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Image for WALKS on the HOWGILL FELLS and Adjoining FELLS

WALKS on the HOWGILL FELLS and Adjoining FELLS

By: A WAINWRIGHT

Price: £12.00

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORLAND GAZETTE: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120971


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 smal... View more info

Image for HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole

HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole

By: ABRAMSON , Howard S ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Paragon House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7271


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.[1... View more info

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TRAILS OF THE CORDILLERAS BLANCA & HUAYHUASH of PERU

By: BARTLE , Jim ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: California USA, Privately Published: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120139


"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. View more info

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MICK BOWIE The Hermitage Years [ Mountain Guide ]

By: BOWIE, Nan , BOWIE , Mick ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: SYDNEY, AH & AW REED: 1969

Seller ID: 122532


Good H/b in VG D/j.A Biography of an unassuming man of rare courage & humour - a yesteryear Australian Mountain, Guide Mick Bowie began this career in1929 at the Hermitage, Mount Cook In his lifetime he became an Australian legend; albeit a modest one. Mt Cook Alpine Region Map to end papers.illustrated 41 listed b/w plates.[ eggshell blue cloth Navy title block to spine, Ex-Library copy "the Mary Plaistowe Memorial Library" with usual library markings, stamps e... View more info

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LIVING ON THE EDGE The Winter Ascent of Kanchenjunga

By: BREMER-KAMP , CHERIE

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, DAVID & CHARLES: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11034


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... View more info

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THE WHITE Last Days of Scott and Mawson 1911 1913

By: CAESAR , ADRIAN , Assoc. Professor

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2966


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 dr... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: COLLOMB , R G , CREW , P , ARTHAUD , B , WRANGHAM , E A

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, THE ALPINE CLUB: 1967

Seller ID: 10754


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 wi... View more info

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ALPINE CLUB GUIDE BOOKS Mont Blanc Range Volumes 3 Vols

By: COLLOMB , Robin G , O'CONNOR , W H , GRIFFIN , Lindsay N ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, THE ALPINE CLUB: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119647


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 bibli... View more info

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TALES of MANY MOUNTAINS

By: CROUCHER , Norman ,OBE ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, AMANDA Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7804


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. [ si... View more info

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MAD BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW , The Autobiography

By: FIENNES , RANULPH , SIR

Price: £14.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10628


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 circumnavigatio... View more info

Image for BEYOND THE LIMITS The Lessons learned from a Lifetime's Adventures

BEYOND THE LIMITS The Lessons learned from a Lifetime's Adventures

By: FIENNES , Ranulph , Sir , O.B.E. Mountaineer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Little , Brown & Co.: 2013

Seller ID: 122791


SIGNED Copy author name only,dated, to Title page. FINE LARGE H/b in near Fine D/j.2013.Colour illustrated. 224pp. Sir Ranulph Twisleton - Wykeham fiennes OBE 3rd Baronet. 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 clime the Eiger -... View more info

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A COMPREHENSIVE COURSE on CLIMBING Covering Techniques & Equipment on Rock & Ice

By: GRAY , Michael , Freelance Mountaineering Instructor etc

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, OCEANA: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7100


FINE H/b.VG+ D/j.Large.Invaluable Instruction for both beginner & more experienced climber by M Gray runs his own business, in Scotland , as a freelance mountaineering instructor; having climbed extensively the European Alps & the Himalayas. Helpful advice & information on equipmentProfusely illust. Colour plates & in line[ Starting / without ropes / Summer rock climbing / Snow and ice / Climbing around the world / Self rescue / First aid ] Laminated book as new, No in... View more info

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NANGA PARBAT Incorporating the Official Report og the Expedition of 1953

By: HERRLIGKOFFER , Karl M , Mountaineer / Climber / Expedition Organiser

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, ELEK Books Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123023


H/b+ D/j.1st ed.A mountaineering classic, without question, to form a not unworthy trinity with Everest & Annapurna.A story of heroism & tragedy.It is also - it is the history of the mountain from 1895 when Mummery disappeared without trace...Set in 3 parts;- Tragedies / Triumph / Appendices. Well illustrated with 9 Full-page Colour plates , route maps & 19 pages mixed b/w plates.[ all photographic] book block VG in a sound binding, however covers pale stain mark & fox t... View more info

THE BRITISH SKI YEAR BOOK Vol X1V 1951

By: LUNN , ARNOLD , Editor

Price: £5.50

Publisher: U.K., [ The British Ski Year Book ]: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 1758


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 View more info

Image for SCOTTISH CLIMBS , vol 1 , 2nd Revised Edition , A Mountaineer's Pictorial Guide to Climbing in Scotland

SCOTTISH CLIMBS , vol 1 , 2nd Revised Edition , A Mountaineer's Pictorial Guide to Climbing in Scotland

By: MacINNES , Hammish , Climber & Mountaineer.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, CONSTABLE: 1976

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 119959


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 cellota... View more info

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ESCAPE ON SKIS

By: MEREDITH , BRIAN

Price: £5.95

Publisher: LONDON, HURST & BLACKETT: 1938

Seller ID: 3223


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. ... View more info

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SELECTED CLIMBS in the PENNINE ALPS Alpine Club Guide Books no 2

By: NEILL , J , Ed., NOYCE , C W F , General Ed.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, ALPINE Club & ALPINE CLIMBING Group: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122786


VG P/b.The Alpine Club Guide book for Climbers.compiled by members of the Alpine Club and Alpine Climbing Group.Edited by J Neill.General Editor CWF Noyce. 70 Selected Routes in the Pennine Alps.[translated & adapted] plusHuts, Mountain Hotels etc & general information.[ Dent Blanche / Matterhorn ect ] peaks [ Weisshorn ,Monte Rosa etc] Passes Zermatt]in line illus.[ book internally clean throughout, No inscsp. no annotation. tight binding , light fox to foredeg] publi... View more info

Image for THE CLIMB UP TO HELL The story of the Tragic 1957 Ordeal on the Eiger North Wall

THE CLIMB UP TO HELL The story of the Tragic 1957 Ordeal on the Eiger North Wall

By: OLSEN , Jack

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122115


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. View more info

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ALONG THE PENNINE WAY

By: PEEL , J H B ,

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, DAVID & CHARLES: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5679


"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... View more info

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THE LAKELAND PEAKS A Pictorial Guide to walking in the district to the safe ascent of its principal mountain groups

By: POUCHER , W A , Hon. FRPS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd: 1962

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 120653


H/b+D/j. 2nd Enlarged 1962 ed.393pp.Walter A Poucher Hon. FRPS- well known to walkers,climbers & mountaineers - also Britains most prolific mountain photographer.[He served RAMC in WW1] He completely captures the essence of the hills in his photography- illustrated 203 b/w plates, 14 maps 7 141 Routes.Frontise: Helvellyn's Striding Edge [ small navy book , No inscsp, no annotaion , tight binding] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 18s [1962], no tears.edgewear colour rub/los... View more info