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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

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

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