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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
EVEREST KANGSHUNG FACE
Written by Stephen Venables.
Stock no. 1810948
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Stephen Venables shares all the emotions of expedition climbing at first-hand; the frustration of a slow bad-weather approach, the exhilaration of discovering marvellous rock climbing on the lower buttress, the delight in tier after tier of bizarre snow flutings and ice towers, the satisfaction of solving a crucial crevasse problem with the world's highest Tyrolean traverse, the solitary single-minded fight for every historic step above the South Col, coupled with the suppressed excitement of knowing the summit is within reach, and the desperate descent, calling in equal measure on ultimate reserves of stamina and willpower, along the very boundary of survival. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0340423668. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and slightly grubby.
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.
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.