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WALKS on the HOWGILL FELLS and Adjoining FELLS, A WAINWRIGHT
1 A WAINWRIGHT WALKS on the HOWGILL FELLS and Adjoining FELLS
KENDAL WESTMORLAND GAZETTE 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Good Book A WAINWRIGHT 
First Edition 9th impression circa 1976. Small oblong Green leatherette cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front panel. 120 x 180 mm approx. Landscape format. Unpaginated. Many b/w photographic illustrations + text and sketches of 32 walks on the fells with walker's log. Fine/Good (Book- no notable defects. No previous owner name and log free of any previous owner notes. Dust Jackt- rubbed at extremities with a little loss at head and tail of spine and some small nicks and tears- max 20mm.A little shelf soiling to spine. Non price clipped - cover 1.80. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole, ABRAMSON , Howard S ,
2 ABRAMSON , Howard S , HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole
NEW YORK Paragon House 1991 1557783225 / 9781557783226 1st Edition Hard Back VG G Book 230x 156mm Approx 
H/b D/j VG/Gd.1st ed.1st print.10987654321.251pp.illustrated 23 photo-plates & 2 Route Maps." ..Accurately & poignantly captures the life of Dr Frederick A Cook who is the rightful discoverer of the North Pole " - Warren B Cook , Sr. A riveting & meticulous researched work. Set in 3 parts.23 chpts , Foreword, Intro;acks,Epilogue, Notes, select Biblio; [ internally Fine, no inscsp, tight binding] covers starting to fox-tan] Dust Jacket not price clipped, $21.95.[1991].light handling soil, covers also starting to fox cream.a powder discolouring to the green band.light edgewear. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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IN THE RAIN AND THE SUN A Sequel to Days of Fresh Air, AMERY , Rt.Hon.L S , CH
3 AMERY , Rt.Hon.L S , CH IN THE RAIN AND THE SUN A Sequel to Days of Fresh Air
London Hutchinson & Co Publishers Ltd 1946 1st Edition Hard Back Very Good Poor+ Book 
The Right Hon. L S Amery CH - outstanding in the Political world - 1st Lord of Admiralty ,Secretary of State for the Colonies etc -and his seperate life of Exploration & Mountaineering - the Alps, Rockies etc - climbing Dachstein , Watzmann etc.in tweeds & matching hat [as of the times] He was active in WW1 - Flanders, Balkans, Dardenelles etc. well illustrated b/w plates.[ wedgwood-blue cloth+ white tiles to book , ink inscsp., tight binding, paper creamed, vg.] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 21/-, synopsis to inner flaps, edgewear nicks - tear lines & small losses; max 12mm. light handling soil now in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image 
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THE ENGLISHMAN IN THE ALPS Being a Collection of English Prose and Poetry relating th The Alps 2nd Revised ed. contains 3 passages " In praise of Ski-ing", ARNOLD LUNN ( EDITOR)
4 ARNOLD LUNN ( EDITOR) THE ENGLISHMAN IN THE ALPS Being a Collection of English Prose and Poetry relating th The Alps 2nd Revised ed. contains 3 passages " In praise of Ski-ing"
LONDON OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1927 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 
Uncommon in Dust Jacket.Red cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 170 x 115 mm approx. All edges of book block gilt, red ribbon silk marker, xx + 300 pp. First Published in 1913 the copy offered by us is of the 2nd Edition of 1927 to which is added three passages in praise of ski-ing. A book for mountaineers and mountain lovers.author is Now Sir A Lunn a Mountaineer, Skier & Author. Good/Good (Book - cloth moderate shelf rubbing to extremities. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- mild rubbing with chips/ loss to extremities max - up to 5mm around head of spine. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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TRAILS OF THE CORDILLERAS BLANCA & HUAYHUASH of PERU, BARTLE , Jim ,
5 BARTLE , Jim , TRAILS OF THE CORDILLERAS BLANCA & HUAYHUASH of PERU
California USA Privately Published 1981 0933982100 / 9780933982109 1st Edition Thus Paperback Very Good Good Book 175x125mm Approx 
"Pocket" P/b.159pp.1st ed thus-English text.The Peruvian mountain passes.Maps.Intro; How to use the Guidebook. illustrated 27 colour photographic plates.Conversion Table. Hike Routes.inserted map to back pocket[ book No inscsp, no annotaion.2 crease lines to rear base [ thumb outline].minor cover col. rub/loss.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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LIVING ON THE EDGE The Winter Ascent of Kanchenjunga, BREMER-KAMP , CHERIE
6 BREMER-KAMP , CHERIE LIVING ON THE EDGE The Winter Ascent of Kanchenjunga
LONDON DAVID & CHARLES 1987 0715390031 / 9780715390030 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG+ Book 235x155mm Approx 
VG+ H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed. 213pp.illus. 33 Colour photographic plates+ B/w Frontis & Maps.C Bremer-Kamp - born Australia 1945 - First attempts made on the Blue Mountains - numerous other country mountain ranges. A passionate climber- 1978 K2 expedition fell in love with another expedition climber Chris Chandler.Their short lived but exciting few years together brought back to life - sadly Chris did not return.[ light base shelf edgwear to spine ,no inscsp. tight binding] Dust Jacket price clipped; otherwise no no notable defects to book or jacket.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE WHITE   Last Days of Scott and Mawson 1911 1913, CAESAR , ADRIAN , Assoc. Professor
7 CAESAR , ADRIAN , Assoc. Professor THE WHITE Last Days of Scott and Mawson 1911 1913
London Macmillan 2001 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Near Fine Book 220x140 mm Approx 
287pp,Factual - Pioneering, "Magnificent" Ranulph Fiennes. 1st UK h/b+jacket FINE/NEAR FINE. Famed Australian explorer Mawson & British explorer Scott.[Faction/Fiction based on Fact][" ,an experimenal "biography"that works.author A Caesar - Associate Professor of English at the University NSW,Australia -many books of literary and cultural criticism. Sweeping through deaths and disasters with the pace of a thriller The White inexorably lays bare the driving forces of these two exploreres -the values that inspired them and the remorseless obsession that dominated them. PLS See our image 
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ALPINE CLUB GUIDE BOOKS Selected Climbs in the Mont Blanc Range Vol 1  from the Col de la Seigne to the Col du Geant   A  CLIMBER'S GUIDE, COLLOMB , R G , CREW , P , ARTHAUD , B , WRANGHAM , E A
8 COLLOMB , R G , CREW , P , ARTHAUD , B , WRANGHAM , E A ALPINE CLUB GUIDE BOOKS Selected Climbs in the Mont Blanc Range Vol 1 from the Col de la Seigne to the Col du Geant A CLIMBER'S GUIDE
London THE ALPINE CLUB 1967 Paper Back Good + Good Book 150x110mm Approx 
Pocket-size P/b Dust Jacket. 1967, 246pp..The Alpine Club Guide books for Climbers.[ Mountaineering ].edited by RG Collomb & P Crew [General Editor EA Wrangham].Volume 1 of the Mont Blanc Range.Translated & adapted from the Guide Vallot - compiled with additional material by Collomb & Crew.[ Chamonix France - du Midi .. ] Listed Diagrams & Maps.Preface, Abbrevs; Intro. select Biblio; valley+ other Bases/huts. Index- book in 5 parts.[ book , internally clean throughout without annotion.Sound binding , neat ink name to fep. Small tan staining bottom edge p1-94 diminishing- ie; to start 3x10mm , 3x5mm p30.nowhere near text] D/j Publisher protective plastic covering is intact & clean - however wrinkled from being damp - inner endpaper light damp stained Pls see our image. 
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ALPINE CLUB GUIDE BOOKS  Mont Blanc Range Volumes 3 Vols, COLLOMB , Robin G , O'CONNOR , W H , GRIFFIN , Lindsay N ,
9 COLLOMB , Robin G , O'CONNOR , W H , GRIFFIN , Lindsay N , ALPINE CLUB GUIDE BOOKS Mont Blanc Range Volumes 3 Vols
London THE ALPINE CLUB 1978 0900523239 / 9780900523236 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 165x105mm Approx. 
3 Vols Pocket-size H/b. VG.Alpine Club Guide books for climbers. compiled & edited by RG Collomb , WH O'Conner & LN Griffinditor. Volume 1 of the Mont Blanc Range;- Trelatete ,Mont Blanc, Mau Dit, Tacl & Brenva. Volume 2;- Chamonix Aguilles, Rochfort, Jorasses & Leschaux. Volume 3;- Triolet-Verte/Drus, Argentiere, Chardonnet & Trent.[ 1981 reprint - 1978 1st UK ed. - 1980 1st UK edition respectively. Likewise 221pp - 219pp & 228 pages. Route & General index. Select biblio;, Abbrevs; Intro; all English text to these French climbs.ISBN 0900523204 / 0900523239 /0900523409. [ Navy covers Vol Onel a darker shade with silver titles, remaining 2 with gilt titles.All tight binding , no inscsps , no annotaions.] Covered in a protective plastic film, most prob. by a previous owner, & taped down. PLS See our image 
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TALES of MANY MOUNTAINS, CROUCHER , Norman ,OBE ,
10 CROUCHER , Norman ,OBE , TALES of MANY MOUNTAINS
London AMANDA Press 1989 0951433709 / 9780951433706 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 235x150mm Approx. 
SIGNED copy. FINE Laminaited P/b.279pp. illustrated 2 mountain range Maps [ Kashmir / Chile ], 11 colour+ 6 B/w plates. Author / Climber Norman Croucher lost both legs below the knee aged 19 yrs -Awarded OBE 1977 , more than once " Man of the year " conquering top mountains and life [ the Eiger / Muztagh Ata / Mont Blanc].Very involved with sports for the Disabled. Entertaining & inspiring.10 chpts , Gloss;, Climbing technique , conversion table , ascents. [ signed, in name only, by the author.:no other inscsp.book as new. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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MAD BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW   ,  The Autobiography, FIENNES , RANULPH , SIR
11 FIENNES , RANULPH , SIR MAD BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW , The Autobiography
LONDON HODDER & STOUGHTON 2007 0340951680 / 9780340951682 1st Edition Thus Hardcover VG+ VG+ Book 240x160mm Approx 
1st edition - later printing 2007 , H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ ,Colour illustrated , 402pps , Sir Ranulph Twisleton - Wykeham fiennes OBE 3RD Baronet - a very candid look inside the mind and the achievements of Ran Fiennes , First to reach both poles by surface / First to cross Antarctic unsupported , receiver Sultan of Oman's bravery medal , First and only person awarded 2 clasps - Polar , Arctic and Antarctic , has led over 30 expeditions , First polar circumnavigation of the earth etc etc - most recent climed the Eiger - a real life "superman" , no notable defects to book or Jacket , First published thus by Hodder/Stoughton - in this format [ part of text from Living Dangerously ] light spotting to boards that are covered by D/j with few indent marks to a black background - to rear.No other deafaults - no inscp , tight binding , D/j not price clipped-Pls see our image 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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CAVING, LOVELOCK , JAMES , FRGS
12 LOVELOCK , JAMES , FRGS CAVING
LONDON B T Batsford Ltd 1969 0713403039 / 9780713403039 1st Edition Hard Copy VG VG Book 225x145mm Approx 
Hard Copy , Dust Jacket , VG/VG, illustrated , 144pps , by climber / caver / author James Lovelock FRGS , a Caver of great experience both home and abroad , illus with 14 line drawings and 37 mono plates , biblio , 11 chpts , 3 appendix , gloss terms , clubs , A Comprehensive practical guide all levels and beginers [ book - No notable defects other than previous owner's paper cover left 2 celletape residue to both blank end-papers, No inscsp.tight bindings ] [ illus d/j not price clipped , light edgewear . PLS See our image 
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CAVING, LOVELOCK , JAMES , FRGS
13 LOVELOCK , JAMES , FRGS CAVING
LONDON B T Batsford Ltd 1967 0713403039 / 9780713403039 Hard Copy Fine VG+ Book 225x145mm Approx 
Hard Copy , Dust Jacket , Fine/VG+, illustrated , 144pps , by climber / caver / author James Lovelock FRGS , a Caver of great experience both home and abroad , illus with 14 line drawings and 37 mono plates , biblio , 11 chpts , 3 appendix , gloss terms , clubs , A Comprehensive practical guide all levels and beginers [ book - as new , no inscsp , tight bindings ] [ illus d/j not pric eclipped , light edgewear colour loss - now in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image 
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14 LUNN , ARNOLD , Editor THE BRITISH SKI YEAR BOOK Vol X1V 1951
U.K. [ The British Ski Year Book ] 1951 1st Edition Thus Soft cover VG Book 220x140mm Approx 
Paperback , VG , vol X1V 1951 , illustrated , grey card wraps. Numerous b/w photos. Reports and reviews of events and excursions of the Ski Club of Great Britain and The Alpine Ski Club. Contains many articles of general interest to the skiand winter sports enthusiast. ( Back strip of spine complete but lifting a little in places and name of previous owner in ink on front cover). 10s net 
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SCOTTISH CLIMBS , vol 1 , 2nd Revised Edition , A Mountaineer's Pictorial Guide to Climbing in Scotland, MacINNES , Hammish , Climber & Mountaineer.
15 MacINNES , Hammish , Climber & Mountaineer. SCOTTISH CLIMBS , vol 1 , 2nd Revised Edition , A Mountaineer's Pictorial Guide to Climbing in Scotland
London CONSTABLE 1976 0094571708 / 9780094571709 2nd Edition Hard Back G- G- Book 175x120mm Approx 
Renouned Climber & mountaineer H MacInnes has climbed in 5 continents & is also one of the leading experts on mountain rescue in the world today." illustrated 200 superb b/w plates , For Summer & Winter climbs covering;- arran / Arrochar / Glencoe / Glen Etive / Garbh Bheinn / Ben Nevis [ mountaineering / exploration / routes ] [ book definately belonged to a climber - a read & reference -use-only guide; 1st & last few pages are stained & marked , with some cellotape residue & ink inscsp.however the binding is sound and book clean throughout.[ Dust Jacket price clipped, edges wrinkled with minor col rub/loss.few small marks. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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ESCAPE ON SKIS, MEREDITH , BRIAN
16 MEREDITH , BRIAN ESCAPE ON SKIS
LONDON HURST & BLACKETT 1938 Hard Copy Good Book 220x140mm Approx Foucar , Kenneth 
Hard cover , 1938 , Good , by the experienced authoritive skier B Meredith , orange/brown boards with faded spine ,10x4mm mark to back with comical skier to front board , a bit weary in appearnace , Internal - sound bindings , lacks fep , fading ink name , slight foxing throughout , Maps to fep , 255 pps plus 16 pgs publishers adverts , illustrated full page b/w photographs and incidental humour sketches by Kenneth Foucar , in 2 parts ;- gone West and about Switzerland. [ McKinley , Canada / Eiger , Switzerland ] Mountaineering books 
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THE CLIMB UP TO HELL The story of the Tragic 1957 Ordeal on the Eiger North Wall, OLSEN , Jack
17 OLSEN , Jack THE CLIMB UP TO HELL The story of the Tragic 1957 Ordeal on the Eiger North Wall
New York Harper & Row 1962 1st Edition Hard Back VG Good- Book 215x150mm Approx. 
VG H/b in -Good D/j.1962.1st U.S.A. ed.The 1957 Tragedy carefully researched & documented by J Olsen.Climber/Mountaineer's German Nothdurft & Mayer, the Italians Corti & Longhi. illustrated 16 x b/w photographic plates.[ black cloth silver titles , No inscsp.Asound clean copy.foredge light fox tan ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , edgewear col.rub/loss, very minor nicks. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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ALONG THE PENNINE WAY, PEEL , J H B ,
18 PEEL , J H B , ALONG THE PENNINE WAY
London DAVID & CHARLES 1979 0715378333 / 9780715378335 1st Edition Hard Back VG + VG+ Book 222x140mm Approx 
"Mr Peel knows more than any other living man about the life of the English Countryside" John Masefield.He writes "Country Talk" for The Telegraph newspaper & many books of poetry & prose. Around this 250 mile walk - a splendidly varied panorama of Characters , Acedotes , Oddities , Facts & Legends..illusrated 30b/w plates+ 4 Maps.[ Derbyshire /Cheshire /Yorkshire / Lancashire /CoDurham / Westmorland / Cumberland / Northumberland / parts of the the Roman Wall / Scotland.] 204pp.[ book light fox tan to end papers+ foredge only.green cloth+ gilt titles. No inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped, in clear proprietary protective covers. Pls see our image. 
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OVER THE LAKELAND FELLS, POUCHER , W A  , Hon FRPS
19 POUCHER , W A , Hon FRPS OVER THE LAKELAND FELLS
LONDON CHAPMAN & HALL 1948 1st Edition Hard Back VG Good- Book 290x210mm approx265x190mm Approx 
Larger format h/b+jacket VG/G- 1st.illusttrated 110 b/w full-page photographic plates by author, mountain photographer & mountaineer W A Poucher , Hon FRPS.152pp.with Text. [eggshell green boards+ dark green titles. no incscsp,heavy-med fox tan spotting 1st , last few pages.] b/w photo illus Dust Jacket not price clipped, 25s, small ink blot to rear, edgewear crease/ colour rub/loss - max loss top rear corner 10x10mm, 35mm closed ,ine-tear top front corner- now in clear proprietary protective cover , 98%. Walter Poucher, well known to walkers and climbers , Britains most prolific mountain photographer , served RAMC in World War One , completely captures the essence of the hills in his photography - a pictorial view by a specialist in his field. PLS See our image. 
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THE SCOTTISH PEAKS a Pictorial Guide to Walking in This Region and to the Safe Ascent of  Its Most Spectacular Mountains, POUCHER , W A  , Hon FRPS
20 POUCHER , W A , Hon FRPS THE SCOTTISH PEAKS a Pictorial Guide to Walking in This Region and to the Safe Ascent of Its Most Spectacular Mountains
London CONSTABLE 1964 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Good Book 265x190mm Approx 
Small VG+ H/b in Good D/j.thick format 452pp.1st ed. illustrated , Walter A Poucher [ now Hon. ] FRPS , Mem.The Climbers' Club , Hon. Member Mountaineering Assoc; , well known to walkers and climbers / mountaineerg circles - one of the best mountain photographers , served RAMC in WW1, Completely captures the essence of the hills in his work , illustrated 200x B/w plates by the author, 31 Maps , 72 Routes. Pictorial views by a specialist in his field , of the crags , the rock , the tor's , the moors the moods , for every mountain lover.[ Munros / Arran Hills / Advice - route finding in mist etc / Scottish centres / advice on mountain photography / gloss names ... etc, [ book tight bindings, no inscsp , no annotations ,navy cloth bright gilt titles that camera dulls, few fox spots to tp foredge only..] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 25/-, light edge wear, nick/tear to top front,col.rub/loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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