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Going High

Going High

by Houston, Charles S

Mountaineering

Mountaineering

by Dent, C T

The Hermitage Years

The Hermitage Years

by Bowie, Mick

A H & A W Reed rep 1969 . sunning to top + btm edges of bds, tr + min crsing to d/w o/w VG/VG 446 gms.
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£8.00
Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

by Peter Livesey

Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers, 1978 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine/None. 116 pages. Blue and brown colored cloth binding with black text on upper and spine. There is a picture of a man rock climbing on the upper. Cover shows no shelf wear. Pages are clean, binding is tight. Black and white photographs illustrate the necessary equipment and techniques for rock climbing..
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$8.00
Mountaineering

Mountaineering

by Dent, C T

London: Longmans Green & Co. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Spine faded. Scattered browning throughout. 1892. Second Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6"). xx, 439pp. Numerous illustrations. .
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£36.00
Everest Calling

Everest Calling

by Siggins, Lorna

Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1994. Presume 1st, No Addl. Printings . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Good looking item, not newish, but carefully handled, no marking, or structural issues. bright, crisp text. Loosely laid in Buddha Air map. Tiny light stain top edge. Jacket a trifle edgeworn, no long tears, sharp i nits mylar wrapper. From the cover, "Ascent of the dark side: The Mallory-Irvine Ridge." *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and... Read more
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$25.26
From Arafat to Everest

From Arafat to Everest

by Squirrell, Mark

Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2010. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Photographic. Signed by Author. about the author and acknowledgements. Between pages 136 and 137 there are 16 pages of colour photography. Colour photographic paperback binding with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and red and white coloured titles to the back strip. The author garnered the coveted "Green Beret" as a commando with the Australian Special Forces. He... Read more
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AU$25.03
The Everest Years.  A Climber's Life (signed first edition)

The Everest Years. A Climber's Life (signed first edition)

by BONNINGTON, Chris

The Everest Years. A Climber's Life (signed first edition)BONNINGTON, ChrisISBN: 0340366907Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1986, 1st Edition, hardback with dust wrapper, NF/nf, boards dark blue/silver, grey endpapers, illustrated from 15 maps and mountain profiles in addition to b/w and colour photographs throughout, 256 pp.Boards clean and firm, author signature on title page (see scan), no annotations, sound square binding, pages clean and bright. Wrapper clean and crisp, gentle rubs to top edge,... Read more
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£32.50
Going High : The Story of Man and Altitude

Going High : The Story of Man and Altitude

by Charles S. Houston

American Alpine Club, 1981. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$5.99
Chamonix And The Range Of Mont Blanc. A Guide. 1899 INSCRIBED By Whymper

Chamonix And The Range Of Mont Blanc. A Guide. 1899 INSCRIBED By Whymper

by Whymper, Edward

London: John Murray, 1899. Fourth Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. 1899 Fourth Edition. Inscribed by Whymper "Presented by the author" along the top edge of the front wrapper. Whymper usually inscribed these guidebooks in this manner. The handwriting is an exact match to other examples by Whymper. Bound in new grey cloth harcover with black lettering spine. Original front and rear covers of the book have been bound inside at the front and end of the new binding (after new fly... Read more
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$415.00
Rambles in High Savoy

Rambles in High Savoy

by Gos. Francois

Rambles in High SavoyGos. FrançoisLongmans, Green and Co. Ltd. London 1927Hardback VG, Beige boards with linen spine.. 169pp, illustrated with b/w photographs and colour map. Boards rubbed on edges and corners, two book plates, lightly foxed, pages edges dust stained, square sound binding. CLIMBING, FRANCE, SAVOY, ALPS42731 CLIMB £11.50
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£11.50
Desert Rock: Rock Climbs in the National Parks

Desert Rock: Rock Climbs in the National Parks

by Bjornstad, Eric

Evergreen, CO: Chockstone Press, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Softcover. 0934641927 . Sandstone red wrappers with photo of Monster Tower and Washer Woman Arch on front. Fading to spine. Interior clean. Tight binding. Signed and inscribed by Bjornstad to previous owner on title page. Eric Bjornstad was a pioneer of climbing in the American southwest putting up many routes which remain classics. He wrote four outstanding guidebooks, all but one of which is now officially... Read more
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$75.00
Yuraq Janka Cordilleras Blanca and Rosko Peru -- FIRST EDITION in NEW condition

Yuraq Janka Cordilleras Blanca and Rosko Peru -- FIRST EDITION in NEW condition

New York: American Alpine Club, 1977. 1st Edition . Soft cover. As New/No Jacket. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original glossy pictorial paperback. New condition purchased directly from the publisher and kept in climate controlled storage for years. In publisher's original shrink-wrap with the four (on two sheets) folded loose maps under the shrink-wrap. The book measures 228mm tall x 152mm, and has 180 pages, several b/w photos, 4 large folding maps on 2 sheets of paper (loose as issued).... Read more
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$30.00
A Climber's Guide To Smith Rock Beacon Rock and Stein's Pillar -- FIRST EDITION

A Climber's Guide To Smith Rock Beacon Rock and Stein's Pillar -- FIRST EDITION

by Jeff Thomas

[Portland]: The Author, 1978. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket Issued. Original first printing of the first edition. The book has the original blue wrappers with faint (as usual) gilt lettering on the front cover. The spine has been repaired with darker blue paper. There are 9 small notes in pen indicating specific chocks and pro used on climbs (in addition to what is or is not indicated in the route description). Former owner name penned to edge of text block, no other writing on... Read more
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$45.00
To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak

To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak

by Bill Sherwonit

Anchorage, AK: Alaska Northwest Books, 1993 Book. Fine. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. F/N, pb, used, perfect bound color illusrated stiff paper wraps, ix-xvi, 347 pages. Interior clean and bright, no marks, binding tight. No wear to wraps, no chips or tears, wraps are clean and near bright..
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$7.00
Montagnes De Notre Terre

Montagnes De Notre Terre

by Hiebeler, Toni

Paris: Arthaud, 1975. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Good. FIRST EDITION. Original blue cloth with white lettering spine. The book is in fine condition with no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, tight binding, no foxing. The dust jacket has a 10cm tear upper rear, 3cm tear lower front, 1cm chip upper rear. The book measures 345mm tall x 233mm, and has 208 pages, 191 color photos (most are full-page size), 11 pages of tables peaks & first ascent info, EP map, index. Text in german, no... Read more
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$45.00
THE MOUNTAINEERING HANDBOOK

THE MOUNTAINEERING HANDBOOK

by Curtis W. Casewit, Dick Pownall

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. .
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$39.95
Great Ascents and 5 Other Mountaineering Titles

Great Ascents and 5 Other Mountaineering Titles

by Newby, Eric

NY: Viking, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good-. Recently we acquired a large group of mountaineering titles. These, while quite decent, did not meet the stand alone sale test and are therefore sold as a group with one book priced domestic media mail shipping. details above are for the Newby (sub-title, "A narrative history of Mountaineering,") the others will be briefly summarized. A hardcover, jacketed copy of Geoff Tabin's "Blind Corners"ICS, 1993, handsome.... Read more
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$37.02
Appalachia May 1890 vol VI No I -- SIGNED by Louis F Cutter, creator of the rare early maps for Guide To The Paths And Camps In The White Mountains

Appalachia May 1890 vol VI No I -- SIGNED by Louis F Cutter, creator of the rare early maps for Guide To The Paths And Camps In The White Mountains

by appalachian mountain club

Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1890. 1st Edition . Original Wraps. Good/No Jacket. Original issue of Appalachia May 1890 issue, the journal of the Appalachian Mountain Club. This has been SIGNED by Louis F Cutter on the top of the front cover (strong signature). Cutter created the best early maps of the White Mountains, maps that were included in the earliest issues of the AMC White Mountain Guides. This issue of Appalachia has chipping along the overhanging edges of the wrappers, wrapper loss at... Read more
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$285.00
MOUNTAINEERING Freedom of the Hills -- November 1985 Fifth Printing of Fourth Edition in DUST JACKET

MOUNTAINEERING Freedom of the Hills -- November 1985 Fifth Printing of Fourth Edition in DUST JACKET

by Ed Peters (chief editor)

Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1985. Reprint . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. November 1985 Fifth printing of the Fourth Edition. The book has some tiny foxing spots to the top edge of the text block but no foxing on page faces, rubbing to spine corners, clean covers, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, tight binding, complete. The dust jacket has loss at the spine corners, loss at outside corner tips, edge rubbing, original printed price still present on front flap corner.The book measures 235mm... Read more
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$15.00
Games And Recreational Methods For Clubs, Camps And Scouts -- 1924 FIRST EDITION

Games And Recreational Methods For Clubs, Camps And Scouts -- 1924 FIRST EDITION

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1924. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Printing of First Edition 1924. Original tan cloth with brown lettering front cover & spine, publisher's emblem debossed on front cover. The book has clean covers, no rubbing, old ownership note written on first blank page "property of Omaha walking club received" otherwise no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, no foxing, solid binding, collectible condition. The book measures 187mm tall... Read more
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$45.00
To the Top of the World : Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram

To the Top of the World : Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram

by MESSNER, Reinhold

To the Top of the World : Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and KarakoramMESSNER, ReinholdISBN: 0898863325Mountaineers Books, Seattle, 1996, US Edition, hardback with illustrated dust wrapper, VG/vg, boards black/gilt, illustrated throughout from colour photographs from related expeditions and copies of six paintings by Jean-Georges Inca, 256 pp.Boards clean and firm, no inscription or annotations, sound square binding, pages clean and bright, label residue on front flyleaf. Wrapper clean and crisp,... Read more
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£10.50
How to Rock Climb! 2nd Edition

How to Rock Climb! 2nd Edition

by Long, John

Chockstone Press. Very Good. 1993. Softcover. 0934641641 . Paperback Book "The most complete instruction book ever written." ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 176 pp pages .
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$6.00
Harry Ayres: Mountain Guide

Harry Ayres: Mountain Guide

by Mahoney, Michael

Christchurch: Whitcoulls, 1982. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Handsome book and jacket. Hardcover has no marking, no bumping. Jacket has no tears or edgewear. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*
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$47.52