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Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits: Morrow, Pat
Morrow, Pat Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits
1986 Camden House Camden East 1st, 4to, pp.175, 126 color photos, 7 route maps, wraps; fine #9927 $9.00 $7.65
Pat Morrow was the first to successfully complete the Seven Summits quest with the inclusion of Carstenz Pyramid. Neate a30, SB M51. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir: Mumm, A. L.
American Alpine Club LibraryMumm, A. L. Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir
1909 Arnold London 1st, 8vo, pp xv, 263, photogravure frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 photogravure plates w/ tissue guards, 4 fldg panoramas, 47 bw photos, 2 color fldg maps, teg, uncut, dark blue cloth; rebound in red leather/buckram, spine lettering faint, front cover off, rear hinge taped, Field bookplate, NY Public Library stamp on fep, title page, some internal pages & maps, one map separated along fold lines, good #24912 $395.00 $284.40
Mumm was a London publisher who liked to travel and climb. He was with Freshfield in the Ruwenzori (1905) and on Longstaff’s expedition to Trisul (1907). This is the account of the Trisul expedition and, although he did not reach the summit, he did bring along oxygen, the first use for high-altitu[read more]

Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir: Mumm, A. L.
American Alpine Club LibraryMumm, A. L. Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir
1909 Longmans Green NY 1st, 8vo, pp xv, 263, photogravure frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 photogravure plates w/ tissue guards, 4 fldg panoramas, 47 bw photos, 2 color fldg maps, teg, uncut, dark blue cloth; cloth spine separated from backstrip, corners rubbed, front hinge taped, AAC/Ladd bookplate, good #24913 $595.00 $428.40
Mumm was a London publisher who liked to travel and climb. He was with Freshfield in the Ruwenzori (1905) and on Longstaff’s expedition to Trisul (1907). This is the account of the Trisul expedition and, although he did not reach the summit, he did bring along oxygen, the first use for high-altitu[read more]

From Edinburgh to the Antarctic: An Artist's Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93: Murdoch, W. G. Burn
Murdoch, W. G. Burn From Edinburgh to the Antarctic: An Artist's Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93
1894 Longmans, Green London 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 364, 24 pgs ads, 123 sketches/drawings, 2 maps (1 color, 1 fldg), top & fore-edges uncut, silver lettered spine, front lettered in silver edged w/ brown, brown on silver scene of men in boat w/ Balaena in background, deep green cloth; xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, pulled top spine, worn, label remnants on eps, ‘Discarded’ stamp on title pg & dedication pg, good #26787 $495.00 $420.75
Murdoch signed on as the expedition artist, and produced the primary account, of this Scottish whaling expedition to the Weddell Sea. He describes the voyage south, shipboard life, the Falkland Islands, and wildlife and sealing operations in the Antarctic. Uncommon. Conrad p.74, Karrow 495, Renar[read more]

Mountaineering in Scotland: Murray, W. H.
Murray, W. H. Mountaineering in Scotland
1947 Dent London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 252, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, 5 maps/diag, red cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, good+, cloth vg #23084 $25.00 $19.00
During the 1930’s, Murray was quite prominent in Scottish rock and winter climbing, accomplishing many new routes. A classic work on the region. Neate M186. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Murray, W. H. The Story of Everest 1921 - 1952
1953 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 193, frontis, 23 bw photos, 14 maps, appendix, map eps, blue cloth; xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, ‘Discard’ stamp to fep, pocket remnant rear, vg #23331 $5.00 $4.00
History of Everest from 1921 thru the Swiss expeditions in 1952. This reprint was updated to include the history of Everest from 1921 through the 1953 first ascent. Neate M188, SB M57, Yak M288. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram
1897 Harper NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xi, 587, frontis w/ tissue, 8 color plates w/ guards, 94 illus, 4 color fldg maps in 2 pockets, vII pp.xi, 713, photo frontis w/ tissue, 8 color plates w/ tissue, 93 illus, appendices, teg, others uncut, gilt-dec brown cloth; vol I w/ light wear bottom spine, vol II pulled top spine, both vols tight, vg, maps w/ orig folds, no tears, fine #26450 $245.00 $155.00
Narrative of the first Fram expedition led by Nansen with the object of investigating the polar basin north of Eurasia by drifting in the ice across the pole. A classic. AB 11983. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times: Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in Early Times
1911 Stokes NY 1st, 2 vol, thick 8vo, vI pp.xviii, 384, tipped-in color frontis w/ tissue guard, 86 illus/maps; vII pp.xiii, 420, tipped-in color frontis w/ tissue guard, 76 illus/maps; gilt dec blue cloth; cloth spines slightly darkened, very light edge rubbing top/bottom spine & corners, vol 1 w/ slight paper pull on frontis, tight, near fine #25780 $475.00 $275.00
Nansen took five years to complete his history of Arctic exploration, expanding beyond his initial intentions. Due to the unreliability of earlier accounts, he went back to the original sources. Presented here is a wealth of information including - Hecataeus of Miletus (5th century BC), Pytheas’ voy[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, ½” tear to one back corner, near fine, cloth fine #16338 $9.00 $7.65
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #9973 $25.00 $20.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. 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 f[read more]

Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering: Newby, Eric
Newby, Eric Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering
1977 Viking NY 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 12 color & 100 bw photos, 33 illus, 9 maps, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #11565 $19.00 $9.00
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mt. Cook, McKinley, Yosemite, Aconcagua, Everest, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and more. Neate N15, SB N10. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk: Niven, Jennifer
Niven, Jennifer The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 402, 37 bw photos, map eps, brown cloth; dj clipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #20797 $24.95 $5.00
In an epic similar to the ‘Endurance’ the ‘Karluk’ was trapped in the Arctic ice in June 1913. After five months of drifting, the ship succumbed to the pressure of the ice leaving her crew to fend for themselves hundreds of miles from land. This is a great story of Arctic exploration and the struggl[read more]

Everest Pioneer: The Photographs of Captain John Noel: Noel, Sandra
Noel, Sandra Everest Pioneer: The Photographs of Captain John Noel
2003 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xvi, 176, photo frontis, 13 color & 143 bw photos, 4 maps, sketch, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #23065 $35.00 $19.00
Sandra Noel is the only child of John Noel, official photographer of the 1922 and 1924 British Everest expeditions. Drawing together his work for the first time, this book presents a unique collection of his stunning images taken despite the complex technical demands of high altitude, cold, and fati[read more]

Antarctica, Or Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole: Nordenskjöld, Dr. N. Otto G. & Dr. Joh. Gunnar Andersson
Nordenskjöld, Dr. N. Otto G. & Dr. Joh. Gunnar Andersson Antarctica, Or Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole
1905 MacMillan NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xviii, 608, frontis, 4 color illus, 220 bw photos, plan, 8 maps (3 color fldg), bright green cloth; xlib, cloth rebacked w/ orig spine, small former label mark bottom spine, new eps, blindstamp on title page, #’s on copyright page, maps w/ orig folds, 1 map w/ 1” tear & 1 map w/ 1.5” tear, tight, very good #26665 $495.00 $420.75
Nordenskjöld (1869 – 1928) was a Finnish and Swedish geologist, geographer, and polar explorer. He led the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1901-04), in the ship Antarctic, on the opposite side of the continent from Scott's British National Antarctic Expedition. The expedition visited the Falkland Isla[read more]

Norman, Geoffrey Two for the Summit: My Daughter, the Mountains, and Me
2000 US 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 222, blue cloth; dj & cloth new. #20573 $22.95 $18.35
Journalist Norman decided for his 50th birthday he’d climb the Grand Teton, his 15-year-old daughter asked to join him. Following their successful ascent they then went on to climb Aconcagua. This is their story of adventure and taking risks and what they learned. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Poster: Norton, Jake
signedNorton, Jake Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Poster
Image size 13" x 19.5", Poster size 18" x 24", color w/ wide black margins; signed Jake Norton, rolled, new #24266 $10.00 $8.00
Text states "Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. - Helen Keller -" To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

The Climb Up To Hell: Olsen, Jack
Olsen, Jack The Climb Up To Hell
1962 Harper & Row NY 1st, 8vo, pp.212, 26 bw photos, black cloth; cloth vg #13645 $7.00 $5.95
Story of the Longhi/Corti & Nothdurft/Mayer tragedy on the Eiger's North Face in 1957. Neate O11. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Guide to the Colorado Mountains: Ormes, Robert M., ed.
Ormes, Robert M., ed. Guide to the Colorado Mountains
1955 Sage Denver 3rd, 16mo, pp.256, map frontis, 6 color & 38 bw photos, 38 maps, red cloth; dj worn, good, cloth w/ name, vg #9987 $9.00 $5.00
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Guide to the Colorado Mountains: Ormes, Robert M., ed.
Ormes, Robert M., ed. Guide to the Colorado Mountains
1972 Sage Denver 6th, 16mo, pp.xiii, 300, 34 bw photos, 36 maps, appendix, illus black cloth; cloth w/ ink mark to ffep, vg #27321 $5.00 $2.50
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Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering: Ortner, Sherry B.
Ortner, Sherry B. Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering
1999 US 4th, 8vo, pp.367, 30 bw photos, 1 fig, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17501 $26.95 $19.00
Through gripping accounts of expeditions over the decades, Ortner offers a compelling and probing look at the relationship between Sherpa guides of Everest and the climbers, or sahibs, who depend on them. Recommended for those wanting to get beyond the normal expedition account. To see all of ou[read more]

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