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2189 Schmuzer, Jacob Xavier. VUE MONT BLANC et LAC DE CHEDDE. 1799 c/eng. col. [16.5 x 21.7 cms.] copper engraving original colour by hand, with traces gum arabic.

        

Frank Smythe CHRISTMAS CARD. Printed 'Wishing You a Merry Christmas and the best of luck in the New Year. From Kathleen & Frank Smythe, 9 Brunner Close, N.W.11'    original Smythe photograph. plain fold. card [4.5 x 3 ins.]  


Ed Hillary HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM THE HILLARYS. Christmas Card signed 'Best wishes from Ed & Louise'.     drawing of Yak by P.H. card [5 x 7 ins.]  


Wilfrid Noyce TRIVOR 1960 Christmas Card.   1960   with original photograph taken by Noyce [3.5 x 2.25 ins.] signed 'from Rosemary & Wilfrid.  


Frank Smythe THE SCHRECKHORN original signed photograph. [6.5 x 4.5 ins.] 'Illustrating the route up the South-West ridgof the Schreckhorn' written in ink by Smythe. P.T.O.  1925  July 30 route shown in ink marked dotted line A - F key over key described in ink by Smythe and signed F.S. Smythe, 107 St. Georges Rd. London S.W.1 in pencil. hand written description see A.J. Vol. XXXVIII pp 91-99 Louis C. Baume.


 Schmid SOUVENIRS DU MONT-BLANC ET DE LA VALLEE DE CHAMONIX.  Geneve c1845   27 vues lithographiées en noir. dont une double non numérotée au centre  


Lelli, Giovanni Battista. [1828-1877] Paese di Pecetto frazione di Macugnaga al Monte Rosa = Val Anzasca, Piemonte. c1860 oil on canvas. signed l.l. with original exhibition label on verso No. 3 ink title and artist detail Prof. Gio Batt Lelli = Milano Via S. Primo 6. original stretcher. 25 x 44.5 cms. heavy and original decorative gilt wooden frame [45 x 65 x 7.5]



Norgay Sherpa Tenzing Tenzings GREETING CARD signed by him! printed with portrait picture of Tenzing. Signed by Tenzing. Printed 'Everest Thoughts and Greetings'.  Tenzing Norkay Sherpa 1, Tonga Road Darjeeling West Begal (India)    size 4.5 x 6 ins.   Near Fine-


Albert Smith THE STORY OF MONT BLANC.   David Bogue.  1853 1st.  pp. xii + 219.  hand cold. frontispiece 'De Saussure ascending Mont Blanc. text engravings. orig. tan gilt. dec. cloth. tipped in 'Yours Truly, Albert Smith'.  Near Fine



Martin Barry LAST ASCENT OF MONT BLANC.   The Mirror.  1835  pp34- engraving 'Reaching the Grand Mulet Rock'.   



Rodolphe Hentzy; Albrecht von Haller : VUES REMARQUABLES DES MONTAGNES DE LA SUISSE  dessinees et colore´es d'apres nature, avec leur Description. Amsterdam : Chez J. Yntema 1775 2vo. folio  pp24.  copper engraved vignette. extremely rare. unbound, to accompany the volume of plates, but generally missing.  Very Good



Bleuler, Johann Ludwig. [1792-1850] Vue de Mont Blanc pres de Ferney. (over Lake Geneva) c1800 gouache over etching within black painted edge of grey board. titled in ink hand lower centre. 38 x 52 cms.



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




George Perry Abraham LANTERN SLIDES of Alpine Climbing and the Dolomites.   G.P. Abraham.  c1900   Glass negative Lantern Slide - individual views. 8 x 8 cms. individual slides for sale. by direct descent from the collection of Ashley Abraham.

Siegfried Herford at the top of the Great Flake during the first ascent of Central Buttress Scafell, 20th April 1914 Photo by G.S. Sansom.




Theodore Howard Somervell CHRISTMAS CARDS.   1946 - 63   a set of 6 original Christmas Cards designed by and printed for Somervell. woodcut designs of Nanga Parbat, Raven Crag, Rothorn, Matterhorn, Great Gable and their home at Skelgarth.



Capt. J.B.L.  Noel CLIMBING MOUNT EVEREST. The Cinematograph Record of the Mount Everest Expedition of 1922. Programme.  Mt. Everest Committee.  1922 1st.  pp12.  14 photo illus. original blue pict. wrappers depicting 3 climbers. sl. edge wear.




Hackert, C.L. VUE DE LA SOURCE DE L'ARVERON. 1782 col/etc. [30 x 40 cms.] etching with watercolour.




Wedgwood Glass  WEDGWOOD HANDMADE GLASS EVEREST GOBLET. engraved Cased amehtyst etched glass glass '25th Anniversary of the Conquest of Everest 1953 - 1978'  by Edmund Hillary and Norkay Tenzing 29th May 1953. 1978 Ltd edition no. 100 of 1500 only.  engraved with iconic image of Tenzing standing on the summit and of the route in the Western Cwm with summits of Everest and Lhotse. 16 cms. tall. limitation number etched on base.

Abraham G.P. The Matterhorn from the Riffel. with printed label and title.  c1905   a huge original photograph by the mountain photographer of Keswick. 67 x 90 cms. in all original frame etc. some spotting.

 Azema M.A. LA CONQUETE DU FITZ-ROY.   Flammarion.  1954 dixieme mille  pp235.  illus. maps. diagrams. uncut. Signed by Guido Magnone. printed wrappers.  Very Good £145

Thomson's New World Atlas  SWISSERLAND Map. 60 x 52 cms.   1814   hand cold. map (shows just 'the Priory of Chamoni'). with a fine engraved panorama of MONT BLANC 17.5 x 52 cms. incorporated in the overall size.  Near Fine £250


Rowe J. Lincoln KANGCHENJUNGA Yalung Face from Octang. A Limited Edition Fine Art Print [17" x 21"] from the original coloured pastel field study.  Les Alpes Livres Fine Art.  1997  one of a few ‘unumbered’ copies NOT signed by the artist but signed by the first summiteers, George Band, Joe Brown, Norman Hardie and Tony Streather. A fine souvenir to commemorate the 60th anniversary (2015) of the first ascent of Kanchenjunga. £145

KANGCHENJUNGA Yalung Face from Octang

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