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signed [Mawson] Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage
2008 Australia Collector’s signed & numbered ed #114/420, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 123 color & 118 bw photos, 2 figs, 5 color maps, page-ribbon, ½ blue calf & grey boards ; signed by Sir Douglas Mawson’s seven grandchildren, issued w/o dj, bump to upper right corner, else new #25677 $475.00
This beautiful, large-format book presents the largest ever published collection of historic images taken by Douglas Mawson’s official photographer Frank Hurley during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE, 1911-14) – many being published for the first time. The AAE, led by Mawson who was late [read more]

signed Abbott, Cindy L. Reaching Beyond the Clouds: From Undiagnosed to Climbing Mt. Everest
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 247, 33 bw photos, wraps ; signed, new #25825 $16.95
In 2007, Abbott was diagnosed with Wegener’s granulomatosis, a rare and potentially life-threatening blood vessel disease. Three years later she reached the summit of Everest, via the South Side, as a member of a Mountain Trip expedition led by Scott Woolums. Her preparations for Everest included [read more]

signed Allen, Hubert A. Jr. Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy
2007 Albuquerque 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 14 bw photos, 2 figs, 4 tables, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth ; signed, dj & cloth new #24653 $23.95
Allen answers many of the questions and misconceptions left by the media following the tragic deaths of three climbers on Oregon’s Mount Hood in December, 2006. He uses media accounts, interviews with searchers and rescuers, weather forensics, and a re-enactment of the climb to provide us with the [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]

signed Alvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth ; signed Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #24707 $45.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13. [read more]

signed Alvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth ; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, dj vg+, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #9385 $75.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13. [read more]

signed Ama Dablam 1980 Postcard New Zealand Ama Dablam Expedition
1980 ; signed 5 members – Graham Elder, Paddy Freaney, Bill King, Peter McInally, Bob Murie, fine #20913 $25.00
This expedition included Russell Brice and Rob Hall. They climbed the North Ridge route and placed five members on the summit. [read more]

signed Ama Dablam. 1994 Postcard Russian Amadablam Expedition
1994 ; signed 4 members – Vladmir Bashkirov (leader), Sergey Bogomolov, Dmitry Botov, & Sergey Golubtsov #19024 $12.00 $9.00
This alpine-style expedition forged a new route with no fixed camps, six bivouacs, no fixed rope, and no Sherpa support. All four members reached the summit. This is one of two different cards produced by this expedition. To see all of our Sale Items, clic [read more]

signed Ament, Pat A History of Free Climbing in America: Wizards of Rock
2002 US 1st, 4to, pp.xvii, 382, photo frontis, 266 bw photos, appendices, wraps ; signed Ament, Backus, Beckey (p 114), Bickwell (p 282), Blanchard, Burhardt, Calhoun, Cleveland (p 155), Elias, Gill (2x, p 95 & title), House, Issac, John, Lowe (p 166), Mahoney, O'Neil (p 319), Shimberg, Speed (p 298), Strong, Wilford (p 283), near fine #24050 $295.00
This massive, definitive, work pays tribute to American free-climbers, climbing achievements and geographical areas. Ament has gathered the data, interviewed top climbers, and assembled a treasure-trove of photographs and portraits that bring this rich history to life. The key developments are prese [read more]

signed Ament, Pat Master of Rock: A Lighthearted Walk Through the Life and Rock Climbing of John Gill
1992 Adventure’s Meaning Press Lincoln 1st thus, 8vo, pp.193, 185 bw photos, black cloth ; signed Ament & Gill, dj fine, cloth fine #9389 $49.00
An original classic on the life of noted boulder-specialist Gill with lots of photos. For this superb second edition Ament’s re-wrote much of the text. Many of the photos are different from the original edition as well. [read more]

signed Ament, Pat Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age
1992 Adventure’s Meaning Press Lincoln 1st, 8vo, pp.ii, 301, 219 bw photos, black cloth ; signed Ament, Ed Cooper, & Royal Robbins, dj chipped bottom spine, near fine, cloth fine #26408 $150.00
The biography of the “father of modern rock climbing”. [read more]

signed Ament, Pat Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age
1992 Two Lights Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.301, 219 bw photos, wraps ; inscribed Royal Robbins ‘For Dianna – When you reach the top, keep on climbing! Royal Robbins’, fine #24982 $39.00
The biography of the “father of modern rock climbing”. [read more]

signed Amy, Bernard La Montagne des Autres: Alpinisme en Pays Kurde
1972 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 26 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, wraps ; inscribed to Ad Carter, with Ad’s bookplate, fine. #23641 $39.00
Amy describes climbs made in the little-known Cilo Dag range (13,000’) in southeastern Turkey. He and his friends were greatly helped by the local Kurds. In French, no English translation. [read more]

signed Amy, Bernard, ed Technique de l’Alpinisme
1977 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.404, 319 bw photos, 266 figs, map, appendices, pictorial cloth ; signed on tipped-in publisher’s card, w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ edge tears top/bottom spine, vg. #23642 $45.00
A most comprehensive book covering all aspects of mountaineering from ethics to objectives, legalities, and technique. Heavily illustrated to supplement one’s knowledge of the language! In French, no English translation. [read more]

signed Anderson, J. R. L. High Mountains and Cold Seas: A Biography of H. W. Tilman
1980 Mountaineers Seattle 1st, 8vo, pp.366, 40 bw photos, 15 maps, green cloth ; signed Charles Houston, dj fine, cloth fine #9450 $89.00 $80.10
Tilman led the first ascent of Nanda Devi, in 1936, on which Dr. Houston was a member. They joined up again, in 1950, in the first reconnaissance of the southern approach to Everest via the Khumbu Valley. An excellent biography of a great explorer. Neate A50, SB A16, Yak A74. [read more]

signed Anker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth ; signed Anker, dj fine, cloth fine #18548 $39.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his disco [read more]

New signed Anker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth ; signed Anker & Roberts, dj & cloth new #18549 $49.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his discove [read more]

signed Annapurna 1970 Postcard British Annapurna South Face Expedition
1970 ; signed 10 members – Chris Bonington (leader), Martin Boysen, Mick Burke, Ian Clough, Nick Estcourt, Tom Frost, Dougal Haston, Kelvin Kent, Mike Thompson, & Don Whillans, fine #18688 $345.00
Haston and Whillans made the first ascent of Annapurna’s South Face. This card contains a number of scarce signatures of Britain’s top mountaineers. There are several variants of this card, depending on who was present when they were signed. Following Clough’s death near the end of the expedition hi [read more]

signed Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft w/ Cheryl Dahle No Horizon is so Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 33 color & 2 bw photos, 2 maps, white/blue cloth ; signed Arnesen & Bancroft on bookplate, dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new. #22982 $24.95
The story of the first women to cross the Antarctic continent on foot. During the Antarctic summer of 2000-01, Norwegian Arnesen and American Bancroft 94 days towing 250-pound sledges across 1717 miles of ice, all while enduring temperatures as low as -35ºF. See also, Ryan’s ‘Ann and Liv Cross Ant [read more]

signed American Alpine Club Library Auldjo, John Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the Eight and Ninth August, 1827
1830 Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green London 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, (6), 148, frontis, 18 full-page plates (2 fldg), 2 color fldg charts, 3 fldg (1 color) maps, appendix, ½ leather/marbled boards, raised bands ; boards miss 1/3 of spine, front board thru title page are off, signed Philip Thresher 1831, AAC/Field bookplate, frontis/title loose, internally good #24788 $575.00 $414.00
Auldjo, accompanied by six guides, is credited by Meckly with the 15th, and by Neate with the 19th, ascent of Mont Blanc. This book was the first to popularize Mont Blanc and is now scarce. This second edition contains two additional maps not included in the first edition. Meckly 008, Neate A75. [read more]

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