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The  Alpine Club THE ALPINE JOURNAL vol. X    Longman Green. 1883 nos. 69 - 74 (not 75 & 76)  pp338.  illus. 'Expeditions among the Great Andes of the Equator' by Edward Whymper. illus. and maps. half calf.  Very Good £150

Belmore Browne THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT McKINLEY. The Story of Three Expeditions through the Alaskan Wilderness......  G.P. Putnam's Sons.  1913 1st.  pp381.  100 illus. from drawings and photgraphs. cold. frontis. maps. orig. gilt dec. cloth. t.e.g. sl. rub top of sp. almost  Fine- £245

Laurence Johnston Burpee AMONG THE CANADIAN ALPS.   John Lane.  1915 1st.  pp239.  4 cold. illus. 45 photo illus. 5 maps. orig. cloth with front cover gilt pict. dec.  Near Fine £135

William Martin Conway THE BOLIVIAN ANDES. A Record of Climbing & Exploration in the Cordillera Real in the Years 1898 and 1900.  Harper & Brothers Publishers, London and New York. 1901 1st.  pp252.  frontis. and 74 photo illus.  orig. cloth gilt, t.e.g. a bright copy.  Near Fine £195

Sir William Martin Conway  THE FIRST CROSSING OF SPITSBERGEN. Being an account of an inland journey of exploration and survey with descriptions of several mountain ascents.....  J. M. Dent & Co. 1897 1st.  ppxii + 371.  7 coloured plates, 56 b/w plates, 44 illus. 2 maps [fold.] orig. half green cloth gilt with tan, t.e.g. pages uncut.  Fine- £475

Sir Martin Conway  NO MAN'S LAND A History of Spitzbergen from its Discovery........ Cambridge Univerisity Press. 1906 1st.  pp337. frontis. 10 illus. 11 maps. lacks one in the cover. cont. cloth gilt.   Good £185

Freda. Du Faur THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT COOK AND OTHER CLIMBS.  An Account of Four Seasons' Mountaineering on the Southern Alps of New Zealand.   George Allen & Unwin.  1915 1st.  pp250.  frontis. and 48 illus. rebound in new matching buckram cloth, retaining original gilt spine labels. t.e.g. uncut.  Near Fine- £225

E.A.T. Dutton KENYA MOUNTAIN.   Jonathan Cape.  1930 new edn.  pp218.  with 56 full-page illustrations reproduced in collotype. 3 sketch maps and 1 cold. fold. re-cased in orig. buckram cloth, gilt which is rather grubby.  Very Good- £75

H.E.J.  Evans, Secretary, Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain. POLAR philatelic collection of 122 First Day Covers, stamps and cancellations etc.      mainly 1950's and 1960's. please aks for full details, Australia, Canada, U.S.A., Russia, Japan, Falkland Islands, Ross Dependency, New Zealand etc.   Very Good £480

expedition postcard JAPAN-WINTER-EVEREST EXPEDITION 1983-84 KATHMANDU.   1984   Expedition postcard SIGNED by the leader. Nepal stamped envelope with Golden Anniversary Mt. Nuptse 25p. and postmark.  Near Fine £55

Filippo de Filippi THE ASCENT OF MOUNT ST. ELIAS [ALASKA] By H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy.  Archibald Constable.  1900 1st.  pp241.  frontis., port. 32 photogravure plates,  illus., 4 fold. panoramic views and 2 fold. maps. recased in the original green cloth gilt. t.e.g.  Near Fine- £795

Filippo de Filippi RUWENZORI. An Account of the Expedition of H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy  Constable & Co.  1908 1st.  pp408.  many full page plates, fold. panorama and text photos by Vittorio Sella. 5 maps (3 cold. fold.). orig. maroon buckram. t.e.g. uncut. ex-lib. Royal United Service Institution.  Very Good- £265

Edward Arthur Fitz Gerald CLIMBS IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS. Being an Account of Travel and Discovery.  T. Fisher Unwin. 1896 2nd.  pp363.  frontis. many illus. fold. map.(complete but sepated at some folds) in e.p. orig. red cloth gilt. some wear. t.e.g. uncut.  Very Good- £385

E.A. Fitz Gerald THE HIGHEST ANDES. A Record of the First Ascent of Aconcagua...  Methuen & Co. 1899 1st.  pp390.  51 illus. panorama. 2 maps [large cold. fold.] orig. red cloth gilt.  Near Fine £245

E.A. Fitz Gerald THE HIGHEST ANDES A Record of the First Ascent of Aconcagua...  Methuen & Co. 1899 1st.  pp390.  51 illus. panorama. 2 maps [large cold. fold.] orig. cloth gilt, small nos. at bottom of sp.  Near Fine- £165

Fitz Gerald CLIMBS IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS. Being an Account of Travel and Discovery.  T. Fisher Unwin. 1896 1st.  pp363.  frontis. many illus. fold. map. (copy) in e.p. orig. cloth gilt. leather labels. t.e.g. uncut. ex-lib. label on fr. cover, worn and loose.  Good £120

James David Forbes NORWAY AND ITS GLACIERS VISITED IN 1851: followed by Journals of Excursions in the  High Alps of Dauphine, Berne, and Savoy.  Adam and Charles Black.   1853 1st.  pp349.  10 full page chromolithographic views with tissue guards. 22 wood engravings. 2 maps. [1 fold.] some light foxing. re-cased in original brown blind tooled cloth gilt. bookplate. sp. relaid. orig. binders label Bound By John Gray, Edinburgh.  Very Good £495

James David Forbes NORWAY AND ITS GLACIERS VISITED IN 1851: followed by Journals of Excursions in the  High Alps of Dauphine, Berne, and Savoy.  Adam and Charles Black.   1853 1st.  pp349.  10 full page chromolithographic views. 22 wood engravings. 2 maps. [1 fold.] noe in e.p. rebound in plain cloth gilt.  Very Good- £325

Forester NORWAY AND ITS SCENERY.  comprising the journal of a tour by Edward Price.  Henry G. Bohn.  1853 1st.  pp470.  21 engraved plates. with Road-Book for Tourists in Norway. orig. blind tooled cloth, gilt.  Very Good £140

Douglas William Freshfield TRAVELS IN THE CENTRAL CAUCASUS AND BASHAN. including visits to Ararat and Tabreez and Ascents of Kazbek and Elbruz.  Longmans, Green and Co. 1869 1st.  pp509.  chromo. frontis. 3 fold. maps. 3 full page illus. 2 panoramas. woodcuts. original gilt pictorial brown cloth. a bright copy.  Near Fine £695

Douglas William Freshfield THE EXPLORATION OF THE CAUCASUS.   Edward Arnold.  1902 2nd.  pp278 & 295.  2 vols. frontispieces. text illus. by Vittorio Sella. maps. vignettes. orig. cloth gilt, rubbed. top & bottom sp. nicked. uncut.  Very Good- £645

Florence Crawford Grove THE FROSTY CAUCASUS. An account of a Walk through part of the Range and an Ascent of Elbruz in the Summer of 1874.  Longmans, Green, and Co.  1875 1st.  pp341.  engraved frontis. title page vignette. 5 full page Whymper engravings. fold. cold. map. morocco leather sp. cloth boards rubbed. ex.  Good £225

Byron. Harmon THE CANADIAN PACIFIC ROCKIES. Photographic souvenir Album.  Byron Harmon. c1930 4th.  pp24.  A series of 24 Vandyck Photogravures. orig. cold. photo. pict. wrappers.  Very Good £35

Dougal Haston BRITISH CERRO TORRE EXPEDITION 1967/8.  sent to  1967   5 x Expedition postcard SIGNED by Martin Boysen, Michael Burke, Peter Crew and Dougal Haston. base camp cache 15 Dec 1967. pictorial postcard with 2 x Argentina pesos stamps. inc. the expedition funds letter signed by Pete Crew and rarely seen. Patron: E.E. Shipton, C.B.E. pict. card same size.  Fine

 Jeffers THE CALL OF THE MOUNTAINS. Rambles among the Mountains and Canyons of the United States and Canada.  T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd.  1923 1st. U.K.  pp282.  cold. tipped in frontis. many illus. orig. cloth gilt.  Very Good- £55

The Shramana Ekai.  Kawaguchi THREE YEARS IN TIBET.   Theosophical Publishing Society, Madras.  1909 1st.  pp719.  frontispiece and 10 plates. 63 text illus. fold. map at end repaired. Finely rebound in half leather, dec. gilt compartments, 5 raised bands and retaining original printed wrappers.  Very Good- £395

Clarence King MOUNTAINEERING IN THE SIERRA NEVADA.   Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle..  1872 1st. U.K.  pp292.   orig. brown cloth gilt. dec., rubbed.  Very Good- £245

Elizabeth Alice Francis Le Blond MOUNTAINEERING IN THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN.   T. Fisher Unwin. 1908 1st.  pp304.  71 illustrations and map. pages (paper) foxed as usual. orig. cold. pict. cloth. uncut. t.e.g. sl. worn.  Very Good £325

Li Pao-hua MOUNTAINEERING IN CHINA.   China Featrues.  1975   pp4 +8 + 1captions with 4 photographs of the summit with 9 Chinese climbers, surveying pole etc. fullscap typescript from CHINA FEATURES P.O. Box 522 Peking. Quite rare!  Fine £120

George Edward Mannering WITH AXE AND ROPE IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS.   Longmans, Green. 1891 1st.  pp189.  frontis. 17 illus. cold. fold. map. re-cased in orig. dec cloth gilt.  Very Good- £195

Albert Frederick Mummery MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS.   T. Fisher Unwin. 1895 1st.  pp360.  frontis. 9 full page photogravures and 2 lithographs. 21 text illus. orig. cloth. in very bright condition. leather sp. labels. uncut. t.e.g. some very light foxing throughout. SIGNED presentation copy 'To The Yorkshire Ramblers with best wishes from Wm. Cecil Slingsby. October 15th. 1895'.  Near Fine- £695

Albert Frederick Mummery MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS.   T. Fisher Unwin. 1895 2nd.  pp360.  frontis. 9 full page photogravures and 2 lithographs. 21 text illus. orig. cloth. sp. faded. uncut. t.e.g.  Very Good- £185

E.C. Oppenheim NEW CLIMBS IN NORWAY.   T. Fisher Unwin.  1898 1st.  pp257.  illustrated by A.D. McCormick and from photographs. (frontis + 17) orig. cloth gilt with photo illus. laid down on fr. board. uncut. t.e.g. rare.  Near Fine £295

Howard Palmer MOUNTAINEERING AND EXPLORATION IN THE SELKIRKS. A Record of Pioneer Work among the Canadian Alps, 1908-1912.  G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1914 1st.  pp439.  219 illustrations. 2 new maps. ex-school prize label, hinges repaired, gilt school emblem on fr. cover. one illus. page ragged on edge.  Good £85

Annie Peck HIGH MOUNTAIN CLIMBING IN PERU & BOLIVIA. A Search for the Apex of America including the Conquest of Huascaran....  T. Fisher Unwin.  1912 1st.  pp370.  frontis. and numerous illus. (c.120) orig. blue cold. pict. cloth gilt, t.e.g. rubbed and worn.  Very Good- £285

Clive Phillipps-Wolley SAVAGE SVANETIA.  Richard Bentley & Son. 1883 1st.  pp272+250.  8 engraved illus. orig. olive cloth glit. dec. map. sp. sl. marked. Rare Hunting in the Caucasus.  Very Good- £450

Henry Savage Savage Landor IN THE FORBIDDEN LAND. An Account of a Journey in Tibet.  William Heinemann.  1898 1st.  pp320 + 263. photogravure frontis, coloured and full page plates total 250 illus. fold. map. orig. green cloth pict. gilt. bookplate Sir W.G. Gordon Cumming. uncut.  Near Fine- £320

Hudson Stuck THE ASCENT OF DENALI (Mount McKinley). A narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America.   Bickers and Son. Leicester Square.  1914 1st. UK  frontis. 33 photo plates. fold. map now in envelope pasted inside rear cover. orig. red gilt, sl. faded. t.e.g. rare U.K. edition.  Very Good £245

J. Norman. Stutfield H.E.M. and Collie CLIMBS & EXPLORATION IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES.   Longmans, Green and Co. 1903 1st.  pp343.  frontis. full page and half page illus. 2 maps [1 fold.] with a few extra illus. pasted in. in bright orig. cloth gilt.  Very Good £275

Rev. J. Todd CALIFORNIA AND ITS WONDERS.   T. Nelson and Sons.  1892  new.  pp208.  frontis. 16 engraved plates.  orog. pict. dec. cloth gilt.  Fine £85

Samuel Turner SIBERIA. A Record of Travel, Climbing, and  Exploration.   T. Fisher Unwin. 1905 1st.  pp420.  frontis. many illus. 2 maps.  orig. red. dec. cloth gilt. t.e.g.   Near Fine £285

Samuel Turner THE CONQUEST OF THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS.  T. Fisher Unwin. 1922 1st.  pp 291  frontis. 43 illus. map. orig. blue cloth with gilt spine title and blindstamped cover title and decoration.  Very Good £145

Elijah Walton THE COAST OF NORWAY.   W.M. Thompson.  1873 1st.  pp24. 12 mounted chromolithographs views of Christiania, The Island of Torghatten, The Lofoten Islands From the Vest Fjord, The Raftsund Glaciers Near Nus Fjord, Hammerfest, Vaagekallen, The Fondalen Glaciers, The Hestmann Hornelen, Bergen, Langaardsund near Kr re-cased in original publisher's pale cloth with oval green inlaid title to upper board. oblong folio. very rare.  Very Good £2,400

W.H.M. Walton SCRAMBLES IN JAPAN AND FORMOSA.   Arnold.  1934 1st.  pp304.  frontis. 31 illus. 3 maps [2 fold. at rear] orig. purple cloth gilt. Rare and important work on mountaineering in Japan.  Near Fine- £395

Sir Norman Watson Sir N. & King ROUND MYSTERY MOUNTAIN. A Ski Adventure.  Edward Arnold & Co.  1935 1st.  pp246.  cold. frontis.34 illus. 3 sketch maps.  dw Very Good £60

Walter Weston MOUNTAINEERING AND EXPLORATION IN THE JAPANESE ALPS.   John Murray.  1896 1st.  pp346.  with 2 fold. maps at rear and 35 illustrations. half morocco gilt with red morocco sp. label.  Very Good £645

Walter Weston A WAYFARER IN OLD JAPAN.   Methuen & Co. Ltd.  1929   pp216. 12 illus. map. orig. cloth gilt dec. sp. faded. uncut. dw chipped Very Good £95

Arthur Oliver Wheeler THE SELKIRK MOUNTAINS.  A Guide for Mountain Pilgrims.  apparently privately printed.  1912 1st.  pp191.  59 illus. 6 maps. orig. pict. wrappers.  Near Fine £95

Edward Whymper 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

Edward Whymper TRAVELS AMONGST THE GREAT ANDES OF THE EQUATOR.   John Murray.  1892 2nd.  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. in the original olive cloth gilt sl. rubbed and faded.  Very Good- £125

Walter Dwight Wilcox THE ROCKIES OF CANADA   G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1903  2nd. rev. enlgd.   pp309.  over 40 photogravure and other illus. fold. map in e.p. orig. cloth with front cover gilt pict. dec.  Near Fine £155

Matthias Zurbriggen FROM THE ALPS TO THE ANDES. Being The Autobiography of a Mountain Guide.  T. Fisher Unwin. 1899 1st.  pp269.  frontis. 54 illus., some by A.D. McCormick. orig. red cloth gilt. dec. t.e.g. uncut. a rare book.  Near Fine- £995


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Abraham G. and A. ROCK-CLIMBING IN NORTH WALESAbraham G. and A. ROCK-CLIMBING IN NORTH WALES.   G.P. Abraham. 1906 1st.  pp394.  30 full page monogravure plates. 10 pen & ink sketches. 11 outline drawings of the chief routes. orig. cloth gilt. t.e.g. an excellent copy. Near Fine  £585


Baillie-Grohman W.A. TYROL AND THE TYROLESE. The People and the Land.  Longmans, Green, and Co.  1876 1st.  pp278.  engraved frontis. title vignette. 20 engravings (14 full page). orig. green cloth gilt. some minor marks. Very Good-  £165


Abraham G.D. THE COMPLETE MOUNTAINEER.   Methuen & Co. 1908 Feb. 2nd.  pp493.  75 photo. illus. gravure frontis. orig. blue cloth gilt. bookplate. Very Good  £55


Conway  Sir W.M. THE FIRST CROSSING OF SPITZBERGENConway  Sir W.M. THE FIRST CROSSING OF SPITZBERGEN. Being an account of an inland journey of exploration and survey with descriptions of several mountain ascents.....  J. M. Dent & Co. 1897 1st.  ppxii + 371.  7 coloured plates, 56 b/w plates, 44 illus. 2 maps [fold.] orig. green cloth gilt, t.e.g. light foxing. Very Good  £475


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