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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.
RIDING THE MOUNTAINS DOWN
Written by Bettina Selby.
Stock no. 2132470
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A Journey by Bicycle to Kathmandu. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0575034513. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.
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.
JOURNEY THROUGH NEPAL
Written by Mohamed Amin; Duncan Willetts; Brian Tetley.
Stock no. 2115046
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0370310969. Some light fading to couple of cover edges. A little page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with a little fading to spine; edge-creasing with a couple of tiny nicks.
Large oblong format. Glazed boards. Text in French. Full of colour photos of the region of the Himalaya. Corners rubbed. Light page edge browning. One or two pages with grubby marks to margins else contents clean.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Text in FRENCH. Corners bumped. Wrapper edge worn and creased. Laminate is lifting and peeling from wrapper.
Text in GERMAN. 'By hiking and experience'. B/w and colour photos. Colour pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 3854230281.
Large format. La spedizione italo-nepalese all'everest. Text in ITALIAN. Colour photos. Corners bumped. Front panel of wrapper has tear from bottom edge to almost top edge, repaired with tape to verso.
A comprehensive guide to the plants of the Himalayas based on extensive field research carried out in 1983 and 1985 by a University of Tokyo botanical research project team. This is the first volume of five. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates, b/w text figures. x and 386 pages including index. ISBN: 060084272. Corners lightly bumped. Text block a little dusty. Contents fine.
A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF NEPAL
Written by Carol Inskipp; Tim Inskipp. Illustrated by Clive Byers; et al..
Stock no. 1803046
Published by Christopher Helm. 2nd 1991. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Second Edition. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 400 pages including index. ISBN: 0713681098. Corners bumped, contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is slightly grubby and has a 3" closed tear to spine edge on rear panel (no loss).
The story of Sir Edmund Hillary's return to the Himalayas to build a school for the Sherpas. Colour photos. SIGNED by author (Ed Hillary). Address label on front endpaper. Dustwrapper: price-cut, corners rubbed.