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British Mountaineering

By: Benson, C.E.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006716

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original green cloth covered boards, gilt titles to spine and black titles and illustration on front board, some light shelfwear, browning to end papers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xi, 224, b&w plates and illustrations in text, glossary, index. View more info

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When The Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age.

By: Braham, Trevor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The In Pinn, Neil Wilson Publishing, 2004. 1903238749: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2026

ISBN: 1903238749

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condtion, complete with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condtion. First edition, with colour and b&w illustrations, pp314, notes to chapters, list of Alpine first ascents, map endpapers and index. The sport of mountaineering was pioneered 150 years ago by a diverse cross-section of Victorians, following in the footsteps of earlier local explorers who ventured into the upper regions of ice and snow in search of game and minerals. By the early years of the 19th century, a growing interest in the study of geological and glaciological phenomena attracted scientific interest ... View more info

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Mor Bheinn, Aberdeen Grammar School Hillwalking Club 1982.

By: Collins, Sarah, ed. & Bridges, Alastair.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: SGS Hilwalking Club.: 1981

Seller ID: 005179

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers. First edition, pp56. With b&w illustrations. Stories and poems. View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2016: A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation, Volume 120.

By: Douglas, Ed.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2016

Seller ID: 005895

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. With dustwrapper, in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper. As New, With colour illustrations, ppviii, 457, with index. Chapters include: West Nepal, The first ascent of Gave Ding, Mukot Peak, Pakistan, Alaska, The first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat, Greenland, Zanskar, Tajikistan, The Mountain World of Ken Wilson and more. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2017, A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 116.

By: Douglas, Ed.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Alpine Club: 2017

Seller ID: 005897

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition. With dustwrapper in Very Good condition with clear archival wrapper.With colour illustrations, ppxiv, 475, with index. Chapters include: India: The Shersank Redemption, Gupta, Gangstang, Zanskar's Supercouloir, Tibet: Nyenchenthanglha, Tibet: The Holy Mountain, Lost in China, On Skis in the Ak-Shirak. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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Everest: Eighty Years of Triumph and Tragedy.

By: Gillman, Peter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Little Brown, 2001. 0316856878: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2240

ISBN: 0316856878

Condition: Very Good


Large illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition. Extended edition, SIGNED BY EDITIORS, pp 240, colour illustrations, list of ascents, deaths, sources, index. S29. View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2010/2011: A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation.

By: Goodwin, Stephen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2011

Seller ID: 005893

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition. As New. With dustwrapper, in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper. As New, With colour illustrations, pp497. Chapters include: High Asia: The Troubled road to Karim Sar, The Great White Jade Heist, Cri de Coeur from the Alps, Ski mounta8ineering on the frozen continent, Greenland with the wild bunch, Annapurna anniversaries, Ama Dablam, Noyce's Cambridge mountaineering poets, An Alpine trophy: The legendary Grepon Ice-Axe. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS... View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2012, A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 116.

By: Goodwin, Stephen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2012

Seller ID: 005896

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition. With dustwrapper in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper.With colour illustrations, ppxiv, 453, with index. Chapters include: High Asia: A Peak and three passes in Himachal, Reflecting on Gasherbrum II, Is Mountaineering a Sport? Exploring the Eastern Caucasus, Zemu Gap from the South, West Sikkim, Unclimbed Peaks in Sichuan. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2013, A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 117.

By: Goodwin, Stephen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Alpine Club: 2013

Seller ID: 005899

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition, As New. With dustwrapper in Very Good Plus condition with clear archival wrapper.With colour illustrations, ppxiv, 456, with index. Chapters include:The Long Ridge, Return to Zanskar, The Prow of Shiva, Everest, Nepal's Wild West, Survival on Mount Eaton, Monte Disgrazia, Himalayan Avalanches, and more... THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2015, A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 119.

By: Jensen, Susan.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Alpine Club: 2015

Seller ID: 005898

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition, As New. With dustwrapper in Fine condition with clear archival wrapper.With colour illustrations, ppxiv, 475, with index. Chapters include: First Ascent of Gasherbrum V, Hagshu North-east face, Bishkek, South Simvu, Zumthul Phuk, Greenland and Baffin Island, The Last Levithian, The Shackleton traverse, Matterhorn, and more... THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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The Fifth Man: The Life of H.R.Bowers.

By: Lagerbom, Charles H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005808

ISBN: 0905355512

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, pp 240, b&w illustrations, bibliography. This title offers a biographical study of Henry Bowers (1883-1912) who was the fifth man to accompany Captain R.F. Scott to the South Pole. It is the account of the life - and death - of a remarkable Scotsman whose courage and cheerfulness did so much to support the rest of the expedition members. View more info

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Ben Muich Dhui (Ben MacDhui, Mac Dhui) & His Neighbours: A Guide to the Cairngorm Mountains.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813061: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1290

ISBN: 1907813063

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. New edition published by Deeside Books, pp 12, xii, 84, map to rear, index. Ben Muich Dhui and his Neighbours is one of the earliest and scarcest of Alex Inkson McConnochie's publications and its printing in 1885 makes it a forerunner of the guide books used by today's hillwalkers. This book outlines the different routes across the Cairngorms along with the best ways of obtaining access, as well as the author providing vivid descriptions of the local scenery. The sport of hillwalking was still in its infancy in the latter part of the 19th cen... View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2014: A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 118.

By: Newman, Bernard.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Alpine Journal: 2014

Seller ID: 005894

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. With dustwrapper, in Fine condition, with clear archival wrapper. As New, With colour illustrations, ppviii, 427. Chapters include: High Asia: Kishtwar Kailash, Zanskar, Tharang I, Nyainbo Yuze, Dent d'Herens, Wall of Paine, The Rise of Tibet THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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Touching My Father's Soul: In the Footsteps of Tenzing Norgay

By: Norgay, Jamling Tenzing; Coburn, Broughton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004206

ISBN: 0712605819

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, some light shelfwear to dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xvii,316, b&w illustrations and colour plates. View more info

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Edward Theodore Compton (1849-1921): Mountaineer and Mountain Painter

By: Philip Alan Tallantire

Price: £20.00

Publisher: P.A.Tallantire: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005593

ISBN: 0952930307

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, small crease to top corner of front cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 92, colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

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Alfred Heaton Cooper, Painter of Landscape

By: Renouf, Jane.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Red Bank Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005555

ISBN: 0952996308

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xiv, 157, colour illustrations, index. Contains a letter from the Heaton Cooper Studio regarding the release of this title. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Shisha Pangma. The Alpine-Style First Ascent Of The South-West Face.

By: Scott, Doug & MacIntyre, Alex

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Baton Wicks: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004207

ISBN: 1898573360

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Signed by Doug Scott, pp 319, colour illustrations, index. View more info

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The Black Cloud: Scottish Mountain Misadventures 1928-1966.

By: Thomson, I.D.S.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Ernest Press, 1993. 0948153202: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1010

ISBN: 0948153202

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, case-bound in very good condition, with dustwrapper in a clear covering. SIGNED COPY, LIMITED EDITION, number 28 of 125 copies. SCARCE COPY. With pp 274, b&w illustrations, nomogram, maps and index. Misadventures in the Scottish mountains. S15. View more info

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Island at the Edge of the World: A South Georgia Odyssey.

By: Venables, Stephen.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005531

ISBN: 0340556005

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. Signed+Dedicated by Author. With colour photos and map of South Georgia. With pp189 and index. South Georgia is remote, inhospitable, beautiful and the burial place of Antarctica's hero, Shackleton, inspiration for Stephen Venables' odyssey. Over December 1989 and January 1990 he and four friends were able to travel south with "Endurance", the Antarctic survey and supply vessel reprieved from the scrapyard by its Falklands war service. Ostensibly it was a climbing expedition, but in South Georgia they discovered a world of primeval wonder in which th... View more info

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Rock Climbs in Leicestershire.

By: Vickers, K. S.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Leicester Association of Mountaineers: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005177

Condition: Very Good


Small stapled booklet in card covers. First edition, pp48, with b&w illustrations. A series of rock climbs in Leicestershire. For the Leicester Association of Mountaineers. View more info