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Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Habeler & Messner, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26007 $195.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj vg, cloth near fine #25114 $49.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed Reinhold Messner & Rob Schauer, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27177 $145.00 $65.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Robert Schauer was a member of this expedition as well and has climbed a number of 8000m peaks. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06. To see all of our Sale Items,
Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27491 $65.00
Account of the 1978 first ascent of Everest without supplemental oxygen, with Reinhold Messner, a tremendous achievement. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

Everest: Impossible Victory: Habeler, Peter
Habeler, Peter Everest: Impossible Victory
1979 Arlington London 1st, 8vo, pp.223, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #9707 $75.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Messner. This is the UK edition of 'The Lonely Victory', and is slightly larger in format. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06.[read more]

The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest ‘78: Habeler, Peter
signedHabeler, Peter The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest ‘78
1978 Simon & Schuster NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 23 color & 50 bw photos, map, white/blue boards; signed Reinhold Messner & Robert Schauer, dj 3.25” taped tear along cover/flap fold, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #9708 $145.00 $39.00
The first oxygenless ascent of Everest in 1978 with Reinhold Messner. This is the US edition of 'Everest: Impossible Victory'. Neate H01, SB H01, Yak H06. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Born Adventurer: The Life of Frank Bickerton, Antarctic Pioneer: Haddelsey, Stephen
Haddelsey, Stephen Born Adventurer: The Life of Frank Bickerton, Antarctic Pioneer
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 255, 17 bw photos, 3 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #24182 $39.95
The story of Frank Bickerton (1889-1954), the British engineer on Sir Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14. The expedition gave birth to what Fiennes has called 'one of the greatest accounts of polar survival in history' and surveyed for the first time the 2,000-mile stretc[read more]

Ice Captain: The Life of J. R. Stenhouse: Haddelsey, Stephen
Haddelsey, Stephen Ice Captain: The Life of J. R. Stenhouse
2008 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 238, 21 bw photos, 5 maps, black cloth; dj & cloth new #25087 $39.95
The first full biography of Commander Joseph Russell Stenhouse, commander of the ‘Aurora’ on Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17) and the ‘Discovery’ on the National Oceanographic Expedition (1925-27). While Shackleton was beginning his epic with the ‘Endurance’, the ‘Aurora’ [read more]

Icy Graves: Exploration and Death in the Antarctic: Haddelsey, Stephen
Haddelsey, Stephen Icy Graves: Exploration and Death in the Antarctic
2018 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.285, 41 bw photos, fig, plan, 2 maps, white cloth; dj & cloth new #27424 $39.95
Ever since Captain Cook first sailed into the Great Southern Ocean in 1773, mankind has sought to push back the boundaries of Antarctic exploration. The first expeditions tried simply to chart Antarctica’s coastline, but then the Sixth International Geographical Congress of 1895 posed a greater chal[read more]

Shackleton’s Dream: Fuchs, Hillary and the Crossing of Antarctica: Haddelsey, Stephen
Haddelsey, Stephen Shackleton’s Dream: Fuchs, Hillary and the Crossing of Antarctica
2012 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.272, 35 bw photos, 5 maps, white cloth; dj & cloth new #25977 $39.95
In November 1915, Sir Ernest Shackleton watched horrified as the grinding floes of the Weddell Sea squeezed the life from his ship, Endurance, before letting her slip silently down to her last resting place. Caught in the chaos of splintered wood, buckled metalwork and tangled rigging lay Shackleto[read more]

Solo - The North Pole: Alone and Unsupported: Hadow, Pen
Hadow, Pen Solo - The North Pole: Alone and Unsupported
2004 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 370, 73 color & 16 bw photos, 2 color maps, color map eps, black cloth; dj & cloth new. #23614 $35.95
In 2003, Hadow became the first to journey solo to the pole without resupply from Ward Hunt Island. Six months later he reached the South Pole, thus becoming the first Briton to walk to both Poles. While the journey to the North Pole is shorter than that to the South Pole, one has to contend with [read more]

Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak: Hall, Andy
Hall, Andy Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 252, 19 color photos, sketch, map, white/tan cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #26730 $27.00
In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska’s Mount McKinley - known to the locals as Denali - one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. He spent years tracking [read more]

Life with the Esquimaux: A Narrative of Arctic Experience in Search of Survivors of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition: Hall, Captain Charles Francis
Hall, Captain Charles Francis Life with the Esquimaux: A Narrative of Arctic Experience in Search of Survivors of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition
1970 M. G. Hurtig Edmonton 1st thus, thick 8vo, pp.xxiii, 547, color frontis, 3 color & 97 bw illus, fldg map, appendix, red cloth; cloth w/ date/place in pen on ffep, map w/ orig folds & 2” tear, tight, near fine #27463 $29.00 $24.65
From 1860-62, Hall (1821-71), the American polar explorer, embarked in the whaling barque ‘George Henry’ on the first of two voyages to the Canadian Arctic region aimed at investigating the fate of Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition of 1847. During his time in the Arctic, Hall lived amongst the Inu[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25013 $24.95 $19.95
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller[read more]

Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest
2008 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 311, 31 color photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27285 $35.00
Hall was one of Australia's best known mountaineers, with a climbing career that spanned three decades, most notably in the Himalaya, Antarctica and the Andes. He had a key role in the first Australian ascent of Everest in 1984, and his account of that expedition, ‘White Limbo’, became a bestseller.[read more]

First Ascent: The Life and Climbs of Greg Mortimer: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln First Ascent: The Life and Climbs of Greg Mortimer
1997 Simon & Schuster Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 254, 15 bw photos, wraps; vg #9715 $29.00
A nice biography of Mortimer which includes an account of the 1984 Australian Everest expedition which climbed the Great Couloir route.[read more]

Hall, Lincoln The Loneliest Mountain: The Dramatic Story of the First Expedition to Climb Mt. Minto, Antarctica
1989 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 4to, pp.xv, 232, color frontis, 175 color photos, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #6553 $39.00
A beautiful book on the Australian 1988 Bicentennial Antarctic Expedition to climb Mt. Minto located in North Victoria Land. Now out of print.[read more]

White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest: Hall, Lincoln
signedHall, Lincoln White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest
1985 Weldons McMahons Point 1st, 4to, pp.262, photo frontis, 199 color photos, map, pictorial cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #22485 $79.00
Excellent photos of this 1984 expedition which made the first ascent of the Great Colouir route. Both Tim McCartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer summitted very late in the day. Hard to find. Neate H14, SB H04.[read more]

White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest: Hall, Lincoln
Hall, Lincoln White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt Everest
1987 Weldons McMahons Point 2nd, 4to, pp.262, photo frontis, 199 color photos, map, pictorial cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #15041 $49.00 $14.00
Excellent photos of this 1984 expedition which made the first ascent of the Great Colouir route. Both Tim McCartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer summitted very late in the day. Hard to find. Neate H14, SB H04. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Summits of Modern Man: Mountaineering after the Enlightenment: Hansen, Peter H.
Hansen, Peter H. The Summits of Modern Man: Mountaineering after the Enlightenment
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 380, 24 bw figs, 2 maps, yellow cloth; dj & cloth new #26441 $34.99 $29.00
The history of mountaineering has long served as a metaphor for civilization triumphant. Once upon a time, the Alps were an inaccessible habitat of specters and dragons, until heroic men — pioneers of enlightenment — scaled their summits, classified their strata and flora, and banished the phantoms [read more]

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