Polar Exploration and Mountaineering

  1. Brown, Hamish.: Hamish’s Mopuntain Walk: the first traverse of all Scottish Munros in one journey. London: Victor Gollancz, 1979. 4th impression. 359pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Neat inscription to ffep. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6039) £6.00
  1. Crane, David.: Scott of the Antarctic: a life of courage and tragedy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 1st. US edn. xii, 572pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w with one tiny tear in top edge of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3519) £7.50
  1. Dent, C. T.: Mountaineering. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1892. No. 53 of a large paper edn. of 250 copies. xxii,481pp. Tissue-guarded b/w photo. frontis., 12 full page b/w and numerous text illus. by H. G. Willink and others. T.e.g., all pp untrimmed. Some occasional fox-spotting, particularly to prelims. Half morocco leather binding, dark blue over orange cloth boards, re-backed with new title label. Gilt titling to spine and gilt coat-of-arms decoration to front board. Boards a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean and sound copy. (Stock ref 6545) £120.00
  1. Docharty, William McKnight.: A Selection of Some 900 Britsh and Irish Mountain Tops. Edinburgh: The Darien Press for the Author, 1954. 1st. edn. 124pp. B/w photo. frontis. and nine b/w phographic panoramas. Inscribed by the author and with a later gift inscription. Green cloth gilt boards slightly marked alomg bottom edge of back panel otrherwise a clean sound copy. (Stock ref 6012) £100.00
  1. Dunnett, Harding McGregor.: Shackleton’s Boat: the story of James Caird. Cranbrook: Neville & Harding, 1996. 1st. edn. x, 150pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. Signed by the author. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3518) £40.00
  1. Fiennes, Ranulph.: Mind Over Matter: the epic crossing of the Antarctic continent. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993. 1st. edn. (10)326pp. Numerous cold. photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3687) £5.00
  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. Furse, Chris.: Elephant Island: an Antarctic expedition Shrewsbury: Anthony Nelson, 1979. 1st. edn. 256pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos., maps. Binding very slightly cocked and d/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3686) £0.00
  1. Gurney, Alan: Below the Convergence: voyages toward Antarctica 1699-1839 New York: W. W. Norton, 1997 2nd. impression. (12)315pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3059) £9.00
  1. Herbert, Wally.: Across the Top of the World: the British Trans-Arctic Expedition. London: Longmans, 1969. 1st. edn. xii, 209pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and cornres otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4288) £7.50
  1. Herbert, Wally.: The Noose of Laurels: the discovery of the North Pole. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989. 1st. edn. 395pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. All pp slightly tanned. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3744) £6.50
  1. Huntford, Roland.: The Shackleton Voyages: a pictorial anthology of the polar explorer and Edwardian hero. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002. 1st. edn. 287pp. Numerous monochrome photos., maps. Introduced by Roland Huntford and picture research and captions by Julie Summers. D/w very clightly creased at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4154) £8.00
  1. Irving, R. L. G.: A History of British Mountaineering. London: B. T. Batsford, 1955. 1st. edn. xv(1)240pp. B/w illus. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering rubbed on edges and corners with a little fraying at spine head and tail. Othyerwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6266) £4.50
  1. Jones, Owen Glynne.: Rock-Climbing in the English Lake District. Keswick: G. P. Abraham and Sons, 1900. 2nd. edn. lxiv,322pp plus 9pp adverts. 32 b/w photos., 11 route drawings. Both inner hinges cracked and a little weak. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine lettering a trifle rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a good, clean copy. (Stock ref 6517) £100.00
  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. Maguire, Rochfort: The Journal of Rochfort Maguire 1852-1854: two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, aboard HMS Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin London: The Hakluyt Society, 1988 1st. edn. Two vols. xiv, vi, 584 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w’s, a fine set. (Stock ref 2201) £25.00
  1. Malaurie, Jean.: The Last Kings of Thule: with the polar eskimos as they face their destiny. London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. 1st. UK edn. xx, 489pp. Many b/w photos. and line drawings. Translated from the French by Adrienne Foulke. Bottom corners of boards bumped, d/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5607) £9.00
  1. McGhee, Robert.: The Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher: an Elizabethan adventure. London: The British Museum Press, 2002. 1st. UK edn. x, 196pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w with two small, closed tears in front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3517) £5.00
  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. Mills, Leif.: Frank Wild Whitby: Caedmon of Whitby, 1999. 1st. edn. xiv, 343pp. 21 b/w phoptos. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3676) £90.00
  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. Peary, Robert E.: The North Pole London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910 1st. UK edn. xii, 326pp. Numerous cold. and b/w plates, fold-out map. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Gift inscription to ffep. Some foxing to endpapers. Grey-blue cloth with white decdoration and gilt lettering a trifle rubbed on edges and scratched on back board. Overall, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2941) £50.00
  1. Preston, Diana.: A First Rate Tragedy: Captain Scott’s Antarctic expeditions. London: Constable & Co., 1999. Reprint. xiii, 269pp. 24 b/w illus., maps. Pictorial card covers slightly creased at bottom corner of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3307) £3.00
  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. Stone, Gregory S.: Ice Island: expedition to Antarctica’s largest iceberg. Boston: New England Aquarium Press in association with Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, 2003. 1st. edn. 75pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4774) £8.50
  1. Thomson, John: Elephant Island and Beyond: the life and diaries of Thomas Orde Lees Norwish: Erskine Press & Bluntisham Books, 2003 1st. edn. 339pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. B/w photos., maps. Dent in back board. D/w, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3062) £0.00
  1. Unsworth, Walt.: Everest. London: Allen Lane, 1981. 1st. edn. xiv,578pp. Many cold. and b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w otherwise an excellent copy. (Stock ref 5905) £8.00
  1. Williams, Glyn.: Arctic Labyrinth: the quest for th Northwest Passage. London: Allen Lane, 2009. 1st. edn. xx, 440pp. Cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3580) £9.00
  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