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Exploration and Adventure:Mountaineering

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The Mountain World 1964/65, Barnes, Malcolm
1 Barnes, Malcolm The Mountain World 1964/65
George Allen and Unwiin 1966 Hardback without Dust Wapper. Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates and drawings throughout text. Fold-out map in pocket on rear pastedown. 
215pp. 623099 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Everest The Hard Way - The First  Ascent Of The South West Face, Bonington, Chris
2 Bonington, Chris Everest The Hard Way - The First Ascent Of The South West Face
Hodder and Stoughton 1976 0340208333 / 9780340208335 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white and colour photographs, maps and drawings 
Shelf wear o wrapper and cover edges Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 503061 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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3 Bonington, Chris Quest for Adventure
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] 1982 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Good Illustrated in colour and mono 
Bonington tells us about modern-day explorers, from Heyerdahl to Neil Armstrong, and what makes them tick Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. We will not ask for extra shipping. 101472 
Price: 8.10 GBP
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4 Bonington, Chris The Everest Years: A Climber's Life
Hodder & Stoughton 1986 0340366907 / 9780340366905 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine Near Fine (price clipped) Illustrated with colour photographs 
Britain's foremost mountaineer tackles The Big One, and conquers it at the age of 50. This is his story of his four Everest expeditions. 530079 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge, Bonington, Chris and Charles Clarke
5 Bonington, Chris and Charles Clarke Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge
Pan Books 1984 0330284975 / 9780330284974 Trade Paperback. UNREAD - (Light Shelf Wear only). Hardback without dust wrapper 
Very slight shelf wear, but never read. Page edges beginning to yellow. pp.144. including bibliography and index. 656082 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Tibet's Secret Mountain : The Triumph of Sepu Kangri, Bonington, Chris, and Charles Clarke
6 Bonington, Chris, and Charles Clarke Tibet's Secret Mountain : The Triumph of Sepu Kangri
Weidenfeld & nicolson 1999 0297819844 / 9780297819844 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine. Very Near Fine Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, and maps. Map endpapers. 
Wrapper shows slight signs of wear. Along top edge. Otherwise, an immaculate copy. 8vo: 254pp. Including appendices, Chinese and Tibetan Glossary, bibliography and index. 698050 
Price: 4.25 GBP
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7 Chapman, F Spencer Memoirs of a Mountaineer
The Reprint Society 1945 Hardback without dust wrapper. Good Plus Illustrated with sepia plates 
Helvellyn to Himalaya and Llasa the Holy City 118615 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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8 Chapman. F Spencer Memoirs Of A Mountaineer
Reprint Society 1945 Hardback no dust wrapper Good 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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9 Collomb, R G A Dictionary of Mountaineering
Blackie 1957 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Good Illustrated by the author 
Wrapper has edge wear 115843 
Price: 3.60 GBP
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Limestone: 100 best limestone climbs in Britain, Craggs, Chris
10 Craggs, Chris Limestone: 100 best limestone climbs in Britain
Milnthorpe: Cicerone Press 1991 1852840870 / 9781852840877 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine Very Good Illustrated in colour with some spectacular photographs 
Graded by degree of difficulty 558186 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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Teach Yourself : Mountain Climbing, Francis, Godfrey
11 Francis, Godfrey Teach Yourself : Mountain Climbing
The English Universitys Press Ltd 1964 Second Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Worn Illustrated with mono photos and drawings. 
Wrapper has considerable edge wear and is price clipped. 200pp Including Index. 619002 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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Footloose in the Himalaya [LARGE PRINT EDITION], Harding, Mike
12 Harding, Mike Footloose in the Himalaya [LARGE PRINT EDITION]
Isis 1990 185089292X / 9781850892922 Hardback with laminated pictorial cover Good 
EX-library with one stamp on title page. Some cover wear. 328pp including index 760113 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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13 Hillary, Edmund High Adventure.
The Companion Book Club 1956 Hardback with dust wrapper Good Worn Illustrated with maps by A. Spark and sketches by George Djurkouie. 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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14 Hunt, John The Ascent Of Everest
University of London Press 1962 Edited and Abridged for schools edition Hardback no dust wrapper Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings 
Light shelf wear to spine ends and corners, but a nice clean copy of the all-time classic mountaineering tale. 118543 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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The Ascent of Everest, Hunt, Sir John
15 Hunt, Sir John The Ascent of Everest
Hodder & Stoughton 1953 First edition Hardback with dustwrapper Good Worn With beautiful scenic black and white photographs from the expedition and some drawings and a map in the text. Colour frontispiece. 
Some shelf wear to book: Dustwrapper shows considerable wear with some loss at spine ends, and a sunned spine: (xx), 299pp including appendices and index 740034 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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The Alps, Irving, R L G
16 Irving, R L G The Alps
Batsford 1939 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photos 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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The Lure of the Hills: An Anthology, Lee, F H (ed.)
17 Lee, F H (ed.) The Lure of the Hills: An Anthology
George G Harrap 1928 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good. 
Wrapper (now protected) is price clipped and has some edge wear. 12mo: 252pp including notes and exercises. An anthology in prose and verse in celebration of mountains and mountaineering. Contributors include Edward Whymper, Lt. Col. C G Bruce, , Sir Frederick Treves, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Hilaire Belloc, Samuel Butler, Charles Dickens, Masefield, Ruskin, Daudet and Lord Lytton 671084 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Climbing, Lovelock, James
18 Lovelock, James Climbing
Batsford 1971 0713426454 / 9780713426458 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates and line drawings 
Chapters are: History of Mountaineering; Equipment and kitting-out; Rock climbing technique; Artificial climbing techniques,; Climbing on ice and snow; Where to climb; Safety, survival and first aid, plus a select bibliography, a glossary, three useful appendices and an index. 560006 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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International Mountain Rescue Handbook, MacInnes, Hamish
19 MacInnes, Hamish International Mountain Rescue Handbook
Constable 1972 0094582009 / 9780094582002 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and diagrams 
Name on front endpaper 561147 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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Himalaya, Palin, Michael
20 Palin, Michael Himalaya
Weidenfeld & nicolson 2004 0297843710 / 9780297843719 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine Lavishly Illustrated in colour throughout text. 
288pp. Palin takes on the full length of the Himalaya, from the Pakistan/Afghan border through India, Nepal, Tibet and China, and then back via Assam, Bhutan and Bangladesh. 709051 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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