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New 2019 Antarctic Calendar
2018 UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 5 color & 10 bw images, 12 months ; new #27428 $19.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the expeditions of Bruce, Mawson, Scott, and Shackleton. [read more]

New Rébuffat, Gaston & Pierre Tairraz Zwischen Erde und Himmel [Between Earth and Sky]
1963 Albert Müller Wien 1st, 8vo, pp.179, 63 bw photos (1 fldg), route drawing, pictorial cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth tight, near fine #27390 $15.00 $12.75
This terrific book utilizes Rébuffat’s prose and Tairraz’s wonderful black and white images. It is an outgrowth of their award-winning film which recreated four of Rébuffat’s climbs in the Alps. One of France's most famous mountain guides, Rébuffat was also a member of the 1950 Annapurna expedition. [read more]

New [Alpine Club] Alpine Journal. 1910-11 vol 25 #'s 187-194
Alpine Club London 8vo, pp.x, 778, many illus & 7 maps (some fldg), orig gilt-dec red cloth ; cloth corners rubbed, front hinge taped, bookplate, very good #27404 $49.00
The longest running mountaineering journal in the world. A complete, bound volume of 8 issues from Feb 1910 through Nov 1911 (#187-194). Articles are by Farrar, Filippi, Irving, Larden, Longstaff, Meade, Montagner, Raeburn, Strutt, Wilson, and others. There is a wealth of information here. [read more]

New [Shackleton]. Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Small
Bloack, 100% cotton, preshrunk, short-sleeve, unisex adult sizes Small ; new #27235 $19.95
The famous image on the front of this t-shirt shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Below ths image is the text “1914 - 1916”. The back of the shirt is a color map depicting the ro [read more]

New Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #63 Autumn 2018
2018 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.114, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #27419 $14.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Nanda Devi, Part I1 by Pete Takeda, Meera Baindur, Julie-Ann Clyma, Martin Moran, & Harish Kapadia
  • Through the Canvas by Jenna Robinson
  • The Light on the Snow by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • On Belay:Ride the Wind – Wind River Range, W [read more]

New American Alpine Club (AAC). American Alpine Journal 1964
1964 AAC NY wraps ; vg #9400 $29.00 $12.75
The American Alpine Journal (AAJ) is considered to be the best mountaineering reference journal in the world. Each issue is packed with information from Alaska to Tibet. It contains articles by well-known mountaineers from around the world, a summary of the years most important climbs and expediti [read more]

New Anker, Daniel, ed. Eiger: The Vertical Arena
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 112 color & 67 bw photos, 8 illus, 3 maps, blue cloth ; dj w/ light rubbing, corners bumped, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #24701 $39.00 $33.15
A complete climbing history of the Eiger based on the works of 17 climbers, both historical and present-day. Also includes route descriptions along with wonderful color photos. This book has become surprisingly hard to find. To see all of our Sale Items, cli [read more]

New Audisio, Aldo, Pierangelo Cavanna & Emanuela De Rege di Donato Fotografie delle Montagne [Photographs of Mountains]
2009 Italy 1st, 4to, pp.400, 51 color & 551 bw photos, white cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25479 $75.00
A vast treasure trove of historic mountain photography from throughout the world. Over 600 images were selected from over 140,000 held in the archives of the National Museum of the Mountain in Italy. The images, from 1853 to the present, represent the mountain environment in 42 countries. The wor [read more]

New Azema, M. A. The Conquest of Fitzroy
1957 Andre Deutsch London 1st, 8vo, pp.237, 19 bw photos, 4 sketches, 3 maps, blue cloth ; cloth tight, near fine #24051 $25.00
Account of the 1952 first ascent of this Patagonian spire by Guido Magnone and Lionel Terray. Neate A78. [read more]

New Baker, Deborah The Last Englishmen: Love, War, and the End of Empire
2018 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiv, 358, yellow cloth ; dj & cloth new #27421 $27.95
John Auden was a pioneering geologist of the Himalaya. Michael Spender was the first to draw a detailed map of the North Face of Everest. While their younger brothers - W. H. Auden and Stephen Spender - achieved literary fame, they vied to be included on an expedition that would deliver Everest’s su [read more]

New Barker, Ralph The Last Blue Mountain
1959 Chatto & Windus London 1st, 8vo, pp.212, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 3 maps/diagrams, blue cloth ; dj w/ faint label marks on spine, small chip back, tape marks on inside, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ trace dampstain bottom edge, vg #22469 $45.00
Account of the tragic 1957 Haramosh (24,270') expedition to the Karakoram, prepared from expedition diaries and discussions with survivors. Nice copies are becoming hard to find. Neate B42, Yak B48. [read more]

New Barker, Ralph The Last Blue Mountain
1960 Doubleday NY 1st, 8vo, pp.210, 13 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #22995 $65.00
Account of the tragic 1957 Haramosh (24,270') expedition to the Karakoram, prepared from expedition diaries and discussions with survivors. Nice copies are becoming hard to find. Neate B42, Yak B48. [read more]

New signed Barry, John K2: Savage Mountain, Savage Summer
1987 Oxford Somerset 1st, 8vo, pp.187, 41 color photos, 5 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth ; signed Jim Curran, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth very fine #13508 $49.00
This book details the tragic events of the summer of 1986 when a number of international expeditions attempted the peak. As a result of accidents and a violent storm 13 of the world's top climbers lost their lives. Curran, who wrote his own book ‘K2, Triumph and Tragedy’, was at K2 where he recorded [read more]

New Barry, John The Great Climbing Adventure
1985 Oxford Illus Somerset 1st, 8vo, pp.251, 26 color photos, 8 maps/sketches, black cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #12003 $19.00 $16.15
Barry's climbs including the north face of the Eiger and Matterhorn, Gauri Sankar, Mt. Cook, Mt. Deborah, and others. Neate B48. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H., et al Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; signed Bates & Charles Houston, dj facsimile, cloth spine darkened, internally tight, fine #9494 $645.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. An important and scarce work in the original edition. (This copy includes a color p [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H., et al Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1940 Hale London 1st UK ed, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map ep, red cloth ; signed Bob Bates & Charles Houston, cloth w/ very light wear, bookplate, internally tight, near fine #9495 $475.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. An important and scarce work. [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H., et al Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead US 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, signed Charles Houston, cloth spine lightened, couple spots to cover, vg #23652 $495.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. An important and scarce work in the original edition. Ad Carter (1914-1995) was a mo [read more]

New signed Bates, Robert H., et al Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1940 Hale London 1st, UK ed, 8vo, pp.319, photo frontis, 30 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map ep, red cloth ; xlib, signed Bob Bates & Charles Houston, cloth worn, lib plate on cover & fep, miss ffep, front hinge starting, good. #18686 $295.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit, paving the way for subsequent expeditions. An important and scarce work. [read more]

New Bates, Robert H., et al. Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World by the Members of the First American Karakoram Expedition
1939 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 381, photo frontis, 36 bw photos, fldg chart, appendices, map eps, red cloth ; cloth w/ slight darkening to ‘F’ in ‘Five’ on spine, tight, fldg chart w/ original folds & no tears, fine #25305 $350.00
This is the classic story of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2. This small team made a tremendous attempt on the mountain and nearly reached the summit. An important and scarce work in the original edition. Neate B58. [read more]

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