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Alpinist 2008 First Ascents Calendar
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 14” wide x 22” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months ; shrinkwrapped, new #23541 $19.95 $0.99
In this calendar:
  • Didier Berthod on Arctandra
  • Kate Rutherford on Moonlight Buttress
  • Alex Huber on La Rambla
  • Dean Potter on Honk Kong Phooey
  • Plus eight more stunning first ascents from around the world!
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[Arctic] Christie’s Frank S. Streeter Library Auction Catalogue – Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science, Volume One: A-J
2007, April 16-17 Christie's NY 1st, 4to, pp.349, many color & bw photos, green cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ light rubbing, else fine #26915 $29.00
Frank Streeter (1918-2006) was an investor, philanthropist, and rare book collector specializing in Pacific voyages and exploration. Frank inherited the book collecting gene from his father, Thomas Streeter (1883-1965), who is regarded as the greatest American book collector of the 20th century and [read more]

New [National Geographic]. Whittaker, James & Wickwire, James Americans Climb K2: The Ultimate Challenge; On to the Summit
May 1979 Washington 8vo, pp.18, 15 color photos, 3 maps; pp.10, 7 color photos ; entire issue, vg #9968 $5.00 $2.50
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Albert, Marvin H. The Long White Road: Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventures
1957 McKay NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 175, map frontis, 15 bw chapter illus, grey/green cloth ; dj rubbed, some foxing, good+, cloth w/ toning to eps, vg #26926 $19.00
Albert was primarily an American novelist but he did produce a few non-fiction titles. Here is his biography of Shackleton and his expeditions. Renard, 10, Rosove 1001, Spence 10. [read more]

Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.- [read more]

signed Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. [read more]

Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth ; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $9.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #11 Summer 2005
2005 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; very fine, like new #23817 $63.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Kitty Calhoun
  • Mountain Profile: Trango Tower by Greg Child, Martin Boysen, Michel Piola, Kurt Albert, Takeyasu Minamiura, & Jared Ogden
  • The Brotherhood by Eneko & Iker Pou
  • Himalayan Alpine-Style: Ten Years On by Stephen Venables
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Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #12 Autumn 2005
2005 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; small mark to spine, else fine #23987 $39.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: John Gill
  • Fontainbleau and the origins of Alpinism by Emmanuel Ratouis, Robert Paragot, Michel Libert, Jo Montchaussé, Philippe Le Denmat, & Olivier Le Breton
  • The Shadow of the Real: Alain Mesili by Ola Sandstig
  • Full Circle: Grandes J [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #14 Winter 2005-2006
2005 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; fine #24165 $39.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Naoe Sakashita
  • First Ascent: Bonnie Prudden in the Gunks
  • Mountain Profile: Howser Towers by Topher Donahue, Jim McCarthy, Yvon Chouinard, Chris Jones, Jerry Gore & Cedar Wright
  • Angel’s Gold, Venezuela by John Arran
  • Free Solo [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #18 Winter 2006-2007
2006 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; slight bend lower right corner, else fine #24570 $29.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Patrick “Gab” Gabarrou
  • First Ascent: Michael Kennedy on Ames Ice Hose
  • Mountain Profile: Central Tower of Paine by Steve “Shipoopi” Schneider, Chris Bonington, Paul Fatti, Alan Kearney, Mario Manica, & Ramiro Calvo
  • The Weight of Thin Ai [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #19 Spring 2007
2007 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; slight bend lower right corner, else very fine #24608 $37.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Mark Wilford
  • First Ascent: Fred Beckey on Mt Slesse’s Northeast Buttress
  • Mountain Profile: The Diamond, Long’s Peak by Roger Briggs, Dave Rearick, Royal Robbins, John Bachar, Charlie Fowler, & Tommy Caldwell
  • In a Push: Mt. Alberta by [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #2 Spring 2003
2003 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; small spot on spine, slight vertical bend to cover, else fine #23603 $49.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Doug Scott
  • Mountain Profile: Gasherbrum IV by Michael Kennedy, Walter Bonatti, Voytek Kurtyka, Tom Hargis, & Peter Jensen-Cho
  • Cedar Wright waxes philosophical in Yosemite Valley
  • In the Footsteps of Heckmair: A Photographic Essay by Tho [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #20 Summer 2007
2007 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #24654 $18.99
In this issue:
  • Faces: Jonny Woodward
  • First Ascent: Ed Drummond on Gogarth’s Wen Zwan
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Huntington by Clay Wadman, Jean-Louis Bernezat, David Roberts, Jack Roberts, Jay Smith, & Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • Enlightenment by Keith Ladzinsk
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Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #21 Autumn 2007
2007 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; yellow tone to cover as usual, very good #24729 $29.00
In this issue:
  • Faces: Giulio Malfer
  • Local Heroes: Hans Johnstone by Doug Coombs
  • Crag Profile: Cannon Cliff by Freddie Wilkinson, Herb & Jan Conn, Theodore “Sam” Streibert, Andy Tuthill, Mark Richey, & Tim Kemple
  • My Zion by Mike Anderson
  • Behind t [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #22 Winter 2007-2008
2007 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #24796 $18.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Ben Nevis by Simon Richardson, Robin Shaw, Ken Crocket, Victor Saunders, Chris Cartwright, & Ian Parnell
  • Gods of the Elements: Venezuela by Ivan Calerón
  • Dreamfall: Iceland by Ines Papert
  • Warren ‘Batso’ Harding by Dick Dor [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #23 Spring 2008
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #24967 $18.99
In this issue:
  • Local Hero: Doug Chabot by Conrad Anker
  • Area Profile: Chile’s Valle Cochamo by Daniel Seeliger
  • K2 – The Russian Route by Pavel Shabalin
  • Stripped: The Diamond by Steph Davis
  • Life is Lilac by Silvia Vidal
  • Vertical Visi [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #24 Summer 2008
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #25040 $17.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Denali by Steve House, Barbara Washburn, Riccardo Cassin, Art Davidson, Doug Scott, Phil Powers, & Maxime Turgeon
  • The Grand Plan: Grand Canyon by Tommy Caldwell
  • Siberia’s Stolby by Jonathan Thesenga
  • Buildering: A Photogr [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #25 Autumn 2008
2008 Alpinist Jackson, WY 4to, pp.96, color photos, wraps ; new, unread #25096 $17.99
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: El Capitan by Tommy Caldwell, Wayne Merry, Royal Robbins, Jim Bridwell, Sibylle Hechtel, Steve Grossman, Lynn Hill, & Alex Huber
  • The Torre Traverse by Rolando Garibotti
  • Laurel Knob by Jonathan Hollada & Steve Perkins
  • Maso [read more]

Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #26 Spring 2009
2009 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps ; light rubbing to spine edge, else new, unread #25275 $35.00
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Mt. Everest Part 1 by Ed Webster, Wade Davis, Mike Westmacott, Wang Fuzhou & Tom Hornbein
  • Elbsandstein, Dresden, Germany by Helmut Schulze
  • The Giri-Giri Boys by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • After the Fall by Ron Matous
  • Postc [read more]

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