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SCRAMBLED AMONGST THE ALPS: IN THE YEARS 1860-69 1871

SCRAMBLED AMONGST THE ALPS: IN THE YEARS 1860-69 1871 by Edward Whymper

London: John Murray City, 1871. First Edition.. half Leather. very good Plus/no dust Jacket. The Author. Copyright date is 18...

$830.00
Across East African Glaciers An Account Of The First Ascent Of Kilimanjaro

Across East African Glaciers An Account Of The First Ascent Of Kilimanjaro by Meyer, Hans

London: George Philip & Son, 1891. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First UK Edition translated from the Germ...

$3,500.00
The Conquest Of Everest -- SIGNED By Ed Hillary, Charles Evans, George Lowe + Insert Signed By TENZING & By HUNT

The Conquest Of Everest -- SIGNED By Ed Hillary, Charles Evans, George Lowe + Insert Signed By TENZING & By HUNT by Hunt, John & Sir Edmund Hillary

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1954. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. SIGNED by ...

$3,422.00
Appalachia. The Journal of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Vol 1, 1876-78

Appalachia. The Journal of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Vol 1, 1876-78 by Appalachian Mountain Club

Hardcover, original brown cloth with gold lettering. Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879. 308pp. Interesting contemporar...

$300.00
View From Ben Nevis

View From Ben Nevis by Shearer, Jas E

RS Shearer & Son, Stirling, 1895?. 1st ed? VG no dw. fold out panoramic view from the summit of Ben Nevis, approx 18 x 33cm c...

£400.00
Scenes From the Snowfields: Illustrations of Upper Mont Blanc.

Scenes From the Snowfields: Illustrations of Upper Mont Blanc. by Coleman, Edmund

K├╝mmerly & Frey, 1985. 1985 reprint Fine Limited ed (no.13 of 100) loose in VG+ slip case. reproduction of the 1859 edition...

£110.00
Le mie montagne

Le mie montagne by Bonatti, Walter

Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli, 1962. Third Edition. Hardcover. Published in the same year as the first edition. 299pp. Bright oran...

$1,000.00
THE ASCENT OF EVEREST

THE ASCENT OF EVEREST by HUNT. JOHN.;

Hodder & Stoughton. London.,1953. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Signed by Hunt, dated 1960, on the title page. Illustrated with 48 mono a...

£375.00
DON WHILLANS PORTRAIT OF A MOUNTAINEER + with Everest Expedition postcard SIGNED by Whillans

DON WHILLANS PORTRAIT OF A MOUNTAINEER + with Everest Expedition postcard SIGNED by Whillans by Whillans, Don & Alick Ormerod

london: Heinemann, 1971. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST PRINTING of First UK Edition. Loosely...

$325.00
Cho Oyu. By Favour of the Gods. With Tipped-in dated TICHY SIGNATURE

Cho Oyu. By Favour of the Gods. With Tipped-in dated TICHY SIGNATURE by Tichy, Herbert

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1957. First Edition . Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Original tan cloth with red lettering spine. Book i...

$475.00
The Ascent Of Everest -- FIRST PRINTING **SIGNED By Hillary, Hunt, Evans, Band, & Lowe

The Ascent Of Everest -- FIRST PRINTING **SIGNED By Hillary, Hunt, Evans, Band, & Lowe by Hunt, John

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. SIGNED by HILLARY & EVANS & BAND...

$1,800.00
BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH -- FIRST EDITION -- SIGNED By Rebuffat

BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH -- FIRST EDITION -- SIGNED By Rebuffat by Rebuffat, Gaston

London: Nicholas Vane, 1965. First Edition 1st Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. 1965 FIRST PRINTING of FIrst UK ...

$375.00
The Ascent Of Everest -- FIRST PRINTING **SIGNED By Hillary, Hunt, Lowe with Additional Tenzing Autograph

The Ascent Of Everest -- FIRST PRINTING **SIGNED By Hillary, Hunt, Lowe with Additional Tenzing Autograph by Hunt, John

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. SIGNED by HILLARY & HUNT & LOWE ...

$2,787.00
Climber's Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington  -- SIGNED

Climber's Guide to the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington -- SIGNED by Beckey, Fred

New York: American Alpine Club, 1953. Second Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. 1953 SECOND EDITION, expanded. T...

$300.00
Wasdale Climbing Book

Wasdale Climbing Book by Cocker, Michael

Ernest Press, 2006. 1st ed VG+ in VG dw (no 47 of 150 limited edition) signed by Michael Cocker. Yes. based on accounts from t...

£100.00



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