Baxter G. ARCTIC EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN.   1850   rare Baxter oil print 14.5 x 19.5 cms. top corners rounded otherwise  Very Good-





Brown J. THE HARD YEARS. An Autobiography.  Gollancz. 1967 1st.  pp256.  frontis. 42 illus.   un-pc dw Very Good £80



Clark R.W. THE TRUE BOOK ABOUT MOUNTAINEERING.   Frederick Muller. 1957 1st.  pp143.  frontis. and 12 illus. by F. Stocks May.  in dw Near Fine






Graham W.W. CLIMBING THE HIMALAYAS.  one of three adventures of recent discovery in "FROM THE EQUATOR TO THE POLE" by Eminent Travellers.  Wm. Isbister Ltd.  1887 1st.  pp254.  with 45 engraved illus. including the First of Nanda Devi. orig. pict. dec. grey cloth gilt. a.e.g.  Near Fine-





Herzog M. ANNAPURNA. Conquest of the First 8000-metre Peak.  Jonathan Cape.  1952 3rd.  pp288.  cold. frontis. 27 illus. 9 maps. panorama. in dw Very Good-





Hillary E. The famous mountaineering Sherpa Tensing photographed on the highest point of the earth's surface by his co-victor of Everest Edmund Hillary. The ice-axe held aloft is adorned with the flags of the U.K., U.N., India and Nepal. Presumably published in British Newspaper to accompany story by Charles Evans.  Press Photograph in black and white. CE/1 bottom left. (Charles Evans)  1953 25.5 x 20.5 cms.  This photograph taken by Hillary and signed by him bottom right although know difficult to make out, although the impression of ballpen remains. The signature is now just visible as impression in the photograph. An original Tenzing signature is tipped to the back.  







Jones C.A. THE FOREIGN FREAKS OF FIVE FRIENDS.  Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1882 1st.  pp167.  illustrated with engravings. pale blue gilt dec. pict. cloth. Very Rare.  Very Good








Manning (Ed.) Rev. S. SWISS PICTURES Drawn With Pen And Pencil. The Illustrations by Mr. Whymper, and others.  Religious Tract Society.  c1881 New and Enlarged Edition. pp208 chromolithograph frontis. Mont Blanc from above Morges. 26 full page wood engravings (consulting Murray) and many in the text by Mr. Whymper, and others. pict. gilt dec. of Eagle and Chamois on brown cloth. a.e.g.  Very Good-










Mercier Rev. Jerome J. MOUNTAINS AND LAKES OF SWITZERLAND AND ITALY.  with descriptive notes by.  Bell and Daldy.  1871 1st.  pp130.  64 picturesque chromo-lithograph Hanhart views from original sketches by C. Pyne.  orig. dec. green cloth gilt.   Very Good





Smythe F.S. SECRET MISSION.   H & S. 1942 June. 1st.  pp256.  e.p. maps. A famous and scarce novel with autograph letter signed by Frank Smythe to Bip Pares who designed the dust jacket and drew the map to front endpaper.  Near Fine-





Tenzing (Signed) Norgay Sherpa First Day Cover commemorating the Conquest of Everest envelope with picture of Tenzing on the summit and 2 'Conquest of Everest' stamps. 29-5-53  Indian Posts & Telegraphs  2nd. Oct. 1953.   with violet 2As and brown 14As Conquest of Everest stamps. 2 Postmarks 2-X-53 Darjeeling. Signed by Tenzing and by E.P. Hillary (early and rare signatures).

Most unusual to find both signatures on the same piece.





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