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THE FIRST DESCENT OF THE MATTERHORN: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO THE 1865 ACCIDENT & ITS AFTERMATH

By Lyall, Alan (signed and warmly inscribed by the author)

Wales: Gomer Press, 1997. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) - signed by author. B&W illustrations. ISBN 1859024572 Warmly signed and inscribed to this bookseller and his late-wife while at the Monte Rosa hotel in Zermatt, 16 Sept. 1998. A fresh look at the contemporary evidence and at the writings of some three dozen critics and to put the first descent of the Matterhorn back into its proper perspective. "My object in writing this bibliographical guide to the mass of material relating to the 1865 Matterhorn accident has been twofold. Firstly, to bring together as many as possible of the contemporary documents, particularly the correspondence relating to the accident and its aftermath, to consider their implications and try to view them in their proper perspective and, secondly, to highlight and correct the erroneous and misleading statements of fact and comments that have appeared in so many of the articles and books written in the 80 years or so since the death of Edward Whymper." 674pp.

$85.00

WOMEN ON HIGH: PIONEERS OF MOUNTAINEERING
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WOMEN ON HIGH: PIONEERS OF MOUNTAINEERING

By Brown, Rebecca A. (signed by)

Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 2002. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author. ISBN 192917313X Signed by the author with two promotional postcards laid in. 258pp.

$6.00

MOUNTAIN HOLIDAYS

By Smith, Janet Adam

London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1946. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 194pp.

$7.00

THE MAGNIFICENT MOUNTAIN WOMEN: ADVENTURES IN THE COLORADO ROCKIES

By Robertson, Janet

Lincoln, NE: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1990. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0803238924 220pp.

$6.00

CLIMBING MOUNT EVEREST: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY - THE LITERATURE AND HISTORY OF CLIMBING THE WORLD'S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN

By Salkeld, Audrey and Boyle, John

Avon, UK: Sixways Publishing, 1993. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0952154307 With 1993 Addenda Laid-In. 120pp.

$65.00

MONT BLANC

By Tissot, Roger (preface by Geoffrey Winthrop Yound)

London: The Medici Society Limited, 1924. HC. very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, owner's name. sepia toned illustrations. 142pp.

$7.00

MATTERHORN CENTENARY

By Lunn, Arnold

Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1965. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. No dustjacket. 144pp.

$7.50

TRAVELS AMONGST THE GREAT ANDES OF THE EQUATOR

By Whymper, Edward (edited with an introduction by F. S. Smythe)

London: John Lehmann, 1949. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). First published in 1892. 272pp.

$10.00

SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS: WITH ADDITIONAL ILLUSTRATIONS AND MATERIAL FROM THE AUTHOR'S UNPUBLISHED DIARIES

By Whymper, Edward (revised and edited by H. E. G. Tyndale)

London: John Murray, 1948. HC. good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations, maps. 414pp.

$20.00

CLIMBS ON ALPINE PEAKS

By Ratti, Abate Achille (Mountaineer - now Pope Pius XI) (translated by J. E. C. Eaton) (foreword by Douglas Freshfield)

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. HC. good, grey cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. 139pp.

$12.00

NEW FRAGMENTS

By Tyndall, John

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1890. HC. good, brown cloth (hardcover). 500pp.

$7.00

EVEREST: FROM THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO THE FINAL VICTORY

By Morin, Micheline

New York: The John Day Company, 1955. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. This book is not simply a record of the deeds of ten expeditions, it evokes the sights and sounds of the Himalayas and the plains and forests of Tibet and Nepal. 205pp.

$6.00

THE ALPS

By Clark, Ronald W.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color ill.. ISBN 039446107X Here is a full-scale view of the Alps--their massive grandeur, their geological genesis, their role in great historic events, their profound grip on the emotions of generations who defied avalanches and solid walls of ice to scale their peaks. 288pp.

$6.00