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KONGUR: China's Elusive Summit
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KONGUR: China's Elusive Summit

By Bonington, Chris; Ward, Michael [introduction]

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1982. Signed and inscribed by the author of the Introduction "To Sir George Taylor, with best wishes Michael Ward [Sir George Taylor -former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist]. Dust jacket very good; hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight, attractive bookplate of Sir George Taylor to the front end-paper. A very good copy.. Signed by Editor. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 25 x 18cm.

$16.19

THE SCOTTISH MOUNTAINEERING CLUB JOURNAL 1891-1985 Volumes 1-33 + Indexes

By Douglas, William (editor) et al

Edinburgh: Scottish Mountaineering Club, 1891. A very good complete run of the first 95 years (1891-1985) of this important mountaineering journal which represents vols. I -XXXIII, made up from 176 parts. With various index volumes; numerous plates and folding maps (large folding map loosely inserted in the rear of vol. IX). Many of the volumes are handsomely bound in near contemporary, uniform half calf richly decorated in gilt to the spines, contrasting title labels, and these are generally in very good condition. Two volumes are bound in plainer calf, and the remainder in later cloth, or in their original parts. Details as follows. Vol. I half-calf, extra gilt, binding chipped & worn, but remains strong with some careful repair; vols. II & III plain half-calf, bindings chipped and worn but remain strong with some careful repairs; vols. IV-IX, half-calf , extra gilt, very good; vol. X calf, extra gilt, binding chipped and worn, but remains strong with some careful repair; vols. XI-XVI, half-calf, extra gilt, very good; vols. XVII-XXVII tasteful later cloth with black/red leather title and volume no. labels. Vol. XXVIII (no. 155, May 1964) - vol. XXXIII (no. 176, 1985) are in their original parts with printed card wrappers - all very good. There are various index volumes which include: index for vols. 1 -10 (three copies, one finely leather bound, and two in original printed card wrappers), index for vols 11-20 (plain wrappers); and separate indexes for vols 27, 28, 29, 30 & 32 all in original printed wrappers. Overall a very good rund of the first 95 years of the Scottish Mountaineering Club.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$2023.50

THE EPICS OF EVEREST

By Wibberley, Leonard

London: Faber & Faber, 1955. 217 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket, very good, in clear removable archival sleeve. Original hardback binding, very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$26.98

ALPINE CLIMBING : BULLETIN OF THE ALPINE CLIMBING GROUP 1971
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ALPINE CLIMBING : BULLETIN OF THE ALPINE CLIMBING GROUP 1971

By Scott, Doug [Editor]

London: Alpine Climbing Group, 1971. 93 pages, b/w illustrations throughout. Printed card covers very good with a little general wear, lightly marked. Contents clean and tight. Avery good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$6.75

ALPINE CLIMBING : BULLETIN OF THE ALPINE CLIMBING GROUP 1970
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ALPINE CLIMBING : BULLETIN OF THE ALPINE CLIMBING GROUP 1970

By Scott, Doug [Editor]

London: Alpine Climbing Group, 1970. 55 pages, b/w illustrations throughout. Printed card covers very good with a little general wear, lightly marked. Contents clean and tight. Avery good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$6.75

THE ENGLISH LAKES A Sketch Book By Gordon Home.  [With Original Climbing Cartoon of Little Hell Gate)
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THE ENGLISH LAKES A Sketch Book By Gordon Home. [With Original Climbing Cartoon of Little Hell Gate)

By Home, Gordon

London: A. & C. Black, 1922. An original cartoon/sketch of a climber on Little Hell Gate fillls the front end paper with an accompanying inscription on the paste-down " With Pleasant Recollections of Little Hell Gate Great Gable 11th June 1922 W.W.S; E. M. S.; G. F. S.; C. B." Artist unknown but presumably the illustration was drawn by one of the aforementioned. Binding good but most of paper cover to the backstrip missing. Contents very good. A unique copy with an early climbing reference.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Large 8vo.

$32.38

BULLETIN OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF EAST AFRICA (KENYA SECTION) NOS. 1, 2, 3 & 5,
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BULLETIN OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF EAST AFRICA (KENYA SECTION) NOS. 1, 2, 3 & 5,

By Hicks, P. H. (editor)

The Mountain Club of East Africa, 1946. Scarce original bulletins of The Mountain Club of East Africa - No. 1. November 1946; No. 2 February 1947; No. 3 June 1947 and No. 5 December 1947. Each bulletin with a b/w front cover printed on glossy paper with approximately 20 pages of typescript, printed to one side only. The four bulletins are bound in a contemporaneous brown card folder via two punched holes, each bulletin is stapled. Condition is good, the cover of the Bulletin No. 1 is lightly stained to the fore-edge, otherwse with a little general wear, a few pages lightly worn to edges. Scarce and fascinating early African mountaineering literature.. First Edition. Paperback. Good. Folio.

$134.90

THE ASCENT OF ALPAMAYO
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THE ASCENT OF ALPAMAYO

By Kogan, Georges; Nicole Leninger

London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1954. 135 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket with some chipping and wear to edges, a few old sellotape marks to the underside are just visible from the upperside, (sellotape now removed), price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight, neat contemporary inscription to the front free end paper. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$12.14

NCLIMBED NEW ZEALAND. Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps.
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NCLIMBED NEW ZEALAND. Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps.

By Pascoe, John

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1939. Pp. 238 + 2 pages publisher's adverts; colour frontispiece plate, further b/w and colour plates, folding map. Original red brown cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with slight general wear and a little rubbing to edges, lightly faded to boards. Contents clean and tight, slight spotting to page edges, otherwise unmarked - no inscriptions.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No dust jacket. Small 4to.

$51.26

MORE THAN MOUNTAINS
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MORE THAN MOUNTAINS

By Jackson, John A.

London: George G. Harrap, 1955. Signed and inscribed by the author to the half title page "Best Wishes John A. Jackson Keighley 1956." Pp. 213 pages, colour frontispiece plate; b/w plates. Publisher's hadback binding very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, a little spotting/dust marking to page edges. A very good copy signed and inscribed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

$37.77

BULLETIN OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF EAST AFRICA (KENYA SECTION) NO. 2 February 1947
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BULLETIN OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF EAST AFRICA (KENYA SECTION) NO. 2 February 1947

By Hicks, P. H. (editor)

The Mountain Club of East Africa, 1947. Scarce original bulletins of The Mountain Club of East Africa - No. 2 February 1947. Bulletin with a b/w front cover printed on glossy paper with 20 pages of typescript, printed to one side only. Condition is good, with a little wear to front cover at staples and spine, contents clean and tight. Scarce and fascinating early African mountaineering literature.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Folio.

$33.73

DEVON ROCK CLIMBS
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DEVON ROCK CLIMBS

By Moulton, Robert

Devon: The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Mountaineering Club, 1978. 200 pages; b/w illustrations. Card covers good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight. A good/very good copy.. Third Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 16mo.

$10.79

GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAINEERING The Rock and the Snow

By Pascoe, John

Wellington: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1958. 199 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket good, with some general wear, chipped to lwer edge. old sellotape repairs to underside to tear to rear panel, sellotape now removed but it has stained the paper, which shows through a little to the upper side, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good, slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front free end paper, otherwise unmarked no inscriptions, light dust marking to top of pages. A very good copy with a fair dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Fair. 8vo.

$20.24

THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY: THE REASON WE CLIMB
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THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY: THE REASON WE CLIMB

By Bartlett, Phil

UK: Ernest Press, 1993. 183 pages; b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket fine, not price clipped. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine copy, virtually as new.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. Small 4to.

$10.79

THE BEST OF ASCENT Twenty-Five Years of the Mountaineering Experience
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THE BEST OF ASCENT Twenty-Five Years of the Mountaineering Experience

By Roper, Steve; Allen Steck (Editors)

London: Diadem Books, 1993. 384 pages; b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges, not price clipped. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy in a very good jacket.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$10.79

Karakorum.: The Ascent of Gasherbrum IV.
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Karakorum.: The Ascent of Gasherbrum IV.

By Maraini, Fosco

London: Hutchinson, 1961. 320 pages, colour and b/w illustrations, original map end papers. Original cloth binding with silver gilt lettering on blue, very good with light general wear, no fading to spine. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the head of the title page, end papers very slighly marked, minimal spotting to page edges. A very good copy of the scarce first UK edition. Fabulous photography.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to.

$56.66

THE WEST FACE
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THE WEST FACE

By Magnone, Guido

London: Museum Press, 1955. 166 pages, b/w illustrations. Original green hardback binding, very good with a little general wear, spine slightly sunned. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's very small neat signature to the front end-paper otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

$12.14

THE CALL OF THE MOUNTAINS
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THE CALL OF THE MOUNTAINS

By Wyatt, Colin

London: Thames & Hudson, 1952. 95 pages, with 75 photogravure plates. Original dust jacket, with a little general wear and some rubbing to edges, lightly scuffed to head/tail of the spine, several short edge tears, very lightly marked, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Folio.

$20.24

IN HIGH PLACES
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IN HIGH PLACES

By Haston, Dougal

London: Cassell, 1972. 168 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing to edges, not price-clipped, slight fading to the spine, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hard-back binding very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, pages edges slightly spotted. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$16.19

Alfred Gregory's Everest
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Alfred Gregory's Everest

By Gregory, Alfred

London: Constable, 1993. fine b/w photographs throughout. Original dust jacket fine with slight wear only, a little scuffed to the head of the spine, clipped. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 4to.

$21.58

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