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MOUNTAINEERING

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TOUCHING THE VOID
Written by Joe Simpson. Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield.
Stock no. 2131267
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. Slip case is better than very good - a few marks.
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UP AND ABOUT THE HARD ROAD TO EVEREST
Written by Doug Scott.
Stock no. 2131149
Published by Vertebrate Publishing. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine and outline vignette of mountains and climber to front cover. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781910240410. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.
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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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EVEREST IS CLIMBED
Written by Wilfrid Noyce. Illustrated by Richard Taylor.
Stock no. 1817582
Published by Penguin. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 100. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. 1" loss to front cover affecting the 'R' of Everest in the title. Light creasing to contents. Staples rusty.
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH MOUNTAINEERING
Written by R.L.G. Irving.
Stock no. 1815744
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red title to spine. B/w plates. xv and 239 pages. Rubbing surface paper damage to top of free front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned with minor foxing and rubbing to edges.
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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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BARRIER OF SPEARS DRAMA OF THE DRAKENSBERG
Written by Ro Pearse.
Stock no. 1609926
Published by Southern Book Publishers. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. New Edition. The story of the mountainous Natal Drakensburg in South Africa. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1868120805. Board edges scuffed. Wrapper has a few marks to rear panel.
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EXTREME EIGER
Written by Peter Gillman; Leni Gillman.
Stock no. 1609895
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The race to climb the direct route up the North face of the Eiger. 394 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781471134609.
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SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69
Written by Edward Whymper.
Stock no. 2123310
Published by John Murray. 4th 1893. Almost very good condition.

Cream cloth, gilt title and decorations. 23 b/w plates plus numerous b/w illustrations plus 5 folding maps. 4th edition. Some scuffing and wear to covers. Spine is browned. A little cloth chipped off to spine. Some marks to covers. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Page 247-8 is detached, but loosely inserted. All plates present.
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GUIDE TO CLIMBS IN THE UPPER ENGADINE
Written by W.J. Gyger.
Stock no. 1609593
Published by Engadin Press Co. c. 1925. Almost very good condition.

Cloth covered card wraps. Third Edition. 101 pages. B/w illustrations. A little creasing and scuffing to covers. Purple ink stain affecting margins of approx. first third of the book. A couple of pages are slightly grubby.
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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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