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Mountaineering books For Sale and Mountain books for sale. Huge choice of mountaineering books : Mount Everest books. Probably the largest selection of the best mountain climbing books and mountain paintings and engravings for sale anywhere. Mont Blanc and Matterhorn
Huge selection of Old, New and Secondhand Mountaineering Books.
Himalayan Mountaineering Books by Herman Buhl, Kurt Diemburger, Filippo de Filippi, Maurice Herzog, Edmund Hillary, John Hunt, Frank Kingdon-Ward, Chris Bonington, Pete Boardman, Reinhold Messner, Joe Tasker, Lionel Terray, H.W. Bill Tilman, Doug Scott
Other authors of mountaineering books include George and Ashley Abraham, Walter Bonatti, George Band, Dougal Haston, Arnold Lunn, Gwen Moffat, Jan Morris, Wilfred Noyce, Jim Perrin, W.A. Poucher, Gaston Rebuffat, Audrey Salkeld, Joe Simpson, Frank Smythe, Showell Styles (Glyn Carr), John Tyndall, Stephen Venables, Geoffrey Winthrop Young, Henry George Willink.
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Mountains and Mountaineering in Art & Literature.
Tony Astill is the proprietor of Les Alpes Livres and specialist dealer of mountaineering books and mountain paintings with over 40 years experience. www.mountaineeringbooks.org
The range of old books for sale here is probably the most extensive anywhere, especially Alpine classics written by early British mountaineers who formed and became the Alpine Club. Men such as Edward Whymper, Alfred Wills, T.W. Hinchliff.
Of all the Mont Blanc narratives A Narrative of an Ascent to The Summit of Mont Blanc 21st. September 1853 by John MacGregor was not published at the time and so I have recently privately published a limited edition of 200 copies which are complimented by fine art prints of the rare Baxter oil prints of the ascent.
Mount Everest Books and Mount Everest ephemera are also a speciality. One mountaineering book which was not written in it's own time was that of the Mount Everest Reconnaissance 1935 led by Eric Shipton. This was corrected when I completed writing and publishing the book of this Forgotten Adventure which won the coveted James Monroe Thorington Award for Best Book Mountaineering History at the Banff Mountain Festival 2006.
Here also is the largest selection of mountain paintings and mountain art for sale. All mountain ranges, from the Alps to the Himalaya, are represented. Mont Blanc and Chamonix, the Matterhorn and Zermatt, the Bernese Oberland, the mountains of North Wales, the Lake District and Scotland too, by artists E.T. Compton, Elijah Walton, J.-A. Linck, George Barnard, J. Bleuler, Gabriel Loppe, F. Sommer and many others. www.mountainpaintings.org
Mountaineering Books - rare and fine Alpine mountaineering books of the Alps, Switzerland, views of Mont Blanc, Mountain Books Matterhorn, Libri Montagna Cervin, Alpinismus Bücher Berge Bernese Oberland, Dolomites mountaineering books, gravure Monte Bianco, Monte Rosa Libri.
Mountaineering Books - rare and fine Alpine mountaineering books of the Alps, Switzerland, views of Mont Blanc, Mountain Books Matterhorn, Libri Montagna,
Libri Cervin, Alpinismus Bergbücher Bernese Oberland, Dolomiti Libri, mountaineering books, gravure Monte Bianco, Monte Rosa Libri.
‘The best bookseller in England of Mountain Books’ - Jacques Perret
‘Tony Astill, englischer grand seigneur der Bergbuch-Antiquare’ - Daniel Anker
Gravure, engravings of Mountains, lithographs
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„Tony Astill ist der Edward Whymper unter den englischen Bergbuch-Antiquaren: eine Referenz, um die man nicht herumklettern kann.“
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