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2023 Antarctic Calendar
New 2023 Antarctic Calendar
2022 UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 1 color & 12 bw images, 12 months; new #27763 $19.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the Antarctic expedition ships Antarctic, Belgica, Discovery, Endurance, Fram, Gauss, James Caird, Morning, Nimrod, Pourquoi-pas, Scotia, Southern Cross, and Terra Nova.[read more]

Skiing into the Bright Open: My Solo Journey to the South Pole: Arnesen, Liv
New Arnesen, Liv Skiing into the Bright Open: My Solo Journey to the South Pole
2021 US 1st English ed, 8vo, pp.xiv, 191, 16 bw photos, map, appendicies, wraps; new #27773 $21.95
The first woman to ski solo to the South Pole tells the story of what it took to get there. At home in Norway it is eight o’clock on Christmas Eve, but ahead, at the Amundsen–Scott base that has been visible for hours, it is already early in the morning of Christmas Day when Arnesen, after skiing[read more]

Everest: Eighty Years of Triumph and Tragedy: Gillman, Peter
New signedGillman, Peter Everest: Eighty Years of Triumph and Tragedy
2000 Mountaineers Seattle rev ed, 4to, pp.240, color frontis, 150 color & 70 bw photos, 2 color & 3 bw maps, appendices, black cloth; signed 15 - Pete Athans, George Band, Barry Blanchard, Carlos Buhler, Aid Burgess, Dave Hahn, Charley Mace, Simone Moro, Glenn Porzak, Gerry Roach, Nazir Sabir, P. V. Scoturo, Steve Swenson, & Ed Webster + 1, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #23582 $695.00
This expanded edition of Gillman’s marvelous anthology of writing and photographs, some previously unpublished, is a must-have for the Everest bibliophile. Included are writings by Mallory, Finch, Odell, Somervell, Longland, Smythe, Shipton, Lambert, Hillary, Tenzing, Fu Chou, Hornbein, Gyatso, Boar[read more]

Highest and Hardest: A Mountain Climber’s Lifetime Odyssey to the Top of the World: Kopczynski, Chris
New signedKopczynski, Chris Highest and Hardest: A Mountain Climber’s Lifetime Odyssey to the Top of the World
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 357, frontis, 71 bw photos, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27768 $39.95
At the age of 16 Kopczynski carved into his ice axe handle: Everest/Eiger”, setting his pathway to climb the mountains known as the “highest and the hardest.” He accomplished his goal at the age of 33, becoming the ninth American to summit Everest, and the first American to summit both the North Fac[read more]

Voices from the Summit: The World’s Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing: McDonald, Bernadette & John Amatt, eds
New signedMcDonald, Bernadette & John Amatt, eds Voices from the Summit: The World’s Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing
2000 US Deluxe Ltd ed #83/300 copies, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 109 bw photos, page-ribbon, aeg, black leather boards; signed 34 (see Description below), slipcase fine, boards w/ small ½” tear to bottom back of spine, else fine #21280 $750.00
The Deluxe Edition – Signed by 32 Pre-eminent Mountaineers Signed 34 - John Amatt & Bernadette McDonald (editors), Sir Chris Bonington, David Breashears, Kitty Calhoun, Riccardo Cassin, Greg Child, Yvon Chouinard, Peter Croft, Wade Davis, Catherine Destivelle, Kurt Diemberger, Ed Douglas, Mick Fo[read more]

Life Lived Wild: Adventures at the Edge of the Map: Ridgeway, Rick
New signedRidgeway, Rick Life Lived Wild: Adventures at the Edge of the Map
2022 US 1st, 8vo, pp.424, photo frontis, 90 color & 19 bw photos, 2 color illus, 3 color maps, map eps, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27769 $39.95
Ridgeway calculates that, he’s spent over five years of his life sleeping in tents: “Small tents pitched in the world’s most remote regions.” Whether at elevation or raising a family at sea level, those years taught him, he writes, “to distinguish matters of consequence from matters of inconsequence[read more]

With Shackleton and Mawson: The Antarctic Diaries of Frank Wild: Riffenburgh, Beau & Angie Butler
New Riffenburgh, Beau & Angie Butler With Shackleton and Mawson: The Antarctic Diaries of Frank Wild
2022 UK Ltd ed 300, 8vo, pp.xxi, 253, 130 bw photos, fig, 2 plans, 3 maps (2 color fldg in pocket), blue cloth; dj & cloth new #27762 $75.95
Frank Wild is a name well known to anyone interested in the history of Polar exploration. He was one of only two men — along with Ernest Joyce — to earn the Polar Medal with four clasps. He was also the only man to serve in the Antarctic under the British Empire’s three greats—Scott, Shackleton and [read more]

Southward on the Quest: Shackleton’s Last Antarctic Expedition: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
New Shackleton, Ernest Henry Southward on the Quest: Shackleton’s Last Antarctic Expedition
2022 UK Ltd numbered facs ed of 275 copies, folio (14” x 11.5”), 8 bw photos, cord-tied wrapper; with New Scala Cinema brochure, facs, pp.16; with advertising flyer, facs, pp.4; with brochure, pp.8, with 12 bw postcards; new #27764 $125.00
When ‘Southward on the Quest’, the film of the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition (1921-22), was released, the Scala Cinema in London issued, to go with the film, “A fine series of Souvenir Pictures of the Shackleton Antarctic Expedition may be had of the Attendants. Price 2/6”. This was a folio[read more]

The Return of the South Pole Sled Dogs: With Amundsen’s and Mawson’s Antarctic Expeditions: Tahan, Mary R.
New Tahan, Mary R. The Return of the South Pole Sled Dogs: With Amundsen’s and Mawson’s Antarctic Expeditions
2021 Switzerland 1st, 8vo, pp.xxv, 467, 38 color & 50 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issed w/oo dj, cloth new #27761 $44.95
Tahan documents the return of the surviving sled dogs of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition of 1910–1912 from Antarctica, where they had helped Roald Amundsen become the first human to reach the South Pole. This is the sequel to the highly acclaimed ‘Roald Amundsen’s Sled Dogs: The Sledge Dogs Who H[read more]

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