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Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan: Allen, Everett S.
signedAllen, Everett S. Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan
1962 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 340, 36 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ edge tears, rubbed, unclipped, vg-, cloth w/ address stamp of Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, tight, fine #16757 $25.00
Biography of MacMillan, noted Arctic expedition leader, explorer and naturalist, and his expeditions to Labrador, Greenland, Ellsmere, Baffin, and the Canadian Arctic Islands (1908-1957). This copy is inscribed by MacMillan to Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, former president of the Harvard Mountaineering C[read more]

Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy: Allen, Hubert A. Jr.
signedAllen, 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]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth w/ small mark to ffep, else fine #9369 $15.00 $4.25
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. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
Allison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #24192 $25.00
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]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signedAllison, 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]

Even Higher Than Everest: Almond, George
Almond, George Even Higher Than Everest
2020 US reprint, 8vo, pp.273, wraps; new #27727 $19.95
Almond presents a dramatised story of the 1933 first flight over the world’s highest peak. Aiming to inform and entertain a broad readership, the tale follows Garland, a young American journalist, as she acts as PA to a notorious heiress Lucy Houston. On the steam yacht Liberty, Garland’s romances i[read more]

Alpine Club (AC). Alpine Club Library Catalogue: Books and Periodicals
1982 Cordee London 1st, v1, 4to, pp.viii, 230, , softbound; new. #9370 $39.00
A complete listing of the thousands of holdings (books, guides, periodicals) of the Alpine Club Library as of March, 1979. The first such listing since 1899. Excellent reference. Neate b02.[read more]

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club: Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed
Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1860 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 5th, 8vo, pp.xiii, 328 + 24 ads, fldg map frontis, 7 color fldg maps, 4 figs, appendices, original ½ red cloth w/ gilt vignette on cover, red calf spine w/ gilt lettering; cloth chipped top spine, bottom corners rubbed, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, vg #23648 $125.00
This is the first of a series of three very important works detailing outings by various members of the Alpine Club. This series contains a wealth of information on early ascents and led directly to the publication of the Alpine Journal. Neate calls this ‘one of the most famous titles in mountaineer[read more]

Alpine Club. Ball, John, ed Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers: A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club
1859 Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts London 3rd, 8vo, pp.xx, 532, color frontis, 7 color lithographs, 24 woodcuts, 9 maps (1 color fldg), appendix, marbled edges & eps, full brown calf boards w/ gilt-dec spine/edges & raised bands, green morocco label on spine; boards rubbed on bands & wear to covers, name, vg+, fldg map fine w/ original folds. #23436 $295.00
This third edition incorporates a new preface (in addition to the original) and several corrections to the text and maps. This copy contains beautifully marbled endpapers.[read more]

Peaks, Passes & Glaciers by Members of the Alpine Club - Third Series: Alpine Club. Field, A. E. & Sydney Spencer, eds.
signedAlpine Club. Field, A. E. & Sydney Spencer, eds. Peaks, Passes & Glaciers by Members of the Alpine Club - Third Series
1932 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 307, 8 ads, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, orange cloth; signed Colin Kirkus, cloth tight, fine #13558 $79.00
The third, of three, in this series of very important works. This series contains selections from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Kirkus (1910-42) was a British climber who made pioneering climbs in Wales, the Alps, and Himalaya. Neate A36.[read more]

Alps. Alpe Neige Rock 1961
1961 Librairie Marguerat Lausanne 1st, 4to, pp.161, photo frontis, 3 color & 84 bw (3 fldg) photos, 4 maps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, small split top spine, name, vg+. #23497 $35.00
This annual edition of Alpe Neige Rock includes articles by Bates (photos by Washburn), Rebuffat, and others, with a nice section on the Antarctic. The large-format photos are particularly striking. In French.[read more]

signedAlvarez, 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]

Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber: Alvarez, A.
signedAlvarez, 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]

Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001): Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez
Álvarez, Miguel Ángel Pérez Dos Escaladas al Everest: Crónica de las Expediciones de Castilla y León (1999 – 2001)
2004 Junta de Castilla y Leon 1st, 8vo, pp.217, 83 color photos, wraps; light rubbing, else new #24430 $49.00
The accounts of two Spanish expedition to Everest, both via the South Col route. The 1999 expedition reached 7500m on the Lhotse Face before deep snow and avalanches forced a halt. The return expedition in 2001 succeeded in placing three members on the summit. In Spanish, no English translation.[read more]

Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Climbing Everest: A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure
2001 US 1st, 8vo, pp.144, 37 illus, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #20737 $17.95 $16.15
This is a new, hardcover edition of ‘10 Keys to Climb Everest’.[read more]

Master of Rock: The Biography of John Gill: Ament, Pat
Ament, Pat Master of Rock: The Biography of John Gill
1977 Alpine House Boulder 1st, 4to, pp.197, 255 bw photos, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #23037 $55.00 $49.50
An original classic on the life of noted boulder-specialist Gill with lots of photos. Neate A40.[read more]

Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age: Ament, Pat
signedAment, 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]

Amery, Rt. Hon. L. S. In the Rain and the Sun: A Sequel to Days of Fresh Air
1946 Hutchinson London 1st, 8vo, pp.250, color frontis, 65 bw photos, sketch, map, blue cloth; cloth w/ front of dj tipped-in after title page, vg. #23909 $19.00
Amery, a President of the Alpine Club from 1944-6, reflects on climbs in the Alps, Rockies, Africa, and NZ which he made in the 1920's. Three mountain peaks in the world bear his name. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate A44.[read more]

Belgicaekspedisjonen 1897-1899: Den Første Overvintring i Antarktis [The Belgian Expedition 1897-1899: The First Wintering in Antarctica]: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald Belgicaekspedisjonen 1897-1899: Den Første Overvintring i Antarktis [The Belgian Expedition 1897-1899: The First Wintering in Antarctica]
2009 Norway 1st, 8vo, pp.253, 84 bw photos, 3 color & 47 bw illus, plan, illus eps, wraps; new #27536 $24.95
Amundsen’s first foray to the Antarctic was when he served as first mate on Adrian de Gerlache’s Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99) in the ship “Belgica”. Although previous scientific work was conducted in Antarctic waters this was the first voyage of a scientific vessel to the Antarctic contine[read more]

Expedition to the South Pole: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald Expedition to the South Pole
2017 NH Ltd ed 100, 4to, pp.13, 2 color & 1 bw photos, wraps; new #27310 $17.95
Produced as a special keepsake for the SouthPole-sium v.3 held in Norway in 2017. This is a transcript of a lecture delivered by Amundsen to the Berlin Geographical Society on October 9, 1912 in which he describes the journey to the pole and back. The lecture was printed in the Annual Report of the [read more]

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