Polar

Amundsen, Roald. Expedition to the South Pole. 2017 NH #27310, $17.95
Transcript of a lecture delivered by Amundsen to the Berlin Geographical Society in 1912.

2018 Antarctic Calendar. 2017 UK #27306, $14.95





[Antarctic], Ships of Antarctica Postcards. UK #27307, $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting historic expedition ships.

[Antarctic/Arctic], Polar Postcards. UK #27308, $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting various Antarctic and Arctic events and people.

Bullock, Mike. Priestley's Progress: The Life of Sir Raymond Priestley, Antarctic Explorer, Scientist, Soldier, Academician. 2017 US #27298, $39.95
The first ever biography of Antarctic explorer Sir Raymond Priestley.

signed Cook, Sheldon. Frederick Albert Cook: Discoverer of The North Pole - The First Testimony of The Polar Eskimos April 1909 - August 1909, Confirmed His Discovery of The North Pole On April 21, 1908. 2008 US #27179, $19.95
A collection of three papers related to Cook's claim to have discovered the North Pole.

signed Cook, Sheldon. Sextant, Speeds and Drift: The Polar Journey of Frederick Albert Cook - The Discovery of The North Pole, April 21, 1908. 2009 US #27180, $19.95
An extensive paper written to refute Robert Bryce's book 'Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy, Resolved'.

Larsen, Eric. On Thin Ice: An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic. 2017 US #27214, $24.95
Account of the 2014 unsupported traverse from Ellesmere Island to the North Pole.

Riffenburgh, Beau. C. A. Larsen: Explorer, Whaler & Family Man. 2016 Norway #27212, $44.95
A marvelous, superbly illustrated, publication produced to accompany the Fram Museum's 'C. A. Larsen' exhibition in 2016-17.

Sienicki, Krzysztof. Captain Scott: Icy Deceits and Untold Realities. 2016 Germany #27256, $175.-
In this massive tome, comprised of three volumes, Sienicki uses scientific techniques to analyze Scott's data. A daring challenge to the prevailing views of Captain Robert F. Scott's journey to the South Pole and consequent disaster.

Stephenson, Robert. Norway and the Antarctic. 2017 NH #27311, $17.95
A timeline of Norwegian activities in the Antarctic, from the late 18th century to 2006, and a listing of 81 Antarcticans born in Norway, from Amundsen to Wisting.

Stephenson, Robert. Some 'Heroic Age' Verses. 2017 NH #27312, $17.95
A collection of poems taken from The Blizzard, Aurora Australis, The Adelie Mail & Cape Adare Times, The South Pole, South With Mawson, and more.

Taylor, Andrew. Two Years Below the Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944-1946. 2017 Canada #27296, $37.95
The edited memoirs of Andrew Taylor (1907-93) in which he vividly recounts his experiences and accomplishments during Operation Tabarin.

Watson, Paul. Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition. 2017 US #27234, $27.95
Watson weaves together an epic account of the legendary Franklin Expedition of 1845 with the modern tale of the scientists, researchers, divers, and local Inuit behind the recent discoveries of the two ships.

Wild, Frank. The Story of the "Quest" will be told by .... [1923] London #27309, $15.95
A facsimile of a 1923 4-page brochure advertising Wild's talk about Shackleton and the voyage of the "Quest".

Mountaineering

Banff Mountain Book Festival Grand Prize and Mountaineering History Award

Herrington, Jim. The Climbers. 2017 US #27305, $59.95
Nearly twenty years in the making, Herrington shares a stunning collection of portraits of icons in the mountaineering world.

Alpinist #59 Autumn 2017. 2017 US #27300, $14.95
Featuring La Meije, Ueli Steck, Anna smith, Shunyata, the Sticht Plate, and more!



signed Bonington, Chris. Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge. 2017 UK #27317, $39.95
In this new autobiography, Bonington looks back on his extraordinary life.


signed Boysen, Martin. Hanging On: A Life Inside British Climbing's Golden Age. 2017 UK #27236, $25.95
Boysen's long-awaited autobiography describes his passion for crags and mountains from North Wales to the Himalaya.

Caldwell, Tommy. The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits. 2017 US #27287, $26.95
Caldwell's memoir describes the free ascent of El Capitan's Dawn Wall, being held hostage in Kyrgyzstan, and more.

signed Collister, Rob. Days to Remember: Adventures and Reflections of a Mountain Guide. 2016 UK #27224, $25.95
A collection of tales from well-known Welsh mountain guide.


Conroy, Patrick. Everest Untold: Diaries from the first South African Everest Expedition. 2016 South Africa #27211, $34.99
Conroy's memoir provides new details on the tragic 1996 first South African Everest expedition.

signed Douglas, Ed. The Magician's Glass - Character and Fate: Eight Essays on Climbing and the Mountain Life. 2017 UK #27288, $59.95
A collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing.

Filippi, Gabriel. The Escapist: Cheating Death on the World's Highest Mountains. 2016 Canada #27198, $34.95
Filippi presents a gripping, heartfelt and inspiring memoir in which he shares a life spent in and out of the Death Zone.

Florine, Hans. On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite's Most Iconic Climb. 2016 US #27183, $24.95
Florine knows The Nose more than anyone else having made 100 ascents!



Freedman, Lew. Denali Ranger: A Life of Drama and Adventure on North America's Tallest Peak. 2017 US #27303, $19.95
Freedman profiles Roger Robinson who has been Denali mountaineering for over forty years.

signed Gill, Michael. Edmund Hillary: A Biography. 2017 NZ #27325, $69.95
A new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary based on extensive personal experience and a large archive of papers and photos in the Auckland Museum.


signed Harding, John. Distant Snows: A Mountaineer's Odyssey. 2016 UK #27199, $39.95
Harding recollects his worldwide adventures spanning sixty years.


Loewen, Bree. Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue. 2017 US #27301, $17.95
Loewen, a leader of Seattle Mountain Rescue, conveys the intensity of rescue and recovery situations as well as the beauty of wilderness landscapes.


signed McCartney, Simon. The Bond: Two Epic Climbs in Alaska and a Lifetime's Connection Between Climbers. 2016 UK #27197, $74.95
Winner 2016 Boardman/Tasker Mountaineering Literature Award & 2016 Banff Mountain Book Festival Jon Whyte Award for Mountain & Wilderness Literature.


McKinnon, Lyn. Only Two For Everest: How a First Ascent by Riddiford and Cotter Shaped Climbing History. 2016 NZ #27210, $39.95
McKinnon draws on private papers, published work, and interviews to tell the important NZ backstory on the events leading up to the first ascent of Everest.

signed Morgan, Edward. Lhotse South Face - The Wall of Legends. 2015 UK #27295, $29.95
The story of the attempts to climb the South Face of the world's fourth highest mountain.


signed Norton, Hugh. Norton of Everest: The Biography of E. F. Norton, Soldier and Mountaineer. 2017 UK #27238, $29.95
Norton has written sensitively and knowledgably about his father's remarkable life as mountaineer, soldier, naturalist, artist and family man.


Pullan, Brandon. The Bold and Cold: A History of 25 Classic Climbs in the Canadian Rockies. 2016 Canada #27170, $44.95
A narrative history and illustrated tribute told by the people who risked life and limb to establish these long, difficult, and sometimes scary climbs.

Swenson, Steve. Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict. 2017 US #27225, $26.95
Swenson, a veteran of 11 expeditions, tells his personal story of climbing K2 and other peaks in the Karakoram Range.

signed Tejas, Vern. The Seventy Summits: Life in the Mountain. 2017 US #27297, $26.95
Tejas describes his climbs on the Seven Summits, each of which he has done 10 times!


signed Unsoeld, Jolene. Wild Adventures We Have Known: My Life with Willi Unsoeld. 2016 US #27291, $44.95
A wonderful, intimate portrait of Willi Unseold, his life and climbs, including a DVD.


Wilson, John. Joy of Mountains - A Climber's Life: John Harrison (1932 - 1966). 2012 NZ #27201, $44.95
Harrison, a leading NZ mountaineer, made first ascents in NZ and expeditions to the Himalaya and Antarctic.








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Rare Items

Armitage, Lieut. Albert B. Two Years in the Antarctic: Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition. 1905 UK #25643, $945.-

signed Barry, Martin. Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, 16th-18th of 9th Month (Septr.), 1834. 1835 London #24798, $1004.40



signed Bonatti, Walter. On The Heights. 1964 London #25638, $895.-





Borchgrevink, C. E. First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900. 1901 UK #22500, $1195.-

With Signed 5" x 7" Photo

signed Buhl, Hermann. Achttausend Druber und Drunter. 1960 Frankfurt #20388, $1795.-



With Signed 5" x 7" Photo

signed Buhl, Hermann. Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: A Mountaineer's Autobiography. 1956 UK #24984, $1545.-


Davis, John King. With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic 1911-1914. 1919 London #22503, $795.-



signed Desio, Ardito. La Conquista del K2 [The Conquest of K2]. 1954 Milano #25887, $975.-




Freshfield, Douglas. The Exploration of the Caucasus. 1896 London #24849, $1076.40

signed Harrer, Heinrich. The White Spider: The Story of the North Face of the Eiger. 1960 US #26008, $945.-


A Signed Copy of Joyce's Ross Sea Party Narrative

signed Joyce, Ernest E. Mills. The South Polar Trail: The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. 1909 US #20109, $1695.-


Taylor, Griffith With Scott: The Silver Lining. 1916 UK #22507, $655.-




signed Tenzing Norgay. After Everest: An Autobiography. 1977 UK #23735, $1695.-




Yoshizawa, Ichiro. Mountaineering Maps of the World: Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush. 1977/78 Tokyo #23791, $1200.-


The First Photo of K2!

Jacot-Guillarmod, Jules. Chogori (K2) as seen from Godwin-Austen Glacier, Karakoram.


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#25929, Regular ed $95.-

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