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Scott’s Last Expedition: Parker, Steve
Parker, Steve Scott’s Last Expedition
2012 UK updated ed, 4to, pp.96, 47 color & 39 bw photos, 5 color & 3 bw illus, plan, map, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26545 $15.95
This publication by the Natural History Museum tells the story of Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Numerous chapters focus on different aspects of the expedition with a number of photos of recovered artifacts.[read more]

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home: Parrado, Nando
signedParrado, Nando Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
2006 US 1st, 8vo, pp.292, 46 bw photos, 3 maps, black/grey cloth; inscribed by Parrado, dj w/ slight dampstain to inside of bottom spine, unclipped, near fine, cloth w/ slight sign of dampstain bottom spine, else fine #27231 $19.00
Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying — among them his own mo[read more]

Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers: Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose
Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 292, 16 color & 50 bw photos, 38 sketches, green cloth; dj & cloth new #22906 $36.00 $32.40
Climbing would not have achieved its current level without ongoing developments in clothing and equipment. The authors take us behind the scenes in the progression of these items from the Victorian era to today. What makes this book intriguing is that it’s not just about the gear but also the famo[read more]

The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge: Partridge, Keith
Partridge, Keith The Adventure Game: A Cameraman’s Tales from Films at the Edge
2015 UK 1st, square 8vo, pp.224, photo frontis, 194 color & 2 bw photos, red cloth; dj & cloth new #26943 $49.95
Keith Partridge has been one of the world's leading adventure cameramen for two decades. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts winning ‘Touching The Void’, ‘Beckoning Silence’ and ‘Human Planet’ are just some of the films that have taken him to the ends of the earth. If some astonishing lo[read more]

Catorce Veces Ocho Mil: Una Historia de Superación Personal para Vencer el más Grande de los Desafíos [Fourteen Times Eight Thousand: A History of Personal Development to Overcome the Biggest Challenges]: Pasaban, Edurne
Pasaban, Edurne Catorce Veces Ocho Mil: Una Historia de Superación Personal para Vencer el más Grande de los Desafíos [Fourteen Times Eight Thousand: A History of Personal Development to Overcome the Biggest Challenges]
2011 Spain rep, 8vo, pp.334, 32 color photos, wraps; new #26079 $45.00
Pasaban, who became the first woman to climb all 14 8000m peaks, describes how her 12 years in the mountains have mixed love, death, and high personal cost. Despite these challenges she considers her quest “has been worthwhile”. This is more of a narrative than the photo book by Angela Benevides ([read more]

Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps: Pascoe, John
Pascoe, John Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps
1939 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.238, color frontis, 78 bw photos, 2 sketches, 3 fldg maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed w/ scratch marks, top spine pulled, vg #23964 $75.00 $69.00
Pascoe’s accounts of his pioneering climbs and explorations between the wars. Includes a detailed map of the Southern Alps. This first edition is much scarcer than subsequent editions, is thicker in appearance, and has twice the number of photos. Neate P20. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

An Antarctic Diary: United States Antarctic Service, West Base, Antarctica 1939 - 1941: Passel, Charles F
signedPassel, Charles F An Antarctic Diary: United States Antarctic Service, West Base, Antarctica 1939 - 1941
1992 Four-O-Imprint Abilene Ltd ed 250, 8vo, pp.xvi, 387, 60 bw photos, quarter-bound w/ blue cloth spine & map-illustrated paper boards; signed & dated 10/23/92 on front pastedown, issued w/o dj, boards w/ 1.5” red mark to front, light rubbing, tight, near fine #27433 $155.00
Passel (1915-2002) served as a geologist on Admiral Byrd’s US Antarctic Service expedition (1939-41) at West Base and participated in the Geological Party’s 83-day traverse to Marie Byrd Land. His extensive diaries have appeared in several variants. They were first published in softcover in an edite[read more]

Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven: Paterson, David
Paterson, David Nepal: The Mountains of Heaven
1990 Mallard Press NY 1st, 4to, pp.176, many color photos, map, photo eps, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, near fine, cloth fine #13602 $7.00
A lovely, large-format book covering the major peaks, and associated ranges, of Nepal - Everest, Annapurna, Rowaling, Ganesh Himal, Kasta Mandap, and Makalu.[read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
signedPatey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1997 US 1st thus, 8vo, pp.287, 8 bw photos, wraps; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, new. #8768 $45.00
Back in print! Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. With a new introduction by Chris Bonington.[read more]

Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1973 Gollancz London 3rd imp, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #23749 $29.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard [read more]

signedPatey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1978 Gollancz London 5th imp, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; signed Chris Bonington, dj fine, cloth fine. #22227 $75.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find. Neate P22, Yak P30.[read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1971 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27322 $45.00 $39.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find as a first edition. Neate P22, Yak P30. To see all[read more]

Canadians on Everest: Patterson, Bruce
Patterson, Bruce Canadians on Everest
1990 Detselig Calgary 1st, 8vo, pp.240, 23 color photos, 9 illus, map eps, blue cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #9991 $29.00
Stories of four Canadian attempts on Everest from 1982-1988.[read more]

Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them: Paulcke, Wilhelm & Helmut Dumler
Paulcke, Wilhelm & Helmut Dumler Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them
1973 Oxford NY 1st, 8vo, pp.161, color fldg frontis, 119 bw photos, sketches, black cloth; dj fine, cloth w/ name/bookplate, fine #23986 $9.00
Originally published in 1885, this quickly became the authoritative book on the subject. Chapters cover rock, snow, cornices, avalanches, skiing, glaciers, weather, mountain sickness, equipment, and more. Neate P23.[read more]

Great Himalaya Trail: 1,700 Kilometres Across the Roof of the World: Pauler, Gerda
Pauler, Gerda Great Himalaya Trail: 1,700 Kilometres Across the Roof of the World
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.218, 41 color & 78 bw photos, wraps w/ flaps; new #26744 $25.95
The Great Himalaya Trail is one of the longest and highest trails in the world. It is a trail that winds for 1,700 kilometres through Nepal - across the ‘roof of the world’, over ice-covered passes, crossing high-mountain deserts and through some of the most remote areas on earth. In 2012, Himalaya [read more]

Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]: Pauner, Carlos
Pauner, Carlos Kangchenjunga: Historia de un Superviviente [Kangchenjunga: Story of a Survivor]
2006 Spain 1st, 4to, pp.159, photo frontis, 107 color photos, 2 sketches, map, photo eps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #26080 $79.00
Pauner, a highly successful Spanish mountaineer, has climbed 13 of the 14 8000m peaks without supplemental oxygen. His first was K2 (2001) and in May, 2012 he reached the summit of Shishapangma, his 13th peak. The only remaining 8000er for Pauner is Everest. He first attempted Kangchenjunga in 19[read more]

Berg Heil: Die 100 Schönsten Bergwanderungen in den Alpen [Berg Heil: The 100 Most Beautiful Mountains in the Alps]: Pause, Walter
Pause, Walter Berg Heil: Die 100 Schönsten Bergwanderungen in den Alpen [Berg Heil: The 100 Most Beautiful Mountains in the Alps]
1959 BLV Munchen 6th, 8vo, pp.211, 100 bw photos, 100 route drwgs, map eps, pictorial cloth issued w/o dj; cloth vg+ #24716 $15.00
The 100 most beautiful mountains in the Alps. In German, no English translation.[read more]

Salute the Mountains: The Hundred Best Walks in the Alps: Pause, Walter
Pause, Walter Salute the Mountains: The Hundred Best Walks in the Alps
1962 Harrap London 1st, 4to, pp.211, 100 bw photos, 100 maps, map eps, black cloth; dj yellowed, chipped top/bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27232 $14.00
The 100 best mountain walks in the Alps. One in a series of ‘100 Best’ books on mountains, climbs, and walks in the Alps..[read more]

The Taming of Denali - Now Mount McKinley: Pearson, Grant H.
Pearson, Grant H. The Taming of Denali - Now Mount McKinley
1957 Pearson Los Altos 1st, 8vo, pp.21, 3 bw photos, staple-bound, wraps; edges toned, very good #18971 $95.00
Pearson was Superintendent of Mount McKinley National Park for a number of years and a member of the 1932 Lindley-Liek expedition. This was the first party to climb both peaks of Denali. This booklet summarizes all 31 expeditions to the mountain beginning with the U.S. Army Expedition of 1898 thru 1[read more]

See article titles below: Peary, R. E., Markham, Clements R., Nordenskiöld, Otto, Brooks, Alfred H.
Peary, R. E., Markham, Clements R., Nordenskiöld, Otto, Brooks, Alfred H. See article titles below
1904 Smithsonian Institution Annual Report, GPO Washington, DC 1st, black cloth; entire issue, thick 8vo, pp.876, spine darkened, very good #26707 $75.00
Peary, R. E. North Polar Exploration: Field Work of the Peary Arctic Club, 1898-1902. pp.427-457, 15 bw photos, fldg map; with Markham, Clements R. The First Years Work of the National Antarctic Expedition. pp.459-465, color fldg map; with Nordenskiöld, Otto. The Swedish Antarctic Expedition. [read more]

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