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Bingham Clifton. THE ANIMALS' ALPINE CLUB.   Ernest Nister.  [1913] 1st.  pp52.  illustrated by G.H. Thompson with 8 chromo. cold. plates. illustrated title page and 19 full page and text  mono illus. and e.p.'s.  orig. cold. illus. boards, restored and repaired. Very Rare.  Very Good-

DuBois J., Cuvillier. lith. J. SOUVENIRS DE LA SUISSE. OBERLAND. Dessines d'apres nature par J. Dubois.   Chez Briquet et Fils. Geneve. Rue de la Cité no. 33 c1847-50 1st.  10 colour tinted lithograph views and 3 double page panoramas of Berne, Interlaken et Untersee, Alpes  Bernoises vue du Faulhorn. [9 x 27cms.] original black boards, blind stamped and gilt. retaining orig. blue paper printed wrappers  Near Fine

Edwards A.B. UNTRODDEN PEAKS AND UNFREQUENTED VALLEYS A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites.  George Routledge.  1890 2nd.  pp389.  frontis. 8 full page and 18 text engravings. cold. fold. map. bright pict. gilt. dec. cold. blue cloth. a.e.g.  Very Good-

Farrer R. THE DOLOMITES King Laurin's Garden.  A. & C. Black.  1913 1st.  pp207.  20 cold. plates painted by E. Harrison Compton. sketch map. orig. cold. dec. cloth gilt. a little bit grubby.  Very Good-

Gilbert J. and Churchill G.C. THE DOLOMITE MOUNTAINS. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, & Fruili in 1861, 1862 & 1863. with a Geological Chapter, and Pictorial Illustrations from original drawings on the spot.  Longman, Green. 1864 1st.  pp576.  6 chromo-lithographs. 2 maps. 27 wood engravings by Whymper. nicely bound in modern half morocco which reflects original.  Near Fine-

Humble B.H. THE CUILLIN OF SKYE.   Robert Hale. 1952 1st.  pp144. frontis. 73 illus. orig. cloth which is faded unevenly and bowed. very rare SIGNED 'With all best wishes for the future Ben H. Humble April 1957'.  in unpc dw- rubbed and faded. Very Good-

Tenzing Norgay Sherpa First Day Cover commemorating the Conquest of Everest. 2 'Conquest of Everest' stamps. 29-5-53  Indian Posts & Telegraphs 2nd. Oct. 1953.   single purple 2As. Conquest of Everest Indid Postage stamp. rare unaddressed example.  Near Fine

Walton Elijah VIGNETTES: ALPINE AND EASTERN. Alpine Series.  W.M. Thompson.  1882 4th.  12 mounted chromolithographs inc. val d'Aosta, Cervin and Mont Blanc. by Hanhart  original gilt pict. dec. blue cloth in very bright condition. a.e.g. sl. foxing.  Near Fine-

SOUVENIR DE LA SUISSE. Oberland bernoise.  Verlag von Schroeder & Cie. Weggis, Luzerne. c 1895   12 orig. photographs mounted  on card. orig. red cold. dec. cloth. fold out album [19 x 14 cms.] dec. e.p.'s


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