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VOYAGES DANS LES ALPES, précédés d'un essai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs de Geneve. Vols. I-II (of 4).

VOYAGES DANS LES ALPES, précédés d'un essai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs de Geneve. Vols. I-II (of 4). by DE SAUSSURES, Horace-Benedict. ( L. R. Wager ):

Neuchatel, Samuel Fauche, Imprimeur et Libraire du Roi, 1779.. Volumes I and II only of 4, SIGNED BY L. R. WAGER. (British geol...

£2,500.00
A RELATION OF A JOURNEY TO THE GLACIERS, IN THE DUTCHY OF SAVOY ...

A RELATION OF A JOURNEY TO THE GLACIERS, IN THE DUTCHY OF SAVOY ... by Bourrit, Marc Theodore

Norwich: Printed by Richard Beatniffe, 1775. [48],xxi,[1],264,[2]pp. plus three plates. Engraved dedication leaf. Octavo. Conte...

$2,250.00
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
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. Copyright date is 1871, This antique volume is handsomely bound in private period binding with ...

$830.00
WHERE THERE IS A WILL THERE'S A WAY: AN ASCENT OF MONT BLANC BY NEW ROUTE  AND WITHOUT GUIDES

WHERE THERE IS A WILL THERE'S A WAY: AN ASCENT OF MONT BLANC BY NEW ROUTE AND WITHOUT GUIDES by Hudson, Charles Rev & Edward Shirley Kennedy

London: Longman, Brown and Green. Very Good. 1856. First Edition. Hardcover. In original embossed blue cloth with gilt title on ...

$700.00
NORWAY AND ITS GLACIERS VISITED IN 1851; FOLLOWED BY JOURNALS OF EXCUSIONS  IN THE HIGH ALPS OF DAUPHINE BERNE AND SAVOY

NORWAY AND ITS GLACIERS VISITED IN 1851; FOLLOWED BY JOURNALS OF EXCUSIONS IN THE HIGH ALPS OF DAUPHINE BERNE AND SAVOY by Forbes, James D

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black. Very Good. 1853. First Edition. Half leather over gilt decorated brown cloth. Interior of tex...

$600.00
Round Kangchenjunga, A Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration

Round Kangchenjunga, A Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration by Freshfield, Douglas W

London: Edward Arnold, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+. Large 8vo; pp. xvi, 373, 1 (ad), with three maps (2 folding...

$600.00
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
Makalu : A Team Triumphant

Makalu : A Team Triumphant by Franco, Jean

London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. First English edition, translated from the French. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to cove...

£404.25
The Ascent of Denali ~ Mt. McKinley

The Ascent of Denali ~ Mt. McKinley by Stuck, Hudson

NF. New York, Scribners, 1914, 1st US Edition. 8vo, [xix] 188pp., 34 full page photographic illustrations including frontis wi...

$550.00
ROCK-CLIMBING IN SKYE.

ROCK-CLIMBING IN SKYE. by ABRAHAM, Ashley P.:

London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1908.. FIRST EDITION 1908. 8vo, approximately 230 x 160 mm, 9 x 6 inches, 31 full page illustr...

£395.00
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
The Climb (Signed)

The Climb (Signed) by Anatoli Boukreev & G. Weston DeWalt

United States: St. Martin's Press, 1997. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book has light bumping ...

$500.00
THE SUPPLEMENT TO A SELECTION OF SOME 900 BRITISH AND IRISH MOUNTAIN

THE SUPPLEMENT TO A SELECTION OF SOME 900 BRITISH AND IRISH MOUNTAIN by DOCHARTY, William McKnight

1962. Very Good. DOCHARTY, William McKnight. THE SUPPLEMENT TO A SELECTION OF SOME 900 BRITISH AND IRISH MOUNTAIN TOPS AND A SE...

$495.00
The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing.

The Seventh Grade: Most Extreme Climbing. by MESSNER, Reinhold

New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Signed by the legendary Reinhold Messner. First U.S. edition / First printing. Red pap...

$450.00



There are some terrifying and inspiring stories about people climbing huge mountains, and many rare and antique books have been devoted to mountaineering and rock climbing. From first edition novels about mountain climbing to multi-volume sets about famous expeditions, there is a wide variety of rare mountaineering and rock climbing books to choose from in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

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