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Rope Boy.

By: Gray, Dennis.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007729

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper, some small nicks internally repaired, some minor shelf wear otherwise Very Good and unclipped. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition. With pp320, frontispiece photo of the author, b&w illustrations, with index. Rope Boy is the story of Dennis Gray, a young lad from Leeds who gets his first taste of rock at age eleven, and goes on to become a prominent figure in the UK climbing scene for decades to come. Gray's climbing career began with the 'Bradford Lads', climbing in Yorkshire, Scotland and Wales, exploring classic crags such as Clog... View more info

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Calculated Risk.

By: Haston, Dougal.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Diadem Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007728

ISBN: 0906371457

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with some minor shelf wear to dustwrapper, price clipped, otherwise also in Very Good condition. With pp192, with a b&w illustration of the Mont Blanc range. When John Dunlop gives Judy Scott a lift to Glencoe on his motorbike, both are surprised when a relationship develops. But for John all passions must be relegated to the demands of the big climb. The focus soon shifts to the Alps where he teams up with the American climber Jack McDonald. Their careful planning goes awry and a major first ascent bid turns into an intense struggle bringing disaster and tr... View more info

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Holy Himalaya: The Religion, Traditions, and Scenerey of a Himalayan Province (Kumaon and Garhwal)

By: Oakley, E. Sherman.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004468

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publisher's original pictorial cloth covered boards, previous owners notes and illustration on Hindu architecture written/drawn neatly in ink to rear of book, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 319, frontis, 17 photographic illustrations all as called for, wood cut illustrations at chapter headings and in text. The present volume will, it is hoped, have some value as an attempt to show the romance and reality of a corner of India remote from railways and the usual tourist lines, little known to Europeans in general, though famous in the annals of Hinduism and a r... View more info