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The Roof-Climber's Guide To Trinity

By: Young Geoffrey Winthrop

Price: £75.00

Publisher: W. P. Spalding: 1930

Edition: 1930 New Edition

Seller ID: 46242

Condition: 48pp, card covers, errata slip attached inside, fading to spine area, front cover detached, otherwise VG-. A very scarce item.


Fascinating and unusual, the exploration and climbing of Trinity College's buildings. Published anonymously but written by Geoffrey Winthrop Young. View more info

Snowdon Biography

By: Young Geoffrey Winthrop, Sutton Geoffrey & Noyce Wilfrid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1957

Edition: 1957 First Edition

Seller ID: 62789

Condition: 194pp, slight bumping to top and bottom of spine, VG in Good+ dw.


A full length mountain biography of Snowdon. View more info

Corfu And The Other Ionian Islands.

By: Young Martin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: 1981 rep

Seller ID: 57765

ISBN: 022401952X

Condition: 327pp, paperback with plastic covering, ex. Lib. rubbing to top of front endpaper, Good


Guide includes, Lefkas, Ithaea, cefalonia and other ionian islands. View more info

Himalayan Holiday. A Trans-Himalayan Diary 1939

By: Young Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1945

Edition: 1945 First Edition

Seller ID: 39113

Condition: 108pp, folding map, illus, VG in Good, torn on the spine dw


A revised and edited version of Young's diary, details covering his trek adventures whilst in the Himalaya. View more info

Himalayan Holiday. A Trans-Himalayan Diary 1939

By: Young Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1945

Edition: 1945 First Edition

Seller ID: 5750

Condition: 108pp, folding map, illus, owners stamp on f.e.p., sunning to spine, bumps fading to boards, internally clean and tight bound, Good+, no dustwrapper


A revised and edited version of Young's diary, details covering his trek adventures whilst in the Himalaya. View more info

The Epic Of Mount Everest

By: Younghusband Francis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1943

Edition: 1943 rep

Seller ID: 5934

Condition: 319pp, sunnings to spine, VG-, no dw


Summary of the first three expeditions. View more info

Peking to Lhasa. The narrative of journeys in the Chinese Empire made by the late Brigadier-General George Pereira. Compiled by Francis Younghusband from notes and diaries supplied by Cecil Pereira.

By: Younghusband Sir Francis

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd: 1925

Edition: 1925 First Edition

Seller ID: 59854

Condition: x, 293pp, 33 illusts, 2 folding maps, original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine, VG+.


Narrative of the journeys of G. Pereira in 1921-23. He tried to journey from Peking to Lhasa, and died at Kanze near Batang on his way in October 1923. A scarce title. View more info

The Heart Of Nature

By: Younghusband Sir Francis

Price: £33.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1921

Edition: 1921 First Edition

Seller ID: 3806

Condition: 235pp, inscription, some wear to extremities, VG-


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The Epic Of Mount Everest

By: Younghusband Sir Francis

Price: £22.00

Publisher: EP Publishing: 1974

Edition: 1974 rep

Seller ID: 65615

ISBN: 071581026X

Condition: 319pp, owner's signature, Fine in Fine dw


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Footprints On The Peaks: Mountaineering In China

By: Zheng Zhou & Zhenkai Liu

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Cloudcap: 1995

Edition: 1995 First Edition

Seller ID: 62749

ISBN: 0938567314

Condition: 228pp, Fine in Fine dw


This book is the first detailed, comprehensive history of mountaineering in one of the world's most ancient and important civilizations. View more info

Footprints On The Peaks: Mountaineering In China

By: Zheng Zhou & Zhenkai Liu

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Cloudcap: 1995

Edition: 1995 First Edition

Seller ID: 68878

ISBN: 0938567314

Condition: 228pp, Fine in Fine dw.


This book is the first detailed, comprehensive history of mountaineering in one of the world's most ancient and important civilizations. View more info

In The High Mountains

By: Zsigmondy Emil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Ernest Press: 1992

Edition: 1992 First UK Edition

Seller ID: 55198

Condition: 378pp, highly decorative binding with gilt, a.e.g., the only English edition of the Austrian 19th century classic 'Im Hochgebirge', No 59 of a limited edition of 300 copies, a new Mint copy. A lovely copy of a magnificently produced book.


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In The High Mountains

By: Zsigmondy Emil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Ernest Press: 1992

Edition: 1992 First UK Edition

Seller ID: 65273

Condition: 378pp, highly decorative binding with gilt, a.e.g., the only English edition of the Austrian 19th century classic 'Im Hochgebirge', No 186 of a limited edition of 300 copies, a new Mint copy. A lovely copy of a magnificently produced book.


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In The High Mountains

By: Zsigmondy Emil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Ernest Press: 1992

Edition: 1992 First UK Edition

Seller ID: 65274

Condition: 378pp, highly decorative binding with gilt, a.e.g., the only English edition of the Austrian 19th century classic 'Im Hochgebirge', No 185 of a limited edition of 300 copies, a new Mint copy. A lovely copy of a magnificently produced book.


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In The High Mountains

By: Zsigmondy Emil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Ernest Press: 1992

Edition: 1992 First UK Edition

Seller ID: 66788

Condition: 378pp, highly decorative binding with gilt, a.e.g., the only English edition of the Austrian 19th century classic 'Im Hochgebirge', No 185 of a limited edition of 300 copies, Fine. A lovely copy of a magnificently produced book.


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Von Den Alpen Zu Den Anden. Lebenserinnerungen eines Bergfuhrers

By: Zurbriggen Mattias

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Union Deutche Verlagsgesellschaft Berlin Roth & Co.: 1937

Edition: 1937 German First Edition

Seller ID: 61990

Condition: 167pp, original pictorial cloth, VG. The First German language Edition. A scarce title.


A major part of the book is related to the Karakoram expedition in 1892 with Martin Conway and the expedition to New Zealand in 1894/5 with FitzGerald. It was on the Karakoram trip he met FitzGerald whom he impressed and FitzGerald hired him as his guide for the next five years. In New Zealand they intended to make the first ascent of Mount Cook, but local climbers, alarmed that their highest mountain might first be climbed by foreigners, climbed it a few days after FitzGerald's arrival. They made the first ascent of Mount Sefton, and with the New Zealander Jack Clarke (who had made the first ... View more info

From The Alps To The Andes. Being the Autobiography of a Mountain Guide

By: Zurbriggen Mattias

Price: £850.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: 1899 First Edition

Seller ID: 61744

Condition: xvi, 269pp, 55 illusts, original decorative red cloth, t.e.g., new spine with original laid on, new endpapers, some fading to spine cloth, front and rear boards clean and bright, one leaf has a large tear with sellotape repair, a strong copy, VG. An attractive copy of an extremely scarce title.


A major part of the book is related to the Karakoram expedition in 1892 with Martin Conway and the expedition to New Zealand in 1894/5 with FitzGerald. It was on the Karakoram trip he met FitzGerald whom he impressed and FitzGerald hired him as his guide for the next five years. In New Zealand they intended to make the first ascent of Mount Cook, but local climbers, alarmed that their highest mountain might first be climbed by foreigners, climbed it a few days after FitzGerald's arrival. They made the first ascent of Mount Sefton, and with the New Zealander Jack Clarke (who had made the first ... View more info

From The Alps To The Andes. Being the Autobiography of a Mountain Guide

By: Zurbriggen Mattias

Price: £950.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: 1899 First Edition

Seller ID: 63073

Condition: xvi, 269pp, 55 illusts, original decorative red cloth, t.e.g., minor crease line on rear board, small worn spot at the top of the rear board, ragged edge to contents page, internally very clean indeed, VG+. A most attractive copy of an extremely scarce title.


A major part of the book is related to the Karakoram expedition in 1892 with Martin Conway and the expedition to New Zealand in 1894/5 with FitzGerald. It was on the Karakoram trip he met FitzGerald whom he impressed and FitzGerald hired him as his guide for the next five years. In New Zealand they intended to make the first ascent of Mount Cook, but local climbers, alarmed that their highest mountain might first be climbed by foreigners, climbed it a few days after FitzGerald's arrival. They made the first ascent of Mount Sefton, and with the New Zealander Jack Clarke (who had made the first ... View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 53680

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, owner's signature, VG+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 53679

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, owner's signature, VG+ in colour photocopy of original dw


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 51276

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, owner's signature, Fine in VG dw with some repairs. Scarce in dustwrapper.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 41015

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth with gilt, occasional foxing, VG in colour photocopy of original dw, signed on the front endpaper by Herbert Carr. Carr was prominent in Welsh climbing in the 1920s and was the author of the first Climbers' Club guidebook to Snowdon and Beddgelert district.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 32020

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, a few marks to spine, owner's name and address, some foxing, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, And Glaciers

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Heron Books: 1971

Edition: 1971 rep

Seller ID: 31064

Condition: 342pp, blue leather binding with gilt to spine and front board, F-.


A collection of pieces taken from the Alpine Journal. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Metheun & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 4271

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, ex school library, small spine numbers and bookplates, otherwise very clean, VG- in colour photocopy of original dw.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. A Series of Excursions by Members of The Alpine Club.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts: 1859

Edition: 1859 Third Edition

Seller ID: 4142

Condition: 532pp, original decorative brown cloth, 9 maps, 8 coloured plates, 24 illusts, recased with repair to spine, secure copy but with evidence of some splitting to cloth prior to repair, G++.


This series of pieces led to the commencement of the Alpine Journal in 1863. Edited by John Ball. View more info

A Photographic Record Of The Mount Jolmo Lungma Scientific Expedition (1966-1968)

By: [China]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Science Press, Peking: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 58870

Condition: VG in VG dw.


Account of the Tibet Scientific Expedition of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. An uncommon title. View more info