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Bonatti W. THE GREAT DAYS.   Victor Gollancz.  1974 1st.  pp189.  35 photo. illus. translated by Geoffrey Sutton. rare. with Walter BONATTI signature tipped in. unpc dw Near Fine- £185

Bonington C. ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE EXPEDITION 1970 - Commemorative Cover Postcard from Base Camp. signed Chris Bonington, Don Whillans, Dougal Haston, Mick Burke, Martin Boysen, Kelvin Kent, Nick Estcourt, Tom Frost, Mike Thompson. r.s.s. of Ian Clough (who was tragically killed by an avalanche).  1970 1st.  photo. illus. of Annapurna South Face. Red 'annapurna south face expedition BASE CAMP' cache Nepal 75rs stamp and Kathmandu postmark.   Near Fine £400

Hardie N. ON MY OWN TWO FEET. The life of a mountaineer.   Canterbury University Press.  2006 1st. pp323. cold. and b.w. illus. and 5 maps. cold. illus. p.b. A fascinating autobiography of one of the finest New Zealand mountaineers. Hardie led one of the two summit pairs that made the first ascent of Kangchenjunga. This copy Signed by the author and by Tony Streather.  New £45

Jackson J. ADVENTURE TRAVELS IN THE HIMALAYA. a selection of memories by John Angelo Jackson.  Indus.  2005 1st.  pp256.  65 cold. illus. maps. sketches by Geeta Kapadia and foreword by Harish Kapadia. a nicely published paperback   New £15

Lefebure C. MES ATAPES D'ALPINISME.   C.A.F. 1904 Limited Edition.  pp239.  Edition of 650 copies. 139 illus. orig. pict. cloth.  Near Fine- £45

Milburn G. HELYG Diamond Jubilee 1925 - 1985  The Climbers' Club. 1985 Limited Edition. pp254. of 500 copies SIGNED by the Author. no 400. illus.  dw New £28

Milner C.D. MONT BLANC AND THE AIGUILLES.   Robert Hale. 1955 1st.  pp176.  70 illus. by the Author. 4 map-diagrams. quite scarce. bottom edge boards faded. unpc dw- Very Good- £38

Moore A.W. THE ALPS IN 1864. A Private Journal.  Blackwell's Mountaineering Library.  1939 1st. thus  pp524.  thus. with 35 illus. and 10 maps. 2 vols. pc dw Near Fine £60

Morris J. EVEREST COLOUR SUPPLEMENT.   The Times. 1953 1st.  pp24.  cold. and b/w illus. sketch map.  Signed by Jan Morris. The Times Special Correspondent. rare in this condition.  Fine- £250

Mummery A.F. MY CLIMBS IN THE ALPS AND CAUCASUS.   Blackwell.  1936 1st. thus.  pp256.  16 illus. with an introduction by M. Mummery.  pc dw Near Fine- £35

Murray W.H. THE SCOTTISH HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION.   J.M. Dent. 1951 1st.  pp282.  4pp colour plates. 32pp b/w illus. 11 maps, diagram. e.p. map diagram.  facs. dw Very Good £45

Noyce W. ASCENT OF EVEREST 1953.   Himalayan Committee.  1953   pp20.  The scarce illustrated 'booklet' published to accompany the Everest Lectures, with a message from Prince Philip. Patron, British Mount Everest Expedition, 1953. Not in 'Neate'.  pict. illus. printed wrappers.  SIGNED by Jan Morris.  Very Good £145

Roberts D. I'LL CLIMB MOUNT EVEREST ALONE. The Story of Maurice Wilson   Robert Hale Ltd. 1957 1st.  pp158.  frontis. 18 illus. orig. green cloth gilt. in VG-  unpc dw Very Good £120

Roch A. GARHWAL HIMALAYA. Expédition Suisse 1939  Victor Attinger. 1947 1st.  pp169.  cold. frontis. 43 illus. 3 maps. unopened. ex-BAUME. (Gastons Alpine Books)  Fine £28

Roch A. KARAKORAM HIMALAYA. Sommets de 7000.  Victor Attinger. 1945 1st.  pp185.  cold. frontis. 35 illus. 3 maps. unopened. ex-BAUME. (Gastons Alpine Books) SIGNED Andre Roch 1991 at the Swiss Embassy.  Fine £85

Roch A. MON CARNET  DE COURSES.    Librairie F. Rouge, Lausanne.  1948 1st.  pp206.   orig. wrappers. unopened.  Fine £24

Ruttledge H. EVEREST 1936 Dinner Table Plan multi SIGNED   1936   signed by Hugh Ruttledge, E.E.Shipton, F.S.Smythe, Jim Gavin, Charles Warren, E.G.H.Kempson, P.R.Oliver, G.Noel Humphreys, Pamela Freston, Tashi Namgyal The King of Sikkim. other guest and dignitaries.     

Scott D. KANGCHENJUNGA CLIMBED. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the First Ascent 25thMay, 1955.  Mount Everest Foundation.  2005   pp12.  illus. programme. pict. covers. Signed by Doug Scott, Tony Streather and Norman Hardie (the 2nd summit pair).  New £45

Serraillier I. EVEREST CLIMBED. a narrative poem.  Oxford University Press.  1955 1st.  pp60.  illus. by Leonard Rosoman. Signed by Jan Morris. small r.s.m. with ink insc. unpc dw Near Fine. £165

Smith A. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF A GENT.   David Bogue, Fleet Street.  1847 5th.  viii+pp104 + 14pp ads. unopened.  frontis., hand coloured title vignette, profusely illus. with text engravings. orig. printed pictorial card covers.  Very Good- £95

Smith A. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF STUCK-UP PEOPLE.   David Bogue, Fleet Street.  1847 4th.  viii+pp112 + 14pp ads. frontis., title vignette, profusely illus. with text engravings by A. Henning. orig. printed pictorial card covers.  Very Good- £95

Stephen L. THE PLAYGROUND OF EUROPE.   Blackwell.  1936 1st. thus.  pp243.  thus. 16 illus. H.E.G. Tyndale bookplate insc. 'Advance copy presented to me by Basil Blackwell October xvi 1936'. unpc dw Near Fine £65

Tenzing Norgay Sherpa First Day Cover of the 25th Anniversary of the First Ascent of Mount Everest and Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 2nd. June 1978. with set of 4 postage paid to which a 2003 50th anniversary Everest 1st. class stamp is added. The Mount Everest Foundation. 1978   The illustration of Tenzing on the summit drawn by Ted Hatch. Signed by Chris Bonington, Jan Morris and Ted Hatch! a unique Mount Everest cover so signed.   Near Fine £185

Whillans D. & Ormerod A. PORTRAIT OF A MOUNTAINEER.   Heinemann. 1971 1st.  pp266.  25 illus. orig. blue cloth. pc dw- Very Good- £65

Wills A. WANDERINGS AMONG THE HIGH ALPS.   Blackwell.  1937 1st. thus.  pp235.  16 illus.  dw Near Fine £30

Wright J.E.B. MOUNTAIN DAYS IN THE ISLE OF SKYE.   The Moray Press. 1934 1st.  pp239.  frontis. 62 illus. orig. cloth. unpc dw- Near Fine- £95

Albert Smith Albert THE NEW GAME OF THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC.     

Giclee' colour printed Game Sheet [41 x 54 cms.] with 54 vignettes illustrating the Ascent of Mont Blanc and starting at The South Eastern Terminus. Exceptionally rare is the original. This reprint comes with pdf sheet of counters and the rule book.   new £135

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