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Barker R. THE LAST BLUE MOUNTAIN. With a foreword by Sir John Hunt.  Chatto & Windus.  1959 1st.  pp212.  22 illus. 3 maps & diagrams. Signed by Tony Streather. unpc dw Near Fine- £95

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

Bonington C. I CHOSE TO CLIMB.   Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1966 1st.  pp207.  frontis. 43 illus. Signed by Chris Bonington and John Cleare. lettering faded on spine of  unpc dw Near Fine- £125

Bourdillon J. VISIT TO THE SHERPAS.   Collins.  1956 1st.  pp256.  frontis. 11 illus. signed by the author unpc dw Near Fine £50

Brown J. THE HARD YEARS. An Autobiography.  Gollancz. 1967 1st.  pp256.  frontis. 42 illus.  Signed by Tony Streather and Chris Bonington. common sp. slant. chipped  unpc dw- Very Good

Compagnoni  COMPAGNONI sulle vetta del K 2 (.8611) 31 Luglio 1954 - ore 18       original photographic postcard signed to the front and in ink on verso. 'Saluit Papa Achille Compagnoni'   Very Good £150

CW  ZERMATT          

Daily Express  ALL THIS - AND EVEREST TOO! Briton First On Roof Of The World. Hillary, aged 34, does it.  1953 2nd. June  pp8.  illus. complete issue of this original newspaper. Unique being Signed by Jan Morris The TIMES Special Correspondent.  Near Fine. £185

Dellenbaugh F. THE GRAND CANON OF ARIZONA THROUGH THE STEREOSCOPE.    Underwood & Underwood . 1908   pp64.  18 stereoscopic views with text on verso.  complete with descriptive booklet 2 maps [1 fold.] in boxed set. quite rare.   Very Good £325

Eiselin M. THE ASCENT OF DHAULAGIRI.   O.U.P. 1961 1st.  pp159.  5 cold. plate. 38 illus. 2 maps.  unpc dw Near Fine £65

Everest  SNOW FALLS ON MOUNT EVEREST FROM PHULUTE.   S. Singh. (Darjeeling) 1924   orig. illustrated photograph postcard, title in ink.  sent to Mr. W.A.Cook, Lake Cottage, Bude, Cornwall. England from Calcutta 9.1.24  'Returned yesterday from our Moun Everest Expedition'.   £125

Fleming & Faux, Ronnie J. SOLDIERS ON EVEREST. The Joint Mount Everest Expedition 1976.  H.M.S.O. 1977 1st.  pp239.  illus. paperback Signed by the Leader, Tony Streather.  Near Fine £65

Gillman & Haston D. P. EIGER DIRECT.   Collins.  1966 1st.  pp183.  38 cold. and b/w illustrations. Signed by Chris Bonington and John Cleare. unpc dw Very Good

Hauser G. WHITE MOUNTAIN AND TAWNY PLAIN.    George Allen & Unwin Ltd.  1961 1st.  pp223.  15 illus. 2 maps.  unpc dw Near Fine £30

Hunt J. 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 (c.1953) on title page.  in 25/- net dw Very Good £245

Manning (Ed.) Rev. S. SWISS PICTURES Drawn With Pen And Pencil.   Religious Tract Society.  1891  new edn. rev & partly re-written.  pp216+8.  Jungfrau frontis. Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa with many full page and text engravings by Whymper. fold. map. orig. green pict. gilt Matterhorn dec. cloth. a.e.g.  Very Good £125

Maraini F. WHERE FOUR WORLDS MEET. Hindu Kush, 1959.  Hamish Hamilton. 1965 2nd.  pp290.  163 cold. & mono illus. e.p. and 4 maps.  unpc dw Near Fine- £32

Morris, with John Hunt J. 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. insc. top right. Fine- £185

Noyce W. SOUTH COL. One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest 1953.  Heinemann. 1954 1st.  pp303.  4 cold. & 48 b/w plates. 16 line drawings and e.p. portraits by A.J. Veilhan who also designed the dust wrapper. 5 maps. an apparently unread copy. top edge blue not faded. unpc dw Fine - almost New £80

Noyce W. TO THE UNKNOWN MOUNTAIN. Ascent of an Unexplored 25,000er in the Karakoram.  Heinemann. 1962 1st.  pp183.  19 photos. 3 maps. with an appendix by Don Whillans.  dw Near Fine £45

Pope M.M. UP THE MATTERHORN IN A BOAT.   The Century Co.  1897 1st.  pp199.   orig. cold. illus. covers.   £65

Ratti A.A. CLIMBS ON ALPINE PEAKS.   T. Fisher Unwin. 1923 1st.  pp136.  frontis. port. map. 20 illus. orig. cloth gilt. uncut. giclee facs. dw Very Good £45

Rebuffat G. STARLIGHT AND STORM.   J.M. Dent. 1956 1st.  pp122.  37pp. of plates. 7 maps & diagrams. orig. tan cloth. unpc dw Very Good £65

Seligman G. SNOW STRUCTURE AND SKI FIELDS.   Macmillan & Co. 1936 1st.  pp555.  nearly 400 illus. orig. cloth gilt. uncommon. giclee facs. dw Near Fine- £145

Smith A. A CLIMB TO THE HIGHEST POINT IN EUROPE.   The Leisure Hour.  1853   pp465-69 & 481-86. 2 full page and 2 text wood engravings. published July 28 1853. unbound.  Very Good

Smith Albert A MONTH IN CONSTANTINOPLE. bound with Lovers of the Curious inquire within.  Higgins, Bradley & Dayton. Boston 1859   pp192 + 192  orig. tan cloth gitl, embossed. worn at top of spine. some page st.  Good

Snaith S. AT GRIPS WITH EVEREST.   Percy Press. 1937 1st.  pp240.  8 illus. map. foreword by T.H. Somervell. orig. green cloth faded. quite rare. unpc dw- Very Good- £45

Tenzing Norgay Sherpa 25th Anniversary of the Conquest of Mount Everest. postally valid souvenir sheet   1978   GB 1978 rare  6 1/2p Postage is Serial No. 000166 of a limited edition of 500.  Fine £600

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.  The Mount Everest Foundation. 1978   2nd. June 1978. with set of 4 postage paid to which a 2003 50th anniversary Everest 1st. class stamp is added. Tenzing on Summit design by Ted Hatch and signed by him - unique. Signed by Tenzing and John Hunt.   Near Fine £395

Tilman H.W. 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

Ullman J.R. MAN OF EVEREST. The Autobiography of TENZING.  George C. Harrap. 1955 1st.  pp320.  cold. frontis. & 3 plates. illus. 4 maps, sketches orig. red cloth rubbed, sp. faded. r.s.m. Cambridge Book Co. Calcutta. Very Rare Signed by Tenzing in green on the front free endpaper.  Very Good- £795

Ward M. EVEREST A THOUSAND YEARS OF EXPLORATION. A Record of Mountaineering, Geographical Exploration, Medical Research and Mapping.  The Ernest Press.  2003 1st. pp350. cold. frontis.(in the correct place.) 25 plates. 62 maps, diagrams & drawings including an 8 page map by Ted Hatch and illus. e.p.'s. Signed by George Lowe and George Band. dw New

Ward M. THE MOUNTAINEER'S COMPANION.   E & S.  1966 1st.  pp598.  cold. & b/w plates. text drawings. 3 maps.  unpc dw Near Fine- £20

 EVEREST EDMUND HILLARY HEADLINE.   Daily Sketch.  1953    rare original newspaper Signed by Jan Morris.  Fine- £185

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