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ARCTIC INTEREST  AURORA, ICE HUTS, KITE SLEDGING, ARCTIC DOGS AND SLEDGE.  Newton & Co. Opticians. 2 Fleet St. London. 1875  hand coloured lantern slides 8 x 8 cms. rare views of Greenland and the British Arctic Expedition 1875-76. Possibly used for lecture purposes. examples exist in the Scott Polar Research Library.  Very Good £250






Bonatti W. MAGIE DU MONT-BLANC.   Denoel.  1984 1st. French.  pp208.  200 photo illus. in colour.  rare with Walter BONATTI signature tipped in. [35 x 25 cms.] in original cold. illus. slipcase. unpc dw Near Fine- £245











Evans C. "THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST" Group Three presents Hunt, Hillary, Tensing.  Countryman Films.  1953  Copyright Royal Geographical Society. each one with detail and caption slip etc. on verso. rare collection of 23 original b/w photograph cinema stills. 10" x 8" inc. Hillary (and Tensing) being congratulated by the Sherpas (see illustration in 1953 Times Colour Supplement p.23)  Very Good £1,250










Girdlestone Rev. A.G. THE HIGH ALPS WITHOUT GUIDES:  Being a Narrative of Adventures in Switzerland....  Longmans, Green & Co. 1870 1st.  pp181.  engraved frontispiece of the Sella by Whymper. 2 fold. maps. (100 copies only.) orig. blue cloth gilt, sl. rubbed.   Very Good £850








King Rev. S.W. THE ITALIAN VALLEYS OF THE PENNINE ALPS: A Tour through all the romantic and less-frequented vals  John Murray. 1858 1st.  pp558.  engraved frontis, 9 full page engravings, 6 text. 4 maps &c. sl. foxing throughout. rebound in half leather with gilt decorated bands to spine and marbled boards.  Very Good- £245








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.   Very Good £100



Oil Painting Mount Everest from Seudukfoo          









Wolf, Caspar. VUE DU FOND DE LA VALLEE DE HASLY. Canton de Berne. 1785 a/t cold. 23 x 32 cms. aquatint (colour printed).     










Compton, Edward Theodore. [1849-1921] Coastal scene possibly Somerset? with two figures and sailing boats. 1863 watercolour heightened with white bodycolour. signed E.T. Compton 1863 lower right. confirmed in scholarly hand 11th mo. 1863 ink inscription. 27.5 x 40.5 cms. original decorative gilt frame (Compton was just 14 and already known to Ruskin)    








LES PLUS HAUTES SOMMETS DE LA SUISSE.   Peter, Cailler, Kohler, Nestle. 1920 serie XXV poster stamp card set. images of Piz Bernina, Ober-Gabelhorn, Schreckhorn, Jungfrau, Breithorn, Finsteraarhorn, Grand Combin, Dent Blanche, Cervin Matterhorn, Weisshorn, Lysjamm, Monte Rosa. complete and original rare set of 12 'stamp' cards in full colour.
















 Linck, Jean-Antoine. MONT BLANC AND VUE DE LAC DE CHEDDE. 1787 etc hc. 36 x 48.5 [41 x 5.5] cms. hand coloured etching. heightened gouache.

 









Linck, Jean-Antoine. VUE DE LA CASCADE D'ARPENAS. 1787 etc hc. 36 x 47.5 [41 x 52] cms. hand coloured etching. heightened gouache.

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