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Bull, Colin & Pat Wright Silas: The Antarctic Diaries and Memoir of Charles S. Wright
1993 Ohio State University Press Columbus 1st, trade ed, 8vo, pp.xxx, 418, photo frontis, 237 drawings by Pat Wright, 12 maps, brown cloth; dj & cloth new. #17520 $65.00 $59.00
Wright was the physicist and glaciologist on Scott's last expedition. This nicely done book shows via his journals, memoirs, and letters, his view of events on the expedition.[read more]

Priestley's Progress: The Life of Sir Raymond Priestley, Antarctic Explorer, Scientist, Soldier, Academician: Bullock, Mike
Bullock, Mike Priestley's Progress: The Life of Sir Raymond Priestley, Antarctic Explorer, Scientist, Soldier, Academician
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 197, 9 bw photos, map, appendices, wraps; new #27298 $39.95
This first ever biography of Antarctic explorer Sir Raymond Priestley (1886–1974) covers his full (at times life-threatening) involvement with Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1907–1909 Nimrod Expedition and Robert Scott’s 1910–1913 Terra Nova Expedition. Priestley’s service with the British 46th Division du[read more]

Echoes: One Climber's Hard Road to Freedom: Bullock, Nick
signedBullock, Nick Echoes: One Climber's Hard Road to Freedom
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 231, 40 color & 26 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26149 $39.95 $25.00
Bullock, one of the UK’s most outstanding climbers, presents his debut book. He escaped his life as a prison guard by discovering the mountains of Scotland and Wales. He has since traveled on over 20 expeditions from Pakistan to Peru in search of new routes and a new way of seeing the world. Bull[read more]

Tides: A Climber’s Voyage: Bullock, Nick
signedBullock, Nick Tides: A Climber’s Voyage
2018 UK Ltd Signed ed n/250, 8vo, pp.viii, 246, 37 color photos, illus eps, black cloth; signed on limitation page, dj & cloth new #27401 $59.95
The much-anticipated follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut ‘Echoes’. Now retired from the strain of work as a prison officer, Nick is free to climb. A lot. ‘Tides’ is a treasury of his antics and adventures with some of the world’s leading climbers, including Steve House, Kenton Cool, Nico Fav[read more]

Climbing: Bunting, James
signedBunting, James Climbing
1973 Crowell NY 1st, 8vo, pp.92, photo frontis, 6 color & 38 bw photos, 3 illus, 27 figs, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed Richard Irvin, issued w/o dj, cloth fine #23442 $9.00 $7.20
A guide to climbing reflecting the state of the art at the time. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Men Against the Clouds: The Conquest of Minya Konka: Burdsall, Richard L., Arthur B. Emmons & Terris Moore
Burdsall, Richard L., Arthur B. Emmons & Terris Moore Men Against the Clouds: The Conquest of Minya Konka
1935 John Lane London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 272, photo frontis, 46 bw photos (6 fldg), 7 maps, appendices, map eps, purple cloth; cloth w/ usual fading to spine, vg #10284 $75.00
The 1932 first ascent of Minya Konka (24,892') by a small American party. It was the second highest peak climbed at the time, after Kamet in 1931. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B213, Yak B296.[read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
New Burgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Rocky Mountain Books Calgary 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; dj bumped top spine, else fine, cloth fine #22590 $39.00 $29.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce. To see all of our Sale Items,
The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
signedBurgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Cloudcap Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; inscribed by Aid to Clint Willis, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ Willis’ address stamp to ffep, tight, fine #27486 $85.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce. Willis is the author of The Boys of Everes[read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
signedBurgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
1994 Rocky Mountain Books/Cloudcap Calgary/Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.463, 23 color & 26 bw photos, yellow cloth; signed Aid & Al Burgess, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #25321 $155.00
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce.[read more]

The Burgess Book of Lies: Burgess, Adrian & Alan
Burgess, Adrian & Alan The Burgess Book of Lies
2001 Mountaineers Seattle 2nd prtg, 8vo, pp.463, 49 bw photos, wraps; new #26961 $24.95
The Burgess twins are well noted for their exploits on and off the mountains! Here are entertaining stories from the Alps to Logan, McKinley to Fitzroy, Dhaulagiri to Everest, and many places in between. The original hardcover editions are rather scarce.[read more]

Everest Canada: The Ultimate Challenge: Burgess, Alan & Jim Palmer
signedBurgess, Alan & Jim Palmer Everest Canada: The Ultimate Challenge
1983 Stoddart Toronto 1st, 4to, pp.214, 115 color photos, appendices, blue cloth; signed John Amatt & Pat Morrow, dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ pen mark top corner ffep, tight, fine #9565 $95.00
Account of the 1982 Canadian ascent of Everest, six people reached the summit but not without sacrifice. John Amatt served as business leader for the expedition and Pat Morrow became the second Canadian to reach the summit. This is a nice expedition book with lots of photos and is the preferred Cana[read more]

Everest: The Ultimate Challenge: Burgess, Alan & Jim Palmer
Burgess, Alan & Jim Palmer Everest: The Ultimate Challenge
1983 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 4to, pp.214, 115 color photos, appendices, blue cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, edge wear, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #24193 $19.00
Account of the 1982 Canadian ascent of Everest, six people reached the summit but not without sacrifice. Pat Morrow became the second Canadian to reach the summit. This is a nice expedition book with lots of photos. See Neate B214, SB B48.[read more]

Everest: The Ultimate Challenge: Burgess, Alan & Jim Palmer
signedBurgess, Alan & Jim Palmer Everest: The Ultimate Challenge
1983 Beaufort NY 1st, 4to, pp.214, 115 color photos, appendices, blue cloth; signed John Amatt & Pat Morrow, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #12014 $79.00
Account of the 1982 Canadian ascent of Everest, six people reached the summit but not without sacrifice. John Amatt served as business leader for the expedition and Pat Morrow became the second Canadian to reach the summit. This is a nice expedition book with lots of photos. See Neate B214, SB B4[read more]

signedBurns, Cameron Selected Climbs in the Desert Southwest: Colorado & Utah
1999 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.238, photo frontis, 126 bw photos, 79 topo drawings, 1 maps, wraps; inscribed ‘Phil, It was fun to climb this with you. Cheers, Henry C. Barber (pg31)’, fine #25187 $19.00 $15.20
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

Climb: Tales of Man Versus Boulder, Crag, Wall, and Peak: Burns, Kerry L. & Cameron M. Burns. eds.
Burns, Kerry L. & Cameron M. Burns. eds. Climb: Tales of Man Versus Boulder, Crag, Wall, and Peak
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 243, 14 bw photos, map, wraps; new #25855 $14.95
A cliffhanging collection of 15 of the world’s greatest climbing adventures. From straightforward narratives of ascents to meticulous self-examination to spiritual reveries, climbing prompts men and women to pour forth essays, articles, and books that are unlike any other field of literature. Clim[read more]

Alaska – Narrative, Glaciers, Natives – History, Geography, Resources (Harriman Alaska Expedition): Burroughs, John, John Muir & George Bird Grinell, et al.
Burroughs, John, John Muir & George Bird Grinell, et al. Alaska – Narrative, Glaciers, Natives – History, Geography, Resources (Harriman Alaska Expedition)
1901 Doubleday, Page NY 1st, 8vo, 2 vol, vol I pp.xxxvii, 183, color frontis, 7 color & 48 bw plates, 12 color illus, 175 figs, 2 (of 4) maps, vol II pp.185-383, color frontis, 5 color & 53 bw plates, 13 color illus , 65 figs, 1 color map, teg, uncut, gilt-dec green cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, tight, near fine #27146 $315.00
Edward Henry Harriman (1848-1909) was one of the nation’s most powerful railroad magnates. In 1899 he organized a large, lavish expedition which left Seattle on the ship George W. Elder. Carrying 126 passengers, consisting of scientists, artists, photographers, naturalists, crew and family, the Elde[read more]

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts: Burrows, Tess
Burrows, Tess Cold Hands, Warm Hearts
2010 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.247, 13 bw photos, map, wraps; new #27586 $19.95
A grandmother of two, 60-year-old Burrows came to climbing and polar travel late in life. She has been on expeditions to Chimborazo, Kilimanjaro, and the North and South Pole. Here, she recounts her race to the South Pole to promote world peace. She not only learns to push the limits of the human bo[read more]

A Passion for Mountains: Burrows-Smith, Hannah, ed.
Burrows-Smith, Hannah, ed. A Passion for Mountains
2014 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, 216 color & 8 bw photos, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26741 $49.95
A compilation of accounts written by members of the British Mountain Guides, including John Barry, Adrian Burgess, Rob Collister, Alan Hinkes, Martin Moran, Chris Parkin, Andy Perkins, Mike Pescod, Mark Seaton, Victor Saunders, and many others. Documenting both personal climbing and mountaineering a[read more]

Antarctic Night: One Man's Story of 28,224 Hours at the Bottom of the World: Bursey, Jack
Bursey, Jack Antarctic Night: One Man's Story of 28,224 Hours at the Bottom of the World
1957 McNally NY 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 36 bw photos, map, grey cloth; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth w/ name, vg+ #12449 $9.00
Bursey's autobiography covers his experiences as a member of Byrd's Antarctic Expedition (1928-30), the U. S. Antarctic Service Expedition (1939-41), and Operation Deepfreeze (1955-57). Spence 220.[read more]

Southern Horizons: The History of the British Antarctic Territory: Burton, Robert
Burton, Robert Southern Horizons: The History of the British Antarctic Territory
2008 UK 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.64, map frontis, 31 color & 79 bw photos, 9 color & 19 bw illus, 2 plans, graph, 4 maps, wraps; new #26677 $29.95
An informative booklet covering the history of the British Antarctic beginning with Francis Drake. Includes sections on Cook, Smith, Bellingshausen, Foster, d’Urville, Wilkes, Ross, the sealers, Weddell, Gerlache, Nordenskjold, Bruce, Charcot, Filchner, Shackleton, the whalers, Bagshawe, Lester, th[read more]

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