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MONT BLANC Weber LE MONT BLANC et la Vallee de Chamouni. 1827 a/t hc. [13.5 x 20.4 cms.] aquatint hand coloured, bodycolour and gum arabic. gravé par Weber Series Vues de Suisse. No. 19 Wild. 38 Passage au Saumon, Paris.

Edward Whymper GUIDE A ZERMATT ET AU CERVIN OU MATTERHORN.   Librairie A. Julien.  1912 1st.  pp243.  French edn. avec 76 illus. et cartes. Premier edition. orig. pict. illus wrappers, lacking rear supplied in facs. (Finsteraarhorn by E.T. Compton.)  Very Good- £85

Edward Whymper SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69.    John Murray. 1871 2nd. edition  pp432.  23 full page engravings. 92 text. 5 fold. maps edge wear. recased in original green cloth gilt.   £475

The Alpine Club additions from the ALPINE CLUB LIBRARY Reprinted from The Alpine Journal  Alpine Club. 1903-1909    original Alpine Club Library binding in blue cloth. gilt title.  Very Good £45

George D Abraham SWISS MOUNTAIN CLIMBS.   Mills and Boon. 1911 1st.  pp432.  24 illus. 22 outline drawings of Peaks and routes. orig. red cloth. with scarce chipped at top and browned on sp. dw Near Fine- £135

Norgay Sherpa Tenzing 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 India Postage stamp.   Very Good £45

Norgay Sherpa Tenzing 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 Coronation Stamps 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 and signed by him. also by Jan Morris in later years which makes this cover unique.  Near Fine £150

Eric Shipton BLANK ON THE MAP.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1938 1st.  pp280.  frontis. 49 illus. 3 maps [1 fold.] this with one section fold tear repaired. Bip Pares illus. head and tail pieces. orig. black cloth. red title. sl. marked and rubbed to top and bottom sp.  in giclee copy dw Very Good £495

M. Paterson MOUNTAINEERING BELOW THE SNOW-LINE or The Solitary Pedestrian in Snowdonia and Elsewhere.  George Redway.  1886 1st.  pp307 + 38 ads. 4 etchings by MacKaness. orig. maroon cloth gilt. sp. faded. uncommon.  Very Good- £65

Wilfrid Noyce & Ian McMorrin WORLD ATLAS OF MOUNTAINEERING.   Nelson. 1969 1st.  pp224.  many cold. & b/w photos. principal maps.   Very Good £38

Wilfrid Noyce 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'.  signed by Jan Morris. pict. illus. printed wrappers.  Very Good £145

John Baptist Lucius Noel MOUNT EVEREST. complete Series of 20 photographic Cigarette Cards.  John Player & Sons.  1924 1st.  depicting views from the 1922 Mount Everest expedition, 2 from photographs by Dr. T.H. Somervell and mostly not reproduced elsewhere. rare.  Near Fine £150

James Morris 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

Giles Modica 1865: THE GOLDEN AGE OF MOUNTAINEERING. An Illustrated History of Alpine Climbing's Greatest Era.  Vertebrate Publishing.  2016 1st. English  pp393.  350 illus. in b/w and colour on almost every page. orig. Guerin style red cloth illus. quality coated paper. (23.5 cms. sq.) almost 2 kg.  New £39

Lady Lucy Houston 1933 Mount EVEREST FLIGHT PHOTOGRAPHS. The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition 1933.  1933   original photographs [25 x 30 cms.] map lithographed by The War Office 1952, Everest under wingtip, Summit of Everest and of a Westland Wallace aircraft.   Very Good £85

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing CONQUEST OF EVEREST 30th Anniversay and EVERESt The 40th Anniversary.   Headline.  1993   illus. postcards signed by Jan Morris.   Near Fine £150

Edmund Hillary QUEEN MOTHER 80th. BIRTHDAY SIGNED COVER.  British Forces Postal Service. 1980   with 12p Queen Mother 80th. Birthday stamp. envelope signed 'E.P. Hillary'  Near Fine £150

Erdwal ALPINISM CARDS.  Erdwal Kwak 1928 1st. 11 x 7 cms. Piz Bernina. Matterhorn. Cima del Largo. die Hofats. Silberplatten. Gross Glockner. full set 6 cards.  Rare.  Near Fine £90

Dikenman R, Siegfried H. and other artists SOUVENIR DE LA SUISSE. (Gattlen 1043-4)  Füssli & Ci. 1833 23.5 x 32.5 cms. 14 x 19.5 cms 15 fine aquatints coloured by hand. dess. by Siegfried, Meyer, Buhlmann, Winterlin, Suter  &c. Zurich. original cloth gilt, sl. rubbed. large 4to.

C.J.B. + E.H.B. + J.H.B. by a young Rev. Resident of Wandsworth An album containing approx 75 photographs of Alpine scenes Engleberg-Saas-Zermatt-Lake District.  1885-1887   16 full page 17 x 25  cms. and 59 (10 x 15 cms.) some are early Frith Series orig. binding worn and covers detached.  Very Good- £645

Walter Bonatti THE GREAT DAYS.   Victor Gollancz.  1975 2nd.  pp189.  35 photo. illus. translated by Geoffrey Sutton. Walter BONATTI signature tipped in. pc dw Near Fine- £185

George Barnard SWITZERLAND : SCENES AND INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN THE BERNESE OBERLAND &c. &c. Drawn from Nature and on stone by George Barnard.  Thomas McLean. Haymarket, London.  1843 1st.  26 lithographs  (tinted)  c. 30 x 40 cms. The plates are complete and generally in good condition, although some have edge wear and short tear repair.. The images though are usually bright. original blue cloth with gilt vignette to upper cover, large folio, modern leather reback. gutta percha binding, heavy spotting and occasional browning throughout. presentation inscription from Barnard to the publisher inscribed to front free endpaper, 'To John Murray Junr Esq with the artist's compts. and thanks'  Very Good-

Whymper Guide a Zermatt et Cervin Swiss Mountain Climbs

Abraham BRITISH MOUNTAIN CLIMBS.   Mills and Boon. 1923, Sept. 2nd. edition.  pp448.  18 illus. 21 outline drawings of the principal routes. orig. brown cloth rubbed and sl. st. bookplate.  Very Good- £45

Abraham MOTOR WAYS IN LAKELAND.   Methuen & Co. Ltd.  1913 1st.  pp307.  24 illus. e.p. map. orig. cloth gilt. sp. dull and split.  Good £45

Abraham THE COMPLETE MOUNTAINEER.   Methuen & Co. 1923 3rd.  pp493.  75 photo. illus. gravure frontis. orig. blue cloth. sp. faded. bookplate.  Very Good- £50

Ang Tharkay SHERPA  The Memoir Of Ang Tharkay.   The Mountaineers.  2016 1st.  pp192.  This excellent English translation from the original French edition by Basil P. Norton. illus. paperback. signed by Bill Buxton editor and Tashi Sherpa, nephew of the great Ang Tharkay.   £25

Anon. THE NEW ASCENT OF MONT BLANC. Buds & Blossoms series no.19  Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row. London. [1853]   pp24.  frontispiece & 5 vignette illustrations in line. A response to Albert Smith's popular account of his ascent in 1851. 24mo. (115 x 90mm). original decorated wrappers lightly soiled and rubbed at extremities but generally well preserved. extremely rare.   £1,200

Baker THE BRITISH HIGHLANDS WITH ROPE & RUCKSACK.   H.F. & G. Witherby. 1933 1st.  pp236.  frontis. 11 plates. orig. blue cloth gilt and bright. bookplate.  Near Fine- £75

Ball PEAKS, PASSES, AND GLACIERS. A Series of Excursions by Members of the Alpine Club.  Longman, Brown, Green, Longman, and Roberts. 1859 1st.  pp516.  9 maps. 8 chromo-lithographs. 23 woodcuts. orig. Alpine Club tan pict. dec. gilt. cloth. rare 1st. edition. pres. copy from C.P. (Charles Pilkington A.C. President 1896-8)  Very Good+ £425

Basterfield MOUNTAIN LURE.   Titus Wilson. 1947 1st.  pp166.  port. illus. bookplate. pc dw Near Fine £35

Basterfield G. and Thomson CRAGS FOR CLIMBING IN AND AROUND GREAT LANGDALE and ROCK CLIMBING IN BUTTERMERE. A Climbers' Guide.  F.R.C.C.  [1926] 1st.  pp68.  20 pages of photo illus. and route diagrams. fold. map. orig. red leath covers.  Very Good- £60

Bonatti ON THE HEIGHTS.   Rupert Hart-Davis.  1964 1st.  pp248.  frontis. 19 illus. rare. with Walter BONATTI signature tipped in. giclee colour facs. dw Near Fine- £295

Bonington THE EVEREST YEARS. A Climber's Life.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1986 1st.  pp256.  many cold. and b/w plates. maps and profiles.  unpc dw Fine £15

Bonney OUTLINE SKETCHES IN THE HIGH ALPS OF DAUPHINE.    Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green.  1865 1st.  pp52.  frontis. cold. map. 22 outlines on 11 tinted litho. plates.  orig. blue cloth gilt. extremely rare.  Very Good £1,050

Bonney THE ALPINE REGIONS OF SWITZERLAND AND THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES; A Pedestrian's Notes on their physical features, scenery and natural history.  Deighton, Bell, and Co.  1868 1st.  pp351.  5 full page engravings by Whymper and 15 figs. orig. green 'Alpine Club Journal' cloth gilt. pict. dec.  Near Fine- £265

Bower DOE CRAGS AND CLIMBS AROUND CONISTON. A Climbers' Guide.  F.R.C.C.  [1922] 1st.  pp48.  9 pages of photo illus. and route diagrams. orig. leath red covers.  Near Fine £70

Bruce Brig.-Gen. Hon.  THE ASSAULT ON MOUNT EVEREST 1922.    Edward Arnold & Co. 1923 1st.  pp339.  frontis. 35 plates and 2 maps [fold.]  orig. red cloth gilt. a little mottled. uncut. f.e.p. pasted down to fr. board. in laser copy dw Very Good- £295

Bruce Brig.-Gen. Hon.  THE ASSAULT ON MOUNT EVEREST 1922.    Edward Arnold & Co. 1923 1st.  pp339.  frontis. 35 plates and 2 maps [fold.]  orig. red cloth gilt. uncut. loose with some wear at edges, sp. sl. faded. ex-school lib. with r.s.m.'s in laser copy dw Good £95

Buhl NANGA PARBAT PILGRIMAGE. A Mountainer's Autobigraphy.  Hodder & Stoughton. 1956 1st.  pp360.  illus. frontis. port. 3 maps. green cloth.  unpc dw- Very Good- £75

Carr A CLIMBERS' GUIDE TO SNOWDON AND THE BEDDGELERT DISTRICT.   Burrup, Mathieson & Company, Ltd.  1926 1st.  pp157.  illus. with 12 plates, 9 diagrams and 3 sketch-maps in b/w facsimile. orig. cloth sp. sl. faded. The 3rd. of this series and more rare.  Near Fine- £90

Cleare J. & Smythe ROCK CLIMBERS IN ACTION IN SNOWDONIA.   2106 rpt.  pp127.  100 photo. illus. and sketch map. signed by John Cleare. unpc dw New £35

Cockburn SWISS SCENERY from Drawings by   Rodwell & Martin.  1820 1st.  pp200.  engraved title. 2 vignettes. 60 steel engravings inc. Mont Blanc from Chamouny. some sl. to mod. foxing. (as usual) a large paper edition [19 x 27.5] bound in dark burgundy morocco. 5 raised bands with gilt lines and blind dec.  Very Good £750

Colston PLATES ILLUSTRATIVE OF A JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, AND ITALY. From Original Drawings, taken in Italy, the Alps, and the Pyrenees.  Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane, London.  1823 1st.  50 lithographs on stone de Villain. 12 of Italy - Como, 11 Switzerland - Martigny, Fribourg, Staubbach, Thun,  27 Pyrenees - Bayonne, Pau, Barrages, Cauterets, Luchon. image size 26 x 36 cms. Folio. cont. half calf, marbled boards.   Very Good £2,750

d'apres Dubois SOUVENIRS DE LA SUISSE. Cent Vues Les Plus Remarquables.  Chez Briquet et Dubois. Geneve. c1860 1st.  100 stone lithograph views, some occasional foxing. By or after DuBois lith. par Petitoille, Rothmuller, Englemann, Lemercier and others.  small oblong 8vo. orig. gilt dec. leather with orig. rose cold. printed title e.p.'s  Very Good £3,800

Deroy SOUVENIRS DE LA SUISSE. Dessinée d'après nature et lith. par DEROY  Charnaux a Geneve et Wild a Paris.  1854-61  75 two tone lithograph vues 4° oblong [25 x 33 cms]  see Gattlen 2314. Geneve, Gr. St. Bernard, Simplon, Zermatt, Visp et Monte Rosa, Sion, Zurich, Berne, Mont Blanc and many more..   orig. fine gilt dec. boards.   

Dubois PASSAGES ET LACS D'ITALIE Souvenirs de la Suisse.  Chez Briquet et Dubois. Geneve. c1850  (17 cm x 13 cm) 24 vues lithographiées de Englemann d'après Dubois. Simplon, St. Gothard, Gr. St. Bernard (4), Splugen, Lac majeur (4), Como(4), Lugano, Bellinzone. with orig. printed yellow wrappers bound in cont. cloth gilt. some foxing. a.e.g.  Very Good- £750

Evans EYE ON EVEREST. A Sketch book from the Great Everest Expedition.  Dennis Dobson. 1955 1st.  pp124.  many text sketches.   Very Good- £15

Evans KANGCHENJUNGA THE UNTRODDEN PEAK.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1956 1st.  pp187.  5 cold. 32 mono plates. 2 maps. 5 diagrams. Signed by Tony Streather.  Very Good £45

Freshfield ITALIAN ALPS. Sketches in the Mountains of Ticino, Lombardy, the Trentino, and Venetia.  Longmans, Green and Co.  1875 1st.  pp380.  frontis. title vignette, 8 wood engravings by Josiah Gilbert, F.F. Tuckett and D.W. Freshfield. 5 maps [fold.]. orginal green cloth dec. gilt. sl. worn and sp. split edge. bottom corner of some pages very sl. st.  Very Good- £185

Gross H.S. and Thomson CLIMBS ON GREAT GABLE and ROCK CLIMBING IN BORROWDALE. A Climbers' Guide.  F.R.C.C.  [1925] 1st.  pp64.  17 pages of photo illus. and route diagrams. orig. red leath covers.  Near Fine- £75

Haston BRITISH CERRO TORRE EXPEDITION 1967/8.  sent to  1967   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.  Very Good £350

Hillary HIGH ADVENTURE   Hodder & Stoughton. 1955 1st.  pp224.  cold. frontis. 31 plates. orig. blue cloth gilt and fine. with signed photograph of Ed Hillary. copy dw Fine- £145

Holland CLIMBS ON THE SCAWFELL GROUP. A Climbers' Guide.  F.R.C.C.  [1924] 1st.  pp66.  17 pages of photo illus. and route diagrams. orig. leath red covers.  Near Fine £75

Houston & Bates, Robert K2 THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN.   Collins.  1955 1st.  pp192.  22 illus. map. Signed by Tony Streather. green cloth. pc dw Very Good £85

Howard-Bury MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE: 1921.   Edward Arnold & Co. 1922  Limited Editon.   photogravure frontispiece, with 46 plates inc. 14 extra photogravure (2 fold. panoramas), 3 folding maps. This is number 71 of 200 large paper copies. original vellum-backed cloth gilt title, red buckram, large paper uncut, t.e.g.   Near Fine- £3,200

HOYER MARG.arine DIE HOCHSTEN BERGE DER SCHWEIZ. Rare German Card Set.  c1900   chromolitho (colour) views of Matterhorn, Dom, Monte Rosa, Finsteraarhorn, Wellhorn, Grand Combin.  [11 x 7 cms.]  Fine £65

Hunt 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   with the original Order Form prices show £2 additional cost to any signed by Tenzing, Hunt, Scott or Bonington! Signed by John Hunt and by Ted Hatch who designed the image of Tenzing, making this one unique.  Near Fine £145

Hunt LETTER a.l.s. typed by his personal assistant.   1955  1pp with signed paper. on letterhead from Staff College, Camberley, Surrey. 'Brigadier Sir John Hunt thanks you for your letter....    

Hunt THE ASCENT OF EVEREST.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1953 1st.  pp300.  cold. frontis. 7 cold. plates. 48 b/w. text illus. by Charles Evans. signed by E.P. Hillary and by George Lowe at the time on a piece of paper pasted in. unpc dw- Very Good £195

Hunt THE ASCENT OF EVEREST.   Hodder & Stoughton.  1953 1st.  pp300.  cold. frontis. 7 cold. plates. 48 b/w. text illus. by Charles Evans. Signed by John Hunt. Ed Hillary. George Lowe. George Band. Michael Westmacott. Charles Wylie. Michael Ward. Jan Morris. John Jackson. Hamish Nicol. Chris Bonington. Tenzing signed on separate small sheet. in 25/- net dw Near Fine £3,000

Jones T. and Millburn CUMBRIAN ROCK. 100 Years of Climbing in the Lake District.  Pic Publications.  1988 1st.  pp258.  very many illus. in colour and b/w. cold. pict. printed boards.  Near Fine £20

Kelly PILLAR ROCK AND NEIGHBOURING CLIMBS. A Climbers' Guide.  F.R.C.C.  [1923] 1st.  pp68.  frontis. and 15 pages of photo illus. and route diagrams. orig. leath red covers.  Near Fine £75

Liebig ALPINISME.   Liebig's Company, Antwerp.  c1935   a full set of 6, each with a chromolithographed mountaineering scene captioned in French.   Very Good £75

Mallory THE MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION OF 1922. The Geographical Journal. Vol LX No.6 December. 1922  pp 385-424) 16 photogravures (9 full page, folding panorama and folding expedition group photo) and map. with articles by Bruce, Strutt and Finch. very scarce in this original state.  Near Fine £175

Martins DEUX ASCENSIONS AU MONT-BLANC. Etudes de Meteorologie et d'Histoire Naturelle.  J. Claye.  1865   pp377-411 extract extrait de la Revue des deux mondes.  marbled paper boards with title label on front. quite Rare.  Near Fine £185

Mason ABODE OF SNOW. A History of Himalayan Mountaineering and Exploration.  Rupert Hart-Davis.  1955 1st.  pp372.  21 illus. 16 maps and diagrams.  pc dw Near Fine- £50

Mathews TEDDY EDWARD GOES TO MOUNT EVEREST.   Pan Book, Piccolo.  1975 1st.  pp32.  cold illus. throughout. pict. cold. printed wrappers. quite scarce childrens book. Signed by Jan Morris!  Near Fine £80

Monkhouse F. & Williams CLIMBER AND FELLWALKER IN LAKELAND.    David & Charles.  1972 1st.  pp214.  cold. frontis. plates. 13 figs.  uncommon. bookplate. pc dw Near Fine £22

Morris THE FIRST ASCENT OF MOUNT EVEREST. Supplement. with a full page photo 'On The Summit' Tensing, photographed by his companion Hillary, at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 1953.  The Times. 1953 Saturday 11th July  pp32.  fully illustrated with photos and diagrams, adverts. rare original newspaper Signed by Jan Morris.  Very Good- £145

Nakamura EAST OF THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAIN PEAK MAPS. Alps of Tibet and Beyond.  The Japanese Alpine Club.  2016 The Japanese Alpine Club  pp333.  with 540 photographs in colour and numerous maps. A full view of the eastern part of the Tibetan Plateau & Hengduang Mountains. text in English and Japanese. orig. cloth gilt. dw New. £65

Noel PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION. The Geographical Journal. Vol LX No 4. October 1922  pp 241-320 4 pages (pp 288-291) with 11 full page photogravure plates and 4 folding panoramas taken by Capt. Noel. orig. printed blue wrappers.  Very Good £125

Norton Lt. Col. THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST: 1924   Edward Arnold.  1925 1st.  pp372.  cold. frontis. & 7 cold. plates by T.H. Somervell. 24 mono. panorama. map. orig. green cloth gilt. uncut giclee copy colour dw. Near Fine- £445

Perret et Lucas, Loic. LE MONT BLANC. Vu par les peintres.   Belvidere.  2016   pp206.  superbly illustrated over 200 pages covering 120 artists and arranged chronologically. colour pictorial boards. 23.5 x 30.5 cms. dw. New £30

Poucher THE MAGIC OF SKYE.   Chapman & Hall.  1949 1st.  pp223.  148 photos by the Author. e.p. maps.   giclee facs. unpc dw Near Fine- £54

Raeburn MOUNTAINEERING ART.   Frederick A Stokes. N.Y.  1920 1st.  pp274.  frontis. 50 illus. orig. cloth top sp. rubbed.  Very Good- £45

Rebuffat ETOILES ET TEMPETES. (Starlight and Storm) (Six Faces Nord)  Arthaud.  1954 1st.  pp147 37 illus. 6 route diagrams. sketch map. Grand prix litteraire de la Montagne 1954. pres. copy Signed by Rebuffat 'A Monsieur Giorgio Seitz 28.2.56' dw Very Good- £120

Rebuffat ETOILES ET TEMPETES. (Starlight and Storm) (Six Faces Nord)  Arthaud.  1954 1st. of 25 mille. copies  pp147 37 illus. 6 route diagrams. sketch map. Unopened copy. Grand prix litteraire de la Montagne 1954. Author's long insc. from Gaston (Rebuffat) to Guido (Magnone). dw Near Fine £375

Rey THE MATTERHORN.   T. Fisher Unwin. 1913 3rd.  pp336.  14 cold. plates. 23 drawings by Edoardo Rubino and 11 photos. orig. green cloth gilt, some rubbing.   Very Good- £95

Ruskin MODERN PAINTERS. Volume IV containing Part  V  'Of Mountain Beauty'.  Smith, Elder and Co. 1856 1st.  pp411.  'engraved frontis. and 34 engraved original plates. including Aiguille Blatiere, Bouchard, Crest of La Cote and Taconay, and The Cervin drawn from the East, and North-east and from the North West. All with original tissue guards and in exceptional conditi orig. olive green cloth gilt.  Good £165

Saturday Magazine SOME ACCOUNT OF THE VALLEY OF CHAMOUNI, and of THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC.  John William Parker.  1837  June.   pp24.  3 parts with 2 full and 5 half page engravings.  marbled paper boards with title label on front. quite Rare.  Fine £280

Seth-Smith THE CRESTA RUN. History of The at Moritz Tobogganing Club.  Foulsham.  1976 Ltd. ed.  pp272.  many illus. in colour and b/w. no. 807 of 2000 copies. unpc dw Very Good £32

Shipton MEN AGAINST EVEREST.   Prentice Hall.  1956 1st. U.S.  pp161.  illus. sketches. map.  unpc dw Very Good £50

Shipton THAT UNTRAVELLED WORLD. An Autobiography.  Hodder & Stoughton. 1977 1st.  pp286.  27 illus. 9 maps.  unpc dw Near Fine £45

Shipton THE MOUNT EVEREST RECONNAISSANCE EXPEDITION 1951.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1952 1st.  pp128.  many b/w photo illus.  unpc dw- Very Good- £65

Shipton UPON THAT MOUNTAIN.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1943 Dec. rpt.  pp222.  frontis. 30 illus. 4 maps.  the dustwrapper designed by Bip Pares shows Dan Bryant on summit of Castor looking across at Everest (see p.245 Everest 1935).  unpc dw Near Fine- £75

Smith A Copeland, late Spode, Commemorative blue Plate with the portrait of Albert Smith in the centre. diameter 23cms. An example of this very rare piece of  Mont Blanc 'Smithiania' 160 New Bond Street, London. [1870]   An example of this very rare piece of  Mont Blanc 'Smithiania'   in excellent condition. £650

Smith COMIC TALES AND PICTURES OF LIFE.   Kent & Co., Paternoster Row.   c [1870]   pp156.  illustrated by John Leech. which includes 'Loose Leaves from the Travellers Album at Chamonix' describing his first visit. orig. cold. printed boards.  Good £295

Smith THE STORY OF MONT BLANC.   G.P. Putnam & Co. 10 Park Place, New York.   1853 1st. U.S.  pp208.  engraved frontis. and title page are foxed. vignette and tail-piece. some pages towards the end are sl. water stained. orig. embossed green cloth dec. with gilt vignette of the party coming down. Delightful! This edition is quite rare.  Very Good- £375

Smythe EDWARD WHYMPER.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1940 1st.  pp330.  frontis. 23 plates. 3 text & 3 maps (2 fold.). orig. red cloth. quite bright but faded sp. quality giclee dw Very Good £85

Smythe THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1938 1st.  pp306.  16 cold. photographic plates. 2 maps [1 fold.]. orig. green cloth gilt. unpc dw Very Good £95

Snow MEMORIALS OF A TOUR ON THE CONTINENT.  William Pickering. 1845 1st.  pp.viii, 311.  pp 127-144 'Passage of the Col de Geant'. well printed by Whittingham on laid paper with large margins, limited to 500 copies. Meckly 40A. Rare in modern (but not recent) half tan morocco  Very Good+ £425

Tenzing KATHMANDU FIRST DAY COVER 29-5-1976 SIGNED POSTCARD. Lamasin Kloster Thami Foto : G. Lenser Archive fur Himalaya 1978   Himalaya Post. boldly signed by Tenzing on the reverse.    £295

Tenzing and Hunt, John. 25th Anniversary Conquest of Everest stamp sheet SIGNED by John Hunt & Tenzing Special imperforated commemorative sheet printed in blue 6 1/2p Limited to 500 copies.   1978    extremely rare. imprinted with Queen Elizabeth II "Machin" postage stamp (2 phos. bands) Printed on ribbed watermarked paper.  Mint £450

Thorington A SURVEY OF EARLY AMERICAN ASCENTS IN THE ALPS.  In the Nineteenth Century  American Alpine Club.  1943 1st.  pp83.  well illustrated orig. cloth. pres. copy  'with the regards of J. Monroe Thorington'. with letters 1933  Very Good

Tilman SNOW ON THE EQUATOR.   G. Bell & Sons Ltd. 1937 1st.  pp265.  20 photo. plates. 4 maps. text decorations by Bip Pares. orig. red cloth silver title. the most rare and first Tilman book. an unusually bright copy. quality Giclée facs. colour dw. Near Fine- £165

Whillans D. & Ormerod PORTRAIT OF A MOUNTAINEER.   Heinemann. 1971 1st.  pp266.  25 illus. orig. blue cloth. unpc dw- Near Fine- £95

Whillans D. & Ormerod PORTRAIT OF A MOUNTAINEER.   Heinemann. 1971 1st.  pp266.  25 illus. orig. blue cloth. signed pres. copy All the best Ging. 'Don Whillans' in black felt pen. unpc dw Near Fine- £295

Whymper GUIDE A ZERMATT ET AU CERVIN OU MATTERHORN.   Librairie A. Julien.  1912 1st.  pp243.  French edn. avec 76 illus. et cartes. Premier edition. orig. pict. illus wrappers, lacking rear supplied in facs. (Finsteraarhorn by E.T. Compton.)  Very Good- £85

Whymper SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69.    John Murray. 1893 4th. de-luxe edition.  pp468.  23 full page and 107 text engravings. 5 maps [fold]. half green calf, marbled boards. gilt dec. 5 spine compartments and raised bands. perhaps a special Zaehnsdorf binding commissioned by Whymper? t.e.g. uncut. SIGNED by Compton in pencil 'E.T.Compton from the Author. June 1894'  Near Fine- £895

Whymper TRAVELS AMONGST THE GREAT ANDES OF THE EQUATOR.   John Murray.  1891 1st.  pp147.  14 full page and 42 engraved figures in the text. the scarce supplementary appendix in orig. olive cloth a little rubbed. sp. faded.  Very Good- £195

Wright MOUNTAIN DAYS IN THE ISLE OF SKYE.   The Moray Press. 1934 1st.  pp239.  frontis. 62 illus. orig. cloth.  Very Good £55

Young ON HIGH HILLS. Memories of the Alps  Methuen & Co. 1947 5th.  pp352.  24 illus.  unpc dw Near Fine £38

Young THE GRACE OF FORGETTING.   Country Life.  1953 1st.  pp352.  frontis. 28 photos. 5 line illus. lacks f.e.p. signed 'To my friend Fay.... from Eleanor Sligsby (Len). with love & endless good wishes. dw Very Good £95