2017 US 8vo, pp.167, 18 bw photos, wraps ; new #27186 $19.95
In April 2014, Horrell returned to Nepal with the Altitude Junkies expedition hoping to climb Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain in the world, which shares a base camp and climbing route with Mount Everest. He dreamed of following in the footsteps of Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, by climbing t [read more]

New signed Messner, Reinhold To the Top of the World: Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram
1992 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 72 color & 55 bw photos, 6 paintings, 3 maps, black cloth ; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9912 $175.00
Messner recounts his exploits on Manaslu, Hidden Peak, Everest without oxygen and solo, Nanga Parbat, and K2. Out of print in hardcover and hard to find. SB M31. [read more]

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