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Alpinist 2008 First Ascents Calendar
Alpinist 2008 First Ascents Calendar
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 14” wide x 22” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months; shrinkwrapped, new #23541 $19.95 $0.99
In this calendar:
  • Didier Berthod on Arctandra
  • Kate Rutherford on Moonlight Buttress
  • Alex Huber on La Rambla
  • Dean Potter on Honk Kong Phooey
  • Plus eight more stunning first ascents from around the world!
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Antarctica 2010 Calendar
Antarctica 2010 Calendar
2010 NZ 13¼” wide x 18½” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months; new #25422 $19.95 $9.95
This is one of our favorite calendars! Here is a stunning collection of color images from the frozen south – Adelie, Emperor, and King penguins, Borchgrevink’s Hut, Elephant seals, Mount Erebus, Mount Hershel, Orcas, Scott Base, Snow Petrels, and more![read more]

Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2014 Calendar
Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2014 Calendar
2014 US 13" wide x 20" high when opened, 13 bw images, 12 months; new #26561 $16.95 $6.95
A terrific calendar featuring duotones of some of Washburn’s great images. Included here are Alaska, Grandes Jorasses, Miles Glacier, Mount Deception, Mount Huntington, Mount McKinley, Mount Washington, and more. Important firsts in mountaineering history are included and the images are suitable f[read more]

Karakoram (2) Skardu, Hispar, Biafo area: Trekking and Mountaineering Map
Karakoram (2) Skardu, Hispar, Biafo area: Trekking and Mountaineering Map
1990 Leomann Maps 22” x 35”, scale 1:200,000, color, double-sided, folded; new #25954 $19.95
Includes trekking routes with short descriptions, peaks, and physical topography. English text and three other maps on back.[read more]

Mountain Spirit 2008 Calendar
Mountain Spirit 2008 Calendar
US 12" wide x 24" high when opened, 25 color images, 16 months (Sept '07 - Dec '08); new #24741 $11.95 $5.95
This is one of two great new calendars we are offering by climber and photographer Marek Wencel. Each month features two images with a description of the main image and each day has plenty of room for writing those special reminders! Note: this calendar starts in September of 2007 so you can start[read more]

Mountaineer's Spirit 2008 Calendar
Mountaineer's Spirit 2008 Calendar
US 12" wide x 24" high when opened, 25 color images, 16 months (Sept '07 - Dec '08); new #24742 $11.95 $5.95
This is one of two great new calendars we are offering by climber and photographer Marek Wencel. Each month features two images with a description of the main image and each day has plenty of room for writing those special reminders! Note: this calendar starts in September of 2007 so you can start[read more]

Mountains & Rivers Map
1869 Colton 24.5” x 18”, color, single-side, central fold; near fine #12494 $95.00
Large chart depicting mountains & rivers with heights/lengths for each and volcanoes spewing smoke.[read more]

New Zealand Alpine 2008 Calendar
New Zealand Alpine 2008 Calendar
NZ 13” wide x 18½” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months; new #22660 $19.95 $9.95
A magnificent collection of color images from National Parks down under – Arthurs Pass, Fiordland, Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier, Mount Aspiring, Mount Cook, Mount Egmont, Mount French, Mount Tasman, Westland, and more![read more]

Trail Magic: The Appalachian Trail Hiking Game
Trail Magic: The Appalachian Trail Hiking Game
US ; new #22894 $19.95
Learn about hiking the Appalachian Trail as you play Trail Magic. Fun and fast moving play is created by a combination of multiple choice trivia questions, chance, food rations and questions about your trail mates. It's designed for groups of 2 or more and ages 10 and up. Start at either Springer[read more]

Zwischen Erde und Himmel [Between Earth and Sky]:  Rébuffat, Gaston & Pierre Tairraz
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]

Alpine Journal. 1910-11 vol 25 #'s 187-194: [Alpine Club]
[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]

Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[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]

A Photographic Record of the Mount Shisha Pangma Scientific Expedition: [China]
[China] A Photographic Record of the Mount Shisha Pangma Scientific Expedition
1966 Science Press Peking 1st, 4to, [pp.86], 8 color & 87 bw (2 fldg) photos, map eps, white cloth; dj w/ lg taped tears, good, cloth fine #24078 $425.00
A large format photo account which includes the Chinese first ascent of Shisha Pangma (8013m) in 1964, the last of the 8000m peaks to be climbed. The large Chinese expedition placed 10 members on the summit. Although there were a number of articles at the time, this appears to be the only book-lengt[read more]

Mountaineering in China: [China]
[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]

Manaslu 1952-3: [Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club
[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]

Manaslu 1954-6: [Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club
[Japan]. Japanese Alpine Club Manaslu 1954-6
1958 Mainichi Newspapers Tokyo 1st, large 8vo, pp.24, 14, 353, 13, 47 bw photos, 30 figs, 8 sketches, 74 charts (2 fldg), 8 maps (1 color, 1 fldg), appendices, red cloth; dj is a facsimile, cloth fine #25615 $495.00
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 failed attempt in 1954, the reconnaissance of [read more]

K2: The Mountain of My Heart: [Japan]. Shinkai, Isao
[Japan]. Shinkai, Isao K2: The Mountain of My Heart
1978 Soshisha-shuppan Tokyo 1st, 4to, pp.167, 110 bw photos, 3 maps, white cloth, boxed; original cardboard box w/ fade to spine, edge wear, vg, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #25125 $295.00
A personal account of the large Japanese expedition which made the second ascent of K2 in 1977. This large, 50-person Japanese expedition made three attempts before finally placing seven climbers on the summit over the course of two consecutive days. This large-format book makes a nice accompaniemen[read more]

The Mountain of the White Devil: South Pillar of Dhaulagiri I, 1975 & 1978: [Japan]. Tokyo Himalaya Expedition
[Japan]. Tokyo Himalaya Expedition The Mountain of the White Devil: South Pillar of Dhaulagiri I, 1975 & 1978
1979 The Expedition Tokyo 1st, 8vo, pp.44, 387, 45 color & 38 bw photos + 49 portraits, route drawings, tables, 4 maps, sketch eps, page-ribbon, blue cloth; slipcase rubbed, near fine, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #25461 $185.00
Account of the expeditions to the South Pillar of Dhaulagiri in 1975 and 1978. Six members were lost in an avalanche in 1975 and success was achieved in 1978. In Japanese with seven text pages and four-page summary in English, no English translation. Yak j463 (2nd ed), T174 (3rd).[read more]

Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush: [Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro
[Japan]. Yoshizawa, Ichiro Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush
1977/78 Gakushûkenyû-sha Tokyo 2 vol, 1st, lg 4to, vol 1 pp.330, 116 color & 79 bw photos, bw drawings, 28 large maps, (2 fldg), blue cloth; vol 2 pp.350, 123 color & 74 bw photos, bw drawings, 31 large maps, (2 fldg), brown cloth; slipcases w/ light rubbing, near fine, issued w/o dj’s, cloth fine #23791 $1,200.00 $900.00
This is a classic voluminous work which is quite difficult to find. Vol 1 has large maps covering the areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri,[read more]

[Ponting, Herbert]
[Ponting, Herbert]
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, blank inside; protective card sleeve, new #27047 $4.95
A lovely image of the ‘Terra Nova’ in the ice during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Herbert Ponting has left us with a wealth of images covering the important early exploration of the Antarctic continent. This study, made on a dead calm day, shows a berg in the last stages of [read more]

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