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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: £275.00
  2. Abraham, G.D: BRITISH MOUNTAIN CLIMBS: Mills & Boon; 1923: 2nd edition. Pages xvi + 448, 18 plates, 21 outline drawings, 17.5cm. Moderate browning to endpapers, and moderate to medium browning and slight foxing to outer fore-edges, two upper corners creased; VG; no d/w. Primarily a guidebook but also useful for the history of early British climbing: £40.00
  3. Abraham, G.D: BRITISH MOUNTAIN CLIMBS: Mills & Boon; 1937: 4th edition. Pages xvi + 448, 18 plates, 21 outline drawings, 17.5cm. Light browning outer fore-edges, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition - spine age-darkened, head of spine rubbed with small loss, to a maximum depth of 6 millimetres, and a touch rubbing elsewhere, a few small marginal repairs) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Primarily a guidebook but also useful for the history of early British climbing: £40.00
  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: £15.00

    In dust wrapper.
  6. Abraham, G.D: MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES AT HOME AND ABROAD: Methuen; 1910: 2nd edition (same year as first). Variant binding (red cloth with silver lettering on spine); pages x + 308, 26 plates, 22cm. A smidgen very minor rubbing spine ends, a Near Fine very nice copy in (dust wrapper condition neatly repaired, moderate to medium darkening to spine, and light rubbing mainly at top-edge; price-clipped; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Reminisces and thoughts on climbing; mainly in Britain and the Alps - with a recollection of Owen Glynne Jones: £50.00
  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': £45.00
  9. 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: £8.00
  10. 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 72 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: £95.00
  11. 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: £15.00
  12. 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
  13. Baker, E.A: THE BRITISH HIGHLANDS WITH ROPE & RUCKSACK: Witherby; 1933: 1st edition. 236 pages, 11 plates, gilt decoration and lettering on spine, 22.5cm. Some moderate foxing to outer fore-edges and a touch elsewhere, otherwise a Fine very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – white spine and sides a touch very faintly marked, minor repairs and light surface rubbing at spine ends, with tiny loss to upper spine corner; virtually complete, VG and rare) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing days mainly in the Lake District - but also North Wales, the Pennines and Scotland: £75.00
  14. Baker, G.P: MOUNTAINEERING MEMORIES OF THE PAST: Privately printed; 1951: 62 pages, 11 plates, 22cm. Slight foxing to endpapers and vicinity, light tanning mainly rear endpapers and outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – medium browning on spine and 2cm rear panel; a tad minor rubbing also to spine, and 2cm closed repair top-edge of front panel; otherwise Fine and complete) d/w now protected by us in a loose plastic sleeve. Mostly derived from previously recorded articles in the Alpine Journal; includes incidents spanning fifty years in Europe and beyond - with Collie, Slingsby, Solly, Woolley, Yeld and others: £50.00

    Ball’s Alpine Guides.
  15. 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: £30.00
  16. Ball, J., edited by W.A.B. Coolidge: THE WESTERN ALPS: Longmans, Green; 1898: new edition – with new and revised maps. Bound in two volumes in green cloth, wrapped-round and secured on front with a purposely made flap and slot, 18cm; includes loose, 3 small and old Alpine photographs. Vol 1 – prelim pages xlxii, pages 1-218, 5 folding maps. Vol 2 – pages 219-323, 2 folding maps. Both volumes inscribed on front endpaper by J.M. Davidson, with his address and dated June 1911; a little lightly and marginally discoloured, mainly at rear, a tad minor rubbing, otherwise VG. These 2 volumes contain part of the original Alpine guide (which contained 612 pages and 10 folding maps) and were probably purposely bound for convenience of use in the Alps. The pair: £10.00
  17. Ball, J., edited by George Broke: THE CENTRAL ALPS. Part II. (Including those Alpine portions of Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, which lie S. & E. of the Rhone and Rhine, S. of the Arlberg, and W. of the Adige): Longmans, Green; 1911: new edition. Pages xx + 432, 10 folding maps, 19cm. Ex library of the Swiss Alpine Club, with their bookplate inside front board, inscribed thus on half-title-page and 2 small oval rubber stamp marks; minor regluing at tips of spine, a few very sight marks to front cover and a small area of faint discolouring at base; general map at front repaired (and a little darkened) at fold; some browning and one or two faint marks to outer page-edges, browning to first and last pages and reverse side of endpapers; VG: £10.00
  18. 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: £15.00
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  19. Band, George: SUMMIT. 150 Years of the Alpine Club: Collins; 2006: 1st edition. 256 pages, numerous colour and black and white photographs, and other illustrations, 29cm. Fine in Fine d/w. The impressive history of the oldest climbing club in the world; and its important role it played in British mountaineering: £15.00
  20. Banks, Mike: HIGH ARCTIC. The Story of the British North Greenland Expedition: Dent, 1957: 1st edition. Variant binding, beige cloth with black lettering on spine; pages xii + 276, 17 plates (1 colour), 9 sketch maps, drawings, 22cm. A little light tanning to endpapers, VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – some surface rubbing on spine edges, and some tiny surface chips or specks elsewhere on spine; a little surface chipping on front panel at ends; price-clipped; but bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The 1952-4 British expedition to Greenland; which included a 800-mile crossing of the vast ice cap: £15.00

    Signed by Ralph Barker, Tony Streather and John Hunt.
  21. Barker, Ralph: THE LAST BLUE MOUNTAIN: Chatto & Windus, 1959: 1st edition. 212 pages, 23 plates, 3 maps and diagrams, 22cm. Signed on title-page by the author Ralph Barker, expedition member Tony Streather and John Hunt who wrote the foreword; moderate foxing and light tanning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – lacks small and slightly ragged piece – 5 millimetres deep from head of spine and slightly onto side panels, and a touch chipping at upper rear corner, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Classic account of the tragic 1957 Haramosh expedition in the Karakoram. A rare signed copy: £150.00
  22. Barnes, P.A: "TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED". Views of the Forbidden Moorlands of the Peak District: P.A. Barnes, Sheffield; 1935: 2nd impression. Card covers, 32 pages, photographs, 2 maps, 25cm. A little light rubbing to thin spine, with slight regluing at tips, VG. A rare document. The author conveys through his fine photographs, the beauty of the then forbidden wild moorland of the Peak District, and argues strongly for the rights of everyone to roam unhindered upon them: £75.00
  23. Barrow, J: MOUNTAIN ASCENTS IN WESTMORELAND AND CUMBERLAND: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington; 1886: 1st edition. Original green cloth, with line illustration on front board; pages viii + 208 + 32 pages advertisements, 2 plates, illustrations in text, folding map, pictorial front board, 19.5cm. Lean to spine; spine also lightly discoloured, and wear at ends heavyily reglued; a little faint discolouring base of front board, rear corners a little bumped; a touch minor chipping to front endpapers, with some surface damage to front pastedown caused when bookplate was removed; a little faint staining on rear endpapers, with the joint a little cracked; medium browning to outer page-edges and frontispiece tissue-guard, a few spots of foxing; otherwise VG. The author conveys his delights of mountain walking in the Victorian Lake District. Rare: £60.00
  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

    A rare privately printed item.
  25. (Bellows, William, but not stated); W.B: ZERMATT AND THE MATTERHORN: Privately printed for the entertainment of friends, (Gloucester); 1925: 1st edition. Thin card covers, 19 pages, 4 plates, 19.5cm. Inscribed and initialled by the author "With Kind regards from "W.B". Tuffley Gloucester 20.x.1925"; slim spine darkened, and minor wear at tips; marginal spotting of foxing on front cover; moderate foxing internally, but mainly at front and rear; about VG. A rare privately printed item, describing an ascent of the Matterhorn: £90.00
  26. 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: £10.00
  27. Bhanja, Dr. K. C: DARJEELING AT A GLANCE. A Handbook, both Descriptive and Historical of Darjeeling and Sikkim with thrilling accounts of Everest and Kinchenjunga Expeditions by land and air: Oxford Book & Stationery, Darjeeling; (c.1944): 4th edition reprint. Paperback, 144 pages, 11 plates (1 folding), 18cm. A few slight marks and some tanning to paper covers; slight bumping base of spine and upper rear corner, VG: £20.00
  28. Bhanja, Dr. K. C: WONDERS OF DARJEELING AND THE SIKKIM HIMALAYA. (Accounts all authentic): Gilbert, Darjeeling; 1945: reprint. Paperback, 200 pages, 10 plates, 17cm. Spine a little patchy browned, sides a little age marked; slight bumping upper rear corner; overall VG. Part II (pages 67-140) contains the history, climbing and air expeditions to Kanchenjunga: £25.00

    Blackwell Mountaineering Library Series.
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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. Previous owner’s old inscription inside front board; spine moderately darkened, a touch lightly edge rubbed, and a touch lightly marked, boards a little marked; spots of foxing to endpapers and vicinity, and to outer fore-edges, which are also moderately tanned; otherwise VG and sound; no d/w. The second edition of the classic mountaineering book on Norway, first published in 1904; and the scarcest in this series: £30.00
  33. 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
  34. 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
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    Signed by Arlene Blum, Dee Molenaar and Maurice Herzog.
  35. Blum, Arlene: ANNAPURNA A WOMAN'S PLACE: Sierra Club, San Francisco, 1980: 1st American edition. Pages xii + 256, 8 colour plates, photographs, and 2 maps (by Dee Molenaar) in text, 26cm. Signed by Arlene Blum March 2006 & "Also a mapmaker’s place! (K2 1953)" Dee Molenaar Nov. 2, 2000 on title-page; also signed and dated by Maurice Herzog above the foreword he wrote; one or two very tiny blotches on spine, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a few minor edge repairs; VG+ and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Two members of 1978 American Women's Himalayan Expedition successfully reach the summit. But their achievement turned to tragedy two days later, when Vera Watson and British Climber Alison Chadwick fell to their deaths making the second summit attempt: £75.00
  36. 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: £18.00
  37. Bonington/Boysen/Hankinson/Haston/Sandhu/Scott: CHANGABANG: Heinemann; 1975: 1st edition. Pages (x) + 118, 4 colour plates, illustrations, 25.5cm. Signed by Chris Bonington, Martin Boysen, Alan Hankinson & Doug Scott; light bump base of spine and lower rear corner front board (but only showing externally), otherwise a Fine very clean copy in (dust wrapper condition – yellow lettering on spine sunned to off-white, against a black background; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent of this impressive Garhwal Himalayan peak: £75.00
  38. 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 (dust wrapper condition – yellow lettering on spine sunned to a very pale yellow, against a black background; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve.: £10.00
  39. 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: £6.00
  40. 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: £20.00

    Signed by 12 expedition members and associates; including Dougal Haston.
  41. 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; Wendy Bonington on front endpaper; Doug Scott; Pertemba Sherpa; Dougal Haston; Hamish MacInnes; Bob Stoodley; Beth Burke; Barney Rosedale; Kelvin Kent; John Hunt who wrote the foreword; plus Another - but unidentified, all on half-title page; browning to outer page-edges, and tiny fore-edge stain on the last few pages; a few white specks on rear board, otherwise VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – faint water stain upper edge of inner flaps with slight corner chipping; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Unsuccessful attempt in 1972 by a strong British expedition: £180.00

    Signed by 7 members of the expedition, plus John Hunt.
  42. Bonington, C: EVEREST THE HARD WAY: Hodder and Stoughton; 1976: 1st edition. 239 pages, 80 colour plates, maps and diagrams, 26cm. Signed on title-page by 7 members of the expedition – Chris Bonington; Doug Scott; Paul Braithwaite; Hamish MacInnes; Pertemba Sherpa; Martin Boysen; Charles Clarke; plus signature of John Hunt at the end of his foreword; boards a little marked, light shelf wear, minor regluing and tiny edge dent at base, and outer page-edges lightly tanned; VG- in (dust wrapper condition slight hint of darkening to spine, VG+ complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £90.00
  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 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
  45. 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

    Signed by Joe Brown and Ian McNaught Davies.
  46. Brown, Joe: THE HARD YEARS. An Autobiography: Gollancz; 1967: 1st edition. 256 pages, 33 plates, 22cm. Signed by Joe Brown on half-title page and Ian McNaught Davies below his photo (number 23); small lean to spine and minor sunning at ends; light browning and a smidgen very slightly marked at outer fore-edges; VG in (dust wrapper condition – white spine a smidgen very slightly discoloured, minor repairs at ends, tiny loss lower corner, and minute faint mark on front edge of spine; a little very slight surface chipping corners of front panel; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Memoirs of the famous and outstanding British post-war climbing pioneer and Alpinist Joe Brown; includes an account of his first ascent of Kangchenjunga with George Band: £95.00

    George A. Sutton’s copy.
  47. Brown, R.N. Rudmose: A NATURALIST AT THE POLES. The Life, Work & Voyages of Dr. W.S. Bruce the Polar Explorer: Seeley, Service; 1923: 1st edition. 316 pages, 24 plates, 5 text illustrations, 3 maps (2 folding), 22cm. George A Sutton’s copy* with his name (dated 1954) on second free-endpaper; recased retaining the original boards (with a blue emblem of a sailing ship on front board), original blue lettered spine relaid onto new matching cloth, new endpapers; original relaid spine lightly sunned, but lettering clear apart from minute loss to two letters, a few light marks to boards and some light rubbing to edges; internally, the ‘bookplate of F.A Sowter’ repasted inside front board; medium browning and foxing to outer fore-edges, and the occasional touch light foxing elsewhere, and a little pencil marking at rear; VG and sound. Scottish naturalist William Spiers Bruce was an unsung personality of his time; an outstanding authority and extremely accomplished Polar explorer. *George A. Sutton was author of Glacier Island; the official account of the British South Georgia Expedition, 1954-55: £95.00
  48. 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

    Inscribed and signed by Merl La Voy, member of the 1910 and 1912 expeditions.
  49. 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: £220.00
  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: £35.00
  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: £20.00

  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: £12.00

    Signed by Burdsall, Emmons and Moore – in dust wrapper.
  54. Burdsall, Richard L. & Emmons, 3rd, Arthur B: MEN AGAINST THE CLOUDS. The Conquest of Minya Konka: Harper & Brothers, New York; 1935: 1st American edition. Pages xiii + 292, 32 plates, maps and charts, 22.5cm. Signed by Richard Burdsall, Arthur Emmons and Terris Moore on first blank endpaper; light browning to outer fore-edges, and part of endpapers; Near Fine in (dust wrapper conditionspine a touch age-discoloured - but not very noticeable, with tiny and uneven loss at ends, peaking to a maximin of 5 millimetres; 1cm wide strip by spine on front panel age-discoloured, and a smidgen loss at corners; likewise 1cm+ wide strip by spine on rear panel age-stained; tips of all 4 corners of inner flaps clipped, but retaining the original price; overall about VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve.. The first ascent in 1932 of China's Minya Konka by a small American team; Burdsall and Moore reached the summit on 28th October, whilst Emmons stayed on as support in their highest tent: £400.00

    Unsigned English edition; NO dust wrapper.
  55. Burdsall, Richard L. & Emmons, 3rd, Arthur B: MEN AGAINST THE CLOUDS. The Conquest of Minya Konka: John Lane the Bodley Head; 1935: 1st UK edition. Pages xv + 272, 31 plates (3 double), maps and charts, 22cm. Spine sunned from maroon to medium brown - with the white lettering perfectly readable, together with a few minute specks and a touch very minor edge rubbing; a little light marginal sunning to boards, with the rear one a little marked; medium foxing internally at front and rear and slightly so elsewhere; medium browning and spots of foxing to outer fore-edges, and a tiny very minor water stain showing only on top outer-edge of pages; generally VG; no d/w: £50.00
  56. 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: £25.00
  57. 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: £8.00
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. Cassin, R: 50 YEARS OF ALPINISM: Diadem, 1981: 1st U.K. edition. 207 pages, 80 pages of plates, maps and diagrams, 22cm. Signed by R. Cassin on title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition - large lettering of "Riccardo Cassin" on spine sunned from yellow to white, but otherwise Fine and perfect) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. 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: £150.00

    American edition, unsigned.
  61. 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
  62. 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:
    £15.00
  63. 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: £160.00
  64. 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: £45.00
  65. Clark, Jane Inglis: PICTURES AND MEMORIES: Moray Press; 1938: 1st edition. 91 pages, 48 plates, including 26 in colour, 24.5cm. Spine a little age-darkened, one or two very faint and minor marks, and a little horizontally creased near head; a hint of very slight bowing on front board, and rear board very slightly patchy; slight browning to outer page-edges and a few tiny black specks on top outer-edge of pages, otherwise VG; no d/w. Memoirs of family life and climbing in Scotland and elsewhere by the mother of Charles Inglis Clark; whose memorial hut now stands on Ben Nevis: £40.00
  66. 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
  67. Clark, Ronald: 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. Less than 1cm head of spine moderately sunned and less so at base, and a little sunned top and bottom edges of boards; light browning and a few light spots of foxing to outer page-edges; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – a few small marginal repairs; spine lightly grubby with a smidgen loss at corners – mainly at head; front panel a little creased and a little surface chipped near head; VG, virtually complete, and unusual for being so flimsy) 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: £95.00

    Signed by the author and three team members, including one of the summit pair.
  68. 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: £175.00
  69. 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: £240.00

    Limited de-luxe edition; signed by the author.
  70. Cocker, Michael, 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, but Limited de-luxe edition number 56 of 150 copies; signed by the author; 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: £120.00
  71. 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
  72. Conway, Lord Conway of Allington: EPISODES IN A VARIED LIFE: Country Life, 1932: 1st edition. Pages viii + 276, 31 plates, 22cm. Previous owner’s name and date on front free-endpaper, newspaper cutting of Lord Conway tipped-in inside front board; a hint of slight lean, some darkening to spine and minor regluing at tip; tiny mark on front board, and moderate browning to outer fore-edges, VG; no d/w. Episodes from the life of the renowned mountaineer and art historian William Martin, Baron Conway: £20.00
  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: £25.00
  74. 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-: £45.00
  75. 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: £45.00

    One of the famous Conway and Coolidge Climbers’ Guides.
  76. 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: £60.00

    Signed by W. Heaton Cooper.
  77. Cooper, W. Heaton: THE HILLS OF LAKELAND: Warne; 1938: 1st edition. Pages xviii + 126, 52 plates (16 colour), 2 maps, 25cm. Signed by W. Heaton Cooper on title-page; 13-line narrative attributed to F.S. Smythe neatly written on front free-endpaper; spine sunned from blue to light green, bottom 4-millimetres surface rubbed and discoloured, upper tip of spine a touch very slightly surface rubbed; a little moderate tanning to endpapers, and light to moderate browning and a slight touch of foxing to outer fore-edges; otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine moderately darkened, chipped for a few millimetres at ends with tiny loss, and a little light wear at front joint; rear panel a little surface chipped at upper edge and rear corners; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Nicely produced volume, illustrated by the famous Lake District artist William Heaton Cooper: £60.00
  78. 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: £6.00
  79. Curran, J: K2 THE STORY OF THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN: Hodder & Stoughton; 1995: 1st edition. 271 pages, 24 plates (8 colour), maps and drawings, 24cm. A hint of very slight yellowing to page-edges, but Fine in d/w. The climbing history of the second highest and the most formidable of all the fourteen 8000-metre peaks: £10.00

    Lecture programme.
  80. Davies, Anne, Deacock, Antonia & Sims, Evelyn: Women’s Overland Himalayas Expedition 1958:: Brochure, 12 pages, including paper covers, illustrations, 21.5cm. Upper 2cm of thin spine sometime reglued causing the internal pages to stick together at that point; overwise VG. Lecture performed at the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday, 17 January, 1959. The three women travelled overland by Land-Rover to India; successfully completing their goals, including climbing a virgin peak - the 18,700 ft Biwi Giri (Wives’ Peak): £25.00
  81. 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 the subsequent heaps of fan mail:
    £10.00
  82. 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. 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: £8.00
  83. 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 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: £28.00
  84. De Beer, G.R: EARLY TRAVELLERS IN THE ALPS: Sidgwick & Jackson; 1930: 1st edition. Black cloth, with silver lettering; pages xx + 204, 40 plates, 34 figures in text including maps, 1 folding map, 22cm. Top-edge front board a tad very minor nicked, minor tanning endpapers, VG; no d/w. Account of early Alpine travellers and tourists between the 16th and 18th century: £15.00
  85. 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: £45.00

    Inscribed to Charles Pilkington from the Author.
  86. Dent, C: ABOVE THE SNOW LINE. Mountaineering Sketches Between 1870 and 1880: Longmans, Green; 1885: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 327, 3 plates (2 by Edward Whymper), 20cm. Inscribed ‘To Charles Pilkington with all good wishes, from the Author’, together with 3-lines written in French, and dated July ’86, on retained front endpaper. Original green decorated cloth - expertly recased, retaining the original boards and virtually all the original spine backstrip, which has been expertly relaid onto new green cloth, new endpapers; top outer-corner of replaced front free-endpaper slightly rubbed and indented from an old pencil price; some foxing to the retained endpapers, and moderate browning to outer fore-edges; spine a smidgen lightly discoloured - gilt lettering unaffected, a VG sound copy. Clinton Dent's Alpine excursions; including, on his nineteenth attempt, the first ascent of the Aiguille du Dru: £195.00
  87. Dent, C.T: MOUNTAINEERING: Longmans, Green; 1892: 2nd edition. Original decorated brown cloth; pages xx + 439 + 2 pages advertisements, 13 plates and illustrations in text by H.G. Willink and others, 19.5cm. Two tiny blotches on spine a touch very slightly lightened, and a tad regluing at spine ends; frontispiece tissue-guard loose, foxed and slightly frayed; a touch of slight foxing here or there, and the occasional faint mark; overall a VG+ and very presentable copy. The Badminton Library Series; with contributions by W.M. Conway, D.W. Freshfield, C.E. Mathews, C. Pilkington, F. Pollock and H.G. Willink who also supplied most of the rather appealing illustrations: £40.00

    Antiquarian Derbyshire Books.
  88. Lysons, Rev. Daniel & Samuel: MAGNA BRITANNIA; Being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Britain. Volume 5 – DERBYSHIRE: Cadell and Davies; 1817: 1st edition. Half-leather binding, marbled boards, endpapers and edges; pages (iv) + ccxlii + 344, 36 plates (some double), including plans, and 1 double-page map of Derbyshire, 34cm. Expertly recased with NEW wraparound brown leather spine (with shallow raised bands, gilt lines and maroon spine label); the original (worn, but sound) marbled boards retained - with NEW leather corner pieces; together with the original marbled endpapers. Bookplate inside front board; foxing to various degrees, mostly confined to the plates and vicinity, some browning to outer marbled edges; overall a VG solid copy. Volume 5 is a stand alone volume covering Derbyshire, and includes 3 topographical double-page engravings, entitled ‘Entrance of the Great Cavern at Castleton’, Rocks in Middleton-Dale’ and ‘Group of Rocks called Mock Beggar-Hall’. A very substantial tome, weighing 4kg: £280.00
  89. Rhodes, E: PEAK SCENERY, or EXCURSIONS IN DERBYSHIRE. Made Chiefly for the Purpose of Picturesque Observation: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Murray, London; Rhodes, Sheffield; 1818 to 1823: 1st editions. Four parts bound in two volumes; green half-leather binding, green cloth sides, marbled edges and endpapers. Part I 1818 – pages (vi) + 106, 8 plates; part II 1819 – pages (vi) + 126, 7 plates; part III 1822 – pages (vi) + 121, 7 plates; part IV 1823 – pages (vi) + 136 (including 4 pages ‘list of subscribers’), 6 + (1 for part III) plates, 31cm. Recently recased retaining the original boards, with the original leather spine backstrip (slightly deficient with some surface rubbing - including some rubbing to part of gilt title on volume I) relaid onto a new leather spine; leather corner pieces expertly repaired; the original endpapers also retained with the inner joints strengthened. Boards just a touch age-marked, with a small white paint mark (area about 4 square centimetres) base of one front board, and a touch lower rear edge of the other; internally some intermittent foxing and some light brown blotches to several of the early plates and pages, mainly in volume I; some age tanning to marbled page-edges; a G very sound copy. Complete with 29 finely engraved plates by W. B. & Geo. Cooke, from drawings by F. L. Chantrey. One of the illustrations (Castle Rock in Middleton Dale) is depicted in Eric Byne’s book High Peak: £350.00
  90. Pilkington, James: A VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF DERBYSHIRE; With an Account of its Most Remarkable Antiquities; Illustrated by An Accurate Map and Plates: Drewry, Derby; 1789: 1st edition. Two volumes; half-leather bindings, gilt decorated spines, marbled boards; pages vi + 496 & pages iv + 464; large folding map on quality paper by P.P. Burdett in volume one, lacks 3 plates, 21cm. Sometime recased retaining the original boards, with the original? leather spine backstrips relaid onto new leather spines; new endpapers. Please note - the lower 3cm leather backstrip of volume two is missing, but has some new gilding of a simpler design, imposed directly onto the new leather spine as compensation. Both volumes are very clean internally, apart from a touch of slight foxing in ‘one or two’ places; one inner joint very superficially cracked, outer pages-edges age-browned; some light rubbing to the bindings, but now overall a VG sound set - but lacking the 3 plates: £140.00
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  91. Desio, A: ASCENT OF K2. Second Highest Peak in The World: Elek Books; 1955: 1st edition. 239 pages, 24 plates, maps, 23cm. Medium browning and some foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – lacks 1cm+ from upper spine and a little surface chipped at that point, 1cm at base also surface chipped, and rear spine joint rubbed, especially at upper part; upper part front panel repaired and lacking piece less than 2cm squared, and tiny loss at base, and slightly on rear corners, also some rubbing on rear outer-edge and base; slight repair and slight edge loss rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. First ascent of K2 by the Italians Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli: £20.00

  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. 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: £18.00

    A complete 3-volume set of William Docharty’s privately produced, most impressive work on the British mountains.
  94. 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: £360.00
  95. 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: £8.00
  96. 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: £5.00
  97. Drasdo, H: THE ORDINARY ROUTE: Ernest Press; 1997: Limited edition case-bound number 55 of 100 copies signed by Harold Drasdo. Pages vi + 258, chapter-head vignettes, 22.5cm. Fine in Fine d/w. Harold Drasdo's reminiscences of fifty-years climbing. Guide-book writer and the author of 'Education and the Mountain Centres'; he also has a number of first ascents to his credit: £75.00
  98. 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
  99. 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: £75.00
  100. 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: £20.00
  101. 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
  102. 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: £125.00
  103. 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’: £25.00
  104. 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': £8.00

    Signed by Charles Evans and 9 members of the expedition - including the 4 summiteers.
  105. Evans, Charles: KANGCHENJUNGA THE UNTRODDEN PEAK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956: 1st edition. Original black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front board; pages xix + 187, 32 monochrome and 5 colour plates, 2 maps, 5 diagrams, 23cm. Signed on half title-page by Charles Evans, George Band, Joe Brown, Neil Mather, Tom MacKinnon, (pasted in signature of Norman Hardie), John Clegg, John Jackson, Tony Streather and finally, and not least A. W. Bridge - though not actually on the mountain, added immensely to the workings of the expedition. Previous owner’s inscription* on front free-endpaper; faint sunning lower 1cm of spine, and small slightly dull blotch on front board; very light browning to outer page-edges, and very minor creases to a few pages at upper corner; a Near Fine very bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – a smidgen hint of very slight browning to spine, and the usual light browning elsewhere; small crease upper corner front inner-flap, and price-clipped at lower; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. *Regarding the inscription on front free-endpaper, which reads ‘To Alf & ? With warmest regards from us all 6.12.56’. I do not know of any possible connection this inscription might have with the signatures? First ascent by Joe Brown and George Band, and the second ascent the following day by Norman Hardie and Tony Streather: £450.00

    An unsigned copy.
  106. 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

    Signed by R. Messner and the author R. Faux.
  107. Faux, Ronald: HIGH AMBITION. A Biography of Reinhold Messner: Alpine Sports/Gollancz; 1982: special edition. 180 pages, 24 plates, 3 maps (including endpapers), 23.5cm. Signed by R. Messner and the author R. Faux; Fine in Fine d/w. This special edition of 1000 copies was commissioned by Alpine Sports for Reinhold Messner's English and Scottish lecture tour: £50.00
  108. 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: £145.00
  109. 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
  110. 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
  111. 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: £80.00
  112. 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: £145.00
  113. 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
  114. Franco, Jean: MAKALU. 8470 metres (27,790 feet). The Highest Peak yet conquered by an entire team: Cape, 1957: 1st edition. 256 pages, 21 plates (1 colour), 5 maps, endpaper portraits, 20.5cm. Spine bright, and boards also bright but losing some surface glaze in a few places, predominately 0.5cm base of front board, and in the vicinity of top of rear board, a touch marginally elsewhere; medium tanning to outer fore-edges, and thin red stripe across lower page-edges; otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine lacks 5-millimetres from ends, with some surface chipping in vicinity of base, joints lightly rubbed – but more so towards ends; some marginal surface chipping to side panel, but complete apart from tiny piece lower edge at rear panel, and touch rear corners; all four corners of inner flaps clipped, including price) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Account of the very strong 1955 French expedition to Makalu. The first, second and third ascents were made on three consecutive days: £95.00

  115. 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: £28.00
  116. 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
  117. 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
  118. 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
  119. Gillman, Peter & Leni: EXTREME EIGER. The Race to Climb the Direct Route up the North Face of the Eiger: Simon & Schuster, London; 2015: 2nd printing. Pages (v) + 394, 16 mostly colour plates, endpaper diagrams, 24cm. Signed by Peter Gilman & Leni Gillman on title-page; Fine in Fine d/w. A drama played out before a global audience on the notorious North Face of the Eiger, during February and March 1966. Two teams – a strong international one, led by the charismatic ‘blond giant’ John Harlin, and a very determined German team. Both teams battled for the prize of becoming the first to climb the direct route……: £50.00
  120. Gillman, Peter & Leni: THE WILDEST DREAM. MALLORY. His Life and Conflicting Passions: Headline, 2000: 1st edition. Pages xiv + 306, 24 plates, maps, 24cm. Signed by Peter Gilman & Leni Gillman on title-page, and loose at front a handwritten postcard signed by Peter and Leni; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – light to moderate sunning to spine, otherwise perfect) d/w. Peter and Leni Gillman have unearthed a powerful new portrayal of Mallory; embracing his two conflicting passions - his love for his wife, and Everest. Winner of the 2000 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £50.00
  121. Gillman, Peter, 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
  122. Gillman, Peter: 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: £8.00

    Signed by the author and Chris Bonington.
  123. Grant, Captain Richard, H: ANNAPURNA II: Kimber; 1961: 1st edition. 192 pages, 8 plates, 1 map + endpaper maps, 23cm. Signed by the author and Chris Bonington on title-page; tips of spine a touch faded; moderate browning and a touch foxing to outer page-edges, and a few blotches of foxing elsewhere; VG in (dust wrapper condition – minor rubbing upper tip of spine, price-clipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first ascent in 1960 of Annapurna II; the summit party being the author Richard Grant, Chris Bonington, and Sherpa Ang Nyima: £95.00

  124. Green, Jonathan: MURDER IN THE HIGH HIMALAYA. Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet: Public Affairs, New York; 2010: 1st edition. Pages xv + 272, a few black and white photographs and 2 maps in text, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w. An upsetting account of the barbaric killing of a 17-year old Tibetan Nun, Kelsang Namtso, fleeing religious persecution in her homeland. A sobering thought – whilst Western climbers seek gratification in the high Himalayas, about 2,500 Tibetans annually flee from Cho Oyu mountain, and make the hazardous glacier crossing of the Nangpa La their escape route to freedom: £15.00
  125. 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: £12.00
  126. 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
  127. 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: £10.00
  128. 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': £10.00
  129. 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
  130. Grove, F.C: ‘THE FROSTY CAUCASUS’. An account of a walk through part of the range and of an ascent of Elbruz in the summer of 1874: Longmans, Green; 1875: 1st edition. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and gilt lines on spine; gilt lines extend across front board; pages x + 341 + (2) pages advertisements, title-page vignette and 6 engraved plates by Ed. Whymper from photographs by H. Walker, folding map, 20cm. Spine a little very lightly creased, but bright and presentable; ‘one or two’ minor marks lower boards, and rear corners slightly rubbed, and one slightly bumped; inner spine joints very slightly chipped, but neatly reglued and sound, moderate tanning and a little very slightly marked on outer page-edges; a touch foxing to half title-page; a VG copy. Includes an account of the first ascent in 1874 of Elbruz’s (highest) Western Peak; by a party comprising the author, F. Gardiner, H. Walker and the Swiss guide Peter Knubel. A.W. Moore also accompanied them on their trek through the Western Caucasus: £150.00

    Signed Peter Habeler and Reinhold Messner.
  131. Habeler, P: EVEREST IMPOSSIBLE VICTORY: Arlington Books; 1979: 1st edition. 223 pages, 16 colour plates, black and white photographs, 24.5cm. Signed to John by Peter Habeler 27/3/79 on front free-endpaper, and signed Reinhold Messner on title-page; rear corners of boards a little bumped, but wear also at lower corners and vicinity; light browning to outer page-edges, lower rear corner of pages (especially towards rear) bumped and creased at margin; otherwise VG in (dust wrapper condition – price-clipped; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve d/w. The first ascent of Everest without oxygen with Reinhold Messner: £45.00
  132. 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: £5.00

    Signed by 6 expedition climbers.
  133. Hall, Lincoln text & Chester, Jonathan photographs: THE LONELIEST MOUNTAIN. The Dramatic Story of the First Expedition to Climb Mt. Minto, Antarctica: Simon & Schuster, Australia; 1989: 1st Australian edition. Pages xvi + 232, colour photographs, map, 28cm. Signed by Lincoln Hall, Lyle Closs; Glenn Singleman?, Greg Mortimer, Margaret Werner and Chris Hilton on half title-page; minor shelf wear at base of covers; "With Compliments of Beecham Research Laboratories" label upper corner front free-endpaper; Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition a little minor wear rear part of upper rear edge of front panel and a touch lower rear corner; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve The Australian team sailed from Sydney Harbour to Antarctica in a small ship, and then trekked 150 kilometres before making the first ascent of Mt. Minto: £60.00
  134. 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



    Signed by Heinrich Harrer on title-page.
  135. Harrer, Heinrich: I COME FROM THE STONE AGE: Hart-Davis; 1964: 1st edition. 256 pages, 32 plates (16 colour), 5 maps, 24cm. Signed by Heinrich Harrer on title-page; very light browning to outer page-edges, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a small light scattering of dappled surface chipping on spine by rear-edge towards top; tiny faint mark lower-edge rear panel; VG and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Extensive climbing in the Carstensz range of New Guinea, near to the Equator: £150.00

    Signed by Heinrich Harrer.
  136. Harrer, Heinrich, text and photographs by: LOST LHASA. Heinrich Harrer’s Tibet: Abrams, New York; 1992: 1st American edition. 223 pages, 200 black and white illustrations, endpaper maps, 29cm. Signed by Heinrich Harrer on half title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine a touch minuscule sunned, and small part of outer glaze on spine edge beginning to lift; otherwise Fine) d/w. Contains 200 of the author’s remarkable photographs of Tibet, captured before the Chinese invasion; together with a lively commentary. Heinrich Harrer’s life amongst the Tibetans, is well documented in his "Seven Years in Tibet", but it contained only a few of these special images: £120.00
  137. Harrer, Heinrich: 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: £20.00

    Signed by 4 team members and professional author William Nothdurft.
  138. Hemmleb, J., Johnson, L.A. & Simonson, E.R., as told to W.E. Nothdurft: GHOSTS OF EVEREST. The Search for Mallory & Irvine: Mountaineers Books, Seattle; 1999: 1st American edition. 206 pages, photographs (mostly colour), maps, 25cm. Signed by Jochen Hemmleb, Eric Simonson, William Nothdurft, Conrad Anker & Graham Hoyland on title-page; Fine in Fine d/w. After thoroughly researching the disappearance of Mallory and Irvine on the 1924 Everest Expedition, this present expedition astonished the world by finding Mallory’s body: £75.00
  139. Herzog, Maurice: 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. Previous owner’s inscription upper part of front free-endpaper, and smallish bookseller’s label base of front pastedown; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – spine a touch darkened, rubbed at ends and part edges; slight edge repairs to side panels and rubbed at rear corner; all 4-corners inner flaps clipped, as well as being price-clipped) 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: £20.00
  140. Hiebeler, Toni: NORTH FACE IN WINTER. The First Winter Climb of the Eiger's North Face March 1961: Barrie and Rockliff; 1962: 1st edition. 121 pages, 15 plates, 22cm. Spine darkened, boards a little bowed and edges lightly browned, and tiny mark front board; medium browning and some spots of foxing to outer page-edges, a touch slight foxing in one or two places elsewhere; hence VG- in (dust wrapper condition – price-clipped, VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A landmark ascent by three Germans and an Austrian; accomplished amid much publicity - not all of which was favourable: £20.00

    Signed by both Lynn Hill and Greg Child.
  141. Hill, Lynn, with Greg Child: CLIMBING FREE. My Life in the Vertical World: W.W. Norton, New York; 2002: 1st American edition. Pages xvi + 270, 32 colour plates, black and white photographs, 24cm. Signed by Lynn Hill and Greg Child on title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition yellow title on spine a smidgen sunned, but Fine) d/w. The incredible climbing career of American climber Lynn Hill – one of the world’s greatest rock climbers. The first free ascent of the 3000 foot Nose of El Capitan in the Yosemite valley, in under 23 hours, bear testament to her brilliancy: £75.00
  142. Hillary, Edmund: 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: £12.00

    A fund raising copy, with numbered printed leaf signed by E.P. Hillary.
  143. Hillary, Sir Edmund: SAGARMATHA: Insight Topics/Himalayan Trust; 1991: 1st edition. (224) pages including 211 pages photographs (virtually all colour, some double-page), 34cm. Tipped-in at front (now loose) is a single printed leaf on Nepalese hand-made paper, numbered 0693 and signed by E.P. Hillary – stating "This presentation edition of Sagarmatha ………. thank you for your personal contribution to the Sagarmatha campaign". Surface damage to front endpaper joint, caused when the before mentioned leaf became detached, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. Photographic essay on the Everest region of Nepal. Some people giving large donations received an actual handwritten and signed letter; this one contains the standard printed and signed one: £75.00

    Signed by Ben H Humble.
  144. Humble, B.H: THE CUILLIN OF SKYE: Hale; 1952: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 144, 49 plates, text illustrations, 25.5cm. Signed by Ben H Humble on title-page; spine slightly sunned, but more so for 3cm at head and 0.5cm at base; boards slightly sunned at top and bottom edges, and again more so for a triangular piece 2cm deep head of front board by spine; but overall VG and clean in (dust wrapper condition – some old tape repair on reverse; spine just a little grubby, a little surface chipped, and lacks small corner piece 1.5cm deep at upper rear spine joint; front panel a little surface chipped by spine and rear outer-edge, rear panel a little grubby and lacks 1x1cm from head; about G+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The classic history of climbing on Skye: £75.00

    Signed by expedition members George Band, Mike Westmacott and George Lowe.
  145. 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: £80.00
  146. Irving, R.L.G: THE ROMANCE OF MOUNTAINEERING: Dent, 1935: 1st edition. Pages xiv, 320, 36 fine plates, illustrations, diagrams, 24cm. Light rubbing spine ends, previous owner’s smallish inscription dated April 1935 on front free-endpaper; moderate browning and a little foxing to page-edges, browning and a few blotches of foxing to several tissue-guards, and a few blotches of foxing elsewhere; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition spine a touch darkened, and surface rubbed at ends, corners and sides; rear panel a touch age-grubby; both corners of front inner flap severely clipped, including price) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A substantial, well produced and stimulating history of mountaineering: £20.00
  147. Izzard, Ralph: THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN ADVENTURE: Hodder and Stoughton; 1955: 1st edition. 302 pages, 31 plates, text drawings, endpaper maps, 21cm. Previous owner’s name and date top of half title-page; a little bowing to boards, and light foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition spine a little rubbed at ends, a smidgen loss at top-edge, and a touch darkened at base; rear panel lightly age-browned; previous owner’s name lower corner of front inner flap, but price intact) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Account of the 1954 'Daily Mail' Himalayan Expedition in search of the Yeti: £20.00

    A beautifully produced limited edition.
  148. 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: £40.00
  149. 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

    Signed by the author and Ed Hillary.
  150. Johnston, Alexa: SIR EDMUND HILLARY – AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE: Penguin Group, New Zealand; 2005: 1st edition. 232 pages, numerous colour and black and white photographs, and other illustrations, 29x26cm. Signed by Ed Hillary and author Alexa Johnston on title-page; Fine in Fine good quality dust wrapper. The authorised and illustrated biography: £95.00
  151. Jones, Owen Glynne: ROCK-CLIMBING IN THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT: Abraham and Sons, Keswick; 1911: 3rd edition. Pages lxiv + 384 + (8) advertisements, 31 plates, 10 outline drawings, 23.5cm. Previous owner’s name crossed through and ink smudged on reverse side of front free-endpaper; outline (7cm across) of faint cup mark on front board; front inner joint a touch chipped, but perfectly sound; some light foxing and moderate browning to outer fore-edges, and occasional touch of slight foxing elsewhere; overall a VG+ presentable copy. Classic early climbing book on the Lake District, illustrated with fine photographic plates by the Abrahams; the first part of a famous climbing trilogy (the other two being on North Wales and Skye by the Abrahams). This edition includes an additional Appendix, and Memoir and Portrait of O.G. Jones killed on the Dent Blanche in 1899 (as in the 2nd edition) plus an additional Appendix: £150.00
  152. 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
  153. 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): £15.00
  154. 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): £25.00
  155. 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
  156. 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: £12.00
  157. Keay, John: WHEN MEN & MOUNTAINS MEET. The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-75: Murray; 1977: 1st edition. Pages x + 277, 24 illustrations (on 12 plates), 7 text illustrations, 4 maps, bibliography, 22.5cm. Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition spine background moderately sunned, but all perfectly legible, otherwise Fine) d/w: £15.00
  158. 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
  159. Kirkpatrick, A: PSYCHOVERTICAL: Hutchinson; 2008: 4th impression. Pages (x) + 277, 16 colour plates, drawings and sketches in text, 24cm. Signed by Andy Kirkpatrick on half title-page and Ian Parnell (his climbing partner) on dedication page; light browning and a few blotches of yellowing to outer-page edges, and a few blotches of yellowing in text, hence VG in Fine d/w. Enthralling autobiography of one of Britain’s top mountaineers. His 13-day ascent of Reticent Wall on El Capitan makes for the hardest ever solo ascent of a big-wall by a Britain. Winner of the 2008 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature: £25.00
  160. 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

    Complete with the RARE wartime dust wrapper.
  161. Kirkus, Colin F: "LET'S GO CLIMBING!": Nelson; 1941: 1st edition. 201 pages + 7 pages advertisements, 15 plates (1 colour map), text illustrations, 21cm. Minor crease lower half of spine and a touch minor sunning at tips; lightish spotting of foxing on outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition old 5cm ragged repair in vicinity of upper spine joint and surface chipped at that point; spine also surface chipped for 4-millimetres at head and at thin diagonal line lower down, and some at edges; also a smidgen loss at base of spine and small faint stain at upper part; some surface rubbing rear-edge of front panel, and tiny loss at corners; rear panel very slightly discoloured; but bright and Rare) 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. This first edition is thicker and better quality than the 1946 reprint: £95.00

    Signed by Jon Krakauer.
  162. Krakauer, Jon: EIGER DREAMS. Ventures Among Men and Mountains: Lyons & Burford, New York; 1990: 1st edition (first issue). Pages xii + 186, 23.5cm. Signed by Jon Krakauer on half-title page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – blue block and lettering on spine slightly and evenly sunned, otherwise Fine and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. 12 essays - mostly published previously in Outside and Smithsonian. Includes ‘Eiger Dreams’; ‘Gill’; ‘Club Denali’; ‘Chamonix’; ‘The Burgess Boys’ and ‘A Bad Summer on K2’: £95.00
  163. Krakauer, Jon: INTO THIN AIR. A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster: Villard, New York; 1997: 5th impression. Pages xxiv + 293, 8 colour plates, text illustrations, 24cm. Fine in Fine d/w. The worst disaster Everest had known. During one day alone, in May 1996 eight climbers (from five expeditions) perished: £10.00
  164. 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
  165. 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
  166. 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
  167. 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: £175.00

    A privately printed and signed limited edition, also inscribed with the Author’s complements.
  168. Lewin, W. Henry: CLIMBS: Privately printed for the author, (1932): 1st edition. Number 186 of a limited edition of 250 copies signed by W. Henry Lewin; pages xvii + 226, 16 plates, 22cm. Also inscribed on half-title page ‘Mr E. H. Walker with the Author’s good wishes in memory of many years excellent service’; a tad very slight browning to outer fore-edges, but Fine (dust wrapper condition – very minor mark on front panel, a minuscule hint of very slight dust discolouring, and on reverse side a few marginal and slight edge repairs; but Near Fine and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing adventures of Climbers Club member, W. Henry Lewin. North Wales – but also the Alps, Canada and South Africa: £180.00
  169. 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: £30.00

    Inscribed and signed by the author.
  170. 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
  171. Lunn, Arnold: THE BERNESE OBERLAND: Eyre & Spottiswoode; 1958: 1st edition. 215 pages, 15 plates, folding coloured profile at rear, 20.5cm. Minor foxing top-edge of pages; Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition – spine a touch faintly marked; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A good general travel companion to the area, and includes information for the walker, climber and skier: £20.00
  172. 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: £12.00
  173. 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 conditionlacks 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: £20.00
  174. 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: £8.00
  175. 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: £75.00
  176. 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
  177. 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
  178. McHardy, Alan ‘Richard’: ECHOES OF A DREAM – A CRAG RATS TALE: Monkey Gone to Heaven, (UK); 2011: 1st edition. Paperback, 248 pages, black and white and colour photographs, 22cm. Signed Alan McHardy ‘Richard’ on 3rd page at front; a pronounced to spine, otherwise Fine. Frank and often amusingly told life story of Richard McHardy, a most respected British climber….. and from the 1960s one of the leading climbers of his generation: £25.00

    Signed by the author.
  179. MacInnes, Hamish: CALL-OUT: Hodder & Stoughton, 1973: 1st edition. 190 pages, 16 plates, drawings, 22cm. Signed by the author on title-page; Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper condition"Call-Out" title on top part of spine sunned from red to pale pink, and just about readable; whilst red publisher's crest at base badly sunned and almost invisible, plus a few insignificant marks at spine ends; price-clipped; otherwise complete and Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Scottish mountain rescues mainly with the Glencoe Mountain-Rescue Team: £60.00
  180. McLewin, Will: IN MONTE VISO'S HORIZON. Climbing all the Alpine 4000m Peaks: Ernest Press, 1991: 1st edition. 255 pages, colour photographs, diagrams and maps, 24cm. A few light mottled spots of foxing on front and rear endpapers, otherwise Fine in Fine d/w. 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

    Signed by Reinhold Messner.
  181. Messner, Reinhold. & Höfler, Horst: HERMANN BUHL. Climbing without Compromise: Mountaineers, Seattle; 2000: 1st American edition. 205 pages, 32 pages colour plates, black and white photographs, 23.5cm. Signed by Reinhold Messner on title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper conditionspine moderately sunned, but all perfectly readable; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The definitive work on the life and climbs of the legendary Austrian climber Hermann Buhl; killed when a cornice collapsed on Chogolisa in 1957: £60.00
  182. Messner, Reinhold: 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

    Signed Reinhold Messner.
  183. Messner, Reinhold: REINHOLD MESSNER FREE SPIRIT. A Climber's Life: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991: 1st edition. 250 pages, 24 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps, 25cm. Signed and dated by Reinhold Messner on half-title page; Fine in 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: £75.00

    Signed Reinhold Messner.
  184. Messner, Reinhold: SOLO NANGA PARBAT: Kaye & Ward; 1980: 1st edition. 279 pages, including 48 colour plates, black and white photographs, maps and diagrams, 24cm. Signed and dated by Reinhold Messner on half-title page; very slight browning to outer-page edges, Near Fine in Near Fine d/w. Reinhold Messner's impressive solo of a new route on the Diamir Face in 1978: £75.00
  185. Messner, Reinhold: 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

    Signed by Reinhold Messner.
  186. Messner, Reinhold: THE SEVENTH GRADE. Most Extreme Climbing: Kaye & Ward; 1974: 1st edition. 160 pages, 4 colour plates, black and white photographs, map, 21cm. Signed and dated Reinhold Messner on half-title page; corner of front free-endpaper lightly surface rubbed; light foxing to top outer-edge of pages and slightly affecting several pages near top; otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper conditionred lettering only of ‘The Seventh Grade’ on spine very sunned and obliterated; price-clipped, otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Messner’s early Alpine climbs: £75.00

    Signed by George Meyers and Merrill Wilson.
  187. Meyers, George with Wilson, Merrill Ann: YOSEMITE CLIMBS: Chockstone Press, Colorado; 1982: 1st edition. Blue line-illustrated and lettered, yellow boards; pages (v) + 260, 22 plates at rear, 23.5cm. Signed by George Meyers and Merrill Wilson on title-page; Near Fine; no dust wrapper was issued. Climbing guidebook to Yosemite; with numerous line-diagrams and 22 route plates: £75.00

    Includes a loose slip sign by Herbert Carr (author and Climbers’ Club member from 1925, rising to Honorary President 1954-1959).
  188. 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: £30.00

    Signed by C Douglas Milner.
  189. 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
  190. Milner, C.D: THE DOLOMITES: Hale; 1952: reprint. Pages xiv + 105, 150 photographs on 97 plates (1 colour), 7 map-diagrams, 25cm. A tad sunning lower tip of spine, light browning to outer page-edges; Near Fine in (dust wrapper conditionFine, apart from a touch slight surface rubbing spine ends, and corners of front panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A good general and climbing book on the Dolomites; enhanced with fine photographs by the author: £18.00
  191. 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: £15.00

    Signed by Gwen Moffat (twice).
  192. Moffat, Gwen: SURVIVAL COUNT. A personal journey towards conservation: Gollancz; 1972: 1st edition. 174 pages, 8 plates, endpaper maps, 22cm. Signed by Gwen Moffat on half title-page, and also signed ‘with Compliments’ on white label pasted onto title-page; plus small handwritten errata slip in the author’s hand, loose at front; slight lean to spine, light browning and ‘one or two’ spots of foxing to outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – minor rubbing top-edge front panel; VG+ and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. In her third autobiography set in Wales, Gwen Moffat pleads for conservation and care of this planet - a belief she strongly embraces: £60.00
  193. 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: £12.00
  194. 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: £120.00

    Signed by Jan Morris.
  195. Morris, Jan: CONUNDRUM: Faber and Faber; 1974: 1st edition. 160 pages, 22cm. Signed by Jan Morris on title-page; very slight lean to spine; light browning to outer fore-edges, Near Fine in Fine d/w. Celebrated journalist and author, Jan Morris’s very profound and moving account of her sex change, from being James to Jan. James Morris was assigned as the Times correspondent on the 1953 Everest Expedition, which she elaborates upon in her book: £150.00

    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.

  196. :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: £9.00
  197. :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: £9.00
  198. :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: £9.00
  199. :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: £9.00
  200. :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
  201. :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
  202. :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
  203. :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

  204. 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: £50.00

    Signed by W H Murray and Douglas Scott.
  205. 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. Signed by W H Murray and Douglas Scott on title-page; very faint browning outer fore-edges, but Fine and very bright in (dust wrapper condition a little chipped mainly at spine corners and vicinity, lower 1.5cm of front spine joint, and at rear corners of side panels, one or two slight edge repairs; VG bright and quite presentable) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. 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: £145.00
    A rare signed copy with dust wrapper.
  206. (Naess, Arne): TIRICH MIR. The Norwegian Himalayan Expedition: Hodder and Stoughton; 1952: 1st edition. 192 pages, 47 plates, 3 sketch maps, 22.5cm. Signed by summiters Arne Naess & Tony Streather on title-page; lower tip of spine and 1cm of lower front spine joint sunned, otherwise Fine and very clean in (dust wrapper condition blue spine a touch slightly sunned, but lettering of "Tirich Mir" at head sunned from red to a very pale pink; spine rubbed 1cm lower spine joint and at tips, and also some very light surface rubbing mainly down centre of spine; rear panel a touch very slight grubby; complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first ascent in 1950 of Tirich Mir, the highest peak in the Hindu Kush by a Norwegian expedition. A young Englishman, Captain Tony Streather stationed in the Chitral region was officially assigned to the expedition, but soon became an invaluable member… and part of the summit team: £150.00

    A cheaper copy.
  207. (Naess, Arne): TIRICH MIR. The Norwegian Himalayan Expedition: Hodder and Stoughton; 1952: 1st edition. 192 pages, 47 plates, 3 sketch maps, 22.5cm. Small lean to spine, spine very faded - but lettering readable; some heavy foxing on endpapers, and some foxing elsewhere but mainly in vicinity of upper page-edges; G; no d/w: £20.00
  208. 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: £20.00

    Signed by Eric Newby.
  209. Newby, E: A SHORT WALK IN THE HINDU KUSH: Secker & Warburg, 1958: 1st edition. 247 pages, 25 plates, 3 maps (2 folding), 22cm. Signed by Eric Newby on title-page; front free-endpaper sometime replaced and a little wrinkled; minor surface rubbing spine corners and vicinity, VG in (dust wrapper condition deficient; lacking piece 4x6cm base of spine/extending onto front panel, and lacking piece 1cm deep from both upper corners of spine, also some surface chipping in vicinity of upper spine; small loss rear corners of side panels, and a touch surface chipped at rear edge; but otherwise clean and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Eric Newby describes his travels in 1956 though remote Nuristan in Afghanistan, and his attempts to climb (19,880 feet) Mir Samir. A delightful and classic travel book: £90.00
  210. 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: £15.00

    Special signed and limited edition.
  211. Norton, Hugh: NORTON OF EVEREST. The biography of E.F. Norton, soldier and mountaineer: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2017: special 1st edition of 100 cloth-bound copies, numbered and signed by the author. Pages xix + 183, 16 plates (some colour), black and white illustrations, and sketch maps, 24cm. Number 20 of 100 copies, signed by Hugh Norton; Fine in Fine d/w. After a distinguished career in the First World War, Edward Norton’s leadership qualities led him to taking over leadership of the 1924 Everest Expedition. During this ill-fated expedition, which Mallory and Irvine perished, Norton reached within 1000 feet of the summit, and without oxygen - an incredible achievement: £95.00
  212. Noyce, W: POEMS: Heinemann; 1960: 1st edition. 98 pages, 22cm. A touch very slight bowing to boards, very light sunning on spine, but lower tip more so; outer page-edges a touch very slightly foxed, and also endpapers, but slightly more so on pastedowns, also outer edge of front pastedown (hidden by dust wrapper flap) a touch wrinkled, VG in (dust wrapper condition some scattered moderate foxing to spine and sides; spine also a touch darkened; large price-clipped, otherwise complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Comprising Mountain Sequence (15 poems); Whoe’er she be …; People, Places, Seasons; Moods and Interpretations: £60.00
  213. 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

    Inscribed and signed by the author.
  214. 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: £25.00
  215. 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": £12.00
  216. 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: £8.00
  217. 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: £15.00
  218. 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
  219. 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: £18.00



  220. Pause, W. & Winkler, J: EXTREME ALPINE ROCK. The 100 Greatest Alpine Rock Climbs: Granada; 1979: 2nd revised edition (but 1st English edition). Pages (x) + 202, photographs and diagrams, endpaper maps, 28cm. A touch spotting upper edge of boards, and a little slightly surface rubbed spine ends and lower rear corners; a VG+, clean and bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – small faint blemish base of rear panel; price-clipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first English edition (translated from the second German edition by Hugh Merrick) of this classic and sought after Alpine climbing book: £75.00
  221. 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
  222. 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
  223. 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
  224. 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: £12.00

    In rare dust wrapper.
  225. Pilley, Dorothy: CLIMBING DAYS: Bell; 1935: 1st edition. Pages xiii, 352, 64 plates, 22cm. Some light coloured blotches of foxing on spine, with moderate sunning for 1-2cm at ends and slight surface rubbing at tips; medium tanning and spotting of foxing to outer page-edges, and a little light tanning to endpapers; overall VG in (dust wrapper condition – some marginal repairs; spine lacks tiny piece from head and lower rear corner, some lines of surface chipping near base and a touch at head; front panel lacks piece about 1x1cm from head, and less so at 3 corners, and a touch slight marginal surface chipping; rear panel tiny loss rear corners; lacks lower corner of front flap, but price intact; a presentable, clean and almost complete, and rare) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Dorothy Pilley's classic account of her many climbs in Britain and abroad: £160.00

  226. 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
  227. 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
  228. 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: £18.00
  229. 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
  230. 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: £6.00

  231. 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 conditioncomplete 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
  232. Pye, David: GEORGE LEIGH MALLORY. A Memoir: Oxford University Press; 1927: 1st edition. Pages (xii) + 184, 6 plates, 21cm. Rear endpapers sometime professionally replaced; a touch very light surface rubbing rear joint and lower tip of spine, one or two minor and faint scratches on rear board, some mottled tanning on front endpapers, and light foxing to outer fore-edges; paper spine label sometime replaced with spare one; a VG and quite bright copy in a FACSIMILE d/w. Personal memoirs written by one of Mallory's friends: £45.00
  233. 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": £8.00

    Signed by Gaston Rébuffat.
  234. Rébuffat, Gaston & Tairraz, Pierre: BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Vane; 1965: 1st edition. 183 pages, 7 (one double) colour plates and 104 black and white photographs by Pierre Tairraz, 24cm. Signed by Gaston Rébuffat on half title-page; light browning to outer page-edges and a smidgen very slightly sunned at tips; a Near Fine bright copy in (dust wrapper conditionupper tip of spine lacks 2 millimetres and slightly chipped, and a touch slightly chipped at base; side panels chipped at rear corners and slight loss on one lower corner; otherwise clean, bright and complete, VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Includes an ascent of the Matterhorn, the traverse of Mont Blanc and the South-West Pillar of the Drus: £195.00

    Signed by Gaston Rébuffat.
  235. Rébuffat, Gaston: MEN AND THE MATTERHORN: Vane; 1967: 1st edition. 222 pages, 118 illustrations (32 pages colour), 26cm. Signed by Gaston Rébuffat on title-page; some surface rubbing mainly at spine ends and vicinity, tiny loss base of final page, medium browning to outer page-edges, a touch very slight bowing to boards; VG- in (dust wrapper conditionlacks triangular piece 1cm deep from upper rear spine corner and less than 0.5cm from base; repair to triangular piece 4cm deep upper spine and encroaching onto front panel, causing some surface chipping along folds on spine and edges at that point; price-clipped; otherwise clean and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Gaston Rébuffat's personal experiences of the Matterhorn - interlaced with history: £95.00
  236. 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: £40.00
  237. 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: £10.00

    Signed by 4 expedition members.
  238. Ridgeway, R: THE LAST STEP. The American Ascent of K2: Mountaineers, Seattle, 1980: 1st edition. Pages viii + 305, 32 colour plates, 26cm. Signed by Rick Ridgeway on title-page, and John Roskelley, James W. Whittaker (who wrote the prelude) and Dianne Roberts (photographer/climber) on front free-endpaper; outer page-edges a touch very slightly yellowed, and a few tiny spots of foxing at top outer-edge of pages; VG+ bright copy in (dust wrapper conditionmarginally a little and lightly surface chipped at spine corners and rear ones, and a touch by upper-edge front panel; VG and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first American ascent of K2 in 1978. After much determination four men finally stood on top. A well-produced book: £75.00

    Signed by David Roberts, Brad Washburn and Bob Bates.
  239. Roberts, David: ESCAPE FROM LUCANIA. An Epic Story of Survival: Simon & Schuster, New York; 2002: 1st American edition. Pages (xi) + 206, 8 black and white plates, 1 double-page map, 22cm. Signed by David Roberts, Brad Washburn and Bob Bates on title page; Fine in Fine d/w. The first ascent of Canada’s Mount Lucania in 1937 by Brad Washburn and Bob Bates. After landing a small aircraft on the Walsh Glacier into unseasonal icy slush, the experienced pilot, having had great difficulty taking off, subsequently refused to pickup the other two members of the expedition. Washburn and Bates now marooned on their own, nevertheless made the first ascent. A rather perilous decent followed, together with an epic trek of over 100 miles through unexplored Yukon territory, back to civilization: £120.00
  240. Roberts, David: 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 conditionold 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: £12.00
  241. Roberts, Dennis: I’LL CLIMB MOUNT EVEREST ALONE. The Story of Maurice Wilson: Hale; 1957: 1st edition. 158 pages, 17 plates, text maps, 22cm. A little faint sunning spine ends and top-edge of boards; light browning to outer page-edges, and some foxing, but mainly to top-ed ge, VG in (dust wrapper conditionlacks less than 1cm from head of spine and immediate vicinity, and less so at base, and also a little surface rubbed at edges; front panel slightly deficient at base and rubbed on rear edge, with tiny loss at corners; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The incredible story of Maurice Wilson’s solo attempt on Everest in 1934; lacking mountaineering experience, but nevertheless armed with great faith and determination he reached 22,000 feet or so, before perishing: £95.00

    A superb copy.
  242. Robertson, D: GEORGE MALLORY: Faber and Faber; 1969: 1st edition. 279 pages, 17 plates, 5 maps, 22cm. Fine in (dust wrapper conditionsmall lettering of author on spine a tad sunned – but perfectly readable; complete and Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Important biography, and the first full length one, of George Mallory; whose disappearance on Everest in 1924 sparked endless speculation on whether or not he had climbed Everest: £95.00

    Dinner menu signed by Ed Hillary, Rebecca Stephens, George Lowe and George Band.
  243. 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: £50.00
  244. Rothman, B: THE 1932 KINDER TRESPASS. A personal view of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass: Willow Publishing, Altrincham, 1982: 1st edition. Card covers, 56 pages, black and white photographs, maps and other illustrations, 24x21cm. Spine and vicinity sunned, but lettering perfectly readable; blotched foxing to front free-endpaper and a little to final page; VG. The famous Peak District mass trespass for public access to the moors and mountains – by one of the organisers who was subsequently imprisoned for his part in the campaign: £10.00
  245. Rowell, Galen, photographs & McPhee, John, text: ALASKA; IMAGES OF THE COUNTRY: Promontory Press, New York, 1986: edition. Pages xiv + 146, colour photographs, map, 30cm. Very slight yellowing to outer page-edges, Fine in (dust wrapper conditionprice-clipped, otherwise Fine) d/w. In three parts – ‘In Urban Alaska’; ‘In the Bush’ and ‘At the Northern Tree Line’: £10.00
  246. Rowell, Galen: 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
  247. Rowell, Galen: MOUNTAINS OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM. Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet: Sierra Club, San Francisco; 1983: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 191, many colour and black and white photographs, map, 26x31cm. Front inner joint lightly cracked for 1-2cm at ends; maroon coloured front endpapers lightly thumbed, but not too intrusive; otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper conditionspine very lightly and evenly sunned, and a little surface chipped at top and bottom extremities of spine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Galen Rowell traces the journeys of past explorers - Marco Polo, Mallory, Shipton …… in six major regions - Mustagh Ata, Tian Shan, Inner Tibet, Chomolungma, Minya Konka and Anye Machin: £20.00
  248. 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: £35.00
  249. 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: £35.00
  250. 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: £8.00
  251. 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
  252. 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

    Signed limited edition.
  253. Scott, Doug: UP AND ABOUT. The Hard Road to Everest: Vertebrate Publishing, Sheffield; 2015: 1st edition. Special limited edition of 300 cloth-bound copies, numbered and signed by the author; page xvi + 404, 48 colour or black and white plates, photographs in text, 24cm. Number 166, signed by Doug Scott; Fine in Fine d/w. The long awaited autobiography of Doug Scott, one of Britain’s foremost mountaineers. This first part of his life story concludes in 1975, with the first ascent of the epic south-west face route with Dougal Haston, thus being the first Britains to scale Everest: £90.00

    Scottish Mountaineering Club District Guides.
  254. 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: £18.00
  255. 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: £18.00
  256. 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: £8.00
  257. 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: £8.00
  258. 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: £8.00
  259. 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: £8.00


    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.
  260. :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: £6.00
  261. :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
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  262. 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: £18.00
  263. 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: £35.00
  264. 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: £9.00
  265. 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: £9.00
  266. 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: £18.00

  267. 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
  268. 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
  269. 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. Spine discoloured and a age-marked, lightly rubbed at edges, but more so at ends - but reglued, also tiny black mark near base of spine and gilt lettering dull but readable; one or two minor marks on sides and internally, and outer page-edges age-darkened; just Good, but sound. The first British climbing guide book: £40.00
  270. 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. Very minor sunning to spine and minor regluing at tips, one or two insignificant marks on covers; but a VG+ presentable copy. The second British climbing guide book in the series. Volume III (Scotland) was never produced: £75.00
  271. 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
  272. 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
  273. 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: £75.00
  274. 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
  275. 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
  276. 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
  277. 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
  278. 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
  279. 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

    A rare SIGNED 1st edition copy, signed by Tony Smythe, John Cleare and Peter Crew.
  280. Smythe, Tony & Cleare, John: ROCK CLIMBERS IN ACTION IN SNOWDONIA: Secker & Warburg; 1966: 1st edition. 127 pages, 32 plates, map, 25cm. Signed on title page by Tony Smythe and John Cleare – author and photographer, and Peter Crew – a leading climber of the period, who appears frequently in the book; a touch of very slight foxing to endpapers, and boards very slightly bowed, Near Fine in (dust wrapper condition lacks 2 millimetres and a smidgen chipped base of spine, a touch at head, and minor chipping rear corners of boards; red lettering down spine a touch very slightly faded – but perfectly readable; VG+) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The sought-after climbing classic of the Sixties; illustrated with superb action photographs by John Cleare: £250.00

    In rare but incomplete dust wrapper.
  281. Somervell, T. Howard: AFTER EVEREST. The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary: Hodder and Stoughton; 1936: 1st edition. 339 pages, 22 plates (1 colour frontispiece of Everest from an oil-painting by the author), 1 folding map + front endpaper map, 23cm. Several minute and defunct worm holes in green cloth of covers, but confined entirely to outer spine joints, which are very slightly reglued but sound; a touch slight foxing mainly at front and rear, light browning to outer fore-edges, and a touch smidgen deficient at two outer page-edges; final page reinserted and secured with transparent document tape at inner joint; nevertheless a VG+ very presentable copy in (dust wrapper condition several old repairs on reverse; spine lacking 0.5-1cm from ends, slightly grubby, some surface rubbing and grazing, including a 2x2cm rubbed patch; front panel lacks large piece 4-5cm deep from most of top, plus a little surface rubbing and small annotation near centre; rear panel slightly grubby and lacks piece 1.5x4cm from head by spine; price-clipped) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The Autobiography of the gifted T. Howard Somervell; member of the 1922 and 1924 Everest Expeditions and medical missionary in India: £100.00
  282. 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: £9.00
  283. 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
  284. 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

    Signed by Showell Styles, together with a signed letter.
  285. Styles, Showell: A CLIMBER IN WALES: Cornish Brothers, Birmingham; (1948): 1st edition. Pages (x) + 85, 21 plates, endpaper maps, 22cm. Signed by Showell Styles on title-page, together with a signed letter, loose at front and dated 30 March ’95, informing the recipient that he has signed his books; publisher’s date erased (as usual) base of title-page; very light browning and a few minute specks of foxing to outer page-edges, and light foxing at front; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition a hint of slight darkening to spine, and a tad minuscule lose at tips; VG and very presentable) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Twenty-four articles (divided into four seasons) were first published in ‘The Birmingham Post’ under the pseudonym "S.S.": £95.00

    Signed by Showell Styles.
  286. Styles, Showell: THE MOATED MOUNTAIN: Hurst & Blackett; 1955: 1st edition. 255 pages, 21 plates (1 colour), diagrams, drawings, endpaper maps, 22cm. Signed by Showell Styles on title-page; medium browning to outer fore-edges, a smidgen rubbed tips of spine, VG in (dust wrapper condition white spine a touch lightly marked, a hint of very slight grubbiness, and tiny loss at ends, but mainly corners; front panel a little marginally chipped, and some grubbiness on rear panel) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. A valiant attempt in 1954 to climb Baudha in the Nepal Himalayas: £75.00
  287. Styles, Showell: 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
  288. Styles, Showell: 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: £12.00
  289. Styles, Showell: 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
  290. 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: £35.00

    Signed by Tenzing Norgay.
  291. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, as told to Malcolm Barnes: AFTER EVEREST. An Autobiography: Allen & Unwin; 1977: 1st edition. 184 pages, 24 plates (8 colour) 23cm. Signed by Tenzing Norgay in blue ink on title-page; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – red spine a touch very slight and evenly sunned; upper 1cm rear-edge of front panel a smidgen surface chipped; Near Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. On 29th May 1953 Hillary and Tenzing reached the summit of the highest mountain on earth, and instantly became 'household names': £250.00


    Signed by the author.

  292. Terray, Lionel: CONQUISTADORS OF THE USELESS. From the Andes to Annapurna: Gollancz; 1963: 1st edition. 351 pages, 84 plates, maps, 22.5cm. Signed by the author, with one line inscription in French on half title-page; slight lean to spine, very light browning to outer page-edges; VG+ in (dust wrapper condition – old remnants of sellotape on reverse side, but not showing on printed side; inner corners of front panel a smidgen surface rubbed; Near Fine and complete ) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Classic autobiography of leading French climber and guide Lionel Terray: £195.00
  293. Terray, Lionel: CONQUISTADORS OF THE USELESS. From the Andes to Annapurna: Gollancz; 1963: 1st edition. 351 pages, 84 black and white plates, maps, 22.5cm. Minor sunning lower tip of spine; moderate browning outer page-edges, VG in (dust wrapper condition – minor edge repairs, minuscule loss lower tip of spine and one upper rear corner; front panel a tad minor surface chipping near inner corners; VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve: £40.00
  294. Tilman, H.W: MOUNT EVEREST 1938: Cambridge University Press; 1948: 1st edition . Pages x + 160, 34 plates, 4 maps, 22.5cm. Moderate browning and some foxing to outer page-edges, and some spots of foxing to endpapers, VG in (dust wrapper condition – spine and vicinity evenly tanned – but perfectly readable, and slightly rubbed at tips; complete and VG) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. This small expedition included Shipton, Smythe and Odell: £40.00
  295. 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: £40.00

    Signed by 12 team members.
  296. Tollefsen, I.E: QUEEN MAUD LAND. Antarctica: Mortensen, Norway; 1994: 1st English edition. 160 pages, paintings and illustrations by Vebjørn Sand, colour photographs, 31.5cm. Signed by 12 team members, in a rather personal fashion, using their first names only, on front free-endpaper; a little minor edge damage or slight creasing to a few pages at rear, near outer fore-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – a touch minor surface chipping – mainly upper tip of spine and 2 rear corners; otherwise Fine) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Climbing and skiing expedition: £95.00
  297. 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
  298. 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: £15.00
  299. Unsworth, W: EVEREST: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1989: revised edition. Pages xvi + 704, 64 plates (16 colour), 24cm. Signed by the author; Fine in d/w. Important history of Mount Everest - up to 1989: £10.00
  300. 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
  301. 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
  302. 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: £15.00
  303. 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: £6.00
  304. 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
  305. 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

    Signed by David Roberts.
  306. Washburn, Bradford & Roberts, David: MOUNT McKINLEY. The Conquest of Denali: Abrams, New York; 1991: 1st edition 206 pages, illustrated with over 120 illustrations (including 77 black and white photographs, and 41 in colour), maps, 31.5cm. Signed by David Roberts on front free-endpaper; Fine in (dust wrapper condition – Fine, apart from light sunning to spine) d/w. The climbing history of North America’s highest mountain; enhanced with Bradford Washburn’s superb photographs. A beautifully produced and most impressive book: £50.00
  307. Washburn, Bradford: 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: £6.00

    Signed by the author Jonathan Waterman & Brad Washburn.
  308. Waterman, Jonathan: HIGH ALASKA. A Historical Guide to Denali, Mount Foraker & Mount Hunter: American Alpine Club, New York, 1988: 1st edition. 398 pages including 32 pages colour plates, many black and white photographs, maps, 26cm. Signed by the author Jonathan Waterman & Brad Washburn who supplied the route photographs; Fine in Fine d/w. A substantial and lavishly produced historic climbing guide – enhanced with route photographs by Bradford Washburn: £75.00

    Limited edition of 600 numbered copies, signed by 9 members of the 1988 International Everest Expedition.
  309. Webster, Ed: SNOW IN THE KINGDOM. My Storm Years on Everest: Mountain Imagery, Colorado; 2000: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 580, 144 pages colour plates, black and white photographs and other illustrations in text, 24cm. Number 187 of 600 numbered copies, signed by 9 members (Ed Webster, Robert Anderson, Paul Teare, Stephen Venables, Mimi Zieman, Norbu Tenzing, Joseph Blackburn, Billy Squier and Pete Athans) of the 1988 International Everest Expedition; Fine in Fine d/w. Autobiography of American climber Ed Webster – and following the death of his girlfriend in a climbing accident in Colorado and amid much soul searching, his captivation with Everest. Includes account of the author’s spectacular new route on the Kangshung Face with Stephen Venables and two others….. and much more: £95.00
  310. 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
  311. 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": £8.00
  312. 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: £48.00

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

  313. 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: £140.00
  314. 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: £12.00
  315. 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: £75.00
  316. 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: £145.00
  317. 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: £6.00

    Signed by Ken Wilson.
  318. Wilson, K. & Newman, B: EXTREME ROCK. Great British Rock Climbs: Diadem; 1987: 1st edition. 296 pages, many colour and black and white photographs, diagrams, 28cm. Signed by Ken Wilson on title-page; lightish tanning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper condition – upper part of front panel a little wrinkled; price-clipped, otherwise Fine and bright) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The sought after rock climbing classic: £250.00

    Signed by Ken Wilson.
  319. Wilson, K., compiled by: CLASSIC ROCK. Great British Rock-Climbs: Granada; 1978: 1st edition. 256 pages, many photographs (mostly black and white), route diagrams, 28cm. Signed by Ken Wilson on title-page; small lean to spine and rubbed at ends, boards a touch bowed with some shelf wear at base; light bubbling across several pages at front, moderate browning to outer page-edges, otherwise a VG bright copy in (dust wrapper condition – tiny closed repair centre of spine, and lettering of "KEN WILSON" on top half of spine sunned from red to light pink - but readable; VG and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first edition of this classic climbing book; the second in the series: £60.00

    Signed by Ken Wilson.
  320. Wilson, K., compiled by: HARD ROCK. Great British Rock-Climbs: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon; 1975: 1st edition. Pages xx + 220, many black and white photographs, route diagrams, 28cm. Signed by Ken Wilson on title-page; some shelf wear base of spine and boards, page-edges browned, VG in (dust wrapper condition – 6cm closed repair upper part front panel; red lettering of "KEN WILSON" on spine evenly sunned from red to light brown - but perfectly readable; VG and complete) d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. The first edition of this classic climbing book: £75.00
  321. 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

    In deficient, but bright dust wrapper.
  322. Wright, J.E.B: MOUNTAIN DAYS IN THE ISLE OF SKYE: Moray Press; 1934: 1st edition. Pages 239 + (4) pages adverts, 63 plates, 22cm. Small very minor crease to cloth at base of spine; light browning to outer page-edges and a small insignificant bruise/crease to several outer pages near top; but a VG, very presentable copy in (dust wrapper condition – marginally repaired, lacks graduated piece 2cm maximum depth from head of spine, slightly so and 1cm high corner piece at base, and a little marginal surface chipping at edges; front panel has minor loss at corners and some surface chipping; rear panel a touch slightly grubby and lacking 2cm deep piece from upper corner by spine) bright d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Professional guide and founder of the Mountaineering Association; his classic climbing book on Skye: £75.00
  323. 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
  324. 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





    Ernest Baker’s copy; together with a signed letter from G. Winthrop Young.
  325. (Young, G. Winthrop): THE ROOF CLIMBER’S GUIDE TO TRINITY. Containing a practical description of all Routes: Spalding, Cambridge; (1900): 1st edition. Original paper covers, pages (iv) + 35, 4 sketched illustrations, including plan, 18.5cm. Ernest A Baker’s copy with his name top of front cover; together with a 2-sided letter addressed to him, and signed G. Winthrop Young; thin spine a little rubbed mainly at base, and neatly reglued, some grubbiness to paper covers and a touch wear at rear corners; internally a touch slightly creased at rear outer margins, and slim outer page-edges darkened and a little grubby; a G copy. An intriguing and very rare guide: £495.00


    Signed by G. Winthrop Young.
  326. (Young, G. Winthrop), the author of "The Roof-Climber's Guide to Trinity": WALL AND ROOF CLIMBING: Eton College & Spottiswoode; 1905: 1st edition. Original stiff paper wrappers; pages viii + 110, 23cm. Signed by the author on half-title page - thus "from the author – G. Winthrop Young"; paper spine lacks 3cm at base, a smidgen chipped at head, and minor regluing, spine and vicinity also moderately sunned; tiny loss and the usual fraying to the extreme outer-edges of paper covers, which overhang contents by 4-millimetres; hence a G copy of this rare book. 'Tongue in cheek' literary references to wall and roof and other climbing: £250.00

    An unsigned, and better copy.
  327. (Young, G. Winthrop), the author of "The Roof-Climber's Guide to Trinity": WALL AND ROOF CLIMBING: Eton College & Spottiswoode; 1905: 1st edition. Original stiff paper wrappers; pages viii + 110, 23cm. Spine and vicinity moderately sunned; slight mark top-edge of front paper cover; tiny loss and the usual fraying to the extreme outer-edges of paper covers, which overhang contents by 4-millimetres; overall a VG and clean copy of this rare book: £250.00

    Modern paperback reprints.
  328. Young, G. Winthrop: WALL AND ROOF CLIMBING. Including useful appendices on interior, tree and haystack climbing: Oleander Press, Cambridge; 2010: Paperback, pages v + 134, 22cm. Fine. Originally published in 1905: £15.00
  329. Young, G. Winthrop: The Roof-Climber’s Guide to TRINITY: Oleander Press, Cambridge; 2009: Paperback, pages (iii) + 74, 4 illustrations, 19.5cm. Fine. Reprint of the 1900 1st edition: £10.00
  330. (Hurst, John): The Roof-Climber’s Guide to TRINITY: Oleander Press, Cambridge; 2010: Paperback, 64 pages, 4 illustrations, 19.5cm. Fine. Reprint of the 1930 2nd edition: £10.00
  331. A. Climber: The Roof-Climber’s Guide to ST JOHN’S: Oleander Press, Cambridge; 2009: Paperback, pages (x) + 49, plan and illustrations, 19.5cm. Fine. Reprint of the 1921 edition: £10.00
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  332. 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
  333. 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": £65.00
  334. 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!: £75.00
  335. 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: £18.00
  336. Young, G.W: ON HIGH HILLS. Memories of the Alps: Methuen, 1927: 1st edition. Pages xvi + 368 + 8 pages advertisements, 24 plates, 23cm. Spine slightly lightened, small (1x0.5cm) dark mark by edge of spine, and a few specks lower down; browning and foxing to outer page-edges, some foxing and tanning internally, but mainly at front and rear; otherwise VG and sound. Classic account of Geoffrey Winthrop Young's great Alpine climbs prior to 1914: £45.00
  337. Young, G.W: ON HIGH HILLS. Memories of the Alps: Methuen; 1927: 2nd edition (same year as first). Pages xvi + 368 + 8 pages advertisements, 24 plates, 23cm. Foxing and medium browning to outer page-edges, and some intermittent foxing elsewhere, VG+: £25.00
  338. 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: £18.00
  339. 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: £20.00

    Youth Hostels – nostalgic ‘Logs’ and guides.
  340. 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: £6.00
  341. :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: £4.00

    FICTION & SHORT STORIES.
  342. 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
  343. 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?: £12.00
  344. 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
  345. 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
  346. 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
  347. 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: £12.00
  348. 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: £8.00
  349. 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: £18.00
  350. 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
  351. 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: £12.00
  352. 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

  353. 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
  354. 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
  355. 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
  356. 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
  357. 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
  358. 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
  359. 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
  360. 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
  361. 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: £24.00
  362. 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: £12.00
  363. 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: £10.00
  364. 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: £35.00
  365. 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.

  366. 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
  367. 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
  368. 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
  369. 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
  370. 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
  371. Moffat, Gwen: THE STONE HAWK. A Miss Pink Mystery: Macmillan; 1989: 1st edition. 224 pages, diagram, 20.5cm. A hint of a very slight lean to spine, browning to outer page-edges, VG in Near Fine d/w now protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Miss Pink uncovers sinister disappearances from a remote corner of Utah: £15.00
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  372. 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: £18.00
  373. 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
  374. 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
  375. 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
  376. 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
  377. 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
  378. 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: £6.00
  379. 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
  380. 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.
  381. Cardy, et al: SYMONDS YAT: 1999: Fine: £6.00
  382. 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: £18.00
  383. 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
  384. 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: £30.00
  385. Stevenson: CORNWALL Vol II: 1966: Plastic covered; three tiny and faint blotches to spine, one on rear cover, VG: £5.00
  386. O’Sullivan: CORNWALL – WEST PENWITH: Climbers’ Club; 1984: 2nd edition. Plastic covered; small address sticker corner front endpaper, F-: £5.00
  387. 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
  388. Moulton & Thompson: CHAIR LADDER AND THE SOUTH COAST: 1975: 2nd edition. Inscription, VG: £5.00
  389. Hannigan: CHAIR LADDER AND THE SOUTH COAST. Cornwall – West Penwith: 1992: Fine: £5.00
  390. 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
  391. White: SOUTH DEVON & DARTMOOR: Cordee; 1995: 3rd edition. Hardback, 382 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £7.00
  392. Crewe, editor: DORSET: R.J. Crewe/Cordee; 1977 completely revised edition: "Geoff Birtles" rubber stamp mark front endpaper; F-: £6.00
  393. Oxley: DORSET FAX 11. Sea Cliffs of Swanage and Portland: Rockfax; 2000: Paperback, 272 pages, 21cm. Fine: £10.00
  394. Willson & Hope: WYE VALLEY: Cordee; 1977: Paperback; spine medium sunned, front cover lightly creased and slightly marked, some browning page-edges, VG: £5.00
  395. Willson, Jenkin, Cattermole & Viggers: WYE VALLEY: 1997: F-: £6.00
  396. Crocker: AVON AND CHEDDAR: Climbers’ Club; 1992: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £8.00
  397. Moulton: LUNDY ROCK CLIMBS: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Mountaineering Club; 1980 3rd edition: Paperback, 128 pages; Fine: £8.00

    NORTHERN ENGLAND & MIDLANDS.
  398. 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
  399. Bebbington: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: 1980: Rubber stamp mark of "Ken Wilson" inside front cover; plastic sides a little wrinkled, Near Fine: £5.00
  400. Desroy, editor: YORKSHIRE LIMESTONE: YMC; 1985: Plastic covered. "Mountain" (Magazine) rubber stamp mark top of half-title page; Fine: £5.00
  401. Earl, editor: NORTHUMBERLAND CLIMBING GUIDE: NMC; 1989: 5th edition. Plastic covered, 337 pages, 17cm. Near Fine: £6.00
  402. 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
  403. 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
  404. 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.
  405. 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: £40.00
  406. 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
  407. 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
  408. Griffiths & Wright: STANAGE AREA: BMC; 1976: Plastic covered. Some ticks and a few annotations against routes; front pastedown partly discoloured, VG: £5.00
  409. Milburn, editor: STANAGE MILLSTONE: BMC; 1983: Plastic covered softback, 336 pages, Light browning outer page-edges, VG: £5.00
  410. Milburn, editor: DERWENT GRITSTONE: BMC; 1985: 1st edition. Plastic covered. Near Fine: £5.00
  411. 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.
  412. 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
  413. Gibson: STAFFORDSHIRE AREA (STAFFORDSHIRE GRITSTONE on cover): 1989: VG: £5.00
  414. 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
  415. 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
  416. Nunn: KINDER AREA: BMC; (c.1974): Plastic covered. Some paste discolouring inside covers, light browning page-edges, VG: £5.00
  417. Nunn, editor: THE BLEAKLOW AREA: Climbers’ Club; 1971 stated but (1974 reprint): Plastic covered. F-: £5.00
  418. Gibson, G: PEAK SUPPLEMENT: BMC; 1983: Paperback, 181 pages. Slight sunning to yellow spine, front lower corner slightly creased, VG: £4.00
  419. Gibson: PEAK DISTRICT NEW ROUTES 1980 – 81: Dark Peak, Sheffield; 1982: Paperback, 80 pages, 15cm. Minor rubbing, VG-: £4.00

    LAKE DISTRICT.
  420. 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
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  421. 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
  422. 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.
  423. Clegg, Dolphin & Cook: GREAT LANGDALE: FRCC; 1954: reprint. VG+: £10.00
  424. Peascod & Rushworth: BUTTERMERE AND NEWLANDS AREA: FRCC; 1949: VG+: £10.00
  425. 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
  426. Cooper, Peascod & Rossiter: GREAT GABLE - GREEN GABLE - KIRKFELL - YEWBARROW - BUCKBARROW: FRCC; 1948: VG+: £10.00
  427. 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
  428. Kelly & Peascod: PILLAR ROCK AND NEIGHBOURHOOD: FRCC; 1952: ‘One or two’ minor marks to covers, overall VG: £10.00
    Plastic covered guides.
  429. Nunn & Woolcock: BORROWDALE: 1968: Plastic covers wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  430. 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
  431. 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
  432. 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
  433. 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
  434. 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
  435. Miller: DOW CRAG AREA: 1968: Spine background sunned from orange to yellow - lettering unaffected; plastic sides wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  436. Martindale: DOW CRAG AREA: 1976: Plastic sides of cover wrinkled and a slightly speckled, VG: £5.00
  437. 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
  438. Armstrong, Rigby & White: LANGDALE: FRCC; 1989: Plastic covered. Minute crack lower tip of spine, VG+: £5.00
  439. Cram: PILLAR GROUP: FRCC; 1968: Plastic covers wrinkled, small repair front endpaper, VG: £3.00
  440. 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
  441. Willison, Berzins, Matheson & Cleasby: SCAFELL, DOW CRAG & ESKDALE: FRCC; 1984: Plastic covered softback, 276 pages. Near Fine: £6.00
  442. 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
  443. 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
  444. Bennett & Birkett: WINTER CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Cicerone; 1987: reprint of 2nd edition. Plastic covered softback, 96 pages. Fine: £5.00
  445. Bennett, Birkett & Davison: WINTER CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: Cicerone; 1997: 3rd edition. Plastic covered softback, 192 pages. A few ticks, Fine: £5.00
  446. Reid & Ashton: 100 Classic Climbs LAKE DISTRICT: Crowood Press; 1989 1st edition: Plastic covered softback, 240 pages, 17.5cm. Near Fine: £6.00
  447. Miller & Soper: 75 NEW CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT 1964-1965: FRCC; (1966): Paperback, 40 pages, 15cm. Fine: £5.00
  448. Miller & Austin: NEW CLIMBS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT 1966: FRCC: Paperback, 63 pages, 15cm. VG: £5.00

    WALES.
  449. 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: £35.00
  450. 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
  451. 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
  452. Edwards & Noyce: TRYFAN - II: Climbers’ Club; 1953: reprint. Hardback, pages ix + 124, 16cm. Light foxing outer page-edges, VG+: £8.00
  453. 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
  454. 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
  455. 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’.
  456. 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
  457. 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
  458. 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
  459. Pretty, Farrant & Milburn: TREMADOG AND CWM SILYN: 1989: VG+: £5.00
  460. 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
  461. 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
  462. Leppert: OGWEN: 1982: F-: £5.00
  463. 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
  464. Milburn: LLANBERIS PASS: 1981 3rd edition: VG+: £5.00
  465. Jones, I.A: LLANBERIS: 2003: 5th edition. Fine: £10.00
  466. Roscoe: LLANBERIS NORTH: 1964 revised and reprinted: Plastic covers a little wrinkled, VG+: £5.00
  467. Hatton: THE THREE CLIFFS: 1974: Plastic covered; VG. Llanberis Pass: £6.00
  468. Crew & Roper: CWM GLAS: 1970: VG+: £5.00
  469. 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
  470. Moulam: SNOWDON EAST: 1970: A few light brown blotches to covers, VG: £5.00
  471. 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
  472. Jones: SNOWDON SOUTH: 1970 3rd edition: Plastic sides wrinkled and spine less so, VG+. Includes Moel Y Gest Quarry by Les Holliwell: £5.00
  473. Milburn & Evans: GOGARTH - 1978 SUPPLEMENT: Climbers’ Club; 1978: Slim paperback, 32 pages. Signed by Geoff Milburn inside front cover; VG+: £5.00
  474. Shaw: A CLIMBING GUIDE TO CRAFNANT: Mynydd Climbing Club; 1997: 1st edition. Hardback, 93 pages, 17cm. Fine: £15.00
  475. 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
  476. Pollitt: NORTH WALES LIMESTONE: Dark Peak, Sheffield; (1981): Plastic covered, 96 pages, 17cm. Fine: £5.00
  477. 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
  478. 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
  479. 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
  480. Montjoye & Harber: PEMBROKE - 1982 SUPPLEMENT:: Slim paperback. F: £4.00
  481. Harwood & Viggers: PEMBROKE: 1995 (1996) 3rd edition: Two separate paperback volumes in a plastic wallet; Fine: £7.00
  482. 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
  483. 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
  484. Penning: NEW CLIMBS S.E. WALES AND THE GOWER: Tony Penning; 1980: Slim paperback, 44 pages, 16cm. VG+: £6.00
  485. Danford & Penning: GOWER AND SOUTH-EAST WALES: SWMC; 1983: Plastic covered. Some highlighting, VG: £5.00

    SCOTLAND.
  486. 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
  487. 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
  488. 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
  489. 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
  490. 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
    Plastic covered guides.
  491. 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
  492. 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
  493. 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
  494. Fyffe & Nisbet: THE CAIRNGORMS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Vol. 1. Inc. Cairn Gorm, Ben Macdui and Braeriach: SMC; 1995 4th edition: Fine: £6.00
  495. 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
  496. Everett, editor: NORTHERN HIGHLANDS. Rock and Ice Climbs. Volume 1. Kroydart to An Teallach: SMC; 1993: Fine: £6.00
  497. 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
  498. Marshall: BEN NEVIS: SMC; 1979: revised with Supplement. Plastic covered; 256 pages. Plastic sides wrinkled, VG: £5.00
  499. Wallace: ARRAN: SMT; 1979 revised with Supplement: Plastic covered. Sides wrinkled, VG+: £5.00
  500. 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
  501. 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
  502. Kimber: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS & GLENCOE: Cicerone; 1994 5th edition: Fine: £5.00
  503. 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
  504. Cunningham: WINTER CLIMBS. CAIRNGORMS AND CREAG MEAGHAIDH: 1973: Paperback, 48 pages. Slight foxing, VG+: £4.00
  505. Clough: WINTER CLIMBS BEN NEVIS AND GLENCOE: 1978 reprint: Paperback; light marginal browning to covers and fore-edges, VG+: £4.00
  506. Howett, K: ROCK CLIMBING IN SCOTLAND. A selected guide: Constable; 1990: 1st edition. Plastic covered softback, 467 pages, 17.5cm. VG: £5.00
  507. 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.
  508. 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
  509. Curran: ANTRIM COAST ROCKCLIMBS: F.M.C.I; 1981: 2nd issue. Paperback, 93 pages, 15cm. Neat annotations margin of second page; Fine: £5.00
  510. :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
  511. Stelfox, edited by: ROCK CLIMBS IN DONEGAL: F.M.C.I; 1985: Plastic covered, 176 pages, 17cm. Name on front pastedown; VG+: £5.00
  512. 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
  513. 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
  514. 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
  515. Redmond, edited by: WICKLOW ROCK-CLIMBS. (Glendalough and Luggala): F.M.C.I; 1973: Paperback, 86 pages, 15cm. Original price-sticker on front cover; Fine in plastic sleeve: £6.00
  516. :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.
  517. Swindin & Fleming: VALAIS ALPS EAST. Selected Climbs: Alpine Club; 1999: Plastic covered softback, 335 pages + 81 pages photo diagrams, and other illustrations, 15cm. Fine: £15.00
  518. 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
  519. 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
  520. 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
  521. 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
  522. 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
  523. Griffin: MONT BLANC RANGE. Volume III: 1980: Fine: £6.00
  524. Griffin: MONT BLANC MASSIF. Selected Climbs. Vol. 2: Alpine Club; 1991: Plastic covered; Fine. Chamonix Aiguilles, Aiguille Rouges, Triolet, Dru, etc: £10.00
  525. 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
  526. 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
  527. James: DOLOMITES. Selected Climbs: Alpine Club; 1988: Paul Nunn’s copy with his signature on title-page; Fine: £5.00
  528. 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
  529. 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.
  530. 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
  531. Howard: WALKS AND CLIMBS IN ROMSDAL NORWAY: Cicerone Press; 1970: Soft covers, 174 pages, 16cm. Name and pre decimalisation price on front endpaper, a little underlining, light browning outer page-edges, VG: £5.00

    AFRICA.
    Rare and hard to find climbing guides to AFRICA.
  532. 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: £20.00
  533. 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: £10.00
  534. 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: £15.00
  535. 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: £10.00
  536. 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: £10.00
  537. 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+: £15.00
  538. 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: £8.00

    CLIMBERS' GUIDEBOOKS FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  539. 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: £12.00
  540. Devies & Laloue: LE MASSIF DES ÉCRINS. 11 - Ailefroide, Pelvoux, Bans, Olan, Muzelle: Arthaud, Paris; 1951: 2nd edition. 431 pages, text in French, 16cm. Light browning to outer page-edges, otherwise Fine in (dust wrapper conditionneatly repaired and spine lightly browned) d/w: £8.00
  541. 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
  542. Ochsner: ENGELHORNFÜHRER: Akademischen Alpenclub, Bern; 1990: Flapped paperback, 152 pages, 21cm. Light foxing page-edges, F-. Swiss climbing guide in German: £8.00
  543. Känel: JURA PLAISIR: 1993: Paperback; Fine. Swiss topo climbing guide: £6.00
  544. Odermatt: EISKALT. Wasserfallklettern in der Schweiz: 1996: Paperback; F-. Topo guide to waterfall ice climbing in Switzerland; German text: £6.00
  545. 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
  546. 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
  547. 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: £8.00

    WALKING/TREKKING GUIDES-EUROPE.
  548. Harper: TOUR OF THE OISANS – GR 54. A circular walk round the Dauphine Alps: Cicerone; 1995: Plastic covered, 106 pages. Fine: £4.00
  549. Hurdle: WALKING AUSTRIA'S ALPS. Hut to Hut: Cordee; 1999: 2nd edition. Paperback, 237 pages. Fine: £4.00
  550. 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
  551. 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: £15.00
  552. 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
  553. 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: £12.00
  554. 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: £5.00

    JOURNALS
  555. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 6 37/1872-44/1874::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; small snag reglued spine edge, VG: £65.00
  556. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 15 107/1890-114/1891::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; 2 bookplates; VG+: £45.00
  557. :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
  558. :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
  559. :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
  560. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 51 258-259/1939::Original Alpine Club brown cloth binding; Fine: £25.00
  561. :ALPINE JOURNAL. Volume 100 344/1995::NEW brown cloth, AC similar emblem front board, very Fine: £10.00
  562. :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; 305/Nov 1962; 326/1977; 327/1978; 329/1980; 330/1981; price each: £5.00
  563. :ALPINE JOURNAL::Original green or blue cloth binding. F-/F in d/w. 332/1983; 334/1985; 339/1990-91; 340/1991-92; 341/1992-93; price each: £5.00
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  564. :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
  565. :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
  566. :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
  567. :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
  568. :CLIMBERS' CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG. 1954; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1995; price each: £3.00
  569. :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
  570. :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; 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
  571. :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
  572. :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
  573. :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
  574. :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
  575. :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
  576. :HIMALAYAN CLUB JOURNAL::Paperback; VG. 11/1939: £4.00
  577. :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
  578. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperback. 12/1918 lacks less than 1cm spine ends, otherwise VG: £6.00
  579. :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
  580. :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
  581. :RUCKSACK CLUB JOURNAL::Paperbacks. VG. 1972; 1973 tiny rubbed patch front cover; 1977; 1978; price each: £2.00

    MAGAZINES
  582. :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
  583. :MOUNTAIN CRAFT MAGAZINE::1950s. VG or better, unless stated. Nos. 36; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; price each: £3.00
  584. :MOUNTAIN CRAFT MAGAZINE::1960s. VG or better, unless stated. Nos. 47; 48; 49; 54 VG-; 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
  585. :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

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