Mountaineering

  1. Clark, Ronald W.: Men, Myths and Mountains: the life and times of mountaineering London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976 1st. edn. viii, 292 pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures, maps. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges and with a small tear in top edge of back panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2189) £10.00

 

  1. Fleming, Fergus.: Killing Dragons: the conquest of the Alps. London: Granta Books, 2000. 1st. edn. xii, 398pp. B/w illus., map. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4806) £6.00

 

  1. Franco, Jean & Terray, Lionel: At Grips With Jannu London: Victor Gollancz, 1967 1st. UK edn. 192 pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Translated from the original French by Hugh Merrick. D/w chipped and worn with some loss to front panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2182) £20.00

 

  1. Gillman, Peter & Haston, Dougal.: Eiger Direct. London: Collins, 1966. 1st. edn. 183pp. Cold. and b/w photos. by Christian Bonington. D/w rather rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4810) £5.00

 

  1. Irving, R.L.G.: A History of British Mountaineering London: B.T.Batsford, 1955 1st. edn. xv, 240 pp. 65 b/w illus. D/w a little rubbed and worn on extremities and with one or two very small tears otherwise a very good, sound copy. (Stock ref 626) £17.00

 

  1. Kurz, Marcel (ed.): The Mountain World 1953. 220pp London: George Allen & Unwin, 1953. 1st. edn. 220pp. Numerous b/w photos. and a panorama, text figures. Includes contributions by Marcel Kurz, Elizabeth S. Cowles, Rene Aubert et al. Brown cloth gilt a littlle rubbed on corners and edges woth some spotting to front board. A clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4804) £7.50

 

  1. Messner, Reinhold: The Seventh Grade: most extreme climbing London: Kaye & Ward, 1974 1st. UK edn. 160 pp. Cold. and b/w photos., map. Front board with slight indentation and d/w a little rubbed on corners and slightly faded on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2181) £25.00

 

  1. Nunlist, hugo.: Spitsbergen: the story of the 1962 Swiss-Spitsbergen Expedition. London: Nicholas Kaye, 1966. 1st. UK edn. 191pp. 48 b/w photos., five maps. Translated from the German by Oliver Coburn. D/w rather rubbed and worn on edges and corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4808) £5.00

 

  1. Pearse, R. O.: Barrier of Spears: drama of the Drakensberg Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1973 1st. edn. xii, 304 pp. Many cold. photos, maps. Price-clipped d/w rubbed and worn on extremities otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1392) £20.00

 

  1. Shipton, Eric: The Six Mountain-Travel Books London: Diadem Books, 1985 1st. edn. thus. 800 pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Contains “Nanda Devi”, “Blank on the Map”, “Upon That Mountain”, “Mountains of Tartary”, “Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951” and “Land of Tempest”. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2183) £15.00

 

  1. Slesser, Malcolm.: Red Peak: a personal account of the British Soviet Expedition 1962 London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964. 1st. edn. 256pp. Cold and b/w photos., edndpaper map. School prize label to half-title. A little fore-edge spotting D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3337) £6.00

 

  1. Smith, Ian.: Shadow of the Matterhorn: the life of Edward Whymper. Ross-on-Wye: Carreg Books, 2011. 1st. edn. 336pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. Signed by the author on title page. D/w. a fine copy. (Stock ref 4807) £20.00

 

  1. Terray, Lionel.: Conquistadores of the Useless: from The Alps to Annapurna – and beyond. London: Victor Gollancz, 1963. 2nd. impression. 351pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. Translated from the French by Geoffrey Sutton. D/w chipped and worn with some loss at spine head and adjacent areas of both panels otherwise a good, sound copy. (Stock ref 4811) £10.00

 

  1. Whymper, Edward:: Scrambles Amongst the Alps. London, John Murray, 1936. 6th. edn. Revised and edited by H.E.G.Tyndale with additional illustrations and material from the author’s unpublished diaries. xxii, 414 pp. 28 b/w illus., numerous text figures, five maps. D/w chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a very good copy of this classic work.  (Stock ref 44) £45.00

 

  1. Wilson, Ken (ed.): The Games Climbers Play: a selection of 100 mountaineering articles London: Diadem Books, 1978 1st. edn. 688 pp. Numerous b/w photos., map. Cartoons by Sheridan Anderson. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2184) £7.50

 

  1. Young, Geoffrey Winthrop et al.: Snowdon Biography. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1957. 1st. edn. xiii, 194pp. Many b/w photos. Edited by Wilfrid Noyce. D/w slightly rubbed and worn on edges and corners and slightly frayed at spine head otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4809) £4.00