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Lessons from the Arctic: How Roald Amundsen Won the Race to the South Pole: Klover, Geir
Klover, Geir Lessons from the Arctic: How Roald Amundsen Won the Race to the South Pole
2017 Norway 1st, thick 8vo, pp.584, 76 color & 381 bw photos, 3 color & 8 bw illus, 3 color & 5 bw figs, 4 plans, 27 color & 6 bw maps, appendices, map eps, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #27550 $49.95
This book attempts to explain how Roald Amundsen won the race to the South Pole. It contains information and original photos gleaned from his expeditions and meticulous planning and preparations over many years. It reveals his ability to foresee the challenges ahead and change plans when new factors[read more]

East of Everest: Langley, Bob
Langley, Bob East of Everest
1985 Michael Joseph London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.252, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #12668 $15.00
Fiction. A spy thriller set amongst the Himalaya. Neate X200.[read more]

The Adelie Blizzard: Mawson’s Lost Newspaper 1913: Mawson, Douglas
Mawson, Douglas The Adelie Blizzard: Mawson’s Lost Newspaper 1913
2010 Australia Standard Ltd ed 450 copies, folio, pp.xxvi, 216, photo frontis, 5 color/bw plates, 26 bw photos, 3 color illus, 3 drawings, 3 color maps, blindstamped grey cloth w/ gilt lettered black leather title patches on spine; issued w/o dj, boards new #25694 $225.00
This facsimile reproduction of the five issues of the Adelie Blizzard newspaper gives insight into the lives of the members of Douglas Mawsons's Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14). Over 200 pages are reproduced in their original size and colours with additional illustrations and maps. The[read more]

Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English: Neate, Jill
Neate, Jill Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English
1986 US 8vo, pp.xiii, 296, 3 bw photos, wraps; new. #10301 $29.95
This is a greatly expanded edition of Jill's earlier "Mountaineering and its Literature" with guidebooks, fiction, journals, and bibliographies in addition to the general listing. A necessary reference for any mountaineering library.[read more]

Bibliographie Antarctique en Langue Française: De Cook (1772) au Traité sur l’Antarctique (1959), avec une partie littérature, fiction et bande dessinée: Pimentel, Jean
signedPimentel, Jean Bibliographie Antarctique en Langue Française: De Cook (1772) au Traité sur l’Antarctique (1959), avec une partie littérature, fiction et bande dessinée
2009 France Ltd ed #n/200, 8vo, pp.285, 8 color & 63 bw photos, 2 maps, page-ribbon, blue cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27003 $189.00
Antarctic Bibliography in French Language: From Cook (1772) to the Antarctic Treaty (1959), with some literature, fiction, and comics Pimental’s 746-entry bibliography, while geared to the French-language collector, also contains books in English. He includes sections on bibliographies, general h[read more]

Peary at the North Pole: Factor Fiction?: Rawlins, Dennis
Rawlins, Dennis Peary at the North Pole: Factor Fiction?
1973 Luce Washington 1st, 8vo, pp.320, photo frontis, 21 bw photos/illus, 7 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, dj w/ label on spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ lib pocket, ‘Discarded’ stamp on title page, section of text sprung, good #14335 $5.00 $4.25
Rawlins examines Robert Peary's controversial claim to be the first to reach the North Pole with much on the events following Peary’s return. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds
Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds The Armchair Mountaineer
1989 US rep, 8vo, pp.342, 10 bw illus, wraps; new. #2666 $15.95 $9.00
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24.[read more]

The Armchair Mountaineer: Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds.
Reuther, David & John Thorn, eds. The Armchair Mountaineer
1984 Scribner's NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 342, 10 bw illus, blue cloth; dj unclipped, vg+, cloth fine #10030 $9.00 $7.65
An anthology of 50 writings covering the triumphs and tragedies of ascent, from fact and fiction, from Alvarez to Mummery to Younghusband. Neate R24. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Above All Things: Rideout, Tanis
Rideout, Tanis Above All Things
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.387, blue/green cloth; dj & cloth new #26442 $26.95
Rideout’s debut novel of obsession and divided loyalties weaves together the harrowing story of George Mallory's ill-fated 1924 attempt to be the first man to conquer Everest with that of a single day in the life of his wife as she waits at home in England for news of his return. A captivating blen[read more]

signedSauvy, Anne Le Jeu de la Montagne et du Hasard [The Play of the Mountain and Chance]
1985 Montalba Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.279, wraps; inscribed to Ad Carter, w/ Ad’s bookplate, vg. #23763 $29.00
A collection of fictional stories. Sauvy received a Special Mention at the 1999 Banff Mountain Book Festival.[read more]

You Think That's Bad: Stories: Shepard, Jim
Shepard, Jim You Think That's Bad: Stories
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.225, black/white cloth; dj & cloth new #25706 $24.95
Shepard, a previous finalist for the National Book Award, presents a wildly diverse collection of 11 fictional stories. Included are reluctant soldiers, workaholic artists, female explorers, depraved murderers, deluded losers, and mountaineers! Of principal interest here are stories of Freya Stark[read more]

Ascent - The Climbing Experience in Word and Image: Steck, Allen & Steve Roper, eds
signedSteck, Allen & Steve Roper, eds Ascent - The Climbing Experience in Word and Image
1999 US 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 314, photo frontis, 29 color illus, 147 bw photos, wraps; inscribed Ed Webster, fine #24721 $35.00
The 14th issue of the premiere collection of mountaineering fiction, non-fiction, photography, and art. Many of the best mountaineering writers launched their careers with Ascent. Some of the photos in this issue were provided by Ed Webster.[read more]

Talbot, Daniel, ed A Treasury of Mountaineering Stories
1954 Putnam NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 337, blue cloth; dj ch, edge wear, vg-, cloth vg. #11630 $12.00
An anthology of fictional stories by such authors as Ullman, Knowlton, Frison-Roche, Mummery, and others. Neate X368.[read more]

Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain: Tuckey, Harriet
Tuckey, Harriet Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 402, 32 bw photos, sketch, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27503 $26.95
Drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Tuckey tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team member whose scientific breakthroughs ensured the world’s highest mountain could be climbed. A doctor and physiologist, Pugh revolutionised[read more]

Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, The Man who Made it Possible: Tuckey, Harriet
Tuckey, Harriet Everest - The First Ascent: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, The Man who Made it Possible
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxiii, 400, 32 bw photos, sketch, map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #26481 $39.95
Drawing upon previously unseen diaries and letters, rare archive material and interviews, Tuckey tells the remarkable story of Griffith Pugh, the forgotten team member whose scientific breakthroughs ensured the world’s highest mountain could be climbed. A doctor and physiologist, Pugh revolutionised[read more]

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