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[000033] (ANON). Manuel D'Alpinisme. Club Alpin Suisse, 1943. First Edit. 8vo. Cloth. Book. Very Good 150 pages. Line illustrations. Ownership label and inscription on endpapers. Original grey cloth lettered in black £20.00

[000382] BAKER, Ernest A. Moors, Crags & Caves of the High Peak and the Neighbourhood. (London): T. Fisher Unwin, 1903. First Edit. 8vo. Very Good 207 pages. 2 folding maps, 43 plates. Light foxing throughout due to the poor quality of the paper stock used in publication. Neat contemporary ownership inscription on the inside cover. Original pictorial cloth decorated in black and lettered in white on the upper cover, gilt lettering on the spine, very lightly rubbed at the extremities, but all lettering and cloth bright. Neate, B11. " Pioneer rock-climbing on the outcrops of the Derbyshire Peak District. His most important and sought-after book." £45.00

[000035] BAUMANN, Dr. F. Die Freilebenden Saugetiere Der Schweiz. Berne: Verlag Hans Huber, 1949. First Edit. 8vo. Cloth. Book. Very Good / Very Good. xiv; (ii); 492 pages. Illustrated. Small ownership label on the front pastedown. Original buckram cloth in complete dust wrapper £35.00

[A12234] BERLEPSCH, H. The Alps or Sketches of Life and Nature in the Mountains . translated by the Rev. Leslie Stephen. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. First Edit. 8vo.. Book. Very Good iv; (ii); 407; (i); iv pages. Frontispiece, 16 tinted plates. Presentation label. Contemporaryfull tan prize calf, extra gilt on the spine with contrasting black morocco label. attractive marbled endpapers and matching page edges £150.00

[A9185] BRUCE, C. G. Himalayan Wanderer. London: Alexander MacLehose & Co, 1934. First Edit. 8vo.. Book. Good + (viii); 309 pages. 16 plates. Original green cloth lettered in black, very slightly faded on the spine which has a tiny knick at the head, black lettering is not faded, slight lean to text block. Neate, B197. " Reminiscences of his climbing and exploration, including the ' Alps from end to end ' with Conway. Bruce, who served in the Indian Army, made numerous private climbing expeditions in the Himalaya, accompanied Conway in the Karakoram, and Mummery on Nanga Parbat, as well as leading the 1922 and 1924 Everest expeditions " £45.00

[000036] CLARK, Ronald. The Early Alpine Guides. London: Phoenix House, 1949. First Edit. 8vo.. Cloth. Book. Very Good / Very Good. 208 pages. Plates. Small ownership label and inscription on front endpaper. Original cloth in edge torn dust wrapper now protected in a loose clear plastic sleeve. Neate, C57. " Biographical sketches of the guide who led the mountaineers of the Golden age." £15.00

[000386] COLLINS, Francis A. Mountain Climbing. (London): John Long Ltd, 1924. First Edit. 8vo. Very Good vi; 314 pages. 15 plates. Neat ownership inscription on the front endpaper. Original cloth slightly sunned on the spine. Neate, C95. £10.00

[A10367] DE BEER, G.R. Early Travellers in the Alps. London: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1930. First Ed. 8vo.. Book. Very Good / Very Good. xx; 204 pages. Folding map, 40 plates, illustrations in the text. Neat contemporary inscription on the front endpaper. Original black cloth with overall fading in slightly chipped dust wrapper, now protected by a removable clear plastic sleeve. Neate, D13. £15.00

[000357] EDWARDS, Amelia B. A Midsummer Ramble in the Dolomites. (London): George Routledge & Sons, Ltd, 1889. Second Edition. 8vo. Very Good xxiv; (27)-389 pages. Large folding map, 9 full-page plates, line illustrations throughout. Original pictorial dark blue cloth decorated in white with gilt lettering. A nice fresh copy corners slightly knocked. Neate, E09. £55.00

[000360] FRASER, Sir Hugh. Amid The High Hills. (London): A & C. Black, Ltd, 1923. First Edit. 4to. Near Fine xv; 224 pages. 32 plates inc. colour. Endpapers lightly tanned. Original blue cloth decorated with gilt thistle borders and gilt lettering. A lovely fresh copy. £20.00

[000381] LE BLOND, Mrs Aubrey. Adventures on the Roof of the World. (London): T. Fisher Unwin, 1904. First Edit. 8vo. Very Good xvi; 333 pages. 32 plates. Ownership inscrption on the title-page and front endpaper. Original pictorial cloth lightly rubbed at the edges, but a nice sound copy. Neate, L19. £100.00

[000390] MONCRIEFF, A.R. Hope. Bonnie Scotland. (London): Adam & Charles Black, 1905. Second Edition. 4to. Very Good xi; 255 + (iv)(publisher's catalogue) pages. 75 colour plates by Sutton Palmer. Near contemporary ownership presentation inscription on the blank front endpaper. Original elaborate pictorial cloth. A bright copy in the A. & C. Black twenty-shilling series of colour plate books. £65.00

[000389] PALMER, Wm. T. The English Lakes. (London): Adam & Charles Black, 1908. Second Edition. 4to. Very Good ix; 230 pages. 75 colour plates by A. Heaton Cooper. Small ownership stamp on inside cover. Original elaborate pictorial cloth. A bright copy in the A. & C. Black twenty-shilling colour plate book series. £65.00

[000037] RING, Jim. How the English Made the Alps. (London): John Murray, 2000. First Edit. 8vo. Cloth. Book. As New / As New. xii; 287 pages. Illustrated. Original cloth in complete dust wrapper £25.00

[000395] SMITH, Albert. The Story of Mont Blanc. London: David Bogue, 1854. Second Edition, Enlarged. Small 8vo.. Very Good xvi; 299 + 24(publisher's catalogue) pages. Frontispiece, woodcut illustrations. Original green gilt pictorial, headcap neatly re-inforced. £220.00

[000364] TURNER, Samuel. The Conquest of the New Zealand Alps. (London): T. Fisher Unwin, 1922. First Edit. 8vo. Very Good 291; (i) pages. Sketch map, 24 plates. Occasional light foxing. Neat near contemporary ownership inscription on the front endpaper. Original light blue cloth lettering gilt on the spine and in blind on the upper cover, cloth fresh. Neate, T70. " His later climbs in New Zealand, particularly on Mt. Tutuko." £100.00

[000383] TURNER, Samuel. My Climbing Adventures in Four Continents. (London): T. Fisher Unwin, 1911. First Edit. 8vo. Very Good 283; (i) pages. 52 plates. Some light foxing due to the porous nature of the paper stock used in the publication. Ownership name on the front endpaper. Original pictorial cloth with neat headband repair. Neate, T71. " Turner was a mountaineer whose travels included Siberia, South America and New Zealand. His bombastic style spoils his books and detracts from his not inconsiderable climbing achievements." £60.00

[000385] TURNER, Samuel. Siberia a Record of Travel, Climbing, and Exploration. (London): T. Fisher Unwin, 1911. Second Edition. 8vo. Very Good 320 pages. 32 plates. Rear inner hinge pulling where rear endpaper has been removed. Original dark grey cloth with gilt lettering, bright copy. Neate, T72. £20.00

[000355] YOUNG, Geoffrey Winthrop. Collected Poems. (London): Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1936. First Edit. 8vo. Very Good / Very Good. viii; 245; (i) pages. Front endpaper neatly removed, ownership inscription in the upper margin of the half-title. Original blue cloth in lightly soiled and complete dust wrapper, now protected in a loose clear plastic sleeve. Neate Y15. The author was a mountaineer, and author of a number of books on the same subject £60.00

[000384] YOUNG, Geoffrey Winthrop. Mountain Craft. (London): Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1934. Third Edition. 8vo. Very Good xvii; (iii); 603 pages. 7 plates. Light vertical crease to the frontispiece. Ownership inscription on the front blank endpaper. Original dark blue cloth. Sound clean copy. Neate, Y19. " Long regarded as a classic manual of mountaineering, this book also contains some of Young's finest writing. He was a scholar, as well as a great climber, and one of the most influential figures in twentieth century British climbing." £16.00

[000363] YOUNG, Geoffrey Winthrop. Freedom Poems. (London): Smith, Elder & Co, 1914. First Edit. 8vo. Near Fine viii; (blank); 148 pages. Endpapers tanned. Original grey cloth letteredt in gilt, cloth nice and bright. Neate, Y16 £40.00