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Mountaineering & Outdoor Pursuits From Norman Macdonald's Collection


The six mountain-travel Books
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The six mountain-travel Books

By Shipton, Eric 1907-1977. [ introduction by Jim Perrin.

London: Diadem Books, 1990. Copyright 1985. 800 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. Bibliography: p. 794-795. Contents - Nanda Devi - Blank on the map - Upon that mountain - Mountains of Tartary - Mt. Everest Reconaissance Expedition 1951 - Land of tempest. Very nice copy in like Jacket. [Location: BR 1 ]. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Peaks and Pleasant Pastures

By Schuster, Claud

Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1911. Impressions of climbs taken by this British mountaineer and skier when he was a young man. The author was the Alpine Club President from 1938 - 40. "His books convey his joy in the mountains better than most." Pp. 227, with 5 maps (4 double-page). BOOK: a fresh book, clean, solid and tight. The only real fault being minor surface marks to cvrs, neat ink inscription to fep. Size: 8vo. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by b/w Illustrations. 8vo.