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Inauguration Of The Cabane Britannia On The Klein Allalinhorne Saas Fee, August 17th, 1912. and Obituary Notices and Portrait of Clinton Dent.

By: Association Of British Members Of The Swiss Alpine Club

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Association Of British Members Of The Swiss Alpine Club: 1913

Edition: 1913 First Edition

Seller ID: 56284

Condition: 52pp, original green cloth with gilt, VG. A very scarce title.


The Britannia hut is the only mountain refuge in the Alps built entirely by money raised by British climbers. Clinton Dent was the first president of the Association, 1909-12. View more info

A Scottish Naturalist. The Sketches And Notes Of Charles St John 1809-1856.

By: Atha Antony (Editor)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1982

Edition: 1982 First Edition

Seller ID: 44850

Condition: 192pp, slight fading to dw, VG+ in VG dw


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A Scottish Naturalist. The Sketches And Notes Of Charles St John 1809-1856.

By: Atha Antony (Editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1982

Edition: 1982 First Edition

Seller ID: 44688

Condition: 192pp, foxing to page edges, VG in Good price clipped dw


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Northwest Heritage. The Cascade Range

By: Atkeson Ray

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Charles H. Belding: 1969

Edition: 1969 US Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 45879

ISBN: 0912856017

Condition: 181pp, inscription, VG+ in VG price clipped dw


Large format photo book. View more info

Valle D'Aosta Nelle Immagini Dei Viaggiatori Dell'Ottocento

By: Audisio Aldo

Price: £22.00

Publisher: unknown: 1986

Edition: 1986

Seller ID: 33333

Condition: 421pp, large paperback, slight bumping to bottom corners, nice clean copy, VG


Lots of beautiful sketches, text in French. View more info

Everest Canada. The Climb For Hope

By: Austen Peter

Price: £16.00

Publisher: TheCaitlin Press: 1992

Edition: 1992 First Edition

Seller ID: 44828

Condition: 135pp, softback, Fine copy


The Canadian Rett Syndrome Association look for a significant event that would capture the imagination and excitement of not only Canadians, but of people around the world. This event was the ascent of Mount Everest. View more info

Langdale

By: Austin J. A & Valentine R,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: F.R.C.C.: 1973

Edition: 1973 rep

Seller ID: 62285

ISBN: 0850280087

Condition: 256pp, protected softback, owner's signature, Good


Guide to the climbs of Great Langdale in the Lake District. View more info

Great Langdale

By: Austin J.A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: F.R.C.C.: 1967

Edition: 1967 rep

Seller ID: 31263

Condition: 238pp, protected softback, owner's signature, VG


Guide to the climbs of Great Langdale in the Lake District. View more info

Cambridge Mountaineering 1984

By: Austin Roger [Editor]

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cambridge Mountaineering Club: 1984

Edition: 1984 First Edition

Seller ID: 49295

Condition: 49pp, paperback, VG


Articles on Climbing The Kiwi Crags etc., View more info

Thorough Guides. The Northern Highlands. Scotland Part 2

By: Baddeley M.J.B.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Thorough Guides:

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 50771

Condition: 145pp, sunning to spine, map front endpapers, near VG.


A hillwalker's guide to Scotland's Northern Highlands View more info

Mountain Navigation For Runners

By: Bagness Martin

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Misty Fell Books: 1993

Edition: 1993 First Edition

Seller ID: 65287

ISBN: 0952100509

Condition: 55pp, paperback, a near Fine copy.


A scarce title in any condition. View more info

The Lakes of Northen Italy

By: Bagot Richard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig: 1908

Edition: 1908 Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 68722

Condition: 286pp, half leather with marbled boards, raised bands, no frontis, not sure if there was one, or half title, otherwise VG.


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Lakeland Rock. Classic Climbs with Chris Bonington

By: Bailey Adrian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1985

Edition: 1985 First Edition

Seller ID: 41945

ISBN: 0297786385

Condition: 144pp, paperback, VG+


The book of the major television series celebrating the courage and skill of Britain's greatest rock climbers. View more info

Lakeland Rock. Classic Climbs with Chris Bonington

By: Bailey Adrian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1985

Edition: 1985 First Edition

Seller ID: 39488

ISBN: 0297786385

Condition: 144pp, paperback, VG


The book of the major television series celebrating the courage and skill of Britain's greatest rock climbers. View more info

Tyrol The Land In The Mountains

By: Baillie-Grohman W.A.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co: 1907

Edition: 1907 First Edition

Seller ID: 4143

Condition: 288pp, 82 plates plus maps, new spine with original front and rear red boards, professionally recased so a strong tight copy, VG+.


The people and castles of the Tyrol past and present. View more info

The British Highlands With Rope And Rucksack

By: Baker E. A.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: H. F. & G. Witherby: 1933

Edition: 1933 First Edition

Seller ID: 62594

Condition: 236pp, light foxing, some staining to spine, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


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The Netherworld Of Mendip. Explorations in the Great Caverns of Somerset, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Elsewhere

By: Baker E. A. & Balch Herbert E.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: J. Baker & Son: 1907

Edition: 1907 First Edition

Seller ID: 47563

Condition: 172pp, original green cloth, owner's signature, very slight foxing to a few pages, VG.


Very well illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

The British Highlands With Rope & Rucksack

By: Baker Ernest A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: H. F. & G. Witherby: 1933

Edition: 1933 First Edition

Seller ID: 3642

Condition: 236pp, inscription, internally very clean, no foxing, original boards are heavily damp marked, repair to head of spine, spine and titling are quite presentable, VG internally, boards fair, reading copy, greatly enhanced by photocopy of original dw.


Climbing in Scotland. View more info

Moors, Crags & Caves Of The High Peak And The Neighbourhood

By: Baker Ernest A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: John Heywood: 1903

Edition: 1903 First Edition

Seller ID: 63335

Condition: 207pp, 43 illusts, 2 maps, original pictorial cloth, small owner's address label, light wear to extremities, heavier wear to head of spine, occasional light foxing, VG-.


Pioneer climbing in the Derbyshire Peak District. Baker's most important and sought after book, a very scarce item. View more info

The Highlands With Rope And Rucksack

By: Baker, Ernest A.

Price: £27.00

Publisher: H.F. & G. Witherby: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 58392

Condition: 253pp, foxing to endpapers, foreedge foxing and occasional elsewhere, owner's signature, Good.


Baker was a contemporary of the Abraham Brothers with whom he climbed on occasions. View more info

Peaks, Passes, And Glaciers

By: Ball John

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts: 1860

Edition: 1860 5th

Seller ID: 64158

Condition: 328pp, owner's signature, cracking to front and rear endpaper, decorative front board, sunning to spine and part of boards, wear to top and bottom of spine, Good


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The Western Alps

By: Ball John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1898

Edition: 1898 New Edition

Seller ID: 64151

Condition: 612pp, original cloth, abundant maps, cracking to front hinge, owner's signature, VG


A most detailed early guide. View more info

Travellers In The Alps / Hints For Alpine Travellers

By: Ball John

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & co: 1899

Edition: 1899 Revised New Edition

Seller ID: 5819

Condition: 164pp, new edition to the 1863, owners signature, lacking front cover, binding loose, some foxing to endpapers otherwise clean copy, Good affordable Reading Copy of an expensive book


Revision of the general intro to the 'Alpine Guide'. A new edition prepared on behalf of the Alpine Club by W A B Coolidge View more info

North Tyrol, Bavarian And Salzburg Alps. Ball's Alpine Guides

By: Ball John

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1873

Edition: 1873 First Edition

Seller ID: 32612

Condition: 138pp, folding map, panoramas, original green cloth with gilt, VG.


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The Central Alps. Part I and Part II. The Alpine Guide.

By: Ball John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1907

Edition: 1907 / 1911 New Edition

Seller ID: 63274

Condition: Part I - xxviii, 326pp, original fawn cloth, 6 maps, VG. Part II - xix, 432pp, original fawn cloth, 9 maps, VG. Browning to endpapers.


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Derwent Valley. Rock Climbs In The Peak. Volume 5.

By: Ballard Jim & Marshall Ernie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: British Mountaineering Council/Cordee: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition. New Series.

Seller ID: 58284

ISBN: 0903908603

Condition: 240pp, plastic covered softback, some sunning to top edge, Good+


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Derwent Valley. Rock Climbs In The Peak. Volume 5.

By: Ballard Jim & Marshall Ernie

Price: £4.00

Publisher: British Mountaineering Council/Cordee: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition. New Series.

Seller ID: 64105

ISBN: 0903908603

Condition: 240pp, protected softback, some sunning to top edge, some annotation, inscr, owner's name and address, Good+


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Mountains Of The Murgha Zerin

By: Balneaves Elizabeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: John Gifford: 1972

Edition: 1972 First Edition

Seller ID: 53402

ISBN: 70102138

Condition: 239pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


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Mountains Of The Murgha Zerin

By: Balneaves Elizabeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: John Gifford: 1972

Edition: 1972 First Edition

Seller ID: 1271

Condition: slightest of slant on spine, VG in VG price clipped dw


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Road To Rakaposhi

By: Band George

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 56874

Condition: 192pp, some faint marks to the rear board, VG in Good price clipped dw with some minor repairs, signed dedication on the title page by George Band. Loosely inserted is a magazine article from the 1968 reunion of the Everest 1953 team.


Attempt on Rakaposhi by British climber who was on the 1953 Everest expedition. View more info

Everest. 50 Years On Top Of The World

By: Band George

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition, 2nd printing

Seller ID: 55519

ISBN: 0007147481

Condition: 256pp, VG in VG dw. Published in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club.


George Band was the youngest member of John Hunt's 1953 Everest team. View more info

Summit 150 Years Of The Alpine Club

By: Band George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: 2006

Edition: 2006 First Edition

Seller ID: 51787

ISBN: 139780007203642

Condition: 256pp, Fine in Fine dw


This book takes us through the evolution of an Alpine tradition, how climbing developed between the wars, right through to post-war successes. View more info

Everest. 50 Years On Top Of The World

By: Band George

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition, 2nd printing

Seller ID: 42375

ISBN: 0007147481

Condition: 256pp, Fine in VG+ dw with sunning to spine. Published in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club.


George Band was the youngest member of John Hunt's 1953 Everest team. View more info

Summit 150 Years Of The Alpine Club

By: Band George

Price: £52.00

Publisher: Collins: 2006

Edition: 2006 First Edition

Seller ID: 64736

ISBN: 139780007203642

Condition: 256pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed on the half title by George Band.


This book takes us through the evolution of an Alpine tradition, how climbing developed between the wars, right through to post-war successes. View more info

Summit 150 Years Of The Alpine Club

By: Band George

Price: £46.00

Publisher: Collins: 2006

Edition: 2006 First Edition

Seller ID: 65578

ISBN: 139780007203642

Condition: 256pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed dedication on the half title by George Band.


This book takes us through the evolution of an Alpine tradition, how climbing developed between the wars, right through to post-war successes. View more info

Everest. 50 Years On Top Of The World

By: Band George

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 65575

ISBN: 0007147481

Condition: 256pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed by George Band. Published in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club.


George Band was the youngest member of John Hunt's 1953 Everest team. View more info

Everest. 50 Years On Top Of The World

By: Band George

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 65558

ISBN: 0007147481

Condition: 256pp, Fine in near Fine dw, signed by George Band, Published in association with the Mount Everest Foundation, Royal Geographical Society and The Alpine Club.


George Band was the youngest member of John Hunt's 1953 Everest team. View more info

Peaks. Seeking High Ground Across The Continents

By: Bangs Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition US

Seller ID: 1077

ISBN: 087833856X

Condition: 182pp, lavishly illustrated with stunning photographs, Fine in Fine dw


Richard Bangs and photographer Pamela Robertson circled the globe determined to experience and capture the unparalleled beauty and light found in high, remote places. View more info

Peaks. Seeking High Ground Across The Continents

By: Bangs Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition US

Seller ID: 62250

ISBN: 087833856X

Condition: 182pp, lavishly illustrated with stunning photographs, Fine in Fine dw


Richard Bangs and photographer Pamela Robertson circled the globe determined to experience and capture the unparalleled beauty and light found in high, remote places. View more info

Uberfallig In Einsamen Regionen

By: Banks Mike

Price: £190.00

Publisher: Engelbert-Verlag Balve: 1966

Edition: 1966 First German Edition

Seller ID: 47161

Condition: 189pp, pictorial boards, front endpaper removed, VG. On the half title is an inscription to Tom Patey from Mike Banks, 'An den Herr Doktor Tom Patey - Ich mochte ihnen zeige das die Hoh Siebentausendsiebenhundertundachtzig Meter ist nicht die selbe als Achtausand Meter. So there! Mike Banks'. Loosely inserted is also a handwritten letter to Tom Patey 'Dear Tom, Up to your eyes in work - unthinkable! I enclose a book I believe I wrote and I don't even know what the title means. Good old Bonington - he's stuck up the eiger and I'm doing a lecture in his place and collecting his lolly. Love to Betty. Mike'.


German edition of Snow Commando, an unassuming but striking record of adventure in Cornwall and the Arctic, in Switzerland and the Himalayas. A rather unique item from the library of Tom Patey. View more info

Commando Climber

By: Banks Mike

Price: £110.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 47146

Condition: 240pp, VG+ in VG- dw with chip to base of spine, and minor chips at corners, inscription to T. Patey from the Author Mike Banks.


Illustrated with 16 pages of photographs and with a frontispiece and drawings in the text by Lilias Stirling. View more info

Rakaposhi

By: Banks Mike

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1959

Edition: 1959 First Edition

Seller ID: 65738

Condition: 238pp, VG in slightly rubbed near VG price clipped dw.


Account of 1956 attempt and first ascent in 1958 with Tom Patey. View more info

Climbers' Guide To Wales Clogwyn Du'R Arddu

By: Banner H I & Crew P

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Climbers' Club: 1963

Edition: 1963 First Edition

Seller ID: 51321

Condition: 110pp, plastic covered, owner's signature, some creasing to plastic, Good+


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From The Land Of Lost Content. The Dalai Lama's Fight For Tibet.

By: Barber Noel

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition

Seller ID: 5373

ISBN: 002112698

Condition: 224pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


Describes Tibet of old, before ten years of Chinese oppression drove the inhabitants to revolt and the Dalai Lama into exile. View more info

Climbing In Britain

By: Barford J. E. Q.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1946

Edition: 1946 rep

Seller ID: 51464

Condition: 160pp, paperback, small split to bottom of spine, Good+


Instructional book which helped to popularise climbing. View more info

Three Cliffs In Llanberis

By: Barford J. E. Q.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Climbers' Club: 1944

Edition: 1944 Edition

Seller ID: 64091

Condition: 23pp, paperback, soiled covers and some internal pages, previous owners pen annotations, owner's signature, Acceptable reading copy


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The Last Blue Mountain

By: Barker Ralph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1959

Edition: 1959 First Edition

Seller ID: 67581

Condition: 212pp, cracking to front hinge, new endpapers, Boots Library sticker remains on front board, sunning to spine, marks to front and rear boards, Reading copy.


The tragic 1957 Haramosh expedition. View more info

The Road To Rannoch And The Summer Isles

By: Barnett T. Ratcliffe

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Grant Booksellers: 1944

Edition: 1944 rep

Seller ID: 53083

Condition: 184pp, slight bumping to top and bottom of spine, VG in VG dw


With 22 illustrations by Robert M. Adam and 2 drawings. View more info

Border By-Ways & Lothian Lore

By: Barnett T. Ratcliffe

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robert Grant & Son:

Edition: No Date

Seller ID: 50397

Condition: 208pp, endpapers are maps, gold lettering to front board, VG


Some of the papers have appeared in The Scotsman. View more info

The Road To Rannoch And The Summer Isles

By: Barnett T. Ratcliffe

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robert Grant & Son: 1930

Edition: 1930 rep

Seller ID: 49343

Condition: 200pp, private bookplate, VG


Most of these papers have been published in The Scotsman. View more info