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Free Spirit: A Climber's Life: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
1991 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.250, photo frontis, 29 color & 35 bw photos, 2 maps, photo eps, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26837 $35.00 $19.00
Messner, regarded as one of the best climber’s of all time, presents his autobiography from his early climbs in the Dolomites, to the Himalaya and the 8000-metre peaks, and through his crossing of Antarctica in 1990. Out of print in hardcover. SB M30. To see all of our Sale Items,
Moving Mountains: Lessons on Life and Leadership: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Moving Mountains: Lessons on Life and Leadership
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.246, 22 color photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #20770 $29.00
Messner outlines the lessons he has learned throughout a lifetime of breaking though mental and physical barriers as he has climbed all 14 off the world’s 8000m peaks, the seven summits, and traversed the Antarctic continent.[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
signedMessner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US Ltd Signed ed 100, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, black cloth; signed on signature sheet, dj & cloth new #26938 $195.00
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Reinhold Messner: My Life at the Limit
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 7 bw photos, wraps; new #26802 $19.95
Messner’s newest book is a conversation between Messner and interviewer Thomas Hüetlin, an award-winning German journalist. It reveals a more thoughtful and conversational Messner than one finds in his previous books, with the "talk" between Messner and Hüetlin covering not only the highlights of Me[read more]

Wild: oder der Letzte Trip auf Erden [Wild: or the Last Trip on Earth]: Messner, Reinhold
Messner, Reinhold Wild: oder der Letzte Trip auf Erden [Wild: or the Last Trip on Earth]
2019 Germany 1st, 16mo, pp.357, 56 bw photos, illus eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27590 $19.95
Messner recounts Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17) focusing on Frank Wild. Wild, one of the greatest British Edwardian Polar explorers of all time, participated in five Antarctic expeditions, serving with Scott, Shackleton, and Mawson, on five different ships. In 1914, Wild,[read more]

To the Arctic!: The Story of Northern Exploration from Earliest Times to the Present: Mirsky, Jeannette
Mirsky, Jeannette To the Arctic!: The Story of Northern Exploration from Earliest Times to the Present
1948 Knopf NY 1st thus, 8vo, pp.xxii, 334, xviii, 31 bw photos, 8 maps (1 fldg), appendices, blue cloth; cloth spine faded, tight, map w/ no tears, near fine #11020 $9.00
The first edition, ‘To the North’, was withdrawn from publication when Dr. Cook threatened libel action. AB 11528, Mattila B16.[read more]

Ice in the Rigging: Ships of the Antarctic 1699–1937: Mitchener, E. A. (Ted)
Mitchener, E. A. (Ted) Ice in the Rigging: Ships of the Antarctic 1699–1937
2015 Tasmania 1st, 4to, pp.xxi, 353, 2 color & 106 bw photos, 8 color & 24 bw illus, 28 plans, 35 maps, appendices, map eps, page ribbon, white cloth; dj & cloth new #26987 $64.95
Throughout much of the time Antarctica has been known to humanity, ships, especially sailing ships, were the only way of reaching the frozen continent. Mitchener tells the gripping stories of these ships and those who sailed them on the toughest maritime assignment of all. It is easy to forget th[read more]

100-degree Panorama from Camp VIII Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee 100-degree Panorama from Camp VIII Poster
15" x 10½", unlimited edition, bw w/ some color; signed, rolled, new #24109 $50.00
A pencil-sketch showing the marvelous view obtained from the 1953 Camp VIII. Peak locators indicate Gasherbrum III, Broad Peak, Chogolisa, Masherbrum, and other features. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger [read more]

K2 Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee K2 Poster
10¼" x 14", unlimited edition. Black/white; signed, rolled, new #24107 $50.00
A marvelous pencil-sketch showing the classic view of K2's South Face and Abruzzi Ridge. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger at Mount Rainier, and authored the award-winning book 'The Challenge of Rainier', [read more]

Rainier Views Print Set: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee Rainier Views Print Set
8½" x 11", set of 12 color prints, ltd numbered ed 100; signed, new #24110 $250.00
This limited edition set consists of 12 watercolor images created by Dee Molenaar showing all sides of heavily-glaciated Mount Rainier. Dee has hand-labeled and signed each of the images contained within the set. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is a[read more]

Route up Abruzzi Ridge Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee Route up Abruzzi Ridge Poster
14" x 10¾", unlimited edition, bw w/ some color; signed, rolled, new #24108 $50.00
A pencil-sketch showing the route of the 1953 American Karakoram Expedition and their eight camps. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger at Mount Rainier, and authored the award-winning book 'The Challenge of [read more]

Third American Karakoram Expedition 1953 Print Set: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee Third American Karakoram Expedition 1953 Print Set
8½" x 11", set of 10 color prints, ltd numbered ed of 100; signed, new #24103 $350.00
This limited edition set consists of all 10 watercolor images created by Dee Molenaar during the 1953 Third American Karakoram Expedition to K2. The images show Skyang Kangri, Trango Peaks, Trango Towers, Paiju, Broad Peak, China from Windy Gap, K2 Base Camp, Godwin-Austen Glacier, Camp V, and Camp [read more]

View of Camp V on K2 Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee View of Camp V on K2 Poster
Print size 11" x 15½", unlimited edition, color w/ white margins; signed, rolled, new #24105 $75.00
This view of Camp V was painted on site and is one of ten created while on the expedition. Dee Molenaar is well known as a mountaineer, geologist, and alpine artist. He is also a former summit guide and park ranger at Mount Rainier, and authored the award-winning book 'The Challenge of Rainier'[read more]

View of Camp VIII on K2 Poster: Molenaar, Dee
signedMolenaar, Dee View of Camp VIII on K2 Poster
Print size 11" x 15½", unlimited edition, color w/ white margins; signed, rolled, new #24106 $75.00
This view of Camp VIII was painted from memory while Dee was stormbound at the camp for 10 days during a blizzard. This image depicts one lone tent. Following the expedition, Dee viewed a slide of the site and painted another version showing all four expedition tents. This is one of the two highest [read more]

Four Antarctic Years in the South Orkney Islands: An Annotated Translation of 'Cuatro Anos en las Orcadas del Sur': Moneta, José Manuel
Moneta, José Manuel Four Antarctic Years in the South Orkney Islands: An Annotated Translation of 'Cuatro Anos en las Orcadas del Sur'
2017 UK 1st. 8vo, pp.440, photo frontis, 84 bw photos, 2 plans, 4 maps, appendices, photo eps, wraps w/ French flaps; new #27490 $89.95
This is one man’s fascinating record of four winters in the Antarctic during the 1920s, the period of transition from the isolation of the Heroic Age to the beginnings of radio communication with the world outside. The Argentine José Manuel Moneta (1900-1973) chronicles in words and photographs the [read more]

Under a Sheltering Sky: Journeys to Mountain Heartlands: Monteath, Colin
signedMonteath, Colin Under a Sheltering Sky: Journeys to Mountain Heartlands
2003 NZ 1st, 4to, pp.240, 250 color photos, 12 color maps, cloth; signed, numbered bookplate, dj corner(s) bumped from shipping else dj & cloth new. #23018 $89.95
Monteath is one of New Zealand's best known photographers and writers specialising in the world's polar and mountain regions. A mountaineer for 35 years, Colin has taken part in mountaineering and trans-alpine expeditions on every continent. Among his many ascents in New Zealand he lists 13 climbs[read more]

Frost on My Moustache: The Arctic Exploits of a Lord and Loafer: Moore, Tim
Moore, Tim Frost on My Moustache: The Arctic Exploits of a Lord and Loafer
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.280, 8 bw illus, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25618 $23.95 $9.95
In this humorous book, Moore retraces the 1850s travels of Lord Dufferin. Dufferin, a wealthy British philanthropist, sailed his yacht Foam across the Arctic Circle and wrote ‘Letters from High Latitudes’. In the 1990s, Moore decided to retrace Dufferin's travels to Iceland, Norway, and Spitzberge[read more]

Mertz & I … The Antarctic Diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis: Mornement, Allan & Beau Riffenburgh, eds.
Mornement, Allan & Beau Riffenburgh, eds. Mertz & I … The Antarctic Diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis
2014 UK 1st, Ltd ed #n/400 on photo bookplate, 8vo, pp.448, photo frontis, 20 color & 86 bw photos, sketch, plan, 4 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26891 $69.95
On the afternoon of 10 November 1912, the Far Eastern Party, consisting of three men and seventeen dogs set off on a sledging trip. The men were Douglas Mawson, Xavier Mertz and Belgrave Ninnis. Two of these men tragically died, and only the leader, Douglas Mawson, returned after what has been descr[read more]

The Aura of the Antarctic: Antarctic Recollections of Captain Morton Moyes: Moyes, Morton
Moyes, Morton The Aura of the Antarctic: Antarctic Recollections of Captain Morton Moyes
2016 Adelaide 2nd prtg Ltd ed, 4to, pp.124, 8 color & 28 bw photos, 6 color maps, appendices, photo eps, wraps; new #27534 $49.95
Captain Morton Henry Moyes OBE (1886-1981) was a teacher, naval officer, and Antarctic explorer of the heroic age. Winner of three polar medals, Moyes took part in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 under Dr. Douglas Mawson, the Shackleton Relief Expedition 1916-17 under Captain John Ki[read more]

Müller, Fritz The Living Arctic
1981 Methuen Toronto 1st, 4to, pp.233, 137 color photos, maps, gray cloth; dj near fine, cloth w/ name, fine #22251 $15.00
This large-format book is the result of over 20 years of research in the Arctic. Müller delves into the wealth of history and development of the region.[read more]

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