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Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1968. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. black DJ spine with paled yellow titling, tiny white authors and miniaturized light yellow publisher. partially illustrated on jacket front and on the foxing affected ivory rear. black cloth spine, imprinted gilt tilting, with adjacent boards a bright medium green with blind stamped illustration on front panel. ex-libris, with prior owner's bookplate adhered to left fep. foxing and age-toning to fep/ffep and each outer edge. clear interior sheets, complete in 222 pp.
Washington, DC: National Geographic / Adventure Press, September 2000. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark red glossy spine, with black tail end, white uppercase title, miniature paddle graphic, author last name in tiny white with yellow logo. color pictorial panels both, front cover has enlarged characters in white, mostly on the upper and lower edges, white lettering on thick black and red stripes. black clothbound HB spine, copper uppercase, fills HB spine from tip to tail. black cloth transitions to vibrant red paperboards and matching hue for both fep/ffep. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. cream ivory textblock stock, no blemishes or markings within. includes color photos on glossy white, unpaginated but 8 pages. slipped in newsprint article. as new in like DJ. 252 pp. ISBN # 0792279603.
Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press, 2015. First Da Cap Press Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. white paper DJ spine filled with black lettering. pictorial jacket front, edgewear is slight. white HB with stamped black titling and neatly cornered, bright white boards.an excellent, like new quality copy including maps, and two galleries of 28 b/w images printed on glossy. neat ivory edges all sides. 339 pp ISBN# 9780306822627.
New York, NY: William Morrow / HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013. First US Edition. small, squarish Qto. VG+/VG+. a delicate gray/blue DJ spine with pictorial front with a montage of nautical Arctic images. titling in black, large red capitals for title, with white author along bottom edge--all neatly centered and overlay the illustrations.decorative fully illustrated HC, a landscape oriented Antarctic in full color detail, a stunning sky, jutting black cliffs and ice filled water. no impressions to panels, sharply cornered. b/w photos line the fep/ffep. profusely illustrated in color and b/w throughout with much tiny text details and majorly highlights the series of chapter textblock pages. as new, in similar DJ. 264 pp. ISBN# 9780062282736.
Berkeley, California: Counterpoint, 2012. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. DJ spine and front panel is colorful jacket art, an expansive arctic dark blue/gray and white with compact and centered text and titling centered. enlarged and centered title characters, enhanced by thick centered navy bands, titling aligned between them. HB is bound in solid red stamped with silver lettering--transitions to pristine bright white for remainder of front/rear boards. light ivory fep/ffep and textblock interior, highlighted by few unnumbered images. as new, ivory exterior edges. 358 pp. ISBN#9781582437897.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. bright medium blue DJ, spine has black and white titles. edgewear is light, with mild chafing and toning to edges, and very faintly foxed jacket front/rear. light gray clothbound HB, spine stamped in silver. inside front cover, INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR AS 'RALPH' ON RIGHT FEP. interior text is a basic ivory. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and tail lightly. 301 pp. ISBN# 0816607125.
Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, 1959. Third printing. Octavo; VG/G; Gray spine with white text; Dust jacket has few small tears at edges, lightly sunned exterior and some slight rubbing along edges, but overall intact; Cloth is slightly sunned with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has very slight wear on exterior edges and pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 241.
Golden, CO: The American Alpine Club, 1997. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Shades of blue and white spine with black text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, barcode sticker on back bottom portion, mild scuff marks, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 431 pp.
New York: The American Alpine Club, 1983. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Dark blue and black spine with white text: Covers have light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, scuff marks, some light chipping to joints, slight bumping at tail of spine, barcode sticker on back, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 367 pp.
New York: The American Alpine Club, 1973. Octavo: VG/VG-: Shades of gray spine with black text: Paperback with DJ: DJ has general shelfwear, significant scuff marks, slight bumping at head of spine, barcode sticker to back: Covers have light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 311 pp.
New York: The American Alpine Club, 1974. Octavo: G/G+: Shades of gray spine with black text: Paperback with DJ: DJ has general shelfwear, some chipping, creasing to upper front corner, barcode sticker on back: Covers have light shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, mild scuff marks, binding slightly separating from textblock: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 297 pp.
Bracey, Virginia: Paraview, Inc., 2005. First Paraview edition. Octavo; pp 209; VG/VG; light brown/black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Woodstock, VT: Seafarer's Heritage Library Ltd., 1984. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. black uppercase titling, reading crease down lengthy spine with edgewear aside its columns and along softcover edges lightly. a touch thumbed, with illustrated panels.fold out map faces title page, final page is a larger fold out map. other contents include illustrations, maps and photos, with text details. textblock no marks, basic ivory edges. complete 171 pp. ISBN# 0916149005.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1921. Small Octavo; VG-/G; Beige with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has moderately rubbed and age toned exterior with some rubbing wear along edges; price clipped; Cloth is slightly sunned with minor wear at corners, otherwise clean and intact with sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age with book plate of previous owner on ffep, but intact and clean pages; pp 331.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers. reprint. Small Octavo; VG-/G; Off-white spine with black text; Originally published in 1919, this edition is undated; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly age toned exterior with light foxing and some moisture staining on rear as well as slight edge wear, mostly at corners; Boards have light rubbing wear on exterior and edges with otherwise sturdy and intact panels; Text block small tear at fore edge of title page and has darkened slightly due to age with tight binding and clean pages; pp 286.
North Pomfret, Vermont: David & Charles Publishers Limited, 1982. US Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. bright yellow DJ spine, with black titling and neat tip/tail. color graphic fills adjacent jacket front. sturdy dark blue boards, sharp corned and in solid shape. tightly bound, just perused or scanned interior, no marks and features b/w glossy illustrations and maps with text details. head-edge is peppered with faint specks, interior unaffected.252 pp. ISBN# 0715382446.
New York: Random House, 1950. Fourteenth Printing. 10mo; pp 185; G+/G-; dark blue spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket shows mild sunning to exterior; light soiling to rear; minor chips to corners; mylar wrap; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows some tone to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 336; G+/G; blue pictorial spine with navy and white text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned exterior; few dings to edges; mild sunning and scratches to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has very light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by Dick Bass;.
Berlin: Volksverband der Bucherfreunde Wegweiser-Verlag G.m.b.H., 1932. 12mo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior panels with minor edge wear, otherwise sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight foxing on exterior edges with tight binding; pp 383. German language.
London: The Alpine Club, 1970. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black/grey illustration with black print; DJ has small portion of top edge torn away, tears along top and bottom edges, stains, soiling; Boards are in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, slight age-toning to paper; 356 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Chicago: A.C.McClurg &Co. 1918. 12mo; pp 350; G-; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has moderate shelf wear to exterior; minor frays to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; frontispiece; mild foxing to first and last few pages; broken hinges; interior clean;.
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; sunned spine with blue and beige image of sky and sand and black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, fraying along sides and edges, minor spotting marks to surfaces,chipping to corners and around spine of jacket; Moderate age and wear to boards spotting marks along spine, binding solid but intact, ivory toned pages; Foxing along text block exterior, darkened text block head, otherwise text block clean; 199 pp.
USA: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, 1948. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red clothbound HB with small stamped capitals for tilting centered beneath head and at foot. b/w decoratively illustrated fep/ffep. prior owner name on half-title page. softly ivory textblock without marks, outer edges fine. 318 pp.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and CompanyH, 1952. Octavo; pp 647; VG-/G-; dark yellow spine with beige text; dust jacket has sunned spine; modest wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; price clipped flap; mylar wrap; cloth has only light to exterior; clean, strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; deckled fore edge; tight binding;.
New York: Triangle Books, 1939. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 373; G/G; green pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to edge; mylar wrap; cloth has slight soiling to spine; modest wear to fore edges; sturdy boards; text block has some age toning; good binding;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1930. 10mo; pp 388; G/G-; dark yellow pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has some soiling to exterior; slight sunnned spine; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's embossed stamp to ffep; interior clean; deckled edges;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2005. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 335; VG/VG; sunned beige spine with red and black text; full title: Flashman on the March from the Flashman Papers, 1867-8; dust jacket shows very little wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; deckled fore edge;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1984. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 405; G/G; ivory pictorial spine with red and green text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; text block has some shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; slightly cocked spine;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1941. 12mo; VG-/G+; Black & beige spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tear at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and lightly stamped writing on front flap, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows lightly sunned edges and slight rubbing on exterior however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with slightly bent head fore edges of first few pages, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 305.
Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1956. Quarto; good/fair-; dj, illustrated spine with black text; dj, shelf wear, chipping; open and closed tears; front cover intact, but torn away from rest of dust jacket; HB, black spine with faded gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; illustrated endpapers; text block, clean; numerous black-and-white and color illustrations; 476pp. --TEXT IN FRENCH.
New York: Free Press, 2003. Octavo; G/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with black and white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with dark blue paper to spine and light blue paper to boards, silver print, slight surface tear on rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; Signed in ink by author Hillary on the title page; 341 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Octavo; pp 431; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate shelf wear to exterior; some soiling to exterior; black titles with illustration to paper label to front; light sunning to spine; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; some foxing to title and facing pages; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
London: Blackie and Son Ltd., 1855. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Leather bound; Raised bands and gilt designed spine with faded text; Boards have age tone with discoloration to the top exteriors and slight rubbing to the corners and edges; End papers and limited pages have minor foxing otherwise text block is clean; 424p.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1970. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and blue print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and white cloth with black print, mild wear to spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front endpapers, spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xii, 240 pages, illustrated (color plates).
Garden City, NY: The Sun Dial Press, 1943. 12mo; pp 276; G/Fair; gray/ivory pictorial spine with red and black text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some dampstain soiling to rear; several chips to edges; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Company, 1893. Octavo; pp 361; Good; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; few spots to front; mild rubbing to spine edges; slightly cocked spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; deckled fore edge;.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, Publishers, 1912. 12mo; pp 285; G-/no-DJ; light gray spine with red text; cloth has noticeable wear to exterior, mostly to spine; some wear to edges; lightly frayed corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; light foxing to endpapers; frontispiece; light toning to interior.
London, New York, Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1946. Octavo; pp 259; G/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight foxing; deckled fore edge; some pencil to ffep; slight foxing inside; frontispiece; illustrated;.