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First on Everest: The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine: Holzel, Tom & Audrey Salkeld
Holzel, Tom & Audrey Salkeld First on Everest: The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine
1986 Holt NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 322, 35 bw photos, map, blue cloth; dj unclipped, some toning to back cover, else fine, cloth fine #23924 $7.00 $5.95
The author's provide new theories about the disappearance of Mallory and Irvine on their way to the summit of Everest in 1924. See Neate a22, SB H23. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest: The West Ridge: Hornbein, Thomas F.
signedHornbein, Thomas F. Everest: The West Ridge
1981 Mountaineers Seattle rep, 8vo, pp.181, 73 color photos, black cloth; signed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #25047 $75.00 $39.00
The 1963 expedition, led by Dyhrenfurth, placed the first Americans on the summit and made the first traverse -- up the West Ridge and down the South Col route. A mountaineering milestone. This hardcover edition followed the Sierra Club large-format edition. This edition has some photos not include[read more]

K2: The Savage Mountain: Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al.
Houston, Charles, Robert Bates, et al. K2: The Savage Mountain
2009 US rep, 8vo, pp.195, 26 bw photos, map, appendices, wraps; new #18841 $16.95 $10.95
Account of the 1953 3rd American Karakoram expedition to K2. One of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering with Schoening's incredible belay saving the entire expedition. Neate H118, Yak H245. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Everest Reconnaissance: The First Expedition of 1921: Howard-Bury, Charles & George Leigh Mallory
Howard-Bury, Charles & George Leigh Mallory Everest Reconnaissance: The First Expedition of 1921
1991 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st thus, 8vo, pp.254, 12 bw photos, 2 maps, 2 diag, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #9792 $29.00 $24.00
The 1921 British reconnaissance expedition to Everest paved the way for the 1922 and 1924 summit attempts with the discovery of the Rongbuk Glacier route and access to the mountain via the North Col. Almost one-third of the text is by George Leigh-Mallory describing the actual reconnaissance on the [read more]

Hubbel, Peter & Mark Rolofson South Platte Rock Climbing and The Garden of the Gods
1988 Chockstone Denver 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 280, 76 bw photos, 103 topo drawings, 2 maps, wraps; vg+ #25197 $15.00 $12.00
This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a motivational speech at a sales meeting for the outdoor apparel company he worked for. [read more]

The Wall: A New Dimension in Climbing: Huber, Alexander & Thomas
Huber, Alexander & Thomas The Wall: A New Dimension in Climbing
2001 UK 1st, 4to, pp.128, color frontis, 131 color photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth fine #23989 $25.00 $20.00
A tremendous book in which the Huber brothers describe their early climbs in Germany and expeditions to Yosemite, the first ascent of Latok II with Conrad Anker, Cho Oyu, and the Ogre. With additional text by Messner. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice cli[read more]

The Conquest of Everest: Hunt, John
Hunt, John The Conquest of Everest
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, color frontis, 7 color & 73 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, tan/blue cloth; cloth vg #9799 $5.00 $4.00
US edition of 'Ascent of Everest'. This is a true first edition and not a Book Club. Neate H135, SBH31, Yak H269. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Hunt, John The Conquest of Everest
1954 Dutton NY BOMC, 8vo, pp.300, color frontis, 7 color & 73 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, tan/blue cloth; cloth fine #9801 $9.00 $7.20
The 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing, a must for any mountaineering library. This is the US edition of 'Ascent of Everest'. Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Conquest of Everest: Hunt, John
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryHunt, John The Conquest of Everest
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, color frontis, 7 color & 73 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, tan/blue cloth; signed Charles Evans, George Lowe, & Michael Westmacott, cloth spine edge fraying/cracked, faint label mark on spine, dj covers/flaps pasted on eps, AAC/Publisher bookplate, frontis loose, fair #9797 $355.00 $255.60
US edition of 'Ascent of Everest'. These are period signatures, not recent. This is a true first edition and not a Book Club. Neate H135, SBH31, Yak H269. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. To[read more]

Huntford, Roland The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen’s Race to the South Pole
1999 US rep, 8vo, pp.xxxii, 588, 34 bw photos, 13 maps, wraps; new #17326 $14.95 $11.95
Huntford's classic work contrasts the differing styles of Robert Scott's British Antarctic Expedition and Roald Amundsen's Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in their epic, and tragic, race to be the first to the South Pole. This was orignially titled 'Scott and Amundsen'. To see all of our Sale Ite[read more]

Against All Odds Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Against All Odds Poster
Image 27”x17.75” , Poster 27”x19.5”, text states “Against All Odds Their ship The Endurance destroyed, Shackleton and his men haul the lifeboat James Caird across pack ice of the Weddell Sea, Antarctica”, color w/ black bottom margin, thick paper stock; new #22527 $19.95 $16.95
Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terrible ordeal endured by the crew. We are pleased to offer a terrific series of 12 different poster[read more]

Endurance – August 27, 1915 Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Endurance – August 27, 1915 Poster
Image 18”x24”, Poster 19.5”x27”, text states “Endurance – August 27, 1915 Using more than 20 flashes expedition photographer Frank Hurley captures Shackleton’s ship Endurance trapped in the ice of the Weddell Sea”, b/w w/ black margins, thick paper stock; new #21116 $19.95 $16.95
Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terrible ordeal endured by the crew. We are pleased to offer a terrific series of 12 different poster[read more]

Frank Hurley Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Frank Hurley Poster
Image size 27” x 17.75”, Poster size 27” x 19.5”, text states “Frank Hurley - Shackleton's Photographer”, black & white w/ black bottom margin, thick paper stock; new #22780 $19.95 $16.95
A nice image of expedition photographer Hurley perched on a yardarm and filming Shackleton who is examining the ice ahead. Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which s[read more]

Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Poster
Image size 25.5” x 17”, Poster size 27” x 19.5”, text states “Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Endurance beset in ice, Weddell Sea, April 1915”, black & white w/ black margins, thick paper stock; new #21117 $19.95 $16.95
Another great image of Shackleton’s ship ‘Endurance’ prior to its sinking in the Weddell Sea. Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terri[read more]

Leonard Hussey and Samson Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Leonard Hussey and Samson Poster
Image 19.5”x25”, Poster 18.5”x27”, text states “Leonard Hussey & Samson Dr Leonard Hussey, meteorologist, banjo player & smallest member of the expedition, with Samon, one of the largest sled dogs”, black & white w/ black bottom margin, thick paper stock; new #22781 $19.95 $16.95
Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terrible ordeal endured by the crew. We are pleased to offer a terrific series of 12 different poster[read more]

Members of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance Expedition Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Members of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance Expedition Poster
Image size 27” x 19”, Poster size 27” x 19.5”, text states “Members of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, Weddell Sea, Antarctica”, black & white w/ black bottom margin, thick paper stock; new #22526 $19.95 $16.95
Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terrible ordeal endured by the crew. We are pleased to offer a terrific series of 12 different poster[read more]

Mrs. Chippy and Perce Blackborow Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Mrs. Chippy and Perce Blackborow Poster
Image 19.5”x25”, Poster 19.5”x27”, text “Mrs Chippy & Perce Blackborow Perce Blackborow, youngest member of the expedition, joined the Endurance as a stowaway & became steward. Mrs Chippy, a male cat, was the pet of ships carpenter Chippy McNish, bw; new #22782 $19.95 $16.95
Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terrible ordeal endured by the crew. We are pleased to offer a terrific series of 12 different poster[read more]

Nightwatch Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Nightwatch Poster
Image 19.5”x25”, Poster 19.5”x27”, text states “Nightwatch “The Nightwatch rouses his friends, and they sit around the bogie fire, discoursing in subdued whispers” Hurley's notes, Endurance Expedition 1914-1916”, b/w w/ black bottom margin, thick paper; new #22783 $19.95 $16.95
Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived the sinking and terrible ordeal endured by the crew. We are pleased to offer a terrific series of 12 different poster[read more]

Shackleton’s Great Open Boat Journey Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Shackleton’s Great Open Boat Journey Poster
Image 27"x17.75”, Poster 27”x19.5”, text states “Shackleton’s Great Open Boat Journey The James Caird is launched from Cape Wild, Elephant Island to begin the desperate 800-mile journey to South Georgia”, b/w w/ black bottom margin, thick paper stock; new #22528 $19.95 $16.95
This famous image shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Their journey to South Georgia was a marvelous feat of open ocean navigation. Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and[read more]

Sir Ernest H. Shackleton Poster: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Sir Ernest H. Shackleton Poster
Image size 17.25” x 22.75”, Poster size 19” x 27”, text states “Sir Ernest H. Shackleton ‘Never for me the lowered banner, never the last endeavour’”, sepia toned w/ cream-colored margins, thick paper stock; new #21118 $19.95 $16.95
This is a classic portrait image of Sir Ernest H. Shackleton, leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Much has been written on the ‘Endurance’ and this epic story of survival. Frank Hurley, the expedition photographer, took a great number of wonderful images, many of which survived th[read more]

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