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Mountaineering

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

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 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

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

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