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Alpine Days and Nights

By W.T. Kirkpatrick / R. Philip Hope / E.L. Stuart (Foreword)

London: George Allen and Unwin Limited, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Quarter blue leather with blue buckram boards. Spine has five raised bands, red leather title label, gilt ornament to each compartment. Gilt armorial to front board (Trinity County School). Some marking to rear board, top edge gilt, foxing to other edges. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate to front free endpaper. A few occasional spots of foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 198

$47.33

The Everest Years. A Climber's Life [SIGNED]
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The Everest Years. A Climber's Life [SIGNED]

By Chris Bonington

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1986. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 7 x 10 inches (18 x 25 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight fading to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Light foxing to top page edge, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed by the author to mounted label on title page. Also includes compliment slip form Chris Bonington. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 256

$32.46

The Wildest Dream: Mallory, His Life and Conflicting Passions [SIGNED]
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The Wildest Dream: Mallory, His Life and Conflicting Passions [SIGNED]

By Peter and Leni Gillman

London: Headline, 2000. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Excellent condition, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Signed by both authors to labels on half title page. Overall book condition is Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 306

$54.10

Climbing in Britain: Pelican Book No. A160
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Climbing in Britain: Pelican Book No. A160

By J.E.Q. Barford

London: Pelican Books / Penguin Books, 1946. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Very slight rubbing to spine, very slight creasing to covers, an excellent example. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 160

$12.17

The Costume of the Hereditary States of The House of Austria: Original 1811 Bertrand De Moleville Hand Coloured Engraving - Plate 41: A Moravian Mountaineer, Near the Confines of Hungary [Moravia, Czech Republic]
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The Costume of the Hereditary States of The House of Austria: Original 1811 Bertrand De Moleville Hand Coloured Engraving - Plate 41: A Moravian Mountaineer, Near the Confines of Hungary [Moravia, Czech Republic]

By De Moleville, Bertrand

London: William Miller, 1811. 1st Edition . Very Good. 10.5 x 14.25 inches (26.5 x 36 cm). Plate XLI. A Moravian Mountaineer, Near the Confines of Hungary. Included with the engraving is a description page printed one side in English, the other side in French. Engraving has some very light foxing, otherwise excellent with very bright colours, reverse is blank. Description page has offsetting to the English text. Approx Engraving Size: 6.75 x 7 inches (17 x 18 cms). Engraving states 'Published by William Millar, Jan 1804', however this example is from a later issue: the description sheet is watermarked 1811. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 2

$32.46

Der Oesterreichische Alpenverein und die Sektion 'Austria' des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereins 1862 - 1912

Wien / Vienna: Verlag der Sektion 'Austria' des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereins, 1912. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 7 x 9.75 inches (17.5 x 24.5 cm). Overall book condition is Very Good Plus International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 143

$32.46

Summits and Secrets

By Kurt Diemberger / Hugh Merrick

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1991. Reprint . Very Good Plus. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 22 cm). Overall book condition is Very Good Plus International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 348

$12.17

The Corbetts and Other Scottish Hills: Scottish Mountaineering Club Hillwalkers Guide, Volume Two

By Scott Johnstone (Ed.)/ Hamish Brown (Ed.)/ Donald Bennet (Ed.)

Scottish Mountaineering Trust, 1990. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 24 cm). Overall book condition is Very Good Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 250

$13.52

A Basic Guide to Making Your Own Outdoor Activities Clothing

By John Fenna

Privately Published, 1980 (Circa). Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Overall book condition is Very Good International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback

$21.64

Lake-Country Rambles

By William T. Palmer

London: Chatto and Windus, 1902. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Overall book condition is Good Plus International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 334, 32

$32.46

The Complete Mountaineer
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The Complete Mountaineer

By George D. Abraham

London: Methuen & Co., 1908. 2nd Edition . Very Good Minus. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 493, 40

$47.33

Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than The Eye Can See [SIGNED]
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Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther Than The Eye Can See [SIGNED]

By Erik Weihenmayer

New York: Dutton, 2001. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light crease to bottom edge of front flap, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue paper covered boards, excellent condition throughout. Signed by the author to the front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 342

$21.64

The Climbers. A History of Mountaineering. [SIGNED]
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The Climbers. A History of Mountaineering. [SIGNED]

By Chris Bonington

London: BBC Books, 1992. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 7.75 x 9.75 inches (20 x 25 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Some light shelf wear, 1 cm tear to top corner of front cover, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding, minor bumps to head and foot of spine. Small mark to front free endpaper. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page: 'For Bill, All the best, Chris Bonington'. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 288

$25.70

Holding On. A Story of Love and Survival [SIGNED]
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Holding On. A Story of Love and Survival [SIGNED]

By Jo Gambi

London: Portrait, 2006. 1st Edition . Fine/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light creasing to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Blue cloth binding, first class condition throughout. Inscribed and signed by Jo and Rob Gambi to title page: 'Dear Colin + Kathie - Best wishes, Jo Gambi, Rob Gambi.'. Overall book condition is Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: 302

$40.57

View From The Summit
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View From The Summit

By Edmund Hillary

London: Doubleday & Company, 1999. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 310

$32.46