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1. Abraham, G. & A: ROCK-CLIMBING IN NORTH WALES: G.P. Abraham, Keswick, 1906: 1st edition. Pages xxii + 394 + 4 pages advertisements, 30 monogravure plates, 10 plates outline drawings, pen and ink sketches, top edge gilt, 23.5cm. Some light to moderate foxing and tanning to outer fore-edges, and the occasional spot of foxing elsewhere; a VG+ sound copy. The second part of the famous Abraham-Jones trilogy, and a most important Welsh climbing classic: £295.00

2. 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: £10.00

3. 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: £10.00

4. Abraham, G.D: FIRST STEPS TO CLIMBING: Mills & Boon, 1923: 1st edition. Pages 126 + 16 adverts, 24 plates, 19cm. Two little stains on front board and a little marked; light mottled tanning to endpapers; VG. Instructional and illustrated with Abraham photographs: £20.00

5. Abraham, G.D: MODERN MOUNTAINEERING: Methuen; 1933: 1st edition. Pages x + 198 + 8 pages advertisements, 16 plates, 19.5cm. Small name sticker inside front board; spine a little darkened, a few small marks on boards - especially on rear; minor tanning to endpapers; generally VG. The Alps and Britain: £20.00

6. Abraham, G.D: MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES AT HOME AND ABROAD: Methuen; 1910: 1st edition. Pages x + 308 + 31 pages advertisements, 26 plates, gilt pictorial spine, 22cm. Previous owner’s inscription (dated 1913) on front free-endpaper; spine lightly marked near base, and extremities a little rubbed, minor discolouring top outer-edge of boards; some tanning to outer fore-edges, free-endpapers and frontispiece tissue-guard, blotches of foxing more or less throughout text; VG-. Reminisces and thoughts on climbing; mainly in Britain and the Alps - with a recollection of Owen Glynne Jones: £30.00

7. Abraham, G.D: ON ALPINE HEIGHTS AND BRITISH CRAGS: Methuen, 1919: 1st edition. Pages xii + 307 pages, 24 plates, 22.5cm. Spine slightly darkened, minute mark near base and gilt lettering dull and unclear, but just about readable; very slight bruise upper-edge front board; some intermittent foxing internally and some to outer fore-edges; VG. Chiefly memoirs of climbing in Britain, the Alps and the Dolomites: £40.00

8. Abraham, G.D: SWISS MOUNTAIN CLIMBS: Mills & Boon, 1911: 1st edition (but variant binding, with black lettering). Case bound in red cloth; pages xvi + 432 including 8 pages memoranda blanks, 24 plates, 22 outline drawings, 18cm. Previous owner’s inscription top corner of front free-endpaper; a little sunning tips of spine, a touch of very slight creasing to cloth on front board, a VG+ bright copy in (dust wrapper condition spine lacking piece averaging 0.5cm from head, and less so from base, spine also rubbed, tanned and with some darker staining; previous owner’s name upper margin front panel; panels also evenly and lightly tanned, a smidgen chipped at rear corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Companion to 'British Mountain Climbs': £50.00 Originally belonged to Claude E. Benson, but now needs restoring.

9. Abraham, G.D: THE COMPLETE MOUNTAINEER: Methuen; 1907: 1st edition. Pages xv + 493 + 40 pages advertisements (Methuen catalogue), 75 plates, 23cm. Claude E. Benson’s copy (author of "British Mountaineering", 1909), with his name and address on front free-endpaper; with another name corner of opposite pastedown; ends of spine frayed and worn, with a 2cm tear at head, also creased down spine, darkened and a little marked, and rubbed at edges; boards rubbed on edges, with some damage to two gilt letters on front board and small scratch on rear one; some age darkening to top outer-edge of pages and tanning and some foxing to fore-edges; internally hinges sound but text block a little loose in a few places, some tanning to free-endpapers and the occasional mark, one plate trimmed and reinserted; hence sold as a good reading copy, or for recasing or rebinding. George Abraham's classic instructional work on mountaineering; combined with his personal experiences of climbing in Britain and the Alps. Mostly illustrated with Abraham photographs: £15.00 Hugh Banner’s copy.

10. 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: £8.00

11. 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

12. 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: £20.00 Signed by editor Daniel Anker.

13. Anker, D., editor: EIGER. The Vertical Arena: Mountaineers, Seattle, USA; 2000: 1st edition. 224 pages, over 150 colour and black and white photographs, and other illustrations, 24cm. Signed by Daniel Anker and inscribed "Bretton Hall, 10, 11, 2001" at top of title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a smidgen bruised lower corner front panel; but Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A superb signed copy of this very sought after and important history of the Eiger: £95.00

14. 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, top-edge gilt, 26cm. Special subscribers edition number 210 of 250 copies signed by Tony Astill; very Fine in likewise (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: £90.00

15. Bagley, A.L: HOLIDAY RAMBLES IN NORTH WALES: Skeffington; (c. 1920): 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 203 pages, folding frontispiece of Crib Goch and Snowdon + 15 plates, 19cm. Spine moderately sunned – but lettering unaffected; ends of spine darkened, rubbed and reglued; previous owner’s small inscription (dated 1920) at front; free-endpapers foxed and mottled, and front one badly creased; tanning to outer page-edges, occasional slight or small mark internally, and one page a touch surface damaged; generally VG. Walks and easy climbs in the mountains of North Wales: £20.00

16. Baker, E.A: MOORS, CRAGS & CAVES OF THE HIGH PEAK AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: Heywood, Manchester; (1903): 1st edition. Attractive decorated front board; 207 pages, 43 plates, 2 folding maps, 23cm. Blue spine darkened and a little mottled, and some surface wear and regluing at spine ends; light or medium foxing to pages throughout; some browning to a few pages at front; hence a Good sound copy. The great and early Peak District climbing, walking and caving classic: £50.00 Ball’s Alpine Guides.

17. Ball, J: A GUIDE TO THE WESTERN ALPS: Longmans, Green, 1866: new edition. Pages xxvi + (2) + 404, 7 folding maps including large coloured geological map at rear, plus front endpaper map and 2 folding panoramas on one plate, 18cm. Reglued at spine ends and a little rough at head; mainly light rubbing to spine joints (with a little slight regluing) and extremities of boards mainly at corners; clean internally apart from the odd mark or spot of foxing; one page creased, and slightly frayed and darkened at lower margin, plus ‘one or two’ pages at front slightly creased at corner; rear inner joint slightly cracked; hence Good: £60.00

18. Ball, J., edited by W.A.B. Coolidge: THE WESTERN ALPS: Longmans, Green; 1898: new edition – with new and revised maps. Pages xlxii + 612, 10 folding maps, 19cm. Old name and address neatly written at top of title-page; moderate tanning and a little age discolouring to spine, and slight regluing at upper corners, very slight surface rubbing to front cover; light tanning and some spots of foxing to outer-page edges; internally a few pages at front a little creased at corner, and 2 corners a tad deficient, occasional marginal foxing or dust marking; G+. A very comprehensive and important guide to the Western Alps; enhanced with an array of folding maps: £35.00

19. 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: £15.00 Two volumes; Part I and II (1907 and 1911) of Ball’s ‘The Central Alps’.

20. Ball, J., edited by Valentine-Richards: THE CENTRAL ALPS. Part I. (Including those portions of Switzerland to the North of the Rhone and Rhine Valleys): Longmans, Green; 1907: new edition. Pages xxviii + 320, 6 folding maps 19cm. Together with 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 xix + 432, 10 folding maps, 19cm. Name in one volume; a tad regluing one spine corner, a little tanning to endpapers and very occasionally a touch of slight marginal foxing; a Near Fine pair. Both volumes have an additional large folding map of Switzerland, dated 1921, inserted at back. The pair: £60.00

21. 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: £10.00

22. Coolidge W.A.B: HINTS AND NOTES PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC FOR TRAVELLERS IN THE ALPS. Being a Revision of the General Introduction to the ‘Alpine Guide’: Longmans, Green; 1899: new edition. Paper covered stiff card boards; clxiv pages (including 2 pages adverts at front) + 2 pages adverts at rear, 18.5cm. Paper spine reglued, a little deficient at ends and a little rough; boards slightly marked and a little grubby; internally a little mottled at ends; G. This new edition of the ‘General Introduction to Ball’s Alpine Guides’ was revised by W.A.B. Coolidge, from the original edition of 1863 prepared by John Ball: £20.00

23. 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: £25.00

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. Bell, J.H.B: A PROGRESS IN MOUNTAINEERING. Scottish Hills to Alpine Peaks: Oliver and Boyd; 1950: 1st edition. Pages xii + 424 pages, 24 plates, 10 maps, text drawings, 22.5cm. Boards a little bowed, slight foxing to outer fore-edges and ‘one or two’ pages, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine lacks less than 0.5cm from head and immediate vicinity onto sides, spine also slightly age darkened or discoloured, and a light crease down centre; front panel a little faintly stained and a touch marginally chipped; rear panel slightly grubby, and lacks small triangular piece 1cm deep from bottom edge) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. J.H.B.Bell was one of the most influential climbers of his generation and produced numerous first ascents in Scotland. His book combines instruction with remembrance of summer and winter Scottish climbs, and Alpine routes - a classic: £25.00

26. 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: £8.00

27. Benson, C.E: BRITISH MOUNTAINEERING: Routledge; 1909: 1st edition. Original dark green cloth, highly gilt decorated front cover and spine; pages xii + 224 + (4) pages advertisements, 19cm. Minor regluing spine ends; endpapers browned, one page creased, occasional light thumbing, light to moderate tanning to outer page-edges, and book very slightly shaken; but a VG attractive copy in the true first edition binding. Includes chapters on equipment, scrambling, practice climbs, rock-climbing, winter climbing and mountaineering for ladies: £75.00

28. Benuzzi, F: NO PICNIC ON MOUNT KENYA: Kimber; 1952: 2nd edition. 231 pages, 2 plates (1 colour), drawings in text, endpaper diagrams of route, 22cm. Medium foxing and light tanning to outer page-edges, a little light tanning and slight foxing to endpapers, also some light foxing to a page or two at ends; the covers are in Fine condition, so overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine age darkened, slightly marked and lacking less than 0.5cm from ends; front panel a little chipped at top-edge and rear corner; some tanning and slight foxing to rear panel, with a tiny loss upper rear corner; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An inspirational story of three prisoners of war who escaped from internment in Kenya and made an epic ascent of Mount Kenya; and finally surrendered back to the British Commandant. A mountaineering classic: £15.00

29. Berlepsch, H., translated by Leslie Stephen: THE ALPS; OR SKETCHES OF LIFE AND NATURE IN THE MOUNTAINS: Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts; 1861: 1st edition. Pages viii + 407, 17 tinted lithographic plates, 21.5cm. Ex college library in grey cloth, gilt lettering and plain lines on spine, trimmed and speckled edges; withdrawn rubber stamp mark on label inside front board, but no other library markings; spine a smidgen darkened and front board a smidgen very lightly marked; light to moderate tanning to outer page-edges; foxing to a few preliminary pages and less so to endpapers, ‘one or two’ pages creased at corner, otherwise text clean apart from a few small and light brown marginal stains; VG+. An interesting general book on the Alps, which includes a short introductory note on the explorations of 1861, by Leslie Stephen: £35.00

30. Bettembourg, G. & Brame, M: THE WHITE DEATH: Reynard House, Seattle; 1981: 1st edition. 310 pages, illustrated with sketches by Kathe Strangfeld Krohn, 23.5cm. Light to medium lean to spine, scattered foxing on top outer-edge of boards and top-edge of pages, and some patchy yellowing or light browning to endpapers, otherwise very clean and bright, and overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine a little surface rubbed at top-edge and vicinity; light surface scrape partly across centre of front panel, and causing light rubbing for about 4cm of spine joint and rear edge; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes Broad Peak, Kangchenjunga, Nuptse and Everest: £30.00 Blackwell Mountaineering Library Series.

31. Freshfield, D.W: ITALIAN ALPS. Sketches in the Mountains of Ticino, Lombardy, The Trentino, and Venetia: Blackwell, 1937: Pages viii + 246, 16 sepia plates, 21cm. Medium tanning to spine, together with ‘one or two’ darkened marginal spots; VG; no dust wrapper: £10.00

32. Moore, A.W: THE ALPS IN 1864. A Private Journal: Blackwell, Oxford; 1939: 2 volumes. Pages xxvii + xi, 524 pages overall; 13 + 16 sepia plates, endpaper maps, 21cm. Spines moderately darkened, a touch very slightly creased, a tad reglued at heads and one tiny spot, a little light foxing internally; otherwise a VG pair; no dust wrappers. The pair: £15.00

33. Mummery, A.F: MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS: Blackwell, Oxford; 1936: Pages xxviii + 256; 16 sepia plates, 21cm. Previous owner’s inscription on front free-endpaper; medium foxing mainly to outer fore-edges, VG; no dust wrapper: £10.00

34. Slingsby, W.C: NORWAY THE NORTHERN PLAYGROUND: Blackwell, Oxford; 1941: Pages xxvii + 227, 8 plates, 2 maps (1 folding), and other illustrations in text, 21cm. Slight darkening to spine and a touch of light surface rubbing at extremities, blotches of foxing to endpapers; VG; no d/w. The second edition of the classic mountaineering book on Norway, first published in 1904; and the scarcest in this series: £40.00

35. Stephen, L: THE PLAYGROUND OF EUROPE: Blackwell, Oxford; 1936: Pages xxii + 243, 16 sepia plates, 21cm. Minor discolouring and slight regluing tips of spine, some foxing mainly confined to endpapers and a few pages at front and rear, and top outer-edge of pages; VG in (dust wrapper condition – repaired, lacking ragged pieces at spine ends and vicinity – maximum 1.5cm deep, also some darkening and minor spots on spine, and a little edge rubbing; tiny spot front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £20.00

36. Wills, A: WANDERINGS AMONG THE HIGH ALPS: Blackwell, Oxford; 1937: Pages x + 235, 16 sepia plates, 21cm. Minor spotting top-edge of spine; moderate foxing to page-edges, endpapers and very occasionally elsewhere, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – a little deficient – mainly lacking an irregular piece, up to 1.5cm deep, from head of spine and vicinity; spine a little darkened and rear panel a little spotted) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £25.00

37. 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: £20.00 A rare signed copy.

38. Boardman, P: THE SHINING MOUNTAIN. Two men on Changabang's West Wall: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978: 1st edition. 192 pages, 8 colour and 8 black and white plates, 2 drawings, 24cm. Signed by Peter Boardman on title-page; small or moderate lean to spine, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a tad very minor surface chipping rear corners of sides, and even less so spine ends; some creasing to inner flaps, but mostly at rear; Near Fine complete and very bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Pete Boardman and Joe Tasker's incredible first ascent of the West Wall of Changabang: £250.00

39. 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

40. 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: £15.00

41. 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: £8.00

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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: £15.00

45. 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

46. 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’s compelling life story: £8.00

47. Brown, T.G: BRENVA: Dent; 1944: 1st edition. Pages xv + 228, 72 plates (some double), top edge gilt, 22cm. Very light tanning to outer fore-edges, VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition old repairs, spine lacking about 0.5cm from head, a little rubbed at front joint, plus one small mark; front panel lacking 1cm square piece at upper corner by spine, and some surface chipping; some grubbiness and a smidgen loss to rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The classic book on the Brenva face routes on Mont Blanc: £25.00 55 50 25 Inscribed and signed by Merl La Voy, member of the 1910 and 1912 expeditions.

48. Browne, B: THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT McKINLEY. The story of three expeditions through the Alaskan wilderness to Mount McKinley, North America's highest and most inaccessible mountain: Putnam, New York & London; 1913: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 381 + 4 pages advertisements, 63 plates (4 colour), folding and endpaper maps, gilt and black decorated light brown cloth, top edge gilt, 23cm. Inscribed "To The Hon. Capt. F.E. Guest M.P. With complements of a member of the 1910 and 1912 expeditions described in this book. signed Merl La Voy. London Nov. 18 1915" on second front endpaper; spine a little discoloured with a few small and slightly darkened blotches, a small stain - but not too intrusive, and a touch very minor surface rubbing at ends; gilt decoration and lettering on spine tarnished but readable, apart from ‘Putnam’ at base; a tad minor age marking to boards; outer fore-edges very slightly tanned and ‘one or two’ pages at rear a tad nicked at edge; overall a VG sound copy. Belmore Browne's 1906, 1910 and 1912 expeditions to Mount McKinley; which he almost climbed in 1912, being forced to retreat in a storm close to the summit. One of the great classics of American mountaineering: £250.00

49. Bruce, C.G: HIMALAYAN WANDERER: Maclehose, 1934: 1st edition. Pages (viii) + 309, 16 plates, 22.5cm. Private library label inside front board, with neat presentation inscription opposite; spine sunned, together with a small very faint scrape mark and a small light discoloured mark lower part of spine, and minor gluing at upper spine joint; small loss edge of one page-margin, a tad very minor foxing; otherwise VG. Memoirs of the important pioneer Himalayan climber Charles Granville Bruce. A Gurkha officer, member of Conway’s Karakoram Expedition, Mummery’s Nanga Parbat and leader of the 1922 and 1924 Everest Expeditions: £40.00

50. Buhl, H: NANGA PARBAT PILGRIMAGE: Hodder & Stoughton; 1956: 1st edition (but variant cheaper green binding, with black lettering). 360 pages, 17 plates, 3 maps, 23cm. Previous owner’s name and number top of front free-endpaper and likewise head of rear pastedown; lightly bumped head of spine, small 2cm repair lower spine joint; slight tanning to outer page-edges and moderately so to free-endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition 0.5cm at spine ends partly rubbed, less so at joints and a touch elsewhere; some rubbing to extremities of front panel, and rear panel a little age grubby; but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The autobiography of the legendary Austrian climber Hermann Buhl; whose feats include his incredible solo climb to the summit of Nanga Parbat. One of the all-time great mountaineering classics: £40.00

51. 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: £25.00

52. 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

53. 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: £15.00

54. 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

55. Byne & Sutton: HIGH PEAK. The Story of Walking and Climbing in the Peak District: Secker & Warburg, 1966: 1st edition. 256 pages, 25 plates, maps and sketches, 22.5cm. A tad very light tanning to outer page-edges, and ‘one or two’ very minor spots of foxing, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – one vertical crease on front inner-flap, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The sought-after Peak District climbing and walking classic: £95.00

56. Cadby, W. & C: SWITZERLAND IN SUMMER. (DISCURSIVE INFORMATION FOR VISITORS). Part 1. The Bernese Oberland: Mills & Boon; 1922: 1st edition. 124 pages, 23 plates, folding map, 17.5cm. Spine sunned, lettering slightly rubbed and a tad lightly age-marked; some age-marking to boards, which are also very patchy and unevenly sunned; light or moderate foxing to front endpapers, ‘one or two’ other pages and outer page-edges, a little tanning to endpapers and map; hence Good. An interesting period guide for the visitor and walker: £10.00

57. 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

58. Carr, H.R.C & Lister, G.A: THE MOUNTAINS OF SNOWDONIA. IN HISTORY, THE SCIENCES, LITERATURE AND SPORT: Bodley Head; 1925: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 405 + 2 pages advertisements, 29 plates (some colour), illustrations in text, maps, 23cm.. Previous owner’s name and date (1925) on front free-endpaper; light to moderate sunning to spine, with the gilt decoration at ends very slightly rubbed; boards, especially rear, a little lightly marked; internally front inner-hinge reglued but a little ragged, foxing and tanning to outer fore-edges and some scattered foxing more or less throughout; overall VG. Contributors include E.A. Baker, C.F. Holland, A. Lockwood, E.W. Steeple and G. Winthrop Young: £40.00

59. 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

60. Chapman, F. S: HELVELLYN TO HIMALAYA. Including an Account of the First Ascent of Chomolhari: Chatto & Windus, 1940: 1st edition. Pages xv + 285, 48 plates, 2 maps, 22.5cm. Spine unevenly sunned, with minor rubbing at ends, and a little regluing at top-edge and upper corners; boards a tad rubbed at edges, a few slight marks, and a little marginally sunned; hence Good; internally very clean; no d/w. The memoirs of mountaineer, Arctic explorer and adventurer, F. Spencer Chapman. His impressive very lightweight first ascent in 1937 of 24,000-ft Chomolhari on the borders of Tibet and Bhutan made history: £20.00

61. Chapman, F. Spencer: NORTHERN LIGHTS. The Official Account of the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition 1930-1931: Chatto & Windus; 1932: 1st edition. Original blue cloth, gilt spine label; pages xvi + 304, 64 plates, 5 maps (4 folding, 1 in text), 26cm. A very slight lean to spine, spine label slightly wrinkled; medium or slightly heavier foxing to outer page-edges and a very slight touch in a few places elsewhere; a VG+ very clean copy in (dust wrapper condition - lacking irregular piece about 5 square centimetres in area, shared between lower corner of spine and adjacent front panel, plus two tiny pieces at upper spine corners and vicinity; a few shortish closed repairs, a few slight marks, a little light foxing and lightly grubby; NOT price-clipped, but 18s price inked over) white d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The folding map of Southern Greenland at rear shows the seven journeys accomplished by the expedition: £200.00

62. The Chinese Mountaineering Association: A GUIDE TO MOUNTAINEERING IN CHINA: China; c.1993: 223 pages, colour photographs, numerous maps and diagrams, text in Chinese and English, 21.5cm. Rubber stamp mark ‘For and on behalf of Excel Good Consultants’ on front free-endpaper, together with several signatures and ‘All the Best!’; Fine in Near Fine and complete d/w. Includes 42 famous peaks in China; together with ‘fairly detailed’ accounts of geological, geographical and climate features, as well as route details and climbing records: £60.00

63. Clark, R: THE SPLENDID HILLS. The Life and Photographs of Vittorio Sella 1859 – 1943: Phoenix House; 1948: 1st edition. Pages x + 38, 80 pages of plates, 3 portraits (2 plates), 29cm. Lower 2cm and upper 0.5cm of spine sunned, a little sunning mainly at extremities of boards, front free-endpaper and frontispiece very slightly marked, overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – some old sellotape repairs on reverse; spine lacking 2cm at base and 0.5cm at head, together with some wear especially at front spine joint, plus some age darkening; front panel lacking triangular piece 3x3cm by spine and slightly at rear corners, some surface chipping at extremities and vicinity of missing triangular piece; rear panel a little grubby and very slightly deficient at corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A superb collection of vintage mountain photographs by the renowned Italian mountain photographer Vittorio Sella - covering the Alps; the Caucasus; Mount St Elias; Ruwenzori; Himalayas and Karakoram: £50.00

64. Clark, R.W. & Pyatt, E.C: MOUNTAINEERING IN BRITAIN. A History from the Earliest Times to the Present Day: Phoenix House; 1957: 1st edition. 288 pages, 104 photographs on 73 plates, 25cm. Top-edge of pages and plates throughout, water-wrinkled to a depth of about 2cm, but NOT stained or musty; rear free-endpaper a little tanned; otherwise Fine, clean and bright in (dust wrapper condition – a little surface chipped mainly at spine ends and rear spine joint; printed side of rear panel discoloured from two old sellotape repairs on reverse, the larger being 8x2cm, and also a few marks; but bright and complete apart from a minute chip at lower spine corner) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An excellent and well-illustrated history: £25.00

65. 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: £10.00 Signed by the author and three team members, including one of the summit pair.

66. Clinch, N: A WALK IN THE SKY. Climbing Hidden Peak: The Mountaineers, Seattle and American Alpine Club, New York; 1982: 1st (U.S.) edition. Pages xii + 214, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs, 23.5cm. Signed by Nicholas Clinch, Peter Schoening*, Tom Nevison and Another (unidentified) on title-page; Fine in Fine d/w. The first ascent of Gasherbrum I (8068 metres) in 1958, and the only first ascent of a 8000-metre peak by an American team. The summit party were Peter Schoening* and Andy Kauffman: £195.00 87 64 68

67. 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: £250.00

68. Cocker, M., written and edited by: WASDALE CLIMBING BOOK. A history of early rock climbing in the Lake District based on contemporary accounts from the Wastwater Hotel, 1863 – 1919: Ernest Press; 2006: 1st edition. 239 pages + 146 facsimile pages (including sketches and photographs), 40 black and white plates, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w. An extremely well produced and captivating history of early climbing in the Lake District: £50.00

69. Collomb, R.G: ALPINE POINTS OF VIEW. Or, Contemporary Scenes from the Alps. including some Observations and Opinions of an Itinerant Alpinist: Neville Spearman; 1961: 1st edition. 239 pages, 33 fine illustrations, 2 maps, 23cm. Fine; no d/w. Robin Collomb's fascinating observations on the Alps; partly autobiographical, and illustrated with his superb drawings. The author was a well-known Alpine climbing guide-book writer and publisher: £10.00

70. Conefrey, M: THE LAST GREAT MOUNTAIN. The First Ascent of Kangchenjunga: Mick Conefrey; 2020: 1st hardback edition. Pages viii + 316, black and white illustrations, 21cm. Limited edition 36/150 signed and dated by Mick Conefrey; together with a limited edition black and white print 36/54 signed by Adam T. Burton; new in likewise d/w. Another brilliant book from this award winning author, meticulous researched, and is the final instalment of the author’s acclaimed trilogy. The story begins in 1905, and terminates in 1955, with an astonishing first ascent by the British climbers Joe Brown and George Band: £40.00

71. Connor, J: CREAGH DHU CLIMBER. The Life & Times of John Cunningham: Ernest Press; 1999: 1st edition. 251 pages, 32 plates (16 colour), pictorial covers, 24cm. A little marked along inner joint of rear endpapers, VG+ (no dust wrapper was issued). The biography of the renowned Scottish climber John Cunningham, drowned off the Anglesey sea cliffs in 1980; and member of the legendary Creagh Dhu Mountaineering Club: £20.00

72. Conway, W.H: CLIMBING AND EXPLORATION IN THE KARAKORAM - HIMALAYAS: Fisher Unwin, 1894: 1st edition. Original pictorial russet-brown cloth, pages xxviii + 709 + 1 page advert, 300 illustrations by A.D. McCormick, folding map, top edge gilt, 25cm. Tiny black spot upper spine amongst the gilt lettering, and ‘one or two’ slight marks to covers; a slight lean to spine; very tiny chip edge of front pastedown, moderate tanning to outer fore-edges and frontispiece tissue-guard, gilt at top-edge a touch marked, marginal foxing to map and a touch in vicinity; a few pages at rear a little creased at lower rear corners; a VG+ presentable copy in the original attractive binding. Without the supplement volume of scientific reports and maps, usually absent. Conway's meticulous account of his momentous Himalayan exploration of 1892; which included ascending the Hispar and descended the Biafo Glaciers - the first recorded crossing; and with C.G. Bruce and the guide Matthias Zurbriggen the first ascent of Pioneer Peak (22,870ft) – then the highest peak climbed: £295.00 76 72 72

73. Conway, Sir M: MOUNTAIN MEMORIES. A Pilgrimage of Romance: Cassell, 1920: 1st edition. Pages (xii) + 282, 16 plates, decorated spine, 24cm. Previous owner’s inscription (dated 1920) on second free-endpaper; spine lightly creased down centre and 1cm nick at head reglued, spine also lightly discoloured (more so 2cm at base), with some rubbing to gilt and slight rubbing at ends; a few marks and a little (small) staining to boards; medium tanning to outer page-edges and endpapers, and ‘one or two’ spots of foxing; hence Good. The author’s recollection of a varied and distinguished climbing career; including in the Alps, the Himalayas, Spitsbergen and South America: £30.00

74. Conway, Sir M: THE BOLIVIAN ANDES. A Record of Climbing & Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900: Harper & Brothers, London and New York; 1901: 1st edition. Pages x + 403, 55 plates, text illustrations, top edge gilt, 23cm. Very discreet ex library in original green cloth binding, no library markings apart from a small round blind stamp of ‘W H Smith Library’ corner of rear free-endpaper, and showing slight signs of label removal inside front board; spine a little very lightly mottled and very slightly marked, with minor regluing at ends; lightish mottling on front board, but more so on rear one; moderate tanning to outer page-edges and some light tanning to endpapers, otherwise VG and clean. Conway's climbing and surveying expedition was the first major one to the area. They made the first ascent of Illimani, narrowly missed climbing Ancohuma and performed the first topographical survey: £60.00

75. Conway, Sir W.M: THE FIRST CROSSING OF SPITSBERGEN. Being an Account of an Inland Journey of Exploration and Survey, with Descriptions of several Mountain Ascents, of Boat Expeditions in Ice Fjord, of a Voyage to North-East-Land, the Seven Islands, down Hinloopen Strait, nearly to Wiches Land, and into most of the Fjords of Spitsbergen, and of an almost complete circumnavigation of the main Island: Dent; 1897: 1st edition. Original 2-tone brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, bevelled boards with publisher’s gilt emblem at bottom corner, top-edges gilt; pages xii + 371, 8 tissue-guarded colour plates, 56 black and white plates, and illustrations in text, 24.5cm. Lacks the two folding maps; spine worn and rubbed, especially 1cm at ends which are heavily reglued, spine also a little concave; boards a little lightly stained, a bit marked and a little rubbed at edges; internally previous owners name corner of front free-endpaper; pages and plates quite clean with just the occasional slight touch of foxing, and a touch slightly loose in ‘one or two’ places; outer fore-edges browned; externally about G-: £50.00

76. 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: £25.00

77. 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: £50.00 One of the famous Conway and Coolidge Climbers’ Guides.

78. 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: £65.00

79. 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: £8.00

80. 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: £8.00

81. Curran, J: here, there and everywhere. The autobiography of Jim Curran: Edgebrook Publishing, Sheffield; 2012: 1st edition. 388 pages, numerous black and white photographs, together with colour photographs showing his paintings, 30cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a touch rubbing extreme top-edge of spine, otherwise Fine. Celebrated author and artist, filmmaker and climber, Jim Curran’s final story. Living rather a full life, he moreover delves deep into his private life, and expresses grief with personal loss of climbing friends. But his humour and sociability is never far away. Julie Summers gives her appraisal of his paintings, and Ed Douglas provides the forward: £25.00

82. 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

83. 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: £6.00

84. 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.

85. 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

86. 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: £8.00

87. De Beer, G.R: ALPS AND MEN. Pages from forgotten diaries of Travellers and Tourists in Switzerland: Arnold; 1932: 1st edition. 256 pages, 16 plates, drawings in text, sketch map and endpaper maps, 22.5cm. Minor surface rubbing spine ends, and a little bleached speckling to boards; some blotches of foxing to page-edges and previous bookseller’s small rubber stamp mark on reverse of front endpaper; VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine very slightly darkened and small 1cm across, light brown stain near centre by spine, a little rubbed at ends with a smidgen loss at lower corners and a little slight rubbing at edges; some scattered foxing to side panels) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. A rich documentary of travellers and tourist in Switzerland from 1750 to 1850; intertwined with a colourful array of characters from the British on the grand tour, to road makers, scientists, writers, composes and explorers. Enhanced with an impressive collection of illustrations, many from rare prints: £30.00

88. De Beer, G.R: TRAVELLERS IN SWITZERLAND: Oxford University Press, 1949: 1st edition. Pages, xviii + 584 pages, 23 plates, 22cm. Spine slightly sunned and slightly more at ends; light tanning to outer fore-edges and a touch to free-endpapers; otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine edges rubbed, mainly at base and part sides, with slight repair lower joint; one or two faint and minor marks; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve.. A most important reference work on the travel literature relating to Switzerland from 941-1945, in chronological, topographical and alphabetical order: £60.00 Boxed limited edition, signed by Yvon Chouinard, Glen Denny, Royal Robbins and Steve Roper.

89. Denny, G: YOSEMITE IN THE SIXTIES: Patagonia and T. Adler Books, Santa Barbara; 2007: Boxed limited edition, number 41 of 300 copies; signed by Yvon Chouinard, Glen Denny, Royal Robbins and Steve Roper; 144 pages, numerous high quality black and white photographic illustrations, 34cm, in a very substantial box and sleeve. Book, transparent d/w and box all in Fine condition. Climbing and life at Camp 4, vividly bought to life through the lens of the extremely talented photographer, Glen Denny. Preface by Yvon Chouinard, and essays by Kevin Starr, Steve Roper and Glen Denny: £150.00

90. Desmaison, R: TOTAL ALPINISM: Granada, 1982: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 202, 16 black and white plates, 24cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – white spine a tad evenly tanned, and lettering of ‘DESMAISON’ medium sunned to a lighter shade of red – but perfectly legible; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A very powerful autobiography of this leading French climber: £30.00

91. 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

92. 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: £10.00

93. 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: £15.00

94. Dittert, R., Chevalley, G. & Lambert, R: FORERUNNERS TO EVEREST. The Story of the Two Swiss Expeditions of 1952: Allen & Unwin, 1954: 1st edition. 256 pages, 25 plates (1 colour), maps and sketches, 22cm. Corner of front free-endpaper a tad surface rubbed; light tanning to outer fore-edges, and one or two slight spots of foxing; VG in (dust wrapper condition – some chipping at spine ends, and small loss at base – less 0.5cm; lacks piece 2cm deep from rear corner front panel and slight repair upper edge; foxing and a little marginal loss to rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The two Swiss expeditions helped prepare the way for the British success on Everest in 1953: £20.00

 A complete 3-volume set of William Docharty’s privately produced, most impressive work on the British mountains.

95. Docharty, W.M: A SELECTION OF SOME 900 BRITISH AND IRISH MOUNTAIN TOPS: Darien Press, Edinburgh for the author; 1954: 1st (Memento) edition. 124 pages, frontispiece, 9 folding plates (panoramas), 25.5cm. together with THE SUPPLEMENT TO A SELECTION OF SOME 900 BRITISH AND IRISH MOUNTAIN TOPS AND A SELECTION OF 1,000 TOPS UNDER 2,500 FEET. Darien Press, Edinburgh for the author; 1962 1st (Memento) edition. 2 volumes. 259 pages (overall), 10 plates (some folding); 21 plates (some folding), 18 folding plates (panoramas), 25.5cm. Presentation copies inscribed and signed by the author; the 1954 volume is numbered 192 on rear board, and inscribed to Harry Yates; the 1962 2-volume set is numbered 77 on rear boards, and is inscribed to John Henderson. First volume 1954 condition – handwritten bookplate of Harry Yates upper top outer-corner of front free-endpaper, and front endpapers also a little lightly marked; a tad rubbing tips of spine, but a VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – old sellotape repairs part of top and bottom edges on reverse; spine medium age mottled/browned, a smidgen loss at tips, and a tad marked; front panel lightly marked 4cm deep top and bottom, and small repair at head; rear panel a touch lightly marked; G) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. 2-volume 1962 condition – some light page-edge tanning, VG+ bright copies in (dust wrappers condition – spines medium tanned, spines also a touch slightly foxed and a touch faintly water blotched; VG) dust wrappers now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The author's painstaking and sought-after reference work on the British mountains, enhanced with superb folding photographic panoramas and other photographs. The three volumes were privately produced in a limited number (260) for distribution amongst the author's friends: £400.00

96. Downes, G: GUIDE THROUGH SWITZERLAND AND SAVOY. A new and complete geographical, historical, and picturesque Description of every remarkable place in these countries, including Notices of the Climate……………..with ample details and every object worthy the notice of the Traveller, and forming A COMPLETE ITINERARY: Galignani, Paris; 1830: new edition. Old full-leather binding, marbled endpapers; pages lxiv + 560, 14.5cm. Spine sunned from green to brown, and rubbed mainly at extremities; boards also rubbed but again mainly at edges; bookplate inside front board, age discolouring to outer page-edges, occasional mark or light brown blotch internally; but a Good copy for it’s age. A rare and comprehensive guide; which includes mountain excursions round Chamonix and other mountain centres, as well as describing the itinerary for an ascent of Mont Blanc: £95.00

97. Drasdo, H: EDUCATION AND THE MOUNTAIN CENTRES: Tyddyn Gabriel, Llanrwst; 1972: 1st edition. Pamphlet, pages (ii) + 38, 21cm. Annotated notes disagreeing with the author, in two lower adjacent margins; VG: £10.00

98. Drasdo, H: EDUCATION AND THE MOUNTAIN CENTRES: Tyddyn Gabriel, Llanrwst; 1973: 2nd edition (enlarged). Pamphlet, pages (ii) + 65, 21cm. ‘One or two’ slight marks to covers, VG: £8.00

99. 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

100. 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. Light wrinkling of front free-endpaper by inner joint; VG+ in Fine d/w. A stunning book - the ultimate for the Alpinist: £20.00

101. Durham, W.E: SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN THE ALPS 1898–1914: Fisher Unwin; 1916: 1st edition. 207 pages, 48 plates, 27cm. Small dent and very insignificant 1cm closed tear upper edge rear board; tanning to free-endpapers and frontispiece ‘tissue-guard’ and a touch minor foxing elsewhere; otherwise a Fine, very bright and clean copy. Account of the author’s extensive climbing throughout the Western Alps: £80.00

102. 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

103. Earle, J: THE SPRINGS OF ENCHANTMENT. Climbing and Exploration in Patagonia: Hodder & Stoughton; 1981: 1st edition. 191 pages, 16 plates, 4 maps, 22.5cm. Boards slightly sunned at extremities, with light ghosting on front board, two minute pinpricks on front endpaper, slightly denting a few pages; a VG+ clean copy in (dust wrapper condition – spine pleasantly sunned from dark blue to a middle shade of blue; head of spine chipped with minute loss at upper spine corners; a little marginal chipping elsewhere) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Mountaineering with Eric Shipton and others in the Darwin Range of Tierra del Fuego and Mount Burney: £10.00

104. Edwards, Amelia B: UNTRODDEN PEAKS AND UNFREQUENTED VALLEYS. A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites: Longmans, Green; 1873: 1st edition. Pages xxvi + 385, 8 engraved plates, 18 wood engravings in text and panoramic view, folding coloured map, green cloth with bevelled boards and gilt design on front, 23cm. Previous owner’s name on half-title page; spine ends and vicinity reglued, and slightly discoloured and a little uneven, small patch of fading towards lower rear corner front board; slight foxing and moderate tanning to outer fore-edges, a touch only slight foxing elsewhere, a few minute white specks on front endpapers and slight edge repair to dedication page, VG. Amelia Edward's classic tour of the Dolomites in 1872: £140.00

105. Edwards, Amelia B: A MIDSUMMER RAMBLE IN THE DOLOMITES: Routledge; 1889: 2nd UK edition. 389 pages (including xxvi prelims), 8 engraved plates, 1 panoramic view, 18 wood engravings in text, folding map, original blue cloth, with gilt lettering and silvered pictorial front cover, 23.5cm. Spine ends rubbed, but reglued; some light blotchiness on front board, and a few slight marks to covers; some tanning and slight foxing to endpapers, frontispiece slightly tanned and the tissue-guard slightly torn with some foxing; moderate tanning to outer page-edges; hence VG-. Amelia Edward's classic tour of the Dolomites in 1872. Originally published in 1873 as ‘Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys; A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites’: £30.00

106. Engel, C.E: MOUNTAINEERING IN THE ALPS. An Historical Survey: Allen & Unwin, 1971: new edition. 318 pages (13 pages bibliography), 24 plates, 24cm. VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – surface chipped bottom edge of spine and a touch to rear corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Totally revised and enlarged edition of 'A History of Mountaineering in the Alps': £10.00

107. Engel, C.E: THEY CAME TO THE HILLS: Allen & Unwin; 1952: 1st edition. 275 pages, 17 plates, 22.5cm. One or two tiny spots to fore-edges, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine chipped at ends; panels chipped at rear corners and a tad at base, with a small closed repair on upper front panel) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. Biographical studies of mainly British mountaineers; from Forbes and Tyndall … through to Mallory and Smythe: £15.00

108. Egeler, C.G. & de Booy, T: THE UNTRODDEN ANDES. Climbing Adventures in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru: Faber and Faber; 1955: 1st edition. 203 pages, 32 plates, maps and drawings in text, 22cm. A smidgen very light rubbing spine ends, tanning to free-endpapers, a VG+ bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – spine a little chipped mainly at ends, and also lacking triangular piece 1.5cm deep from head; front panel a little chipped at outer-corners; clean and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Lionel Terray (leader) with the two authors made the first ascent of Nevado Huantsán in 1952: £20.00

109. (Escarra, J.): HIMALAYAN ASSAULT. The French Himalayan Expedition 1936: Methuen; 1938: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 203, 48 gravure plates, 3 maps, 2 figures, 22cm. A hint of very slight and unobtrusive specking on spine, and one or two minuscule and very faint marks on boards; medium tanning and a tad foxing to outer page-edges, some light scattered foxing occasionally elsewhere, but mainly at front and rear; rear board and a few pages slightly bumped at upper corner; VG; no d/w. The French attempt on Gasherbrum 1 (Hidden Peak) - 8068 metres: £35.00

110. Evans, C: KANGCHENJUNGA THE UNTRODDEN PEAK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956: 1st edition. Pages xix + 187, 32 monochrome and 5 colour plates, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, original black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front board, 23cm. Light to moderate tanning and some spots of foxing to outer page-edges; outer corners of front free-endpapers a little faintly sellotape marked, but rear endpaper more so; a VG and very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – front inner flap slightly creased; tiny repair and touch minute surface chip head of spine, and tiny surface chip top-edge front panel; otherwise complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent by Joe Brown and George Band: £25.00

111. Fedden, R: ALPINE SKI TOUR. An Account of the High Level Route: Putnam, 1956: 1st edition. 93 pages, 24 plates, folding diagram, 28.5cm. Ends of spine lightly sunned, base of spine slightly damaged, but reglued; a VG and clean copy in (dust wrapper condition – minor edge repairs; some marginal surface chipping to spine, and about 1cm deficient at base; front panel a touch lightly marked and some small areas of surface chipping mainly in vicinity of corners and rear edge; rear panel slightly grubby) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The famous high level route from Chamonix to Zermatt: £20.00

112. Fellows, C: A NARRATIVE OF AN ASCENT TO THE SUMMIT OF MONT BLANC: Jarvis Books, Matlock; 1988: facsimile reprint of the 1827 1st (and only) edition. No. 3 of 100 (but actually only 90 were produced – the first 60 being hand-coloured) copies. Pages viii + 35, 12 plates (10 actual hand-coloured, including 1 certificate facsimile, 1 height table), 1 hand-coloured title-page vignette, quality paper, paper-covered boards, 31cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – light wrinkling to sides, lower rear corner rear panel slightly torn, but no loss) original plain transparent d/w. Charles Fellows and William Hawes, and nine guides made the fourteenth ascent (see A.J. Vol. 25, p.624) of Mont Blanc; via a new variation - the Corridor Route. Probably only fifty copies were published of the original edition of this most attractive Mont Blanc book - a few being hand-coloured! In fact Eugene Meckly lists only eighteen known coloured copies in his bibliography 'Mont Blanc; The Early Years'. An early numbered copy of this beautiful facsimile edition, which is extremely good value, as an original hand-coloured copy now sells for thousands of pounds: £150.00

113. Fellowes, P.F.M., et al: FIRST OVER EVEREST. The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition 1933: John Lane the Bodley Head; 1933: 1st edition. Origin blue cloth, with small blind-stamped ‘aircraft’ emblem on front board and red lettering on spine; pages xx + 279, 49 pages of plates - some double, (including the stereoscopic relief view of Mount Everest), maps and diagrams, 3-D viewing spectacles in rear pocket, 24cm. Spine evenly sunned from dark blue to grey - but red lettering perfectly legible; plus a few specks or minute black marks, and minor regluing at bottom edge of spine; boards part lightly sunned and a smidgen lightly marked on rear; internally clean, apart from light tanning and a touch of foxing to outer page-edges; otherwise VG; no d/w. Account of the first historic flight over Mount Everest on April 3, 1933, which was followed a day later by another over Kangchenjunga; together with a second flight over Everest on April 19. This well produce book also includes an account of the filming of the flight and an anaglyph plate of Mount Everest for viewing in 3-D: £30.00

114. 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: £25.00

115. Finch, G.I: THE MAKING OF A MOUNTAINEER: Arrowsmith; 1924: 1st edition. 340 pages, 56 plates, illustrations, small gilt decoration on front board, 25.5cm. A little light creasing to spine just below upper front spine corner, and gilt spine lettering lightly tarnished - but perfectly legible; light to moderate tanning to outer page-edges, and a little foxing, but mainly at top-edge, also a touch foxing internally at front and rear; a VG presentable copy. Autobiographical, and includes the author's climbs in the Alps and his involvement in the 1922 Everest Expedition: £95.00 Signed by Victoria Arrowsmith Brown*, the Managing Director of the publisher J W. Arrowsmith.

116. Finch, G.I: THE MAKING OF A MOUNTAINEER. With a Memoir by Scott Russell: J W 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. Neat signature of Victoria Arrowsmith Brown* on front free-endpaper; 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. * Victoria Arrowsmith-Brown is the Managing Director of the publisher J W Arrowsmith (who printed the original edition in 1924), and made this publication possible; see ‘Acknowledgements’ pages 1-2 in the book: £40.00

117. Firbank, T: I BOUGHT A MOUNTAIN: Harrap; December 1941: (7th) reprint. 320 pages, 22cm. Light tanning to outer page-edges, a Near Fine and bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – spine a little darkened, with a touch rubbing at ends, and tiny loss to spine corners; slight edge repair front panel, and some blotches of light foxing on rear panel; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A delightful and classic book on Snowdonia, first published August 1940, about life on a Welsh sheep farm near Capel Curig: £15.00

118. 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: £150.00 118 114 126

119. 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

120. 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: £20.00

121. Franco & Terray: AT GRIPS WITH JANNU: Gollancz, 1967: 1st edition. 192 pages, 48 plates, 5 maps, 22cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine lacking tiny piece – 2cm deep x 2 millimetres wide from upper rear spine joint, and a tad minor rubbing at ends; 2-3cm upper front panel surface chipped and creased, together with a 3cm closed repair, small repair and minor chipping at base; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first ascent of Jannu in 1962 by a strong French team. It was considered for that time, a very major achievement in the Himalayas: £30.00

122. Freshfield, D.W: BELOW THE SNOW LINE: Constable, 1923: 1st edition. Pages viii + 270, 9 maps, 23cm. Moderate foxing to outer fore-edges, and slight tanning and a touch foxing to endpapers; but a VG+ bright copy. Climbs and wanderings in the lower Alps and elsewhere; including the Maritime Alps, Corsica, Apennines, Japan and Ruwenzori: £50.00

123. 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: £10.00

124. 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: £6.00

125. 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: £15.00

126. Gervasutti, G: GERVASUTTI'S CLIMBS: Hart-Davis; 1957: 1st edition. 201 pages, 15 plates, 22cm. Moderate tanning and light foxing to fore-edges; VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine a smidgen sunned, also some scattered surface chipping to spine - mainly confined to vicinity of ends and part edges; some chipping also in vicinity of rear corners of panels; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Classic account of the Italian climber's great climbs in the Dolomites and the Mont Blanc range: £35.00

127. 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 Multi-signed by 12 with Everest connections, including Tenzing Norgay.

128. 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. Signed by Tenzing Norgay and John Hunt on "The Conquest of Mount Everest 25th Anniversary 1953-1978" sticker (87x66 millimetres) pasted onto half-title page; also signed by Peter Gillman, Audrey Salkeld and Ed Hillary (editor, picture research and forward) on title-page; and signed by Tom Hornbein, Doug Scott, Peter Habeler (and Reinhold Messner), Maria Coffey and Stephen Venables at the top of their respective chapters, and finally on the edge of the contents-page are two signatures, the top one is unverified, but the bottom one is of Erhard Loretan the phenomenal Swiss mountaineer and high altitude climber, killed in 2011; 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: £350.00 An unsigned copy.

129. 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 Near Fine d/w: £20.00

130. 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 Ornithology and wild life photography.

131. Gordon, Seton: AMID SNOWY WASTES. Wild Life on the Spitsbergen Archipelago: Cassell; 1922: 1st edition. Original pictorial covers; pages xiv + 206, 32 plates, 2 maps (I folding), 24cm. Bookplate inside front board and smallish inscription (dated 1922) on endpaper opposite; spine evenly sunned - but gilt lettering perfectly readable; front board a little stained, but mainly by a light cup stain near base, and a tad sunned; a few old stains on rear board; foxing more or less throughout, plus light tanning to outer page-edges; but overall a VG, sound and quite presentable copy. Account of the 1921 Oxford University Expedition to Spitsbergen, by the renowned naturalist, ornithologist and wildlife photographer, Seton Gordon: £40.00

132. 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

133. 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: £15.00

134. 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

135. 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

136. Griffin, A.H: INSIDE THE REAL LAKELAND: Guardian Press, Preston; 1961: 1st edition. 240 pages, 29 plates, text drawings and endpaper maps by Wainwright, 23.5cm. Slight spots of foxing to top outer-edge of pages, VG in (dust wrapper condition – repaired, a tad very minor and marginal rubbing to spine; price clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Harry Griffin writes with affection on his native Lake District. Its history; the mountains; the crags; its people and animals. A companion book to 'In Mountain Lakeland': £15.00

137. 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

138. 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: £6.00

139. Hankinson, A: CAMERA ON THE CRAGS. A portfolio of early rock climbing photographs by the Abraham Brothers: Heinemann; 1979: revised edition. Pages (vi) + 42, 96 plates, endpaper maps, 28.5cm. Previous owner’s name and date (small) upper corner front free-endpaper; virtually Fine in (dust wrapper condition – small light crease upper-edge front panel, but Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve d/w. A superb collection of early Abraham photographs covering the Lake District, Snowdonia and Scotland: £20.00

140. Hankinson, A: A CENTURY ON THE CRAGS. The story of rock climbing in the Lake District: Dent; 1988: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 225, 32 plates, map, 24cm. Fine in Near Fine complete d/w. A well-presented history of Lake District rock climbing from the 1880s to the extreme climbs of the present day: £10.00

141. Hargreaves, A: A HARD DAY'S SUMMER. Six Classic North Faces Solo: Hodder & Stoughton; 1994: 1st edition. Pages (x) + 158, 8 colour plates, diagrams, 24cm. Browning (as usual) to page-edges and margins, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Alison Hargreaves incredible solo ascent of the six classic Alpine north faces during the summer of 1993: £30.00

A rare signed first edition copy - signed by Heinrich Harrer.

142. Harrer, H: THE WHITE SPIDER. The History of the Eiger's North Face: Hart-Davis; 1959: 1st edition. 240 pages, 41 plates (1 folding, 4 colour), diagram, 23.5cm. Signed by Heinrich Harrer on title-page; covers bright, apart from sunning at lower 3 millimetres of spine and a touch at head; some light foxing to outer fore-edges, and a few light blotches to free-endpapers, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a little light surface chipping spine ends and vicinity and a touch to rear joint; sides slightly rubbed at rear corners, and a smidgen surface chipped on rear one; tiny brown blotch on front inner flap; VG and very bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The classic book on the Eiger North Face: £450.00

143. 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. A tad sunning tips of spine and small nonintrusive mark on rear board; outline of old sellotape mark (3x2cm) on both outer corners of free-endpapers, partly bleed-through to reverse sides; outer fore-edges lightly tanned; overall 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: £25.00

144. 'Hederatus’: CAMBRIDGE NIGHTCLIMBING: Chatto and Windus; 1970: 1st edition. 95 pages, 32 plates, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a little light rubbing spine ends and a smidgen elsewhere on spine; a touch light rubbing extremities of front panel; price-clipped; VG+ and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The traditional night-time secretive climbing on the buildings of Cambridge. with accounts of many new post-war exploits. Scarce: £50.00

145. Herzog, M: ANNAPURNA. Conquest of the First 8000-metre Peak (26,493 feet): Jonathan Cape; 1952: 1st edition. 288 pages, 24 plates + 4 colour, maps including 1 folding, 20.5cm. A few spots of foxing and light browning to fore-edges, otherwise a Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – spine lightly chipped mainly at ends; side panels chipped at rear corners; rear panel also surface creased close to top-edge with tiny repair; NOT price-clipped, but lacks tips of all 4 corners of flaps; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The French ascent of the first 8,000 metre peak. A most important landmark at that time - and a mountaineering classic: £25.00

146. 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: £95.00

147. :HILLARY Autograph::Signature of "E.P. Hillary" firmly written on pink card approximately 10x15cm. Fine: £30.00

148. Hillary, E: NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN. His autobiography: Hodder and Stoughton; 1975: 1st edition. 319 pages, 32 plates (8 colour), 17 maps and diagrams, 24cm. ‘One or two’ minor spots of foxing to outer page-edges, tiny damage to bottom edge of one page; otherwise a Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition slight sunning to spine; price-clipped d/w: £15.00

149. Holzel & Salkeld: THE MYSTERY OF MALLORY AND IRVINE: Cape; 1986: 1st edition. Pages xii + 322, 16 plates, endpaper maps, 24cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition price-clipped, otherwise complete; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A well-documented account of Mallory and Irvine's disappearance on Everest in 1924; together with much background material: £10.00

150. 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: £5.00

151. 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. 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 Large inscription from Eleanor Winthrop Young.

152. Hunt, J: LIFE IS MEETING: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978: 1st edition. 286 pages, 16 plates, 11 maps, 24cm. A very large inscription from Eleanor Winthrop Young (wife of Geoffrey Winthrop Young) dated 1978, pointing out that her son’s name is spelt Jocelin, not Jocelyn as Hunt wrote, on front free-endpaper; a small light stain lower outer corner rear endpaper, and less so on rear pastedown, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition slight stain showing along top-edge on reverse side only, one or two small closed edge repairs; VG and complete) 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: £60.00 Signed by expedition members George Band, Mike Westmacott and George Lowe.

153. 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: £95.00 A beautifully produced limited edition.

154. James, Mervyn; with illustrations by Rigby Graham: MOUNTAINS: Trevor Hickman, Brewhouse Press, Melton Mowbray; 1972: 1st edition. Number 190 of a Limited Edition of 200 copies. 46 pages (including 12 pages and 3 double-page colour illustrations), black and white illustrations and colour illustrated endpapers, all from line drawings and lithographs; gilt decoration front board, 25.5cm. Fine (no dust wrapper was issued). Poetry; beautifully illustrated, mainly of scenes around Wastwater and Wasdale Head, in the English Lake District: £50.00

155. 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: £20.00

156. 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: £10.00

157. 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

158. 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. Inscribed and signed ‘Best of luck’ Trevor Jones and signed Geoff Milburn on front free-endpaper; very slight yellowing to outer page-edges and slight foxing top outer-edge of pages, VG+; (no d/w was issued): £30.00

159. 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: £15.00

160. 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: £6.00

161. Kirkus, C.F: "LET'S GO CLIMBING!": Nelson; 1946 reprint: 200 pages, 15 plates (1 colour map), text illustrations, 21cm. Previous owner’s inscription on front free-endpaper; a touch of very slight rubbing to gilt on spine; VG in (dust wrapper condition – minor edge repairs; spine lacking about 0.5cm from ends, and tiny hole near centre, upper 3cm spine edges also surface rubbed, and a little scattered light rubbing elsewhere on spine; front panel lacks tiny triangular piece at head and piece 2x2cm lower rear corner, and a little marginally creased or lightly cracked; rear panel a little grubby; front inner flap price-clipped and lacking semi-circular piece 5cm x 2cm deep from edge) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Colin Kirkus's classic instructional book for young people; very modestly written by one of the greatest exponents of pre-war Welsh rock climbing: £15.00

162. 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

163. Kilgour, Wm. T: TWENTY YEARS ON BEN NEVIS. Being a Brief Account of the Life, Work, and Experiences of the Observers at the Highest Meteorological Station in the British Isles: Gardner, Paisley; (1905): 1st edition. Pages (iv) + 154 + 2-pages advertisements at front, 32 plates, map and panoramic view from Ben Nevis on one folding illustration at rear, 19cm. Spine a smidgen sunned, together with some old and tiny speckling; a little black speckling in two places on front board, and very tiny wear-hole on spine edge; endpapers browned and front paste-down a little bubbled, ‘one or two’ tiny marks; overall a VG copy of the scarce first edition. An interesting and well-illustrated period piece: £75.00

164. Kirkpatrick, W.T: ALPINE DAYS AND NIGHTS: Allen & Unwin, 1932: 1st edition in book form. 198 pages, 12 plates, 20cm. Previous owner’s small inscription corner of front free-endpaper; spots of foxing to outer fore-edges and a little tanning, and some spots or blotches of foxing occasionally elsewhere, tanning to second endpaper and last page; but a VG bright copy. Articles reprinted from the previous thirty-two years of the Alpine Journal. Predominantly of the author's climbs with R.P. Hope; thus forming a great Alpine partnership: £20.00

165. Kogan, G. & Leininger, N: THE ASCENT OF ALPAMAYO. An account of the Franco-Belgian Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca in the High Andes: Harrap, 1954: 1st edition. 134 pages, 33 plates (1 colour), maps, 20cm. Tanning to outer fore-edges and a little foxing at top-edge of pages; a little tanning to endpapers, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition repaired, a little surface chipped upper spine end and vicinity, and slightly at base; minor rubbing rear corners of panels and a touch rear edges; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. They mistakenly climbed to the north end of the summit ridge and not the true South peak (climbed in 1957). The two women Claude Kogan and Nicole Leininger were active members of the expedition: £20.00

166. Kugy, J., translated by H.E.G. Tyndale: ALPINE PILGRIMAGE: Murray; 1934: cheaper edition*. Pages xxii + 374, 21 plates, folding map, 22.5cm. Some mottled and uneven sunning to spine, but heavily so for a few millimetres at ends; moderate foxing to outer page-edges, and a touch light foxing elsewhere, otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition – moderate sunning to spine, old repair - less than 1cm deep head of spine, with some surface chipping and tiny loss; minute loss at base; two small edge repairs and one or two tiny chips on front panel; rear panel slightly marked, a little stained and moderately grubby; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. *The first edition republished in a cheaper binding. 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: £30.00

167. Kugy, J: SON OF THE MOUNTAINS. The Life of An Alpine Guide: Nelson; 1938: 1st edition. 200 pages, 9 plates, 1 map, 21cm. Occasional light and scattered foxing, light tanning and a few spots of foxing to outer fore-edges, VG; no d/w. Julius Kugy's biography of his mountain guide and lifelong friend Anton Oitzinger, of Julian Alps fame: £25.00

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: £15.00

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: £10.00

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. Lambert, Raymond & Kogan, Claude: WHITE FURY. Gaurisankar and Cho Oyu: Hurst & Blackett, 1956: 1st edition. 176 pages, 15 plates, map, 22cm. A Fine and very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition very tiny surface chip head of spine and rear spine joint; front panel a little worn at bottom edge and a touch upper rear corner; Near Fine and very bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1954 Franco-Swiss expedition to Cho Oyu - after their reconnaissance of Gaurisankar and Menlungtse: £40.00

172. Languepin, J.-J: TO KISS HIGH HEAVEN. Nanda Devi: Kimber, 1956: 1st edition. 199 pages + (8) pages advertisements, 7 plates, endpaper diagrams, 22cm. A little slight sunning base of spine; tiny ink spot fore-edges and 3 tiny and faint spots at top-edge, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine deficient at ends – lacking triangular piece 2cm high from one lower corner and slightly so at other, and lacking small pieces up to 1cm deep from upper corners; spine also patchy sunned and a little marked, but lettering unaffected apart from slight loss of publisher’s name at base, plus a 1.5cm round mark near centre; a hint of slight grubbiness to rear panel and a tiny edge repair; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1951 French Expedition aimed to traverse the connecting ridge between Nanda Devi and Nanda Devi East; but whilst one team climbed the lower Eastern Peak, another team (Vignes and Duplat) tragically disappeared attempting the main peak. Scarce: £60.00

173. Larden, W: RECOLLECTIONS OF AN OLD MOUNTAINEER: Arnold; 1910: 1st edition. Pages xv + 320, 17 plates, 23cm. Minor dent on spine; lightish tanning endpapers and frontispiece ‘tissue-guard’, moderate foxing and tanning to outer page-edges, and a very slight touch of foxing in ‘one or two’ places; overall a Near Fine bright and attractive copy. The author’s memories of twenty-six seasons climbing and wandering in the Alps - mainly in France and Switzerland: £75.00

174. Le Blond, Mrs. Aubrey: MOUNTAINEERING IN THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: Fisher Unwin; 1908: 1st edition. Pages xii + 304 + (4) pages advertisements, 64 plates, folding general map, illustrated front cover, top-edge gilt, 22.5cm. Spine faded from olive green to brown, but darker at upper spine tip and lower spine near base, tips of spine lightly reglued; gilt lettering on spine rubbed to various degrees, the title being perfectly readable, the author’s lettering a little indistinct, and the publisher’s lettering at base obliterated; rear board a little slightly stained and slightly age marked, with a very minor surface crack; front board showing a touch of faint staining at lower corners; tanning and some foxing to outer fore-edges, a little surface rubbing on front free-endpaper and the occasional light thumb mark; hence a G sound copy. A rare and significant book on Norwegian mountaineering; with many first ascents recorded in the Arctic regions of the Lyngen Peninsula: £195.00 Inscribed by the author.

175. (Le Blond, Mrs. Aubrey); Mrs. Main: MY HOME IN THE ALPS: Sampson Low & Marston, 1892: 1st edition. Pages viii + 131 + 32 pages advertisements, decorated front board, 19cm. Inscribed "Mrs. Bovill. With good wishes from the Author. Feb. 21st 1892" on half-title-page; spine a little lightly marked, and some minuscule spotting on boards; a few blotches of foxing to endpapers, and 32 pages of adverts at rear browned; VG. Articles mostly previously published in the St. Moritz Post (later Alpine Post); on guides, glaciers, chamois, mountains … and life evolving around her home in Switzerland: £140.00

176. 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. Spine slightly sunned - but lettering bright, together with ‘one or two’ very tiny marks; light tanning and moderate foxing to outer page-edges, and a touch very slight foxing at front and rear, VG; no d/w. 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: £20.00

177. 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: £35.00

178. Longstaff, T: THIS MY VOYAGE: Murray, 1950: 1st edition. Pages (xi) + 324, 23 plates, 15 maps, 23cm. A tad very minor mark on spine, medium foxing to outer page-edges, VG; no d/w: £10.00

179. Lowe, G: BECAUSE IT IS THERE: Cassell; 1959: 1st edition. Pages viii + 216, 32 plates, 6 maps and diagrams, 22cm. Previous owner’s inscription on front free-endpaper; boards spotted, especially on rear; medium foxing to outer page-edges; VG in (dust wrapper condition – title lettering sunned from red to yellow, a little light marginal chipping, and name on inner front flap; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. New Zealander George Lowe memoirs - mainly Antarctica; but includes his account (as member) of the first ascent of Everest: £15.00 Inscribed and signed by the author.

180. Lunn. A: SWITZERLAND IN ENGLISH PROSE AND POETRY: The New Alpine Library. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947: 1st edition. Pages xxviii + 262, 17 plates (1 colour), 22cm. Small inscription, and signed with Arnold Lunn’s best wishes on front free-endpaper; spine sunned for about 1cm at ends; free-endpapers partly tanned, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine deficient at ends – lacking about 1cm at head and triangular piece 2cm deep at base, and a touch minor edge rubbing; rear panel a tad marked; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An anthology of Alpine literature, linking the old with the new: £25.00

181. 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

182. Maraini, F: SECRET TIBET: Hutchinson; 1952: 1st edition. 251 pages, 61 black and white plates, map, 24.5cm. Previous owner’s inscription on front free-endpaper; lightish and scattered foxing to outer page-edges, ‘one or two’ tiny spots to page margins; a VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition lacks irregular piece up to 1cm deep from head of spine, chipped at bottom edge, and ‘one or two’ chipped specks elsewhere on spine; marginal repair front panel, and some browning and minor stain rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A well-illustrated account of the Italian explorer Giuseppe Tucci's second journey to Lhasa in 1948: £25.00

183. Mariner, W: MOUNTAIN RESCUE TECHNIQUES: 'Austrian Alpine Club', Innsbruck/The Mountaineers, Seattle; 1963: 1st English language edition. Paperback, 200 pages, many drawings in text, 20.5cm. A little minor rubbing tips of spine, a little very slight spotting upper front cover; VG. Somewhat dated by modern standards, but nevertheless for its time an important and widely read instruction manual – a classic period piece: £10.00

184. Markham, Captain A.H: NORTHWARD HO! Including a Narrative of Captain Phipps’s Expedition. By a Midshipman: Macmillan; 1879: 1st edition. Full-leather binding of the period; raised bands, gilt decoration and red title-label on spine; gilt school crest on front board; marbled page-edges and endpapers; pages xlvii + 347, frontispiece ‘View in Baffin Bay’, 16 illustrations in text, Circumpolar map, 18.5cm. Prize label, dated 1881 inside front board; spine and gilt, and boards surface rubbed – but not badly, spine reglued at ends and tad deficient at head, and also lacking from head a surface piece, 7 millimetres deep x 1.5cm - leaving a dark brown underlay (contrasting against light leather), at that point; a little foxing internally at ends; a Good sound and fairly presentable copy. A history of Arctic exploration, and enhanced with an extensive index: £95.00

185. 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: £250.00

186. Mazeaud. P: NAKED BEFORE THE MOUNTAIN: Gollancz; 1974: 1st edition. 256 pages, 24 plates, 22cm. Clean ex library in original binding; library bookplate inside front board, label on rear endpaper, and rubber stamp marks (including SOLD stamp) on title-page; small sellotape mark along leading-edge of front board, VG in (dust wrapper condition spine background mostly sunned from yellow to cream – but lettering unaffected, plus very faint water stain 2cm deep at base slightly expanding onto sides; some vertical wrinkling on sides by spine; otherwise clean and complete) d/w. 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: £15.00

187. 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: £6.00

188. 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

189. 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

190. Messner, R: SOLO NANGA PARBAT: Kaye & Ward; 1980: 1st edition. 279 pages, including 48 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps and diagrams, 24cm. Near Fine in Fine d/w. Reinhold Messner's impressive solo of a new route on the Diamir Face in 1978: £25.00

191. 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

192. McDonald, B. & Amatt, J., edited by: VOICES FROM THE SUMMIT. The World’s Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing: Adventure Press/National Geographic, Washing ton, D.C./in association with The Banff Centre for Mountain Culture; 2000: 1st edition. 256 pages, black and white photographs, 31cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition vertical crease on front flap, otherwise Fine) d/w. A collection of essays to celebrate twenty-five years of the Banff Mountain Film Festival; with contributions by thirty-two of the great mountaineers from the last half century: £15.00

193. 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

194. 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. Number 400 of a special signed edition of 500 copies; signed by George Band, Chris Bonington, Joe Brown and John Hunt; Near 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).

195. 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: £35.00

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: £20.00

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 condition Fine, 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: £20.00 Signed copy.

199. Moffat, Gwen: ON MY HOME GROUND: Hodder & Stoughton; 1968: 1st edition. 256 pages, 15 plates, 22.5cm. Signed by Gwen Moffat on title-page; plus small handwritten errata slip in the author’s hand, loose at front; a touch very light tanning to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – light edge rubbing on front panel; white spine and rear panel lightly grubby; but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Gwen Moffat's second autobiography: £95.00 Signed copy.

200. Moffat, Gwen: TWO STAR RED. A Book about R.A.F. Mountain Rescue: Hodder and Stoughton; 1964: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 206, 16 plates, 8 sketch maps, 21cm. Signed by Gwen Moffat on title-page; plus small handwritten errata slip in the author’s hand, loose at front; virtually all of previous owner’s inscription sometime erased from upper part of front-endpaper; very light tanning to outer page-edges, a touch very minor darkening base of spine, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine very slightly marked in centre, repaired at ends, a little surface chipping mainly at head, rubbed at edges and a smidgen edge loss at extremities; panels a touch marginally and slightly chipped; otherwise complete and quite bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Gwen Moffat’s most sought after book: £120.00 Signed copy.

201. Moffat, Gwen: SPACE BELOW MY FEET: Hodder & Stoughton; 1961: 1st edition. 286 pages, 7 plates, 21cm. Signed by Gwen Moffat on title-page; lightish tanning and some moderate foxing to outer page-edges, VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – a little surface chipped extremities of spine and 1cm front spine joint; minor chipping rear corners front panel; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Gwen Moffat's enthralling first autobiography - she was a leading climber and guide and is now a successful writer: £95.00

202. Moffat, Gwen: SPACE BELOW MY FEET: Hodder & Stoughton; 1961: 1st edition. 286 pages, 7 plates, 21cm. Small lean to spine; previous owner’s name corner of front free-endpaper, and a small faint mark opposite by joint; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – old marginal repairs; top 0.5cm of spine sometime restored and slightly lighter in colour; reddish colour of lower quarter of spine very slightly sunned; rear panel a little marked; but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £35.00

203. 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

204. Moore, A.W: THE ALPS IN 1864. A PRIVATE JOURNAL: David Douglas, Edinburgh; 1902: 1st Public edition. Olive green cloth, pages xxxv, 444; 22 plates, illustrations, 10 maps, top edge gilt, 26cm. Top 2cm of spine renewed with plain brown cloth (slightly darker then the rest of the spine); the remainder of spine is browned, surface rubbed on edges and base with a little regluing; some rubbing also to spine surface and gilt lettering, which is very faint; boards also a little marginally rubbed, with several small light splashes on front board; outer fore-edges tanned and foxed, clean internally, apart from some tanning to endpapers and the occasional slight marginal mark; a Good sound copy. This impressive and substantial first public edition of A.W. Moore's monumental Alpine work was edited by A.B.W. Kennedy, and contains extracts from his unpublished diaries and material of his itineraries up to 1872: £140.00

Signed by the author (later as Jan Morris), and 7 members of the 1953 Everest team.

205. Morris, James: CORONATION EVEREST: Faber and Faber; 1958: 1st edition. 146 pages, 8 black and white plates, 3 sketch maps, 22.5cm. Signed by the author (later as Jan Morris), John Hunt, Ed Hillary, Michael Ward, Charles Wylie, George Band, George Lowe and Alfred Gregory on half-title page; very minor shelf wear, a touch very slight page-edge tanning, VG in (dust wrapper condition – surface rubbing extremities of spine - mainly at ends and part of joints, and a little rubbing rear upper corner front panel; VG and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Lively account of the first ascent of Everest told by James Morris, the Special Times Correspondent. Later as Jan Morris, she became a very successful and highly respected author and travel writer: £500.00 205 205

206. :Mount Everest ‘Press’ Photograph, "BRITISH EXPEDITION READY TO TACKLE EVEREST": May 14th 1953: A London Fleet Street ‘press’ photograph of Everest and Lhotse, in black and white (15 cm high x 20.5cm), stamped ‘P.A.-Reuter’ on reverse, plus tipped-on text; one corner creased and slightly chipped, the other corners slightly creased, one or two faint marks, but VG. The message reads "BRITISH EXPEDITION READY TO TACKLE EVEREST May 14th 1953 …………….Last message from the British Everest Expedition stated that members were assembled at the main base on the Khumbu Glacier ………………………….. This picture shows the route taken by the Swiss climbers last year……………..from a scale model created by Cockade Ltd., London model makers": £20.00

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.

207. :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

208. :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

209. :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: £10.00

210. :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

211. :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: £10.00

212. :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: £10.00

213. :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: £10.00

214. :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: £10.00

215. Mummery, A.F: MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS: Fisher Unwin; 1895: 3rd edition. Original beige cloth binding (wide page margins) with two leather and gilt spine labels; pages xii + 360, 11 plates (mostly photogravures but 2 colour lithograph plates from drawings by Mr. Pennell), illustrations in text, top edge gilt, 27cm. Previous owner’s name and date (1919) on front free-endpaper; some grubbiness and age-marking, and some darkening to spine, with a little light marginal surface rubbing; 2 spine leather labels sound and lacking a few tiny pieces from edges, but not affecting the gilt lettering which is very slightly rubbed, but complete and perfectly readable; some age-marks and a little grubbiness to boards, but mostly rear one; outer fore-edges tanned and a little light foxing mainly at front, otherwise internally clean; hence a Good sound copy of Mummery's classic climbing book, that includes his great Alpine climbs: £60.00

216. 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. Fine in Fine d/w. 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

217. Murray, W.H: THE SCOTTISH HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION: Dent; 1951: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 282, 36 plates (4 colour), 11 maps in text, endpaper maps, 22cm. Light tanning outer fore-edges, text block a little concave, VG; no d/w. A small expedition to the Garhwal Himalaya with Tom Weir, Douglas Scott and Tom MacKinnon. They climbed five mountains, including making the first ascent of Uja Tirche and forcing the Girthi Gorge: £15.00

218. Murray, W.H: THE STORY OF EVEREST. 1921-1952: Dent; 1953: 1st edition. Pages x + 193, 24 plates, 14 maps and diagrams, 22cm. Previous owner’s name and date centre of front free-endpaper; a Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – minor chipping spine ends; small very faint unobtrusive stain on front panel; VG+) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. History of Everest, preceding the first ascent - from 1921 to 1952: £25.00

219. :NAIMONA’NYI 1985. China-Japan Joint Friendship Expedition to Mt. Naimona’nyi: Mainichi Newspaper Hitotsubashi, Japan; 1986: 1st edition. 223 pages, including numerous colour plates (a few folding), maps and other illustrations, 26cm. Fine in Fine d/w. Chinese and Japanese mountaineering and academic research expedition: £40.00

220. 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: £25.00

221. Nichols, S.H: MONTE ROSA THE EPIC OF AN ALP: Belford, Clarke, New York and Chicago; 1886: 2nd edition - much revised: 134 pages, engraved plates (including one of the Weisshorn by Edward Whymper), and a few in text, 22cm. NEW light brown cloth binding, with original cloth (very slightly age-marked) relaid onto front (illustrated) and rear boards, and spine strip (some deficiency, heavyily tanned and with the lettering and decoration completely obliterated) relaid onto spine; tanning to outer page-edges; now soundly restored. Poetry - includes rewriting the Matterhorn tragedy, an ascent of Monte Rosa, and delves deep into nature: £20.00

222. 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 top outer-edge of pages, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition faint line mark upper spine, and a tad slightly chipped on rear panel; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £20.00

223. 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: £10.00

224. Oliver, W.D: CRAGS AND CRATERS. Rambles in the Island of Réunion: Longman, Green; 1896: 1st edition. Green cloth, pages xiv + 213, frontispiece, 8 plates and illustrations in text, folding map, top-edge gilt, 19.5cm. One or two minor marks to covers, light to moderate foxing to outer fore-edges and elsewhere, but mainly reverse of frontispiece and front endpapers; a VG+ sound copy. A good general guide to the Island of Réunion; includes walking, some scrambling and an ascent of the Salazes, etc: £45.00

225. 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: £40.00 Inscribed and signed by the author.

226. Pallis, M: PEAKS AND LAMAS: Cassell; 1939: 1st edition. Pages xx + 428, 72 plates (1 colour), 3 maps, 24cm. Inscribed and signed from the author "All good wishes from Marco Pallis. London March 18th 1958" on half-title page; spine ends, corners and vicinity heavily reglued (slightly darkened in one spot), but less so to rear spine joint and rear corners of boards; a few slight marks to boards; medium foxing and tanning to outer page-edges; hence G+ ; no d/w. Expeditions to the Ganges and Satlej in 1933; Sikkim and Ladak in 1936; and a study of Tibetan culture and Buddhism. Includes a chapter on Central Satopant'h by Colin Kirkus: £35.00

227. Palmer, W.T: ODD CORNERS IN ENGLISH LAKELAND. Rambles, Scrambles, Climbs and Sport: Skeffington; 1913: 1st edition. 186 pages, 15 plates, 19cm. Spine evenly sunned from green to light green, and a little unobtrusive spotting on lower half; some tanning to free-endpapers and a touch foxing to outer-page edges; a VG+ presentable copy. By the editor of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal, and includes a chapter on "The Evolution of a Rock-climber": £15.00

228. Palmer, W.T: THE COMPLETE HILL WALKER ROCK CLIMBER & CAVE EXPLORER: Pitman; 1934: 1st edition. Pages xi + 219 + 32 pages advertisements, frontispiece, 29 illustrations (mostly photographs), 22cm. A Near Fine bright copy; no d/w. A wealth of information for the period, and suggested itineraries for the enthusiast: £10.00

229. Parker, A: ALPHA MALES. The Story of The Alpha Mountaineering Club: Fastprint Publishing, Peterborough; 2010: 1st edition. Paperback, pages xvi + 274, black and white, and colour photographs, 23.5cm. Personal inscription dated 8/2/2011 and signed by Al Parker on title-page; rear corners a tad rubbed, Near Fine. Founded in 1956, the famous Alpha Mountaineering Club soon became the main climbing force of the day: £30.00

230. Parker, H: THE CLIMBING CHRONICLES. A young climber exploring the mountains of Wales, the Lake District and Scotland in the 1940s: Bâton Wicks; Sheffield; 2015: 1st edition. Paperback, 104 pages, black and white illustrations in text, 20cm. Fine. Harry Parker’s diaries give an interesting glimpse into walking and climbing during the 1940s: £8.00

231. Pascoe, J: GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAINEERING: Bailey Bros. & Swinfen; 1958: 1st UK edition. 199 pages, 16 plates, maps, 22cm. Very light tanning to outer page-edges, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – some old repairs upper and lower edges on reverse side; spine a little lightly grubby, and small mark about 2cm deep on upper and lower rear spine joint – but mostly evident on spine edge of rear panel; about VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. John Pascoe's history, commencing with Mount Cook, gives a very good insight into New Zealand mountaineering: £20.00

232. Paterson, M: MOUNTAINEERING BELOW THE SNOW-LINE. The Solitary Pedestrian in Snowdonia and elsewhere: George Redway; 1886: 1st edition. Pages (iv) + 307, 4 etchings by Mackaness, small gilt emblem on front board, 18cm. Spine discoloured and patchy, also moderately sunned and lightly rubbed, with tiny closed nick at head; some patchy and light discolouring to boards; internally a few pages slightly frayed, a little proud and a touch lose in one or two places; hence G only. Hill-walking in North Wales, the Lake District and Norway. One of the four delightful etchings is of the famous ‘Adam and Eve’ monoliths crowning Tryfan: £25.00

233. Patey, T: ONE MAN'S MOUNTAINS. Essays and Verses: Gollancz; 1971: 1st edition. 288 pages, 23 plates, 3 diagrams, 22cm. Light to moderate tanning and foxing to outer page-edges, and slight foxing at front and rear; upper rear corners of boards a little bumped and very slightly touching a few pages mainly at rear; VG in (dust wrapper condition – minor rubbing base of spine; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The writings of the legendary Scottish climber and humourist Doctor Tom Patey: £20.00

234. 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

235. 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. Signed by the author on title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine background bright, but lettering evenly sunned but perfectly readable; price-clipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. 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: £40.00

236. 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

237. Pierre, B: A MOUNTAIN CALLED NUN KUN: Hodder and Stoughton, 1955: 1st edition. 189 pages, 16 plates, maps and diagrams, 21cm. Two very small sellotape marks on both boards, and a touch inside front board; medium foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – two small sellotape marks on both panels, and one slightly larger one on both inner flaps; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The French first ascent of Nun Kun in Kashmir. Claude Kogan secured a new women's height record by also reaching the summit (23,410 feet): £10.00

238. 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: £15.00

239. Pilley, D: CLIMBING DAYS: Bell; 1935: 1st edition. Pages xiii, 352, 64 plates, 22cm. Spine sunned - but lettering unaffected; spine also surface rubbed for a few millimetres at head, and less so at base and edges; boards mottled especially rear and a little rubbed at edges; some spots of foxing and faint tanning to outer page-edges; otherwise VG; no d/w. Dorothy Pilley's classic account of her many climbs in Britain and abroad: £20.00

240. Plunket, Hon. Frederica: HERE AND THERE AMONG THE ALPS: Longmans, Green; 1875: 1st edition. Original maroon cloth, gilt lettering and decorated with a gilt vignette on front board, bevelled edges; pages (viii) + 195 pages, title-page vignette, 19.5cm. A touch minor shelf rubbing at base of boards, and a tad regluing tips of spine; a little old and quite minor staining to boards; a few tiny spots of foxing to inner endpapers; a VG, sound and presentable copy, and rare. Account of Frederica Plunket's Alpine tour and mountain wanderings. She encouraged women to be more adventurous beyond their usual easy walks, then expected of them: £150.00

241. 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

242. 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

Paul Nunn’s copy.

243. Poucher, W.A: THE MAGIC OF SKYE: Chapman & Hall; 1949: 1st edition. 223 pages, 148 photographs, endpaper maps, 28.5cm. Inscribed P.A. Nunn 4 August 1959 neatly on reverse of front endpaper, a Fine copy in (dust wrapper condition – 3 short closed edge repairs, very minor rubbing tips of spine, but a very nice complete copy) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Arguably the author's best and most famous book: £65.00

244. 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

245. 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. The bold and brilliant climbs of dedicated and imaginative climber Paul Pritchard. Winner of the 1997 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £10.00

246. 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: £8.00

247. 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: £7.00

248. 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: £8.00

249. Pye, D: GEORGE LEIGH MALLORY. A Memoir: Oxford University Press; 1927: 1st edition. Pages (xii) + 184, 6 plates, 21cm. Bookplate of William Hamilton Drummond inside front board; medium tanning and minor rubbing to paper spine label, but, spare label tipped-in at rear; some light mottling to rear board; medium foxing to outer fore-edges and a slight touch to endpapers; a VG presentable copy; no dust wrapper. Personal memoirs written by one of Mallory's friends: £60.00

250. Ramsay, A.C: THE OLD GLACIERS OF SWITZERLAND AND NORTH WALES: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts; 1860: (first published in this form). Pages (viii) + 116 + 4 pages advertisements, 8 engraved plates, text engravings, folding map of Snowdonia, 18cm. Spine age-stained and discoloured, worn especially at ends with some regluing, and gilt lettering completely illegible; part staining to boards; small library ‘blind stamp’ of W H Smith corner of front free-endpaper (no other library stamps); front inner-hinge chipped and partly torn, rear inner-hinge crudely repaired with masking tape; a little faint staining top outer margin of pages; hence a Poor copy. First appeared in "Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers": £10.00

251. Rey, G: THE MATTERHORN: Fisher Unwin, 1913: 3rd impression. 336 pages, 35 plates (24 drawings by Edoardo Rubino, 11 photographs), 13 pen and ink drawings in text, original green cloth, 27cm. Spine evenly and pleasantly medium sunned, with the gilt lettering quite bright, one or two very minor marks to boards, and front rear lower corner a touch bumped; moderate tanning and some foxing to outer page-edges, and some occasional slight foxing elsewhere; a VG and presentable copy. Guido Rey's classic history of the Matterhorn, which includes chapters on the Zmutt and Furggen ridges. Translated from the Italian: £45.00

252. Rey, G: THE MATTERHORN: Blackwell, Oxford; 1946: edition. Pages x + 278, 36 plates (1 colour frontispiece), sketch map, 21.5cm. Gilt lettering on spine partly darkened; very light tanning outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – medium grubbiness and a few light marks to white spine, spine also lacking 1cm from head and a touch at base; a touch light foxing rear panel; large price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Revised edition with two additional chapters by R.L.G. Irving: £15.00

253. Roberts, D: THE MOUNTAIN OF MY FEAR: Souvenir Press; 1969: 1st U.K. edition. 157 pages, 16 plates, 4 maps, 22cm. Slight remnants of old sellotape markings on both free-endpapers, comprising a thin vertical line, and short horizonal line at base, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition old repairs on reverse side at top and bottom edges; spine slightly grubby and lightly stained at ends; sides a little rubbed at extremities, and rear panel a little stained at upper and lower edges; G) 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: £15.00

Dinner menu signed by Ed Hillary, Rebecca Stephens, George Lowe and George Band.

254. The Rotary Club of Castle Donington: EVEREST CELEBRATION DINNER MENU: Friday 29th May 1998: Card covers approximately 30x10cm, with paper insert. Signed by Ed Hillary, Rebecca Stephens, George Lowe and George Band on front cover; previous guest’s name at base, Fine. Dinner to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 and the Coronation of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II: £60.00

255. 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 condition spine 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: £20.00

256. Rowell, G: IN THE THRONE ROOM OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS: Sierra Club, San Francisco; 1977: 1st edition. Pages x + 326; 48 colour plates, many black and white photographs or other illustrations, 28cm. Previous owner’s name and date by upper-edge half-title page; spine a touch very slightly sunned, and again a touch very slightly rubbed at ends; VG+ in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1975 unsuccessful American attempt on K2. A well produced Sierra Club production: £25.00

257. 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. Minute piece cut from lower rear corner of front free-endpaper and next page; moderate foxing to outer page-edges, and a little marginal foxing before plates at rear; a smallish area of very faint (fairly unobtrusive) discolouring to spine; VG+; no d/w. The 1936 unsuccessful British expedition; which included amongst its twelve members Smythe, Shipton and Wyn Harris: £40.00

258. 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+ 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: £40.00

259. 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 condition Fine, 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

260. Salkeld, A., general editor: WORLD MOUNTAINEERING: Beazley; 1998: 1st edition. 304 pages, many black and white and colour photographs, colour maps, 30cm. Fine in Fine 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. Published @ £35.00: £10.00

261. 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: £8.00

262. 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: £10.00

263. Scott, D. & MacIntyre, A: THE SHISHAPANGMA EXPEDITION: Granada; 1984: 1st edition. 322 pages, black and white photographs, maps, 24cm. Moderate tanning and a smidgen foxing to outer page-edges; VG in (dust wrapper condition – light sunning to spine and upper 2cm rear panel; complete) 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 Scottish Mountaineering Club District Guides.

264. 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

265. 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

266. 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

267. 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

268. 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

269. 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.

270. :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: £8.00

271. :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 ***********************************************************************************************

272. Shipton, E., introduced by Jim Perrin: ERIC SHIPTON. The Six Mountain-Travel Books: Diadem; 1985: 800 pages, 48 plates and other illustrations, maps, 24cm. Previous owner’s inscription neatly written on front free-endpaper, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Omnibus edition - Nanda Devi; Blank on the Map; Upon That Mountain; Mountains of Tartary; The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951 and Land of Tempest: £20.00 A reading copy of a most desirable and rare 1930s exploration book.

273. Shipton, E: BLANK ON THE MAP: Hodder & Stoughton; 1938: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 299, 36 plates, 2 (of 3) maps, text drawings by Bip Pares, 22cm. Ex library copy in library binding, no rubber stamp marks and lacks large colour folding map from rear; covers worn and almost detached; internally some marks and a little loose, outer page-edges browned and foxed. Suitable as a reading copy or for rebinding, but noting the page-margins are slightly reduced in size and of course it lacks the map. A most desirable and rare 1930s exploration book. Exploration with Auden, Spender and Tilman in the unexplored Shaksgam region of the Karakoram: £20.00

274. 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. Spine very lightly vertically creased, rear lower corner front board a little bumped, and lower edge rear board slightly rubbed; cloth on boards also slightly marked; medium foxing and tanning to outer page-edges, and a touch tanning to endpapers, a few pages a smidgen creased at corner; overall a VG bright copy; no d/w. Shipton and Tilman entered the Rishi Gorge and reached the Nanda Devi Sanctuary: £40.00

275. Shipton, E: THE MOUNT EVEREST RECONNAISSANCE EXPEDITION 1951: Hodder and Stoughton; 1952: 1st edition. 128 pages, 92 photographs, illustrations, maps, 27cm. Some sunning to cloth, corresponding mainly with the small missing dust wrapper pieces; free-endpapers partly tanned; overall a VG clean and presentable copy in (dust wrapper condition lacks piece 1-2cm deep from head of spine, just touching rear panel but extending onto front panel for about 3 square centimetres, also lacks ragged piece up to 1cm deep at base of spine, plus a few light specks of surface chipping; panels a little foxed and tanned towards head, rubbed at rear-edge and slightly deficient at rear corners; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The expedition climbed above the Khumbu Ice-fall and confirmed the feasibility of a route to the South Col: £25.00

276. 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: £10.00

277. 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: £10.00

An impressive Swiss panorama.

278. Simon, S., gezeichnet und graviert von: RUNDSICHT DER SCHYNIGEN PLATTE: Kümmerly & Frey, Bern; 1892: Colour lithograph 210 x 19cm, folded into thin card illustrated covers, 19x12cm. Minor rubbing to thin spine, light corner crease, and two tiny marks on rear, VG. An impressive ‘round view’ panorama (over 6-foot long), taken from the Schynigen Platte viewpoint in the Swiss Bernese Oberland; drawn and engraved by S. Simon: £40.00

279. 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: £20.00

280. Slesser, M: THE ANDES ARE PRICKLY: Gollancz; 1966: 1st edition. 254 pages, 29 plates, 4 maps, 22cm. Some light to moderate foxing and tanning to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition a hint of very light foxing to white spine and rear panel; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Account of climbing and travelling in Peru - the 1964 Scottish Andean Expedition: £20.00 280 307 281

281. 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’: £20.00

282. Smith, J.A: MOUNTAIN HOLIDAYS: Dent; 1946: reprint. Pages (xii) + 194, 32 plates, 2 maps, 22cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine lacks 3 millimetres from head and a little rubbed at base and edges; creased at corner of front inner flap) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Janet Adam Smith's enthralling recollections of mountaineering days spent in the Alps before the last war: £10.00

283. Smith, Roly, edited by: KINDER SCOUT. Portrait of a Mountain: Derbyshire County Council, Matlock; 2002: 1st edition. Flapped paperback, 142 pages, illustrated mainly with colour photographs, folding maps inside covers, 21cm. VG+. Comprehensive portrayal of Kinder Scout in the Peak District National Park; with special reference to the Mass Trespass of 1932: £6.00

284. Smith, R.S.D., edited by: MALVERN COLLEGE KASHMIR EXPEDITION 1982: Privately published Malvern College; c.1982: Limited edition No. 226/300 (pencilled top margin of title-page); large format paperback, thin card covers, stapled with cloth wraparound spine; 195 pages, including 7 pages of black and white plates; maps, diagrams and drawings in text, 30cm. VG+. Report on the fieldwork and mountaineering carried out by members of the Malvern College Kashmir Expedition during the summer of 1982, comprising teachers and boys aged 16 to 18. The highlight of the mountaineering team was an ascent of Middle Peak and Triangulation Peak on Haramukh. The patrons were Dr. David Bellamy and the late Peter Boardman: £30.00

285. Smith, W.P. Haskett: CLIMBING IN THE BRITISH ISLES. 1.-ENGLAND: Longmans, Green; 1894: 1st edition. Pages xii, 162 + 2 pages advertisements; 23 illustrations by Ellis Carr, 5 plans, 16cm. Two previous owners’ inscriptions on reverse of front endpaper and name opposite, rubber stamp mark of N Sheldon, Manchester on title-page, and a large amount of pencil notes in margins, more or less throughout, together with a pencil sketch of a crag on rear endpaper; spine rather faded with gilt lettering indistinct, also slightly marked and a little surface rubbed near ends; some age-marks to boards and lightly rubbed at edges, cloth on front board slightly wrinkled; a touch loose internally; Good. The first British climbing guide book: £40.00

286. 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. Pencil annotations to bookplate inside front board, and 3 small pencil marginal annotations elsewhere; spine slightly and pleasantly sunned, boards a little age-marked; but a VG presentable copy. The second British climbing guide book in the series. Volume III (Scotland) was never produced: £50.00

287. Smith, W.P. Haskett & Hart, H.C. (Ireland): CLIMBING IN THE BRITISH ISLES: Ernest Press; 1986: facsimile edition. Pages xii + 162; viii + 196, attractive red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt/black lettering and decoration on front board, 16cm. A Fine and very bright copy; NO dust wrapper was issued. Facsimile edition of Haskett Smith’s two famous climbing guides (comprising England 1894 and Wales and Ireland 1895), containing the original drawings and maps, plus a portrait frontispiece of the author and photo of his 1936 Jubilee ascent of Napes Needle: £30.00

288. 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: £10.00

289. 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: £6.00

290. Smythe, F.S: CAMP SIX. An Account of the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition: Hodder and Stoughton; 1937: 1st edition. Pages xii + 307, 36 plates, 23cm. A touch of very slight surface rubbing to spine ends and corners, rear board a smidgen bowed; light foxing and light tanning to outer page-edges; two small rust? marks on front free-endpaper by spine joint; bright and VG; no d/w. A well-written personal account. On the second assault Smythe made a solo bid for the summit, after Shipton had returned to Camp Six unwell: £40.00

291. Smythe, F.S: EDWARD WHYMPER: Hodder & Stoughton; 1940: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 330, 24 plates, 3 illustrations in text (facsimile hand-writing), 3 maps (2 folding), 23cm. Front board a tad slightly bowed; medium tanning and some spots of foxing to outer page-edges, light tanning to front endpapers and a little light to moderate foxing for a few pages at front; heavy tanning on rear endpapers, and foxing in vicinity (not on) maps at rear; a VG and very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition repaired; spine darkened, ‘one or two’ tiny specks, some marginal rubbing, and a little deficient at ends – lacking 5 millimetres maximum, or less from spine ends; front panel slightly marked, lightly foxed, and lacks ragged piece 5x3cm from lower rear corner; a few tiny marks on rear panel; price cut from flap) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Smythe’s important biography of the most famous of early mountaineers, Edward Whymper: £90.00

292. 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: £10.00

293. Smythe, F.S: MOUNTAINEERING HOLIDAY: Hodder & Stoughton; 1940: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 229, 24 plates, 1 map, 23cm. Previous owner’s pencil inscription (dated 1941) on front free-endpaper + card; a touch very slight darkening to spine; some foxing and light tanning to outer page-edges, and light tanning to endpapers; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition repaired; spine darkened with some rubbing, and a little deficient at ends - lacking 0.5cm or thereabouts from head of spine and vicinity, and slight loss at base; spotting of foxing to side panels and flaps – tiny mark front panel and slight loss rear corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Account of a short but very productive climbing holiday in the Dauphiné and Mont Blanc during 1939 - just prior to the outbreak of war: £25.00

294. Smythe, F.S: OVER TYROLESE HILLS: Hodder & Stoughton; 1936: 1st edition. Pages xv, 292, 36 plates, map, pictorial front board, 23cm. Lacks front free-endpaper; very slight lean to spine, medium foxing and light tanning to outer pages-edges, and some moderate foxing elsewhere but mainly to endpapers; a VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition medium tanning to spine and some light tanning and a few slight brown spots to panels; VG and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Mountaineering in the Austrian Alps: £20.00

295. 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

296. 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: £25.00

297. 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

298. 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

299. Stainforth, G: THE CUILLIN. Great Mountain Ridge of Skye: Constable; 1998: reprint. 176 pages, many superb colour photographs, map diagram, 30cm. Some thumbing to black front free-endpaper, a smidgen foxing first page, and tiny mark outer fore-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – a touch very slight sunning upper edge front panel; Near Fine) d/w. Gordon Stainforth’s stunning photographic book on the Cuillin of Skye: £15.00

300. Stainforth, G: THE PEAK. Past and Present: Constable; 1998: 1st edition. 224 pages, many superb colour photographs, map, 30cm. Fine in Fine d/w: £15.00

301. 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: £6.00

302. 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): £6.00

303. Styles, S: MALLORY OF EVEREST: Hamilton; 1967: 1st edition. 157 pages, 12 plates, sketch maps, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper condition – front inner flap lightly creased and price-clipped, otherwise Fine) d/w. Mallory and his three assaults on Everest: £15.00

304. Styles, S: ON TOP OF THE WORLD. An Illustrated History of Mountaineering and Mountains: Hamilton; 1967: 1st edition. Pages xx + 278, 32 colour plates, numerous photographs, 12 diagrams, 26cm. Minor sunning base of spine; Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – medium tanning to spine and price clipped, otherwise Fine) d/w. A hundred years of world-wide mountaineering history. A well-produced and substantial volume: £15.00

305. 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

306. 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

307. Sutton, G., & Noyce, W. , edited, with a biographical memoir by: SAMSON - THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF MENLOVE EDWARDS: Privately printed Cloister Press, Stockport; (1961): 1st edition. Pages vi + 122, 8 plates, 22cm. Medium lean to spine, a few minor marks on rear board, a few slight spots of foxing to page-edges, but a VG very bright copy; (no d/w was issued). The writings and poetry of one of Britain's greatest pre-war rock climbing pioneers, who died tragedy in 1958: £50.00

308. 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: £40.00 Includes two poems by Elizabeth Tasker (mother of Joe) loose at front.

309. Tasker, J: SAVAGE ARENA: Methuen; 1982: reprint. 270 pages, 24 plates, maps and diagrams, 24cm. Two poems* by Elizabeth Tasker (mother of Joe) in typescript on folded photocopied? A4 sheets, loosely inserted at front; previous owner’s name on front pastedown, a few tiny brown spots towards outer-edge of title-page, VG in (dust wrapper condition – price-clipped, Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Joe Tasker's modern classic; includes the North Face of the Eiger in winter, Dunagiri, Changabang, Kangchenjunga and K2. The two poems* "To Our Son" and "Himalayan Call" are both signed E. Tasker, but the signatures are probably photocopied: £30.00

310. 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: £35.00

311. Tilman, H.W: SNOW ON THE EQUATOR: Bell, 1937: 1st edition. Original red cloth, with silver block and lettering; pages xi + 265, 20 plates, 4 maps, 22.5cm. Tanning and a few spots of foxing to outer page-edges, and occasional light tanning to a few pages at extremities; a VG very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition spine tanned, lacks a tiny piece 13 x 5 millimetres from head, and a smidgen loss at base; small closed repair upper rear corner front panel, and slightly tanned on rear panel; price-clipped) rare d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Ascents of Mount Kenya, Kilimanjaro and Ruwenzori with Eric Shipton: £350.00 311 310 286

312. 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: £45.00

313. Tyndall, J: THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPS. Being a Narrative of Excursions and Ascents, an Account of the Origin and Phenomena of Glaciers, and an Exposition of the Physical Principles to which they are Related: Murray; 1860: 1st edition. Pages xxi + 444 + 32 pages advertisements, frontispiece of Mer de Glace and 5 coloured plates, engravings and diagrams in text, 20.5cm. Original reddish cloth binding; covers worn, but mainly at edges, with some regluing, and some age-marking; spine also moderately sunned with a small faint stain in centre; surface damage (10x5cm) on upper front board, caused by label removal (possibly a library label?); portrait engraving of author pasted onto second free-endpaper, and a presentation inscription, dated 1861 (but NOT from the author) written above; tanning to outer page-edges, inner hinges sound but slightly rough, a few pages slightly creased at corners, and a little slight foxing, mainly at front; hence a G- and sound copy. Divided into two parts; the first "chiefly narrative" and the second "chiefly scientific"; includes ascents of Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa: £45.00

314. Ullman, J.R: HIGH CONQUEST. The Story of Mountaineering: Gollancz; 1942: 1st UK edition. 320 pages, 16 plates, maps, 22cm. Spine mottled and spotted, and some spotting on boards – otherwise the blue cloth is bright; medium foxing to outer page-edges, and light tanning to outer margins of pages; hence VG- in (dust wrapper condition – white spine very slightly tanned, a touch marked and slightly grubby, with a small closed repair at head; small mark front panel and a touch lightly grubby on rear panel; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Select stories from two centuries of mountaineering; written as a escape from a war-torn world: £20.00

315. Ullman, J.R: MAN OF EVEREST. The Autobiography of Tenzing: Harrap; 1955: 1st edition. 320 pages, 36 plates (4 colour), maps and sketches in text, 21cm. A tad very minor surface rubbing tips of spine; free-endpapers very slightly sellotaped marked near corners, some light to moderate tanning and foxing to outer page-edges; VG+ very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – lacks tiny piece upper spine by corner, and a tad very minor rubbing at base, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £20.00

316. 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: £8.00

317. 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

318. 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

319. 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: £18.00

320. 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: £8.00

321. Wall, D: RONDOY. An Expedition to the Peruvian Andes: Murray, 1965: 1st edition. Pages (xiv) + 176, 24 plates, maps, 22cm. A few insignificant specks on fore-edges, but Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine a tad very minor marked and minute loss lower tip, minor rubbing bottom-edge of front panel; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent of Rondoy (19,300-foot) by a small expedition from the London School of Economics - tragically marred by the death of two of the summit party. Walter Bonatti had previous retreated from the final ridge having climbed the north summit. With a forward by Don Whillans: £15.00

322. 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: £8.00

323. 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: £10.00

324. 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: £25.00

325. 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

326. Wheeler, Sara: CHERRY. A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard: Cape; 2001: 2nd impression. Pages xiv + 354, 16 black and white plates, 3 maps, 24cm. Medium tanning to outer page-edges, VG+ in Fine d/w. The first biography on Cherry-Garrard - member of Scott’s final expedition to Antarctica, and author of "The Worst Journey in the World": £10.00

Signed and inscribed by Don Whillans.

327. Whillans, D. & Ormerod, A: DON WHILLANS. Portrait of a Mountaineer: Heinemann; 1971: 1st edition. Pages x + 266, 16 plates, 22cm. Signed by Don Whillans, and inscribed to three recipients on half-title page; some scattered light blotches to boards, and slightly marked and slightly sunned at top 1cm of both boards; some scattered foxing, moderate tanning and a touch light brown stained to outer page-edges, 3 lower corners a smidgen creased; VG in (dust wrapper condition – tiny closed repairs at top-edge and minute chip upper spine corner; price-clipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Biography of a brilliant climber: £195.00

328. 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: £40.00

329. Whipplesnaith, (pseudonym of N.H. Symington): THE NIGHT CLIMBERS OF CAMBRIDGE: Chatto and Windus; 1937: 1st edition. Pages xii + 183, 55 plates, 1 diagram, 23cm. A few millimetres at ends of spine worn and reglued, but roughly done, especially at base; blue blind-stamped spine lettering complete but a little dull; spine also a touch slightly surface rubbed; tiny marks on boards and rear corners slightly rubbed; light tanning and moderate foxing to page-edges and a little foxing mainly at front and rear; about G+; no d/w. The traditional and secretive night-time sport of 'roof-climbing' on the college buildings of Cambridge. The scarce first edition: £65.00 314 345 335

Includes an earlier "Chain of Mont Blanc" panorama as a replacement for missing map.

330. Whymper, E: SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69: Murray; 1871: 2nd edition (same year as first edition). Green half-leather binding, raised bands, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers and top-edge gilt; pages xix + 432, 23 plates (1 folding), text engravings, 4 folding maps (of 5*), including 1 in colour), 23cm. Green leather spine sunned to brown, and slightly marginally rubbed; boards slightly rubbed at rear corners, front one slightly marked, and rear board slightly darkened towards lower rear corner with faint stain; some darkening and a few spots of foxing to outer fore-edges, and some foxing elsewhere but mainly confined to endpapers; a little water staining at base of pages throughout, but not too noticeable, apart from lower 4cm margin of frontispiece; a few short tears to the four remaining maps at rear, one map crumpled and torn at edge, and another marked on reverse; the missing map is replaced by a 70cm long panorama of the "Chain of Mont Blanc", from 1836 see below*, which is a little fragile, darkened along bottom edge and folds, folds also a little torn, and lacking a few millimetres on final edge; the book overall is VG and sound. Tipped-in at front is a typed note, stamped Baume – Louis Baume the owner of the famous ‘Gaston Alpine Books’ and reads "Map No. 4 – Chain of Mont Blanc – has been *replaced by the Panorama of the Chain of Mont Blanc, drawn on stone by J. Murray (from a sketch by Birmann), printed by Forrester & Nichol of Edinburgh, and published by Blackwood & Sons of Edinburgh for Dr. Martin Barry’s "Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc in 1834" published 1836". A very early edition of Edward Whymper's great Alpine classic - the most famous of all the early mountaineering books: £150.00

331. Whymper, E: SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS. With additional illustrations and material from the author's unpublished diaries: Murray, 1936: 6th edition. Pages xxii, 414, 28 plates, illustrations in text, 5 folding maps, 22.5cm. Bottom margin of pages and plates throughout a large part of the book, lightly crumpled – but not marked or stained in any way, medium tanning to outer page-edges, front board a tad insignificantly bowed; VG; no d/w. The well-produced sixth edition (with gilt snow flake design on top corner of front board and part of spine) of Edward Whymper’s great Alpine classic first published in 1871: £15.00

332. Whymper, E: TRAVELS AMONGST THE GREAT ANDES OF THE EQUATOR: Murray; 1892: 1st edition. Original olive-green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering and bevelled boards; pages xxiv, 456; 20 plates, 118 illustrations in text, 4 maps (including 1 in end-pocket), 23.5cm. Spine faded from olive green to brown and a little patchy darkened, also some light surface rubbing with the gilt spine decoration and lettering dull, but just about readable; front board a touch darkened by spine; moderate tanning and some foxing to outer page-edges, light foxing to endpapers, the occasional slight mark internally, minor chipping rear inner spine joint, but sound, map in end-pocket repaired at fold; otherwise a VG and sound copy. Edward Whymper's great classic climbing, exploration and scientific book on the Andes; without the second volume of scientific material, published a year earlier in 1891: £95.00

333. Williams, C: WOMEN ON THE ROPE. The Feminine Share in Mountain Adventure: Allen & Unwin, 1973: 1st edition. 240 pages, 8 plates, 22.5cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – minute chip top-edge of spine otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. History: £10.00

334. Wills, A: WANDERINGS AMONG THE HIGH ALPS: Bentley; 1856: 1st edition. Original green cloth, gilt decoration on spine and blind-stamped decoration on boards; pages xix + 384, 4 colour lithographic plates, 20cm. Original covers recased with new endpapers; spine sunned from green to brown with some marginal surface rubbing mainly at ends and vicinity; boards a little discoloured and a little lightly rubbed at edges; previous owner’s small inscription and a few pages lightly creased at front; some age tanning to outer page-edges; light water staining (about 25%) lower part of first two plates and a touch in lower margin of the third; foxing but mainly confined to the plates and a few pages in the immediate vicinity of each; two tissue-guards tanned and two missing; a Good sound copy. Alfred Wills's ascent of the Wetterhorn in 1854 heralded the start of the 'Golden Age' of mountaineering in the Alps: £160.00

335. Wilson, C: MOUNTAINEERING: Bell, 1893: 1st ‘public edition’. Original pictorial green cloth; pages viii + 208 + 7 + 7 pages advertisements including on endpapers, engravings in text by Ellis Carr, 17cm. Moderate darkening to spine; moderate tanning and some foxing to pastedowns and first and last free-endpapers; VG. A charming period instructional piece; enhanced with delightful illustrations by Ellis Carr. Part of the ‘All-England Series’: £35.00

336. 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: £8.00

337. 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

338. 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

339. Yeld, G: SCRAMBLES IN THE EASTERN GRAIANS 1878-1897: Fisher Unwin; 1900: 1st edition. Pages xx + 279 + 1 page advertisement, 20 plates (1 folding), map, gilt decorated front cover, top edge gilt, 21cm. Spine sunned from blue to grey with some surface rubbing at ends and a little at edges, and minor regluing at base; about 5-10% in area of front board stained (partly affecting gilt lettering), and a little rubbed at extremities; outer fore-edges heavyily tanned and foxed, some tanning to endpapers and slight foxing on a few pages; hence only Good, but sound. George Yeld's authoritative account of several years spent mountaineering in the Eastern Graians (the Italian mountains of Cogne or Paradiso group): £40.00

340. Young, Eleanor and Geoffrey Winthrop, compiled by: IN PRAISE OF MOUNTAINS. An Anthology for Friends: Muller; 1951: 2nd impression. 61 pages, 9 black and white photographs, printed decorated covers, 14cm (small). Slim spine surface rubbed at ends and part of front spine joint – but sound; mottling to free-endpapers, plus a little slight page-edge foxing; otherwise VG. Short extracts from literature. part of Muller’s ‘In Praise of …. series’. An attractive little item: £10.00

341. Young, G.W., Sutton, G. & Noyce, W: SNOWDON BIOGRAPHY: Dent; 1957: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 194, 16 plates, endpaper maps, 22cm. A few tiny spots of foxing to outer page-edges, spine slightly sunned, but gilt lettering very bright; boards very slightly bowed; VG; no d/w. Classic history of climbing in Snowdonia by G.W. Young and Geoffrey Sutton; plus a large chapter on its literature by Wilfrid Noyce: £10.00

342. 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": £75.00

343. 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!: £85.00

344. 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

345. Young, G.W: THE GRACE OF FORGETTING: Country Life; 1953: 1st edition. 352 pages, 23 plates, 5 line illustrations, 22cm. Spine lightly sunned and gilt lettering tarnished, and 4 millimetre closed nick at head; faint water stain 4cm high at base of rear board and small discoloured patch towards bottom outer corner, also a touch slightly discoloured lower rear corner front panel; otherwise VG+ in (dust wrapper condition spine slightly sunned, lightly grubby, and a few tiny spots and light rubbing at head; small closed repair lower-edge front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Essentially non-mountaineering autobiographical; includes the author’s experiences during World War 1: £30.00

346. Younghusband, Sir F: EVEREST. THE CHALLENGE: Nelson; 1936: 2nd edition. Pages ix + 243, 16 plates, maps and diagrams, 22.5cm. A touch light foxing to outer fore-edges, a Fine very bright copy. Covers the various attempts on Everest and includes the author's personal reflections on the Himalayas. This second edition contains an entirely new account of the 1936 attempt: £20.00

347. Younghusband, Sir. F: THE EPIC OF MOUNT EVEREST: Arnold; 1926: 1st edition. Pages 319 + 16 advertisements, 16 plates, 2 sketch maps, 21cm. Small old inscription on front free-endpaper; some spots of foxing to outer page-edges and the occasional slight spot or blotch elsewhere; VG. Condensed version of the three Everest expeditions: £25.00 Youth Hostels – nostalgic ‘Logs’ and guides.

348. 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: £8.00

349. :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.

350. Albrand, Martha: A CALL TO AUSTRIA: Hodder and Stoughton; 1963: 1st edition. Pages (iv) + 180, 19cm. Publisher’s ‘File Copy’ rubber stamp mark 7x7cm inside front board, and on half-title and title-pages, also date at head of front pastedown; light to moderate foxing to outer page-edges and a slight touch to endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition bright spine a tad very slightly marked, and a touch very minor rubbing at corners, some grubbiness to rear panel; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A journalist from New York flies to Austria in search of his brother, which leads to a dangerous climax in the mountains: £10.00

351. 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

352. Auden, W.H. & Isherwood, C: A tragedy in two acts THE ASCENT OF F6: Faber & Faber; 1957: 10th impression. 123 pages, 22cm. Name on front free-endpaper; Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine very slightly darkened, with very minor rubbing at base; price clipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve.. "The Ascent of F6" is a tragedy in two acts; with the opening scene of the play on Pillar Rock above Wastdale: £6.00

353. Arthur, Elizabeth: BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN: Harper & Row, New York; 1983: 1st edition. Pages (ix) + 211, 21.5cm. Near Fine in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A novel in which a woman joins a women’s expedition in Nepal to escape and reconcile her past: £10.00

354. 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

355. Cannan, Joanna: ITHURIEL’S HOUR: Doubleday, Doran, New York; 1932: 1st American edition. Pages (ix) + 306, colour frontispiece of mountain, with ‘Key Plan’ sketch opposite showing route and camps, 20cm. Very minor discolouring to yellow spine, boards slightly rubbed at rear corners and a little slightly marked; inscription on front-free endpaper sometime very neatly erased, moderate tanning to outer page-edges and a little patchy very faint coffee? stain to two opposite pages at front; overall VG; no dust wrapper. Success on an unclimbed Himalayan peak, leads to murder: £15.00

356. 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: £10.00

357. Coxhead, Elizabeth: THE FIGURE IN THE MIST: Collins; 1955: 1st edition. 256 pages, 20cm. Previous owner’s name and place neatly written top of front-free endpaper; a touch very slight foxing to outer page-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition a little light marginal dust or age marking; price-clipped, otherwise complete; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. By the author of the renowned climbing novel, ‘One Green Bottle’. Set on Arran: £40.00

358. Eyre, D.C: JOHN SIKANDER: Hale; 1954: 1st edition. 224 pages, 19cm. Light foxing to outer page-edges, and a little very slight tanning to endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition – marginally repaired, light brown stain 1cm across and tiny spot, and some moderate grubbiness to spine; front panel has some creasing and light chipping, but mainly confined to bottom 3cm, with tiny loss lower rear corner; rear panel a little grubby with tiny loss also to lower rear corner) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A young solicitor suffering from the results of a wartime mountain accident, pursues a man through India to the Himalayas, and onto a most perilous climb: £20.00

359. Frison-Roche, R: THE LAST CREVASSE: Methuen; 1952: 1st UK edition. 224 pages, 19cm. Very slight tanning to outer page-edges, but Fine in (dust wrapper condition a little light surface rubbing to spine extremities and edges, and lacking piece 1x0.5cm lower spine corner; a touch slight foxing and a minor edge repair to rear panel; otherwise complete, clean and very presentable) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A Chamonix guide falls in love with his client, an elegant Parisian lady, after an ordeal in a storm on the Dome de Gouter on Mont Blanc. He subsequently marries her, but there are problems with the marriage which need resolving. The climax builds up to solo ascent of the Grands Charmoz: £40.00 357 358 359 370

360. Greig, A: ELECTRIC BRAE. A Modern Romance: Canongate, Edinburgh; 1992: 1st edition. Previous owner’s 2-line inscription top of front free-endpaper; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – 1cm closed repair upper spine joint; price-clipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Novel of passion and climbing, set between Orkney and the Scottish Borders: £15.00

361. 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

362. 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

363. 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

364. Hogg, G: CLIMBERS GLORY: Bodley Head; 1961: 1st edition. 157 pages, 19cm. Page-edges very slightly tanned with a few specks of foxing, covers a touch very slightly marked, VG in (dust wrapper condition – slight rubbing spine tips, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Novice climber on holiday in North Wales, joins three climbers; an inexperienced, but enthusiastic one, and a man and woman both haunted from past climbing tragedies: £15.00

365. Hubank, R: EVENING LIGHT. A Novel: Ernest Press; 2009: 1st edition. 287 pages, 22cm. Very slight hint of lean to spine, but Fine in Fine d/w. George Hazard, the first Briton to climb all the fourteen 8000 metre peaks, awakes from a coma to confronted by his long abandoned daughter……………: £10.00

366. Hubank, R: HAZARD’S WAY: A Novel. Ernest Press; 2001: 1st edition. 248 pages, 22cm. Tiny spots of foxing to top outer-edge of pages, and one only to outer fore-edges, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Novel set around 1900, partly at Wasdale Head, with actual characters the likes of Abraham, Collie and Oppenheimer. Winner of the 2001 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £15.00

367. Klier, H: A SUMMER GONE: Geoffrey Bles; 1959: 1st edition. 255 pages, 21cm. Moderate tanning/foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – a little discolouring or darkening, and some light scattered surface wear to spine; front panel lacks minute piece at head, with a little slight marginal rubbing; minor rubbing and slight tanning on rear panel; G+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An escape from personal problems, leads onto the North Wall of the Matterhorn, and a thrilling climax: £15.00

368. Linscott, Gillian: WIDOW’S PEAK: Little, Brown; 1994: 1st edition. Pages (vii) + 210, 22.5cm Fine in Fine d/w. Set during the summer of 1910 in Chamonix. Neil Bray and his friends chance upon a group of mountain guides removing a corpse from the glacier ice. It is a body of an Englishman missing since 1880, and leads to a most devious and difficult mystery for Neil to solve: £15.00

369. Livesay, Ann: THE MADMAN OF MOUNT EVEREST: Silver River Books, U.S.A; 2000: 1st edition. Paperback, 296 pages, maps in text, 20.5cm. Spine lightly creased, otherwise Fine. A fictional Barry Ross Mystery of a brutal murder; in searching for clues, the story moves from Indonesia to Nepal, and to a monastery below Mount Everest: £10.00

370. Long, Jeff: ANGELS OF LIGHT: Beech Tree Books, New York; 1987: 1st American edition. 298 pages, simple black and white illustrated title-page and chapter headings, 24cm. Light spots of foxing and two or three small light brown blotches to outer fore-edges, inside front board a little marked from small label removal, otherwise Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – small area surface chipping on rear panel and a little light marginal surface chipping elsewhere, mainly tips of spine; but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. From the dangers of climbing in Yosemite, to the high risk of drug dealing: £15.00

371. Lunn, Arnold: FAMILY NAME: Methuen; 1939: 3rd and cheaper edition. Pages (iv) + 282 + (1) page adverts, 19cm. Slight lean to spine, spine a little faded and lightly rubbed at ends and immediate vicinity, with a minute split at head; a little slight rubbing edges of boards, otherwise cloth is bright and clean; light to moderate tanning and foxing to outer page-edges, and some foxing internally, mainly confined to endpapers and a few pages at front and rear, including heavier foxing to 4-pages at ends; overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine a little darkened, a tiny insignificant water stain and deficient at ends – lacks 2 triangular pieces to a maximum depth of 2cm from head of spine, and lacks an irregular piece from base 2-3cm deep; front panel has a 5cm long blue tick at upper corner, tiny marginal loss mainly at rear corners; rear panel a little grubby with tiny loss at corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Prolific writer of numerous books on mountaineering and skiing, Arnold Lunn displays his proficiency in this, his work of fiction. Which of course includes some aspects of Alpine mountaineering and skiing. The dust wrapper, though incomplete, is rather appealing, with a mountaineer set in an Alpine scene: £25.00

372. MacHardy, C: THE ICE MIRROR: Collins; 1971: 1st edition. 380 pages, 20cm. Medium lean to spine, light to moderate tanning and slight foxing to outer page-edges, VG- in (dust wrapper condition – rubbed in vicinity of head of spine, with tiny loss at one corner, slight surface rubbing at base; remnants of label 3x2cm on front panel, and surface rubbed in vicinity of upper rear corner and a little by top-edge; rear panel a touch very slight tanning; bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing and obsession with the North Face of the Eiger, and romance in the Scottish glens: £15.00

373. Masters, J: FAR, FAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAK: Joseph; 1957: 1st edition. 415 pages, 20.5cm. Tiny and insignificant very faint stain on outer fore-edges and a tad likewise top outer edge of pages; free-endpapers a little tanned, VG in (dust wrapper condition – tiny loss lower spine corner, and surface chipped partly for a few millimetres at head; minor edge repairs and a smidgen loss at outer corners) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The story of the ruthless ambitions of a British civil servant in India, not only to succeed in his career, but in his utter determination to climb a Himalayan peak: £15.00

374. 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

375. Merrick, H: OUT OF THE NIGHT: Hale; 1957: 1st edition. 158 pages, 19cm. Personal inscription (addressed, signed and dated) to his friend and signed Hugh Merrick; also incorporates is the name Harold Meyer which cleverly shares the first letters of ‘H’ and ‘M’; ’one or two’ minute spots of foxing to outer page-edges, front board slightly bowed, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine worn at edges, but holding, lacking 3-4 millimetres at ends and some specks of chipping to surface; front panel also worn at edges, again holding with marginal surface chipping, and rear panel a little grubby) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A mountain odyssey of drama and suspense set against the scenery of the Val d’Aosta and the southern side of Mont Blanc: £40.00

376. Merrick, H: PILLAR OF THE SKY: Eyre and Spottiswoode; 1941: 1st edition. 304 pages, 19cm. Tips of spine sunned with very minor rubbing at base, some light to moderate tanning and foxing to outer page-edges, generally VG in (dust wrapper condition – a few minor edge repairs; some wear to spine edges and lacking about 0.5cm from spine ends, some rubbing to front panel mainly at rear edge and rear panel slightly marked) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. From climbing in the Lake District to the Himalayas, searching for the mystical mountain higher than Everest: £20.00

377. Merrick, H: SAVOY EPISODE: Hale, 1946: 1st edition. 192 pages, 31 plates, 22cm. Neat name and date top of front free-endpaper; extreme tips of spine a little rubbed, otherwise Near Fine and bright in (dust wrapper condition – spine very slightly darkened, and lacking about 3-4 centimetres from ends) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A summer climbing holiday in 1936, spent in a French village in the Vanoise. Considered, but very thinly disguised, as a work of fiction: £10.00

Gwen Moffat fiction.

378. 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: £10.00

379. 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: £15.00

380. 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: £15.00

381. 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: £10.00

382. 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

383. 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

384. 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

385. 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: £10.00

386. 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 ********************************************************************************************

387. 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

388. 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

389. Raymond, Diana: THE CLIMB: Cassell; 1962: 1st edition. Pages (vi) + 217, 20cm. Outer page-edges heavily foxed and some foxing elsewhere, mainly confined to several pages at front and outer margins; otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition – some moderate foxing to front panel, and small closed repair rear panel; but complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. An obsession with climbing the North Face of the Heide; an Eiger type story: £15.00

390. Salter, J: SOLO FACES: Collins; 1980: 1st UK edition. Pages (ii) + 220, 21.5cm. Moderate lean to spine, VG in Near Fine and complete d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Fiction - from California to France; including a rescue on the Dru: £10.00

391. Somers, D., short stories by: MOUNTAINS AND OTHER GHOSTS: Diadem; 1990: 1st edition. 224 pages, 23.5cm. Previous owner’s name (but hidden under dust wrapper flap) inside front board; Fine in Near Fine and complete d/w. A collection of fourteen short stories by the renowned Irish writer Dermot Somers – several with mountain themes: £8.00

392. 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: £8.00

393. 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

394. Scott, J.M: THE TOUCH OF THE NETTLE: Hodder and Stoughton; 1951: 1st edition. 255 pages, 20cm. Publisher’s ‘File Copy’ rubber stamp mark 7x7cm (a little blurred) on front free-endpaper; a touch very slight foxing to endpapers, very light tanning to outer page-edges and part half-title-page, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine rubbed mainly at edges and ends, with minute loss at base; front panel rubbed at rear edge and minute loss at rear corners, a little surface chipped near top-edge; rear panel lightly grubby) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Fiction set in the Italian Alps. A young Cambridge lecturer goes from investigating a four centuries old mystery to another, in assisting a lady in distress. Leading to a terrifying climax across mountain tops, being pursued by armed enemies: £20.00

395. Sutton, Graham: FELL ACCIDENT. A PLAY in the Cumbrian Dialect: Charles Thurnam (printers), Carlisle; 1958: 1st edition. Pamphlet, with thin card covers, 15 pages, small sketch, 21.5cm. Fine. A play about searching for a missing boy on the fells: £10.00

396. Ullman, J.R: AND NOT TO YIELD: Collins; 1979: 1st edition. Pages (iv) + 444, 21.5cm. Light tanning to outer page-edges and a few tiny brown spots or blotches to fore-edges, ‘one or two’ tiny light brown blotches to endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine surface chipped for a few millimetres at ends and a touch to upper front spine joint; also a little surface chipped at outer extremities of front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A gripping and poignant tale of loss in the mountains, together with an inexhaustible ambition to scale an unclimbed Himalayan peak: £10.00

397. Ullman, J.R: THE WHITE TOWER: Collins; 1946: 1st edition. 479 pages, 20.5cm. VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – minor edge repair and a smidgen very minor surface chipping to front panel; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Set in neutral Switzerland, away from war-torn Europe. Five men and a woman, for very diverse reasons, pit their courage against the White Tower: £15.00

398. 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

399. 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 SOUTHERN ENGLAND.

400. Cardy, et al: SYMONDS YAT: 1999: Fine: £6.00

401. Edwards & Dennell: CORNISH ROCK. A Climbers’ Guide to Penwith: Cicerone Press; 1997: 1st edition. Hardback, 265 pages, 21.5cm. Fine: £5.00

402. 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

403. 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: £8.00

404. 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: £40.00

405. Stevenson: CORNWALL Vol II: 1966: Plastic covered; three tiny and faint blotches to spine, one on rear cover, VG: £5.00

406. O’Sullivan: CORNWALL – WEST PENWITH: Climbers’ Club; 1984: 2nd edition. Plastic covered; small address sticker corner front endpaper, F-: £5.00

407. Hawken: CHEESEWRING & SOUTH EAST CORNWALL. A Climbers’ guide: St. Ives Printing and Publishing; 1998: 1st edition. Hardback, 183 pages, 19cm. Fine: £6.00

408. 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

409. Moulton & Thompson: CHAIR LADDER AND THE SOUTH COAST: 1975: 2nd edition. Inscription, VG: £5.00

410. Hannigan: CHAIR LADDER AND THE SOUTH COAST. Cornwall – West Penwith: 1992: Fine: £5.00

411. 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: £7.00

412. White: SOUTH DEVON & DARTMOOR: Cordee; 1995: 3rd edition. Hardback, 382 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £7.00

413. Jenkin: SWANAGE: Climbers’ Club; 1986: 2nd edition. Plastic covered; 252 pages. Previous owner’s name and date front endpaper; VG: £6.00

414. 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

415. Crewe, editor: DORSET: R.J. Crewe/Cordee; 1977 completely revised edition: "Geoff Birtles" rubber stamp mark front endpaper; F-: £6.00

416. Oxley: DORSET FAX 11. Sea Cliffs of Swanage and Portland: Rockfax; 2000: Paperback, 272 pages, 21cm. Fine: £10.00

417. Willson & Hope: WYE VALLEY: Cordee; 1977: Paperback; spine medium sunned, front cover lightly creased and slightly marked, some browning page-edges, VG: £5.00

418. Willson, Jenkin, Cattermole & Viggers: WYE VALLEY: 1997: F-: £6.00

419. Crocker: AVON AND CHEDDAR: Climbers’ Club; 1992: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £8.00

420. Moulton: LUNDY ROCK CLIMBS: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Mountaineering Club; 1980 3rd edition: Paperback, 128 pages; Fine: £8.00 NORTHERN ENGLAND & MIDLANDS.

421. Unsworth: A CLIMBER’S GUIDE TO PONTESFORD ROCKS: Wildings, Shrewsbury; 1977: reprint. Thin card covers, 40 pages, including 1-page notes, 15cm. Covers creased, lightly discoloured and a little lightly marked, small annotation on rear cover; light creasing internally, with one marginal annotation; G: £10.00

422. 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

423. Bebbington: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: 1980: Rubber stamp mark of "Ken Wilson" inside front cover; plastic sides a little wrinkled, Near Fine: £5.00

424. Desroy, editor: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: YMC; 1985: Plastic covered. "Mountain" (Magazine) rubber stamp mark top of half-title page; Fine: £5.00

425. Earl, editor: NORTHUMBERLAND CLIMBING GUIDE: NMC; 1989: 5th edition. Plastic covered, 337 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £6.00

426. 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: £8.00

427. 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

428. 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.

429. Byne, E: A CLIMBING GUIDE TO BRASSINGTON ROCKS: Midland Association of Mountaineers; 1950: 1st edition. 36 pages, 8 plates, map, 14cm. Signed by the author thus "With Compliments Eric Byne; slim spine a touch lightly rubbed, and a few minute specks on front cover; some mottled foxing to endpapers, but mainly at rear, VG. Please note - all the plates are present, but two are duplicated: £45.00

430. Byne & White: FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PEAK DISTRICT: Willmer Brothers & Haram, Birkenhead; 1957: 1st edition. Light brown cloth; pages iv + 205, 16 plates, sketches, 16cm. Medium lean to spine, some grubbiness to covers, some wear and regluing to spine, and boards a little rubbed at edges; internally clean apart from faint tanning at front and rear; G-. Climbs on Gritstone Volume 4: £20.00

431. Harding & Moulam: A GUIDE TO BLACK ROCKS AND CRATCLIFFE TOR: 1949: (1st edition). Paperback, pages x + 27, 5 photographs, 2 sketches, 21.5cm. Minute and neat ‘closed’ repair rear edge front cover; a few small ink dashes in margins; Near Fine: £45.00

432. West: ROCK CLIMBS ON THE MOUNTAIN LIMESTONE OF DERBYSHIRE: Cade; (1961): 1st edition. Hardback, pages (v) + 152, 16cm. Rubber stamp mark of Youth Hostels Association on front free-endpaper; moderate darkening to spine and lightly rubbed at ends, a little (but fairly insignificant) staining to boards, hence VG-: £15.00

433. 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

434. 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

435. 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

436. Griffiths & Wright: STANAGE AREA: BMC; 1976: Plastic covered. Some ticks and a few annotations against routes; front pastedown partly discoloured, VG: £5.00

437. Milburn, editor: STANAGE MILLSTONE: BMC; 1983: Plastic covered softback, 336 pages, Light browning outer page-edges, VG: £5.00

438. Milburn, editor: DERWENT GRITSTONE: BMC; 1985: 1st edition. Plastic covered. Near Fine: £5.00

439. 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

440. Jackson: NORTHERN LIMESTONE: 1980: Plastic covers wrinkled and a little surface chipped mainly at bottom edge front cover, otherwise VG and clean: £5.00 Inscribed and signed by Eric Byne.

441. Byne, edited by: SADDLEWORTH – CHEW VALLEY AREA: Cade; (c.1965): Plastic covered softback, pages (iv) + 210. Inscribed "With all best wishes Eric Byne 1965" on front free-endpaper; together with previous owner’s name and club; some wrinkling to plastic sides, moderate tanning to outer page-edges and top-outer edges a little marked, one or two slight marks internally; VG-: £25.00

442. Salt: STAFFORDSHIRE GRITSTONE AREA: 1973: Plastic covered. VG+: £6.00

443. Gibson: STAFFORDSHIRE AREA (STAFFORDSHIRE GRITSTONE on cover): 1989: VG: £5.00

444. 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

445. 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

446. Nunn: KINDER AREA: BMC; (c.1974): Plastic covered. Some paste discolouring inside covers, light browning page-edges, VG: £5.00

447. Nunn, editor: THE BLEAKLOW AREA: Climbers’ Club; 1971 stated but (1974 reprint): Plastic covered. F-: £5.00

448. Gibson, G: PEAK SUPPLEMENT: BMC; 1983: Paperback, 181 pages. Slight sunning to yellow spine, front lower corner slightly creased, VG: £4.00

449. Gibson: PEAK DISTRICT NEW ROUTES 1980 – 81: Dark Peak, Sheffield; 1982: Paperback, 80 pages, 15cm. Minor rubbing, VG-: £4.00 LAKE DISTRICT.

450. Holland, C.F: 111. SCAWFELL GROUP: FRCC; (1924): 1st edition. Paperback with outer (original) red leatherette cover, plates and diagrams, 20cm. A touch very minor and marginal rubbing to covers, with slight regluing at upper rear corner; a few pages at rear a touch very slightly dog-eared at upper corner, and inner cover at that point very slightly rounded; a little slight foxing, light tanning mainly at front and rear; VG: £40.00 First Series buff guides.

451. Kelly: 1. PILLAR ROCK AND NEIGHBOURHOOD: FRCC; 1935: Top-edge of spine a little rubbed and reglued, some age grubbiness and a few marks to covers - but lettering clear; a few tiny specks to outer fore-edges, otherwise VG: £8.00

452. Hargreaves: 2. SCAFELL GROUP: FRCC; 1936: Bookplate of ‘The Library of the Ladies’ Alpine Club’ inside front board; NO rubber stamp marks, Fine: £15.00 Second Series buff guides.

453. Clegg, Dolphin & Cook: GREAT LANGDALE: FRCC; 1954: reprint. VG+: £10.00

454. Peascod & Rushworth: BUTTERMERE AND NEWLANDS AREA: FRCC; 1949: VG+: £10.00

455. Beetham: BORROWDALE: FRCC; 1953: Some light tea? staining or mottling to spine, and tiny mark on rear joint; front board slightly marked, overall VG: £10.00

456. Cooper, Peascod & Rossiter: GREAT GABLE - GREEN GABLE - KIRKFELL - YEWBARROW - BUCKBARROW: FRCC; 1948: VG+: £10.00

457. Cooper, Peascod & Rossiter: GREAT GABLE - GREEN GABLE - KIRKFELL - YEWBARROW - BUCKBARROW: FRCC; 1961 and 1958: reprints*. Previous owner’s name and date at front; VG. *It states Great Gable reprinted 1961, and Yewbarrow and Buckbarrow reprinted 1958: £8.00

458. Kelly & Peascod: PILLAR ROCK AND NEIGHBOURHOOD: FRCC; 1952: ‘One or two’ minor marks to covers, overall VG: £10.00 Plastic covered guides.

459. Nunn & Woolcock: BORROWDALE: 1968: Plastic covers wrinkled, VG: £5.00

460. 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

461. 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

462. 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

463. 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

464. 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

465. Miller: DOW CRAG AREA: 1968: Spine background sunned from orange to yellow - lettering unaffected; plastic sides wrinkled, VG: £5.00

466. Martindale: DOW CRAG AREA: 1976: Plastic sides of cover wrinkled and a slightly speckled, VG: £5.00

467. 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

468. Armstrong, Rigby & White: LANGDALE: FRCC; 1989: Plastic covered. Minute crack lower tip of spine, VG+: £5.00

469. Cram: PILLAR GROUP: FRCC; 1968: Plastic covers wrinkled, small repair front endpaper, VG: £3.00

470. 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

471. Willison, Berzins, Matheson & Cleasby: SCAFELL, DOW CRAG & ESKDALE: FRCC; 1984: Plastic covered softback, 276 pages. Near Fine: £6.00

472. Bennett, editor: CLIMBING IN THE WASDALE AREA – A GUIDE: Wyndham Mountaineering Club; (1974): Card covered pamphlet, 40 pages. A little light foxing inside covers, VG+: £10.00

473. Birkett, Cram, Eilbeck & Roper: ROCK CLIMBING IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Constable; 1987: 3rd edition revised and extended. Plastic covered softback, 298 pages, 17.5cm. Fine: £5.00

474. Bennett & Birkett: WINTER CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Cicerone; 1987: reprint of 2nd edition. Plastic covered softback, 96 pages. Fine: £5.00

475. Bennett, Birkett & Davison: WINTER CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Cicerone; 1997: 3rd edition. Plastic covered softback, 192 pages. A few ticks, Fine: £5.00

476. Reid & Ashton: 100 Classic Climbs LAKE DISTRICT: Crowood Press; 1989 1st edition: Plastic covered softback, 240 pages, 17.5cm. Near Fine: £6.00

477. Miller & Soper: 75 NEW CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT 1964-1965: FRCC; (1966): Paperback, 40 pages, 15cm. Fine: £5.00

478. Miller & Austin: NEW CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT 1966: FRCC: Paperback, 63 pages, 15cm. VG: £5.00

479. 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 WALES.

480. Thomson, J.M. Archer & Andrews, A.W: THE CLIMBS ON LLIWEDD: Arnold; 1909: 1st edition. Bound in original ‘box style’ binding, with brown boards and tuck-in flap; pages xv + 99, 20 plates, diagrams, 15cm. Bookplate inside front board; moderate age-darkening to spine and a touch slightly grubby, with minor regluing at ends; front board a little marginally darkened and with 1cm split bottom rear edge (where rear flap is tucked-in), rear cover slightly marked with some age darkening; internally clean, apart from light tanning at endpapers; overall VG, in the original and scarce ‘box style’ binding: £95.00

481. Carr, H.R.C: A CLIMBERS' GUIDE TO SNOWDON AND THE BEDDGELERT DISTRICT: Burrup, Mathieson, 1926: 1st edition. Pages xxii + 157 (14 blank notes), 12 plates, 9 diagrams and 3 colour folding sketch maps, 15.5cm. Previous owner’s inscription (dated 1926) on front free-endpaper, and name and date (1933) upper corner front pastedown; spine sound but browned and age-marked, with some surface rubbing and a little lean, gilt lettering on spine also rubbed and a tad deficient, but mostly readable; some age-marks and some patchiness to boards; medium foxing and browning to outer page-edges, slight water staining less than 1cm deep base of several plates; just Good, but sound: £40.00

482. 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

483. Neill: CWM SILYN AND TREMADOG: Reprinted from C.C. Journal 1955: Thin (green cloth covered) card covers, 40 pages, 4 plates, 21.5cm. Very slight and insignificant fading on front cover; old sellotape marks by outer corners of first and last pages, and bleeding through to reverse side, and a slight sellotape mark inside front cover; otherwise VG: £10.00

484. Edwards: CWM IDWAL - I: Climbers’ Club; 1949: 2nd revised edition. Hardback, pages vii + 145, 16cm. Old sellotape marks towards outer corners of free-endpapers, otherwise a Near Fine bright copy: £10.00

485. Edwards & Noyce: TRYFAN - II: Climbers’ Club; 1953: reprint. Hardback, pages ix + 124, 16cm. Previous owner’s name on front free-endpaper; slight hint of grubbiness to covers, spine a little darkened with a hint of minuscule rubbing at ends, a little thumbing and moderate foxing and browning to outer page-edges, VG-: £6.00

486. Kirkus: GLYDER FACH GROUP – III: Climbers’ Club; 1937: Hardback, pages ix + 113, 16cm. Previous owner’s name and date (faint) on front paste-down; surface rubbing (mainly marginal) to covers, spine very slightly darkened and rear board a little marked; internally clean apart from light foxing at front and rear, G: £10.00

487. Kirkus: GLYDER FACH – III: Climbers’ Club; 1949: reprint. Hardback, pages viii + 114, 16cm. Old sellotape marks to endpapers (mainly at corners), otherwise a Near Fine bright copy: £10.00

488. Noyce & Edwards: LLIWEDD - IV: Climbers’ Club; 1946: reprint. Hardback, pages (x) + 174, 16cm. A touch of very faint speckling to spine, some light discolouring on rear board, VG clean copy: £10.00 The famous ‘bumper fun book’.

489. Harding: LLANBERIS PASS – VI: Climbers’ Club; 1955: reprint*. Hardback, pages ix + 228, 16cm. Free-endpapers a little lightly marked, one or two very faint marks to covers, but VG+. *Reprint of the 1950 guide, but with the additional 12-page Supplement of New Climbs by R Moseley at rear. This includes descriptions of the two iconic routes of Cenotaph Corner and Cemetery Gates: £30.00

490. Moulam: THE CARNEDDAU – VII: Climbers’ Club; 1951: (on Author’s Note page). Hardback, pages ix + 123, 16cm. Old sellotape marks to outer corners of free-endpapers, otherwise a Near Fine bright copy: £10.00

491. Moulam: CWM IDWAL: Climbers’ Club; 1958: new edition. Hardback, pages ix + 126, 16cm. 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

492. Pretty, Farrant & Milburn: TREMADOG AND CWM SILYN: 1989: VG+: £5.00

493. 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

494. Holliwell: CARNEDDAU: Climbers’ Club; 1975: 3rd edition. Plastic covered, 151 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £5.00

495. 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

496. Leppert: OGWEN: 1982: F-: £5.00

497. 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: £7.00

498. Milburn: LLANBERIS PASS: 1981 3rd edition: VG+: £5.00

499. Jones, I.A: LLANBERIS: 2003: 5th edition. Fine: £10.00

500. Roscoe: LLANBERIS NORTH: 1964 revised and reprinted: Plastic covers a little wrinkled, VG+: £5.00

501. Crew: LLANBERIS SOUTH: Climbers’ Club; 1966: Plastic covers, 158 pages. Fine: £6.00

502. Hatton: THE THREE CLIFFS: 1974: Plastic covered; VG. Llanberis Pass: £6.00

503. Crew & Roper: CWM GLAS: 1970: VG+: £5.00

504. 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

505. Moulam: SNOWDON EAST: 1970: A few light brown blotches to covers, VG: £5.00

506. 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

507. Jones: SNOWDON SOUTH: 1970 3rd edition: Plastic sides wrinkled and spine less so, VG+. Includes Moel Y Gest Quarry by Les Holliwell: £5.00

508. Ferguson, Jones & Littlejohn: TREMADOG: 2000: Fine: £6.00

509. Milburn & Evans: GOGARTH - 1978 SUPPLEMENT: Climbers’ Club; 1978: Slim paperback, 32 pages. Signed by Geoff Milburn inside front cover; VG+: £5.00

510. Shaw: A CLIMBING GUIDE TO CRAFNANT: Mynydd Climbing Club; 1997: 1st edition. Hardback, 93 pages, 17cm. Fine: £15.00

511. 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

512. Pollitt: NORTH WALES LIMESTONE: Dark Peak, Sheffield; (1981): Plastic covered, 96 pages, 17cm. Fine: £5.00

513. 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

514. Williams: ROCK CLIMBING IN SNOWDONIA: Constable; 1990: 1st edition. Plastic covered softback, pages xxxvi + 460, 17.5cm. Spine a little lightly dented, Near Fine: £6.00

515. Campbell & Newton: WELSH WINTER CLIMBS: Cicerone; 2005: reprint. Paperback, 248 pages, 17cm. Fine: £7.00

516. 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

517. Montjoye & Harber: PEMBROKE - 1982 SUPPLEMENT:: Slim paperback. F: £4.00

518. Harwood & Viggers: PEMBROKE: 1995 (1996) 3rd edition: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £7.00

519. 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

520. 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+: £6.00

521. Penning: NEW CLIMBS S.E. WALES AND THE GOWER: Tony Penning; 1980: Slim paperback, 44 pages, 16cm. VG+: £6.00

522. Danford & Penning: GOWER AND SOUTH-EAST WALES: SWMC; 1983: Plastic covered. Some highlighting, VG: £5.00

523. 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.

524. 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

525. 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

526. 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

527. 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

528. 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

529. MacKenzie: CUILLIN OF SKYE: SMC; 1958: Rear cover marked mainly with minute specks of white paint? otherwise Near VG: £5.00 Plastic covered guides.

530. 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

531. 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

532. 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

533. Fyffe & Nisbet: THE CAIRNGORMS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Vol. 1. Inc. Cairn Gorm, Ben Macdui and Braeriach: SMC; 1995 4th edition: Fine: £6.00

534. 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

535. Everett, editor: NORTHERN HIGHLANDS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Volume 1. Kroydart to An Teallach: SMC; 1993: Fine: £6.00

536. 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

537. 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

538. Marshall: BEN NEVIS: SMC; 1979: revised with Supplement. Plastic covered; 256 pages. Plastic sides wrinkled, VG: £5.00

539. Wallace: ARRAN: SMT; 1979 revised with Supplement: Plastic covered. Sides wrinkled, VG+: £5.00

540. 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

541. 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

542. Kimber: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS & GLENCOE: Cicerone; 1994 5th edition: Fine: £5.00

543. 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

544. Cunningham: WINTER CLIMBS. CAIRNGORMS AND CREAG MEAGHAIDH: 1973: Paperback, 48 pages. Slight foxing, VG+: £4.00

545. Clough: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS AND GLENCOE: 1978 reprint: Paperback; light marginal browning to covers and fore-edges, VG+: £4.00

546. Howett, K: ROCK CLIMBING IN SCOTLAND. A selected guide: Constable; 1990: 1st edition. Plastic covered softback, 467 pages, 17.5cm. VG: £5.00

547. 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.

548. 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: £8.00

549. 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

550. Curran: ANTRIM COAST ROCKCLIMBS: F.M.C.I; 1981: 2nd issue. Paperback, 93 pages, 15cm. Neat annotations margin of second page; Fine: £5.00

551. :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+: £5.00

552. Stelfox, edited by: ROCK CLIMBS IN DONEGAL: F.M.C.I; 1985: Plastic covered, 176 pages, 17cm. Name on front pastedown; VG+: £5.00

553. 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

554. Torrans, C. & Sheridan, C., edited by: FAIR HEAD. Rock Climbing Guide: M.C.I; 2002: 2nd edition. Paperback; 208 pages + (8) pages colour photos, 15.5cm. Small light brown stain outer fore-edges by upper corner, VG+: £8.00

555. 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

556. 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: £6.00

557. Owens: CLIMBS IN THE BURREN AND ARAN ISLANDS: M.C.I; 2008: Paperback in plastic sleeve, 196 pages, 18.5cm. Fine: £8.00

558. 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

559. :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: £8.00 ALPS & EUROPE.

560. Swindin & Fleming: VALAIS ALPS EAST. Selected Climbs: Alpine Club; 1999: Plastic covered softback, 335 pages + 81 pages photo diagrams, and other illustrations, 15cm. Fine: £25.00

561. 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: £10.00

562. 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: £6.00

563. 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: £6.00

564. 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

565. 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

566. 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

567. Griffin: MONT BLANC RANGE. Volume III: 1980: Fine: £6.00

568. Griffin: MONT BLANC MASSIF. Selected Climbs. Vol. 2: Alpine Club; 1991: Plastic covered; Fine. Chamonix Aiguilles, Aiguille Rouges, Triolet, Dru, etc: £10.00

569. Collomb: CORSICA MOUNTAINS: West Col; 1982: Stiff paperback, 95 pages, 18cm. Fine. Walking and principal ascents: £6.00

570. 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

571. 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

572. James: DOLOMITES. Selected Climbs: Alpine Club; 1988: Paul Nunn’s copy with his signature on title-page; Fine: £5.00

573. 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

574. 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

575. 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 NORWAY.

576. Howard, T., edited by: SELECTED CLIMBS IN THE ROMSDAL AND ISTERDAL AREA OF CENTRAL NORWAY: Rimmon Mountaineering Club; July 1966: 1st edition. Paperback, pages (vi) + 46, typescript, photographs and sketches, 20cm. A little rusting to staples, faint mark rear cover, VG. This is not the case-bound edition, but the scarce paperback guide produced by the Rimmon Mountaineering Club. Includes, tipped in inside rear cover, a colour folding brochure (with English summary) of the Grand Hotel Bellevue, Åndalsnes: £20.00

577. 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 Rare and hard to find climbing guides to NORWAY.

578. Prag, P: ROCK CLIMBS IN ARCTIC NORWAY: Norway Travel Association; 1953: Pamphlet, paper covers, 52 pages (including cover), 21cm. 3cm long line inked in one margin, a few tiny and faint splash marks on rear; VG: £25.00

579. Prag, P: ROCK CLIMBS IN NORDMÖRE NORWAY: Norway Travel Association; 1953: Pamphlet, paper covers, 12 pages (including cover), 21cm. Light creasing upper rear corner, VG: £25.00 AFRICA. Rare and hard to find climbing guides to AFRICA.

580. 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: £25.00

581. 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: £15.00

582. 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: £20.00

583. 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: £15.00

584. 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: £15.00

585. 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+: £20.00

586. 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: £10.00

587. Davies: CLIMBING IN THE MOROCCAN ANTI-ATLAS. Tafroute and Jebel el Kest: Cicerone; 2004: Paperback, 158 pages, 17cm. Fine: £5.00

CLIMBERS' GUIDEBOOKS. FOREIGN LANGUAGE

588. Lépiney, Gigord & Migot: LES AIGUILLES DE CHAMONIX: Fischbacher, Paris, 1925: Pages xv + 216, diagrams and plans, 19cm. Spine a little marked and lettering a little faint - but perfectly readable; some browning to endpapers, and front pastedown a little bubbled; overall VG. Guide Vallot; Massif du Mont Blanc: £15.00

589. 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 condition – neatly repaired and spine lightly browned) d/w: £8.00

590. 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: £8.00

591. Ochsner: ENGELHORNFÜHRER: Akademischen Alpenclub, Bern; 1990: Flapped paperback, 152 pages, 21cm. Light foxing page-edges, F-. Swiss climbing guide in German: £10.00

592. Känel: JURA PLAISIR: 1993: Paperback; Fine. Swiss topo climbing guide: £6.00

593. Odermatt: EISKALT. Wasserfallklettern in der Schweiz: 1996: Paperback; F-. Topo guide to waterfall ice climbing in Switzerland; German text: £6.00

594. 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

595. 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

596. 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.

597. Harper: TOUR OF THE OISANS – GR 54. A circular walk round the Dauphine Alps: Cicerone; 1995: Plastic covered, 106 pages. Fine: £4.00

598. Hurdle: WALKING AUSTRIA'S ALPS. Hut to Hut: Cordee; 1999: 2nd edition. Paperback, 237 pages. Fine: £4.00

599. Collins & Price: TREKS IN THE DOLOMITES. Alte Vie 1 and 2: Cicerone; 2002 2nd edition: Plastic covered, 133 pages. Fine: £4.00 FOREIGN LANGUAGE BOOKS

600. Frison-Roche, R & Tairraz, P: MONT BLANC AUX SEPT VALLÉES: Arthaud, France; 1959: Green cloth with an attractive blind-stamped gilt and black decoration on front cover, together with a large 7 (with a glacier background) pasted on; 269 pages, 167 fine black and white photographs mainly by Pierre Tairraz of Chamonix, plus 1 colour plate at rear, folding map (loose at rear); text in French, 23.5cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – lacks piece 3cm deep from head of spine, piece 3x2cm adjacent corner front panel, and 2cm close tear by spine on rear panel) original clear cellophane d/w. French edition of the classic photographic book ‘Mont Blanc and the Seven Valleys’ published by Kaye in 1961: £20.00

601. 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

602. 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: £15.00

603. 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: £6.00

 JOURNALS

604. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 6 37/1872-44/1874::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; small snag reglued spine edge, VG: £65.00

605. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 15 107/1890-114/1891::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; 2 bookplates; VG+: £45.00

606. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 16 115/1892-122/1893::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; VG+: £45.00

607. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 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

608. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 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

609. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 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

610. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 51 258-259/1939::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00

611. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 100 344/1995::NEW brown cloth, AC similar emblem front board, very Fine: £10.00

612. :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; 326/1977; 327/1978; 328/1979; 329/1980; 330/1981; price each: £4.00

613. :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; unless stated price each: £4.00

614. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Volumes 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 :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Volumes 9-10. 33/1906-40/1908. New blue cloth binding; pages trimmed hence 24cm. Slight foxing, some browning to page-edges, VG+: £10.00

615. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Volumes 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

616. :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: £3.00

617. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG-/VG copies with some sunning to spines and part sides, and occasional marginal mark. 1942; 1943; 1945-46; 1947; 1949; price each: £4.00

618. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG. 1954; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1995; price each: £3.00

619. :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: £5.00

620. :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; 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: £3.00

621. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL::Paperback. 2/1930 covers age-marked and grubby, spine reglued lacking 1-2cm from ends, some foxing mainly page-edges; G-: £10.00

622. :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-: £10.00

623. :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: £6.00

624. :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: £6.00

625. :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: £4.00

626. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL::Paperback; VG. 11/1939: £4.00

627. :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

628. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperback. 12/1918 lacks less than 1cm spine ends, otherwise VG: £6.00

629. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG unless stated. 25/1931; 27/1933 small surface tear front cover; 28/1934; 29/1935; 30/1936; 31/1937; 32/1938; 38/1945; price each: £4.00

630. :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

631. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG. 1972; 1973 tiny rubbed patch front cover; 1977; 1978; price each: £2.00

MAGAZINES

632. :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

633. :CRAGS MAGAZINE::Single issues; VG. Nos. 2 (lacks poster, minute stain edge of first few pages); 6 (crossword on rear cover near completion); 8; 9; 10; price each: £3.00

634. :CRAGS MAGAZINE::Single issues; VG-Fine. Nos. 12; 14; 15; 16; 19; 20; 22; 23; price each: £2.00

635. :MOUNTAIN MAGAZINE::Fine. Nos. 88; 89; 90; 91; 92; 93; 94; 96; 97; 98; 99; 101; 102; 103; 104; 105; 106; 107; 108; 109; 111; 113; 114; 115; 116; 118; 120; 121; 122; 124; 125; 126; 127; 128; 129; 133; 135; 138; price each: £2.00

636. :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: £4.00

637. :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: £3.00

638. :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

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