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    Adams, Vincanne.   TIGERS OF THE SNOW AND OTHER VIRTUAL SHERPAS. £7.00    
      An Ethnography of Himalayan Encounters.   304pp. Index. 24 b/w illustrations.   Very good. Some marking and annotation in the text.   1996 First edition, Princeton University Press.
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    Ahluwalia, Major H.P.S.   FACES OF EVEREST. £8.00    
         238pp. Index. A climbing history. The author reached the summit with the Indian expedition of 1965. 4to. Many photographs in colour and black and white.   Very good in very good dw. From a college library with minimal markings.   1978 First edition, New Delhi.
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    Ahluwalia, Major H.P.S.   HIMALAYA. £5.00    
      A Practical Guide.   469pp. Index. Practical guide to treks, lodging etc. Card covers.   Very good.   1985 New Delhi.
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    Ahluwalia, Major H.P.S.   HIGHER THAN EVEREST. £4.00    
      Memoirs of a Mountaineer.   241pp. Index. 19 colour photographs. Paperback edition. Everest summit in 1965, shot by infiltrators in Kashmir and life in a wheel chair.   Fine.   1995 Rupa, India.
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    Ament, Pat.   CLIMBING EVEREST. £4.00    
      A Meditation on Mountaineering and the Spirit of Adventure.   146pp.   Fine in fine dw.   2001 First edition, Ragged Mountain Press, USA.
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    Amin, Mohamed & Willetts, Duncan & Tetley, Brian.   THE ROOF OF THE WORLD. £8.00    
         192pp. 4to. Superb colour photos of the mountains and glaciers of Northern Pakistan..   Fine in fine dw.   1987 First edition, Moorland Publishing Company, Derbyshire.
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    Anderson, John.   ON THE BIG HILL. £5.00    
      A Non-Climber's Everest.   174pp. 62 colour photographs. By filmaker with British Services Everest Expedition.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Faber and Faber.
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    Banks, Mike.   RAKAPOSHI. £6.00    
         238pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. First ascent with Tom Patey.   Very good indeed. Sections from dustwrapper neatly pasted inside front boards.   1959 First Secker & Warburg.
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    Banks, Mike.   RAKAPOSHI. £8.00    
         238pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. First ascent with Tom Patey.   Unfortunately a tranparent cover for the dw has left sellotape marks on the endpapers. Otherwise very good in very good dw.   1959 First edition, Secker & Warburg.
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    Barry, John.   K2. £5.00    
      SAVAGE MOUNTAIN : SAVAGE SUMMER.   187pp. Many colour photographs. Account of the disasters of 1986.   Fine in very slightly chipped dw.   1987 Reprint, Oxford Illustrated Press.
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    Bauer, Paul.   HIMALAYAN CAMPAIGN. £10.00    
      The German Attack on Kanchenjunga.   174pp. 82 plates. The attempts of 1929 and 1931 by their leader.   Very good. A little light spotting.   1937 Second impression, Blackwell.
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    Bauer, Paul.   HIMALAYAN QUEST. £32.00    
      The German Expeditions to Siniolchum and Nanga Parbat.   150pp. 96 plates and 4 maps. Foreword by Sir Francis Younghusband. Expeditions of 1936 and 1937.   Very good indeed. A lovely copy.   1938 First edition, Nicholson & Watson.
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    Bauer, Paul.   KANCHENJUNGA CHALLENGE. £14.00    
         202pp. 12 b/w photographs. Endpaper maps. Account of the 1929 and 1931 expeditions by their leader. New material added to `Himalayan Campaign'. Foreward by John Hunt.   Very good in chipped and faded dw.   1955 First edition, William Kimber.
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    Bauer, Paul.   KANCHENJUNGA CHALLENGE. £14.00    
         202pp. 12 b/w photographs. Endpaper maps. Account of the 1929 and 1931 expeditions by their leader. New material added to `Himalayan Campaign'. Foreward by John Hunt.   Very good. Spine cloth faded.   1955 First edition, William Kimber.
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    Bauer, Paul.   HIMALAYAN QUEST. £12.00    
      The German Expeditions to Siniolchum and Nanga Parbat.   150pp. 96 plates and 4 maps. Foreword by Sir Francis Younghusband. Expeditions of 1936 and 1937.   A slack copy in edge-worn dw.   1938 First edition, Nicholson & Watson.
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    Baume, Louis.   SIVALAYA. £18.00    
      Explorations of the 8000 metre peaks of the Himalaya.   346pp. 29 maps and diagrams. A Chronicle and Bibliography of Exploration. Detailed summaries of all expeditions to date.   Very good in very good dw. An excellent copy.   1979 The Mountaineers, Seatttle.
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    Bechtold, Fritz.   NANGA PARBAT ADVENTURE. £8.00    
         93pp. Index. The disasters of 1934. 80 excellent b/w plates.   Very good. Some light spotting.   1935 Reprint month of publication, John Murray.
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    Bechtold, Fritz.   NANGA PARBAT ADVENTURE. £7.00    
         93pp. Index. The disasters of 1934. Translated by H.E.G.Tyndale. 80 plates of excellent photographs.   Very good. Owner's name label.   1938 Reprint Murray.
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    Bezruchka, Stephen.   TREKKING IN NEPAL. £5.00    
      a Traveler's Guide.   446pp. Card covers. Many maps and b/w photographs.   Very good indeed.   1991 Sixth edition, The Mountaineers. Seattle.
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    Bezruchka, Stephen.   TREKKING IN NEPAL. £5.00    
      a Traveler's Guide.   383pp. Card covers. Many maps and b/w photographs.   Fine.   1997 Seventh edition, Cordee.
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    Birtles, Geoff (edits).   ALAN ROUSE. £5.00    
      A Mountaineer's Life.   224pp. Photographs in colour and b/w. Celebration of climber who died on K2.   Fine in fine dw.   1987 First edition, Unwin Hyman.
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    Blessed, Brian.   THE TIRQUOISE MOUNTAIN. £5.00    
      Brian Blessed on Everest.   217pp. Photographs in colour and b/w.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 First edition, Bloomsbury.
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    Blum, Arlene.   ANNAPURNA, A WOMAN'S PLACE. £7.00    
      `The dramatic story of the first women's ascent of one of the world's highest peaks.'   256pp. Index. Photos in colour and b/w.   Fine in very good dw.   1980 First edition, Granada.
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    Boardman, Peter.   SACRED SUMMITS. £4.00    
      A Climber's Year.   264pp. Index. 34 colour photographs. Paperback edition. Climbs in New Guinea and the Himalayas - to Kanchenjunga and Gauri Sankar.   Fine.   1983 Arena.
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    Boardman, Peter.   THE SHINING MOUNTAIN. £14.00    
      Two Men on Changabang's West Wall.   192pp. Index. 12 photographs in colour and 15 in b/w.   Fine in very good dw with one short tear and a very little edge-rubbing.   1978 First edition, Hodder.
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    Boardman, Peter.   SACRED SUMMITS. £28.00    
      A Climber's Year.   264pp. Index. 34 colour photographs. Climbs in New Guinea and Kanchenjunga and Gauri Sankar in the Himalayas.   Near-fine in like dw. A lovely copy.   1982 First edition, Hodder.
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    Bonington, Chris and Clarke, Charles.   EVEREST THE UNCLIMBED RIDGE. £6.00    
         132pp. Index. 64 colour photographs. The expedition in which Boardman and Tasker died. A climb from Tibet.   Fine in fine dw.   1983 First Hodder.
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    Bonington, Chris and Clarke, Charles.   TIBET'S SECRET MOUNTAIN. £8.00    
      The Triumph of Sepu Kangri.   254pp. Index. 90 photographs in colour and b/w. 7 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Bonington, Chris and Clarke, Charles.   EVEREST THE UNCLIMBED RIDGE. £5.00    
         132pp. Index. 64 colour photographs. The expedition in which Boardman and Tasker died. A climb from Tibet.   Fine in fine dw but with prize bookplate.   1983 First edition, Hodder.
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    Bonington, Chris et al.   CHANGABANG. £25.00    
         118pp. 4 colour plates and black and white photographs. Account of the successful 1974 Garhwal expedition with contributions from six of the members - Bonington, Boysen, Hankinson, Haston, Sandhu and Scott.   Fine in fine dw. A lovely copy.   1975 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Bonington, Chris.   EVEREST THE HARD WAY. £6.00    
      The First Ascent of the South West Face.   239pp. Index. 85 colour photographs. Summit success by Haston and Scott. The ascent next day by Boardman and Pertemba with the loss of Mick Burke.   Fine in fine dw.   1976 First edition, Hodder.
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    Bonington, Chris.   THE CLIMBERS. £5.00    
      A History of Mountaineering.   288pp. Index. Many photographs in colour and b/w.   Fine in very good dw.   1992 First edition, BBC Books.
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    Bonington, Chris.   ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE. £6.00    
         334pp. 60 colour photographs and 2 maps.   Fine in slightly loose dw.   1971 First edition, Cassell.
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    Bonington, Chris.   THE NEXT HORIZON. £6.00    
      Autobiography II.   304pp. Index. 6 photographs in colour and 69 in b/w and 15 maps. His adventures 1966-1972, including the Eiger in winter and success on Annapurna.   Fine in near-fine dw. Spine panel a little faded as usual.   1973 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Bonington, Chris.   EVEREST SOUTH WEST FACE. £6.00    
         352pp. Index. 56 plates in colour and b/w. Unsuccessful attempt with Haston and MacInnes.   Fine in slightly chipped dw.   1973 First edition, Hodder.
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    Bonington, Chris.   KONGUR. £5.00    
      China's Elusive Summit.   224pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w.   Very good indeed in near-fine dw.   1982 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Bowman, W.E.   THE ASCENT OF RUM DOODLE. £5.00    
         171pp. Drawings. Paperback. Introduction by Bill Bryson with information about the author.   Fine.   2001 Pimlico.
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    Bowman, W.E.   THE ASCENT OF RUM DOODLE. £7.00    
         141pp. With 16 illustrations in photogravure. Paperback.   Fine.   1989 Reprint, Dark Peak.
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    Bowman, W.E.   THE ASCENT OF RUM DOODLE. £26.00    
         141pp. With 16 illustrations in photogravure.   Very good indeed in dustwrapper with a little loss to head of spine panel. Owner's name on front endpaper.   1956 First edition, Max Parrish.
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    Braham, Trevor.   HIMALAYAN ODYSSEY. £8.00    
         243pp. Index. Climbing and exploring from Sikkim to the Hindu Kush. With 32 photographs and 14 maps. Paperback facsimile of 1974 original.   Fine.   1978 Diadem.
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    Braham, Trevor.   HIMALAYAN ODYSSEY. £5.00    
         243pp. Index. Climbing and exploring from Sikkim to the Hindu Kush. With 32 photographs and 14 maps. Paperback facsimile of 1974 original.   Very good.   1978 Diadem.
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    Bremer-Kamp, Cherie.   LIVING ON THE EDGE. £5.00    
      The Winter Ascent of Kanchenjunga.   213pp. Many colour photographs. A story of death and survival.   Fine in fine dw.   1987 First edition, David and Charles.
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    Brown, Joe.   THE HARD YEARS. £4.00    
      An Autobiography.   256pp. Index. 42 b/w photographs. Alpine and Himalayan climbs. Ex-public library copy.   In complete dw. Well-used but sound. Front endpaper removed.   1979 Reprint, Gollancz.
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    Bruce, Brigade-General Hon C.G.   MOUNT EVEREST: DER ANGRIFF 1922. £25.00    
         199pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs and 2 folding maps, 1 in colour. German translation of 'The Assault on Mount Everest'.   Slightly rubbed and a little slack but a sound copy.   1924 Verlag von Benno, Basel.
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    Calvert, Harry.   SMYTHE'S MOUNTAINS. £8.00    
      The Climbs of F.S.Smythe.   223pp. Index. 18 b/w photographs by Smythe and 4 maps.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1985 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Cameron, Ian.   TO THE FARTHEST ENDS OF THE EARTH. 150 years of World Exploration. £8.00    
      The History of the Royal Geographical Society 1830-1980.   288pp. Index. Many illustrations in colour and b/w. Chapter on 'The Discovery and Ascent of Everest'.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Macdonald.
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    Child, Greg.   THIN AIR. £32.00    
      Encounters in the Himalayas.   192pp. 36 colour photographs. 20 b/w photographs woth routes marked in red. Foreword by Doug Scott. Expeditions to Karakoram and Garhwal 1981-1986. Signed by Child and Scott on the title page.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Patrick Stephens.
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    Child, Greg.   OVER THE EDGE £5.00    
      A True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia.   284pp. 12 b/w photographs. Climbers captured on the mountain by Islamic militants.   Fine in fine dw.   2002 First edition, Piatkus.
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    Clark, Leonard.   THE MARCHING WIND. £10.00    
         347pp. Index. 1948 expedition to the Amne Machin mountains of south east Tibet. He measured the peak as higher than Everest. Nicely produced book of an eccentric expedition.   Very good in very good dw. 2 small tears on p13.   1955 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Clark, Miles.   HIGH ENDEAVOURS. £14.00    
      The Extraordinary Life and Adventures of Miles and Beryl Smeeton.   448pp. Index. Photographs. 13 maps. Army service (with Hodson's Horse) and marriage in India, Himalayan climbing expeditions, sailing world-wide.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 First edition, Grafton.
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    Coburn, Broughton.   EVEREST. £12.00    
      Mountain without Mercy.   256pp. 4to. With spectacular stills from the Imax film 'Everest'. The making of the film in the context of the disasters of that year.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First National Geographic Society USA.
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    Coffey, Maria.   FRAGILE EDGE. £5.00    
         183pp. 22 b/w photographs. The world of climbers seen through the eyes of Joe Tasker's partner.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 Second impression Chatto.
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    Conefrey, Mick and Jordan, Tim.   MOUNTAIN MEN. £5.00    
         281pp. Index. Chapters on Maurice Wilson, Fritz Wiessner, Charles Houston and others.   Fine in fine dw.   2002 Da Capo Press, Cambridge MA.
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    Craig, Robert.   STORM AND SORROW IN THE HIGH PAMIRS. £5.00    
         223pp. 21 colour photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 Revised edition Simon and Shuster, New York.
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    Curran, Jim.   TRANGO, THE NAMELESS TOWER. £16.00    
         175pp. 16 colour photographs and many in black and white. 1976 first ascent.   Fine in dw with faded spine panel.   1978 First edition, Dark Peak.
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    Davis, Wade.   INTO THE SILENCE. £16.00    
      The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest.   655pp. Index. Photographs in b/w.   Fine in fine dw.   2011 Third impression, The Bodley Head.
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    Dean, Steve.   HANDS OF A CLIMBER. £5.00    
      A Life of Colin Kirkus.   278pp. Index. Black and white photographs. One chapter on his 1933 season in the Himalayas with Marco Pallis on the peaks around the Gangotri Glacier.   Paper a little wrinkled with signs of damp but a sound working copy.   1993 First edition, Ernest Press.
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    Denman, Earl.   ALONE TO EVEREST. £5.00    
         255pp. 13 b/w photographs and 4 maps. Not quite alone - he was with Tenzing.   Very good.   1954 First edition, Collins.
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    Dickinson, Leo.   FILMING THE IMPOSSIBLE. £4.00    
         256pp. Many superb colour photographs. Cameraman writes chapters on Dhaulagiri, Everest and the Eiger. Bookclub edition virtually identical to first edition.   Fine in fine dw.   1982 Nationwide Book Services.
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    Dickinson, Matt.   THE DEATH ZONE. £5.00    
      Climbing Everest through the Killer Storm.   211pp. Photographs in colour and b/w.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Diemberger, Kurt.   SUMMITS AND SECRETS. £6.00    
         348pp. Index. 10 b/w photographs. 8 maps. Climbing autobiography. Paperback edition.   Fine.   1983 Reprint Hodder.
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    Diemberger, Kurt.   SUMMITS AND SECRETS. £6.00    
         348pp. Index. 10 b/w photographs. 8 maps. Climbing autobiography. Paperback edition.   Fine.   1991 Reprint, Hodder.
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    Diemberger, Kurt.   SPIRITS OF THE AIR. £14.00    
         304pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w. Maps. Climbing autobiography.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1994 First edition, Hodder.& Stoughton.
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    Dittert, Rene et al.   FORERUNNERS TO EVEREST. £6.00    
      The Story of the Two Swiss Expeditions of 1952.   256pp. Colour frontispiece and 24 b/w photographs. 9 maps and sketches.   Very good.   1954 First edition, Allen & Unwin.
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    Douglas, Ed.   CHOMOLUNGMA SINGS THE BLUES. £5.00    
      Travels round Everest.   226pp. Index. 15 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, Constable.
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    Douglas-Hamilton, James.   ROOF OF THE WORLD. £5.00    
      Man's First Flight over Everest.   192pp. Index. Account of the 1933 expedition. Many b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1983 First edition, Mainstream Publishing.
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    Dunsheath, Joyce and Baillie, Eleanor.   AFGHAN QUEST. £5.00    
      The Story of their Abinger Afghanistan Expedition 1960   239pp. 16 b/w photographs and a map. An expedition to climb Mir Samir in the Hindu Kush. No ascent but many adventures.   Fine in very good dw.   1961 First edition, Harrap.
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    Dyhrenfurth, G.O.   TO THE THIRD POLE. £15.00    
      The History of the High Himalaya.   333pp. Index. 47 plates. Tables of peaks and attempts. 47 full-page photographs. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick.   Very good.   1955 First Werner Laurie.
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    Dyhrenfurth, G.O.   TO THE THIRD POLE. £6.00    
      The History of the High Himalaya.   333pp. Index. 47 plates. Tables of peaks and attempts. 47 full-page photographs. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick. Ex-public library copy in plain library binding.   Very good. A clean, bright copy.   1955 First Werner Laurie.
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    Faux, Ronald.   EVEREST. £5.00    
      Goddess of the Wind.   115pp. Index. Illustrated in b/w.   Fine in fine dw.   1978 First edition, Chambers, Edinburgh.
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    Fellowes, P.M.F and others.   DER ERSTE FLUG UBER DEN MOUNT EVEREST. £5.00    
      Die Houston Mount Everest Expedition 1933.    303pp. Text in German. 48 illustrations and maps.   Very good indeed.   1934 First edition, S.Fischer, Berlin.
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    Firstbrook, Peter.   THE SEARCH FOR MALLORY AND IRVINE. £5.00    
         224pp. Index. 3 maps and b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, BBC.
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    Franco, Jean and Terray, Lionel.   AT GRIPS WITH JANNU. £14.00    
         192pp. 66 photographs and 5 maps. Translated from the French by Hugh Merrick.   Near-fine in very good dw.   1967 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Freshfield, Douglas W.   ROUND KANGCHENJUNGA. £450.00    
         367pp. 41 photographs, 2 folding maps, 1 folding panorama. In original decorated red cloth.   Very good and complete. Slight stain to top corner and creasing to folding map.   1903 First edition, Edward Arnold.
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    Freshfield, Douglas W.   ROUND KANCHINJINGA. £16.00    
         23pp. Fold-out map and 9 b/w photographs. Paper read before the Alpine Club.   Very good in original grey wrappers.   1900 in Vol XX The Alpine Journal.
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    Green, Dudley.   MALLORY OF EVEREST. £4.00    
         143pp. Index. Short biography with interesting photographs and extracts from letters and documents. Limp covers.   Fine.   No date (preface dated 1990), Faust Publishing Company.
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    Greig, Andrew.   SUMMIT FEVER. £6.00    
         281pp. Index. 24 colour photographs and 2 maps. Expedition to the Mustagh Tower   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Greig, Andrew.   KINGDOMS OF EXPERIENCE. £5.00    
      Everest, the Unclimbed Ridge.   249pp. Index. 48 colour photographs and 3 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Gurtner, Othmar (introduces).   EVEREST. £10.00    
      The Swiss Everest Expeditions.   A short introduction with 144 annotated photographs from the Swiss expeditions of 1952. 4to.    Very good.   1954 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Habeler, Peter.   EVEREST IMPOSSIBLE VICTORY. £10.00    
         223pp. 23 colour photographs and many in b/w. Oxygen-free climb with Messner.   Fine in fine dw.   1979 First edition, Arlington Books.
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    Harding, Mike.   FOOTLOOSE IN THE HIMALAYA. £5.00    
         242pp. Treks in India and Nepal. Fine colour photographs. Full-size paperback edition.   Very good indeed.   1990 Michael Joseph.
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    Haston, Dougal.   IN HIGH PLACES. £6.00    
         168pp. Index. 17 photographs. His climbing autobiography including Scotland, the Eiger, Annapurna and Everest.   Very good in very good dw. Slight yellowing to edges and marks at the front edges of some plates. Inscription.   1973 Second impression Cassell.
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    Hemmleb, Jochen et al.   GHOSTS OF EVEREST. £5.00    
      The Authorised Story of the Search for Mallory and Irvine.   206pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Herrligkoffer, Karl M.   NANGA PARBAT. £6.00    
         254pp. Index. 9 colour plates and other b/w photographs. The story of the German expeditions with early disasters and success in 1953.   A very bright, clean copy in very good dw. Newspaper cutting of Buhl's death pasted to front endpaper.   1954 First edition, Elek.
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    Herrligkoffer, Karl.   NANGA PARBAT. £10.00    
         254pp. Index. 9 colour plates and other b/w photographs. The story of the German expeditions with early disasters and success in 1953.   Very good in very good dw. A nice copy of a book which is often spotted and marked.   1954 First edition, Elek.
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    Herrligkoffer, Karl.   NANGA PARBAT. £8.00    
      By the leader of the 1953 ascent.   254pp. Index. 9 colour plates and other b/w photographs. The story of the pre-war German expeditions with early disasters and success in 1953.   Very good indeed in like dw. Spotting to edges as usual.   1954 First edition, Elek.
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    Herzog, Maurice.   ANNAPURNA. £4.00    
      Conquest of the First 8000-metre Peak.   288pp. Folding map and panorama. 27 b/w plates and 7 maps in the text.   Very good in chipped dw.   1952 Jonathan Cape with The Book Society.Cape.
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    Hillary, Edmund.   HIGH ADVENTURE. £4.00    
         225pp. Colour frontispiece. 31pp of b/w photographs. His climbing autobiography.   Very good indeed. Inscription.   1955 First Hodder.
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    Hillary, Louise.   HIGH TIME. £5.00    
      A family trek in the Land of the Sherpas.   192pp. Photographs in colour and black and white.   Fine in slightly chipped dw.   1973 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Hillary, Peter.   A SUNNY DAY IN THE HIMALAYAS. £12.00    
         166pp. 52 colour photographs. Climbs in Nepal on Ama Dablam and Kusung Kang.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Hillary, Peter.   RIMO. £6.00    
      Mountain on the Silk Road.   176pp. 57 colour photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Hillary, Sir Edmund.   VIEW FROM THE SUMMIT. £5.00    
         310pp. Index. Photographs in colour and b/w. Autobiography.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Doubleday.
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    Himalayan Club.   HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £14.00    
      Volume XXIX 1969.   204pp. In the original grey wrappers. Numerous maps, panoramas and photographs, many folding.   Very good.   Oxford University Press.
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    Himalayan Club.   HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £14.00    
      Volume XXVII 1966.   214pp. In the original grey wrappers. Numerous maps, panoramas and photographs, many folding.   Very good.   Oxford University Press.
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    Himalayan Club.   HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £6.00    
      Volume XXIV 1962-63.   172pp. In the original grey wrappers. Numerous maps and photographs, some folding. With a single rubber stamp mark 'M & AW Cadre Royal Marines'.   Slack with wear to wrappers.   Oxford University Press.
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    Himalayan Club.   HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £6.00    
      Volume XXVI 1965.   179pp. In the original grey wrappers. Numerous maps and photographs, some folding. With a single rubber stamo mark 'M & AW Cadre Royal Marines'   Paper spine a little worn.   Oxford University Press.
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    Himalayan Club.   HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £6.00    
      Volume XXVI 1965.   179pp. In the original grey wrappers. Numerous maps and photographs, some folding.   Wrappers creased and spine not flat.   Oxford University Press.
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    Holgate, William.   ARKA TAGH. £5.00    
      The Mysterious Mountains.   154pp. 3 maps. Photographs in colour and b/w. Expedition to visit little known range between Tibet and the Taklamakan Desert.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, The Ernest Press.
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    Holmes, Peter.   MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY. £6.00    
         191pp. Folding map. Index. 23 b/w photographs. Travel and climbing in Spiti.   Very good in chipped dw.   1958 First edition, Bles.
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    Holmes, Peter.   MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY. £15.00    
         191pp. Folding map. Index. 23 b/w photographs. Travel and climbing in Spiti.   Near-fine in like dw. An outstanding copy.   1958 First edition, Bles.
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    Holzel, Tom and Salkeld, Audrey.   THE MYSTERY OF MALLORY AND IRVINE. £5.00    
         322pp. Index. 35 photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Jonathan Cape.
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    Hornbein, Thomas F.   EVEREST: THE WEST RIDGE. £25.00    
         198pp. 4to. 73 magnificent colour photographs. Hornbein and Unsoeld reach the summit after the first ascent of the West Ridge in 1963. The original Sierra Club Exhibit format.   Notes and marking in ink throughout but otherwise very good. The photographs are immaculate.   1966 First edition, Allen & Unwin.
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    Houston, Charles and Bates, Robert.   K2 THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN. £10.00    
         192pp. 22 b/w photographs. Americans unsuccessful with a terrifying retreat.   Very good indeed in dw rubbed at top edge.   1955 First edition, Collins.
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    Howard-Bury, Charles.   MOUNTAINS OF HEAVEN. £5.00    
      Travels in the Tien Shan Mountains, 1913.   176pp. Index. 19 b/w photographs and 2 maps. His journal edited by Marian Keaney.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Hunt, Sir John and Brasher, Christopher.   THE RED SNOWS. £5.00    
      An Account of the British Caucasus Expedition 1958.   176pp. Index. 26 b/w photographs and a map.   Very good. Edges spotted and boards slightly marked.   1960 Second impression, Hutchinson.
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    Hutchison, Robert A.   IN THE TRACKS OF THE YETI. £5.00    
         286pp. 13 photographs in colour. Travels in a sadly damaged Nepal looking for the Yeti and seeing much else.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, Macdonald.
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    Isserman, Maurice and Weaver, Stuart.   FALLEN GIANTS. £16.00    
      A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes.   579pp. Index. 108pp notes and bibliography. Many maps and b/w photographs.   Fine in near-fine dw.   2008 Yale University Press.
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    Jenkins, Peter.   ACROSS CHINA. £5.00    
         351pp. Travelling with 1984 American Everest expedition. More travel than climbing.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First US, Morrow.
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    Kolb, Fritz.   HIMALAYAN VENTURE. £5.00    
         147pp. 14 b/w photographs and 3 maps. Pre-war climbs in Garhwal, Zanskar and Lahoul.   Very good in chipped dw.   1959 First edition, Lutterworth Press.
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    Krakauer, Jon.   INTO THIN AIR. £5.00    
      A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster.   293pp. Events of May 1996.   Very good in very good dw. Small dent to front board.   1997 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Kunwar, Ramesh Raj.   FIRE OF HIMAL. £7.00    
      An Anthropological Study of the Sherpas of Nepal Himalayan Region.   315pp. Index. Monochrome photographs. Presentation copy signed by the author.   Very good in very good dw.   1989 First edition, Nirala Publications, Jaipur.
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    Lambert, Raymond and Kogan, Claude.   WHITE FURY. £6.00    
      Gaurisankar and Cho Oyu.   176pp. 21 b/w photographs.   Very good.   1956 First Hurst & Blackett.
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    Longstaff, T.G.   SIX MONTHS' WANDERING IN THE HIMALAYA. £16.00    
         23pp. Folding map in colour of the Milam Valley. Fold-out map in colour of the Gurla Mandhata Group. Folding mountain panorama and two other b/w photographs. Paper read before the Alpine Club.   Very good in original grey wrappers.   1906 in Vol XXIII The Alpine Journal.
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    Mantovani, Roberto and Diemberger, Kurt.   K2. £10.00    
      Challenging the Sky.   144pp. 4to. Superb record of early and recent expeditions in b/w and colour photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1995 First edition, Swan Hill.
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    Maraini, Fosco.   WHERE FOUR WORLDS MEET. £14.00    
      Hindu Kush 1959.   290pp. Index. With 163 photographs, many in colour, and maps.   Fine in very good dw with some wear to top edge.   1964 First U.S edition, Harcourt Brace.
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    Maraini, Fosco.   WHERE FOUR WORLDS MEET. £14.00    
      Hindu Kush, 1959.   290pp. Index. With 163 photographs, many in colour, and maps.   Fine in very good dw.   1965 Second impression, Hamish Hamilton.
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    Maraini, Fosco.   WHERE FOUR WORLDS MEET. £12.00    
      Hindu Kush, 1959.   290pp. Index. With 163 excellent photographs, many in colour, and maps.   Fine. A lovely copy.   1965 Second impression, Hamish Hamilton.
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    Mason, Kenneth (edits).   THE HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £30.00    
      Volume X. 1938.   229pp. Maps, panoramas and photographs, several folding. In the original grey wrappers.   Very good indeed.   At the Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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    Mason, Kenneth (edits).   THE HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. Vol VI: 1934 £35.00    
      Records of the Himalayan Club.   197pp. Contributors include Ruttledge (on Everest 1933), Wager, Blacker, Auden, Morris, Mason, Pallis. Photographs in b/w (2 folding panoramas and 1 folding drawing showing peaks and their heights.)   Very good indeed in original grey wrappers.   At the Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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    Mason, Kenneth (edits).   THE HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. Vol V: 1933. £25.00    
      Records of the Himalayan Club.   168pp. Contributors include Ruttledge, Kingdon-Ward, Spence and Mason. Photographs in b/w (1 folding panorama and 1 folding sketch map)   In original grey wrappers. Front hinge detached and paper spine starting to split but binding holding well.   At the Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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    Mason, Kenneth (edits).   THE HIMALAYAN JOURNAL. £55.00    
      Vol VII 1935   203pp. Contributors include Tilman on Nanda Devi, Kingdon-Ward on 'The Forests of Tibet', Bechtold on Nanga Parbat and Smythe on Kangchenjunga, With superb folding map in colour of the Zemu Gap. Many other plans, photographs and panoramas, many folding. An outstanding issue.   Very good indeed in original grey wrappers. One title on the front wrapper has been underlined in red.   At the Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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    Mason, Kenneth.   ABODE OF SNOW. £14.00    
      A History of Himalayan Exploration and Mountaineering.   372pp. Index. 21 illustrations and 16 maps.   Very good. A very tight clean copy. Spine faded as usual.   1955 First edition, Rupert Hart-Davis.
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    Mason, Kenneth.   ABODE OF SNOW. £18.00    
      A History of Himalayan Exploration and Mountaineering.   372pp. Index. 21 black and white photographs. 16 maps and diagrams. Identical sheets and dw to UK edition.   Fine in slightly rubbed dw. A very nice copy.   1955 First US edition, Dutton, New York.
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    Mason, Kenneth.   ABODE OF SNOW. £14.00    
      A History of Himalayan Exploration and Mountaineering.   372pp. Index. 21 illustrations and 16 maps.   Boards a little marked and faded. Inscription. Excellent internally.   1955 First edition, Rupert Hart-Davis.
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    Mehta, Soli and Kapadia, Harish.   EXPLORING THE HIDDEN HIMALAYA. £10.00    
         172pp. Index. 14 maps. Photographs in colour and b/w. Published for the Himalayan Club Diamond Jubilee. A survey of little climbed 6 and 7000 metre peaks in the Indian Himalaya.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Mehta, Soli and Kapadia, Harish.   EXPLORING THE HIDDEN HIMALAYA. £5.00    
         190pp. Index. 14 maps. 40 photographs in b/w. First published for the Himalayan Club Diamond Jubilee. A survey of little climbed 6 and 7000 metre peaks in the Indian Himalaya. Card covers.   Fine.   1998 Second revised and updated edition, Indus, New Delhi.
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    Messner, Reinhold and Gogna, A.   K2 MOUNTAIN OF MOUNTAINS. £25.00    
         177pp. Colour photographs. Climbing history and 1979 ascent.   Fine in fine dw. A lovely copy.   1981 First edition, Kaye & Ward.
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    Messner, Reinhold.   MY QUEST FOR THE YETI. £6.00    
         169pp. 25 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 First US edition, St Martin's Press, New York.
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    Messner, Reinhold.   MY QUEST FOR THE YETI. £6.00    
         169pp. 25 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Messner, Reinhold.   EVEREST, EXPEDITION TO THE ULTIMATE. £10.00    
         254pp. Many photographs in colour and b/w. First ascent without oxygen.   Fine in near-fine dw. Spine panel of dw faded as usual.   1979 First edition, Kaye & Ward.
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    Messner, Reinhold.   DER GLASERNE HORIZONT. £10.00    
      Durch Tibet zum Mount Everest.   322pp. Index. Many photographs in colour and b/w. Text in German.   Fine in fine dw.   1982 First, BLV, Munchen.
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    Messner, Reinhold.   TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD. £16.00    
      Alpine Challenges in the Himalaya and Karakoram.   256pp. Paperback edition. Photographs in colour and b/w. Translated by Jill Neate. Signed by Messner on the title page.   Fine.   1999 Crowood Press.
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    Morris, John.   HIRED TO KILL. £14.00    
      Some Chapters of Autobiography.   272pp. Index. Stories of 1924 Everest expedition and Frontier service with the Gurkhas.   Very good in very good dustwrapper. Spotting to edges.   1960 First edition, Hart-Davis.
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    Murray, W.H.   THE STORY OF EVEREST. £5.00    
         230pp. Index. B/w photographs.   Near-fine.   1953 Revised edition Dent.
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    Neate, W.R.   MOUNTAINEERING AND ITS LITERATURE. £18.00    
         165pp. Much material not in the later edition. The basic bibliography of the subject.   Fine in very good dw.   1978 First edition, Cicerone Press.
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    Noel, Captain J.B.L.   THE STORY OF EVEREST. £24.00    
         258pp. 38 photographs. Everest 1922 and 1924. US edition of 'Through Tibet to Everest'.   Very good indeed.   1931 Reprint, Blue Ribbon Books, New York.
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    Noyce, Wilfrid.   SOUTH COL. £4.00    
      One Man's Adventures on the ascent of Everest, 1953.   303pp.4 colour and 48 b/w photographs. 5 maps.   Very good. Owner's name.   1954 First edition, Heinemann.
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    O'Connor, Bill.   THE TREKKING PEAKS OF NEPAL. £5.00    
         224pp. Index. Sketch maps and b/w photographs. Card covers.   Near-fine. Owner's name.   1991 Crowood Press.
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    Ortner, Sherry B.   LIFE AND DEATH ON MOUNT EVEREST. £10.00    
      Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering.   376pp. Index. 30 b/w photographs and 3 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
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    Pallis, Marco.   PEAKS AND LAMAS. £10.00    
         428pp. Climbing and Buddhist culture in Ladakh, Spiti and Sikkim. Chapter on climb of Satopanth by Colin Kirkus. 95 fine black and white photographs.   Very good. Boards a little marked. Inscription.   1946 Fourth edition Cassell.
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    Pallis, Marco.   PEAKS AND LAMAS. £12.00    
         428pp. Climbing and Buddhist culture in Ladakh, Spiti and Sikkim. Chapter on climb of Satopanth by Colin Kirkus. 95 fine black and white photographs.   Very good. Boards a little marked.   1946 Fourth edition Cassell.
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    Perrin, Jim.   THE VILLAIN. £24.00    
      The Life of Don Whillans.   354pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw. An outstanding copy.   2005 Second impression, Hutchinson.
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    Pierre, Bernard.   A MOUNTAIN CALLED NUN KUN. £10.00    
         189pp. 20 b/w photographs and 5 maps and diagrams. French ascent of 23,000 foot peak in Kashmir.   Very good in chipped dw.   1955 First edition, Hodder.
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    Pierre, Bernard.   A MOUNTAIN CALLED NUN KUN. £5.00    
         189pp. 20 b/w photographs and 5 maps and diagrams. French ascent of 23,000 foot peak in Kashmir.   Very good.   1955 First edition, Hodder.
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    Reynolds, Kev.   KANGCHENJUNGA: a trekkers guide. £10.00    
         176pp. Small 8vo. Limp covers. Index. Black and white and colour photographs and sketch maps.   Fine. An excellent copy.   1999 First edition, Cicerone Press.
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    Rose, David and Douglas, Ed.   REGIONS OF THE HEART. £5.00    
      The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves.   290pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Michael Joseph.
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    Roskelly, John.   NANDA DEVI. £5.00    
      The Tragic Expedition.   240pp. B/w photographs. Unsoeld's 1976 expedition when his daughter, named after the mountain, was lost.   Fine in dw with faded spine panel.   1987 Second impression, US edition, Stackpole.
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    Roskelly, John.   LAST DAYS. £5.00    
         211pp. 33 small colour photographs. Climbs on Tawoche and Menlungtse.   Fine in fine dw.   1992 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Rowell, Galen.   GALEN ROWELL'S VISION. £10.00    
      The Art of Adventure Photography.   288pp. Many of his fine mountain and Tibetan pictures used as examples in a beautifully produced account of how he does it.   Fine in fine dw.   1993 Sierra Club, San Francisco.
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    Rowell, Galen.   IN THE THRONE ROOM OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS. £28.00    
         334pp. Index. 4to. Frank account of K2 expedition with the author's photographs in colour and b/w.   Very good in very good dw. Bookplate.   1977 First edition, Sierra Club, San Francisco.
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    Rowell, Galen.   MANY PEOPLE COME, LOOKING, LOOKING.. £26.00    
         164pp. 4to. Himalayan climbs, exploration and photography. Includes ascent of Trango and circuit of Annapurna. His usual fine colour photographs.   Fine in dustwrapper with a single short tear.   1980 First edition, The Mountaineers, Seattle.
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    Royal Geographical Society and the Mount Everest Foundation.   THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL ASIA. £12.00    
      1:3,000,000 Map and Gazetteer.    98pp with large folding map. In plastic envelope folder.   Owner's name. Otherwise fine.   1987 First edition.
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    Russell, Scott.   MOUNTAIN PROSPECT. £5.00    
         248pp. Index. 47 b/w plates and 7 maps. Includes 30pp chapter on climbing with Shipton in the Karakoram   Very good indeed in cut-down dw.   1946 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Ruttledge, Hugh.   EVEREST 1933. £5.00    
         299pp. With 17 plates.   Very good.   1936 Popular edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Ruttledge, Hugh.   EVEREST: THE UNFINISHED ADVENTURE. £30.00    
         295pp. Large 8vo. Index. Large folding map. Includes a portfolio of 63 annotated plates of photographs and 13 portrait sketches of the climbers. The book of the 1936 expedition.   Very good. The front board has been creased. Otherwise a nice copy.   1937 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Ruttledge, Hugh.   EVEREST 1933. £25.00    
         390pp. Index. 59 monochrome plates. 3 folding maps.   Very good. Some light spotting and a litle wear to corners.   1934 Third impression, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Sanan, Deepak and Swadi, Dhanu.   EXPLORING KINNAUR AND SPITI IN THE TRANS-HIMALAYA. £16.00    
         336pp. B/w photographs. Many sketch maps. Routes, treks and passes.   Near-fine in like dw.   1998 First, Indus, New Delhi.
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    Saunders, Victor.   ELUSIVE SUMMITS. £26.00    
      Four Expeditions in the Karakoram.   191pp. Index. 16 colour photographs and 9 maps and drawings.   Fine in near-fine dw.   1990 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton..
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    Scott, Doug.   HIMALAYAN CLIMBER. £12.00    
      A Lifetime's Quest to the World's Greater Ranges.   192pp. 4to. Illustrated with many of the author's superb colour photographs.   Fine in very good dw with one short tear. Small inscription.   1992 First edition, Diadem.
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    Scott, James and Robertson, Joanne.   LOST IN THE HIMALAYAS. £5.00    
         222pp. 8 b/w photographs and 2 maps. Australian climber survives 43 days in Nepali mountains in winter.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Mainstream, Edinburgh.
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    Sharma, K.P.   GARHWAL AND KUMAON. £15.00    
      A Guide for Trekkers and Tourists   192pp. Small 8vo. Limp covers. Index. Black and white and colour photographs and sketch maps.   Very good.   1998 First edition, Cicerone Press.
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    Shaw, Isobel and Ben.   PAKISTAN TREKKING GUIDE, £4.00    
         420pp. Index. Soft covers. Many maps.   Fine.   1993 First edition, Oddysey, Hong Kong.
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    Shipton, Eric.   NANDA DEVI. £45.00    
         310pp. 27 tissue-guarded full-page b/w plates. Endpaper sketch map.   Very good. A very bright copy.   1936 Second impression, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Shipton, Eric.   UPON THAT MOUNTAIN. £5.00    
         222pp. His first climbing autobiography.   Corners bumped. Inscription. Otherwise very good.   1943 First edition, Hodder and Stoughton.
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    Shipton, Eric.   UPON THAT MOUNTAIN £5.00    
         222pp. 30 plates and 4 maps. His climbing autobiography. Includes chapters on Kenya, Everest and Nanda Devi.   Very good.   1944 Reprint Hodder and Stoughton.
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    Shirakawa, Yoshikazu (photographs).   HIMALAYAS. £14.00    
         128pp. 4to. 71 full-page colour photographs, 8 in b/w and 6 maps. Introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary. Notes on the photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1977 Harry N.Abrams, New York.
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    Shirakawa, Yoshikazu (photographs).   HIMALAYAS. £20.00    
         Folio. 248 full-page colour photographs, 6 multi-page foldout colourplates and 6 maps. Introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary. Notes on the photographs.   Fine in fine dw. A lovely copy of a sumptuous but very heavy book   1986 Abradale Press, Harry N.Abrams, New York.
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    Simpson, Joe.   DARK SHADOWS FALLING. £5.00    
         208pp. 27 colour photographs. He climbs on Pumori and considers the recent deaths on Everest.   Fine in fine dw. Owner's name.   1997 First edition, The Mountaineers, Seattle.
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    Simpson, Joe.   DARK SHADOWS FALLING. £5.00    
         208pp. 27 colour photographs. He climbs on Pumori and considers the recent deaths on Everest.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 Second impression, Cape.
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    Singh, Hashmat and Das Pallav.   TREKKING IN THE HIMALAYAS. £5.00    
         160pp. 4to. Excellent trekking maps in colour and many colour photographs. Covers Sikkim, Nepal and India.   Fine in fine dw.   2002 First edition, Silverdale Books.
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    Smythe, F.S.   THE KANCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE. £24.00    
         464pp. Index. 48 b/w photographs.   Very good. A little light spotting.   1930 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Smythe, F.S.   THE KANCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE. £16.00    
         464pp. Index. 48 b/w photographs.   Very good. Some slight fading and fraying of spine.   1930 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Smythe, F.S.   THE KANCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE. £24.00    
         464pp. Index. 48 b/w photographs.   Very good. Inscription.   1930 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Smythe, F.S.   THE KANCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE. £16.00    
         464pp. Index. 48 b/w photographs.   Very good. A very bright bcopy but one nick to cloth on edge of spine. Owner's initials.   1930 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Smythe, F.S.   CAMP SIX. £85.00    
         307pp. 36 full-page b/w photographs. His account of reaching the highest yet on Everest in 1936. In the original blue cloth.   Very good. Without any inscriptions, labels etc but cloth of spine a little marked.   1937 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Smythe, F.S.   CAMP SIX. £5.00    
         315pp. Pocket edition without illustrations.   Very good in slightly chipped dw.   1938 Hodder.
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    Smythe, F.S.   KAMET CONQUERED. £18.00    
         420pp. Index. 59 b/w photographs and 2 maps. The first ascent.   Very good indeed.   1932 First edition, Gollancz.
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    Smythe, F.S.   THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS. £25.00    
         322pp. Index. Folding map. With 16 tissue-guarded colour photographs. Climbing, botany and exploration in Garhwal.   Very good indeed. Owner's name.   1938 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Smythe, F.S.   THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS. £15.00    
         322pp. Index. Folding map. With 16 tissue-guarded colour photographs. Climbing, botany and exploration in Garhwal.   Very good. Extremities a little rubbed. Owner's name from 1938.   1938 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Stephens, Rebecca.   ON TOP OF THE WORLD. £5.00    
         196pp. Colour photographs. The first British woman to climb Everest.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Stonor, Charles.   THE SHERPA AND THE SNOWMAN. £5.00    
         209pp. Index. 37 photographs. Scientific expedition failed to find the Yeti.   Very good indeed.   1955 First edition, Hollis & Carter.
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    Summers, Julie.   FEARLESS ON EVEREST. £5.00    
      The Quest for Sandy Irvine.   290pp. Index. 39 b/w photographs. The author is the great niece of Irvine. Based on recently discovered family papers. Inscription.   Near-fine in fine dw.   2000 First Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Tasker, Joe.   EVEREST THE CRUEL WAY. £78.00    
         166pp. 26 b/w photographs.   Near-fine in like dw. Paper darkening a little as usual. An immaculate copy of a scarce title.   1981 First edition, Eyre Methuen.
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    Taylor, Peter.   COOPER'S CREEK TO LANTANG II. £6.00    
         239pp. 24 plates. 1963 Australian first ascent.   Very good indeed in slightly edge-worm dw.   1965 First edition, Angus & Robertson.
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    Thomas, Bryn.   TREKKING IN THE ANNAPURNA REGION. £4.00    
         256pp. Index. 20 colour plates and 40 detailed trekking maps. Pocket-size with soft covers.   Fine.   1993 First edition, Nepal Trekking Guides.
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    Thomson, Hugh.   NANDA DEVI. £5.00    
      A Journey to the Last Sancuary.   125pp. Index. 45 photographs in colour and b/w. A climbing history of the mountain and account of his own expedition.   Fine in fine dw.   2004 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Tilman, H.W.   MOUNT EVEREST 1938. £15.00    
         160pp. Index. 33 plates and 4 maps.   Very good. Boards faded. Inscription.   1948 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   THE ASCENT OF NANDA DEVI. £12.00    
         235pp. 35 plates. Index. Pictorial boards. Otherwise the same as the first edition.   Corners rubbed. Otherwise very good.   1937 Readers Union.
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    Tilman, H.W.   THE ASCENT OF NANDA DEVI. £35.00    
         235pp. 35 plates. Index. Identical to UK edition.   Very good indeed. A tight, clean copy.   1937 First edition US, Macmillan, New York.
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    Tilman, H.W.   THE ASCENT OF NANDA DEVI. £36.00    
         235pp. 35 plates. Index.   Very good indeed. Owner's name. Slight rubbing to head and foot of spine but a very nice copy.   1937 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   TWO MOUNTAINS AND A RIVER. £24.00    
         233pp. 36 plates and 6 maps.   Very good. Owner's name. Edges slightly rubbed.   1949 First edition, Cambrigde University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   TWO MOUNTAINS AND A RIVER. £5.00    
         233pp. Index. 36pp photographs. 6 maps. Travels and climbs in central Asia after the war. Ex-public library copy in library binding.   Very good.   1949 First edition, Cambrigde University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   WHEN MEN AND MOUNTAINS MEET. £18.00    
         232pp. Index. 54 photographs and 6 maps. Pre-war mountain explorationin the Assam Himalaya (crossing the Zemu Gap) and an account of his war in Albania.   Very good indeed.   1947 Second impression, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   NEPAL HIMALAYA. £24.00    
         272pp. Index. 61 b/w photographs by the author. Two expeditions, 1949 and 1950. Appendix on natural history by Oleg Polunin   Very good. Blue cloth darkening a little and corners rubbed.   1952 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   CHINA TO CHITRAL. £25.00    
         124pp. Index. 69 photographs. 1948 journeys in Central Asia to visit Shipton in Kashgar and attempts on Bogdo Ola and Chakar Aghil.   Very good in rubbed and worn dw. Endpapers spotted.   1951 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   THE ASCENT OF NANDA DEVI. £24.00    
         235pp. 35 plates. Index.   Boards and spine rubbed. Internally very good. Owner's name.   1937 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   WHEN MEN AND MOUNTAINS MEET. £16.00    
         232pp. Index. 54 photographs and 6 maps. 1939 mountain exploration in Sikkim and around Kanchenjunga with an account of his war in Albania.   Very good. Owner's name.   1946 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tilman, H.W.   WHEN MEN AND MOUNTAINS MEET. £28.00    
         232pp. Index. 54 photographs and 6 maps. 1939 mountain exploration in Sikkim and around Kanchenjunga with an account of his war in Albania.   Very good. Date in ink on front endpaper.   1946 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Tucker, John.   KANCHENJUNGA. £16.00    
         224pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. Reconnaissance for the first ascent in 1955.   Very good in chipped dw. Owner's name.   1955 First edition, Elek.
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    Tucker, John.   KANCHENJUNGA. £12.00    
         224pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. Reconnaissance for the first ascent in 1955.   Very good. Edges spotted and spine faded.   1955 First edition, Elek.
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    Tucker, John.   KANCHENJUNGA. £5.00    
         224pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. Reconnaissance for the first ascent in 1955.   Very good. Boards a little faded and marked.   1955 First edition, Elek.
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    Tyson, John B.   WEST NEPAL: EXPLORING THE KANJIROBA HIMAL. £10.00    
         9pp. 2 folding mountain panoramas and five photographs in b/w. Folding contour map in colour. In original blue wrappers.   Very good.   Sept 1967, Reprinted from the Geographical Journal Vol 133 Part 3.
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    Ullman, James Ramsey (retells).   MAN OF EVEREST. £5.00    
      The Autobiography of Tenzing   320pp. Index. 4 plates in colour and 45 in b/w. Not just Everest, but his work with the pre-war expeditions.   Very good. Spine faded as usual.   1955 First edition, Harrap.
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    Ullman, James Ramsey.   AMERICANS ON EVEREST. £8.00    
      The official account of the ascent led by Norman G.Dyhrenfurth.   429pp. 7 photographs in colour and 67 in b/w.   Very good.   1964 First edition, Lippinciott, Philadelphia.
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    Unsworth, Walt.   EVEREST. £12.00    
         578pp. Index. 17 plates in colour, 55 in b/w. 5 maps and 4 diagrams. The definitive reference work on all expeditions from 1921-1979. With full bibliography. The real story behind much of the mythology.   Fine in fine dw.   1981 First edition, Allen Lane.
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    Unsworth, Walt.   EVEREST. £10.00    
         704pp. Index. 52 b/w photographs. Check list of expeditions. List of sumitteers. Second edition of this standard work updated to include all expeditions to 1988.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 New edition, Oxford Illustrated Press.
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    Venables, Stephen.   PAINTED MOUNTAINS. £12.00    
      Two Expeditions to Kashmir.   239pp. Unclimbed peaks in the Western Himalaya. His first book. Prizewinner as the best mountain book of 1986.   Top edge dust-marked. Otherwise fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Hodder.
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    Venables, Stephen.   EVEREST, KANGSHUNG FACE. £14.00    
         236pp. Index. Many photographs in colour and b/w. To the summit from the East.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, Hodder.
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    Weir, Thomas.   THE ULTIMATE MOUNTAINS. £10.00    
      An Account of Four Month's Mountain Exploring in the Central Himalaya.   98pp. 77 black and white photographs and 4 maps. A circuit of the Nanda Devi range.   Very good.   1953 First edition, Cassell.
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    Weir, Tom.   EAST OF KATMANDU. £6.00    
         138pp. Many b/w photographs and 2 maps. Peaks and passes near Everest in 1952.   Very good indeed in edge-worn dw.   1955 First edition, Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh.
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    Weir, Tom.   EAST OF KATMANDU. £4.00    
         138pp. Many b/w photographs and 2 maps. Peaks and passes near Everest in 1952.   Very good in very good dw.   No date, The Travel Book Club.
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    Weir, Tom.   EAST OF KATMANDU. £6.00    
         138pp. Many b/w photographs and 2 maps. Peaks and passes near Everest in 1952.   Very good. Lettering rather faded. Bookplate.   1955 First edition, Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh.
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    West, John B.   EVEREST: THE TESTING PLACE. £6.00    
         187pp. Index. 18 colour photographs. Account of American medical research expedition.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First, McGraw-Hill, New York.
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    Wibberley, Leonard.   THE EPICS OF EVEREST. £4.00    
         217pp. Account of the expeditions to 1953. Drawings. An introductory account.   Very good indeed.   1955 First edition, Faber.
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    Wilson, Andrew.   ABODE OF SNOW. £5.00    
      Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, through the Upper Valleys of the Himalaya.   396pp. From Simla up the Sutlej to Spiti, Lahoul, Zanskar and Kashmir. Then to Peshawar via Swat. Paperback facsimile of 1875 original.   Fine.   1993 Moyer Bell.
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    Wollaston, Nicholas.   HANDLES OF CHANCE. £5.00    
      A Journey from the Solomon Islands to Istanbul.   256pp. 24 b/w photographs. A climbing season in Lahul, visits to Bihar, Orissa and Swat.   Very good indeed.   1956 First edition, Cape.
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    Younghusband, Sir Francis.   THE EPIC OF MOUNT EVEREST. £10.00    
         319pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs and 2 maps. A account of the first three expeditions.   Some spotting throughout, mainly to edges and margins. In worn dw.   1934 Reprint, Arnold.
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    Younghusband, Sir Francis.   EVEREST: THE CHALLENGE. £5.00    
         243pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs and 4 maps.   Cloth torn on back board. Otherwise sound.   1936 Reprint, Nelson.
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    Younghusband, Sir Francis.   EVEREST: THE CHALLENGE. £8.00    
         243pp. Index.   Very good. Boards a little rubbed.   1936 Reprint, Nelson.
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    Younghusband, Sir Francis.   THE EPIC OF MOUNT EVEREST. £10.00    
         319pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs and 2 maps. A account of the first three expeditions.   Very good. Cloth a little rubbed.   1926 Reprint, Arnold.
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    Younghusband, Sir Francis.   WONDERS OF THE HIMALAYAS. £12.00    
         210pp. His travels retold.   Very good.   1929 Reprint, John Murray.
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    Younghusband, Sir Francis.   THE EPIC OF MOUNT EVEREST. £10.00    
         319pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs and 2 maps. New foreword by Chris Bonington. An account of the first three expeditions.   Fine in fine dw apart from inscription.   1974 New edition, E.P.Publishing, Wakefield.
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    Zhang Mingtao et al   THE ROOF OF THE WORLD. £15.00    
      Exploring the Mysteries of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.   227pp. 4to. Index. 232 illustrations, including 138 colour photographs and 2 maps. A Chinese/American collaboration on the geography of the region by research team fron the Chinese Academy of Sciences.   Fine in fine dw.   1982 First edition, Abrams, New York.
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