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The Ascent of Everest: Hunt, John
signedHunt, John The Ascent of Everest
1993 Hodder & Stoughton London ltd ed #103/500 40th Anniv ed, 8vo, pp.xvi, 280, color frontis, 7 color & 14 bw photos, 4 maps, text illus, appendices, marbled eps, teg, raised bands, gilt dec half blue morocco & cloth in blue cloth slipcase; signed 10 - John Hunt, Charles Evans, Griffith Pugh, Alf Gregory, George Band, George Lowe, Mike Westmacott, Charles Wylie, Michael Ward, & Ed Hillary, slipcase as new, issued w/o dj, cloth tight, as new #19012 $2,395.00
The 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing, a must for any mountaineering library. This sumptuous signed limited edition was done for the 40th Anniversary reunion of the team. UK edition of “Conquest of Everest”. Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[read more]

The Ascent of Everest: Hunt, John
signedHunt, John The Ascent of Everest
1953 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, color frontis, 7 color & 71 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; signed Alfred Gregory, dj chipped top/bottom spine, edges ruffled, unclipped, vg-, cloth tight, vg+ #11181 $115.00
The amazing story of the 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing. A signature book for any mountaineering library. UK edition of "Conquest of Everest". Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[read more]

signedHunt, 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; signed George Band & George Lowe, dj chipped top/bottom spine, vg, cloth w/ name, near fine #12183 $145.00
The 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing, a must for any mountaineering library. Band was the youngest member of the 1953 Everest expedition and made the first ascent of Kangchenjunga. Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[read more]

The Conquest of Everest: Hunt, John
signedHunt, 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 Alfred Gregory & Ed Hillary, dj chipped back spine edge, unclipped, vg, cloth tight, fine #11386 $175.00
The amazing story of the 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing. A signature book for any mountaineering library. US edition of 'Ascent of Everest'. Neate H135, SBH31, Yak H269.[read more]

The Conquest of Everest: Hunt, John
signedHunt, 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; signed George Band, dj faded on spine, unclipped, vg+, cloth w/ small name on front pastedown, tight, fine #9802 $75.00
The 1953 first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing, a must for any mountaineering library. Band was the youngest member of the 1953 Everest expedition and made the first ascent of Kangchenjunga. This is the US edition of 'Ascent of Everest'. Neate H135, SB H31, Yak H269.[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]

American Alpine Club LibraryHunt, John The Conquest of Everest
1954 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 300, color frontis, 7 color & 71 bw photos, 6 maps/drawings, appendices, blue cloth; dj w/ light wear, chip & ½” tear on back, vg+, cloth bright, fine #9798 $25.00 $22.50
US edition of 'Ascent of Everest'. 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 see all current offerings from the AAC Libr[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]

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]

Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen: Huntford, Roland
Huntford, Roland Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen
2010 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xxi, 330, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, 2 figs, 7 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #25576 $39.95
2010 marks the centenary of the last great race of terrestrial discovery – the South Pole. For the first time, Capt. Scott's unedited diaries run alongside those of both Roald Amundsen and Olav Bjaaland, never before translated into English. Cutting through the welter of controversy to the events [read more]

Scott and Amundsen: Huntford, Roland
Huntford, Roland Scott and Amundsen
1980 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st ed, 3rd imp, thick 8vo, pp.xxi, 665, 109 bw photos, 13 maps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, pulled top spine, near fine, cloth w/ inscription, near fine. #23419 $125.00 $85.00
Huntford's classic work contrasting the Scott and Amundsen expeditions. Later republished as 'The Last Place on Earth'. Surprisingly hard to find in the first edition.[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]

Argonauts of the South: Being a Narrative of Voyagings and Polar Seas and Adventures in the Antarctic with Sir Douglas Mawson and Sir Ernest Shackleton: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Argonauts of the South: Being a Narrative of Voyagings and Polar Seas and Adventures in the Antarctic with Sir Douglas Mawson and Sir Ernest Shackleton
1825 Putnam’s NY & London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 290, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 70 bw photos, 5 illus, 2 fldg maps, photo eps, teg, gilt-lettered spine & cover, dark green cloth; cloth rubbed, ½” tear top spine, darkened on spine, corners rubbed, maps w/ no tears, tight, very good #16825 $450.00
Hurley’s reputation as a photographer is firmly established with his wonderful legacy of photos both in the Antarctic and elsewhere. He was the official photographer for both Douglas Mawson’s Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14) and Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (191[read more]

Argonauts of the South: Being a Narrative of Voyagings and Polar Seas and Adventures in the Antarctic with Sir Douglas Mawson and Sir Ernest Shackleton: Hurley, Frank
Hurley, Frank Argonauts of the South: Being a Narrative of Voyagings and Polar Seas and Adventures in the Antarctic with Sir Douglas Mawson and Sir Ernest Shackleton
1925 Putnam’s NY & London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 290, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 70 bw photos, 5 illus, 2 fldg maps, photo eps, teg, gilt-lettered spine & cover, dark green cloth; cloth slightly darkened on spine, maps w/ no tears, tight, near fine #26128 $545.00
Hurley’s reputation as a photographer is firmly established with his wonderful legacy of photos both in the Antarctic and elsewhere. He was the official photographer for both Douglas Mawson’s Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14) and Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (191[read more]

A Step Too Far: The Tragic First Ascent of Kuksar: Hurrell, Tim
Hurrell, Tim A Step Too Far: The Tragic First Ascent of Kuksar
2015 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.198, 21 color & 39 bw photos, 2 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27414 $44.95
Hurrell had a great love of outdoor life and became a passionate mountaineer, photographer and naturalist. From family holidays in Wales, Scotland and the Alps, to adventures with the Cambridge Mountaineering Club and with his own expeditions, he travelled and climbed in many parts of the world. A k[read more]

Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole: Huston, John & Tyler Fish
signedHuston, John & Tyler Fish Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole
2011 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.168, photo frontis, 289 color & 4 bw photos, chart, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth; signed Huston, dj & cloth new #26445 $49.00 $35.00
On a perfect day in March, 2009, with the temperature hovering near -40°F, Huston and Fish stepped off the North American continent and onto the frozen, jumbled surface of the Arctic Ocean. The two seasoned adventurers had their sights set on one goal: to travel under their own power to the North P[read more]

Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole: Huston, John & Tyler Fish
signedHuston, John & Tyler Fish Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole
2011 US 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.168, photo frontis, 289 color & 4 bw photos, chart, 3 maps, appendices, black cloth; signed by Huston & Fish, dj & cloth new #25979 $59.95
On a perfect day in March, 2009, with the temperature hovering near -40°F, Huston and Fish stepped off the North American continent and onto the frozen, jumbled surface of the Arctic Ocean. The two seasoned adventurers had their sights set on one goal: to travel under their own power to the North P[read more]

Victorinox North Pole ’09 Expedition Calendar: Huston, John & Tyler Fish
signedHuston, John & Tyler Fish Victorinox North Pole ’09 Expedition Calendar
12” wide x 24” high when opened, 34 color photos, map, 12 months; signed by Huston & Fish, fine #26387 $25.00
This calendar, for 2010, commemorates the first unsupported, unassisted American expedition to reach the North Pole. Huston and Fish spent over two months skiing more than 500 miles and hauling 300-pound sleds to the pole. A nice calendar with color photos and plenty of space for notes.[read more]

Quand Brillent les Étoiles de Midi: Ichac, Marcel
signedIchac, Marcel Quand Brillent les Étoiles de Midi
1960 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.114, 4 color & 102 bw photos, map, white cloth w/ color photo; signed Lionel Terray, cloth lightly rubbed, else fine #21973 $295.00 $249.00
Account of creating yet another film with Lionel Terray, Gerard Herzog, and Jacques Ertaud. This film won the Grand Prize for Cinema in 1959 and featured Terray as the main participant. Terray was a superb Alpinist who participated in many first ascents including that of Annapurna in 1950. In French[read more]

Imhof, Eduard Die Grossen Kalten Berge von Szetschuan: Erlebnisse, Forschungen und Kartierungen im Minya-Konka-Gebirge (The Big Cold Mountains of Szechuan: Experiences, Explorations and Map Making in the Minya Konka Mountains)
1974 Orell Fussli Zurich 1st, 4to, pp.228, 48 color & bw photos, 19 tables, 2 figs, 8 color maps (1 fldg), map ep, pictorial cloth; cloth fine. #11047 $75.00
A beautiful book on the Minya Konka region. The Swiss Imhof and Heim explored this area in 1930 and the first ascent was made by Americans in 1932. In German, no English translation. Yak I10.[read more]

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