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Blank on the Map Prospectus: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Blank on the Map Prospectus
[1938] Hodder & Stoughton London 8vo, pp.1, 1 bw illus, wraps; fine #26457 $29.00
The original prospectus for Shipton’s book ‘Blank on the Map’. This double-sided prospectus describes Shipton’s book together with an order form. A nice piece of ephemera to go with this classic book.[read more]

Land of Tempest Prospectus: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Land of Tempest Prospectus
[1963] Hodder & Stoughton London 8vo, pp.1, 1 bw illus, wraps; fine #26187 $29.00
The original prospectus for Shipton’s book ‘Land of Tempest’. This double-sided prospectus describes Shipton’s book together with an order form. A nice piece of ephemera to go with this classic book.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryShipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ fade strip on left side cover, vg, cloth fine #24948 $75.00 $67.50
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Neate S59. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library,
Shipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #18976 $89.00
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Neate S59.[read more]

American Alpine Club LibraryShipton, Eric Land of Tempest: Travels in Patagonia 1958-1962
1963 Dutton NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 24 bw photos, 3 maps, green cloth; dj w/ edge tears, good+, cloth near fine #10110 $35.00 $31.50
Accounts of four expeditions in the isolated regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Neate S59. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To see all current offerings from the AAC Library,
Men Against Everest: Shipton, Eric
New Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; cloth tight, vg #24719 $5.00 $4.25
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled 'The True Book about Everest’, see below. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Shipton, Eric Men Against Everest
1955 Prentice-Hall NJ 1st, 8vo, pp.161, 8 bw photos, sketches, map, appendix, blue cloth; dj chipped, worn, good, cloth rubbed, vg. #23413 $12.00
A look back at the pivotal events in the history of Everest attempts. UK edition is titled “The True Book about Everest”. Neate S67, SB S25, Yak S214.[read more]

That Untravelled World: An Autobiography: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric That Untravelled World: An Autobiography
1969 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.286, 26 bw photos, 6 maps, map eps, blue cloth; dj w/ light edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth miss corner of ffep, tight, else fine #11489 $25.00
Shipton was one of the greatest mountain explorers of all time and, although he took part in five Everest expeditions, is best known for his small, private, lightweight expeditions, often with Tilman. This book includes East Africa, the Karakoram, Everest, and Patagonia. Note: This book is not inclu[read more]

Shipton, Eric That Untravelled World: An Autobiography
1977 Hodder & Stoughton London rep, 8vo, pp.286, 27 bw photos, 6 maps, map eps, green cloth; dj chipped, vg, cloth fine. #24354 $45.00
Shipton was one of the greatest mountain explorers of all time and, although he took part in five Everest expeditions, is best known for his small, private, lightweight expeditions, often with Tilman. This book includes East Africa, the Karakoram, Everest, and Patagonia. Note: This book is not inc[read more]

That Untravelled World: An Autobiography: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric That Untravelled World: An Autobiography
1969 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.286, 27 bw photos, 6 maps, map eps, green cloth; dj near fine, cloth w/ few small spots bottom edge, near fine #22157 $95.00
Shipton was one of the greatest mountain explorers of all time and, although he took part in five Everest expeditions, is best known for his small, private, lightweight expeditions, often with Tilman. This book includes East Africa, the Karakoram, Everest, and Patagonia. Note: This book is not inc[read more]

The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition: Shipton, Eric
signedShipton, Eric The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition
1952 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, tall 8vo, pp.128, 92 bw photos, 4 maps, white cloth; signed Ed Hillary, dj chipped top spine, some edge wear, vg, cloth fine #23432 $195.00 $125.00
Shipton led the 1951 British reconnaissance expedition which reached the top of the icefall and showed the southern approach was feasible. They also explored west to Gauri Sankar and east toward Makalu. This is primarily a photo book. Neate S60, SB S24, Yak S213. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

The Six Mountain-Travel Books: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric The Six Mountain-Travel Books
2010 US rep, thick 8vo, pp.ix, 800, photo frontis, 109 bw photos, 18 maps, sketches, appendices, wraps; fine #27282 $19.00
A nice reprint of Shipton’s popular mountain books - Nanda Devi, Blank on the Map, Upon that Mountain, Mt. Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951, Mountains of Tartary, Land of Tempest.[read more]

Mountain Conquest: Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn
New Shipton, Eric & Bradford Washburn Mountain Conquest
1966 American Heritage NY 1st, 8vo, pp.153, many color & bw photos/illus, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth pulled top spine, tight, vg #23764 $5.00 $4.25
A nice book covering major peaks and climbs around the world - Matterhorn, McKinley, Nanda Devi, Everest, and others. Neate S61, SB S26. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

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