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George Hereford THE ALPINE JOURNAL vol. II A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation.  Longman Green. 1865 nos. 8 in total pp431.  with cold. frontis., full page wood engravings - some by Whymper, woodcuts, fold. panorama & litho maps and a photograph of Jungfrau. unopened in orig. Alpine Club cloth. rare.  Very Good £245

Many other volumes and individual nos. in original printed wrappers - together with complete and part runs of THE ALPINE JOURNAL in original club cloth available - PLEASE ASK

Anonym.  SOUVENIRS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES DE CHAMONIX.   c1860?   folding concertina souvenir of 10 original photographs [9 x 8 cms.] mounted on yellow card [13.5 x 9] folds out to 95 cms. Hotel de la Tete Noire and other early photo views of Mont Blanc etc. in the original slipcase with mounted printed title label.  Very Good £350

Bonington & Salkeld A. Christian GREAT CLIMBS. A Celebration of World Mountaineering.  Mitchell Beazley.  1994 1st.  pp224.  many illus. in col. & b.w. Signed by Chris Bonington, Audrey Salkeld, Doug Scott. unpc dw As New £65

Gilly William Stephen NARRATIVE OF AN EXCURSION TO THE MOUNTAINS OF PIEDMONT,  in the year MDCCCXXIII. and researches among the Vaudois, or Waldenses.....  C. and J. Rivington.  1827 2nd.  pp298 + lxxxviii.  2 fold. maps. 2 fold facs. letters. cont. marbled boards. lacks sp. o.w.  Very Good- £145

Hunt John THE ASCENT OF EVEREST.   Hodder & Stoughton.  1953 1st.  pp300.  cold. frontis. 7 cold. plates. 48 b/w. text illus. by Charles Evans. Signed by John Hunt (c.1953) on title page.  in 25/- net dw Near Fine- £300

Liebig  UNE EXCURSION DANS LES ALPES   Liebig's Company, Antwerp.  1897   a full set of 6 each with a chromolithographed climbing scene, captioned in French. NOT framed.   Very Good £100

Noyce Wilfrid ASCENT OF EVEREST 1953.   Himalayan Committee.  1953   pp18.  The scarce 1st edition (2 pages of instead of 4pp as in later editons) illustrated 'booklet' published to accompany the Everest Lectures, with a message from Prince Philip. Patron, British Mount Everest Expedition, 1953. Not in 'Neate'.  signed by Jan Morris. pict. illus. printed wrappers are repaired at spine.  Good £195

Noyce Wilfrid SOUTH COL. One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest 1953.  Heinemann. 1954 1st.  pp303.  4 cold. & 48 b/w plates. 16 line drawings and e.p. portraits by A.J. Veilhan who also designed the dust wrapper. 5 maps. an apparently unread copy with very sl. rubbed top of  unpc dw Fine - almost New £80

Robertson David GEORGE MALLORY.   Faber and Faber. 1969 1st.  pp279.  frontis. 20 plates. 5 maps. The original TIMES review of this book, signed by Jan Morris, is also loosely inserted. unpc dw Near Fine £225

Schmuzer, Jacob Xavier. (apres LINCK) LAC DE CHEDDE LAC DE CHEDDE ET LE MONT BLANC.. 1799 c/eng. col. [16 x 21.5 cms.] copper engraving colour by hand.

Smith Albert A BOY'S ASCENT OF MONT BLANC written by himself. contained in the Boy's Birthday Book.  Houlston and Wright. [1859] 1st.  pp145.  25 text and 7 full page engravings not all of which appear in previous editions. orig. red cloth gilt dec. a.e.g. Rare.  Very Good £495

Smith Albert Original Photograph carte-de-visite showing Smith  Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau for Silvi, Camille-Léon-Louis photographer, London c1860   albumen print made from glass negative.    £80

Smith Albert TRAVEL, ADVENTURE, AND SPORT. from Blackwood's Magazine vol. IV. William Blackwood.   pp436. Albert Smith's Ascent of Mont Blanc. pp1-61 in the original green cloth st.  Good

 Walton Elijah THE BERNESE OBERLAND.  Twelve Scenes Among Its Peaks And Lakes.   W.M. Thompson.  1874 1st.  12 chromolithographs. with a descriptive text by T.G. Bonney.  A nice copy of a rare book, rebound in the orig. gilt dec. boards.  Very Good-

 Whymper Edward SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69.    John Murray. 1893 4th. de-luxe edition.  pp468.  23 full page and 107 text engravings. 5 maps [fold] which still have their original tissue guards, so unopened! original Zaehnsdorf binding in cream cloth and gilt snowflakes which is becoming rare. t.e.g. uncut. 'The few remaining copies can only be obtained from the Author'. gilt leather sp. label. This copy in the original and rare slipcase which is worn as usual..  Very Good £595

Whymper Edward TRAVELS AMONGST THE GREAT ANDES OF THE EQUATOR.   John Murray.  1892 1st.  pp456. 20 full page and 118 engraved illustrations drawn by various artists and engraved by the author. 4 maps inc. 1 cold. fold. in e.p. original olive cloth gilt sl. rubbed and partly unopened. A nice copy of the First Edition. 2 vols. together with the scarce supplementary appendix.   Very Good £345

Simeon Shaw  GIANT'S NEEDLE IN THE ALPS. 1823 w/eng [5.7 x 8.2 cms.] wood engraving.

SOUVENIR DE CHAMONIX. Album.   PhotoGlobe, Zurich ? c1890   12 coloured photographs [16.5 x 11.5 cms.] on card [19.5 x 13.5 cms.] in folding concertina.  orig. blue cloth gilt woth pict. cold. floral design.  Near Fine £145


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