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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

MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS

By Mummery, A. F. (introduction by M. Mummery)

Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell, 1946. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). sepia toned illustrations. First published in 1936. 256pp.

$17.50

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

EDWARD WHYMPER

By Smythe, F. S.

London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1940. HC. good++ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) nice clean & tight copy. B&W ill., B&W maps. From the age of fourteen until he was nineteen, Whymper kept a diary which covers the years 1855-59. Although compiled by a boy, this is a most interesting document and gives a vivid picture of life in the 'fifties. He also kept a diary of all his travels up to the time of his death in 1911, and from these and other sources Frank Smythe sets out to reveal Whymper the man as well as Whymper the mountaineer. 330pp, maps.

$75.00

SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS: WITH ADDITIONAL ILLUSTRATIONS AND MATERIAL FROM THE AUTHOR'S UNPUBLISHED DIARIES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

$25.00

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

HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS

By Tyndall, John

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1897. HC. good+, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) leather rubbed. B&W illustrations. 473pp.

$30.00

SWISS MOUNTAIN CLIMBS

By Abraham, George D.

London: Mills & Boon, Limited, 1911. HC. very good, bound in red folding box for mountain use (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 432pp.

$75.00

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