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EVEREST: THE MEF AUTHORISED 50TH ANNIVERSARY VOLUME: 50 years on top of the World

By: Band, George SIGNED

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007274

ISBN: 0007147481

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on mountain climbs on Everest, the early climbs, the first successful climb in 1953 and subsequent climbs.256 pages in very bright clean condition, many splendid colour, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed, all on art paper for excellent quality plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped.SIGNED by George Band on half title page. HEAVY BOOK 1.7Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSE... View more info

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Climbers : A History of Mountaineering

By: Bonington, Chris SIGNED

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton BBC Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004603

ISBN: 0563209186

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the history of mountaineering and the climbers.288 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean, as is the dustwrapper, bookplate on front endpaper personally SIGNED by CHRIS BONINGTON a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

The Delectable Mountains

By: Douglas Busk (SIGNED)

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1946

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001162

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on mountaineering illustrated with 43 of the author's own photographs and many maps. Light foxing and slight darkening on the spine, book clean and bright, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. Photographs available via email on request. View more info

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Gervasutti's Climbs

By: Giusto Gervasutti

Price: £43.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001563

Condition: Very Good


Book translated by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith, giving Giusto Gervasutti's account of his mountaineering exploits. 201 pp with several splendid B/w photographs Book very good plus, wrapper bright just a little rubbed and creased along edges still a very good copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Central Alps Alpine Guide Vol II Part 1

By: John Ball

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co.: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003681

Condition: Good Plus


From the Alpine Guide series, this is a new edition of this book reconstructed and revised on behalf of the Alpine Club under the general editorship of A V Valentine Richards.327 pages describing in detail the alpine regions with large pull out map at the front and 5 smaller colour pull out maps in the book. Front map of the central Alps is complete with tiny tear on outer margin and tiny split on the centre fold, a little foxed on rear with some browning showing lightly... View more info

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Bernes Obrerland Selected Climbs

By: Les Swindin

Price: £14.95

Publisher: London, Alpine Club: 1993

Seller ID: 001503

Condition: Near Fine


Book in fine condition first issue in Alpine Club series. 365pp lots of information and many photographs showing routes for climbing. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

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Himalayan Campaign the German Attack on Kangchenjunga

By: Paul Bauer

Price: £78.00

Publisher: Oxford Uk, Basil Blackwell: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002583

Condition: Good Plus


From details on cover, In this official account, Bauer describes the attack on that tremendous ice-pinnacled ridge on which he and his companions carried out feats of technique and organisation that had been thought impossible at such height, and how when caught unexpectedly by snowstorms, they extricated themselves and their porters without loss of life. First UK edition of this mountaineering book, pages clean and bright covers a little dusty, wrapper has creases, few ... View more info

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Ice Fall in Norway

By: Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-fiennes SIGNED

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1974

Edition: Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001480

Condition: Very Good


Account of author's expedition to the Jostedals glacier in Norway in 1970. 160pp with many splendid photographs, book and wrapper in very good condition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info