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Mountaineering

Tilman H.W. - Nepal Himalaya

Hardback. 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
£40.00

Tilman H.W. - Nepal Himalaya

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white. Showing a little wear at spine ends. In a good dustwrapper lightly chipped at spine ends and with rear panel slightly chipped and showing some soiling. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Moderate edge foxing but clean internally. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,272. 61 photographs by the author. 7 maps. An account of three journeys in the Himalayas by the most entertaining of mountaineering authors.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1952, First Edition
£38.00

Tilman H.W. - When Men & Mountains Meet

Hardback. 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
£15.00

Tilman, H.W. - Two Mountains and a River

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to spine. Lacks dustwrapper. Internally very good although with a gift inscription on the front end-paper. Pp.xii,233. Numerous illustrations. 6 maps. Attempted ascents of Mustagh Ata and Rakaposhi with a visit to the source of the river Oxus. Tilman is possibly the best and most entertaining of all mountaineering authors.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1949, First Edition
£18.00

Tobias, Michael Charles; Drasdo, Harold (Editors) - The Mountain Spirit

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 A book of unpublished writings about mountains "presenting a diversity of perspectives, some separated in time and place" revealing "a unanimous passion stemming from the mountain: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
£9.00

Tranter Philip (Edited By Nigel Tranter) - No Tigers in the Hindu Kush

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. In a fair dustwrapper which has been sellotaped along the edges by a previous owner. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Some edge foxing but clean internally. 155 pages. Illustrations including coloured frontispiece. Map + map end-papers. Neat correction in ink made to the text at page 116. The story of a mountaineering expedition to the Central Hindu Kush by the author and three friends.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1968, First Edition
£12.00

Turner Samuel - Siberia a Record of Travel, Climbing and Exploration

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
£130.00

Tyndall John - The Glaciers of the Alps. Being a Narrative of Excursions and Ascents, an Account of the Origin and Phenomena of Glaciers and an Exposition of the Physical Principles to Which They are Related

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, New Edition
£30.00

Ullman, James Ramsay et al - Americans on Everest : The Official Account of the Ascent Led By Norman G. Dyhrenfurth

Hardback. 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, First British Edition
£14.00

Unsworth Walter - Tiger in the Snow the Life and Adventures of A.F. Mummery

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper with minor edge tears. A clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. 125pp. 11 plates. 5 maps and diagrams. A biography of a pioneer of Alpine mountaineering.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1967, First Edition
£10.00

Unsworth Walter - Tiger in the Snow: The Life and Adventures of A. F. Mummery

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper (with slightly faded spine but lettering clear). A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 125 pages. Plates. Maps. A biography of the pioneering Victorian Alpine mountaineer.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1967, First Edition
£10.00

Venables, Stephen - Everest Kangshung Face

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
£18.00

Wainwright A. - Scottish Mountain Drawings Volume 3 the Western Highlands

Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in green rexine covers lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has minor edge tears and chipping. Drawings 151-225 with accompanying text and maps. Undated. Probably a later impression of the first edition.
Published : Westmorland Gazette, Kendal,
£15.00

Walker, J. Hubert - Mountain Days in the Highlands and Alps

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth. A little wear to spine. Smallish ownership label on front end-paper. Not foxed. 320 pages. 64 illustrations. 2 maps.
Published : Edward Arnold & Co, London 1937, First Edition
£12.00

Weir Thomas - The Ultimate Mountains: An Account of Four Months' Mountain Exploring in the Central Himalaya

Hardback. 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
£9.00

Weir, Thomas - The Ultimate Mountains : An Account of Four Months' Mountain Exploring in the Central Himalaya

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in white. In a good dustwrapper which has fairly small edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,98. Numerous illustrations. 4 sketch maps. The story of a Scottish Mountaineering Club expedition to the Garhwal and Almora Districts of the Himalayas in the Spring of 1950.
Published : Cassell & Co, London 1953, First Edition
£12.00

Weir, Tom - Highland Days

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, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Wills Alfred - Wanderings Among the High Alps

Hardback. 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, Reprint
£10.00

Wills Alfred - Wanderings Among the High Alps

Hardback. 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, Second Edition, Revised with Additions
£65.00

Winkler Georg - Empor! Georg Winkler's Tagebuch in Memoriam Ein Reigen Von Bergfahrten Hervorragender Alpinisten Von Heute

Nd. c. 1920? A very good copy. 325pp. Illustrated. A mountaineer's Alpine diary. Text in German.
Published : Verlag Grethlein, Leipzig, First Edition
£45.00

Wright J.E.B. - Mountain Days in the Isle of Skye

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
£15.00