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The Technique Of Mountaineering

By: Wright J.E.B.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Nicholas Kaye: 1964

Edition: 1964 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 30592

Condition: 192pp, VG in VG- price clipped dw.


A handbook of established methods, with drawings by W.J. Kidd. View more info

A Short Manual Of Mountaineering Training

By: Wright J.E.B.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The Mountaineering Association: 1962

Edition: 1962 5th

Seller ID: 6162

Condition: 80pp, paperback, VG.


An interesting early instructional book. View more info

The Technique Of Mountaineering

By: Wright J.E.B.

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Nicholas Kaye: 1958

Edition: 1958 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 1145

Condition: 191pp, near VG.


A handbook of established methods, with drawings by W.J. Kidd. View more info

English Mountain Summits

By: Wright Nick

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 6133

Condition: 208pp, exlib, fep removed, slight bumping to corners, G+ in G dw with tear repaired, no external library marks to boards or dw.


Englands mountain summits over 2,000 ft. View more info

Rock Climbing

By: Wroe Stan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford Illustrated Press: 1979

Edition: 1979 First Edition

Seller ID: 31398

ISBN: 0902280619

Condition: 92pp, pictorial boards, light foxing to endpapers, VG


An introduction to a sport which has seen many changes in equipment and technique. View more info

The Call Of The Mountains

By: Wyatt Colin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thames And Hudson: 1952

Edition: 1952 First Edition

Seller ID: 58742

Condition: 96pp, exlib, gold decoration on front board, wear to edges, library sticker removed front front endpaper, usual library marks, Good


Covers Africa, High Atlas, Canadian Rockies, Australia etc., View more info

Catalogue Of Himalayan Literature

By: Yakushi Yoshimi

Price: £215.00

Publisher: Hakusuisha Publishing: 1984

Edition: 1984 Second Edition

Seller ID: 68146

ISBN: 560029970

Condition: 759pp, Fine in VG slipcase. A lovely copy.


A truly superb reference for collectors and dealers. 4607 entries relating to the Himalayas, together with Tibet and Central Asia, the range east to Yunnan and Upper Burma and to the west to the Karakoram, the Hindu Kush, the Tien Shan and the Pamirs. View more info

Cwm Silyn And Cwellyn - Climbers' Club Guide To Wales

By: Yates Mike & Perrin Jim

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Climbers' Club: 1971

Edition: 1971 First Edition

Seller ID: 51325

ISBN: 901601111

Condition: 173pp, protected softcover, owner's signature, a few creases to plastic, VG


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Cwm Silyn And Cwellyn - Climbers' Club Guide To Wales

By: Yates Mike & Perrin Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Climbers' Club: 1971

Edition: 1971 First Edition

Seller ID: 64132

ISBN: 901601111

Condition: 173pp, protected softcover, owner's signature, Good+


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The Wild Within. Climbing The World's Most Remote Mountains

By: Yates Simon

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing: 2012

Edition: 2012 First Edition

Seller ID: 46828

ISBN: 1906148422

Condition: 240pp, hardback, New in dw, signed by Simon Yates.


The Wild Within is the third book from Simon Yates, one of Britain’s most accomplished and daring mountaineers. With his insatiable appetite for adventure and exploratory mountaineering, Yates leads unique expeditions to unclimbed peaks in the Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego, the Wrangell St-Elias ranges on the Alaskan-Yukon border, and Eastern Greenland. Laced with dry humour, he relates his own experience of the rapid commercialisation of mountain wilderness, while grappling with his new-found commitments as a family man. View more info

Against The Wall

By: Yates Simon

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition, 4th Printing

Seller ID: 42214

Condition: 176pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed by Simon Yates.


A new route on the Central Tower of Paine. View more info

Against The Wall

By: Yates Simon

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition, 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 40021

Condition: 176pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed by Simon Yates.


A new route on the Central Tower of Paine. View more info

The Flame Of Adventure

By: Yates Simon

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 36927

Condition: 220pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed by Simon Yates


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Against The Wall

By: Yates Simon

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition, 1st Printing

Seller ID: 33011

Condition: 176pp, slant to spine, VG in Fine dw, signed by Simon Yates.


A new route on the Central Tower of Paine. View more info

Against The Wall

By: Yates Simon

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: -70089

Condition: 176pp, Fine in Fine dw, signed by Simon Yates on title page.


A new route on the Central Tower of Paine. View more info

Scrambles In The Eastern Graians 1878-1897

By: Yeld George

Price: £110.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: 1900 First Edition

Seller ID: 6994

Condition: 279pp, spine faded and rubbed, t.e.g., G++


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Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £525.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 56246

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, VG in original Good+ rubbed Black slipcase.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £580.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Tokyo: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 62818

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, protective glassine cover intact, VG+ in original VG- black illustrated slipcase with some minor wear to extremities.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £495.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 63651

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, owner's signature, VG+ in original rubbed Good black illustrated slipcase with some repairs.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £495.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 65379

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, VG in original Good rubbed black illustrated slipcase.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £525.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 65380

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, VG in original Good rubbed black illustrated slipcase with some splitting to spine..


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £575.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 65381

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, VG in original VG slightly rubbed black illustrated slipcase.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £575.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 68422

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, VG in original VG slightly rubbed black illustrated slipcase.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Ascent Of Manaslu In Photographs 1952-6

By: Yoda Takayoshi

Price: £575.00

Publisher: The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 68421

Condition: 126pp, 9 colour photos, 177 black and white photos, 2 maps, 4to, five pages of photo comments in English, otherwise the text is in Japanese. Silver lettering on upper board and spine, VG in original VG slightly rubbed black illustrated slipcase.


This photo book documents the Japanese mountaineering expeditions to Manaslu culminating in the First Ascent in 1956. Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world, 8156m. A very scarce title indeed. View more info

Mountaineering Maps of the World - Himalaya & Karakoram and Hindu Kush (Two Volumes)

By: Yoshizawa Ichiro [Chief Editor]

Price: £875.00

Publisher: Gakushûkenkyû-sha, Tokyo: 1977

Edition: 1977 / 1978 First Edition

Seller ID: 62821

Condition: Volume 1 - 329pp, folio size, 371mm x 257mm, 116 colour & 79 black and white photographs, drawings, 28 large maps, original blue cloth, attractive gilt titling and embossing, hardback, Fine in VG+ original cardboard slipcase with wrap around colour photograph to spine area. Volume 2 - 350pp, folio size, 371mm x 257mm, 123 colour & 74 black and white photographs, drawings, 31 large maps, original brown cloth with attractive gilt titling and embossing, hardback, Fine in VG+ original cardboard slipcase with wrap around colour photograph to spine area.


A magnificent set with wonderful maps, now very scarce indeed. Main text is in Japanese with photos captioned in English, and the map names and features on each map are in English. Many double page colour maps. Vol 1 has large maps covering areas of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Kangchenjunga, Everest, Khumbu, Rolwaling, Langtang Ganesh, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, Api Nampa Saipal, Indian Himalaya, Nanda Devi, Kamet, Gangotri, Leo Pargial, Kulu, Central Lahoul, Menthosa, Kishtwar, Nun Kun, Leh, Srinagar. Vol 2 has large maps covering the regions of Saser Muztagh, Siachen & Rimo Muzta... View more info

South American Excursion

By: Young Ernest

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Travel Book Club: 1940

Edition: 1940 rep

Seller ID: 65696

Condition: 368pp, foxing to endpapers, rubbing to top and bottom of spine and corners, Good


Based on letters he wrote to Margaret. View more info

The Land Of Three Worlds

By: Young Everild

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Andrew Melrose: 1953

Edition: 1953 First Edition

Seller ID: 65707

Condition: 256pp, map endpapers, bottom inch of book has fading, Good


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Mountain Craft

By: Young Geoffrey Winthrop

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1949

Edition: 1949 Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 51467

Condition: 319pp, owner's signature, foxing to foreedges, slight darkening to spine, VG


Eleanor (Len) Slingsby was the youngest daughter of Cecil Slingsby and married Geoffrey Winthrop Young in 1918. A classic instructional manual containing some of Young's finest writing. A unique item. View more info

Wall and Roof Climbing Including Useful Appendices On Interior, Tree And Haystack Climbing

By: Young Geoffrey Winthrop

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Oleander Press: 2010

Edition: 2010 reprint

Seller ID: 46470

ISBN: 0900891858

Condition: 134pp, paperback, New.


Reprint of the 1905 classic title. View more info

Mountain Craft

By: Young Geoffrey Winthrop

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1934

Edition: 1934 Third Edition

Seller ID: 42229

Condition: 319pp, owner's name and address, slight crack to front hinge, VG in scarce Good dw


A classic instructional manual containing some of Young's finest writing. A unique item. View more info

Mountain Craft

By: Young Geoffrey Winthrop

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1920

Edition: 1920 First Edition

Seller ID: 67573

Condition: 603pp, plain green binding, wear to extremities, remains of Booklovers Library label to front board, cracking to front and rear endpapers, small water mark on title page, pages edges trimmed, Fair.


A classic instructional manual containing some of Young's finest writing. View more info

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: £70.00

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

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: £895.00

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: £995.00

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