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A good copy in original blue cloth with lettering in black on spine. Spine faded but lettering clear. 214pp. Frontis and 8 plates. Reflections on Alpine mountaineering.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1950, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and has a couple of edge tears. No ownership inscription. Some end-paper and edge foxing. 256 pages. Illustrated including colour. Map end-papers. An account of the first British ascent of the 24,590 ft. Peak of Communism and of the death of Wilfrid Noyce and Robin Smith.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1964, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows some wear and tear to the edges. Edge foxing. Ownership name snowpaked out on front end-paper. 256 pages. Illustrated including colour. A frank account of the first joint British-Russian mountaineering expedition which cost the lives of Wilfrid Noyce and Robin Smith.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1964, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one smallish edge tear. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 176 pages. Over 120 colour photographs with accompanying text. A highly regarded book of mountain photography.
Published : Constable, London 1994, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in silver on spine. Previous owner's bookplace on front fixed end-paper.. Many black and white photographs. 192 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which has no teasrs and is not price-clipped.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in grey cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. A little rubbing to spine ends and edges. Small gift inscriotion on front free end-paper. Pp.xii,343. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous other illustrations. Two maps, including one folding. A classic of the Canadian Rockies.
Published : Longmans, Green & Co, London 1903, First Edition
A very good copy. In a good dustwrapper which has a small hole and a couple of smallish closed tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing, or other internal marking. 174 pages. Illustrated. The story of George Mallory who made three attempts to ascend Mount Everest and died on the mountain in 1924.
Published : The Macmillan Company, New York 1967,
A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to spine. In an edge-torn and worn dustwrapper lacking a one inch piece at top of spine. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xi,124. 69 photographs. 4 maps. The story of Tilman's mountaineering exploits and wanderings in Central Asia/ Chinese Turkestan in 1949.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1951, First Edition
A very good copy in brown cloth which shows some fading to the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. 160 pages. Illustrations. Maps.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1948,
. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has edge tears and two smallish chips. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xi,272. 61 photographs. 7 maps. Describes journeys to the Langtang Himal, the Annapurna Himal and to the Nepal side of Everest.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1952, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some fading to spine but lettering clear. Ownership inscriptions on front free end-paper. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.x,232. 54 plates. 6 maps. Part I of the book deals with mountaineering adventures in Assam. Part II is the author's exploits during the Second World War and deals mainly with his time fighting with the Italian partisans.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1946, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. 264 pages. Numerous illustrations. A book of unpublished writings about mountains "presenting a diversity of perspectives, some separated in time and place" revealing "a unanimous passion stemming from the mountain: a passion which not only affects ancient and medieval sensibility but which continues to exert an unusual influence upon art, introspection, and culture even today."
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1980, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top ege gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xxiv,420. Numerous photographic illustrations. Two folding maps. Introduction by Baron Heyking. Includes climbing and exploration in the Altai Mountains.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1905, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blind-decorated cloth which is faded on the spine (although the lettering is clear). A little marked on spine. Internally a very good, clean, copy without foxing or ownership inscription and with sound hinges. Pp.xxvi,445. Frontispiece and 61 illustrations including one plate in colour. Prefatory Note by the author's widow.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1896,
A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper with large tears which have been internally repaired. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxi,429. Many illustrations including seven in colour. The story of an American expedition which climbed Mount Everest not only by the Soyh Col route but also made the first ascent by the West Ridge.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1965,
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 236 pages. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. An account of an ascent of Everest by a new route on its Kangshung face.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1989, First Edition
A very good copy in black cloth lettered in white. In a fair dustwrapper missing a largeish chip from the front panel. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.x,98. More than 80 photographs. The story of an expedition by members of the Scottish Mountaineering Club in 1950 to the Central Himalaya.
Published : Cassell & Co, London 1953, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 31 black and white photographs by the author. 141 pages. A near very good dustwrapper which has 2 small closed tears, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A book of the outdoor life, camping and climbing in Highland Scotland in the 1930s.
Published : Gordon Wright, Edinburgh 1984,
A fair copy in dark blue blind-stamped cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Tears at top of spine at joins with upper and lower board. Front hinges cracked. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Newspaper cutting pasted to rear end-paper. Pp.xix,426. 3 maps. Lacking frontispiece? The author's ascent of the Wetterhorn ushered in the "golden age" of mountaineering.
Published : Richard Bentley, London 1858,
A near very good copy in grey cloth lettered in blue. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.ix,235. 16 illustrations. A reprint of an early Alpine classic first published in 1856.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1937,
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth which is faded to the spine in particular but leaving the lettering clear. Smallish ownership label on front free end-paper but otherwise a nice copy internally. 239 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Climbing on the Black Cuillin in the early 1930s.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
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