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In The Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent On The Edge: Hillary, Peter & John Elder
Hillary, Peter & John Elder In The Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent On The Edge
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.342, photo frontis, 5 bw photos, blue cloth; dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new #23170 $26.00 $19.95
The account of Hillary’s 1998-99 attempt to walk to the South Pole, and back, with two companions. The strain of pulling 400-pound sleds across 900 miles of Antarctic wasteland, the relentless media spotlight, fatal team chemistry, and food and fuel shortages, all led to the collapse of the expedit[read more]

In The Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent On The Edge: Hillary, Peter & John Elder
signedHillary, Peter & John Elder In The Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent On The Edge
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.342, photo frontis, 5 bw photos, blue cloth; signed Peter Hillary, dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #27349 $39.00
The account of Hillary’s 1998-99 attempt to walk to the South Pole, and back, with two companions. The strain of pulling 400-pound sleds across 900 miles of Antarctic wasteland, the relentless media spotlight, fatal team chemistry, and food and fuel shortages, all led to the collapse of the expediti[read more]

8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains: Hinkes, Alan
signedHinkes, Alan 8000 Metres: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains
2013 UK 1st, 4to, pp.xii, 192, photo frontis, 171 color photos, 2 color maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed on special bookplate, dj & cloth new #26542 $49.95
Hinkes has produced a beautiful book to document his 11 year quest to climb all 14 8000m peaks. He finished with Kangchenjunga in 2005 to become the 15th person, and the first Briton, to complete this challenge; although his attainment of the true summit of Cho Oyu in a whiteout is in dispute. Separ[read more]

Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean - With Scott's Discovery Expedition 1901-1904: Hirzel, David
signedHirzel, David Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean - With Scott's Discovery Expedition 1901-1904
2015 US 1st, 8vo, pp.234, 1 bw photo, 3 maps, appendices, wraps; signed, new #27001 $19.95
Crean was an Irish seaman and member of three major Antarctic expeditions - Scott’s National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04), Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13), and Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17). His contributions to these expeditions sealed his reputation as[read more]

Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition 1913-1916: Hirzel, David
signedHirzel, David Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition 1913-1916
2013 US 1st, 8vo, pp.301, appendices, wraps; signed, new #26559 $19.95
There are more famous names than Tom Crean’s from the “heroic age” of Antarctic exploration, but there are few stories as compelling as his. The Antarctic is a harsh place of bitter cold and darkness, where only the strong and resourceful can hope to survive. Crean was such a man. Had he weakened an[read more]

Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean - With Scott in the Antarctic: Hirzel, David
signedHirzel, David Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean - With Scott in the Antarctic
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.279, map, appendices, wraps; signed, new #25868 $19.95
There are more famous names than Tom Crean’s from the “heroic age” of Antarctic exploration, but there are few stories as compelling as his. The Antarctic is a harsh place of bitter cold and darkness, where only the strong and resourceful can hope to survive. Crean was such a man. Time and again he [read more]

Rough Weather All Day: An Account of the “Jeannette” Search Expedition from Log Kept by Patrick Cahill, Machinist on Board U.S.S. “Rodgers”: Hirzel, David, ed.
signedHirzel, David, ed. Rough Weather All Day: An Account of the “Jeannette” Search Expedition from Log Kept by Patrick Cahill, Machinist on Board U.S.S. “Rodgers”
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.173, 10 bw photos, 3 maps, appendices, pictorial cloth; signed, issued w/o dj, cloth new #27002 $31.95
A true story, told in the words of one who survived shipwreck on the forbidding shores of Siberia. Patrick Cahill was a machinist’s mate sent in the “U.S.S. Rodgers” in 1881 to seek out the fate of the missing “Jeannette”, commanded by George Washington DeLong. That ship was doomed to be wrecked by [read more]

Antarctica to Footscray: Arch Hoadley - A Man of Inspiration and Courage: Hoadley, Jack A.
Hoadley, Jack A. Antarctica to Footscray: Arch Hoadley - A Man of Inspiration and Courage
2010 Australia 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 460, 56 bw photos, plan, map, wraps; new #26990 $29.95
This fascinating biography of an inspiring and inspired Australian has been researched by his son Jack Hoadley, who was seeking the father he lost when only thirteen years of age. He unfolds the story of a man of enormous fortitude, energy, compassion and wisdom who changed the lives of countless pe[read more]

Mountain Views: A Lifetime’s Enjoyment: Hoare, Rupert
Hoare, Rupert Mountain Views: A Lifetime’s Enjoyment
2011 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.212, 152 color photos, color map, black cloth; dj & cloth new #27103 $43.95
A personal account of 38 years of walking, climbing, mountaineering and ski-mountaineering in Britain, the Alps and farther afield – Libya, Nepal, Australia, Greenland, Pyrenees, Spain, Corsica, Norway, Karakoram, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, Iran, and Greece. Hoare enjoyed photog[read more]

Explorers of the Antarctic: Hobbs, William Herbert
signedHobbs, William Herbert Explorers of the Antarctic
1941 House of Field NY 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 14 bw photos, 2 endpaper maps, blue dec gray/blue pebbled cloth; inscribed, cloth lightly faded on spine, tight, fine #27415 $295.00
Hobbs was a geologist who wrote a major work on glaciers (Characterstics of Existing Glaciers) as well as this selection of biographies of principal Antarctic explorers. Included here are biographies of Palmer, Wilkes, Scott, Shackleton, David, Priestley, Amundsen, Nordenskjöld, von Drygalski, Charc[read more]

Explorers of the Antarctic: Hobbs, William Herbert
Hobbs, William Herbert Explorers of the Antarctic
1941 House of Field NY 8vo, pp.334, 6 (of 14) bw photos, 2 endpaper maps, plain green cloth; cloth lightly rubbed, very good #26923 $95.00
Hobbs was a geologist who wrote a major work on glaciers (Characterstics of Existing Glaciers) as well as this selection of biographies of principal Antarctic explorers. Included here are biographies of Palmer, Wilkes, Scott, Shackleton, David, Priestley, Amundsen, Nordenskjöld, von Drygalski, Charc[read more]

Hobson, Alan & Jamie Clarke The Power of Passion: Achieve Your Own Everests
1997 Canada 3rd prtg, 8vo, pp.xi, 191, wraps; fine. #20579 $29.95
In this book Alan and Jamie, who both summited Everest in 1997, discuss their 1991 and 1994 Everest attempts via the North Col. Alan is a motivational speaker and has written two books on his Everest climbs.[read more]

signedHobson, Alan & Jamie Clarke The Power of Passion: Achieve Your Own Everests
1999 Canada rep, 8vo, pp.xi, 191, wraps; signed Alan Hobson, new. #19135 $25.95
In this book Alan and Jamie, who both summited Everest in 1997, discuss their 1991 and 1994 Everest attempts via the North Col. Alan is a motivational speaker and has written two books on his Everest climbs.[read more]

Playing: Robin Hodgkin’s Mountaineering Letters – 1937-47: Hodgkin, Adam, ed.
Hodgkin, Adam, ed. Playing: Robin Hodgkin’s Mountaineering Letters – 1937-47
2005 Privately Published UK 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 99, 22 bw photos, 2 sketches, map, blue cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #24971 $49.00
Robin Hodgkin (1916-2003) was a Quaker, educationist, mountaineer (Oxford University Mountaineering Club, Vice-President of the Alpine Club (1974-75), and one of the most talented climbers of his generation. This collection of his mountain letters covers his expeditions to the Caucasus (a new route[read more]

Steps of Courage: My Parents' Journey from Nazi Germany to America: Hoerlin, Bettina
signedHoerlin, Bettina Steps of Courage: My Parents' Journey from Nazi Germany to America
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 316, 57 bw photos, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #25946 $28.99
Following her parents death, Hoerlin discovered a suitcase filled with over 500 love letters between her mother Kate Tietz Schmid, who was part of Munich’s intellectual and musical elite, but Jewish, and her father Hermann Hoerlin, a world record-holding German mountaineer and aspiring physicist, as[read more]

The Mountain Never Cries: A Mother’s Diary: Holaday, Ann
Holaday, Ann The Mountain Never Cries: A Mother’s Diary
1999 BookPartners Wilsonville 1st, 8vo, pp.xx, 233, 1 bw photo, wraps; owner’s name sticker on cover & inside cover, pocket for non-related CD on inside back cover, vg #27058 $9.95
For three days in 1986 Holaday waited at Oregon’s Mount Hood while rescuers searched for a missing 13-member climbing party from the Oregon Episcopal School, of which her son Giles was a member. Miraculously, of 11 members huddled in a snow cave for three days, Giles survived; one of two. Holaday ha[read more]

Holmes, Peter Mountains and a Monastery
1958 Bles London 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 23 bw photos, 2 fldg maps, appendices, blue cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth vg+. #23835 $29.00
In 1956, Holmes, together with his wife and brother-in-law, made a return trip to Spiti. This humorous narrative of their adventures includes several first ascents. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate H106.[read more]

signedHolzel, 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; signed Salkeld, dj fine, cloth fine. #12658 $45.00
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.[read more]

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]

American Alpine Club LibraryHolzel, 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 fine, cloth fine #13395 $29.00 $26.10
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. 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 [read more]

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