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Antarctica Calendar 2012
2012 NZ 13¼” wide x 18½” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months ; new #25883 $19.95
This is one of our favorite calendars! Here is a stunning collection of color images from the frozen south – Adelie and Gentoo penguins, icebergs, Antarctic Peninsula, and more! [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2000, 18 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.119-247, 55 color & 47 bw photos, 11 color & 5 bw illus, wraps ; entire issue, bump to lower corner, else fine #20570 $29.00
A great collection of polar memorabilia (artifacts, photos, etc) from Amundsen, Byrd, Cherry-Garrard, Franklin, Nordenskjöld, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 120 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2003, 24-25 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.79-123, 25 color & 14 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #23742 $25.00
A great catalogue with items relating to Bellingshausen, Byrd, Charcot, Greely, Hurley, Mawson, Murdoch, Murray, Nordenskjold, Parry, Peary, Phipps, Ponting, Rae, Ross, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilkins, Wilson, and others, comprising 94 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices r [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1998, 17 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.138-219, 53 color & 18 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, corners bumped, near fine #20843 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Joyce, Murray, Oates, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 75 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1997, April 10 UK 1st, 4to, pp.95-147, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #20844 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Bowers, Franklin, Hurley, Marston, Ponting, Ross, Scoresby, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 54 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1999, 29 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.168-205, 20 color & 27 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #20845 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Nares, Oates, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 45 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1998, 8 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.138-169, 12 color & 12 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #23661 $19.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Bowers, Charcot, Cherry-Garrard, Doorly, Franklin, Hurley, Kane, Levick, Marston, Oates, Parry, Ross, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 33 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1997, Sept 26 UK 1st, 4to, pp.126-155, 7 color & 22 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #25030 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Andrée, Borchgrevink, Byrd, Franklin, Kane, Levick, Marston, Murray, Oates, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 36 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1996, Sept 27 UK 1st, 4to, pp.106-150, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26070 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Mawson, Nansen, Palmer, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scoresby, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, and others, comprising 59 lots. Of mountaineering interest, there are also five lots related [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2008, 25 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.152-183, 20 color & 18 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, new #25386 $19.00
Another nice catalogue with items relating to Brocklehurst, Cherry-Garrard, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Ponting, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 33 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue – The Scott Relics
1999, 17 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.165-313, 79 (1 fldg) color & 51 bw (4 fldg) photos, wraps ; entire issue, corners bumped, very good #22803 $59.00
This was a widely anticipated auction featuring a number of fantastic items related to Capt. Scott. The most intriguing were 31 lots all from a small suitcase labeled ‘SCOTT/Personal Relics’. Other items relate to Franklin, Nansen, Nordenskjöld, Ponting, Shackleton, and others, comprising 123 lots [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2006, Sept 27 Christie's London 1st, 4to, pp.185-308, 101 color & 48 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #24636 $29.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Brown, Cherry-Garrard, Davis, Doorly, Franklin, Hurley, Markham, Marston, Murray, Ponting, Richardson, James Ross, Sabine, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilson, and others, comprising 106 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realize [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2005, 21 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.130-208, 58 color & 25 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #25026 $25.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Borchgrevink, Charcot, De Long, Forster, Franklin, Hurley, Keohane, MacKenzie, Marston, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilkes, Wilkins, Wilson, Worsley, and others, comprising 86 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Arctic/Antarctic] Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2006, 16 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.13-32, 28 color & 9 bw photos, photo eps, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26235 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with 52 items relating to Evans, Shackleton, and Wilson. The bulk of the items, 34, comprise The Edward Adrian Wilson archive, the cornerstone of which is his manuscript report of the winter journey to the Emperor penguin rookery at Cape Crozier. Includes prices r [read more]

[Arctic] Christie’s Frank S. Streeter Library Auction Catalogue – Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science, Volume One: A-J
2007, April 16-17 Christie's NY 1st, 4to, pp.349, many color & bw photos, green cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ light rubbing, else fine #26915 $29.00
Frank Streeter (1918-2006) was an investor, philanthropist, and rare book collector specializing in Pacific voyages and exploration. Frank inherited the book collecting gene from his father, Thomas Streeter (1883-1965), who is regarded as the greatest American book collector of the 20th century and [read more]

[Austrian Alpine Club] Members Handbook
1951 Austrian Alpine Club London small 8vo, pp.152+72, wraps ; vg #26208 $5.00 $2.00
A guide to huts and chalets throughout Austria, with a separate section on hotels. In German. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

[China] Mountaineering in China
1965 Foreign Languages Press Peking 1st, 8vo, [pp.91], 4 color & 134 bw photos, wraps w/ dj ; dj w/ edge rubbing, vg #23443 $139.00
A nice, primarily photo, book which includes ascents of Minya Konka (1957), Shule Mountain (1958), Mustagh Ata (1959 – new women’s world altitude record), Everest (1960 - first ascent of North Ridge), Amne Machin (1960), Kongur (1961 – all-women, new women’s world altitude record), and Shisha Pangma [read more]

[Japan]. Japanese book on Climbing Technique and Equipment
nd Japan small 8vo, pp.174, 5 bw photos, many figs, wraps w/ card covers ; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, vg #26321 $9.00
A Japanese book on technique and equipment. From the collection of American mountaineer Pete Schoening with his circular bookplate. In Japanese, no English translation. [read more]

[Japan]. Japan Everest Skiing Expedition Everest: Yuichiro Miura & Japanese Everest Skiing Expedition
1970 Bungei-Shunju Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.90 + 16, 88 color (2 fldg) & 35 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, white cloth ; slipcase corners worn, vg+, dj fine, cloth fine #25698 $255.00 $195.00
Miura was a member of the 1970 Japanese Ski Expedition and skied down alongside the Geneva Spur from below the South Col. This large-format photo book is a great companion to Miura’s own popular account of his feat. Text and photo captions in Japanese and English. Yak j521 (2nd ed). To see all [read more]

[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1952-3
1954 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.66, 4, 217, 17, 2 color & 127 bw photos, 6 figs, 3 sketches, 6 charts, 7 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, blue cloth ; dj is a facsimile, cloth w/ some discoloration to lower spine, vg+. #25241 $450.00
Just as the English focused on Everest and the Germans on Nanga Parbat, so to did the Japanese focus on Manaslu. The Japanese Alpine Club made repeated visits to the mountain in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. This profuse official report relates their reconnaissance in 1952 and attempt in 1953, re [read more]

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