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  1. Abraham, G.D: BRITISH MOUNTAIN CLIMBS: Mills & Boon; 1937: 4th edition. Pages xvi + 448, 18 plates, 21 outline drawings, 17.5cm. Complete, but pages 49-64 bound out of sequence. Previous owner’s bookplate inside front board; faint water stain lower corner of frontispiece and a slight touch of wrinkling in vicinity; surface glaze dull (8x8cm) on lower rear corner of rear board; slight foxing top outer edge of pages; but otherwise a Near Fine very clean copy in (dust wrapper condition - spine age-darkened, slightly rubbed and tiny loss at base) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Primarily a guidebook but also useful for the history of early British climbing: £15.00
  2. Abraham, G.D: BRITISH MOUNTAIN CLIMBS: Mills & Boon; 1945: 5th edition. Pages xvi + 448, 18 plates, 21 outline drawings, 18cm. Previous owner’s name and address in capital letters on front endpaper; light browning and a smidgen foxing to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition - spine lacking triangular piece 1cm deep from head of spine and slightly at base, spine also browned and slightly age-marked, a touch marginal browning to sides) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Primarily a guidebook but also useful for the history of early British climbing: £10.00
  3. Abraham, G.D: SWISS MOUNTAIN CLIMBS: Mills & Boon; no date (after 1911) cheaper edition: Pages xvi + 423 + 8 memoranda blanks, 24 plates, 22 outline drawings, 18cm. Spine medium sunned and minute speck/pinprick near base; medium browning and foxing to page-edges and endpapers, VG; no d/w. Companion to British Mountain Climbs: £20.00

    A rare Spanish account of K2 and Chogolisa; beautifully illustrated.
  4. Abrego, M: EN LA CIMA K-2 together with Ariz, G, CHOGOLISA; introduced by Kurt Diemberger: Inlena, Pamplona, Spain; (1987): 1st edition. 121 pages, numerous high quality photographs (predominately in colour), maps and diagrams, text in Spanish; 29.5cm. Lower spine and vicinity a little bumped, slightly affecting page block at that point, some thumbing but confined entirely to black front endpapers; otherwise Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition a little creased vicinity of lower spine, and slightly rubbed at tip; small closed chip lower rear corner front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1986 Basque Kaiku Expedition to K2 and Chogolisa. Superb photography; beautifully illustrated and reproduced on high quality paper. Rare: £60.00

    Hugh Banner’s copy.
  5. Achey, J., Chelton, D. & Godfrey, B: CLIMB!: Mountaineers, Seattle; 2002: 2nd edition. Paperback, 256 pages, 16 colour plates, many black and white photographs, map, 26cm. Inscribed and signed by the author, thus "For Hugh find the crucial HB placements….enjoy! Jeff Achey"; Fine. History of Colorado climbing - bought up to date with the ‘25th Anniversary Edition’ of the first publication: £15.00
  6. Alack, F: GUIDE ASPIRING: Oswald-Sealy, Auckland, New Zealand; (1963): 1st edition. 229 pages, 8 black and white plates, 22cm. Medium tanning to outer page-edges, spine lightly sunned at base, VG in (dust wrapper condition a little lightly rubbed at spine ends and extremities, some foxing or spotting to sides) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The experiences of New Zealand mountain guide Frank Alack during the 1920s and 1930s: £10.00
  7. Allen, R.F., edited by: THE CLIMBERS’ CLUB GUIDEBOOK CENTENARY JOURNAL: The Climbers’ Club; 2009: 1st edition. 304 pages, black and white full-page photographs and other illustrations, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w. The history of the Climbers’ Club 100 years involvement in producing guide books; commencing with a facsimile reprint of the Thomson and Andrews 1909 guide to Lliwedd: £15.00
  8. Ament, P: SPIRIT OF THE AGE. The Biography Of America's Most Distinguished Rock Climber, Royal Robbins: Adventure’s Meaning Press, Nebraska, USA; 1992: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 301, black and white photographs, 23.5cm. Boards lightly mottled and slightly bowed at rear-edges; a very slight hint of thumbing to outer fore-edges, otherwise Fine in a virtually Fine d/w. Biography of one of America’s most foremost and influential rock climbers: £30.00
  9. Andrew, J: LIFE AND LIMB. A True Story of Tragedy and Survival Against the Odds: Portrait; 2003: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 306, 8 colour plates, 24cm. A hint of very slight yellowing to outer page-edges, Fine in Fine d/w. In January 1999 Jamie Andrew was rescued from a ridge high on the North Face of Les Droites in the French Alps; after being trapped for five nights in a ferocious storm during which his friend had died beside him. Subsequently he lost both hands and feet due to frostbite. This is the story of his courageous fight back to a full life and to climb again: £10.00
  10. Anker, C. & Roberts, D: THE LOST EXPLORER. Finding Mallory on Mount Everest: Simon & Schuster, New York; 1999: 1st edition. 191 pages, 8 black and white plates, map and a few text illustrations, 22cm. Signed by David Roberts on title-page; Fine in likewise d/w. On May 1st 1999 Conrad Anker found Mallory’s body on Everest: £25.00
  11. Astill, T: MOUNT EVEREST; THE RECONNAISSANCE 1935. The Forgotten Adventure: Tony Astill; 2005: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 359, black and white photographs and sketch maps in text + 3 folding maps at rear, 26cm. Signed by Tony Astill on title-page; Fine in Fine double d/w. The full story of the Fifth Everest Expedition (led by Eric Shipton), finally told with the help of recently discovered climbers’ diaries – handsomely produced: £45.00

    A handsome facsimile edition.
  12. Auldjo, J: NARRATIVE OF AN ASCENT TO THE SUMMIT OF MONT BLANC, ON THE 8TH AND 9TH AUGUST, 1827: Libreria Alpina, Bologna; 1972: facsimile edition of the 1828 first edition. Limited edition No. 182 of 220 copies. Attractive maroon coloured imitation leather binding, with elaborate gilt embossed spine and lettering; pages xii + 120, 20 plates (2 folding, 2 colour), 2 folding maps, 30cm. A tad very slight yellowing to outer page-edges, Fine; no d/w. A handsome facsimile edition of this attractively illustrated Mont Blanc book describing the fifteenth ascent: £85.00
  13. :AUSTRIAN ALPINE CLUB 1953 Summer Programme: Austrian Alpine Club, UK Branch, New Bond Street, (1952/3): Paper covered pamphlet, 12 pages, including covers, a few black and white illustrations, 21.5cm. Plus loosely inserted, single sheet booking form. Slight rusting to staples; a Near Fine clean copy. Many people experienced their first taste of the Alps on one of these organised courses; a touch of nostalgia for some: £15.00

    Two personal inscriptions from the author.
  14. Baker, E.A: THE BRITISH HIGHLANDS WITH ROPE & RUCKSACK: H.F. & G. Witherby; 1933: 1st edition. 236 pages, 11 plates, gilt ‘mountain view’ and lettering on spine, 22.5cm. Two personal inscriptions from the author on front free-endpaper; one inscribed "To Charlie and Ella with their brother’s love signed E.A.B"; and another "Passed on to Uncle Alfred and Aunt Jackie, from their? young nephew, signed Ernest". Another previous owner’s name inside front board; spine slightly darkened with slight rubbing and minor regluing at ends, minor regluing at rear corners of boards, and a faint scratch on rear one; light browning and moderate foxing to outer page-edges and some moderate foxing elsewhere, but mainly confined to a few pages at front and rear; overall VG; no d/w. Climbing days mainly in the Lake District - but also North Wales, the Pennines and Scotland: £75.00
  15. Ballard, J: ONE AND TWO HALVES TO K2: BBC Books; 1996: 1st edition. 208 pages, 16 colour plates, sketch map, 24cm. Light browning to outer page-edges, VG+ in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The outstanding British mountaineer Alison Hargreaves was killed August 1995 descending from the summit of K2. This is the story of her husband Jim’s journey (with his two young children Tom and Kate), to see Alison's last mountain: £6.00

    Ball’s Alpine Guides.
  16. Ball, J., edited by W.A.B. Coolidge: THE WESTERN ALPS: Longmans, Green; 1898: new edition – with new and revised maps. Bound in two volumes in green cloth, wrapped-round and secured on front with a purposely made flap and slot, 18cm; includes loose, 3 small and old Alpine photographs. Vol 1 – prelim pages xlxii, pages 1-218, 5 folding maps. Vol 2 – pages 219-323, 2 folding maps. Both volumes inscribed on front endpaper by J.M. Davidson, with his address and dated June 1911; a little lightly and marginally discoloured, mainly at rear, a tad minor rubbing, otherwise VG. These 2 volumes contain part of the original Alpine guide (which contained 612 pages and 10 folding maps) and were probably purposely bound for convenience of use in the Alps. The pair: £35.00
  17. Ball, J., edited by George Broke: THE CENTRAL ALPS. Part II. (Including those Alpine portions of Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, which lie S. & E. of the Rhone and Rhine, S. of the Arlberg, and W. of the Adige): Longmans, Green; 1911: new edition. Pages xx + 432, 10 folding maps, 19cm. Ex library of the Swiss Alpine Club, with their bookplate inside front board, inscribed thus on half-title-page and 2 small oval rubber stamp marks; minor regluing at tips of spine, a few very sight marks to front cover and a small area of faint discolouring at base; general map at front repaired (and a little darkened) at fold; some browning and one or two faint marks to outer page-edges, browning to first and last pages and reverse side of endpapers; VG: £20.00
  18. Band, G: SUMMIT. 150 Years of the Alpine Club: Collins; 2006 1st edition: 256 pages, numerous colour and black and white photographs, and other illustrations, 29cm. Signed (with ‘Best Wishes’) by George Band; Fine in d/w. The impressive history of the oldest climbing club in the world; and its important role it played in British mountaineering: £35.00
  19. Barry, J: K2 SAVAGE MOUNTAIN - SAVAGE SUMMER: Oxford Illustrated Press; 1987: 1st edition. 187 pages, colour photographs, maps, 25cm. A smidgen lean to spine, but Fine in d/w. Thirteen climbers tragically died on K2 during 1986, including John Barry's team leader Alan Rouse: £8.00
  20. Bartlett, P: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY. The reason we climb: Ernest Press; 1993: 1st edition. Pages viii + 183, black and white photographs, 24cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – Fine, apart from light to moderate sunning to spine and immediate vicinity) d/w. Intertwining his personal experiences, the author appraises the writings of mountaineers such as Younghusband, Whymper, Shipton, Boardman and Bonington: £10.00
  21. Barton, J., Evans, P. & Norris, S: NOVEMBER. A Truly Gripping Comic Book: Vertebrate Graphics, Sheffield; (c.1996): Paper covered pamphlet, (32) pages, illustrated in comic format, 25cm. A tad minor rubbing and light thumbing to covers, VG. A tale, both funny and sad, written and illustrated in comic-book style. A fascinating glimpse into the insular climbing scene in Sheffield during the 1990s. An unusual and uncommon item: £10.00
  22. Basterfield, G: SONGS OF A CRAGSMAN. Twelve Songs of the Hills: Geo. Basterfield, Barrow-in-Furness; 1935: Paperback, 28 pages, 25cm. Rusting to staples, VG+. Words and music: £6.00

  23. Beattie, A: THE ALPS. A Cultural History: Signal Books, Oxford; 2006: 1st edition. Flapped paperback, pages xiv + 246, black and white photographs in text, 21.5cm. Fine. Landscape, history, imagination and visitors, all helped shape Europe’s highest mountain range: £5.00
  24. Beckey, F: MOUNT McKINLEY. Icy Crown of North America: Mountaineers, Seattle; 1993: (later impression). 320 pages, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps, 23.5cm. Fine in d/w. Extensive history of North America's highest mountain: £10.00
  25. Bensen, J: SOUVENIRS FROM HIGH PLACES. A Visual Record of Mountaineering: Mitchell Beazley, 1998: 1st edition. 144 pages, many photographs including colour, and other illustrations, 30cm. Fine in Fine d/w. A superb and varied array of (mostly photographic) images, associated with climbing from early days to the present; together with accompanying text: £10.00

    Blackwell’s Mountaineering Library Series.
  26. Mummery, A.F: MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS: Blackwell, Oxford; 1936: Pages xxviii + 256; 16 sepia plates, 21cm. Previous owner’s neat name and date (1942) on front endpaper and title-page; light browning and light foxing to fore-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine lacking 1-2cm from head and less so at base, also lightly browned and a tad faintly stained; tiny loss base of front panel and small repair; rear panel a little age-marked and lacking about 3 square centimetres from upper corner by spine; previous owner’s name, date and address neatly written on inner front flap which is also price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £20.00

    Signed by Reinhold Messner and P. Habeler.
  27. Blessed, B: THE TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN. Brian Blessed On Everest: Bloomsbury, 1991: 3rd impression. Pages (vi) + 217, 24 plates mostly colour, 24cm. Signed by Reinhold Messner and P. Habeler on title-page; lightish browning to outer fore-edges and a tad foxing to top edge, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Dressed in period clothes, Brian Blessed follows in the footsteps of Mallory, endeavouring to recreate his historic climb on Everest: £40.00
  28. Boardman, P: SACRED SUMMITS. A Climber’s Year: Hodder and Stoughton; 1982: 1st edition. 264 pages, 24 colour plates, 7 maps and drawings, 24cm. Very light browning to outer page-edges, Near Fine in (price-clipped) d/w. Three expeditions; Carstensz in New Guinea, North Ridge Kangchenjunga and Gauri Sankar: £25.00
  29. Boardman, P: THE SHINING MOUNTAIN. Two men on Changabang's West Wall: Dutton, New York; 1984: 1st American edition. 194 pages, 16 black and white plates, map and sketches, 24cm. Light spots of foxing to outer page-edges and a touch of light foxing to endpapers; otherwise Fine in perfect d/w. Pete Boardman and Joe Tasker's incredible first ascent of the West Wall of Changabang: £10.00
  30. Boardman, P. & Tasker, J: THE BOARDMAN TASKER OMNIBUS: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995: 2nd impression. Pages 270 + 192 + 258 + 166, 16 plates, maps and diagrams, 24cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – tiny chip bottom corner of spine, otherwise Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Omnibus edition of the four great classic books; Savage Arena, The Shining Mountain, Sacred Summits and Everest the Cruel Way: £10.00
  31. Bonatti, W: MAGIC OF MONT BLANC: Gollancz; 1985: 1st UK edition. 208 pages, 200 colour photographs, 35cm. A hint of very light browning to outer page-edges and a tiny insignificant spot top outer-edge; Fine in (dust wrapper condition triangular piece 1x5cm lower rear corner of front panel slightly ruckled and with minute nick; otherwise Fine) d/w. Two-hundred fine colour photographs depicting all the main peaks and ridges of the Mont Blanc range; together at rear, mini-versions of each, with descriptions and captions. Includes several action photographs taken in 1976, of Bonatti on the east face of the Grand Capucin, twenty-five years after his first ascent: £48.00
  32. Bonatti, W: THE GREAT DAYS: Gollancz; 1978: 4th impression. 189 pages, 32 plates, 22cm. Spine sunned for 3 millimetres at ends and a smidgen lightly elsewhere; a few tiny specks outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Second autobiography of the legendary Italian climber Walter Bonatti; commences with the 1961 Fresnay Pillar tragedy: £30.00
  33. Bonington, Boysen, Hankinson, Haston, Sandhu & Scott: CHANGABANG: Oxford University Press, New York; 1976: 1st American edition. Pages (x) + 118, 4 colour plates, illustrations, 25.5cm. A little light foxing to outer page-edges, Near Fine in d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent of this impressive Garhwal Himalayan peak: £20.00
  34. Bonington, C. & Salkeld, A., editors: GREAT CLIMBS. A Celebration of World Mountaineering: Beazley; 1994: 1st edition. 224 pages, many colour and black and white photographs, maps, drawings, 30cm. Light tanning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. An interesting appraisal of World mountaineering, by an array of modern-day climbing celebrities: £10.00
  35. Bonington, C: EVEREST SOUTH WEST FACE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1973: 1st edition. 352 pages, 56 plates (24 colour), 24cm. Signed by Chris Bonington on title-page; light browning to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine evenly and moderately sunned, and with the slightest hint of rubbing at top-edge; tiny chip upper rear corner rear panel; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Unsuccessful attempt in 1972 by a strong British expedition: £25.00
  36. Bonington, C: KONGUR. China’s Elusive Summit: Hodder & Stoughton; 1982: 1st edition. 224 pages, 60 pages colour plates, black and white photographs, maps, 25cm. Signed by Chris Bonington on title-page; a few tiny white specks on front board, but Fine in Fine d/w. First ascent of China's Mount Kongur, by Bonington, Boardman, Rouse and Tasker: £25.00
  37. Bonington, C: THE CLIMBERS. A History of Mountaineering: BBC Books/Hodder & Stoughton; 1992: 1st edition. 288 pages, 32 pages colour plates, black and white photographs and other illustrations, maps, 25cm. Signed by Chris Bonington on half-title page; very light yellowing to outer page-edges, Fine in Fine d/w. From the first ascent of Mont Blanc in 1786, Mummery’s ascent of the Grépon in 1881…. to modern times; interlaced with first-hand author accounts: £20.00
  38. Bonington, C: THE NEXT HORIZON. Autobiography II: Gollancz; 1973: 1st edition. 304 pages, 56 plates (8 in colour), 15 maps and diagrams, 23.5cm. Light browning to outer fore-edges and some spots of foxing to top outer-edge of pages, VG in (dust wrapper condition – a touch of very slight surface chipping head of spine and some sunning to spine lettering, but legible; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  39. Boy & Allan: SNOWCAPS ON THE EQUATOR. The Fabled Mountains of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zaire: Bodley Head; 1989: 1st edition. 192 pages, many colour photographs by Clive Ward (some full or double-page), maps, 30cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition - lightly and pleasantly sunned on spine and adjacent long strip 1.5cm wide on front panel) d/w. The authors share their experiences of travelling and climbing in this unique part of Africa. Includes history and legends, flora and fauna: £8.00

  40. Braham, T: HIMALAYAN ODYSSEY: Allen & Unwin; 1974: 1st edition. 243 pages, 24 plates, 14 maps (including endpapers), 24cm. Previous owner’s inscription on second free-endpaper; some ink underlining and highlighting, and the occasional marginal note; light browning and slight foxing to outer fore-edges, a VG+ clean copy in (dust wrapper condition Fine, apart from some light spots of foxing to inner flaps; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very informative record; spanning over thirty years of the author's explorations and climbs in the Himalayas: £20.00
  41. Breashears, D. and Salkeld, A: LAST CLIMB. The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory: National Geographic, Washington, USA; 1999: 1st edition. 240 pages, photographs (some colour) and other illustrations, map, 26cm. Fine in Fine d/w. Excellent account of Mallory’s final climb and his two previous Everest expeditions; further enhanced with fine vintage photographs: £10.00
  42. Breashears, D: HIGH EXPOSURE. An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places: Canongate, Edinburgh; 1999: 1st U.K. edition. 319 pages, 16 plates (mostly colour), black and white photographs, map, 24cm. Fine in d/w. First-rate mountaineer and filmmaker (leader of the Everest IMAX Filming Expedition) David Breashears compelling life story: £10.00
  43. Brown, H. & Berry, M., edited by: SPEAK TO THE HILLS. An anthology of twentieth century British and Irish mountain poetry: Aberdeen University Press; 1985: 1st edition. Pages xxix + 530, illustrations mostly photographs, 23.5cm. Light yellowing to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in d/w. A fine anthology of over 600 poems selected from numerous writers: £15.00
  44. Brown, J: THE HARD YEARS. An Autobiography: Gollancz; 1967: 1st edition. 256 pages, 33 plates, 22cm. Medium lean to spine, spine also lightly sunned at ends, VG in (dust wrapper condition bottom 2-3cm spine repaired on printed side with translucent tape, but not too intrusive; a hint of grubbiness to white spine and rear panel and a tad minor rubbing at corners, but complete and about VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Memoirs of the famous and outstanding British post-war climbing pioneer and Alpinist Joe Brown; includes an account of his first ascent of Kangchenjunga with George Band: £25.00

  45. Brown, T.G: BRENVA: Dent; 1944: 1st edition. Pages xv + 228, 72 plates (some double), top edge gilt, 22cm. Old inscription dated 1944 on front endpaper; light to medium browning to outer fore-edges and endpapers, endpapers also a little foxed; VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition - small loss at spine ends and vicinity sometime rebacked with paper and coloured in - but not a perfect match; the spine is therefore complete but the blue is a lighter shade for 0.5cm at head and likewise and patchy for 3cm at base; spine also a little grubby and rear panel more so) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The classic book on the Brenva face routes on Mont Blanc: £25.00

  46. Brown, T.G: BRENVA: Dent; 1945: reprint. Pages xvi + 228, 72 plates (some double), top edge gilt, 22cm. Very minor surface rubbing tips of spine and a tad to spine edge and corresponding edge of front board; light foxing to outer fore-edges; but a VG+ bright copy, no d/w: £10.00
  47. Buhl, H: NANGA PARBAT PILGRIMAGE. The Lonely Challenge: Bâton Wicks; 1998: reprint. 353 pages, 16 plates, text maps, 23cm. Light yellowing to outer page-edges and extremities of outer page margins, one or two minute and insignificant marks to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition Fine and perfect, apart from the background block on spine evenly sunned from yellow to white, but lettering totally unaffected) d/w. Reprint of this great all-time classic, first published in English in 1956. The autobiography of the legendary Austrian climber Hermann Buhl; whose feats include his incredible solo climb to the summit of Nanga Parbat: £40.00

  48. Bullock, N: ECHOES. One Climber’s Hard Road to Freedom: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2012: 1st edition. Pages xv + 231, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs in text, 24cm. Signed by the Author; Fine in perfect d/w. Nick Bullock leaves the security of the prison service for the uncertainly of a life of climbing. Becoming one of Britain’s leading climbers, and veteran to over twenty expeditions to the Greater Ranges, in his search for exciting new lines: £15.00
  49. Busk, D: THE DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS: Hodder and Stoughton, 1946: 1st edition. Pages xii + 274, 37 plates, 4 folding maps, 23cm. Inscription, a little very slight foxing to cloth, some foxing mainly page-edges, slight and faint water stain corner margin of plates, otherwise VG in (chipped, slightly deficient mainly top corner of spine and front, some grubbiness mainly at rear) d/w. Douglas Busk's memoirs include mountaineering in the Alps and the Pyrenees, North America, Persia and some skiing: £6.00
  50. Butterfield, I: THE MAGIC OF THE MUNROS: David & Charles; 1999: 1st edition. 192 pages, many colour photographs, paintings by Paul Craven, 25x37cm. Small area of light coloured marks upper part front board, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. A superbly illustrated book fully capturing the charm of the Scottish Munros: £25.00
  51. Byles, M.B: BY CARGO BOAT & MOUNTAIN. The Unconventional Experiences of a Woman on Tramp Round the World: Seeley Service; 1931: 1st edition. 315 pages + (12) pages adverts, 16 plates, 22cm. Spine and top of front board very slightly sunned, one or two faint and insignificant marks to cloth; light foxing to outer fore-edges and a few pages at front, VG+, no d/w. Australian lawyer Marie Beuzeville Byles journey including climbing in Norway, Canada and an ascent of Mount Cook: £30.00
  52. Card, F: WHENSOEVER. 50 years of the RAF Mountain Rescue Service 1943-1993: Ernest Press; 1993: 1st edition. Pages (xii) + 338, photographs and drawings, maps, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w: £15.00

    Glyn Carr & Showell Styles fiction.
  53. Carr, Glyn (pseudonym Showell Styles): SWING AWAY CLIMBER: Geoffrey Bles; 1959: 1st edition. 256 pages, diagram of Dinas Cromlech, 19cm. Medium lean to spine and front board a little lightly marked; light gum marks inside front board and small water stain 1.5cm wide, 6cm deep lower part by joint; water stain 1cm wide also along outer-edge rear free-endpaper and slightly affecting one or two pages at rear; small crease lower corner front endpaper; moderate foxing and light browning, with one or two small darker brown blotches to outer page-edges; overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – a little lightly rubbed spine ends and rear corners, and complete apart from being price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. One of a series of famous climbing thrillers, featuring Abercrombie "Filthy" Lewker - a rotund Shakespearean actor, amateur detective and ageing climber. Set in the Llanberis Pass on Dinas Cromlech: £95.00
  54. Carr, Glyn (pseudonym Showell Styles): THE CORPSE IN THE CREVASSE: Geoffrey Bles; 1952: 1st edition (but in 2nd state dust wrapper, with 6/˗* printed on spine). 255 pages, diagram, 19cm. Light gum marks covering 50% of inside front board, and previous owner’s name at top; minor surface rubbing and a little tanning to front free-endpaper, and part tanning on rear, faint browning and a tad foxing outer page-edges; VG bright copy in (dust wrapper conditionclean and complete apart from being price-clipped) d/w protected in a loose plastic sleeve. *The original price was 10s 6d. An early one in the series of famous climbing thrillers, featuring Abercrombie "Filthy" Lewker - a rotund Shakespearean actor, amateur detective and ageing climber. Set in the Austrian Tyrol: £120.00
  55. Carr, Glyn (pseudonym Showell Styles): THE YOUTH HOSTEL MURDERS: Dutton, New York; 1953: 1st American edition. 224 pages, diagram, 19cm. A little slight edge rubbing to covers, light browning to outer page-edges and a touch to endpapers, overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine slightly sunned and with a tiny faint water stain, also worn at edges and lacking piece 2-square centimetres in area from head of spine and slightly at base; front panel rubbed mainly at extremities with slight loss, and a little creased; rear panel slightly marked with two small and old sellotape stains; inner flaps clipped at all 4 corners, including price-clipped and little old sellotape marked) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. One of a series of famous climbing thrillers, featuring Abercrombie "Filthy" Lewker - a rotund Shakespearean actor, amateur detective and ageing climber. Set in the Lake District. This one published in the ‘Guilt Edged Mystery’ series: £40.00

    Reading, or cheaper copies.
  56. Carr, Glyn (pseudonym Showell Styles): MURDER ON THE MATTERHORN: Geoffrey Bles; 1951: 1st edition. 238 pages, 19cm. Two previous owners’ names and addresses top of front free-endpaper; ex library, no rubber marks, but small label removed bottom of front board, causing surface damage; covers worn especially at spine edges and ends, covers age grubby and small stain on spine; browning to outer page-edges; G- or a reading copy; no d/w: £15.00
  57. Carr, Glyn (pseudonym Showell Styles): THE YOUTH HOSTEL MURDERS: Geoffrey Bles; 1952: 1st edition. 256 pages, diagram, 19cm. Small lean to spine, wear to covers especially spine edges, some marks and age grubbiness also to covers; medium foxing and browning to outer page-edges, and some foxing to a few pages at front, occasional slight mark; G- or a reading copy; no d/w: £20.00
  58. Carr, Glyn (pseudonym Showell Styles): DEATH ON MILESTONE BUTTRESS: The Crime Club; (1950s): Amateur rebind, 256 pages, small sketch of Tryfan, 18cm. Lettering on spine faint; browning to pages, especially at edges, light brown stain about 3x5cm lower inner corner of a few pages at front, G; no d/w: £10.00


    Showell Styles fiction.

  59. Styles, S: A TENT ON TOP: Gollancz; 1971: 1st edition. 142 pages, sketch diagram of the Central Carnedd Range, 20.5cm. Ex library, 3 rubber stamp marks, front free-endpaper neatly replaced and a little light surface rubbing to pastedown; very slight lean to spine, with a hint of very slight sunning; top outer-edge of pages brown mottled, slight foxing to outer fore-edges, otherwise VG+ and clean in (dust wrapper conditionspine very slightly darkened, Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A brother and sister decide to spend Easter camped on the snowy Welsh summit of Carnedd Llewellyn; but what follows in no ordinary adventure: £10.00
  60. Styles, S: THE PASS OF MORNING: Gollancz; 1966: 1st edition. 128 pages, map, 20.5cm. Signed by Showell Styles on title-page; slight lean to spine, front board a little lightly dented, numerous tiny or small blunt dents on several pages mainly at margins, and lacking 1-2 square centimetres from text on two leaves; light browning and slight foxing to outer page-edges, otherwise VG in (dust wrapper conditionspine a little darkened and a tad very slight chipping at ends, minor edge repairs; price cut from corner of front flap) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Simon and Mag’s thrilling adventure in the remote Norwegian mountains: £30.00
  61. Styles, S: SHADOW BUTTRESS: Faber and Faber; 1959: 1st edition. 255 pages, 19cm. A small lean to spine, a little very light surface rubbing extremities of boards, a VG clean copy in (dust wrapper conditionsome chipping at spine ends - with very minor loss; rear panel slightly age-tanned and with a light cup-stain - 5cm across) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A mountain guide comes to terms with oncoming blindness: £20.00
    The first Showell Styles thriller featuring Abercrombie Lewker, before he used the pseudonym ‘Glyn Carr’.
  62. Styles, S: TRAITOR’S MOUNTAIN: Macmillan, New York; 1946: 1st American edition. Pages (vi) + 311, 19.5cm. Minor regluing and moderate surface wear spine ends, moderate wear to outer-edges of boards, but slightly more so in one or two places, front board also has a little faint and unobtrusive discolouring towards outer-edge; moderate browning to outer page-edges and touching front endpaper, otherwise VG, no d/w. The first Showell Styles thriller featuring Abercrombie Lewker, before he used the pseudonym ‘Glyn Carr’. A fast moving spy thriller which moves from England to Egypt, and then finally to the Ogwen Valley in North Wales: £20.00
    NOT mountaineering, but inscribed and signed by the author.
  63. Styles, S: LAND FROM THE SEA: Faber and Faber; 1952: 1st edition. 262 pages, 21cm. Name, plus 4-line inscription, signed Showell Styles and dated June 1952 on reverse of front free-endpaper; black and white picture of the author camping in the snow pasted inside front board; spine darkened, 3 minute specks, and light rubbing at ends; moderate foxing to endpapers (with slight tanning) and a few pages, and a little foxing to outer page-edges, otherwise VG, no d/w. A non-mountaineering novel set in Wales during the early part of the 1800s, roundabout Tremadoc: £20.00
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  64. Cassin, R: 50 YEARS OF ALPINISM: Mountaineers; 1981: 1st American edition. 207 pages, 80 pages of plates, maps and diagrams, 22cm. ‘One or two’ light blotches of foxing to top outer-edges of pages, Near Fine in Fine and bright d/w. Riccardo Cassin's climbs are legendary and include first ascents such as of the North Face of the Cima Ovest, the North East Face of the Piz Badile and the Walker Spur on the Grandes Jorasses: £15.00
  65. Cave, A: THIN WHITE LINE: Hutchinson; 2008: 1st edition. Pages x + 230, 16 mostly colour plates, 24cm. Fine in d/w. A sequel to Andy Cave’s award winning "Learning to Breath". Challenges of extreme Alpinism in Patagonia, Norway and Alaska: £10.00
  66. Cherry-Garrard, A: THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD. Antarctic 1910-1913: Lyons Press, Connecticut; 2004: Thick paperback, pages c + 607, 4 maps, 23cm. Slight and faint yellow stain at outside bottom edge of pages, but Fine. The epic account of Scott's Last Antarctic Expedition, during 1910-1913: £8.00

  67. Clark, H: MOUNTAIN MEMORIES. Wolverhampton Mountaineering Club 1951 – 1996: Hillary Clark, Wolverhampton; 1996: 1st edition. Paperback, 168 pages, text photographs and other illustrations, 21cm. History of the Club. Fine: £6.00
  68. Clark, R.W: MEN, MYTHS AND MOUNTAINS. The Life & Times of Mountaineering: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 1976: 1st edition. Pages viii + 292, many black and white photographs, maps, 26cm. Near Fine in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very good history of mountaineering from the earliest times until the present (1976) - general world coverage: £15.00
  69. Coburn, B: EVEREST. Mountain Without Mercy: National Geographic Society, (USA); 1997: 1st edition. 256 pages, many colour photographs (some full or double-page), maps, 31cm. Fine in Fine d/w. Photographic history in the making; the story of the 1996 filming of Everest and their first-hand encounter with the most serious disaster ever on the mountain: £15.00

  70. Cockburn, Major (James): SWISS SCENERY FROM DRAWINGS: Rodwell & Martin; 1820: 1st edition. Pages vii + 200, 60 fine steel engraved plates, engraved title-page with vignette and engraved vignette on final page, all edges gilt, 29cm. Recent high quality brown half-leather binding, raised bands, title and elaborate gilt tooling and decoration on spine; orange cloth sides with leather spine and corner pieces decorated on edges with gilt tooling, new marbled and plain endpapers. Tiny crease corner of one plate and page; very faint to light brown patch on pages opposite the plates - mirroring the shape of the engraved image; a few plates, mainly along top-edge of margin (a few millimetres deep) lightly browned, and apart from the occasional touch of light foxing a very clean, Fine and handsome copy. Amongst the 60 fine engravings are views of Geneva, Mont Blanc, Chamouni, Mer de Glace, le Valais, Castle of Chillon, Lausanne, Glacier at Grindelwald, Wetterhorn, St. Gothard: £350.00
  71. Collomb, R.G: CHAMONIX MONT BLANC. Alpine guide 1: Constable; 1969: 1st edition. Pages xiii + 234, illustrated mainly in photographs, maps, glazed printed covers, 22x11cm. A very slight hint of foxing to front endpapers, VG+ (no dust wrapper was issued). A good general visitors’ guide for the period: £10.00
  72. Conway, W.M., described by: THE ALPS: A. & C. Black; 1904: 1st edition. Pages x + 294, 70 colour plates, decorated cloth, top edge gilt, 23cm. Stain about 8x7cm and a little scribbling upper part rear board and 3 tiny stains on front board, 2 tiny dents top-edges of boards; foxing and some old sellotape marking to free-endpapers, foxing also to outer fore-edges and some intermittent foxing elsewhere (heavy in ‘one or two places’), otherwise a VG and presentable copy. Illustrated with seventy attractive colour plates from painting by A.D. McCormick: £30.00
  73. Coolidge, W.A.B: THE ALPS IN NATURE AND HISTORY: Methuen; 1908: 1st edition. Pages xx + 440 + 40 pages advertisements, 20 plates, 7 folding diagrams, 1 colour folding map, lavish gilt decorated spine and gilt decorated front board, 23cm. Spine background very slightly sunned, and minute and unobtrusive closed nick at head neatly reglued, a few slight marks to boards, but mainly on rear; some foxing internally but confined to fore-edges, a few page at front and the occasional page; a VG presentable copy. Coolidge's comprehensive history of the Alps; its people, places, nature and climbers. Nearly one hundred pages devoted to categorising the Alps (in twenty divisions) from the Western to the Eastern Alps; plus a very useful appendixes: £75.00

    One of the famous Conway and Coolidge Climbers’ Guides.
  74. Hasler, G: THE BERNESE OBERLAND. Volume 1. From the Gemmi to Mönchjoch: Fisher Unwin; 1902: 1st edition. Pages xxviii + 164 + ruled blanks, pencil holder, flap, all edges gilt, 14cm. J.M. Davidson’s name and address and dated 1905 at front; lacks pencil (as usual); a little water staining but confined to part endpapers only; a little light surface rubbing at extremities, otherwise VG. Conway and Coolidge climbers' guide: £75.00
  75. Craig, D: NATIVE STONES. A Book About Climbing: Secker and Warburg, 1987: 1st edition. Pages (x) + 212 + 1, 8 plates, 22cm. Previous owner’s name and date top of front free-endpaper; a few spots of slight foxing to top outer-edge of pages, Fine in Fine d/w. David Craig dissects in lyrical style his thoughts and intense feelings on climbing. Repeating many classic routes, he embodies the thinking of modern day climbers with writings of yesteryear - Wordsworth, Coleridge, etc. Indorsed on dust wrapper by Jim Perrin: £10.00

  76. Croucher, N: A MAN AND HIS MOUNTAINS: Kaye & Ward; 1984: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 217, 16 colour plates, 24cm. Signed by Norman Croucher; a hint of very slight browning to page-edges, Fine in Fine d/w. Norman Croucher’s inspiring story of his climbs around the world, after losing both his lower legs in an accident at the age of nineteen: £10.00
  77. Croucher, N: LEGLESS BUT SMILING. An Autobiography: St. Ives Printing & Publishing Company, Cornwall; (2000): 1st edition. Pages vi + 368, 20 plates (mainly colour), printed covers, 24cm. Signed by Norman Croucher; Fine (no dust wrapper was issued). The incredible climbing career of legless mountaineer Norman Croucher, who in 1995 climbed Cho Oyu the world’s sixth highest mountain: £15.00
  78. Cruickshank, J: HIGH ENDEAVOURS. The Life and Legend of Robin Smith: Canongate, Edinburgh; 2005: 1st edition. Pages x + 374, 16 pates (some colour), 24cm. Very slight browning to outer page-edges, Fine in Fine d/w. The long awaited biography of the brilliant Scottish climber Robin Smith; who was plucked from life aged only twenty-three, whilst climbing with Wilfrid Noyce in the Pamirs in 1962: £15.00
  79. Curran, J: K2 THE STORY OF THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN: Hodder & Stoughton; 1995: 1st edition. 271 pages, 24 plates (8 colour), maps and drawings, 24cm. A hint of very slight yellowing to page-edges, but Fine in d/w. The climbing history of the second highest and the most formidable of all the fourteen 8000-metre peaks: £10.00
  80. Curran, J: SUSPENDED SENTENCES. From the Life of a Climbing Cameraman: Hodder & Stoughton; 1991: 1st edition. 191 pages, 8 colour plates, black and white photographs in text, 24cm. Fine in (price-clipped) d/w. Don Whillans, Joe Brown, Chris Bonington, Paul Nunn, Mo Anthoine are just a few of the climbers that have shared the author’s rope: £8.00
  81. Curran, J: THE MIDDLE-AGED MOUNTAINEER. Cycling and climbing the length of Britain: Constable; 2001: 1st edition. Pages xx + 204, 8 colour plates, drawings, maps, 24cm. Personal inscription from the author signed Jim; very slight yellowing to page-edges, Fine in d/w. Jim Curran’s very readable and soul-searching account of his 1,600-mile cycle ride through Britain from top to bottom; taking in climbs and friends (old and new) along the way: £15.00
  82. Davies, Hunter, edited by: THE WAINWRIGHT LETTERS: Frances Lincoln; 2011: 1st edition. 414 pages, frontispiece, 24cm. Fine in d/w. A vast and fascinating array of Wainwright’s letters; covering his personal and professional life from 1932 until 1990. Includes his letters to Betty, his new found love of later years and eventually his second wife; and correspondence regarding publishing his famous "Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells" - and of course the subsequent heaps of fan mail: £10.00


    Signed by Steve Dean and Guy Kirkus.

  83. Dean, S: HANDS OF A CLIMBER. A Life of Colin Kirkus: Ernest Press, 1993: 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 278, black and white photographs, drawings, 22cm. Inscribed to John with best wishes, and signed by Steve Dean & Guy Kirkus (brother of Colin); tiny mark on front cover, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine as usual mediumly sunned, but lettering unaffected) d/w. Biography one of the greatest pioneers of pre-war Welsh rock climbing. A Kirkus route was stamped with quality and often of the highest standard: £25.00
  84. Dean, S: HANDS OF A CLIMBER. A Life of Colin Kirkus: Ernest Press; 1993: 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 278, black and white photographs, drawings, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine as usual mediumly sunned, but lettering unaffected) d/w: £10.00
  85. Desio, A: ASCENT OF K2. Second Highest Peak in The World: Elek Books; 1955: 1st edition. 239 pages, 24 plates, maps, 23cm. Medium foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – up to 1cm spine ends deficient and chipped, spine edges rubbed, but mainly front-edge; a little marginal chipping and some slight loss to corners of side panels, rear panel also a little age-marked; price-clipped) unfaded d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent of K2 by the Italians Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli: £30.00
  86. Desmaison, R: TOTAL ALPINISM: Granada, 1982: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 202, 16 plates, 24cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – complete apart from a large pinhole on spine; also red lettering of ‘DESMAISON’ totally faded from white spine, but title and publisher in black present) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very powerful autobiography of this leading French climber: £15.00

  87. Dickinson, L: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE: Cape, 1989: 1st edition. 224 pages, many (mainly colour) photographs, 25.5cm. Inscribed and signed by the author - "Best Wishes Leo Dickinson"; minor sunning tips of spine, Fine in Fine d/w. Leo Dickinson follows on from his 'Filming the Impossible' with more filming adventures; including a balloon flight over Everest, underwater exploration in Wookey Hole, and the making of his film on history of the Eiger: £15.00
  88. Diemberger, K: SPIRITS OF THE AIR: Hodder & Stoughton; 1994: 1st edition. 304 pages, 40 plates (8 colour), maps, diagrams, 24cm. Some browning to outer page-edges, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – tiny closed nick repaired at head of spine; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Kurt Diemberger's second volume of autobiography; which forms a fitting companion to his first book "Summits and Secrets", published in 1971: £15.00
  89. Diemberger, K: THE ENDLESS KNOT. K2, Mountain of Dreams and Destiny: Grafton Books; 1991: 1st edition. Pages viii + 308, 48 plates (24 colour), maps and other illustrations in text, 25cm. Extreme tips of spine lightly sunned, but Fine in (orange lettering on spine lightly sunned to pink – but perfectly readable; otherwise perfect) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Kurt Diemberger’s very moving account of the events leading to Julie Tullis’s death on K2, (after they had both summited), and the tragic aftermath of the fatal storm of 1986 during which so many climbers died: £20.00
  90. Douglas, E: HERO OF EVEREST TENZING. A Biography of Tenzing Norgay: National Geographic, Washington, D.C.; 2003: 1st edition. Pages xx + 299, 8 plates (some colour), 2 pages maps, 23.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition light to moderate sunning to spine, otherwise Fine) d/w: £10.00
  91. Douglas, E: STATEMENT. The Ben Moon Story: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2015: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 230, 36 colour plates, black and white photographs in text, 24cm. Very minor and insignificant knock edge of front board by spine, otherwise Fine in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Biography of Ben Moon iconic superstar and pioneer of the 1980s and 1990s sport-climbing and bouldering revolution. His first ascent in 1990 of Hubble on Raven Tor in the Peak District was considered the first F9a in the world: £15.00
  92. Douglas, M: THE WHITE NORTH. With Nordenskiöld, De Long, and Nansen: Thomas Nelson; 1899: 1st edition. Attractive decorated blue cloth, with polar bears on lower front board extending across spine; 237 pages + (2) pages adverts, 14 black and white plates (including 2 double and 2 maps), 19cm. Prize label (dated 1899) inside front board; slight foxing and very slight discolouring to endpapers, with front inner-hinge sound, but a tad deficient at ends; very clean apart from a few very slight spots of foxing to outer page-edges and ‘one or two’ very slight finger marks at margins, including a tiny light stain on rear board; a VG+ attractive copy: £75.00
  93. Drummond, E: A DREAM OF WHITE HORSES. Recollections of a Life on the Rocks: Diadem; 1987: 1st edition. 224 pages, 8 plates, 3 text drawings, 23.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition Fine, apart from spine background being evenly sunned, but lettering unaffected) d/w. A collection of Ed Drummond's essays and poems. Much publicised in the climbing press they add perception to his pushing of the frontiers of climbing with his many notable first ascents - and solos; and his political protest climbs on public buildings. He also offers an insight into his private life: £25.00
  94. Dumler, H. & Burkhardt, W.P: THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OF THE ALPS. Volume 1. The Four-Thousand Metre Peaks: Diadem; 1994: 1st edition. 224 pages, many superb full page and other colour photographs, maps and diagrams, 29x30cm. A hint of very slight yellowing to outer page-edges and some tiny spots of foxing to top outer-edge; VG in (dust wrapper condition two long strips of moderate sunning, confined only to front panel; comprising one strip 1cm+ wide by spine running the full length, and another 3cm deep across top) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A stunning book - the ultimate for the Alpinist: £20.00

  95. Dyhrenfurth, G.O: TO THE THIRD POLE. The History of the High Himalaya: Werner Laurie; 1955: 1st edition. Variant green binding, blocked in black on spine; pages xxx + 233 (10 page bibliography), 48 plates, sketch maps, illustrations, 25.5cm. Light browning to outer-page edges and some tanning partly to endpapers, a VG clean copy in (dust wrapper condition – spine rubbed at ends and front spine joint; slight repairs and some marginal chipping and a little marginal loss to side panels; otherwise VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Important climbing history of the eight thousand metre peaks: £25.00
  96. Engel, C.E: MONT BLANC. An Anthology: Allen and Unwin; 1965: 1st edition. 232 pages, 48 pages of plates, 25cm. Date written at head of front free-endpaper; some foxing to outer page-edges, but mostly confined to top-edge, a little light sunning top and bottom extremities of covers; a VG clean copy in (dust wrapper condition lacking piece 1.5cm square from upper spine corner and a small triangular piece 2.5cm deep on corresponding corner of front panel; tiny surface chip on lower corner of spine, and a little yellowing to spine and top-edge of panels) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A good anthology of the literature of the Mont Blanc area - from Rousseau and Saussure; through Ruskin and Shelley; to Rebuffat and Bonatti. Mainly vintage illustrations but also some fine modern photographs: £20.00

    Signed by all 4 summiteers and Denise Evans.
  97. Evans, C: KANGCHENJUNGA THE UNTRODDEN PEAK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956: 1st edition. Pages xix + 187, 32 monochrome and 5 colour plates, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front board, 23cm. Signed by Joe Brown on half-title page, George Band and Tony Streather on dedication page, and Norman Hardie and Denise Evans (wife of Charles Evans) on title-page; front free-endpaper at sometime sympathetically replaced, but a little glue marked at joint; covers Fine and bright; internally VG with light browning and light foxing to outer page-edges, a touch foxing to endpapers, and a small faint brown blotch outer margin of ‘one or two’ pages at rear, in Near Fine and complete d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent by Joe Brown and George Band, and the second ascent the following day by Norman Hardie and Tony Streather: £195.00

  98. Fanshawe, A. & Venables, S: HIMALAYA ALPINE-STYLE. The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks: Hodder & Stoughton; 1995: 1st edition. 192 pages, many superb coloured photographs, maps and diagrams, 29x30cm. Very light tanning outer page-edges, but Fine in Fine d/w. A selection of the finest 'alpine-style' climbs in the Himalaya and Karakoram. Superbly produced in the same format as Dumler and Burkhardt's 'The High Mountains of the Alps': £25.00
  99. Faux, R: HIGH AMBITION. A Biography of Reinhold Messner: Alpine Sports/Gollancz; 1982: special edition. 180 pages, 24 plates, 3 maps (including endpapers), 23.5cm. Signed by R. Messner and the author R. Faux; a hint of very light tanning to outer page-edges, Fine in Fine d/w. This special edition of 1000 copies was commissioned by Alpine Sports for Reinhold Messner's English and Scottish lecture tour: £50.00

  100. Finch, G.I: THE MAKING OF A MOUNTAINEER. With a Memoir by Scott Russell: Arrowsmith; 1988: edition. Attractive red cloth binding with gilt emblem (cutting steps with an ice axe) on front cover; pages viii + 116 Memoirs + 340 pages; frontispiece, 14 + 40 black and white plates, 23cm. A few very slight blotches on frontispiece, but a Fine very bright copy in a Fine d/w. New edition of George Finch’s "The Making of a Mountaineer", first published in 1924, which was autobiographical, and included the author's climbs in the Alps and his involvement in the 1922 Everest Expedition. This edition, incorporates an additional 116-page "Memoir" by Scott Russell, which throws much new light on the background of the early Everest expeditions and Finch’s involvement with them: £35.00
  101. Firstbrook, P: LOST ON EVEREST. The Search for Mallory & Irvine: BBC; 1999: 1st edition. 224 pages, 16 black and white plates, maps, 24cm. Light yellowing to outer page-edges, Near Fine in Fine d/w. BBC film producer Peter Firstbrook’s account of the 1999 Everest Expedition that discovered Mallory’s body; together with much researched historical information: £10.00
  102. Fitzgerald, E.A: THE HIGHEST ANDES. A Record of the First Ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the Exploration of the Surrounding Valleys: Methuen, 1899: 1st edition. Original red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, and gilt motif on upper part front board, top-edges gilt; pages xvi + 390, 45 plates, 6 text illustrations, 1 folding panorama, 2 folding colour maps, 24cm. Expertly recased into original covers, new endpapers; spine very slightly dull with some old marks or tiny stains - but not too intrusive, a little regluing at ends, 1.5cm round spot lower front board lightly discoloured, and board elsewhere a tad very slightly faded; foxing and browning to outer fore-edges, and moderate or heavier foxing throughout - but most plates unaffected; one map repaired; hence a Good sound and presentable copy. An important account of Andean climbing and exploration; which also contains notes on natural history. The Swiss guide Matthias Zurbriggen made the first ascent of Aconcagua in 1897; climbing solo after Fitzgerald had retreated unwell 300m or so below the summit. Zurbriggen also (with Vines) made the first ascent of Tupungato: £165.00

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  103. Fleming, F: KILLING DRAGONS. The Conquest of the Alps: Granta Books; 2000: 1st edition. Pages xi + 398, 16 plates, double-page map, 24cm. Fine in (creased at base of rear panel) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. Entertaining account of the exploration of the Alps: £10.00
  104. Forbes, J.D: TRAVELS THROUGH THE ALPS: A & C Black; 1900: new edition revised and annotated by W.A.B. Coolidge. Pages xxxviii + 572, portrait frontispiece, engravings and topographical sketches in text, 6 folding maps (2 in end pocket, 5 coloured), top edge gilt, 24cm. Covers a little rubbed (with some light regluing) mainly at edges and extremities, and a little age-marked, including a tiny and faint splash mark on front board; boards a tad bowed; internally front inner hinge a little cracked, but sound; light water stain outer-edge (extending 2-4cm) frontispiece, foxing to title-page and tissue-guard and a little to endpapers and vicinity, and some to outer fore-edges; generally VG. Professor Forbes's celebrated observations on glaciers, and his Alpine travels and exploration which formed a link between De Saussure and Alfred Wills. This substantial volume contains four of his main writings on Alpine travels - ‘Travels through the Alps of Savoy and other parts of the Pennine Chain’; ‘Journals of Excursions in the High Alps of Dauphiné, Berne, and Savoy’; ‘Pedestrianism in Switzerland’ and ‘Topography of the Chain of Mont Blanc’: £120.00
  105. Fowler, M: ON THIN ICE. Alpine Climbs in the Americas Asia and the Himalaya: Bâton Wicks; 2005: 1st edition. 223 pages, 24 colour plates, sketch maps and drawings, 24cm. Signed by Mick Fowler on title-page; a hint of very slight yellowing to outer page-edges, but Fine in Near Fine d/w. Mick Fowler follows on from his first book "Vertical Pleasure"(1995), with accounts of more very daring climbs: £30.00
  106. Fowler, M: VERTICAL PLEASURE. The Secret Life of a Tax Man: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995: 1st edition. 224 pages, 8 colour plates, 4 maps, 24cm. Medium browning to page-edges as usual, hence VG in (dust wrapper condition – author’s name on spine lightly sunned; Near Fine) d/w d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Mike Fowler (whilst pursuing a career as tax inspector) has amassed an incredible collection of very serious new routes in Britain and the greater ranges; on rock (including chalk) and ice: £25.00
  107. Gambi, J: HOLDING ON. A Story of Love and Survival: Portrait; 2006: reprint. Pages xiv + 302, 16 colour plates, 24cm. Signed (with best wishes) by the author and her husband Rob Gambi; Fine in d/w. Inspiring account of the first married couple to climb the ‘Seven Summits’ and ski to the North and South Poles: £15.00
  108. Gammelgaard, L: CLIMBING HIGH. A Woman’s Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy: Seal Press, Seattle; 1999: 1st U.S. edition. Pages xvi + 211, 16 black and white plates (including 1 map), 23.5cm. Very minor bump base of spine, Fine in Near Fine d/w. The first Scandinavian women to climb Everest; Lene Gammelgaard’s personal account of the 1996 tragedy when eight climbers perished: £8.00
  109. Garden, J.F: THE BUGABOOS. An Alpine History: Footprint, Revelstoke, Canada; 1987: 1st edition. 156 pages, over 130 photographs (mainly colour) and other illustrations, maps, 28x29cm. A little slight spotting top outer-edges of pages, Near Fine in Fine d/w. The climbing history of Canada’s unique Bugaboos: £25.00

  110. Gardner, A: THE PEAKS, LOCHS AND COASTS OF THE WESTERN HIGHLANDS: Grant, Edinburgh; 1930: 3rd edition. 128 pages, 115 photographs top edge gilt, 23cm. Bookplate inside front cover, with small remnants of white label opposite; some darkening or tarnishing to gilt on top-edge; foxing to outer fore-edges and the occasional light foxing to pages; VG, no d/w. The author conveys his love for the Western Highlands of Scotland; illustrated with fine photographs: £15.00
  111. Gifford, T., edited by: THE CLIMBERS' CLUB CENTENARY JOURNAL: The Climbers' Club; 1997: 1st edition. 303 pages, 72 plates, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w. An excellent anthology of articles culled from 100 years of Climbers' Club Journals: £15.00
  112. Gifford, T. & Smith, R., compiled by: OROGENIC ZONES. The First Five Years of the International Festival of Mountaineering Literature. : Bretton Hall, West Yorkshire; 1994: 1st edition. Paperback, pages xxvii + 246, text drawings, 21cm. Fine. Compendium of the mountain literature and poems from this important literary event: £5.00
  113. Gillman, P. & Haston, D: EIGER DIRECT: Collins, 1966: 1st edition. 183 pages, 40 plates (some in colour), 24cm. Light foxing to outer page-edges and a little slight foxing to some of the plates, a VG+ bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – a little rubbed head of spine but mainly at spine corners; bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £25.00

    Signed with interesting comments by Leni and Peter Gillman.
  114. Gillman, P. &. L: THE WILDEST DREAM. MALLORY. His Life and Conflicting Passions: Headline, 2000: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 306, 24 plates, maps, 24cm. Signed by Leni Gillman and inscribed "Researching this biography felt like a Mallory journey of discovery 16 April 2010" & Signed by Peter Gillman and inscribed "It was fascinating learning so much about a true-life hero"; a very slight lean to spine, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Peter and Leni Gillman have unearthed a powerful new portrayal of Mallory; embracing his two conflicting passions - his love for his wife, and Everest. Winner of the 2000 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £50.00
  115. Gillman, P., edited by, & Salkeld, A., picture research: EVEREST. The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour: Little, Brown; 1993: 1st edition. 208 pages, many colour and black and white photographs, maps, 31cm. Slight spotting at top outer-edge of pages and a tad slight foxing top margin in ‘one or two’ places; otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. A superb climbing anthology on Everest; well researched and illustrated, together with complete lists of successful and failed ascents up to 1992: £20.00
  116. Gillman, P: IN BALANCE. Twenty Years of Mountaineering Journalism: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989: 1st edition. 252 pages, 8 plates, 22cm. Near Fine in d/w. Peter Gillman witnessed John Harlin's death during the 1966 winter ascent of the Eiger Direct whilst on his first assignment. He has since documented the careers and climbs of leading climbers of the day; from Bonington and Haston, to Fawcett and Leach: £10.00
  117. Gray, D: MOUNTAIN LOVER: Crowood Press, 1990: 1st edition. Pages x + 206, photographs, 24cm. Previous owner’s inscribed bookplate pasted onto upper rear quarter front free-endpaper; a few very light flecks upper top-edge of pages, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition Near Fine, with a smidgen very light sunning to spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Dennis Gray, one time climbing companion of Joe Brown and Don Whillans, and the first General Secretary to the British Mountaineering Council - his second autobiography following on from 'Rope Boy' published in 1970: £15.00
  118. Gray, D: ROPE BOY: Gollancz; 1979: reissue. 320 pages, 31 plates, 4 maps, 22.5cm. Some sunning to spine, VG in (dust wrapper condition - light to medium sunning to spine, but lettering unaffected) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Autobiography of Dennis Gray and his climbing exploits with famous climbers such as Joe Brown and Don Whillans: £10.00
  119. Gray, D: SLACK. The Fun of Climbing (volume 2): Dennis Gray, Dewsbury, (1998): 1st edition. Paperback, photographs, 22cm. Inscribed to the previous owner and signed and dated by the author; very minor rubbing tip of upper rear corner of front cover and a page or two; Near Fine. Follows on where 'Tight Rope' left off in 1966; with further tales of climbing personalities from around the globe: £10.00

    Signed limited edition.
  120. Gray, D: TIGHT ROPE. The Fun of Climbing: Ernest Press; 1993: Limited edition case-bound number 16 of 125 copies signed by Dennis Gray. 183 pages, photographs, 22.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper conditionspine background very lightly sunned – but hardly noticeable; Near Fine and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Dennis Gray's often hilarious and gripping tales of the hard climbers from the 1950s onwards: £50.00
  121. Green, D: MALLORY OF EVEREST: Faust Publishing, Burnley; (1990): Paperback, 143 pages, photographs and other illustrations, 21cm. Slightly discoloured upper corner rear cover, Near Fine. Dudley Green's biographical account of George Leigh Mallory: £10.00
  122. Gregory, A: THE PICTURE OF EVEREST. A book of full-colour reproductions of photographs of the Everest scene: Hodder and Stoughton, 1954: 1st edition (in variant de-luxe binding). Gilt decorated vellum-style binding; (96) pages, 43 colour photographs, chart on rear endpapers, 28cm. A tad very light bumping rear corners of boards, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine evenly sunned from dark blue to grey, and gilt spine lettering tarnished - but just readable; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The de-luxe edition. A photo portrait of Nepal and the 1953 Everest expedition. This variant binding has the ‘additional’ chart showing the ascent of Everest, on the rear endpapers: £20.00

  123. Gregory, D: A NECKLACE OF SLINGS: Ernest Press; 1995: 1st edition. Pages (x) + 181, drawings by Malc Baxter, 22cm. Fine in Fine d/w. A collection of short stories, both fact and fiction culled from forty years of climbing and writing. Essentially on the author's home ground the Peak District; but also includes Wales, The Lake District, Scotland and the Alps: £10.00
  124. Gresham, N. & Emmett, T: PREPOSTEROUS TALES: Sam & Neil, Middlesex; 2005: 1st edition. Flapped (thin card covers) paperback, (144) pages, numerous colour photographs, 29cm. Signed by Tim Emmett; tiny crease lower rear tip of front cover, otherwise Fine. British climbers Neil Gresham and Tim Emmett breath taking climbing escapades around the globe: £10.00
  125. Griffin, A.H: ADVENTURING IN LAKELAND. Scrambling, 'geriatric' rock-climbing, gill-climbing, snow-climbing and ski-mountaineering: Hale; 1980: 1st edition. 189 pages, 32 plates, 22.5cm. ‘Mountain’ (Magazine) rubber stamp mark front endpaper; Fine in Fine d/w: £10.00
  126. Griffin, A.H: FREEMAN OF THE HILLS. The Lakeland two-thousands and other fells: Hale; 1978: 1st edition. 192 pages, 24 plates, 22.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – red lettering on spine a smidgen sunned otherwise perfect) d/w. In twelve weeks during 1977 the author climbed all the 200 Lake District summits above 2,000 feet: £15.00
  127. Griffin, A.H: PAGEANT OF LAKELAND. The Changing Year in the Fell Country: Hale; 1966: 1st edition. 191 pages, 33 plates (1 colour), 22.5cm. Some foxing and tanning to endpapers, slight foxing page-edges, but mainly at top outer edges; VG in (dust wrapper condition – slightly surface chipped at upper spine corners and rear corners; inner flaps slightly sellotape marked, small red title lettering on spine a tad sunned; price clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  128. Habeler, P: EVEREST IMPOSSIBLE VICTORY: Arlington Books; 1979: 1st edition. 223 pages, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs, 24.5cm. Signed by Peter Habeler, Reinhold Messner and Eric Jones on title-page; light browning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – minute closed repair upper edge rear panel, by spine; bright and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve d/w. The first ascent of Everest without oxygen with Reinhold Messner: £95.00
  129. Haberl, J: K2 - DREAMS AND REALITY: Tantalus Publishing, Vancouver, Canada; 1994: 1st edition. Flapped paperback, 112 pages, fine colour photographs, 25.5cm. Fine. Canadian mountain guide Jim Haberl's personal account of his successful 1993 ascent of K2: £8.00
  130. Hall, L: FIRST ASCENT. The Life and Climbs of Greg Mortimer: Simon & Schuster, East Roseville, Australia; 1996: 1st edition. Paperback, pages xvi + 254, 8 black and white plates, 23cm. Rear corners of thin card covers slightly creased, VG. Memoirs of Australian mountaineer and adventurer Greg Mortimer; one of the few to reach the summits of Everest and K2, without using oxygen: £10.00
  131. Hankinson, A: CAMERA ON THE CRAGS. A portfolio of early rock climbing photographs by the Abraham Brothers: Heinemann, 1975: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 42, 96 plates, endpaper maps, 28cm. Signed by Alan Hankinson on ‘half-title’ page; Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition complete, apart from slight clip of lower corner of front inner flap, but original price present; VG+) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. A superb collection of early Abraham photographs covering the Lake District, Snowdonia and Scotland: £45.00
  132. Hankinson, A: GEOFFREY WINTHROP YOUNG. Poet, educator, mountaineer: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995: 1st edition. Pages (xii) + 365, 16 plates, 24cm. Yellowing to outer page-edges and page margins, and some small blotches and spots of foxing/browning to outer page-edges, otherwise Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine very slight sunned, Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Biography of outstanding pre First World War Alpinist, who still climbed hard even after losing a leg in the war. Renowned for his famous Easter parties at Pen-y-Pass in Snowdonia, he contributed much to British mountaineering. Winner of the 1995 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £15.00
  133. Harker, G: EASTER CLIMBS (THE BRITISH ALPINE CLUB): Sherratt and Hughes, Manchester; 1913: 1st edition. 141 pages, frontispiece, 19cm. Expertly recased (retaining the original boards), with NEW spine and gilt lettering, and new endpapers; a little old staining to paper covered boards, a few spots of foxing to fore-edges and the occasional spot elsewhere; a sound and generally VG copy. Account of a group of friends’ Easter walks in the Lake District, North Wales, etc., during the period 1883 and 1912. Scarce: £50.00
  134. Harlin, J: THE EIGER OBSESSION. Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father: Simon & Schuster, New York; c.2007 reprint: Pages x + 283, 16 black and white plates, 2-page map, 24cm. Fine in d/w. John Harlin was killed in 1966 during the first ascent of the Eiger Direct. His fixation with the Eiger is now explored by his son who climbed the face in 2005 (via the classic 1938 route). Winner of the Banff Mountaineering History Award 2007: £8.00
  135. Harper, S: LADY KILLER PEAK. A Lone Man’s Story of Twelve Women on a Killer Mountain: World Distributors; 1965: 1st edition. Consul paperback, 124 pages + 4 pages advertisements, 18cm. Browning to pages and blotchy browning inside covers, small mark on top outer-edge of pages, otherwise VG. Journalist Steven Harper covered the ill-fated all-women expedition to Cho Oyu led by Claude Kogan. Scarce first edition; not published in hardback: £28.00

  136. Harrer, H: THE WHITE SPIDER. The History of the Eiger's North Face: Hart-Davis; 1960: 2nd impression. 240 pages, 41 plates (1 folding, 4 colour), diagram, 23.5cm. Some blotches of foxing to outer fore-edges and occasionally elsewhere, some tiny black flecks on rear endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition – minor repairs, spine surface rubbed, mainly at corners and vicinity; side panels rubbed, again mainly at corners; but complete and very bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An early edition (one year after the first edition), of the classic book on the Eiger North Face: £30.00
  137. Haston, D: IN HIGH PLACES: Cassell; 1972: 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 168, 16 plates, 22.5cm. A touch of very light tanning to outer ore-edges and part endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition maroon spine lettering a smidgen and inconspicuously sunned; minute snag rear edge of front panel; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Autobiography of leading Scottish climber and mountaineer Dougal Haston: £20.00

  138. Hiebeler, T: NORTH FACE IN WINTER. The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961: Barrie and Rockliff; 1962: 1st edition. 121 pages, 15 plates, 22cm. Lightish browning outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – price-clipped, VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A landmark ascent by three Germans and an Austrian; accomplished amid much publicity - not all of which was favourable: £40.00
  139. Hillary, E: HIGH ADVENTURE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1955: 1st edition. 224 pages, colour frontispiece, 31 plates (1 double), sketches, maps, 21cm. Signed by the author to a previous owner on front free-endpaper; front board very slightly bowed, a little light sunning to covers, moderate tanning to outer page-edges and part of endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition – complete and virtually Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Autobiography but predominantly about Everest: £125.00
  140. Hillary, E: HIGH ADVENTURE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1955: 1st edition. 224 pages, colour frontispiece, 31 plates (1 double), sketches, maps, 21cm. Boards very slightly bowed, light to moderate tanning and a touch foxing to outer page-edges, free-endpapers slightly tanned and a touch marked, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition moderate tanning to spine, some light and marginal surface rubbing - especially at head, a little repaired at joints and lacking a triangular piece 2.5cm deep at base of spine, and lacking another triangular piece 2cm deep from lower spine corner of front panel; rear panel lightly tanned; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £15.00

  141. Horrell, M: SEVEN STEPS FROM SNOWDON TO EVEREST. A hill walker’s journey to the top of the world: Mountain Footsteps Press, (UK); 2016: Paperback, pages (v) + 401, a few black and white photographs in text, 20cm. Signed by the author; Fine. A hiker’s ten year plan to acquire the experience and the skills to climb Everest: £10.00
  142. Houston, C. & Bates, R: K2 THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN: Collins; 1955: 1st UK edition. 192 pages, 24 plates, diagrams and maps, 22.5cm. Signed by expedition member Tony Streather on title-page; light browning to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition spine lacks less than 1cm at base and minute loss and small repair at head; some surface rubbing or chipping to 1cm head of spine and a few minute specks elsewhere; rear cover a little lightly grubby) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1953 American ill-fated attempt on K2. During their retreat in a terrible storm with Arthur Gilkey ill, George Bell fell dragging virtually the entire party with him. An epic story of survival: £25.00
  143. Houston, C. & Bates, R: K2 - THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN: Lyons Press, New York; 2000: Paperback, 334 pages including 24 pages of black and white photographs, other illustrations, 21cm. Signed on title-page by Charles S. Houston and Robert H. Bates; very minor pen? mark on fore-edges, otherwise in NEW condition: £40.00
  144. Howard, T: TROLL WALL. The Untold Story of the British First Ascent of Europe’s Tallest Rock Face: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2011: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 186, 16 colour plates, illustrations in text, 24cm. Signed by Tony Howard on title-page; a touch very slight indentation top outer-edge of pages; else Fine in Fine d/w. The audacious first ascent in 1965 of the gigantic Troll wall in Norway by a British team: £20.00
  145. Howard, T: TROLL WALL. The Untold Story of the British First Ascent of Europe’s Tallest Rock Face: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2011: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 186, 16 colour plates, illustrations in text, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w: £10.00
  146. Huber, A. & T: THE WALL. A New Dimension in Climbing: David & Charles; 2001: 1st UK edition. 128 pages, colour photographs, printed covers, 32.5cm. Fine (no dust wrapper was issued). From big walls of Europe and Yosemite … to the giant faces of the Himalayas, the Huber brothers have successfully forced the limits of extreme free climbing into a new dimension: £10.00
  147. Humble, B.H: THE CUILLIN OF SKYE: Hale; 1952: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 144, 49 plates, text illustrations, 25.5cm. Boards slightly bowed, fore-edges very lightly browned and endpapers a tad so, otherwise a Fine very bright copy in in (dust wrapper condition – some patchy light to medium sunning to spine, with minute loss lower corner; very clean) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The classic history of climbing on Skye: £60.00
  148. Hunt, J: LIFE IS MEETING: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978: 1st edition. 286 pages, 16 plates, 11 maps, 24cm. Fine in Near Fine and nice d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Absorbing autobiography of professional soldier, popular public figure and organiser, mountaineer… and leader of the successful 1953 Everest Expedition: £15.00

    Signed by expedition members George Band, Mike Westmacott and George Lowe.
  149. Hunt, J: THE ASCENT OF EVEREST: Hodder & Stoughton; 1953: 1st edition. Pages xx + 300, 56 plates (including 8 colour), text illustrations, maps, 23cm. Signed by George Band, Mike Westmacott and George Lowe on dedication page; name (unrelated) of previous owner inside front board; some lightish surface rubbing at extremities of boards and spine ends; a few scattered spots of foxing to page-edges; overall VG in (dust wrapper condition tiny edge repair; tiny surface chip near head of spine and a little lightly chipped at spine extremities; also a little lightly surface chipped corner of rear panel; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent by Hillary and Tenzing: £120.00
  150. Innerleithen Alpine Club: PRINCIPAL EXCURSIONS OF THE INNERLEITHEN ALPINE CLUB DURING THE YEARS 1889-94: McQueen, Galashiels; 1895: 1st edition. Pages (xiii) + 311, 15 (of 16) plates, gilt decoration to cloth, 19.5cm. Frontispiece missing; previous owner’s name and address top of dedication page; a little light rubbing to covers mainly top and bottom extremities of spine, endpapers slightly discoloured; a VG+ bright copy. The Club was founded in Innerleithen Scotland during 1889 with the expressed intention of organising cultural excursions to the neighbouring hills and glens. Its membership for the first year was eighty-nine ladies and gentleman: £50.00
  151. Jancik, J., Gardiner, S. & Richardson, J: UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN. The Ascent of John Denver Peak and the Search for the Northernmost Point of Land on Earth: StarsEnd Creations, Colorado; 2003: 1st edition. 199 pages, including 40 pages colour plates, 26cm. Inscribed "Enjoy The Adventure!" and signed Jauana M. Richardson; together with another signature (possibly one of the other two authors) at lower corner of title-page; a touch of very slight shelf wear at base, Fine in Fine d/w. Includes the first ascent of John Denver Peak in the Roosevelt Range, Greenland; named in honour of the legendary singer, for his dedication to the protection of the wilderness: £25.00
  152. Jones, C: CLIMBING IN NORTH AMERICA: For the American Alpine Club by the University of California Press; 1976: 1st edition. Pages xii + 392, many black and white photographs and a few other illustrations, 22x22cm. Very slight yellowing page-edges, 4-pages creased at edge, VG in (price-clipped, Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A well-illustrated history of North America climbing: £10.00
  153. Jones, O.G: ROCK-CLIMBING IN THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT: Morten, Manchester; 1978: reprint of 1900 2nd edition. Pages lxiv + 322 + 9 advertisements, 32 plates, 11 outline drawings, 23cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine very lightly browned; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Reprint of early classic climbing book on the Lake District, illustrated with ‘Abraham & Sons’ photographs: £12.00
  154. Jones, T. & Milburn, G: CUMBRIAN ROCK. 100 Years of Climbing in the Lake District: Pic Publications, Glossop, Derbyshire; 1988: 1st edition. 257 pages, many black and white and colour photographs, endpaper diagrams, printed pictorial covers, 25cm. Signed by Geoff Milburn on title-page; Near Fine, (no dust wrapper was issued): £20.00
  155. Jones, T. & Milburn, G: WELSH ROCK. 100 Years of Climbing in North Wales: Pic Publications, Glossop; 1986: 1st edition. 318 pages, black and white and colour photographs, printed pictorial covers, 25cm. 5cm long scratch down spine by joint - but not very intrusive, light yellowing to outer page-edges, VG; (no d/w was issued): £15.00
  156. Jordan, J: THE LAST MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN. The Death of an American Adventurer on K2: Norton, New York; 2010: 1st edition. 302 pages, 16 black and white plates, a few black and white illustrations in text, 24cm. Fine in d/w. Jennifer Jordan delves into the intriguing mystery of what happened to Dudley Wolfe on to K2. Dudley Wolfe, a very wealthy American adventurer, joined the 1939 American expedition to the mountain, but despite a rescue attempt, was finally abandoned at camp VII. In 2002 the author discovered his skeletal remains on the glacier, 10,000 feet below: £20.00
  157. Kain, C., edited, with additional chapters by J. Monroe Thorington: WHERE THE CLOUDS CAN GO. The Autobiography of Conrad Kain: American Alpine Club, New York; 1979: 3rd edition. Pages xxviii + 456, 19 plates, 23.5cm. Moderate foxing to outer fore-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition subtitle lettering and AAC emblem on spine dull, but readable - main spine title unaffected; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. After guiding in Europe, Austrian Conrad Kain moved to Western Canada, and quickly earned a reputation as a great climber. His most notable achievement probably being the first ascent of Mount Robson in 1913. About half this classic book is taken up with the European Alps: £25.00
  158. Kapadia, H: MEETING THE MOUNTAINS: Indus Publishing, New Delhi, India; 1998: 1st edition. 398 pages, 32 black and white plates, 30 maps, text photographs, 22.5cm. Two "Review Copy" rubber stamp marks upper border of two pages at front; a little bumped mainly upper corner spine and upper rear corner of rear board – but not badly, Near Fine in (a little creased at corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. In this sequel to his first book ‘High Himalaya Unknown Valleys’ the author describes and suggests further climbs and treks in the Indian Himalayas. A brief history, accounts of expeditions and personalities met are included in this invaluable reference work: £10.00
  159. Kearney, A: MOUNTAINEERING IN PATAGONIA: Cloudcap/The Mountaineers*, Seattle; 1993: 143 pages, 24 colour plates, maps and diagrams, 23.5cm. *Published by The Mountaineers label pasted over Cloudcap’s label on verso of title-page; light tanning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition one minute surface chip rear spine joint; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Comprehensive climbing history together with the author’s own accounts: £15.00
  160. Kirkpatrick, A: COLD WARS. Climbing the fine line between risk and reality: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2011: 1st edition. 272 pages, 16 (mainly colour) plates and illustrations in text, 24cm. Signed by Andy Kirkpatrick and Ian Parnell (his climbing partner) on title-page; Fine in d/w. An outstanding sequel to the author’s award-winning book Psychovertical; with gripping accounts of big routes in the Alps and Patagonia – in winter. Winner of the 2012 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £40.00
  161. Kirkpatrick, A: PSYCHOVERTICAL: Hutchinson; 2008: 1st edition. Pages (x) + 277, 16 colour plates, drawings and sketches in text, 24cm. Signed by Andy Kirkpatrick on title-page and Ian Parnell (his climbing partner) on dedication page; a hint of very slight yellowing to outer-page edges, Fine in d/w. Enthralling autobiography of one of Britain’s top mountaineers. His 13-day ascent of Reticent Wall on El Capitan makes for the hardest ever solo ascent of a big-wall by a Britain. Winner of the 2008 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £45.00
  162. Knight, P: A MIDDLE-AGED MUNROIST: The Penthouse Press, Durham; 1998: 1st edition. Paperback, pages ix + 230, colour photographs and humorous sketches, 21cm. Fine. Reminiscences of Scottish Munros and further afield: £10.00
  163. Knowles, A.C: ADVENTURES IN THE ALPS: Skeffington & Son; 1913: 1st edition. Attractive original cloth with flower design in red and green on front board, and bevelled edges; pages xi + 176, 15 plates, 19cm. A small lean to spine, light browning and slight foxing to outer page-edges and a touch foxing elsewhere; a VG+ attractive copy; no d/w. The author visited many of the accessible places of the High Alps, including around Chamonix, and in Switzerland and the Dolomites. A general guide which includes personal observations and some climbing history: £30.00
  164. Kolb, F: HIMALAYA VENTURE: Lutterworth Press; 1959: 1st edition. 147 pages, 15 plates, 3 maps, 22cm. Light browning to fore-edges, Near Fine in (a little very minor chipping spine ends) bright d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. In 1939 two Austrians (and an Englishman) made the first ascent of Mount Mulkila in Lahul. After war-time interment the author returned to the Garhwal in 1945, and with his Austrian companion 'lightweight' climbed and explored the following year in Padar: £6.00
  165. Kor, L., edited by Bob Godfrey: BEYOND THE VERTICAL: Alpine House, Boulder, Colorado; 1983: 1st edition. 215 pages, many colour photographs, 31cm. Fine in Fine d/w. The sought after and well-illustrated biography of the legendary American 'Sixties' climber Layton Kor: £90.00

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  166. Kugy, J., translated by H.E.G. Tyndale: ALPINE PILGRIMAGE: Murray; 1934: 1st edition. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering and small emblem, pages xxii + 374, 21 plates, folding map, 22.5cm. Spine very slightly sunned; old sellotape marks on front free-endpaper (confined to upper and lower 3cm), and slightly showing on reverse of frontispiece; foxing to outer page-edges and some scattered foxing and a little browning to a few pages at front, and a touch marginally elsewhere; VG; no d/w. A very readable account of Julius Kugy's pioneering climbs in the Julian Alps and other Alpine climbs, in the company of Alexander Burgener and others: £25.00
  167. Kukuczka, J: MY VERTICAL WORLD. Climbing the 8000-metre peaks: Hodder & Stoughton, 1992: 1st edition. Pages x + 189, 8 colour plates, sketches, map, 24cm. Yellowing to page-edges and margins, spots of foxing to top outer-edge, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Polish climber Jerzy Kukuczka’s incredible achievement of climbing all fourteen 8000-metre peaks in just eight years; and apart from Lhotse, either by a new route or first winter ascent - and on a very tight budget! Shortly after completing his autobiography the author was killed on Lhotse (ten years after first climbing it) whilst attempting the unclimbed South Face: £50.00
  168. Kumar, Major K.L: EXPEDITION KINNER KAILASH: Vision Books, New Delhi; 1981: 1st edition. 116 pages, 8 colour plates, black and white illustrations in text, map, 24cm. ‘One or two’ slight marks to boards; some surface damage between half-title page and front endpaper, one page creased, VG in (dust wrapper condition spine very slightly chipped at base; 3cm tear repaired on rear panel at edge of spine, and rear panel also slightly creased at head; rear inner flap stained, but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1978 Indian Parachute Regiment’s expedition to Kinner Kailash, which seven summited: £25.00
  169. Kumar, Col N: KANCHENJUNGA. First Ascent from the North-East Spur: East-West Publications, London/in association with Vision Books, New Delhi; 1978: 1st edition. 156 pages including 42 colour plates, black and white illustrations, maps, 28cm. Slight page-edge browning, Near Fine in (likewise and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1977 Indian Army Expedition: £12.00
  170. Lacedelli, L. & Cenacchi, G: K2; THE PRICE OF CONQUEST: Carreg, Ross-on-Wye; 2006: 2nd impression. 127 pages, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs in text, 22cm. Fine in d/w. The controversy surrounding the first ascent of K2 by the Italians Lacedelli and Compagnoni. After maintaining his silence for fifty years Lino Lacedelli finally gives his account of the summit climb and throws fresh light on the Bonatti affair that has caused so much speculation and recrimination over the years: £25.00
  171. Le Blond, Mrs. Aubrey: ADVENTURES ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD: Fisher Unwin; 1907: 2nd impression. Decorated spine and front board; pages xvi + 333, 32 plates, 20cm. Spine very slightly and unobtrusively darkened; medium browning and some foxing to outer page-edges and occasional light foxing elsewhere; frontispiece tissue-guard browned and lightly creased, minor regluing to front inner joint, VG. Interesting collection of extracts on Alpine climbing by well-known mountaineering authors. includes 'Two Days on an Ice-slope' by Ellis Carr: £25.00
  172. Lépiney, J. & T. de: CLIMBS ON MONT BLANC: Arnold; 1930: 1st edition. Pages xii + 179, 16 plates, small pictorial decoration on front board and spine, 21cm. Previous owner’s name top of front free-endpaper; medium foxing to outer page-edges, browning to upper and lower outer-edges of covers, otherwise a Near Fine clean copy in (dust wrapper condition – repaired and a little deficient at peripheries - spine ends and edges, and extremities of panels; spine browned and a little surface rubbed, and very slightly marked; sides a little grubby) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbs by the French Lépiney brothers during the 1920s in the Chamonix Aiguilles (including the first ascent of the Point de Lépiney); and elsewhere in the Mont Blanc massif: £45.00
  173. Longstaff, T: THIS MY VOYAGE: Murray, 1950: 1st edition. Pages (xi) + 324, 23 plates, 15 maps, 23cm. Previous owner’s name and date (1950) head of front free-endpaper; outer fore-edges very foxed and occasionally a light touch of foxing elsewhere; the covers are in Fine condition, so overall VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine a little darkened, chipped and a smidgen loss at extremities of spine ends only; light browning and slight foxing rear panel; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing memoirs of one of the great Himalayan explorers. Includes climbing in the Alps, Caucasus, Rockies, Selkirk, Greenland and Spitsbergen: £45.00

  174. MacInnes, H: CLIMB TO THE LOST WORLD: Hodder and Stoughton; 1974: 1st edition. 224 pages, 32 plates (8 colour), sketch maps, 22cm. Light browning page-edges, otherwise Fine in d/w. First ascent of the Great Prow of Roraima, Guyana by the author, Mo Anthoine, Joe Brown and Don Whillans: £10.00
  175. :THE MANIKARIN SPIRE EXPEDITION 1973::Pamphlet, (8) pages (including paper covers), folded and loose as issued, illustrations, 21cm. Near Fine. Account of a small Alpine style expedition to the Kulu Valley in Northern India; which included the Burgess twins, Bob Dearman and Bob Toogood. A rare expedition report: £12.00
  176. Mannering, G.E: WITH AXE AND ROPE IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS: Longmans, Green; 1891: 1st edition. Pages xii + 139 + 24 pages advertisements, 18 plates, colour folding map, gilt ‘ice-axe and rope’ design on front cover, 24cm. Spine medium sunned with "one or two" tiny unobtrusive age-marks – gilt lettering readable; small area slightly patchy on rear board; occasional very slight foxing internally; a VG copy. Account of five seasons climbing and exploration in the Mount Cook region between 1886 and 1890; including five guideless attempts (via the Rev. Green’s route) on Mount Cook – the final one being almost successful. An ascent of the Hochstetter Dome was also accomplished: £95.00
  177. Mantovani, R. & Diemberger, K: K2 CHALLENGING THE SKY: Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury; 1995: 1st UK edition. 144 pages, numerous photographs (mainly in colour) and other illustrations, 36cm. Some crinkling to first two or three pages, Fine in Fine d/w. Chronicles the history of K2 up to the 1990s; with first-hand accounts and superb illustrations: £15.00

  178. Maraini, F: KARAKORAM. The Ascent of Gasherbrum IV: Hutchinson; 1961: 1st edition. 320 pages, 80 plates (including 40 colour), sketches, maps, 24cm. Previous owner’s name and date top-edge of title-page; light browning and a little foxing to outer fore-edges, and a touch slight foxing to front endpapers, blue top-edge a little discoloured; a VG very bright copy; no d/w. Fosco Maraini's classic book on the Karakoram. Impressive first ascent of Gasherbrum IV by the Italians Bonatti and Mauri: £15.00
  179. Mathews, C.E: THE ANNALS OF MONT BLANC. A Monograph: Fisher Unwin, 1898: 1st edition. Pages xxiv + 368, 6 photogravure tissue-guarded plates, 22 other plates, title-page vignette, folding map showing routes up Mont Blanc, gilt decoration of Mont Blanc on front cover, top-edge gilt, 23cm. A little light tanning to free-endpapers, slight foxing to outer fore-edges and a little foxing marginally to frontispiece; a VG+ attractive copy. An important history of climbing Mont Blanc. with a chapter on geology by Professor T.G. Bonney and a large bibliography: £295.00

  180. Mazeaud. P: NAKED BEFORE THE MOUNTAIN: Gollancz; 1974: 1st edition. 256 pages, 24 plates, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine background as usual, evenly sunned from yellow to cream – but lettering unaffected; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Memoirs of French climber and government official Pierre Mazeaud; who with Walter Bonatti, were the sole survivors of the 1961 central pillar of Fresnay disaster: £50.00

    Signed by two summiteers.
  181. McCallum, J.D: EVEREST DIARY. Based on the personal diary of Lute Jerstad one of the first five Americans to conquer Mount Everest: Follett Publishing, Chicago; 1966: 1st edition. Pictorial covers, pages viii + 213, 32 plates, maps, 22cm. Signed by Jim Whittaker and Tom Hornbein (two of the summiteers) on title-page; browning to outer-page edges, VG in VG+ and complete d/w. now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An account of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition; with a forward by James Ramsey Ullman author of the official account of the same expedition - "Americans on Everest". The first five Americans to scale Everest: £60.00
  182. McDonald, B: TOMAŽ HUMAR: Hutchinson; 2008: Paperback, pages xiv + 258, 16 mostly colour plates, map and route diagrams, 23.5cm. Very slight bruise and minute nick base of spine; otherwise Fine. Tomaž Humar’s incredible story - from escaping war-torn Yugoslavia to one of the world’s greatest mountaineers. Famed for his very serious new routes –Dhaulagiri and Annapurna South Faces, both climbed solo; Ama Dablam, Nuptse……and an audacious solo attempt on the colossal Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat. Tragically he died whilst attempting a solo ascent of the South Face of Langtang Lirung in 2009: £5.00

    Everest 40th Anniversary 1953 -1993 issue; signed by George Band.
  183. Merz, J., edited by: THE ALPINE JOURNAL 1993. Volume 98 No 342: Ernest Press/Alpine Club; 1993: Signed by George Band on page 7; light browning and slight foxing outer page-edges, slight mark front board, otherwise Fine in d/w: £10.00
  184. Messner, R: ALL 14 EIGHT-THOUSANDERS: Crowood; 1999: revised edition. 248 pages, photographs (many in colour), and other illustrations, 27cm. Fine in likewise d/w. Reinhold Messner's account of climbing all the 14 eight-thousand metre peaks: £10.00
  185. Messner, R: EVEREST. Expedition to the Ultimate: Kaye & Ward; 1979: 1st edition. 254 pages, 32 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps and sketches, 23.5cm. Previous owner’s name corner of inside board (but hidden by dust wrapper flap), Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine background evenly sunned from brown to grey – but lettering unaffected) d/w. The first ascent of Everest without oxygen with Peter Habeler: £10.00
  186. Messner, R: REINHOLD MESSNER FREE SPIRIT. A Climber's Life: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991: 1st edition. 250 pages, 24 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps, 25cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition price-clipped, otherwise Fine) d/w. Reinhold Messner biography. His incredible climbing career is concluded with a final chapter on Tomo Česen (whom he describes as the best climber in the world); and his futuristic solo first ascent of the South Face of Lhotse in 1990: £15.00
  187. Messner, R: THE BIG WALLS. History, Routes, Experiences: Kaye & Ward; 1978: 1st edition. 144 pages, black and white and coloured photographs, diagrams, 26.5cm. Three tiny and light splash spots on one page, Near Fine in d/w. North Faces of Monte Agnér, Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses (Walker Spur) and Eiger; South Faces Aconcague, Nanga Parbat and Dhaulagiri: £15.00
  188. Messner, R: THE CRYSTAL HORIZON. Everest - The First Solo Ascent: Crowood, 1989: 1st edition. 322 pages, many black and white and coloured photographs, 23.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition a touch slight sunning to spine, Near Fine) d/w. A year in the life of Reinhold Messner. His journey through Tibet and his extraordinary solo ascent of Everest: £15.00
  189. Messner, R: THE NAKED MOUNTAIN. Nanga Parbat – Brother, Death and Solitude: Crowood Press; 2003: 1st edition. 316 pages, black and white photographs and some in colour, endpaper maps, 22cm. Very slight lean to spine, but Fine in Fine d/w. Reinhold Messner discloses for the first time, the full story of his tragic Nanga Parbat climb in 1970, during which his brother Günther died in an avalanche: £20.00
  190. Messner, R: THE SECOND DEATH OF GEORGE MALLORY. The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest: St. Martin’s Press, New York; 2001: 1st American edition. Pages (xiv) + 205, black and white photographs, sketch, endpaper maps 22cm. Near Fine in Fine d/w. The Legend of George Mallory and the idealism that drove him: £10.00
  191. Messner, R: TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD. Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram: Crowood Press, 1992: 1st edition. 256 pages, including 64 pages colour plates, black and white photographs, diagrams, 23cm. A hint of very slight yellowing to outer page-edges, but Fine in Fine, but price-clipped d/w. Compilation of Messner’s writings and expeditions; including Manaslu, Gasherbrum 1, Nanga Parbat, K2 and Everest without oxygen: £10.00
  192. McLewin, W: IN MONTE VISO'S HORIZON. Climbing all the Alpine 4000m Peaks: Ernest Press, 1991: 1st edition. 255 pages, colour photographs, diagrams and maps, 24cm. Mottled browning (or light staining) outer-edge of front and rear pastedowns, but completely disguised by the dust wrapper flaps; otherwise Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition Fine, apart from the slightest of sunning to spine and a little scratch on rear panel. Stimulating account of Will McLewin climbing all the Alpine 4000m peaks - and a most useful reference book. Winner of the 1992 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £15.00
  193. Milburn, G., Walker, D. & Wilson, K., edited by: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS of the British Mountaineering Council: B.M.C. Manchester; 1997: 1st edition. Pages, xiv + 321 + 3 pages advertisements, 69 plates (3 colour), photographs and diagrams in text, 22.5cm. An unnumbered copy of a special signed edition of 500 copies; signed by George Band, Chris Bonington, Joe Brown and John Hunt; Fine in Fine d/w. An important documentation on the political history of the British Mountaineering Council; which has help shape mountaineering and maintain its freedoms for all. Numerous contributors add much variety and coverage to the important (and some less so) climbing events of this period. A well-produced and researched history: £45.00

    Includes a loose slip sign by Herbert Carr (author and Climbers’ Club member from 1925, rising to Honorary President 1954-1959).
  194. Milburn, G: HELYG. Diamond Jubilee 1925-1985: Climbers' Club, 1985: limited edition of 500 copies. 256 pages, black and white and a few colour photographs, illustrations, 22cm. Number 114 (of 500 copies) signed by Geoff Milburn; also signed by Herbert Carr (on slip inside front board); Near Fine in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. History of the Climbers' Club cottage in North Wales and its climbers: £40.00
  195. Mill, H.R: THE LIFE OF SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON: Heinemann; 1923: 1st edition. Origin dark blue cloth, gilt crest on front board; pages xivi + 312, 20 plates, 4 maps in text, 22.5cm. Small previous owner’s bookplate on front endpaper; minor regluing spine ends and corners; slight foxing to fore-edges and a few pages internally, some plates a little wrinkled; G+; no d/w: £15.00

    Signed by C Douglas Milner.
  196. Milner, C.D: ROCK FOR CLIMBING: Chapman and Hall; 1950: 1st edition. Pages viii + 128, 97 photographs, 25cm. Signed by C Douglas Milner and dated 11/58 on title-page; a few pages at rear slightly protruding at head (production fault); Near Fine bright copy in (spine lacking 3 millimetres at upper and lower tips and a little lightly and marginally chipped; small closed repair head of front panel and slightly chipped at rear edge and corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A classic book of the period; with climbing photographs of the Lake District, North Wales, Laddow, Helsby, Skye, Switzerland, Chamonix granite and the Dolomites: £25.00
  197. Milner, C.D: THE DOLOMITES: Hale; 1952: reprint. Pages xiv + 105, 150 photographs on 97 plates (1 colour), 7 map-diagrams, 25cm. A tad sunning lower tip of spine, light browning to outer page-edges; Near Fine in (dust wrapper conditionFine, apart from a touch slight surface rubbing spine ends, and corners of front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A good general and climbing book on the Dolomites; enhanced with fine photographs by the author: £20.00
  198. Mo, Shin Seung: ORIENT EXPRESS TO CRYSTAL SUMMIT: Soomun Publishers, Seoul, Korea; 1991: 1st edition. Flapped paperback, photographs (mostly colour), and other illustrations, maps (including 1 folding) 26cm. Upper rear corners a tad very lightly creased, Near Fine. The 1987/88 Korean Winter Everest Expedition: £30.00

    Includes a Christmas card from the author and 7 photocopied photographs.
  199. Moffat, Gwen: SPACE BELOW MY FEET: Hodder & Stoughton; 1961: 1st edition. 286 pages, 7 plates, 21cm. Light browning and moderate foxing to outer page-edges, a VG+ bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – a smidgen surface chipped upper spine corner, and a little marginal tanning on rear panel and upper edge rear flap; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes a handwritten (15 lines) Christmas card (slightly larger than the book) from the author signed Gwen with her small address label. Plus two black and white (folded) A4 sheets, containing 7 old PHOTOCOPIED photographs; 3 of the larger ones depicted the author; one of which is of her camping at Wastdale in 1947, and the other two (14x9cm) of her, née Goddard, belaying in bare feet, David Thomas on Kern Knotts Crack, presumably about the same time. Gwen Moffat's enthralling first autobiography - she was a leading climber and guide and is now a successful writer: £60.00
  200. Moffat, Gwen: SPACE BELOW MY FEET: Quality Book Club; c.1961: 286 pages, 20cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition one or two small repairs, surface chipped base of spine and vicinity and a little light marginal chipping elsewhere, very faint and very unobtrusive stain on front panel; attractive) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00

    Gwen Moffat fiction.
  201. Moffatt, Gwen: CUE THE BATTERED WIFE: Macmillan; 1994: 1st edition. 216 pages, 22cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – Fine, apart from a tad sunning on spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A person disappears in the snows from a remote Scottish Highlands community. Meanwhile evidence of a violent death is inadvertently recorded by a birdwatcher, photographing eagles feeding their young: £15.00
  202. Moffat, Gwen: HARD OPTION. A Novel: Gollancz; 1975: 1st edition. 222 pages, 20cm. Near Fine in Near Fine price-clipped d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Gwen Moffat's first non-detective fiction - set in North Wales: £20.00
  203. Moffat, Gwen: MISS PINK AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. A Crime Novel: Gollancz; 1975: 1st edition. 206 pages, sketch map, 20cm. A touch of very slight foxing outer fore-edges and a smidgen to free-endpapers, Near Fine in Fine d/w. Set in the Scottish highlands - a sea stack off the Scottish coast: £20.00
  204. Moffat, Gwen: OVER THE SEA TO DEATH: Gollancz; 1976: 1st edition. 192 pages, sketch map, 20cm. One tiny brown blotch outer fore-edges, slight foxing top outer-edge of pages and minute spot front endpaper, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Thriller set in the Cuillin of Skye; featuring the amateur detective Miss Melinda Pink: £20.00
  205. Moffat, Gwen: OVER THE SEA TO DEATH: Scribners; New York; 1976: 1st American edition. 192 pages, sketch map, 21.5cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine a smidgen marked upper spine corner with a 2cm repair at joint, a smidgen loss at lower spine corners; 1cm head of rear panel marked; crease to inner flap; VG ) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  206. Moffat, Gwen: PERSONS UNKNOWN. A Crime Novel: Gollancz; 1978: 1st edition. 174 pages, 20cm. Several small brown blotches outer fore-edges and slightly affecting outer margin of pages; some foxing top outer-edge of pages and free-endpapers, but mainly rear one; generally VG in (dust wrapper condition – moderate sunning to spine, but also affecting the small red lettering of the title at head, but legible; minor rubbing top edge of spine and 2cm closed repair at joint; 1cm deep strip across upper front panel slightly darkened; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Amateur detective Miss Pink, visits a remote village on the coast of West Wales and investigates an intriguing murder: £10.00
  207. Moffat, Gwen: PIT BULL: Macmillan; 1991: 1st edition. 207 pages, 22cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, medium browning to outer page-edges, VG in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Pharaoh, recently discharged from RAF Mountain Rescue, refuses the verdict of accidental death on a boy, and investigates. Set in a Cumbrian hamlet: £15.00
  208. Moffat, Gwen: RAGE. A Miss Pink Mystery: Macmillan; 1990: 1st edition. 208 pages, diagram, 20.5cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, medium browning to outer page-edges, VG in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Miss Pink searches for a missing black girl in the Sierra foothills of California: £15.00
  209. Moffat, Gwen: RETRIBUTION: Constable; 2002: 1st edition. 239 pages, 22cm. Light foxing top outer-edge of pages, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Melinda Pink detects a murderer amidst the close community of a Lakeland village: £15.00
  210. Moffat, Gwen: SNARE. A Miss Pink Mystery: Macmillan; 1987: 1st edition. 183 pages, diagram, 20.5cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, browning to outer page-edges, VG in Fine, but price-clipped d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Miss Pink investigates the disappearance of a man from this closed knit community of a Scottish lochside village, where nothing seems to happen: £15.00
  211. Moffat, Gwen: THE LOST GIRLS: Constable; 1998: 1st edition. 192 pages, 22cm. Light browning to outer fore-edges plus a few slightly darker specks, moderate browning and spots of foxing to top outer-edge of pages, tiny area surface rubbing outer-edge front free-endpaper, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Amateur sleuth Miss Pink, investigates the disappearance of two girls forty-five years earlier in a Lakeland dale: £15.00
  212. Moffat, Gwen: THE RAPTOR ZONE. A Miss Pink Mystery: Macmillan; 1990: 1st edition. 192 pages, sketch map, 22cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, medium browning to outer page-edges and minute mark to outer-edge of pages, VG in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Set in Oregon: £15.00
  213. Moffat, Gwen: THE STONE HAWK. A Miss Pink Mystery: Macmillan; 1989: 1st edition. 224 pages, diagram, 20.5cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, browning to outer page-edges, VG in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Miss Pink uncovers sinister disappearances from a remote corner of Utah: £15.00
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  214. Monkhouse, P: ON FOOT IN NORTH WALES: Maclehose; 1934: 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 247, 7 plates (1 double), endpaper maps, 19cm. Previous owner’s inscription on half title-page; some spot or small blotches of foxing mainly to fore-edges, very faint and unobtrusive light brown stain edge of two leaves, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – light browning and marginally a little very slight surface rubbing to spine; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Patrick Monkhouse's classic walking guidebook of the thirties: £15.00
  215. Moran, M: ALPS 4000. 75 peaks in 52 days: David & Charles, 1994: 1st edition. 288 pages, 32 colour plates, maps, 24cm. Light blotches of foxing to outer fore-edges and very occasionally to margin, a little foxing also to top outer-edge of pages, hence VG in Fine d/w. Inspirational account of the first traverse of the Alpine 4000 metre peaks in one continuous expedition: £10.00
  216. :MOUNTAINEERING. Catalogue of the Graham Brown and Lloyd Collections in the National Library of Scotland: National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh; 1994: 1st edition. Pages xvii + 453, 4 black and white illustrations; microfiche supplement in end pocket, 25cm. Fine in d/w: £25.00
  217. :MOUNT EVEREST CIGARETTE CARDS: A series of 20 large cigarette cards, issued by John Player & Sons (c.1925): showing the 1924 Mount Everest Expedition; in black and white, detailed descriptive text on reverse, 6x8cm. A complete set; generally VG with a few slightly less and ‘one or two’ tiny marks on rear, and some better; loose: £95.00

  218. :MOUNTAINEERING 24 CARD SET: Jacques, Belgium; (c.1958): Original and complete set of 24 small paper cards, colour picture on front, description on reverse in French and Dutch, 7x5cm. G to VG set, with the occasional mark or some patchy browning on reverse. These were issued in chocolate bars by Jacques of Belgium and feature celebrated climbers and landmark ascents of the 19th and 20th century; loose: £25.00


    THE MOUNTAIN WORLD. Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. Plates, illustrations, maps, 24.5cm. A wealth of information written by many of the leading mountaineers of the day, chronicling the development of world mountaineering. Well produced and illustrated.

  219. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1954: Allen & Unwin: Previous owner’s name and date on front endpaper; some cracking to front inner hinge but sound, very light browning to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – a smidgen torn at extremities, some grubbiness to white spine and rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. British on Everest; Americans on K2; French on Nun; Swiss on Dhaulagiri; Nanga Parbat; Arctic; Africa: £10.00
  220. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955: Allen & Unwin; 1955: 1st edition. 222 pages, 64 plates (some folding), maps and sketches, 24.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – white spine a touch very slightly marked; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Expeditions to the Himalayas, Karakoram, Andes, Hoggar and New Zealand Alps; including Desio on K2 and Tichy on Cho Oyu: £10.00
  221. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1956/57: Allen & Unwin; 1957: 1st edition. 200 pages, 68 plates (some folding), maps and sketches, 24.5cm. Very light browning to outer page-edges and little foxing and 3 minute black spots at top outer edge, VG+ in Fine d/w. Survey of Mt. McKinley; Himalaya 1955 including ascents of Kangchenjunga and Makalu; African volcanoes; etc: £15.00
  222. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1958/59: Allen & Unwin; 1958: 1st edition. 208 pages, 52 plates (some folding), maps and sketches, 24.5cm. Light bump lower 1cm spine, slight hint of light browning outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – white spine lightly creased and a tad very slightly darkened; with small closed repair and minute loss at base) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Mt. Logan; Mt. Rainier; Mexican Volcanoes; Cordillera Blanca; Gasherbrum 11; Broad Peak-Chogolisa (Diemberger); Machapuchare (Noyce) and Manaslu. Recent Mt. Blanc and Eiger Tragedies: £10.00
  223. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1960/61: Allen & Unwin; 1961: 1st edition. 262 pages, 63 plates, maps and sketches, 24.5cm. Light browning and some scattered foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – some marginal chipping but especially so at spine ends with a tiny loss at spine base, a smidgen marked on rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes Rakaposhi (Patey); Gasherbrum 1V (Maraini); Trivor (Noyce); Dhaulagiri (Eiselin) and Ruwenzori (Reist). Includes a large folding colour map of McKinley by Bradford Washburn in end-pocket: £15.00
  224. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1962/63: Allen & Unwin; 1964: 1st edition. 239 pages, 64 black & white, and colour illustrations, maps, 24.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – upper part front spine joint and upper tip of spine a tad very slightly chipped, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Himalayas including Masherbrum (Clinch); Nanga Parbat Diamir Flank and chronology of expeditions 1960-62 - McKinley; Greenland; first Winter Ascent Matterhorn North Face; Wilfrid Noyce's obituary, etc: £15.00
  225. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1964/65: Allen & Unwin; 1966: 1st edition. 215 pages, colour frontispiece, 64 black & white illustrations, maps and sketches, 24.5cm. Slight mark (line) rear endpaper, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – one thin noncontinuous horizontal line across sides, spine and flaps - but not too conspicuous; spine edges a little lightly chipped, but mainly confined to 3cm rear spine joint, but otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes Hindu Kush; Everest West Ridge (Unsoeld); Nanda Devi (Kumar); Mt. Huntington (Terray); updated version of the first ascent of the Matterhorn; Baffin Island; Antarctic cartography and Himalaya and Andean Chronicles. Includes a large folding 1;25000 colour map of Panta - Cordillera Vilcabamba, Peru in end-pocket: £15.00
  226. :THE MOUNTAIN WORLD 1968/69: Allen & Unwin; 1970: 1st edition. 188 pages, colour frontispiece, 52 black & white illustrations, maps and sketches, 24.5cm. A hint of very light page-edge browning, Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a tad very minor edge rubbing at head of spine, but Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Badile first winter N.E. Face (Dittert); Afghan Hindu Kush; Tirich Mir (Smida); Pic Lenin (Vanis); Yerupaja (Adcock); New Zealand (Pascoe); etc. Chronicles Himalaya and Karakorum: £15.00

    Rare 1922 Everest programme.
  227. Mt. Everest Committee, Under the Auspices of the …: CLIMBING MT. EVEREST. The Cinematograph Record of the Mount Everest Expedition of 1922 – Programme: Eyre & Spottiswoode (c.1922): Pamphlet, 12 pages + paper covers + 1 page programme insert, fine illustrated front cover, photographs, 25cm. Date ‘1924’ and underlined twice written on top part of front cover; some light to moderate foxing to covers, minute nick (without loss) outer margin of 3 leaves; VG: £120.00
  228. Mulgrew, P: NO PLACE FOR MEN: Vane, 1965: reprint (but 1st U.K. edition). 199 pages, 24 plates, text diagrams and sketches, endpaper map, 22.5cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition a little light surface rubbing to spine ends – but mainly corners, and also rear corners; clean and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Hillary's 1960 expedition to Makalu: £15.00

  229. Murray, W.H: THE EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN. A Mountaineer’s Tale: Bâton Wicks; 2002: 1st edition. 352 pages, 40 black and white or colour plates, black and white photographs in text, sketch maps, 25cm. Upper corner of spine slightly bumped, but really only noticeable (but not too intrusively) to corner of several pages near the centre of the book, otherwise Fine in virtually Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The autobiography (completed before his death in 1996) of W.H. Murray - Scottish climber and writer, Himalayan explorer and environmentalist. His two classic books ‘Mountaineering in Scotland’ (1947) and ‘Undiscovered Scotland’ (1951) have inspired and given enjoyment to countless people over the years: £15.00
  230. Murray, W.H: THE STORY OF EVEREST: Dent; 1953: further revised edition. Pages ix + 218, 24 plates (1-double), 14 maps + endpaper maps, diagrams, 22cm. Foxing to outer fore-edge foxing, VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition a little chipped mainly at head of spine/corners, but complete and very bright) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. History 1921-1952; but this edition includes a summary of the successful 1953 British Expedition: £15.00
  231. Nathan, Dr. J: HEADACHES IN THE HIMALAYAS. The Diary of an Epic – A Personal Account of the British Mount Everest Medical Expedition 1994: Privately printed by Dr. John Nathan (c.1994): 1st edition. Paperback, (84) pages, 4 colour plates and other illustrations, maps, 21cm. Fine: £6.00

  232. Neate, J: HIGH ASIA. An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks: Unwin Hyman; 1989: 1st edition. Pages x + 213, colour and black and white photographs, map diagrams, endpaper maps, 27.5cm. Slight lean to spine, very slight browning to outer page-edges and minute spot on top outer-edge of pages, otherwise Fine in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Details of over 400 known peaks from 7,000 to 8,000 metres - with summaries of location, history, etc: £30.00
  233. Neate, Jill: MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE. A Bibliography of Material Published in English: Cicerone Press, Milnthorpe/Mountainbooks, Seattle; 1986: revised and extended edition. Paperback, 296 pages, a few illustrations, 21.5cm. Lower rear corners a tad rubbed, VG. The major reference work and a must for the serious collector: £20.00
  234. Newby, E: A SHORT WALK IN THE HINDU KUSH: Secker & Warburg, 1958: 1st edition. 247 pages, 25 plates, 3 maps (2 folding), 22cm. Light page-edge browning, VG; no d/w. Eric Newby describes his travels in 1956 though remote Nuristan in Afghanistan, and his attempts to climb (19,880 feet) Mir Samir. A delightful and classic travel book: £10.00
  235. Noyce, W: CLIMBING THE FISH'S TAIL: Heinemann; 1958: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 150, 24 plates, coloured frontispiece, 2 maps, 20.5cm. Previous owner’s name top of title-page; lacks a little glaze on boards, mainly to a depth of 1.5cm along top-edges; light to moderate browning and foxing to outer page-edges, generally VG and bright in (dust wrapper condition – minor edge repairs, some surface rubbing to a depth 0.5cm upper spine with minute loss at corners, spine edges slightly rubbed; tiny loss and slight chipping upper edge front panel and lacking 6 square centimetres from base; price clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Machapuchare in the Nepal Himalayas: £20.00
  236. Noyce, W: POEMS: Heinemann; 1960: 1st edition. 98 pages, 22cm. Previous owner’s small printed name label on inside front board (but hidden by dust wrapper flap); spine and a tad boards faded, a slight touch of spotting/foxing mainly to top outer-edges of pages and endpapers,, but VG+ in (dust wrapper condition clean and complete, apart from a smidgen darkening and 3 minute specks to spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Comprising Mountain Sequence (15 poems); Whoe’er she be …; People, Places, Seasons; Moods and Interpretations. Rare: £90.00
  237. Noyce, W: POEMS: Heinemann; 1960: 1st edition. 98 pages, 22cm. Ex library, in original cloth, but with unused library endpapers; 2 rubber stamp marks at front (including ‘withdrawn from stock’); spine lightly sunned, some discolouring together with shelf number in white (slightly rubbed) at lower 4cm of spine, and a little marked towards head; a few small sellotape marks, etc. on boards; a few finger marks internally, hence Good; no d/w: £20.00
  238. Noyce, W: TO THE UNKNOWN MOUNTAIN. Ascent of an unexplored twenty-five thousander in the Karakoram: Heinemann; 1962: 1st edition. Pages xii + 183, 13 plates, 3 maps, 22cm. Signed and dated (2009) by Expedition members Colin Mortlock and Sandy Cavenagh on front endpaper; together with a handwritten note from CM and card from Sandy loose at front; slight sunning to upper spine tip, but Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine lightly browned, a tiny unobtrusive mark lower rear joint and the slightest touch of very light surface rubbing to spine; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent of Trivor. Includes a chapter by Don Whillans on his epic return journey - 'Solo by Motor-Bicycle from Rawalpindi to Lancashire': £50.00
  239. Noyce, W: TO THE UNKNOWN MOUNTAIN. Ascent of an unexplored twenty-five thousander in the Karakoram: Heinemann; 1962: 1st edition. Pages xii + 183, 13 plates, 3 maps, 22cm. Very light browning outer page-edges, covers bright but lightly mottled along one spine joint and partly upper and lower edges of boards and a little rubbed base of spine, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition - a little light scuffing rear edge of rear panel and lightly scratched opposite side by spine; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £15.00
  240. Noyce, W: TO THE UNKNOWN MOUNTAIN. Ascent of an unexplored twenty-five thousander in the Karakoram: Travel Book Club; 1963: Pages viii + 183, 3 maps, 22cm. Signed by Expedition members Colin Mortlock and Sandy Cavenagh on title-page; a few blotches of foxing and light discolouring to spine, light browning and foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition some light tanning to spine; but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £15.00
  241. Nunn, P: AT THE SHARP END: Unwin Hyman, 1988: 1st edition. Pages vi + 201, photographs, 25cm. Fine in bright d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A selection of Paul Nunn's climbing articles spanning thirty years. Paul, one of Britain's most experienced and likeable mountaineers died whilst climbing in the Karakoram during August 1995: £15.00
  242. O’Dowd, C: JUST FOR THE LOVE OF IT. The first woman to climb Mount Everest from both sides: Free to Decide, London; 2003: reprint. 320 pages, 48 colour plates, black and white photographs, 25cm. Signed by Cathy O’Dowd on title-page; Fine in d/w. South African mountaineer Cathy O’Dowd has stepped into the history books by climbing Everest by both its south and north sides: £20.00
  243. Oppenheimer, L.J: THE HEART OF LAKELAND: Sherratt & Hughes, Manchester; 1908: 1st edition. Pages (xiv) + 196, 38 plates, top-edge gilt, 23.5cm. Bookplate inside front board, name, date and initials on front free-endpaper; book slightly shaken, foxing to outer fore-edges; light to medium sunning to spine, a little light age grubbiness and ‘one or two’ minute specks to cloth and a tad very slight edge rubbing; generally VG. Includes the social scene at the Wastdale Head, climbing on Pillar, Bowfell Buttress and early climbs in Buttermere: £45.00
  244. Patey, T: ONE MAN'S MOUNTAINS. Essays and Verses: Gollancz; 1978: 5th impression. 288 pages, 23 plates, 3 diagrams, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine background evenly and pleasantly sunned from dark blue to brown, but lettering unaffected; Near Fine) d/w. The writings of the legendary Scottish climber and humourist Doctor Tom Patey: £10.00


    Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers.
  245. Kennedy, E.S., edited by: PEAKS, PASSES, AND GLACIERS; Being Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club. Second Series: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1862: 1st edition. Two volumes. Original Alpine Club brown cloth bindings, with gilt decoration on front boards; pages xiv + 445, 5 plates, woodcuts in text, 8 maps; pages viii + 541, 7 plates, woodcuts in text, 6 maps; 21.5cm. Expertly recased retaining the original boards, the original spine backstrips (very slightly deficient) re-laid over new matching cloth, new endpapers; the gilt spine lettering of volume 1 very slightly dull but readable; light tanning to outer fore-edges; internally just the occasional slight mark and some lightish foxing at front and rear; two previous owners’ names and dates, and two marginal pencil notes in one volume; a VG sound set in the original ‘Alpine Club’ binding. The second series of the famous 'Peaks, Passes and Glaciers', produced a year before the start of the Alpine Journal in 1863. The pair: £295.00
  246. Field, A.E. & S. Spencer, S., editors: PEAKS, PASSES AND GLACIERS. By Members of the Alpine Club. Third Series: Methuen; 1932: 1st edition. Pages xi + 308 + 8 pages adverts, 16 plates, Alpine Club brown cloth binding, with gilt emblem on front board, 22cm. Some tiny spots of foxing and a hint of very slight tanning to outer page-edges, but Fine; no d/w. Selection of articles taken from the first five volumes of the Alpine Journal: £30.00
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    A beautiful copy of an important and rare Andean exploration book.
  247. Peck, Annie S: HIGH MOUNTAIN CLIMBING IN PERU & BOLIVIA • A SEARCH FOR THE APEX OF AMERICA. Including the Conquest of Huascarán; with Some Observations on the Country and People Below: Fisher Unwin, 1912: 1st U.K. edition. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and black lettering and white stamped ‘mountain scene’ on front board, top-edge gilt; pages xviii + 370, numerous plates, map, 23cm. A very slight lean to spine and a trifle very faint and unobtrusive mark near centre; modern bookplate (with previous owner’s name and date) inside front board; some tanning to free-endpapers, and medium browning and foxing to outer fore-edges, together with ‘one or two’ small brown spots to outer margin; but in all intents and purposes a Fine and very bright copy. Annie Smith Peck was a noted American mountaineer and explorer, and a founder member of the American Alpine Club. A driving force behind much Andean exploration, as her description of five attempts on Peru’s highest mountain Huascarán show. When she finally made the first ascent of Huascarán in 1908, she became an international celebrity, and honoured by the presentation of a gold medal from the government of Peru: £300.00
  248. Perrin, J: MENLOVE. The Life of John Menlove Edwards. with an appendix of his writings: Gollancz, 1985: 1st edition. 347 pages, 16 plates, 23.5cm. Fine in Fine d/w. Jim Perrin's very readable biography of John Menlove Edwards, the outstanding and tenacious (between the wars) pioneer of Welsh rock-climbing. Very strong physically (he once rowed alone on a winter's night across the Minch to the Outer Hebrides). He was a Conscientious Objector and homosexual, a renowned climbing writer and poet - but tragically committed suicide in 1958. A classic and worthy winner of the 1985 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £25.00
  249. Perrin, J., edited by: MIRRORS IN THE CLIFFS: Diadem; 1983: 1st edition. 688 pages, 32 plates (some colour), cartoons by Sheridan Anderson, 22.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition - spine evenly and lightly faded from a brown to a greenish tint) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very readable collection of approximately 100 mountaineering articles culled from a wide selection of pre and post war sources: £8.00

    Signed by 18 associates of Don Whillans – mostly early members of the famous "Rock and Ice".
  250. Perrin, J: THE VILLAIN. The Life of Don Whillans: Hutchinson; 2005: 2nd impression. Pages xiv + 354, 16 black and white photographs, 24cm. Signed by Joe Brown, Harry Smith, Dennis Gray, Don Roscoe, Tony Streather, Ray Greenall, Ian McNaught-Davis, Joe Morty Smith, Doug Verity, Ronnie Cummerford (RJ), Tom Waghorn, Eric Price, Fred Gough, Chris Bonington, Doug Scott, Eric Jones, Harold Drasdo and Ginger Cain on half-title page; front endpaper very slightly crumpled, a few mainly marginal small faint yellow blotches and the occasional very slight touch of crinkling; VG bright copy in Near Fine and complete d/w. The long awaited and much acclaimed biography. Joint Winner of the 2005 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £120.00
  251. Perrin, J: THE VILLAIN. The Life of Don Whillans: Hutchinson; 2005: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 354, 16 black and white photographs, 24cm. Signed by Jim Perrin; lightish browning and some slightly darker specks to outer page-edges, leading onto some small light brown blotches to pages internally, otherwise VG in Fine d/w. The long awaited and much acclaimed biography. Joint Winner of the 2005 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £25.00
  252. Perrin, J: YES, TO DANCE. Essays from Outside the Stockade: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1990: 1st edition. 196 pages, photographs, 24.5cm. Fine in (price-clipped) d/w. Jim Perrin's second selection of acclaimed essays on mountains and people: £10.00
  253. Pierse, S: KANGCHENJUNGA. Imaging a Himalayan Mountain: University of Wales, Aberystwyth; 2005: 1st edition. Paperback, 127 pages, colour and black and white photographs and other illustrations, map, 21x30cm. Small very light crease top rear corner of rear cover and a few pages, and a tiny lean to upper spine; Near Fine. A history of the mountain – and published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first ascent by Joe Brown and George Band in 1955. There is a fine colour photograph of Doug Scott nearing the summit of Kangchenjunga in 1979, on the rear cover: £25.00

  254. Poucher, W.A: OVER LAKELAND FELLS: Chapman & Hall, 1948: 1st edition. Some spots of foxing to page-edges and a touch of light foxing at front and rear, light browning to endpapers; overall a clean VG copy in (dust wrapper condition - spine ends chipped for 2 millimetres and a tiny hole on front joint; some foxing but mainly showing on inner flaps and rear panel, rear panel also has a 6cm long closed repair and tiny loss at top) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  255. Poucher, W.A: SNOWDON HOLIDAY: Chapman & Hall, 1943: 1st edition. Pages 127 + 1 advertisement, 76 photographs, 28cm. Covers a little faded near edges, medium browning/foxing to pages-edges, occasional slight foxing elsewhere, VG in (dust wrapper condition - lacks piece 4x2cm top of rear panel and 0.5cm head of spine, slight repairs, a little chipped some browning and spots of foxing) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £15.00

  256. Poucher, W.A: THE NORTH-WESTERN HIGHLANDS: Country Life; 1954: 1st edition. 128 pages, many photographs, endpaper maps, 28.5cm. A hint of very slight bowing to front board, but Fine in (dust wrapper condition a little chipping extremities of spine and rear corners; a tad very slight darkening to spine lettering) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Black and white photographs of the Scottish mountains north of the Great Glen: £25.00

  257. Poucher, W.A: WANDERINGS IN WALES: Country Life; 1949: 1st edition. 208 pages, over 200 black and white photographs, endpaper maps, 29cm. A few tiny spots of foxing edge of endpapers, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition VG and complete, but rear panel a little age-marked and two small closed repairs at base) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £20.00
  258. Pretty, H., edited by: OREAD MOUNTAINEERING CLUB. 50th Anniversary Journal 1949 – 1999: Oread Mountaineering Club, (Derby); (1999): 1st edition. Pages xii + 322, 8 colour plates, nearly 100 black and white photographs, 25cm. Signed by Harry Pretty and dated November 1999; upper rear corner of several pages at front a little wrinkled (maximum depth of 3cm), otherwise Fine in d/w. A far-reaching record of fifty years of the Derby based Oread Mountaineering Club: £20.00
  259. Pritchard, P: DEEP PLAY. A Climber's Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls: Bâton Wicks; 1997: 1st edition. 192 pages, 16 colour plates, text illustrations, 24cm. Signed by Paul Pritchard and dated Dec ‘97 on title-page; Fine in (Winner Boardman-Tasker Award sticker 4x5cm base of front panel) d/w. The bold and brilliant climbs of dedicated and imaginative climber Paul Pritchard. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £25.00
  260. Pritchard, P: DEEP PLAY. A Climber's Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls: Bâton Wicks; 1997: 1st edition. 192 pages, 16 colour plates, text illustrations, 24cm. Near Fine in d/w: £10.00
  261. Pritchard, P: THE TOTEM POLE and a whole new adventure: Constable; 1999: reprint. Pages xiii + 208, 8 black and white plates, 22.5cm. Signed by Paul Prichard (as initials PP) on title-page; very light browning outer page-edges, minute and very light brown blotch and a few minor spots top outer-edge of pages, otherwise Fine in d/w. Paul Pritchard’s moving account of his recovery from horrific head injuries, inflicted by a falling boulder whilst climbing a Tasmanian sea stack - the Totem Pole. Winner of the 1999 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £20.00
  262. Purves, L., edited and with an introduction by: ADVENTURES UNDER SAIL. Selected writings of H.W. Tilman: Gollancz; 1982: 1st edition. 254 pages, 16 plates, frontispiece, diagram, maps, 22cm. Fine in d/w. A selection from Tilman's eight sailing books: £6.00
  263. Putnam, W.L: THE GREAT GLACIER AND ITS HOUSE. The Story of the First Center of Alpinism in North America 1885-1925: American Alpine Club, New York; 1982: 1st edition. 224 pages, many black and white (mostly historic) photographs, maps, 31cm. Very minor and tiny scrape front endpaper (by joint) and very slightly affecting a page or two; but Near Fine in likewise d/w. The history of Glacier House (situated below the Great Glacier in the Selkirk mountains of Canada) and the surrounding area. Its climbers, adventurers and tourists; and its link with the Canadian Pacific Railway: £12.00
  264. Pyatt, E.C: A CLIMBER IN THE WEST COUNTRY: David & Charles; 1968: 1st edition. 204 pages, 16 plates, 3 text diagrams, 22.5cm. Very light browning to page-edges, Near Fine in bright d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A narrative and historical climbing guide that also caters for the walker: £10.00
  265. Pyatt and Noyce: BRITISH CRAGS AND CLIMBERS. An Anthology chosen by Edward C. Pyatt and Wilfrid Noyce: Dobson; 1952: 1st edition. 235 pages, 16 plates, 22cm. Bright covers a smidgen rubbed tips of spine; browning and slight foxing to page-edges and a little browning to endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition – small repairs mainly at spine ends, with tiny loss mainly at tips, white spine also a little lightly grubby and a little marked; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Fifty four extracts from climbing books and journals: £10.00

  266. Pyatt, E.C: CLIMBING AND WALKING IN SOUTH-EAST ENGLAND: David & Charles; 1970: 1st edition. 173 pages, including 16 plates, 2 sketch plans and sketch, 22cm. Moderate browning to outer fore-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition complete and VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Very readable account of climbing and walking within a radius of eighty miles of London; together with further possibilities and much general information. Appendices include coverage of the 120-mile circle and a bibliography: £10.00

  267. Randall, Frances: DENALI DIARY. Letters from McKinley: Cloudcap, Seattle; 1987: 1st edition. Paperback, pages xxiii + 136, black and white photographs and a few sketches in text, 21cm. Fine. Frances Randall was considered the Guardian Angel of the climbers who set foot on Mount McKinley and the flyers who transport people there, and rescue them if necessary. Having climbed McKinley herself, she was always there to advise and help new arrivals at base camp. But her death from cancer in 1984 saddened all who knew her, and left a massive gap: £5.00
  268. Ratcliffe, G: A DAY TO DIE FOR. 1996; Everest’s Worst Disaster. The Untold True Story: Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh; 2001: 1st edition. Paperback, 334 pages, 16 colour plates, 23cm. Signed by Graham Ratcliffe on title-page; light yellowing to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine. First hand account of that dreadful night of 10-11 May 1996, when eight climbers died on Everest: £15.00
  269. Rébuffat, G & Tairraz, P: BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Kaye and Ward; 1970: reprint. 183 pages, 7 colour plates (1 double) and 104 black and white photographs by Pierre Tairraz, 24cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition - a touch very light rubbing at top extreme outer-edge of spine and front panel; two 2cm closed tears lower part rear panel neatly repaired, large corner inner flap price-clipped; otherwise perfect) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes an ascent of the Matterhorn, the traverse of Mont Blanc and the South-West Pillar of the Drus. A beautiful copy, hence: £40.00

  270. Rey, G: THE MATTERHORN: Fisher Unwin; (reprint) dated 1908 base of title-page: (but December 1907, 2nd edition stated on reverse). 336 pages, 35 plates (14 mounted colour drawings, 10 pen and ink drawings by Edoardo Rubino and 11 photographs); 13 pen and ink drawings in text, 27cm. Covers discoloured, marked and stained; a lean to spine, spine also a little worn at edges and gilt lettering dull; internally nice and clean apart from small vacated worm damage front inner spine joint (slightly penetrating two or three pages); endpapers lightly tanned, light foxing outer fore-edges and signs of a little damp top outer-edge of pages and slightly penetrating (for just a few millimetres) a few pages near rear; hence a reading copy, or for rebinding of this impressive volume: £20.00
  271. Rey, G: THE MATTERHORN: Blackwell, Oxford; 1946: edition. Pages x + 278, 36 plates (1 colour frontispiece), sketch map, 21.5cm. Very slight lean to spine, inscribed previous owner’s bookplate on front free-endpaper, and old price 7/6 crayoned and ringed upper corner; light browning to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – some wear and deficiency at extremities, but backed in brown paper; white spine age grubby and less so on rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Revised edition with two additional chapters by R.L.G. Irving: £10.00
  272. Reynolds, K: WALKING IN THE ALPS: Cicerone Press, Milnthorpe; 1998 1st edition: 480 pages (including 24 pages index), 16 colour plates, black and white photographs in text, sketch maps, printed illustrated cover, 23.5cm. Small very faint coffee? stain outer fore-edges of pages, otherwise Fine (no dust wrapper was issued). Nineteen areas described. An inspirational and comprehensive book for the mountain walker; (published in 1998 @ £25.00): £5.00
  273. Reynolds, K: MOUNTAINS OF THE PYRENEES: Cicerone, Milnthorpe; 1982: 1st edition. 151 pages (including 5 pages bibliography), photographs, sketch maps, 25cm. Fine in d/w. Climbing history and descriptions of the mountains; together with notes for climbers and walkers, and appendices on flowers and Pyrenean terms: £5.00
  274. Richards, D: CLIMBING DAYS: Faber & Faber; 2016: 1st edition. Pages vii + 392, black and white photographs in text, 22cm. Light yellowing to outer page-edges, Near Fine in Fine d/w. Dan Richards relives the journey of his great-great aunt, the renowned pioneer mountaineer Dorothy Pilley Richards, author of the famous classic book of the same name, published in 1935: £15.00
  275. Roberts, D: DEBORAH; A Wilderness Narrative: Vanguard Press, New York; 1970: 1st edition. 188 pages, 8 black and white plates, title-page ‘double-page’ photograph, 3 maps, 23.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper conditionfront inner-flap creased and price-clipped; near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Two-man attempt in 1964, the unclimbed east ridge of Mount Deborah, Alaska: £35.00
  276. Roberts, D: The Early Climbs. DEBORAH and THE MOUNTAIN OF MY FEAR: The Mountaineers, Seattle; 1991: Paperback, 368 pages, including 15 black and white plates, maps, 23cm. A little very light and scattered surface chipping to spine-edges, and moderate sunning to author’s name on lower part; a VG clean and uncreased copy: £5.00
  277. Roberts, D: THE MOUNTAIN OF MY FEAR: Souvenir Press; 1969: 1st U.K. edition. 157 pages, 16 plates, 4 maps, 22cm. Medium browning outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition - some mottled light browning to spine and a smidgen chipped at corners; some rubbing and a little surface chipped at extremities of front panel; minor repairs) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The impressive first ascent of the West Face of Mt. Huntingdon, Alaska by four Harvard students. Their achievement turned to tragedy when one of the climbers fell to his death whilst descending from the summit: £20.00
  278. Roper, R: FATAL MOUNTAINEER. The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend: St. Martin’s Press, New York, 2002: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 306, 16 plates (8 colour), frontispiece, 22cm. Near Fine in Near Fine and complete d/w. Highly acclaimed work of fiction based on the first ascent of Everest’s West Ridge in 1963 - and the ill-fated expedition of 1976 to Nanda Devi. Winner of the 2002 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £20.00
  279. Roper, S: CAMP 4. Recollections of a Yosemite Rockclimber: Bâton Wicks; 1994: 1st UK edition. 256 pages, photographs, endpaper maps, 23.5cm. Fine in perfect d/w. The Yosemite rock climbing scene in the 1960s: £10.00
  280. Roskelley, J: LAST DAYS: Stackpole Books, Pennsylvania; 1991: 1st American edition. Pages (viii) + 211, 16 colour plates, maps and diagram, 23.5cm. Fine in (dust wrapper conditionFine apart from a little sunning to spine) d/w. Account of two expeditions; ascent of the Northeast Face of Tawoche in Nepal, and attempt on Menlungtse's Southeast Ridge in Tibet: £6.00
  281. Roskelley, J: STORIES OFF THE WALL: Mountaineers, Seattle; 1993: 223 pages, 8 colour plates, black and white photographs, 24cm. Fine in (dust wrapper conditionspine evenly and mediumly sunned, but lettering perfectly readable) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. John Roskelley, leading American mountaineer of his generation recounts exploits in North America; on the North Face of the Eiger; Dhaulagiri; Everest; Makalu…..: £6.00
  282. Rowell, G: MOUNTAINS OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM. Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet: Sierra Club, San Francisco; 1983: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 191, many colour and black and white photographs, map, 26x31cm. Front inner joint lightly cracked for 1-2cm at ends; maroon coloured front endpapers lightly thumbed, but not too intrusive; otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper conditionspine very lightly and evenly sunned, and a little surface chipped at top and bottom extremities of spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Galen Rowell traces the journeys of past explorers - Marco Polo, Mallory, Shipton …… in six major regions - Mustagh Ata, Tian Shan, Inner Tibet, Chomolungma, Minya Konka and Anye Machin: £25.00
  283. Ruttledge, H: EVEREST; THE UNFINISHED ADVENTURE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1937: 1st edition. 295 pages, portfolio of 63 plates at rear, 7 plates at front, 2 folding maps, 26.5cm. Light to moderate foxing to outer page-edges and endpapers, and some occasional light foxing elsewhere; otherwise a Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper conditionspine moderately browned, some surface rubbing at ends and edges and a little scuffed near centre, also slight loss at corners; small repairs and some spots of foxing to sides; rear panel also a little marked) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1936 unsuccessful British expedition; which included amongst its twelve members Smythe, Shipton and Wyn Harris: £95.00



  284. Ruttledge, H: EVEREST 1933: Hodder & Stoughton, 1934: 1st edition. Pages xv + 390, 59 plates, 3 diagrams in text, 4 maps (including 3 folding), 26cm. Front board slightly lightened and a smidgen very slightly marked, ‘one or two’ light blotches and few tiny spots of foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper conditionspine slightly deficient with a ragged 3cm deep narrow slot slightly affecting the letter G in Ruttledge, but now backed with near matching paper; some darkening also to spine with a slightly darker 2cm round stain and a few small old marks; some surface rubbing but mainly confined to top 7mm of spine across head; front panel surface rubbed along 4cm top edge and 7mm deep, plus a small piece about 3x2cm lower down by spine; some age-grubbiness to rear panel and slight rubbing at head) rare d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The fourth British expedition. Wyn Harris and Wager made the first assault; on the second Smythe made a solo bid for the summit after Shipton had returned to Camp Six unwell. A substantial volume: £120.00
  285. Ruttledge, H: EVEREST 1933: Hodder & Stoughton, 1934: 1st edition. Pages xv, 390, 59 plates, 3 diagrams in text, 4 maps (including 3 folding), 26.5cm. NEW quality dark blue cloth binding, new endpapers and gilt lettering on spine; some light to medium (mainly marginal) intermittent foxing to text and to fore-edges; hence internally VG+: £40.00
  286. Ruttledge, H: EVEREST 1933: Hodder & Stoughton; 1936: 'popular' edition. Pages xix, 299 pages, 17 plates, map, 22.5cm. A hint of very slight sunning to spine; light browning and spots of foxing to fore-edges, also some spots of foxing to endpapers and vicinity and a touch elsewhere, VG+ in (dust wrapper conditionlacking a crescent shape piece 8x9cm from lower rear corner of front panel; some tanning to spine and some chipping mainly at ends with a minuscule loss at 2 corners; rear panel slightly repaired at head and very slightly age-marked) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Complete with a rather iconic (although incomplete) dust wrapper of the period showing men ascending Everest: £10.00


  287. Rymill, J: SOUTHERN LIGHTS. The Official Account of the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-1937: Chatto & Windus; 1938: 1st edition. Original green cloth, with light brown and gilt spine label; pages xv + 296, 79 (of 80) plates, maps and diagrams (including large folding map at rear, 28cm. Lacks one plate; ‘one or two’ very slight marks to spine and a smidgen lightened, light browning to outer-edges of pages; a VG and sound copy; no d/w: £15.00
  288. Sale, R: THE CHALLENGE OF K2. A History of the Savage Mountain: Pen & Sword, Barnsley; 2011: 1st edition. Pages xi + 227, 8 black and white, and 16 colour plates, 24cm. Fine in (dust wrapper conditionFine, apart from 1cm closed repair head of front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The sometimes tragic history of the second highest mountain on earth, and one of the most demanding: £15.00
  289. Salkeld, A: PEOPLE IN HIGH PLACES. Approaches to Tibet: Cape; 1991: 1st edition. 256 pages, 24 coloured plates, black and white photograph, 2 maps, 24cm. A smidgen foxing top outer-edge of pages, but Fine in Fine d/w. The author’s vivid account of her two journeys into Tibet; which included travelling with a television film crew investigating the disappearance of Mallory and Irvine: £10.00
  290. Salkeld, A., general editor: WORLD MOUNTAINEERING: Beazley; 1998: 1st edition. 304 pages, many black and white and colour photographs, colour maps, 30cm. Fine in d/w. Over fifty mountains featured from around the world; each with a detailed topographical description and routes superimposed on photographs; plus an aerial map of the area and climbing history: £10.00
  291. Salt, H.S: ON CAMBRIAN AND CUMBRIAN HILLS. Pilgrimages to Snowdon and Scawfell: Fifield; 1908: 1st edition. 128 pages, 2 plates, top edge gilt, 18cm. Spine lightly sunned, some grubbiness to cloth, one or two tiny stains to boards; some browning to outer fore-edges and a little light foxing at front; otherwise VG. An interesting narration on the two mountain areas by an animal rights supporter; who wrote "Animals' Rights" and "The Logic of Vegetarianism": £8.00
  292. Sanderson, P: THE WORLD’S LONGEST CLIMB. Dead Sea to Everest Summit: Grafika, Bakewell; 2011: 1st edition. Flapped paperback, 244 pages, colour photographs, 22x23cm. Inscribed ‘Enjoy your journey!’ and signed by the author and her husband Phil Sanderson; Fine. In 2006, the team of five cycled 8,000km (accompanied with a support team of two), from Jordon to the base of Everest, and successfully summited it; making Pauline and Phil Sanderson the first British married couple to climb Everest: £20.00
  293. Saunders, V: NO PLACE TO FALL. Superalpinism in the High Himalaya: Hodder & Stoughton; 1994: 1st edition. 175 pages, 8 colour plates, maps, 24cm. Medium browning to outer page-edges (slightly more so at top-edge) extending partly onto outer page margins, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Three expeditions - Makalu 1989; Ultar 1991 and Panch Chuli 1992: £20.00
  294. Sayre, W.W: FOUR AGAINST EVEREST: Barker, (1964): 1st U.K. edition. 251 pages, 12 plates, 2 maps, 23.5cm. Moderate foxing to outer page-edges, minor bump upper rear corner of front board, VG in (dust wrapper condition a few old marginal repairs causing a little faint discolouring mainly at base of rear panel; minute loss upper corner front panel by spine; 2 small and slightly chipped repairs at base of spine, and an insignificant mark; about VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An extremely daring attempt to scale Everest via the North Col by a small expedition of three Americans and one Swiss; carried out on a shoestring budget, without using porters or even bottled oxygen: £30.00
  295. Scott, D. & MacIntyre, A: THE SHISHAPANGMA EXPEDITION: Granada; 1984: 1st edition. 322 pages, black and white photographs, maps, 24cm. A small lean to spine; VG in (dust wrapper condition – moderate sunning to spine and a touch to rear panel, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1982 'Alpine style' expedition to climb the South West Face of Shishapangma; includes historical details of the area. Winner of the 1984 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £15.00
  296. Scott, D: HIMALAYAN CLIMBER. A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges: Diadem, 1992: 1st edition. 192 pages, numerous coloured photographs, 32cm. Signed by Doug Scott; Fine in d/w. Chronicles Doug Scott's incredible world-wide climbing career; with over twenty-six visits to the Greater Himalayan range he is without doubt one of Britain's foremost mountaineers. Enhanced with superb colour photographs: £15.00

    Scottish Mountaineering Club District Guides.
  297. Macphee, G.G: BEN NEVIS: SMC; 1936: (2nd) revised edition. Red cloth hardback, 101 pages, plates, diagrams, 22cm. Lacks front endpaper; minor mark and tiny dent to spine, and spine lettering darkened; internally front tissue-guard browned, and a little slight browning or foxing at ends, a VG presentable copy; no d/w. Includes four large folding panoramas of views from the summit - from drawings of 1895: £20.00
  298. :GENERAL GUIDE-BOOK. Geology; Meteorology; Botany; Bird Life; Equipment; Maps, Rock & Snow Craft; Photography; etc: SMC; 1933: new edition. Red cloth hardback, pages 122 + xl; plates, diagrams, general map, 22cm. A little foxing to outer page-edges, but mainly top-edge, a Fine very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition VG+ with a small and insignificant mark on spine, and tiny faint stain top of front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes Munro’s Classified Tables of 3000 ft Mountains of Scotland: £30.00
  299. MacRobert, H: THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS: SMC, 1934: 1st edition. Red cloth hardback, 158 pages, plates, diagrams, 2 maps, 22cm. Two small blocks of initials rubber stamped on corner of front free-endpaper; spine and edge of front board very slightly sunned, spine gilt lettering darkened, boards just very slightly bowed; outer page-edges lightly browned with a few tiny spots of foxing, VG, no d/w: £20.00
  300. MacRobert, H: THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS: SMC; 1952: 2nd edition. Hardback, 147 pages, plates, diagrams, 22cm. Previous owner’s name, date and address on front free-endpaper; Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition - repaired, lacks uneven piece 3x2cm base of rear panel and just encroaching onto spine, plus a smidgen loss at spine ends) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  301. Naismith & Hodge: THE ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND (EXCLUDING SKYE): SMC; 1952: 2nd edition. Old ‘route marked’ photograph (21x14cm) of Strone Ulladale loosely inserted; gilt lettering on covers darkened, VG+ in (a little marked especially margin of rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  302. Steeple, Barlow & MacRobert: THE ISLAND OF SKYE: SMC; 1931: phototype reprint. Hardback, 126 pages, 35 plates, including 2 photogravures and I folding, 3 folding and other diagrams, folding map in end-pocket, 22cm. Neat 2-line inscription in Gaelic, dated 26th August 1932 on front free-endpaper, plus name in a different hand; some foxing and tanning to endpapers, light foxing to outer page-edges and a touch marginally elsewhere; boards very slightly bowed, VG, no d/w: £20.00
  303. Steeple, Barlow, MacRobert & Bell: THE ISLAND OF SKYE: SMC; 1948: 2nd edition revised. VG+ in d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  304. Ling, W.N: THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS: SMC; 1932: 1st edition. Red cloth hardback, 87 pages, plates, 3 folding maps, 22cm. Previous owner’s name and date (Sept 1932) boldly written on front free-endpaper; light sunning to spine and gilt lettering darkened, boards just slightly bowed; some bubbling to front and rear pastedowns, free-endpapers foxed and mottled, VG, no d/w: £20.00
  305. Hodge, E.W: THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS: SMC; 1953: 3rd edition. Hardback, 162 pages, plates, diagrams, map, 22cm. List of Gaelic words, and their English meaning, neatly written in pencil on front free-endpaper; a few spots of foxing to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – slight edge repairs, a smidgen loss at upper spine corners; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  306. Wilson, J.D.B: THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: SMC; 1949: 1st edition. A slight hint of page-edge foxing, mainly top edge, two light vertical creases front endpaper, Near Fine in d/w: £10.00
  307. Parker, J.A: THE WESTERN HIGHLANDS: SMC; 1947: 3rd edition. A hint of very slight foxing, otherwise Fine in (minor edge repairs with very tiny loss at base of spine; some light grubbiness but slightly more so on rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00

    The "SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS" Pocket Yearbooks.
    These very collectable pocketsize handbooks were produced under the editorship of the great G.H.B. Ward, who campaigned vigorously for rights to roam and against any threats to his beloved Peak District. They are period pieces and make fascinating reading, and contain a wealth of history and knowledge on the Peak District and the surrounding area.
  308. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1924-25::Card covers, 160 pages, plates, 2 maps, 12cm. Covers grubby, worn, creased and slightly torn; internally previous owner’s name and address; sl dog-eared, old sellotape staining (a little encroaching onto printed matter) at front and rear margins, sl marks, grubby page edges, hence Poor: £5.00
  309. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1925-26::Card covers, 160 pages, plates (1 folding), 12cm. Possibly lacks map?; covers frayed at top edges with small loss, also some grubbiness with a minor stain and a little rubbed at spine ends; internally old sellotape staining (a little encroaching onto printed matter) at front and rear margins, light crease and tiny loss first page; "document" plate at rear slightly torn at fold with some pencil annotations on rear, corner of last page and page-edges grubby; hence G-: £10.00
  310. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1931-32::Card covers, 184 pages, plates, 12cm. Lacks map; front cover slightly creased and very slightly marked, a few pages at front lightly creased, some grubbiness and small repair rear cover, a little marked edge of last page and inside cover; VG-: £7.00
  311. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1932-33::Card covers, 178 pages, plates, 12cm. Lacks map; front cover very slightly marked, VG: £7.00
  312. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1935-36:: Card covers, 152 pages, plates, 12cm. Lacks map; front cover slightly marked, minor foxing inside covers, VG: £7.00
  313. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1938-39:: Card covers, 176 pages, plates, map, 12cm. Name and address at front in pencil; some intermittent light brown staining internally, some grubbiness to outer page-edges, a few pages a little dog-eared, minor rubbing front cover, G: £7.00
  314. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1939-40::Card covers, 176 pages, plates, map, 12cm. Front cover lightly creased, tiny chip rear-edge rear cover, VG: £10.00
  315. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1943-4::Card covers, 144 pages, plates, 12cm. Lacks map; faint crease and faint mark front cover, 2 tiny spots fore-edges and a little pencil marking in margins, VG: £8.00
  316. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1946-7::Card covers, 152 pages, plates, map, 12cm. Faint creasing front cover, VG: £10.00
  317. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1947-8::Card covers, 160 pages, plates, map, 12cm. VG: £10.00
  318. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1948-9::Card covers, 160 pages, plates, map, 12cm. Small faint brown mark and minor crease on front cover, a few slight spots of foxing, VG: £10.00
  319. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1949-50::Card covers, 176 pages, plates, map, 12cm. Front cover a little creased, VG: £10.00
  320. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1950-51::Card covers, 208 pages, plates, map, 12cm. Minor crease front cover, VG. Jubilee Issue: £10.00
  321. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1951-52::Card covers, 168 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. Light creasing front cover and small repair; small loss and tear outer-margin of one page and small brown spot to several other margins, otherwise VG: £8.00
  322. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1952-3::Card covers, 152 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. Near Fine: £10.00
  323. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1953-4::Card covers, 144 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. small cross upper part front cover, VG: £10.00
  324. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1954-5::Card covers, 144 pages, black and white photographs, 12cm. Lacks map; old sellotape mark either side of front inner joint of cover, light crease front cover, VG: £7.00
  325. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1955-6::Card covers, 144 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. Small name upper corner front cover, minor pencil alteration first page, VG: £10.00
  326. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1956-7::Card covers, 144 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. Staples rusting causing slight damage to outer spine strip; old sellotape mark along either side of front and rear inner joints of cover, covers a little marked; VG: £8.00
  327. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1957-8::Card covers, 136 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. Front covers creased, generally VG: £8.00
  328. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1958-9::Card covers, 148 pages, black and white photographs, folding map, 12cm. Lacks cloth ‘wrap round’ spine strip; some creasing, slight marks and a few small areas of marginal surface wear to covers; upper rear corner of pages a little creased, G-: £4.00
  329. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1960-1961::Card covers, 120 pages, black and white photographs, 12cm. Some creasing to covers, VG. Sixtieth Anniversary: £8.00
  330. :SHEFFIELD CLARION RAMBLERS 1961-2::Card covers, 116 pages, black and white photographs, 12cm. VG+: £8.00
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  331. Sherwonit, B., edited by: ALASKA ASCENTS. World-class Mountaineers tell their Stories: Alaska Northwest Books, Seattle; 1996: 1st edition. Paperback, 296 pages, a few black and white photographs in text, map, 23cm. Fine. A compendium of historic ascents of Alaska’s major mountain ranges; told by Fred Beckey, Filippo de Filippi, Paddy Sherman, Bradford Washburn, Riccardo Cassin, David Robert and others: £5.00
  332. Shipton, E., introduced by Jim Perrin: ERIC SHIPTON. THE SIX MOUNTAIN-TRAVEL BOOKS: Bâton Wicks/The Mountaineers, Seattle; 2010: Good quality flapped paperback, 800 pages, 48 plates and other illustrations, maps, 23cm. Signed and dated by Stephen Venables at the start of his Forward; Fine. Omnibus edition - Nanda Devi; Blank on the Map; Upon That Mountain; Mountains of Tartary; The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951 and Land of Tempest. Includes a NEW forward by Stephen Venables: £8.00
  333. Shipton, E.E: NANDA DEVI: Hodder & Stoughton; 1936: 1st edition. Pages xvi, 310, 27 tissue-guarded plates, drawings in text by Bip Pares, map/diagram front endpapers, 23cm. Previous owner’s neat initials and date corner of second endpaper; a very slight lean to spine, cloth on lower rear corner rear board a little wrinkled; medium foxing and browning to fore-edges and the occasional touch of marginal foxing elsewhere, a few pages at upper page margin slightly nicked and foxed in the immediate vicinity; a VG bright copy, no d/w. Shipton and Tilman entered the Rishi Gorge and reached the Nanda Devi Sanctuary: £45.00
  334. Shipton, E: UPON THAT MOUNTAIN: Hodder & Stoughton; 1943: 1st edition. 222 pages, 31 plates, 4 maps, 21cm. Previous owner’s two-line inscription (dated 1943) top of front endpaper; some bubbling to cloth on spine towards front-edge and also rear-edge of front board, minor mark also to front board; light browning and some foxing to outer page-edges, and a little foxing for a page or two at front; overall VG and bright; no d/w. Eric Shipton's first autobiography; includes climbs in the Alps and Kenya; participation in four pre-war Everest expeditions and Nanda Devi: £15.00
  335. Shipton, E: UPON THAT MOUNTAIN: Hodder & Stoughton, 1944: reprint. 222 pages, 31 plates, 4 maps, 21cm. Previous owner’s two-line inscription top of front endpaper, light to moderate foxing to outer page-edges, VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – scattered surface chipping for 1cm at spine ends with minute loss at one upper corner; front spine joint a little chipped and a minuscule hole; some rubbing rear-edge of front panel, and rear panel age marked) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £15.00
  336. Simpson, J: THE WATER PEOPLE: Cape; 1992: 1st edition. 239 pages, frontispiece, 22cm. Fine in Fine d/w. The award winning author’s first work of fiction. A fantasy tale set between imagination and reality - and includes amongst its participants two young climbers: £30.00
  337. Simpson, J: TOUCHING THE VOID: Cape; 2008: reprint. 173 pages, 12 plates (8 colour), diagram, endpaper maps, 24cm. Signed by Joe Simpson on title-page; a few light brown and marginal specks and tiny blotches, mainly confined to lower fore-edges, VG+ in Fine d/w. Joe Simpson and Simon Yates made the first ascent of the West Face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes; but whilst descending disaster struck - Joe Simpson fell! What followed was an incredible story of survival! Winner of the 1988 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £15.00
  338. Simpson, J: TOUCHING THE VOID: Harper & Row, New York; (c.1989): 1st U.S. edition. 174 pages, 12 plates (8 colour), diagram, endpaper maps, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w: £10.00
  339. Slesser, M: RED PEAK. A personal account of the British-Soviet Pamir Expedition 1962: Hodder & Stoughton; 1964: 1st edition. 256 pages, 20 plates (4 colour), endpaper maps, 23cm. Foxing spots to outer page-edges and a few text pages mainly at front, otherwise a Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – Near Fine apart from very minor surface rubbing at 1-2cm upper spine joints) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The expedition climbed the Peak of Communism, but was marred by the tragic loss of Wilfrid Noyce and Robin Smith: £20.00
  340. Smith, B, Webster: SOME TRIUMPHS OF MODERN EXPLORATION: Blackie; (c.1930): 1st edition. 224 pages, 6 black and white plates, 6 maps (with the routes outlined in red), attractive illustrated covers, 19cm. Gum marks inside front board (from sometime removal of bookplate?), very minor rubbing tips of spine, tiny nick top-edge of margin of a few pages towards rear, with tiny loss at two places, otherwise a Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition - 7cm closed repair in vicinity of rear spine joint and ‘one or two’ tiny ones; rear panel grubby, a few tiny chips, but more or less complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. In ‘The Pioneer Library’ series produced by Blackie. Chapters include - ‘Adventures of the Duke of the Abruzzi’, ‘In and Around Lhasa, the Forbidden City’ and ‘The Attainment of the North Pole’: £5.00
  341. Smith, Roly, edited by: A SENSE OF PLACE. The Best of British Outdoor Writing: Michael Joseph; 1998: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 221, illustrated with sketches by David Bellamy and Brian Evans, 22cm. Some light brown blotches to outer fore-edges and extending onto outer page margins in a few places, VG+ in a Fine d/w. An interesting anthology, enhanced with contributions from eighteen well-known British outdoor writers: £10.00
  342. Smith, W.P. Haskett & Hart, H.C: CLIMBING IN THE BRITISH ISLES. 11.-WALES AND IRELAND: Longmans, Green; 1895: 1st edition. Pages viii + 197; 31 illustrations by Ellis Carr, 9 plans, 16cm. Previous owner’s name and address, dated June 1898 at front, plus 2 marginal climbing notes on page 74, again dated 1898; spine sunned with the gilt lettering just readable, top 1cm front board discoloured and slightly rubbed and reglued at edge; rear board a little age-marked, plus tiny spot; boards also slightly bowed, otherwise VG. The second British climbing guide book in the series. Volume III (Scotland) was never produced: £40.00
  343. Smythe, F.S: A CAMERA IN THE HILLS: A. & C. Black; 1939: 1st edition. 147 pages, 65 photographs, 28cm. Very slight sunning tips of spine; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition spine lacks 0.5cm from head, a tad chipped at base and a few minute specks of chipping elsewhere; lacks tiny piece from upper rear corner of front panel; rear panel a little age-marked; but bright and presentable) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A fine album of high quality black and white photographs, mostly taken during the winter of 1938-39 and during the summer of 1939 - mainly of the Alps: £15.00
  344. Smythe, F.S: BRITISH MOUNTAINEERS: Collins; 1942: 1st edition. 48 pages, 8 colour plates from prints and paintings, black and white illustrations in text, 23cm. A little foxing to outer page-edges, top and bottom extremities of covers a little chipped, but VG and bright in (dust wrapper condition light rubbing at extremities of spine, and some darkening) d/w. Britain in Pictures Series: £10.00

  345. Smythe, F.S: KAMET CONQUERED: Gollancz; 1932: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 420, 48 plates, 3 maps (1 folding), 23cm. Previous owner’s 2-line inscription front endpaper; boards a little marked; browning/foxing to page-edges and a little slight foxing elsewhere, slight sellotape marks to endpapers and ‘one or two’ slight marginal marks, VG; no d/w. First ascent of Kamet (25,447 feet), and the highest summit reached at that time. The summit party comprised Smythe, Shipton, Holdsworth and Sirdar Lewa: £15.00
  346. Smythe, F.S: SNOW ON THE HILLS: A. & C. Black; 1946: 1st edition. 119 pages, including 47 plates, 33cm. Minute mark base of spine, a little foxing to cloth at upper-edge of boards, ‘one or two’ light blotches of foxing to outer page-edges and a touch to endpapers, otherwise a Near Fine very clean copy in (dust wrapper condition repaired at extremities, spine lacks 0.5cm at head, worn in vicinity of base and lower 3cm joint, and surface chipped along old vertical fold crease; front panel slightly chipped and lightly marked at base; some grubbiness and marks to rear panel; price-clipped) bright d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. Large photograph album of the British Hills, the Alps, the Canadian Rockies and the Himalayas: £15.00
  347. Smythe, F.S: THE SPIRIT OF THE HILLS: Hodder & Stoughton; 1935: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 308, 36 plates, 23cm. Some foxing (mainly scattered) to outer page-edges and a page or two; one or two slight spots on front board; overall a VG+ clean copy in (dust wrapper condition neat repair to full-length tear down front spine joint and continuing down the lower part of the spine; spine a little darkened, a few small age-marks, and very minor rubbing at base; 3 tiny marks base of front panel; price-clipped otherwise complete; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Frank Smythe's famous classic book of his reminiscences and spiritual thoughts on climbing: £30.00
  348. Smythe, F.S: THE MOUNTAIN VISION: Hodder and Stoughton; 1941: 1st edition. Fragmented browning to two opposite pages (76-77) caused by at (sometime) insertion of news cutting or similar; foxing and browning to page-edges and a little slight browning and touch of foxing endpapers, otherwise a Near Fine clean and very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition spine moderately browned, lightly rubbed at extremities, slight repairs at ends with only a smidgen of loss; corners of side panels a little rubbed and rear panel very slightly marked) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The author’s romantic thoughts on mountains, conveyed through his reminiscences of the British hills, the Alps and Himalayas: £25.00
  349. Spencer, S., editor: MOUNTAINEERING: Seeley Service; 1950 (reprint of 1934 edition): 383 pages, 56 plates (102 photographs), a few text illustrations, 9 maps, 22cm. Previous owner’s name and address inside front board (mostly hidden by dust wrapper flap); Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition - spine darkened, a little rubbed, mainly at extremities and slightly repaired at head; rear panel fairly unobtrusively stained at upper rear corner) d/w now protected by in a loose plastic sleeve. Part of the Lonsdale Library Series on sports and pastimes. World-wide coverage with many contributors; including T. Graham Brown, T.G. Longstaff, W. Rickmer Rickmers, Claude Wilson and G. Winthrop Young: £10.00
  350. Staniforth, A: ICEFALL: Coventry House Publishing; 2016: Paperback, 266 pages, black and white photographs in text, 20cm. Signed by Alex Staniforth on title-page; Fine. The memoirs of a teenager’s journey to climb Mount Everest. Eighteen year old Alex Staniforth narrowly escaped the avalanche on Everest, that was triggered by the devastating Nepal earthquake in 2015: £10.00
  351. Steele, P: ERIC SHIPTON. Everest and Beyond: Constable; 1998: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 290, 16 black and white plates, 22 maps and text drawings, 24cm. Very minor bump rear corner rear board, Fine in likewise d/w. Peter Steele's biography of the great explorer and mountaineer Eric Shipton. Winner of the 1998 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £25.00
  352. Stewart, E.J: EVEREST IT’S NOT ABOUT THE SUMMIT. Twenty Years of Preparation, two years of devastation on the world’s highest mountain: 2016: Paperback, pages (vii) + 407, black and white photographs in text, 20cm. Signed by the author on title-page; very light crease upper rear corner front cover, otherwise Fine. Ellis Stewart’s gripping account of surviving two of Everest’s worst disasters, whilst in pursuit of his twenty year goal to reach the summit: £15.00
  353. Styles, S: BACKPACKING IN ALPS AND PYRENEES: Gollancz, 1976: 1st edition. 191 pages, 12 black and white plates, 3 diagram route maps, 22cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine background a little lightly sunned) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The author describes three holiday trips. High-level Route from Montreux to Meiringen (Bernese Oberland); Ax-les-Thermes to Bagnères de Luchon through Andorra and Spain (Central Pyrenees, and Martigny to Brig over ten passes (Pennine Alps): £10.00
  354. Styles, S: ROCK AND ROPE: Faber and Faber; 1967: 1st edition. 174 pages, 8 plates, 20.5cm. Light browning and slight foxing to outer page-edges, boards a smidgen marked, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine (mainly) a little lightly age-marked and 2cm closed repair lower edge) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. In this his sequence to 'Blue Remembered Hills' the author reminiscences and conveys his enjoyment of easier grade rock climbing: £10.00
  355. Styles, S: SNOWDON RANGE: Gaston’s Alpine Books/West Col; 1973: 1st edition. 94 pages, black and white photographs, diagrams, endpaper maps, 21.5cm. Light browning page-edges, VG in VG d/w. Useful walking and exploring guide to the area - in the Snowdonia District Guide Book series: £5.00
  356. Summers, J: FEARLESS ON EVEREST. The Quest for Sandy Irvine: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 2000: 1st edition. Pages xii + 290, 24 black and white plates, frontispiece, illustration, maps, 24cm. Signed by Julie Summers on title-page; a touch, very minor and insignificant surface damage to a few plates, but virtually Fine in Fine d/w. Fascinating life story of Mallory’s final climbing partner on Everest. Well documented by his great niece Julie Summers, and incorporating long forgotten letters, photographs and drawings recently unearthed at the family home: £25.00
  357. Tasker, J: EVEREST THE CRUEL WAY: Eyre Methuen; 1981: 1st edition. Pages (ix) + 166, 12 plates, 22cm. Moderate browning to outer fore-edges and slightly more so at top outer-edge of pages, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Unsuccessful attempt on the west ridge of Everest: £40.00
  358. Taylor, W.C: THE SNOWS OF YESTERYEAR: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Toronto, Canada; 1973: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 186, illustrations, maps, 24cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition a smidgen very minor surface rubbing to spine; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Biography of J. Norman Collie: £10.00
  359. Talfourd, Sir T.N: VACATION RAMBLES. Comprising the Recollections of Three Continental Tours, in the Vacations of 1841, 1842, and 1843: Edward Moxon; 1851: 3rd edition. Pages xx + 340 + 8 pages adverts, 18cm. New half-leather binding, with gilt lettering, lines and decorations on spine, marbled paper sides, new endpapers; internally VG with the occasional slight mark or slight thumbing, ‘one or two’ minor tears, and a touch marginal browning at front and rear; moderate browning to outer page-edges. During his third tour in 1843, the author revisited Chamouni and attempted Mont Blanc, reaching as far as the Grand Plateau: £48.00

  360. Terray, L: CONQUISTADORS OF THE USELESS. From the Andes to Annapurna: Gollancz; 1963: 1st edition. 351 pages, 84 black and white plates, maps, 22.5cm. Small brown stain lower margin of a few pages towards rear, some light browning outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – marginally repaired, spine a tad darkened at ends; small faint cup mark centre of front panel and a little lightly surface rubbed at ends; rear panel lightly grubby; but complete apart from a smidgen loss to one corner) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Classic autobiography of leading French climber and guide Lionel Terray: £50.00
  361. Tilman, H.W., introduced by Jim Perrin: H.W. TILMAN. THE SEVEN MOUNTAIN-TRAVEL BOOKS: Diadem; 1997: reprint. 896 pages, 32 plates and other illustrations, maps, 24cm. Fine in d/w. Omnibus edition containing ‘ Snow on the Equator’; ‘ The Ascent of Nanda Devi’; ‘ When Men and Mountains Meet’; ‘Mount Everest 1938’; ‘ Two Mountains and a River’; ‘ China to Chitral’ and ‘ Nepal Himalaya’: £12.00
  362. Tilman, H.W: CHINA TO CHITRAL: Cambridge University Press; 1951: 1st edition. Pages xii + 124, 69 plates, 4 maps, 24cm. Lightish sunning to spine and gilt lettering darkened, otherwise Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine surface rubbed mainly at extremities, but especially at one lower corner which covers less than 1 square centimetre; ‘one or two’ tiny specks) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Attempts with Shipton on Bogdo Ola and Chakar Aghil and the author's journeying through Chinese Turkestan: £30.00
  363. Tilman, H.W: MISCHIEF IN PATAGONIA: Cambridge University Press; 1957: 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 185, 16 plates, 2 maps, 22cm. Very faint stain lower spine corner front board, lower tip of spine faded; some light browning to pages but heavy at outer edges, one page creased at corner, scattered foxing to endpapers, otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine darkened, minor stain at base and a little chipped mainly at ends; some foxing/browning to side panels, rear one slightly marked; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Account of Tilman’s 20,000-mile voyage in ‘Mischief’ and his double crossing of the southern Patagonian icecap: £15.00
  364. Tilman, H.W: MOUNT EVEREST 1938: Cambridge University Press; 1948: 1st edition . Pages x + 160, 34 plates, 4 maps, 22.5cm. A touch of slight foxing to front endpapers, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine tanned, lightly surface chipped in vicinity of head and tail and with the very slightest hint of loss at upper spine corners; ‘one or two’ minute closed nicks at top-edge of panels) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. This small expedition included Shipton, Smythe and Odell: £50.00
  365. Tilman, H.W: NEPAL HIMALAYA: Cambridge University Press; 1952: 1st edition. Pages xii + 272, 40 plates, 7 maps, 22.5cm. Some darkening to spine, some lightish surface rubbing to spine ends and sides and some shelf wear at base, a few tiny spots of foxing mainly at fore-edges, otherwise VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – light crease across centre, spine a little lightly surface rubbed at ends, rear joint and slightly across centre; but complete apart upper from corner of front inner flap – but not price-clipped and very bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The story of three expeditions - the Langtang Himal (1949); the Annapurna Himal (1950); and the Nepal side of Everest: £48.00


  366. Tilman, H.W: THE ASCENT OF NANDA DEVI: Cambridge University Press; 1937: 1st edition. Pages xiii, 235; 35 plates, 2 maps (1 folding), 23cm. Base of boards shelf rubbed, some surface rubbing base of spine and vicinity and a touch at head, lower corner of rear board (close to tip) slightly cracked; slight touch of foxing to fore-edges and endpapers; otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition – repaired and a little deficient – lacking about 0.5cm from spine ends and vicinity, triangular piece 4x2cm from lower rear corner front panel and a few tiny edge pieces; spine browned, slightly water stained and a little lightly surface grazed; rear panel very slightly age-marked) d/w now permanently sealed in clear plastic. The British-American 1936 expedition; first ascent by Tilman and Odell: £60.00


  367. Tilman, H.W: TWO MOUNTAINS AND A RIVER: Cambridge University Press, 1949: 1st edition. Pages xii + 233, 37 plates, 6 maps, 22.5cm. Light shelf wear base of boards and spine; upper tip of spine and top-edge of boards a tad rubbed, but a Near Fine very bright and clean copy in (dust wrapper condition – spine sunned from pink to white, but lettering unaffected; spine and vicinity a tad slightly and marginally marked; price-clipped but replaced with an updated price sticker) d/w in permanently sealed clear plastic and finally inserted in a loose plastic sleeve. Account of Tilman's attempts on Rakaposhi and (with Shipton) Muztagh Ata; and his journey to the source of the River Oxus: £25.00
  368. Trueman, M: THE STORMS: Bâton Wicks, Sheffield; 2015: 1st edition. Flapped paperback, Pages (v) + 186, 16 colour plates, 23cm. Signed by Mike Trueman on title-page; Fine. Memoirs of Mike Trueman, a British Army Gurkha officer and a veteran of twenty Himalayan expeditions. He provides a very personal account of the 1996 Everest storm, and likewise describes the fateful event in 1999, when his companion Mike Matthews disappeared high on Everest, after both had summited: £15.00
  369. Tuckey, H: EVEREST THE FIRST ASCENT. The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh, the man who made it possible: Rider Books; 2013: 1st edition. Pages xxiii + 400, 8 black and white plates, portrait and sketch map, 24cm. Inscribed and signed by the author thus "To S**** Happy Birthday Harriet Tuckey" on title-page; outer page-edges browned, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition price-clipped, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The remarkable story of a key player and unsung hero of the historic first ascent of Everest. Griffith Pugh’s modern scientific approach to oxygen, clothing, equipment, fluid intake, etc., revolutionised high-altitude mountaineering, but was never fully recognised at the time. Meticulously research and honestly told by Pugh’s daughter, Harriet Tuckey. Winner of the 2013 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £20.00
  370. Tullis, Julie: CLOUDS FROM BOTH SIDES: Grafton; 1986 1st edition: Pages (xiv) + 306, 24 plates (16 colour), maps, diagram, 24cm. Very slight foxing top outer-edge of pages, VG in (dust wrapper condition spine title sunned from red to grey) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Autobiography of mountaineer and film-maker Julie Tullis, who died during the 1986 tragic summer on K2 whilst with Kurt Diemberger: £10.00
  371. Ullman, J.R: STRAIGHT UP. The Life and Death of John Harlin: Doubleday, New York; 1968: 1st edition. 288 pages, 32 plates, 24cm. Small private bookplate inside front board; minute spot front board, Fine in (dust wrapper condition - spine slightly darkened and 2cm closed tear repaired lower spine joint; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Biography of the outstanding American climber; killed in 1966 whilst pioneering the 'Eiger Direct': £15.00
  372. Unsworth, W: EVEREST: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1989: revised edition. Pages xvi + 704, 64 plates (16 colour), 24cm. Signed by the author; Fine in d/w. Important history of Mount Everest - up to 1989: £10.00
  373. Unsworth, W: THE ENGLISH OUTCROPS: Gollancz; 1964: 1st edition. 192 pages, 16 plates, diagrams and maps, 22.5cm. Light browning to page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – a little chipped at extremities; bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A good general narrative guide: £5.00
  374. Venables, S: A SLENDER THREAD. Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya: Hutchinson, 2000: 1st edition. Pages xv + 208, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs, 2 maps, 24cm. Signed by Stephen Venables on title-page; Near Fine in Fine d/w. Whilst descending from the first ascent of Panch Chuli V in the Himalayas, Stephen Venables fell breaking both legs; then follows a remarkable escape to safety: £15.00
  375. Venables, S: EVEREST KANGSHUNG FACE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1989: 1st edition. 236 pages, 48 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps and drawings, 25cm. Signed by Stephen Venables on title-page; Fine in d/w. Stephen Venables, two Americans and a Canadian reached the South Col after completing a notable new route on the East Face. Venables then went on to become the first Briton to scale Everest without oxygen: £25.00
  376. Venables, S: EVEREST KANGSHUNG FACE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1989: 1st edition. 236 pages, 48 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps and drawings, 25cm. A few minute specks of light foxing top outer-edge of pages, otherwise Fine in d/w which is now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00

    Early impressions of Wainwright pictorial guides.
  377. Wainwright, A: A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO THE LAKELAND FELLS. Book Three. The Central Fells: Henry Marshall, Kentmere; (c.1960) 9th impression: Drawings, blue covers/silver lettering, round corners, 12/6 priced dust wrapper, 18cm. Previous owner’s name corner of front endpaper; light bubbling inside front board, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – repaired, slight loss mainly spine ends, some grubbiness, some staining to front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An early impression: £6.00
  378. Wainwright, A: A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO THE LAKELAND FELLS. Book Four. The Southern Fells: Henry Marshall, Kentmere; (c.1960) 7th impression: Drawings, light brown covers/blue lettering, round corners, 12/6 priced dust wrapper, 18cm. Very slight lean to spine, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – repaired, lacking ragged piece 2x2cm lower spine - 3cm from base, and slightly at ends and flap joints; slight cup stain rear panel, lightly grubby) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £6.00
  379. Wainwright, A: SCOTTISH MOUNTAIN DRAWINGS. VOLUME ONE. THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS: Westmorland Gazette, (1974): 1st edition. 75 drawings, grey cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, £1.50 priced d/w, 18x24cm. A little very slight rubbing tips of spine, a faint hint of marking edge of front board; light browning outer page-edges and a touch to endpapers; VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition - minor edge repairs; spine a little darkened with the slightest hint of grubbiness, microscopic loss at ends; a little light grubbiness to sides and tiny loss one corner) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £15.00
  380. Ward, M, edited by: THE MOUNTAINEER'S COMPANION: Eyre & Spottiswoode; 1966: 1st edition. 598 pages, 26 plates (2 colour), drawings, maps, 22.5cm. Outer page-edges lightly browned with a little slight foxing to top outer-edges and a smidgen to fore-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine light to medium and pleasantly sunned; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very good wide-ranging mountaineering anthology: £10.00
  381. Washburn, B. & Roberts, D: MOUNT McKINLEY. The Conquest of Denali: Abrams, New York; 1991: 1st edition 206 pages, illustrated with over 120 illustrations (including 77 black and white photographs, and 41 in colour), maps, 31.5cm. A touch of very slight mottling to cloth, but Fine in (dust wrapper condition – Fine, apart from light to moderate sunning to spine) d/w. The climbing history of North America’s highest mountain; enhanced with Bradford Washburn’s superb photographs. A beautifully produced and most impressive book: £40.00
  382. Washburn, B: MOUNT McKINLEY’S WEST BUTTRESS THE FIRST ASCENT. Brad Washburn’s Logbook 1951: Top of the World Press, Williston, Vermont; 2003: Paperback, pages xviii + 142, superb black and white photographs, 2 maps, 25cm. Rear of card covers just starting to lightly curl and one or two rear corners a smidgen rubbed – but very minor; otherwise Fine. Brad Washburn’s logbook gives a valuable insight into the historic first ascent of the West Buttress Route: £15.00
  383. Waterman, J: HIGH ALASKA. A Historical Guide to Denali, Mount Foraker & Mount Hunter: American Alpine Club, New York, 1988: 398 pages including 32 pages colour plates, many black and white photographs, maps, 26cm. The slightest touch of very light crumpling to front free-endpaper, but Fine in Fine d/w. A lavishly produced historic climbing guide – enhanced with route photographs by Bradford Washburn: £30.00

  384. Wedderburn, E.A.M: ALPINE CLIMBING ON FOOT AND WITH SKI: Open Air Publications; (1936): 1st edition. 118 pages, 1 page advertisement, text illustrations by Edo Derzaj, 17cm. Previous owners’ inscriptions top of front endpaper; front board slightly bowed, page-edges browned and foxed, overall VG in (dust wrapper condition - lightly chipped spine ends and corners; lightish browning rear panel) attractive d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A text book for the budding Alpine climber and skier; an interesting period item: £8.00
  385. Weir, T: WEIR'S WORLD. An Autobiography of Sorts: Canongate, Edinburgh; 1994: 1st edition. Pages (8) + 248, 32 plates (16 colour), 24cm. Fine in d/w. Autobiography of the well-known Scottish climber, writer, photographer and naturalist, Tom Weir: £5.00
  386. Westmorland, R: ADVENTURES IN CLIMBING: Pelham Books; 1964 1st edition: 124 pages, 8 plates, a few line drawings, 19cm. Light browning outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition - a touch of very slight marginal rubbing, plus a tiny surface rubbed patch - but not too intrusive, on lower part of spine; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Rusty Westmorland describes climbing techniques and incidents from his own life in the Lake District, Canada and elsewhere. The dust wrapper has a picture of Paul Ross climbing ‘artificially’ on the Cinque Torri in the Dolomites: £5.00
  387. Whillans, D. & Ormerod, A: DON WHILLANS. Portrait of a Mountaineer: Heinemann; 1971: 1st edition. Pages x + 266, 16 plates, 22cm. Very light browning to outer page-edges, a smidgen very light mottling at base of front board, but a VG+ very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – two tiny edge repairs on front panel, otherwise Fine and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Biography of a brilliant climber: £60.00
  388. Whymper, E: SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860 – 69: Nelson, (c.1908): 480 pages, 8 plates, decorated covers, top-edge gilt, 16cm. Some tanning to endpapers, but mostly rear ones, ‘one or two’ tiny spots of foxing to fore-edges; a VG+ attractive copy. Small Nelson edition of Edward Whymper’s great classic: £10.00

    A reading copy, or for rebinding.
  389. Wills, A: WANDERINGS AMONG THE HIGH ALPS: Bentley, 1858: 2nd edition, revised with addition. Pages xx + 426, 3 woodcut maps in text, 18cm. Original covers sound, but marked and very discoloured, front board also has remnants of a gilt decoration stuck to it; internally, front pastedown marked and lifting from board and also lacking front free endpaper, but text is complete and clean apart from moderate browning and ‘one or two’ very minor marks to outer page-edges; hence a reading copy, or for rebinding. Alfred Wills's ascent of the Wetterhorn in 1854 heralded the start of the 'Golden Age' of mountaineering in the Alps, This edition contains an additional chapter on the ‘Ascent of Mont Blanc’: £30.00
  390. Wilson, G: MACC AND THE ART OF LONG DISTANCE WALKING: Millrace Disley; 1998: reprint. Pages (vii) + 152, drawings by Gerry Dale, 17.5cm. Previous owner’s large, but neat inscription on front endpaper; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine very lightly sunned - but hardly noticeable) d/w. The author’s first book. An entertaining narrative, interspersed with wit and interesting background information. Includes the challenging Welsh Three Thousanders and the Derwent Watershed walks: £10.00
  391. Wilson, K., compiled by: CLASSIC ROCK. Great British Rock-Climbs: Granada; 1978 1st edition: 256 pages, many photographs (mostly black and white), route diagrams, 28cm. A smidgen lean to spine, Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition - red lettering of "KEN WILSON" on top half of spine evenly sunned to light orange - but perfectly readable) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first edition of this classic climbing book; the second in the series: £20.00
  392. Wilson, K. and Gilbert, R., compiled by: CLASSIC WALKS. Mountain and Moorland Walks in Britain and Ireland: Diadem; 1982: 1st edition. 272 pages, many colour and black and white photographs, route diagrams, 28cm. Lower tip and base of boards surface rubbed, overall VG in (medium and pleasantly sunned spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  393. Yates, S: AGAINST THE WALL: Cape; 1997: 1st edition. 176 pages, 8 colour plates, sketches and maps, 24cm. Signed by Simon Yates on title-page; Fine in d/w. Gripping account of a new route on the massive East Face of the Central Tower of Paine in Chile. Simon Yates was Joe Simpson's climbing companion in the award winning book 'Touching the Void': £15.00
  394. Yates, S: THE FLAME OF ADVENTURE: Cape; 2001 1st edition: Pages xiv + 220, 8 colour plates, map, 24cm. Signed by the author; light browning to outer page-edges, Near Fine in likewise d/w. In this his second book, Simon Yates returns to his early years of climbing with its excitement and living for the moment experience. An exuberant read, varied and a climbing and travel bonanza; from the North Face of the Eiger to climbing in Asia and hitchhiking across Australia: £15.00
  395. Young, G.W: COLLECTED POEMS OF GEOFFREY WINTHROP YOUNG: Methuen; 1936: 1st edition. Pages viii + 246, 22.5cm. Small name (John?) at top of front free-endpaper; medium browning and some foxing to outer page-edges, otherwise a Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – moderate browning to spine, with minor rubbing at extremities and a few spots of very faint discolouring, and complete apart from 2-millimetres trimmed from top-edge) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Comprises his "Wind and Hill", "Freedom", "April and Rain" and "Mountain Humours": £95.00

  396. Young, G.W: MOUNTAIN CRAFT: Methuen; 1920: 1st edition. Original green cloth, with gilt lettering on spine; pages xx + 603 + 8 pages advertisements, 10 plates, 5 text illustrations including 2 maps, 23cm. Previous owner’s name in ink on front free-endpaper; frontispiece ‘tissue-guard’ tanned causing light browning and slight foxing to title-page, a little light foxing but mainly confined to prelim pages, light browning and slight foxing to outer page-edges; a VG+ presentable copy. Geoffrey Winthrop Young's classic climbing manual. A literary masterpiece!: £95.00
  397. Young, G.W: MOUNTAIN CRAFT: Methuen; 1934: 3rd edition. Pages xx + 603, 10 plates, 5 text illustrations (including 2 maps), 23cm (5cm thick). Sight foxing and a few tiny marks to endpapers, ‘one or two’ minor and very faint marks to cloth; but a VG+ very clean and presentable copy: £20.00
  398. Zsigmondy, E: IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS: Ernest Press; 1992: Limited edition of 300 copies – this copy No. 21. Pages xxviii + 378, 16 black and white plates from water colours by E.T. Compton, 180 vignettes, all edges gilt, maroon buckram cloth, gilt lettering, silver and black emblem on front board, 26cm. Fine (no d/w was issued). The first edition in English of 'Im Hochgebirge' published posthumously in 1889. Emil Zsigmondy an Austrian doctor was one of the best rock climbers of his day; on par with A. F. Mummery and an exponent of guideless climbing. A superbly produced and long awaited translation of an important early Continental mountaineering book. Covers climbing in the Austrian Alps; the Dolomites; the Valais and the Dauphiné: £60.00

    Youth Hostels – nostalgic ‘Logs’ and guides.
  399. Williams, C. & Light, H., compiled by; revised by Connie Williams: THE SNOWDON LOG. The Youth Hosteller’s Guide to Rambles and Scrambles and Matters of Local Interest in the Snowdon District: Merseyside Youth Hostels; 1961: 2nd edition. Thin card covered pamphlet, 48 pages, illustrations by Frank Wolstenholme, 2-page sketch map, illustrated front cover by Harry Jamieson, 17cm. Staples rusting, VG+. The fourth in the series of five delightful little guides serving the Welsh Youth Hostels: £10.00
  400. :ARRAN. A Hosteller’s Guide: The Scottish Youth Hostels Association; (no date 1960s?): Paper covered pamphlet, 32 pages, photographs, maps, 18.5cm. Fine. Basic information on the hostels; together with descriptions of local walks, mountain routes, cycle rides and places of interest: £5.00

    FICTION & SHORT STORIES
  401. Aldous, A: McGOWAN CLIMBS A MOUNTAIN: Oxford University Press; 1945: 1st edition. Pages v + 165, colour frontispiece, sketch and folding diagram, 19cm. Prize label inside front board; boards slightly bowed, foxing and browning to outer page-edges and free-endpapers, tiny discolouring lower edge rear board, otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition some edge rubbing and a little chipping at spine ends, with a smidgen loss at corners; some grubbiness and minute faint stain rear panel, and small loss at base; slight rubbing lower front inner flap) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A climbing adventure set in the Himalayas; climaxing with an ascent of Kinchinga, a 23,650 foot peak. Written for young adults?: £15.00
  402. Burns, C: THE CONDITION OF ICE: Secker & Warburg; 1990: 1st edition. Pages (v) + 170, 22cm. Moderate browning to outer fore-edges, and slightly more so at top outer-edge, VG in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing novel set in Switzerland during 1936, and evolves around making mountaineering history by climbing the north face of the Versücherin: £10.00
  403. Cohen, Rosemary: ABOVE THE HORIZON: Allison & Busby; 1997: 1st edition. Paperback, pages (vi) + 250, sketch map and profile, 20cm. Signed by the author; Fine. Rosemary Cohen's first novel about a woman with a driving ambition to succeed on a Himalayan peak another woman had died upon: £6.00
  404. Dutton, G.J.F: THE RIDICULOUS MOUNTAINS. Tales of The Doctor and his friends in the Scottish Highlands: Diadem, 1984: 1st edition. 158 pages, frontispiece by Sheridan Anderson, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – moderate sunning to spine) d/w. Twenty hilarious stories: £6.00
  405. Harris, D: VORTEX: Diadem; 1991: 1st edition thus. 208 pages, 23.5cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – light crease along top 1cm front panel; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Thriller – three climbers, involved in crime are pursued by the law in the in cities and mountains of Western Canada and the United States. It first appeared in the omnibus "One Step in the Clouds" (1990): £6.00
  406. Haston, D: CALCULATED RISK: Diadem; 1980 reprint: 190 pages, 22cm. Fine in (price-clipped) d/w. Dougal Haston's posthumously published novel. Scotland and serious Alpinism around Chamonix: £6.00
  407. Herzog, G: THE JACKSON ROUTE: Collins; 1978: 1st UK edition. 252 pages, 21.5cm. Very slight lean to spine, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – light to medium sunning to spine, but lettering unaffected) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Rivalry between two teams for the first ascent of an unclimbed face on Mont Blanc. From the French novel first published in 1976: £10.00
  408. Hewitt, D: MOUNTAIN RESCUE: Eyre & Spottiswoode; 1950: 1st edition. 251 pages, 19cm. Spine a smidgen darkened with a little light surface rubbing at ends, medium browning to outer page-edges and small bruise and slightly nicked centre of outer fore-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – outer margin of front inner flap slightly trimmed and leaving 0.5cm wide sellotape stain down full length, rear flap slightly so; minor edge repairs, including 1cm wide unobtrusive clear tape across base on printed side; spine a smidgen darkened and a little minor chipping at ends; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A poignant climbing novel set in North Wales, about climbers rescuing an escaped and injured German prisoner of war: £20.00
  409. Long, Jeff: THE ASCENT: Headline, 1992: 1st UK edition. Pages (xii) + 272, 24cm. Medium foxing to top outer-edge of pages, small brown blotch near centre of fore-edges and just affecting one or two outer margins, otherwise Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – 2cm repair and a little chipped lower rear edge of rear board, with a single crease near lower edge; price clipped; otherwise Fine and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very powerful and moving novel about an expedition to the imaginary Kore Wall Route on the north side of Everest. Winner of the 1993 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £10.00
  410. Long, Jeff: THE WALL: Atria Books, New York; 2006: 1st edition. Pages (vii) + 296, 23.5cm. Fine in Fine d/w. A gripping thriller set on El Cap in Yosemite: £15.00
  411. Mawer, S: THE FALL: Little, Brown, USA; 2003: 1st American edition. Pages (vi) + 370 + (2), 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A compelling novel of human relationships bridging two generations - from climbing in Wales to the notorious Eiger North Wall. Winner of the 2003 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £15.00
  412. Noyce, W: THE GODS ARE ANGRY: The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio; 1957: 1st American edition. Attractive decorated covers; 214 pages + (1), endpaper diagrams, 21cm. Tiny spot corner of front free-endpaper; VG in (dust wrapper condition – some light rubbing, a little lightly stained and a touch marginally marked on spine, and lacking less than 1cm from ends; minor surface rubbing and a touch lightly grubby rear panel; price clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Wilfrid Noyce’s novel about an ascent of a 26,410 ft peak in the Himalayas: £20.00
  413. Purslow, R: SLEEP TILL NOON DAY: Heinemann; 1963: 1st edition. 221 pages, double-page sketch map of The Snowdon Range, 20cm. Boards very slightly bowed, light browning and a touch of foxing to outer-page edges, 1cm (ragged) wide water stained along front-edge of rear free-endpaper, a tad foxing front free-endpaper; VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine lettering darkened, chipped at ends and lacking less than 0.5cm from head and vicinity, a few minor repairs to sides and a little chipping, mainly at corners; a little light marginal water staining to inner flaps) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing novel of suspense and suspicion set in Snowdonia, with a major climax on Clogwyn d’ur Arddu: £20.00
  414. Rees, L. & Harris, A: TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT: Diadem; 1981: 1st edition. 197 pages, frontispiece, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition - spine background evenly sunned from orange to yellow – but lettering unaffected; three letters of title on front panel also likewise sunned) d/w. Set in the late sixties - from North Wales to Yosemite: £10.00
  415. Roper, Robert: IN CAVERNS OF BLUE ICE. A Novel: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco/Little, Brown, Canada; 1991: 1st edition. Pages viii + 188, black and white illustration on title-page, and small ones at chapter headings, 24cm. Some scattered specks of foxing to fore-edges and a little to top outer-edge, pen mark across lower outer-edge of pages, VG+ in Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. In a remote corner of the French Alps, twelve year old Louise, successfully guides her older brother up a difficult rockface. Serving her apprenticeship for a guide, she graduated from demanding sessions as a porter, to climbing some of the Alps most difficult routes, and finally becoming the first woman Alpine guide. An absorbing and highly romantic novel set in the 1940s and 1950s: £15.00
  416. Sauvy, Anne: FLAMMES DE PIERRE. Short Stories about Mountains and Mountaineers: Diadem; 1991: 1st U.K. edition. 176 pages, 23cm. Fine in d/w. Tales all set around Mont Blanc: £6.00
  417. Scott, J.M: THE OTHER HALF OF THE ORANGE: Dutton, New York; 1955: 1st American edition (but 3rd printing on dust wrapper flap). 256 pages, 21cm. Very slight browning top outer-edge of pages, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – a little chipped at spine ends with tiny loss at corners; very small loss at upper rear corner front panel; otherwise complete and very bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A novel of suspense and romance set in the French Alps. After the war while searching for a missing officer, an English soldier meets up with the woman who had helped him escape across the mountains during the war: £20.00
  418. Ullman, J.R: BANNER IN THE SKY: Collins; 1955: 1st UK edition. 254 pages, 20cm. Light browning outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – some surface rubbing to spine, but mainly at edges; front panel a little lightly surface rubbed; rear panel lightly grubby; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A fictional account, with overtones of Whymper’s first ascent of the Matterhorn: £10.00
  419. Wainwright, J.A: A DEATHFUL RIDGE. A Novel of Everest: Mosaic Press, Canada & U.S.A; 1997: Flapped paperback, pages (x) + 138, 21.5cm. Fine. A novel on Mallory, found alive on Everest and smuggled back to Britain: £6.00

    CLIMBERS' GUIDEBOOKS
  420. Jones, D: THE CRAG GUIDE TO ENGLAND & WALES: Crowood; 1989: 1st edition. Paperback, 224 pages, 21cm. Personal inscription signed by David Jones and dated July 1989 on title-page; slight corner crease front cover, VG. Lists every crag with location, description, etc: £6.00

    SOUTHERN ENGLAND.
  421. Cardy, et al: SYMONDS YAT: 1999: Fine: £6.00
  422. Littlejohn: SOUTH-WEST CLIMBS: Diadem Books; 1979: 1st edition. 304 pages, 18cm. Light browning outer page-edges, VG+ in d/w: £6.00
  423. Littlejohn: SOUTH WEST CLIMBS. A Selection of Rock Climbs from Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Jersey: Diadem; 1991 2nd edition: 288 pages, 21cm. VG+: £5.00
  424. Edwards & Dennell: CORNISH ROCK. A Climbers’ Guide to Penwith: Cicerone Press; 1997: 1st edition. Hardback, 265 pages, 21.5cm. Fine: £5.00
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  425. Bateman & Williams: TREWAVAS HEAD CORNWALL. A Climbing Guide: (c.1975): (1st edition*). Card covered pamphlet, 25 pages, 15cm. Four asterisks against routes at front; light thumbing and occasional slight mark, otherwise VG. *25p price on front cover; the second edition (1980) was priced 45p. Scarce: £20.00
  426. Carver: "CLIMBING IN CORNWALL" NEW CLIMBS SUPPLEMENT ’74: Minions Group; 1974: Thin card covered pamphlet, 25 pages, typescript, 19cm. Covers lightly worn at spine, a little age-discoloured and ‘one or two’ tiny marks, also some light creasing; internally a tad thumbing and light creasing, lacks upper corner of first page and 3 unnamed routes named in pencil; hence Good: £10.00
  427. Gook and White: CHAIR LADDER. A Climbing Guide: Coastline Publications, Penzance; (1973): Card covered pamphlet, 84 pages, typescript, 15cm. Covers lightly grubby, slightly marked and minor faint stain on rear, rear corners also lightly bruised or creased; tiny crease to several corners internally and slightly thumbed on ‘one or two’ pages, also small faint water stain to a few pages at upper margin, otherwise VG: £50.00
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    Mike Banks’s copy.
  428. Andrews & Pyatt: CORNWALL: Climbers’ Club; 1950: Hardback, 164 pages, 16cm. M.E.B. Banks’s signature on cover, and his signature and rubber stamp mark on front endpaper; covers worn, especially spine edges and ends, but sound, also some marks and grubbiness to covers; moderate browning and a few tiny stains to outer page-edges (and just touching page-margins), and the occasional slight mark internally: £10.00
    Mike Banks’s copy.
  429. Lawder, edited by: CLIMBING GUIDE TO DARTMOOR AND SOUTH WEST DEVON: Royal Navy Ski and Mountaineering Club; (1957): Hardback, 70 pages, 16cm. Rubber stamp mark of M.E.B. Banks on front and rear endpapers; spine very faded, slightly rubbed, and small mark at base; a touch slight marginal fading to boards, and a little discolouring or faint stain near base of front board, otherwise VG and clean: £45.00
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  430. Stevenson: CORNWALL Vol II: 1966: Plastic covered; three tiny and faint blotches to spine, one on rear cover, VG: £5.00
  431. O’Sullivan: CORNWALL – WEST PENWITH: Climbers’ Club; 1984: 2nd edition. Plastic covered; small address sticker corner front endpaper, F-: £5.00
  432. Hawken: CHEESEWRING & SOUTH EAST CORNWALL. A Climbers’ guide: St. Ives Printing and Publishing; 1998: 1st edition. Hardback, 183 pages, 19cm. Fine: £10.00
  433. O’Sullivan & Moulton: NORTH CORNWALL & WEST PENWITH NEW CLIMBS: Climbers’ Club; 1982: Paperback, 89 pages, 17cm. Small creases and slight regluing at lower corners of covers and a trifle rubbed at extremities; overall VG: £4.00
  434. Moulton & Thompson: CHAIR LADDER AND THE SOUTH COAST: 1975: 2nd edition. Inscription, VG: £5.00
  435. Hannigan: CHAIR LADDER AND THE SOUTH COAST. Cornwall – West Penwith: 1992: Fine: £5.00
  436. Hannigan: BOSIGRAN AND THE NORTH COAST. Cornwall – West Penwith: 1991: Fine: £6.00
  437. Moulam: DARTMOOR: West Col; 1976: 1st edition. Hardback, 68 pages, 17cm. A hint of paste-staining inside boards; gilt lettering of ‘Moulam’ on spine a little deficient, otherwise Fine: £10.00
  438. White: SOUTH DEVON & DARTMOOR: Cordee; 1995: 3rd edition. Hardback, 382 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £10.00
  439. Coe: SWANAGE AND PORTLAND: 1995: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £8.00
  440. Jenkin: SWANAGE: Climbers’ Club; 1986: 2nd edition. Plastic covered; 252 pages. Previous owner’s name and date front endpaper; VG: £6.00
  441. White: DORSET: Climbers’ Club; 1969: Plastic sides very wrinkled – spine less so; light browning fore-edges and a little marginally thumbed, generally VG: £5.00
  442. Annette: LIMESTONE CLIMBS ON THE DORSET COAST: Southampton Mountaineering Club; (1964): 3rd edition. Card covered pamphlet, 52 pages, 16cm. Previous owner’s name at top of front cover; covers a little water stained and some age-marking, also some surface chipping but mainly to thin spine; very slight hint of water staining internally at lower inner corner; hence a Good copy of this scarce guide: £15.00
  443. Crewe, editor: DORSET: R.J. Crewe/Cordee; 1977 completely revised edition: "Geoff Birtles" rubber stamp mark front endpaper; F-: £6.00
  444. Oxley: DORSET FAX 05. Swanage and Portland, also including Devon: Vertical Brain; 1994: Paperback, 224 pages, 21cm. Rear corners of front cover a little rubbed, with the lower corner and a page or two slightly creased, otherwise VG+: £6.00
  445. Oxley: DORSET FAX 11. Sea Cliffs of Swanage and Portland: Rockfax; 2000: Paperback, 272 pages, 21cm. Fine: £10.00
  446. Willson & Hope: WYE VALLEY: Cordee; 1977: Paperback; spine medium sunned, front cover lightly creased and slightly marked, some browning page-edges, VG: £5.00
  447. Willson, Hope, Penning & Ward: WYE VALLEY: 1987: Ex Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club Library (held in Leeds City Library), rubber stamp mark; VG: £2.00
  448. Willson, Jenkin, Cattermole & Viggers: WYE VALLEY: 1997: F-: £6.00
  449. Nixon: CLIMBING GUIDE TO THE AVON GORGE: U.B.M.C; 1959: 1st edition. Stiff card covers, 45 pages, 16cm. Two previous owners’ names inside front board (one crossed through); spine worn but especially at base which is slightly deficient, but reglued, some age-marking and minor corner rubbing to boards; internally inner spine joints reglued, page-edges browned, some thumbing, occasional underlining and slight stain or mark; hence G-: £10.00
  450. Monks: AVON GORGE: Dark Peak, Sheffield; (1980): Plastic covered. From Paul Nunn’s collection, but NOT marked as such, apart from three of his annotations (climbing records, partners, etc); "Mountain" (Magazine) rubber stamp mark front endpaper; Near Fine: £6.00
  451. Crocker: AVON AND CHEDDAR: Climbers’ Club; 1992: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £9.00
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  452. Dearman & Riley: A CLIMBERS GUIDE TO CHEDDAR GORGE: Privately; 1970: Paperback pamphlet, 39 pages, 14.5cm. Minor crease lower rear corner of rear cover, Near Fine: £20.00
  453. Ward-Drummond: EXTREMELY SEVERE IN THE AVON GORGE: Crowhurst; 1967: Card covered pamphlet, Pages (iii) + 30 + 3 route illustrations, typescript, 20cm. Light crease down centre of pamphlet, some tanning and age discolouring and a few slight marks to covers, very minor surface rubbing to spine; occasional (mainly marginal) light thumbing and the odd slight mark internally, otherwise VG. A rare and sought after guidebook: £60.00
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  454. Moulton: LUNDY ROCK CLIMBS: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Mountaineering Club; 1980 3rd edition: Paperback, 128 pages; Fine: £10.00
  455. Smith & Hill: INTERIM (CLIMBING) GUIDE JERSEY AND GUERNSEY: Cordee; 1987: Paperback, 192 pages, 18cm. VG: £6.00
    NORTHERN ENGLAND & MIDLANDS.
  456. Lee: A CLIMBERS’ GUIDE TO HELSBY CRAGS: Wayfarers’ Club, Liverpool; (1964): Cloth covered card boards, pages (iv) + 52 pages, 15cm. Previous owner’s name inside front board; a very clean Near Fine copy: £25.00
  457. Vickers: ROCK CLIMBS IN LEICESTERSHIRE. Interim Guide: L.A.M; 1966: Thin card covers, 48 pages, 18cm. Small dark spot upper corner of front cover, Near Fine: £6.00
  458. Mason & Vickers: LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS: Cordee; 1993: 1st edition. Paperback, 156 pages, 20cm. Near Fine: £10.00
  459. Ainsworth: ROCK CLIMBS IN LANCASHIRE AND THE NORTH WEST (including Isle of Man): Cicerone; 1983: 3rd edition. Plastic covers, 360 pages, 18cm. Top 2cm across front and rear covers wrinkled, but not affecting spine or internally; fore-edges a little thumbed, some neat lining in margins, overall VG: £6.00
  460. Bebbington: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: 1980: Rubber stamp mark of "Ken Wilson" inside front cover; plastic sides a little wrinkled, Near Fine: £5.00
  461. Desroy, editor: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: YMC; 1985: Plastic covered. "Mountain" (Magazine) rubber stamp mark top of half-title page; Fine: £5.00
  462. Musgrove, editor: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: YMC; 1992: Small address label top corner front endpaper; Near Fine: £6.00
  463. Rhodes: BOULDERING ON YORKSHIRE GRITSTONE: On the Edge; 1993: 1st edn. Paperback, 201 pages; Fine: £6.00
  464. Simcock, (edited by): ROCK CLIMBS ON THE NORTH YORK MOORS: Cleveland M.C./Cordee; 1985: Plastic covered softback, 159 pages, 18.5cm. Slight bubbling to plastic on covers, ‘one or two’ tiny marks or specks on front cover, a little very light marginal browning to a few initial pages; generally VG: £5.00
  465. Earl, editor: NORTHUMBERLAND CLIMBING GUIDE: NMC; 1989: 5th edition. Plastic covered, 337 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £8.00
  466. Wilson: NORTH OF ENGLAND ROCK CLIMBS: Cordee; 1992: Hardback, 381 pages, 19cm. Spine evenly sunned from orange to yellow (but lettering unaffected), spine also a smidgen dented, otherwise Fine: £10.00
  467. Birkett & White: ROCK CLIMBING IN NORTHERN ENGLAND: Constable; 1990: 1st edition. Plastic covered, 444 pages, 17.5cm. Lacks front endpaper (stub remaining); Near Fine: £5.00
  468. Jackson: 100 Classic Climbs YORKSHIRE AND THE PEAK DISTRICT – Limestone: Crowood Press; 1991: 1st edition. Plastic covered softback, 256 pages, 17.5cm. Extreme edges of sides a little curled, VG+: £6.00

    PEAK DISTRICT.
  469. Parker: LADDOW AREA: 1956 revised edition: Previous owner’s name and address on front endpaper, together with 11 names of climbers neatly written, presumably climbing partners or friends (including Raymond McAffey, Paul Ross and George Fisher); a little surface rubbed spine ends and corners, generally VG: £15.00
  470. Allsopp: KINDER, ROCHES AND NORTHERN AREAS: Willmer Brothers, Birkenhead; 1951: 1st edition. 153 pages, 16cm. Slight lean to spine, some browning to free-endpapers; a VG+ clean copy. Includes a photograph of Arthur Dolphin on Demon Wall, Almscliff: £25.00
  471. Byne, E: A CLIMBING GUIDE TO BRASSINGTON ROCKS: Midland Association of Mountaineers; 1950: 1st edition. 36 pages, 8 plates, map, 14cm. Slim spine a little lightly rubbed, some patchy and mottled fading to boards which are also very slightly creased, rear endpaper lightly browned; otherwise a VG and clean copy. Eric Byne’s classic guide: £25.00
  472. Byne, E: A CLIMBING GUIDE TO BRASSINGTON ROCKS: Midland Association of Mountaineers; 1950: 1st edition. 36 pages, 8 plates, map, 14cm. Previous owner’s name and address at front and letter ‘S’ against some of the routes; spine rubbed and reglued at ends, boards a little patchy and rubbed at edges; surface of pastedown inside front board badly torn and about 50% deficient, browning to outer page-edges and first and last page, occasional mark, some thumbing and grubbiness; hence G: £10.00
  473. Milburn, Wright & Hoey: PEAK LIMESTONE. Wye Valley. Volume 2 - Introduction and History: BMC; 1999: 1st edition. Laminated boards, 192 pages, many black and white and colour photos, 22cm. Fine. A standalone volume; vol 1 contained the climbs: £6.00
  474. Nunn: ROCK CLIMBING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT: Constable; 1977: new edition. Pages xx + 311, 17.5cm. Medium browning to outer page-edges, VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition - spine medium and evenly sunned) d/w: £6.00
  475. Nunn: ROCK CLIMBING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT: Constable; 1983: 3rd edition. Pages xx + 328, 18cm. Previous owner’s small address label corner front endpaper, VG+ in d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £5.00
  476. Whittaker: CHEW VALLEY: BMC; 1976: Plastic covered. Spine sunned from red to pink, but not affecting lettering, a little paste discolouring endpapers and a little very minor chipping base of plastic covers, VG: £5.00
  477. Hardy & Dawson: MOORLAND GRITSTONE; CHEW VALLEY: BMC; 1988: Plastic covered. From Paul Nunn’s collection, but not marked as such; a few annotations against routes; Near Fine: £5.00
  478. Gregory: FROGGATT AREA: BMC; 1978: Plastic covered. Plastic sides wrinkled, spine sunned from orange to yellow (making the title difficult to read), sometime title-page and front endpaper glued together at joint (1cm wide strip) and slightly surface damaged at that point; some annotations, otherwise VG and clean: £5.00
  479. Griffiths & Wright: STANAGE AREA: BMC; 1976: Plastic covered. Some ticks and a few annotations against routes; front pastedown partly discoloured, VG: £5.00
  480. Milburn, editor: PEAK TOPOS STANAGE: BMC; 1993: Paperback, 144 pages, 21cm. Fine: £5.00
  481. Milburn, editor: STANAGE MILLSTONE: BMC; 1983: Plastic covered softback, 336 pages, Light browning outer page-edges, VG: £5.00
  482. Milburn, editor: DERWENT GRITSTONE: BMC; 1985: 1st edition. Plastic covered. Near Fine: £5.00
  483. Ballard & Marshall: DERWENT VALLEY: BMC; 1981: Plastic covered. Spine lightly sunned, VG+: £5.00
  484. Nunn: THE SOUTHERN LIMESTONE AREA: Climbers’ Club; 1970: 1st edition. Plastic covered. Paul Nunn’s copy with his name (signature) in pencil, inside front cover; a touch of slight foxing top outer-edge of pages and upper margin; a Near Fine copy. The compiler’s own copy: £15.00
  485. Nunn: THE SOUTHERN LIMESTONE AREA: Climbers’ Club; 1970: 1st edition. Plastic covered; previous owner’s name and address label corner front endpaper; some annotations, ticks, etc, VG: £5.00
  486. Jackson: NORTHERN LIMESTONE: 1980: Plastic covers wrinkled and a little surface chipped mainly at bottom edge front cover, otherwise VG and clean: £5.00
  487. Salt: STAFFORDSHIRE GRITSTONE AREA: 1973: Plastic covered. VG+: £6.00
  488. Gibson: STAFFORDSHIRE AREA (STAFFORDSHIRE GRITSTONE on cover): 1989: VG: £5.00
  489. Garnett, edited by: STAFFORDSHIRE GRIT - THE ROACHES: BMC; 2004: Stiff card covers, 316 pages, 19cm. Fine: £8.00
  490. Milburn, editor: PEAK LIMESTONE – CHEE DALE: BMC; 1987: 1st edition. Plastic covered. Small Address label (blanked out) on reverse of front endpaper; light browning page-edges, VG: £5.00
  491. Milburn, editor: PEAK LIMESTONE – STONEY: BMC; 1987: 1st edition. Plastic covered. A few pencil ticks, etc; very slight thumbing outer fore-edges, VG+: £5.00
  492. Nunn: ROCK CLIMBING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT: Constable; 1987: 4th edition. Tiny loss to plastic upper tip of spine, VG: £5.00
  493. Nunn: KINDER AREA: BMC; (c.1974): Plastic covered. Some paste discolouring inside covers, light browning page-edges, VG: £5.00
  494. Nunn, editor: THE BLEAKLOW AREA: Climbers’ Club; 1971 stated but (1974 reprint): Plastic covered. F-: £5.00
  495. James: PEAK LIMESTONE ROCKFAX 03: Vertical Brain; 1992: Paperback, 224 pages, 21cm. Inscription upper corner first page; VG+: £5.00
  496. Williams & James: PEAK BOULDERING - ROCKFAX 09: Vertical Brain; 1998: Paperback, 224 pages, 21cm. Light crease down spine and slightly so to rear corners front cover, VG: £6.00
  497. Williams: BOULDERING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT: On the Edge; 1994: Paperback, 143 pages, 19cm. Near Fine: £5.00
  498. Gibson, G: PEAK SUPPLEMENT: BMC; 1983: Paperback, 181 pages. Slight sunning to yellow spine, front lower corner slightly creased, VG: £4.00
  499. Gibson: PEAK DISTRICT NEW ROUTES 1980 – 81: Dark Peak, Sheffield; 1982: Paperback, 80 pages, 15cm. Minor rubbing, VG-: £4.00
  500. Bancroft: ROCK CLIMBS IN THE PEAK; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: BMC; 1977: Paperback, 87 pages, 16cm. R.D. Moulton’s name inside front cover; a little very minor edge-rubbing, VG: £5.00

    LAKE DISTRICT.
    First Series buff guide
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  501. Hargreaves: 2. SCAFELL GROUP: FRCC; 1936: Bookplate of ‘The Library of the Ladies’ Alpine Club’ inside front board; NO rubber stamp marks, Fine: £20.00
    Plastic covered guides.
  502. Nunn & Woolcock: BORROWDALE: 1968: Plastic covers wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  503. Clark: BORROWDALE: 1978: "Geoff Birtles" rubber stamp mark front endpaper; inside edge of plastic covers dust marked, a few black specks/marks to covers, generally VG: £5.00
  504. Armstrong & Kenyon: BORROWDALE: FRCC; 1986: Plastic covered softback, 265 pages. Rear edges of plastic covers a little turned up causing the endpapers to become slightly unstuck at that point; small area (coffee?) stain to outside margin of title-page, and ‘one or two’ slight marginal marks, otherwise VG: £5.00
  505. Soper & Allinson: BUTTERMERE AND NEWLANDS AREA: 1970: Previous owner’s name and date on front endpaper; inside edges of plastic covers dust marked/grubby, dark covers a little marked, VG: £5.00
  506. Roper, Grindley & Higginson: BUTTERMERE & EASTERN CRAGS: 1979: Some wrinkling to plastic sides of cover, spine lightly sunned and very slightly chipped at base, medium browning page-edges, VG: £5.00
  507. Graham, Davis & Price: BUTTERMERE & EASTERN CRAGS: FRCC; 1992: Plastic covered; a touch of faint browning front pastedown, pages at upper rear corner slightly creased, VG+: £6.00
  508. Miller: DOW CRAG AREA: 1968: Spine background sunned from orange to yellow - lettering unaffected; plastic sides wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  509. Martindale: DOW CRAG AREA: 1976: Plastic sides of cover wrinkled and a slightly speckled, VG: £5.00
  510. Austin: GREAT LANGDALE: FRCC; 1967: Plastic covered. Slight sunning to spine (lettering clear), inner edges of plastic covers and fore-edges lightly marked, endpaper pastedowns a little paste discoloured, otherwise VG: £5.00
  511. Armstrong, Rigby & White: LANGDALE: FRCC; 1989: Plastic covered. Minute crack lower tip of spine, VG+: £5.00
  512. Cram: PILLAR GROUP: FRCC; 1968: Plastic covers wrinkled, small repair front endpaper, VG: £3.00
  513. Oliver & Griffin: SCAFELL GROUP: FRCC; 1967: Plastic covered softback, 172 pages. R D Moulton’s name inside front cover; browning and some thumbing to outer fore-edges, large and light corner crease to half of pages and rear cover, otherwise VG: £5.00
  514. Willison, Berzins, Matheson & Cleasby: SCAFELL, DOW CRAG & ESKDALE: FRCC; 1984: Plastic covered softback, 276 pages. Near Fine: £6.00
  515. Phizacklea: SCAFELL, WASDALE & ESKDALE: FRCC; 1996: Plastic covered softback, 397 pages. Fine: £8.00
  516. Birkett, Cram, Eilbeck & Roper: ROCK CLIMBING IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Constable; 1987: 3rd edition revised and extended. Plastic covered, 298 pages, 17.5cm. Fine: £5.00
  517. Bennett, Birkett & Davison: WINTER CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Cicerone; 1997: 3rd edition. Plastic covered, 192 pages. A few ticks, Fine: £5.00
  518. Reid & Ashton: 100 Classic Climbs LAKE DISTRICT: Crowood Press; 1989 1st edition: Plastic covered softback, 240 pages, 17.5cm. Near Fine: £6.00
  519. Miller & Soper: 75 NEW CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT 1964-1965: FRCC; (1966): Paperback, 40 pages, 15cm. Fine: £5.00
  520. Miller & Austin: NEW CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT 1966: FRCC: Paperback, 63 pages, 15cm. VG: £5.00
  521. Armstrong, Botterill & Whillance: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: FRCC; 1978: Paperback, (72) pages, 15cm. VG+: £5.00
  522. Young: NEW WEST. NEW CLIMBS ON GABLE & PILLAR AND AN INTERIM GUIDE TO BUCKBARROW: FRCC; 1985: Paperback, 56 pages, 15cm. Very slightly misshapen and crease down edge of rear cover, otherwise Fine: £5.00
  523. Evans, R.B: SCRAMBLES IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Cicerone; 1982: Plastic covered, 192 pages, black and white photographs, sketches and maps, 17.5cm. Fine: £5.00

    WALES.
  524. Cox & Kretschmer: CRAIG YR YSFA: Reprinted from C.C. Journal 1943: Thin (green cloth covered) card covers, 36 pages, 5 plates, 21.5cm. Ex Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club Library (held in Leeds City Library), 2 rubber stamp marks, shelf number upper rear corner front cover; slight remnants of label reverse of frontispiece, some sunning in vicinity of spine, light crease front cover, staples rusting; a VG+ copy in the original binding: £5.00
  525. Edwards & Barford: CLOGWYN DU’R ARDDU: Reprinted from C.C. Journal 1942: Thin (dark blue cloth covered) card covers, 24 pages, 2 plates, 21.5cm. Tiny white spots to covers and a touch of slight rubbing rear-edge, some rusting to staples, VG: £15.00
  526. Lees: MOELWYNION. An interim guide to the lower crags: Reprinted from C.C. Journal 1962: Thin (green cloth covered) card covers, 28 pages, numbered 329-355, 21.5cm. Top 3cm of spine worn but reglued and lacking piece 1 square centimetre in area upper corner by spine on rear cover, small stain also rear cover, otherwise VG-: £6.00
  527. Neill: CWM SILYN AND TREMADOG: Reprinted from C.C. Journal 1955: Thin (green cloth covered) card covers, 40 pages, 4 plates, 21.5cm. Light marginal sunning to covers, small coffee? stain by spine on front cover but more so on upper rear cover, small coffee? stain inside rear cover extending onto several pages at upper margins, otherwise VG: £10.00
  528. Noyce & Edwards: LLIWEDD: Climbers’ Club; 1946: reprint. Pages (x) + 174, 16cm. Light tanning outer page-edges, Near Fine clean copy: £10.00
  529. Moulam: CWM IDWAL: Climbers’ Club; 1958 New Edition: Two neat previous owners’ names underlined on front endpaper; a little light surface rubbing to spine edges with very minor regluing lower corner of spine; a VG presentable copy: £8.00
  530. Pretty, Farrant & Milburn: TREMADOG AND CWM SILYN: 1989: VG+: £5.00
  531. Sharp: GOGARTH: Climbers’ Club; 1977: 1st edition. Plastic covered, 138 pages, 17cm. Tiny crease two page corners at front, medium browning and a little thumbing to fore-edges, otherwise VG: £5.00
  532. Holliwell: CARNEDDAU: Climbers’ Club; 1975: 3rd edition. Plastic covered, 151 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £5.00
  533. Wilson and Leppert: CWM IDWAL: Climbers’ Club; 1974 3rd edition: Plastic covered, 197 pages. Rubber stamp mark of ‘Mountain’ on front endpaper; a few smallish light brown blotches to covers, VG: £5.00
  534. Leppert: OGWEN: 1982: F-: £5.00
  535. Jones: OGWEN AND CARNEDDAU: Climbers’ Club; 1993: Two separate paperback volumes in robust plastic covered wallet; small address label corner of front endpapers; vol 1 - slight lean to spine, VG; vol 2 Fine. The plastic wallet is in perfect condition, but vol 1 is loosely inserted as it doesn’t fit very snugly into it: £8.00
  536. Milburn: LLANBERIS PASS: 1981 3rd edition: VG+: £5.00
  537. Jones, I.A: LLANBERIS: 2003: 5th edition. Fine: £10.00
  538. Roscoe: LLANBERIS NORTH: 1964 revised and reprinted: Plastic covers a little wrinkled, VG+: £5.00
  539. Crew: LLANBERIS SOUTH: Climbers’ Club; 1966: Plastic covers, 158 pages. Fine: £6.00
  540. Hatton: THE THREE CLIFFS: 1974: Plastic covered; VG. Llanberis Pass: £6.00
  541. Crew & Roper: CWM GLAS: 1970: VG+: £5.00
  542. Sharp: CLOGWYN DU'R ARDDU: Climbers’ Club; 1976: 3rd edition. Plastic covered, 99 pages, 17cm. Some blotches of foxing to outer page-edges, VG+: £6.00
  543. Moulam: SNOWDON EAST: 1970: A few light brown blotches to covers, VG: £5.00
  544. Jones & Neill: SNOWDON SOUTH: Climbers’ Club; 1966 2nd edition: Plastic covered; previous owner’s address label front endpaper; a few small annotations, some tiny dark specks to plastic sides, VG+: £5.00
  545. Jones: SNOWDON SOUTH: 1970 3rd edition: Plastic sides wrinkled and spine less so, VG+. Includes Moel Y Gest Quarry by Les Holliwell: £5.00
  546. Ferguson, Jones & Littlejohn: TREMADOG: 2000: Fine: £6.00
  547. Drasdo: LLIWEDD: Climbers’ Club; 1972: 3rd edition. F-: £5.00
  548. Jones, I.A: SLATE: North Wales Slate; (1999): Paperback, 233 pages, 21cm. Fine: £10.00
  549. Milburn & Evans: GOGARTH - 1978 SUPPLEMENT: Climbers’ Club; 1978: Slim paperback, 32 pages. Signed by Geoff Milburn inside front cover; VG+: £5.00
  550. Shaw: A CLIMBING GUIDE TO CRAFNANT: Mynydd Climbing Club; 1997: 1st edition. Hardback, 93 pages, 17cm. Fine: £20.00
  551. Edwards, R: CLIMBS ON NORTH WALES LIMESTONE. The Little Orme, The Great Orme, Craig y Forwyn: Cordee; 1976: 1st edition. Cloth covered paperback, 56 pages, 18cm. Near Fine. Interim climbing guide: £5.00
  552. Pollitt: NORTH WALES LIMESTONE: Dark Peak, Sheffield; (1981): Plastic covered, 96 pages, 17cm. Fine: £5.00
  553. Pollitt: NORTH WALES LIMESTONE: Climbers’ Club; 1987: Paperback, 223 pages. Poor rubber stamp mark of "Mountain Magazine" top of title-page; spine lightly creased and very slightly concave, VG: £5.00
  554. Pollitt: NORTH WALES LIMESTONE – 1983. CRAIG PEN TRWYN and other limestone crags: Climbers’ Club; 1984: Card covered pamphlet, 32 pages, 16.5cm. Fine: £5.00
  555. Ashton: 100 Classic Climbs NORTH WALES: Crowood Press; 1988: 1st edition. Plastic covered softback, 224 pages, 17.5cm. A little paste staining inner joint front endpapers, VG: £6.00
  556. Campbell & Newton: WELSH WINTER CLIMBS: Cicerone; 2005: reprint. Paperback, 248 pages, 17cm. Fine: £7.00
  557. Panton: NORTH WALES BOULDERING: Northern Soul; 2004: Flapped paperback, 303 pages, 21cm. Fine: £10.00
  558. Jones: LLEYN PENINSULA INTERIM GUIDE: Climbers’ Club; 1979: Slim paperback, 48 pages, 15cm. ‘One or two’ faint marks to covers and a touch marginally and lightly sunned; patch (about 8 square centimetres in area) on front cover very lightly surface torn (probably caused when small price sticker was removed), otherwise VG: £6.00
  559. Montjoye & Harber: PEMBROKE - 1982 SUPPLEMENT:: Slim paperback. F: £4.00
  560. Harwood & Viggers: PEMBROKE: 1995 (1996) 3rd edition: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £7.00
  561. Viggers: PEMBROKE SUPPLEMENT: Climbers’ Club; 1998: Paperback, 96 pages, 15cm. Small crease lower rear corner of front cover and slightly touching corner of two or three pages, VG+: £4.00
  562. Talbot: GOWER PENINSULA. Climbers’ Guide: West Col; 1970: 1st edition. Paperback, 160 pages + (24) pages photo diagrams, 16cm. Small darkened patch 2x1cm upper corner front cover, caused by removal of sticker, VG+: £10.00
  563. Penning: NEW CLIMBS S.E. WALES AND THE GOWER: Tony Penning; 1980: Slim paperback, 44 pages, 16cm. VG+: £6.00
  564. Danford & Penning: GOWER AND SOUTH-EAST WALES: SWMC; 1983: Plastic covered. Some highlighting, VG: £5.00
  565. Richardson, edited by: GOWER & SOUTH-EAST WALES: SWMC; 1991: Plastic covered, 366 pages, 21cm. Fine: £5.00
  566. Leyshon & Jones: TAFF FECHAN: BMC; (1969): Paper pamphlet , 24 pages, 21.5cm. Covers a touch grubby, one or two minute marks, creased mainly rear and tiny edge nick; some corner creasing internally; Good. Issued as a supplement to "Mountaineering" Spring, 1969: £5.00

    SCOTLAND.
  567. Murray: ROCK CLIMBS GLENCOE AND ARDGOUR: SMC; 1949: 1st edition, Previous owner’s inscription (crossed through) inside front board; spine sunned from green to light brown and lightly surface rubbed at extremities, one page a little creased; generally VG: £6.00
  568. Lovat: GLENCOE AND ARDGOUR. Volume 1. Buachaille Etive Mor: SMC; 1967 reprint: Pictorial covers; very slight sunning to spine and a few minor edge marks to page, VG: £5.00
  569. Smith: CAIRNGORMS AREA. Vol. 1 (Northern District): SMC; 1965 reprint: Fine: £5.00
  570. Smith: CAIRNGORMS AREA. Vol. 2 (Southern District): SMC; 1962: 1st edition. Previous owner’s inscription front endpaper; foxing to page-edges, slight sunning to spine, VG: £5.00
  571. Fyffe: CAIRNGORMS AREA. Vol V – Creag an Dubh-Loch, Glen Clova: SMC; 1971: 1st edition New Series. Geoff Birtles’s rubber stamp mark front endpaper; Near Fine: £5.00
  572. Marshall: BEN NEVIS: SMC; 1969: 1st edition new series. Hardback pictorial covers; 224 pages. Minor rubbing corners, light tanning page-edges, otherwise VG+: £5.00
  573. MacKenzie: CUILLIN OF SKYE: SMC; 1958: Rear cover marked mainly with minute specks of white paint? otherwise Near VG: £5.00
  574. Crocket: GLENCOE AND GLEN ETIVE. Rock & Ice Climbs: SMT; 1980: 1st edition. Hardback with illustrated front cover, 264 pages, 17.5cm. Paul Nunn’s copy with his name written on front endpaper, with a few of his ticks and ‘one or two’ small annotations against routes; a little marginal rubbing and ‘one or two’ very slight marks to covers; small light brown blotch on margin of several pages, otherwise VG: £6.00
    Plastic covered guides.
  575. March: CAIRNGORMS AREA. Vol 1 –Loch Avon Horseshoe, Northern Corries: SMC; 1973: 1st edition New series. Plastic covered; Geoff Birtles’s rubber stamp mark front endpaper; plastic sides wrinkled with a few small light brown blotches and faint one on spine; paste discolouring inside covers, light browning to page-edges: £5.00
  576. Strange & Dinwoodie: CAIRNGORMS AREA. Vol. 1V/V – Lochnagar and Creag an Dubh-Loch: SMT; 1978: Plastic covered, 171 pages, 17cm. Plastic sides wrinkled, small faint mark front cover, VG+: £5.00
  577. Fyffe & Nisbet: CLIMBER’S GUIDE TO THE CAIRNGORMS. A Comprehensive Guide: SMT; 1985: Plastic covered, 363 pages. Plastic sides a little wrinkled, sides also a bit chipped (tiny loss) at 3 places at extreme outer edges; a touch of very slight staining at fore-edges, VG: £5.00
  578. Fyffe & Nisbet: THE CAIRNGORMS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Vol. 1. Inc. Cairn Gorm, Ben Macdui and Braeriach: SMC; 1995 4th edition: Fine: £6.00
  579. Nisbet & Fyffe: THE CAIRNGORMS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Vol. 2. Including Lochnagar, Creag an Dubh-loch, Glen Clova and Beinn á Bhuird: SMC; 1995 4th edition: Fine: £6.00
  580. Handren: CLIMBERS’ GUIDE TO CENTRAL & SOUTHERN SCOTLAND: SMC; 1986: Near Fine: £6.00
  581. Everett, editor: NORTHERN HIGHLANDS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Volume 1. Kroydart to An Teallach: SMC; 1993: Fine: £6.00
  582. Richardson: BEN NEVIS. Rock and Ice Climbs; including The Mamores, Aonach Mor, Aonach Beag, Creag Meagaidh and The Central Highlands: SMC; 2002: Plastic covered softback, 350 pages, 20cm. Fine: £10.00
  583. Richardson, Walker & Clothier: BEN NEVIS. Rock and Ice Climbs; including Creag Meagaidh, the Aonachs and Central Highlands: SMC; 1994: Plastic covered softback; 339 pages. Fine: £6.00
  584. Marshall: BEN NEVIS: SMC; 1979: revised with Supplement. Plastic covered; 256 pages. Plastic sides wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  585. Wallace: ARRAN: SMT; 1979 revised with Supplement: Plastic covered. Sides wrinkled, VG+: £5.00
  586. Cuthbertson: CREAG DUBH AND CRAIG-A-BARNS: SMC 1983: Plastic covered, 138 pages, 16cm. ‘Mountain’ (Magazine) rubber stamp mark on second endpaper; Fine: £5.00
  587. Grindley: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS AND GLENCOE: Cicerone; 1981 3rd edition: Previous owner’s name and date front endpaper; wrinkling to plastic sides, VG: £5.00
  588. Kimber: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS & GLENCOE: Cicerone; 1994 5th edition: Fine: £5.00
  589. Johnstone: ROCK CLIMBS IN ARRAN: SMC; 1963 reprint, with appendix: Previous owner’s name (neat) on front endpaper; a minute and insignificant touch of surface rubbing edge of spine, VG: £6.00
  590. Cunningham: WINTER CLIMBS. CAIRNGORMS AND CREAG MEAGHAIDH: 1973: Paperback, 48 pages. Slight foxing, VG+: £4.00
  591. Clough: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS AND GLENCOE: 1978 reprint: Paperback; light marginal browning to covers and fore-edges, VG+: £4.00
  592. Prentice: THE CLIMBING GUIDE TO SCOTLAND: Crowood; 1995 reprint: Paperback, 206 pages, 21cm. Light crease corner front cover and a page or two, VG+. 600 summer and winter crags: £4.00
  593. Howett, K: ROCK CLIMBING IN SCOTLAND. A selected guide: Constable; 1990: 1st edition. Plastic covered softback, 467 pages, 17.5cm. VG: £5.00
  594. Williams: SKYE SCRAMBLES: SMC; 2003: reprint. Plastic covered softback, 274 pages, 16cm. Fine. Walks, Scrambles and Easy Climbs on the Isle of Skye: £8.00

    IRELAND.
    Johnnie Lees’s copy.
  595. Lynam: BEN CORR ROCK-CLIMBS. A Guide to the Mountains of Connemara and Murrisk; Part IV: Irish Mountaineering Club; 1951: Pamphlet with paper covers, typescript, cyclostyled and printed on one-side only; pages (i) + 27, including 3 route diagrams and I map, 13cm. J.R. Lees’s copy (Johnnie Lees, GM, BEM; mountain rescue expert extraordinaire); with his signature and address on first page, a short note under Addenda and a little underlining; an area (1.5 deep x 8cm) on upper front cover surface rubbed (caused by possible label removal) and a little lightly marked at vicinity; generally VG. Rare: £45.00
  596. Kenny/O’Flynn: A GUIDE TO THE ROCK CLIMBS OF DALKEY QUARRY: Irish Mountaineering Club; 1964: 2nd edition. Card covered pamphlet, 48 pages, 14cm. Some tanning to pages, but mainly confined to first and last page, ‘one or two’ tiny marks internally, VG: £10.00
  597. Curran: ANTRIM COAST ROCKCLIMBS. Interim Guide: F.M.C.I; 1975 guide (but updated 1976 with 4 additional pages in centre): Paperback, pages 32 + 4. Light marginal sunning to covers, Near Fine: £5.00
  598. Curran: ANTRIM COAST ROCKCLIMBS: F.M.C.I; 1981: 2nd issue. Paperback, 93 pages, 15cm. Neat annotations margin of second page; Fine: £5.00
  599. :ROCK-CLIMBER’S GUIDE TO DONEGAL: I.M.C; 1962: Cloth covered thin card covers, 56 pages. Ink annotations inside rear cover, slightly smudging opposite page; slight sunning by spine, VG+: £8.00
  600. Stelfox, edited by: ROCK CLIMBS IN DONEGAL: F.M.C.I; 1985: Plastic covered, 176 pages, 17cm. Name on front pastedown; VG+: £8.00
  601. Torrans, C. & C., edited by: FAIR HEAD. Rock Climbing Guide: F.M.C.I; 1989: Plastic covered; 191 pages, 16cm. Sides a little wrinkled, Near Fine: £5.00
  602. Torrans, edited by: Rock Climbing Guide to the BURREN: F.M.C.I; 1986: Plastic covered, 112 pages, 16cm. Some curling to outer edges of sides, mainly front cover; VG+: £5.00
  603. Torrans & Sheridan: CLIMBING GUIDE TO THE BURREN: M.C.I; 1997: Paperback, 161 pages, 15cm. Name and address label inside front cover; a few minor annotations, VG: £8.00
  604. Owens: CLIMBS IN THE BURREN AND ARAN ISLANDS: M.C.I; 2008: Paperback in plastic sleeve, 196 pages, 18.5cm. Fine: £10.00
  605. Redmond, edited by: WICKLOW ROCK-CLIMBS. (Glendalough and Luggala): F.M.C.I; 1973: Paperback, 86 pages, 15cm. 2x1cm darkened patch (from removed price sticker) on front cover; Fine in plastic sleeve: £5.00
  606. :A ROCK-CLIMBER’S GUIDE TO GLENDALOUGH: Irish Mountaineering Club; 1957: Cloth covered thin card covers, 38 pages, 14cm. A touch of light marginal browning, otherwise Fine: £10.00

    ALPS & EUROPE.
  607. Griffin, L: VALAIS ALPS WEST. Selected Climbs: Alpine Club; 1998: Plastic covered softback, 448 pages + 97 pages photo diagrams, 15cm. Name top of inside front cover scribbled through, most of route description on page 174 underlined in red and numbered 1 to 15 in outer margin, causing indentation to ‘one or two’ previous pages; small red mark on rear endpaper, again indenting a few previous pages; slight touch of fore-edge thumbing, otherwise VG: £15.00
  608. Collomb: PENNINE ALPS WEST. Grands Dents–Bouquetins–Collon Pigne–Aig. Rouges-Cheilon–Ruinette–Otemma–Valpelline North–Grand Combin: Alpine Club; 1979: 1st edition. Hardback, 232 pages, 16.5cm. Gilt lettering on spine rubbed, but legible, otherwise Fine: £7.00
  609. Collomb: SELECTED CLIMBS IN THE BERNESE ALPS. From the Lötschenpass to the Grimselpass: A.C; 1968 1st edition: Plastic covered. Paul Nunn’s copy with his address label inside front cover; light browning page-edges and slightly (red) marked fore-edges, front plastic cover very slightly wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  610. Collomb: BREGAGLIA WEST. Sciora–Cengalo–Badile–Trubinasca: West Col; 1974: 2nd edition. Flexible covers; 136 pages, 17cm. Front cover irregularly sunned, tiny mark outer fore-edges, otherwise Near Fine. A selection of climbs: £7.00
  611. Collomb & Talbot: BERNINA ALPS: West Col; 1968: 1st edition. Hardback, 141 pages, 16cm. Previous owner’s name top of front endpaper, Near Fine. A selection of popular and recommended climbs: £10.00
  612. Collomb: BERNESE ALPS WEST. From the Col du Pillon to the Lötschenpass: West Col; 1970: 1st edition. Previous owner’s name and original price top of front endpaper, a little staining rear cover, otherwise Near Fine. A selection of popular walking and climbing routes: £6.00
  613. Wrangham & Brailsford: SELECTED CLIMBS IN THE DAUPHINÉ ALPS AND VERCORS: A.C; 1967: 1st edition. Plastic covered; front endpapers and a page or two at front slightly bubbled, Near Fine: £5.00
  614. Collomb & O’Connor: MONT BLANC RANGE. Volume I: 1976: Ex Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club Library (held in Leeds City Library), original binding, bookplate, 1 rubber stamp mark; Near Fine: £4.00
  615. Griffin: MONT BLANC RANGE. Volume II. Chamonix Aiguilles-Rochefort-Jorasses-Leschaux: Alpine Club; 1978: Hardback, 219 pages, 16.5cm. Previous owner’s name front endpapers, gilt lettering on spine rubbed with some eradication, faint light brown stain base of front endpapers, otherwise VG: £6.00
  616. Griffin: MONT BLANC RANGE. Volume III: 1980: Fine: £6.00
  617. Griffin: MONT BLANC MASSIF. Selected Climbs. Vol. 2: Alpine Club; 1991: Plastic covered; Fine. Chamonix Aiguilles, Aiguille Rouges, Triolet, Dru, etc: £10.00
  618. Unsworth: OTZTAL ALPS. A selection of climbs: West Col; 1969: 1st edition. Hardback, 112 pages, 17cm. Lacks upper corner of front free-endpaper; light browning and minute mark to outer page-edges, VG: £6.00
  619. Roberts: STUBAI ALPS: West Col; 1972: 1st edition. Hardback, 156 pages, 17cm. Minor mark head of spine, VG. Survey of popular walking and climbing routes: £6.00
  620. Anderson: KARWENDEL: West Col; 1971: Paperback, 56 pages, 18cm. Old original? price corner of front endpaper, VG. Pilot Alpine guide: £6.00
  621. Crew: THE DOLOMITES: A.C; 1963: Plastic covered. Previous owner’s name and address on browned/sellotape 4x4cm patch on title-page, VG: £5.00
  622. James: DOLOMITES. Selected Climbs: Alpine Club; 1988: Paul Nunn’s copy with his signature on title-page; Fine: £5.00
  623. Filippi: SARCA WALLS. Classic and modern routes in the Sarca Valley: Versante Sud, Milano via Longhi; 2010 reprint: Flapped paperback, 428 pages, 21cm. Fine. Text in English: £15.00
  624. Atchison-Jones, D: FONTAINEBLEAU: Jingo Wobbly Topo-Guide; 2005: Stiff flapped card covers; 336 pages, colour illustrations, maps, text in English and French; 21.5cm. Personal inscription appears to be signed by the author; slight rubbing spine corners, VG: £7.00
  625. Glaister & Williams: COSTA DAURADA FAX 10. A Rock Climbing Guidebook to the Sierra de Prades and Surrounding Area: Rockfax; 1998: Paperback, 176 pages, 21cm. Name first page, spine lettering lightly sunned, very slight creasing rear corners, VG: £6.00
  626. Oviglia: PIETRA DI LUNA. A Guide to Sport Climbing in Sardinia: Fabula; 2002: (date last page), 4th updated edition. Paperback, 392 pages, 21cm. Covers permanently sealed in clear plastic, but Fine. English Version: £15.00
  627. James & Howett: MALLORCA ROCKFAX – Top 03: Vertical Brain; 1995: 10 folding (and 1 single) cards in plastic wallet, 22cm; VG+. A topocard guide to the sport climbing on the Island of Mallorca: £6.00
  628. Craggs: ROCK CLIMBS IN MALLORCA; including Ibiza, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote: Cicerone; 2000: 2nd edition. Paperback, 288 pages, 17.5cm. Minor surface damage lower rear corner front cover, otherwise Fine: £10.00
  629. Graham, J.D: ROCK CLIMBING IN MALTA: Royal Naval Mountaineering Club; (1971): Hardback with pictorial cover, 103 pages, 16.5cm. Light marks to spine, otherwise VG: £10.00
  630. Brookes & Alden: MALTA – 1986 SUPPLEMENT: Fylde Mountaineering Club; 1987: Paperback, 77 pages, 16.5cm. Signed by Roger Brooks and S. Alden inside front cover; slight marginal rubbing to covers, mainly at tips of spine, overall VG: £6.00
  631. Howard: WALKS AND CLIMBS IN ROMSDAL NORWAY: Cicerone Press; 1970: Soft covers, 174 pages, 16cm. Name and pre decimalisation price on front endpaper, a little underlining, light browning outer page-edges, VG: £5.00

    AFRICA.
    Rare and hard to find climbing guides on Africa.
  632. Allan & Snyder: ROCK – CLIMBING GUIDE TO HELL’S GATE: The Mountain Club of Kenya; 1972: Large format paperback with stiff paper covers, pages (1) + 58 single sheets, printed on one side, + (4) pages route diagrams; typescript; stapled together with tape spine, with 1cm overlap, 33x20cm. Deficient tape spine, reglued, partly chipped and lacking piece 4cm deep near centre; some light grubbiness and tiny marks to covers, rear corners a little dog-eared; otherwise VG. Rare: £30.00
  633. Allan, I., edited by: A ROCK-CLIMBING GUIDE TO THE MAIN WALL AND SELECTED ROUTES AT HELL’S GATE: Mountain Club of Kenya; (c.1977): (2nd) edition. Card covered (with cloth spine) paperback, 102 pages, 8 diagrams, 17cm. Front cover lightly creased, several minute white specks towards lower rear corner front cover, otherwise VG: £20.00
  634. Wielochowski, A., compiled by: A ROCK CLIMBERS GUIDE TO KITCHWA TEMBO, TSAVO WEST GAME PARK: The Mountain Club of Kenya; 1982: Pink paper covers, pages (1) + 39, route diagrams, 21cm; stapled together. Covers a little lightly faded, one or two slight marks and tiny corner crease, VG: £25.00
  635. Watts, M.C., edited by: A CLIMBERS’ GUIDE TO LUKENIA: The Mountain Club of Kenya; 1973: Cloth covered paperback, pages (1) + 129, 15cm. Minor marks to covers, Near Fine: £20.00
  636. Powell, C: GUIDE TO NDEIYA: The Mountain Club of Kenya; (c.1969): (2nd) edition. Card covered (with cloth spine) paperback, 84 pages, diagrams, 11x16.5cm. Light crease front cover, Near Fine: £20.00
  637. McMullen, D., edited by: A ROCK CLIMBING GUIDE TO EMBARIBAL: 1980: 1st edition. Pink card covered (with cloth spine) paperback, (126) pages, diagrams, 19cm. VG+: £25.00
  638. Cheesmond, D: THE WESTERN CAPE – FIFTY SELECTED ROUTES: Mountain Club of South Africa; 1977: Card covers, 77 pages + 6 pages diagrams, 21cm; stapled together. Some creasing, some moderate light brown staining and slight marks to front cover, rear cover slightly marked, moderate browning to outer page-edges; Good: £15.00
  639. Osmaston & Pasteur: GUIDE TO THE RUWENZORI. The Mountains of the Moon: The Mountain Club Uganda / West Col Productions, Goring; 1972: 1st edition. Hardback, pages (x) + 200, colour frontispiece, illustrations and diagrams, 17cm. Fine: £20.00
  640. Davies: CLIMBING IN THE MOROCCAN ANTI-ATLAS. Tafroute and Jebel el Kest: Cicerone; 2004: Paperback, 158 pages, 17cm. Fine: £5.00


    ASIA.

  641. Schmitz & Changrua: ROCK CLIMBING IN THAILAND: 2004: 2nd edition. Paperback, 214 pages, 21cm. Fine: £5.00
  642. Tüzel: THE ALA DAG. Climbs and Treks in Turkey's Crimson Mountains: Cicerone; 1993: Fine: £5.00

    CLIMBERS' GUIDEBOOKS FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  643. Devies & Laloue: LE MASSIF DES ÉCRINS. 11 - Ailefroide, Pelvoux, Bans, Olan, Muzelle: Arthaud, Paris; 1951: 2nd edition. 431 pages, text in French, 16cm. Light browning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper conditionneatly repaired and spine lightly browned) d/w: £10.00
  644. Devies, Labande & Laloue: LE MASSIF DES ÉCRINS. 111 - Ailefroide, Pelvoux, Bans, Sirac: Arthaud, (Paris); 1978: (4th) edition. 311 pages, text in French. Paul Nunn’s copy with his name (signature) and address label inside front cover, together with ‘Hommage des Auteurs’ sticker; page at rear stained with three smallish (the largest being 3x0.5cm) blotches of black ink? and a ‘mirror image’ of same on page opposite, otherwise Fine: £10.00
  645. Kurz: ALPES VALAISANNES. Volume 1. Du Col Ferret au Col Collon: Club Alpine Swiss; 1970: Hardback, 416 pages, text in French, 17cm. Near Fine: £5.00
  646. Kurz: ALPES VALAISANNES. Volume 11. Du Col Collon au Theodulpass: Club Alpine Swiss; 1970: Hardback, 356 pages, text in French, 17cm. Old price written on front endpaper, front cover slightly marked, VG+: £5.00
  647. :ENGELHORNFÜHRER. Herausgegeben vom Akademischen Alpenklub Bern: Francke A. G. Bern; 1934: 80 pages, photographs, diagrams, 17cm. Rear board a little marked, browning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine: £5.00
  648. Gorgeon, Guyomar & Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif SAINTE-VICTOIRE 1. Les Deux Aiguilles le Signal: Edisud; 1980: Paperback, 120 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  649. Fagard & Lebaleur: Escalades dans le massif du SAUSSOIS: Edisud; 1983: Paperback, 160 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  650. Dufranc: Escalades au Baou de SAINT-JEANNET: Edisud; (1982): Paperback, 112 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Near Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  651. Gorgeon, Langlois & Lucchesi: Escalades à BUOUX: Edisud; 1981: Paperback, 104 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; VG+. French climbing guide: £5.00
  652. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. Sugiton Saint’Cyr: Edisud; 1984: Paperback, 158 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  653. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. En Vau: Edisud; 1983: Paperback, 160 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  654. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. Morgiou: Edisud; 1983: Paperback, 120 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  655. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. Grande Canelle Mont Puget: Marrimpouey Jeune – Pau; 1981: Paperback, 190 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  656. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. Mounine – Callot – Plan des Cailles – Les Iles: Marrimpouey Jeune – Pau; (1977): Paperback, 120 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  657. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. Versant Nord de Marseilleveyre: Marrimpouey Jeune – Pau; (1977): Paperback, 120 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label inside front cover; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  658. Lucchesi: Escalades dans le massif du CALANQUES. Bougie – Melette - Walkyries: Marrimpouey Jeune – Pau; (1978): Paperback, 120 pages, 21cm. Paul Nunn’s address label opposite title-page; Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  659. Rolland: Escalades CALCAIRES dans le HAUT VAL DURANCE. Massif des Ecrins, Briançonnais – Embrunais Gapençais: Ophrys; 1978: Paperback, 79 pages, 21cm. Author and title written in ink on plain spine, "Service De Presse" runner stamp mark on title-page, Fine. French climbing guide: £5.00
  660. :L’ESCALADE DAN LE LOT: F.F.M.E; (c.2000): Paperback, 160 pages, 21cm. Inscription (dated 2002) inside front cover, Fine. French climbing guide: £7.00
  661. Montchaussé & Godoffe: ESCALADE À FONTAINEBLEAU – Les Plus Beaux Sites et Blocs: Arthaud; 1999: Stiff card covers, pages 240 + xvi, 23cm. Small rubber stamp mark and mark rear endpapers, slight edge thumbing, VG. French climbing guide: £7.00
  662. Schulman, et al: FONTAINEBLEAU escalades et randonnées: Arthaud, Paris; 1982: Paperback, 239 pages, 21cm. Several pages lightly creased at upper rear corners, VG. French climbing guide; includes diagrams of circuits of various degrees of difficulty: £6.00
  663. Brunner & Lochner: DEUTSCHLAND VERTIKAL: 1988: Paperback, 320 pages, 21cm. Some highlighting and annotations mainly to contents pages, VG. German topo climbing guide to Germany: £5.00
  664. Heinkel: KLETTERN IM VERDON: Stuttgart; 1989: Paperback, 163 pages, 21cm. Small address label front endpaper; lower rear corners lightly creased, a little thumbing, VG-. German topo guide; with French and English: £6.00
  665. Ochsner: ENGELHORNFÜHRER: Akademischen Alpenclub, Bern; 1990: Flapped paperback, 152 pages, 21cm. Light foxing page-edges, F-. Swiss climbing guide in German: £10.00
  666. Känel: JURA PLAISIR: 1993: Paperback; Fine. Swiss topo climbing guide: £10.00
  667. Odermatt: EISKALT. Wasserfallklettern in der Schweiz: 1996: Paperback; F-. Topo guide to waterfall ice climbing in Switzerland; German text: £10.00
  668. Munsch, Ravier & Thivel: PASSAGES PYRÉNÉENS: Pin À Crochets; 1999: Stiff card covers, 456 pages, text in French, 16.5cm. Light crease rear cover, Fine: £15.00
  669. Marcos & López: ESCALADA EN ASTURIAS. Más de 500 vías de escalada deportiva: FEMPA; 1995: Paperback, 241 pages, 16.5cm. Fine. Spanish climbing guide; with English summary: £5.00
  670. Alfonso & Buxo: Escaladas en BARCELONA Y ALREDEDORES: 2000: Paperback, 381 pages, 17cm. Name and date first page; book a little misshapen, otherwise Fine. Spanish climbing guide to Barcelona, Garraf-Castelldefels, Vilanova, Penedès, L’Ordal, Gelida, Olesa, Rajadell, El Figueró-Montseny, Vallès-Moia and Maresme: £6.00
  671. Real & Tudela: 112 PROPUESTAS DE ESCALADA EN LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA: CIM; 2001: Flapped paperback, 112 pages + (16) pages colour photographs, 21cm. Previous owner’s inscription on front endpaper; spine very lightly creased and a touch sunned, otherwise Fine. Spanish topo climbing guide: £6.00
  672. Adrados & López: LOS PICOS DE EUROPA. (1 - Guía del Macizo Central): Excursiones, ascensiones, escaladas, travesias. Madrid; 1988: Plastic covered paperback, 492 pages, 17cm. Previous owner’s name front endpaper; spine slightly concave and sides very lightly marked, light thumbing to fore-edges, VG. Spanish mountaineering and climbing guide; with 22-page English summary at rear: £10.00

    WALKING /TREKKING GUIDES-EUROPE
  673. Harper: TOUR OF THE OISANS – GR 54. A circular walk round the Dauphine Alps: Cicerone; 1995: Plastic covered, 106 pages. Fine: £5.00
  674. Hurdle: WALKING AUSTRIA'S ALPS. Hut to Hut: Cordee; 1999: 2nd edition. Paperback, 237 pages. Fine: £5.00
  675. Collins & Price: TREKS IN THE DOLOMITES. Alte Vie 1 and 2: Cicerone; 2002 2nd edition: Plastic covered, 133 pages. Fine: £5.00

    FOREIGN LANGUAGE BOOKS
  676. Frison-Roche, R. & Tairraz, P: LA VANOISE – PARC NATIONAL: Arthaud, France; 1972: Pages 238 + (3), 45 colour and 120 black and white photographs by Pierre Tairraz, endpaper maps, text in French, 25.5cm. Slight lean to spine, very light browning to fore-edges, Near Fine in (spine background evenly sunned from yellow to white – but lettering unaffected; a touch of sunning to rear panel and 3cm repair base of front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £10.00
  677. Gantzhorn, R. & Attenberger, M: HIMMELSLEITERN. 50 Fels – und Eisgrate in den Alpen: Rother, München; 2011: 256 pages, numerous colour photographs, route maps, text in German, 27x31cm. Fine in d/w. A magnificent book on 50 of the rock and ice ridges in the Alps: £10.00
    Inscribed and signed by the author.
  678. Goedeke, Richard: AUGENBLICKE – OBEN. Klettern in den Westalpen; Erlebnis Informationen: Rother, München; 1987: 256 pages, numerous colour and black and white photographs, route diagrams and topos, text in German, 26.5cm. Inscribed to Ken (Wilson) "hoping he has enough German at his command to enjoy more than the diagrams and pictures only" signed Richard; Near Fine in (minute repair bottom corner of spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing in the Western Alps and includes many of the great classics: £10.00
  679. Grossen, H: BERNER OBERLAND. Die 100 schönsten Touren: Bruckmann, München; 1989: 256 pages, colour and back and white photographs, diagrams, double-page map, printed covers, text in German, 27cm. Spine and edge of rear board very lightly darkened; otherwise Fine (no dust wrapper was issued). Concludes with the Eiger Nordwand: £20.00
  680. Puškāš, A & Urbanovič, I: NANGA PARBAT 8125 M: Šport, Bratislava; 1976: Pages (18) + xxxiv; 104 pages of black and white photographs, and 16 pages colour, sketch maps, 27.5cm. Text in Slovak; summaries in German, Russian and English. Near Fine in likewise d/w. The Czechoslovak expeditions to Nanga Parbat in 1969 and 1971: £10.00
  681. Šajnoha, M: DIAMĪR - KRĀL VRCHOV. Prvovẏstup Diamirskou stenou na Severnẏ vrchol Nanga Parbatu: Šport, Bratislava; 1981: 120 pages, 16 colour plates and many black and white photographs, maps, text in Slovak, 24.5cm. Light tanning to outer page-edges, VG+ in Fine d/w: £10.00

    JOURNALS
  682. :ALPINE CLIMBING GROUP BULLETIN::Magazine format paperback, 24cm. VG unless stated. 1963; 1964 staples rusting; 1969 rear cover slight marks/corner creased; 1970; price each: £3.00
  683. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 6 37/1872-44/1874::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; small snag reglued spine edge, VG: £75.00
  684. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 14 101/1888-106/1889::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; 2 bookplates, Near Fine: £50.00
  685. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 15 107/1890-114/1891::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; 2 bookplates; VG+: £50.00
  686. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 16 115/1892-122/1893::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; VG+: £50.00
  687. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 20 147/1900-154/1901::Recased retaining the original AC boards, with NEW matching spine, new endpapers; foxing mainly to outer page-edges, occasional mark, VG. Original front paper wrappers bound in: £20.00
  688. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 21 155/1902-162/1903::Recased retaining the original AC boards, with NEW matching spine, new endpapers; foxing to outer page-edges, VG. 7 (of 8) original front paper wrappers bound in: £20.00
  689. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 23 171/1906-178/1907::Recased retaining the original AC boards, with NEW matching spine, new endpapers; ‘discarded’ rubber stamp mark on first page only, VG+: £20.00
  690. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 24 179/1908-186/1909::Recased retaining the original AC boards, with NEW matching spine, new endpapers; ‘discarded’ rubber stamp mark on first page only, speckled browning to outer fore-edges, VG: £20.00
  691. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 25 187/1910-194/1911::Bound in old ½-leather; bookplate, light wear and patchiness to spine, G, sound: £10.00
  692. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 26 195-198/1912::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding, Near Fine: £40.00
  693. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 27 199-202/1913::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding, Fine: £40.00
  694. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 28 203-206/1914:: Bound in old ½-leather; bookplate, some wear, regluing and patchiness to spine, G: £10.00
  695. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 31 214-216/1917::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding, spine gilt very faint, but background unaffected, VG+: £30.00
  696. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 42 240-241/1930::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding, Fine: £25.00
  697. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 43 242-243/1931::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00
  698. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 44 244-245/1932::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding. Fine: £25.00
  699. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 45 246-247/1933::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00
  700. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 46 248-249/1934::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00
  701. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 47 250-251/1935::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00
  702. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 51 258-259/1939::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00
  703. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Vol 100 344/1995::NEW brown cloth, AC similar emblem front board, very Fine: £15.00
  704. :ALPINE JOURNAL::Original green cloth binding. F-/F copies without d/w, as NO dust wrappers were produced for these issues. 299/Nov 1959; 300/May 1960; 301/Nov 1960; 302/May 1961; 303/Nov 1961; 304/May 1962; 305/Nov 1962; 306/May 1963; 307/Nov 1963; 308/May 1964; 309/Nov 1964; 310/May 1965; 311/Nov 1965; 312/May 1966; 313/Nov 1966; 314/May 1967; 315/Nov 1967; 316/May 1968; price each: £4.00
  705. :ALPINE JOURNAL::Original green cloth binding. Fine copies in dust wrappers. 319/1970 sl repair d/w; 320/1971 two 5cm repairs to d/w; 321/1972; 322/1973; 323/1974; price each: £4.00
  706. :ALPINE JOURNAL::Original green cloth binding. Fine copies without d/w, as NO dust wrappers were produced for these issues. 324/1975 crease front endpaper; 325/1976; 326/1977; 327/1978; 328/1979; 329/1980; 330/1981; price each: £4.00
    :ALPINE JOURNAL::Original green or blue cloth binding. F-/F in d/w. 332/1983; 333/1984; 334/1985; 335/1986; 336/1987; 337/1988-89; 338/1989-90; 339/1990-91; 340/1991-92; 341/1992-93; 342/1993 Everest 40th Anniversary; 343/1994; 345/1996; 346/1997; 347/1998; 348/1999; 349/2000; 350/2001; 351/2002; 352/2003; 353/2004; 354/2005 slight yellowing dust wrapper spine; 355/2006; 356/2007; 357/2008; 359/2010-2011; price each: £4.00
  707. :ALPINE JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG copies, unless stated. 278/May 1949; 279/Nov 1949; 280/May 1950; 281/Nov 1950; 286/May 1953 lacks 1cm from base of spine; 288/May 1954; 289/Nov 1954; 292/May 1956; 293/Nov 1956; 294/May 1957 tanning and slight regluing to spine; price each: £3.00
  708. :INDEX TO THE ALPINE JOURNAL. Vols 59 to 73 1953-68::Paperback, slight crease cover, VG: £3.00
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  709. :CAMBRIDGE MOUNTAINEERING JOURNAL: :Paperback. VG. 1936: £5.00
  710. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Vols 1-2. 1/1898-8/1900. Brown ½-leather binding, green cloth sides, raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, top-edge gilt and marbled endpapers, 26cm; original paper covers bound in at rear. Spine evenly and pleasantly sunned to a lighter brown; foxing to outer fore-edges and some foxing elsewhere, a touch of browning at rear; VG. Pasted in at the front of the Sept 1899 issue (on reverse of frontispiece and additional paper) 5½ pages of 1899 newspaper cuttings (browned) regarding personal recollections of Owen Glynne Jones, his accident on the Dent Blanche and burial. Library application form loose at front: £60.00
  711. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL:: Vols 3-4. 9/1900-16/1902. Brown ½-leather binding, green cloth sides, raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, top-edge gilt and marbled endpapers, 26cm; original paper covers bound in at rear. Spine evenly and pleasantly sunned to a lighter brown; foxing to outer fore-edges and occasionally elsewhere; a VG+ attractive and sound copy: £40.00
  712. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Vols 5-6. 17/1903-24/1904. Brown ½-leather binding, green cloth sides, raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, top-edge gilt and marbled endpapers, 26cm; original paper covers bound in at rear. Spine evenly and pleasantly sunned to a lighter brown; foxing to outer fore-edges and occasionally elsewhere; a VG+ attractive and sound copy: £30.00
    As above, but bound in black leather.
  713. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Vols 11-13. 41/1908-50/1910. Black ½-leather binding, green cloth sides, raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, top-edge gilt and marbled endpapers, 26cm; original paper front covers bound in at rear. Foxing to outer fore-edges and occasionally elsewhere; a VG+ attractive and sound copy: £15.00
    New cloth binding.
  714. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Vols 9-10. 33/1906-40/1908. New blue cloth binding; pages trimmed hence 24cm. Slight foxing, some browning to page-edges, VG+: £10.00
  715. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. Generally G-VG, with darkened spines and some light age-making to covers, unless otherwise stated. 1/1898 lacks covers; 14/1901 spine badly browned, much reglued and lacks 4cm at head; 24/1904; 39/1908; 40/1908; 46/1909; 48/1910; price each: £4.00
  716. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG-/VG copies with some sunning to spines and part sides, and occasional marginal mark. 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945-46; 1947; 1949; price each: £5.00
  717. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG. 1952 sellotape mark first page; 1954; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1995; price each: £3.00
  718. :CLIMBERS' CLUB BULLETINS::Pamphlets with paper covers. Rusting to staples, generally VG. April 1930 slight marks covers; 25/March 1931 ; 26/May 1931 slim spine deficient but reglued; price each: £2.00
  719. :CRAGS MAGAZINE. Issue no. 1 March 1976: 20 pages (including paper covers), large format 40x31cm. Fine: The classic first issue of Crags; complete with ‘page three’ girl and centre page poster of Ron Fawcett: £10.00
  720. :FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks; VG unless stated. 7/1913 small repair corner of rear cover and a few pages; 9/1915 light rubbing 1cm base of spine; 12/1918 light sunning to spine; 13/1919; 15/1921 tiny area rubbing front cover; price each: £6.00
  721. :FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks; VG with occasional light sunning to spines. 20/1926; 21/1927; 22/1928; 23/1929; 24/1930; 25/1931; 26/1932; 27/1933; 28/1934; 29/1935; 30&31/1936-37; 35/1941; 36/1942; price each: £3.00
  722. :FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks; VG or better, with occasional light sunning to spines. 37/1943 spine sunned; 38/1944; 39/1945; 40/1946; 41/1947; 42/1948; 43 & 44 1950; 45/1951; 47/1953; 48/1954; 49/1955; 50/1956; 51/1957; 53/1959; 54/1960; 55/1961; 56/1962; 57/1963; 58/1964; 59/1965-66; 60/1968; 61/1969; 62/1970; 63/1971-72; 64/1973-74; 65/1975-76; 66/1977-78; 68/1983; 69/1985; price each: £2.00
  723. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperback. 2/1930 covers age-marked and grubby, spine reglued lacking 1-2cm from ends, some foxing mainly page-edges; G-: £15.00
  724. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperback. 3/1931 spine age-marked and reglued, lower half a little deficient, front cover and several pages creased and spiked (small holes) at upper rear corner, some foxing, G-: £15.00
  725. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperback. 6/1934 spine a little deficient with some regluing and a few marks, some foxing and a few ink spots to page-edges, small repair front cover, otherwise VG: £7.00
  726. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperback. 8/1936 spine a little darkened with tiny ink spots at centre and small loss at base, some page-edge foxing, otherwise VG: £7.00
  727. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperback. 10/1938 spine slightly concave and reglued (and marked) along front joint and lacking 1cm at base, slight ink blotches lower page-edges, otherwise VG: £5.00
  728. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperback; VG. 11/1939: £5.00
  729. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL:: Paperbacks; VG. 15/1949; 17/1952; 19/1955-56; 20/1957; 25/1964; 27/1966; 32/1972-73; 37/1979-80; 38/1980-81; 39/1981-82; 40/1982-1983; 44/1986-1987; 45/1987-1988 a little surface chipping spine; 49/1991-1992; 53/1997; price each: £3.00
  730. :LADIES’ ALPINE CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks; VG or better, unless stated. 1936 a little marked and some wear covers, G; 1939 sl wear and light browning spine, G+; 1940; 1941 sl rusting staples; 1943; price each: £4.00
  731. :LADIES’ ALPINE CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks; VG. 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1969; 1971; price each: £2.00
  732. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperback. 12/1918 lacks less than 1cm spine ends, otherwise VG: £8.00
  733. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG unless stated. 25/1931; 27/1933 small surface tear front cover; price each: £5.00
  734. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG unless stated. 28/1934; 29/1935; 30/1936; 31/1937; 32/1938; 38/1945; price each: £4.00
  735. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG in dust wrappers. 1953 minute loss and repairs to d/w; 1954 sl loss and sl marks to d/w; 1955; 1956; 1958; 1959; 1960 name on front/slight marks rear panel to d/w; 1962; 1963 sl loss to d/w; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970 & 1971 (both in one volume); price each: £3.00
  736. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG. 1972; 1973 tiny rubbed patch front cover; 1977; 1978; price each: £2.00

    MAGAZINES
  737. :MOUNTAIN CRAFT MAGAZINE::1950s. Smaller size, 22cm. VG or better. Nos. 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; price each: £5.00
  738. :MOUNTAIN CRAFT MAGAZINE::1950s. VG or better, unless stated. Nos. 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34 off-white cup stain on front cover; 35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; price each: £4.00
  739. :MOUNTAIN CRAFT MAGAZINE::1960s. VG or better, unless stated. Nos. 47; 48; 49; 54 VG-; 55; 56; 57; 59; 60; 61; 62; 63; 64; 65; 66; 67 VG-; 68; 70; 71 small rubbed area rear cover; 72; 73 minuscule loss upper rear corner front cover; 74; 75 smallish area surface worn front cover, small stain rear; 76; 77; 78; 80; price each: £2.00
  740. :MOUNTAIN MAGAZINE::VG or better. Nos. 16; 17; 25; 26; 27; price each: £4.00
  741. :MOUNTAIN MAGAZINE::VG or better. Nos. 36; 38; 45; 46; 47; 51; 52; 53; 54; 57; 58; 59; 60; 61; 62; 63; 64; 65; 66; 67; 68; 69; 70; 71; 72; 73; 74; 75; 76; 77; 78; 79; 80; 81; 82; 84; 85; 86; 87; 88; 89; 90; 91; 92; 93; 94; 95; 96; 97; 98; 99; 101; 102; 103; 104; 105; 106; 107; 108; 109; 111; 113; 114; 115; 116; 117; 118; 120; 121; 122; 123; 124; 125; 126; 127; 128; 129; 133; 135; 138; price each: £2.00
  742. :ALPINIST MAGAZINE: No. 6/Spring 2004: Fine: £10.00
  743. :ALPINIST MAGAZINE: No. 15/Spring 2006: Fine: £6.00
  744. :ALPINIST MAGAZINE: No. 24/Summer 2008: Fine: £5.00
  745. :ALPINIST MAGAZINE: No. 25/Autumn 2008: Fine: £5.00
  746. :ALPINIST MAGAZINE: No. 27/Summer 2009: Fine: £5.00

    VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHS
  747. :3 VINTAGE ABRAHAM PHOTO/PRINTS: G.P. Abraham, Keswick; (early part 20th century): 3 original black and white photo prints, 20x15cm; all contain the blind embossed stamp (d) of G.P. Abraham; comprising……..
    a) The Grandes Charmoz from the lower peak of the Aiguilles de Grepon? written in pencil on reverse.
    b) Untitled.
    c) View from the top of the Monch showing the Jungfrau, written in pencil on reverse.
    Good copies; a little age or dust marking and some spots of foxing; one corner creased (a) and minute chip near top (c). The 3: £30.00
    EXPEDITION POSTCARDS

  748. :POSTCARD of NUPTSE HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION 1961::Black and white photo of Nuptse on front; signed by 11 team members, including Sherpas; a little marked or speckled, otherwise VG. First ascent by a British team: £15.00
  749. :POSTCARD of MANCHESTER NEPALESE EXPEDITION 1970::Black and white photo of Nampa on front; signed by 6 team members; address label removed, VG+: £10.00

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