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Great Climbs: Bonington, Chris & Doug Scott
Bonington, Chris & Doug Scott Great Climbs
1996/7 UK 1st thus, 4to, 2 vol, vol I pp.192, color frontis, 417 color & 5 bw photos, vol II pp.192, color frontis, 446 color & 3 bw photos, wraps; slipcased boxed set, new #25007 $64.95 $51.96
A boxed set of Bonington’s ‘Mountaineer’ and Scott’s ‘Himalayan Climber’. 'Mountaineer' is a great photo book covering Chris' entire career. 'Himalayan Climber' covers Scott's career as a climber all over the world. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, [read more]

Changabang: Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al
Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al Changabang
1976 Heinemann London 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth; dj w/ light edge rubbing, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #23957 $9.00 $7.65
The first ascent of Changabang (22,520') in 1974. Neate B128, Yak B215. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al Changabang
1976 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth; dj w/ slight pulling to top edge, else fine, cloth fine #9544 $49.00 $39.20
The first ascent of Changabang (22,520') in 1974. Neate B128, Yak B215. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Changabang: Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al.
signedBonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al. Changabang
1976 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #9545 $149.00 $119.20
The first ascent of Changabang (22,520') in 1974. Neate B128, Yak B215. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Changabang: Bonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al.
signedBonington, Chris, Doug Scott, et al. Changabang
1976 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.118, photo frontis, 4 color & 52 bw photos, map, tan cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18907 $75.00
The first ascent of Changabang (22,520') in 1974. Neate B128, Yak B215. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Booth, Pat Edmund Hillary: Life of a Legend
1994 Moa Beckett Auckland 2nd ed, 4to, pp.208, 13 color & 117 bw photos, grey cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine. #12503 $59.00
A great book on Hillary's life and accomplishments, profusely illustrated with many photos not published elsewhere. Hard to find.[read more]

Booth, Pat Edmund Hillary: Life of a Legend
1993 Moa Beckett Auckland 1st, 4to, pp.208, 13 color & 117 bw photos, grey cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ minor pen mark to title page, fine. #19544 $69.00
A great book on Hillary's life and accomplishments, profusely illustrated with many photos not published elsewhere. Hard to find.[read more]

First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900: Borchgrevink, C. E.
Borchgrevink, C. E. First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
1901 Newnes London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 333, 32 pgs ads, photo frontis, 196 bw illus, 3 color fldg maps, appendices, uncut, teg, gilt decorated & lettered spine, front cover w/ gilt & silver image, dark blue cloth; cloth top spine pulled, spine slightly darkened, light rubbing, light wear to corners, some foxing to title page, maps w/ original folds, vg+ #22500 $1,875.00 $1,195.00
Borchgrevink's British Antarctic Expedition in the 'Southern Cross' was composed almost entirely of Norwegians and was the first to winter over on the continent, at Cape Adare, the first to use dogs on the continent, established a new ‘furthest south’, and made the first sledge journey on the Ross I[read more]

First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900: Borchgrevink, C. E.
Borchgrevink, C. E. First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
1901 Newnes London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 333, 32 pgs ads, photo frontis, 196 bw illus, 3 color fldg maps, appendices; rebound in dark blue cloth, portion of orig spine & cover present, new eps, maps w/ orig folds, 1 map w/ 1” split, very good #27453 $495.00 $420.75
Borchgrevink’s British Antarctic Expedition in the ‘Southern Cross’ was composed almost entirely of Norwegians and was the first to winter over on the continent, at Cape Adare, the first to use dogs on the continent, established a new ‘furthest south’, and made the first sledge journey on the Ross I[read more]

First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900: Borchgrevink, C. E.
Borchgrevink, C. E. First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
1901 Newnes London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 333, 32 pgs ads, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 196 bw illus, 3 color fldg maps, appendices, uncut, teg, gilt decorated & lettered spine, front cover w/ gilt & silver image, dark blue cloth; cloth w/ light edge wear (principally to spine), corners lightly rubbed, maps w/ original folds, 1 map split along fold line & edge tear, tight, vg+ #26126 $1,875.00
Borchgrevink's British Antarctic Expedition in the 'Southern Cross' was composed almost entirely of Norwegians and was the first to winter over on the continent, at Cape Adare, the first to use dogs on the continent, established a new ‘furthest south’, and made the first sledge journey on the Ross I[read more]

Das Festland am Südpol: Die Expedition zum Südpolarland in den Jahren 1898-1900: Borchgrevink, Carsten
Borchgrevink, Carsten Das Festland am Südpol: Die Expedition zum Südpolarland in den Jahren 1898-1900
1905 Schottlaender Breslau 1st German, tall 8vo, pp.609, 301 bw photos, 6 color & 15 bw illus, chart, 2 color & 3 bw maps, appendices, pictorial red cloth; cloth spine split along back, hinges cracked, pages browned, good #26700 $165.00
This is the first German edition of Borchgrevink’s ‘First on the Antarctic Continent’, published five years after the UK edition but with many more photos and six color illustrations. Borchgrevink's British Antarctic Expedition in the 'Southern Cross' was composed almost entirely of Norwegians and [read more]

Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]: Borgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa
signedBorgognoni, A. & G. Titta Rosa Scalatori: Le Più Audaci Imprese Alpinistiche da Whymper al ‘Sesto Grado’ Raccontate dai Protagonisti [Climbers: The Most Audacious Mountaineering Stories from Whymper to the 'Sixth Grade' Recounted by the Protagonists]
1939 Editore Ulrico Hoepli Milano 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xvi, 415, 116 bw photos, 13 illus, stiff wrappers; signed Armando Aste, Riccardo Cassin, & Cesare Maestri, wraps rubbed on edges, bottom portion of spine wrap is missing, vg-. #27219 $495.00
An important anthology of mountaineering literature devoted to the history of mountaineering. The first two chapters includes writings by Whymper, Mummery, Sella, Lammer, Guido Rey, Henry, Gugliermina, and others. The third chapter relates the advent of the sixth grade in the Dolomites by Solleder, [read more]

A Tenderfoot With Peary: Borup, George
Borup, George A Tenderfoot With Peary
1911 Stokes NY reprint, 8vo, pp.xv, 317, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 8 bw photos, illus blue cloth; cloth w/ name, vg #9043 $25.00
Borup was the youngest member of Peary's 1908-09 expedition. Includes his participation in the first part of the polar march and a sledge journey along the North Greenland coast with MacMillan. AB 2022.[read more]

A Tenderfoot With Peary: Borup, George
Borup, George A Tenderfoot With Peary
1911 Stokes NY 3rd, 8vo, pp.xvi, 317, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 41 bw photos, illus blue cloth; xlib, cloth w/ usual lib marks to spine & eps, hinges cracked, miss fldg map, vg #26219 $5.00
Borup was the youngest member of Peary's 1908-09 expedition. Includes his participation in the first part of the polar march and a sledge journey along the North Greenland coast with MacMillan. AB 2022.[read more]

K2: Storia della Montagna Impossible (K2: History of the Impossible Mountain): Boscarino, Alessandro
Boscarino, Alessandro K2: Storia della Montagna Impossible (K2: History of the Impossible Mountain)
2018 Italy 1st, folio, pp.36, 111 bw photos, 7 illus, 5 maps, illus eps, pictorial cover; slipcase lightly bumped from shipping, issued w/o dj, new #27532 $75.95
A 22’-wide Folding Folio on K2! A unique, folding, pictorial presentation of the history of K2 from its earliest discovery through the first ascent in 1954. This visually impressive work stands 19” high by 12” wide (22’ wide when unfolded) and comes in a slipcase. I was pleased to be able to prov[read more]

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest: Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt
signedBoukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
1997 St. Martin's NY 1st ed 1st prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 256, 24 color & 1 bw photos, 2 maps, sketch, chart, white cloth; signed Pete Athans, dj fine, cloth fine #20269 $35.00
This is Anatoli Boukreev’s dramatic personal account of his role on Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness team and the 1996 Everest disaster. He presents his perspective and sheds new light on the events and his account of the pre-expedition maneuvering for clients, permits, and oxygen makes fascinating[read more]

Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
1997 St. Martin's NY 2nd, 8vo, pp.xi, 256, 24 color & 1 bw photos, 2 maps, sketch, chart, white cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #8659 $15.00 $12.00
This is Anatoli Boukreev’s dramatic personal account of his role on Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness team and the 1996 Everest disaster. He presents his perspective and sheds new light on the events and his account of the pre-expedition maneuvering for clients, permits, and oxygen makes fascinating[read more]

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest: Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt
signedBoukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
1997 St. Martin's NY 6th, 8vo, pp.xi, 256, 24 color & 1 bw photos, 2 maps, sketch, chart, white cloth; signed Pete Athans, Jamling Tenzing, & Ed Viesturs, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ front hinge starting, else fine #14413 $45.00
This is Anatoli Boukreev’s dramatic personal account of his role on Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness team and the 1996 Everest disaster. He presents his perspective and sheds new light on the events and his account of the pre-expedition maneuvering for clients, permits, and oxygen makes fascinating [read more]

The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest: Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt
Boukreev, Anatoli & G. Weston DeWalt The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
1998 US rep, 8vo, pp.xvi, 297, 13 bw photos, 2 maps, sketch, chart, wraps; bookplate Ex Libris Pete Schoening, name, vg #13720 $9.00
This is Anatoli Boukreev’s dramatic personal account of his role on Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness team and the 1996 Everest disaster. He presents his perspective and sheds new light on the events and his account of the pre-expedition maneuvering for clients, permits, and oxygen makes fascinating[read more]

Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains: Bowen, Mark
signedBowen, Mark Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
2005 US 1st, thick 8vo, pp.463, 16 color & 19 bw photos, 3 figs, map, blue/white cloth; signed Bowen, ‘American Alpine Club Annual Meeting, March, 2007’, dj fine, cloth fine #24136 $29.00
A fascinating book presenting the work of the world’s premier paleoclimatologist on the world’s highest equatorial peaks in search of clues to global warming. Bowen accompanied scientist Lonnie Thompson on several expeditions, and includes accounts of other expeditions as well, to deep-drill into gl[read more]

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