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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1955

Order Number: 3735

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate and small stamp on front endpaper; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1960/61

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1961

Order Number: 3739

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate and small sticker to front endpaper. ; Including a detailed, topographic map ("Swiss style", 1: 50'000) of Mount McKinley, Alaska ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1962/63

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1964

Order Number: 3740

Condition: Very Good


Fore edge stamped. Bookplate and stamp on front endpaper; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1955

Order Number: 18591

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Moderate wear and chipping to DJ ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages View more info

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THE STORY OF LINDBERGH The Lone Eagle

By: Beamish, Richard J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: International Press: 1927

Order Number: 3070

Condition: Very Good


Boards with minor rubbing to extremities. Lettering faded on spine and cover and with light spotting. Tanning to endpapers; Including "The Development of Aviation, Epoch-Making Flights of the World's Greatest Airmen, and the History of Efforts to Bridge the Distance between the Old and the New Worlds" ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN [TWO VOLUMES]

By: Bisland, Elizabeth

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1906

Order Number: 1272

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's notes on front endpaper. Light rubbing to extremities. Illustrations missing, frontispieces present. Vol. 1: front hinge weakening; Brown boards with blindstamped vignette to front and gilt spine lettering ; 8vo; 475, 560 pages View more info

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DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15569

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine sunned. Rear hinge started. Previous owner's name to title page ; Detailed account of Admiral Byrd's second trip to the South Pole in 1934. Dedicated to Edsel Ford; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 405 pages View more info

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THE LONELIEST CONTINENT The Story of Antarctic Discovery

By: Chapman, Walker

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society: 1964

Order Number: 18132

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 12mo; 279 pages View more info

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BEYOND THE ALPS A Summer in the Italian Hill Towns

By: Coates, Robert M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1847

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit browned and with one small dampstain ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 159 pages View more info

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ACONCAGUA AND TIERRA DEL FUEGO A Book of Climbing, Travel and Exploration

By: Conway, Martin (Sir)

Price: $675.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1902

Order Number: 2209

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to top and bottom spine. Bookplate and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Pages a bit browned; Dark red boards with gilt lettering. Conway is a very famous mountaineer. He travelled widely in Europe, Egypt and the East; led an expedition in the Himalayas 1892; traversed the Alps 1894; explored in Spitsbergen, Bolivian Andes and Chile. He also wrote "The Alps", one of the most beautiful illustrated mountain books of its time, published in London by A & C Black (also available) ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 252, 16 pages View more info

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DOCTOR KANE OF THE ARCTIC SEAS

By: Corner, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 814

ISBN: 0877220220

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and slight sunning to price clipped DJ. Tape residue to endpapers; In only thirty seven years, Kane had many adventures. This book is primarily concerned with his expedition to the Arctic to search for Sir John Franklin, where he was stranded for two winters ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 306 pages View more info

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THE LAND OF THE MONTEZUMAS

By: Crawford, Cora Hayward

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, John B. Alden: 1889

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 1234

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to extremities; Top edge gilt. Binding tight; 8vo; 311 pages View more info

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST A Personal Narrative

By: Dana, Richard Henry

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1868

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 3867

Condition: Very Good+


Some rubbing to extremities ; 12mo; 470 pages View more info

TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST And Twenty-Four Years After

By: Dana, Richard Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Corporation: 1937

Order Number: 15748

Condition: Very Good+


The Harvard Classics version of the famous tale of the sea, with an introductory note and an afterword; Harvard Classics; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405 pages View more info

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MI VUELO A Traves Del Atlantico Y De Las Dos Americas

By: De Pinedo, Francisco

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, El Bibliofilo: 1928

Order Number: 3068

Condition: Very Good-


Some rubbing to extremities and with some foxing to endpapers. Minor, occasional foxing ; In Spanish. Profusely illustrated with photographures and with beautiful fold-out map in color at rear ; 8vo; 291 pages View more info

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EXPLORING THE HIMALAYA

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1958

Order Number: 18054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities; Supreme Court Associate Justice Douglas details some of the noteworthy expeditions in the Himalayas including his own; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 177 pages View more info

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WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT 1840-1922

By: Finch, Edith

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1262

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge weakening ; 8vo; 415 pages View more info

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THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15889

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with small tears and tape repair to DJ. Boards faded. Binding loose in spots ; Expedition leader Fuchs and his eleven charges set out to cross the last unexplored continent, Antarctica, with Everest co-conqueror Edmund Hillary as support party, crossing from the other direction. Large folded National Geographic map of Antarctica laid in; Color Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

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THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18030

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with a 2" open tear and with chipping to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Expedition leader Fuchs and his eleven charges set out to cross the last unexplored continent, Antarctica, with Everest co-conqueror Edmund Hillary as support party, crossing from the other direction; Color Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

A VOYAGE ON A PAN OF ICE

By: Grenfell, Wilfred T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Geo. H. Ellis Co.: 1908

Order Number: 3428

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities with chipping and small tears. Previous owner's smudged signature to front endpaper ; Frontispiece and one b&w illustration. Originally published in the Boston Post; 12mo; 16 pages View more info

THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1954

By: Gurtner, Othmar

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Order Number: 3736

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some rubbing to DJ ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 224 pages View more info

THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955

By: Gurtner, Othmar

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1955

Order Number: 3737

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some rubbing to DJ ; Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 222 pages View more info

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ANNAPURNA First Conquest of an 8000-Meter Peak [26, 493 Feet]

By: Herzog, Maurice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1952

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 17008

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with small open tears; The leader of the French expedtion in the Himalayas writes of the arduous climb up Annapurna. Map of the route to verso of DJ; Color Photographs; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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NEW GRANADA Twenty Months in the Andes

By: Holton, Isaac F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1967

Order Number: 1229

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; Latin American Travel; 8vo; 223 pages View more info

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ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA

By: Lewis, David; George, Mimi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 804

ISBN: 0393024873

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 242 pages View more info

Image for A CONTINENT FOR SCIENCE The Antarctic Adventure

A CONTINENT FOR SCIENCE The Antarctic Adventure

By: Lewis, Richard S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Order Number: 818

ISBN: 067024001X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small closed tear to DJ. Boards a bit sunned ; 4to; 300 pages View more info

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NORTH TO THE ORIENT

By: Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15898

Condition: Very Good+


With numerous maps by Charles A. Lindbergh; 8vo; 255 pages View more info

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PILOT OF THE HIGH ANDES

By: Litten, Frederic Nelson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1942

Order Number: 3083

Condition: Very Good


Endpapers a bit browned. Small stamps title page and front endpaper. Half title page out ; 12mo; 298 pages View more info

Image for FARTHEST NORTH [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Month's Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

FARTHEST NORTH [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Month's Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

By: Nansen, Fridtjof Dr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1897

Order Number: 3385

Condition: Very Good-


Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Eight color plates and 103 b&w illustrations ; 8vo; 729 pages View more info

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ALIVE The Story of the Andes Survivors

By: Read, Piers Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1974

Order Number: 3692

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ with some small, open tears; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 352 pages View more info