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New 2018 Antarctic Calendar
UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 2 color & 10 bw images, 12 months ; new #27306 $14.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the expeditions of Amundsen, de Gerlache, Mawson, Nordenskiöld, Scott, Shackleton, and Wilkes. [read more]

New [Antarctic/Arctic] Polar Postcards
UK ; new #27308 $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting various Antarctic and Arctic events and people, including Amundsen, Cook, Peary, and Shackleton, return of the Belgica, Ernest Joyce, Winterquarters Bay, an Antarctic map, and more. These are a mix of sepia-toned, color, and black and white. Our special [read more]

New [Antarctic] Ships of Antarctica Postcards
UK ; new #27307 $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting the expedition ships Belgica, Antarctica, Discovery, Francais, Endurance, Terra Nova, and City of New York. These are a mix of sepia-toned, color, and black and white. Our special import! [read more]

New Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #59 Autumn 2017
2017 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.122, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #27300 $14.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: La Meije, Part 1 by Erin Smart, Paula Wright, & Claude Gardien
  • To Move and To Be: Ueli Steck (1976-2017) by Katie Ives
  • A Mountain of Shadows: The First Ascent of the Complete South Ridge of Mt. Huntington by Clint Helander
  • C [read more]

New Amundsen, Roald Expedition to the South Pole
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.13, 2 color & 1 bw photos, wraps ; new #27310 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This is a transcript of a lecture delivered by Amundsen to the Berlin Geographical Society on October 9, 1912 in which he describes the journey to the pole and back. The lecture was printed in the Annual Report of the [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Ascent: A Life Spent Climbing on the Edge
2017 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.423, 44 color & 19 bw photos, 1 color & 1 bw illus, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #27317 $39.95
Chris Bonington is Britain's best-known climber, having spent a lifetime among the world's highest and wildest mountains. In the 1960s, he made the first British ascent of the north face of the Eiger. In the 1970s, he led some of the most important first ascents ever achieved in the Himalaya, includ [read more]

New signed Bonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 H & S London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth ; signed Bonington, Charlie Clarke, & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, some tape reinforcement at edge folks, near fine, cloth fine #27313 $225.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. [read more]

New 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]

New Ford, C Reginald The Striking Lecture “Farthest South” The Stirring Story of the Voyage of the “Discovery” Told in Graphic, Chatty, Entertaining and Instructive Manner by…
c1904 London 4to, pp.4, 4 bw photos, map, printed in red and black ; facsimile, new #26121 $15.95
Ford served as ships’ steward on the British National Antarctic Expedtion (1901-04). Born in London in 1880, he joined the Royal Navy at 15 and volunteered for this expedition. He also served as Scott's secretary and accountant. In 1902, he broke a leg skiing but in 1903 participated in a sledging t [read more]

New Fowler, Mick & Victor Saunders Himalaya: The Tribulations of Mick & Vic
2017 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.267, 32 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, wraps ; new #27299 $29.95
Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders, famed British alpinists, got to know each other while winter climbing in Scotland, in all kinds of weather, mostly bad: an ideal stepping stone for great Himalayan adventures. They shared three expeditions in Pakistan, the ascents of Bojohagur (7329m, 1984), Spantik [read more]

New Freedman, Lew Denali Ranger: A Life of Drama and Adventure on North America’s Tallest Peak
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 218, 98 bw photos, wraps ; new #27303 $19.95
Roger Robinson has been Denali mountaineering for over forty years and has worked as a ranger for most of this time. Robinson has climbed Denali, at 20,310 feet, numerous times, leading patrols on the mountain, organizing clean climb efforts on the mountain, meeting the best climbers in the world, a [read more]

New signed Gill, Michael Edmund Hillary: A Biography
2017 NZ 1st, thick 8vo, pp.540, 81 color & 85 bw photos, pictorial cloth ; signed, dj & cloth w/ minor bumps from shipping, else new #27325 $69.95
Breaking fresh ground, this new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary stands apart from previous accounts of this truly great New Zealander. The author, Michael Gill, was a close friend of Edmund Hillary’s for nearly 50 years, accompanying him on many expeditions, and becoming heavily involv [read more]

New Herrington, Jim The Climbers
2017 US 1st, 4to, pp.191, photo frontis, 62 bw photos, pictorial cloth ; black slipcase, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27305 $59.95
Nearly twenty years in the making, The Climbers by photographer Jim Herrington shares a stunning collection of portraits of icons in mountaineering — from Beckey, Cassin, and Diemberger to Messner, Robbins, and Wickwire, rugged individualists who, from roughly the 1930s to 1970s, used primitive gear [read more]

New Kohli, M. S. Nine Atop Everest: Story of the Indian Ascent
1969 Orient Longmans Ltd Bombay 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xxi, 384, 31 color & 85 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth ; dj rubbed, ¾” chip to front edge, unclipped, good+, cloth miss page ribbon, very good #9834 $89.00
Account of the Third Indian Everest Expedition of 1965 which finally succeeded and placed nine members on the summit. Hard to find and a good read. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate K43, SB K23, Yak K115. [read more]

New Loewen, Bree Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.205, wraps ; new #27301 $17.95
Loewen’s first book, Pickets and Dead Men, was her account of three seasons she spent as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier, in Washington, beginning at the tender age of 21. Through her utterly honest and often gripping stories, she revealed her struggle to gain the respect of her male coworkers, h [read more]

New McCartney, Simon The Bond: Survival on Denali and Mount Huntington
2016 US 1st, 8vo, pp.315, photo frontis, 13 color & 13 bw photos, sketch, wraps ; new #27218 $21.95
Simon McCartney was a cocky young British alpinist climbing many of the hardest routes in the Alps during the late seventies, but it was a chance meeting in Chamonix in 1977 with Californian ‘Stonemaster’ Jack Roberts that would dramatically change both their lives – and almost end Simon’s. Inspi [read more]

New Messner, Reinhold Fall of Heaven:Whymper’s Tragic Matterhorn Climb
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.206, 1 bw photo, 37 bw illus, wraps ; new #27302 $19.95
Edward Whymper and the Matterhorn are familiar names in mountaineering lore, as is Whymper’s first ascent of the mountain. His achievement, however, came at a high cost: a man slipped on the descent, a rope broke, and four of the climbers fell to their death. But there’s an untold side of the Matter [read more]

New Stephenson, Robert Norway and the Antarctic
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.14, errata page, wraps ; new #27311 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This consists of 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. [read more]

New Stephenson, Robert Some ‘Heroic Age’ Verses
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.16, 3 bw photos, sketch, wraps ; new #27312 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This is a collection of poems taken from The Blizzard, Aurora Australis, The Adelie Mail & Cape Adare Times, The South Pole, South With Mawson, and more. [read more]

New signed Tejas, Vern & Lew Freedman The Seventy Summits: Life in the Mountain
2017 US 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 24 bw photos, black cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #27297 $26.95
As a climbing guide, it is Vern Tejas’s job to climb the tallest mountain on each continent. Always rebellious, Tejas never met a challenge he couldn’t overcome, even the daunting task of climbing Everest. In fact, he climbed the tallest mountain on each of the seven continents more than ten times e [read more]

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