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New Barnett, James K. & David L. Nicandri, eds. Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage
2015 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.xvii, 430, color frontis, 41 color & 5 bw photos, 51 color & 54 bw illus, 22 color & 22 bw maps, grey cloth ; dj & cloth new #26899 $54.95
Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration of the north Pacific and the Arctic are, arguably, equally significant. On his third and final great voyage, Cook surveyed the northwest coast of North American in the hop [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 4 - Nick Clinch, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston, Brad Washburn, cloth w/ slight bend to lower corner of first 7 pages, else fine #23620 $245.00
Bob Bates has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career, from the first ascent of Mt. Lucania with Bradford Washburn, to K2 in 1938 and 1953 with Charles Houston, to Ulugh Muztagh. This book is a must read, with maps and sketches by Dee Molenaar. [read more]

New Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #9492 $45.00
Bob Bates has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career, from the first ascent of Mt. Lucania with Bradford Washburn, to K2 in 1938 and 1953 with Charles Houston, to Ulugh Muztagh. This book is a must read, with maps and sketches by Dee Molenaar. [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H. The Love of Mountains is Best: Climbs and Travels from K2 to Kathmandu
1994 Randall Portsmouth 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 493, photo frontis, 8 color & 144 bw photos, 12 maps, 5 sketches, photo eps, dec blue cloth ; signed 7 - Bob Bates, Nick Clinch, Bob Craig, Tom Hornbein, Charles Houston (on Foreward), Dee Molenaar, Brad Washburn, dj w/ ½” closed tear top spine, else fine, cloth fine #8472 $425.00
Bob Bates has provided us with a terrific book covering his entire career, from the first ascent of Mt. Lucania with Bradford Washburn, to K2 in 1938 and 1953 with Charles Houston, to Ulugh Muztagh. This book is a must read, with maps and sketches by Dee Molenaar. [read more]

New Bertozzi, Nick Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey
2015 US 1st, 8vo, pp.127, frontis, illus, illus eps, wraps w/ French flaps ; new #26905 $16.99
Ernest Shackleton was one of the last great Antarctic explorers, and he led one of the most ambitious Antarctic expeditions ever undertaken - the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17) in the ship ‘Endurance’. In this unique graphic novel, Bertozzi tells Shackleton’s story and that of the doz [read more]

New Bronski, Peter At the Mercy of the Mountains: True Stories of Survival and Tragedy in New York’s Adirondacks
2008 US pp.xiv, 322, 18 bw photos, wraps ; new #26906 $16.95
Award-winning adventure writer, and former Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue team member, Peter Bronski chronicles 20 true stories of survival and tragedy, from famous historical cases during the early twentieth century to modern tales of harrowing struggle in the mountains and wilderness. Extensiv [read more]

New Dartnall, Herbert J. G. Lost in the Mists: Leslie Russell Blake, Mawson’s Cartographer and Hero of Pozières
2014 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xxii, 382, 46 color & 114 bw photos, drawing, 2 plans, 1 color & 10 bw maps, wraps ; new #26901 $59.95
Leslie Russell Blake (1890-1918) served on Douglas Mawson’s Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14) as a cartographer and geologist. This work is based on Blake’s diaries, letters and photographs. To attend the expedition he had to obtain leave from his employer the Geological Survey Department [read more]

New signed DesLauriers, Kit Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits
2015 US 1st, 8vo, pp.482, 46 color photos, map eps, white cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #26903 $24.95
In October 2006, DesLauriers made history by being the first person to ski from the summit of each continent’s highest mountain, also known as the Seven Summits, as well as the first woman to ski from the summit of Mt. Everest. Centered on her quest to climb and ski the Seven Summits, ‘Higher Love’ [read more]

New signed Douglas, Ed Statement: The Ben Moon Story
2015 UK Ltd ed 250, 8vo, pp.xiii, 230, 49 color & 63 bw photos, black cloth ; signed Douglas & Moon, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ embedded photo of Moon, new #26908 $49.95
On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed his feet into a pair of rock shoes, tied in to his rope, chalked his fingers and pulled on to the wickedly overhanging, zebra-striped wall of limestone. Two minutes later he had made rock-climbing h [read more]

New signed Douglas, Ed Statement: The Ben Moon Story
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 230, 49 color & 63 bw photos, black cloth ; signed Douglas & Moon, dj & cloth new #26904 $39.95
On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed his feet into a pair of rock shoes, tied in to his rope, chalked his fingers and pulled on to the wickedly overhanging, zebra-striped wall of limestone. Two minutes later he had made rock-climbing h [read more]

New Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North
2014 Canada 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 28 color & 47 bw photos, 1 color & 2 bw illus, 2 maps, wraps ; new #26861 $28.95
“They were all gamblers and fortune seekers. They did things on their own - were independent people who wanted to be free to roam. They were good people, but, of course, some were loners or escapists. They all depended strictly on their wits.” Joe McBryan, pilot and owner of Yellowknife-based Buf [read more]

New signed O’Leary, Paddy The Way That We Climbed: A History of Irish Hillwalking, Climbing and Mountaineering
2015 Ireland 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 324, 13 color & 99 bw photos, photo eps, wraps ; signed, new #26907 $29.95
Hillwalking is one of Ireland’s most popular leisure activities today. Rock climbing has developed to a level of technical excellence with crags in almost every county and numerous indoor climbing walls. Irish mountaineers have completed winter ascents in the Alps, scaled the highest Himalayan peaks [read more]

New Pagel, David Cold Feet: Stories of a Middling Climber On Classic Peaks & Among Legendary Mountaineers – The Collected Writings of …
2015 US 8vo, pp.xiv, 367, 125 bw photos, 7 illus, map, wraps ; new #26910 $24.95
Written from the wide-eyed, self-effacing perspective of a mountaineer who pursues epic adventure while locked in a perpetual struggle with fear and self-doubt, Pagel’s stories — featured in Climbing, Ascent, and Rock and Ice — are modern climbing classics chronicling the experiences of an everyman [read more]

New Sella, Vittorio Vittorio Sella: Mountain Photographs 1879-1909
2015 Italy 1st, folio, pp.264, photo frontis, 180 bw photos (2 gatefolds), gray cloth ; dj & cloth new #26898 $99.95
A superb, large-format, work featuring many of Vittorio Sella’s timeless photos. Sella is regarded as one of the greatest mountain photographers of all time. Chapters cover the Alps (since 1879), Caucasus (1889, 1890, 1896), Alaska (1897), Sikkim (1899), Ruwenzori (1906), and Karakoram (1909). The i [read more]

New Sinha, Arunima Born Again on the Mountain: A Story of Losing Everything and Finding it Back
2014 India 1st, 8vo, pp.217, wraps ; new #26900 $33.95
Sinha was a 24-year-old national-level volleyball player when she was pushed off an Indian train by thieves. A passing train crushed her left leg requiring its amputation. With courage and determination she turned to mountaineering and climbed Island Peak (2012) and then became the first female ampu [read more]

New signed Ullman, James Ramsey The Age of Mountaineering
1964 Lippincott Phil & NY 3rd, 8vo, pp.364, 29 bw photos, 5 maps, appendices, map eps, blue/tan cloth ; signed Bob Bates, Ed Hillary, Tom Hornbein, Lute Jerstad, Tenzing Norgay 21/5/71, Brad Washburn, & Jim Whittaker, dj chipped top/bottom spine, clipped, vg, cloth near fine #12190 $1,795.00
This is a revised edition of Ullman’s earlier book ‘High Conquest’ (1941) which is a mountaineering history on the Alps, Matterhorn, McKinley, Andes, Africa, and the Himalaya. In this book, first published in 1954, Ullman has added the ascents of Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and Everest. This later prin [read more]

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