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MOUNTAINEERING IN SCOTLAND
Written by W.H. Murray.
Stock no. 2132595
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 32 photos and 5 pages of mapes and diagrams. Foxing to outer page edges. Page browning. Bumping and a bit of wear to spine and corners.

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A MOUNTAIN IN TIBET
Written by Charles Allen.
Stock no. 2132474
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0233972811. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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TOUCHING THE VOID
Written by Joe Simpson. Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield.
Stock no. 1818777
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

B/w illustrations. A truly astonishing account of suffering and fortitude. A climber in the Peruvian Andes. The text of this edition follows that of the 2004 edition, with minor emendations. Light rubbing to front board at vertical edge. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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GALWAD Y MYNYDD
Written by Ioan Bowen Rees.
Stock no. 1317979
Published by Llyfrau'r Dryw. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Text in Welsh. Cream boards, blue title to spine. 111 pages. B/w photos and maps. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine and cover edges are slightly grubby. Light foxing to textblock else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and is grubby to rear panel.

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THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST: ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE LEGENDARY FIRST ASCENT
Written by George Lowe; Huw Lewis-Jones.
Stock no. 1817692
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

With personal reflections from Sir Chris Bonington, Sir Edmund Hillary, Norbu Tenzing Norgay, and others. Featuring a trove of original photographs and other rare materials from the Lowe collection. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 239 pages including index. ISBN: 9780500544235. Odour present (printing process?). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA 1939
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815624
Published by Cape Times. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Being number Forty-Two for the year 1939 (published in January 1940). Grey cardwraps, black titles. B/w plates. Covers browned. Spine edges rubbed. Joints pulled. Name in ink to inside front cover. Staples rusty. Some foxspots. Internal binding tight.

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EVEREST THE UNCLIMBED RIDGE
Written by Chris Bonington; Charles Clarke.
Stock no. 2124213
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos. Large format. ISBN: 0340332387. SIGNED by both authors to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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ECRINS PARK DAUPHINE ALPS
Written by Robin G. Collomb.
Stock no. 2122448
Published by West Col Productions. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w maps and photos. Mountain walking, scrambling and trail guide with selected principal ascents and standard mountain climbs. ISBN: 0906227275. Light wear to a couple of corners.

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EVEREST ALONE AT THE SUMMIT
Written by Stephen Venables.
Stock no. 2120786
Published by Odyssey Books. 1996. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. This book was first published under the title: 'Everest Kangshung Face'. Success against the odds on Everest's biggest wall - the Kangshung Face. A gripping account by the first Briton to reach the summit without oxygen. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0952937506. SIGNED by author to title page. Spine is creased and faded. Some creasing to corners; a few scuff marks.

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ALPINE NOTES & THE CLIMBING FOOT
Written by George Wherry.
Stock no. 2115410
Published by Macmillan And Bowes. 1st 1896. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges.

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HIMALAYAS
Written by Yoshikazu Shirakawa; Arnold J. Toynbee; Edmund Hillary.
Stock no. 2115051
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format, absolutely stunning colour and b/w photos by Shirakawa. Preface by Toynbee, introduction by Hillary, text by Shirakawa. ISBN: 0810901625. Still contained in original black cloth case - that has some chipping to cloth at corners and uneven fading. Contents have wrinkling and damp mark to top edge of some pages.

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DOLPO LE PAYS CACHE
Written by Eric Valli; Diane Summers.
Stock no. 1809854
Published by Chene. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Grey boards, white title to spine. Colour photos throughout. Text in French. ISBN: 2851084569. Corners bumped, boards clean. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is faded to spine and is grubby where a label has been removed to rear panel.

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