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    Mountaineer: Thirty Years Of Climbing On The World's Great Peaks -- SIGNED First Edition by Bonington, Chris

    London: Diadem Books, 1989. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST PRINTING of First UK Edition. FINE in FINE DJ. SIGNED by Bonington on the title page. The book measures 32cm tall x 24cm, and has 192 pages, over 400 color photos. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    Ulrich Inderbinen - as old as the century by Lanz, Heidi & De Meester, Liliane

    Rotten Verlag, 1997. 1st Eng ed VG+ pb signed by Ulrich Inderbinen includes postcard of Inderbinen in front of the Matterhorn. Yes. signed by Ulrich Inderbinen in 2001, when he was over 100 years old, includes postcard of Inderbinen in front of the Matterhorn


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    The Alpine Journal volume LXVI November 1961 - 2 Number 303 by F. H. Keenlyside (editor)

    London: The Alpine Club, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. The 1961 - 2 issue of the Alpine Journal. Original green cloth covers with gilt lettering front & spine. Minor bump cover corner, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, complete, no foxing, solid binding. Shipping to UK is $23.50 for one issue, $35.75 for 2 to 4 issues, $58 for 10 issues (prices subject to change depending on what the US Post Office changes). For more than 10 issues, price increases about $2 per additional issue. Contact the seller, JP Mountain Books, for current details regarding shipping of multiple issues. PHOTO IS OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED..


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    JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES, SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME, NUMBER THREE : South Tyrol, around Lake Garda, the Dolomites by Stoddard, John L

    U. S.A.: GEO. L. SHUMAN & CO., 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Revised Edition-A tight and unmarked copy-Binding sound-Half leather with marbled boards and gilt top page edges. Volume4 of 10 volume set. Illustrated- Edgewear to cover.


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    The Alpine Journal volume LXX May 1965 - 1 Number 310 by COX (editor)

    London: The Alpine Club, 1965. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. The 1965 - 1 issue of the Alpine Journal. Original green cloth covers with gilt lettering front & spine. Minor cover wear, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, complete, no foxing, solid binding. Shipping to UK is $23.50 for one issue, $35.75 for 2 to 4 issues, $58 for 10 issues (prices subject to change depending on what the US Post Office changes). For more than 10 issues, price increases about $2 per additional issue. Contact the seller, JP Mountain Books, for current details regarding shipping of multiple issues. PHOTO IS OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED..


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    The Evidence of Things Not Seen by Murray, William H

    Baton Wicks, 2002. 1st ed VG+ in VG dw. autobiography of Murray, a leading climber in Scotland and the Himalaya, completed shortly before his death in 1996.


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    The Alpine Journal volume LXVII May 1962 - 1 Number 304 by COX (editor)

    London: The Alpine Club, 1962. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. The 1962 - 1 issue of the Alpine Journal. Original green cloth covers with gilt lettering front & spine. Minor cover wear, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, complete, no foxing, solid binding. Shipping to UK is $23.50 for one issue, $35.75 for 2 to 4 issues, $58 for 10 issues (prices subject to change depending on what the US Post Office changes). For more than 10 issues, price increases about $2 per additional issue. Contact the seller, JP Mountain Books, for current details regarding shipping of multiple issues. PHOTO IS OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED..


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    Look Behind the Ranges by MacInnes, Hamish

    Hodder & Stoughton, 1979. 1st ed VG in VG dw. a selection of expeditions from MacInnes including Caucasus, Matterhorn, Eiger [Neate M16]


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    The Alpine Journal volume LXVII November 1962 - 2 Number 305 by A. D. M. Cox (editor)

    London: The Alpine Club, 1962. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. The 1962 - 2 issue of the Alpine Journal. Original green cloth covers with gilt lettering front & spine. Minor bump cover corner, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, complete, no foxing, solid binding. Shipping to UK is $23.50 for one issue, $35.75 for 2 to 4 issues, $58 for 10 issues (prices subject to change depending on what the US Post Office changes). For more than 10 issues, price increases about $2 per additional issue. Contact the seller, JP Mountain Books, for current details regarding shipping of multiple issues. PHOTO IS OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED..


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    Naked Before the Mountain by Mazeaud, Pierre

    Gollancz, 1974. 1st UK ed VG in VG dw. memoirs of a French mountaineer and politician, he survived the disaster on the Pillar of Freney with Walter Bonatti, also includes the Hoggar Mountains and the Dolomites [Neate M73]


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    The Playground of Europe by Stephen, Leslie

    London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1924. Reprint . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1924 reprint. The book measures 191mm tall x 123mm, and has 339 pages, b/w frontis illustration, title vignette, two engraved b/w plates. Nice edition with same contents and illustrations as the first printing. One of the cornerstones of mountaineering literature, a classic and a good read. CONDITION: original red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration spine. slight fading spine, foxing on a few pages (not lots), no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, solid binding. VG+ PHOTOS ARE OF ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES, SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME, NUMBER THREE : South Tyrol, around Lake Garda, the Dolomites by John L. Stoddard

    Boston: Balch Brothers Co.. 1904. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards. Edge wear. Spine soiled. Corners bumped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    New Fragments by Tyndall, John

    D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1898. Authorized Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Half gilt-stamped leather and marbled paper over boards, top edge gilt, fore edge uncut, 500 pages. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped and worn, leather rubbed, pencil notation on verso of title page and rear end paper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 6 oz. Category: Science & Technology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012125. .


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    The White Spider. The Story of the North Face of the Eiger. FIRST EDITION SIGNED By Harrer & By Heckmair. by Harrer, Heinrich

    New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1960. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST PRINTING of First USA Edition SIGNED by Anderl Heckmair and Heinrich Harrer on the title page. This signed first edition was published by E.P. Dutton in New York in 1960. Complete with all plates and pages. Original blue covers with silver lettering spine. The book has nice clean covers, bright gilt, no rubbing, tiny bump top edge of front cover, some sunning along very bottom edge of rear cover, old owner gift inscription on the front pastedown otherwise no previous owner writing or marks on any pages (other than the signatures of Heckmair and Harrer), tight binding, a little foxing on the short-title and on the title page but no foxing on all other pages. The original dust jacket has rubbed corners and spine ends, some rubbing to spine with some loss of color in places, similar rubbing edges of rear panel, original printed price still present on flap corner. The book measures 235mm tall x 155mm, and has 240 pages, 58 photos (4 in color + b/w foldout), chronology of climbs, b/w foldout diagram of the Eigerwand, route information, index. PHOTOS ARE OF ACTUAL ITEM BEING OFFERED.


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    Walking In The Alps by Walker, J. Hubert

    Edinburgh: Oliver And Boyd, 1951. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Poor. FIRST PRINTING of the First Edition. Original green cloth with gilt lettering spine. The book is in nice condition with a tiny bit of rubbing to corner tips and spine corners, clean, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, faint small spot on title page (see photo), tight binding, no foxing. The dust jacket is in very worn, poor condition (see photo). The book measures 234m tall x 163mm, and has 271 pages, 33 b/w photos, 12 sketch maps, index. Author describes main Alpine areas of the Swiss, Italian, & Austrian Alps. Gives in detail hiking routes around each group & includes higher routes above snowline for moderate climbers. Descriptions of topography, geography, etc. Much practical information. The photos are outstanding, comparable to those by Roch.


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    Eiger Dreams. Ventures Among Men and Mountains. -- SIGNED FIRST PRINTING by Krakauer, Jon

    New York: Lyons & Burford, 1990. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. SIGNED by author on the short title page. The book measures 234mm tall x 155mm, and has 180 pages. CONDITION: The book is in fine condition. Previous owner name penned to corner of first blank page, otherwise no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, no foxing, tight binding, clean. The dust jacket has some of the usual sunning to the spine, no chips, no tears, clean, complete with unclipped flap corners.


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    Alpine Days And Nights by Kirkpatrick, W. T

    London: George Allen & Unwin, 1932. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original green cloth with gilt lettering spine. Clean covers, sharp coirners, attractive old owner bookplate of a mountain on the front pastedown, no other owner marks or writing on any pages, some foxing on early and last pages, other pages have no foxing, tight binding. The book measures 201mm tall x 133mm, and has 198 pages, 12 b/w photos, index. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    THE CLIMBER'S BEDSIDE BOOK by STYLES, SHOWELL

    London: Faber & Faber, 1968. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. FIRST PRINTING OF FIRST EDITIOIN. Near fine condition with no previous owner marks or writing, no foxing, tight binding. LACKING the dust jacket. The book measures 205mm tall x 133mm, and has 256 pages, index. Includes true stories from the mountaineering record, brief biographies of 50 climbers, details about 100 notable mountains. green cloth, gilt lettering spine. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    MY TRAVELS IN TURKEY -- First Edition by Hills, Denis Cecil

    London: George Allen & Unwin, 1964. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original red boards with silver lettering spine. Ex-library with spine label removed, small bookplate on the blank side the front fly leaf, card pocket on the black side of the rear fly leaf, the EP maps are fully intact and not damaged, no writing or making on pages other than a small library stamp on the corner of the title page, no foxing, solid binding. The book measures 221mm tall x 140mm and has 252 pages, 1 colour & 60 b/w photos, 5 maps, bibliography, index. Author's accounts of wandering around Turkey between 1955 & 1962. Includes 3 ascents of Mt Ararat, an ascent of Mt Demavend (5670m) the highest point in Turkey, & other climbs in Turkey. one of few books on climbing in Turkey. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    The Geographical Journal volume XLIX No1 January 1917 -- Great Passes of the Western and Central Alps + A Consideration of the Possibility of ascending the Loftier Himalaya by Douglas W. Freshfield & A. M. Kellas

    London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1917. 1st Edition . Original Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket Issued. Original blue wrappers, near fine condition with very minor edge wear, two author names underlined in red on front cover (see photo), no marks or writing on any pages, clean, solid binding. Complete issue with all photos and maps. The Freshfield paper on the Alps has 26 pages of text, 10 b/w photos, 1 map. The Kellas paper on high altitude climbing has 23 pages of text and tables, 2 b/w photos. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL ITEM BING OFFERED.


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    HOLD THE HEIGHTS THE FOUNDATIONS OF MOUNTAINEERING by Walt Unsworth

    Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1994. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. FIRTS PRINTING of First USA Edition. Original blue boards with gilt lettering spine. The book is in near fine condition with clean covers, no owner marks or writing on any pages, tight binding, usual slight browning of page edges, no foxing. The dust jacket is in fine condition with no tears, no chips, clean, 100% complete. The book measures 240mm tall x 151mm, and has 432 pages, 70 b/w photos, 22 maps, bibliography, index. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    Welzenbach's Climbs -- A Biographical Study & The Collected Writings Of Willo Welzenbach by Roberts, Eric

    Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1981. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original blue boards, gilt lettering spine. Fine condition with no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, tight bihnding, no foxing, like new. The dust jacket is in fine condition with no tears and no chips. This book measures 222mm tall x 135mm, and has 271 pages, 36 b/w photos, index. Welzenbach, superb climber, is credited with being first to use an ice piton, and invented modern route grading. He made many first ascents & climbs in the Bernese Alps. He died in 1934 on Nanga Parbat; Roberts, the author of this book, died at age 33 on Annapurna. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    Son Of The Mountains by Kugy, Julius

    London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1938. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original green cloth with gilt lettering spine. The book is in clean, nice condition, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, no foxing, tight binding, no rubbing. The book measures 207mm tall x 137mm, and has 198 + [2] pages, 9 b/w photos, 1 map. Biography of the alpine guide, Anton Oitzinger, by his longtime client and friend, Dr. J. Kugy. Primarily on climbs in the Julian Alps. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    The Alps And Alpinism by Lukan, Karl

    New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1968. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. The book is in fine condition with no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, no foxing, solid binding. The dust jacket is in nice condition with minor rubbing tips corners, tiny loss tips two corners, clean. The book measures 283mm tall x 285mm, and has 200 pages, 283 b/w & 12 color photos (tipped in) & several illustrations. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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    THE GREAT DAYS by Bonatti, Walter

    London: Victor Gallancz, 1975. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. SECOND PRINTING of First UK Edition. The book is in sharp, clean condition with former owner name and address on FFEP otherwise no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, solid binding, no foxing, tight binding. The original dust jacket in collectible condition with no chips, minor corner wear, no panel rubbing, complete with original price printed on flap corner. The book measures 221mm tall x 173mm, and has 189 pages, 37 b/w photos, index. PHOTOS ARE OF ACTUAL ITEM BEING OFFERED.


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