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The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon: A Hunter’s Explorations for Wild Sheep in Sub-Arctic Mountains: Sheldon, Charles
Sheldon, Charles The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon: A Hunter’s Explorations for Wild Sheep in Sub-Arctic Mountains
1911 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 354, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 96 bw photos, 4 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, teg, uncut, gilt dec green cloth; cloth rubbed on back cover, front cover bright, front hinge a bit weak, name, map w/ orig folds & no tears, tight, near fine #22706 $275.00
The classic account of exploration in the Yukon.[read more]

You Think That's Bad: Stories: Shepard, Jim
Shepard, Jim You Think That's Bad: Stories
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.225, black/white cloth; dj & cloth new #25706 $24.95
Shepard, a previous finalist for the National Book Award, presents a wildly diverse collection of 11 fictional stories. Included are reluctant soldiers, workaholic artists, female explorers, depraved murderers, deluded losers, and mountaineers! Of principal interest here are stories of Freya Stark[read more]

Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places: Shepton, Bob
Shepton, Bob Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places
2014 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 204, 28 color photos, 4 maps, wraps; new #26746 $25.95
Shepton is the modern H. W. Tilman. An ordained minister in his late 70s, Shepton spends much of his time sailing into the Arctic and leading small teams to make first ascents of inaccessible mountains. Opening with the disastrous fire that destroyed his yacht whilst he was ice-bound in Greenland, [read more]

Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories: Sherman, John
Sherman, John Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.238, white/orange cloth; dj spine faded, price sticker on back, unclipped, fine, cloth fine #16928 $9.00
The funny and irreverent Sherman offers up the best of ‘Verm’s World’, from the pages of Climbing magazine, along with previously unpublished material. His profiles of fellow climbers and humorous stories are sure to entertain.[read more]

Expeditions to Nowhere: Sherman, Paddy
Sherman, Paddy Expeditions to Nowhere
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.226, 18 bw photos, 6 maps, tan/blue cloth; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13668 $8.00 $6.80
Sherman, a well known Canadian mountaineer, tells of climbs on Huascaran, Alpamayo, Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, McKinley, Aconcagua, and Illimani. Neate S52. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Sherman, Paddy Expeditions to Nowhere
1981 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.226, 18 bw photos, 6 maps, tan/blue cloth; dj vg, cloth fine. #11866 $16.00
Sherman, a well known Canadian mountaineer, tells of climbs on Huascaran, Alpamayo, Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, McKinley, Aconcagua, and Illimani. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S52.[read more]

To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak: Sherwonit, Bill
Sherwonit, Bill To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak
1990 Alaska Northwest Books Anchorage 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 347, photo frontis, 29 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; near fine #4839 $7.00 $5.95
A good read on some of the attempts to scale ‘The High One’ from the earliest expeditions in 1903 through the first winter solo ascents in 1988 and 1989. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak: Sherwonit, Bill
signedSherwonit, Bill To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak
1995 US 3rd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 347, photo frontis, 29 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; inscribed ‘To ___ - I hope you enjoy these stories from ‘The High One” Bill Sheronit, fine #13669 $17.95
A good read on some of the attempts to scale ‘The High One’ from the earliest expeditions in 1903 through the first winter solo ascents in 1988 and 1989.[read more]

Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent: Sherwood, Charles
signedSherwood, Charles Seven Climbs: Finding the Finest Climb on Each Continent
2002 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.180, 86 color & 7 bw photos, 7 figs, 2 maps, wraps w/ French flaps; signed, new #27698 $29.95
Sherwood is on a quest to find the best climb on each continent. He eschews the traditional Seven Summits, where height alone is the determining factor, and instead considers mountaineering challenge, natural beauty, and historical context, aiming to capture the diverse character of each continent a[read more]

Orient Express to Crystal Summit: Shin, Seung-Mo
Shin, Seung-Mo Orient Express to Crystal Summit
1991 Soomun Seoul 1st, 8vo, pp.304, 88 color & 19 bw photos, 7 maps (1 color fldg), 5 sketches, appendix, wraps; stamp on title page, near fine #21252 $49.00
This small Korean expedition made a winter ascent of Everest in 1987/88 placing two people on the summit. During the descent Ang Rita held the Korean’s fall. This was also Ang Rita’s fourth ascent of Everest and the first-ever winter ascent without the use of supplemental oxygen. In English although[read more]

Blank on the Map: Shipton, Eric
Shipton, Eric Blank on the Map
1938 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 299, photo frontis, 58 bw photos, 3 maps (1 color fldg), appendices, black cloth; dj is a color facsimile, cloth tight, very light foxing, fldg map w/ original folds & no tears, fine #12354 $495.00
with Blank on the Map Prospectus. [1938] Hodder & Stoughton, London, 8vo, pp.1, 1 bw illus; fine. Shipton's classic details his exploration, with Tilman, of the Shaksgam region north of the main Karakoram range in 1937. Together with the original prospectus for this book. This double-sided prospe[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 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,
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 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 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]

Men Against Everest: Shipton, Eric
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]

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]

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 unclipped, fine, cloth tight, 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 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]

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